Here is how determination drives discovery.

Here at UB, our passion for rigorous research is matched only by a deep commitment to positive change. Our talented students and world-renowned faculty ask difficult questions, push past accepted boundaries and consistently endeavor to lead a new way forward. These are just some of the stories that show how.

DNA analysis of a 10,000-year-old bone discovered in Alaska provides more evidence for a coastal corridor theory of migration. See what researchers uncovered.

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Researcher

Charlotte Lindqvist, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

A 12,000-year timeline of Greenland’s ice loss puts our current climate into context—and offers a dire warning about the future. Get the bigger picture.

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Researcher

Jason Briner, Professor and Director of the Glacier History Lab, Department of Geology, College of Arts and Sciences

Patients with Fragile X syndrome showed significant cognitive improvement after treatment in a clinical study. See why researchers are excited. 

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Researcher

James M. O’Donnell, Dean, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences; Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

A more detailed analysis of blood sugar regulation could take Type I diabetes treatment into a new frontier. See how AI could transform diabetes care.

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Researcher

Tarunraj Singh, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Venus has long been shrouded in mystery, but an unusual spacecraft design may soon shed light on the alien planet. See the future of space exploration.

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Researcher

Javid Bayandor, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

A new study shows how brain connectivity can serve as an effective biomarker for the notoriously hard-to-diagnose condition. See how machine learning made the difference.

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Researcher

Chris McNorgan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

The world is inundated with discarded plastics. UB researchers are developing AI-guided robots and new chemical solvents to help dig us out. See how these tools are a win-win for the environment and the economy.

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Researcher

Paschalis Alexandridis, UB Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

The University at Buffalo is set to redefine how space flight is powered—and who powers it. See what’s next in rocket engineering.

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Researcher

Paul DesJardin, Director, Center for Hybrid Rocket Exascale Simulation Technology; Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

A rare condition makes some pregnant women so sick they can’t keep anything down, putting their own health and their child’s at risk. Learn about the miracle drug that’s providing relief.

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Researcher

Thomas Guttuso Jr., Professor, Department of Neurology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

UB’s drone complex promises to advance everything from agriculture and commerce to next-gen surveillance and emergency response.
Get a glimpse into the future of uncrewed flight.

Chase Murray.
Researcher

Chase Murray, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

UB faculty and students apply knowledge to solve complex global challenges through research.