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National Bioinformatics Resource Center to support infectious disease research

... research, especially as it affects biodefense and emerging infectious diseases. VBI's BRC will focus on Brucella (causes Brucellosis in cattle, pigs, and humans), Caliciviruses (causes many of the viral dysenteries on cruise ships), hepatitis A, Rabiesvirus, Coxiella burnetii/Rickettsias (which cause Q fever...

Society for conservation biology conference

...y 2004 annual meeting will address these and other emerging topics through plenary sessions, symposia, workshops, organized discussions, and poster sessions. Awards will be presented for outstanding research and service to the field. Field trips to restoration and conservation sites in and around New York Ci...

$1.6 million grant to Williams College

...lp colleges meet the challenges of keeping up with emerging scientific fields, inspiring excellence in teachin...athematics and statistics, and physics, as will an emerging program in bioinformatics, genomics and proteomics, and established interdisciplinary programs in bi...

EC boosts European electron microscopy research

...elopment of novel pharmaceuticals. Recognizing the emerging demand for this type of "Structural Genomics" research, the European Commission has opened opportunities for funding within its Sixth' Research Framework Programme. The 3D-EM Network of Excellence will provide a platform to integrate and coordinate t...

Highlights of the July Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...tary Guidelines are now being reviewed in light of emerging science and will be updated and revised next year. That may mean revisions to the Food Guide Pyramid, but no one yet knows for sure....

Innovative efforts target epigenetics, molecular imaging

...ns Hopkins center will be devoted to advancing the emerging field of epigenetics. "These centers represent two more key building blocks in our effort to lay the groundwork for new genomic approaches to the study of human biology and disease," said NHGRI Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. "As the newest...

New national research effort needed to secure clean, adequate water supply in coming decades

...reational users, and other interests -- as well as emerging challenges such as climate change and the threat of waterborne diseases -- the committee concluded that an additional $70 million in federal funding should go annually to water research, with the aim of improving the decision-making of institutions t...

New multidisciplinary research tops chemists' meeting Aug. 22-26

...ay Thursday, Aug. 24-26, scientists will describe emerging techniques for studying chemical reactions at the frigid temperatures found in space. With helium nano-droplets and altered electric fields and other technical tricks, researchers are plunging chemistry to extreme lows - and discovering chemical and ...

Survival of the fastest: scientists 'selectively breed' winning Formula One cars

...mula One vehicle setup." Genetic algorithms are an emerging technology that unites the fields of biology and computer science by mimicking the process of evolution in computers in an effort to find the best solutions to complex problems. A number of possible solutions to the problem are treated as 'organisms'...

First ever standards linking climate change, biodiversity and poverty seek global peer review

...he Standards will work in developing, developed or emerging economies and can be used for projects with privat...ards will influence the array of policies that are emerging at the state, national and international level. Current policies to reduce global warming emissions ...

VIB presents its annual results at BIO2004 in San Francisco

...nded its research groups with 3 new ones active in emerging fields in the life sciences. In fact, this is an instance of reverse brain drain, because, after an international search, 3 Belgians proved to be the best candidates and they were eager to return to Flanders after successful careers abroad. VIB's ...

Brain disease research, particle physics meet in the middle (ware)

...middleware applications. As a leading part of the emerging cyberinfrastructure, NMI software and services are used by thousands of researchers and educators in the United States and beyond....

Genomic biology institute's first grant to focus on soybeans, climate change

...- will be used as a model system for using new and emerging genomic technologies to answer unresolved questions arising from climatic changes projected for the next century. "We'll be using genomic technologies that are new and untested with soybeans, a crop whose genetic makeup already is pretty well defined...

National nanotech expert to address UW-Madison conference

...ng the conference. The conference will explore the emerging world of bionanotechnology and how it is being used today in the life sciences. Sessions will also showcase the research of several UW-Madison faculty who are working at the intersection of nanotechnology and biotechnology, an area considered by many...

Drug combo effective in advanced breast cancer

...of breast cancer. "The median times to progression emerging from the trials are among the longest times reported to date for a patient population with HER2-amplified metastatic breast cancer," said Pegram, director of the Women's Cancer Program Area at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center and the lead author of the s...

NPS Pharma and VIMAC Ventures locate at MaRS, a major new research and enterprise center in Toronto

...to commercialize the wealth of bioscience ventures emerging in Toronto and Canada." MaRS, in the heart of down...sed venture capital firm that invests primarily in emerging growth companies located in the northeastern United States and Canada. Founded in 1982, the company ...

Florida frontier expedition

...intended as seed money to further expand Florida's emerging marine biotechnology industry over the next two years with the goal of attracting longer-term funding from federal and commercial sources. Besides funding one expedition per year, Center of Excellence money is being used to support graduate students...

National Academies advisory: May 17-18 meeting on RNA interference

...icists, and other medical researchers will discuss emerging developments in the field. DETAILS: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on May 17, and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 18, in the auditorium of the National Academies building, 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, D.C. REPORTERS WHO WISH TO ATTEND SHOULD REGISTER IN ADVAN...

Emory scientists receive NIH MIDAS grant for computer modeling of infectious diseases

...alytic tools and data sources tailor-made to model emerging infectious diseases and public health responses. ...

National Cancer Gene Therapy Foundation gives $4.0 million in research grants

...forts of these Young Investigators, pursuing newly emerging strategies within the cancer gene therapy field, represent significant potential applications for all forms of cancer and an improved quality of life for those being treated for cancer. LAURENCE COOPER, MD, PhD, City of Hope National Medical Center...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
(Date:4/14/2014)... A new study shows that moderate to severe ... risk of stroke, cancer and death. , Results of ... to severe obstructive sleep apnea were four times more ... times more likely to have a stroke (HR = ... (HR = 3.4), and 2.5 times more likely to ...
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(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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