Children Bear Greatest Burden of U.S. Deportation Policies
Study: Immigration enforcement even affects U.S. citizen children whose parents have not been deported. Children suffer the most serious emotional and physical consequences from U.S. deportation policies, a University at Albany researcher finds.
Elevated Levels of Mercury, Cadmium Hinder In-Vitro Fertilization
A new University at Albany study finds background exposure to levels of mercury and cadmium commonly found in the environment may significantly interfere with early pregnancy through in-vitro fertilization (IVF).
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Funds UAlbany Atmospheric Research Designed to Improve Air Quality, Protect Health
University at Albany climate scientist Mathias Vuille leads the development of a network of local scientists and stakeholders in four South American countries to address the impact on water supplies of shrinking glaciers in the Andes.
New Researchers Bringing Specialized Expertise to The RNA Institute
The University at Albany welcomes four new RNA science and technology researchers this year to The RNA Institute. The scientists further expand a growing team of investigators advancing the potential of RNA research for the development and delivery of innovative medicines, vaccines and diagnostics.
Project Explores Intersection of Diversity and Social, Criminal Justice Research
The initiative commences with the lecture "Justice, Genocide, and Multicultural Issues," presented by Northeastern University Criminal Justice Professor Nicole Rafter on Thursday, September 20.
NY Cap Research Alliance Announces Grants to Fund Biomedical Research
A newly created alliance to foster biomedical research among the Capital Region's leading academic research institutions today announced its first grants: 10 awards totaling $745,000.
University at Albany Launches Construction of Advanced Biomedical Technology Research Facility
The RNA Institute at the University at Albany, with the Capital Region Economic Development Council (CREDC), today launched the construction of its new state-of-the-art facility for biomedical technology development and commercialization.
Six New Researchers of Renown Join The RNA Institute Scientific Advisory Board
Six of the world’s leading RNA researchers have joined the Scientific Advisory Board for The RNA Institute of the University at Albany. The elite group of scientists and investigators provide strategic guidance to the more than 50 affiliated researchers at the Institute.
UAlbany Center Captures Highly Competitive Funding as NICHD National Population Research Center
The groundbreaking research of the University at Albany’s Center for Social and Demographic Analysis (CSDA) focusing on population redistribution, family and household dynamics, health, and the status of children and adolescents both in the U.S. and abroad, has been boosted by a highly competitive renewal of federal support.
Climate Change Research, Student Sustainability Experiences Showcased at UAlbany
"Our goal is to heighten campus awareness about the issue of climate change and its impact in other parts of the world through the eyes of our own faculty and students,” said Mary Ellen Mallia, director of the Office of Environmental Sustainability at UAlbany.
UAlbany Biologist to Develop Framework for Biodiversity Conservation Project in Central Africa
University at Albany biologist Mary Katherine Gonder will conduct an international biodiversity conservation project in Central Africa. In collaboration with the National Science Foundation’s Partnerships for International Research and Education program.
New RNA Interference Libraries from Sigma-Aldrich Provide The RNA Institute with Unique Capabilities to Identify Novel Disease Targets
One of the world's leading life science and high technology companies, St. Louis, Mo.-based Sigma-Aldrich, has gifted to The RNA Institute of the University at Albany extensive collections of RNA molecules that will allow researchers to target genes of high therapeutic value and identify disease-causing proteins.
UAlbany RNA Institute Researchers Partner to Pursue Biomedical Technologies
University at Albany RNA scientists are collaborating with leading researchers from the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to advance innovative biomedical technologies through The RNA Institute’s Interdisciplinary Pilot Research Program.
Study: Food Ads Targeting Parents Promise Taste, Convenience, but Deliver Poor Nutrition
With childhood obesity recognized as a growing national problem, a University at Albany School of Public Health study finds that a majority of food advertisements in magazines targeting parents emphasize products of poor nutritional quality that may contribute to unhealthy weight gain.
Shea Explores How Games Stimulate STEM Learning
Among the most critical academic disciplines for success in a 21st century workforce are those involving Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). These fields are increasingly digital, networked and rapidly evolving.
UAlbany and Weill Cornell Researchers Discuss HIV-Testing Guideline Changes in New England Journal of Medicine
University at Albany and Weill Cornell Medical College researchers discuss proposed changes in HIV-Testing guidelines by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) in a perspective article in the March 7 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Lawson and Schiller Lead Innovation Fund Grant Implementation
This grant is part of New York State’s Race to the Top program, and its aim is to support school districts to increase high school graduation rates, college and career readiness of high school graduates, college persistence, and college graduation rates by increasing availability of resources for students at most risk.
UAlbany Advanced Computing System Provides Large-Scale Capacity to Examine Arctic Sea-Ice Variations, Tropical Hurricane Formation
A new, highly sophisticated computing system will allow several new University at Albany Atmospheric Scientists to conduct large-scale research of arctic sea-ice variations, tropical hurricane formations and structure, and boundary layer weather conditions of large operational wind farms.
Symposium Promotes Medical Advances through Alliance of 3 Capital Region Research Institutions
Biomedical researchers, industry leaders and policymakers convened recently to discuss ways to foster collaboration among Capital Region institutions that will translate basic scientific research into practical, commercial healthcare applications.
Schumer: RNA Institute, Cancer Research Center, Poised for Medical Breakthroughs
New York's senior senator sponsors federal legislation to funnel dollars to research at sites such as UAlbany’s to eradicate Breast Cancer in next decade.
Governor Cuomo Announces Expansion of The RNA Institute, Attracting 60 New Cutting Edge Biomedical Jobs
Governor says $32.7 million public-private investment would position Institute as a magnet for innovation and commercialization under 'Tax-Free NY'
UAlbany Research Aims to Open Doors to Therapies for Hepatitis C
University at Albany researchers have focused on a specific cellular protein that may hold the key to combatting the Hepatitis C virus (HCV).
UAlbany RNA Institute Recruits Researchers from Harvard and University of Manchester
The RNA Institute at the University at Albany announces the addition of two senior research scientists to support its collaborative RNA research efforts to combat the most difficult of human diseases.
HUD Housing Report Shows Same-Sex Couples Experience Unequal Treatment
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released the first-ever national study examining housing discrimination against same-sex couples in the private rental market.
Study Finds Acute Ischemic Stroke Outcomes Vary by Race
Older white patients in the U.S. have the highest rate of mortality from certain types of stroke among all racial and ethnic groups, a study by health researchers at the University at Albany finds.