Tag: "winning" at biology news
16th EORTC-NCI-AACR Symposium on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics
...se II getting under way * Dr Grant McArthur: Award winning
researcher reveals potential new role for Glivec in a soft tissue cancer Chairman: Professor Jaap Verweij (EORTC chairman of conference scientific committee) together with scientific committee co-chairmen Dr Janet Dancey (NCI) and Dr Eric K Rowinsky...
Two Virginia Tech energy-related inventions win R&D 100 awards
...e honored at a banquet in Chicago on Oct. 14. Past winning
technologies in the international judging have included the FAX machine and HDTV. Polymer membranes make fuel cell production economically viable McGrath and former student Michael Hickner (who received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering in 2003...
Study narrows search for genes placing men at increased risk for prostate cancer
...prostate cancer susceptibility in hopes of one day winning
the war against this awful disease." The study was the result of an increasing trend in genomic research: an extensive international collaboration of scientists from multiple institutions. Large-scale collaborative studies like this are increasingl...
APS announces the winners of its 2004 postdoctoral fellowship in physiological genomics
... 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. Jones' research centers on determinin...
Workforce achievements celebrated at NASA Marshall Center Awards ceremony
... Marshall Patent Award, recognizing NASA employees winning
patents in 2003. Honorees were Fred Schramm, Customer and Employee Relations Directorate; Michael Book, Thomas Bryan, Richard Cloyd, Richard Howard, Nick Johnson, Jonathan Lee, Carolyn Russell and Kosta Varnavas, Engineering Directorate; David Hathaw...
UK biotechnology business plan competition now open to students in the US and Canada
...n be based on hypothetical or actual science.) The winning
team from North America will receive $1,000. For more details and a downloadable application, please visit www.uksciencetech.com ....
Design competition for new Antarctic Research Station
...missioned to further develop their proposals. The winning
design will be announced in September 2005. Deadline for Expressions of Interest is 3 August 2004. Details from www.ribacompetitions.com ....
APS awards more than $200,000 to middle and high school science teachers
... a laboratory setting volunteer to host and mentor winning
teachers for a summer of in-depth scientific resea... students," she added. APS provides each of the 24 winning
teachers with a fellowship of up to $8,500 including an expense-paid one-week summer research forum ...
Survival of the fastest: scientists 'selectively breed' winning Formula One cars
...cientists have developed a technique that 'breeds' winning
Formula One cars. By applying Darwinian principles... its own genes that define those parameters. These winning
solutions were then bred to produce the next generation, which combined the best settings of both pa...
2004 BP Conservation Programme winners pave the way for protecting wildlife
...and Oceans: Dead or Alive?, several of this year's winning
projects are focusing on marine issues, ranging fr...h May until 17th June, representatives from the 29 winning
teams will attend three weeks of practical training workshops, run in collaboration with the Expedit...
Hopkins scientists overcome main obstacle to making tons of short, drug-like proteins
... library, testing the peptides, and amplifying the winning
ones, the library "evolves," gradually accumulating the most promising peptides. ...
Rutgers ecologists and Brooklyn Botanic Garden botanists to plan Beijing Olympics Forest Park
... Brooklyn Botanic Garden have been selected as the winning
team in the international competition to design the new Forest Park for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. The ecologists and botanists are affiliated with the Center for Urban Restoration Ecology (CURE), a collaboration between Rutgers ecologist...
Reporters from Science Magazine to receive ASM Public Communications Award
...icrobiology 2004 Public Communications Award. The winning
entry, written by Martin Enserink and Dennis Normile, is a two-part series, "SARS in China." It focuses on China's initial denial of the emerging epidemic and insistence that the cause was the Chlamydia bacterium despite research showing otherwise, ...
Scripps research scientist wins 2004 Koch Prize
...vestigations of the tuberculosis bacillus. In winning
the Robert Koch Award, Beutler was acknowledged by the foundation for his "groundbreaking research on molecular mechanisms underlying recognition, signal transduction, and effector functions" of the immune system. He uses a technique called forward g...
Ohio State wetlands professor wins prestigious Water Prize
...2004 Stockholm Water Prize. For water scientists, winning
the Stockholm Water Prize is equivalent to winning
a Nobel Prize, said Mitsch. Mitsch, a professor of natural resources and environmental science at Oh...
New environmental journalism website holds more than 700 articles in three languages
...al booklets produced every year that highlight the winning
articles; the "Press Releases" section has dozens of news releases organized by country and year, which reflect the history of the Award. The deadlines for journalists to submit articles for this year's Award are: Bolivia - May 7, 2004 Brazil - Ap...
Undisturbed Amazonian forests are changing, say scientists
...member. "In general, large, fast-growing trees are winning
at the expense of smaller trees that live in the forest understory." "The decline of many small trees is intriguing because they tend to be so specialized," said Henrique Nascimento, a Brazilian researcher at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institu...
UC San Diego places in top tier of institutions awarded 2004 Sloan Research Fellowships
...ranked among the top tier of academic institutions winning
Sloan awards: Stanford led with eight, UC Berkeley...ensen's primary work is in computer graphics. Also winning
Sloan fellowships in 2004: Karsten Meyer, whose specialty is the inorganic and organometallic coordi...
Rice bioengineer wins international design contest
.... 23 gala in Chicago. The OsteoSonic TM and other winning
inventions will be featured in a special supplemental issue of NASA Tech Brief's in April. The contest attracted more than 1,100 entries from engineering professionals, students, and the general public from more than 30 countries. "The competition fo...
PNNL recognized for commercializing technologies
...centers nationwide. A formal ceremony honoring the winning
entries will be held at the FLC National Meeting in San Diego, Calif., on May 5, 2004. Business inquiries on the award-winning technologies or other PNNL innovations can be directed to 1-888-375-PNNL or email@example.com . PNNL is a DOE Office of Scie...
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