Logo: NanoBioNYC

The NanoBioNYC is an NSF funded interdisciplinary PhD program focused on development of ground breaking bio-nanoscience solutions to address urgent issues relating to human and planetary health and preparing students to become tomorrow’s leaders in diverse STEM careers.

Research Topics:

  • Focus Area 1: Green Energy Solution
  • Focus Area 2: Interfacing Nanotechnology and Biology
  • Focus Area 3: Bio-inspired Design of Green Functional Materials
  • Focus Area 4: Cross-cutting Computational Research

Students will choose to work with a participating mentor from the CUNY colleges (ASRC, Brooklyn College, CCNY, College of Staten Island, Hunter College, Lehman College, Queens College, York College).

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  • The program is open to rising 2nd year students in the Graduate Center’s PhD program in chemistry, biochemistry, or physics
  • Must be US citizen or permanent resident to apply
  • Application will open on July 31

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Contact Us

For more information and details on how to apply, please contact NanoBioNYC@gc.cuny.edu.