The arrival last week of the 250-foot tower crane at Main and
High streets in downtown Buffalo marks a new milestone in
constructing the future home of the University at Buffalo’s
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Scientists from the University at Buffalo School of Dental
Medicine will borrow a famous strategy from Greek warfare –
the Trojan horse – to fight a fungus that exists in the
mouths and skin of nearly half of the world’s population.
Scientists have been finding that genetic risk for many diseases
lies primarily in noncoding parts of the genome, which used to be
called “junk DNA,” and not in the genes themselves. But
that finding naturally begs more questions about what these
noncoding regions do to cause a disease and how.
UB will celebrate summer tonight (Wednesday, July 29, 2015) with
UB on the Green, the university’s free outdoor event series
featuring live music, dancing and hands-on activities for the