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Japanese Cancer Association and Debiopharm Honour Professors Minoru Toyota and Keiichi Nakayama With the 2007 JCA-Mauvernay Award

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), a global independent biopharmaceutical development specialist in oncology and serious medical conditions, presented Professors Minoru Toyota and Keiichi Nakayama with the 2007 JCA-Mauvernay Award for their outstand...

Students will show off biomedical devices to professors and investors

A previous Biomedical Engineering Expo. This year, 20 teams will present. Photo courtesy of UW-Madison. Madison, Wis. Students at the University of Wisconsin's biomedical engineering department will have a chance to bring a semesters worth of work into the spotlight on Friday at the Biomedi...

'Clickers' let professors quiz big classes instantly

Handheld devices that resemble TV remotes are catching on in large University of Wisconsin-Madison lecture halls, a professor says. But that doesn't mean students are kicking back and watching Comedy Central the 'clickers,' which usually have about a dozen buttons, let them respond instantly to...

UW professors get grants to engage technology for course delivery

Madison, Wis. -- UW-Madison Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Steve Cramer and Engineering Physics professor Jake Blanchard have both received approximately $40,000 from the John and Jean Berndt Technology-Enhanced Learning Initiative to develop innovative teaching approaches. Cra...

Two UW-Madison professors named to National LambdaRail Networking Research Council

Image courtesy of National LambdaRail Two UW-Madison computer science professors, Paul Barford and Lawrence Landweber , have been named to the National LambdaRails Networking Researching Council (NNRC), which will make key policy decisions regarding the high-speed fiber optic networks resea...

Wisconsin professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Madison, Wis . - University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members Sean Carroll and Laura Kiessling are among 72 new fellows elected to the National Academy of Sciences . Election to the academy is considered one of the most prestigious honors bestowed upon American scientists. Carroll, a prof...

NovaBay(R) Pharmaceuticals to Present at Jesup & Lamont 2009 Growth Stock Conference

...derma, the world's leading dermatology company, for development of acne and impetigo products discuss the important collaborative agreement with professors Markus Nagl, M.D. and Waldemar Gottardi, Ph.D. of the Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria, which broadens NovaBay's intellectual property estate,...

Novel drug discovery tool could identify promising new therapies for Parkinson's disease

...ore likely to survive in worms that were genetically modified to make either of the two cyclic peptides. Guy Caldwell, Ph.D., and Kim Caldwell, Ph.D., professors of biology at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa developed this C. elegans model, and performed the testing. The researchers have not yet dete...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

...Feng Wang, appears in the June 11, 2009 issue of Nature . Zhang, Tang, and Girit are members of UC Berkeley's Department of Physics, in the groups of professors Crommie, Shen, and Zettl respectively; Zettl, Crommie, and Shen are also members of Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division. ...

A-WIT Technologies Releases World's First Low Cost C Stamp(TM) Based Biotechnology Laboratory in a Box

...ntation, curriculum, and highly illustrated instructions written by College professors are included in the Kit CD. The power and versatility of the C Stamp gu...ion. Well thought out and pedagogically sound examples developed by college professors make sure that learning Biotechnology with these kits is a powerful and enj...

Techne Corporation Board Member Recognized

...the immune system to better fight viruses and bacterial illness. Their achievements are nothing short of astounding." Dr. Dinarello, along with professors Tadamitsu Kishimoto, M.D., Ph.D., and Toshio Hirano, M.D., Ph.D., both of Japan, have been named Crafoord Laureates 2009 and were honored by the R...

HUYA Bioscience Announces Strategic Collaboration With the Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

... Shenyang Pharmaceutical University has the longest tradition among China's pharmaceutical universities. It was founded in 1931, and now has over 260 professors and associate professors, over a quarter of who are overseas returnees. It is a national leader in the synthesis and screening of novel pharmaceutical...

Evidence of macroscopic quantum tunneling detected in nanowires

... higher electrical current to one with a notably lower current, providing more evidence of the phenomenon of macroscopic quantum tunneling. Physics professors Alexey Bezryadin and Paul Goldbart led the team, with graduate student Mitrabhanu Sahu performing the bulk of the measurements. Their research was pub...

Dr. Chris Huber Joins Asymchem Laboratories Inc. as Director of Chemical Development

...ll be further strengthened and solidified." Dr. Huber received his B.S. and M.S. at the Universitat Regensburg , Germany under the supervision of professors Dr. Henri Brunner, Dr. Jurgen Sauer and Dr. Josef Barthel. He earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and Catalysis from the Universitat Regensburg, Ger...

