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Professor and student among tops in technology at UH

...hip. "This was a big night for UH with two prestigious honors bestowed on both the faculty and student levels," said John Bear, dean of UH's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. "It represents UH's commitment to fostering research across the board and reflects the changing landscape for the role...

Fox Chase Cancer Center's Alfred Knudson Jr. named 2004 Kyoto Prize winner

...ter, Philadelphia, Pa., has been named winner of a prestigious Kyoto Prize for 2004. The Kyoto Prize is considered among the world's leading awards for lifetime achievement and is given to those who have "contributed significantly to mankind's betterment." Knudson will receive a cash gift of about $450,000 (50...

Carnegie Mellon computational biologist Russell Schwartz receives prestigious CAREER award

...rtz has received the National Science Foundation's prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. The five-year grant recognizes and supports the early career-development activities of teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century, according to the National...

OUP launch a new Open Access Journal on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

.... The collection contains some of the world's most prestigious titles, including Nucleic Acids Research, JNCI (Journal of the National Cancer Institute), Brain, Human Reproduction, English Historical Review, and the Review of Financial Studies....

UC Riverside researchers discover new way to identify cell growth

...about a research paper published last month in the prestigious journal, Science. The paper, entitled, "TAF1 activates transcription by phosphorylation of serine 33 in histone H2B" is the result of four years of work. Co-authors include researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Heidelberg Universi...

EMBL Director-General receives high German honour: the Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse

..., Professor Fotis C. Kafatos, today is awarded the prestigious German civil medal of honour, the Bundesverdienstk...very honoured," says Prof. Fotis C. Kafatos. "This prestigious award reflects the success of EMBL. Germany, a state deeply committed to the European ideal, is a fi...

Clemson researcher receives Komen grant

...lle Hospital System, has received funding from the prestigious Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in Dallas. He is the first scientist from South Carolina to receive a Komen Foundation grant. Chen will use the money to further his research on stopping breast cancer cells from developing. "We are excited an...

Cancer drug resistance research leads to possible therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease

...ll appear in advance online publication the of the prestigious Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal ( www.fasebj.org ) on May 20, and will appear in the journal's July issue. The research was conducted in the Fox Chase laboratory of Kenneth D. Tew, Ph.D., D.Sc. Tew's research has la...

The UV advantage

...-reviewed journal articles, many in the three most prestigious medical journals in the world -- The Lancet, The New England Journal of Medicine and The Journal of the American Medical Association -- Dr. Michael F. Holick, a professor of medicine, physiology, and biophysics at the Boston University School of Medi...

Stuart Lipton honored with Jung Prize for Medicine

...nd Aging at The Burnham Institute, was awarded the prestigious Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine in ceremonies held May 14th in Hamburg, Germany. Endowed by German industrialist Ernst Jung, this international award is given annually in recognition of discoveries that have a major impact on experimental medicine. D...

One step further toward treatment for degenerative diseases

...tive diseases. The findings were published in the prestigious journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology . "We have identified a central enzyme that is sensitive to very subtle changes in the folded state of a protein," explained Dr. David Thomas. "Proteins are the building blocks and machines of our b...

Vanderbilt students take HHMI fellowships

...ce to carry out their research supported by such a prestigious organization," said Bonnie Miller, M.D., associate dean for Medical Students. "This opportunity could very likely impact the direction of their future careers." Peacock's previous research has focused on the role of PI3K/AKT and TGF-beta signaling c...

Derek R. Lovley receives 2004 Proctor & Gamble Award from American Society for Microbiology

...). Supported by The Procter & Gamble Company, this prestigious award honors Lovley for an array of important findings that have helped scientists understand how certain microorganisms survive under the harshest living conditions, research that is also suggesting new ways to clean up polluted environments. At the...

Campbell wins 2004 Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award

...ogy, the Journal of Virology, Gene, and many other prestigious journals. Campbell earned his B.S. degree at the University of California and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois. He began his academic career at the University of Michigan, spending a decade at the University of Rochest...

Melvin Weinstein wins 2004 BD Award for Research in Clinical Microbiology

...chool, New Brunswick, New Jersey, will receive the prestigious BD Award for Research in Clinical Microbiology from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). Weinstein is honored with the 2004 award, supported by BD Diagnostic Systems, for a career of outstanding research in infectious diseases that has profou...

Ferr-D'amar wins 2004 Eli Lilly and Company Research Award

...mpany since 1936, the award is the oldest and most prestigious prize presented by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). It honors remarkable originality, accomplishment, and promise in a microbiologist or immunologist at the beginning of his or her career. At the ASM General Meeting, Ferr-D'Amar will pres...

Govindarajan Dhanasekaran wins 2004 Sarber Award from American Society for Microbiology

...ollege in Chennai, India. He is a recipient of the prestigious R. F. Davis Memorial Scholarship at the University of Maryland, as well as a two-year graduate fellowship, and numerous prizes and awards for academic excellence from the Madras Veterinary College. He plans a career researching RNA viruses (viruses t...

Andres Vazquez-Torres honored with 2004 Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award

...ward for Excellence in Teaching and has received a prestigious Schweppe Foundation Career Development Award. The Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Awards will be presented at the 104th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), May 2327, 2004, in New Orleans, Louisiana. ASM is the largest s...

UGA professor Jeffrey Bennetzen named to National Academy of Sciences

... of Georgia, has been elected to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Results of the election were made public this morning at the annual meeting of the National Academy in Washington, D.C. Election to the National Academy represents the summit of career achievements for scientists and eng...

Biochemist becomes 15th UT Southwestern faculty member serving on National Academy of Sciences

...15th UT Southwestern faculty member serving on the prestigious organization. On Monday he received the NAS Award in Molecular Biology, an honor given annually for a recent notable discovery in molecular biology by a young scientist. There are now 19 NAS members at Texas medical institutions. More than 75 percent...

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