Following its partnership with Garwood Medical
Devices LLC, the Buffalo Institute for Genomics and Data
Analytics (BIG) today announced another strategic partnership with
Buffalo-based Circuit Clinical.
Students from groups that are underrepresented in science and technology fields will become proficient in genomics and genetics, thanks to a five-year, $1.2 million grant to UB from the National Institutes of Health.
UB's Institute for Healthcare Informatics has a key role in the new state-funded genome research center — part of a statewide public-private partnership designed to accelerate advances in genomic medicine into clinical care.
BIG partners Aesku NY, Inc. and Lineagen, Inc., join the first START-UP NY program. The SUNY Tax-free Areas to Revitalize and Transform Upstate NY program spurs economic development by providing tax incentives to companies aligning with universities and colleges across the state.
Confirmation arrived today that the New York State Legislature
has approved Governor Cuomo's $105 million proposal to advance
genomic medicine in NY State. This joint project involves the
NY Genome Center and several centers at the University at