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Kevin Gardner Named To Lead ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative

November 12, 2013 | News, Structural Biology Initiative

  > 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 […]

ASRC in the News: Business Boot Camp for Scientists

September 11, 2013 | News

Gillian Small, CUNY’s vice chancellor for research and the executive director of the Advanced Science Research Center, is spearheading a $3.7 million National Science Foundation grant designed to help scientists fast-track their research to the marketplace. The initiative was featured recently by the New York Daily News: CUNY science-business boot camp fosters research-to-marketplace

Delivering Water From Disaster

June 18, 2013 | News

Some 350 experts from around the world recently issued the Bonn Declaration on Global Water Supply — a sobering report on our conflicted relationship with water and the consequences of decades of thoughtless neglect and misguided decisions. Charles J. Vörösmarty, director of the ASRC’s Environmental CrossRoads Initiative, was part of the team that drafted the […]

Vörösmarty Addresses UN Group on Global Water Crisis

May 2, 2013 | Environmental Sciences Initiative, News

  Charles J. Vörösmarty, director of the ASRC’s Environmental CrossRoads Initiative, will speak to United Nations representatives on the emerging global water crisis at a meeting at the Hungarian mission on May 3. Dr. Vörösmarty will discuss global threats to human water security and biodiversity. The meeting is hosted by the Steering Group of the […]

NSF Awards $3.7 Million for Research-to-Marketplace Initiative

April 2, 2013 | News

  New York Daily News:  CUNY brings National Science Foundation science-business ‘boot camp’ to New York   (CUNY Newswire)  In a move designed to fast-track research to the marketplace, the National Science Foundationhas awarded a three-year $3.74 million grant to a collaboration between The City University of New York, Columbia University and New York University. […]