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New York microbiologists awarded research grants in antibiotic resistance and lyme disease

...heir research in antibiotics and Lyme disease with prestigious awards from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). They are Felipe C. Cabello, M.D., of Hartsdale, N.Y., and Ira S. Schwartz, Ph.D., of Spring Valley, N.Y. Dr. Cabello, professor of microbiology a...

National Academies advisory: NAS Annual Meeting April 17-20

...MAURICE F. STRONG, who received the Academy's most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal. A reception will follow from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. APRIL 20, 2 P.M. TO 5 P.M. MICROBES IN TIME AND SPACE. This symposium will consider the epidemiology of evolutionary changes in microbes. Presenters will look at rec...

HHMI commits more than $30 million to help reverse brain drain, beat infectious diseases

...n making a decision to stay in Hungary in spite of prestigious job offers from the West," he says. "The second 5-year grant allowed me to build up a relatively large, well equipped, internationally competitive lab, which provides training and ideal working conditions for many graduate students, postdocs, and und...

'Knock out' rose receives Texas superstar and earthkind designation

...nd hardiness. It was one of three roses to win the prestigious AARS award for outstanding garden performance in 2000. The rose was first brought to the attention of scientists by Dr. Brent Pemberton, a rose researcher with the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at the Texas A&M University System Agricultural...

Comprehensive study: We know little about environmental effects on kids

... In fact, the dilemma is so far-reaching that the prestigious Institute of Medicine which advises the federal government about numerous health-related topics recently convened a committee charged with examining the ethics of research involving housing and children. "We are doing experiments in people's homes,...

Scripps research scientist wins 2004 Koch Prize

... professor of immunology. "I have never won such a prestigious award before, and I am honored to be included with two people who are so completely deserving [as Akira and Hoffmann]." The prize is one the highest scientific honors of the Federal Republic of Germany. It is given annually under the patronage of t...

Moffitt teams with DNAPrint(TM) to predict patient response to chemotherapy

...er of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country's leading cancer centers, and is listed in the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top cancer hospitals in America. Moffitt's sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer....

UNC's Siderovski wins pharmacology award

...sored by Eli Lilly and Co., is considered the most prestigious award for young scientists in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. This is Siderovski's third national career award since joining the UNC faculty in 1999. He was named a Year 2000 Neuroscience Scholar by the EJLB Foundation of Montreal and in ...

Five Marine Conservation leaders receive world's top award from Pew Institute for Ocean Science

...ich houses the program. "The competition for these prestigious awards is intense, and the honor for each one is well-deserved." ...

Awards honor Alt's three decades of genetic cancer research

...octorate in Biological Sciences, also received the prestigious Scientific Leadership Award in Immunology from the Irvington Institute for Immunological Research in New York City. Alt was the first to elucidate a molecular mechanism for genomic instability (an increased tendency to develop gene mutations) involv...

Principal investigators named for international scholars in breast cancer research program

...undation. These research leaders have achieved the prestigious designation of "Avon Foundation-AACR Scholar Hosts." Each host institution will provide a junior faculty member from a non-U.S. institution with a two-year research experience in the Investigator's laboratory. The Scholar Hosts for 2004 are: Christi...

Ohio State wetlands professor wins prestigious Water Prize

... Bill Mitsch, who today became co-recipient of the prestigious 2004 Stockholm Water Prize. For water scientists, winning the Stockholm Water Prize is equivalent to winning a Nobel Prize, said Mitsch. Mitsch, a professor of natural resources and environmental science at Ohio State University, shares the award wi...

Heart and lung transplantation clinical trial results to be announced at ISHLT meeting

...with the ISHLT's Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious award has only been presented by the Society twice in its 24-year history. The final scientific program and hotel information are available at www.ishlt.org/meetings/annualMeeting.asp . Additional information about the meeting will be posted as it...

Should publicly funded research be free and available to the public?

...f directors promised to go head-to-head with other prestigious journals, such as Nature and Science , which require a subscription fee for Internet access, as well as written permission to reproduce any online content. Is "open access" science publishing the wave of the future, or will subscription-based rese...

Leave land alone following natural disasters, say researchers

...low, who co-authored a paper just published in the prestigious journal Science. Schmiegelow and the rest of the research team, led by Dr. David Lindenmayer from the Australian National University, found that salvage harvest operations after natural disturbances can threaten some organisms when large quantities ...

Hunter receives two major cancer awards

...ican Cancer Society presented Hunter with its most prestigious award, the Medal of Honor, on Feb. 28 at the Waldo...e of leukemia. "I'm honored to have received these prestigious awards," said Hunter. "I hope that this recognition underscores the vital importance of basic resear...

Tony Hunter and Raymond N. DuBois awarded Landon-AACR Prizes for Cancer Research

...revent cancer are being honored this year with the prestigious Landon-AACR Prizes for Cancer Research. These pri...cutive officer. "We are very proud to present such prestigious prizes for basic and translational research to such outstanding scientists." Since 1979, Tony Hunte...

U. of Colorado professor pioneering tissue engineering from knees to hearts to brains

... Professor Kristi Anseth, an investigator with the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has high hopes for the future of tissue engineering as a way to make people healthier, happier and to live longer. Anseth, a chemical and biological engineering professor, is considered by many to be the pioneer in th...

Century may bring unprecedented climate change to southern hemisphere

...'s findings, chronicled in the Feb. 6 issue of the prestigious journal Science , result from the study of the first continuous record of Andean climate change during the past 48,000 years. The Andes region of Peru is one of the most biologically diverse areas on the planet. In the article, Bush and fellow rese...

Houston scientist named as rising star in chemistry

...emistry." "I am extremely honored to receive this prestigious award. It is especially meaningful since I received my first grant in Texas from The Welch Foundation, which has undoubtedly played a vital role in my career and allowed me to carry out much of my research," said Dr. Ma. "I am excited about the chall...

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