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ESA announces 2007 award recipients

...665). The William Skinner Cooper Award is given to honor an outstanding contributor to the fields of geobotany, physiographic ecology, plant succession, or the distribution of plants along environmental gradients. Fines co-authors are Italo Mesones, an expert in Neotropical plant distributions, and Phyllis...

President Bush announces 2005 and 2006 Laureates of National Medals of Science and Technology

...h announced the recipients of the nation's highest honor for science and technology, naming the recipients of the 2006 National Medals of Science and Technology. The National Science Foundation (NSF) administers the prestigious award program, which was established by Congress in 1959. It honors individua...

Borlaug is golden

...Y 10:00AM EASTERN DAYLIGHT -- The man history will honor as the father of a green revolution that transform...in the 1960s has been awarded the highest civilian honor the United States of America can give. The Congressional Gold Medal is reserved for the very few who...

Philadelphia ecologist receives top Mongolia honor

...and Ecological Studies, received Mongolias highest honor for foreigners who have made outstanding contributions to promoting the central Asian nations development. In a ceremony in June in his office in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, President Nambariin Enkhbayar awarded Goulden the Friendship Medal...

Cancer research specialist and HSPH professor awarded Medal of Honor from WHO cancer agency

... (HSPH), was one of three recipients of a medal of honor from the International Agency for Research on Canc...ine life. The other two recipients of medals of honor this year were Mariano Barbacid, Director of the Spanish National Cancer Research Center, and Nancy ...

ASM scores a hat-trick at the 2007 Hermes Creative Awards

...an, manager, public outreach for ASM. Its quite an honor to be recognized for all three programs by the Hermes Awards. Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, ...

Bee researcher at Arizona State University is 1 of 20 new Pew Scholars in the biomedical sciences

... are very rare, nearly unheard of. This is a great honor for me. She also notes, The award gives me a unique opportunity to take my research at ASU into the field of neuroscience, and neurogerontology in particular. According to Amdam, her Pew project will join two lines of study that have never been cou...

Australian wins prestigious prize in biodiversity informatics

...formation Facility (GBIF) established the Prize in honor of Dr. Ebbe Schmidt Nielsen, who was an inspirational leader in the fields of biosystematics and biodiversity informatics.This is the only Prize in the world that is given in the area of biodiversity informatics. The yearly award of 30,000 recognize...

SNM recognizes R. Edward Coleman with 2007 Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award

...given the de Hevesy Award every year since 1960 to honor groundbreaking work in the field of nuclear medicine....

Computer science professor awarded $400,000 from National Science Foundation

...tice. The CAREER award is NSFs most prestigious honor for junior faculty members and is designed to support exceptionally promising college and university faculty members who are committed to the integration of research and education. Wenk is the only junior faculty in UTSAs College of Sciences who has...

Scientists honored with 'Excellence in Clinical Research Award'

...rman Mary Tyler Moore and S. Robert Levine M.D. in honor of their longtime extraordinary efforts and commitment to JDRF's mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research....

Revelle family endows UC San Diego chair honoring Roger Revelle

... Science at Scripps Institution of Oceanography to honor Roger Revelle, one of the worlds most highly regar..., said Ellen Revelle. Endowing a chair here in his honor seemed like a very appropriate thing to do. Though Revelle began his career in oceanography in the...

Jackson Laboratory researcher receives JDRF's Grodsky award

...es research. JDRF established the award in 1993 to honor the contributions of Dr. Grodskys diabetes research at UCSF over four decades. A gift to JDRF from the Grodskys has made it possible for a monetary award to be presented each year to a Ph.D. researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to the ...

Anthropologist given one of nation's top scientific honors

...ard for Anthropological Science. He also holds the honor of being one of the Institute for Scientific Informations "Most Highly Cited" authors in social sciences. Lovejoy received a doctorate in biological anthropology from the University of Massachusetts, an M.A. in biological anthropology from the Cas...

University of Arizona neurobiologist John Hildebrand elected to the National Academy of Sciences

...roud at having done well enough to make it. "Any honor like this to the head of a lab is really an honor to the whole group. I am very happy for my field and for the U of A and my lab as much as I am for m...

Ronald Cape to receive 2007 Biotechnology Heritage Award

... during the BIO Annual International Convention to honor individuals who have contributed significantly to the growth of biotechnology through discovery, innovation, commercialization, and/or public understanding. In honoring these individuals, the Chemical Heritage Foundation and the Biotechnology Industr...

Phillip A. Sharp to receive the 2007 Winthrop-Sears Award

...d the betterment of mankind. The award is named in honor of two of America's earliest chemical entrepreneurs, John Winthrop, Jr., and John Sears. Previous recipients of the Winthrop-Sears Award include renowned industry figures such as Robert L. Gore, Jon M. Huntsman, Ralph Landau, George Rosenkranz, Ha...

Gladstone's Deepak Srivastava receives E. Mead Johnson Award for achievement in pediatrics

...the study of complex traits. "This is a singular honor for Deepak and very well deserved," said Gladstonepresident Robert W. Mahley, MD, PhD. "He has made extraordinarycontributions to our understanding of early heart development, its geneticregulation by transcriptional factors and microRNAs, and stem c...

March of Dimes awards $250K prize to stem cell research, reproductive biology pioneers

...r the total number of women who have received this honor in 12 years. The March of Dimes Prize is a $250,...lver medal in the design of the Roosevelt dime, in honor of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who founded the March of Dimes. Prof. Rossant, chief of re...

Engineering professor receives prestigious NSF Career Award

...umans. The CAREER award is NSFs most prestigious honor for junior faculty members and is designed to support exceptionally promising college and university faculty members who are committed to the integration of research and education. Han, who joined UTSA in 2003, is focusing on understanding the role...

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