Navigation Links
Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Science split between 2 giants of immunology
Date:2/7/2013

me eliminated from the body, and an in-depth analysis of the cellular and molecular basis of autoimmunity. Dr. Flavell is a Fellow of the Royal Society, and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine.

Dr. Medzhitov has been with Yale University School of Medicine since he emigrated from Russia and joined his former mentor, the late Dr. Charles Janeway, as a postdoctoral fellow. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and received the prestigious Shaw Prize in 2011. Currently, Dr. Medzhitov is exploring three areas of interest: the relationship between inflammation and human diseases; the role of the immune system in allergic reactions; and the social behavior of cells within an organism.

The Vilcek Foundation is also awarding three Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science, recognizing younger immigrant scientists who have demonstrated outstanding achievement. Each prizewinner must not be more than 38 years old, and in a position to lead independent research.

Hashim Al-Hashimi Born in Lebanon, Dr. Al-Hashimi is the J. Lawrence Oncley Collegiate Professor of Chemistry and Biophysics at the University of Michigan. Dr. Al-Hashimi develops methods that combine nuclear magnetic resonance and computational approaches to visualize the dynamics of cellular molecules and processes, such as DNA replication, at an atomic resolution. Analysis of his first target twelve years ago, the HIV RNA molecule, revealed that RNA structures were not static; instead, they morphed into various structures, each with a distinct function. This opened the possibility of RNA-based therapeutic treatments. Currently, Dr. Al-Hashimi characterizes RNA molecules, including HIV RNA, in hopes of identifying small molecules with potential anti-HIV activity. In 2009, he founded the biotechnology company Nymirum, to focus on computational RNA-targeted drug discovery.

Michael Rape Ubiquityla
'/>"/>

Contact: Joyce Li
joyce.li@vilcek.org
212-472-2500
Vilcek Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology news :

1. 12th annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences awarded
2. Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences awarded to Rosbash, Hall and Young
3. Israel Prize awarded to Tel Aviv University biochemist
4. Brupbacher Prize goes to cancer researcher Michael Karin
5. 2 climate scientists win 2012 Vetlesen Prize for work on ozone hole, ice cores
6. Leibniz Prizes 2013: DFG honors 11 outstanding researchers
7. VTT wins European innovation prize for a new bio-oil production technique
8. University of Chicagos Graeme Bell receives international diabetes prize
9. Nicole George wins 2012 Journal of Experimental Biology Outstanding Paper Prize
10. Research gets real - Public votes determine winner of $100,000 research prize
11. CAMH scientist wins Polanyi Prize
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/7/2015)... , July 7, 2015  Based on ... Frost & Sullivan recognizes Credence ID, LLC with ... Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award. Credence ID ... aid in its mission of offering enrollment and ... globally. As Credence ID was formed by experts ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , July 2, 2015 Fingerprint Cards ... FPC1035, FPC1145 and FPC1155 from the distributor World Peace Industrial ... FPC,s distributors in Asia . Deliveries are ... sensors will be used by smartphone manufacturers in ... included in the communicated revenue guidance of approximately 2,200 MSEK ...
(Date:6/26/2015)... SPRINGVILLE, Utah , June 26, 2015 ATL ... assemblies and devices with specialties in single use solutions, headquartered ... acquisition of MedConx, Inc. (a California ... , and San Jose, Costa Rica ). ... Costa Rica with ATL Technology,s existing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 2Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 3Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 4Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 5FPC Receives Order for Touch Fingerprint Sensors of 268 MSEK 2ATL Technology Announces Acquisition of MedConx, Inc. and Expanded Global Footprint 2
... compact microscope invented at Rice University is proving its ... published online today in the journal PLoS ONE ... his portable, battery-operated fluorescence microscope, which costs $240, stacks ... as $40,000 in diagnosing signs of tuberculosis. Miller ...
... University of Washington two years ago launched an ambitious project ... The game, Foldit, turns one of the hardest problems in ... Thousands of people have now played a game that asks ... or rescue a princess. Results published Thursday (Aug. 5) ...
... vast 1.5 million acres of mangrove swamps, sawgrass prairies ... of grass--be affected by the Gulf oil spill? ... entered the Loop Current or reached the Everglades, this ... study the effects of the spill on seagrasses and ...
Cached Biology News:Compact microscope a marvel 2Compact microscope a marvel 3Gaming for a cure: Computer gamers tackle protein folding 2Gaming for a cure: Computer gamers tackle protein folding 3Gaming for a cure: Computer gamers tackle protein folding 4Gulf oil spill: NSF funds research on impacts to Florida Everglades 2
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Leading regenerative veterinary medicine company, ... canine osteoarthritis stem cell product, currently under development for FDA approval. The product ... marketed in the US by Aratana. This product, termed AT-016, is an allogeneic ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015 Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ... its innovative TransCon technology to address significant unmet ... a six-month Phase 2 study to evaluate the ... in 53 treatment-naïve, pre-pubertal children with growth hormone ... pleased with the top-line results from our Phase ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... GEA's Pony™ NS2006L ... operation up to 1500 bar. The sanitary design gauge of the NS2006L is ... , The Pony™ NS2006L homogenizer is an ideal solution for the processing of ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... US-Australian drug discovery company, Novogen Limited (ASX: ... committed to progressing its ground-breaking technology platforms to Phase ... ensure the Company delivers the best value for shareholders. ... , said the Company currently had an extensive program ... programs and academic partnerships and initiatives, and he was ...
Breaking Biology Technology:VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 2VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 2Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 3Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 4Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 5Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 6Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Positive Top-line Results from a Phase 2 Pediatric Study of Once-Weekly TransCon Growth Hormone for the Treatment of Growth Hormone Deficiency 7GEA Announces the Pony™ NS2006L… a Self-contained, High Pressure Lab Homogenizer for Product Development Ensuring Maximum Efficiency and Safety 2Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 2Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 3Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 4Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 5Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 6Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 7Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 8Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 9Newly Appointed Acting CEO Outlines Immediate Plans for Novogen 10
... Inc.,(OTC Bulletin Board: AVNA), announced today that its ... from SELEX GALILEO,totaling $629,000. SELEX GALILEO, a Finmeccanica ... organizations, is a leader in,surveillance, protection, tracking, targeting, ... the third order in 18 months from,SELEX GALILEO. ...
... CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, June 24 Knowledge Enterprises,Inc. ... the 4th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition ... 2007, with total attendance,nearing 1,000. "Based on the ... honored to report that OMTEC has secured a ...
... of Proven Clinical Trial Capability into the Frontage ... ... June 24 Frontage Laboratories,( http://www.frontagelab.com ) (Malvern and Exton, ... of bioanalytical, pre-clinical and,drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Advance Nanotech's Owlstone Subsidiary Receives a $629,000 Order From Selex Galileo 2Advance Nanotech's Owlstone Subsidiary Receives a $629,000 Order From Selex Galileo 3Advance Nanotech's Owlstone Subsidiary Receives a $629,000 Order From Selex Galileo 4OMTEC 2008 Boasts Record Attendance and Secures Premier Position as Must-attend for Orthopaedic Companies 2Frontage Laboratories Completes Acquisition of Advanced Biomedical Research, Inc. (ABR) 2Frontage Laboratories Completes Acquisition of Advanced Biomedical Research, Inc. (ABR) 3Frontage Laboratories Completes Acquisition of Advanced Biomedical Research, Inc. (ABR) 4
Standard 2" or 3" Plastic can be ordered with 81 or 100 cell dividers. Mini 2" Plastics Boxes come standard with 25 cell dividers. Plastic boxes can also be ordered with corresponding freezer racks...
Ultra Pure Grade. Used in conjunction with IPTG to identify bacterial colonies that contain recombinant plasmids by blue/white selection. X-Gal forms an intense blue precipitate in the presence of be...
Request Info...
4-Hydroxy-3-nitrophenylacetyl hapten is conjugated to KLH (Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin) lysine through amide bonds....
Biology Products: