For African-Americans transitioning into adulthood, childhood
communities and late-adolescent relationships play strong roles in
shaping later views about the meaning and importance of marriage,
much more so than family background.
From May 8-15, UB student volunteers will be stationed at three
collection sites where resident students can dispose of items they
no longer want, and which will be resold at a large yard sale in
"I think the new regulations will pose problems for smaller
businesses that make e-cigarettes. These companies likely will not
have the resources to deliver all the information the FDA is asking
for," says UB tobacco expert Gary Giovino.
UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians
to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or
misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic
In "Where Are the Women Architects?" Despina Stratigakos uses
the architectural profession as a lens to examine issues that
affect women across male-dominated occupations, from a lack of
female role models to unequal pay.
UB undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students will work in
teams to develop social, economic, technological and public policy
solutions to sanitation challenges faced by schoolchildren around
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Raymond V. Damadian, MD, an inventor of
magnetic resonance imaging, will give a lecture on “MRI: A
story of discovery in medicine” at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May
17th in Room 5019 of the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and
Translational Research Center, 875 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
Anna Smith has earned distinction around campus for her
nontraditional career path. Smith ran her own makeup business in
Paris and New York for five years before she decided that she
wanted to be an engineer.
UB's Research Institute on Addictions will continue its critical
research training and professional development of addiction
researchers with the support of another five-year, $2 million grant
for training postdoctoral associates.
UB-led project aims to create 100 megawatts of new solar energy
that will be manufactured in Buffalo, connected by Western New York
workers and installed on properties in Buffalo’s urban core
and on several local college campuses.
World-renowned dental researchers will discuss pressing issues
and advancements in dentistry at the upcoming School of Dental
Medicine symposium, “Innovations and Controversies in Oral
Health: Connecting the Dots from Research to Practice.”
More than 100 high school students from underrepresented and
underserved groups will present their 2016 capstone projects on
genomics and bioinformatics on Friday, May 20, in the Center for
Tomorrow on UB’s North Campus.
To train future HIV researchers, the University at Buffalo and
University of Zimbabwe have partnered to form the HIV Research
Training Program, supported by a $1.3 million grant from the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) John E. Fogarty International
UB will host the 10th annual Pre-Seed Workshop for aspiring
high-tech entrepreneurs on May 25-26 at UB’s New York State
Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 701
Ellicott St., Buffalo.
UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara program will showcase the next
wave of entrepreneurs and promising startup companies on June 15,
and will include a keynote address by Bill Rancic, entrepreneur,
investor and winner of “The Apprentice.”
A study led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Carla
Jungquist reveals that the vast majority of post-operative patients
given opioid medications through intravenous infusions are not
monitored often enough to detect respiratory depression, a
potentially deadly result of overdose.
BUFFALO, N.Y. – One hundred and eighty-five newly minted
MDs will mark a critical milestone in their professional lives on
Tuesday, June 21, when they become medical residents at the Jacobs
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at