Navigation Links
Annual meeting of the National Academy of Sciences
Date:3/3/2008

From April 26 to 29, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences will hold its 145th annual meeting, at which new Academy members will be elected. ELECTION RESULTS will be available online at noon EDT on April 29 at http://national-academies.org. Reporters can register in advance to receive the list of new members via e-mail. Various public sessions will be held in the auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

PUBLIC EVENTS:

APRIL 26, 8 P.M. TO 9 P.M. Induction ceremony and signing of the "Registry of Membership" for members elected in 2007. A reception will follow from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

APRIL 27, 9 A.M. TO 10:30 A.M. Kavli Frontiers of Science: The Expanding Universe
This symposium will introduce the cosmological model that researchers are investigating and will address how recent observations have presented fundamental challenges to our understanding of gravity and particle physics.

APRIL 27, 11 A.M. TO NOON Einstein: His Life and Universe
Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, will discuss his book Einstein: His Life and Universe. Based on the newly released personal letters of Albert Einstein, the biography explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk became the locksmith of the atom and the universe. A book signing will follow the lecture.

APRIL 27, 2 P.M. TO 3 P.M. Awards Ceremony
Recipients of NAS awards bestowed in 2008 will be honored, including Norman P. Neureiter, director of the Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy at American Association for the Advancement of Science, who will receive the Academy's most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal.

APRIL 28, 3 P.M. TO 5 P.M. Autism: A Glance Back and A Look Forward
This symposium will focus on the search for biomarkers and identification of genetic risk factors associated with var
'/>"/>

