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Using genetic research to treat inflammatory diseases Vienna centre of excellence in biomedicine harnesses basic research

... its kind in Austria that brings together leading university institutes, pharmaceutical companies, and domestic...n terms of quality of their scientific output, the university institutes that have joined forces to conduct research through BMT are among the Austrian "top five ...

Agrobacterium genome sequence is complete

... Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, said that the university researchers' cooperation with DuPont was important to avoid duplication of effort. "Broad access to genome data is key to so much progress in science," said Henkart. "A major issue in genomics is how the public and private sectors can collaborate...

Record in research dollars: UH receives $12.3 million in November

...ds for new and continuing projects received at the university during the first quarter of fiscal year 2002 totaled nearly $23 million, a 75 percent increase over the average of UH awards received during the same period of the previous three years. For the entire fiscal year 2001, the University of Houston rece...

Prizes awarded in the 2002 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Programme

...s doctorate in 1976. Following his qualifying as a university lecturer at Bonn University, he initially joined I...geology and palaeontology and qualified there as a university lecturer in 1988. Following activities in Erlangen and in Heidelberg, he was appointed to the GEOMAR...

Virginia Tech and Johns Hopkins invest $10 million to combat major human diseases

...boration to target human infectious diseases. Each university will invest a minimum of $1 million per year for five years to better understand tuberculosis, AIDS, malaria, measles, and other deadly illnesses. Worldwide, more than 17 million people each year succumb to these and other infectious diseases. This c...

Experts offer the skinny on search for healthy fat

... fat in the diet. But Bruce Watkins, professor and university faculty scholar at Purdue University, says you can find foods other than fish that also have healthy amounts of omega-3s. Lean meat, plus fruits and vegetables can also contain omega-3s. "Now there are also omega-3 enriched eggs that you can buy in t...

Cave men diets offer insights to today's health problems, study shows

...arch was conducted by Bruce Watkins, professor and university faculty scholar at Purdue University and director of the Center for Enhancing Foods to Protect Health, and anthropologist Loren Cordain, professor of health and exercise science at Colorado State University and author of "The Paleo Diet" (John Wiley ...

Sensor Networks

...onference.) More than 600 industry, government and university people are expected to attend. The event is sponsored by the Jacobs Schools Corporate Affiliates Program, together with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology [Cal-(IT)2] and the San Diego Telecom Council. For mor...

Texas A&M clones first cat

...icine, Texas A&M. Other cloned animals born at the university include a Boer goat, a disease-resistant Angus bull, and the first Brahma bull. Texas A&M researchers are also aggressively working to clone dogs and horses. "The knowledge we gain from cloning these animals could greatly affect several areas of s...

University of Southern Mississippi to ship first batch of Pentagon paint

... Mississippi University Research Act, which allows university researchers to market the results of their work under an agreement with the university and the state College Board. Southern Miss holds all of the patents on the monomer research an...

Fulbright fellow develops environmental biology courses in Zimbabwe

... In addition, he will offer, at the request of the university faculty, workshops on Power Point production and an introduction to course web development. Buikema came home from Zimbabwe the first time with several works of art, including an artists rendition of an African mask done in scrap steel, and the memor...

Research institutions, NCSA, HP join Gelato Federation

...e powerfulLinux-based Itanium solutions for use by university and government researchers, said Martin Fink, general manager, HP Linux Systems Operation. As a sponsor of Gelato, HP will work with federation members to bring superior scalable, open source computing solutions to the global research community. Gel...

Purdue to help NASA create life-supporting ecosystem in space

... NASA center were encouraged to include a minority university with expertise in the appropriate technical fields in agriculture and engineering. Purdue selected not one, but two minority universities as partners one with exceptional engineering researchers and the other with world-class agricultural scientists...

UCSD gene therapy to prevent restenosis following balloon angioplasty receives US patent

...-made for delivering gene therapy, said Shu Chien, university professor of bioengineering and medicine, and director of the Whitaker Institute of Biomedical Engineering at UCSD. The therapeutic genes can be given through the catheter during angioplasty, so no additional invasive procedures are required. Durin...

Small grain breeding program benefits producers, consumers, agribusiness

...ly competition and cooperation between private and university breeding programs lead to better products," Griffey says. "In addition, our students are getting experience and training that prepares them to be plant breeders in the private sector." One of Griffey's major objectives is to develop varieties that do...

Novel gene therapy approach in 1st human trials

...of combining research efforts at the hospital, the university and industry. This kind of three-way collaboration is essential for transferring our discoveries to the public. University Hospitals is the lead center for this study, and will enroll 12 patients with CF. The second site, Childrens Hospital of Denve...

Researchers at the University of Washington and in China release genome sequence of rice

...n. He later graduated with a degree from a Chinese university (Jilin) before coming to the United States for Ph.D. studies at New York University, under the CUSBEA (China-United States Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Examination and Administration) program organized by Ray Wu. The centers executive director,...

Discovery Channel special watches OSU chimps learn to read

... how a colony of chimps at the university learn and communicate. Her latest work is the subject of an hour-long documentary, "Keeli & Ivy: Chimps Like Us," set to air Sunday night, April 14, 2002, (8 PM ET) on the Discovery Channel....

Basic Research and Higher Education Program Conference breaks new ground

...rating high-quality research with education in the university setting. Through three-year $1.05 million grants, BRHE establishes Research and Education Centers in Russian universities which give faculty and students the opportunity to take part in world-class research as a part of undergraduate and graduate e...

Obesity may exacerbate a heart disorder in African American females

...14 hours fasted upon arrival. Trained faculty and university student technicians measured body weight, height, and waist and hip (at the greatest girth of the gluteus) circumferences. BMI was calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. Waist to hip ratio (WHR) was calculated as wai...

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