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CTBR Attending Several Recruiting Conferences in 2014

We're attending several scientific meetings and conferences this fall to recruit for the Center's research opportunities, promote our programs and activities, and connect with potential collaborators. Come chat with us at our booths to learn more!

ABRCMS - November 12 - 15, 2014 in San Antonio, TX
Booth #101 (...

CTBR Welcomes 11 New Members

This year, the CTBR welcomed 11 new faculty associate members. The CTBR’s Internal Advisory Committee reviewed and recommended the nominees at its spring meeting. Our Program Director and Associate Program Director, Dr. Jesus Angulo and Dr. Rodrigo Valles, approved the following nominees for membership: 

Joel Erblich, Associate Professor, Psychology      
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Progress Reports for 2013 Pilot Projects and Seed Funding Awards

For our 2013-2014 grant year, the CTBR awarded 2 pilot projects. Each pilot project receives $70,000/year for two years. We also awarded 5 seed funding projects to full and associate faculty members. The seed funding projects received $20,000 for one year. You can read the projects' progress reports on our ...

Dr. Jesus Angulo’s Research Featured on Neurotoxicity Research Cover

Dr. Jesus Angulo and his lab’s latest research is featured as the cover illustration for the August 2014 issue of Neurotoxicity Research. The image, which was selected for the cover by the journal’s editor, appears in their article ‘Methamphetamine Induces Low Levels of Neurogenesis in Striatal Neuron Subpopulations and...

New Sections Added to the CTBR Website

We’ve created two new sections on our website: Community and News & Events.

Community now features reflects the latest initiative from the CTBR: our Research, Engagement & Action for Community Health (REACH) Program. Visit Community to learn about REACH, REACH Consulting, and our partnerships with SocialGradient.org, a...

A New Era for Student Support: MGSN + NYAS

MGSN-NYAS Launch Event Draws Large Audience

The official launch of the newly established partnership between the Minority Graduate Student Network (MGSN) of New York City, and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) was held on May 1, 2014 at the Academy. The MGSN members, their Board of Advisors, and the NYAS exceeded expectations in nearly all aspects of the evening....

WCMC CTSC Announces Seed Funding Awardees for 2014-2016

The Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) at Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) announced recently the recipients of the 2014-2016 Seed Funding Awards. The CTSC awarded 6 pilot projects, 1 community engagement project, and 5 special initiatives projects. Two CTBR researchers, Dr. Maria Figueiredo-...

CTBR Associate Member Dr. Judith Aponte Wins 2014 NY/NJ Regional Nursing Excellence GEM Award

From the Hunter College Pressroom:

Dr. Judith Aponte, a professor at the Hunter College School of Nursing, won the 2014 New York/New Jersey Regional Nursing Excellence GEM Award for...

Welcome SPUR Fellows 2014

The CTBR’s Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) welcomes its 2014 cohort on Monday, June 2:

Andrew De Los Santos - University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Chemistry Major
Mentor: Wayne Harding

Brandon Anhalt - University of Arizona, Physiology Major
Mentor: Vanya Quinones-Jenab

Bryan Cruz -...

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