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A Canada-wide technology platform for mapping the human interactome

... project, the International Interactome initiative (I3), aimed at developing new technologies and ... and the creation of the International Interactome initiative (I3), along with Dr. Coulombe. "I am proud ... is coordinating such an important Canada-wide initiative under the leaderschip of Dr. Coulombe. The IRCM ...

DNA-Prokids: Genetic identification against traffic in human beings

... That was the start of DNA-Prokids, an initiative which has been praised by authorities and experts ... systems". To date, there is no other specific initiative aimed at missing children identification based ... expressed interest in. DNA-Prokids is an initiative of the UGR Genetic Identification Laboratory, in ...

UTSA wins $500,000 to develop biosensor and regenerative medicine Ph.D. program

... five years to develop a unique Graduate Program initiative emphasizing biosensors and regenerative medicine. ... academic institutions. UTSA's Graduate Program initiative builds upon existing programs in its College of ... By working together, the students in this program initiative will better understand the complex healthcare ...

International public-private partnership offers new paradigm for medicinal chemistry

... has announced a 4.1 million investment in a new initiative to generate small molecule inhibitors "chemical ... and Biochemistry at the University of Oxford. The initiative could offer a new model for future interactions ... obesity and Alzheimer's disease. The SGC-led initiative aims to develop "chemical probes", small ...

HJF nursing specialist wins prestigious Celina Field Cargiver Award

... the Army's Regional Anesthesia & Pain Management initiative at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, has won the ... the Army Regional Anesthesia & Pain Management initiative seeks to improve the management of pain in military and civilian medicine. The initiative is a collaborative research partnership of the ...

Global Viral Forecasting Initiative receives $11M to implement pandemic early warning system

... The Global Viral Forecasting initiative (GVFI), a nonprofit research initiative dedicated to preventing pandemics, has received ... it. The innovative Global Viral Forecasting initiative is aimed at finding dangerous viruses when it is ...

Governor Doyle announces historic genomic research collaboration

... addresses diseases. The Wisconsin Genomics initiative is a collaborative research effort among the ... health care, and the Wisconsin Genomics initiative will solidify the state's national and ... Representative Dave Obey. "The Wisconsin Genomics initiative is all about getting us to that future. I'm proud ...

NIH's Genes, Environment and Health Initiative adds 6 studies

... The Genes, Environment and Health initiative (GEI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ... co-chair of the GEI coordinating committee. "This initiative will yield valuable information about the ... School, Boston, $850,000. Genes and Environment initiative in Glaucoma. Data from the genome-wide ...

Penn announces $50M Penn Integrates Knowledge neurosciences initiative

... PIK professorships, a University-wide initiative launched by Gutmann in 2005, are awarded to ... million Penn Integrates Knowledge Neuroscience initiative is in addition to several significant ... the new Penn Integrates Knowledge Neuroscience initiative will allow Penn to continue to lead the ...

OU researchers isolate microorganisms that convert hydrocarbons to natural gas

... fuels to the corrosion of pipelines. A new OU initiative led by Joseph Suflita, Director of the Institute ... inside such facilities. Suflita says, "The OU initiative is the only major U.S. initiative of its kind devoted to the problem of ...

World-class environment vision to 'bring back the species'

... called the Woodland Recovery Initiative. This initiative will: replenish approximately 100ha of ... Glenthorne Trust Fund The success of this initiative will be dependent on the University's ability to ... of $20 million to establish the Woodland Recovery initiative at Glenthorne over the first five years, with at ...

American Society for Microbiology supports 'One Health' initiative

... of all species. The goals of the One Health initiative are consistent with the ASM mission of applying ... Committee. Development of the One Health initiative began in 2007 with the American Veterinary ... scheduled to release its report in June 2008. The initiative has also been endorsed by the American Medical ...

Autism Speaks announces multinational initiative

... South and Central America. This multinational initiative will help to raise awareness and develop research ... American autism research and services training initiative is an important step toward providing better ... both the social and scientific impact on this initiative and provide specific training to professional ...

