Faculty Research and Creative Work: Children’s Heart Health and Lead

Junior biochemistry major Ethan Walker ’16 prepares to load a slide with a blood sample as Kestutis Bendinskas of the chemistry faculty observes.

A $99,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help chemistry faculty member Kestutis Bendinskas, James MacKenzie of the biological sciences department and three undergraduate students advance understanding of how low levels of lead affect children’s cardiovascular health. Building on the work of a previous $1.8 million, multi-institutional NIH grant, Bendinskas is trying to

Faculty Research and Creative Work: AJUR at Oswego

AJUR at Oswego

Kestutis Bendinskas of the chemistry department recently rose to editor of the American Journal of Undergraduate Research, a peer-reviewed, open-source publication for student scholarly and creative work in a wide variety of fields. Provost Lorrie Clemo accepted the role of first sponsor of the multinational journal on SUNY Oswego’s behalf. Joining Bendinskas on the independent