Department News

Keep up to date with the latest Chemical and Biological Engineering news.

3/17/17
An article on Front Line Genomics reports on UB research that showed that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells, a type of stem cell, without any genetic modification, and that these stem cells can yield other cells that are present in the spinal cord and the brain.
3/16/17
An article on PhysOrg reports on UB research that showed that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells, a type of stem cell, without any genetic modification, and quotes Stelios Andreadis, professor and chair of chemical and biological engineering
3/15/17

UB study yields neural crest cells from adult skin cells, and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s and other brain illnesses.

3/14/17

Representatives from UB and Buffalo Manufacturing Works will speak Thursday in downtown Buffalo.

2/28/17

Father and son team are building liquid metal 3-D printer for manufacturing.

2/25/17

Andreadis was honored for his contributions to fields of stem cells, molecular bioengineering, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.

2/22/17
The Buffalo News reports on Vader Systems, a company founded by father-and-son entrepreneurs Scott and Zack Vader, who have designed and are manufacturing a liquid metal printer, with an assist from Edward Furlani, professor of chemical and biological engineering and electrical engineering, who has advised the Vaders.
2/3/17

Researchers will tackle urban infrastructure and groundwater, air pollution, green infrastructure and stormwater management, and development of lower-cost solar cells.