• Elbaum-Garfinkle joins ASRC Structural Biology Initiative as Assistant Professor

    July 13, 2017

    Shana Elbaum-Garfinkle has joined the faculty of the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) of the Graduate Center, CUNY as the fourth and final tenure-track faculty member with the ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative. Elbaum-Garfinkle—who will hold the title of assistant professor—joins initiative director Kevin H. Gardner and fellow assistant professors Amedee des Georges and Daniel Keedy […]

  • The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Advanced Science Research Center of the City University of New York Launch Inter-Institutional Glial Biology Initiative

    June 23, 2017

    Multidisciplinary initiative is the first of its kind in New York City NEW YORK, June 23, 2017 – The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) today announced the creation of an Inter-Institutional Glial Biology […]

  • Scientists Develop Molecular Code for Melanin-Like Materials

    June 8, 2017

    These innovative materials could enable the development of a range of new cosmetic, skin care and biomedical products NEW YORK, (June 8, 2017) – Scientists have long known that melanin—the pigments that give color to skin, hair and eyes—has numerous useful qualities, including providing protection from cancer-causing UV radiation and free radicals, but also electronic conductance, […]

  • Keedy Latest Faculty Addition to ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative

    June 6, 2017

    The Structural Biology Initiative at the Advanced Science Research Center of the Graduate Center at The City University of New York (ASRC) welcomes Dr. Daniel Keedy as an assistant professor, the third faculty member to join the initiative along with Initiative Director and Professor Kevin H. Gardner and Assistant Professor Amedee des Georges. Keedy—who will […]

  • 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 […]

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