State Adds $15 Million to Lab’s Pancreatic Cancer Center

The state will add $15 million to a Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory plan to expand its work on pancreatic cancer. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the contribution last week. The total cost for the Pancreatic Cancer Center of Excellence is about $500 million. The funding from Read More …

‘Cocktails and Chromosomes’ Returns Jan. 25

The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory series “Cocktails and Chromosomes,” a mix of serious science and fun,  returns to downtown Huntington. The series runs on the last Thursday of every month and takes place at Industry bar and lounge. The Jan. 25 event will feature scientist Read More …

Schools: Science Experiments, Business Competition

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center  is working with the elementary school students in the Cold Spring Harbor Central School District on chemical reaction science experiments. CSHL educator Kelly Eames visited with sixth grade students in Kevin Craine’s class in Lloyd Harbor Elementary School showed Read More …

HHH Student Part of Team That Finished in Top 10 of Science Competition

A Half Hollow Hills student was a member of a high school team that finished in the top 10 of an international biomedical competition this summer. Assistant Professor Dr. Peter Koo of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory mentored the team, which included Aayush Prakash, a Read More …

Guided Tours Scheduled as Part of Olmsted Bicentennial

A series of tours of open spaces, parks and gardens connected to Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. is scheduled in October around Long Island. The tours, called What’s Out There Weekend: Olmsted on Long Island, include: Oct. 22 Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve,  11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Read More …

Schools: DNA Studies, Writing Contest

Throughout the school year, students from Lloyd Harbor and West Side elementary schools in the Cold Spring Harbor Central School District, work directly with educators from the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center. In-school experiments are conducted with sixth grade students by the DNALC educator Read More …

Philanthropist Joins Cold Spring Harbor Lab Board

Businesswoman and philanthropist Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli has been elected to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s board of trustees. “Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli brings a wealth of corporate, non-profit, and higher education sector experiences to our board,” said CSHL Chair Dr. Marilyn Simons. “Her enthusiasm is an inspiration and Read More …

Cinema Arts to Show Doc on Cold Spring Harbor Lab Researcher

Cinema Arts will present a documentary Jan. 6 on Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory cancer researcher Jim Allison. Allison is a Nobel Laureate for his work in discovering the immune system’s role in treating cancer.  Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory President and CEO, Dr. Bruce Stillman, will Read More …

Cold Spring Harbor Lab Wins TD Bank Challenge

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been awarded the TD Ready Challenge to support its new organoid facility. The TD Ready Challenge is an initiative by TD Bank to catalyze innovative solutions for a changing world. The grant provides financial support to organizations that have designed solutions Read More …

School Notes: Science Journal Participants, Beigel Run

Three, third year Advanced Science Research students at Cold Spring Harbor  were selected to participate in the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Science Journal Club (SJC). Sophia Ketterer, Matthew LaCapra and Susannah Oste will learn how to extract and present the scientific knowledge to be found Read More …