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President Donald Trump

Reality TV played key role in taking Trump from ‘Apprentice’ to president

Shira Gabriel's research suggests that many television viewers formed parasocial relationships with Donald Trump due to his appearance on 14 seasons of “The Apprentice” and “The Celebrity Apprentice.”

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Researchers Tell Stories

UB has innovative researchers who are passionate about their work and the university. Hear them talk about what sparks their imaginations, keeps them motivated and how they enjoy sharing with students and colleagues. Click on the still photos to hear more.

  • 4/11/17

    Professor of Biochemistry and Neurology, Research on Cells that make Mylin and how to repair mylin in disease.

  • 4/11/17

    Made nano balloons to shine laser on, pop open and release contents.  Also colorful nano juice to drink to view intestine.  Using nano particles make better, more potent vaccines  that can be developed faster.

  • 4/11/17

    Been able to collaborate with people from all over the world.  Been able to mentor and be mentored by incredible people.

  • 4/11/17

    Assistant professor of BioMedical Engineering.  Lab makes unconventional nanoparticles to better prevent and cure diseases.

  • 8/9/17

    Different every day, Studying, not working.  No set schedule.

  • 4/11/17

    Work ethic, technical background… but even more important is to be self directed and comfortable being lost.

  • 8/9/17

    Teaching students how to navigate in academics, how to become mentors, how to get grants, how to discover how to be happy as a researcher.

  • 4/11/17

    Air pollution so bad that government closed all manufacturing through seven provinces and removed more than half the cars from the road. Only during the Olympics. Created natural experiment.

  • 4/11/17

    Stimulation comes from discovering new things.  Just last week learned to use a sequencing instrument.

  • 4/11/17

    At start of OBGYN career, asked to be consultant on Menopause study...Leader inspired me to change my focus to study midlife women.

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