Biological & Chemical Sciences News

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

News Brief: Students Take First Place at MACUB Conference

Feature | Nov 06, 2018

Two NYIT students and an alumna won first place at the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists conference for their work with bacteriophages.


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Facebook Live: Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs - With Viruses

Event | Nov 02, 2018

Join us for a Facebook Live discussion with assistant professor of Life Sciences Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., as he urges researchers to look beyond antibiotics and dedicate resources to new treatments—like giving people viruses.
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Group of NYIT Life Science Students Take first Place at MACUB conference

Discovering New Tools to Fight Antibiotic Resistance

Video | Oct 12, 2018

Assistant Professor Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., enlists undergraduate students in his research into bacteriophages to fight resistant bacterial infections that occur due to the overuse of antibiotics.
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Alumni Profile: Amanda Kaminaris

Profile | Sep 21, 2018

Amanda Kaminaris applied for NYIT’s undergraduate advanced research program thinking it would be a good resume builder. Instead, biomedical research became a major part of her education.
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News Brief: Professor Eugene Mitacek Funds Excellence in Life Sciences

Feature | Sep 05, 2018

Professor Eugene J. Mitacek, Ph.D., makes two $20,000 donations to fund awards that recognize the exceptional work of NYIT students and faculty.


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Throwing Light on STEM Innovation

Feature | Sep 04, 2018

NYIT researchers received a $426,621 grant from the National Science Foundation for a micro-computed tomography machine, which will allow them to explore the internal spaces and structures of specimen at the microscopic level.


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NYIT Receives NSF Grant, Aims to Strengthen Regional STEM Innovation

News Release | Sep 04, 2018

NYIT researchers have secured $426,621 in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the acquisition of a micro-computed tomography machine.


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Hunting for Bacteriophages in the Kitchen Sink

Feature | Jun 28, 2018

Assistant Professor Bryan Gibb, Ph.D., and a team of undergraduate students look to the kitchen sponge for solutions to antibiotic resistance.


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