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Upstate graduate student earns four-year fellowship

Upstate graduate student Arturo Barbachano-Guerrero has received a four-year fellowship from the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology. The award from Consejo Nacional De Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) will help Arturo conduct research on dengue fever. Arturo enrolled at … Continue reading

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Graduate students host fundraiser for cancer research

Students, post-docs and faculty in the College of Graduate Studies are hosting a lemonade and baked goods sale on campus Friday to support pediatric cancer research. The effort is led by Rosemary Rochford’s lab in Microbiology & Immunology, which is … Continue reading

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Upstate Dean of Graduate Studies has colorful office mates

As the Dean of Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies and a professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Mark Schmitt, PhD, divides his time among two offices and a research lab in Weiskotten Hall. The most relaxing of those spaces is the fourth-floor … Continue reading

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Upstate student takes schizophrenia research one step at a time

Walking long distances is more than just exercise for Upstate graduate student Parisa Afshari, MD, who is working toward a PhD in Neuroscience. “I’m very happy when I’m walking,” said Parisa, who walks four miles to Upstate and four miles … Continue reading

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Students win top awards at Biomedical Sciences retreat

Three students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies were honored with “best poster/abstract” awards at the college’s annual Biomedical Sciences retreat. Neva Watson, Microbiology & Immunology, won first prize (and $200) for “The Role of SHP-1 in Virus-induced Myositis. ” … Continue reading

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