Tag: "award" at biology news
Researchers Find Possible New Route to Making Cancer Cells Vulnerable
...ences and a Rhone Poulenc Rorer Hematology Scholar award
to colleagueDr. Charles Hemenway. Heitman and Hemenway, both researchers in Duke's Comprehensive Cancer Center,reported their findings in the Aug. 2 issue of the Journal of BiologicalChemistry. They found that three drugs given to stop organ...
Proteins Interacting With RNA And DNA Are Surprisingly Similar
.... Draper's work has earned him a prestigious MERIT award
from theNationalInstitutes of Health. MERIT stands...d for work that has excellent future potential.The award
wasissued in September 1996 by the NIH's National Institute ofGeneral MedicalSciences, which has fun...
The American Phytopathological Society Announces 1997 Awards
...s ChristopherMundt, Oregon State University. This award
recognizes an outstanding recentcontribution in pl...ewYork State Agricultural Experiment Station. This award
honors the bestcontribution presented in one or more full-length papers reporting basic orapplied re...
Study Focuses On How Plants Help Toxic Pollutants Travel Around The World
...The project, which has been funded with a $200,000 award
over four yearsby the NSF's Faculty Early Career Development program, will examine howchemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polycyclic aromatichydrocarbons and pesticides, including DDT, travel around the world. "My primary inte...
UT-Houston Awarded $2.5 Million For Scleroderma Research
...ffective treatment or means of prevention. The award
spans four years from September 1997. It will support both clinicaland basic investigations aimed at determining the genetic and environmentalfactors that affect susceptibility to scleroderma, so named because of thehardening of the skin and scarrin...
Environmental Engineers Demonstrate Effective Method For Trapping Highway Pollutants
...s JohnF. Kennedy Award for Hydraulic Research. The award
is named foran engineering researcher who specialized in hydraulics....
New Ultrafine Metal Powder Production Process
... was recently honored with an R&D Magazine 100 award
which recognizes 100 of the best new discoveries or inventions of the year. Most recently, Singh says, his group has also shown that the new process can substitute for electroplating in some applications by depositing coatings or pat...
Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education
...nada. The universities and the amount of each award
are: Dalhousie University in Canada, $858,863; Duke University, $999,743; Pennsylvania State University, $999,591; Purdue University, $991,000; Syracuse University, $999,168; Tulane University, $999,905; and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, $999,...
Researcher Gains 30,000% Saving Using "Bargain Basement" Chemistry To Create Complex Industrially Useful Molecules
...nt, (the Society of Chemical Industry Prize). The award
ceremony was organised by the Chemistry Research for Britain organisation which is supported by the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, learned societies, professional associations and institutions active in chemical science and technology, and al...
Researcher Finds New Way Of Devising Medically Useful Linked Rings Of Atoms Replacing Toxic, Expensive, And Environmentally Unfriendly Old Process
...k the Society of Chemical Industry UK Prize . The award
ceremony was organised by the Chemistry Research for Britain organisation which is supported by the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, learned societies, professional associations and institutions active in chemical science, and also by the UK...
AAAS Announces Science Journalism Award Winners
...way. Jenni Laidman of The Bay City Times won the award
for the small newspapercategory for her February 2...eat of vanishing species in the GreatLakes. The award
for outstanding science writing in the magazine category goes to FredGuterl of Discover for his Nove...
Pacific Northwest Staff Win National Awards For Transferring Research To Industry
..., Wash., to market and sell the software. The FLC award
nominations are judged by a panel of experts in the field of technologytransfer, including representatives from industry, state and local government, academia and thefederal laboratories. Pacific Northwest leads the other DOE laboratories in winning...
Life-Saving Dr. Mueller Selected To Get Top Sports Medicine Award
...r later this year. Previous winners of the award
include Sir Roger Bannister, the firstathlete to r...coaches and trainers in this country. The award
was named in honor of Jokl, an outstanding 400-meter runnerand hurdler for the German Olympic team i...
Hultgren Receives Prestigious Eli Lilly Award
...ward from theAmerican Society of Microbiology. The award
recognizes basic research of unusualmerit in the f...ganisms." Hultgren will receive the award
plus a $5,000 cash prize during thesociety's annual meeting in May in Atlanta, Ga. He also will deli...
Washington University Professor Receives Young Investigator Award In Microbiology
... microbiology andimmunology, will be presented the award
at the General Meeting of the ASM, May17-21, 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Hultgren, who received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University, hascontributed to the understanding of the role of bacterial adhesions. Theseadhesions, or pili, are bacterial ...
NSF Scientist Receives Award In Research Training Of Minorities In Microbiology
...y (ASM), May 17-21, 1998 in Atlanta, Georgia. The award
is given in memory of William A. Hinton, who was one of the firstAfrican-Americans to join the ASM. Dr. Hinton received his M.D. from HarvardUniversity and directed the Massachusetts State Wasserman Laboratory for over 40years. He is known for his ...
ASU Scientists Join NASA Astrobiology Institute
...hts on how life developed on the earth. "This award
builds on Arizona State University's traditional r...ce, photosynthesisand related fields. Winning this award
is a tribute to the quality of the ASU faculty, given theextraordinary caliber of the competition we...
Chern Memorial Award Presented To Wistar Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
...eive the 1998 Ching Jer Chern Memorial Award. The award
isgiven annually to the Wistar postdoctoral fellow...m cancer in 1987. The endowment that supports the award
wasestablished in 1989 by Dr. Chern's widow, June, as a way of paying tribute toher husband's work ...
Scientist Receives Prestigious Award
...he Yale Center for Genes andBehavior, received the award
for neuropsychiatry. "It is humbling that the Pasarow Foundation chose me for such animportant honor, especially in the company of Drs. Lander and Nestler, twoscientists held in high regard by researchers worldwide," Yanagisawa said. "ThePasa...
Third Annual Awards For Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Recognize Innovations
...the use of generation of hazardous substances. The award
recipients and their achievements are: Karen M. Draths and John W. Frost (Michigan State University, East Lansing):genetically engineered microbes that can manufacture starting materials fornylon and other products from nontoxic, readily available...
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