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Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance
... There will be workshops for various graduate and undergraduate
programs, GRE classes, exhibitors recruiting students and poster and oral presentations for prizes. ...
Cigarette smoke causes breaks in DNA and defects to a cell's chromosomes, Pitt study finds
...t and paper are Kristen M. Werner, Ph.D., a former undergraduate
student in the department of biological sciences; and Susanne M. Gollin, Ph.D., professor of human genetics at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and co-investigator at the Oral Cancer Center of Discovery at the University ...
4 October press briefing to focus on minority recruitment to science and engineering programs
...truck down formulaic or points-based approaches to undergraduate
admissions, a new report--scheduled for release 4 ...the use of race as a quantitative "plus factor" in undergraduate
admissions decisions. The mixed Grutter and Gratz messages, issued in June 2003, triggered confusion...
Conference at UH opens doors for new scientists, engineers
... There will be workshops for various graduate and undergraduate
programs, GRE classes, exhibitors recruiting students and poster and oral presentations for prizes. Student presenters at this year's conference will include past H-LSAMP scholars who have gone on to become medical students, practicing engineers...
Groundbreaking research could ignite new solutions to heat transfer in nano-devices
...aculty and students involved were Dr. Deak and his undergraduate
student Timothy Sechler; and University of Illinoi...search scientist authors is Timothy D. Sechler, an undergraduate
student at The University of Scranton's Dexter Hanley College for adult students. "This project gave...
'Smart antibiotics' may result from UCLA research
...esearch team includes Sergei Doulatov, former UCLA undergraduate
and former research associate in Miller's laborato...cholar in Miller's laboratory; Neeraj Mandhana, an undergraduate
student in Miller's laboratory; and Robert Simons, UCLA associate professor of microbiology, immunol...
Microbes eat their way to better concrete
...t also provides excellent research experiences for undergraduate
and graduate students who are actively involved conducting research experiments, analyzing data, presenting their findings at conferences and preparing journal publications. The research also offers potential economic development opportunities. If t...
Information system to help scientists analyze mechanisms of social behavior
...e the neuroanatomy. She also will use BeeSpace in undergraduate
education. "In informatics research, we will develop the first complete environment to conceptually navigate all the knowledge about a major model organism," Schatz said. "The BeeSpace environment will include all information relevant to social behav...
Joslin President awarded medal from international diabetes organization
...ive of Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Kahn received his undergraduate
and medical degrees from the University of Louisville. After training in internal medicine at Washington University, he worked at the National Institutes of Health for 11 years. There he rose to become the Head of the Section on Cellular and Molecul...
NJIT professor receives Presidential Award for breakthrough research with adult stem cells
...ntific researchers. Arinzeh is also developing new undergraduate
and graduate curricula in the field of tissue engineering, and is doing community outreach to high schools in New Jersey and New York. Arinzeh hopes the above training will help increase the number of minorities and women in the field of engineering....
As informatics grows, Indiana University helps set 'research agenda'
... IUPUI and IU South Bend campuses. More than 1,400 undergraduate
and graduate students are enrolled in informatics programs in medical informatics, new media, human-computer interaction, data mining, data visualization and other areas. While informatics degrees are offered by a number of U.S. universities and col...
Convulsions in worms mimic epileptic seizures
... Shelli N. Williams, a Ph.D. student; and two HHMI undergraduate
research interns, Cody J. Locke and Andrea L. Brad...tibility to convulsions in worms," said Caldwell's undergraduate
co-author Locke, who, with support from HHMI and a National Science Foundation Career award, has dev...
NIGMS funds Center for Quantitative Biology
...al science fields, the center will establish a new undergraduate
and graduate curriculum at Princeton that focuses on quantitative biology and collaborative research. "The most challenging problems in biology are best tackled by combining the expertise of researchers from diverse backgrounds," said Elias A. Zer...
Meteorites supplied Earth life with phosphorus
...olored schreibersite veins. Last April, Pasek, UA undergraduate
Virginia Smith, and Lauretta mixed schriebersite with room-temperature, fresh, de-ionized water. They then analyzed the liquid mixture using NMR, nuclear magnetic resonance. "We saw a whole slew of different phosphorus compounds being formed," Pasek...
Light turns on anticancer agents
...cksburg and R. Lee Williams of Virginia Beach, and undergraduate
Jerita Dubash of Ashburn, Va., all with Virginia Tech's chemistry department, and Virginia Tech biology professor Brenda S.J. Winkel....
Synthesized molecules studied as weapon to stop cell division in cancer cells
...e Wang, post-doctoral associate Bailing Xu, former undergraduate
Freda K. Neiler, and master's candidate Ashley B. ...is research. Neiler, of Fairfax, Va., received her undergraduate
degree in human nutrition, foods, and exercise from Virginia Tech and enrolled in the School of Phar...
Biologists deciphering complex lemur scent language
...e, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute support for undergraduate
research and the National Science Foundation....
Why some animals have smaller eyes: Lifestyle matters
...ell professor of neurobiology and behavior who led undergraduate
students Merola and Basarab through the survey: "A carnival barker who correctly guesses your weight could also derive the weight of your brain with this allometric equation : log (organ size) = slope constant * log (body weight) + intercept constant...
Misfiring proteins tied to inflammation and sick feeling of type 2 diabetics
...; Kyle D. Minor, a first-year medical student; and undergraduate
biology-honors student Valerie R. Mazzocco. New work in Freund's lab shows that cytokine-dependent fever and reduced social exploration is found in type 2 diabetes mice. The neuroimmune response leading to the sickness behavior, Freund said, was lin...
CBEN wins grant for undergraduate nanotech course
...oin a small but growing number of schools offering undergraduate
nanotech classes aimed at preparing students for a future in which nanotech is an integral part of the technology landscape. "What's innovative about the Rice approach is the combination of technical content with social context," said Kristen Kulinow...
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