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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.

Gillian Small participates in New York Regenerative Medicine Symposium at NewYorkBIO 25th Anniversary Conference

May 7, 2015 | News

NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 – Gillian Small, CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, participated in a symposium on New York Regenerative Medicine on Monday, May 4 at the Time Warner Center. The symposium, which focused on the potential for personalized medical care in the wake […]

Bacterial environmental sensors regulated in unexpected way

May 5, 2015 | News

In a paper published in the Dec. 16 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) researchers from the Gardner laboratory and the UT Southwestern Structural Biology Lab describe their studies of a novel light-activated histidine kinase. Such enzymes commonly serve as the environmental sensors for bacteria via their roles in “two […]

Gillian Small Promotes Entrepreneurial Universities

April 14, 2015 | News

Dr. Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor of Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, recently joined a gathering of high-level academic, venture capital and government leaders to discuss effective strategies for launching university start-ups and to showcase world-class start-ups. Dr. Small was among a prominent […]

Crain’s hosts Business of Life Sciences at CUNY

March 30, 2015 | ASRC News Home, News

Crain’sNew York Business hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 15 that examined one of New York’s fastest growing industries—the life sciences. The panel of experts, that included Dr. Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor of Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, examined 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 […]