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From arts to neurobiology versatile Duke scientist chosen for NSF Waterman Award
...ical Sciences (NIGMS) profile. NIGMS funded Jarvis undergraduate
and graduate studies at New York Citys Hunter College and Rockefeller University. At Rockefeller, he focused his Ph.D. work on molecular neurobiology and animal behavior. I knew when I was leaving high school that I wanted to do something with ...
Basic Research and Higher Education Program Conference breaks new ground
...ity rectors shared the spotlight with graduate and undergraduate
students in Krasnodar, Russia April 9-10 during a ... to take part in world-class research as a part of undergraduate
and graduate education. To date 12 RECs have been established, and a competition is underway for an...
Spinal cord injury and Alzheimers risk among topics at American Chemical Society meeting
... "Kids & Chemistry Live!" ACS members, including undergraduate
chemistry students, professional chemists, chemical engineers and former classroom science teachers, will share chemical demonstrations and interactive experiments with participating children and their families. (Saturday, April 6, noon - 2 p.m., Or...
Prescription drug pollution may harm humans, aquatic life
...Michael L. Blumenfeld, a 22-year-old Johns Hopkins undergraduate
from Timonium, Md., will present a new method of detecting tiny amounts of several drugs in natural waters, using a lab technique called gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. The test is so sensitive it can detect a gram of pharmaceutical in more tha...
Ames chemist wins national award for contributions to Human Genome Project
...ite DNA according to its color. Yeung received his undergraduate
degree from Cornell University in 1968 and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972. He is a member of the ACS division of analytical chemistry....
Texas A&M chemist wins national award for new ways to analyze molecules
... and found I liked it better. Goodman received his undergraduate
degree from Mississippi College in 1968 and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1974. He is a member of the ACS division of surface and colloid chemistry....
Tallahassee chemist wins national award for 'weighing' mixtures
...ncreased as time went along. Marshall received his undergraduate
degree from Northwestern University in 1965 and his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1970. He is a member of the ACS analytical, biological and physical chemistry divisions....
Los Angeles chemist wins national award for thin-film discoveries
... would have become a chemist. Knobler received his undergraduate
degree from NYU in 1955 and his Ph.D. from the University of Leiden in 1961. He is a member of the ACS division of colloid chemistry....
Urbana chemist wins national award for contributions to cleaner fuels
...y interesting. I like that. Rauchfuss received his undergraduate
degree from the University of Puget Sound in 1971 and his Ph.D. from Washington State University in 1975. He is a member of the ACS inorganic, organometallic and materials science divisions....
Minneapolis chemist wins national award for unique separations
... such as ethylene and ethane. Cussler received his undergraduate
degree from Yale University in 1961 and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1965....
Argonne chemist wins national award for studies of plant energy
...own, she said. Its very creative. She received her undergraduate
degree in 1968 and her Ph.D. in 1974 from the University of Chicago....
Salem, Virginia chemist wins national award for environmental work
...hat. I didnt lie to that lady. Lester received his undergraduate
degree from Berea College in 1954 and his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in 1958. He is a member of the ACS divisions of petroleum and of industrial engineering chemistry....
Megavitamins may help treat many genetic diseases, could tune up everyone's metabolism
... be at the root of many diseases while teaching an undergraduate
laboratory course in biochemistry 30 years ago. As...cofactor. In Elson-Schwab, Ames found an energetic undergraduate
able to search the literature for diseases that fit this scenario and to locate biochemical data ind...
Tucson chemist wins national award for studies of life molecules
... do such small changes do that? Hruby received his undergraduate
degree from the University of North Dakota in 1960 and his Ph.D. in 1965 from Cornell University. He is a member of the ACS divisions of organic and medicinal chemistry. Hruby came to science in an unusual way, however. I grew up in a very religious...
Fly brains provide new insights into the growth and development of human nerve cells
...arch assistants Timothy Nardine and Matthew Harms; undergraduate
Julia Tzu; and Ph.D. candidate Ann Goldstein. Co-authors from IMP, a division of the Boehringer Ingelheim company, are Yan Sun, George Dietzl and Barry J. Dickson....
Brain's cleaning crew may aid learning, memory formation
...son performed most of the research, assisted by UH undergraduate
student Lorna Kategaya and Baylor College of Medicine researchers Edwin Weeber, Joel Selcher and J. David Sweatt. All are co-authors on the study. Eskin says the job of glutamate transporters in the brain is two-fold. Clearing away neurotransmitte...
Merck/AAAS announce 2002 winners for Undergraduate Science Research Program
...rogram. The purpose of the program is to enhance undergraduate
biology and chemistry education through undergraduate
research experiences that emphasize the relationship between these scientific fields. It also seeks...
Undergraduate unraveling genetic mysteries in fruit flies
...or thwarting the bugs development. Supported by an undergraduate
research grant from the university, Christy A. Com...ry patient and willing to answer my questions. The undergraduate
soon learned how to breed flies that carry a genetic mutation. The bugs meet inside a plastic bottle...
Mutations may yield clues to heartbreaking childhood disease
... suffering from a rare but devastating disease. An undergraduate
research grant has allowed her to do important lab...en with this horrible disease, and its so sad, the undergraduate
said. Dr. Bravermans team is building a thorough understanding of this protein and its interactions....
Researchers link migratory birds' winter, summer ranges
...rd species," said C. Page Chamberlain, Rubensteins undergraduate
co-advisor and former professor in Dartmouths Department of Earth Sciences, now at Stanford University. "It builds on an isotopic study we originally developed at Dartmouth, and provides detailed data and statistical analysis that allows for linking...
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