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A genetic mutation that produces some autistic behaviors and potential therapeutic targets to restore normal behaviors are described in a new paper.


Fire-tolerant trees that bear edible nuts were unusually abundant near Native American villages in Chautauqua County, UB researchers say.


UB is investing $25 million in an initiative that will harness the strengths of UB faculty from disciplines across the university to confront grand challenges facing humankind.


Three Rochester-area alumni will be recognized by the Rochester Chapter of the UB Alumni Association during its inaugural awards ceremony on June 4.


Faculty Experts


Valerie Nesset

Associate Professor, Department of Library and Information Studies

Expertise: information behavior, information literacy, usability, organization of information, web portal design, interface design, indexing, abstracting, qualitative research methods


David Schmid

Associate Professor of English

Expertise: popular culture, cultural studies, celebrity, crime, manhood, the monstrous, contemporary British and American fiction, American literary and cultural treatments of the city


UB in the News


Charter Communications plan to acquire Time Warner Cable -- various UB professors weigh in on how this could impact consumers.  


Sometimes the federal government uses immigration checkpoints to enforce other areas of law enforcement, including the war on drugs, says UB law professor Rick Su.


Jerry Newman, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the School of Management, weighs in on the debate over the minimum wage in Los Angeles and nationwide.


A hyperlens, developed by UB's Natalia Litchinitser and a team of UB researchers, will allow scientists for the first time to see images beyond the diffraction limit, such as DNA strands and viruses.

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