Convening meetings, workshops, seminars, and public programs is a key part of the mission at the Advanced Science Research Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY, promoting collaboration between campus-based faculty, ASRC faculty, theorists, and experimentalists across New York City.

Nanoscience Initiative: Ognjen Ilic, California Institute of Technology

Photons as Energy and Fuel: Harnessing Nanoscale Light-Matter Interactions in Terrestrial and Space Domains. Ognjen Ilic, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Applied Physics and Materials Sciences, California Institute of Technology The diverse range of available thermodynamic resources—from the Sun at 6,000 degrees to cold space at 3 degrees—offers great potential for energy and environmental applications. To

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Nanoscience Seminar: Dimitri Deheyn, University of California, San Diego

Living Light: Towards Understanding the Fundamental Mechanism of Color & Light Production in Nature Speaker Dimitri Deheyn, Ph.D. University of California, San Diego Dimitri Deheyn is a Scripps marine biologist developing research in the field of biomimicry: the process of emulating Nature to support green and sustainable innovations for various industries. His research aims at

Nanoscience Seminar: Young Jo Kim, University of New Hampshire

Bioinspired materials for powering next generation biomedical devices Speaker Young Jo Kim University of New Hampshire. Abstract Biodegradable electronics presents an emerging paradigm in biomedical applications by exhibiting various advantages afforded by electronically active devices systems and obviating issues with chronic implants such as infection, inflammation, and costly surgical procedures. Devices designed for oral administration

Joint Nanoscience & Structural Biology Seminar: Wilhelm Huck, Radboud University Nijmegen

Dissipative systems showing signs of life Speaker: Wilhelm Huck Radboud University Nijmegen Abstract Complex networks of chemical reactions together define how life works. We are familiar with the metabolic networks studied in biochemistry, and in recent decades many regularly recurring network motifs have been uncovered that are responsible for much of the functional behaviour in

Herman Z. Cummins Lecture V: Jörg Wrachtrup, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Nanoscale Quantum Sensing Guest Speaker Jörg Wrachtrup Institute for Quantum Science and Technology (IQST) and Center for Applied Quantum Technologies University of Stuttgart, Germany Abstract The accuracy of measurements is limited by quantum mechanics. Ingenious demonstrations, like measuring gravitational fields or time have explored accuracy limits and reached fundamental obstructions. Yet, precision measurements so far

Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Daniela Kroiss

"Minimalistic peptide-based supramolecular systems relevant to the chemical origin of life" Daniela Kroiss Ph.D. Candidate, Biochemistry Hunter College City University of New York (CUNY) Thesis Advisor: Professor Rein Ulijn, Hunter College

Social Media for Scientists Lunch & Learn Workshop

Want to Become a Science Influencer? Then please join Graduate Center Social Media Coordinator Coralie Carlson for an hour-long brown bag lunch & learn where she’ll cover how you can effectively use social media to promote science! This workshop is for ASRC faculty, students and staff who want to quickly bone up on best practices

Research and Library Skills

Need to know how to access journals and articles from on campus or from home?

CUNY Nano Day

Join the Nanoscience community at the Advanced Science Research Center to share your exciting research and recent achievements!

Lab Safety Training

Lab safety training for ASRC researchers and core facility users. Contact: Aldo Orlando, aldo.orlando@asrc.cuny.edu

Lab Safety Training

Lab safety training for ASRC researchers and core facility users. Contact: Aldo Orlando, aldo.orlando@asrc.cuny.edu

Lab Safety Training

Lab safety training for ASRC researchers and core facility users. Contact: Aldo Orlando, aldo.orlando@asrc.cuny.edu

The ASRC @ 5: Showcasing Interdisciplinary Excellence

The CUNY ASRC is designed to inspire and enable interdisciplinary research that brings together scientists from across CUNY’s 25 campuses and beyond to create solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. As we mark our fifth year of work, we invite fellow faculty, staff, and students from across CUNY and beyond to join

Research and Library Skills

This workshop will discuss how to identify predatory and phony journals and publishers.

Lab Safety Training

Lab safety training for ASRC researchers and core facility users.

Cybersecurity for Small Business

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, NY District Attorney's Office, and NYC & Company have partnered to offer "Cybersecurity for Small Business", to provide information and tools for NYC businesses. The expert panel will discuss threats, best practices, and tools available to mitigate risk.

Lab Safety Training

Lab safety training for ASRC researchers and core facility users. Contact: Aldo Orlando, aldo.orlando@asrc.cuny.edu

STEM Undergraduate Summer Research Info Session

This event will feature a number of undergraduate summer research programs which place students with mentors at the CUNY ASRC and other local institutions. Many programs offer stipends and other support packages. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with a representative from The Graduate Center's Office of Admissions, tour ASRC labs, mingle with

March for Science Information Session

March for Science NYC is the official satellite of March for Science, a volunteer network of scientists committed to science for a common good. In NYC, we are expanding our team and programming in 2020! This information session will give an introduction to our organization and our plans for 2020, including our upcoming march and

Lab Safety Training

Lab safety training for ASRC researchers and core facility users. Contact: Aldo Orlando, aldo.orlando@asrc.cuny.edu

CUNY STEM Postdoc Town Hall

Come share your insights on the professional development, career navigation, and networking needs of CUNY’s STEM postdocs with the goal of shaping future programs from the ASRC and Graduate Center. Refreshments will be served during a reception after the townhall so you can meet your colleagues. Please register to attend in-person or online by Monday,

GRAPHENE FOR US

New York (USA) will host the 3rd edition of the Graphene & 2D Materials International Conference and Exhibition (GrapheneforUS).

