Interdepartmental Research Centers

The Columbia Science Initiative

The Columbia Science Initiative is a consortium of nine natural sciences departments that aims to maintain Columbia’s standing as a top academic research institution and to consistently improve its research competitiveness.

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Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (C2B2)

C2B2 is maintained by the Department of Systems Biology for interdepartmental research on machine learning, pattern recognition, structural biology, and more.

The Columbia Genome Center

The JP Sulzberger Columbia Genome center is a biomedical research center maintained by the Department of Systems biology for genome sequencing and analysis, high- and medium- throughput molecular screening, and more.

The Columbia Nano Initiative (CNI)

The CNI is an interdisciplinary research consortium that aims to support research and development of Nanotechnology and maintains a number of shared research facilities.

MRSEC: Center for Precision Assembly of Superstratic and Superatomic Solids (PAS3)

A collaboration between Columbia and CCNY, PAS3 is a materials research center dedicated to developing well-organized solids through the controlled assembly of low-dimensional materials from graphene to molecular superatoms.

Energy Frontiers Research Center (EFRC)

The Columbia EFRC is dedicated to creating new organic and hybrid materials that will transform photovoltaic energy conversion and redefine efficiency standards for these materials.