Tag: "invited" at biology news

A dream team tackles the brain

...ies, colleges, and research institutions that were invited to submitproposals in the first year of the program, and was one of 11 institutionsfunded in the program's first round of funding....

Heart transplant surgeon at Cedars-Sinai specializes in implanting mechanisms that allow a defective heart to rest while awaiting a transplant

... ventricular assist devices. Dr. Magliato has been invited to share her experience at a ventricular assistdevice conference Sept. 18 for cardiac surgeons and cardiologists. She willpresent the topic "The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Experience:Clinical Results and Patient Considerations." The half...

Suggested changes in federal report on carcinogens to be aired Sept. 15 at public meeting in Washington

...to make his recommendations. The public is invited to hear a short description of this process and tocomment on suggestions that have been made or that will be made during themeeting by industry scientists and attorneys, academia, and the public, many ofwhom have pre-registered to speak at the meetin...

Media Advisory: The Geological Society of America 1999 Annual Meeting

...isory in October. Media representatives are warmly invited to attend the Annual Meeting WelcomingReception on..., 5:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., mediarepresentatives are invited to attend a special "Town Meeting" on the EarthScopeinitiative. This the first geoscience proposal ...

Impacts of Pfiesteria: Outbreaks could substantially reduce tourism revenues, UD Sea Grant researcher says

...isks associated with Pfiesteria. Respondents were invited to check multiple statements, indicating all thosebelieved to be true. Some 66 percent said they think Pfiesteria harms the environment and,therefore, could indirectly harm people. In addition, 65 percent said theybelieve Pfiesteria can harm thos...

Omaha to host International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium

...cluding 65 posterpresentations. There will be five invited lecturers, including two fromUNMC/NHS. Presenters and their topics will be: Paul Hyman, M.D., Children's Hospital of Orange County, Orange, Calif.,"Munchhausen byProxy: Evaluation of Patients with Intestinal Failure"; Robert Shulman, M.D., Baylor ...

USGS designs fishway for Little Falls Dam

... private organizations at a dam-breaking event for invited officialsand other guests at the Little Falls Dam on the Potomac River to celebrate theplacement of a novel fishway designed by the USGS. The ceremonial dam-breakingwill occur at 10:30 a.m. on October 12. "For seven years I've watched hundreds of ci...

Suggested changes in federal report on carcinogens to be aired Oct. 21 and 22 at public meeting

...to make his recommendations. The public is invited to hear a short description of this process and tocomment on suggestions that have been made or that will be made during themeeting by industry scientists and attorneys, academia, and the public, many ofwhom have pre-registered to speak at the meetin...

Colorado State scientist is Ecological Society of America president

...y of grassland ecosystems. She regularly presents invited lectures on topics such as the Antarctic ecosystems, the biological world underground, the benefits of integrated research to society, and women in science. Her research has been widely featured in newspapers, magazines, radio and television, for ins...

1999 Fall Meeting: Press conferences and special events

...y Stephens, president of NCSWA: "All AGU Press are invited (and encouraged) to join NCSWA at their holiday dinner on Monday, December 13. Good food and drink (unlimited beer, wine, and soda the first hour). Great schmoozing. NCSWA's own Glennda Chui, science writer for the San Jose Mercury News, will regale ...

Parsons preaches magnets

... of Water Sciences, Cranfield University, has been invited to Japan. He is to deliver a lecture on his pionee...ote address on water recycling in October. Tom was invited to deliver his lecture at a strategic water conference that will influence the privatisation of wate...

Fall Meeting: updated press conferences and special events

...y Stephens, president of NCSWA: "All AGU Press are invited (and encouraged) to join NCSWA at their holiday dinner on Monday, December 13. Good food and drink (unlimited beer, wine, and soda the first hour). Great schmoozing. NCSWA's own Glennda Chui, science writer for the San Jose Mercury News, will regale ...

Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards $92 million in research support to U.S. medical schools

...g basic scientists and clinical researchers. HHMI invited 126 medical schools to compete for the grants. A panel of experts reviewed 105 proposals that were submitted and made recommendations to HHMI's management and trustees. The successful proposals emphasize collaborations between researchers i...

Laser light from Free-Electron Laser used for first time in human surgery

... work the first time," he said. Edwards and Logan invited a number of other scientists to test the technique, including MichaelCopeland. They conducted a number of experiments on a variety of tissues and found that wavelengthsnear 6.45 microns were optimal for cutting all soft tissues. They published these ...

Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society to meet

Members of the media and freelance writers are invited to attend a special meeting, hosted jointly by the Ecological Society of America and the British Ecological Society (BES). The meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida and will run April 10-13, 2000. The theme is "Ecology: Achievement and Challenge....

Register now for the 2000 AAAS Annual Meeting

...he Marriott Wardman Park. Newsroom registrants are invited to attend the annual press reception on Friday, February 18 from 5:00 - 6:30 pm in the Ambassador Ballroom of the Omni Shoreham Hotel. CREDENTIALS FOR NEWSROOM Registration will be waived for working reporters, public information officers, journalism...

Delivering the fruits of biotechnology to the developing world: Institute for Global Health sponsors global health forum, February 18-21

...hOrganization. In organizing this meeting, Feachem invited not only the leaders in worldhealth, but also many decision-makers who would not usually attend such ameeting. "Many of these people are in positions of power, but they don'tnecessarily spend much of their time thinking about these issues," he said....

INEEL microbiologist joins Japanese on expedition to tap marine-methane deposits

...our years, was one of only two western researchers invited to participate in what has come to be known as the "MITI Research Hole." The culmination of several years of planning, the expedition is part of a general effort by the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to increase Japanes...

International experts to say what's known, what's speculation about medicinal herbs

... news conference Thursday (March 2). Reporters are invited to the briefing, which will be held in the Dogwood Room of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill'sWilliam and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. The event is part of the first international scientific conference on medicinal herbs,...

The hair of the bear: DNA fingerprinting allows non-intrusive study of grizzly bears

...bears, as well as to park visitors. News media are invited to attend and cover this lecture. Ms. Kendall is also available for interviews on her research by contacting Rebecca Phipps, USGS Public Affairs, at (703) 648-4414, rphipps@usgs.gov ....

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(Date:4/18/2014)... have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize ... This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental ... specific brain activity that the researchers have identified ... Journal of Neuroscience has just published a ... associate professor of psychology and his doctoral student ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose ... of all breast cancer cases. , The largest ... invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important clues to ... breast cancer, which can be missed through screening. ... journal PloS Genetics , was co-led by ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... study published today in PLOS Pathogens , children ... is common can mount an immune response to infection ... repeated bouts of high fever and illness and partially ... The findings may help researchers develop future interventions that ... parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers ... researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments ... Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. ... biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of ... Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published ...
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