Navigation Links
ASCB wins NIH 'stimulus grant' to build virtual library of cell images for researchers and public
Date:10/1/2009

October 1, 2009, Bethesda, MarylandA $2.5 million "stimulus grant" announced yesterday by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will enable the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) to build an unprecedented, online image library of the cell that will be readily accessible to researchers, educators, students, and the public, according to ASCB Executive Director Joan Goldberg.

"We are very grateful to receive this support from the NIH for a project that will advance science, health, and education," said Goldberg.

"This is terrific news, as this grant will enable the ASCB to establish a comprehensive, easily searchable public resource database of cell images, videos, and animations," Principal Investigator (PI) Caroline Kane noted. Kane is emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, and will oversee the grant.

"By visualizing the structure and dynamic behavior of a broad range of cells, scientists and clinicians will be better able to understand the nature of specific cells and cellular processes normal and abnormal. This will likely lead to new discoveries about diseases and drug targets in the future," Kane added. "I'm hoping that teachers and the general public will find the resource illuminating as well."

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) awarded the ASCB a two-year grant through economic stimulus funding for the NIH's "Grand Opportunities" program. The ASCB grant will support the development of an online resource called "The Cell: An Image Library." The Library will become immediately useful to a broad range of research scientists including cell biologists, geneticists, immunologists, and pathologists.

Building on the foundation of its original Image & Video Library, the ASCB will transform that much smaller database into a comprehensive, international digital library. The Library's images, videos, and animations will be vetted and annotated by scientists, and inst
'/>"/>

