Students spent a transformative week developing and refining
ideas to address a specific global health issue.
The founder of the Traffic Light Diet is being recognized for
his research on ingestive behavior.
Housing stability is key to people living with HIV/AIDS
maintaining or improving their health, according to results of a
new UB-led study.
UBEOC alumnae inspire others with their stories of
determination, courage and how they used education to change their
UB and RPCI tell the WNY congressional delegation that a 10
percent federal cap on research costs would cut vital work already
HarkerBIO determines 3-D structures of proteins for drug and
biotech companies, saving money and speeding drug discovery.
The UB pharmacokinetics expert will review grant applications
and advise the NIH in the area of gene and drug delivery.
The human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner will lead
off the 31st annual Distinguished Speakers Series.
NIH sees the impact of UB's scholarship program for
underrepresented minority students in biomedical PhD programs.
The app, being developed by UB researchers, would use a
smartphone's compass to help thwart a growing cybersecurity
START-UP NY attracted the Silicon Valley-based KeepTruckin to
Amherst, where it set up its hardware development division.
SA’s popular Summer Film Series returns this season with a
lineup of free movies that includes “Wonder Woman” and
“Beauty and the Beast.”
The UB study of police officers found those working the
afternoon shift report being more tired, putting them at higher
risk for accidents, stress and errors.
The RIA senior research scientist will lead the section on
psychosocial development, risk and prevention.
UB pharmacologist Javier Blanco has been awarded a $400,000
grant to study how therapeutic antibodies are handled in the human
The UB center is conducting clinical trials on two new dementia
treatments and will begin enrolling patients in a third trial in
Tobacco control advocates push for "a kind of prohibition" on
cigarettes, while the cannabis community does the opposite,
Education professor Catherine Cook-Cottone talks about how yoga
brings well-being and employment to young people in Africa.
Four students hope their brains give them an edge in competing
for the $250,000 prize in the NBC TV show.
Alum Jordan Marwin's enthusiasm in encouraging prospective
players steals the show at the hockey league's scouting
The architect of the UB Curriculum will guide undergraduate
education for the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at
Eight faculty members and 12 staff members have been named
recipients of the 2017 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for
Abortion fund recipients who must travel out of state for an
abortion travel 10 times farther than those who get care in their
Shantell Martin's “Dance Everyday” brings some life
to an urban neighborhood awaiting renewal.
The project would bring authentic international cuisine to the
heart of the North Campus.
The discovery of an ancient otter tooth in Mexico is the first
evidence of a new east-west route across America, a UB researcher
Danielle Johnson spends her time away from UB working with
vulnerable populations, including current and former prisoners and
UB law professor Nicole Hallett talks about how President
Trump's pending appointments to the National Labor Relations Board
could be the death knell for organized labor.
Graduate engineering students' pro bono analytics makes a
difference for Meals on Wheels and The Teacher's Desk.
A new study provides evidence that could help increase
participation in breast cancer screenings and other preventive
Management and social work students collaborate on ideas to
tackle a social issue facing the community as part of a new
An act passed by Congress in 2012 isn’t stimulating the
investment and job creation promised by its proponents.
Pharmacy students will partner with those from the Catholic
girls school to create real-world solutions to issues facing the
field of pharmacy.
The UB bio-artist's winning work uses DNA from the saliva of
hundreds of people to create iconic images such as crowns and
A relationship nurtured online brings Tokyo PhD Marie Saitou to
UB as a postdoctoral researcher in biologist Omer Gokcumen's
The UB English prof has received the Dove Award for outstanding
contributions to the serious study of mystery, detective and crime
UB architecture students took part in a billboard design
competition to represent design as a social act accessible to all
The fellowship recipients are preparing for careers that further
economic development and growth in the region.
A UB geology professor’s system using electricity for
rapid soil mapping can lead to more sustainable farming.
The event this week showcases the leadership role that UB and
NYS are playing in next-generation traffic systems.
The funding from the Empire Innovation Program will support
faculty hiring in robotics, AI, pharmacology and X-ray laser
The update to the pre-clinical simulation center is the school's
first major renovation in more than 30 years.
UB sports law expert Helen Drew says the success — or
failure — of offensive marks like Redskins and Indians
remains in the hands of consumers.
The Supreme Court ruling also could prevent brands from suing to
stop others from using their marks in ways that may be offensive, a
UB expert says.
The Great Lakes Program associate director and avid diver
continues her pursuit of the elusive whale shark.
The LGBTQ Faculty and Staff Association promotes a welcoming and
inclusive UB community for LGBTQ employees.
The surprising discovery by UB biochemist Mark O'Brian has led
to a $1.28M NIH grant to investigate the mechanisms involved.
Researchers find that while handwashing with soap and water
prevents childhood disease, access to soap at home varies around
The UB-affiliated group Null Point is producing cutting-edge
sound works at Silo City and Artpark.
New UB research is studying genetic and epigenetic factors in
the disease with the goal of restoring cognitive function.
UB researchers have created a virtual reality-based environment
to help prospective teachers learn how to handle disruptive student
UB Sports Nutrition teaches student-athletes what food can do
for their form.
UB archaeologist Caroline Funk talks about a recent study that
gives new meaning to the term “social science.”
The UB team won its heat in its debut on the NBC hit series
“Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge.”
Some 190 new MDs marked a critical milestone in their
professional lives when they became medical residents of the UB
A. Scott Weber, vice president for student life, will lead the
search for the next vice president for philanthropy and alumni
UB's free Summer Math Program helps girls at a time in their
lives when they begin to turn away from math.
Department of Oral Biology
University at Buffalo
135 Foster Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2844
Fax: (716) 829-3942
Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD
Assistant to the Chair
Kurt Winter, PhD