SHRM CEO Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Social Security

... . About the Human Resource initiative for a Legal Workforce The Human Resource initiative for a Legal Workforce ... every sector of the American economy. The HR initiative and its members are seeking to improve the ...

HR Initiative Endorses Bill to Create an Effective, Mandatory Federal Employment Verification System

... for it," Meisinger concluded. The HR initiative for a Legal Workforce includes the ... . The Human Resource initiative for a Legal Workforce ... every sector of the American economy. The HR initiative and its members are seeking to improve the ...

Major scientific push to tackle agricultural productivity and food security in developing world

... 12 new projects as part of their flagship initiative Sustainable Agriculture Research for ... of all the projects being funded by the new initiative are available in a media briefing at ... BBSRC and DFID announced the SARID initiative in 2006 to foster high-quality research that will ...

FIJI Water announces sustainable growth initiative with commitment to help mitigate climate change

... in the world, announced a Sustainable Growth initiative today that will make its products carbon negative ... Water to counsel them on their sustainability initiative and to develop an ambitious multi-benefit carbon ... biodiversity. FIJI Waters Sustainable Growth initiative is a multi-pronged effort that includes several ...

BASF and Harvard University announce extensive research collaboration

... of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) the initiative will benefit from having strong ties with ... it. By establishing the BASF Advanced Research initiative at Harvard, we can bolster our existing ... and Executive Research Director. "We expect this initiative to generate new and unconventional innovations, ...

Phase 2 of Singapore's Biomedical Sciences Initiative gains momentum for clinical research

... is the focus of our Biomedical Sciences (BMS) initiative Phase 2. This years BMS IAC meeting was the ... one year since the launch of Phase 2 of the BMS initiative by the Biomedical Sciences Executive Committee ... across the multiple sites. Progress of BMS initiative Phase 2 The BMS IAC noted the solid ...

Amid spiralling government interest, world's top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei

... London, and leader of the Mosquito Barcoding initiative (MBI). However, control efforts are ... reveal remarkable progress by the Barcode of Life initiative since the first such conference, at the Natural ... organism research. Barcode of Life initiative (BoLI) is an international movement of ...

Amid spiralling government interest, world's top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei

... London, and leader of the Mosquito Barcoding initiative (MBI). However, control efforts are ... reveal remarkable progress by the Barcode of Life initiative since the first such conference, at the Natural ... organism research. Barcode of Life initiative (BoLI) is an international movement of ...

Genes, Environment and Health Initiative invests in genetic studies, environmental monitoring

... as part of the Genes, Environment and Health initiative (GEI), a unique collaboration between geneticists ... all have an influence on our health. This new initiative will use innovative genomic tools as well as new ... Secretary Leavitt first launched the GEI initiative in February 2006 as a proposal in the President's ...

Bioterrorism and disaster preparedness explored in special issue of Medical Decision Making

... Anthrax Attack: A Model-Based Analysis of CDC's Cities Readiness initiative Prophylaxis Recommendations," examines one of the CDC's principal bioterrorism-response programs, the Cities Readiness initiative (CRI), a program that recommends the medical countermeasures necessary to ...

Study on keeping nuclear bombs from US ports shows misplaced fear over cargo scanning cost

... overseas. . The paper argues that a test program, the Secure Freight initiative (SFI), could be adapted to successfully manage the large volume of ... implemented by U.S. customs authorities under the Container Security initiative (CSI), can be cumbersome and costly. "The CSI and SFI protocols differ ...

Hunt for 'climate-ready' crops accelerates as organizations search seed collections worldwide

... (CGIAR) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Global Partnership initiative for Plant Breeding Capacity (GIPB). "We want to support scientists to ... samples. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Global Partnership initiative for Plant Breeding Capacity (GIPB) is supporting efforts by plant breeders ...

