Navigation Links
Halas wins prestigious nanotechnology research award
Date:9/3/2008

HOUSTON, Sept. 3, 2008 -- Rice University nanophotonics pioneer Naomi Halas has won one of nanotechnology's top academic honors, the Research Excellence Award from the University of Pennsylvania's Nano/Bio Interface Center (NBIC).

Halas is being honored for her numerous contributions in the innovative synthesis of nanostructures. She will accept the award and give a keynote address at NBIC's NanoDay@Penn ceremonies Oct. 29 in Philadelphia.

Halas is the Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, professor of chemistry and the founder and director of Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP), an international research community focused on the development of light-matter interactions, tools and applications at nanoscale dimensions. Halas is best known for her invention of nanoshells, a new type of nanoparticle with tunable optical properties that are especially suited for biotechnology applications.

Halas's previous honors include four Hershel M. Rich Invention awards from the Rice Engineering Alumni, the National Science Foundation's Young Investigator Award and the 2003 Cancer Innovator Award from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs of the Department of Defense. She was also awarded "Best Discovery of 2003" by Nanotechnology Now and named to Esquire magazine's list of the "Best & Brightest of 2006."


'/>"/>

Contact: Jade Boyd
jadeboyd@rice.edu
713-348-6778
Rice University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. C. Erec Stebbins awarded prestigious EUREKA grant
2. Clemson bioengineer wins prestigious Early Career Award
3. Springer editor Toshisada Nishida winner of 2 prestigious primatology awards
4. ICS presents prestigious Digby McLaren Medal to Cincinnatis Carl Brett
5. Louisiana Tech researchers feature drug reformulation in prestigious journal
6. Gladstones Shinya Yamanaka wins prestigious Shaw Prize
7. Monash researcher receives prestigious Commonwealth Health Ministers award
8. Harold Mooney wins prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
9. Dr. John Polanyi wins Canadas most prestigious science award
10. ESFs European ice core project EPICA receives prestigious Descartes Prize
11. PNNLs Richard Smith named to prestigious Scientific American 50 list of outstanding leaders
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... Women who are poor experience higher cortisol levels in ... of the stress hormone, putting them at greater ... a new research from the University of Colorado Denver. ... American Journal of Human Biology , is the first ... to the socioeconomic status of their mothers during pregnancy. ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... developed by researchers at the University of Missouri School ... a life-threatening heart condition caused by muscular dystrophy. ... Lai, Ph.D., the leading author of the study and ... Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. "This is just ... to a treatment for people with this devastating heart ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... grows to about 4,000 members, it triggers an important ... a special type of comb used for rearing male ... Department of Neurobiology and Behaviour at Cornell University, led ... of honeybee colonies. The results are published in Springer,s ... , Reproduction isn,t always a honeybee colony,s top ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):CU Denver researcher shows economic disparities impact infant health 2Gene therapy protects mice from lethal heart condition, MU researchers find 2Worker bees 'know' when to invest in their reproductive future 2
... ( Lepilemur sahamalazensis ), other than the fact it roosts ... holes, and therefore risks falling victim to predators from both ... kept in any zoo. Prior to this research virtually ... that it has been classified as Critically Endangered, the top ...
... study published today in the journal Gondwana Research ... Antarctic and Indian tectonic plates, demonstrating how they formed ... from Royal Holloway University, The Australian National University and ... how the plates evolved and where they should be ...
... years, pilots flying into combat have jammed enemy radar to ... moths can do it, too. A new study co-authored ... pulses from their genitals to respond to bats producing the ... echolocation ability of their predators. Echolocation research may ...
Cached Biology News:Solitary lemurs avoid danger with a little help from the neighbors 2UF researcher shows hawkmoths use ultrasound to combat bats 2UF researcher shows hawkmoths use ultrasound to combat bats 3
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Not long ... E&L studies should be performed late in the development ... known. But current regulatory trends suggest that, like many ... the rise. In recent years, multiple drug sponsors have ... or address specific questions during phase I/II. It’s not ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A case study ... between the school,s bioengineering department and the Intel® ... Intel® Software Academic Program, UCSD,s research focuses on ... human body.  Photo - ... the work of Dr. Todd P. Coleman ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... improve the health of your heart, researchers have discovered. ... a standard TENS machine like those designed to relieve ... the small raised flap at the front of the ... The stimulation changed the influence of the nervous system ... can drive failing hearts too hard. , Professor Jim ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... WriteResult®, a leading provider of Electronic Patient ... its myPROpad™ ePRO tablet with the addition of a ... most widely used and well-respected Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) ... is used during clinical trials and in other health ... used to demonstrate Health-Related Quality of Life outcomes (HRQoL) ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Are Extractable and Leachables going Phase-Appropriate? New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Intel and University of San Diego Bioengineering Department Release Case Study on Health Sciences Research 2'Tickling' your ear could be good for your heart 2EQ-5D™ Assessment Now Available for iPad 2
... Call Tomorrow (Tuesday) at 8:30 am EDT to ... Discuss the Clinical ... (NASDAQ: XTLB ; LSE: XTL; TASE: XTL) today announced,the initiation ... norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) - for the treatment of,diabetic neuropathic pain. ...
... CeloNova BioSciences, Inc.,("CeloNova"), a leading developer of ... fully color-coded line of embolic particles,Embozene(TM) Color-Advanced ... and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) ... ) Embolic microspheres are used to ...
... 7 Monogram,Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM ) announced ... to present a corporate overview at the,ThinkEquity Partners, G5: ... p.m. Eastern Time (10:30 a.m. Pacific Time) at the ... the live audio broadcast or the subsequent archived,recording, log ...
Cached Biology Technology:XTL Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial of Bicifadine for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathic Pain 2XTL Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial of Bicifadine for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathic Pain 3XTL Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial of Bicifadine for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathic Pain 4XTL Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial of Bicifadine for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathic Pain 5XTL Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial of Bicifadine for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathic Pain 6XTL Biopharmaceuticals Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial of Bicifadine for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathic Pain 7CeloNova BioSciences Announces World's First Line of Fully Color-Coded Embolic Particles at CIRSE: Embozene(TM) Color-Advanced Microspheres 2Monogram Biosciences to Present at the ThinkEquity Partners' Fifth Annual Growth Conference 2
... KitTM allows graphic manipulation of DNA sequences ... an award winning interface design that allows ... to providing sophisticated drawing capabilities for Mac ... "Best Plasmid Mapping Software" by the Biotechnology ...
... ISO 9001:2000 Certified USDA Research Registered OLAW ... Training AALAS Certified Technicians ... GLP Documentation Upon Request Focus ... for all your custom immunology service needs. ...
... Quality ISO 9001:2000 Certified ... All Precedures Validated, SOP's Training ... Process for All Procedures GLP Documentation Upon ... one stop shopping point for all your ...
...
Biology Products: