HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
Fulbright awards Senior Specialist grant to Carnegie's Marilyn Fogel

Washington, DC-- As part of its international scientific exchange effort, the Fulbright Senior Specialists Program has awarded Carnegie scientist Marilyn Fogel a grant to share the most up-to-date findings in the fields of astrobiology and biogeochemistry with staff and students at the Physics of Geological Processes, University of Oslo, Norway. The Fulbright Senior Specialists Program provides two-to six-week opportunities for leading U.S. scholars to collaborate with scholars in non-U.S. post-secondary academic institutions. Fogel will give lectures, participate in workshops, and take part in fieldwork in association with the Arctic Mars Analogue Svalbard Expedition (AMASE)* this summer.

AMASE is an interdisciplinary, international team, which is designing devices and techniques for finding life on Mars. The test ground is Svalbard, a Norwegian island in the far north with a geology that is analogous to some Martian geology.

Fogel will lecture on astrobiology, an interdisciplinary field that probes the processes that led to life on this planet and explores whether it exists elsewhere. In her research, she looks at distinctive isotopes of carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen to trace phenomena ranging from the role of humans in altering the landscape in ancient Australia, to the nature of microorganisms that first populated the Earth.

"This Fulbright grant is the first of its kind for Carnegie," commented Carnegie president Richard Meserve. "We are very pleased with this award because it will help to maintain the strong linkage that has been established between Carnegie and Norwegian scientists."

Fogel has been a staff scientist at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory since 1979. Her undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate research has spanned the spectrum of biology, chemistry, and geology. She graduated with a B.S. in biology from Pennsylvania State University with honors and went on to get her Ph.D. at the Univer
'"/>

Contact: Marilyn Fogel
m.fogel@Gl.ciw.edu
202-478-8981
Carnegie Institution
24-Jul-2006


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Fulbright faculty
2. NJIT mathematician receives Fulbright to study thin film science in Argentina
3. New Jersey Institute of Technology environmentalist receives Fulbright Chair award
4. Argonne wins three R&D 100 awards for innovative technologies
5. ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards
6. 2007 EURYI: 20 young researchers to receive Nobel Prize-sized awards for breakthrough ideas
7. US Department of Defense awards $1.6 million for implantable biochip research
8. 20 Kentucky firms share $1.9 million from state to match federal SBIR-STTR awards
9. The Cancer Genome Atlas awards funds for technology development
10. NIH awards nearly $21 million to fund cutting-edge research equipment
11. SNM presents awards on Capitol Hill

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


(Date:8/21/2020)... LEXINGTON, Mass. (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2020 ... ... novel approaches to cell therapy, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug ... evaluation of Sentien’s lead asset, SBI-101, for the treatment of severe COVID-19. Approval ...
(Date:8/12/2020)... ... August 12, 2020 , ... Mosio ... are ideal for public health agencies of all sizes. With a focus on ... at-risk individuals find appropriate health care, Mosio helps public health departments automate communications ...
(Date:7/31/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2020 , ... ... Research (SBIR) Phase II contract awarded by the Joint Science & Technology Office—Chemical ... this project is to develop, optimize, and scale-up a highly efficient mammalian cell ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/10/2020)... Va. (PRWEB) , ... July 08, 2020 , ... ... testing services and products, announces a significant expansion of laboratory operations through its ... collection for agencies implementing testing programs. , Bode-CARES provides a ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... ... July 09, 2020 , ... In ... commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to ... by Dr MA has been using the zebrafish model to investigate the causes ...
(Date:7/7/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... July 06, 2020 , ... R3 International ... program featuring up to 200 million stem cells. Depending on the patient's condition, treatment ... in the US will die having some form of Alzheimers dementia, and the incidence ...
(Date:7/1/2020)... CHARLOTTE, N.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 29, 2020 ... ... has reported year to date growth of 40% in 2020, despite many obstacles ... medical technology, MedShift aims to increase revenue for its partnered medical practices and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: