• Keedy Latest Faculty Addition to ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative

    June 6, 2017

    The Structural Biology Initiative at the Advanced Science Research Center of the Graduate Center at The City University of New York (ASRC) welcomes Dr. Daniel Keedy as an assistant professor, the third faculty member to join the initiative along with Initiative Director and Professor Kevin H. Gardner and Assistant Professor Amedee des Georges. Keedy—who will […]

  • Environmental Biosensor Mechanics Research at the ASRC Gets Boost with NIH Postdoc Fellowship to Dikiy

    March 16, 2017

    Igor Dikiy, a postdoctoral researcher with the CUNY ASRC’s Structural Biology Initiative (SBI), was recently awarded a Ruth A. Kirchstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health, a program that funds research and training for predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers throughout the US. Dikiy studies how bacterial proteins detect environmental changes and pass […]

  • Cell article featuring ASRC’s des Georges may lead to new treatments for skeletal, heart muscle conditions

    September 22, 2016

    CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s Amedee des Georges is co-first author on a paper shedding light on the structure and function of an intracellular receptor which controls the contraction of skeletal muscle, the findings of which are published today in Cell. Des Georges’s role in the research began while a Howard Hughes postdoctoral associate at […]

  • Research from Structural Biology Initiative Director Kevin Gardner focused on kidney cancer treatment featured in Nature, Structure

    September 13, 2016

    New insights into the potential for new classes of HIF inhibitors to restore control of the hypoxia response—representing the potential foundation of a new cancer-fighting strategy—are the focus of recently published articles in Nature and Structure featuring work by Kevin Gardner of the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (CUNY ASRC). Some […]

  • Research by ASRC Structural Biology Director Kevin Gardner highlighted in Nature feature on optogenetics

    December 17, 2015

    Research conducted by Dr. Kevin Gardner, director of the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Structural Biology Initiative, and his research team was prominently featured in a December 10 feature in Nature on the use of optogenetics in cell biology. Optogenetics is an emerging field in biology that involves the genetic introduction of light-sensitive proteins […]

  • CUNY ASRC Structural Biology Initiative to host symposium on integrated research

    September 14, 2015

    Leading researchers in the field of structural biology from across the country will take part in the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Structural Biology Initiative’s all-day symposium, titled “Structural Biology 2015: Insight through Integration”, on Friday, September 25. Held in conjunction with The City College of New York’s Center for Discovery & Innovation’s (CDI) […]

  • James Aramini joins CUNY ASRC as NMR facility manager

    August 19, 2015

    Dr. James Aramini has joined the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center’s (ASRC) Structural Biology Initiative as the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility manager. “James’ arrival, coupled with the installation of three high-end NMR instruments, marks a major advance in the capabilities of our initiative and the ASRC as a whole,” Structural Biology Initiative Director Dr. […]

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

    July 1, 2015

    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 […]

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

    June 8, 2015

    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 […]

  • Bacterial environmental sensors regulated in unexpected way

    March 11, 2015

    In a paper published in the 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.