The Advanced Science Research Center at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York announced today that it will partner with The Child Mind Institute on the annual Rising Scientist Awards, which recognize rising high school seniors who have demonstrated exceptional promise in science and a specific interest in child mental health and pediatric neuroscience. Click here for more information.

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Environmental Science
Main, C., D.I. Greenfield, C. Doll, Y. Wang, R. Mortensen, E.B. Whereat, D.T. Pettay, and K.C. Coyne. (2018) Critical comparison of molecular methods for detection and enumeration of the harmful algal species, Heterosigma akashiwo, in water samples Journal of Applied Phycology.

Nanscience
Y. Gao, T. Cao, F. Cellini, C. Berger, W.A. de Heer, E. Tosatti, E. Riedo & A. Bongiorno, Ultrahard carbon film from epitaxial two-layer grapheneNature Nanotechnology, 2017.

Neuroscience
Scaglione A, Patzig J, Liang J, Frawley R, Bok J, Mela A, Yattah C, Zhang J, Teo SX, Zhou T, Chen S, Bernstein E, Canoll P, Guccione E, Casaccia P. (2018) PRMT5-mediated regulation of developmental myelination. Nat Commun.

Photonics
S. Dai, M. Tymchenko, Z. Q. Xu, T. T. Tran, Y. Yang, Q. Ma, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, P. Jarillo-Herrero, I. Aharonovich, D. N. Basov, T. H. Tao, and A. Alù, Internal Nanostructure Diagnosis with Hyperbolic Phonon Polaritons in Hexagonal Boron NitrideNano Letters, in press.

Structural Biology
Calisti L, Trabuco MC, Boffi A, Testi C, Montemiglio LC, des Georges A, et al. (2018) Engineered ferritin for lanthanide binding. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0201859.

Inside the ASRC

Jiye Son researches self-assembled peptide nanoparticles to deliver organometallic drugs to metastatic tumors with the Ulijn Lab with the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative.

Read about Jiye’s work and how the ASRC allows her to expand her research horizons, click here.