(ONLINE) Call to Action: Research Against COVID-19 Webinar

Post event update: The registration for this event is closed. Watch the webinar below or on YouTube, and read more about the event. For more information on how you can participate in the programs at ASRC Sensor CAT, please visit the Sensor CAT website or contact Tavis Ezell at tezell@gc.cuny.edu. The ASRC Sensor Center for

(ONLINE) Lab Safety Training

Lab safety training for ASRC researchers and core facility users. For more information about joining in on Zoom, contact Aldo Orlando by April 7th aorlando@gc.cuny.edu

ASRC Graduate Students Meeting

The next G.S.L. meeting will take place on  Tuesday (05/12) from 3 pm – 5 pm via the Zoom.

Women Making History

The goal is to inspire young female trainees (postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students) to pursue their career goals and learn about what obstacles they might face, as well as how to overcome them.

Virtual Symposium: Systems Chemistry

A three-day virtual symposium on life-like emergent behavior in complex molecules and ensembles featuring interactive discussions, keynotes, and a Twitter-based poster session.

ASRC Graduate Students Meeting

What type of information does the CP&PD offers to support GC students and postdocs in exploring and understanding career paths and achieving their professional goals in the industry, academic, non-profit, government, and for-profit sectors.

The Urban Public University as an Engine of Recovery

Please join the CUNY ASRC and CUNY Graduate School of Public Health on Tuesday, July 7 for the next session of the Thriving after Massive Global Disruption webinar series hosted by the University of Strathclyde (UK) and involving partner Universities from across the globe. Tuesday, July 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m. ET REGISTER: https://bit.ly/ThriveAfterPandemic The COVID-19

Virtual Film Screening: PICTURE A SCIENTIST

Join the CUNY ASRC and CUNY Office of Research for a virtual screening of PICTURE A SCIENTIST, a film that chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in

Meet the Editor: Open Access Journals

Join us on October 16, 2020 at 1 p.m. for a session with eLife Editor-In-Chief Michael Eisen and Nature Communications Editor-in-Chief Elisa De Ranieri, where we’ll discuss considerations for publishing with open-access journals.

Science Op-Ed Writing Bootcamp

This event is part of Communicating Your Science, a series of talks and workshops aimed at helping STEM professionals publish and communicate their research.

CUNY Nano Day 2021

Please join the CUNY Nanoscience Community as we share our research stories and welcome new researchers into the community. The virtual symposium will feature interactive talks, a Science Art & Meme Competition, and a fun networking session.

Improving DEI in STEM

This event is part of Communicating Your Science, a series of talks and workshops aimed at helping STEM professionals publish and communicate their research.

How to Combat Unconscious Bias in Academia

The recently published NSF Survey on Doctorate Recipients, 2019, highlights the lack of progress made in diversifying the STEM professoriate. Hispanic or Latinx scientists and engineers comprise 5% of PhDs employed by 4-year educational institutions, and Black or African American scientists and engineers, 4%. During this event, we will explore one contributing factor to underrepresentation

How to Become an Aspen Institute Science Mentor

This event is part of Communicating Your Science, a series of talks and workshops aimed at helping STEM professionals publish and communicate their research.

Nanoscience Approaches to Cancer

Please register online here. Biomaterials at the Interface of Tissue Engineering & Cancer Immunology Matthew T. Wolf, Ph.D. Laboratory of Cancer Immunometabolism, National Cancer Institute DNA-Based Nanostructures for Chemical and Biological Analysis Devleena Samanta, Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin Exploiting the Fluorous Effect to Develop Adaptive Theranostic Devices in Oncology Scott H. Medina, Ph.D.

Sharing Your Research Through Images & Graphics

This event is part of Communicating Your Science, a series of talks and workshops aimed at helping STEM professionals publish and communicate their research.

CUNY Women in STEM: Building Our Network

Join us for a professional development and networking event open to all CUNY graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty interested in furthering their STEM academic research careers! 

Converge to Transform Interdisciplinary STEM Seminar Series

Join us for the next speaker in this series: Benjamin A Garcia, PhD, Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at the Washington University School of Medicine, in St. Louis.

Easy Science Videos With Lumen5 & iPhones

This event is part of Communicating Your Science, a series of talks and workshops aimed at helping STEM professionals publish and communicate their research.

Undergrad Research Open House at the ASRC

Join the Macaulay STEM Society, an organization that promotes research opportunities and allows students to explore their interests in STEM, at 11 a.m. on March 25 to explore research opportunities for undergrads at the ASRC. The day will consist of lab tours, lunch and a faculty/mentor meet-and-greet. Research areas at the ASRC include Nanoscience, Photonics,