Navigation Links
University of Cincinnati researcher receives 'highest' honor awarded to young scientists

CINCINNATIUniversity of Cincinnati (UC) physiologist Jay Hove, PhD, has been named a winner of the prestigious 2006 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

PECASE is recognized as the highest award offered to young scientists by the United States government. Hove, associate professor of molecular and cellular physiology, received the award during a morning reception at the White House Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007. He is the first scientist from UC to receive the honor.

Jay is a great example of the caliber of young faculty UC has been able to recruit, said Jane Henney, MD, senior vice president and provost for health affairs at UCs Academic Health Center. His expertise has resulted in numerous research partnerships within UC and with other institutions.

The PECASE program was initiated by President Clinton in 1996 to honor the extraordinary achievements of young professionals at the outset of their independent research careers in the fields of science and technology.

PECASE candidates must be nominated by one of nine participating U.S. agencies. Hoves nomination came from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Because the NIH recommends only first-time winners of its R01 research grant program for PECASE awards, scientists have just one shot at an NIH nomination.

Hove is the only scientist from Ohio ever to win the PECASE award from a nomination submitted by the NIH. Nine other Ohio-based researchers have won PECASE awards since the programs inception in 1996.

Jay joins the growing list of distinguished research faculty here at the University of Cincinnati, said UC President Nancy Zimpher. Were extremely proud of his accomplishments and were thrilled to add a PECASE award to the line-up of honors received by one of our own.

Hove began his scientific career at Caltech in California, studying the movement of water around swimming fish. UC recruited him in 2004 to head up the zebrafish facility at UCs Genome Research Institute, where he switched his focus to studying the flow of fluid and cells within organs and organ systems with the aid of these freshwater tropicals.

In 2006, Hove was awarded a four-year, $1.53 million R01 grant from the National Center for Research Resources of the NIH to create a laser-illuminated 4-D camera. He hopes the camera will provide scientists with a better way to study cell and fluid movement in three dimensions plus the fourth Dreal time.

Hes working with colleagues at Caltech and the University of Washington to take Caltechs prototype 4-D camera technology and redesign it to fit on the end of a microscope.

Hove says he hopes to have the technology ready by the end of grant period and suspects that it will be useful to researchers studying flow not only in zebrafish models but also in cultured cells and in other animal models where tissues and blood vessels are transparent enough to view.

It was extremely humbling just to be nominated for this kind of recognition, let alone to actually be named a winner, said Hove. Im really very grateful to the NIH and its National Center for Research Resources for their support of my work, and to the people in my lab and the great colleagues and mentors Ive been lucky enough to work with over the years.

Im especially delighted to have the honor of representing the University of Cincinnati on such a grand stage and am thankful for the tremendous support UC has given me as I have developed my research program.


Contact: Dama Kimmon
University of Cincinnati

Related medicine news :

1. Researchers at Cornell University as been reported using research fund by false claims
2. A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health
3. James Cook University urges more medical seats
4. Pill splitting program of University of Michigan can save money
5. Distinguished Scientist Award Conferred on University of Rochester Scientists for Work on Preventing Cavities
6. Yale University guidelines for Physicians and Pharmaceutical industry
7. $ 1.7 Million NYSTAR Award for Binghamton University to Flex Electronics Research Muscle.
8. Florida State University declares a breathtaking study which might solve the Hepatitis C Virus maze and find a cure!
9. Hwang Woo Suk Suspended By Seoul National University
10. Vladeck to head the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
11. Rice University wins Prestigious Grants from HHMI
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a set of 30 kinetic edge graphics ... editors can easily add an informative sidebar to any FCPX production. Create lists, ... self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with the ease of FCPX's drag and ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The moment you stop improving is the ... the needs of advisers and clients but going above and beyond to find ... service. However, there's always room for improvement, which is why the entire Consulting ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his search ... one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful concert posters. The concert was held on ... Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is hard to believe that Joplin's stardom was ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Somu Sivaramakrishnan announced ... franchise owner, Somu now offers travelers, value and care based Travel Services, including ... sales, as well as, cabin upgrades and special amenities such as, shore excursions, ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Pixel Film Studios brings Final ... ProTrailer: Vintage. This newly styled ProTrailer pack comes with 30 all-new vintage-inspired designs, ... giving users limitless opportunities to stylize and create designs quickly and easily, all ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... 2015 ) ... "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type (Reagents & Kits, ... Clinical Diagnostic Labs), Application (Research, Clinical Diagnostics), ... report to their offering. --> ... of the "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type ...
(Date:11/25/2015)...  The total global healthcare industry is expected to grow ... Latin America has the highest projected growth at ... Japan ), is second with growth projected at 11.5%. ... healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, total government funded healthcare was nearly ... to 41.2% in 2013-2014. In real terms, out of pocket ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015  Linden Care, LLC, ... optimizing treatment outcomes for patients suffering from chronic pain, ... for a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) enjoining Express Scripts ... two companies. --> --> ... all of its legal options. --> ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: