Category Archives: biomedical sciences

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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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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Graduate student wins Best Poster award at national meeting

Stephen Shinsky, a second-year Upstate PhD student, won a Best Poster award (out of 90 entries) at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s annual meeting last month in Boston. Stephen’s poster outlining his research into a rare genetic … Continue reading

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Upstate’s Student Research Celebration set for Wednesday

Ten Upstate students have been selected to give oral presentations at the annual Charles R. Ross Memorial Student Research Celebration Wednesday April 10 in Weiskotten Hall. The 15-minute presentations begin at 12:30 p.m. in Room 2231, followed by a keynote … Continue reading

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Upstate students, faculty explore ‘Communicating Science’

Students and faculty in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies got a crash course in “communicating science” last month from a visiting physician whose first college degree was in journalism. Evonne Kaplan-Liss, MD MPH, from the Center for Communicating Science at … Continue reading

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