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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 […]

Crain’s hosts Business of Life Sciences at CUNY

Crain’s New York Business hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, April 15 that examined one of New York’s fastest growing industries—the life sciences. The panel of experts, that included Dr. Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor of Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, examined how the […]

Bacterial environmental sensors regulated in unexpected way

Dec. 16 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) researchers from the Gardner laboratory and the UT Southwestern Structural Biology Lab describe their studies of a novel light-activated histidine kinase. Such enzymes commonly serve as the environmental sensors for bacteria via their roles in “two component signaling pathways,” sensitizing their hosts […]

ASRC Hosts Town Hall for CUNY Faculty

The Advanced Science Research Center hosted a “Town Hall” meeting on November 20th, opening its doors for the first time to faculty from across the University. The meeting was designed to engage the CUNY community with the ASRC and explain how to take advantage of the center’s world-class facilities. This afternoon event included a tour […]

TIAA-CREF Conference Highlights Workforce Challenges

At the 2014 Higher Education Leadership Conference — TIAA-CREF Institute’s signature annual event — Gillian Small, Vice Chancellor for Research at the City University of New York and Executive Director of CUNY’s Advanced Science Research Center, joined a wide-ranging list of prominent speakers assembled to present the latest academic and business model innovations on campuses […]

New SBI Personnel

We welcome two new additions to the CUNY Structural Biology Initiative, effective Jan 5. Dr. Bruce Johnson has been hired as the Senior Research Director of Computing.  Bruce is a leader in the area of developing software to support structural biology and chemistry applications, including his widely-used NMRViewJ package (http://www.onemoonscientific.com) for NMR data processing and […]

Beautiful Mind Gala Celebrates Neuroscience Research

At its recent annual gala event, the New York Academy of Sciences featured the best and brightest in neuroscience research from across New York, with hundreds of academy supporters and distinguished speakers from education, industry, philanthropy, and government in attendance—including Dr. Gillian Small, Executive Director of the ASRC and Vice Chancellor for Research at CUNY. […]

Nanoscience NY announced! Feb 19th 2015

The Nanoscience Initiative of The City University of New York Advanced Science Research Center have announced their first in a series of events. Nanoscience NY is a one-day free symposium for researchers in the NYC area being held on Feb 19th 2015, 9.00 am – 19.00 pm. This day will include a number of invited […]

ASRC Nanoscience researchers discover new peptide gels

Peptides are the building blocks of living systems and they have tremendous potential as building blocks for new materials.  The function of peptides is dictated by a chemical alphabet of 20 letters in specific sequence.  The number of possible sequences is huge, so it is not possible to test them all, which has limited the […]