Stony Brook University News

National Medal of Technology winner Esther Takeuchi aims to improve energy storage

SUNY Distinguished Professor Esther Takeuchi is one of the world’s leading energy storage researchers.

Chocolate Flavored Chews are Good for Your Teeth

BasicBites is an example of the successful research and licensing collaboration between Stony Brook and Ortek Therapeutics, Inc.

Incentive program helps doctoral students land their first NIH grants

Writing grants isn’t easy, which is why the RF and the University Faculty Senate launched the Graduate Student Research Proposal Incentive Program.

Twelve SUNY junior faculty awarded prestigious NSF CAREER Awards

Grants totaling $6.5 million support biotech, computer science, materials and energy research.

Accolades for SUNY physicists

APS recognition underscores SUNY’s exceptional strength in the field of physics.

Undergraduate research experiences shape future goals

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in bioengineering, Sarah Georges aims to earn a master’s degree in mechanical engineering in design and manufacturing.

SUNY researchers tease apart the processes that govern visual attention

Study uses knowledge about a part of the brain important for eye movement to better predict where attention is directed in everyday tasks.

DOE looks to SUNY for energy innovation

Four grants totaling nearly $5.7 million enable faculty to conduct research on ways to improve energy efficiency and create cleaner energy systems.

Going deep: Novel microscopy helps researchers examine the ocean like never before

$800,000 grant supports SBU research uncovering the mysteries that help shape our global ecosystem and environment.

NIH funding recognizes SUNY excellence in biotechnology and bioinformatics

With two major awards, NIH placed UB and SBU at the forefont in the life-saving race for better treatments for life-threatening illnesses.

Healthcare device uses light to reduce infection risk

TAF investment supports proof-of-concept studies to determine the radiance and fluency of light needed to decrease the growth of pathogens.

Stony Brook-led team to evaluate racial differences in cancer biology

The research, supported by a $1.2M grant, combines the expertise of Stony Brook, SUNY Downstate, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories.

Chimpanzees shed light on origins of human walking

Stony Brook-led research demonstrates how upper body motion contributed to walking proficiency in our early human ancestors.

Astronomers discover 854 ultra-dark galaxies

Led by Stony Brook's Jin Koda, PhD, the discovery surpasses the 2014 find by more than 800.

Virtual pancreatography research receives $1M from Marcus Foundation

Arie Kaufman, inventor of the 3D Virtual Colonoscopy, applies his technology to classifying pancreatic cysts.

SUNY Health Network of Excellence targets antibiotic-resistant infections

Research teams focus on new strategies to combat a growing public health threat.

Ancient groundhog-like creature reshapes evolutionary family tree

Peers hail the well preserved and nearly complete skull as the discovery of the decade.

Bioscience company licenses Stony Brook discovery to treat canine periodontal disease

The platform technology has the potential to broadly impact a wide variety of veterinary and human health conditions.

A new way to monitor the spinal cord

New fiber optic probe could aid in the management of aortic aneurysms, spinal cord trauma, and spine reconstructive surgery.

No More Needles

The Immuno-Matrix skin patch, which is painless, portable and doesn’t produce biohazardous waste, could shift the paradigm of immunization.

Brookhaven Science Associates Awarded $3.2 billion

Battelle/Stony Brook University will continue managing and operating Brookhaven National Laboratory under the new DOE contract.

Conference explores new opportunities in 3D printing

Practitioners and researchers in 3D printing, from New York and beyond, gathered to explore the frontiers of this quickly-evolving technology.

New technology tracks cell lineage to watch evolution at work

Stony Brook researcher says tool may help reveal underlying disease processes.