The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance Take First Step Towards a Long-Term Research Partnership in the Field of Infectious Diseases

...inents. Over a period of 120 years, 10 Institut Pasteur researchers have received the Nobel Prize, the latest of these in 2008, when it was awarded to professors Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier for the discovery of the Aids virus. http://www.pasteur.fr About Merieux Alliance D...

Pharmalink AB Completes Phase II Clinical Study With Renal Disease Drug Nefecon(R)

...2004 to bring the product candidate to proof-of-concept. The concept underlying the renal disease product candidate Nefecon is a patented invention by professors Bengt Fellstrom and Roger Hallgren at Uppsala University , Sweden. It is delivered using Archimedes' proprietary TARGIT(R) drug delivery technology w...

Leading Refractive Eye Surgery Experts from Trusted LASIK Surgeons Directory Educate Peers at ASCRS Annual Meeting

...estigator for this lens. Dallas-Fort Worth LASIK eye surgery and vision correction experts James P. McCulley, MD and R. Wayne Bowman, MD, both professors of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas , authored or co-authored over 14 presentations at the ASCRS meeting. In "Wavefront...

UH initiative will use 'Harry Potter' to conjure love for science in Houston-area schools

... hook the students and reel them in at an early age where science is concerned." Sharma and his co-investigators, associate dean Fritz Claydon and professors Stuart Long, Eugene Chiappetta and Hanadi Rifai, hand-picked the nine graduate students who will be the backbone of the program. One of those stud...

Researchers peer into nanowires to measure dopant properties

...tions, this model will provide guidance as to the conditions that will enable us to add these elements and control the doping concentrations." Both professors will continue working on this research to broaden the model. "We would like to establish the general principles for doping semiconductor nanowires,...

Micromet Adds Sir Walter Bodmer and Bernard Fox to Its Advisory Panel for BiTE Antibody Therapeutics

...ed the the appointment of Sir Walter Bodmer and Bernard Fox to its BiTE antibody advisory panel. Other members of the company's advisory panel include professors Richard Flavell ( Yale University ), Michael Keating (MD Anderson), Ronald Levy ( Stanford University ), Jeffrey Ravetch ( Rockefeller University ), a...

Zymetis Inc. Named Top 50 'Cleantech/Greentech' Company

...rs with regional entrepreneurs to build early-stage companies. The company's technology was developed by University of Maryland Life Sciences professors Steve Hutcheson and Ron Weiner. Hutcheson founded the company, which graduated from Mtech's VentureAccelerator Program in January, 2008. Zymeti...

Debiopharm and Pharmaleads Sign License Agreement for Debio 0827 or PL37 in Treatment of Chronic Pain Conditions

...rmacologist and PhD in physico-chemistry, Member of the French and European Academies of Sciences, and Marie-Claude Fournie-Zaluski, PhD in chemistry. professors Roques and Fournie-Zaluski are the inventors of two marketed drugs, and have developed the concept of "physiological" treatment of pain which has led ...

Elsevier Introduces The American Journal of Medicine Blog

...edicine titles according to the 2007 Journal Citation Reports(c) published by Thomson Reuters. AJM, the official journal of The Association of professors of Medicine, a group comprised of chairs of departments of internal medicine at 125-plus U.S. medical schools, publishes peer-reviewed, original scien...

San Diego universities, government and industry rally around local Clean-Tech cluster

... San Diego professors who are developing technologies that will fuel the continued growth of the ...nduct market research and create a business plan around the technology. The professors can continue working with their advisor in developing a commercialization p...

Ultrafast lasers give CU-Boulder researchers a snapshot of electrons in action

...mical reactions could lead to breakthroughs in materials research and in fields like catalysis and alternative energy, according to CU-Boulder physics professors and JILA fellows Margaret Murnane and Henry Kapteyn, who led the research efforts with scientist Albert Stolow of the Canadian National Research Counc...

Japanese Cancer Association and Debiopharm Honour Japanese Research

... professors Ichijo and Mano Receive 2008 JCA-Mauvernay Award LAUSANNE, Switzerland, O... of major aspects of oncogenesis were rewarded with this Award. The work of professors Ichijo and Mano will help the scientific community to better understand the...

Stuart Parkin first 'distinguished professor' at Eindhoven University of Technology

...ed to this position for four years. He has (co-)authored more than 350 scientific articles and has more than 50 patents to his name. Distinguished professors spend one week at TU/e annually, when they present lectures to the scientific staff, PhD candidates and selected Master students. In addition, they ar...

