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Houston minority graduation rises in sciences, engineering as result of UH-led alliance

...e research experiences, teaching opportunities and workshop courses provided by H-LSAMP helped me develop a strong scientific background, so that I felt totally prepared for medical school. I feel indebted to UH and to H-LSAMP in particular for supplying the resources necessary for me to realize my dream of ...

AAAS expert panel calls for voter-system research and reform

...cting the breadth of the issue, participantsin the workshop included social and behavioralscientists, experts ...nding agencies as observers. Participants in the workshop agreed that improvingperformance demands a foundation of new scientificresearch. Research and potent...

Pioneering AIDS researcher to speak at UH

... a daylong Asian-American professional development workshop co-hosted by LEAP and C-100 at the Houston Community College administration building. Holding six honorary doctorates, a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Time magazines 1996 Man of the Year and a 200...

Images of 'tail' of protein needed for cell multiplication suggest anticancer drug targets

...d of a protein called Ubc12 stabilizes a molecular workshop that assembles the "on-switch cells" used to accel...velop new types of drugs targeting the tail or the workshop itself, turning off the unrestrained multiplication of cancer cells. The study also shows that a sli...

ConocoPhillips & Conservation International launch 'Biodiversity Action Plan' in Venezuela

...rnational hope that the results of the AquaRAP and workshop not only promote improved resource management and conservation efforts in the Corocoro concession, but in other areas in the Gulf of Paria and larger Orinoco Delta region. As such, this survey and Biodiversity Action Plan should not be seen as an en...

Entrepreneurs to be told how nature's secrets can improve business

...metic and Natural Technologies are to release at a workshop the results of their latest research harnessing th...athers. On September 20 and 21, a special workshop entitled 'Conflict, Analogy and Natural Design' will be held to explain these ideas, at the Carpente...

OneWorld Health compiles comprehensive state of infectious diarrhea treatments, potential solutions

... Health will use the findings from a recently held workshop of experts to examine the feasibility of an international diarrheal vaccine effort, with particular emphasis on pediatric solutions. The group explored the state of vaccine- and diarrheal-disease research, clinical, regulatory, and legal issues, and ...

NHGRI adds 18 organisms to sequencing pipeline

...s play in causing diseases, will be developed at a workshop that NHGRI plans to hold later this summer. Sequencing efforts will be carried out by the five centers in the NHGRI-supported Large-Scale Sequencing Research Network: Agencourt Bioscience Corp., Beverly, Mass.; Baylor College of Medicine, ...

BioMed Central to consult funders and librarians over Open Access payment model

...r funding Open Access publishing. The consultation workshop will take place in London on 31 August. The conclu...of the meeting will be published in September. The workshop will focus on four key discussion points: Payment model for Open Access: membership / article-proc...

Symposium to tackle questions of genetic engineering and biodiversity

...Columbia July 30-Aug. 2. The symposium and workshop were organized by University of Minnesota conserva...Alfred Lerner Hall, 115th Street and Broadway. The workshop will focus on the SCB's role in addressing conservation issues related to genetic engineering. It wi...

Report outlines steps needed to lessen smallpox threat

...panel of researchers who participated in a two-day workshop at the National Academies to promote the application of the latest biological information, technology and experience to the study of smallpox. Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Stephen C. Harrison of Harvard Medical School is the lead au...

National Bioinformatics Resource Center to support infectious disease research

...hlman, a senior conference manager who will handle workshop and meeting logistics from Social and Scientific Systems Inc. The BRC's VT partnerships provide a powerful scientific basis for moving ahead with cross-cutting collaborations. The bioinformatics and software development team at VBI (Sobral's Cyberinf...

UK biotechnology business plan competition now open to students in the US and Canada

... and Canada will be selected to attend a three-day workshop held in the UK. The workshop will include presentations from leading figures in the UK biotech industry on intellectual property,...

Mosquito researchers track dengue fever in Sonora, Mexico

..., July 15 and 16 to give public health officials a workshop on trapping and identifying various species of mosquitoes. The team will collect mosquitoes in Hermosillo, Guaymas and Navojoa. Dengue fever is sometimes called "break-bone fever" because the disease is so painful. One form, dengue hemorrhagic fever,...

Deserts and rainforests are equally productive during drought

...ent group of scientists pooled long-term data in a workshop at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis at University of California, Santa Barbara that the scope and similarity of productivity in all ecosystems was seen. Their study, published in the journal Nature, represents datasets from 1...

The protection of human subjects in gene transfer research explored at conference in July

...ate in Gene Transfer Research The July 8 workshop features experts from University of Nebraska Medical Center and Dartmouth College-Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center covering the history and regulations of the institutional review board (IRB) and the ethical principles underlying the conduct of res...

Beware cancer, insomnia and liver disease UH students are taking aim

...UH consistently had the best representation at the workshop sessions and was the only group of students at each session with all members of the group present. This is truly indicative of the dedication our students possess."...

51 globally threatened species get new lease on life in the Caucasus

...vents being held in Tbilisi this week, including a workshop May 25-26 for NGOs, government representatives and other stakeholders to learn more about the CEPF investment strategy and to help develop an action plan for its implementation. The first meeting of the Regional Council for Biodiversity Conservation ...

Latest findings on PCBs to be subject of June workshop at Illinois

...101 Trade Centre Drive, Champaign. The workshop is designed to allow researchers from various scientific fields to integrate their knowledge and experience. The co-organizers are Hansen, Larry W. Robertson of the University of Iowa and Bernhard Hennig of the University of Kentucky. Champaign PCB ...

K-State soil carbon sequestration research playing role in climate change efforts

...l carbon sequestration research, will hold a joint workshop in September to develop joint publications on various aspects of soil carbon and greenhouse gas emissions accounting, measurement and monitoring and verification systems. The two groups also will co-sponsor a symposium at the U.S.-Canadian Soil Scien...

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