WELCOME to the GARDNER LAB
Welcome to the Gardner Lab in the Structural Biology Initiative at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center. Explore a bit here to learn more about who we are, what we work on, and why we think this is important. Follow us on Twitter at @nmrkaygee, and comments/questions always welcome at email@example.com. Thanks!
KG – 3/2021
2023 BPS Biophysics of Health and Disease Award
Very proud to receive the 2023 Award for the Biophysics of Health and Disease from the Biophysical Society at this year's society meeting! This award recognizes a long-running project in my lab and our collaborators to develop a small molecule drug targeting hypoxia inducible factor 2 (HIF-2), leveraging biophysical [...]
Welcome, Ramisha & Anastasiia!
Welcome to Ramisha Aymon & Anastasiia Fisiuk, two CCNY undergrads who've joined the lab for one year honors dissertation work through the CCNY Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Ramisha's been associated with the lab for awhile – but unable to join in many things due to COVID restrictions – [...]
Congrats: Joey Closson passes second level exam
Congrats to Joey Closson, a second year Ph.D. student in the lab, for passing his second level exam for the CUNY GC Ph.D. Program in Biochemistry. This exam, comparable to "qualifying exams" in many other Ph.D. programs, is focused on a written research proposal and its oral defense – and [...]
2 Podcasts: Academia/industry and Teaching/Learning
It's always a treat to sit down with friends to talk shop, and I've been privileged to recently be asked to be part of two such conversations that have turned into podcast episodes: in mid-December, I had a fantastic, far-ranking discussion on research and teaching with Kaylan Chakrabarti at Krea [...]
2022 Gratitude #3 – Long-term impact
Final entry in a series of three aspects I've been particularly proud of this year: Impactful ideas that have taken some time to come to fruition, and those who've been key parts of long stints of the almost 25(!) years since the lab opened in August 1998. A great [...]
2022 Gratitude #2 – Great Ph.D. students
Second entry in a series of three aspects I've been particularly proud of this year: Having a fantastic team of Ph.D. students in the group from the Graduate Center's Ph.D. programs in Biochemistry and Biology: Jim Xu, Roksana Azad, Matt Cleere, Danielle Swingle, Jimmy Siclari, Tarsisius Tiyani, and Joey Closson [...]