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Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance

...ted within STEM professions. The program requires awardees to establish meaningful partnerships among academic institutions in their respective geographic areas and encourages the inclusion of government agencies and laboratories, industry and professional organizations. As the lead institution of th...

Donaghue Women's Health Investigator Program awards grants to three at Yale

...he sex-specific factors in health and disease. The awardees include Ronald S. Duman, professor of psychiatry and pharmacology and director of the Abraham Ribicoff Research Facilities; Deborah D. Proctor, M.D., associate professor of medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine; and Christopher H. van Dyck,...

Carnegie Mellon computational biologist Russell Schwartz receives prestigious CAREER award

...advantage of available computational tools. CAREER awardees are selected on the basis of creative career-development plans that effectively integrate research and education within the context of their institution's mission....

APS awards 55 minority travel fellowships to EB 2004 (April 17-21) in Washington, DC

...ority students in the physiological sciences. All awardees receive funds for transportation, meals, lodging and complimentary meeting registration. EB 2004 will be held from April 17-21 in Washington, D.C. In addition to attending the meeting, each fellow is paired with an APS member who will serve as a m...

NIH student loan repayment awards increase by 66 percent

...e within the past five years. More thanhalf of the awardees hold M.D. degrees; more than a third,Ph.D. degrees; 8%, M.D./Ph.D. degrees; and 5%, otherdoctoral degrees. NIH can repay up to $35,000 annually of their qualifiededucational loans, and covers all taxes related to thepayments. The NIH Loan Repayment P...

NSF grant to ORNL is big step toward national cyberinfrastructure

...erable consequence to society. "ORNL and the other awardees bring a rich mixture of shared computational resources, analytic tools and data assets that enable research and education at a scope and scale that were previously impossible," Crawford said. "The resources and expertise that these partners bring to ...

National Science Foundation announces $14M planetary biodiversity inventory awards

...ary Biodiversity Inventory (PBI). The first PBI awardees are: Lynn Bohs at the University of Utah, is heading a team to classify plants in the genus Solanum, which includes major crops such as tomatoes, potatoes and eggplants, as well as numerous lesser-known crops of tropical and subtropical regions, sou...

University of Chicago scientist wins prestigious Balzan Prize

...i and German astronomer Reinhard Genzel. "The past awardees in genetics and evolution were giants in my field," Li said, "so, it was a big surprise to me when I received the notice from the president of the Balzan Foundation." "Wen-Hsiung Li has made seminal contributions to the field of evolutionary molecula...

Purdue biologists receive nearly $18 million to study infectious diseases

...the larger grant. Kuhn and most of the other grant awardees at Purdue are associated with the university's Markey Center for Structural Biology. The Markey Center consists of laboratories that use a combination of cryoelectron microscopy, crystallography and molecular biology to elucidate the processes of vir...

Seattle, New York researchers to receive neuroscience prize endowed by UNC scientist

...achievement in the field of neuroscience. Previous awardees were Dr. David Julius from the University of California at San Francisco and Dr. Roderick MacKinnon from Rockefeller University. Dr. Edward R. Perl is Sarah Graham Kenan professor of cell and molecular physiology at the UNC School of Medicine. Pe...

EMBO supports restart of six female scientists at the bench

...or initiatives like this in Europe." The first six awardees are: Katja Arndt, who began research last month on the 'Design, Selection, Analysis and Targeting of Antiparallel Coiled Coils' at the University of Freiburg (Germany) in the Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics (Biology III). Dr. Arndt is t...

2002 Canon National Parks Science Scholars named by U.S. National Park Service and AAAS

...commitment by Canon U.S.A., Inc., each of the 2002 awardees will receive $78,000. This year, the program has b...al Parks Science Scholars Program for the Americas awardees are studying topics from fish to the trees in the north, south, east and west. One of the 2002 recip...

NSF awards $37.9 million in grants to study biocomplexity in the environment

...t, are what NSF's biocomplexity in the environment awardees will study." Research on biocomplexity in the en... reduction in extreme acidic environments. GENEN awardees will conduct research in such areas as: the interaction of viral genomes with the marine environment...

Field Museum's Parker/Gentry Award goes to Peruvian conservationists

...least 28 new plant and animal species. Our team of awardees played instrumental roles in securing protection f...stem and biodiversity conservation to the NGO. The awardees made this new mechanism for protecting biological resources possible, particularly by helping to cre...

APS awards 44 minority travel fellowships to the Experimental Biology 2002 meeting

...ority students in the physiological sciences. All awardees receive funds for transportation, meals, lodging and complimentary meeting registration. EB 2002 will be held from April 20-24 in New Orleans. In addition to receiving the opportunity to attend the meeting, each fellow is paired with an APS member...

Office of Naval Research awards $8.4M to young investigators

...estigator awards are intended to confer honor upon awardees beyond the research funding being provided. Young Investigators are selected on the basis of prior professional achievement, the submission of a meritorious research proposal, and evidence of strong support by their respective universities. ONR's You...

Dried cells, tissues could solve biological materials storage, transport problems

...duate research fellows. A competition amongst MURI awardees will be conducted in April for the equipment and research fellow funds. In addition to Potts and Helm, collaborators are Tom Sitz of biochemistry and Lenwood Heath and Naren Ramakrishnan of computer science, all of Virginia Tech; John Battista ...

Susan Okie receives microbiology communcations award

...edge, and understanding of microbiology. Runner-up awardees in this year's competition are Charles Petit and Laura Tangley of U.S. News and World Report for their story "The Invisible Emperors" about the expanding field of microbial research, and Ellen Licking of Business Week for her report on biofilms, enti...

Rockefeller University Scientists Receive Prestigious Awards For Cancer Research

...ents ofthe Foundation's awards. "The selection of awardees follows a rigorous reviewprocess conducted by a panel of prestigious international scientists," he said. In December 1998, Dr. Levine became head of The Rockefeller University, thenation's first medical research institute. A member of the National A...

NSF-Supported New Scientists And Engineers Receive Presidential Award

...s, there were 60 total PECASEwinners in 1998. NSF awardees are receiving collectively a total of $10 milliont...e scientific missions of the federal agencies. NSF awardees have demonstrated a special commitment to the integration ofresearch and education. "These t...

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