Monthly Archives July 2017

Sykhere presents results of his LSAMP Summer Research Internship

Sykhere’s LSAMP Summer Research Internship in the group is coming to an end and he has been presenting the results of the work he has conducted with Mojtaba on three occasions over the last few days, i.e., at the LSAMP Summer Research Program Symposium (poster) and the 23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference in Niagara Falls (poster and talk). The title of his presentation is “Applicability Domain of Machine Learning Models for the Structurally Limited Chemical Data Sets Generated by Virtual High-Throughput Screening”. The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program seeks to diversify the STEM workforce by significantly
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Atif wins 1st Prize of the Buffalo Student Sandbox Competition

Atif and his team have won the 1st Prize of the Buffalo Student Sandbox Competition. Congrats – well done! The Student Sandbox is sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad, UB’s Office for Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships, and the WNY Incubator Network. Student-run ventures can apply for the opportunity to work alongside seasoned mentors, experienced entrepreneurs, and a venture coach, and attend eight weeks of facilitated learning sessions based on the StartUp CEL curriculum. At the end of the summer, teams pitch their ideas for the chance to win up to $10,000 in additional resources.
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Categories: Awards and News.

Atif and Johannes at the 23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference

Atif and Johannes represented the CBE department during the UB campus visit, lab tour, and grad student panel discussion that were part of the Grad School Opportunities Fair of the 23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference today. The Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at UB is a federally funded TRIO program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The McNair Program is designed to provide encouragement and services to low-income and first-generation college students, and increase participation from underrepresented groups in pursuing doctoral study.
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