Navigation Links
University of Oklahoma researcher named 2008 AAAS Fellow
Date:12/22/2008

University of Oklahoma Professor Jizhong Zhou has been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science for contributions to the field of microbial genomics and ecology, particularly for pioneering advances in developing genomic technologies for environmental technologies.

Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Zhou is a presidential professor in OU's Department of Botany and Microbiology and director of the Institute for Environmental Genomics.

Zhou has distinguished himself as an international leader in four areas of environmental microbiology: environmental genomics, functional genomics, microbial ecology and community dynamics, and microbial detection and identification.

Zhou and a group of colleagues are credited with development of GeoChip, a novel genomics-based tool that can detect functional genes and processes within a microbial community with many applications. This is the first comprehensive gene chip for studying biogeochemical, ecological and environmental processes.

"The election of Dr. Zhou as an AAAS Fellow is fitting recognition for one of our most productive and respected faculty members," said Lee Williams, vice president for research on the Norman campus. "His GeoChip technology is having an impact across many disciplines and applications, from human health to environmental remediation."

GeoChip was successfully tested in a bioremediation field study where it was used to monitor a microbial community as it reduced uranium levels in contaminated groundwater. Bioremediation is only one of the many possible applications of GeoChip.

It has been applied to a variety of systems and has the potential to impact a diversity of areas affected by micro-organisms, including human health, agriculture, global climate change, environmental cleanup and restoration.

AAAS awarded this honor to 486 members beca
'/>"/>

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. A study by the MUHC and McGill University opens a new door to understanding cancer
2. University of Pennsylvania researchers develop formula to gauge risk of disease clusters
3. University of Oregon researcher finds that on waters surface, nitric acid is not so tough
4. Bioengineers at University of Pennsylvania devise nanoscale system to measure cellular forces
5. Binghamton University researchers investigate evolving malaria resistance
6. Antioxidant to retard wrinkles discovered by Hebrew University researcher
7. Society for General Microbiology 161st Meeting, University of Edinburgh
8. Boston University biomedical engineers find chink in bacterias armor
9. KAUST and American University in Cairo to collaborate on research and academic development
10. UNH becomes first university in nation to use landfill gas as primary energy source
11. University of Minnesota study refutes belief that black men have more aggressive prostate cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/13/2015)... , Feb. 13, 2015 ACT ... company that aims to transform cancer genomic information ... that the company has raised US$ 8 million in ... Based in Taipei, Taiwan , ... ACTDrug™, ACTOnco™. With the aim to implement next ...
(Date:2/9/2015)... RICHARDSON, Texas , Feb. 9, 2015  Lintec ... novel fabrication methods for carbon nanotube (CNT) macrostructures, including ... Texas at Dallas (UTD). Leveraging the vast ... Tokyo, Japan , Lintec of America ... Richardson, TX , focusing on scaling ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... 2015   Marvin Test Solutions , ... test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing ... TS-323 GENASYS Test Platform to ... is a high-performance PXI-based system designed to ... require performance functional testing. GENASYS features a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):ACT Genomics Raises $8 Million in its First Private Funding Round 2Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 2Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 3Lintec announces exclusive license to commercialize innovative carbon nanotube technology from the University of Texas at Dallas 4Marvin Test Solutions' GENASYS Platform Advances Mission-Critical Aerospace Production Test 2Marvin Test Solutions' GENASYS Platform Advances Mission-Critical Aerospace Production Test 3Marvin Test Solutions' GENASYS Platform Advances Mission-Critical Aerospace Production Test 4
... 2009 -- With each passing year, the human population of ... wide ranging strain on our water and soil resources, as ... the issue of food security. One way that scientists are ... seeds, both as a method of improving crop yields as ...
... Gene therapy , Gene therapy is the introduction of genetic ... a therapeutic effect. In recent years, it has been ... or even cure several fatal diseases for which there is ... for hereditary diseases, but also for other diseases that affect ...
... in safe and effective administration of potential antiviral drugs ... first step in development of a new kind of treatment ... 4 as an advance online publication of Nature Materials ... and treatment of human disease," said lead author Kim ...
Cached Biology News:Food security: It starts with seed 2Moving gene therapy forward with mobile DNA 2Nanotechnology holds promise for STD drug delivery 2
(Date:3/2/2015)... Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 02, 2015 ... legal services, today announced the addition of Debbie Casey ... group’s capabilities in the healthcare space. , ... industry, most of which with Fresenius Medical Care North ... will leverage her extensive experience to work with Outside ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Increasing its efforts to resolve the ... three episodes of The GMO TRUTH podcast on both ITunes ... it continues its mission to discover the truth and change ... to “uncover the truth about the GMOs in our food ... Truth Podcast is an expansion of the documentary/investigative film-making methodology ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... and SUMMERLAND, British Columbia , Feb. ... XON ), a leader in synthetic biology, today ... Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), the pioneering agricultural company ... world,s first non-browning apple. Through the acquisition, Intrexon expands ... is more appetizing and convenient for consumers while providing ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Mass. , Feb. 27, 2015 ... of the NCATS rare-diseases portfolio " in ... a new financing technique to reduce the risk ... diseases and potentially unlock new levels of funding ... The product of a unique collaboration between scientists ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Outside GC Expands Healthcare Team 2The Walk a Mile Project Launches “GMO Truth” Podcast 2Intrexon to Acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits 2Intrexon to Acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits 3Intrexon to Acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits 4New Financing Technique May Hold Key to Unlocking Funding for Rare Diseases 2New Financing Technique May Hold Key to Unlocking Funding for Rare Diseases 3New Financing Technique May Hold Key to Unlocking Funding for Rare Diseases 4
... Switzerland and PARIS, October 13 Debiopharm,Group ... companies,with a focus on the development of ... Ipsen (Euronext: FR0010259150; IPN), an innovation-driven,global specialty ... of Decapeptyl(R)[1] (triptorelin embonate[2],22.5 mg) successfully completed ...
... 12 Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation today announced more stunning ... world,s first and, so far only, tumor-targeted genetic medicine ... therapy in late-stage cases of chemotherapy-resistant cancer, Rexin-G has ... much-touted biologics have failed to do: that is, to ...
... study presented at the 49th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial ... UV device to decontaminate hospital rooms at the Cleveland ... its ability to remove troublesome bacteria, including C. difficile ... germicidal energy to decontaminate air and surfaces, including those ...
Cached Biology Technology:Ipsen and Debiopharm Group Announce That Decapeptyl(R)(triptorelin embonate) 6-month Successfully Completes the European Decentralised Procedure for the Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer 2Ipsen and Debiopharm Group Announce That Decapeptyl(R)(triptorelin embonate) 6-month Successfully Completes the European Decentralised Procedure for the Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer 3Ipsen and Debiopharm Group Announce That Decapeptyl(R)(triptorelin embonate) 6-month Successfully Completes the European Decentralised Procedure for the Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer 4Ipsen and Debiopharm Group Announce That Decapeptyl(R)(triptorelin embonate) 6-month Successfully Completes the European Decentralised Procedure for the Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer 5Ipsen and Debiopharm Group Announce That Decapeptyl(R)(triptorelin embonate) 6-month Successfully Completes the European Decentralised Procedure for the Treatment of Locally Advanced or Metastatic Prostate Cancer 6Clinical Remissions in Three Otherwise Intractable Cancers Signal the Progress of Targeted Genetic Medicine 2Clinical Remissions in Three Otherwise Intractable Cancers Signal the Progress of Targeted Genetic Medicine 3Researchers Present 'a Novel, Automated, Efficient Environmental Disinfection Technology that Significantly Reduces C. difficile, VRE and MRSA Contamination' 2Researchers Present 'a Novel, Automated, Efficient Environmental Disinfection Technology that Significantly Reduces C. difficile, VRE and MRSA Contamination' 3
... GeneBLAzer cell-based assays utilize the membrane-permeant ... the negatively charged fluorescent beta-lactamase substrates, ... readily enter the cell, where cleavage ... them into their negatively charged forms, ...
Inquire...
Homogenizing Solution, 18ml Proteinase K - [50ug/l] 75 l...
Rb anti-Occludin (C-term GST)...
Biology Products: