Tag: "award" at biology news
Anita Roberts to deliver Excellence in Science lecture
...l Biology (FASEB) Excellence in Science Award. Her award
lecture, titled TGF--Journey of Discovery and Prom...ptor, or its downstream signaling partners. In her award
lecture, Dr. Roberts will discuss TGF-, some of the roles it plays in disease, and several therapeut...
Computer-aided protein design wins prestigious AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
...ience , was named to receive the Prize, the oldest award
conferred by the American Association for the Adva...ty, to recognize outstanding Science articles. The award
is currently supported by Affymetrix, of Santa Clara, Ca. Architects turned long ago to computer-aid...
Educators in Pennsylvania and North Carolina earn top 2004 Mentoring Awards from AAAS
...d Hispanic men; and people with disabilities. This award
often recognizes individuals with 25 or more years...d Hispanic men; and people with disabilities. This award
is directed towards individuals in the early or mid-career stage who have mentored students for less...
Michael F. Hochella Jr. named Virginia's 2005 Outstanding Scientist
...eum of Virginia Director Walter R.T. Witschey. The award
will be presented at a banquet at the Science Museum of Virginia on Thursday, April 7. Hochella studies the surfaces of Earth materials. Through his work, it is now clear that interactions of Earth materials with living things, water and air control ...
Merck / AAAS announce 2005 winners for outstanding undergraduate research programs
...o Rico. Fifteen awards are made annually, and each award
provides up to $60,000, paid over three years at $20,000 per year, for joint use by the biology and chemistry departments at each recipient institution. The funding supports research stipends for undergraduate students and ancillary programs that fos...
Advocate for gender equity in the sciences honored by the Association for Women in Science
... the first recipient of the Pacesetter Award -- an award
given annually by the Academic and Professional Women of UC Irvine to recognize efforts to improve the status of women on campus....
2005's highest engineering honors awarded
...us Charles Stark Draper Prize -- a $500,000 annual award
that honors engineers whose accomplishments have s.... and Dolores H. Russ Prize -- a $500,000 biennial award
that recognizes bioengineering achievement that significantly improves the human condition -- "for b...
James D. Watson to recieve 2005 Othmer Gold Medal
...of DNA, to receive the 2005 Othmer Gold Medal. The award
ceremony and the annual Othmer Gold Medal Luncheon will headline Heritage Day 2005, a full day of honors and awards for achievement in chemistry and the molecular sciences, which will take place at CHF in Philadelphia on Thursday, 9 June. "Nobel laur...
Virginia Tech patents advance microprocessors, vaccines, vision, vibration control, more
...oblem. One of those inventions received an R&D 100 award
from R&D Magazine for being one of 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace in 2003. Alex Huang, formerly a CPES faculty member, now at North Carolina State University, and graduate student Bin Zhang invented "Emi...
ASBMB Schering-Plough Award lecture to focus on histone modifications in transcription
...SBMB-Schering-Plough Research Institute Award. The award
will be presented to Dr. Strahl on Tuesday, April ...r Biology (ASBMB) Annual Meeting in San Diego. The award
lecture will focus specifically on Dr. Strahl's research on an enzyme called Rad6, which is responsi...
Fred Hutchinson announces 2005 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Awardees
...ho was instrumental in establishing the award. The award
recipients will receive a certificate, travel expenses and an honorarium from the Weintraub and Groudine Fund, established to foster intellectual exchange through the promotion of programs for graduate students, fellows and visiting scholars. Editor'...
William C. Rose Award lecture will focus on cytochrome P450
...50 when he receives the William C. Rose Award. The award
will be presented to Dr. Guengerich on Wednesday, ...ed by the late Dr. Rose. Recent recipients of this award
include Sunney I. Chan, Jack E. Dixon, Gordon Hammes, Marc W. Kirschner, and Rowena G. Matthews. The...
APS announces 2005 Young Investigators Awards
...l Award in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine An award
of $20,000 will be made to the University of Color... Award in Respiratory Physiology and Medicine An award
of $20,000 will be made to the University of Florida on behalf of Dr. Fuller. Dr. Fuller's laborato...
Nobel laureates to open ASBMB annual meeting in San Diego
...opening lecture of every ASBMB Annual Meeting. The award
honors Dr. Tabor for his long service to the Society and to the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Recipients are selected from among those whose names represent outstanding research in addition to service to the Society, including its publication effo...
Florida Tech scientist earns $1.7 million NSF grant
... teachers to develop new learning modules. "This award
will have a significant impact on our graduate program and will help foster a vital partnership with K-12 schools throughout the county," said Dr. Richard Tankersley, the associate professor of biological sciences who applied for the grant and will s...
New 6m biocentre to revolutionise the production of safer medicines
...life sciences for at least the next decade and the award
at this centre by the BBSRC puts Manchester in the vanguard of this movement."...
Elizabeth Blackburn and Janet Rowley awarded
.... Each recipient will receive an unrestricted cash award
of $200,000 and present a scientific lecture at th...other distinguished winners who have received this award
in the past," said Dr. Rowley. "I am especially pleased because this award
recognizes the critical c...
NIH should take decisive steps to promote independence, originality
...than five years total -- regardless of the type of award
or grant they work under. If postdocs continue to...RSAs, NIH should create a new independent-research award
that enables postdocs to identify, explore, and control their own projects under the mentorship of s...
Leslie Roberts, Science Deputy News Editor, wins prize for 'first-rate' polio story
...a of efforts to eradicate polio. In announcing the award
for "Polio: The Final Assault," [ http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/303/5666/1960 ], the judges cited Roberts' "first-rate reporting" and described the story as "importantmeticulously researched and beautifully told," and "a compelling re...
Wine, music and schizophrenia genes
...r mental health research, established the $250,000 award
to be made each year to a "rising star" scientist....ing serious challenges in financial support. "This award
is particularly welcome because it comes at a time when federal funding in this area is shrinking, a...
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