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Vanderbilt's John Oates wins clinical research award

...Oates and those he trained." Oates' distinguished career at Vanderbilt began in 1963, when he joined the faculty of the School of Medicine as an assistant professor of Medicine and Pharmacology. He served as director of the division of Clinical Pharmacology from 1963 to 1988 and was chair of the department...

UGA professor Jeffrey Bennetzen named to National Academy of Sciences

...n to the National Academy represents the summit of career achievements for scientists and engineers in the United States, and only a small fraction of working scientists are elected to the group. Although anyone can suggest a name for membership, formal proposals for nomination must come from members of the...

DFG establishes first German-Sino Research Training Group

...ts, the participants will prepare themselves for a career in biomedical research in universities or industry. The participants will work in the fields of molecular biology and pathophysiology of the lungs at the interface between basic and clinical research. In cooperation with the Norwegian universities in...

What it Takes: Design principles to broaden participation in SET

...etween the rigor of the content they study and the career opportunities which await them later in life. Appropriate academic remediation is readily available. Engaged adults who believe in the potential of all students provide support, stimulate interest and create expectations that are fundamental to t...

Campbell to receive American Society for Microbiology lifetime achievement award

...chievements in the field of molecular genetics - a career of groundbreaking research that has had a profound influence on several fields, including molecular cloning and gene therapy." One of his most celebrated accomplishments, ASM officials noted, was demonstrating the genetic relationship between bac...

John Alderete honored with 2004 William A. Hinton Award

...encouraging pre-college-age students to consider a career in science, through a host of programs including weekend laboratory tours, career days, and summer institutes. Particularly successful are the Saturday morning science programs he ha...

Jennie Hunter-Cevera wins 2004 USFCC/J. Roger Porter Award

... a host of techniques throughout her distinguished career for isolating and screening microorganisms, often discovering new species and products in the process. She began a program using ecological factors as a way to screen microorganisms living in natural environments; her work led to the successful isola...

Andres Vazquez-Torres honored with 2004 Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award

...DS. Although still in the early stages of his career as a researcher and teacher, Vazquez-Torres is already well known as a leader in studying how Candida and Salmonella cause disease, and how a host tries to fight off infections by these important pathogens. While completing his doctorate at the Unive...

David Rosmarin wins 2004 Sarber Award from American Society for Microbiology

... chemistry from Harvard University, and he plans a career as an academic physician-researcher after completing his studies. The Raymond W. Sarber Awards will be presented at the 104th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), May 2327, 2004, in New Orleans, Louisiana. ASM is the la...

Govindarajan Dhanasekaran wins 2004 Sarber Award from American Society for Microbiology

...nce from the Madras Veterinary College. He plans a career researching RNA viruses (viruses that contain the genetic material RNA, instead of DNA) that cause diseases in humans and animals, in order to produce recombinant vaccines against them. The Raymond W. Sarber Awards will be presented at the 104t...

Melvin Weinstein wins 2004 BD Award for Research in Clinical Microbiology

...4 award, supported by BD Diagnostic Systems, for a career of outstanding research in infectious diseases tha...icrobiologists." In addition to a distinguished career as a teacher, laboratory director, consultant, and administrator, Weinstein is the first author of m...

Marian Johnson-Thompson wins 2004 Alice C. Evans Award

...esident of ASM. In addition to a distinguished career in research and teaching, Johnson-Thompson has demonstrated a longstanding and vigorous commitment to the advancement of women in science. At the University of the District of Columbia, where she was a valued member of the faculty for two decades, sh...

Campbell wins 2004 Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award

...achievements in the field of molecular genetics, a career of groundbreaking research that has had a profound... the University of Illinois. He began his academic career at the University of Michigan, spending a decade at the University of Rochester before moving to Sta...

Vanderbilt students take HHMI fellowships

...the applicant's ability and promise for a research career as a physician-scientist, and the quality of training that will be provided. The fellowships involve an academic year of research, which culminates in May with the Meeting of Medical Student Fellows. During this gathering the fellows will present the...

Leroy Hood to receive 2004 Biotechnology Heritage Award

...sues raised by genetic research. His professional career began at Caltech, where he and colleagues pioneered the DNA and protein synthesizers and sequencers that constitute the technological foundation for contemporary molecular biology and have revolutionized genomics by allowing the rapid automated seque...

Margaret Foti to be honored for significant contributions to cancer care

...ti has dedicated virtually her entire professional career to the AACR, first as an editorial assistant for the association's flagship journal, Cancer Research which she continues to serve as managing editor. She became executive director in 1982 and chief executive officer in 2000. She is a graduate of T...

K-State business researchers to help with major study on food supply veterinary medicine

...d training the type of students likely to pursue a career in food supply veterinary medicine," said Dr. John Thompson of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. Andrus' areas of research include marketing professional services, marketing education and international marketing. He has receive...

SEEDS program sponsors field trip to Calgary

...l/Bighorn Sheep behavior in addition to an evening career panel. The field trip will conclude with a trip to Kootenay National Park, featuring wildfire behavior and ecology and a trip to Banff National Park to learn about grizzly bear research. Students participating in the field trip come from around ...

NIH launches first center in Nationwide Chemical Genomics Network

... supports grants for research and for training and career development at sites nationwide. Additional information about NHGRI can be found at its Web site, http://www.genome.gov . About NIH The NIH comprises the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers. The Office of the Director is the cent...

Scientists receive awards, give lectures at the ASBMB/IUBMB meeting

...dal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). His prolific career has yielded seminal work in the areas of eicosanoid biosynthesis, the physiology of polyunsaturated fatty acids, and the action of prostaglandin. Dr. Jack L. Strominger, Harvard University, recipient of the 2004 ASBMB-Merck Award for outstanding co...

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