Tag: "programs" at biology news
Leader in cancer treatment and prevention research honored
...ears, CRPF has made major contributions to ongoing programs
of the AACR and therefore has been named a "Champion of the AACR."...
Potential for enhanced sequestration of carbon in soils supports evaluations
... offsetting greenhouse gas emissions and to design programs
or incentives that make these practices attractive for use by land managers." ...
Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
...is the goal of the national NSF program. Very few programs
come close to reaching this vision, and it is amon...al program, LSAMP is one of a sequence of four NSF programs
that seek to build productive capacity and output within institutions with significant enrollments o...
Veterinary Memorial Fund transforms grief into promise
...ned that the donation would fund clinical research programs
that could lead to discoveries that would benefit ... funded more than 100 individual clinical research programs
exploring areas deemed timely by a panel of statewide practitioners and college faculty members. ...
UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative
...ic syndromes; to develop state-of-the-art research programs
using genetically modified mice to elucidate the metabolic and molecular bases of obesity and metabolic syndromes; and to support translation of scientific findings made in animal models to humans. Dr. Keith Parker, chief of endocrinology and directo...
Cancer vaccine based on pathogenic listeria bacteria shows promise targeting metastases
...ine. At the moment, Cerus' preclinical development programs
are focused on two novel cancer antigens, according to a recent company press release. Cerus is collaborating with Johns Hopkins University to develop a listeria-based vaccine targeting pancreatic and ovarian cancers that express the Mesothelin antig...
New Arizona State center brings science to policy on issues of water resources and urban growth
...d to water use; developing innovative educational programs
organized around water, climate and decision making. Life and growth in the desert "DCDC will be a vital resource to study the rich history and impact of water management on the growth of Phoenix and the Valley, and it will help us better understa...
Bush nominates NJIT space explorer Louis Lanzerotti to NSF governing board
... Office of Management and Budget, and approves new programs
and major awards. In its role as policy advisor to the President and the Congress, the Board initiates and conducts studies on a broad range of policy topics related to science and engineering research and education. ...
HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs
...funds and sustaining support for graduate training programs
that integrate the biomedical sciences with the ph...tion, development, and maintenance of new graduate programs
to provide upcoming biomedical scientists with the cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills they will...
USAID, Conservation International & Starbucks launch Conservation Coffee Alliance in Central America
...he largest bilateral donors in the world. USAID's programs
promote environmentally sound economic growth, health, and democracy, as well as providing significant emergency assistance to countries struggling to recover from disasters. Starbucks Corporation is the leading retailer, roaster and brand of speci...
Conference at UH opens doors for new scientists, engineers
...o national prominence for its educational outreach programs
and leadership in producing women and underrepresented minority doctoral recipients in mathematical sciences. WHAT: Fourth Annual Houston-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Conference WHEN: 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Frida...
Bronfenbrenner book sums up human development
...evelopment and detailing how it can be applied via programs
and policies. Making Human Beings Human: Bioecolo...asic research and to applications in the design of programs
and policies affecting the well-being of children and families both in the United States and abroad....
New hydrothermal vents discovered as 'South Pacific Odyssey' research begins
...lved with because of the large number of different programs
that have to be coordinated and the large number of high-tech and low-tech instruments that will be deployed. The team will use tools ranging from the most sophisticated submersibles and sensors to basic rock grabbers. Also working on behalf of the...
March of Dimes statement on newborn screening report
...oth the state and federal levels for comprehensive programs
and equity in newborn screening for every baby in this country. We urge all concerned individuals, groups, and health care providers to work even more closely together to achieve this common goal. ...
Posters highlight water, energy and other natural resource research
...upport of collaborative basic and applied research programs
between its member universities and the INEEL staff by funding several diverse multi-year research projects in the critical mission areas of the Laboratory, including Environment Management, Energy Sciences and National Security....
Northeastern University receives $12.4 million NSF grant for creation of nanomanufacturing institute
...nufacturing, Northeastern also has strong research programs
in nanomaterials and nanomedicine. Nanotechnology...emerging technology with two new associated degree programs
offered, including a master's in bioinformatics and a master's in biotechnology, both of which have ...
NSF announces six 'FIBR' awards to tackle some of biology's most challenging questions
...logy. "FIBR is one of the premier, crosscutting programs
in biology at NSF," said Mary Clutter, head of NSF's Biological Sciences directorate. "By undertaking highly innovative and broadly integrative approaches to research in biology, FIBR projects tackle grand challenges and promote the training of a new...
Research on carbohydrate metabolism receives historical recognition
...nd provides educational, science policy and career programs
in chemistry. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio ...
Can an old gene learn new tricks?
...ms can result from primitive developmental genetic programs
that are, in a sense, recycled for entirely new structures. According to the expression patterns in the fruit fly, Drosophila, the ancestral action of the Hmx gene was limited to the development of the central nervous system (CNS). Dr. Thomas Lufk...
Joslin Diabetes Center adds first affiliate in California at Irvine Medical Center
...physical activity and optimize nutrition education programs
in schools. Additionally, Wang and his colleagues discovered a hormone similar to insulin that prevents heart muscle from dying. The findings suggest that gene therapy might help treat a variety of heart diseases, as well as stave off heart damage t...
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