Through a $1.2 million Empire State Development Corp. incentives package, the University’s Small Business Development Center has released the first set of matching grants to Small Business Innovation Research awardees.
“In order to make conservation decisions, we have to know how much conservation has already affected the species: we want to know what’s working, what’s not,” said Prof. H. Reşit Akçakaya of his new conservation framework.
“Being 1-0 in conference play is a great place to be,” said head coach Joe Spallina. “I thought we came here and handled being on the road really well as a squad…” “It should make for a great week of practice as we get ready for Vermont and Cornell, another important part of our schedule.”
Oral cancer is not a rare disease. Nearly 50,000 new diagnoses are made in the United States each year, with the largest risk factor now exposure to the HPV16 virus, particularly among young people. Stony Brook’s Dental Clinic is offering free screenings during Oral Cancer Awareness Month.
Prof. Julia Bear’s research shows that false assumptions made by employers about gender roles, and women’s inclination to avoid conflict in negotiations, are key factors contributing to the longstanding pay gap between men and women.
Peter Small’s expertise includes tuberculosis and global health. He has done seminal work on clinical, epidemiologic, evolutionary, and genetic aspects of tuberculosis. He has deep expertise in translating cutting edge science into drugs, diagnostics and vaccines as well as the business and public health processes to get innovative tools to those in need. He is currently leading the Global Health Institute’s health science research that spans from the molecular level to point of delivery, and encompasses fundamental work on ecology, developmental economics, and disease, largely focused on Madagascar.