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Bovine genome sequence available

...ck Industries is a partner in the U.S. $53 million dollar international effort to sequence the genome of the cow (Bos taurus). "CSIRO has invested in the research to increase understanding and utilisation of the bovine genome which is a major focus for our livestock portfolio development both now and in...

Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC

...efit amounts. How would changing the rates and the dollar amounts (bend points) in the current law Social Security benefit calculation formula affect various groups of beneficiaries, and ultimately would and/or how would such changes affect the adequacy and equity goals of Social Security? November 20 at ...

Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine

... the Dallas Heart Study, a multiyear, multimillion dollar project aimed at learning more about the hidden causes of heart disease and finding new treatments. She is also an investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UT Southwestern. Dr. Hobbs holds the Eugene McDermott Distinguished Chair for t...

Dr. Harris receives NIH Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award

...logical Disorders and Stroke Council. A total dollar amount has not yet been determined for the funding, which will support studies to document in living animals the changes in synapses that likely enable learning and memory. However, Dr. Harris requested nearly $1.4 million over the original five-year...

Genetically endowed worm may substitute for rodents in some toxicology testing

...t in rodents." As his multimillion dollar contract begins, Freedman has seen his Nicholas School lab triple in size to more than 15 people. Along with the new hires have come boxes of specialized equipment that give his part of the university some of the ambience of high-tech industry. ...

Virginia Tech, TIGR sign memorandum for new alliance

...rmatics Institute, both of which are multi-million dollar research groups. Bruno Sobral director of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) (www.vbi.vt.edu) said, "This new development provides an opportunity to continue to expand collaborations between VBI and TIGR, such as in the newly awarded Bioinf...

Declining fish supply linked to wildlife consumption in West Africa, Science study reports

...ves can be considered bushmeat. The multi-billion dollar bushmeat industry is a key contributor to local economies throughout the developing world. It is also among the most immediate threats to tropical wildlife. The new Science study links escalations in the bushmeat trade to declines in fish supply a...

Educators in Pennsylvania and North Carolina earn top 2004 Mentoring Awards from AAAS

... National Science Foundation-funded, multi-million dollar Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures (CAMSS), with a sub-center at North Carolina State University in 1997, Sankar then established the Army Center for Nanoscience and Nanomaterials in 2003. A year later, he set up the Center for Multif...

Leslie Roberts of Science wins ASM Public Communications Award

...ia, Roberts explains why the 16-year, multibillion dollar effort to eradicate polio remains tantalizingly short of its goal, and why those leading the effort believe that victory may finally be achievable. It is a story of microbiology in the real world that tells why the oral polio vaccine that revolutioni...

Leslie Roberts, Science Deputy News Editor, wins prize for 'first-rate' polio story

...hensive global account of a 16-year, multi-billion dollar program of research, tracking and immunization aimed at eradicating the disease. In part because of social and political obstacles, the goal is remarkably difficult to achieve, but Roberts describes why the polio eradication team considers the curren...

Discovery of gene will likely lead to new treatments for inflammatory diseases, cancer

...as Remicade, Embrel, and Humira are a multibillion dollar market. "Because STAT6(B) and LITAF affect TNF-alpha through a different pathway, we expect to develop more efficient therapeutics to help people with rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, and inflammatory bowel syndrome," says Boston University Sc...

GroPep announces Japanese approval of biopharmaceutical that uses its cell culture products

...ther indications, some of which have multi-billion dollar global markets.Further submissions to regulatory agencies for approval are planned for 2006 and 2007. CEO Mr Bob Finder said that the Japanese approval reinforces the growing international recognition of the superiority of Gro Pep 's Cell Culture Pro...

DOE JGI announces 2006 Community Sequencing Program portfolio

...e catfish, (I. furcatus). Catfish is a two billion dollar industry annually in the United States alone, representing 68 percent of all aquaculture production. In addition, the CSP will facilitate the sequencing of five species of fish of the family Cichlidae from the Lake Malawi in east Africa. Popular food...

ANU medical researcher wins national award

...ing from ANU in 1997 and catalysed by a $1 million dollar capital grant from the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. In 2001, the Commonwealth government granted $11.5 million to establish the Australian Phenomics Facility, which operates in partnership with The Australian National University, Monash Uni...

NIH awards $10.4 million to Scripps Research Institute and Scripps Florida

...esearch Institute has been awarded a $10.4 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish The Scripps Research Institute Molecular Screening Center. This is a pilot program to discover small molecule tools for translating basic biomedical discoveries more quickly into medical...

Research team receives $7.5 million to study cassava

...disciplinary team of scientists in a multi-million dollar project to help improve one of the most important food crops in Africa, cassava. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation selected the BioCassava Plus project as a recipient of one of the foundation's "Grand Challenges in Global Health" program grants. ...

'Perfume' to lure mosquitoes and control malaria

New Haven, Conn. -- A five-year, $8.5-million dollar research project, designed to substantially reduce the spread of malaria by redirecting mosquitoes with odor cues, is being undertaken by an international team of scientists including John Carlson , the Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular, Cellul...

TGen and NAU awarded multi-million dollar grant to identify genetic signatures of pathogens

...(NAU) today announced the award of a multi-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that encompasses several projects, the first of which aims to improve the understanding and management of sepsis and community acquired pneumonia (CAP). This multi-year project is expected t...

Mount Sinai receives NIH funding for stem cell research

...other centers will receive an estimated $9 million dollar grant over the next three years to further stem cell research. The grant supports a three year research initiative to establish a core facility to support and train scientists and to define the growth conditions and molecular characteristics required...

UC Davis external funding passes half billion dollars

...he needs of society. And cracking the half-billion dollar total is very uplifting," said Barry Klein, vice c...tal of about $46 million. For multi-year projects, dollar figures are calculated based on the year in which funds are transferred to the university. Some agen...

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