The University at Buffalo will hold a news briefing today to
discuss Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s $50 million investment in UB
to launch the genomic medicine and “big data”
initiative that he announced today in his State of the State
The briefing is being held today, Jan. 8, at 3:30 p.m. at
UB’s Center for Computational Research in the New York State
Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 701
Ellicott St., Buffalo.
The briefing will focus on the genomics medicine and
supercomputing research and expertise that uniquely positioned UB
to co-lead this statewide initiative.
Speakers at the briefing:
- Nancy Paton, UB vice president for university
- Thomas Furlani, PhD, director of UB’s Center for
- Lawrence Wrabetz, MD, PhD, director of UB’s Hunter James
Kelly Research Institute and professor of neurology and
biochemistry, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
- Peter Winkelstein, MD, executive director, UB’s Institute
for Healthcare Informatics and professor of pediatrics, School of
Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Media arrangements: John DellaContrada in University
Communications at 716-645-4601 or 716-361-3006 on site.