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Bratu Lab Images Featured In Cell

Images From Diana Bratu's lab, taken by Dr. Irina Catrina are featured in Cell's Journal Picture Show, called Reproduction.

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Hunter Mourns Passing of Prof Marie Filbin
On January 15 2014, Distinguished Professor of Biology Marie T. Filbin passed away

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Howard Hughes Program at Hunter
Left. Howard Hughes undergrad Scholars. Right New York City High School School teachers visit the Biology Department

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Bio. Department News

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Access The Gene Center Mail Server

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Hunter's Quantitative Biology Initiative

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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.

To watch the QuBI Video click here

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Financial support available for:

Summer Internship, Graduate School, Post Bac. Experiences, Medical School, M.D./Ph.D. Programs, Postdoctoral Fellowships. Are you interested in a summer internship or perhaps seeking support for graduate school, medical school, an M.D./Ph.D. degree program or a postdoctoral research experience?

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Socrates Center

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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 sgelman@hunter.cuny.edu 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)

 

MARC Program at Hunter

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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.

Our Department

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. Read More

Bio Department Advising Schedule

Students: To talk with a faculty advisor check out the department Fall Advising Schedule

The Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR)

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 The Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function has been renamed The Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR) The CTBR 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.

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CTBR Launches Health Education Web Site

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The CTBR has recently replaced its health resource site, Justgarciahill.org with a new venture, SocialGradient.org. It connects communities to science, health, and health disparities information. The goal is to create science and health media accessible to everyone via online and in-person events. Short analysis/opinion pieces are published weekly and in-depth articles, profiles, Op-Eds, blogs, and reviews are published monthly. The web site leverages social media to ignite conversations about the social determinants of health from perspectives in the United States and abroad. To visit the site click here

 

Minority Graduate Student Network

MINORITY GRADUATE STUDENT NETWORK

MGSN is a student-run network of graduate students, medical students, and postdocs that aims to retain and increase the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM and medical fields.

If you’re interested in boosting MGSN activities at your school, helping plan events, or even starting a chapter, we’d love to hear from you. Email us at nycmgsn@gmail.com to join our listserv and come to our meetings, networking events, and socials. MGSN provides the following to its members: • Academic/research support • Mentoring opportunities with established scientists • Career and personal development workshops • Mixers to foster networking and collaborations • Community outreach projects  www.nycmgsn.org

New York City Society for Neuroscience Newsletter

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Click here to read the spring newsletter from the greater NYC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

 

Biology Club News

Interested in Pursuing a Graduate Degree??

The Biology Club Presents

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Q&A Event on the Graduate School Process?

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Department Calendar

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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Science Education Program

hughes_funding_logo.jpgThe Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Science Education Program at Hunter College offers academic year and summer research internships for undergraduate biology majors, a summer biology education workshop for New York City public middle school and high school teachers, research laboratory outreach initiatives for high school students, and mentor support for junior faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences. The program is currently accepting applications for it's summer off campus internships. For more information about the internship click here. For application forms for the internships click here.
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Scholarship Opportunity

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

BP - Endure Program at Hunter/NYU

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Scholarship Opportunity

The BP-ENDURE program is designed to encourage and prepare undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to enter into and succeed in PhD programs in the neurosciences. The program has partnered with other institutions to enrich students’ experiences. Throughout the year, students conduct research at Hunter or NYU. During the summer, students are placed at either NYU, Brown University, University of Michigan, or Vanderbilt University. For more program and application details please visit our website, www.bpendure.org.

Application Deadline Jan 31st