Tag: "grant" at biology news
Images of enzyme suggest way to improve DNA sequencing
...tipletimes, thereby decreasing labor and costs." A grant
from the National Institutes of Health supported this research....
Ship sulfur emissions found to strongly impact worldwide ocean and coastal pollution
...on from ships. This study was funded by a grant
from the National Science Foundationand the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon....
Help with 'screamingly radioactive' storage tanks: Nonradioactive substitute created to aid nuclear waste clean-up
...re just completing the second year of a three-year grant
from DOE'sEnvironmental Management Science Program, and it has become pretty clear thatnot all sludges would be expected to pick up the same radionuclides," saysKrumhansl. "For example, aluminum-rich sludges exhibit an affinity forcomponents in the ...
UI research team discovers new genes involved in the spread of breast cancer
...cond-year medical student. The work wasfunded by a grant
from the National Cancer Institute....
Research zeroes in on killer molecule in dioxin toxicity
...in the future. Theyreceived an $816,000 four-year grant
from the National Institutes of Health thisspring that will enable them to pursue research aimed at discovering ways toprevent the attachment of a killer molecule to other cells, or even prevent itsactivation by dioxins. Dioxin is a highly toxic envi...
NIH taps Hopkins craniofacial program as 'center of discovery', awards $7.5million grant
...opkinsresearchers will use a $7.5 million research grant
from the National Instituteof Dental andCraniofacial Research (a division of the National Institutes of Health) toanswer these questions andothers. The Johns Hopkins Center for Craniofacial Development and Disorders wasselected by theNIDCR as on...
New technique builds microscopic medical devices for transplants
...ly received a $1.4million grant
from the State of Ohio Board of Regents tocontinue this work in a consortium. Member institutions includeOhio State, Case Western Reserve University, University of Cincinnati,...
University of Florida researchers test drug from 'transgenic sheep' in study at Shands at UF teaching hospital
...titute, which is exploring such possibilities with grant
support from theNational Institutes of Health. "One of the primary reasons for creating the Genetics Institute was to translatenew technologies like this into treatment for patients," said Dr. Terry Flotte,interim director of the institute. "This pro...
Gene protects tubby mouse strain from hearing loss
... Pharmaceuticals,Inc., as well as an institutional grant
from the National Cancer Institute.Co-authors of the paper include Phillip Rosentiel, Terry Maddatu, Aamir Zuberi,Derry Roopenian, and Kenneth Johnson, all of The Jackson Laboratory, and MichaelNorth of AXYS Pharmaceuticals....
Scientists suggest genetic shutdown links estrogen, heart disease
...H grant, by the American HeartAssociation and by a grant
from the Bernard Foundation. Other researchers were Calvin Wilhide, Ph.D., Alan Heldman, M.D., MarkSussman, M.D., Pamela Ouyang, M.D., Emily Milliken and PascalGoldschmidt-Clermont, M.D. (now at Ohio State University)....
Knowledge-centered awards jump start NSF focus on I.T. for the 21st century
...iodata on communicative interactions. Yet another grant
will focus on the studyof distance video communica...r Standards andTechnology (NIST) received the only grant
in this group not awarded to auniversity. At NIST, scientists will develop a digital library of mat...
A dream team tackles the brain
...n synapses (Boston, Mass.) - Thanks to a recent grant
of nearly $1 million from the Davidand Lucille Pac... professor ofengineering and physics, will use the grant
over the next five years to developa potentially revolutionary new form of microscopy, called entang...
Gift funds new Gene Media Forum at Syracuse University
...f Public Communications, is fundedby a substantial grant
from JGS, Inc., "The Joy of Giving Something," for thepurpose of aiding public understanding of genetic science and its social, legaland political implications. The Gene Media Forum will provide access to national experts on genetic sciencetopics and...
Gene located for rare fat disorder
...ms of lipodystrophy with the aid of afour-year NIH grant
he was awarded in the spring. Grants from the NIH, the National Center for Research Resources, the GeneralClinical Research Center at UT Southwestern and Southwestern Medical Foundationsupported the research....
UF researchers screen newborns for genetic susceptibility to diabetes in effort
to find causes and cures
...ptibility to the disease. Fortifiedby a $2 million grant
awarded by the National Institutes of Health this month, they will use the information to trackthose considered to be at high risk and try to determine what sets off thedisorder. "Whatever it is, we believe it occurs very early in life," said Dr. Des...
Warner-Lambert Company gift creates bioinformatics program
...ormatics Program. A portion of the Warner-Lambert grant
will be used to fund pilot researchprojects by U-M and Parke Davis researchers working together to develop newareas of knowledge or technology in bioinformatics....
Clemson's Baruch Forest Science Institute tracks forests' recovery from hurricane
...een set aside aspermanent research areas through a grant
from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. They will remain undisturbed by any future developments and are being used todocument what happens to forests in the aftermath of major hurricane damage. Gresham is based at the Clemson's Belle W. Baruch I...
INEEL, universities collaborate on subsurface strontium-90 remediation efforts
...er, theresearchers received a 3-year, $0.9 million grant
that was announced by UnderSecretary of Energy Ern... today. The award was part of a larger $25million grant
for 31 projects at 20 universities and eight DOE laboratories. Strontium-90 is a radioactive element...
Rockefeller and Aaron Diamond researchers say resistance to HIV drugs may be higher than previously thought
...ofHealth and by a General Clinical Research Center grant
(M01-RR00102) from theNational Center for Research Resources at NIH. Rockefeller began in 1901 as The Rockefeller Institute for MedicalResearch, the first U.S. biomedical research center. Rockefeller faculty membershave made significa...
Virginia Tech microbe-minerals group launches new field of study
...nia Tech group has received a three-year, $386,202 grant
from theDepartment of Energy, effective Sept. 15, ... The research project, although funded by the DOE grant
for three years, is amajor, long-term interdisciplinary program--certainly more than a decade, saysH...
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