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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

    Convenient, easy to get around, enjoy different seasons.

  • 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 decision to go back to China for position, but heard about opportunity at UB, took it for new environment to explore, and excited to join growing group researching environmental health.

  • 6/4/18

    Need curiosity. Think of great questions to pursue. Also need self discipline… You are alone much of the time.

  • 8/9/17

    Solving how refugees settle into our communities.  How to use translaters, arrange for food access.

  • 4/11/17

    Professor and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Research area is Womens Health and Gynecology.

  • 4/11/17

    Bacteria in intestines in obese people.  They have different compositions that contribute to fatty liver diseases.

  • 6/4/18

    I learned that engaging in Research feeds the work I do in the classroom.

  • 8/9/17

    Unique lab consortiums, reknowned physicians and scientists working on diseases.  Get to pic brains to get other perspective.

  • 4/11/17

    UB selected me.  This was my first application and first interview. I recognized UB has great scientists in different areas to collaborate with.

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