Contact: Maureen O'Leary
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
The National Academies
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Emageon to Present at Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
2. CEL-SCI CORPORATION Announces Results of 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Provides Update on Ground-breaking Activities Regarding Construction of Manufacturing Facility for Pivotal Phase III Cancer Trial
3. Covance to Present at Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
4. The Quigley Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter & 2007 Annual Results; Increases Investment to $6.5 million in Pharmaceutical R&D in 2007
5. Uroplasty, Inc. Reports Presentations of Urgent(R) PC Studies at the 2008 Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates Annual Symposium
6. McGuire Memorial to Host Annual Gala and Auction Event
7. 4th annual Templeton-Cambridge fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists
8. NeurogesX to Present at Susquehanna Financial Groups 2nd Annual SIGnificant Options in Healthcare Conference
9. NightHawk Radiology Holdings, Inc. to Speak at the Cowen and Company 28th Annual Health Care Conference on March 18, 2008
10. Health Clubs Open Doors Free for 5th Annual Get Active America! Month and Become Gateway to Healthy Living
11. Cryo-Cell International to Hold 2008 Annual Meeting on July 15, 2008
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... FL (PRWEB) December 26, 2014 India ... health insurance in the USA, announced today a new ... assist members in choosing the right plan for their ... the complexity out of the selection process when choosing ... by age group with only a few clicks. Many ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... This is a professional and in-depth study on ... a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides ... manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and ... This report provides a basic overview of the industry ... part, the report presents the company profile, product specifications, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... “Every three months the trends for ... evening dress will be one of the hottest styles in ... says. Today, the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening dresses, ... off. , “We are trying our best to help ... latest designs. Along with affordable prices, we provide discounted delivery ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... BambooFlooringChina.com sells many bamboo products and ... Today, the company announces big discounts on its ... colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s leader in bamboo ... valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , The bamboo mats ... a natural thread. All the bamboo strips for the ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... -- The risk of burns from fires and cooking ... be extra cautious, an expert says. "Between Thanksgiving ... in patients coming in with burns," said Dr. Steven ... Burn Center of Stony Brook University Hospital in New ... but if not careful, could quickly turn tragic," Sandoval ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:India Network Health Insurance Announces new Comprehensive Pre-existing Condition Coverage policy for Visitors to the United States 2Health News:India Network Health Insurance Announces new Comprehensive Pre-existing Condition Coverage policy for Visitors to the United States 3Health News:Sterilizers Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2009-2019 Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 2Health News:Sterilizers Industry Global and Chinese Analysis for 2009-2019 Now Available at ReportsnReports.com 3Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Don't Let Burns Mar Your Holidays 2
... undergo structured treatment to quit smoking are significantly more ... new research suggests that high-risk smokers with acute cardiovascular ... with an intensive smoking cessation program. ,“Smoking ... disease,” said author Syed M. Mohiuddin, MD, FCCP, Creighton ...
... Children's Hospital of Philadelphia could not be prouder to ... unit for mothers carrying a fetus with a known ... Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit will offer comprehensive medical ... ,The new eight-bed labor and delivery unit ...
... scientists have come up with a study they believe to be ... to stroke risks in the elderly.// ,Fine particle ... less than 2.5 microns, about 1/30th the width of a human ... burning of fossil fuels. Ultra-fine particles are less than 0.1 microns ...
... A new study shows that eating ‘eatable’ portions of watercress every ... Scientists led by Dr. Ian Rowland, from the University of Ulster, ... , The study involved 30 men and 30 women, ... were given 85g of watercress the popular leafy vegetable used in ...
... Wyeth Pharma was given a favorable verdict in a case ... case was filed by Helen Rush of Little Rock.// ... prempro of Wyeth Pharma had caused breast cancer in her. ... Rush’s genetic factors and smoking would anyway have led her ...
... study conducted by the University of Arizona brought some ... women.// ,Professor Charles Gerba heading the $40,000 ... apparently seem to harbor more bacteria then most workplace ... more. Women, tend to have three to four times ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Intense Cessation Treatment Proves Successful in High-Risk Smokers 2Health News:Special Delivery Unit for Pregnant Moms With Birth Defects in Fetus 2Health News:Smog in Warm Weather may Contribute to Stroke Risks in Elderly: Study 2Health News:How Women Attract More Bacteria Then Men 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 23, 2014   Assurex Health, a ... to healthcare providers for behavioral health and chronic ... $30 million in equity financing from new and ... , President and Chief Executive Officer. ... development of Assurex Health,s GeneSight ® ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE MKT: ... biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded generics ... the Company achieved the Public Notice (Gong Shi) ... of TPI,s Qionglai Facility (QLF) from the China ... period is a significant procedure of GMP certification ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014  Medical Science Liaisons play ... key link between the medical device industry and key ... in the coming years as the device industry relies ... According to research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, ... an important edge is by harnessing new technology to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 2Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 3Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 4TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 2TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 3Role of Medical Science Liaisons Evolving in Medical Device Sector 2
... 2011 The Children,s Hospital of Philadelphia announced today ... an initiative created by the Bill & Melinda Gates ... that address persistent health and development challenges.   ... Children,s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman ...
... Nov. 7, 2011 Communication efforts on behalf of the ... and sophisticated as they are today, according to a ... New Message," authored by Nancy J. Hicks and Christina Mazzola ... public relations agencies. The book, released this fall ...
Cached Medicine Technology:The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Funding 2The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Funding 3New Book Highlights Opportunities for Healthcare Industry Communications 2New Book Highlights Opportunities for Healthcare Industry Communications 3New Book Highlights Opportunities for Healthcare Industry Communications 4New Book Highlights Opportunities for Healthcare Industry Communications 5
... Application: Pipette tips in a rack ... Product features of Autoclavable Racks: Can ... Tips supplied in racks with an ... row of tips is specifically designed ...
... presented in convenient, steady, Tipack racks, ... up directly from the rack. To ... are loaded without manual intervention. Tipack ... sticker. Fully autoclavable, Tipacks are robust ...
MBP's 200 ul large orifice tip is perfect for handling fragile cells, viscous samples and genomic....
... Ready to use: when presented in ... are easy to pick up directly ... contamination, the 96 tips are loaded ... sealed with a security sticker. Fully ...
Medicine Products: