Student working on a research project.

Developmental Genomics Of NFI Transcription Factors

A number of projects working on a web-based bioinformatics database or working with C. elegans to determine the role of the NFI transcription factor in aging.

UB’s Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

Center of Excellence Building The mission of the CoE is to study the mechanistic processes involved in human disease with the goal of developing diagnostics tools and therapeutic interventions, preventative treatment and other disease management devices and processes to improve the health and well-being of the population. This scientific mission is balanced by our responsibility to act as a facilitator of economic development in Upstate New York via partnerships with government, academia and industry.  

Core Research Group Core Facilities and Partner Institutes
Cancer BiologyProteomics
Cardiovascular DiseaseGene Sequencing
Developmental GenomicsCenter for Computational Research
Translational PharmacologyMicroarray and Genomics Facility (RCPI)
Pathogens and BiodefenseHauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute
Neurodegenerative Disease 
Informatics and Ontology 
Center for Computational Research 

Learn more about the Center of Excellence:

Research Project Information

Disciplines: Developmental biology, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Computer Science
Student Skill-Set Needed: Varies with the project, the most important qualities are a strong sense of responsibility and a desire to learn
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Richard Gronostajski
Title: Professor
Department: Center Of Excellence In Bioinformatics And Life Sciences
Office: B3-303
Phone: 829-3471