Robert Alfano, CUNY Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York, has won the inaugural Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award. The annual prize, awarded by the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), is given for work that has the potential to significantly contribute to new discoveries in biology or [...]
On January 5, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research—as part of its Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) program—held a grant-writing workshop entitled Building the Foundations for Pedagogical Research at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. The one-day event was designed to provide practical information and guidance for community college faculty as [...]
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 [...]
Eleven proposals were selected for funding for the 18th Round of the Collaborative incentive Research Grant.
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 [...]
On September 22, 2011 the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research held a roundtable discussion as part of its ongoing Women in Science programming. The event brought together notable women scholars and administrators from across CUNY to address the topic of Negotiating a Successful Academic Career.
Four projects were funded through the 2011 Community College Collaborative Incentive Research Grant (C3IRG) program.
Dr. Robert Anderson (CCNY) has been named a finalist for the prestigious Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists.
Professor of Chemistry Dr. Mahesh Lakshman (CCNY) is the recent recipient of a National Institutes of Health exploratory grant for his work with novel anti-viral agents.
Dr. John Waldman (Queens) spent part of his summer on a research expedition to Mongolia in search of a rare and primitive fish, the taimen. During the trip, Dr. Waldman kept a blog documenting his experiences.