Category Archives: College of Graduate Studies

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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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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Upstate graduate students benefit from ‘Six Weeks’ program

Each summer, soon after a new cohort of students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies arrives, they can count on help from fellow students like Angelina Regua. Angelina, who just finished her second year in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology … Continue reading

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Graduate student’s research featured in prestigious journal

Upstate graduate student Neva Watson’s research into a protein’s role in a virus that causes skeletal muscle inflammation has made the cover of the Journal of Immunology. The March 15 issue of the journal features Neva’s research project as well … Continue reading

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