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.

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.

CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences: Nir London, Weizmann Institute

To receive the Zoom link, please send your name and affiliation to mphilipp@gc.cuny.edu. Speaker: Nir London, Ph.D., The Alan and Laraine Fischer Career Development Chair, Department of Organic Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science Title: Crowdsourcing a Cure for COVID-19 Abstract: COVID-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2, lacks effective therapeutics. Additionally, no antiviral drugs or vaccines were developed against

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,

Campus Safety Info-Session

Campus Safety - General Information and Situational Awareness Training hosted by CCNY Public Safety.

Science Communication and IlluminationSpace Tour

This event is part of the 2022 Professional Development Seminar Series hosted by the CUNY Office of Research, in partnership with the Velay Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

EHOS Training Session: Lab Safety

These are zoom trainings, provided by Tom Dickson with Environmental Health and Occupational Safety, to ensure that all researchers and guests of the ASRC meet safety and regulatory requirements before working in labs/ the building.

EHOS Training Session: Cryogenic Safety

These are zoom trainings, provided by Tom Dickson with Environmental Health and Occupational Safety, to ensure that all researchers and guests of the ASRC meet safety and regulatory requirements before working in labs/ the building.

EHOS Training Session: C14 FDNY Fire Safety

These are zoom trainings, provided by Tom Dickson with Environmental Health and Occupational Safety, to ensure that all researchers and guests of the ASRC meet safety and regulatory requirements before working in labs/ the building.

Photonics Seminar: Qitong Li, Stanford University

Please join the Photonics Initiative for a one-hour talk from Qitong Li, titled: Improved Light-Field Control and Light-Matter Interaction via Optically Resonant Nanostructures for Device Applications Abstract – The Starting from the 1970s, great efforts have been made to miniaturize bulky optical devices. This progress accelerated significantly over the last decade due to the emerging

EHOS Training Session: Cryogenic Safety

These are zoom trainings, provided by Tom Dickson with Environmental Health and Occupational Safety, to ensure that all researchers and guests of the ASRC meet safety and regulatory requirements before working in labs/ the building.

EHOS Training Session: Lab Safety

These are zoom trainings, provided by Tom Dickson with Environmental Health and Occupational Safety, to ensure that all researchers and guests of the ASRC meet safety and regulatory requirements before working in labs/ the building.

EHOS Training Session: Cryogenic Safety

These are zoom trainings, provided by Tom Dickson with Environmental Health and Occupational Safety, to ensure that all researchers and guests of the ASRC meet safety and regulatory requirements before working in labs/ the building.

Applying to Grad School: How to Prepare and What to Expect

Please join us on July 12th for a talk from Jason Patterson, Assistant Director of Admissions at the CUNY Graduate Center & Joshua Brumberg, Interim Director of the Advanced Science Research Center and Dean for the Sciences, CUNY Graduate Center.

ASRC/ City College Ice Cream Social

Faculty, staff, students, visitors and more- you're invited to join us on the ASRC's north terrace for an ice cream social from 12pm-3pm.

EHOS Training Schedule August 2022

These are Zoom trainings.  The login and Pass Code information are located on the schedule and registration is not required. 

Pop-Up Science in St. Nicholas Park Plaza

This pop-up booth in the park is hosted by the ASRC's STEM Outreach and Education Manager, Kendra Krueger, along with volunteers to bring those interested in STEM ages 5 and up for activities including: Test tube lava lamps Virtual reality tours Bio-bracelets with pipe-cleaners Science zine making Please see the attached flyer for further info.

NYC Builds Bio+ Tour and Reception at the ASRC

Join us for an interactive tour of the Advanced Science Research Center at CUNY and its uniquely laid out design. Meet scientists and industry researchers that are working together in this collaborative space for innovation.