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March of Dimes awards $250,000 prize to scientists unraveling the causes of muscular dystrophy

... research has profoundly advanced the science that underlies the understanding of birth defects. The March of Dimes Foundation created the Prize as a tribute to Dr. Jonas Salk, who received Foundation support for his work to create a polio vaccine. Also on May 3, Dr. Campbell and Dr. Kunkel will deliver...

Symposia selected for Entomological Society of America meeting

... Advances in Aquatic Entomology: Celebrating the Role of Aquatic Insects in Scientific Research Diversity and Biology of Parasitoid Hymenoptera: A tribute to Lubomir Masner Phylogeography and Historical Biogeography: What Can Insects Tell Us About the Past? The Long and Short of Longicorns: Ceramby...

International honor for University of East Anglia ocean researcher

...ng to understand how the ocean works is such fun and to be awarded a prize like this, for doing what I enjoy, is the icing on the cake. Really it is a tribute too to the great people in my research group over the years." The Georg Wst Prize is awarded biennially by the German Society for Marine Research a...

AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards

... will be presented on April 3 at the AIUM Annual Convention New York, New York. The Memorial Hall of Fame, established in 1981, serves as a posthumous tribute to a creative and devoted physician, research scientist, or other individual who has been an active member of the AIUM and contributed to the field of...

Safeway gives $685,000 to TGen for breast cancer research

...iomedical research institute, described Safeway's contribution as a special tribute to TGen researchers as they work to conquer cancer and other debilitating d... and produce results,'' Bassoff said. "But today's donation by Safeway is a tribute to you, the work you do in the laboratories, and the many Arizonans who cam...

World's top minds to celebrate 'the birth and life of beginnings'

...e of events. All events are free and open to the public except the March 28 tribute to the origins of jazz. "We're delighted to be promoting a better unders...In a two-hour concert and lecture titled "The Origin & Evolution of Jazz: A tribute to American's Own Musical Art Form," Barnhart will be joined by a talented ...

The Evolution of Human Aggression: Feb. 25-27 conference

... revealing insights into this issue," he adds. "Bringing together a group of the world's leading experts on evolution and aggression is an appropriate tribute to Darwin in this 'Darwin year'" the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and 150th anniversary of his "On the Origin of Species." While the moder...

Isopora or isn't it?

...e a fossil of Pacific coral from the Caribbean named after me," said Ginsburg. "This discovery marks a milestone in my career, and serves as a special tribute to the decades of research I have done on these amazing animals which are so critical to our coral reefs." ...

GSA congratulates 2008 award winners

... a prominent physician in the field of aging, both in research and practice. It was established in 1977 through a bequest from a patient's estate as a tribute to Joseph T. Freeman, a leading physician and one of the Society's distinguished past presidents. ...

HJF nursing specialist wins prestigious Celina Field Cargiver Award

...ering those living in pain, as well as the friends and family members who provide care and support. "The National Pain Foundation is proud to pay tribute to Christine Rupprecht for her groundbreaking achievements in the field of pain management as well as her dedication to, and passion for, providing ex...

New $11 million center to speed production of new compounds for drug discovery

...s year funded five centers nationwide for chemical methodology and library development, four of which were renewals for existing centers. It's a great tribute to the scientific creativity and reputation of Sergey and his colleagues that their center is the only new one," Hopkins said. "The Center will great...

World-first to predict premature births

...fully developed in three years. Once completed, it will be tested by Professor Roger Smith and his team at John Hunter Hospital. Both researchers paid tribute to Symbion Pathology, whose support has allowed this research. "Symbion Pathology's backing has been critical to this project. Symbion has provided e...

Beaded viruses and geology-inspired paintings show the art in science

...een as a predominant color in "Cambrian" to illustrate the period in which the diversity of life on Earth increased dramatically. "Farallon" is a tribute to part of the EarthScope project, a series of seismic stations installed across the United States. "The seismic velocity data of the Farallon plate i...

Rice and UT-Houston join DOD push for regenerative medicine

...laborative Research Center slated to open in mid-2009." UTHouston President Dr. James Willerson said, "This is a most significant endeavor and is a tribute to the strength we can achieve through collaboration in the Texas Medical Center." ...

The bombardier beetle, power venom and spray technologies

...way of looking for extraterrestrial life than trying to track down unusual radio and optical signals" John Bardeen: an extraordinary physicist A tribute to the only man to win two Nobel Prizes for Physics, who was born 100 years ago next month Laser physicist looks to the Sun An interview with St...

Ancient reptile rises from Alberta oil sands

...Jim Nicholls, a retired U of C geoscience professor, said his family is touched by the decision to name the genus in Betsys memory. This is a great tribute because Betsy worked on many of the fossils recovered by Syncrude over the years and this specimen is a direct result of the connection she had with t...

UTSA receives $822,000 from Kleberg Foundation to enhance scientific research

...04 Campus to announce an $822,000 gift from the charitable foundation that honors the two Texans. For some time, we have wanted to create a lasting tribute to the Klebergs legacy of philanthropy, said Romo. So, several months ago, we asked the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System to approve...

Whirligig beetle gets rock 'n' roll legendary name

...escription and discovery of the beetle species Jan. 25 during a Roy Orbison tribute Concert, part of a weekend of tribute events hosted by ASUs Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture and the Te...

Patent Issued for e-Smart Technologies, Inc.'s First Biometric Match-on-Card Technology

... of e-Smart, said "This is a great milestone for the Company. Years of hard work went into the development of this truly unique technology and it is a tribute to our engineers. From the beginning they never doubted this was world-changing technology and it is because of their unwavering dedication that we no...

Gregory Hannon wins 2007 Paul Marks Prize for contributions to understanding and treating cancer

...ppreciation for the work of younger scientists while they are still in the early stages of their careers, said Dr. Friedman. The Paul Marks Prize pays tribute to the man for whom it was named by honoring some of the most promising researchers of the next generation. Dr. Hannon is a leader in the relativel...

Professor Sir Martin Evans wins Nobel Prize for Medicine

...diff University, Dr David Grant, said: Cardiff University is delighted to join the world-wide congratulations for Sir Martin Evans. The Nobel Prize is tribute not just to the academic brilliance of Sir Martins discoveries, once thought by many to be impossible, but also to the wide-ranging benefits of his re...

Gene-targeting pioneer Mario Capecchi shares 2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine

...all been very fortunate in having a longstanding scientific friendship and in being able to profoundly contribute to each others work. This prize is a tribute to our collective efforts. The Nobel tops a long list of prestigious honors for Capecchi, who, as a child, was forced to wander four years on the ...

Eminent inventor of DNA fingerprinting gains new recognition

...special session of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences at the Beurs van Berlage Building in Amsterdam. A statement on the award pays tribute to Sir Alec's invention: "Since his discovery, it has been possible to identify every individual from any cell in his or her body, the only exception ...

Siberian tigers hang tough

...mpletely disappearing from some of their core tiger reserves. Yuri Darman, Director of the WWF Russian Far East Office, declared, "these results are a tribute to the hard work and dedication of conservation organizations and government officials here in Russia. Despite massive poaching pressures in the 1990s...
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