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Ground-Breaking DNA Research Leads SFU Grad To The Top
...t is being honored with the governorgeneral's gold medal
-- as SFU's top graduate student in the 1997-98 graduatingclass. A glance at Li's academic accomplishments clearly shows why. For histhesis project, he isolated a very small DNA enzyme that is catalytic -- meaningthat it enables chemical reac...
Biologist Wins Simon Fraser University Controversy Prize For 'Silent Spring' Of
... the Manning Award of Distinction (1997)and a gold medal
from the Science Council of B.C. (1992). He's authored threeother books: "TheBiology of the Honeybee" (1987), "Killer Bees" (1992), and "From Where I Sit" (1998). "Nature Wars: People vs. Pests" is published by Harvard University Press ($24.95US). An...
National Science Medalists Named
...to 362 leading U.S. scientists and engineers. The medal
was established by Congress in 1959 and is administered by NSF. It honors individuals who have significantly advanced knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. A 12-member p...
Stanford Chemical Engineer Chaitan Khosla Receives Alan T. Waterman Award From NSF
...f science orengineering. The recipient receives a medal
as well as a $500,000 grant overthree years for scientific research or advanced study in any field of science orengineering....
NLM exhibit features Nobelist Joshua Lederberg
...ook, Lederberg's high school microscope, his Nobel medal
and diploma, letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The exhibit will be up through November 30. Although Lederberg chose the biological sciences over mathematics, he never wavered in his commitment or desire to be a scientist. During World Wa...
Setting the real bottom line: Dr. David Suzuki to speak at ESA annual meeting
... for science, a United Nations Environment Program medal
and the Order of Canada. Since 1993 Dr. Suzuki, a full professor at the University of British Columbia, has been working with UBC's Sustainable Development Research Institute....
Clinton names a diverse group of researchers to receive the 2000 National Medals Of Science
...P. Ostriker of Princeton University is receiving a medal
for contributions that advanced the understanding of the dynamics of galaxies and star clusters, including the existence of large quantities of dark matter. Medalist Gilbert F. White, a professor of geography at the University of Colorado, has had an...
Raven one of 12 to receive National Medal of Science
...ople to be honored are the first recipients of the medal
in the 21st century. The group includes a Nobel Pr...ersity of California at San Diego is receiving the medal
for his bioengineering accomplishments. Mathematicians John Griggs Thompson, Ph.D., of the Univers...
February 15, 2001, deadline for science writing award
...fields. The annual award includes $3,000, a gold medal
and a bronze replica of the medal. The nomination deadline is February 15, 2001. Please see the official version of the 2002 ACS Awards Program information at www.acs.org/awards/grady-stack.html . Inquiries concerning the award or nominating proc...
$100,000 prize to pioneers in neural research
...qually between the two co-recipients) and a silver medal
in the design of the Roosevelt dime, in honor of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who founded the March of Dimes. These two imaginative scientists have helped to shape the present and future directions of an entire field of neural research, says Dr...
Worlds largest scientific society convenes regional meeting October 10-13 in Lincoln, Neb.
...Achievements in Chemistry. The award consists of a medal
and a $2,000 honorarium. Other meeting highlights include: Forensic geochemistry Detecting allergens in food Emission-reducing oxygenated fuels General chair is Michael D. Mosher, University of Nebraska, Kearney (308-865-8385). For more informa...
January media highlights: GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY
...he earth sciences. The award, consisting of a gold medal
and a cash prize, was endowed by Dr. and Mrs. Fred A. Donath....
MIT professor to receive the 2002 Othmer Gold Medal
...ic understanding, legislation or philanthropy. The medal
is presented annually at the Othmer Luncheon, co-sponsored by CHF and four affiliated organizations: the American Chemical Society (ACS), the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the Chemists Club, and the Socit de Chimie Industrielle (A...
EMBO Award for Communication in the Life Sciences
...first time EMBO will award Euro 5,000 and a silver medal
for outstanding works of public communication in t...ation annually. A prize of Euro 5.000 and a silver medal
will be awarded on November 9, 2002 during European Science and Technology Week as part of the EMBL/...
President Bush names 15 to receive National Medal of Science
... do so." Six of those named to receive the science medal
have made lasting and continuing contributions to ...turing processes. Two mathematicians receiving the medal
are Calyampudi R. Rao of Pennsylvania State University, who led the theoretical work toward the foun...
Smithies wins top award from Massry Foundation
...everly Hills, Calif., the award consists of a gold medal
and $40,000. Smithies will share the prize with Dr. Mario Capecchi of the University of Utah, who has done similar research. Presentation will take place Oct. 26 at the Council Chamber of the City of Beverly Hills. Before the ceremony, at which the ...
Rory Cooper, PhD receives the highest award offered by U.S. Dept. Of Veterans Affairs
...ular capacity, or upper extremity injury. A bronze medal
winner in the 1988 Paralympic Games, Dr. Cooper's expertise in wheelchair design has also made it possible for many more to participate in activities such as wheelchair racing and cycling....
Amanda Fisher receives EMBO Gold Medal
... European scientist who is under 40 years old. The medal
has been awarded to many illustrious recipients in...of a worldwide audience. In this way the EMBO gold medal
is an indicator of the standards that are achieved by European scientists. It also honours the award...
OSU genetics expert wins award for lifetime achievement
...ement in human genetics. The recipient receives a medal
and a $10,000 personal prize, and gives a plenary address to the ASHG annual meeting. De la Chapelle's keynote address will be, "Inherited Diseases: Challenges, Victories and Disappointments." "I am really quite honored, and very surprised," says d...
Masatoshi Nei of Penn State honored in Japan with International Prize for Biology
...Prize for Biology. The award, which consists of a medal
and a monetary grant, was presented to Nei in the presence of the Emperor and Empress of Japan during a formal ceremony in Tokyo during December 2002. Nei was chosen to receive the award in recognition of his research achievements, which are the fo...