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2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

... of their independent research careers. Basic scientist Harmit Singh Malik, Ph.D., and cancer-prevention ... in the laboratory of Hutchinson Center basic scientist Steven Henikoff, Ph.D. "Harmit thinks ... Presidential Early Career Award recipients: basic scientist Cecilia Moens, Ph.D., who studies the zebrafish ...

Two Central High (Philadelphia) grads honored by AIBS

... Since 1972, AIBS has presented the Distinguished scientist Award annually to individuals who have made ... Virginia. The 2009 AIBS Distinguished scientist Award was presented to Joseph Felsenstein, Ph.D. ... Gross, Ph.D. received the 2006 AIBS Distinguished scientist Award for his contributions to the field of ...

Collaboration leads to success: Most powerful computer of its kind in western N.Y. available worldwide

... BUFFALO, N.Y. Local scientist Dr. Russ Miller is leading the rollout of ... at both Hauptman-Woodward as a senior scientist and at the University at Buffalo as a ... for years," Dr. Charles M. Weeks, senior research scientist at HWI, said. "These efforts have resulted in a ...

UF scientist tapped by Howard Hughes Medical Institute to pursue 'best ideas'

... GAINESVILLE, Fla. A University of Florida scientist whose interest in embryonic development and ... a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career scientist today (Thursday, March 26), a distinction given ... UF Genetics Institute, became the only Florida scientist to be selected for the competitive HHMI program, ...

Whitehead member Peter Reddien named HHMI Early Career Scientist

... Whitehead Member Peter Reddien an Early Career scientist appointment, a six-year funded position that ... "I am thrilled to receive the HHMI Early Career scientist position," says Reddien. "HHMI has a remarkable ... three Whitehead alumni are receiving Early Career scientist awards: Kevin Eggan (Jaensich postdoctoral ...

Threats to biodiversity rise in the world's Mediterranean-climate regions

... biodiversity on Earth", says Dr. Rebecca Shaw, a scientist with The Nature Conservancy's California program ... says lead author Dr. Emma Underwood, a research scientist at the Information Center for the Environment at ... resources," says co-author Kirk Klausmeyer, a scientist with The Nature Conservancy. ...

AAAS Symposium: Emerging threats to tropical, temperate and ocean ecosystems

... 13 at 10:30. William Laurance, senior staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, ... advances. Jeremy Jackson, emeritus staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute ... Bruce Stein, formerly vice president and chief scientist at Natureserve, and now with the National ...

Tracking poultry litter phosphorus: Threat of accumulation?

... dissertation research at Yale University, scientist Jane Hill worked with scientist Barbara Cade-Menun at Stanford University to ... Dr. Cade-Menun is currently a nutrient cycling scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada at the ...

New satellite data reveal impact of Olympic pollution controls

... restrictions. According to atmospheric scientist Jacquelyn Witte and colleagues from NASA's ... to be minimal, explained Mark Schoeberl, project scientist for the Aura mission and a contributor to the ... explained Kenneth Pickering, another Goddard scientist involved in the research . Witte and ...

Jupiter's shrinking red spot

... tub, inspired as he watched the water spill out, scientist though the ages have solved many of life's ... velocity measurements. According to Berkeley scientist Xylar Asay-Davis these maps represent the highest ... as far as 10 rows away. Moreover, lead scientist Michael Plesniak says, the eddies' interaction ...

PNNL leadership in carbon sequestration featured at international conference

... WASHINGTON Internationally recognized climate scientist and economist Jae Edmonds will speak on Monday ... management challenge. Edmonds is a chief scientist at the Joint Global Change Research Institute ... College Park. PNNL's Jim Dooley, a senior staff scientist at JGCRI, will participate in the closing plenary ...

Soil Science Society of America presents awards in Houston

... early career soil scientist, agronomist, or crop scientist in recognition of significant contributions. The ... Bordenave is the president and owner of the soil scientist consulting firm, InterMountain Resources (IMR), ... Research Award. Jorge A. Delgado is a soil scientist with USDA-ARS and Fellow of the SSSA, SWCS and ...

Soil Science Society of America presents 2008 fellows

... Bushland, TX. Steve R. Evett is research soil scientist at the USDA-ARS Conservation and Production ... of Missouri. Newell R. Kitchen is a soil scientist with the Cropping Systems and Water Quality ... Soil Tilth Laboratory. David A. Laird is a soil scientist with the USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory ...

