Navigation Links
Freeman elected to National Academy of Science
Date:5/2/2013

Katherine Haines Freeman, professor of geosciences, Penn State, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences for her excellence in original scientific research. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.

Members of the National Academy, sometimes called "advisors to the nation," are charged with providing independent, objective advice on matters related to science and technology. Celebrating its 150th anniversary, the NAS was established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln and is dedicated to furthering science and technology for the good of the nation. Freeman joins 83 others elected this year, making the total NAS membership 2,179 U.S. and 437 foreign members.

Like a paleontologist, Freeman uses fossil biomolecules -- biomarkers -- and the stable isotopes of carbon and other elements to study ancient oceans, soils and lakes. She has used lipid and pigment biomarkers from algae, plants and microbes to study the links between water and carbon cycles and changes in climate over Earth's history. Her work shows that atmospheric carbon dioxide is high during periods of warm climate, plant ecosystems rapidly shift with changes in rain patterns and that global oxygen levels in the ocean impact and are impacted by microbial communities.

Freeman joined Penn State in 1991 as an assistant professor of geosciences and became an associate professor in 1997. In 2002, she was named professor of geosciences. She was associate head of geosciences from 2004 to 2009, and from 2003 to 2007, she directed the Penn State Biogeochemistry Research Initiative in Education, a National Science Foundation graduate training program. In 1997 she received the Peter Schenck Award from the European Association of Organic Geochemists, in 1999, the James Lee Wilson Medal in Sedimentology from the Society for Sedimentary Geology and, in 2012, she received the Science Innovation Award from the Euro
'/>"/>

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
aem1@psu.edu
814-865-9481
Penn State
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. 3 NYU faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences
2. Carnegies Greg Asner elected to National Academy of Sciences
3. 87 scientists elected to the American Academy of Microbiology
4. Conference Programme Committees selected for the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)
5. Desert Research Institute scientist selected to help guide next USGS, NASA Landsat Mission
6. BONESUPPORT Selected As A 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Global
7. UMass Medical School faculty elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science
8. 34 ASPB members elected to 2012 class of AAAS Fellows
9. The IPCC Report on Climate Change - Swedish professor Thomas Sterner selected as 1 of the experts
10. Aware Announces Closing Of Sale Of Selected Patents
11. Aware Announces Sale of Selected Patents
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... pose a significant health risk to people with asthma according ... Allergy and Clinical Immunology . , By critically reviewing the ... has found that the presence of several types of mould ... as increasing the likelihood of developing the condition. , The ... of Exeter Medical School and is the first time all ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... assigned a number of 435-million-year-old fossils to a ... in shallow marine habitats and were far less ... , Before they sank to the bottom ... some 435 million years ago, these arthropods preyed ... although they were not exactly inconspicuous, possessing a ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... bears, giant ground sloths, saber-toothed cats and American camels ... at the end of the Pleistocene period. The cause ... scientists who, until recently, could only speculate as to ... Barbara,s James Kennett, professor emeritus in the Department of ... played a major role in the extinction. Their hypothesis ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Indoor mold poses health risk to asthma sufferers 2Paleontology: Oldest representative of a weird arthropod group 2Nanodiamonds are forever 2Nanodiamonds are forever 3
... News headlines are filled with discussion and ... Change Conference in Copenhagen. As expected, the ... has focused on traditional environmental measures - regulations ... sources, etc. A new book Paradise Regained: ...
... PHILADELPHIA People with the heritable disorder of ... to develop basal cell carcinoma of the skin may ... According to results of a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind, ... in inhibiting the development of basal cell carcinomas in ...
... plan to put two and two together in a study ... Two traits that impact corn will be examined by ... products at the farm level. Drought tolerance and aflatoxin ... Research scientists who have been awarded a $500,000 grant for ...
Cached Biology News:Global warming and other environmental dangers may be solved by unlikely source -- space technology 2Celebrex inhibited the burden of skin cancer in high-risk patients 2Genes for drought-tolerance, aflatoxin may mingle to boost corn production 2
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 Guggenheim Securities, ... Partners, today announced the hiring of veteran equity analyst ... equity analyst. Mr. Butler will focus on the biotech/biopharma ... team a wealth of experience and a broad network ... , Senior Managing Director and Head of Equities at ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... 27, 2014 Flagship Biosciences LLC, a ... to the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, has announced ... fast growing company has consolidated its histology and tissue ... to Westminster, CO, just north of Denver. The ... W. 103rd Ave., Suite 100, Westminster, CO 80021 , ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... , Aug. 27, 2014 Research ... "Global Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014" ... Global Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 ... state of the global isotope ratio mass spectrometer industry. ... the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Tris Pharma, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused ... it has been selected as an award winner in ... Awards for Excellence competition in the Business Expansion ... judges from SCORE (Counselors to America,s Small Business) and ... at a gala event to be held on October ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Guggenheim Securities Hires Analyst Charles "Tony" Butler to Expand Healthcare Coverage 2Flagship Biosciences Announces Relocation and Expansion 2Global Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 2Tris Pharma Selected as an award winner in the New Jersey Business & Industry Association's 2014 Awards for Excellence 2
... Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX ), an ... and atherosclerosis; and providers of technical and regulatory consulting ... announced the close of previously reported agreements to sell ... Preferred Stock and warrants to purchase shares of its ...
... Agreement on Molecular Tests... -- GERMANTOWN, Maryland and DES PLAINES, Illinois, October 12, 2010, ... ... --> ... s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the ...
... 12 US Oncology, Inc., the nation,s ... enrolled the 1,000th patient in a Phase I clinical ... Phase I clinical trials present special challenges, including increased ... trial designs, and some first-in-human trials, making Phase I ...
Cached Biology Technology:Spherix Announces Closing of Institutional Investors Purchase of $5.25 Million of Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants 2Spherix Announces Closing of Institutional Investors Purchase of $5.25 Million of Convertible Preferred Stock and Warrants 3QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 2QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 3QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 4QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 5QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 6QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 7QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 8QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 9QIAGEN and Abbott Enter Into Agreement on Molecular Tests for HIV, HCV and HPV 10US Oncology Network Recruits 1,000th Patient to Phase I Oncology Trials 2US Oncology Network Recruits 1,000th Patient to Phase I Oncology Trials 3US Oncology Network Recruits 1,000th Patient to Phase I Oncology Trials 4US Oncology Network Recruits 1,000th Patient to Phase I Oncology Trials 5
... synthetic peptide whose sequence is from rat SCAMP 5. The ... - N(217) - Q - P - Q - T - ... - N - Y - T - Y - S - ... control experiments with the polyclonal antibody that reacts with this product ...
... of IgY) , After we receive your antigen ... the appropriate number of chickens and begin to ... collected (usually over a period of 3-5 days), ... total of four injections into the breast muscle. ...
... for which no antibody exists? Having difficulty generating ... a variety of pharmaceutical, biotech and academic researchers ... technology and expertise in antibody generation to work ... RabMAb development technology , High affinity and high ...
... Rapid-Screen cDNA Library Panels were designed for ... sets of PCRs to identify the desired ... performed in a 96-well "Master Plate," where ... clones. Having identified the positive well(s) by ...
Biology Products: