Students became Trainees in Bioinformatics this Summer — Courtesy of the RNA Institute
This summer, 34 trainees from educational levels ranging from high school to postgraduate study analyzed biological data generated in the Institute’s laboratories through newly acquired bioinformatics knowledge and skills.
The Who, What, Why and How of a Novel Surveillance Testing Program
Since the fall of 2020, UAlbany’s COVID Surveillance Testing Program has been keeping its students and employees up-to-the-minute in where they stand in regard to a virus that still afflicts campuses across America.
First International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day
September 15, 2021 marks the First International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day and the RNA Institute stands with Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation to help raise awareness on Myotonic Dystrophy (DM). To honor this day, we have the proclamation signed by the Senator Neil D. Breslin and by the Assembly member Patricia Fahy.
Two Cellular Scientists Rewarded as ‘Early Stage Investigators’
Two UAlbany scientists making strides in their independent research have received robust financial encouragement from the NIH to make critically important breakthroughs in the effort to reveal cellular causes of disease and to create novel therapeutics.
$1,000,000 Awarded for RNA Research by Representative Paul Tonko
$1,000,000 for the University at Albany to support the purchase of RNA research equipment that would better enable the region and state to address COVID as well as help advance new treatments for many other diseases including Myotonic dystrophy, Alzheimer’s disease and more.
Dr. Bijan Dey will be editing a special issue of the journal Life
Dr. Bijan Dey will be editing a special issue of the journal Life on "Non-coding RNAs in Cellular Differentiation, Development and Diseases". Submit your manuscript by December 31, 2021.
The Sammons Lab - RNA Institute Spotlight
This month the RNA Institute spotlights the Sammons Lab! Click to read about the research and lab members.
SUNY Poly profs win $320,000 NIH grant to track Alzheimer's
Times Union - ALBANY - Two leading researchers at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany have been awarded a $320,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a groundbreaking method to use RNA molecules to better understand how Alzheimer's disease begins in the body.