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At the University of Rochester, graduate students in the chemical and biological sciences have the opportunity to participate in the NIH-funded Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program. Thirty faculty members from six departments and programs in Arts, Sciences and Engineering and in the School of Medicine and Dentistry serve as mentors to students participating in the CBI training program.

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University News

May 15, 2017

Scientists light the way for immune system to attack cancer

The science behind harnessing the immune system to fight cancer is complicated, but a Medical Center laboratory discovered a simple, practical way to use light and optics to steer killer immune cells toward tumors.

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November 17, 2016

‘Antisense’ compounds offer new weapon against influenza A

Challenging a long-held convention, University researchers have shown they can inhibit the influenza A virus by targeting its genomic RNA with “antisense” compounds.

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January 5, 2015

New study probes link between HIV drugs, vascular disease

A new $3.8 million grant will bring together clinical and bench researchers to better understand why individuals who receive anti-retroviral treatment for HIV are at greater risk for heart disease and stroke.

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