Tag: "scholars" at biology news
New Northwestern center targets brain disorders
... undergraduate and graduate students, and visiting scholars
to build customized gene chips for their own discoveries. Moskal and his staff already have taught a class in advanced molecular and cellular biology techniques, which has led to new collaborations with Northwestern biomedical engineers. "Our depart...
Gretchen Daily named Nature Conservancy senior scholar
...eanic and Atmospheric Administration are the first scholars
to be selected for the program. "To thwart rampant...vation that can be found among the best university scholars
and the most experienced conservation leaders," said Peter Kareiva, the Conservancy's lead scientist...
Stem cell research
... most of the world's population. Indeed, prominent scholars
of Judaism, a close cousin of Christianity, have argued that the use of unwanted human embryos to benefit people that are already living is not merely permissible, but an obligation. Rabbis Elliot Dorff, Moshe Dovid Tendler and Laurie Zoloth gave suc...
Initiative launched for computer science
...was set up in 1999 to enable junior scientists and scholars
to attain academic independence soon after finishi...y. Attractive programmes for junior scientists and scholars
are necessary to staff higher education lecturer positions that are soon going to become vacant in c...
Hebrew University excavations strengthen dating of archaeological findings to David, Solomon
...ings 9:15. However, during the last decade various scholars
criticized this view and claim that the United Mon...town of Beit She'an in the Beit She'an Valley. The scholars
argue that these findings conclusively prove that they found at Tel Rehov signs of an urban society ...
Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Awards 2003
Six outstanding junior scientists and scholars
are to receive the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Award of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) in 2003. This was decided by the DFG Executive Committee at its meeting on the 20th March. The award, endowed with 16,000 Euros for each of the scientists, is ...
DFG sets up twelve new research training groups
...ational ones in which German junior scientists and scholars
collaborate with colleagues from the Netherlands, ... could be made in supporting junior scientists and scholars
at research training groups....
Gametes and embryos from mammalian stem cells: religious and ethics perspectives
...cy regarding gametes and embryos. Three religious scholars
explore the implications of this work if it extended to human embryonic stem cells. 1. Statement of Thomas A. Shannon, Professor of Religion and Social Ethics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, (phone: 508 831-5468), an expert on Catholic teaching...
Study of nature's machinery takes center stage at UH
...ogy. The Keck Center comprises a regional group of scholars
from institutions including UH, Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, and several health institutions in the University of Texas System. One of the center's missions is to train scientists who are at the interface of biology and computational ...
Brown and MBL create an alliance for teaching and research
...more complex areas of science and to prepare young scholars
to lead the nation and the world in biological and...or scientist at the MBL Ecosystems Center. "Young scholars
will do cutting-edge research on a variety of topics in basic biology, biomedicine and environmental...
Museum mammal collection network to aid conservation and research
...tand-alone databases inaccessible via the Web. Now scholars
can quickly access information online that formerly required weeks, months, or years and many staff hours of effort to collate. Distributed network access to natural history specimen data is not new. Early examples are The Species Analyst ( http://s...
Grant renews funding of research toward cloning primates
...egional and national bioethicists, theologians and scholars
who analyze the medical merits and societal implications of the PDC's goals and achievements. The ultimate goal in producing these animals is to give researchers appropriate models of human disease so that discoveries can be translated quickly from t...
DNA throttle controls molecular machine
...of DNA attached. The researchers were postdoctoral scholars
Maria Spies, Piero Bianco, Mark Dillingham and Naofumi Handa with Stephen Kowalczykowski, professor of microbiology and director of the UC Davis Center for Genes and Development, and Ronald Baskin, professor of molecular and cell biology. They let Re...
University of Chicago scientist wins prestigious Balzan Prize
...apping of the human genome placed Li among the top scholars
who could analyze evolutionary molecular genetics," the foundation said. The 2003 award-giving ceremony will take place in Berne, Switzerland, on Friday, Nov. 7, in the Federal Parliament Buildings. Wen-Hsiung Li Li graduated from Chung Yuan Colleg...
Leakey Foundation celebrates 100 years of human origins discovery
...frican Congress as the first international body of scholars
dedicated to human prehistory. The centennial of Louis Leakey's birth coincides with an unusually productive period in human origins research. Important new fossil discoveries reported in Chad, Ethiopia, Kenya and South Africa are changing the way we...
UCR geneticist spells out consequences of genetically engineered genes escaping into wild species
...atters" by Bernard Glassman and Rich Fields. What scholars
have said of Ellstrand's "Dangerous Liaisons?": "In the stormy sea of debate over genetically modified organisms, Ellstrand's book is a safe and fascinating harbor of science-based opinion on cultivated plants in their larger gene pools. A visionary...
NSF awards $68 million for new engineering centers
...hrough a summer research experience and a visiting scholars
program. The outreach will extend to the following institutions that serve underrepresented groups: Garden City Community College, Kansas City Community College, Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas, Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louis...
UC Riverside to convene conference on genetically modified organisms, Oct. 14-17, 2003
...th biotechnology in that it will integrate leading scholars
from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, as opposed to most conferences on the topic, which typically involve life scientists exclusively with one or a few token humanists or social scientists or vice versa," said Ellstrand. Registration is $275...
First-ever UN University diploma offered to grads of online water-management course
...sts and proctor a final examination. Leading water scholars
and practitioners vetted the course materials, which were tested on 28 graduate students from around the world studying in Canada, with an emphasis on students from South Asia and Africa. Feedback was constructive and very positive. Some specialized...
Expedition will retrace legendary Steinbeck-Ricketts voyage to the Sea of Cortez
...e than six decades later, a team of scientists and scholars
is planning to retrace that legendary voyage. The ...s Ricketts expert Katharine A. Rodger. ''Steinbeck scholars
have documented the fact that the log notes that Ricketts took were what in many cases Steinbeck was...
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