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Mousensor, LLC Receives NSF SBIA 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 […]

GrantForward Webinar for The City University of New York

October 10, 2017 | Events

The Research Foundation at CUNY is holding a GrantForward remote webinar on October 19th at 2:00 p.m. The wbinar will go through the following guide document(s). For your reference, you may want to download it and have it open during the webinar. GrantForward Researcher Welcome Guide Screen/Audio Connection To attend the presentation, you will need […]

The Inaugural Symposium of the CUNY ASRC Neuroscience Initiative

September 27, 2017 | Events

Please join us for the inaugural symposium of the Advanced Science Research Center of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (ASRC) Neuroscience Initiative. The focus of the symposium will be on myelin and glial cells. This daylong symposium will highlight research on glial cells (e.g., microglia, astrocyte, and oligodendrocytes) and myelin, […]

You’re Invited! Attend the New York Marine Sciences Consortium Annual Conference

September 26, 2017 | Events

The New York Marine Sciences Consortium Annual Conference, hosted by CUNY and Cornell, is Saturday, October 21. Will you be in attendance? Get registered and learn more at http://bit.ly/2fPkZ7k

Several CUNY Innovators Will Presenting at the 2017 NYC Media Labs (NYCML) Annual Summit

September 20, 2017 | Events

Next Thursday, September 28, is the NYC Media Labs (NYCML) Annual Summit at The New School. This year, there are a number of innovators from CUNY presenting in the Demo Expo portion of the event. VIRTUAL + AUGMENTED REALITY City of Green Dreams Lehman College, CUNY, and EON Reality VR Training Academy City of Green […]

What Can You Be with a PhD?

September 20, 2017 | Events

Date: November 4-5, 2017 Start Time: 10:00am Location: NYU Langone Medical Center (550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016) There are 25 sessions scheduled over two days, Saturday November 4th and Sunday November 5th. The event runs Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm and Sunday 10:00am-4:30pm, and you can find out more info on our website http://whatcanyoubewithaphd.com/ The website […]

Scientists Revise the Elymnias Hübner Species and Subspecies Delimitations in Light of an Integrative Taxonomic Investigation Using External Morphology

September 20, 2017 | News

David Lohman, associate professor of biology at The City College of New York’s Division of Science co-authored a papered titled An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias Hübner, 1818 (Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). In it, Lohman and his colleagues revise the taxonomy of Asian palmflies in the genus Elymnias, based on a new study on the butterflies’ […]

Hunter Professor Awarded $3.6M NIH Research Grant to study Stigma and HIV-related Health Outcomes

September 19, 2017 | Funding, News

Hunter College’s Center for HIV/AIDS Educational Studies and Training (CHEST; @CHESTNYC) has been awarded a five-year research grant (R01-MH114735) for more than $3.65 million from the National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH) to better understand how stigma is associated with mental and physical health outcomes for HIV-positive gay and bisexual men. The Principal Investigator (PI) […]

New Queens College Master’s Degree Program Will Train Computer Science Teachers

August 23, 2017 | News

This coming Friday, Queens College will launch a first-of-it’s-kind degree program that aims to close the computer-science teaching gap. The new Master’s in Science Education degree is the only of its kind in New York State. It targets NYC public high school math teachers and will prepare graduates to teach both math and computer science […]

Researchers describe neural mechanisms for gregariousness and monogamy in zebra finches

August 17, 2017 | News, Research

How do gregarious songbirds such as zebra finches, where both males and females live in close proximity and where females may be attracted by the songs of many potential suitors, sustain monogamy? A new study appearing in eLife sheds light on how males have evolved a high tolerance to birdsong while females have evolved a […]