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2015 CUNY ASRC Joint Seed Program winners announced

More than a dozen faculty from throughout the City University of New York (CUNY) system have been selected as 2015 CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) Seed Grant winners. The program is a new funding opportunity for CUNY faculty to create research relationships at the ASRC, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary research approaches within the […]

CUNY ASRC names Tong Wang as Imaging Facility Manager

The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center recently named Tong Wang, PhD, as the manager of its Imaging Facility. Wang, who joined the ASRC from Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, specializes in multi-dimensional nanomaterial fabrication and characterization. He also has research interests in bio-inspired artificial molecular assemblies at nanometer scale, DNA nanostructure-based stimuli-responsive targeted drug […]

Soft Nano symposium on Thursday, June 18th at CUNY ASRC

The Nanoscience Initiative of The CUNY Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has announced the latest in a series of events, which will focus on Soft Nano, at 9am on Thursday, June 18th at the ASRC. Researchers from the Northeast corridor will present their research on soft nanoscale materials and there will be poster sessions and […]

CUNY ASRC welcomes World Science Festival Apprentices to its Nanoscience facilities

The City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) played host to a group of elementary school students in its Nanoscience Initiative facilities on Saturday, May 30. In conjunction with the World Science Festival, faculty and graduate students including Rein Ulijn, Director of the ASRC Nanoscience Initiative at the ASRC gave the participants […]

Research by CUNY ASRC Senior Research Director Bruce Johnson featured in Science magazine

Bruce Johnson, Senior Research Director for Computational Science in the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Structural Biology Initiative, was part of a long-term project featured in an article in Science published on Thursday, May 19. The study, led by Michael F. Summers of the University of Maryland Baltimore County, investigated the structure of part […]

CUNY ASRC installs cutting-edge Electron Beam Lithography system in NanoFab facility

The City University of New York’s (CUNY) Advanced Research Center (ASRC) recently installed a 100kV Electron Beam Lithography (EBL) system, further cementing its NanoFab facility’s status as one of the most advanced cleanroom facilities on the East Coast. The ASRC focuses CUNY initiatives in five dynamic fields of applied science: Nanoscience, Photonics, Structural Biology, Neuroscience […]

NYC scientific community gathers to discuss collaborative research at CUNY’s Advanced Science Research Center

NEW YORK, April 27, 2015 – Brian Greene and John Hockenberry were among the many scientific luminaries at the City University of New York (CUNY) Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) “Transcending Scientific Boundaries” event on April 23. Chancellor James B. Milliken provided a warm CUNY welcome as this distinguished audience arrived at the ASRC. The […]

Gillian Small Promotes Entrepreneurial Universities

Dr. Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor of Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, recently joined a gathering of high-level academic, venture capital and government leaders to discuss effective strategies for launching university start-ups and to showcase world-class start-ups. Dr. Small was among a prominent […]