NIH announces new program to develop therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases

... and neglected diseases. The $24 million program jumpstarts a trans-NIH initiative called the Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases Program, or TRND. ... from discovery to the marketplace. And the failure rate is high. "This initiative is really good news for patients with rare or neglected diseases," said ...

University of Liverpool awarded $3.3 million for genomics hub

... the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) is part of a 7 million initiative by the MRC to boost the UK research community's access to cutting-edge ... as engagement with industry, the NHS and Regional Genetics Services. This initiative will engender innovative ways of working and enable new and exciting ...

Rules proposed to save the world's coral reefs

... ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. "The Coral Triangle initiative is one of the most important marine conservation measures ever undertaken ... being carried out across the region which will assist the Coral Triangle initiative to achieve its goals, he said. ...

The first DFG research centers to be funded for another four years

... thus, also become a model for the clusters of excellence in the Excellence initiative of the federal and state governments," said Kleiner. For the ... also funded as clusters of excellence within the scope of the Excellence initiative of the federal and state governments. ...

$10 million Simons Foundation gift supports new initiative with Institute for Advanced Study

... Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., have established a joint initiative in biology supported by a $10 million gift from The Simons Foundation, it ... computational aspects of biological systems will serve as a model for this initiative to explore quantitative and theoretical approaches in biology. ...

Pitt-led researchers create quick, simple fluorescent detector for TB

... glow. The group's research was funded as part of a major new research initiative from Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The institute announced March ... and Piuri was related to that effort. More information about the HHMI initiative is available on the institute's Web site at ...

Eugene-Springfield face Upper Willamette climate threats

... to a report produced by the University of Oregon's Climate Leadership initiative and the National Center for Conservation Science & Policy. The authors ... regional reports are the result of work of the UO's Climate Leadership initiative and the National Center for Conservation Science & Policy in partnership ...

Tigers get a stimulus plan

... will provide initial support and early action under the Global Tiger initiative announced last June by Robert B. Zoellick, President of the World Bank Group. The Global Tiger initiative (GTI) includes plans to support country dialogues in tiger range states, a ...

Understanding extinct microbes may influence the state of modern human health

... microbes living on and within people. A National Institutes of Health initiative is looking at helpful bacteria found on the skin, in the esophagus and in ... to as "human microbiomes." Appropriately named, NIH refers to this initiative as the "Human Microbiome Project," analogous to the "Human Genome ...

4 years after tsunami: Corals stage comeback

... together pledged over $32 million over a five-year period towards this initiative alongside contributions from other major donors, including the Global ... The U.S. Department of State along with the International Coral Reef initiative (ICRI) through recent commemorations of 2008 as the International Year of ...

Oregon's Rogue River Basin to face climate-change hurdles

... to a report coordinated by the University of Oregon's Climate Leadership initiative and the National Center for Conservation Science & Policy. Among the ... The four documents are being prepared by the UO's Climate Leadership initiative and the Ashland, Ore.,-based National Center for Conservation Science & ...

EPA and USDA should create new initiative to better monitor nutrients

... of Agriculture should jointly establish a Nutrient Control Implementation initiative (NCII) to learn more about the effectiveness of actions meant to improve ... monitoring and research. "A Nutrient Control Implementation initiative would represent an important step toward EPA developing water-quality ...

ESA satellites focusing on the Arctic

... via the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) a joint initiative between ESA and the EC to combine all available space- and ground-based ... altimetry. Data collected over the Arctic since 1991 is part of an ESA initiative on Climate Change that was being presented to ESA Member States at its ...

Latin American Science Initiative Puts Tropical Rainforest Diversity Online

... of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. The Latin American Plant initiative aims to make plant samples in herbaria available worldwide by placing ... Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the initiative was announced in Oct. 2007 at the Smithsonian in Panama, one of the ...

OSA's ISP launches with research on breathing disorders and congenital heart defects

... stages of heart development. The research takes advantage of ISP, an initiative undertaken by OSA in partnership with the National Library of Medicine, ... support of the United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research. This initiative allows scientists to expand upon traditional research results by providing ...
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