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How Seahorses Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Process of Evolution

January 24, 2017 | Faculty, Research

There are over 300 species of pipefish and seahorses roaming the sea, and they all have some form of male pregnancy. A female will deposit her eggs into a male’s brood pouch and the male will fertilize and nurture the eggs as they develop. Overall, males have complete confidence over the pregnancy. Meaning, each egg […]

Two Undergraduate Students Traveled Aboard the Research Vessel Manta to the Gulf of Mexico!

January 12, 2017 | Research, Students

Mercer R. Brugler, Assistant Professor of Biology at New York City College of Technology (NYCCT) recently sent two undergraduate researchers, Nicole Bellaflores-Mejia (a Bridges to the Baccalaureate Scholar) and Sheila Moaleman (a NYCCT Baccalaureate Student Research Scholar), on a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) expedition aboard the research vessel Manta to the Gulf of […]

2016-2017 Airline Food Study: Learn Health Ratings, Make Healthier Choices 35,000ft in the Air & More!

December 1, 2016 | News, Research

There will more than 38 million passengers traveling during this holiday season. Knowing what are the ‘best’ and ‘worst’ choices is a valuable tool for any traveler, so Dr. Charles Platkin, the director of the NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and editor of DietDetective.com once again studied the best ‘Calorie Bargains’ and “Calorie […]

ASRC NanoFabrication Facility Expands Its User Base

August 23, 2016 | News, Research

Originally published in May for the Spring 2016 Research Newsletter The NanoFabrication Facility (NanoFab) located at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center first opened its doors to users in September 2015.  The NanoFab is a shared research space that serves students, faculty, and research staff from CUNY and outside research intuitions, government, and industrial partners. […]

Congratulations to the Junior Faculty Award Winners!

January 23, 2014 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, Funding, News, Research

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research congratulates the 2013 CUNY Junior Faculty Award Winners.  The CUNY Junior Faculty Research Award in Science and Engineering Program aims to cultivate the excellence and ensure the promise of research-intensive, early career, science and engineering faculty at CUNY. It is expected that this early career opportunity will […]

ASRC Update: The ASRC Cleanroom Facility

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Flagship Research, News, Research

The ASRC cleanroom is a state-of-the-art facility for interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and applied nanotechnology. The cleanroom offers a comprehensive set of tools to help researchers develop new micro- and nanoscale devices, such as integrated circuits, advanced sensors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and microfluidic systems. The cleanroom is also equipped to support nanotechnology research that spans […]

Faculty Spotlight: Samik Sengupta, John Jay College

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Awards, Faculty, News, Research

In 2012, the National Science Foundation recognized Shamik Sangupta’s research with a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, given “in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.” Dr. Sengupta also […]

CUNY and UNICEF join forces to promote innovation on a global scale

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Awards, News, Research

Back in July, CUNY students gathered at UNICEF’s New York headquarters to pitch their ideas to a panel of experts at the culminating event in the inaugural CUNY Designs for UNICEF Challenge. This program was conceived of and developed by Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small and the UNICEF Innovation Unit co-lead Christopher Fabian. The […]

Transforming Undergraduate Education

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Faculty, Funding, News, Programs, Research

How do we ensure that all undergraduate students at CUNY get a taste of research excellence?  Because participation in research by undergraduates has been demonstrated to be a high-impact educational practice, creative ways are needed to integrate this experience into the curriculum in order to broaden participation.  This summer, two National Science Foundation grants were […]

STEM Education Goes Pro

January 22, 2014 | Announcements, Faculty, Postdoctoral Development, Research

The City Universityof New York has begun, with the assistance of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, an initiative to provide more opportunities for studentsinterested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to land well paying jobs in industry, government and non-profit organizations. CUNY’s Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree is a two-year graduate degree that combines […]