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.

New York Glia Club Symposium

Faculty Host Carmen Melendez-Vasquez Agenda 2:00 p.m. - Mechanisms of lipid homeostasis in peripheral nerve myelination Corey Hefferman, Ph.D. Haesun Kim Lab, Rutgers University 2:30 p.m. - Age-dependent decline of TET1-mediated DNA hydroxymethylation impairs myelin regeneration after injury Sarah Moyon, Ph.D. Patrizia Casaccia Lab, Advanced Science ResearchCenter 3:00 p.m. - Epigenetic regulation of brain region-specific

Neuroscience Seminar: Norman J. Haughey, Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Targeting neutral sphingomyelinase to improve remyelination Speaker Norman J. Haughey Ph.D. Professor and Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Neurology Professor of Neuroimmunology and Neurological Infections Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Abstract For reasons that are not completely understood, remyelination is often incomplete, resulting in thin myelin sheaths with a disorganized myelin

Brain & Body

Dr. Patrizia Casaccia will discuss how brain & body health are interconnected, followed by exercise practice with fitness expert Raven

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?

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

New York Area Clocks Club

This is the longstanding New York Area Clocks Club. Every few months researchers in Biological Rhythms in the New York Area, including New Jersey and Philadelphia, get together to present and discuss new research.

Research and Library Skills

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

Glia Club Symposium

Glia Club Symposium will be held in Rutgers Univ. in Newark, NJ. Engelhard Hall Rm 100 Rutgers-Newark 190 University Ave Newark, NJ 07102

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

Glia Club Meeting

Glial symposium hosted by ASRC Neuroscience Initiative.

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

RNAScope

This event aims to promote and facilitate scientific discussions and exchanges among existing and future RNAscope® and Basescope® assays users from various institutions who want single-molecule sensitive detection of target expression in disease and normal tissue.

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,

RNAScope

This event aims to promote and facilitate scientific discussions and exchanges among existing and future RNAscope® and Basescope® assay users from various institutions who want single-molecule sensitive detection of target expression in disease and normal tissue.

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.

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.

How to Streamline your RNAscope Image Analysis with Imaris

Please come and join us for a workshop co-hosted by Epigenetics Core and Living Imaging Core. We will discuss how to use Imaris to streamline your RNAscope analysis using images generated at our core!

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.

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.

Brain Awareness Week: Ask Me Anything Session with professor Orie Shafer and his lab

Join the Neuroscience Initiative as they partner with the Dana Foundation to celebrate Brain Awareness Week, March 14-20. As a part of the public events hosted by the Neuroscience Initiative, professor Orie Shafer and his lab members will answer questions on how circadian clocks work, how the environment acts on your brain to affect your clock and sleep, and the effects of shifting to daylight saving time. 

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,