Life Sciences News

Find out about the latest research and news from the Department of Life Sciences at NYIT.

Get Your Chemistry On!

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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NYIT students take first place for their research on bacteriophages

Q&A: Fighting for Strong Bones

Feature | Feb 20, 2019

Professor Michael Hadjiargyrou, Ph.D., traveled to Capitol Hill to lobby for improved access to and use of bone density testing.

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NYIT on the Academic Minute

Event | Jan 28, 2019

Five NYIT experts will be highlighted the week of January 28 to February 1 in a “takeover” of The Academic Minute, a daily segment that features research that contributes to serving the public good.
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NYIT Opens New Chemical Laboratory

Feature | Jan 23, 2019

On January 22, the NYIT community celebrated the opening of a new chemical laboratory in Theobald Science Center at NYIT-Long Island.

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Employer and Industry Conversation: Careers in the Life Sciences

Event | Nov 15, 2018

Join us to hear from NYIT alumnus Maciej E. Domaradzki, Ph.D., Vice President of Research & Development at Advanced Biotech, a leader in the natural flavor and fragrance industry (currently a multibillion-dollar industry). He will speak about his career trajectory and share information about his business and the potential career paths in this science-based industry.
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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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