Tag: "career" at biology news
UCF research links proteins, stem cells and potential Alzheimer's treatment
...Brain Conference at UCF, has been spent his entire career
studying the brain. Six years ago, he reported that brain stem cells transplanted into aged rats seemed to become functional neurons and improved age-associated memory loss, with no side effects. When Sugaya transplanted stem cells into the brains ...
'The Man Who Saved The Sea Turtles'
...icularly interesting to me was the way his 50-year career
mirrored the overall evolution of naturalist tradition, biology and conservation during the 20th century. As someone whose main research interests are environmental history and the history of science, I found Archie Carr to be the perfect subject for...
New UD tissue-engineering research focuses on vocal cords
... cord tissue. Duncan is actively involved in Jia's career
development as her senior mentor at UD. Rodney Clifton, professor of engineering at Brown University and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, is providing the project with a unique testing capability, using a device he invented that can...
Jan Lwe awarded 2007 EMBO Gold Medal
...ientists. Lwes many accomplishments in his young career
illustrate the golden qualities that characterise ...EMBO has been a tremendous support to me during my career
and I am extremely delighted to have won such a prestigious award, said Jan enthusiastically upon he...
Bull's-eye -- Programs targeting math, science teacher shortage may get boost
...e it, Williams said. Where else can you try out a career
for free" Additionally, Williams assigned each student an elementary school mentor in one of the participating school districts, where the students completed five assignments during the spring semester in that teachers classroom. Next fall, stud...
Norwegian council names ASU researcher 'Outstanding Young Investigator'
.... She emphasizes the importance of the prize for career
development: The funds awarded through the Norwegian Outstanding Young Investigator program are more substantial than what is commonly granted to young investigators, Amdam says. This gives the awardees unique opportunities to build strong research p...
Scientists find endangered grey-shanked doucs in Vietnam
...ys, showing the impact on primate conservation and career
development from such training and funding programs. When I gave up economics to pursue my passion for wildlife, I never dreamed that I would be able to make such an impact, Duong said. I look forward to continuing my work at the site to ensure tha...
New method for reading DNA sheds light on basis of cell identity
...es in biomedicine is how cells make such different career
decisions despite having exactly the same DNA. By using a new kind of genomic technology, a new study unveils a special code not within DNA, but within the so-called chromatin proteins surrounding it that could unlock these mysterious choices under...
5.9 million award gives UK aging research a new lease on life
...storically been low because of limited funding and career
opportunities. As we move towards a more ageing population both in the UK and worldwide, it is crucial that we both bolster our existing efforts and that we attract a new generation of the best and brightest scientists into this exciting field of res...
Turning the tables in chemistry
...ltham, MAWhat do glowing veggies have to do with a career
in science" It just so happens that electrified pi... particularly the disadvantaged, are writing off a career
in science. Why? Many students find introductory science, and chemistry in particular, both diffi...
SNM presents awards on Capitol Hill
...Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), in recognition of his career
of leadership in supporting innovation and quality in the science and practice of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, and Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Sen. Christopher S. Kit Bond (R-Mo.), in recognition of their support for groundbreaking scien...
Michael R. Zalutsky receives SNM's 2007 Paul C. Aebersold Award
...r who has been "essential to the development of my career
not only because of his complementary expertise in immunobiology but also because of his sage advice over the years"; Ganesan Vaidynathan "for his wonderful ability to translate concept into chemical reality"; and Ed Coleman "for creating an environm...
Revelle family endows UC San Diego chair honoring Roger Revelle
...ppropriate thing to do. Though Revelle began his career
in oceanography in the early 1930s, it was during the 1950s that he first became concerned about the potential for a greenhouse effect resulting from increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide from the use of fossil fuels. He recruited a young scientist, ...
National awards for 2 University of York scientists
...stated that many women are deferred from pursing a career
in science because they believe it is impossible t...l assemble a collection of time lines, mapping the career
paths and family lives of successful women scientists who have children, illustrating the possibilit...
Rare soft-shell turtle, nesting ground found in Cambodia
...mbodian Turtle Conservation Team, a group of early career
conservationists who have received long-term mentoring from CI along with funding from the British energy company BP. During the survey, they worked closely with WWF staff and local fishing communities and explained the rarity of the turtle species a...
Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $14M to support physician-scientists
...erfunded areas of science. The shouldering of the career
development awards by the government meant that th...to the biomedical research enterprise by providing career
development funding. The newly minted Career Awards for Medical Scientists was influenced by severa...
Anthropologist given one of nation's top scientific honors
...nity and we are thrilled that Dr. Lovejoys stellar career
has been recognized with this rare and richly deserved honor." Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist in the United States. Past members include Albert Einstein, Robert Oppenheimer and Thomas Edison. Additionally, m...
March of Dimes awards $250K prize to stem cell research, reproductive biology pioneers
...e way for human in vitro fertilization. "During a career
spanning nearly 50 years, Prof. McLaren has repeatedly pushed forward the boundaries of our knowledge of developmental biology and reproduction," said Dr. Katz. Prof. McLaren and Prof. Rossant are noted teachers, inspiring the next generations of...
Cold Spring Harbor Laoratory president wins Curtin Medal
...al research and a new description for his research career
- DNA Sleuth. While leading a world-renowned scie...rom ANU in 1979. He has spent most of his academic career
in the United States, succeeding Nobel laureate James D. Watson as Director of Cold Spring Harbor La...
National Academy of Sciences elects 2 Brandeis University scientists to membership
...vidual animals. Miller has spent his research career
studying the molecular underpinnings of the generation of electricity within the cell. The ion channels, a subclass of membrane proteins, mediate all electrical activity and control important physiological functions, including hormone secretion, bloo...
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