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Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute named Anand Parekh a research associate in the Thapar Lab. He graduated from the University at Buffalo and the University of Mumbai-India-Ramnarain Ruia College in India.
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Kreher's Farm Fresh Eggs director of food safety and quality assurance, Karyn Kreher, was honored by the board of directors of Eggs of America for her contributions in 2008 and 2009 as a founding member of the Eggs America SQF Food Safety Executive Task Force. Kreher's has farms in Clarence, Wolcott and a new organic farm in the Town of Alabama.
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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Williamsville appointed Mark Bailey senior vice president, financial adviser. Most recently, Bailey was a senior vice president of investments at UBS. He was also a founder and managing director of Membersfirst Advantage.
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Urban Engineers of New York, in Buffalo, is a finalist in the American Council of Engineering Companies' 44th annual Engineering Excellence Awards competition for designing a new stormwater management system at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The project is among 163 engineering projects from around the nation being recognized by ACEC for 2009.
Title: "Method for producing fluorinated organic compounds"
Inventors: Mukhopadhyay, Sudip (Williamsville); Nair, Haridasan K. (Williamsville); Tung, Hsueh S. (Getzville); Van Der Puy, Michael (Amherst); Merkel, Daniel C. (West Seneca); Dubey, Rajesh K. (Buffalo); Ma, Jing Ji (West Seneca)
Assignee: Honeywell International (Morristown, N.J.)
Date issued: March 9, 2010