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A Team of Undergrads, Led by Zhijing Zhao (Biology Major), Has Won the University-wide NLM/NCBI/NIH Metagenomics Discovery Challenge

June 21, 2018 | Announcements, Students

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Demonstrating the power of student data scientists and researchers, Deloitte and the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Library of Medicine (NLM) celebrated two student-led research teams that made significant new virus and antibiotic resistance discoveries. These student teams, from San Diego State University (SDSU) and Kingsborough Community College of […]

Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST INSTITUTE Summer 2018 Workshops

April 25, 2018 | Events

Are you interested in Geospatial technology? Do you want to learn how Global Positioning System (GPS), Geographic info systems (GIS) and remote sensing are used for analyzing and mapping the earth? Bronx Community College Geospatial Center of the CUNY CREST INSTITUTE is offering a series of geospatial workshops for this summer. The workshops will provide […]

It’s That Time of Year Again – Time for the Global City Nature Challenge! Let’s Find All of the Creatures That Call Our City Home

April 19, 2018 | Events

The City Nature Challenge is happening again and this year it’s global! Over 60 cities are participating! Once again, Macaulay Honors College is organizing the NYC arm of the City Nature Challenge. The CNC is basically a city-wide, 4-day BioBlitz open to anyone. Last year, over the days of the CNC, NYC made 3863 observations […]

Rain Research Foundation Opioid Relapse Reduction Therapeutics Grant Announcement

February 15, 2018 | Announcements, Funding

Brain Research Foundation (BRF) is announcing a new grant initiative. BRF invites eligible Principal Investigators to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the Opioid Relapse Reduction Therapeutics Grant by February 28, 2018. To be eligible, the PI must be a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty at a U.S. institution, working in the area of […]

CUNY licenses cutting-edge antimicrobial technology to QuatCare LLC

February 14, 2018 | News

The City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College Professor Dr. Robert Engel along with fellow researchers Drs. Karin Melkonian of Long Island University, and Jaimelee Rizzo of Pace University have developed a groundbreaking patented portfolio of antimicrobial technologies utilizing quaternarary ammonium compounds that reduce and eliminate contamination and cross contamination of pathogens, bacteria, fungi […]

CUNY Research Scholars Program Student Profile: Sheila Sarkar

December 21, 2017 | Students

As a CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) student, my goal is to explore the multidisciplinary nature of science in a project setting and to delve deeply into research and scientific writing. Before joining CRSP, I did not have a science background but was exposed to the scientific inquiry process in enterprise-level technology and applied a […]

Apply Now for Spring 2018 Reading & Discussion Programs!

November 3, 2017 | Events

Open to any tax-exempt organization in New York State, Humanities New York’s Reading & Discussion Programs bring together community members for a series of thematically-linked, text-based conversations about important ideas. Fourteen themes are available: The Poetry and Thought of Audre Lorde: NEW! Explore the life and work of Audre Lorde, one of the foremost poets of the 20th […]

The Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies Research Awards Program

October 23, 2017 | Funding

Submission deadline: January 5, 2018. Send complete applications to: Application Form: The Murphy Institute’s Research Awards Program supports original qualitative and quantitative research by CUNY scholars on issues relevant to the labor and social justice movements, both nationally and locally. Researchers from all academic disciplines are invited to apply. The Awards Program is […]

The Graduate Center and Princeton University Explore the Interface Between Physics and Biology

October 23, 2017 | News

The Graduate Center (GC) of the City University of New York (CUNY) has entered into a joint endeavor with Princeton University to explore the interface between biology and physics through the establishment of the Center for the Physics of Biological Function. This effort will be supported by the National Science Foundation through a $13 million […]

Mousensor, LLC Receives NSF SBIR Grant to Decode the Human Sense of Smell

October 17, 2017 | News

MouSensor, LLC has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $225,000 to conduct research and development (R&D) work on decoding the human sense of smell. MouSensor, LLC is an early-stage biotech company that engineers super sniffer mice to build a human-nose-on-a-chip based on fundamental research performed at the Feinstein lab for Neurogenetics at Hunter […]