The Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY) is an internationally recognized center of excellence in interdisciplinary scientific research and discovery. The ASRC’s world-leading scientists in nanoscience, photonics, structural biology, neuroscience, and environmental sciences have formed a distinctive research culture—one that is creative, collaborative, and convergent— within a state-of-the-art building, sparking innovative approaches to solve complex scientific problems, with implications for human health and society. The ASRC has rapidly established itself as a center of scientific excellence in New York City and beyond by connecting interdis- ciplinary science to urgent societal challenges. Its impact is evident in the volume and prominence of published research, the exceptional levels of grant funding it receives, and the use of its cutting-edge core facilities by more than 1,000 researchers. The ASRC is located at 85 Saint Nicholas Terrace, New York, NY 10031. For more information, visit asrc.gc.cuny.edu . Follow us: @asrc_gc @GCsciences The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY) is a leader in public grad- uate education devoted to enhancing the public good through pioneering research, serious learning, and reasoned debate. The Graduate Center offers ambitious students more than 40 doctoral and master’s programs of the highest caliber, taught by top faculty from throughout CUNY—the nation’s largest public urban university. Through its nearly 40 centers, institutes, and initiatives as well as its Advanced Science Research Center, The Graduate Center influ- ences public policy and discourse and shapes innovation. The Graduate Center’s extensive public programs make it a home for culture and conversation.