Contact: John Fleischman
jfleischman@ascb.org
513-929-4635
American Society for Cell Biology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Tigers get a stimulus plan
2. MCG researcher among first to receive NIH stimulus funding
3. Bulls-eye electrode helps interpret thoughts, deliver stimulus to aid paralyzed, epileptic patients
4. MSU researchers receive $400,000 in first wave of stimulus funding
5. University of Miami receives stimulus funds for study of hurricane impacts on structures, ecosystems
6. NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists
7. Stimulus funding helps K-State biochemist study eyes lens in diabetes, galactosemia patients
8. Stimulus funding helps K-State bring undergrads to prairie for ecology, molecular biology research
9. Stimulus-funded university research addressing issues from climate change to cancer, creating jobs and training a new generation of scientists
10. Stimulus grant to fund whole-genome sequencing in children with autism
11. UCs NIH grant brings technology from outer space to playgrounds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/11/2015)... 11, 2015  Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA ... today announced the appointment of Wajid Ali ... Officer, reporting to Rick Bergman , President ... Financial Officer, Kathleen Bayless , who announced ... Mr. Ali brings extensive financial management expertise to ...
(Date:5/7/2015)... GOTHENBURG, Sweden , May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... new touch fingerprint sensors, FPC1022 and FPC1035, FPC,s ... FPC1022 and FPC1035 are mainly considered for integration ... decreased size gives smartphone OEMs increased possibilities to ... portfolio. The decreased size also improves possibilities for ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... Apr. 27, 2015 Profile Solutions, Inc. (OTC: ... security systems is pleased to announce that Dr ... consultant and member of its scientific advisory board. ... as a thought leader in technology-enhanced learning models. He ... and has published studies and books focused on online ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics Appoints Wajid Ali as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 2FPC Introduces its Smallest Touch Fingerprint Sensors to Date 2Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 2Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 3Profile Solutions Names Medicinal Cannabis, Agriculture and Technology Expert Dr. Gerry Bedore to its Scientific Advisory Board 4
... high standard of morality gives but a slight or ... over the other men of the same tribe...an advancement ... immense advantage to one tribe over another. ... explanation for morality and pro-social behaviors individuals behaving for ...
... new type of fuel cell powered with glucose derived ... the Inderscience Publication International Journal of Global Energy Issues. ... the glucose into hydrogen to power the cell, which ... resources, such as food waste and managed high-energy crops, ...
... Meets Growing Demand for High-Performance Notebook Computers ... and Consumer Electronic ... Products of,America, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative computer ... today,announced the launch of its MHZ2 BH series mobile ...
Cached Biology News:Group selection, a theory whose time has come...again 2Fujitsu Announces Industry Highest Capacity 2.5 Inch SATA Hard Disk Drive at 320GB(1) 2Fujitsu Announces Industry Highest Capacity 2.5 Inch SATA Hard Disk Drive at 320GB(1) 3
(Date:6/3/2015)... and London (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 ... recently set a new world record by scaling ... on the Blue Waters supercomputer. , STAR-CCM+ ... across many industries to stimulate innovation and lower ... Sector Program and Blue Waters manufacturer Cray to ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... BRUSSELS, Belgium (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 ... photonics plays an important part in enabling success in ... Commission. Innovation and technology leaders helped bring focus to ... sessions during the Photonics21 annual meeting last ... sponsor of the event, held 28 and 29 May ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... June 02, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Bioburden Testing Market by Product , Test, Application & ... their offering. The bioburden testing market is ... Million in 2014, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% ... products, the microbial limit testing market is segmented into ...
(Date:6/2/2015)... DUBLIN , June 02, 2015 Research ... the "Genotyping Market by Technology, Application & by ... their offering. The global genotyping market is ... Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 22.3% during ... Market growth will be attributed to the availability of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:NCSA Scales CD-adapco’s STAR-CCM+ to New World Record of 102,000 Cores on Blue Waters 2NCSA Scales CD-adapco’s STAR-CCM+ to New World Record of 102,000 Cores on Blue Waters 3Photonics21 Annual Meeting Focuses on Solutions for ‘Societal Challenges’ 2Photonics21 Annual Meeting Focuses on Solutions for ‘Societal Challenges’ 3Bioburden Testing Market 2015 - Global Forecasts to 2019 2Genotyping Market Report 2015 by Technology, Application & by Products - Global Forecast to 2020 for the $17 Billion Market 2
... The inaugural  European Neurotech Investing & Partnering ... keynotes on the state of the European neurotech industry, investor ... next generation treatments emerging in the EU for unmet needs ... , s, addiction, depression, schizophrenia, Parkinson , ...
... it,s at the farthest end of the far infrared ... the airport to designing drugs to diagnosing skin cancer. Now, ... Energy,s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University ... of graphene the remarkable form of carbon that,s only ...
... PLAINFIELD, N.J. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass.,  Sept. 2, 2011 ... company, announced today the restructuring of their collaboration. ... for the U.S. and Canada and Genzyme held ... restructured agreement, PTC regains worldwide rights to ataluren ...
Cached Biology Technology:High-Level Neurotech Summit Brings Companies, Researchers and Investors Together in Helsinki 2High-Level Neurotech Summit Brings Companies, Researchers and Investors Together in Helsinki 3A whole new light on graphene metamaterials 2A whole new light on graphene metamaterials 3PTC Therapeutics and Genzyme Announce Restructuring of Collaboration 2PTC Therapeutics and Genzyme Announce Restructuring of Collaboration 3
... end-users to be "a delight to use" ... microscopy and electronic imaging. With its ergonomic ... require much space and can easily be ... DM-BA300 combines Motic's own revolutionary Colour Corrected ...
... Motic's amazing new range of ergonomic ... and with a small footprint. The DM-BA200 ... Optical System and an exchangeable USB2.0 plug ... infinity-corrected E-Plan Achromat objectives mounted on a ...
This kit is designed to select cells labeled with biotinylated antibodies. Kit includes reagents for labeling 3 x 10 9 cells and EasySep magnet....
... Hamamatsu C9136 FLIM system combines the space and ... the resolution of the optical microscope to open ... short, pulsed light source for excitation, the decay ... the lifetime of the decay measured. Subtle ...
Biology Products: