The New York Capital Region Research Alliance showcases leading-edge biomedical research resulting from the unprecedented regional collaboration among Albany Medical Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and the University at Albany.
UAlbany Experts in Information Literacy and Nonprofit Management and Leadership Win SUNY Innovative Instruction Awards
Distinguished Librarian Trudi Jacobsen and Yvonne Harrison of Public Administration & Policy are 2014 SUNY Innovative Instruction Technology Grant winners for new massive open online courses (MOOCs). Jacobson’s project promotes student metaliteracy, while Harrison’s increases management and leadership training for the nonprofit sector.
RNA Institute Director Paul Agris Pursues Therapeutics Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria with $3.3 Million in Federal Aid
More than $3.3 million in new federal aid is awarded to Paul Agris, director of UAlbany's RNA Institute, for continued collaborative research on RNA-based antibiotics targeted at drug-resistant bacteria and the molecular engineering of cancer therapies.
UAlbany announces a collaborative grant between its RNA Institute and area-based Athghin Biotechnology Inc., to fund research into how marijuana and tobacco exposure impact brain function. The project is supported by a $225,000 small business technology transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Area’s ClassBook.com Expands E-commerce Solutions via Partnership with UAlbany’s START-UP NY Program
UAlbany announces a START-UP NY partnership with ClassBook.com, a Castleton, N.Y.-based provider of outsourced curriculum management and digital content for K-12 educational institutions. The E-commerce company will expand into one of UAlbany’s START-UP NY tax-free areas in downtown Albany, providing new local employment.