• 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 […]

  • Xi Chen named 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award Finalist

    October 13, 2016

    NEW YORK—Xi Chen, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering with the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (CUNY ASRC) and The City College of New York, has been named a 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award Finalist in Physical Sciences and Engineering. He will accept the award—consisting of $10,000 in unrestricted funds and a medal—at […]

  • Survival of the fittest in materials discovery

    October 3, 2016

    Research led by Rein Ulijn, Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC)’s Nanoscience Initiative and Professor of Chemistry at Hunter College, has paved the way for the development of dynamically-evolving polymers that form spontaneously by adapting to their environment, which may lead to a number of product possibilities including drug delivery, food science […]

  • Cell article featuring ASRC’s des Georges may lead to new treatments for skeletal, heart muscle conditions

    September 22, 2016

    CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s Amedee des Georges is co-first author on a paper shedding light on the structure and function of an intracellular receptor which controls the contraction of skeletal muscle, the findings of which are published today in Cell. Des Georges’s role in the research began while a Howard Hughes postdoctoral associate at […]

  • Research from Structural Biology Initiative Director Kevin Gardner focused on kidney cancer treatment featured in Nature, Structure

    September 13, 2016

    New insights into the potential for new classes of HIF inhibitors to restore control of the hypoxia response—representing the potential foundation of a new cancer-fighting strategy—are the focus of recently published articles in Nature and Structure featuring work by Kevin Gardner of the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (CUNY ASRC). Some […]

  • CUNY ASRC highlighted in DASNY 2016 Annual Report

    September 9, 2016

    The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center was featured in the Dormitory Authority State of New York (DASNY) 2016 Annual Report as one of its Success Stories for the previous year, highlighting the ASRC’s innovative design and mission. The construction of the ASRC and its neighbor, The City College of New York’s […]