Monthly Archives: July 2013

Diverse backgrounds common in Upstate’s PA program

The 34 students in Upstate’s Class of 2014 Physician Assistant program come from such diverse backgrounds, it’s hard to say who’s a “traditional” or “non-traditional” student. Their resumes include: Army medic, nurse, figure skating coach, physician, medical technologist, surgical technician, … Continue reading

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Students taking care of Upstate Community Garden

About 30 Upstate students are watering, weeding and looking forward to harvesting the Upstate Community Garden on the west lawn of the Campus Activities Building. Jessica Wilcox, a third-year medical student, is organizing volunteer efforts at the garden. Some vegetables … Continue reading

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Upstate PhD student wins Heart Association fellowship

Yaxin Liu, a third-year PhD student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship to support her research. Yaxin studies how mutations in an essential protein in mitochondria – organelles that power our … Continue reading

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When office was repainted, faculty member didn’t just ‘let it be’

Step into Dave Clemente’s outer office in Silverman Hall, and his appreciation of the Beatles is quite evident.  So is his sense of humor. On one wall, the Medical Imaging Sciences program director has placed framed album covers of “Abbey … Continue reading

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Undergraduates SURF-ing on Upstate campus this summer

Eleven college students interested in biomedical science are spending the summer at Upstate through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. The 10-week SURF program exposes college juniors to biomedical research and gives them the opportunity to formulate a proposal, … Continue reading

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