Navigation Links
W.M. Keck Foundation announces 2008 class of Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research
Date:7/28/2008

re often dysregulated in cancer. These studies may accelerate the development of microRNA-based therapeutics.

  • Coleen Murphy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University Dr. Murphy plans to identify the genes critical for the maintenance of higher neuronal activities, in particular learning and memory, during aging. Her work may eventually lead to the development of treatments and preventions for age-related memory decline and neurodegeneration.

  • Joanna Wysocka, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of Chemical and Systems Biology and Developmental Biology, Stanford University Dr. Wysocka aims to understand how certain chemical modifications of chromatin, the complex of DNA and proteins that makes up chromosomes, play a role in regulating cell fate determination. Her ultimate goals are to expand current understanding of the epigenetic components of disease and improve the therapeutic potential of stem cells.

  • Britt Glaunsinger, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley Dr. Glaunsinger's research is directed toward understanding how the human herpesviruses interface with cellular RNA processing and degradation machinery to enhance their own replication. This work will elucidate novel cellular pathways targeted by cancer-causing viruses, leading to potentially new therapeutics.

  • Peter Reddien, Ph.D., Member, Whitehead Institute and Assistant Professor, MIT Dr. Reddien is working to identify the genetic mechanisms of regeneration in flat worms, leading to information about the regulation and function of stem cells in cell replacement and tissue repair.

    The Foundation is also pleased to recognize the achievements of its 2008 W.M.Keck Research Excellence Awardees:

    • Daniela Nicastro, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Brandeis University
    • Sarkis Mazmanian, Ph.D., Assist
      '/>"/>

    Contact: Louise Weston
    lweston@longviewcomms.ca
    604-694-6033
    W. M. Keck Foundation
    Source:Eurekalert

    Page: 1 2 3

    Related biology news :

    1. Michael J. Fox Foundation awards $2.4M for validation of therapeutic targets for Parkinsons
    2. Glenn Foundation for Medical Research commits $5 million to study aging
    3. BBVA Foundation Awards for Biodiversity Conservation
    4. The Parkinsons Disease Foundation awards $950,000 in seed grants
    5. The AGA Foundation invests in gastroenterologys future
    6. European Science Foundation aims to strengthen regenerative medicine
    7. National Science Foundation funds research addressing enduring questions of life
    8. Spradling receives Gruber Foundation Genetics Prize for new genetic techniques
    9. BBVA Foundation international study on attitudes to stem cell research
    10. Landon Foundation-AACR INNOVATOR Awards
    11. National Lung Cancer Partnership and LUNGevity Foundation
  • Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:8/26/2014)... University in St. Louis have developed algorithms to identify ... tearing or breaking. The technology, which needs to be ... may help pinpoint minor strains and tiny injuries in ... The research is available online Aug. 27 in the ... publishes research at the nexus of the physical and ...
    (Date:8/26/2014)... a New Zealand endemic tree has for the last 31 ... ,weedy, Australian shrubs and small trees. A New Zealand botanist ... discover astonishing cryptic diversity behind what was long considered a ... access journal PhytoKeys . , Known to ... of the many discoveries made in the north-western South Island ...
    (Date:8/26/2014)... Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far ... records. A new study led by the National Center ... of the world,s garbage is burned in such fires, ... health and climate change. , The new study provides ... pollutants such as particulates, carbon monoxide, and mercury that ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New technology may identify tiny strains in body tissues before injuries occur 2New technology may identify tiny strains in body tissues before injuries occur 3And then there were 10 -- unexpected diversity in New Zealand kanuka genus Kunzea 2And then there were 10 -- unexpected diversity in New Zealand kanuka genus Kunzea 3Trash burning worldwide significantly worsens air pollution 2Trash burning worldwide significantly worsens air pollution 3
    ... Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the National ... of Infectious Disease Agent Study for a research project ... by Stephen Eubank, professor. Infectious diseases pose one ... The Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) is ...
    ... professor John Graves of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science ... threatened and in need of further protection. The team,s ... Policy Forumis the first study of global tuna and billfish ... of Nature (IUCN). ,The IUCN Red List is the worldwide ...
    ... evidence presented by a team led by Indiana University ... States as the single geographic domestication site of modern ... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences include Blackman,s ... and four others from Rieseberg,s lab, as well as ...
    Cached Biology News:National Institutes of Health renews successful infectious disease research study 2National Institutes of Health renews successful infectious disease research study 3Study helps assess global status of tuna and billfish stocks 2Study helps assess global status of tuna and billfish stocks 3Team led by IU biologists confirms sunflower domesticated in US, not Mexico 2Team led by IU biologists confirms sunflower domesticated in US, not Mexico 3
    (Date:8/27/2014)... Aug. 27, 2014 Research and Markets ... Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014" report ... Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 is a ... the global isotope ratio mass spectrometer industry. ... including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The ...
    (Date:8/27/2014)... After the boom of the energy ... beverage craze is going to be the stress relief ... use Stress Relief energy pattern which can be applied ... a beverage, including minerals, herbs and liquids. Stress Relief ... power into rapid recovery and helping to adapt more ...
    (Date:8/26/2014)... what they believe is the thinnest-possible semiconductor, a ... only three atoms thick. , The University of ... single-layer semiconductor materials can be connected in an ... result could be the basis for next-generation flexible ... and solar technologies. , "Heterojunctions are fundamental elements ...
    (Date:8/26/2014)... of engineers from Singapore has successfully piloted the ... satellite communications. , With the weight of payloads ... a lightweight, low power-consuming, wireless communication system to ... always been a challenge for system designers. , ... of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore launched VELOX-I, ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:Global Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 2Stress Relief: 1 Way to De-Stress Your Beverage Formula 2Stress Relief: 1 Way to De-Stress Your Beverage Formula 3Stress Relief: 1 Way to De-Stress Your Beverage Formula 4Scientists craft atomically seamless, thinnest-possible semiconductor junctions 2ZigBee in the Sky 2
    ... StopAfib.org, at, http://www.StopAfib.org, announces that September is Atrial ... called afib or AF., Once considered benign, this ... or stroke. Every five minutes, someone in the,U.S. has ... killer and the #1 cause of,permanent disability, and takes ...
    ... Signalife, Inc. (Amex:,SGN) announced earlier today that breaking ... the market, regarding the law firm of Vianale ... Inc. is a life sciences company focused on ... biomedical signal,monitoring. Signalife uses its patented signal technology ...
    ... to InterMune - ... program in Phase 2 -, BRISBANE, Calif., Sept. 2 ... has earned a $15 million,development milestone under its development collaboration ... compound ITMN-191,(referred to as R7227 at Roche), currently in a ...
    Cached Biology Technology:Atrial Fibrillation Month - StopAfib.org Announces September Focus on Life-Threatening Irregular Heartbeat 2Signalife to Issue Breaking News Regarding Vianale & Vianale Tomorrow 2InterMune Earns Development Milestone in HCV Protease Inhibitor Collaboration With Roche 2InterMune Earns Development Milestone in HCV Protease Inhibitor Collaboration With Roche 3InterMune Earns Development Milestone in HCV Protease Inhibitor Collaboration With Roche 4
    ...
    Mouse polyclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant PREB. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = 10113...
    Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant CAPG. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = CAPG...
    ... Blocker Array II can be used ... against various proteins and sera that are ... carriers. The array contains spots for 19 ... Application: Determination of antibody crossreactivity and species ...
    Biology Products: