Navigation Links
Philadelphia scientist is named 'Best Scientist in Nature and Environment'
Date:11/11/2011

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia scientist who is leading a multinational effort to improve water quality monitoring and standards in Mongolia has received an award for his work from the central Asian nation.

Dr. Jon Gelhaus, an evolutionary biologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, recently received the "Best Scientist in Nature and Environment" medal for his "significant contribution in Mongolian Environmental Science." The award was issued by the Mongolian Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism through the Mongolian Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Gelhaus, who is a curator in the Academy's Entomology Department, has been conducting research in Mongolia for 15 years. He is the lead principal investigator for the Mongolian Aquatic Insect Survey, a multiyear project to document the diversity of insects that live in or near freshwater and to relate that diversity to patterns in evolution, ecology and water quality. The project is funded by the National Science Foundation. Currently, scientists are probing the waterways of the Altai Mountains and southern Hangai Mountains in western Mongolia. Previous surveys were conducted in the Lake Hovsgol Basin and the Selenge River Basin, both in northcentral Mongolia.

Gelhaus, in collaboration with researchers at universities in the U.S., Europe and Mongolia, is working to improve scientific facilities for identification and analysis of biological samples; enhance water quality monitoring standards, and train young Mongolian scientists and students to carry on the work of the initiative.
'/>"/>

Contact: Carolyn Belardo
belardo@ansp.org
215-299-1043
Academy of Natural Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI announce partnership and new Joint Genome Center
2. The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI Announce Partnership and New Joint Genome Center to Target Pediatric Diseases
3. CBIs Interactive Response Technologies for Clinical Trials - the Only IVR/IWR Event of Its Kind - Will Be in Philadelphia on November 14-15, 2011
4. Philadelphia scientists to be honored with the John Scott Award
5. Grant funds science career days for Philadelphia public school students
6. Rare Pennsylvania fungus is named for Philadelphia botanist
7. Epilepsy researcher at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia receives scientific prize
8. Gene links to anorexia found by Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia researchers
9. Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia collaborates in gene therapy success in an immune disorder
10. AACR hosts cancer prevention meeting in Philadelphia
11. Bird book with ties to Philadelphia natural history museum wins international award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... DUBLIN , Aug. 31, 2015 Research ... of the "Saudi Arabia Biomedical Sensors Market - ... offering. The Saudi Arabia Biomedical Sensors ... a CAGR of 3.64% over the period 2014-2020 ... are adaptable to the genetic formulation of each individual. ...
(Date:8/24/2015)... Aug. 24, 2015  Based on its recent analysis of ... the 2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year Award. DERMALOG ... commercial success in Africa . It has ... it has implemented one of the largest biometric mass applications ... as the Central Bank of Nigeria ...
(Date:8/18/2015)... , Aug. 18, 2015  Navitas today ... contributor to the Submission Content Management webinar ... a non-profit forum. Dedicated to the Implementation of ... neutral platform for industry, vendors, health authorities, ... and work towards a standard method of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Saudi Arabia Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015 - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020) 2Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 2Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 3Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 4Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 5Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 6Navitas, a Key Contributor in IRISS Forum Webinar 2Navitas, a Key Contributor in IRISS Forum Webinar 3
... In our not-so-distant evolutionary past, stress often meant ... so part of our body,s stress response is ... Medicine Partnership Unit (MMPU), a collaboration between the ... and the University of Heidelberg Medical Centre, have ...
... in the long-standing arms race between the flowering plant ... Duke University researchers have found that the little mustard ... prepare for the greatest onslaught of infectious spores released by ... time of day it is and change their activities accordingly, ...
... PORTLAND, Ore. -- The pediatric cardiac team at Oregon ... first in the region and one of a handful ... without open-heart surgery. To date, four patients have ... Adult Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Lab. All reported immediate improvement ...
Cached Biology News:Blood-clotting protein linked to cancer and septicemia 2Blood-clotting protein linked to cancer and septicemia 3Plant's immune defense revs up for the morning attack 2Plant's immune defense revs up for the morning attack 3OHSU fixes complex heart problems without open-heart surgery 2
(Date:8/30/2015)... England , August 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... 51-jährige Wartezeit   einer Frau   für chirurgische   ... Alter von 7-90   werden für eine ... Programm soll 1200 Frauen behandeln und die Anzahl ausgebildeter ... Astellas gab heute bekannt, dass  Action ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... 28, 2015 According to a ... Cryogenic Storage Systems, Thawing Equipment, Alarms), by Biospecimen (Human ... Trials), End User - Global Forecast to 2020", published ... reach USD 3,731.03 Million by 2020 from USD 2,150.48 ... between 2015 and 2020. Browse 74 ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... Gardner, has organized and will present a session on chemical spectroscopic imaging at ... conference and exposition is Asia’s largest analytical and scientific instruments show which will ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... , ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... and orthopedic surgeon, Wade McKenna, DO, announced today that the use of sterile, ... resulted in complete healing of an otherwise non-healing surgical knee wound. , The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 2Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 3Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 4Über 550 Frauen, deren Leben durch "Action on Fistula" transformiert wurde 5Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 2Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 3Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 4Biopreservation Market Worth 3,731.03 Million USD by 2020 5U.S. Symposium on Imaging Organized by Pittcon’s Program Chairman Chuck Gardner 2U.S. Symposium on Imaging Organized by Pittcon’s Program Chairman Chuck Gardner 3Dallas-Fort Worth Stem Cell Researchers Use Amniotic Tissue To Successfully Treat Non-Healing Surgical Wound 2Dallas-Fort Worth Stem Cell Researchers Use Amniotic Tissue To Successfully Treat Non-Healing Surgical Wound 3Dallas-Fort Worth Stem Cell Researchers Use Amniotic Tissue To Successfully Treat Non-Healing Surgical Wound 4
... warm business climate,and appealing lifestyle, Florida is fast ... Statewide, Florida,s high-tech industries added 10,900 net jobs ... to Florida Cybercities,2007, a recent report by the ... data available. With a 4 percent growth ...
... N.J., Nov. 15 At a ... Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), held ... per share on the outstanding shares ... January 2, 2008 to stockholders of ...
... Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AIDA) today announced that it,has ... 30, 2007. Net,revenues totaled $7,373,770 for the quarter ended ... 2006. Gross profit decreased by 2.66% due to an,increase ... Aida,s,transfusion and injection forms of etimicin sulfate increased markedly.,Gross ...
Cached Biology Technology:Florida's Technology Sector Attracting Skilled Workers Needing Homes 2Aida Files 10Q 2Aida Files 10Q 3Aida Files 10Q 4
RABBIT ANTI HUMAN APP (KP1 DOMAIN) Immunogen: Synthetic peptide composed of amino acids 292-312 from the KPI domain of human APP....
... The Light Diagnostics Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pp65 ... the qualitative identification of lower matrix protein ... leukocytes. Kit Components: ... 5122) One bottle containing 220 mL of ...
ANTI NO-TRYPTOPHAN CONJUGATE...
ANTI DEOXY CORTICO...
Biology Products: