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HHMI, NIBIB/NIH to invest up to $35 million in interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs

...n for up to 10 grants to educational institutions, totaling as much as $1 million each. The grants will be awarded in November 2005. All U.S. institutions that grant Ph.D. degrees in the biological sciences will be eligible for the three-year awards. The HHMI-NIBIB partnership will capitalize on the differ...

Posters highlight water, energy and other natural resource research

...dents and three winners were presented cash awards totaling $1,750. W. Robert Bolton of the University of Alaska Fairbanks was awarded first place and Lawrence L. Cook of Idaho State University came in second. Third place was awarded to Abigail Aiken representing Washington State University. INRA is a non-pro...

Abstract poster contest finalists announced

...ition for a chance to win one of three cash awards totaling $1,750. Winners will be announced the morning of September 22, the final morning of the conference. INRA is a coalition of eight northwestern research universities created to promote new opportunities for research and education that will benefit the...

Information system to help scientists analyze mechanisms of social behavior

...ntally responsive." BeeSpace was one of six awards totaling $30 million announced today (Sept. 16) as part of the NSF's Frontiers of Integrative Biological Research (FIBR), a program now in its second year. BeeSpace will be housed in the Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB), now under construction on Gregory D...

Cockroach-like robot leads new research effort

...gical basis of locomotion. The grant is one of six totaling nearly $30 million through NSF's Frontiers in Integrative Biological Research (FIBR) program, which supports integrative research that addresses major questions in the biological sciences. "The hallmark of life is movement," said Robert Full, profes...

NSF announces six 'FIBR' awards to tackle some of biology's most challenging questions

...ce Foundation (NSF) today announced six new awards totaling nearly $30 million over five years from its Frontiers in Integrative Biological Research (FIBR) program. Each of the five-year awards brings together scientists from many areas of biology and other fields to draw upon advances in genomics, ecology, e...

APS announces the winners of its 2004 postdoctoral fellowship in physiological genomics

...l Genomics. The two-year award will provide funds totaling $73,000 to each of the two winning scientists including stipend and a mini research grant for each year. Winners of the 2004 APS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physiological Genomics are: Matthew R. Jones, Ph.D. Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Jo...

Children's Hospital Boston receives more than $10 million to help make smallpox vaccine safer

...dren's Hospital Boston (CHB) has secured contracts totaling nearly $10.5 million through the National Institutes of Health to study a potentially life-threatening complication of smallpox immunization known as eczema vaccinatum (EV). The goal is to reduce the risk of EV and develop a safer smallpox vaccine. ...

Research to Prevent Blindness awards $4.8 million

...n supporting eye research, announced 44 new grants totaling $4,802,450 for investigations into the causes, treatment and prevention of all blinding diseases. In the past 18 months, RPB has committed more than $12.9 million to eye research. Across the nation, RPB-supported laboratories are investigating the ...

Technology could enhance accuracy of breast biopsy

...ue with 90-percent accuracy. Now, with two grants totaling more than $1.2 million from the National Cancer Institute and National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, the group will test the probe during biopsies of about 250 patients. At project's end, the researchers will determine which lig...

Biologists discover nerve activity, not just genetics controls kinds of neurotransmitters produced

... estimated cost of treatment and lost productivity totaling approximately $150 billion, according to the U.S. Surgeon General. "Focal stimulation of the brain to elicit changes in neurotransmitter production could have advantages over current drug treatments and electroconvulsive therapy--stimulation of the...

Tufts University groundbreaking research on caterpillar locomotion

...eived his third National Science Foundation grant, totaling nearly $1 million to date, to support this research. An associate professor of biology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts with expertise in cellular biology and neurophysiology, Trimmer has appointments in biomedical engineering at Tufts' Sc...

Emory scientists receive NIH MIDAS grant for computer modeling of infectious diseases

...MS), which awarded a total of four research grants totaling more than $28 million over five years. Three of the grants will support the creation of mathematical models to study various aspects of infectious disease epidemics and community responses, and a fourth award funds researchers who will develop a cen...

National Cancer Gene Therapy Foundation gives $4.0 million in research grants

...oung Investigators at major research institutions, totaling $2.5 million over three years, for separate cancer gene therapy research projects. This is in addition to the $1.5 million in grants ACGT awarded to 3 Young Investigators last year, for a total commitment of $4.0 million. The recipients are Dr. Laure...

Computer modeling targets epidemics, bioterror

...rded the first four grants in this new initiative, totaling more than $28 million over five years. Three of th...000 per grant for the first year). A fourth award, totaling $18.8 million over five years ($3 million for the first year), funds researchers to develop a centra...

Searle Scholars program awards $240,000 to UT Southwestern researcher

...his year's recipients, the program has made grants totaling more than$62 million to 378 researchers. ...

Rensselaer receives NIH grant to develop virtual surgery simulator

...titute currently has 30 active grants from the NIH totaling $24 million, an increase in five years from three active NIH grants totaling $600,000. For a print-quality photo, go to http://www.rpi.edu/dept/NewsComm/sub/Pressimgs/Liver%20...

Lion attacks on livestock in Africa are significant but manageable

... of 26 adult lions inhabiting two ranches in Kenya totaling 160,000 acres. "Although such a cost is crushing to subsistence farmers in Africa, the economic losses are slight by Western standards," Dr. Patterson said. The study analyzed 312 attacks (primarily by lions but also by hyenas) that claimed 433 he...

Research to create lung-cancer blood tests receives $3.4M in Pennsylvania tobacco settlement funds

.... The grant was one of five health research grants totaling $22.5 million funded from Pennsylvania's share of the national tobacco settlement. These non-formula grants competitive grants based on research priorities and not dictated by a formula will develop Centers of Excellence to reduce disparities ...

Rensselaer awarded $2.7 million NIH grant to improve drug development process

...selaer currently has 30 active grants from the NIH totaling $24 million, an increase in five years from three active NIH grants totaling $600,000. The basic research supported by this grant will be carried out in the new Rensselaer Cente...

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