Navigation Links
American Society for Microbiology honors Bernard Roizman
Date:7/14/2008

Washington, DCMay 28, 2008The 2008 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award is being presented to Bernard Roizman, Joseph Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Virology, The University of Chicago. Sponsored by Abbott Laboratories, this is ASM's premier award for sustained, remarkable contributions to the microbiological sciences.

Dr. Roizman has been a leader in the field of virology for nearly half a century. In the 1960s, he was a pioneering investigator in the field of herpes simplex virus (HSV) biology, and he is widely recognized as the leading authority in nearly every area of HSV research. One of Dr. Roizman's most important early contributions was the identification of a viral gene that is responsible for HSV neurovirulence. In addition, he was one of the very first investigators to apply molecular tools to the epidemiological studies of a pathogen, and he continues to lead the way in elucidating molecular mechanisms underlying the virus-host cell interaction. Dr. Roizman is also an exceptional educator who has trained more than 100 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. He has been honored with a number of distinguished awards, including the Centennial Medal from the Institut Pasteur (1987), the first annual ICN International Prize in Virology (1988), the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine (1997), and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Infectious Disease Research (1998). Dr. Roizman is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

Dr. Roizman received his B.A. and M.S. from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his Sc.D. from The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

The Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented during the 108th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), June 1 June 5, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts. ASM is the world's oldest and largest life science organization and has more than 43,000 members worldwide. ASM's mission is to advance the microbiological sciences and promote the use of scientific knowledge for improved health and economic and environmental well-being.


'/>"/>

Contact: Garth Hogan
ghogan@asmusa.org
American Society for Microbiology
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. American Society for Microbiology honors D. Scott Merrell
2. American Society for Microbiology honors David J. Lipman
3. American Society for Microbiology honors Ekaterina Helwein
4. American Society for Microbiology honors Eric Skaar
5. American Society for Microbiology honors Walter Stamm
6. American Society for Microbiology honors Douglas Weibel
7. American Society for Microbiology honors Adrian M. Zelazny
8. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- July 9, 2008
9. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- July 2, 2008
10. Highlights from the July 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
11. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- June 25, 2008
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2017)... MELBOURNE, Florida , April 17, 2017 ... security technology company, announces the filing of its 2016 Annual Report ... Securities and Exchange Commission. ... Report on Form 10-K is available in the Investor Relations section ... well as on the SEC,s website at http://www.sec.gov . ...
(Date:4/11/2017)... BROOKLYN, N.Y. , April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... identical fingerprints, but researchers at the New York ... University College of Engineering have found that partial ... fingerprint-based security systems used in mobile phones and ... previously thought. The vulnerability lies in ...
(Date:4/5/2017)... KEY FINDINGS The global market ... CAGR of 25.76% during the forecast period of 2017-2025. ... for the growth of the stem cell market. ... MARKET INSIGHTS The global stem cell market is segmented ... The stem cell market of the product is segmented ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:7/17/2017)... ... 2017 , ... OHAUS Corporation, a leading worldwide manufacturer of ... line of Heavy-Duty Orbital Shakers today. , Eight New Models Available, OHAUS has ... These shakers are ideal for load capacities from 35 to 150 pounds, ...
(Date:7/17/2017)... ... July 17, 2017 , ... DuPont Pioneer today announced the ... (openinnovation.pioneer.com) dedicated to connecting third-party innovators with DuPont Pioneer scientists is now ... technologies, biologicals and digital solutions. , “DuPont Pioneer is building on its long ...
(Date:7/14/2017)... ... July 14, 2017 , ... Sonic Manufacturing Technologies ... Technologies has installed a solar system on its roof top. “We will be ... of Sonic, Kenneth Raab stated. The company’s proud history of social responsibility and ...
(Date:7/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 13, 2017 , ... Thousands of ... and August for the National Aeromodeling Championships (Nats). Pilots come to Muncie to compete ... to earn spots on US teams that participate in world championships. , RC Pylon ...
Breaking Biology Technology: