In a city as diverse as Buffalo, you can always find something fun to do, whether it's taking a leisurely walk in one of our glorious Olmsted-designed parks or taking in a thought-provoking work of art at dozens of art galleries.
From quaint pubs and cozy corner coffeehouses to stylish dance clubs and eclectic live-music joints, you’re sure to find a scene in one of several distinct districts that suits your style and your budget.
Hiking, skiing, water sports and more: The area’s outdoor scene offers an array of opportunities to be active year-round. We’ve got top-rated golf courses, not to mention Lake Erie and the Niagara River.
GEM is advancing genome science through cutting-edge pilot research projects. Researchers partner across disciplines to investigate connections between the airway microbiome and cancer, probiotics and obesity treatments, and much more.
Genomic themes are integrated across the curriculum at UB, offering students the chance to explore the "big" questions that relate to data, genomics and the microbiome.
Engaging next generations
GEM partners with K-12 teachers and schools throughout the region to embed genomic and microbiomic literacy in the curriciulum through hands-on activities in classrooms, on-campus lab visits, and special events.
The Coalesce Center for Biological Art provides a dedicated studio laboratory for biological art, graduate positions, interdisciplinary coursework, artist residency opportunities, DIY workshops and exhibitions.