Tag: "pioneering" at biology news
NLM exhibit features Nobelist Joshua Lederberg
...ckel, who curated the exhibit, says, "in combining pioneering
research in genetics and computer science with political commitment in areas like environmental protection and arms control, Lederberg has bridged the gap between science and society." Dr. Donald A.B. Lindberg, NLM Director, stated, "Joshua Lederberg...
Dairy scientist advances field of transgenics and knowledge of growth hormones
...lopment of transgenic animals. As a result of this pioneering
work, transgenic animal technology holds tremendous promise for the large-scale production of life-saving human therapeutic drugs in quantities far greater than could ever be produced through fractionation of human blood. Akers' creative thought led...
Ohio researcher receives national award
... by the world's largest scientific society for his pioneering
role in developing fluoride additives for toothpaste, bone-strengthening pharmaceuticals and other medical products. He will be designated one of 12 Heroes of Chemistry by the American Chemical Society at its 220th national meeting, in Washington, D....
Winners of the DFG Bioinformatics Initiative
...erts stated that the competition had resulted in a pioneering
atmosphere that was perceived way beyond the circle of successful initiatives. They maintained that, over the next few years, this mood would enable bioinformatics to gain ground in international competition, helping to secure Germany's competitivene...
UNC awarded $5 million NIH grant to explore disease that inflames blood vessels
...t the university, nephrology division chief, and a pioneering
vasculitis researcher. Ten years ago, Falk and his Carolina colleague J. Charles Jennette, MD, professor of medicine and chair of pathology and laboratory medicine, were the first to suggest that specific antibodies found in patients with small vess...
Californian wins neuroscience prize endowed by UNC scientist
... ago, and Julius' subsequent studies, build on the pioneering
research of neurophysiologist Edward R. Perl, M.D....he generosity of Ed Perl, but it also reflects his pioneering
studies in the area of nociception and sensory neuron functioning." Julius will visit Carolina in Fe...
Fugu fish sequencing project potential boon to gene hunters
...thin the human genome." Said Sydney Brenner, whose pioneering
studies of Fugu biology with Greg Elgar and his colleagues in Singapore helped show that the organization of Fugu genes parallels that of human genes, "I am delighted that DOE has decided to sequence Fugu. The data will greatly enhance the identific...
Five Rutgers professors named fellows of national science association
...integration of ecology with social science and for pioneering
work in understanding tropical deforestation." Rudel, who lives in Metuchen, is an environmental sociologist who specializes in the study of land use conversion processes. He was one of the first social scientists to develop systematic explanations...
Clinton names a diverse group of researchers to receive the 2000 National Medals Of Science
...pace engineering. In the late 1960s, he conducted pioneering
research in biomechanics by applying his knowledge of mechanics to the study of biological tissues. Results of his work are helping to solve important biomedical problems. Mathematicians John Griggs Thompson of the University of Florida and Karen ...
UCSD bioengineer to receive President's National Medal of Science
...spaceship safety, performance and design. His pioneering
work welded the classical fields of aerodynam... from glaucoma. In the mid 1960s, he published the pioneering
tunnel theory of the capillary blood vessels, and the stress-free design theory of the red...
Clemson hosts workshop in frontier-science field of biological computation
... this field will take us in 50 years?" Hickman, a pioneering
researcher whose own work is identified as an early link between biology and silicon circuits, is the new holder of Clemson's Hunter Endowed Chair of Bioengineering....
Weizmann Institute researcher named to Israel Academy Of Sciences And Humanities
... the Mazer Center for Structural Biology, has made pioneering
discoveries in understanding the structure of ribosomes using X-ray crystallography. Researchers at Yale, Cambridge and MIT are currently following Prof. Yonaths lead in attempting to discover the structure of subunits of the ribosome. Israel Academ...
Pauling Centenary to recognize scientist, humanitarian
...opedic knowledge of chemistry and physics, and his pioneering
studies of the chemical bond led to his Nobel Priz... one of the foremost chemists in the world and did pioneering
studies on the nature of the chemical bond that holds molecules together work that would eventually...
Pioneer in role and uses of SNPs in pharmaceutical development to present at the IBC pharmacogenomics, SNPs & genetics patenting conference
...eading technologies for SNP analysis and conducted pioneering
research in human SNPs. It was Dr. Boyce-Jacinos g...A sequence variations and conducted the company's pioneering
research in human SNP analysis. Dr. Boyce-Jacino received his Bachelor of Science in Medical Microb...
Dr. Thomas Starzl receiving prestigious King Faisal International prize this week in Saudi Arabia
...vided among the three winners. "Professor Starzl's pioneering
work has influenced all aspects of organ transplan... and why organs are accepted. "Dr. Thomas Starzl's pioneering
efforts in all aspects of organ transplantation over the past 41 years have elevated this field from...
Genomics portends the next revolution in agriculture
...esident for research and development at Calgene, a pioneering
crop biotechnology company. Critically, the technology can be a path to world food security and aid in the development of industries and institutions in countries that will permit them to cope with rapidly growing populations and dwindling resources,...
UC Davis study finds heart benefits from apples & juice
... on risk factors for heart disease. Results of the pioneering
clinical study appear in the winter edition of Journal of Medicinal Food. The study shows that compounds in apples and apple juice act in much the same way that red wine and tea do to slow one of the processes that lead to heart disease. These compou...
Scientists discover how nerve cells move from target to target as they wire up the developing embryo
...ost as soon it is reached. The strategy allows the pioneering
nerve to continue on its journey even though the a...ues sending signals to stay. The behavior prevents pioneering
nerves from backtracking and laying down faulty wiring that could spell disability or death to the e...
Scientists find great-granddaddy of enzyme family
...and molecular biology at Penn State, known for his pioneering
studies of methane production by bacteria. Acetate kinase is found in microbes of the bacteria and archaea domains. It plays a role in communication between different types of bacteria and performs a dual role in converting organic matter to methane....
UW astrobiology research gets huge boost from $4.9 million NASA award
... astronomer Donald Brownlee, last year published a pioneering
book, "Rare Earth," in which they examined the factors that allow life to evolve into advanced forms. They concluded that simple life is probably very common in the universe but that advanced life, even at the level of tube worms, is probably very ra...
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