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.

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,

City of Science: Demystifying Drug Discoveries Michael Brown in Conversation with Kevin Gardner

Renowned physician-scientist Michael Brown (1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Joseph Goldstein) reveals firsthand insight into the process of discovering new drugs. Describing his own research on how our bodies sense cholesterol, which led to the development of statin drugs, Brown discusses how the seed of an idea in the laboratory develops

Defense and Intelligence Research Forum

Please join us May 6th for the Defense and Intelligence Research Forum hosted by The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY).

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.

From Bench To Bedside: Science Innovation and Technology

This event is part of the Velay Professional Development Webinar Series 2022 and will be hosted by Jessica Fields, Associate Director, NSF I-Corps Hub: NY Region & NYC Regional
Innovation Network.

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.

EHOS Training Schedule September 2022

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

Meet the Librarian: An Introduction to The Graduate Center Library’s Science Resources

Join us on September 30, 2022, at 2 p.m. for a session with the CUNY Graduate Center's Science Librarian Mason Brown, who will be discussing how to access and discover STEM research materials from off campus. Conducting science research remotely can be done successfully with a few simple but critical tools. In this session, Mason will

Guest Speaker and Graduate Center Alum, Dennis C. Liotta, Ph.D.

We are excited to announce Dr. Dennis C. Liotta, a Graduate Center alum, will be presenting a talk titled: “Novel Therapeutics for Treating Cancers, Neurological Disorders and Viral Diseases,” at the ASRC on Friday Oct. 28th.

Converge to Transform Seminar: Ting Xu, UC Berkeley

Please join us for a one-hour talk, as part of the ASRC's Converge to Transform: Interdisciplinary STEM Seminar Series, from Professor Ting Xu, University of California, Berkeley.

CUNY AcademicWorks: A Tool for Sharing Your Open-Access Research With the General Public

https://youtu.be/7Uoj-mUNPeU Public access to current scientific research is becoming more critical every day. Learn how to use CUNY Academic Works to further distribute your work and help the general public understand your research better. Join us on November 4, 2022, at 2 p.m. for a session with Megan Wacha, CUNY University Scholarly Communications Librarian, and Jill Cirasella,

Citation Manager: NanoBioNYC PhD Leadership Workshop Series, Fall 2022

Do you know how to write papers with references embedded? How about sharing your ‘citation libraries’ with collaborators?
Join to learn from GC’s science librarian Mason Brown – set it up properly now using Zotero and save yourself hours of tedious editing!

Discovering Your Career Strengths: NanoBioNYC PhD Leadership Workshop Series, Fall 2022

Start career mapping now with experts from GC’s Office of Career Planning and Professional Development (CP&PD), Jennifer Furlong, Emily Seamone, and Donald Goldstein, who will help you map your way to the career of your dreams. Find out which careers are aligned with your values, skills, interests, and personality traits!

Applied Science: A Conversation about STEM Higher Education & Science Communication With Malcolm Gladwell

Join us on December 2, 2022 at 2 p.m. for a special Communicating Your Science event with Malcolm Gladwell, New York Times best-selling author, social commentator and host of the podcast Revisionist History, where he’ll discuss the role that public higher education institutions can play in communicating science and ensuring that STEM education and research data

Visualizing Science Workshop: How to turn research into compelling media

Join us on January 27, 2023 at 2 p.m. for a special Communicating Your Science event with science filmmaker Tom McNamara. During this interactive talk, Tom will: Breakdown his strategies in visualizing and communicating science. Outline a practical media kit students and scientists can use in the lab and field to document their work. Highlight scientists who are currently