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The Community Advisory Council advises the Laboratory Director on issues that are important to the community. All meetings are open to the public. Learn more about the Council. Do you have an issue you'd like to raise, a question that you'd like to ask? Let us know!

About Us

Brookhaven scientists conduct research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, and in energy technology and national security. The Laboratory is among the five largest high-technology employers on Long Island. More...

Economic Impact

At a time when New York's state economy depends on its capacity for innovation, Brookhaven Lab represents a uniquely valuable resource — both as a major science-based enterprise in its own right, and as a source of the scientific discovery and technological innovation on which growth depends.

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Nora Sundin
Stakeholder Relations Manager
Building 400C
Upton, NY 11973-5000
(631) 344-4458

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA), the company which manages Brookhaven Lab, is committed to providing funding for outreach initiatives in the local community and Long Island region. BSA allocates funds in support science and math education, for fundraising events for recognized organizations, and supports community, civic, cultural and public awareness activities. More...

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  • BNLers with Island Harvest for Superstorm Sandy Relief

  • United Way Road Bike Ride Event

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PubSci: a science café where you can meet scientists, ask questions and talk it over in plain language

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Science on Screen:  experts in science and technology present classic, cult, and documentary movies that serve as a starting point from which to discuss real research

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    Wednesday, March 13, 2013

    From a World War I U.S. Army base to a world-renowned center of high-tech research: See how our site and our science have evolved to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

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    Brookhaven Lecture

    "507th Brookhaven Lecture, Featuring Dong Su"

    Presented by Dong Su, Center for Functional Nanomaterials at Brookhaven Lab

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Thomas Watson

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    BSA Noon Recital

    "Enso String Quartet: Salonen, Sibelius"

    12 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 12:00 pm

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    BSA Distinguished Lecture

    "A hundred years of visualizing molecular structure"

    Presented by Professor Venki Ramakrishnan, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: Peter Wanderer

    It has been a hundred years since molecules were first visualized directly by using x-ray crystallography. That technique gave us our first look at molecules as simple as common salt to one as complex as the ribosome that has almost a million atoms. In the last few years, electron microscopy has offered an alternative to directly obtaining the structure of very large molecules. I will describe some highlights in this journey with an emphasis on the recent developments in electron microscopy and how it is creating a new range of possibilities for visualizing biological structures.