Ten SUNY campuses to split $700,000 in research funds

Seven research projects involving 10 State University of New York campuses will split nearly $700,000 in state funding.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced Wednesday that each project will receive up to $100,000 from the SUNY Research Collaboration Fund. The fund supports research collaborations among state campuses as part of the SUNY system's strategic plan.

The projects being funded include cancer detection and treatment research being conducted at four upstate and downstate campuses and climate change analysis being done at the University at Albany and the College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse.

Other SUNY campuses receiving the funding: College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, Stony Brook University, the University at Buffalo, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, Brockport, Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, Binghamton and Potsdam.