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'Conversation stoppers' fight deadly bacterial infections
... need for new antibacterial therapies," says study leader
Helen Blackwell, Ph.D., an assistant professor of chemistry at the University. "The ability to interfere with bacterial virulence by intercepting bacterial communication networks represents a new therapeutic approach and is clinically timely." Bac...
Consortium for Functional Glycomics awarded $40.7 million 'glue' grant
...um for Functional Glycomics steering committee and leader
of the project. ""The long-range goal of the Consortium for Functional Glycomics is to fully understand the mechanisms through which carbohydrate-binding proteins mediate cell function and to share that knowledge with other researchers around the wor...
Virus may control Australia's "river rabbit"
...means of controlling the introduced fish. Project leader
Dr Mark Crane says the virus, which first emerged in Israel in 1998*, caused mass mortalities in carp in the US, the UK, Israel, the Netherlands, Japan and Indonesia. So far the virus does not appear to have reached Australia. Supported with $355,000...
Carbon monoxide may help prevent debilitating pregnancy condition
...her than delivery of the baby," says research team leader
Dr.Graeme Smith (Obstetrics and Gynecology), an expert in high-risk obstetrics. In the Queen's study, published in the September issue of the American Journal of Pathology, tissue from the placentas of nonsmoking women who had delivered babies by c...
Study shows how cancer drug aids anti-cancer virus
...us time to grow and destroy the tumor," says study leader
E. Antonio Chiocca, professor and chair of neurological surgery and director of OSU's Dardinger center for neuro-oncology. "They also suggest that the drug may allow us to temporarily inhibit just this early immune response, making it unnecessary t...
Update on AIDS vaccine R and D August 24 Web conference
...presentation NOTE: If you login too early or the leader
has not yet joined, you will receive a message that states "This Presentation is Currently Unavailable." Please try again in a few minutes Why: With 40 million infections worldwide and 14,000 new infections occurring each day, the AIDS pan...
Have you ever seen an elephant ... run?
... of large robots. Dr John Hutchinson, a research leader
at the UK's Royal Veterinary College (RVC), has already shown that, contrary to previous studies and most popular opinion, elephants moving at speed appear to be running. Now with funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Counci...
Researchers identify human DNA on the fast track
...Medical Institute investigator David Haussler, the leader
of the team that included scientists from the University of California, Santa Cruz, the University of California, Davis, the University of Brussels, and Universit Claude Bernard in France. Their article will be published in an advance online publicat...
New light microscope sharpens scientists' focus
...ect with colleague Eric Betzig, who is now a group leader
at Janelia Farm. The assembly and underlying conce...most the same time, accepted a position as a group leader
at Janelia Farm. Betzig exemplified the type of venturesome, creative scientist sought by Janelia ...
Joslin awards Victory Medal to New York man living 75 years with type 1 diabetes
Boston -- Joslin Diabetes Center, the global leader
in diabetes research, care and education, will present its 22nd Joslin Victory Award Medal this Sunday, Aug. 13, to a New York man for living 75 years with type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes. Robert L. Bates of New Windsor, NY, will be awarded the ...
MatBase -- A new transcription factor knowledge base released by Genomatix
... 8, 2006 -- Genomatix Software GmbH, a pioneer and leader
in the analysis of eukaryotic transcriptional regulation, releases MatBase, a knowledge base of transcription factors (TF). It contains genomic TF binding sites and protein binding domains, related literature, more than 27.000 known TF gene intera...
Failure of 'scout cells' may lead to cancer in transplant patients
...patients develop PTLD and others don't, says study leader
Anne M. VanBuskirk, assistant professor of surgery and an OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher. If we can understand the mechanism, perhaps we can discover how to prevent this type of cancer in transplant patients. The incidence of this c...
Miscarriage significantly associated with increasing paternal age
...ublic Health's Department of Epidemiology, and the leader
of this research team. "While several previous studies suggested that father's age might contribute to miscarriage, they failed to clarify whether there is a cut-off age or a progressive trend over the whole range of ages." The study findings gene...
SNM expands mission to improve patient care by advancing molecular imaging and therapy
... to take on a strategic position as the recognized leader
in knowledge of molecular imaging and nuclear medi...ar medicine, including imaging and therapy; as the leader
in education and in promoting collaboration with referring physician and patient groups; as a signif...
Super blackcurrants with boosted vitamin C
...d fruit quality. Dr Robert Hancock, the research leader
at SCRI, said: "Understanding how and when vitamin C is produced and accumulates in the blackcurrant plants has clear benefits for the consumer. We can grow crops that produce juice that will have higher levels of vitamin C and a better taste. Vitami...
Gene discovery may shed light on kidney disease
...ve a broader role in kidney disorders," said study leader
Nancy B. Spinner, Ph.D., a geneticist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The study appears in the July issue of the American Journal of Human Genetics. Dr. Spinner led the Children's Hospital team that identified mutations in the JAG1 ge...
Institute of Ecosystem Studies director and scientist honored by the Botanical Society of America
...ograms in the world. The Institute is now a global leader
in long-term research on freshwater ecology, fores...Director of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, he is a leader
in the discipline of urban ecology. His research is helping to inform the management and restoration...
Texas A&M system agencies join forces to hasten bioenergy revolution
...n engineering and agriculture to become a national leader
in the development of clean, renewable bioenergy ... engineering, the A&M System is positioned to be a leader
in addressing the global demand for renewable transport fuels, which is good for the world economy" ...
Top researcher-educators receive Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
...d civilian and military aircraft. She has become a leader
in the new field of adaptive dynamic programming, ...arable sensing and actuation networks. Martin is a leader
in wearable computing. Since 2000, he has served as general chair, program co-chair, and on program ...
Forest service researchers test Chinese tallow tree for use in building materials
...rboard and particleboard, said Les Groom, project leader
for the SRS Utilization of Southern Forest Resources unit in Pineville, LA, and co-author of the article with SRS research scientist Tom Eberhardt and technologist Chung Hse. One of the barriers to using Chinese tallow tree for composites has bee...
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