2013 Archive

  • UB's NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics: Innovation Snapshot
    Exciting innovations under development in UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI), which was established with an initial round of $200,000 from New York State in March 2012.
  • Pilot Funding Awardees Present Work at Colloquium
    Investigators who received pilot funding awards last year through the Clinical and Translational Research Center presented their work in a colloquium on Friday, April 12th.
  • The Transnational Turn at UB
    A unique conference held at UB at the end of March brought together a wide range of scholars to discuss the “transnational turn” in their respective disciplines.
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Official Calls for Research to Address Population Challenge
    In a talk at UB’s Center for Fine Arts on March 6, 2013, Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), presented the range of problems facing the world as population growth strains food and water resources.
  • ERIE Program Welcomes Undergraduate Research
    For ten weeks every summer, thanks to a program at UB, undergraduate students collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of investigators on ecosystem restoration.
  • Assistant Vice President-Sponsored Projects Services
    We are pleased to report that the search for the next Assistant Vice President-Sponsored Projects Services is now underway. Robert Genco, Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology and Microbiology, and Vice Provost, will provide leadership to the process as chair of the search committee.
  • Sequestration
    Questions have begun to arise as to the impact that "Sequestration"--the large, automatic, and across-the-board cuts in federal spending set to take effect March 1st unless action is taken in Washington--will have on federal research funding at the University at Buffalo for the immediate future and beyond.
  • Robert Frost Donation Sparks Research at UB
    A professor emeritus of physics has donated a valuable collection of Robert Frost materials to the Poetry Collection at UB.
  • A Word from the Vice President
    Welcome to Discovery, an electronic newsletter from the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.
  • Seed Funding Strengthens CTRC
    Two rounds of pilot funding overseen by the Buffalo Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) are key efforts in UB’s goal of securing a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.