Navigation Links
APS sets aside $50,000 to help students, post-docs, in wake of Hurricane Ike
Date:10/6/2008

BETHESDA, Md. (Oct. 6, 2008) − The American Physiological Society has established the Hurricane Ike Relief Fund to provide unrestricted grants of up to $2,000 to support physiology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who suffered losses as a result of Hurricane Ike. The powerful storm hit the Texas coast on Sept. 13 and also affected other areas of the country.

The grants are targeted to students and fellows who are either APS members or working in the laboratories of APS members. The grants will help the recipients replace belongings, pay for relocation costs or other expenses they incurred as a result of the storm.

The APS Council set aside $50,000 for the grants but will consider increasing its contribution to the relief fund if it is needed. The Society will work with the chairs of the affected departments to assess need. The application deadline is October 24, 2008.

"We want to help our graduate students and post-docs get back on their feet and back to work as soon as possible so that they can continue their valuable contributions to the field of physiology," said APS President Irving Zucker.

The Society is also accepting donations from those who want to help in the effort. Applications and donations can be made by going to the APS web site at www.the-aps.org/ike.htm.

The APS provided similar grants in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, distributing more than $80,000 to students in need.


'/>"/>

Contact: Christine Guilfoy
cguilfoy@the-aps.org
301-634-7253
American Physiological Society
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Soil, conservation experts to reflect on Hurricane Katrina disaster
2. Climates remote control on hurricanes
3. 2007 hurricane forecasts took blow from winds and Saharan dry, dusty air
4. Hurricane Gustav
5. Hurricane Ike tracked by ESAs Envisat
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2015)... Aug. 20, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market and ... joined The Smart Card Alliance and the EMV Migration ... and the Smart Card Alliance Latin America (SCALA) Chapter ... peers and thought leaders promoting adoption of smart card ...
(Date:8/12/2015)... Aug. 12, 2015   MedNet Solutions , an ... spectrum of clinical research, is proud to announce that ... comprehensive SaaS-based eClinical technology platform, has led the way ... two quarters of 2015.   Q2 2015 and Q1 ... measured by contract value sold in the company,s 15 ...
(Date:8/10/2015)... Germany , August 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... world leader in Eye Tracking Technology for more than ... Eye Tracking Platform for integration into all consumer display ... designs for seamless integration of eye tracking into consumer ... and augmented reality smart glasses. Omnivision,s leading sensor technology ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID, Inc. Joins Smart Card Alliance and EMV Migration Forum 2NXT-ID, Inc. Joins Smart Card Alliance and EMV Migration Forum 3NXT-ID, Inc. Joins Smart Card Alliance and EMV Migration Forum 4MedNet Solutions Experiences Explosive Corporate Growth 2SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 2SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 3
... milk is the best source of food for infants. University ... second bestformula made from hazelnut oil. Casimir Akoh, ... in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, developed a ... structure of mother,s milk, which makes it better suited to ...
... helped biologists figure out why platelets, the cells that ... they are. Because platelets are important both for healing ... understanding of how they form and behave could have ... specific for blood clotting," said Alex Mogilner, professor of ...
... FRANCISCO May 25, 2012 -- Wells Fargo (NYSE:WFC) has ... Program a grant for $40,000 in support of marine ... the lack of engaging science education opportunities that inspire ... skills and adopt conservation attitudes and behaviors, and a ...
Cached Biology News:Hazelnuts improve infant formula 2Wells Fargo fosters environmental conservation through University of Miami's RJD program 2
(Date:9/3/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The latest addition to the Mettler-Toledo PCE portfolio ... Companies in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry can use the LSS to print track-and-trace ... Label Serialization Station can be fully integrated into the production line and is also ...
(Date:9/3/2015)... 2015  StemProtein LLC, a leading manufacturer of ... Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc., announced today that it ... of StemProtein. Silberg will help advance the Company,s ... Cell Factors (SCFs), a significant consumer opportunity. ... and biopharmaceutical industries with substantial executive level experience ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2015 Axovant Sciences Ltd. (NYSE:  AXON), a leading ... announced upcoming presentations at three investor conferences: , ... Healthcare Conference in New York at ... at 2:00 PM at the BioCentury NewsMakers Conference in ... & Conference Center , Thursday, September 17 at 9:30 ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... managed with the use of special anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents given by ... patients, currently does not have a scientific protocol for the many millions diagnosed ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Print and Verify Labels On The Production Line With New Label Serialization Stations 2Print and Verify Labels On The Production Line With New Label Serialization Stations 3StemProtein Names Thomas H. Silberg As CEO, To Focus On Stem Cell Secreted Proteins Addresing A Variety Of Health And Beauty Related Needs 2StemProtein Names Thomas H. Silberg As CEO, To Focus On Stem Cell Secreted Proteins Addresing A Variety Of Health And Beauty Related Needs 3Axovant Sciences To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences 2Axovant Sciences To Present At Upcoming Investor Conferences 3StemCell GeneticMed Announces That It Has Started Stem Cell Treatments for Age Related Dry Macular Degeneration (AMG) 2
... A team led by Johns Hopkins researchers has solved ... of bacteria, discoveries that could lead to a new ... in the journal Current Biology, the scientists reported how ... a rod-shaped bacterium to produce two offspring, can be ...
... Colo., April 8, 2008 HemoGenix(R),Inc., a privately-held ... USPTO has issued the first two of several ... the 21st,century answer and the only alternative to, ... first described in 1966., HALO(R) was developed ...
... ShapeGrabber and Nikon,Instruments Inc. today announced ... a,sales distribution channel in the United States ... inspection systems. This arrangement will,increase ShapeGrabber,s current ... Nikon to provide customers with,additional non-contact solutions ...
Cached Biology Technology:Solving the Z ring's mysteries may lead to new antibiotics 2Solving the Z ring's mysteries may lead to new antibiotics 3HemoGenix(R), Inc. Receives Issued Patent for its HALO(R) Technology Platform From the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). 2HemoGenix(R), Inc. Receives Issued Patent for its HALO(R) Technology Platform From the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). 3ShapeGrabber and Nikon Instruments Inc. Announce Distribution Agreement 2
RABBIT ANTI QUINOLINIC ACID...
... All MagCellect Ferrofluid products perform ... with R&D Systems MagCellect Magnet. ... this neodymium iron boron permanent ... x 75 mm test tubes ...
Form: Concentrated Applications: ELISA...
Form: Ready to use Applications: ELISA...
Biology Products: