Navigation Links
American Society for Microbiology honors Samuel L. Katz
Date:3/3/2010

The 2010 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Maurice Hilleman/Merck Award is presented to Samuel L. Katz, M.D., Wilburt C. Davison Professor Emeritus, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, for his 50 years of work on vaccine discovery and development. This award, established in the memory of Maurice Hilleman, honors major contributions to pathogenesis, vaccine discovery, vaccine development, and/or control of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Katz earned his medical degree from Harvard University and was a Research Fellow in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, under John F. Enders. While working with Enders, Katz developed the attenuated measles virus and developed it into the live vaccine used today worldwide. He has also been involved in vaccine development studies related to vaccinia, polio, rubella, influenza, pertussis, HIV, and others.

Long recognized as a leading authority on vaccine research and development, Katz has worked with CDC, NIH, IOM, and WHO in planning and organizing efforts for vaccine development and disease prevention throughout the world. He chaired the Committee on Infectious Diseases for the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Committee on Issues and Priorities for New Vaccine Development, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, the National Research Council Committee on Development of a Polio Antiviral and its Potential Role in Global Poliomyelitis Eradication, and countless other committees. He also chaired the Department of Pediatrics at Duke from 1968 to 1990.


'/>"/>

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

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. American Society for Microbiology honors Renato J. Aguilera
2. American Society for Microbiology honors Patrick R. Murray
3. American Society for Microbiology honors J. Michael Miller
4. American Society for Microbiology honors Hans Wolf-Watz
5. American Society for Microbiology honors Thomas M. Schmidt
6. American Society for Microbiology honors Sara W. Rothman
7. American Society for Microbiology honors Paul D. Bieniasz
8. American Society for Microbiology honors J. Stephen Dumler
9. American Society for Microbiology honors Lucy Shapiro
10. American Society for Microbiology honors Gene M. Shearer
11. American Society for Microbiology honors John J. Tudor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2014)... animal species for food or commercial food sale, has ... the decline of many species of primates and other ... than half of the species being consumed are birds, ... not only the meat made available for sale but ... by hunters and brought to villages for consumption, we ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... where electric cars ply silent freeways, solar panels blanket ... the earth, from howling winds and from the blazing ... it is technically and economically feasible to convert California,s ... energy. Published in Energy , the plan shows ... supply in California that could create tens of thousands ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... of researchers has developed a new nanoscale agent for ... for assessing the function and properties of the GI ... and treatment of gut diseases. , Illnesses ... and inflammatory bowel disease all occur in the intestine ... with diseases such as diabetes and Parkinson,s. , ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Stanford study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun 2Stanford study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun 3Stanford study shows how to power California with wind, water and sun 4New imaging agent provides better picture of the gut 2
... The evolution of bird bills is related to climate according ... Brock University, Canada. By examining bill sizes of a ... found that birds with larger bills tend to be found ... smaller bills. The study led by Dr Matt Symonds ...
... , In what is believed to be the largest review of ... are more likely to clump faster than others, scientists at Johns ... which they say likely control that bodily function. "Our results ... produced from these genes, to develop tests that could help us ...
... The American Association for Cancer Research recognizes the first ... Act, which was signed into law by President Obama ... the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate the ... go into effect today include restrictions on youth access ...
Cached Biology News:Birds reduce their heating bills in cold climates 2Genetic septet in control of blood platelet clotting 2Genetic septet in control of blood platelet clotting 3AACR recognizes 1-year anniversary of tobacco law 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... MESA, Calif. , July 24, 2014  Now ... close to home. Rehealth Regenerative Therapies , located ... athletes and other physically active people a new health ... Regardless of age, countless patients suffer from ... sport activities, such as muscle tears, torn rotator cuff, ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Quantum computers have yet to materialise. Yet, scientists ... making such computers faster. One such approach relies ... controlled by applying an electric field. A new ... coherently coupled quantum dots (TQDs) with electrical impulses ... for example, should TQDs be used as quantum ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 ... to advances in modeling lithium-ion battery storage capacity. ... benefit from a theoretical model created at ... University that predicts how carbon components will ... energy storage emphasizes the urgent need for higher-performance ...
(Date:7/24/2014)...  Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG ) advised ... revenue from new rodenticide research are premature. In its ... July 22, 2014, Neogen,s CEO commented about several new ... "It was my intent Tuesday at our conference ... new type of rodenticide, but certainly not to give ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Stem Cells In Sports Injuries, Joints And Muscular Pain 2Stem Cells In Sports Injuries, Joints And Muscular Pain 3Getting More Life out of Lithium-ion Batteries 2Neogen comments on SenesTech 2
... 2010 Sequenom, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQNM ... describing results from the R&D "locked-assay" verification study ... for Molecular Medicine. (Logo:   ... entitled "Noninvasive Detection of Fetal Trisomy 21 by ...
... 2010 Dr. Russell L. Chapman, former President of ... the research and teaching of algal related science in ... Chairman of its Science Advisory Board including university outreach, ... one of the preeminent scholars in the field of ...
... Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China-Biotics, Inc. ("China-Biotics" or ... developer, manufacturer and distributor of probiotics products in China, ... Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") will be held on Wednesday, ... Annual Meeting will be held at the Company,s executive ...
Cached Biology Technology:Sequenom Announces Publication Acceptance of Manuscript From Trisomy 21 R&D Verification Study 2Sequenom Announces Publication Acceptance of Manuscript From Trisomy 21 R&D Verification Study 3Dr. Russell L. Chapman Joins Aquatic Energy as the Chairman of its Science Advisory Board 2Dr. Russell L. Chapman Joins Aquatic Energy as the Chairman of its Science Advisory Board 3China-Biotics, Inc. to Hold 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on March 9, 2011 2China-Biotics, Inc. to Hold 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on March 9, 2011 3
... ESGRO Complete Derivation Kit is intended ... cells from delayed blastocysts in serum-free ... Clonal Grade ... Blastocyst Incubation Medium Trypsin Solution ...
streptavidin, Alexa Fluor® 750–allophycocyanin conjugate (Alexa Fluor® 750–allophycocyanin streptavidin) *1 mg/mL*...
Template and primers for preparation of internal control spots...
Biotin-OSu is used to label proteins, immunological agents, DNA and synthetic oligonucleotides. Biotin labeling is detected through enzymatically labeled avidin or streptavidin proteins that conforma...
Biology Products: