With ‘Fellows’ effort, SBU podcasts a wider net

By GREGORY ZELLER // It’s a big week for podcast innovations on Long Island. Just days after the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell launched a serialized podcast following the real-life adventures of first-year medical students, Stony Brook Southampton – in partnership with Connecticut-based WSHU Public Radio – has announced a first-of-its-kind Audio Podcast Fellows program. Designed to train students in all aspects of podcasting, the new program – which also involves…

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CSHL conference lands a bull’s eye on Lyme detection

By GREGORY ZELLER // A gaggle of academic, public health and commercial-healthcare specialists gathered under Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s mighty banner have published findings that could rewrite the book on Lyme disease detection. When the laboratory-diagnostics experts convened for a 2016 Banbury Center meeting – such gatherings, held at CSHL’s on-campus think tank, are generally regarded among the best international scientific workshops – they focused on Lyme, and specifically, earlier detection of a disease that…

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Comtech signals big year ahead, Verint touts revenues

VERINT SYSTEMS INC. Headquarters: Melville Industry: Technology Nasdaq: VRNT Reporting Date: Dec. 6, 2017 Reporting Quarter: 3Q FY2017 Quarter Ended: Oct. 31, 2017 Numbers: Third-quarter revenue was reported as $280.7 million, up 8.4 percent from the $258.9 million reported for the same quarter last fiscal year. But net income for the quarter declined significantly year-over-year, to $3.1 million (4 cents per diluted share), down 58.1 percent from the $7.4 million reported for 3Q FY2016. Notes…

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