vaccines

Science must win the COVID-19 info war (and it can)

By DAVID CHAUVIN // As schools throughout the country start the school year – whether it’s 100 percent in-person, 100 percent remote or a hybrid of both – one thing is clear: This school year is going to look very different. While parents, students, teachers and administrators determine what the new normal will look like for this school year, the big-picture question remains: How long will this last? Unfortunately, the most common answers to this…


Bioscience Park

Lights back on, finally, at Bioscience Park

Biotech firm Codagenix, a fixture at Stony Brook’s technology incubator for the past three years, is moving to the Broad Hollow Bioscience Park at SUNY Farmingdale to qualify for the state’s Start-Up NY program. (Additional reason for the move: Robert Coleman, the Codagenix COO, is an assistant professor of biology at Farmingdale.) Codagenix uses proprietary software to genetically re-code viruses, which are then synthesized from scratch as treatment candidates – one is a promising flu…