• 10/17/18

    GEM is advancing genome science through cutting-edge pilot research projects. Researchers partner across disciplines to investigate connections between the airway microbiome and cancer, probiotics and obesity treatments, and much more.

  • 7/18/18

    Genomic themes are integrated across the curriculum at UB, offering students the chance to explore the "big" questions that relate to data, genomics and the microbiome. 

  • Microscope viewing.
    Engaging next generations

    GEM partners with K-12 teachers and schools throughout the region to embed genomic and microbiomic literacy in the curriciulum through hands-on activities in classrooms, on-campus lab visits, and special events.

  • 7/18/18

    GEM community outreach provides opportunities for the public to engage in genomic and microbiomic exploration, empowering people with tools to better understand personal health issues. Pictured: 'Balancing Act' installation at the Buffalo Museum of Science

  • 7/18/18

    The Coalesce Center for Biological Art provides a dedicated studio laboratory for biological art, graduate positions, interdisciplinary coursework, artist residency opportunities, DIY workshops and exhibitions. Pictured: SOIL, by Nicole Clouston

Be a Part of Community Conversations: Focus Group Opportunity

The UB Institute for Genomic Literacy is inviting adults (18+) to participate in a small focus group discussion to share opinions, thoughts, and ideas on genomic science.

Click here to provide your information to be contacted for future focus group time slots.

All focus group participants who complete the session will receive a $40 gift card!

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Genomic Literacy Survey

Take a brief online survey and tell GEM what you know about genetic science.  Click here for more information