University at Buffalo researchers discovered that the human diet — a result of increased meat consumption, cooking and agriculture — has led to stark differences in the saliva of humans compared to that of other primates.
Western New Yorkers are invited to SciNight: Diving into Your DNA, an event hosted by the Buffalo Museum of Science and the University at Buffalo Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome, where guests can create a necklace made from their own DNA and learn from local scientists about DNA testing and the makeup of our genetic material.
Jennifer Surtees, associate professor of biochemistry at UBuffalo, uses yeast proteins as the basis for her research to improve cancer treatments. NYSUT article by Liza Frenette. Photo credit: Dennis Stierer.
Recent visitors to Coalesce: Center for Biological Art, a hybrid research space in Hochstetter Hall, may have wondered what was up with the locker room smell. There are no signs of any sweaty athletes.
Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a $239,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study what happens when seemingly harmless bacteria overstay their welcome.
An interactive display reveals the microbial drama inside the body. It's part of an exhibition that opened in November at the American Museum of Natural History. NY Times article by William Grimes. photo credit: Jake Naughton
UB has been awarded a prestigious, four-year, $15 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health to speed the delivery of new drugs, diagnostics and medical devices to patients.
Norma Jean Nowak, PhD, a renowned research scientist, educator, collaborator and entrepreneur, has been named executive director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS).
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. Photo: NHGRI
GEM community outreach provides opportunities for the public to engage in genomic and microbiomic exploration, empowering people with tools to better understand personal health issues. Pictured: 'Balancing Act' installation at the Buffalo Museum of Science
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. Pictured: SOIL, by Nicole Clouston