New York City is a mélange of commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. Home to the Headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the multi-cultural and financial capital of the world.
Field trips may include visits to:
1.The New York Stem Cell Foundation
619 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019
The mission of The New York Stem Cell Fundation is to accelerate cures for the major diseases of our time through stem cell research. By pursuing and supporting only the most promising stem cell research and technologies, in our own laboratories and in partnership with leading institutions around the world, NYSCF serves as a catalyst in this transformational field, advancing our mission to accelerate cures for the major diseases of our time.
46th Street and 1st Ave, New York, NY 10017
The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.
505 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021 The Rogosin Institute has long been recognized as one of the premier centers for the diagnosis and management of kidney disease in the country. Rogosin provides the majority of the inpatient and outpatient nephrology services at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, which was recognized by U.S. News and World Report in 2014 and 2015 as one of the top three kidney centers in the U.S.
4. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility
The Cell Therapy and Cell Engineering Facility develops, validates, and implements procedures critical to gene transfer-related clinical research at Memorial Sloan Kettering. The quality assurance and quality control unit (QA/QC) is essential for providing a laboratory environment compliant with NIH and FDA guidelines.