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Paul Agris - Director of The RNA Institute

UAlbany RNA Institute Given Valuable Molecule Collection
December 11, 2012
The RNA Institute of the University at Albany has received a gift, valued at $400,000, that will greatly enhance its ribonucleic acid-based research capabilities.Sigma-Aldrich, a St. Louis-based life science and high technology company, has given the center about 200,000 molecules of several types of small RNAs, some for humans and some for mice. The company also provided funds for three symposiums and workshops over the next three years.

Mary Katherine Gonder

UAlbany Biologist, Mary Katherine Gonder, Receives NSF PIRE Award 
December 11, 2012
University at Albany biologist Mary Katherine Gonder will conduct an international biodiversity conservation project in Central Africa. Gonder will lead twenty undergraduate U.S. and African students to improve biodiversity conservation strategies in Central Africa, a region expected to experience drastic changes as global climate continues to warm.

UAlbany School of Social Welfare, Upstate Consortium Collaborate to Support Veterans' Health
November 14, 2012
Professor Lynn Warner, will lead a consortium of upstate New York schools of social work to support behavioral health initiatives for veterans. The project is supported by a three-year, $480,253 competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

UAlbany Center Captures Highly Competitive Funding as NICHD National Population Research Center
October 23, 2012
CSDA, directed by Timothy Gage, Ph.D., is the recipient of a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) of the National Institutes of Health.

Lance Bosart

Lance Bosart, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, is the Winner of the National Weather Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award
October 19, 2012

Aiguo Dai Receives 2012 International Surface Water Prize
October 18, 2012
The bi-annual PSIPW aims to give recognition to the efforts that scientists, inventors, and research organizations around the world are making in water related fields. PSIPW acknowledges exceptional and innovative work which contributes to the sustainable availability of potable water and the alleviation of the escalating global problem of water scarcity.

Health Workforce Retraining Initiatives
October 12, 2012
The Health Workforce Retraining Initiative supports the training and retraining of health industry workers with the skills necessary in the health care market today. Since its inception, the program has awarded nearly $323 million to 462 grantees and trained or retrained over 150,000 health care workers.


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