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UCR earns $1.5 million grant to examine how engineered crop genes stray
...n between the sciences, but this is one of the few projects
that takes this seriously. And this is such an important topic. Food is a part of everyone's life, an important expression of one's culture. It is not surprising then that there is a raging debate about genetic engineering that goes beyond the issues...
New model can aid in understanding immune system diseases
...LMP1 is present," Bishop said. The team has other projects
planned. The mice used in the study either had onl... In addition to Bishop, major collaborators on the projects
included the two lead authors Laura Stunz, Ph.D., UI associate research scientist, and Lisa Busch, a...
5AM Solutions releases Microarray Enterprise Manage(TM) Software
...semination. Web lectures, online help, and example projects
represent the educational components of the software. Experimental methods and protocols can be shared, reducing the amount of data entry and enforcing consistency. MEM simplifies data standardization through a novel method of verification (MAGEmaker...
8 environmental stewards win $900,000 in biodiversity awards
...n who works in New Caledonia, where he coordinates projects
for the World Wildlife Fund. The French overseas territory is recognized as one of Earth's "biodiversity hotspots," but uncertainties remain about how to best protect it. Those uncertainties are partly based on the dual cultures of New Caledonia--na...
Human health risks in space flight focus of research internships
...ram gives students the opportunity to join ongoing projects
with scientists at JSC. "The summer program is an excellent opportunity for students to gain exposure to space biomedical research and have mentors who are space life scientists," said Dr. Jeffrey Sutton, NSBRI director. "The program allows u...
Where the sage-grouse roam
...s will discuss the history of the area and current projects
underway to understand and restore this ecosystem.... Bureau of Land Management wildfire rehabilitation projects
in his presentation, "Restoration and rehabilitation Bridges to build and impediments to success." ...
LSU Vet School receives $9.9 million for infectious disease research
...a total of five assistant professors have research projects
in the grant, representing the Department of Patho...e school and the TNPRC. The five initial research projects
are: "New measles vaccine strategy using VSV vectors," Cristian Apetrei, Ph.D., Tulane National Pri...
APS/IUPS launch PHYSIOLOGY bimonthly
...He noted that the Human Genome Project--and genome projects
for other organisms--have been a major boost to the discipline and its "role in integrating function from the molecule to the whole organism. "Now that we know the identities of the molecular players, physiologists are working to understand how thes...
Ottawa's leadership in biomedical and health research has paid off
...he 21st century, he said. "The commitment to large projects
has been a tremendous boost and has made Canada a ... of the Montreal Proteomics Network. "Many of the projects
(such as the RPMPN, www.rpmpn.mcgill.ca) funded by GC, CIHR and the CFI have attained international ...
Brookhaven lab biophysicist F. William Studier wins R&D 100 award
...e Human Genome Project and other genome sequencing projects
are revealing the full complement of human proteins and the proteins of many other organisms. Expression systems such as the T7 system allow biologists and medical scientists to obtain useful amounts of individual proteins for analyzing their struct...
Dr. Patricia Limerick to speak at ESA annual meeting
...the nation's westward expansion and taking part in projects
for remediation and restoration. And yet, over these two centuries, the role of naturalists and scientists in awakening their fellow citizens to a sense of wonder and appreciation of Western landscapes and creatures has only gained in importance and ...
Research to Prevent Blindness awards $4.8 million
...idual scientists. The recently-approved grant projects
include: a clinical trial of cyclosporin as a treatment for severe atopic keratoconjunctivitis (a severe and chronic form of ocular allergy that causes blindness in 70% of those who suffer from it); the study of possible relationships between optic n...
APS recognizes Intel high school finalists for experiments in physiology
...l Society presented special awards for outstanding projects
in physiology, including cellular physiology, animal physiology, and neurophysiology, to four finalists at the 55th Annual International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), sponsored by Intel Corp. Allison Jaye Landstrom, a senior from Southridge H...
Funding to commercialize technologies of UC San Diego engineers tops $1.2 million
... so far to more than $1.2 million in support of 31 projects
led by faculty members of UCSD's Jacobs School of ... but also provides funding for internal technology projects
that have strong commercial potential. The latest grants will be used to commercialize technologies ...
Society for conservation biology conference
...ation in the Urbanizing World." The United Nations projects
that almost all the world's population growth will occur in cities over the next 30 years. It's expected that as early as 2007, more than half the world's population will live in urban areas. This fast-paced urbanization is expected to pose signifi...
ESA awarded new SEEDS grant
...iding students and faculty with funds for research projects
and professional development. New aspects of the program will include post-graduate work opportunities and the addition of a SEEDS Coordinator to the ESA-managed program. The Coordinator will be a SEEDS alum, something Taylor believes will provide a...
Donaghue Women's Health Investigator Program awards grants to three at Yale
...ts at Yale, supporting over 40 innovative research projects
in diverse areas of biological and behavioral research. These studies examine the most pressing health concerns for women today, and explore sex differences in health and disease. From the program's seed grants of $3.6 million awarded to date, th...
Chemical Society announces EPA awards for environmentally friendly technology
...tal Protection Agency has recognized five research projects
for creative chemistry that show promise for improving the environment. The award winners include scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Jeneil Biosurfactant Company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Buckman Laboratories and Engelhard Corporation. S...
USC researcher named General Motors Cancer Research Scholar
...1 million per year to support the ongoing research projects
of young scientists early in their careers. The program is open to members of the more than 40 Comprehensive Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. Each Center may nominate one candidate per year for an award. In 2002, USC/Norri...
Basic RNA enzyme research promises single-molecule biosensors
...life might once have existed on the planet. "These projects
are still in the development stage," Walter said. "But the technology we are developing here to ask some fundamental biological questions will ultimately help us learn how to design biological sensors with many potential applications."...
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