Dr. Cheng Peng from the lab of Prof. Laurel Eckhardt has as been awarded The Horst Schulz Biochemistry Prize.
As part of BrainAwareness Week 2014 the New York Chapter of The Society For Neuroscience is sponsuring a forum about future Alzheimers treatments
Work in Prof Carmen Melendez's lab has recently been published in the journal GLIA
The Greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience is sponsoring two talks on careers for neuroscientists in the non profit and private ector
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Hunter College is one of only nine institutions of higher education in the country to offer an interdisciplinary program in quantitative biology. Students majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics can add a quantitative biology concentration to their major. Among the many benefits of this innovative program are access to competitive scholarships, small classes, training by a multidisciplinary team of research scientists and dedicated academics, individual mentoring, the opportunity to participate in research conducted at Hunter and nationally, topnotch preparation for graduate studies and for scientific careers in this new frontier.
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Prof. Marie Filbin is the director of the Specialized Neuroscience Research Program (SNRP). The overall goal of the SNRP is to create a strong Neuroscience Research Program at Hunter College. To learn more about this program please visit the Hunter SNRP web site.
The MARC Programs at Hunter College is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and are intended to encourage talented undergraduate minority students to pursue a career in research and science. Students in both programs receive a scholarship and financial support for conducting research throughout the academic year in a Hunter College laboratory. For more information click here.
Hunter College is located at the intersection of 68th Street and Lexington ave. in Manhatten's upper East Side. The Biology department occupies the 8th and 9th floors of the Hunter North building. The mission of the Department of Biological Sciences parallels that of Hunter College: to provide a quality education for our undergraduate and graduate students, enabling them to participate productively in their chosen pursuits.
Students: To talk with a faculty advisor check out the department Spring Advising Schedule
Q &A session hosted at Hunter College hosted by Biology professor Roger Persell on issues related to the aging brain and brain health issues.
Click below on "Read More" to watch a video of the panel discussion. The talk was part of Brain Awareness Week in New York.
Click here to read the spring newsletter from the greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience
The Hunter College department of Biological Sciences is one of the founding members of the The Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function. The Gene Center is a consortium of researchers within Hunter College of The City University of New York — one of the largest public universities in the nation. It boasts unparalleled quality and diversity in its researchers on both the faculty and graduate student levels.
The Socrates Center is a multimedia learning center for biology students. It is a quiet place to study, connect with other students and utilize a number of computer, audiovisual and printed resources. Students may also use our computers to write papers, check e-mail and browse the Internet. In addition, BIOL 100/102 instructors will hold their office hours in the Center. Tutoring in biology is also available. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further info or call 212-772-5216.
Location: B1 level of Library (Hunter East, 3rd floor entrance)
Phone (Desk): 772-5190
Director: Sam Gelman (772-5216)
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Yongjie Yang, Ph.D. Developmental maturation of astroglia and pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental disorders
|Mon May 05 @12:00PM - 01:00PM|
Derek Toomre, Ph.D. Using Light to See and Control Membrane Traffic
|Mon May 12 @12:00PM - 01:00PM|
Anna Jagielska, Ph.D. Role of mechanical cues in oligodendrocyte biology
SciMON (Science Mathematics Opportunities Network) is an innovative institutional initiative designed to enhance the extraordinary research and mentoring programs available to students who study science and mathematics at Hunter College. For more info click here
Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York University, Brown University, University of Michigan, and Vanderbilt University are forming partnership with the aims to develop a neuroscience training program that will prepare students from diverse backgrounds to enter into and succeed in PhD programs in the neurosciences.
For details how to apply for this program click here
Application Deadline Jan 31st