Navigation Links
Genetics Society of America selects 5 geneticists to receive society's 2014 Awards
Date:1/29/2014

of genetics in the last 15 years. Recipients of the GSA Medal are recognized for elegant and highly-meaningful contributions to modern genetics, and exemplify the ingenuity of GSA membership.

Recipient: Frederick M. Ausubel, PhD, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Award: Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal

Dr. Ausubel is Professor of Genetics, Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, and is the Karl Winnacker Distinguished Investigator in the Department of Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

During his 40-year career, Dr. Ausubel's work has centered on host-microbe interactions and host innate immunity. He is widely recognized as a key scientist responsible for establishing the modern post-recombinant DNA field of host-microbe interactions using simple non-vertebrate hosts. He has used genetic approaches to conduct pioneering work that spawned six related areas of research: the evolution and regulation of Rhizobium genes involved in symbiotic nitrogen fixation; the regulation of Rhizobium genes by two-component regulatory systems involving histidine kinases; establishing Arabidopsis thaliana as a world-wide model system; identifying a large family of plant disease resistance genes; identifying so-called multi-host bacterial pathogens; and demonstrating that Caenorhabditis elegans has an evolutionarily conserved innate immune system that shares features of both plant and mammalian immunity.

His early work with Klebsiella pneumonia and Rhizobium meliloti brought discoveries about key regulatory networks in free-living and symbiotic nitrogen fixing bacteria and the genes that symbiotic bacteria use to interact with their hosts. He also applied genetic analysis to the host side of microbial plant and microbial animal interactions, using Arabidopsis and C. elegans to define fundamental immune defense mechanisms, ultimatel
'/>"/>

Contact: Adam P. Fagen
afagen@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7300
Genetics Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related biology news :

1. Epigenetics and epidemiology -- hip, hype and science
2. Genzyme/ACMG Foundation Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics announced
3. Not by DNA alone: How the epigenetics revolution is fostering new medicines
4. Study finds voter genetics may predict election outcomes
5. The Genetics Society of America announces DeLill Nasser Travel Award recipients
6. MARC travel award announced for the 2012 GSA Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting
7. $500,000 Gruber Foundation Genetics Prize goes to Philadelphia scientist
8. Dr. Douglas Wallace to receive Gruber Foundation 2012 Genetics Prize
9. Genetics Society of Americas Genetics journal highlights for July 2012
10. New study announced that will use genetics to test for Alzheimers risk
11. Sick from stress? Blame your mom… and epigenetics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/22/2014)... captive black rhino reproduction in Europe highlights how ... programmes. , Researchers from Chester Zoo, The University ... out a six-year study which encompassed 90% of ... Edwards led the research as part of her ... "Although some black rhinoceros breed well in captivity, ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... the bees. But that old expression leaves out ... process for flowering plants is particularly complex and ... reproductive cells. New research from an international team ... Carnegie,s Wolf Frommer, David Ehrhardt, and Guido Grossmann ... guides flowering plant fertilization. It is published in ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014 Nxt-ID, Inc. ... growing mobile commerce market, announced today that its shares ... stock to be issued in its proposed underwritten public ... for listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market, subject to ... common stock and warrants, and will trade under the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Hormone analysis helps identify horny rhinos 2Calcium and reproduction go together 2Nxt-ID Approved for NASDAQ Capital Market Listing 2Nxt-ID Approved for NASDAQ Capital Market Listing 3
... researcher Robert Jernigan believes that his research shows ... traditionally believe proteins have many random, uncontrolled movements. ... L.H. Baker Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics ... computer science and graduate student Lei Yang, over ...
... Indiana University researchers have introduced Laboratree, a web-based ... Designed to streamline research and enhance collaborative ... enable scientists to securely manage research papers and ... author blogs, and customize personal and group profiles ...
... wrong place to protect vulnerable coral reefs from the effects ... Now the team led jointly by Newcastle University and ... action is needed to prevent the collapse of this important ... PLoS ONE , is the largest study of its ...
Cached Biology News:Iowa State University researcher shows proteins have controlled motions 2Indiana U researchers launch social networking and research management tool for scientists 2No-take zones offer no boost for bleached reefs 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... DUBLIN, Ireland , August 21, 2014 ... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3zh3q8/global_hormone ) has announced the ... Market 2014-2018"  report to their offering.  ... also known as hormone therapy, is a ... longer being produced by the body. This ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that the ... and Mexico currently faces ... approved agents, the anticipated label extension of Boehringer ... of emerging biologics will substantially increase the competitiveness ... IL-5 inhibitors will introduce a new dynamic to the ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Calif. , Aug. 21, 2014  Four-dimensional ... and behaviors based on external stimuli such as ... to have a disruptive effect in multiple industries.  ... the business landscape by printing objects ranging from ... and automotive sectors. Logo - ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... has been recognized as one of the nation’s ... 5000 magazine for the 2nd consecutive year. Inc. ... 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of ... the most comprehensive look at the most important ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Global Hormone Replacement Therapy Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Actavis, Bayer, Merck & Co, Novartis and Novo Nordisk 2Asthma Agents Currently Face a Suboptimal Coverage Environment in Brazil and Mexico, and as the Treatment Armamentarium Expands, Competitiveness Will Further Intensify 2Asthma Agents Currently Face a Suboptimal Coverage Environment in Brazil and Mexico, and as the Treatment Armamentarium Expands, Competitiveness Will Further Intensify 3Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 2Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 3Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 4SoundConnect Returns on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies 2SoundConnect Returns on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies 3
... CITY, China, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ... CBPO) (,China Biologic, or the,Company,), one ... in the,People,s Republic of China (,PRC,), ... subsidiary, Shandong Taibang Biological Products Co.,Ltd. ...
... -- China Pharma,Holdings, Inc. ("China Pharma") (OTC Bulletin ... products in China,announced today that the company has ... leading hypertension drug Candesartan. , ... anticipated to require,approximately 18 months to complete. The ...
... presentations from industry and academic speakers who possess unique expertise ... Topics include Chemical and Process R&D, Crystallization, Process Safety, ... , ... Columbia, MD (PRWEB) February ...
Cached Biology Technology:China Biologic Products Receives High-Technology Enterprise Certification to Qualify for Preferential Income Tax Rate 2China Biologic Products Receives High-Technology Enterprise Certification to Qualify for Preferential Income Tax Rate 3China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Announces Clinical Trials Already Underway for Candesartan 2China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Announces Clinical Trials Already Underway for Candesartan 316th International Process Development Conference to be Held June 14-17, 2009 in Arosa, Switzerland 2
... set the standard for sample concentration and drying. ... chamber uses a combination of centrifugal force, heat ... single run. , SC210A comes equipped with:, ... lasting chemical compatibility ...
... Acid Resistant SpeedVac Model SPD131DDA , Our ... SPD131DDA is designed to handle the rigors and ... slim design, digital display, dual independent timers, an ... chamber and vapor pathway. , , Adjustable ...
... Jouan RC Standard MB (For small quantities ... biology samples) of vacuum concentrator/centrifugal evaporator systems ... and biochemistry for rapid and safe concentration ... be expanded with pumps, different of cold ...
Monoclonal mouse antibody for immunihistology, clone AD12, Isotype IgG 1, purified, specific for rat pyruvatekinase type L, no cross-reactivities with other pyruvate kinase isoenzymes have been obser...
Biology Products: