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Research Activities: Leonidas Salichos, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Blog | Jan 08, 2021

Leonidas Salichos is a computational biologist. His research focuses on evolving systems, such as the spread of infectious diseases, cancer evolution and human genomics, as well as viral and microbiome prevalence across human tissues.
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Alumni Profile: Natalía Reynisdóttir

Profile | Jun 02, 2020

Natalía Reynisdóttir (B.S. ’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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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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Video: Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs—With Viruses

Feature | Nov 08, 2018

In a Facebook Live session, NYIT students take viewers on a live hunt for the answer to antibiotic resistance—viruses.


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Engineers, Life Scientist Team Up to Create “Precision Agriculture”

Feature | Nov 07, 2018

With the help of a nearly $300,000 NSF grant, NYIT faculty are developing a soil nutrient sensing system to enhance crop growth and reduce contamination from agricultural runoff.


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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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