• 2017 CUNY ASRC Seed Grant Winners Announced

    April 20, 2017

    Faculty and researchers from throughout the City University of New York (CUNY) system have been selected as 2017 CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) Seed Grant winners. The CUNY ASRC Seed Grant program is a funding opportunity for CUNY faculty to create research relationships at the ASRC, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary research approaches within the five […]

  • Environmental Biosensor Mechanics Research at the ASRC Gets Boost with NIH Postdoc Fellowship to Dikiy

    March 16, 2017

    Igor Dikiy, a postdoctoral researcher with the CUNY ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative (SBI), was recently awarded a Ruth A. Kirchstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health, a program that funds research and training for predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers throughout the US. Dikiy studies how bacterial proteins detect environmental changes and pass […]

  • City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center to Partner with Child Mind Institute on Annual Rising Scientist Awards

    March 8, 2017

    The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center 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.

  • Shereen named CUNY ASRC MRI Core User Facility manager

    March 7, 2017

    The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center welcomes A. Duke Shereen as its newest research faculty member, where he will oversee the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Core User Facility. As facility manager, Shereen will aid investigators with experimental design, while developing his own independent research program. He will work closely with the CUNY ASRC’s Neuroscience Initiative—led […]

  • Shawkey, He and Bishop featured at Bio-Inspired Nanomaterials symposium

    February 28, 2017

    International leaders in biomimicry at the nanoscale were featured at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center Nanoscience Initiative’s Bio-Inspired Nanomaterials symposium on Tuesday, February 21. Matthew D. Shawkey of Ghent University, Ximin He of the University of California, Los Angeles and Kyle Bishop of Columbia University were among the speakers at the event, which drew […]

  • Andrew Reinmann joins the CUNY ASRC’s Environmental Sciences Initiative as newest faculty hire

    February 1, 2017

    The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center welcomes Dr. Andrew Reinmann to its Environmental Sciences Initiative as an Assistant Professor, joining Initiative Director Charles J. Vörösmarty and Professor Peter Groffman as the third of four faculty members with the initiative. Reinmann—who will also hold an assistant professorship with Hunter College’s Department of Geography—has a research focus […]

  • Braunschweig research named amongst “Cutting Edge Chemistry of 2016”

    January 30, 2017

    Research conducted by Adam Braunschweig—Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry with the CUNY ASRC’s Nanoscience Initiative and Hunter College—was recently featured in Chemistry World’s “Cutting Edge Chemistry of 2016”. “Adam’s 4D printing technology provides a remarkably versatile tool for patterning polymers with variable chemical content and function at the nanoscale,” said Rein Ulijn, CUNY ASRC Nanoscience […]

  • Nanoscience Initiative Postdoc named Simons Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow

    January 23, 2017

    Developing life-like nanotechnology based on biology’s building blocks forms the core of Rein V. Ulijn’s research with the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s Nanoscience Initiative, and a new addition to his lab aims to assess the relevance and roles of simple biomolecules in the chemical origins of life. Ankit Jain, who recently joined Ulijn’s lab […]

  • CUNY ASRC Welcomes Over 160 to Inaugural Open House

    December 7, 2016

    The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center welcomed over 160 visitors to its 2016 Open House on November 17, offering researchers across disciplines an opportunity to tour the ASRC’s cutting edge core user facilities and a chance to speak with the researchers working at the building. Home to some of the most state of the art […]

  • Liu and He announced as Neuroscience Initiative facility managers

    November 15, 2016

    The Neuroscience Initiative at CUNY Advanced Science Research Center is proud to announce the hiring of Jia Liu, PhD and Ye He, PhD, who will be managing the Epigenetic and Behavioral Facility and the Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facilities, respectively, which aim to bring cutting-edge technology to the ASRC to serve the greater Neuroscience Community […]