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Mathiu Perez 2019 Goldwater Scholar

Junior Mathiu Perez Rodriguez wins Goldwater Scholarship

Mathiu Perez Rodriguez, a junior majoring in biochemistry in the Honors Program at The City College of New York, has been awarded a 2019 Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  The federally funded scholarship is America’s premiere award for undergraduates majoring in math, science and engineering. Its goal is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields. Read More »
CSTEP Winners 2019

CCNY students triumph at CSTEP Conference

Three students from The City College of New York’s CCAPP program took first place in their research categories at this year’s 27th Annual CSTEP Conference at upstate Bolton Landing. The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program aims to increase the number of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students pursuing careers in STEM-related fields. Read More »
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Brianna Naizir, Macaulay Honors grad at CCNY, is 2019 Salk Scholar

Brianna Naizir, a magna cum laude graduate of the Macaulay Honors Program at The City College of New York, is the recipient of a 2019 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. Awarded by The City University of New York, the   scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences. Read More »
Inaugural Day of Science_2019

Inaugural Day of Science showcases world class CCNY research

In its most recent annual rankings, U.S. News & World Report lists The City College of New York among the “Best Global Universities for Physics.” The category recognizes institutions around the world that have shown strength in producing research in a wide range of topics related to physics, including  the study of matter and energy. Read More »

CCNY researchers project climate change in the Big Apple

New Yorkers can brace for rising temperatures, increasing precipitation and rapidly rising sea levels in the years to come. That’s the finding by City College of New York experts in a study presented to the Mayor’s Office of Recovery & Resiliency for planning and investment purposes. CCNY’s contribution to the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC) 2019 report is based on nearly four years of research. Read More »
Biologist and genome expert Robert Waterston is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, April 2

Biologist and genome expert Robert Waterston is Levine-de Beer speaker at CCNY, April 2

Dr. Robert H. Waterston, professor of genome sciences and medicine at the University of Washington Medical School, is this year’s Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics speaker at The City College of New York on April 2. Waterston will present his talk “How to Make a Worm the Inside Story” at 5 p.m. in the Great Hall. Reception to follow. Read More »
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Spectroscopy society presents gold medal to CCNY scientist John Lombardi

City College of New York chemistry professor John R. Lombardi is the New York Society for Applied Spectroscopy 2019 Gold Medal winner. This award was established in 1952 to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of applied spectroscopy. He will receive the medal at a special award ceremony in Princeton, New Jersey, in November. The event will coincide with the society’s Eastern Analytical Symposium.    Read More »
City College students and their Hungarian counterparts with Hillary Brown and Charles Vörösmarty in Kőszeg.

CCNY faculty, students research, promote sustainability​ in Hungary & Senegal

The City College of New York faculty and students recently applied their academic expertise internationally, traveling to and conducting research in Hungary and Senegal. Read More »

Pioneering CCNY nucleoside research attains protocol status

In 2017, Hari Akula, then a City College of New York graduate student, and his mentor, chemistry professor Mahesh Lakshman, published a facile approach to the modification of pyrimidine nucleosides. Their work, which has potential to yield compounds that inhibit the virus that causes AIDS, has now been accepted as a protocol in the field. Read More »
Research into mechanics of a helicase protein is helping scientists understand DNA replication process. Image credit: Jillian Chase and David Jeruzalmi

CCNY researchers identify mechanics of initiator in DNA replication process, student recognized

New research from scientists at City College and the CUNY Graduate Center (GC/CUNY) is shedding light on the mechanics of a key component in DNA replication process, and earned a doctoral candidate a prestigious prize for her work co-authoring the research. Read More »


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