Jennifer Surtees, associate professor of biochemistry at UBuffalo, uses yeast proteins as the basis for her research to improve cancer treatments. NYSUT article by Liza Frenette.
Photo credit: Dennis Stierer.
Recent visitors to Coalesce:
Center for Biological Art, a hybrid research space in
Hochstetter Hall, may have wondered what was up with the locker
room smell. There are no signs of any sweaty athletes.
Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a
$239,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and
Craniofacial Research to study what happens when seemingly harmless
bacteria overstay their welcome.
An interactive display reveals the microbial drama inside the body. It's part of an exhibition that opened in November at the American Museum of Natural History. NY Times article by William Grimes. photo credit: Jake Naughton
UB has been awarded a prestigious, four-year, $15 million
Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National
Institutes of Health to speed the delivery of new drugs,
diagnostics and medical devices to patients.
Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator,
collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of
the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of
Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).
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.
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.
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.
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.