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ASRC Executive Director elected to Association for Women in Science Board of Directors

July 22, 2015 | News

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) elected Dr. Gillian Small, CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), to serve on its 14-person national governing board. “Dr. Small’s commitment to diversity in scholarship, research and entrepreneurship is exceptional and we are privileged to have her serve […]

Isaacs named to CUNY ASRC Leadership Council

July 14, 2015 | News

The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has named John Isaacs, Executive Vice President of CBRE Group, Inc. and New York City Life Science practice leader, to its Leadership Council. “John Isaacs is a visionary with a deep interest in the Life Sciences and we are deeply grateful to have him […]

Nanoscience Initiative hosts over 100 at Soft Nano Symposium

July 8, 2015 | Nanoscience Initiative, News

The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) hosted the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative’s Soft Nano Symposium on June 18th. Scientists from The City University of New York (CUNY), New York University, Columbia University and other research institutions on the East Coast presented their latest research to the more than 100 attendees hailing from across the country. […]

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 AOL Charitable Foundation, which will support all 20 high school girls attending. AOL Inc. 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 | News, Structural Biology Initiative

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 Initiative, 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 Initiative, 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 Initiative, 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. […]