Tag: "elected" at biology news
Phillip A. Sharp to present 2004 Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture at Chemical Heritage Foundation
... his Biogen cofounder, Walter Gilbert. Sharp is an elected
member of the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences....
Medical geneticists elected to Institute of Medicine
...the National Institutes of Health (NIH), have been elected
to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National...r Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., who himself was elected
to the IOM in 1991. As deputy director of NHGRI, Dr. Guttmacher guides strategic planning for the ...
Two UT Southwestern physicians elected to National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine
...rt disease and the other in urologic illness were elected
today to the Institute of Medicine, a component of...urology, were the only Texans among 65 new members elected
in 2004 to the organization, which addresses national health issues. Drs. Hobbs and McConnell brin...
Yale professor named 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society Distinguished Lecturer
...or teaching from Johns Hopkins and Cornell.and was elected
a Fellow of the American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineers....
Rice biologists elected AAAS Fellows
...shed. Queller and Strassmann are among 308 Fellows elected
this year. 2005 AAAS Fellows are named in this wee...ssmann and Queller get to share the honor of being elected
AAAS Fellows in the 20th year of their intellectual collaboration!" said Kathleen Matthews, dean of ...
Hospital for Special Surgery's Boskey named AAAS fellow
...Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences, Dr. Boskey was elected
for her "distinguished contributions to the field of biological calcification and to understanding the roles of extracellular matrix proteins and phospholipids in mineralized tissues." New Fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a ...
Fat buildup found in hearts of obese or diabetic heart failure patients
...ting this hypothesis among obese patients who have elected
to have bariatric surgery (surgical reduction of stomach size). Patients in the study volunteer to have their cardiac function analyzed and to provide a small sample of thigh muscle tissue before and after their surgery. Taegtmeyer's team will the...
Yale and Pfizer launch visiting professorship pilot program
...e value at Pfizer." Maihle, who was recently elected
chairperson of Women in Cancer Research Council of the American Association for Cancer Research, has devoted her career to developing a better understanding of what causes cancer. She also studies how to apply this information to improve methods for ...
National study finds second cesarean section safer than normal delivery
... women in all. Of those, 17,898, or 38.9 percent, elected
to try normal delivery, and 15,801, or 34.4 percent, elected
a second cesarean. Of the rest, 9,011 had medical reasons to have a second cesarean, and 3,276 were ...
From Mars to Maryland: 2005 AAAS Annual Meeting spotlights
...E Shirley Ann Jackson, the first African-American elected
president of AAAS, the world's largest general science society, will kick off the 2005 Meeting with her Presidential Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 17, in the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel's Ballroom Salon 2 and 3. Jackson has been an outspok...
Anita Roberts to deliver Excellence in Science lecture
...e was also among the first group of NIH scientists elected
to the Senior Biomedical Research Service and was a past president of the Wound Healing Society. Dr. Roberts has authored over 330 articles and serves on numerous scientific advisory and editorial boards. The Excellence in Science Award, sponsored b...
Bishop named winner of National Medal of Science
... of the National Institutes of Health. He has been elected
to the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he holds honorary degrees from Gettysburg College, Miami University, Rochester University and Harvard University. He continues to teach...
Genomics champion Eric Lander receives 2004 AAAS Public Understanding of Science & Technology Award
...vice from Princeton University in 1998. Lander was elected
a Member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 1997 and the U.S. Institute of Medicine in 1999....
Advocate for gender equity in the sciences honored by the Association for Women in Science
...national researcher in limb regeneration, has been elected
a 2005 Association for Women in Science fellow, th...uz Chancellor Denice Denton. "I am honored to be elected
an AWIS fellow," said Bryant, who also is a professor of developmental and cell biology. "While the ...
National Academies news: Spent nuclear fuel storage
...lfills our responsibility to inform the public and elected
officials on a critical national security issue," said Bruce Alberts, president of the National Academy of Sciences. "It also satisfies a second, equally important imperative: to ensure that this report contains no information that might inadvertent...
Lewis C. Cantley, Ph.D., receives Pezcoller-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
...cers." A recipient of numerous awards, Cantley was elected
to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1999 and to the National Academy of Sciences in 2001. He serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Cell Biology and is a member of the editorial board at Cell....
New frontiers in molecular bioscience topic of UD symposium
...ces. Among Boyer's many accolades, in 1990, he was elected
to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the hi... a scientist in the United States. In 2004, he was elected
a Corresponding Member of the Australian Academy of Science, a distinction reserved for scientists "...
National Academies news: 72 new members chosen by academy
...n be accorded a U.S. scientist or engineer. Those elected
today bring the total number of active members to ...d online at HTTP://NATIONAL-ACADEMIES/NAS . Newly elected
members and their affiliations at the time of election are: ALLIS, C. DAVID ; professor and head, L...
Discovery of an American salamander where it shouldn't be: Korea
...authors of the current Nature paper, though Karsen elected
not to join them in order to accept their offer to name it after him. To date, Wake and his American colleagues have seen only one live specimen and a few preserved specimens, though Vieites is scheduled to travel to Korea in May to scout the area, w...
DRI awards 2005 Nevada Medal to University of Washington archaeologist Donald K. Grayson
... North America some 10,000 years ago. He was elected
a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2002. Fellows are chosen for "their efforts toward advancing science or fostering applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished." DRI has presented the Ne...
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