University at Buffalo
The Witebsky Center

The Witebsky Center
University at Buffalo
Bacteriology Host-Microbe Interactions Immunology Parasitology Virology
The Witebsky Center The Witebsky Center
Research Activities

The research efforts of the Witebsky Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology faculty are supported by more than 60 grants from NIH and other agencies, totaling more than 34.6 million dollars in direct costs in 2008.  In addition, minor grants from local funding sources support start-up projects in several laboratories.  Center laboratories support a research staff, and in addition, fund the stipends for more than 31 graduate students, 18 post doctoral fellows 1 M.D., Ph.D. and 6 MSTP students.   Research productivity is reflected in approximately 75 publications in peer-reviewed journals annually, plus a similar number of oral or poster presentations given by faculty or trainees at national or international research conferences, and over 45 invited talks at major symposia or other institutions.  In addition, many topical reviews, book chapters and case studies have been written by the faculty.

Summary Of Research

  • 23 Faculty Members, 31 Graduate Students, 18 Post-docs, 1 M.D., Ph.D.& 6 MSTP Students
  • 60 Active Grants; 24 Pending Grants
  • $37,081,923 Total Direct Costs
  • $18,443,717 Total Costs Pending

75 publications, 56 presentations of national/international meetings, 45 invited talks at symposia or other iinstitution.