Tag: "awards" at biology news
Members receive distinction as fellows of crops society
...Science Society of America (CSSA). The prestigious awards
were presented at the 2003 Annual Meetings of CSSA, held in conjunction with the American Society of Agronomy (ASA) and the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) from Nov. 2-6, in Denver, CO. Named as Fellows are: John D. Berdahl , Research Gene...
NIH student loan repayment awards increase by 66 percent
...3. This represents a 66% increase in the number of awards
overFY 2002, the first year NIH implemented the pr...it to engage in research careers. Over half of the awards
were to researchers who completedtheir doctoral degree within the past five years. More thanhalf of ...
DuPont awarded highest US honor for technological innovation
...as a leader in sustainability, earning a number of awards
including the World Environment Center's Gold Medal. DuPont has consistently earned high marks on social responsibility and environmental progress in surveys such as Fortune Magazine's "Most Admired Companies" and the Financial Times PriceWaterhouse...
World's largest scientific society holds regional meeting in Columbia, Mo.
...ion Service Award and numerous outstanding teacher awards
throughout his career. He calls his career a "hobby" because of the pleasure it brings him. Other presentations include the following: Nov. 7 8:30 a.m. Native prairie plants as sources of new pharmaceuticals - Kirk Manfredi, University of Northe...
President Bush will honor U.S. science and technology leaders
...wo days, attending meetings and an invitation-only awards
banquet on the evening of Nov. 7. Satellite feed available on coordinates: KU BAND: SBS-6/K02 3:00-4:00 p.m. EST C BAND: AMC-3/C19 3:00-4:00 p.m. (Band tests will be available at 2:30 p.m.) Webcast available at: http://www.whitehous...
Study of the brain wins Eppendorf/Science prize
...ke University. Ehlers is the recipient of numerous awards
in neuroscience, and he is a scholar of the Ruth K. Broad Foundation. The finalists are: Karel Svoboda of Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., for his essay, "Imaging Experience-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity in the Adult Neocortex in Vivo." Originally from t...
Mutant gene linked to obsessive compulsive disorder
..., whose early work on the project was supported by awards
from the NIMH Intramural Programs of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the NIMH; David Goldman, NIAAA; Walter Kaye and Katherine Plotnicov, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Western Psychiatric Institute and...
Worlds largest scientific society to hold regional meeting in Pittsburgh
...5. On Oct. 22 at 9 a.m., five Salute to Excellence awards
will be presented for NCW leadership and active promotion of chemistry in the Pittsburgh community. The award recipients are as follows: Individual Brian Wachtel, Senior Technician Specialist Business Development - Tech Support Group Bayer P...
NSF awards four-year, $3.9 million grant to plant biology team led by University of Georgia
...s Directorate for Biological Sciences, this year's awards
take advantage of the fruits of earlier genome projects to extend existing areas of research and to break entirely new ground. "In key ways, these projects will expand what we know about the biology of the plant kingdom, including plants that have a ...
NSF awards $31.9 million in grants to study biocomplexity in the environment
...ear of a multi-year effort. Five subcategories of awards
were made: Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH), with eight awards
totaling $8.5 million; Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles (CBC), with ten awards
totaling $8.3 million; G...
VIDI awards: Seventy-nine young scientists start their own line of research
...remaining 30 odd percent. The total budget for the awards
is about 47 million euro. The VIDI grant is one of the three grant forms in the Innovational Research Incentive Scheme. The other two grants are the VENI grant (for those who have recently obtained a doctorate) and the VICI grant (for highly experien...
Research grants program closing
...estigators in biomedical engineering. The final 44 awards
were divided among 34 colleges and universities across the United States. The Biomedical Engineering Research Grants Program, which began at a time when there was little funding available for engineers in medicine, has helped establish the careers of...
Illinois professor wins Nobel Prize
..." the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet that awards
this prize said in its news release from Stockholm...from the University of Pittsburgh. Among his other awards
are the National Academy of Sciences Award for Chemistry in Service to Society (2001); the Kyoto Pri...
Mark your calendar for the American Anthropological Association meeting in Chicago Nov. 19-23
... 5.45 p.m.) Three anthropologists will receive AAA awards
on Saturday night, H. Russell Bernard, Russell H. Tuttle and prominent Canadian anthropologist and author, Dr. Margaret Lock. (See individual press releases)....
UCR geneticist spells out consequences of genetically engineered genes escaping into wild species
... 1978 from the University of Texas at Austin. His awards
include being named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2000; Distinguished Speaker, 42nd Ecological Genetics Group Meeting, St. Andrews, United Kingdom, 1998; Fulbright Fellow, 1993; and a National Science foundation M...
Harvard Medical School launches new department to study human biology at the level of whole systems
... (2002), one of the most prestigious international awards
in medical research. Kirschner has also received Israel's Shacknai Prize (2003) and the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Rose Award (2001). He was elected to the U.S. National Academy of Science in 1989 and made a Foreign Mem...
ORNL earns top Southeastern laboratory technology transfer award
...ology Transfer Award of the Year during the annual awards
dinner of the Southeastern Region of the Federal L...l Ewing and Grady Vanderhoofven. In addition, four awards
recognizing excellence in technology transfer for work developed at ORNL were presented, according t...
NSF news tips - September 22, 2003
...rious implantable medical devices. Her NSF CAREER awards
(BES-9983840, BES-0242443) supported her studies o...er postdoctoral fellowship. NSF funds 10,000 new awards
each year based on reviews of their scientific merit and broader impact on society. NSF awards
Data privacy, emergency response, weather prediction to benefit from information technology advances
... Research (ITR) program. The other four large ITR awards
will design secure and reliable network architectu... applications for grid computing. "This year's ITR awards
demonstrate how fundamental computer science research, combined with other research disciplines and ...
UC San Diego researchers receive $14 million from NSF for 10 new information technology projects
...ll physiology. Today the NSF announced eight large awards
from its Information Technology Research (ITR) program, with UCSD participating in three of the projects. Large ITR projects focus on long-term innovations through coordinated research and education efforts at the intersection of computer science and...
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