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Scientists build on case connecting inflammatory disease and depression

... Illinois, there are seven professors and research associates with nearly $12 million in grants in the area of integrative immunology and behavior," Kelley said. "We plan to use that financial base as a foundation to write a program project grant proposal that will fund graduate students and postdocs to study ...

Scientists identify molecular link driving spread of skin cancer

...verexpressed in cancer cells. Dr. Kleinman and her associates determined that the GAG near one end of the CD44 protein backbone binds to a specific sequence of amino acid residues in laminin α5. The laminin α5 molecule is an extracellular matrix protein that occupies areas between cells in the body a...

Microscopy scans show how brain cells process energy

.... Vishwasrao and Warren R. Zipfel, senior research associates in Cornell's School of Applied and Engineering Physics; and Patricia J. Fisher, senior research associate in biomedical sciences at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine. The experiments and analysis were funded, in part, by grants from Deutsche F...

New $9 million NSF grant to fund creation of center at LSU

...onnel. Undergraduates, graduate students, research associates and post-doctoral researchers will all be involved in the project and CAMD will be instrumental in providing equipment. Jost Goettert, director of microfabrication at CAMD, is one of the primary researchers involved in the new center. "CAMD can be v...

Basic RNA enzyme research promises single-molecule biosensors

...e National Academy of Sciences June 24. Walter and associates at U-M and colleague Xiaowei Zhuang and associates at Harvard University, use techniques that allow them to study single molecules of RNA enzymes, also...

Ralph J. Cicerone nominated to be next National Academy of Sciences president

...r use for the general welfare. Members and foreign associates of the Academy are elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research; election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded a scientist or engineer. The membership includes a...

Articles on remote sensing in ecology published in BioScience

...en W. Running of the University of Montana and his associates describe how data now being generated by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer sensor of the Earth Observing System are used to generate global assessments of gross and net primary production (the creation of plant matter by photosynthesi...

Unexpected changes in Earth's climate observed on the dark side of the moon

...), Palle and Montanes-Rodriguez are postdoctoral associates at that institution, and Koonin is professor of theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology. The observations were conducted at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) in California, which NJIT has operated since 1997 with Goode as its di...

Gene linked to alcoholism

... Huaibo Zhang and Tiejun Xu, postdoctoral research associates in the UIC department of psychiatry. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provided support....

Discovery in parasite movement may offer insights into malaria

... the parasite." The researchers found that TgGAP50 associates with another major protein expressed by the parasite TgMyoA. Myosins are known to be involved in motility. For example, they are present in muscle, where, in combination with the protein actin, they form the thick filaments of muscle. "This new prote...

Cancer drug resistance research leads to possible therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease

...cientific technician Kristina Ile and postdoctoral associates Athena Soulika, Ph.D., and Warren Davis Jr., Ph.D., all of Fox Chase; Peter B. Reiner, Ph.D., Bruce P. Connop, Ph.D., and Parimal Nathwani, Ph.D., of Active Pass Pharmaceuticals Inc., in Vancouver, British Columbia; and John Q. Trojanowski, M.D., Ph....

Campbell wins 2004 Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award

... the 1950s, he concluded that bacteriophage lambda associates with and dissociates from its host by inserting and removing a circular viral genome, or set of genes, into the bacterial chromosome. This finding, known as the Campbell model, has led the way for genetic and biochemical studies of site-specific reco...

Campbell to receive American Society for Microbiology lifetime achievement award

...950s, Campbell concluded that bacteriophage lambda associates and dissociates from its host by inserting and removing a circular viral genome, or set of genes, into the bacterial chromosome. This finding, known as the Campbell model, paved the way for genetic and biochemical studies of site-specific recombinati...

Plant biologists Delmer, Quail, Bennetzen elected to National Academy of Sciences

...d such wonderfully talented students, postdocs and associates over the years who have contributed to the research that has made this possible. I am enormously proud of their achievements and wish to share this recognition with them." Bennetzen is Norman Giles Professor of Genetics at the University of Georgi...

National Academies news: 72 new members chosen by academy

...nced the election of 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 13 countries in recognition of their distingu...e total number of active members to 1,949. Foreign associates are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States. Today's election ...

UGA professor Jeffrey Bennetzen named to National Academy of Sciences

...om members of the Academy. New members and foreign associates are elected annually at the Academy's meeting in April. Bennetzen is the first UGA faculty member named to the NAS since Susan Wessler was elected in 1998. Bennetzen joins a small group of scientists at UGA who are members of the NAS. The members at ...

Biochemist becomes 15th UT Southwestern faculty member serving on National Academy of Sciences

... also were among the 72 new members and 18 foreign associates that were elected to the NAS today. Dr. Wang said he is overwhelmed to be among those UT Southwestern faculty members previously elected to the NAS. These are the people who have been my teachers and mentors, and from whom I have received so much adv...

Cinnamon may help to alleviate diabetes says UCSB researcher

...ke activity, recently completed a human study with associates in Pakistan using cinnamon. Promising results were obtained by 30 test subjects with type II diabetes after only 40 days of taking cinnamon. They had a significant decrease in blood glucose, triglycerides, LDL, and cholesterol. The researchers hope t...

Received truth turned on end in cancer research

..." says Professor Felix Mitelman. Mitelman and his associates Bertil Johansson and Fredrik Mertens have gathered information about aberrant chromosomes in cancer for years. In 1997 Nature Genetics devoted an entire issue to the large material the Lund team had compiled, something that has only happened on one ...

K-State uses geographic tools to track plant pathogens

...ng for a translation project, and with the help of associates in Asia, was able to identify 128 relevant articles that have since been translated into English. They can be read at http://www.ksu.edu/issa/aphids/reporthtml/citations.html The translation project was expanded to include Korean and Ja...

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