Howe Research Building
University Facilities uses this space for various functions.
Dr. Lucien Howe (1848-1928) an Ophthalmologist from Buffalo, NY, founded the Howe Laboratory in 1926. His mission was to promote ophthalmic research and education with an emphasis in ophthalmic genetics, ocular muscles, and physiologic optics. He is remembered most primarily for his groundbreaking work in blindness prevention. He was a UB professor of ophthalmology for 30 years. Howe was instrumental in establishing the Buffalo Eye and Ear Infirmary in 1876. Lucien also owned the "Old Red Mill" in Jericho, Vermont.