Minnesota ecology professor wins international award for biodiversity and biofuels research

... which is one of the most prestigious honors a scientist can receive, is given to one individual in a ... it more that Dave Tilman. His stature as a scientist honors the university, the college, his ... Tilman was named the most cited environmental scientist for 1997-2007 by Essential Science Indicators in ...

Duke stem cell biologist wins 3 major awards in 1 month

... of discovery research at Duke." "My job as a scientist is to tackle difficult questions and see how they ... on Sept. 22. Kuo also won a Distinguished scientist Award from the Sontag Foundation for his research ... successful therapy. Only two Sontag Distinguished scientist Awards were given this year. "These awards ...

Unexplored Arctic region to be mapped

... difficult, and sometimes dangerous," said USGS scientist Deborah Hutchinson, who will sail aboard Louis. ... using a multibeam bathymetry system," said USGS scientist Jonathan Childs, chief scientist on Healy during the September cruise. "Unlike ...

Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia

... forest dynamics. He has served as a contributing scientist on the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project, the ... 1972 through 1993 he was employed as a research scientist with the National Park Service at Yosemite ... van Wagtendonk has been employed as a research scientist with the U. S. Geological Survey at Yosemite. ...

Multithreaded supercomputer seeks software for data-intensive computing

... advanced architecture," said PNNL computational scientist Daniel Chavarra. In previously published work, PNNL computational scientist Jarek Nieplocha used a predecessor of the Cray ... on the Cray XMT," said Georgia Tech computational scientist and engineer David A. Bader. "It's like finding a ...

USGS to help Chile develop volcano early warning system

... Chaitn Volcano prior to the eruption," said USGS scientist John Ewert, who noted that 5,000 residents were ... to flow through the town of Chaitn," said USGS scientist Andy Lockhart, who was on the ground at Chaitn. ... these potentially dangerous events," said USGS scientist John Pallister. ...

Ape language pioneer Savage-Rumbaugh receives honorary Ph.D. from alma mater

... Iowa May 22, 2008 Dr. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, scientist With Special Standing at Great Ape Trust of Iowa ... and went on to a storied career. As the first scientist to conduct language studies with bonobos, her ... research in 2007 and assumed the position of scientist with Special Standing, a designation Great Ape ...

AIBS honors outstanding contributions to the biological sciences

... award winners for 2008: Distinguished scientist Award: Terry L. Yates , University of New Mexico ... will posthumously receive the Distinguished scientist Award , presented to individuals who have made ... sciences. Blockstein is currently a senior scientist with the National Council for Science and the ...

USGS April 2008 science picks

... Just what does a bear do in the woods? USGS scientist Kate Kendall knows. Kendalls group recently used ... recent paper in Ecology Letters authored by USGS scientist Tom Stohlgren and colleagues. Over the past 400 ... also inadvertently records migrating birds. USGS scientist Rick Sojda has been working with a Montana State ...

NASA satellite measures pollution from east Asia to North America

... East Asia. Hongbin Yu, an associate research scientist of the University of Maryland Baltimore County ... also a co-author of this study and an atmospheric scientist at NASA Goddard, suggests that European pollution ... said study co-author Lorraine Remer, a physical scientist and member of the MODIS science team at NASA ...

Academy honors 13 for major contributions to science

... of the Earth goes to STANLEY R. HART, senior scientist emeritus, department of marine geology and ... notable discovery in molecular biology by a young scientist goes to ANGELIKA AMON, investigator, Howard ... the Institute for Scientific Information, and THE scientist in honor of J. Murray Luck and has been presented ...

Relevance of rice research recognized

... Japanese yen ($4,630). CGIAR Outstanding scientist Award Compounding his reputation as an ... received at the CGIAR AGM the Groups Outstanding scientist Award, which honors original work by a senior scientist whose contributions have actual or potential ...

Oosight microscope enables embryonic stem cell breakthrough

... using technology invented at the MBL by senior scientist Rudolf Oldenbourg, Ph.D., and research associate ... of MBL research pioneered by Distinguished scientist Shinya Inou. In the 1950s, Inou was one of the ... by Michael Shribak, Ph.D., associate research scientist at the MBL. The Oosight has the same optical ...

Cassini on the trail of a runaway mystery

... mysterious process," said John Spencer, Cassini scientist with the composite infrared spectrometer team ... on Iapetus," said Tilmann Denk, Cassini imaging scientist at the Free University in Berlin, Germany. "Dusty ... very interesting," said Amanda Hendrix, Cassini scientist on the ultraviolet imaging spectrograph team at ...

$22 million gift from Alfred Taubman launches new biomedical research institute

... treatment for a human disease. Each scientist will receive a three-year grant that will provide ... Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., a neurologist and scientist whose laboratory has already received $7 million ... David Pinsky, M.D., a cardiologist and scientist who studies proteins involved in preventing the ...

Scientists launch deep-sea scientific drilling program to study volatile earthquake zone

... will sail from Nov. 17-Dec. 19, 2007, with new scientist participation. Logging While Drilling (LWD) ... current NanTroSEIZE expedition is led by Co-Chief scientist Harold Tobin, a marine geologist on the faculty of University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Co-Chief scientist Masa Kinoshita, a marine geophysicist at the ...

Singapore National Science and Technology Awards

... Goh Chee Kiang and Mr Teo Tee Yong. Young scientist Award 2007 The YSA recognises young ... Technology and Research (A*STAR). The Young scientist Award (YSA) is organised by Singapore National ... Academy of Science (SNAS) was the chair for Young scientist Award committee. This years NSTA winners ...

Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides

... URBANA - In a little over seven hours, University of Illinois weed scientist Patrick Tranel got more genetic information about waterhemp than in two ... group of amaranthus weeds, it's a good model for weed genomics. "A weed scientist in Georgia, where there's a lot of Palmer amaranth another pigweed ...

Nanocrystals reveal activity within cells

... be used to study biomolecules one at a time," said Bruce Cohen, a staff scientist in the Biological Nanostructures Facility at Berkeley Lab's nanoscience ... Gang Han, led by Cohen, Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures staff scientist Jim Schuck and Inorganic Nanostructures Facility Director Delia Milliron, ...

NASA uses satellite to unearth innovation in crop forecasting

... the the Joint Assembly of the American Geophysical Union in Toronto, NASA scientist John Bolten described a new modeling product that uses data from the ... and help drive international commodity markets," said Bolten, a physical scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. "But crop estimates ...

Coral 'can't escape the heat'

... by humanity's carbon emissions. The warning comes from the eminent scientist who has used coral from the Great Barrier Reef to reveal disturbing ... Jaeger, FAA, FRS, to Australian Earth science. The award is made to a scientist for investigations of a high order into the solid Earth or its oceans ...

Researchers report 'moderately large' potential for red tide outbreak in Gulf of Maine region

... in spring. In October 2008, a survey team led by Don Anderson, a senior scientist in the WHOI Biology Department and the lead investigator of the Gulf of ... the magnitude of the bloom, oceanographers Dennis McGillicuddy, a senior scientist in the WHOI Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering department, and his ...

Innerscope Research(R) Receives Three Great Minds Innovation Awards from the Advertising Research Foundation

... CEO Dr. Carl Marci Wins Gold Innovation Award; Senior scientist Dr. Caleb Siefert Wins Silver Innovation Award; President Brian Levine ... from the Great Minds Rising Star Awards. Dr. Siefert, Senior scientist at Innerscope Research and instructor at Harvard Medical School , ...

International climate change researchers meet, review latest findings

... is chaired by UM's Busalacchi. It's the first time in a decade that a U.S. scientist has headed the group. They're meeting at M-Square, UM's research park. ... ocean circulation in the climate system. Gregory Flato , a Canadian scientist who specialty is climate modeling. B.N. Goswami , director of the ...

Innerscope Research(R) Receives Three Great Minds Innovation Awards from the Advertising Research Foundation

... CEO Dr. Carl Marci Wins Gold Innovation Award; Senior scientist Dr. Caleb Siefert Wins Silver Innovation Award; President Brian Levine ... from the Great Minds Rising Star Awards. Dr. Siefert, Senior scientist at Innerscope Research and instructor at Harvard Medical School , ...

Ambati study published in PNAS

... Ambati is a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Distinguished Clinical scientist and a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Clinical scientist in Translational Research. His laboratory is also supported by the ...

Peter Baumann named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist

... Investigator Peter Baumann, Ph.D., has been named an Early Career scientist with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). HHMI appointments are ... with the Stowers Medical Institute (SMI), also was named an Early Career scientist by HHMI. SMI was established in 2005 in Cambridge, Massachusetts by Jim ...
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