Tag: "careers" at biology news

Awards celebrating women and biotech brilliance

... the importanceof clinical trials industry related careers in Queensland and the difficulties involved when recruiting staff.QCTN is based in Queensland, Australia and was established in 2005 by the Queensland Government as part ofits Smart State Initiative. It is an incorporated association of Queensland ba...

New method for reading DNA sheds light on basis of cell identity

...isions closing doors of opportunity as they adopt careers as liver cells, skin cells, or neurons. One of the most fundamental mysteries 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 speci...

Damon Runyon names new class of rising stars in cancer research

...ion's most promising young investigators to pursue careers in cancer research by providing them with independ...as committed more than $140 million to support the careers of cancer researchers across the United States since the programs inception. 2007 Damon Runyon Fell...

Study could impact noninvasive treatment of cancer tumors

... our students also better prepares them for future careers in bioengineering research, said Monroe. ...

Research center unites biomedical competitors to fund medical technology development

...ing opportunities for students as they prepare for careers in the biomedical industry. "The expanded learning opportunities that MIMTeC provides will essentially allow us to mold the next generation of the biomedical engineering workforce," adds Haridas. Haridas, Doarn and the others currently conducting...

National awards for 2 University of York scientists

...ason why the proportion of women pursuing research careers in science should not be 50 per cent. Professor John Goodby Professor John Goodby of the Universitys Department of Chemistry has received an Interdisciplinary Science Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) for his contribution to the ...

Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $14M to support physician-scientists

...vel who were poised to go on to promising academic careers as independent researchers. BWF invested more than $100 million into the award program. The program was so successful that it caught the attention of Nobel laureate Thomas Cech, who, in a report to the NIH by the National Academies, urged the fede...

Joint research on poverty-related diseases

...research and the stabilisation of the professional careers of young African researchers. Infectious diseases cost the lives of several million people each year. Large parts of the African continent are hit especially hard. While the research and the combat of diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and AID...

American Association for Cancer Research provides support for promising cancer scientists

... for cancer researchers at various stages in their careers to foster the development of the most promising scientists. The AACR has newly selected 18 investigators to receive these career development awards and research fellowships, which total commitments of $1,275,000. These investigators, scientists who r...

Delayed breeding is not necessarily costly to lifetime reproductive success

...ed later in life paradoxically had longer breeding careers than those that started earlier. These results demonstrate the importance of considering sex-specific reproductive costs when estimating the payoffs from life-history decisionsthe authors hypothesize that young female breeders may have a reduced abil...

NJIT receives NSF grant to improve math, science and technology education in Newark High Schools

...rage young people to consider higher education and careers in math and science." The Fellows and teachers will eventually work at NJIT and in high school laboratories, updating the teachers on computational tools and techniques for cutting-edge research in mathematics and physical sciences. The teaching ...

Burroughs Wellcome fund awards $8.25 million in grants to physician-scientists

...wardsan investment of more than $58 million in the careers of physicians who bridge the gap between the bench and the bedside. Following are the 2007 award recipients, along with their institutions, departmental affiliations, and project titles: Jayakrishna Ambati, M.D. University of Kentucky Suppress...

Accolades for York's commitment to women in science

...preconceptions die hard with many women scientists careers stalling even before they take flight. "A lot of young women I talk to are discouraged by the perception of how impossible it is. But theres a lot of mythology in the world about how difficult it is to pursue a career in science and one of the thin...

Grant aims to ignite inspiration and interest in science

...mising high school juniors and seniors to consider careers in secondary education in one of the state's focus areas, which include science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine instruction, and foreign languages. Fifty students five from each of 10 school districts to be determined will joi...

ALTRAN: Industry experts address technology challenges at Altran Innovation Conference

... been committed to offer great jobs and scientific careers to engineers and researchers. In 2007 we will create more than new 1000 jobs in Europe, all these positions are, of course, with permanent contracts. Furthermore, we should find solutions together so that talented researchers and experts benefit from...

Educators in Georgia and Maryland earn top 2006 Mentoring Awards from AAAS

...ted groups who receive doctoral degrees and pursue careers in academia. The program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), has provided support for 43 graduate students so far. May has served on the congressional Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering and ...

2006 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize awarded

...n't want to see change," Vest said. "Fostering the careers of young people is a thrill. And second, I always enjoy what I call weaving webs knowing a little bit about what this person is interested in, what that person does, and what the capability is over here" and bringing people together on challenges. ...

NJIT awarded $1.1M NSF grant to change way inner-city students learn

...e no or minimal interest in science and technology careers and curricula," said Rockland. "Sadly, many pre-c...do not develop the interest and skills to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These are emerging careers and require skills i...

UTSA awarded $900,000 NSF grant to support undergraduate scholars

...ounded students, familiar in both disciplines, for careers in the biomedical and health related industries. Originating last fall, the UMB Scholar program began with a start-up class of 10 students each awarded $8,000 annually over the next three years. One UMB Scholar is Max Grayson, a 17-year-old biolog...

NIH awards nearly $11.5 million to support science education programs

...ience literacy, and encourage students to consider careers in the health sciences. Through mobile laborator...tudents that they have the opportunity to envision careers in medicine, clinical research, drug discovery, and the basic sciences." SEPA programs reach out t...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... LAKE CITY, Nov. 5, 2014 – University of Utah ... enzymes to help jet fuel produce electricity without needing ... be used to power portable electronics, off-grid power and ... online today in the American Chemical Society journal ... electricity through a chemical reaction between a fuel and ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... PA) – Temple University School of Medicine announced ... winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & ... Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences; and ... Temple University School of Medicine will pursue an ... "Maternal Blood Biomarkers to Assess Fetal Neurodevelopment.", Grand ...
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