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University of Oregon professor wins 2004 Spiers Medal
...d on many of the most influential science advisory boards
in this country and has lectured extensively around the globe on her research, science education and workforce issues. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Physical Society. The citation...
Acoustics meeting in San Diego
... example includes using carpets and chalk and cork boards
to reduce room echoes. (4aAA5). David Lubman ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) will discuss the acoustical renovation of portable classrooms for hearing-impaired pupils in California's Riverside County (4aAA7). Louis Sutherland ( email@example.com ),...
Joslin Diabetes Center awards 1st Mary K. Iacocca Faculty Fellowship
...professional societies and serves on the editorial boards
of several scientific journals. He has published numerous papers in top journals. An estimated 800,000 Americans have type 1 diabetes, in which the pancreas is unable to produce insulin. People with type 1 diabetes must take daily insulin injection...
Finding cures for tropical diseases: Is open source an answer?
...ents. Volunteers could use chat rooms and bulletin boards
to announce discoveries and debate future research directions. Over time, the most dedicated and proficient volunteers would become leaders." The key to TDI's success, they argue, is that any discovery would be off patent. An open-source license wo...
Merck CEO Raymond Gilmartin to lecture at NJIT
... Harvard Business School in 1968. He serves on the boards
of General Mills, Inc. and the Microsoft Corporation. He is chairman of the Board of Directors of The United Negro College Fund and is a trustee of the Healthcare Leadership Council. He also serves on the President's Export Council.Gilmartin's lectu...
University research ethics committees: A look from behind closed doors
...ts review boards, also called institutional review boards
(IRBs). Little is known about the decision-making process of these research ethics committees responsible for balancing ethical concerns with assessments of scientific methodology and the benefits of proposed research. A Georgia Tech researcher studi...
Advocate for gender equity in the sciences honored by the Association for Women in Science
...dvancement of Science, she serves on the editorial boards
of several journals in her field. Following the state elections last November, she was appointed to California's Independent Citizens Oversight Committee -- a committee set up to govern the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine approved by t...
'Free-for-all' illegal logging of mahogany in Peruvian parks, says Duke-based monitoring group
...e spotted an apparent loggers' camp with stacks of boards
inside park boundaries. After landing, investigat...that twelve of their colleagues had moved mahogany boards
from the park just days earlier, according to the report. ParksWatch's team was informed those boar...
National Academies news: Stem cell guidelines released
...l regulations already require institutional review boards
(IRBs) to review the procurement of all eggs, sperm, or blastocysts to be used in generating new stem cell lines, and they should continue to do so, according to the new guidelines. An IRB also should review the donation of somatic cells to be used ...
UCLA physiologist elected to prestigious British Royal Society
...al Society in 2005. He has served on the editorial boards
for several physiology journals, consults for the National Institutes of Health, and is a scientific advisor to the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Medical Foundation in Los Angeles. Wright earned his doctorate degrees in physiology from London University an...
Shark attack worries? Driving to the beach is more deadly
...Sometimes you hear reports of surfers having their boards
hit by a shark, and it's probably because the board resembles the shape of a seal, which is a prime food source for sharks." McEachran says some common sense can go a long way in avoiding contact with sharks. "Sharks generally don't like to be arou...
Stephen P Goff awarded inaugural Retrovirology Prize
...nal organizations and serves on numerous editorial boards
including the Open Access journal BMC Microbiology. In choosing the prize winner, the Retrovirology Editors "considered more than just scientific excellence, and sought to identify the rare individual who is both an outstanding researcher and a selfl...
Forests in the clouds
...l, and Technological Advice. He serves on various boards
including the World Conservation Monitoring Centre UNEP, as Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council, Species Survival Commission of the World Conservation Union, as Vice-Chair of the Global Environment Facility, is a member of the Scientific and...
HSPH's Walter Willett wins Bristol-Myers Squibb/Mead Johnson Freedom to Discover Award
...eral public. He currently serves on the editorial boards
of a number of distinguished scientific journals, including the American Journal of Epidemiology, Cancer Research, Current Reviews in Public Health, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention and the International Journal of Oncology. The Bristol...
Proctor Medal goes to research team
...iew Advisory Committee and serves on the editorial boards
of both Neuron and The Journal of General Physiology....
Software 'agents' could help unmask reality of disease clusters
...s lengthy and cumbersome procedures through review boards
and committees for approval, and sometimes it is just not possible." Dr Boulos, together with colleagues from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath and the University of Iowa, suggests that new agent software may be able to ove...
AAAS elects NJIT professor as Fellow for math modeling research on the brain
...ied Mathematics (SIAM). He serves on the editorial boards
of the Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly, Integrative Neuroscience, and SIAM Book Series on Monographs on Mathematical Modeling and Computation. Miura received his BS and MS in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkele...
$1 million grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute to fund joint neuroscience program
...al and Applied Mathematics. He serves on editorial boards
for Canadian Applied Mathematics Quarterly and Int...published investigator who serves on the editorial boards
of Neuroscience and the Journal of Neuroscience, and is president-elect of the International Basal G...
Joslin Diabetes Center study shows benefits of online discussion boards
...tracked more than 330,000 visits to the discussion boards
over a period of six years. In 1999 and again in 2...kyrocketing increase in use of Joslin's discussion boards
over time. Since the board's launch in 1998, the number of people accessing the boards
has risen by ...
Prestigious 2005 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize honors Norman R. Augustine
...Decker, and Lockheed Martin. He also serves on the boards
of many educational, philanthropic and cultural organizations, and has been on advisory boards
to universities, the White House, U.S. Senate, NATO and federal agencies, including the National Aer...