ASRC News

Kevin Gardner Named To Lead ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative

Kevin H. Gardner has been appointed founding director of the ASRC’s structural biology initiative, a move that follows a nationwide search and brings to New York a scientist highly regarded for his innovative and broad-minded approach to biomedical research. The announcement was made by Gillian Small, CUNY’s vice chancellor for research and the research center’s […]

Gillian Small Honored As a Leading Woman of Science

ASRC Executive Director Gillian Small was recently honored by the Feminist Press for her achievements as one of the highest ranking women in American research science. Dr. Small, CUNY’s vice chancellor for research, was one of four New York women in a variety of fields presented with the publisher’s Inspiration, Empowerment, Insight and Leadership awards […]

Columbia Neuroscientist Christopher Henderson Joins Advisory Board

Christopher E. Henderson, a neuroscientist who is co-director of Columbia University’s Motor Neuron Center, has joined the ASRC Advisory Board. Dr. Henderson, a professor of pathology, cell biology, neuroscience and neurology, specializes in motor neuron development and pathology. His focus is on the motor neuron diseases ALS and spinal muscular atrophy. After joining Columbia’s Center for […]

ASRC in the News: Business Boot Camp for Scientists

Gillian Small, CUNY’s vice chancellor for research and the executive director of the Advanced Science Research Center, is spearheading a $3.7 million National Science Foundation grant designed to help scientists fast-track their research to the marketplace. The initiative was featured recently by the New York Daily News: CUNY science-business boot camp fosters research-to-marketplace […]

Delivering Water From Disaster

Some 350 experts from around the world recently issued the Bonn Declaration on Global Water Supply — a sobering report on our conflicted relationship with water and the consequences of decades of thoughtless neglect and misguided decisions. Charles J. Vörösmarty, director of the ASRC’s Environmental CrossRoads Initiative, was part of the team that drafted the […]

NSF Awards $3.7 Million for Research-to-Marketplace Initiative

(CUNY Newswire)  In a move designed to fast-track research to the marketplace, the National Science Foundationhas awarded a three-year $3.74 million grant to a collaboration between The City University of New York, Columbia University and New York University. Known as the NSF I-Corps New York City Regional Innovation Node, or NYCRIN, the new entity will […]