Navigation Links
2013 Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Awards announced
Date:9/6/2012

Bethesda, MD -- (September 6, 2012) Mary Gehring, Ph.D., of the Whitehead Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Valerie Horsley, Ph.D., of Yale University are the 2013 recipients of the Rosalind Franklin Young Investigator Awards funded by The Gruber Foundation and administered by the Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG). Dr. Gehring received the award for her research in imprinting and epigenetic regulation in Arabidopsis, and Dr. Horsley for her studies of the epithelial stem cell niche delineated by mouse genetic models. Each of the recipients will receive a $75,000 (USD) award administered over three years ($25,000 per year).

The recipients were selected from among early career female applicants from all over the world. Their work and goals reflect the spirit and dedication of British scientist Rosalind Franklin, for whom the award is named. Their originality, scientific creativity and seminal discoveries within their fields, exemplify the innovative thinking Franklin used while working to determine the structure of DNA in the early 1950s.

"The Rosalind Franklin Award honors a founder of modern genetics by honoring the achievements of her academic granddaughters. For those of us with the privilege of selecting the Rosalind Franklin Award winners, this is one of our most joyful and challenging tasks. The depth and breadth of accomplishments of this year's nominees are extraordinary. We congratulate the winners and welcome them as our colleagues and sisters in science," said Mary-Claire King, President, American Society of Human Genetics, and Chair, 2013 Rosalind Franklin Award Committee.

Dr. Gehring, now a member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and an assistant professor of biology at MIT, has a bachelor's degree from Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts) and worked with Robert L. Fischer, Ph.D., at the Unive
'/>"/>

Contact: Phyllis Edelman
pedelman@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7302
Genetics Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Teaching about hearing can save young peoples ears
2. Young researcher taking fight against global killer to the next level in Vietnam
3. Young Scientist Award for Socio- and Econophysics 2012 for Arne Traulsen
4. Live fast, die young
5. SEBM Young Investigator Awards for 2012
6. Bigger gorillas better at attracting mates and raising young
7. Breast cancer in young women: A distinct disease
8. Michael J. Fox Foundation grant to Dr. Samuel Young will provide Parkinsons drug development tools
9. The millennium-old olive trees of the Iberian Peninsula are younger than expected
10. Top young Latin-American scientists named Pew Biomedical Fellows
11. New review outlines screening strategies for osteoporosis in young adults
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, and Margarita ... in the 2014 round of grants from the ... (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative for ... 30, provides more than $3 million in funding ... The BRAIN Initiative, launched last year, is a ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in drinking water may ... according to a new study led by a ... The study, published in the journal Environmental ... unexposed pregnancies among 1,766 women in Cape Cod, ... 1960s to the early 1980s by the installation ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... live in almost any aquatic environment on Earth, but ... species are pushed to the limit. The amount of ... critical for how different species cope in the future, ... of Gothenburg, published in the scientific journal Proceedings ... continues apace thanks to increasing levels of greenhouse gases ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Salk scientists receive $3 million for BRAIN Initiative grant 2Contaminated water linked to pregnancy complications, BU study finds 2Shape up quickly -- applies to fish, too! 2
... treatment that spares disability from acute stroke may be ... ?a potential advance needed to benefit more stroke victims. ... that human umbilical cord blood cells administered to rats ... inflammatory response, reducing the size of the stroke and ...
... Universities of Heidelberg and Ulm and a unit of ... have discovered that a specific signal within brain cells ... stroke. Their study, published online (November 13) by Nature ... strokes could be developed by controlling a molecule involved ...
... EU-financed sleep research project is coordinated from FinlandIn ... network was establishedto investigate the causes and implications ... as from the social point of view. This ... effects of sleep restriction" will last for four ...
Cached Biology News:Cord blood cells may widen treatment window for stroke 2Limiting the damage in stroke 2Limiting the damage in stroke 3Do the Europeans turn ill sitting up so late? 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank – ... it has entered into an Equity and Exclusive Services ... licensed a series of patented technologies for the isolation of ... applications.  Tianhe is performing Phase I/II clinical trials in ... using Tianhe,s Stem Cell Educator Therapy showing ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... solutions for drug discovery and related life ... consortium has chosen Genedata Selector as its ... (NGS) data. FUNGITECT is a European consortium ... fungal diseases via individualized anti-fungal drug therapies. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014  KemPharm, Inc., ... discovery and development of proprietary new molecular entity ... Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued U.S. Patent ... entitled, "Benzoic Acid, Benzoic Acid Derivatives and Heteroaryl ... Making and Use Thereof." The patent, ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 FemCap Inc., ... health announces its receipt of a patent No: US, ... cup has also received FDA clearance in the U.S., ... the CE in Europe. This patent is related to its ... this issuance, the company is releasing FemmyCycle Teen, a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:CORD:USE is Pleased to Announce it has Partnered with Tianhe Stem Cell Biotechnologies, Developer of Cord Blood Stem Cell Therapy Showing Promising Results in Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Diabetes and Autoimmune Diseases 2CORD:USE is Pleased to Announce it has Partnered with Tianhe Stem Cell Biotechnologies, Developer of Cord Blood Stem Cell Therapy Showing Promising Results in Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Diabetes and Autoimmune Diseases 3CORD:USE is Pleased to Announce it has Partnered with Tianhe Stem Cell Biotechnologies, Developer of Cord Blood Stem Cell Therapy Showing Promising Results in Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Diabetes and Autoimmune Diseases 4FUNGITECT Consortium Adopts Genedata Selector as Data Analysis Platform for Anti-fungal R 2FUNGITECT Consortium Adopts Genedata Selector as Data Analysis Platform for Anti-fungal R 3KemPharm, Inc. Receives Patent from the USPTO for Novel Prodrug of Hydromorphone, KP511 2The FemmyCycle 2
... Researchers performing ... have found that a combination of phenol based , ... array data than either method alone (1-3). ... of RiboPure RNA Isolation Kits are the first kits that combine , ...
... siRNA Expression Cassettes , ... enormous opportunities to study gene silencing. Unfortunately, ... vectors is labor and time intensive. , ... Cassette Kits provide a rapid PCR-based method for preparing , ...
... experiment depends on the efficient delivery of siRNA ... expression vehicles (plasmids, PCR fragments) into cells. Many , ... reagents to deliver these molecules into cultured mammalian , ... of reagent and the conditions under which it , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Improve RNA Isolation for Array Analysis and More 2Improve RNA Isolation for Array Analysis and More 3Improve RNA Isolation for Array Analysis and More 4Improve RNA Isolation for Array Analysis and More 5Improve RNA Isolation for Array Analysis and More 6GENE SILENCING WITH PCR PRODUCTS 2GENE SILENCING WITH PCR PRODUCTS 3GENE SILENCING WITH PCR PRODUCTS 4GENE SILENCING WITH PCR PRODUCTS 5GENE SILENCING WITH PCR PRODUCTS 6GENE SILENCING WITH PCR PRODUCTS 7GENE SILENCING WITH PCR PRODUCTS 8Choose the Right Transfection Agent for Your RNAi Experiment 2Choose the Right Transfection Agent for Your RNAi Experiment 3Choose the Right Transfection Agent for Your RNAi Experiment 4Choose the Right Transfection Agent for Your RNAi Experiment 5Choose the Right Transfection Agent for Your RNAi Experiment 6Choose the Right Transfection Agent for Your RNAi Experiment 7
... units/µL ,• High specific activity and processivity ... 'A' overhang ,• Processes ,A ... activity in primer extension and other molecular ... the enzyme, each lot has been functionally ...
... Recombinant DNA polymerase from Thermus aquaticus ... DNA contamination; 1 tube of 250 units ... LD (Low DNA), is the same enzyme ... purified through a proprietary separation process to ...
Our original highly-purified, robust Taq Polymerase which delivers consistently high yields and minimal background...
Taq DNA polymerase, 10,000U...
Biology Products: