Tag: "award" at biology news
Penn receives grant for initiative to help understand genes' effects on medications
...y gene-drug interactions. The three-year, $595,000 award
is one of 21 in the country that will support plan...at genes have on the response to medications. This award
will expand the range of study into an exceedingly important biomedical problem and that also raises...
Mayo Clinic awarded major NIH contract for smallpox genomics research
...enomic-based risks to the smallpox vaccine. "This award
underscores the confidence of the National Institu...anced Genomics Technology Center (AGTC). "This award
to Dr. Poland is another tangible confirmation that Mayo is fast becoming a leader in applying the t...
Putting physiology into the Nobel Prize: 2004 marks 100th anniversary of Pavlov's award
...Prize highlights the fact that the health sciences award
is for physiology OR medicine. That is, either for...till the world's most famous physiologist won the award
"for physiology," making the 2004 award
the 100th anniversary of Pavlov's receiving the first "physi...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...stitute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, shares the award
with Aaron Ciechanover also of the Technion, and Irwin Rose of the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Rose is an alumnus of the MBL's Embryology course. This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry honors the discovery of the ubiquitin system of regulate...
New Military Biomaterials R&D Center to hold first meeting
...second year. The CeBMR was established through the award
of an initial $827,000 contract from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. The award
is renewable for at least two years with increasing funding already provided by Congress to enable e...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
...nd Development has received the largest single-day award
to any university by the U.S. Agency for Internati...lems of global concern. The second $17-million award
makes Virginia Tech the lead institution and the management entity in the Sustainable Agriculture an...
Rice engineer wins prestigious Annunzio Award
...logy and tissue engineering. West will receive the award
at a gala this evening in Washington, D.C. "This award
places Jennifer West squarely within the nation's scientific elite," said Rice President David Leebr...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
...ewspaper on July 24, 2003. Steve Thompson wins the award
for acoustics professionals for his "Tutorial on M...mation on how to enter next year's science writing award
can be obtained by contacting Ben Stein at email@example.com . PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS The fo...
Award-winning INEEL probe to help safely monitor hazardous waste sites
...in Chicago on Oct. 14, 2004. "Winning the R&D 100 award
is more than just a good feeling," Jones says. "It should make it easier for us to help people investigate land throughout America and the world that might be contaminated with dangerous chemicals. GEOPS really showcases how science and engineering c...
Technology award presented to Weizmann Institute scientist
...004 World Technology Award for Biotechnology. The award
is one of 30 given yearly by the World Technology ...etwork's membership is made up of past and present award
winners and finalists, and today comprises over 800 individuals and organizations from 50 countries....
Small business at NJIT's business incubator takes two awards
...Life-Tech Conference" in Baltimore and received an award
for the company most likely to receive funding. "We are happy to receive encouragement from our peers that our business plan and technology have merit," said Urovalve, Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Harvey D. Homan, PhD. "We hope this k...
Dr. Harris receives NIH Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
...m. Nearly 480 awards have been made to date. The award
recognizes investigators who have made substantial...being highly productive for the seven-year term of award
funding. Dr. Harris, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Synapses and Cell Signaling, was...
ENCODE consortium publishes scientific strategy
...ological function. Also today, NHGRI announced the award
of $5.5 million in technology development grants t...tramural Research. Also today, NHGRI announced the award
of a second set of ENCODE technology development grants, which are intended to complement the first ...
Yale professor named 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society Distinguished Lecturer
...ival of transplanted cells and tissues. The annual award
recognizes originality, leadership and outstanding achievement in the science and practice of biomedical engineering and consists of a plaque, a $1000 honorarium and travel expenses. An important function of the lecture was to critically review a fie...
Children's Hospital Boston geneticist awarded for research on muscular dystrophy
...dystrophy scientist, has received the major annual award
given by the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG). A pioneer in the field of human genetics, Kunkel was honored for nearly two decades of work on the genetics of muscular dystrophy, a family of hereditary muscle-destroying disorders marked by pr...
Moffitt doctor's talk on ovarian cancer receives international first place award
...niversity of South Florida, received a first-place award
of $500 for his lecture at the Tenth Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS), Edinburgh, Scotland. His presentation, "Prediction of Response to Platinum-Based Chemotherapy for Advanced Stage Epithelial Ovarian Cance...
Research to explore revolutionary gene sequencing: Threading the molecular needle
...chnology project for rapid genetic profiling. The award
is just one of seven given this year in NHGRI's "R... that is critical to the future of bioscience. The award
is one 19 grants the institute announced, and one of two given to ASU researchers in a round of NIH ...
UGA scientist Moran receives $2.6 million from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for marine research
... Moran is the first UGA scientist to receive an award
from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, which ...re, co-founder of Intel, and his wife, Betty. The award
is part of the foundation's Marine Microbiology initiative aimed at attaining new knowledge about m...
Norman D. Newell to receive Legendary Geoscientist Award
...ner on Sunday, November 7 in Denver. Accepting the award
on his behalf will be Professor Donald W. Boyd of the University of Wyoming, a former graduate student of Newell. During the 1930s Newell became an internationally recognized authority on fossil bivalve mollusks, his core specialty. His research styl...
National Eye Institute funds search for genetic key to corneal disease
...s family of diseases. The $1.1 million, three-year award
by the National Eye Institute funds follow-up research on Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy by principal investigators Richard W.Yee, M.D., clinical professor, and Xinping Zhao, Ph.D., assistant professor, both of the Department of Ophthalmology and Vi...
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