Buffalo, N.Y.—The John R. Oishei Foundation has made a
gift of $5 million to the University at Buffalo to support
construction of the new UB School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences building on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.
The University at Buffalo’s life sciences career pathways
program, iSciWNY, will host at an induction ceremony for the
2013-14 class of the West Seneca Central School District’s
Academy of Life Sciences.
The University at Buffalo will host a Commercialization Lecture
Series event on Jan. 30 to introduce businesses and entrepreneurs
to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s groundbreaking START-UP NY
initiative, which creates tax-free zones for certain businesses in
university communities across the state.
As announced today during Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s State of
the State address, UB will partner with the recently opened New
York Genome Center (NYGC) in Manhattan to accelerate recent
advances in genomic medicine directly into clinical care.
The Regional Summit on Higher Education and Economic Development
will feature an interactive discussion session on how academic
institutions can help create new jobs and encourage the growth of
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