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Professor of Biochemistry
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
Stem cell research and therapies; genetic engineering, testing and disease; genome editing; personalized or precision medicine; congenital developmental disorders
Richard M. Gronostajski is an expert on stem cells, the genome and genetic engineering.
He can provide insight on some of today’s most hotly debated scientific topics, including genetic testing, genetic engineering of human embryos (genome editing), and the use of stem cells in research and therapies. He can also talk about the opportunities — such as personalized medicine tailored to an individual’s genetics — that could result from a better understanding of the human genome.
Gronostajski research focuses on understanding how biological processes including cell growth, differentiation and development are regulated. He serves as director of the Western New York Stem Cell Culture and Analysis Center, a shared facility between UB and Roswell Park Cancer Institute that facilitates stem cell research and development.
Richard M. Gronostajski, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
Director of the Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
Director of the Western New York Stem Cell Culture and Analysis Center, University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute