Tag: "integration" at biology news
National Ecological Observatory Network featured at ESA/SER Joint International Conference
...lene D'Avanzo (Hampshire College) will address the integration
of NEON science and education. In addition, Dr. James P. Collins, National Science Foundation Assistant Director, Directorate of Biological Sciences, will provide the NSF vision of NEON. The formal presentations will be followed by a question and ans...
JCI table of contents: August 1, 2007
...ncontrollably. Analysis of the sites of retroviral integration
in individuals treated with gene therapy is theref... Although the diversity of the detected retroviral integration
sites decreased following transplantation into patients because the treated cells differentiated, th...
UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute partners with Abraxis BioScience
...barriers between disciplines to achieve a seamless integration
between chemistry, physics, biology and engineering in all of their different forms. We are very excited about this research collaboration with the CNSI and believe this type of relationship emphasizes our commitment toward pursuing innovative rese...
New research seeks to enhance alternative fuel integration in public vehicle fleets
... the county in determining a future course for the integration
of additional alternative energy technologies into their operations. This cooperative public-private partnership will enhance RITs research program, while providing Monroe County with valuable technical assistance and strategic planning information...
ACMG Foundation announces 2007-2008 Luminex/ACMGF award recipient
... science into medical services and in defining the integration
of genetics into health care and public health. The Luminex/ACMGF Award recognizes this vital role of medical geneticists by supporting an individual in undertaking activities that promote the highest levels of safety and effectiveness in genetic tes...
Satellite survey links tropical park fires with poverty and corruption
... in Cambodia, Guatemala and Sierra Leone. Current integration
of state-of-the-art remote sensing databases with Geographic Information Systems is allowing us to better evaluate the effectiveness of conservation efforts in tropical environments, Sanchez-Azofeifa said. While nearly all tropical countries have est...
Nanoparticles carry chemotherapy drug deeper into solid tumors
...ple but effective demonstration of the benefits of integration
of a drug with an appropriate carrier to yield a striking gain in efficacy, the authors write. May the days of pharmacological missiles that miss their target and friendly fire that kills patients soon be over!...
New findings challenge established views on human genome
... in Hinxton, England, who led ENCODEs massive data integration
and analysis effort. The ENCODE consortiums major findings include the discovery that the majority of DNA in the human genome is transcribed into functional molecules, called RNA, and that these transcripts extensively overlap one another. This br...
New findings challenge established views about human genome
...notation at EMBL-EBI, who led ENCODEs massive data integration
and analysis effort. The ENCODE consortiums majo...es. In addition to coordinating the analysis and integration
of the ENCODE data, EMBL-EBI researchers in collaboration with the BioSapiens Network of Excellence ...
Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan
... the richest in Africa. The plan would include the integration
of several thousand ex-combatants from the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army into wildlife services, help establish and manage official networks of national parks and other protected areas and integrate conservation principles into the management of land...
SNM advances professional definition for 'molecular imaging'
... allows for the continuation of rapid advances and integration
across medical specialties, he noted. Our membersrepresenting many areas such as molecular and functional imaging, nuclear medicine, radiology and engineeringspent months developing this definition, he added. The Webster dictionary says that a def...
Fusing imaging technologies creates 'synergy,' helps diagnose heart disease accurately
... together in 3-D," he explained. "This synergistic integration
allows simultaneous analysis of the heart muscle blood flow with a highly accurate image of coronary arteries and their blockages," he noted. "It eliminates the limitations of imaging with either SPECT or CT alone," detailed Slomka. "This combinati...
Computer science professor awarded $400,000 from National Science Foundation
...niversity 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 a current NSF Career Award. Wenk, who joined UTSA in 2004, is bridging the gap between theoretical research and applications by integrating theoretical...
Virus widely used in gene therapy research yields important clues to genomic instability
...ecently established a novel method to isolate rAAV integration
sites in non-dividing cells on a large scale. They...e used this method to identify approximately 1,000 integration
sites in mouse liver, skeletal muscle and heart. Furthermore, of 945 rAAV integration
sites mapped t...
A living memory chip, black holes on the loose, and a clearer picture of ocean currents
... network of neurons is a step toward a cyborg-like integration
of living material into memory chips. The advance also may help neurologists to understand how our brains learn and store information. Itay Baruchi and Eshel Ben-Jacob of Tel-Aviv University used an array of electrodes to monitor the firing patte...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...s the final common pathway for cerebellar synaptic integration
and plasticity. The cellular plasticity associated with cerebellar motor learning is thought to arise from long-term depression (LTD) of excitatory parallel fibers (PFs) triggered by simultaneous climbing fiber (CF) activity. Mittmann and Husser show...
In a first, scientists develop tiny implantable biocomputers
...ly cancerous or diseased cells via a sophisticated integration
of intracellular disease signals, leaving healthy cells completely unaffected....
Creation of an international industrial chair in life cycle assessment
...ief Executive Officer of Alcan Inc. "The continued integration
of product stewardship also helps Alcan focus its attention on maximizing value", he added. "This research chair will allow the realization of case studies appropriate for Bell's products services such as the teleconference and the telecommuting or...
Lab-on-a-chip device from Berkeley Lab to speed proteomics research
...on. One of the best candidates for high throughput integration
of the detection and analysis processes is to inte...said Wang. "This paves the way for the large scale integration
of mass spectrometry and lab-on-a-chip analysis in proteomics research." Each emitter consists of ...
Engineering professor receives prestigious NSF Career Award
...niversity faculty members who are committed to the integration
of research and education. Han, who joined UTSA in 2003, is focusing on understanding the role of mechanical stress in arterial and heart remodeling and its relationship to cardiovascular diseases. Graduate students in his lab are also studying th...
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