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U.S. Geological Survey 1998 Budget: Increased Support For Drinking Water, Earthquakes And Biological Sciences

...ition of setting nationalstandards for scientific excellence in earth, water, biological andmapping investigations. In concert with our old and new partners andthrough a variety of efforts and products -- from maps and written reportsto our latest electronic home page on the Internet -- we are striving tos...

AAAS Announces Science Journalism Award Winners

...c Radio The AAAS Science Journalism Awards honor excellence in science writing in largenewspapers (daily circulation more than 100,000), small newspapers (daily orweekly circulation less than 100,000), and magazines, and on radio andtelevision. The winners will be honored on February 14, 1998, at a specialce...

UPCI Researchers Find Drug Improves Cancer-Fighting Ability Of Vitamin D

... centers in thecountry, UPCI is recognized for its excellence in cancer detection, diagnosis,treatment and patient education and care. UPCI is internationally recognized for its translational research, wherein basic laboratory findings are rapidly developed into novel cancer therapies. For additional i...

"Doctor Watershed" Named AAAS Fellow

...ars. He has always shown the highest dedication to excellence and served as an example of leadership and professionalism to those who worked with him. This recognition as a AAAS Fellow is well merited." Drs. Fenn and Herrmann have worked closely for many years with both USGS and the National Park Service. He...

ASU Scientists Join NASA Astrobiology Institute

...mes Research Center in California, NASA'scenter of excellence for Astrobiology and Information Technology. The new institute will useNext Generation Internet (NGI) and advanced telecommunications to link together theinvestigators and students at separate member institutions around the country. The NGI will also...

Whitaker makes largest individual grants ever totaling more than $30 million

... intensely competitive awards are a tribute to the excellence ofbiomedical engineering educational and research programs at both of theseoutstanding academic institutions," said G. Burtt Holmes, Chairman of theFoundation Governing Committee. "All the Leadership Award applications underwent a rigorous selection ...

Sick Kids Improves Access To Global Genome Database

...e program it is only natural that we build on that excellence and expandinto this new area. At Sick Kids the hosting of the Canadian site of the GDB isjust one of several steps underway to demonstrate our commitment tobioinformatics." Due to funding cuts, maintenance of the Johns Hopkins site will be discontinu...

Quicker Implementation Of Research Results

...lementing results in their companies. Thecentre of excellence thus contributes specifically to the technology tr...gional companies. This is one of eleven centres of excellence which were set up in 1995; theGrants Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) has now ...

Wistar Institute Professor Named First Koprowski Professor

... scientific program in anenvironment of scientific excellence and collegiality. My wish is that thischair will be the first of a series of chairs that will recognize the scientificexcellence of many outstanding scientists at Wistar." Dr. Trinchieri came to Wistar 23 years ago. Prior to his arrival, he was am...

Largest Acoustics Meeting In History Expected

...uch shorter than is believed required for acoustic excellence (2aAAa12). ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- REPLY FORM ASA/EAA/DAGA Meeting, Berlin, Germany March 14-19, 1999 Please return this form to Ben Stein at bstein@aip.acp.org or fax to 301-209-0846 __Please p...

NSF-Supported New Scientists And Engineers Receive Presidential Award

... Shirley J. Dyke, Washington Univ-St. Louis. For excellence in mitigatingstructural damage from seismic events using semi-active control systems, andproviding hands-on experiences for graduate, undergraduate and K-12 students. Julie Anne Jacko, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison. For innovations in matchingpartially...

Hanson receives one of the first Keck Foundation awards for distinguished young scholars in medical research

...er scientific dedication and her sense of academic excellence havecontributed greatly to the field of neurobiology. We are thrilled to have the W. M. Keck Foundation recognize one of the medical school's and the nation'soutstanding young scientists as a future leader in this field." Hanson studies t...

UD News: Gene-repair pioneer, Eric Kmiec, brings his lab to the University of Delaware

...laware's growing national reputation as acenter of excellence in the life sciences." A promising synthetic "seamstress" Kmiec credits his then-3-year-old son, Tyler, now 8, with inspiring him todevelop a molecule that acts like nature's seamstress, by stitching mutatedgenetic sequences back together in their ...

Kansas decision will leave students with insufficient skills to enter an increasingly technological world

...gy should concern all people committed toeducation excellence in science," said Stephen Jay Gould, Alexander Agassizprofessor of zoology at Harvard University and AAAS president. "These eventsencroach upon the professional judgment of dedicated teachers, and stronglycompromise the education that informed and r...

SPIRE seeks to boost young scientists' job prospects, minority science education

...apt and work in teams. "We look beyond scientific excellence and achievement in hiring scientists into Glaxo Wellcome Research," said Bob Bell, vice president of research in the company's U.S. division. "The success of our drug discovery efforts depends on teamwork, communication and adaptability," he said. "...

DBI News: Plant microbe interactions and nutrient use to be explored Nov. 16 at UD

...esigned to position the First State as a center of excellence in biotechnology and the life sciences, the Delaware Biotechnology Institute is a statewide partnership among government, industry and Delaware's institutions of higher education (University of Delaware, Delaware State University and Delaware Technic...

UB establishes institute for research on lasers, photonics and biophotonics

...e support for what we anticipate to be a center of excellence with even greater recognition than it currentlyenjoys, and to paying greater attention to Dr. Prasad's work." "The School of Medicine is very excited about the institute," said Bruce A. Holm, Ph.D., the school's senior associatedean and professor of...

CWRU med school snares $3 million Howard Hughes Institute grant to build structural biology program

...mmitted to move the department into a new level of excellence and will seek to take advantage of the power of genetics for understanding the nervous system. "The recruitment of new research faculty is part of our bold new initiative to significantly expand and enhance the medical school's research enterprise b...

Wake Forest University School of Medicine launches major research initiative

... will become self-perpetuating and attract further excellence in even other fields....

Symposium focuses on implications of 'The New Microbiology'

...hose mission is to foster and recognize scientific excellence in the microbiological sciences. Its activities include convening colloquia to develop consensus-building position papers that provide expert scientific opinion and advice on current and emerging policy issues in microbiology....

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