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Archive for March, 2012

Research Spotlight on NSF CAREER Awardee Spiridon Bakiras

March 6, 2012 | Awards, Faculty, Uncategorized

Spiridon Bakiras, Associate Professor of Computer Science at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and member of the doctoral faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, received a $489,161 NSF CAREER Award aimed at supporting his early-career research in increasing security and privacy in modern technology. Dr. Bakiras doesn’t work in a traditional lab.  Instead, he […]

CUNY Collaborative Incentive Research Grant, Round 18 Results

March 6, 2012 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, Funding

Eleven proposals were selected for funding for the 18th Round of the Collaborative incentive Research Grant.

Hunter Breast Cancer Researcher Gains Prominence

March 6, 2012 | Faculty, News

In a recent issue of the prestigious journal, Cell, (2012 Jan 20;148(1-2):244-58) Jill Bargonetti, Professor of Biology at Hunter College, co-authored a paper that discusses how mutations in the p53 protein affect the way cells associate with each other through the  regulation of lipids in the cell membranes. Mutations in the gene, p53, are commonly […]

Research Compliance Changes at CUNY

March 6, 2012 | Research Compliance, Vice Chancellor for Research

On September 9, 2011, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research hosted a University-wide townhall meeting to discuss the restructuring of the, CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)that would be rolled-out in November 2011.  After opening remarks by Vice Chancellor Gillian Small, Dr. Jeffrey Cohen, CEO of HRP Consulting Group, provided an overview of […]