Navigation Links
Sloan Research Fellowships Awarded to 126 Young Scholars
Date:2/15/2012

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers as recipients of Sloan Research Fellowships for 2012. Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders.

"Today's Sloan Research Fellows are tomorrow's Nobel Prize winners," said Dr. Paul L. Joskow, President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. "These outstanding men and women are responsible for some of the most exciting science being done today. The Foundation is proud to support them during this pivotal stage of their careers."

Drawn from 51 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada, the 2012 Sloan Research Fellows represent a variety of research interests, including:

  • An astrophysicist who searches for extrasolar planets;
  • A chemical oceanographer who dove into the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill;
  • An economist who studies how socialism works on Israeli kibbutzim;
  • A chemist who examines how tiny metal particles in your brain may contribute to Alzheimer's;
  • A mathematician who models water waves, from ripples to tsunamis;
  • A computer scientist who is teaching computers to identify the content of pictures by programming them to ask humans for help;
  • A molecular biologist who studies how errors that accumulate when the body makes proteins contribute to diseases like ALS and Parkinson's; and
  • A neuroscientist who investigates what it is about the brains of some monkeys that make them such reckless gamblers.  

Historically awarded in seven scientific fields—chemistry, computer science, economics, mathematics, evolutionary and computational molecular biolog
'/>"/>

SOURCE Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Sigma-Aldrich Welcomes Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to the RNAi Partnership Program
2. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Selects Artemis as Affiliate for India
3. Michael Cusumano, MITs Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management, Joins Quantum Leap Innovations Board of Directors
4. NIH Funds $1M Research at Quest Product Development and University of Colorado for New Digitally-Controlled Endoscopes
5. Canopus Biopharma and Leading Chinese Researcher Team Up to Treat Avian Influenza, to Prevent Possible Pandemic
6. Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) Welcomes Clinilabs and RPS as New Members
7. Melior Enters Research Collaboration with AstraZeneca
8. UC Riverside researcher develops novel method to grow human embryonic stem cells
9. Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Generex Biotechnology Corporation
10. Cryo-Cell International and EndGenitor Technologies Announce Research Collaboration
11. US Oncology Appoints Stephen Smith Vice President/General Manager Research and Personalized Science Services
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 DNA vaccine ... progress in its development of JRC-LAMP-vax, an innovative and ... pollen. Phase IC studies began this month in Hawaii, ... hay fever. , The Japanese red cedar releases pollen ... in Japan. Mountain Cedar pollen wreaks similar havoc in ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... research team including DESY scientists has observed tiny quantum ... reports in the journal Science that the ... the nanodroplets. It is the first time that the ... samples of what is known as superfluid helium, have ... best expectations," says Andrey Vilesov of the University of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 ... announced the addition of the  "Global Hormone ... offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ,Hormone ... is a means of replacing hormones that ... body. This type of therapy is usually ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... COLD SPRING, N.Y. , Aug. 21, 2014 ... today the launch of their Nutraceutical "TELO-20 for ... first and only Telomere-lengthening supplement in the world ... the ends of every chromosome in the body. ... the world,s leading experts in Telomere Science and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U.S. 2Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U.S. 3Relief for Allergy Sufferers Finally in Sight: Immunomic Therapeutics Closes in on Treatment for Hay Fever in Japan, U.S. 4Scientists observe quantum vortices in cold helium droplets 2Global Hormone Replacement Therapy Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Actavis, Bayer, Merck & Co, Novartis and Novo Nordisk 2Telomere Biosciences Announces: TELO-20 for Dogs, the World's First Telomere-Lengthening Supplement for Dogs, to Promote Healthy Aging and Longevity 2Telomere Biosciences Announces: TELO-20 for Dogs, the World's First Telomere-Lengthening Supplement for Dogs, to Promote Healthy Aging and Longevity 3
... Wis. - Recently, as I sat at lunch ... couldn't help but reflect on how our professional lives continue ... , ,As the CEO of a company that is ... I remain impressed with how quickly technological change continues to ...
... a month ago, I wrote a post titled Worst Phone ... general lack of phone-ness on the Cingular 8125. Since that column, ... services have been a little sheepish when they come to tell ... much better grasp of UI than do the well-resourced Cingular ...
... - Norlight Telecommunications, Inc., which will spin ... it will roll out its new Voice over Internet ... Green Bay and Madison. , ,The facilities-based communications ... by offering integrated communications bundles of local voice, long ...
Cached Biology Technology:Visions: Rimas Buinevicius, CEO of Sonic Foundry 2Visions: Rimas Buinevicius, CEO of Sonic Foundry 3More women needed in interface design 2More women needed in interface design 3More women needed in interface design 4Norlight will offer VoIP in Madison, Green Bay 2
(Date:8/22/2014)... , a leading source of information for businesses and ... California, Riverside in its 2014 list of "some of ... To generate the list, the company analyzed citation data ... work has had enormous impact. , The following UC ... published the greatest number of highly cited papers in ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... August 21, 2014 Diabetes affects nearly 10 ... complaints of diabetics: constant finger pricking to test ... Chemical Biology reports the development of a protein ... accurate results for diabetes patients. In the American ... Daunert, Ph.D., shows off her "designer protein" that ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... and clinical research and technological advances, the fight ... spanning multiple fronts. , Work happening in a ... new and more selective therapies for cancer. Researchers ... enzyme overexpressed in certain cancersand they have tested ... Chemistry professor Christopher Cairo and his team synthesized ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):5 UC Riverside scientists among world's most influential scientific minds 2New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies 2New enzyme targets for selective cancer therapies 3
... to wonder how a fruit fly is able to locate ... summer evening, especially since its flight path seems to be ... Andy Reynolds at Rothamsted Research in the United Kingdom have ... their environment using a series of straight flight paths punctuated ...
... unique protein from jellyfish that could be inserted into ... them to radiate a brilliant green color. This green ... new discoveries regarding how living cells function. But one ... plants harbor tough cell walls and enormous subcellular ...
... the University of East Anglia have discovered exactly what makes ... The age-old mystery was unlocked thanks to some novel bacteria ... Johnston and his team at UEA isolated this microbe from ... single gene responsible for the emission of the strong-smelling gas, ...
Cached Biology News:Flies don't buzz about aimlessly! 2Cloning the smell of the seaside 2
Mouse Aminopeptidase P2/XPNPEP2 Biotinylated Aff Pur PAb Keywords: AminopeptidaseP2, Metalloproteinase, Metalloprotease, X-Prolyl Aminopeptidase 2, X-Pro Aminopeptidase 2, Membrane-bound Prote...
Recommend to use at up to 5000X dilutions for cell culture (e.g. Add 1 ul to 1 ml of culture medium.)...
Size & Applications: 100 ul (2 mM). Recommend to use at 1000X dilutions for cell culture (e.g. Add 1 ul to 1 ml of culture medium.) Storage Temp.: -20C Shelf Life: 6-12 month...
in vitro Translation, Accessory Products...
Biology Products: