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Yale journal examines the global impact of cities

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MicroRNA gene that regulates lifespan found by Yale scientists

New Haven, Conn. -- Genes that control the timing of organ formation during development also control timing of aging and death, and provide evidence of a biological timing mechanism for aging, Yale researchers report in the journal Science. ......"Although there is a large variation in lifespan from species to species, there are genetic aspects to the processes of development and aging," said a...

Yale researchers make cell biology quantitative

New Haven, Conn. -- Yale researchers have reported a method to count the absolute number of individual protein molecules inside a living cell, and to measure accurately where they are located, two basic hurdles for studying biology quantitatively....... , Chair and Higgins Professor of <a href="http://www.biology.yale.edu/facultystaff/pollard...

Yale biophysicist Thomas Steitz receives Gairdner Award for medical research

... "The 2007 awards reflect the importance of basic discoveries that lead to a better understanding of human disease and the development of treatments and cures to alleviate them," sai...

Where is the proton? Yale scientists discover footprints of shared protons

... , the new data reveal distinct, isolated vibrational patterns, solely associated with the bridging proton, that ch...

Grant to Yale from Simons Foundation to explore genetic causes of autism

... The goal is to collect a total of 3,000 samples from autism patients around the country to help identify different variants of autism and develop treatments. The principal investigators at Yale, Ami Klin and Matthew State, M.D., have received $1.2 million for three years to collect DNA samples from patients completing clinical evaluat...

Three young scientists at Yale honored with Sloan Foundation Fellowships

... ... Those named at Yale are...

Yale biologists 'trick' viruses into extinction

... at Yale, tested the practicality of luring a virus population into t...

Yale chemists show that nature could have used different protein building blocks

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Yale's Micalizio receives Eli Lilly Award for Organic Chemistry

... ... "Lilly is highly committed to the development of promising young scientists that will be th...

Symposium 'Changes on Earth' honors Yale Geologist Robert Berner

... The symposium "Changes on Earth: Processes and Records" will be held in 123 Kline Geology Laboratories at 210 Whitney Ave. with talks from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. It is free and open to the public. The spe...

Yale Cell Biologist Joel Rosenbaum, to receive Prestigious Wilson Award

... The medal will be presented to Rosenbaum for significant advances, over a lifetime, on the assembly, maintenance and function of fine, hair-like ce...

Yale scientist honored with Keio University Medical Science Prize

... The award, made to researchers in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the fields of medical or life sciences, is the only prize of its kind awarded by a Japanese University. It included an honorarium of 20 million yen, a certificate of merit in recognition of his outstanding achievement on the structural basis of the large rib...

Interdisciplinary grant to Yale: Creating nanodevices for delivery of vaccines

... , assistant professor of biomedical engineering, the team will apply the two-year, Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NIRT) funding to develop a new class of nanomaterials with properties that mimic biologica...

Yale journal identifies products that cause greatest environmental damage

... ... Contributors to the special issue, Priorities for Environmental Product Policy, examined the impacts of products in Cardiff, Wales, in Germany, Belgium, Sw...

Former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt to speak at Yale Dam Conference

... ... "This is a very tim...

Yale-BioHaven Entrepreneurship Seminar: 454 Life Sciences aiming for the $10K Human Genome

... The speaker will be Christopher McLeod, President and CEO of 454 Life Sciences, established in 2000 as a technology development subsidiary of the Branford, Conn.-based biotechnology company CuraGen Corporation. 454 Life Sciences develops and commercializes novel instrumentation and technology for conducting high-throughput nucleotide sequencing, with specific applica...

Yale and NFCR launch Research Center for Cancer Drug Design and Discovery

... , the Milton Harris, '29 Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry, and William Jorgensen, the Whitehead Pro...

Symposium at Yale to honor Mary Helen Goldsmith and auxin research

... Goldsmith, who is retiring, has been a member of the Yale Faculty since 1963. Her principle teaching and research has been in Plant Cell Biology and Physiology, with a focus on the regulation of growth by environmental signals and hormones, the polar transport of auxin, and the r...

Yale environment school professor to receive research award

... The award is given to an individual who has made outstanding theoretical and scientific contributions. Kellert will be presented the award at the association's annual conference on October 13 in St....

Yale scientists to hold press conference on planetary discoveries, extraterrestrial life

... ... PURPOSE: Yale scientists contributing to Alien Earths, a major exhibition on the solar ...system and extraterrestrial life opening September 30 at the Museum, will discuss their research and answer questions on topics explored in the exhibit. ... 203-432-5099....Audio transcript will be available after the confe...

Yale BioHaven Entrepreneurship Seminars begin with TheraLogics

... This program will feature TheraLogics, Inc., a technology start-up company that is unusual because it has not received -- and is not seeking -- venture capital investments. Rather, it is funded through licensing agreements of technology previously developed by one co-founder of the company. TheraLogics also anticipates participating in a non-profit foundation as a pote...

Two at Yale named outstanding new environmental scientists by NIEHS

... at Yale School of Medicine, and <A HREF="http://environment.yale.edu/profile/300/mic...

$18 million award to support Yale Center of Excellence in Genomic Science

... The CEGS program was started in 2001 to pull together interdisciplinary teams of scientists with the goal of making critical advances in genomic research. One of these original five-year awards was to Yale. Today's awards also continue a center at the University of Washington, in Seattle, and establish a new center at...

