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Outside of the Stony Brook University Hospital. EMMA HARRIS/STATESMAN FILE

As NY starts to administer vaccines, Stony Brook Medicine pushes to become a vaccine distribution center

Alek Lewis and Matina Douzenis December 15, 2020
As the first round of COVID-19 vaccines reach New York State, Stony Brook Medicine is informing the community about vaccine development and pushing to become a distribution center in Suffolk County within the coming months. 
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The building for Stony Brook Universitys Flax Pond Marine Laboratory. New York State has given the university $4 million to build a new hatchery there. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

New hatchery to be built at Flax Pond laboratory

Brianne Ledda April 19, 2019
As part of New York State’s 2020 Executive Budget, Stony Brook University will receive $4 million to build a new hatchery at its Flax Pond Marine Laboratory in East Setauket.
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The bulls-eye rash is a common symptom of Lyme Disease. WIKIMEDIA COMMONS VIA CC BY-SA 2.5

Columbia University professor gives lecture on Lyme disease

Doyeon Jean Jang September 28, 2018
Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology at Columbia University, Dr. Maria Diuk-Wasser, visited Stony Brook University to give a seminar titled, “Lyme Disease Emergence: A Coupled Natural and Human System” on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
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Stony Brook students capsizing on launch during the spring 2015 Roth Regatta. A report released in August revealed that potentially toxic cyanobacteria was present in Roth Pond. HEATHER KHALIFA / THE STATESMAN

Excess algae detected in Roth Pond

Kelly Saberi August 10, 2015
The floating scum that is often observed in Roth Pond water can sometimes become a hazard to humans and pets alike, if toxic.
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Under the microscope: SBU scientists develop DNA barcodes to track cell growth

Ricardo Raudales April 9, 2015
Thanks to one Stony Brook group, scientists are now able to track thousands of cell lineages—complete with evolutions and developments—simultaneously and in high detail.
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Under the Microscope: curcumin shows anti-inflammatory promise

Ricardo Raudales March 24, 2015
What does curcumin, the main component of the Asian spice turmeric, have in common with periodontal disease? Quite a lot, according to one Stony Brook professor.
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Professor Turhan Canli speaks at a Tedx talk that asks the question Is depression an infectious disease? (PHOTO CREDIT: YOUTUBE.COM/TEDx TALKS)

SBU researcher: new study suggests infections could be a cause of depression

Zach Rowe January 27, 2015
Stony Brook psychology professor Turhan Canli has a radical idea on the cause of depression, a condition that is estimated by the CDC to affect one in 10 Americans.
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