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CUNY Advanced Science Research Center to host computer science immersion program this summer in partnership with AOL Charitable Foundation

July 2, 2015 | News

This summer, the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) will host a computer science immersion program run by Girls Who Code. The seven-week initiative is funded by a grant provided by The AOL Charitable Foundation which will support all 20 high school girls attending. AOL provided additional support by donating laptops for the students and […]

CUNY ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative adds Amédée des Georges as latest faculty member

July 1, 2015 | Uncategorized

The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has named Dr. Amédée des Georges as an Assistant Professor with the Structural Biology Initiative. Des Georges’ research focuses on how regulatory factors influence the function of large macromolecular assemblies and how the malfunction of such control mechanisms leads to disease. Using state-of-the-art methods […]

Elisa Riedo newest faculty member with CUNY ASRC’s Nanoscience Initiative

July 1, 2015 | Nanoscience, News

The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has appointed Dr. Elisa Riedo, as Professor of Physics within the Nanoscience Initiative. Riedo, who will also hold a professorship at the department of physics at The City College of New York, specializes in fundamental and applied aspects of nanoscale experimental science. She is […]

2015 CUNY ASRC Joint Seed Program winners announced

June 12, 2015 | News

More than a dozen faculty from throughout the City University of New York (CUNY) system have been selected as 2015 CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) Seed Grant winners. The program is a new funding opportunity for CUNY faculty to create research relationships at the ASRC, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary research approaches within the […]

CUNY ASRC names Tong Wang as Imaging Facility Manager

June 8, 2015 | Nanoscience, News

The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center recently named Tong Wang, PhD, as the manager of its Imaging Facility. Wang, who joined the ASRC from Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, specializes in multi-dimensional nanomaterial fabrication and characterization. He also has research interests in bio-inspired artificial molecular assemblies at nanometer scale, DNA nanostructure-based stimuli-responsive targeted drug […]

CUNY ASRC welcomes World Science Festival Apprentices to its Nanoscience facilities

June 4, 2015 | Nanoscience, News

  The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) played host to a group of elementary school students in its Nanoscience Initiative facilities on Saturday, May 30. In conjunction with the World Science Festival, faculty and graduate students including Rein Ulijn, Director of the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative at the ASRC gave the […]

2014 Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe visits CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

June 3, 2015 | News

Nobel Prize Laureate John O’Keefe, graduate of The City College of New York, visited the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center in advance of the 2015 commencement ceremonies for CCNY. CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research and ASRC Executive Director Gillian Small hosted a breakfast at the ASRC on Friday, May 29, that included the acclaimed neuroscientist. […]

Research by CUNY ASRC Senior Research Director Bruce Johnson featured in Science magazine

May 26, 2015 | News

Bruce Johnson, Senior Research Director for Computational Science in the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Structural Biology Initiative, was part of a long-term project featured in an article in Science published on Thursday, May 19. The study, led by Michael F. Summers of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, investigated the structure of part […]

CUNY ASRC installs cutting-edge Electron Beam Lithography system in NanoFab facility

May 22, 2015 | Nanofab, News

The City University of New York’s (CUNY) Advanced Research Center (ASRC) recently installed a 100kV Electron Beam Lithography (EBL) system, further cementing its NanoFab facility’s status as one of the most advanced cleanroom facilities on the East Coast. The ASRC focuses CUNY initiatives in five dynamic fields of applied science: Nanoscience, Photonics, Structural Biology, Neuroscience […]

NYC scientific community gathers to discuss collaborative research at CUNY’s Advanced Science Research Center

May 21, 2015 | News

NEW YORK, April 27, 2015 – Brian Greene and John Hockenberry were among the many scientific luminaries at the City University of New York (CUNY) Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) “Transcending Scientific Boundaries” event on April 23. Chancellor James B. Milliken provided a warm CUNY welcome as this distinguished audience arrived at the ASRC.