Biological & Chemical Sciences News

Find out about the latest research and news from the Department of Biological & Chemical Sciences at NYIT.

Alumni Profile: Natalía Reynisdóttir

Profile | Jun 02, 2020

Natalía Reynisdóttir (B.S. &rsdquo;19), now a Program Management Associate at Ovid Therapeutics, began working for the company as an intern during her last undergraduate summer. She reflects on how her studies and research experiences while pursuing her biotechnology degree at New York Tech prepared her for success.

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Hydroxychloroquine Explained

Feature | May 20, 2020

Biological and Chemical Sciences students and faculty discuss the fascination with hydroxychloroquine and its potential to treat the virus responsible for COVID-19.

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Lunch Break & Learn: The Future of Health Care and Medicine in Light of COVID-19

Event | Apr 30, 2020

Students: Join Jerry Balentine, D.O., dean of NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and vice president for health sciences and medical affairs, and NYITCOM Assistant Professor Andrea Coladner, D.O., for an interactive virtual conversation about how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face and future of health care.
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Undergrads Use Computing to Detect Cancer

Feature | Nov 05, 2019

Christopher Garzon and Brian Nguyen worked on a study to standardize and computerize the detection of abnormal cells of the cervix.

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Biology Major Reveals What Lurks in Kitchen Sponges

Feature | Jun 27, 2019

At the American Society for Microbiology Microbe 2019, Brianna Weiss presented research on bacteriophages found in kitchen sponges that could provide the answer to antibiotic-resistant viruses.

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Letter to Myself: Simran

Video | Jun 03, 2019

Finding a greater purpose helps future healer Simran become a leader on her way to a combined B.S./D.O. degree.
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Faculty Profile: Claude Gagna

Profile | Apr 23, 2019

The associate professor of Life Sciences is using DNA to revolutionize drug research.

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