Yale dean addresses biggest environmental threats in new book

... and political scientist Peter Haas outlines shortcomings of current efforts to address climate disruption, loss of biodiversity, acid rain, ozone depletion, deforestation, desertification, degradation and shortages of freshwater, decline of marine fishe...

Yale biomedical engineers receive prestigious Early Career Awards

... . The awards require collaboration with a clinical investigator affiliated with a practi...

Yale licenses potential anti-HIV agent to Oncolys BioPharma of Japan

New Haven, Conn. - Yale University today announced that it has concluded a license agreement granting Oncolys BioPharma, Inc. of Tokyo the global exclusive right for clinical and business development of a novel compound for the treatment of HIV. ......A patent application has been submitted by Yale for 2',3'-Didehydro-3'-Deoxy-4'-Ethynylthymidine, or Ed4T, a compound with a new and potentially ef...

Yale ovarian cancer detection technology licensed in China by SurExam

New Haven, Conn. -- Yale University Office of Cooperative Research today announced that it has granted an exclusive license agreement with the Chinese company SurExam Life Science & Technology (Shenzhen) Co. for the commercialization of the university's blood testing technology for epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). ...... In the United States, EOC is the fourth most common cancer in women and the...

$4.8M gift to Yale to promote biodiversity conservation in tropical forests

New Haven, Conn.--An environmental leadership and training program to promote biodiversity conservation in tropical forests in Asia and Central and South America has been established at Yale University with a $4.8 million gift from the Lisbet Rausing Charitable Fund....... , the...

Yale researchers find environmental toxins disruptive to hearing in mammals

New Haven, Conn.--Yale School of Medicine researchers have new data showing chloride ions are critical to hearing in mammals, which builds on previous research showing a chemical used to keep barnacles off boats might disrupt the balance of these ions in ear cells....... "Our data are the first to directly show that chloride ions are crucial for our exquisite sense of hearing," said Joseph Santo...

Yale technology spins out varicose vein device company: Vascular Insights, LLC

New Haven, Conn. -- A new company, Vascular Insights, LLC, was founded to develop, manufacture and market devices to treat varicose vein disease, based on technology invented by and director of research interventional radiology at Yale University School of Medicine....... "While varicose vein disease is normally not a life threatening condition, it can cause severe leg discomfort and serious co...

Yale's Strobel named 'million-dollar professor' for science teaching innovation

New Haven, Conn. -- The at Yale as one of its new HHMI Professors chosen for their extraordinary teaching, inspiration and mentoring of the next generation of science students. ...... Strobel will receive $1 million over four years from HHMI to implement a program of innovative science teaching ideas as...

Two Yale biologists win 2006 Gairdner Awards for medical research

New Haven, Conn. -- The 2006 Gairdner International Awards, among the most prestigious awards in science, will be presented to two Yale biologists and three other scientists for their breakthrough research on RNAs, cell motility and hormones....... . The awards will be presented on October 26 at the Four Seasons Hote...

Yale early stage ovarian cancer detection technology licensed by LabCorp

New Haven, Conn. -- Yale University today announced that it has granted an exclusive license agreement with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) for the commercialization of the university's blood testing technology for epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC). ... ...In the United States, EOC is the fourth most common cancer in women, and the leading cause of gynecologic cancer death. E...

Grant will promote Yale-India environmental ties

A research and exchange program between the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES) and the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in India is being established by a three-year grant from the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation of Boston. ...... The collaborative program, "Building Capacity for Environmental Resource Management in India," will emphasize teaching, training and research in th...

Cardiovascular and immunology research alliance announced by Yale and Boehringer Ingelheim

Yale University School of Medicine and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) finalized a Research Alliance Agreement to support translational cardiovascular and immunology research....... The alliance between Yale and BIPI creates a framework for collaborations of mutual interest that will move basic research in immunological and in cardiovascular diseases to applied technologies and...

Yale study: Not enough metals in earth to meet global demand

Researchers studying supplies of copper, zinc and other metals have determined that these finite resources, even if recycled, may not meet the needs of the global population forever, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ... ...According to the study, even the full extraction of metals from the Earth's crust and extensive recycling programs may not...

Yale environment dean wins book award for nonfiction

Photos are ...Book cover - Yale Press...'Gus' Speth - Peter Otis photographer......... , is the winner of the 2005 Connecticut Book Award for nonfiction.... ...Speth took the prize for "Red Sky at Morning: America and the Crisis of the Global Environment," in which he argues that the international community must take urgent action to address global-scale environmental threats or face an era of un...

Connecticut Venture Group conference spotlights Yale spin-off companies

Several local companies whose technologies are an outgrowth of Yale research will be featured at TechComm III - The 3rd Annual Technology Commercialization Conference & Exhibition to be held Thursday, December 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale....... The program will be keynoted by Roger Longman, a Managing Partner at Windhover Information Inc., who has been invol...

Yale scientists decipher 'wiring pattern' of cell signaling networks

New Haven, Conn. -- A team of scientists at Yale University has completed the first comprehensive map of the proteins and kinase signaling network that controls how cells of higher organisms operate, according to a report this week in the journal Nature. ...... The study is a breakthrough in understanding mechanisms of how proteins operate in different cell types under the control of master regul...
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