Prof. Sawchuk and colleagues analyzed genome-wide data from 41 ancient human skeletons, which were recovered from East African archeological sites and curated at the National Museums of Kenya and Tanzania, and the Livingstone Museum in Zambia, and which dated to the Later Stone Age, Pastoral Neolithic, and Iron Age.
The medical arm of Stony Brook University held its 45th convocation ceremony on May 23 at the Staller Center. The event was the first time medical degrees were presented under the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University moniker.
Heather Lynch, PhD, an Associate Professor of Ecology & Evolution has been named a finalist in the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, an annual award sponsored by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.
Two graduate and four undergraduate students have been named recipients of Edward Guiliano ’78 Global Fellowships, a new program that provides merit-based grants to creative and curious undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences.
“Research has really taught me how to learn,” says Jesse Pace, a senior Biochemistry major in the Honors College who is spending his fourth summer intensively doing research in the laboratory of Dr. Sandeep Mallipattu.
Thomas Bilfinger’s practice encompasses both heart and lung surgery. He provides consultation and surgical care for adult patients with advanced forms of heart disease, and also for adults with a range of benign and malignant pulmonary diseases. His practice involves new, minimally invasive procedures, including thoracic aortic stenting for aneurysms and radiofrequency, and cryoablation for lung tumors.