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Student science contest participation influences study, career choices, alumni say
...ech industry. Even among the 26% who said the ABC program
did not directly help them select a field of study... University of Western Ontario's concurrent degree program
in Biochemical Engineering and Medicine. He is now completing his B.E.Sc. degree in Biochemical Engi...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...999, H-LSAMP has been approved for phase II of the program
with another five-year NSF grant in the amount of ...titutions in the alliance. "The Houston LSAMP program
is one of the most effective in the country," said Martin V. Bonsangue, professor of mathematics at ...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
... greatest benefits of the Veterinary Memorial Fund program
is that the way it links community veterinarians a...are funded. "The Veterinary Memorial Fund program
is a terrific success story, for the college, for our association, and for the people and animals th...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...p new biotechnology and establish a novel training program
for scientist-physicians. "Everyone has a friend or family member who has the metabolic syndrome, so it's a common problem. The Dallas Heart Study gives us a real snapshot of what the exact prevalence is in Dallas," Dr. Malloy said. "There also are u...
Scientists to prototype cyberinfrastructure for research and education access to ocean observatories
...the agency's Information Technology Research (ITR) program
this year, which total $130 million to be disbursed over the next five years. Participating institutions will collaborate on experimental wireless, optical networks and grid technology, including development of web services, networking protocols, dev...
Chemical derived from vitamin-E shows early promise as cancer drug
...ess to Preventive Intervention Development (RAPID) program
of the National Cancer Institute. "Our research is promising at this stage, but there's a lot of further investigations that have to be conducted before alpha-TEA can be cleared by the Federal Drug Administration for testing in humans," Klin...
Researchers find color sensitive atomic switch in bacteria
...y investigator and you'll find his or her research program
bumps up against a membrane." Cell membrane surfaces and their exposed proteins are the most accessible targets to treat human tissue or destroy infectious microbes, he said. More than 60 percent of medications target membrane proteins on human cells...
Schepens Eye Research Institute receives 'Roadmap' grant to develop center for curing eye diseases
...ther disciplines. This is really the first federal program
to formalize collaboration," says Dartt. The thre...ns Eye Research Institute as the location for that program
reflects its national leadership in the search for new cures for blindness." "With these new Explora...
Gladstone investigator Mike McCune wins prestigious NIH Director's Pioneer Award
...this year. The NIH Director's Pioneer Award (NDPA) program
was created to identify and fund investigators of exceptionally creative abilities and to provide them with enough funding -- $500,000 per year in direct costs over five years -- to develop and test far-ranging ideas. The only constraint on the fundi...
St. Petersburg/New Haven Partnership for HIV/AIDS Care, Treatment and Support launched
...ining in HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support. The program
involves exchanges of Americans and Russians who will develop a community-wide HIV/AIDS care program
to be implemented in the city of St. Petersburg. Krystn Wagner, assistant professor of internal m...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
...mate variability and long-term climate change. The program
is part of President Bush's Climate Change Researc...certainty funding opportunity," said Cheryl Eavey, program
officer in NSF's Division of Social and Economic Sciences. "NSF expects that DCDC will produce excit...
16 APS exercise research highlights, from reduced flu mortality to proteomics & obesity
...ries of a few of the top presentations, with their program
references. 1.5 Charles H. Turner (Indiana University, Indianapolis) Mechanisms for increasing bone mass by exercise. Mechanical loading through exercise builds bond mass, with the effects most pronounced during skeletal growth and development; re...
HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs
... special programs. The new graduate training program
parallels HHMI's commitment to bring together biologists, computer scientists, engineers, physicists, chemists, and mathematicians to conduct collaborative research at Janelia Farm, HHMI's new research campus now under construction in Loudoun County,...
Conference at UH opens doors for new scientists, engineers
...October 1-3. As part of a national NSF-sponsored program
to help more minorities earn degrees in science, t...orola. Quintanilla's cross-cultural communication program
developed for officers has been selected by the Department of Defense and Department of Justice as t...
DNA barcode finds four new bird species
...eller Program for the Human Environment and also a program
director for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which is supporting the consortium. An important aspect of the database is that each barcode is linked to an actual museum specimen. "Linking sequences to physical specimens makes the results ...
Tracing genes, biologists show lizard migration is traced to Florida
...rotection Agency Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program
funded it. Another motivation to analyze and observe the introduced populations was to see if the introduced species are having an impact on the Floridian ecosystem. It has been noted, Kolbe said, that Anolis sagrei will eat the small hat...
Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
...Cornell, is a co-founder of the federal Head Start program
and is widely regarded as one of the world's leading scholars in developmental psychology, child-rearing and human ecology -- the interdisciplinary domain he created. His model of the ecology of human development acknowledges that humans don't devel...
'Gene chips' research in cotton could lead to superior variety
...ng. "We would like to build an outreach program
where middle school teachers can bring their classes to our laboratories so they can learn about genome biotechnology," he said. "It would give students an opportunity for a hands-on look at how to extract DNA from plants and amplify DNA in test tube...
New hydrothermal vents discovered as 'South Pacific Odyssey' research begins
...f 27 U.S. marine scientists beginning an intensive program
of exploration at the Lau Basin in the South Pacif...outh Pacific Odyssey" expedition of the Ridge 2000 program
is a series of five cruises scheduled through June 2005 like the passing of a baton in a relay race:...
Grant advances biochemical engineering laboratory
...lls-based company. "Industrial supporters of this program
have emphasized the importance of hands-on training with fermentation systems," Gilcrease said. "Our graduates will have a competitive advantage in this field as a result of their biochemical engineering laboratory experiences."...
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