With a three-year, $633,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at the ASRC are exploring ways to identify which proteins are particularly amenable to use in biotech and therapeutic applications.
- September 4, 2018
- August 30, 2018
This summer, a number of high school students from New York City public schools were selected to conduct research with ASRC faculty and doctoral students in disciplines such as nanoscience, structural biology, and environmental science.
- August 27, 2018
Shafer’s lab will focus on understanding the relationship between neural network function and circadian rhythms.
- August 27, 2018
Grosso’s lab to focus on developing 2D materials aimed at leapfrogging opto-electronic device circuitry and information processing systems
The Advanced Science Research Center’s Photonics Initiative Wins $3.2M Grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyAugust 14, 2018
The four-year program will support efforts to model and develop next-gen equipment to mold light and other electromagnetic waves.
- August 6, 2018
The trend could accelerate an increase in atmospheric methane levels and intensify global warming.
Scientists Uncover the Role of a Protein in the Survival and Generation of the Myelin-Forming Cells in the BrainJuly 19, 2018
The discovery is a major step toward understanding the mechanisms of myelin production and the potential for treating certain central nervous system diseases
- July 10, 2018
The technique could help scientists develop methods for switching on or off specific proteins associated with diabetes and other diseases.
- June 26, 2018
Our bodies are busy places. Neurons fire constantly. Cells glean energy from food, and our immune systems ward off intruders. Each reaction or change is triggered by a biochemical signal. When this intricate communication system breaks down, so can crucial functions — from immunity to mobility. Materials chemists are now working to create synthetic materials […]
ASRC Photonics Initiative Director Named a Finalist for the 2018 Blavatnik National Awards for Young ScientistsMay 30, 2018
Andrea Alù, director of the ASRC Photonics Initiative, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. Alù is one of 31 U.S. researchers who will compete for the world’s largest unrestricted prizes for early career scientists. Each year, three Blavatnik National Laureates in the categories of life sciences, […]