The Hunt to End Disease ALBANY, N.Y. (March 8, 2018) – UAlbany chemists Max Royzen and Jia Sheng want to better understand how our body’s ribonucleic acid (RNA) can help fight some of the most challenging human diseases such as … Continued
ALBANY, NY (November 8, 2017) Dr. Ken Halvorsen, senior research scientist with The RNA Institute at the University at Albany recently received an Outstanding Investigator Award (R35) from the National Institute of Health. The award of $1.9 million will be … Continued
ALBANY, NY (July 11, 2017) – Three of Albany’s Business Review ‘40 Under 40’ are collaborating to bring STEM based programming to local area youths in search of opportunities to learn and discover science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Tony Hoang … Continued
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 31, 2017) – As part of the concerted outreach efforts at The RNA Institute at UAlbany, Dr. Paul Agris provided an opportunity for Burnt Hills – Ballston Lake High School student Mary Hamilla to work in his … Continued
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 24, 2017) — Thomas A. Steitz will become the third Nobel Prize-winning scientist to visit The RNA Institute in the past year when he delivers the keynote address at the Institute’s 4th Annual Symposium on RNA Science … Continued
Detecting Ebola with the naked eye is now possible due to a method developed by a University at Albany research team. The new method means a cost-effective, quick, and easy way to detect Ebola. With the method, detection results occur … Continued
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 11, 2017) –RNA and protein molecules serve as workhorses inside of all cellular organisms. Both play important roles in ensuring our cells function properly and are essential to human life. UAlbany chemists Alan Chen, Maksim Royzen and … Continued
What do actor Ashton Kutcher, a million dollars, and UAlbany student Tony Hoang have in common?
Innovation Provides Scientists with Fast and Efficient Research Tools
Adds Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Expert through School of Business and New Researchers…
The research labs of The RNA Institute of the University at Albany have received a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) silver designation.
Dr. Paul F. Agris, director of UAlbany’s RNA Institute will be a featured speaker at the 2015 Oligonucleotide-Based Therapeutic Conference in Washington D.C.
As part of its commitment to training the next generation of RNA scientists, the RNA Institute recently hosted students from two area schools…
RNA Institute Researchers Develop Enhanced View of RNA to Treat Disease at its Origins
The project is supported by a $225,000 small business technology transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
University at Albany biologist Prashanth Rangan has received a $1.43 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research into both preventing and inducing differentiation in stem cells in order to treat cancers and degenerative diseases. Rangan, … Continued
Distinguished Professor Marlene Belfort, renowned for her groundbreaking research in the field of genetics and biochemistry.
One of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious scientific societies profiles The RNA Institute of the University at Albany this month in its online publication’s feature story, “The Rise of RNA: A New Target for Therapeutic Agents.” The Nov. 18 … Continued
The RNA Institute announces the addition of two research scientists who will support the Institute’s collaborative RNA research effort.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the expansion of The RNA Institute laboratories, a new state-of-the-art facility for biomedical technology development.
One of the world’s leading life science and high technology companies has donated extensive collections of RNA molecules.
The RNA Institute’s Student Venture Fund Challenges Teams of Science and Business Students to Bring RNA Inventions to Market
State-of-the-art computational equipment from Dell, Inc., will provide the institute’s researchers with greater capacity to model ribonucleic acid (RNA)…
Their philanthropic investment will enhance the Institute’s ability to be a resource for small, medium and large biomedical businesses and spur economic growth.
$5.37 million NIH American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant, plus $2 million in NYS matching funds, moves The RNA Institute into leadership role.