Navigation Links
The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, and OWSD Honor Early Career Women Scientists in Developing Countries at the Annual AAAS Meeting
Date:2/16/2013

: Dr. Dionicia Gamboa , Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Department of Cellular and Molecular Sciences, Lima,
  • Arab region: Dr. Huda Omer Basaleem, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Aden University, Yemen
  • Sub-Saharan Africa: Dr. Adediwura Fred-Jaiyesimi, Department of Pharmacognosy, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
  • "If we hope to solve the challenges that confront developing nations, we must help young women in science to fully develop their skills and energy," said Professor Romain Murenzi , executive director of TWAS. "The winners of this prize will be an inspiration not only to other young women, but to all scientists of every generation."

    Dr. Nasima Akhter , one of this year's award winners, commented: "In developing countries, continuing scientific research is difficult due to lack of resources, infrastructure and appropriate support. For young researchers, especially women, it is more difficult to continue research without cooperation and support from employers, co-workers and even family members.  The Elsevier Foundation award is an immense honor and an appreciation of early career women scientists from developing countries who are devoted to continuing their research despite limited opportunity and constrains. It will encourage determination, amongst a new generation of women scientists, to contribute more in scientific development through research using available resources and focusing on community needs in line with national and international development goals."

    "These five women are pioneers," said Professor Fang Xin, president of OWSD. "They come from different regions and different cultures, but all of them are doing highly advanced medical and life-science research. Their creativity and achievements will contribute
    '/>"/>

    SOURCE Elsevier
    Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

    Related biology technology :

    1. Elsevier Supports International Crisis Aid Through Pillars of Hope Campaign
    2. Elsevier / MEDai Appoints Tom Zajac as New President
    3. Elsevier Collaborates with the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)
    4. Elsevier and Federation of Biochemical Societies Launch New Journal: FEBS Open Bio
    5. Elsevier Foundation Awards 2011 Grants to Advance Women in Science and Support Libraries in Developing Countries
    6. Elsevier Acquires QUOSA, Provider of Life Sciences Content Management and Workflow Productivity Solutions
    7. Elsevier Launches Bilingual International Nursing Skill Training and Management Platform: NursingChina.com
    8. Leading German Researcher Awarded Elseviers 2011 Tetrahedron Prize
    9. Elsevier/Gold Standard Exclusive Publisher of New Predictive Drug Price Type
    10. Elsevier Collaborates With Prophecy Healthcare to Enhance Its Staff Development Offerings for Healthcare Organizations
    11. Elsevier Launches New Journal: Learning, Culture and Social Interaction
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:1/14/2014)... EquitiesIQ, a leading informational research provider, has ... an emerging biomedical company acquiring, developing, manufacturing, and marketing ... Free report download: http://equitiesiq.com/reports/alliqua/ , In late ... and Board, which launched the company’s new strategy to ...
    (Date:1/14/2014)... January 14, 2014 In recent years, ... and methods in product development and promotion has led ... This mistrust, fueled by concerns about the insidious impact ... reports of spectacular fines to the world’s biggest pharmas ...
    (Date:1/14/2014)... Cardiff, UK (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 ... leader with more than 20 years in the industry, ... and photonics . Hainsey will serve as the society’s ... have Dr. Hainsey join SPIE as our Technology Strategist, ...
    (Date:1/14/2014)... Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 ... company focusing on ultra-sensitive POC diagnostic platforms and novel disease ... their first round of financing netting a total of $690,000. ... outside equity capital in the company. This group of private ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3The Sunshine Act: Necessary Regulation or Unnecessary Dysregulation? New Life Science Webinar Hosted by Xtalks and IRB Services 2The Sunshine Act: Necessary Regulation or Unnecessary Dysregulation? New Life Science Webinar Hosted by Xtalks and IRB Services 3Photonics R&D Leader Bob Hainsey Joins SPIE Technical Staff 2BioMedomics, Inc. Closes $690K Round of Financing 2
    ... Focus on Critical Industry Issues -- DUBAI, UAE, September 8, 2010 ... ... ... keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the first one. for (var r in data.results) { first_result ...
    ... YORK, Sept. 7 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... catalogue: Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Market in ... Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Market in US ... Pharmaceutical market to grow at a CAGR of ...
    ... Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FCSC ), a ... therapies for aesthetic, medical and scientific applications, announced today ... to its scientific advisory board. In addition to being ... a biotechnology and genetic research expert. Dr. Gruenwald also ...
    Cached Biology Technology:Cold Chain MENA 2010 to Focus on Critical Industry Issues 2Cold Chain MENA 2010 to Focus on Critical Industry Issues 3Cold Chain MENA 2010 to Focus on Critical Industry Issues 4Cold Chain MENA 2010 to Focus on Critical Industry Issues 5Cold Chain MENA 2010 to Focus on Critical Industry Issues 6Reportlinker Adds Biotechnology Pharmaceutical Market in US -2013 2Fibrocell Science, Inc. Names Biotechnology and Genetic Research Expert Stefan Gruenwald, M.D., Ph.D., to Scientific Advisory Board 2Fibrocell Science, Inc. Names Biotechnology and Genetic Research Expert Stefan Gruenwald, M.D., Ph.D., to Scientific Advisory Board 3
    (Date:4/23/2014)... TX (4/23/14) -- Researchers have found evidence of ... factors that increase aggressive behavior in children, especially ... not all children exposed to prenatal smoking will ... will not," said Brian Boutwell, Assistant Professor at ... and senior author on the study. "One ...
    (Date:4/23/2014)... away from using triclosan as an antimicrobial ingredient in ... now scientists are reporting new evidence that appears to ... journal Chemical Research in Toxicology , found that ... promoted the growth of human breast cancer cells in ... Kyung-Chul Choi and colleagues note that hormonal imbalances seem ...
    (Date:4/23/2014)... comprehensive study to date of the family of ... effective vaccine strategies and reveals surprising findings about ... could alter public health strategies to control this ... year. , Genomic analysis of 343 strains of ... the world collected over the last 100 years ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Genetics risk, prenatal smoking may predict behavioral problems 2In lab tests, the antimicrobial ingredient triclosan spurs growth of breast cancer cells 2Impact of whooping cough vaccination revealed 2
    ... Scheduling more physical education time in schools does not ... research that discovered those who got lots of timetabled ... while those who got little at school made up ... The scientists, who presented their research Thursday at the ...
    ... Inc. (Nasdaq: AWRE ), a leading supplier of ... its first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Revenues for ... of 22% compared to $5.9 million in the same quarter ... and diluted net income per share in accordance with U.S. ...
    ... Desert environments are characterized by poor vegetative cover, ... conditions. In this context, the land resources of ... are subjected to various land degradation stresses, including ... sustain the land resources of Abu Dhabi Emirate, ...
    Cached Biology News:Study finds children's activity levels not influenced by more PE time in school 2Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 2Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 3Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 4Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 5Aware, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results 6Wind, salt and water are leading indicators of land degradation in Abu Dhabi 2
    ...
    Human Cystatin A MAb (Clone 224705)...
    Corticoliberin...
    Anti-SDF-1β/PBSF affinity isolated antibody lyophilized powder Lyophilized from a 0.2 μm filtered solution in phosphate buffered saline recombinant human SDF-1β/PBSF expressed in E....
    Biology Products: