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ASBMB taps 8 scientists and 1 politician for top awards

...e the FASEB Excellence in Science Award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement by women in biological sci...his lectureship, which is awarded every two years, recognizes outstanding biochemical and molecular biological research, with particular emphasis on development o...

Handicapping tuberculosis may be the way to a better vaccine

...lled T lymphocytes. Each T lymphocyte specifically recognizes a different small piece of protein, known as a peptide. Upon encountering their specific peptide, T lymphocytes multiply and mount an attack against the pathogen. After the pathogen has been eliminated, most of the T lymphocytes die, but a small pop...

ESA announces 2007 award recipients

...is Carol Brewer (University of Montana). The award recognizes an ecologist for outstanding work in ecology education. Through teaching, outreach, and mentoring activities, recipients of this award have demonstrated their ability to relate basic ecological principles to human affairs. Brewers past and current r...

Penn researchers discover pathway that eliminates genetic defects in red blood cells

...ample, the most well-described pathway is one that recognizes nonsense mutations that result in an RNA that makes a protein that is too short. Duchenes muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis are examples of hereditary diseases that result from nonsense mutations. We describe a surveillance pathway that targe...

FDA Nanotechnology Task Force takes positive step forward

...o specific nanoscale materials. The report also recognizes the need to gather more information from industry, especially to answer safety-related questions, and to provide companies with clear guidance so there can be reasonable and safe pathways to market for the many potential applications of nanotechnolog...

ACMG Foundation announces 2007-2008 Luminex/ACMGF award recipient

...th 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 testing and genetic services. said R. Rodney Howell, MD, FACMG, President of the ACMGF...

White blood cells are picky about sugar

...d a molecule on the surface of the neutrophil that recognizes these proteins. To link her experiments back to real fungi, Rubin-Bejerano worked with the pathogen Candida albicans, which is the most common fungus in blood stream infections. She used an enzyme to digest beta-1,6-glucan from the fungal cell wall...

Biodesign Institute leads innovative project to prevent cancer

...p of scientists and consumers. The Innovator Award recognizes individuals who have a "history of visionary scholarship, leadership and creativity." Breast cancers course is often long and devastating and, despite advances in diagnosis and treatment, one in five women still succumb to the disease, said Johnsto...

VIB scientist receives major research grant

...ns of coagulation factors, the immune system often recognizes these coagulation factors as foreign and purges them, rendering the treatment ineffective. With the research project that has been selected to receive the award, the VIB research group will seek to identify which mechanisms are involved in the purgin...

Doing nature one better: Expanding the genetic code in living mammalian cells

...ach a desired artificial amino acid to a tRNA that recognizes one of the stop codons. Every time the stop codon ...t to do the dirty job of finding a synthetase that recognizes tRNA and attaches the right unnatural amino acid helped them to overcome the second challenge. Using...

Ossur's PROPRIO FOOT takes the Gold 2007 Medical Design Excellence Award

...ne. It is the only awards program that exclusively recognizes contributions and advances in the design of medical products. Past winners include: Stryker, GE Healthcare, Medtronic, 3M, Baxter Healthcare, Siemens Medical Solutions and Phonak. Entries are evaluated on the basis of their design and engineering fea...

Australian wins prestigious prize in biodiversity informatics

...diversity informatics. The yearly award of 30,000 recognizes a researcher who is combining biosystematics and biodiversity informatics research in an exciting and novel way.Speaking about the Prize when he was notified, Flemons said "I am honoured by the award. GBIF is making a significant contribution to bio...

Breakthrough developments in rheumatoid arthritis reported

...stem antibody associated with rheumatoid arthritis recognizes citrulline, which seems to be a key player in the condition. Indeed, the HLA associations with RA have now been shown by Dr. Gregersen and others to directly regulate the immune response to proteins containing citrulline. Citrulline is formed when a...

Michael R. Zalutsky receives SNM's 2007 Paul C. Aebersold Award

...e molecular imaging and nuclear medicine community recognizes Dr. Zalutskys intellectual capital, national reput...ince 1999. "I think its wonderful that the Society recognizes our type of work, which is primarily in molecular therapynot diagnosis," said the Pittsfield, Mass.,...

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

...une 26 in Washington, D.C. "With this award, SNM recognizes that Dr. Colemans work has had a meaningful and significant impact on molecular imaging and nuclear medicine practice," said SNM President Martin P. Sandler. "The list of previous recipients of this award is impressive and includes numerous Nobel lau...

Nature surrenders flowery secrets to international team

...egional variations in inflorescence structures and recognizes that some developmental patterns are impossible. "What weve done here is to fit together fundamental science from different disciplines to create this exciting new theory," Harder says. "We can now say with more certainty why we have all this div...

Jackson Laboratory researcher receives JDRF's Grodsky award

...dy of diabetes. Through this years award, JDRF recognizes Dr. Serrezes leadership and innovation in the emerging field of diabetic immunology. The award also reflects his expert advice and service on the JDRF Medical Science Review Committee. "Im honored and humbled to receive the Grodsky award from the...

UCSB Assistant Professor Patrick Daugherty wins Young Investigator Award from ACS

...ward from the American Chemical Society. The award recognizes an outstanding young contributor (awardees must be...ity and significance of their work. The Society recognizes Daugherty for his outstanding contributions to the field of protein engineering, including the devel...

Understanding the global carbon budget -- Woods Hole Research Center expert provides insights

... up is surprisingly difficult, especially when one recognizes that there are only three places it can go: the atmosphere, the oceans and land (plants and soil). The long-time effort to understand this distribution of carbon is giving way to a related question of whether and how the distribution of carbon will c...

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

... for Pediatric Research, the E. Mead Johnson Award recognizes outstanding clinical and research accomplishments in pediatrics. Dr. Srivastava was honored for his work in discovering the intricate networks that regulate normal and abnormal cardiogenesis, along with his contributions in understanding the geneti...

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