HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Growing new breed of vaccine-producing plants to fight human diseases worldwide

n 2000. He served as the Founding Director of the Arizona Biodesign Institute until May 2003. He currently serves as the Co-Director of the Center for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology of that Institute, with Professor Roy Curtiss. Arntzen was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 1983 and to the National Academy of Sciences in India the following year. He has served since 2001 on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) of President George W. Bush.

Immediately before his talk 6:30 p.m. today, Arntzen received the American Society of Plant Biologists 2004 Leadership in Science Public Service Award. The award is presented to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to science and society.

Past years recipients of the ASPB Leadership in Science Public Service Award are Alexander von Humboldt Award for Agriculture winner Dr. Dennis Gonsalves, Nobel Laureate for Peace Dr. Norman Borlaug, Dr. Ingo Potrykus, whose discoveries produced Golden Rice to combat human blindness and other afflictions, Rockefeller Foundation President Dr. Gordon Conway, and U.S. Senator Christopher Bond (R-MO).


'"/>

Contact: Brian Hyps
bhyps@aspb.org
301-251-0560
American Society of Plant Biologists
24-Jul-2004


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Growing pains: T. Rex was teenage giant
2. Growing replacement teeth and dental tissues
3. Growing human organs on the farm
4. Growing human antibodies in algae
5. Growing neurons use silencing mechanism to avoid disastrous tug-of-war
6. Growing Up On Their Own: Smart Plastics Organize Themselves Into Useful Optical Devices
7. Colorado State University Study Reveals Climate Change, Longer Growing Seasons Could Harm Grazing On Western Shortgrass Steppe
8. DNA Helps Track Origins Of Growing Blight Problem
9. Inadequate vaccines can help breed more vicious malaria strains
10. Survival of the fastest: scientists selectively breed winning Formula One cars
11. Cranberry breeding program may soon bear fruit for growers

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/10/2020)... ... July 09, 2020 , ... Today CJ BIO announced the ... share insight on the “fifth taste” phenomenon that is revolutionizing ingredient mixes, nutritional content ... will be live on Monday, July 13, 2020 at11:00 AM (CDT) during SHIFT20, the ...
(Date:7/1/2020)... ... July 01, 2020 , ... Cure Glioblastoma, a ... most common and aggressive adult brain cancer—announced today the appointments of its first ... charged with supporting the organization’s initiatives and overall vision. , "Senior Fellows are ...
(Date:6/23/2020)... ... June 23, 2020 , ... First Aid Africa, a Scottish ... supplier and manufacturer of innovative portable renewable energy equipment, have announced the success ... the COVID-19 pandemic in Zambia. , One of Renovagen’s FAST FOLD portable solar ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/18/2020)... ... July 16, 2020 , ... “We are thrilled to ... Bioactives. “It’s the only technology of its kind on the market and we were ... with the protective capacity of traditional cultured ingredients, creating a natural way to extend ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... ... July 09, 2020 , ... PathSensors ... (MIT) has expanded the company’s exclusive license to include clinical applications for ... diagnostic market, focusing initially on the SARS-CoV-2 biosensor. CANARY’s™ fast and ...
(Date:7/7/2020)... ... 2020 , ... Bio-IT World has announced the winners of ... University of Chicago, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mission: Cure, and the Pistoia Alliance were ... outstanding examples of how technology innovations and strategic initiatives can be powerful forces ...
(Date:6/28/2020)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2020 , ... The ... the launch of Safe Space™ for businesses of all types to ensure cleanliness, distancing ... LiDAR. , A Safe Space™ enabled business will provide a health performance ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: