The University at Buffalo Center for Microbial Pathogenesis has received a $1 million grant from the Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust to expand its research efforts to better understand and treat infectious diseases.
University at Buffalo pharmacologists have cloned the gene that codes for a calcium-channel subunit in fruit flies and have discovered that the alpha-1 subunit bears a remarkable resemblance to one found in the rat brain.
Hugh Petrie, dean of the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education, today joined the Holmes Group in calling for the 250 schools that prepare most of the nation's teachers to "get up to speed or get out of the business."
Geographers at the University at Buffalo have taken a leading role in the formation of a national consortium of academic and research organizations dedicated to advancing the understanding of geographic information systems (GIS), one of the fastest growing research fields in the geographic and earth sciences.
Results of a study conducted by researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine have brought dental surgeons one step closer to using bovine bone implants in humans to help regenerate bone lost through periodontal disease.
The University at Buffalo has received a cash gift of $1.6 million from an anonymous donor specifically to provide 20 students in each of the freshman classes entering the university in Fall 1995 and Fall 1996 with scholarships to cover tuition and all expenses for each of their four undergraduate years at UB.