Navigation Links
Update: Event advisory -- announcement of 2010 Kavli Prize laureates
Date:5/17/2010

When: Thursday, June 3, 2010, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EST (Webcast begins at 8:30 AM

Where: Kimmel Center, Rosenthal Pavilion, NYU)

Summary: The World Science Festival launches its first full day with the announcement of the 2010 Kavli Prize laureates. This event will feature a keynote address by Harold Varmus, co-chair of President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, as well as a live simulcast of the announcement of the laureates by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters from Oslo, Norway. A panel discussion follows, moderated by Elizabeth Vargas of ABC News and featuring acclaimed scientists Antonio Damasio, neurologist; Mostafa A. El-Sayed, nanoscience researcher; and Kip Thorne, theoretical physicist.

Also in attendance will be Fred Kavli, founder and chairman of The Kavli Foundation; ivind Andersen, Secretary General of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters; and noted guests of the Festival, the Norwegian Academy and the Foundation.

The ceremony will be streamed live at www.worldsciencefestival.com, www.kavliprize.no and www.kavlifoundation.org, beginning at 8:30 AM EST.

The Kavli Prizes recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Consisting of a scroll, medal and cash award of one million dollars, a prize in each field is awarded biennially. Recipients are chosen by three prize committees comprised of distinguished scientists recommended by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the French Academy of Sciences, the Max Planck Society, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and The Royal Society. The Kavli Prize is a partnership between The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, The Kavli Foundation and The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.


'/>"/>

Contact: Media: Sid Dinsay
sid.dinsay@dkcnews.com
212-685-4300
The Kavli Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology technology :

1. UPDATE: Free CME-certified Webcast: Opening the Door to Better Myocardial Infarction Outcomes: Emergency Departments Hold the Key
2. RG Global Corporate Update: First Coal Bed Methane Water Treatment Plant Near Completion; Expanding Water Treatment Applications
3. Update: Neurobiological Technologies Sets Date for Second Quarter Financial Results and Conference Call
4. Update: HYSTA Announces Dr. Qi Lu to Continue on as President of HYSTA, USA
5. Update: The Lilly TB Drug Discovery Initiative Begins Work on New Compounds to Fill Early-Stage TB Drug Pipeline
6. Update: Georgia and North Carolina Teens Honored for Research in Biochemistry and Genetics in Nations Premier High School Science Competition
7. UPDATE: OPC Connectivity Between TruBio Software and Nova FLEX Analyzers
8. UPDATE: Appeal of Lawsuit by Former Chief Executive Officer- Reinstated; and Sanctions Order Vacated
9. Kendle Marks 10th Anniversary as Public Company With NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony and Investor Day Event
10. Flash Technology Prevents Pain From Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
11. Suntech to Attend Upcoming Investor Conferences and Industry Events
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/19/2017)... ... January 19, 2017 , ... November Research Group, LLC, a ... medical device manufacturers and regulators, is proud to announce the worldwide release of ... designed to provide product vigilance departments with the flexibility and ease of use ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Linda, Ca (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 ... ... virtual events for tech innovators, engineers, and scientists from around the world, was ... American News. The awards program is based entirely on merit and decided upon ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017 Acupath Laboratories, Inc., a leading provider ... an Executive Committee that will guide the company,s vision ... John Cucci , a 15-year veteran of the anatomic ... Development to Chief Sales Officer .  Prior to ... senior sales leadership roles at several leading lab industry ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... LINCOLN, Mass. , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... in applying mechanistic modeling to drug research and ... , PhD, Co-Founder, President, and CEO of Applied ... Group for Informatics and Modeling (BAGIM) Meeting on ... in Cambridge , MA.   Dr. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:12/15/2016)... and BADEN-BADEN, Germany , December ... leading global financial services provider, today announced an agreement with ... behavioural biometrics, to join forces. The partnership will enable clients ... strategies in compliance with local data protection regulation. ... In order to ...
(Date:12/15/2016)... LONDON , Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... the driving experience, health wellness and wellbeing ... As one in three new passenger vehicles ... voice recognition, gesture recognition, heart beat monitoring, ... eyelid monitoring, facial monitoring, and pulse detection. ...
(Date:12/12/2016)... -- Researchers at Trinity College, Dublin, are opening up ... material with Silly Putty. The mixture (known as "G-putty") ... sense pulse, blood pressure, respiration, and even the ... The research team,s findings were published Thursday in ... Due ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):