NIH stimulus funding supports Emory biomedical scientists
... At least 50 research projects
so far, supported by more than $10 million in ... February, opened up funding opportunities for new projects
as well as supplemental funding for projects
that already are well on their way to achieving ...
Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research
... ," said Secretary Steven Chu. "The projects
provide vital funding and new tools for research ... toughest challenges."
Among the new approved projects
Several initiatives to advance civilian ... projects, including $164.7 million for projects
already allocated as follows:
Fermi National ...
CWRU receives $5 million from Ohio Third Frontier Commission
... This funding will be matched by each of the projects
to create a $10 million grant benefiting stem ... "We have linked corporate partners to our major projects
and have been gratified by the development of a ...
The commercial projects
are expected to generate significant near term ...
Europe and China watching Earth together
... on the progress of ongoing Dragon 2 research projects
using data from ESA and Chinese Earth observation ... exploitation of ESA EO data in China via joint projects
led by Chinese and European scientists. Dragon 2 ... in 25 joint research projects.
The ongoing projects
cover the following themes: land environment, ...
NYU Langone Medical Center awarded NIH grants totaling $1,560,000
... at NYU Langone Medical Center are two of several projects
being conducted through the NIH Roadmap for ... funding, the HPM will support pilot demonstration projects
by researchers that will sample the microbiomes ... the United States to conduct pilot demonstration projects
on behalf of the HMP.
"The Human Microbiome ...
McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects
... (CFI) investment of $32,649,184 supporting five projects
led by Dr. David Plant, Dr. Paul Lasko, Dr. David ... funds," said Thrien. "These are important projects
by world-class researchers in areas that will ... this important continuing support."
Laboratories for Broadband ...
NIH funds $9.5 million for research on HIV and the human innate immune system
... compared to other body sites.
FOUR RESEARCH projects
Through four research projects
funded by the grant, researchers will examine ... such as HPV.
According to Weinberg, the projects
are highly focused and collaborative and tap the ...
Stanford's Woods Institute awards new round of Environmental Venture Projects
... has awarded four new Environmental Venture projects
(EVP) grants for interdisciplinary research aimed ... for the American West. "Many of the earliest projects
funded by the program have now come to ... will host the first Environmental Venture projects
Symposium on Oct. 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the ...
Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology launches new projects
... In the second call for proposals, projects
focus on either the development of new ... responsible for the evaluation process of the 19 projects
submitted. The decision was made based on the ... Hence, total investment for these six RTDs projects
will be at least 55 Million Francs. ...
URI receives $18 million grant to strengthen biomedical research capacity in Rhode Island
... biomedical and behavioral science research projects
of at least 22 faculty from the network ... areas were chosen because a majority of the projects
supported by the grant fall in these scientific ... The earlier grants supported 45 faculty research projects
at network institutions. Research support during ...
NIH announces new program to develop therapeutics for rare and neglected diseases
... is low. Between 80 percent and 90 percent of projects
fail there, never making it to clinical trials. ... has extensive experience building collaborative projects
with investigators from across the research ... up an oversight process to help it decide which projects
addressing the thousands of rare and neglected ...
Accolade for solar-hydrogen project
... sector. The awards were given to nine outstanding projects
by 11 universities and institutes from six ... and social scientists are working on research projects
totalling more than 8 million in collaboration ... energy sector, including E.ON and Rolls Royce on projects
funded by the UK research councils, the ...
Carbon measuring system to help mitigate climate change
... can also improve livelihoods, it is hoped to make projects
that address carbon impacts more attractive. The ... forests and crops. Natural resource management projects
claim to have carbon benefits and organisations ... benefits. It would also allow managers of new projects
to look at the carbon impact their activities ...
Genome projects launched for three extreme-environment animals
... announced today the launch of three new genome projects
that focus on animals living in extreme ... altiplano animal: the Tibetan antelope.
will be carried out using Next-generation ... completion of several other large genome projects
at BGI-Shenzhen, including the Panda and the ...
Sea Grant awards $820,000 for research under EPA's Long Island Sound study
... Long Island Sound Study research grants to five projects
that will look into some of the most serious ... ecosystem. Research results from the two-year projects
are expected to provide valuable information to ... the Long Island Sound watershed.
will examine hypoxia--the condition of low oxygen ...
Autism Speaks funds $5 million to studies on genetic and environmental risk factors for autism
... neuroimaging. This support will allow these two projects
to expand data collection in each project during ... A number of the researchers involved in these two projects
are also members of the Autism Speaks- and ... enhancement of the interdisciplinary nature of projects
of infant sibs at risk for autism.
One of ...
GUMC young scientist selected postdoc Fellow at National Space Biomedical Research Institute
In the NSBRI, the Fellows' research projects
address areas of interest to exploration missions ... peer-reviewed science, technology and education projects
at more than 60 institutions across the United States.
The Institute's science and technology projects
address bone and muscle loss, cardiovascular ...
3 new informatics pilot projects to aid clinical and translational scientists nationwide
... (NIH) has awarded three contracts for pilot projects
to improve informatics support for researchers ... facilitate the exchange of information. The pilot projects
will be led by Case Western Reserve University, ... said NCRR Director Barbara M. Alving, M.D. "The projects
are one important part of a larger effort to ...
Human genomics in China
... the NSFC committee to initiate
some major projects
for human genome research. His efforts were ... resources and secured the development of the projects
and centers. Take the South Center as an example. ...
scientific teams for major scientific research projects
and how to efficiently coordinate the nation-wide ...
Argonne advancing DOE INCITE scientific research projects
... in science and engineering research, twenty eight projects
have been awarded 400 million hours of computing ... a competitively selected group of 66 scientific projects
announced by DOE's Office of Science (SC). ... computationally intensive, large-scale research projects
to researchers from industry, academia, and ...
2009 DOE INCITE projects allocated at ORNL
... or INCITE, program.
Thirty eight separate projects
will advance breakthrough research in critical ... scientific achievement. In the past year, INCITE projects
at the LCF have conducted the largest, most ... of scientific problems."
Energy assurance projects
will also play a prominent role. Fusion energy ...
Harmonizing Biobank Research Conference in 2009
... harmonisation and infrastructure agendas. These projects
span population-based and special populations ... TISS.EU, etc). The collective output from these projects
have already made significant inroads in ... platforms are core to the success of many projects
such as the recently funded European Network of ...
More freedom to take risks: DFG funds the first Reinhart Koselleck Projects
... funding under the DFG's Reinhart Koselleck projects
programme. They will each receive a lump sum of ... period.
The DFG's Reinhart Koselleck projects
grants programme allows recognised scientists and researchers to conduct research projects
that would be impossible under the auspices of ...
EPA and USDA should create new initiative to better monitor nutrients
... to implement a network of pollution-control pilot projects
to evaluate local and downstream water-quality ... reduction of discharged pollutants from the NCII projects
would have little effect on the gulf's dead zone because the projects
would cover only a small portion of the sources ...
Dune and dirty: Hurricane teaches lessons through ecosystem research
... who was managing several ecosystem research projects
on Galveston Island when the 2008 hurricane ... Feagin was managing several ecosystem research projects
on Galveston Island when the 2008 hurricane ... University at Galveston.
One of Feagin's dune projects
- planting of sea oats at Galveston State Park - ...
Ants may help researchers unlock mysteries of human aging process
... to know."
More about HHMI Awards
The eight projects
were selected from among 62 proposals submitted ... Institute will evaluate the success of the eight projects
selected in this pilot phase, and may expand the program in coming years. HHMI selected projects
that could represent breakthroughs that explore ...
NIH funds 16 Science Education Partnership Awards
... educators and community organizations, SEPA projects
help improve public understanding of NIH-funded ... to choose science as a career path.
advance science and health education through ways ... planetariums. Through diverse venues, these new projects
will continue the SEPA tradition of encouraging ...
Heart valves that grow with the patient
... on 3 December in Berlin, researchers and research projects
funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft ... initiate the process of bringing credible projects
and products to the market. This, in the DFG's ... to use this money for independent research projects
of their choice with a minimum of red tape. Six ...
The Rett Syndrome Research Trust launches operations
... inaugural international meeting, RSRT's initial projects
build the foundation for a drug discovery platform. Our first five projects
represent diverse yet complimentary approaches to ... of target areas, and control of MECP2.
include an international collaboration sponsored ...
Stevens awarded $1M for advanced biofuels research
... invest up to $4.4 million in these university projects
for their research into how non-food feedstocks ... which brings the entire investment into these six projects
to $5.7 million.
Stevens will receive its $1 ... higher-education institutions selected for their projects
are the University of Toledo, for its plans to ...
NIH EUREKA grant awarded to University of Miami scientist
... Dr. Chiba's study is one of 38 research projects
that will be funded by the $42.2 million grant. ... per year for up to four years, in support of projects
that could have an extraordinary influence on ... Health specifically for exceptionally innovative projects
that could have a major impact on biomedical ...
NIH EUREKA award funds research at WPI aimed at turning adult skin cells into stem-like cells
... created to fund exceptionally innovative research projects
that could have an extraordinarily significant ... or technical challenges.
promise remarkable outcomes that could ... project funded by the Defense Advanced Research projects
Agency (DARPA), the first phase of a major effort ...
Ecological Society of America criticizes administration's overhaul of the Endangered Species Act
... changes eliminating the requirement for federal projects
to undergo independent scientific review. The ... agencies to decide for themselves whether their projects
would harm endangered animals and plants.
"The ... to judge the potential risks of their own projects
and could opt to forgo the consultation.
Restoring Alabama's coast
... the DISL will construct shoreline restoration projects
at two sites: the northeast shoreline of Point ... boat ramp site in Orange Beach. Both of these projects
will utilize oyster shell breakwaters to protect ... efforts. In early spring 2009, construction projects
will commence at Boggy Point and Point aux Pins ...
Evaluating ecosystem services
... in the Western Hemisphere, ecosystem services projects
receive on average four times more money from ... more interested parties.
"Ecosystem services projects
are far more likely to engage a wider variety of ... increase the chances that ecosystem service projects
will be successful.
The researchers will ...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers receive $10.8 million
... causes AIDS. The grant will fund four coordinated projects
ranging from basic laboratory research to ... that seems to be caused by this activation. Our projects
hope to shed light on how HIV causes immune ... deficiency."
The four interdisciplinary projects
will explore different aspects of how HIV ...
Michael J. Fox Foundation Funds $1.1 Million for Cutting-edge Approaches to Parkinson's Disease
... high-reward Parkinson's disease research projects
under the initiative in the first half of the ... one-year basic, preclinical or clinical research projects
in any Parkinson's-relevant arena. The program ... criteria emphasize speed and novelty. Funded projects
typically are strong ideas being tested for the ...
Mangroves key to saving lives
... programs demonstrating that low-cost locally led projects
have a much higher rate of success than high-cost ... initiatives ranging from small community projects
to large scale international development ... the authors found that the most successful projects
had been low budget and locally led. One World ...
New round of Environmental Venture Projects from Stanford's Woods Institute
... a total of $781,691 over the next two years for projects
designed to solve some of the world's most ... was especially gratified to see some compelling projects
that have not only excellent science but also ... immediate area of interest."
Here are the five projects
awarded EVP grants this year:
Social and ...
Great Ape Trust's Wich lead author of Oryx paper on continuing orangutan population declines
... 1996 to 1999.
"Both are examples of ill-advised projects
with few benefits to local economies but major ... costs," Wich et al. wrote.
"However, as such projects
provide substantial revenue for a small group of ... political will is needed to prevent similar projects
in the future."
The experts' report includes ...