Author Archives: Jim McKeever

Upstate MD/PhD student passes another test of endurance

MD/PhD student Ryan O’Dell was uniquely qualified to tackle the research project that recently made the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience. “Fortunately, Ryan is very sharp and determined,” said his mentor at Upstate, Eric Olson, PhD. “Also, being an … Continue reading

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Two Upstate students selected for public health symposium

For the second straight year, two Upstate students have been selected for the prestigious Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. Medical student Simone Arvisais-Anhalt and Master of Public Health student Kyle Plante were among 40 student-scholars from around the country chosen to … Continue reading

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SURF-ing popular at Upstate again this summer

A sure sign of summer at Upstate Medical University is the presence of visiting undergraduates working in labs, attending seminars and discussing their research projects. Fifteen college students from five states are spending 10 weeks at Upstate through the Summer … Continue reading

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Upstate student sees the ‘big picture’ of lung disease research

As an undergraduate at SUNY Potsdam, Jason Gokey spent a couple of summers as a field biologist getting paid to do what he loves. “I could fish every day and get paid for it, but I wanted something different,” he … Continue reading

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