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Archive for May, 2015

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

May 26, 2015 | News, Structural Biology Initiative

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.

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 […]