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Kiratisin wins 2004 Dade MicroScan Young Investigator Award
...esistant to antibiotics. More recent research projects
also have essential clinical implications. Kiratisin is now studying Burkholderia pseudomallei, a microbe causing melioidosis, an infectious disease endemic to southeast Asia and northern Australia. His work on this pathogen and the application of hi...
Christopher Walsh wins 2004 Promega Biotechnology Research Award
...cts of microbial virulence. Each of these projects
has vital implications for future drug research. For example, Walsh's research on tyrocidine, a naturally produced antibiotic, has led to the construction of new manufactured compounds, which are as strong as naturally produced tyrocidine, while targ...
David Rosmarin wins 2004 Sarber Award from American Society for Microbiology
...smarin is also pursuing other challenging research projects
combining innovative uses of technology. These include using computer simulations to study how staggering different antibiotics in hospital patients may help prevent the development of antibiotic-resistant organisms. In other original research, he us...
Institute for Systems Biology, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announce collaboration
...en existing collaborative research and development projects
in systems biology. Those current collaborations ...SB and PNNL more competitive for several large DOE projects
that will come online in the next decade, including facilities for protein-tagging and whole proteom...
New Woods Hole Center for Oceans and Human Health established
...ucing organisms. The major research focus of COHH projects
will be the distribution of biological organisms l...tablish the Woods Hole COHH and fund four research projects
for five years. Dr. John Stegeman, a Senior Scientist and Chair of the WHOI Biology Department, will...
Crystallographers take note: A synchrotron light source for your home lab
... Light Source is one of the technology development projects
funded for its potential contribution to the NIGMS...n excellent example of the technically adventurous projects
supported through our Small Business Innovation Research Program," said Charles Edmonds, Ph.D., the ...
Grant from GE Foundation to University of Houston to strengthen math, tech 'pipeline'
... assistance to define appropriate service learning projects
and application examples. GE also plans to host plant tours to showcase the technology in place in today's competitive energy environment....
Keck Futures Initiative announces grant recipients
...w cells communicate with other cells. The research projects
that secured funding represent a wide range of approaches to exploring cell signaling systems, which was the subject of the first FUTURES conference, held last November in Irvine, Calif. These competitive grants provide seed funding to researche...
Conservation International & SC Johnson invest in Ecuador's rainforest to offset climate impacts
...ng their carbon impacts by investing in land-based projects
that not only deal with the issue of global warmin...species extinctions. Land-used based carbon offset projects
are designed to implement actions that simultaneously address global warming and species extinctions...
Better techniques needed to predict earthquake hazards, UC study finds
...ns Program for funding the study, one of the first projects
sponsored by UC's Campus-Laboratory Collaborations Program. The collaborations are funded by a portion of the compensation UC receives from the U.S. Department of Energy for managing Livermore and Los Alamos national labs. Other UC campuses that help...
NSF funds summer research program abroad for undergraduates at UC San Diego
...een the U.S. and East Asia." Students will work on projects
with dual mentors (one international and one at UC...uates becomes more comfortable working on research projects
across borders. Students are the glue that will hold together future international collaborations." ...
Water molecules clump more loosely than previously thought
...DOE facilities. The team is now working on several projects
to extend their results. ''We want to study water in a whole range of pressures and temperatures,'' Bergmann says. SPEAR3, SSRL's newly upgraded, state-of-the-art X-ray source that formally opened Jan. 29, would be the ideal place for that. ''We prop...
Favorite liquid revisited
...rgy facilities. The team is now working on several projects
to extend their results. "We want to study water in a whole range of pressures and temperatures," says Bergmann. SPEAR3, SSRL's newly upgraded, state-of-the-art X-ray source formally opened on Jan. 29, would be the ideal place for that. "We propose t...
Heinz Maier-Leibnitz prizes 2004
...ce of plants and animals in bodies of water. These projects
are of great importance, not only for protecting the world's natural waters, but also for environmental protection as a whole. Boris Worm completed his undergraduate and doctoral studies at the University of Kiel, where he studied biological marine s...
NJIT chemists pave way for cheap, usable field test for polluted, toxic, water, air, food
... to analytical and environmental problems. Current projects
include: developing instrumentation and methods for continuous, on-line analysis of trace levels of organic pollutants in air and water, using gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, FTIR and total organic carbon analyzers. Scholarly journals and book...
Gene-rich human Chromosome 19 sequence completed
...romosome 19. In 1999, the sequencing and finishing projects
were transferred to the JGI and the Stanford Human Genome Center, respectively. Unlike earlier draft human genome sequences, this version is 500 times better in terms of contiguity and accuracywhich makes a huge difference if you are trying to do bio...
Pioneering discoveries, pursuing new knowledge, fostering partnerships
...l repair and neuro motor rehabilitation, a bevy of projects
will be showcased at an event to focus on cutting-...Houston Hilton Hotel. Exhibits describing various projects
and research programs will be on public display with UH researchers and scholars on hand to give dem...
Five Marine Conservation leaders receive world's top award from Pew Institute for Ocean Science
...ive 2004 Pew Marine Conservation Fellows and their projects
are: Claudio Campagna, Ph.D., a research bi...systems from fishing and mining. These five projects
cover the fields of oceanic geology; engineering; environmental education; conservation of sea birds...
Geoenvironmental researchers to join Technium
...en involved in a range of research and development projects
mostly in collaboration with Objective One small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and government organisations. The main thrust of its involvement in Technium will be to create additional companies, new jobs and significantly increase the turnover...
Office Depot partners with Conservation Organizations to incorporate science into paper procurement
...ng and vendor compliance personnel; and Develop projects
that would address these challenges, while facilitating the implementation of Office Depot's policies on Rare & Vulnerable Forests and Forests Containing Exceptional Biodiversity Values. To meet Office Depot's goal of being responsible, trans...
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