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

Event and Space Rentals

The ASRC offers event and meeting spaces that can accommodate up to 100 guests for your next conference, reception, meeting, workshop, film shoot, or private event.

(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 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

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.

CUNY Biophysics Symposium

The third annual gathering of the CUNY biophysics community, featuring talks from CUNY faculty, students, and postdocs.
This meeting gives the opportunity for all across the CUNY Biophysics community to share their recent research results and discuss future directions.

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: 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

Metamaterials 2020

The 14th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena

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!

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 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