Tag: "workshop" at biology news
Clemson launches S.C. DNA Learning Center
...to campus during the academic year for a half-day workshop
in genetics and biotechnology in the spring 2005,... Dolan DNA Learning Center's "DNA Science" summer workshop
for middle and high school students. Program funded by student fees. July, 2004 The center will hos...
Paleofire database puts fire-scar and charcoal data online
...pd/ The paleofire database grew out of a weeklong workshop
in Tucson in spring 2002. The workshop
was organized by University of Arizona Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research Director Thomas Swetnam and ...
Experimental Biology 2004 - Translating the Genome
...cal antipsychotic agents. One ASPET public affairs workshop
has FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan and NIH Institute Directors looking at the scientific and regulatory challenges involving dietary supplements and botanical products. Symposia focus on neuroprotective effects of natural products; eating disorder ...
ASM Biodefense Research Meeting
...The first day of the conference will be devoted to workshop
presentations by representatives of various government agencies designed to help researchers better understand the government's approach to and priorities in biodefense. The workshops will be followed by the opening session featuring a presentation ...
Mind Science Foundation announces Rare Consciousness Research Awards
...ure by UN Ambassador of Peace, Dr. Jane Goodall; a workshop
on "Community Healing" focused on racial prejudice with Dr. Mahzarin Banaji (Harvard) and Dr. Rico Ainslie (UT-Austin); and a lecture on "TV Violence and Children" with Dr. John Murray (Kansas State)....
Lunch workshop at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting
...esis and consensus. This program will outline in workshop
style how a consensus was developed by the CMSC, t...essell 201-652-4778 or Amy Losak 646-935-3917 This workshop
is sponsored by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)...
Other highlights in the February 4 issue of JNCI
... treatment--the National Cancer Institute hosted a workshop
in which issues regarding the equivalency of various radiation therapy approaches and the future needs for research were discussed. In the commentary, Paul E. Wallner, D.O., and C. Norman Coleman, M.D., of the National Cancer Institute, and colleagu...
Automated analysis of bee behavior may yield better robots
...indings on the bee movement system at the December workshop
to prominent biologists, mathematicians, engineers...els of social insect behavior. Balch organized the workshop
with Carl Anderson, a visiting assistant professor of natural systems in the Georgia Tech School of ...
UC San Diego to host two-day conference on 'sustainable development' Dec. 11 & 12
...(US BCSD). The year-end conference and a companion workshop
on water resources will be hosted by the Universit...e UCSD Forum on Sustainable Development. Day Two's workshop
on "Integrated Water Strategies and Solutions" -- at UCSD's Scripps Institution of Oceanography -- w...
War on termites heats up with worlds largest test site
...erative Research Centre for Wood Innovation-hosted workshop
on termites. The model homes are testing novel preservatives for the timbers and a range of chemical and physical barriers in the soil. "We are also learning from the Yolngu people about termite behaviour and biology, says Dr Berhan Ahmed, Senior Res...
Liberia announces protection of 155,000-acres of forest
...hen more than 200 Liberian foresters gathered at a workshop
led by CI and the Society for Liberian Foresters. Workshop participants from the public and private sector, civil society and international organizations agreed upon a resolution to increase Liberia's technical capacity for sustainable logging, impro...
19th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology
...ops also will be featured this year: a pre-meeting workshop
on Nov. 12 will be moderated by Nancy Searby, a re...he University of Alabama in Huntsville will lead a workshop
on extremophiles -- organisms that can survive in some of the harshest conditions on Earth. For a c...
Plans finalised for satellites to help safeguard gorilla habitats
...orities working to protect them. A three-day BeGO workshop
took place last week at the headquarters of UNESCO...ocratic Republic of Congo. It was announced at the workshop
that data and expertise would be fully shared between this project and BeGO. Another piece of news ...
Workshop takes 'systems' view of information processing in organisms
...d other researchers will explore November 4-5 at a workshop
on "Information Processing in the Biological Organism (A Systems Biology Approach)." The workshop
will be at the Four Points Sheraton in Bethesda, Md. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (...
Digital Biology Week: Building a national infrastructure for biomedical computing
...at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with a workshop
for scientists interested in applying for new federal funding establishing the first phase of this network, the NIH National Centers for Biomedical Computing (NCBC). Plans for the centers were unveiled last month as part of the new NIH Roadmap for Me...
NSF news tips - September 22, 2003
...and risk to human health and the environment." The workshop
was funded in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and organized by Dr. Martin Abraham, a professor of chemical engineering at The University of Toledo. Draft principles were compiled by Nhan Nguyen, chief of the Chemical Engineering Branch...
Countries find common ground to protect world's rarest gorilla
...success." The agreement marked the conclusion of a workshop
hosted by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Cameroon Ministry of Environment and Forestry in late August in Limbe, Cameroon, convened to review the status of the Cross River gorilla and identify conservation priorities. This great ape was onl...
State of Amazonas safeguards world's richest biodiversity with six new protected areas
...odiversity conservation since 1999, when we held a workshop
to define conservation priorities in the Brazilian Amazon," said CI-Brazil Vice President Jos Maria Cardoso da Silva. "As we found out more about the region, we realized it is critical for the protection of fresh-water ecosystems and the maintenance ...
A new support forum for small-to-medium enterprises
...r members of the SME support forum in the existing workshop
programme, and members of the forum will be able to dip into the workshops on a 'pay-as-you-go' basis. The forum will also provide opportunities for technical development through collaboration with the EBI, as well as expert technical help on an ad...
Belmonte Science Center trains high school teachers in latest scientific methods
...atories Center to participate in the EMBO teachers workshop
"Frontiers of Molecular Biology". The workshop
comprises scientific lectures from leading researchers and practical experiments. This is the first...
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