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Environmental Sciences Initiative team members featured in Science, Daedalus and Global Environmental Change on global water systems

Five papers written by members and affiliates of The City University of New York’s (CUNY) Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Environmental CrossRoads Initiative have been published recently, including three in Science magazine. “We’re very proud of the exemplary work from Environmental CrossRoads led by Dr. Charles Vörösmarty at the ASRC,” said Dr. Gillian Small, CUNY […]

ASRC Professor’s study of forces between one atom thick layers published in Nature Materials

Dr. Elisa Riedo, Professor of Physics at the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), and a team of international scientists recently investigated the interaction between atomically thin layers in two-dimensional materials, the study of which appeared in June in Nature Materials magazine. “Researchers are seeking to understand two-dimensional materials because of […]

Company co-founded by ASRC Nanoscience Director incorporates in United States

A biomaterials company begun by CUNY Advanced Science Research Center Nanoscience Initiative Director Dr. Rein Ulijn recently announced plans to expand its New York offices after receiving Series A funding. Biogelx Ltd., based at BioCity Scotland, has received an injection of nearly a million dollars (£630,000) from Scottish Investment Bank, Jonathan Loredo of Peak Capital […]

ASRC Executive Director elected to Association for Women in Science Board of Directors

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) elected Dr. Gillian Small, CUNY Vice Chancellor for Research and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), to serve on its 14-person national governing board. “Dr. Small’s commitment to diversity in scholarship, research and entrepreneurship is exceptional and we are privileged to have her serve […]

CUNY ASRC Nanofab Facility names its 2015-16 research scholars

Two PhD candidates from The City College of New York have been named the 2015-16 NanoFab Fellows at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Nanofabrication Facility. Shawn Mishra (Biomedical Engineering) and Tal Galfsky (Physics) will have access to the world-class nanofabrication processing tools at the ASRC, in an effort to become technical experts and […]

Isaacs named to CUNY ASRC Leadership Council

The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has named John Isaacs, Executive Vice President of CBRE Group, Inc. and New York City Life Science practice leader, to its Leadership Council. “John Isaacs is a visionary with a deep interest in the Life Sciences and we are deeply grateful to have him […]

Nanoscience Initiative hosts over 100 at Soft Nano Symposium

The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) hosted the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative’s Soft Nano Symposium on June 18th. Scientists from The City University of New York (CUNY), New York University, Columbia University and other research institutions on the East Coast presented their latest research to the more than 100 attendees hailing from across the country. […]

CUNY Advanced Science Research Center to host computer science immersion program this summer in partnership with AOL Charitable Foundation

This summer, the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) will host a computer science immersion program run by Girls Who Code. The seven-week initiative is funded by a grant provided by AOL Charitable Foundation, which will support all 20 high school girls attending. AOL Inc. provided additional support by donating laptops for the students and […]

Elisa Riedo newest faculty member with CUNY ASRC’s Nanoscience Initiative

The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has appointed Dr. Elisa Riedo as Professor of Physics within the Nanoscience Initiative. Riedo, who will also hold a professorship at the department of physics at The City College of New York, specializes in fundamental and applied aspects of nanoscale experimental science. She is […]

CUNY ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative adds Amédée des Georges as latest faculty member

The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has named Dr. Amédée des Georges as an Assistant Professor with the Structural Biology Initiative. Des Georges’ research focuses on how regulatory factors influence the function of large macromolecular assemblies and how the malfunction of such control mechanisms leads to disease. Using state-of-the-art methods […]