Navigation Links
11 undergraduates win travel awards to present research at fruit fly conference
Date:12/2/2013

BETHESDA, MD (December 2, 2013) -- The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the Drosophila research community are pleased to announce the winners of the Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Awards. The awards will be used by the students to attend the 55th Annual Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, March 2630, 2014. These 11 recipients are college juniors, seniors, or post-baccalaureates conducting academic research using the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster as a model organism.

For most of the recipients, the 2014 Drosophila Research Conference will be their first opportunity to participate in an international professional scientific research conference. The Finnerty Award winners will be presenting their research to more than 1,500 other undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, university faculty and others.

"A fundamental part of science is the presentation of one's work to fellow scientists. This travel award enhances the research experience of undergraduates by giving them the opportunity to present their work at the annual Drosophila Research Conference," said Helen Salz, PhD, Chair of the Finnerty Award review committee and a professor at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. "It was inspiring to read these applications. The number of extraordinary undergraduates conducting significant research far exceeded the number of awards we had available," said Dr. Salz.

Adam Fagen, PhD, Executive Director of GSA, added, "We look forward to the opportunity these talented undergraduates will have to present their research to an international audience at the Drosophila Research Conference and we hope to hear much more from them at scientific conferences in the years to come."

The Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Awards were established in 2011 in memory of its namesake, who was a long-time GSA member, a dedicated undergraduate educator at Emory University for 35
'/>"/>

Contact: Beth Ruedi
eruedi@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7371
Genetics Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. Wayne State welcomes undergraduates from around the US for physics research experience
2. MARC travel awards announced for 2013 Institute on Teaching and Mentoring
3. MARC travel awards announced for the 2013 SACNAS meeting
4. Entomological Society of America names winners of Monsanto student travel and research awards
5. Entomological Society of America names winners of 2013 student travel grants
6. MARC travel awards announced for the Grant Writing Seminar & Practical Exercises Workshop
7. MARC travel awards announced for the 2013 Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting
8. MARC travel awards announced 2013 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research annual meeting
9. MARC travel awards announced for the AAI 2013 Advanced Course in Immunology Meeting
10. MARC travel awards announced for the GSA: 19th International C. elegans Meeting
11. MARC travel awards announced for the 27th Protein Society Symposium 2013
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/13/2015)... -- higi, a leading cloud-based consumer engagement platform that provides ... their communities around health and wellness, announced today the ... ... convenient vehicle to receive validated health information from consumers. ... API will allow higi,s trusted partners, on a user ...
(Date:4/9/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , April 9, 2015 ... human interface solutions, announced today that it will report ... on Thursday, April 23, 2015, after the close of ... for analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 ...   To participate on the live call, ...
(Date:4/6/2015)... 6, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, ... 62/143028 for MINIATURE, MULTI-PURPOSE ANTENNA METHOD AND ... NXT-ID introduces a new revolutionary method and ... the use of miniature antenna modules for multiple ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 2higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 3Synaptics to Report Third Quarter Results on April 23 2NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 2NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 3NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 4
... WASHINGTON, Aug. 17--Researchers are able to achieve extremely ... depletion (STED) microscopy. This cutting-edge imaging system has pushed ... enabling them to image features that are even smaller ... They are able to achieve this extreme vision by ...
... Five days after the Twin Towers collapsed, two geoscientists ... were part of a team that would use remote sensing ... workers, civilians and survivors of the terrorist attacks. One of ... A second was to create a compositional profile of the ...
... have developed a simple, scalable way to align gold ... for emerging biomedical imaging technologies. Aligning gold nanorods ... on the direction in which the nanorods are pointed. ... want to ensure that all of the nanorods are ...
Cached Biology News:Researchers find way to align gold nanorods on a large scale 2
(Date:5/20/2015)... MA (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 This ... history, especially for lawns. US Patented Pearl’s Premium ... for lawns around the country that are coming out ... that addresses a number of major global concerns related ... the “non-grass” grass – the alternative to the standard, ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... (PRWEB) May 20, 2015 The global ... of 22.3% during the forecast period of 2015 to ... increasingly being used in drug discovery and development process ... market growth. In addition to this,heavy investments by key ... applications are also propelling market growth. Browse 113 market ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... NEW YORK , May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... announced a leadership gift of $100 million from ... help create a new laboratory building that will ... campus extension. The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis ... over the FDR Drive, spanning approximately three city ...
(Date:5/20/2015)... -- Resolution Bioscience announced today the successful results from their ... blood-based liquid biopsy for an ALK-gene fusion driver mutation ... common form of this cancer. Researchers or clinicians can ... therapies and direct them into clinical trials with a ... the CLIA authority in Washington State ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Breakthrough 4th Generation Low Maintenance Lawn Seed Offers Solution to California Drought 2Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 2Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 3Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 4Genotyping Market Growing at 22.3% CAGR to 2020: Research Based on Technology, Applications, Opportunities, Challenges and Key Players. 5The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Provides Landmark Gift of $100 Million to The Rockefeller University 2The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Provides Landmark Gift of $100 Million to The Rockefeller University 3The Marie-Josee and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Provides Landmark Gift of $100 Million to The Rockefeller University 4Resolution Bioscience Receives CLIA Certification for its Diagnostic Laboratory and Launches CLIA-Certified Liquid Biopsy for Lung Cancer 2
... 12, 2009 NEW YORK, March 5 Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, ... it received a letter from the Staff of The ... to regain compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4310(c)(3), which ... in stockholders, equity, or $35,000,000 market value of listed ...
... Inc., announced today that it has successfully completed a ... Capital on behalf of the MPM Bio IV NVS ... of a Phase 1/2 human clinical study of its ... disease undergoing surgery for arteriovenous fistula (AVF) creation. Additionally, ...
... revolutionary Trusted LASIK Surgeons directory service and website at ... for consumers seeking to improve their vision and find ... chances of attaining 20-20 vision. What sets the ... process ensuring that only those who are among the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Delisting Notification 2Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Delisting Notification 3Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Receipt of Nasdaq Delisting Notification 4Proteon Therapeutics Completes $38M Equity Financing; Initiates Phase 1/2 Clinical Study of PRT-201 in Hemodialysis Patients and Signs Option Agreement With Major Pharmaceutical Company 2Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory 2Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory 3Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory 4Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory 5Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory 6Boston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert Dr. Peter Rapoza Joins Select Group of Doctors in Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory 7
... called a ?cap? is present on ... mRNAs and many viral RNAs. Substitution ... of the GTP present in an ... the synthesis of transcripts with a ...
Improve inventory management with stainless steel red cell canisters; ensure product safety with CO2 or LN2 backup systems. A complete solution for your blood banking needs....
Dedicated 29.5" X 18" platforms for Stackable shakers. These platforms are optimized for a particular flask clip size and are sold with a full load of flask clips....
Request Info...
Biology Products: