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SBU Libraries hosts a Women’s History Month STEM panel

To wrap up the Women’s History Month celebrations at Stony Brook University Libraries, a panel discussion was hosted yesterday to highlight the past, present and future of women in the STEM fields.  Our panelists including members of the SBU community

Posted in Health Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

University Libraries Presents: Colloquium Series

We are pleased to announce the next event in the Stony Brook University Libraries Colloquium Series.  All are welcome to attend.  Please mark your calendars and come join the library faculty and staff as we share our current research, initiatives,

Posted in About Us, Health Sciences Library

Meet Captain Jack Marrow

The winning name is Captain Jack Marrow!   Thank you to all who participated in the skeleton naming contest at the Health Sciences Library.  The raffle winner has been selected and will be announced later this week. Don’t forget, Captain

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Libraries

Name our skeleton! Vote today!

Medical and health sciences students! Visit the Health Sciences Library to vote on a name for our skeleton model and be entered to win a raffle prize. Voting ends on 9/2, a winner will be announced on 9/12. We need

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

Tech Spotlight: Visible Body 3D Anatomy Online

Visible Body has traditionally been a desktop application that allows students to view and manipulate different parts of the human anatomy to help them focus on specific organ systems and learn at their own pace. Recently, Visible Body has gone

Posted in Emerging Technology, Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Library Technology, Mobile Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Health Science Librarians present on 3D printing

Recently two of the Health Science Librarians, Molly Higgins and Jamie Saragossi presented, “A Comparison of two 3D printing programs in Academic Library Settings” at the annual SUNY Librarians Association conference.  The presentation highlighted how 3D printing is being introduced to

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, HSL, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

View & Manipulate Molecular Structures

Two workshops are being offered to introduce the primary molecular databases, PDB & MMDB, and will demonstrate the NCBI’s Cn3D software tool for viewing and manipulating structures.  One of the fastest growing areas of study in biology focuses on the molecular

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library, Uncategorized

Let’s Have a “BLAST” with Sequence Similarity Searching

One of the most widely-used tools in computational biology/bioinformatics is the NCBI’s Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST). BLAST allows rapid, easy sequence similarity searching online. However, use of BLAST is only truly effective when you understand what it does

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library

SBU Hospital CEO Recognizes Pop-Up in Library

Reuven Pasternak, MD, Chief Executive Officer of Stony Brook University Hospital hosts his own blog to recognize and highlight achievements throughout the hospital and medical schools. These blog posts usually focus on the clinical departments and achievements within the hospital.

Posted in Health Sciences Library, Uncategorized

Upcoming Workshops: Introduction to Bioinformatics

There are a vast number of bioinformatics databases, software tools, and resources available on the web covering a wide range of biological data including genes, genomes, sequences, molecular structures, proteins, gene expression and genetic variation. This workshop will help you

Posted in Health Sciences, Health Sciences Library