CryoLife Hosts Worldwide Surgical Congress for the Ross Procedure

...cular surgeons in the field," said Dr. Northrup. "The additional opportunity for hands-on valve implantation in a wet lab environment each day, led by professors Yacoub and Sievers, offers an invaluable educational opportunity to these surgeons." "The outstanding response we've received from the worldwide car...

New nanoscale process created by UCSB scientists will help computers run faster and more efficiently

...etain ownership. A multidisciplinary team led by Craig Hawker, materials professor and director of the Materials Research Laboratory at UCSB, with professors Glenn Fredrickson and Edward J. Kramer, have developed a novel process for creating features on silicon wafers that are between five and 20 nanometer...

Professor-turned-producer learns the movie biz

...ie. But after his experience as executive producer on "Molecules to the MAX," alongside fellow Molecularium project executive producers and Rensselaer professors Linda Schadler and Shekhar Garde, he can now talk shop with the best in the business. In addition to establishing a distribution relationship with SK...

McGraw-Hill Higher Education Introduces New Introductory Level Biology Content

... partly of natural fibers such as cotton or wool, and eat a breakfast composed of foods produced by other organisms. The challenge for today's biology professors is to help non-major students appreciate the importance and relevancy of this science to their own lives, beyond the classroom. Biology: Concepts an...

Self-assembling polymer arrays improve data storage potential

...e demanding quality-control standards of the industry. In a collaborative effort between academic and industry, chemical and biological engineering professors Nealey and Juan de Pablo, and other colleagues from the UW-Madison NSEC partnered with researchers from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to test a ...

Athera Biotechnology Founder Johan Frostegard and His Colleagues Win NACB Distinguished Abstract Award at AACC 2008

...thera Biotechnologies AB develops novel products for risk assessment and treatment of CVD. The company was founded in 2002 to exploit findings made by professors Johan Frostegard and Ulf de Faire on the critical role of phospholipid antibodies (aPL) in the inflammatory process of cardiovascular disease. Athera ...

Joint nanotechnology forum to focus on electronics, photonics, renewable energy

...erence (CSTC2009) will bring together two well-established conference series to address grand challenges in nanotechnology. The forum is co-chaired by professors Peter Mascher and John Preston of the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University, Stephen Goodnick, associate vice-president of Arizona State Unive...

Israeli Scientists Recipients of 2008 International Adult Stem Cell Award

...://www.Adultstemcelleducation.com ). The first-of-its-kind award recognizes professors Slavin and Karussis' achievements in adult stem cell clinical work and ther...spectrum of non-malignant disorders treatable by stem cell transplantation. professors Slavin and Karussis' team are the first in the world to try and help multip...

UC San Diego nanostructures will raise thin-film solar cell efficiency

...y for todays solar cells with classic p-n junctions, said Edward Yu, the Principal Investigator on the three-year DOE grant. Electrical engineering professors Paul Yu and Deli Wang are co-PIs on the project. From the outside, the optimized devices behave just like traditional thin-film solar cells. But in...

Two Roche Women Honored as 2008 Tribute to Women and INdustry Awardees

...sity of Pennsylvania with a Ph.D. in chemistry -- the first woman of African American descent to do so. Work she did there with two renowned chemistry professors was published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society and is still regarded as groundbreaking progress in the field of peptide mimetics. She e...

Researchers engineer new polymers to change their stiffness and strength when exposed to liquids

...te investigator at the VA's Advanced Platform Technology (APT) Center, graduate student Kadhiravan Shanmuganathan, and Case Western Reserve University professors and APT investigators Dustin Tyler (biomedical engineering), Stuart Rowan (macromolecular science) and Christoph Weder (macromolecular science) have u...

New funding to charge energy research at UCL and the London Centre for Nanotechnology

... professors Neal Skipper and Franco Cacialli, of the London Centre for Nanotechnology (...ts of solar cells leading to an increase in their efficiency and output. professors Skipper and Cacialli remarked "We were delighted to hear about the award, s...

Research by Case Western Reserve University, VA earns cover of prestigious science publication

...anotechnology. Jeffrey R. Capadona, associate investigator at the VAs Advanced Platform Technology (APT) Center and Christoph Weder and Stuart Rowan, professors of macromolecular science and engineering at the Case School of Engineering and their colleagues have unveiled a method for developing mechanically-re...
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