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Stony Brook and Buffalo formally named New York public flagship universities

Ethan Tam January 7, 2022
Stony Brook University was formally designated as a flagship public university of New York alongside the University at Buffalo by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Jan. 5. The announcement was made during Hochul’s first annual State of the State address.
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Boxes included in CDC’s laboratory test kit for SARS-CoV-2. PUBLIC DOMAIN

The American response to COVID-19 illustrates the importance of scientific literacy

Matt Venezia August 27, 2020
#OPINION From people refusing to wear masks to those with a mistrust of vaccines, the response to COVID-19 by the American people and government highlights the importance of scientific literacy.
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The emailed letter that PHOTO CREDIT: STONY’S  BROOK PRESIDENT’S OFFICE

Presidential Search Committee outlines expectations for incoming president

Brianne Ledda October 24, 2019
The Presidential Search Commitee detailed in a position profile their expectations for the next Stony Brook University president.
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Abena Ampofoa Asare, an assistant professor in the Africana studies department and panelist at the forum. ALEEZA KAZMI/THE STATESMAN

Long Islanders meet for open forum on structural racism

Rebecca Liebson November 30, 2018
Another central theme was the persistence of segregation on Long Island in spite of its increasingly diverse population.
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Scientist discusses DNA research over drinks

Scientist discusses DNA research over drinks

Kayla McKiski October 9, 2016
Chris Vakoc, a biomedical scientist from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, sat down with journalism professor Graham Chedd as a part of the Science on Tap series at the Stony Brook Yacht Club Tuesday night to discuss the CRISPR-Cas9 system.
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Campus Briefing: Confusion puts iGEM club’s budget on the line

Jill Ryan February 8, 2016
Judiciary mistakes and Senate confusion might cause bad public relations for Stony Brook University.
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Center for Biotechnology wins $3 million award from NIH to develop research hub

Devin Weeks April 19, 2015
Stony Brook University’s Center for Biotechnology plans to establish a research hub after winning a $3 million award from the National Institutes of Health.
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New report names Stony Brook as key collaborator to save LI economy

The Statesman March 8, 2015
The Long Island economy is stagnating in many aspects and needs a multi-faceted rescue effort, according to a new report by HR&A Advisors Inc.
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Scientists have started to get an idea about how helicase is loaded and how it functions in DNA replication machinery. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCT CAMPUS)

Under the microscope: unraveling a key component of DNA replication

Ricardo Raudales November 11, 2014
To better understand DNA replication, Huilin Li and his colleagues, along with Brookhaven scientists, teamed up with researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Imperial College in London.
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