Tag: "prize" at biology news
Irwin Rose wins 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Rose, 78, shares the prize
with Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko of the Israel Institute of Technology for their discovery of the major pathway through which cellular building blocks called ubiquitin proteins are regulated by degradation. Cancer and some neurodegenerative d...
Botulism bug says no to nitric oxide, provides key to molecule's role in human cell signaling
...at the UT Medical School at Houston, won the Nobel prize
for his 1977 finding that NO is the ingredient that makes nitroglycerine beneficial to heart patients. Since then NO has been found to govern many other vital biological functions and became the basis for medications that treat erectile dysfunction. ...
World's top theoretical physicists converge to consider 'future of physics'
...w the nucleus of atoms works. Gross shares the prize
with another of the conference participants Frank Wilczek, now a physics professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who was Gross's graduate student at Princeton University, when the pair completed the calculation that resulted in the discov...
Research into the sense of touch in worms wins Eppendorf/Science Prize
...h performed within the last three years. The grand prize
winner receives $25,000 from Eppendorf, and the winner's essay will be published in the 15 October 2004 issue of Science . Two finalist essays will be published at Science Online ( http://www.scienceonline.org ). The awardee and finalists will be re...
UK scientist and children's author wins EMBO Award for Communications 2004
... and health messages to deprived communities'. The prize
of Euro 5,000 and a handcrafted gold and silver medal were presented to Fran Balkwill on November 5, 2004 at the EMBL/EMBO Science & Society Conference, "Time and Aging Mechanisms and Meanings" in Heidelberg, Germany. Frances Balkwill said:"I am d...
UO study is first to link histamine receptors to heat stress
... from the American College of Sports Medicine. The prize
is given annually to only one student in the United States whose research is considered to be the most outstanding in the country. Originally from Sierra Madre, Calif., Wong earned a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Davi...
Ubiquitination in real-time: A world first at the Universit de Montral
...radation. The three researchers will receive their prize
on December 8 at Stockholm University, only a few days after the publication date of Nature Methods. The research work of Professor Bouvier and his collaborators has had a major impact, which is likely to increase rapidly. "In the coming we...
Six reporters reach the 'Pinnacle of Excellence'
..., buses and fishing fleet, and took home the radio prize
with "The Promise of Hydrogen." Graber painted a vivid picture through the radio medium, traveling a great distance to capture the story and conducting impressive interviews while on location. She expertly captured her journey, the science and the so...
Horwitz Prize to be shared by Tony Hunter, Anthony Pawson
...hments in biological and biochemical research. The prize
was named after the mother of Columbia benefactor S. Gross Horwitz. Mrs. Horwitz was the daughter of former American Medical Association President and surgery textbook author Samuel David Gross. Protein phosphorylation is the addition of a phosp...
Wolfgang Heckl awarded Descartes Prize for Science Communication
...unication. This is the first time that this 50,000 prize
has been awarded. Wolfgang Heckl received the prize
in the "Professional Scientists engaged in Science Communication to the Public" category. His nomina...
Leibniz prizewinners 2005
...niz Programme for 2005. The most valuable research prize
in Germany will go to ten scientists and academics, two women and eight men. The prize
of 1.55 million euros funds research work over a five-year period and can be used flexibly by the pr...
TWAS, illycaff launch Trieste Science prize
A new Trieste-based science prize
honouring outstanding scientists from developing c...ademy Medical Panel (IAMP). On a global scale, the prize
will give much needed recognition to the best scientists in the developing world." "The primary purp...
The Louis-Jeantet-Prize for Medicine 2005
...rize-winners' laboratories. Alan HALL receives the prize
for pioneering work on the regulation of cytoskele...cell invasion. Svante Pääbo receives the prize
for his innovative research on the evolution of the human genome in comparison to that of other prim...
Erkki Ruoslahti of The Burnham Institute named recipient of 2005 Japan Prize
...ace and prosperity for mankind". In announcing the prize
today, The Science and Technology Foundation of Japan (JSTF), cited Dr. Ruoslahti and Dr. Masatoshi Takeichi, for their "Fundamental contributions in elucidating the molecular mechanisms of cell adhesion", which include key discoveries for "elucidat...
Hebrew University professor wins Wolf Prize in Medicine for work in cancer research
...in Medicine. All three recipients were awarded the prize
for their research in cancer development and treat... the Knesset, Israel's parliament. The other two prize
winners in medicine are Prof. Anthony R. Hunter of the Salk Institute of La Jolla, CA, in the U.S. a...
Richard Zare awarded the 2005 Wolf Prize in chemistry
...ing (1985). Joseph Keller received the mathematics prize
in 1997, and Stanley Cohen received the prize
in medicine in 1981....
National Academy of Engineering announces million-dollar challenge to provide safe drinking water
...Grainger Challenge Prize for Sustainability. This prize
will award $1 million for a practical technology t...ologies are too expensive for widespread use. The prize
will be awarded for the development of a small-scale, inexpensive technique for reducing arsenic lev...
Successful test of single molecule switch opens the door to biomolecular electronics
... Cal Tech (for which he was awarded the 1992 Nobel prize
in chemistry). The oligoaniline molecule the team tested has three electrical states, a neutral state where it is an insulator, a second state where electrons are removed to oxidize the molecule and make it a conductor, and a third state where more e...
2005's highest engineering honors awarded
... substitute and a breathable liquid. "There is no prize
that I would be prouder to win," said Clark. THE BERNARD M. GORDON PRIZE The Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program at Purdue University creates partnerships between undergraduates and nonprofit organizations to solve engineering...
DFG awards 2004 Bernd Rendel Prize
This is the second time that the prize
has been given since its inception in 2002. The aw...d boars in the diet of pre-Columbian Indians. The prize
is named after geology student Bernd Rendel, who died at an early age. The prize
is funded by procee...
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