Tag: "panel" at biology news
Wisconsin scientists grow two new stem cell lines in animal cell-free culture
... by the UW-Madison's institutional review board, a panel
that oversees work with human subjects....
JCI table of contents: January 4, 2006
...hair follicle stem cells. The authors identified a panel
of marker proteins expressed on the surface of these elusive cells that can be used in future research to aid in their identification. They go on to note important differences between mouse and human stem cell markers. In an accompanying commentary,...
Protein tests to diagnose pet food-poisoned dogs
... be a sensitive indicator," Brooks says. This test panel
including protein C is only available at Cornell. For testing, veterinarians draw blood from the dog and send it overnight to Cornell's Animal Health Diagnostic Center. For detection of seriously affected dogs, Sharon Center, DVM, Cornell professor o...
Norman R. Augustine to receive 2006 Public Welfare Medal, Academy's highest honor
...5 he led the highly influential National Academies panel
that authored "Rising Above the Gathering Storm," a congressionally requested report that laid out a detailed list of steps federal policymakers could take to ensure a strong competitive position for America in the emerging global economy. "Norm A...
Journalists to discuss scientific challenges in Stevens lecture
...rth floor of the Wesley J. Howe Center. The expert panel
includes Sharon Begley, science columnist, The Wal...cience Writings, will moderate the discussion. The panel
will cover scientific challenges such as the origin of the universe, life and human consciousness as...
ASU's Nanotech in Society Center hosts launch event
...rong Hall) of the College of Law. A distinguished panel
of scientists, policy experts and ethicists will convene for this important discussion. The panel
includes remarks from ASU President Michael Crow, David Guston, director of the Center for Nanotechn...
Call for nominations for 2006 National Academies Communication Awards
... of the Communication Awards will be selected by a panel
of 10 judges: Barbara J. Culliton (committee chair, and member, Institute of Medicine), deputy editor, HEALTH AFFAIRS Donald Kennedy (committee vice chair, and member of National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine), editor in chief, ...
Pitt professor's article considers nature as a service provider
...arber, who was on the National Academy of Sciences panel
that reviewed Louisiana's coastal restoration plan, both before and after the disaster. "Before Katrina, everyone was saying that there were not enough wetlands to protect the city. A crude 'rule of thumb' is that three miles of wetlands will reduce ...
FDA Centennial, 1906-2006
...ation and identifying models for the future. Each panel
will feature two 25-minute presentations, one by an FDA representative and one by an industry representative. Speakers will address how to regulate during a period of rapid change in science and technology, the relationship of regulation to competiti...
Turkish scientist's discovery of how proteins work
...mical properties of molecules in a cell. A judging panel
selects the Young Scientist Award grand prize winner and may present regional awards in four geographic regions: North America, Europe, Japan and all other countries. These regional winners receive $5,000 awards. In addition to the grand prize, the 2...
PITT research integrity panel finds that Dr. Gerald Schatten committed no scientific misconduct
..., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The panel
found that Dr. Schatten did not commit scientific ...ification of data. As part of its peer review, the panel
identified shortcomings in Dr. Schatten's fulfillment of the responsibilities as co-author for one a...
New partnership focuses on prostate cancer diagnostics
... commercialize a diagnostic test utilizing a novel panel
of genes. Under the CRADA, Gen-Probe will fund stu...ent applications on the unique use of the combined panel
of genes, as well as on new genes discovered by CPDR. HJF's technology transfer staff encourages sci...
HHMI awards $10 million to graduate programs that combine science and medicine
... the perspective of basic science. A distinguished panel
of graduate educators, biomedical researchers, and physician scientists helped in selecting the awardees. HHMI received applications from 82 institutions. "The Institute was pleased to see such thought and creativity being put into the design of new...
AAAS honors scientist's commitment to justice for workers and scientific integrity in public policy
...ctions from DOD and industry. The AAAS selection panel
noted that the efforts cited above were typical of...s, and HIV/AIDS in an incarcerated population. The panel
also cited Dr. Michaels' devotion and contributions to the integrity of science in public policy mak...
Employ more science and technology to reduce world hunger, expert says
...ofessor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy, at a panel
discussion, "Putting Science to Work for the Poor and the Environment: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals," on Feb. 18 at the 2006 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pinstrup-Andersen also is chair of the Scie...
Environmental metagenomics diagnosing extreme environments, tapping opportunities for clean energy
... of paper. Rubin will discuss these advances on a panel
entitled "Biosphere Monitoring and Ecosystem Forecasts: Sensing the Pulse of the Planet," organized by Stan Wullschleger and Thomas Wilbanks of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Me...
Princeton professor foresees computer science revolution
...l be on the "Computer Science Behind Your Science" panel
at AAAS on February 17. His presentation is titled "Why CS Theory Matters." In the following Q & A, Chazelle discusses the promise and potential of computer science. What is computer science? Most people think of computer science, if they think of i...
Kereos presents at AAAS, discusses nanotech-based disease diagnosis and treatment
... be presenting during the AAAS Annual Meeting on a panel
entitled "Science & Engineering Entrepreneurship: Opportunities for the Future" at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2006. Beardsley has led several biotechnology companies and has held life science venture capital and investment banking positions....
Mathematics in fact and fiction discussed at AAAS Annual Meeting
...ytes of data. The Annals of Mathematics assigned a panel
of 12 referees to assess the correctness of the proof. Four years later, Robert MacPherson, editor of the journal, wrote Hales that the referees had been unable to certify the correctness of the proof and had run out of energy to devote to the proble...
Vital organs in the Earth system: What is the prognosis?
...knowledge, also will be presented. The symposium's panel
of internationally renown experts reflect the broad range of disciplines required to take the pulse of the planet. Speakers include: Kevin Noone, Executive Director, IGBP Vital Organs in the Earth System There is a growing awareness that the Earth, l...
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