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Crain’s to Host ‘Business of Life Sciences’ at CUNY

March 30, 2015 | ASRC News Home, News

Crain’s New York Business will host a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 15 that will examine one of New York’s fastest growing industries—the life sciences. The panel of experts, including Dr. Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor of Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, will discuss how the business of life sciences is creating economic diversification, stimulating job growth and tapping into the vibrant young talent from top universities and leveraging New York’s access to capital.

ASRC Hosts Town Hall for CUNY Faculty

January 14, 2015 | ASRC News Home, News

The Advanced Science Research Center hosted a “Town Hall” meeting on November 20th, opening its doors for the first time to faculty from across the University. The meeting was designed to engage the CUNY community with the ASRC and explain how to take advantage of the center’s world-class facilities. This afternoon event included a tour […]

TIAA-CREF Conference Highlights Workforce Challenges

January 13, 2015 | ASRC News Home, News

At the 2014 Higher Education Leadership Conference—TIAA-CREF Institute’s signature annual event—Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor for Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of CUNY’s Advanced Science Research Center, joined a wide-ranging list of prominent speakers assembled to present the latest academic and business model innovations on campuses nationwide. On a panel […]

Beautiful Mind Gala Celebrates Neuroscience Research

January 9, 2015 | ASRC News Home, News

At its recent annual gala event, the New York Academy of Sciences featured the best and brightest in neuroscience research from across New York, with hundreds of academy supporters and distinguished speakers from education, industry, philanthropy, and government in attendance—including Dr. Gillian Small, Executive Director of the ASRC and Vice Chancellor for Research at CUNY. […]

Researchers Discover New Family of Simple Peptide that Form Stable Hydrogels

December 11, 2014 | ASRC News Home, Nanoscience

Findings by Scientists at the City University of New York’s New Advanced Science Research Center and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Published in Nature Chemistry (New York, Dec. 9, 2014) _ New research has led to the discovery of a method that for the first time can help identify peptides that form simple, usable […]

Oxford Instruments Suite Delivered to the CUNY ASRC NanoFab

September 15, 2014 | Nanofab

In preparation for the upcoming opening of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center NanoFabrication Facility, the staff has been busy finalizing the facilities design and receiving and commissioning instruments.

Rein Ulijn To Head ASRC Nanoscience Initiative

February 25, 2014 | News

Rein Ulijn, a renowned nanochemist who has been one of Europe’s rising young research stars over the past decade, has been appointed the founding director of the nanoscience initiative of CUNY’s new Advanced Science Research Center.

Kevin Gardner Named To Lead ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative

November 12, 2013 | News

  > VIDEO | Kevin Gardner discusses the uniqueness of the ASRC   Kevin H. Gardner has been appointed founding director of the ASRC’s structural biology initiative, a move that follows a nationwide search and brings to New York a scientist highly regarded for his innovative and broad-minded approach to biomedical research. The announcement was made […]

Gillian Small Honored As a Leading Woman of Science

November 12, 2013 | News

  ASRC Executive Director Gillian Small was recently honored by the Feminist Press for her achievements as one of the highest ranking women in American research science. Dr. Small, CUNY’s vice chancellor for research, was one of four New York women in a variety of fields presented with the publisher’s Inspiration, Empowerment, Insight and Leadership […]

Columbia Neuroscientist Christopher Henderson Joins Advisory Board

September 15, 2013 | News

Christopher E. Henderson, a neuroscientist who is co-director of Columbia University’s Motor Neuron Center, has joined the ASRC Advisory Board. Dr. Henderson, a professor of pathology, cell biology, neuroscience and neurology, specializes in motor neuron development and pathology. His focus is on the motor neuron diseases ALS and spinal muscular atrophy. After joining Columbia’s Center for […]