The Institute for Strategic Enhancement of Educational
Diversity promotes a culturally and academically inclusive
community of students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and
iSEED focuses on excellence in education,
engagement in research, mentoring and
enhancement of professional development central to
the UB mission.
The iSEED Graduate Scholars program is a professional
development program designed to mentor PhD students and introduce
them to the skills they will need as professional scientists.
The iSEED Summer Research Experience provides undergraduate
students hands-on research opportunites at UB.
Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology
and toxicology, has been honored with a 2014 President Emeritus and
Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and
Nearly 100 student-scientists from across the country showcased
their original biomedical research during the 2014 Buffalo Summer
Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, professor and chair of
pharmacology and toxicology, has been named a State University of
New York Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the