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Award Announcement

Public Release: 15-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
Merck and AAAS announce 2006 winners for Outstanding Undergraduate Research Programs
Eleven colleges and universities across the nation are winners of the 2006 awards for the Merck/AAAS Undergraduate Science Research Program (USRP), sponsored by the Merck Institute for Science Education (MISE) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Each award provides up to $60,000, paid over three years at $20,000 per year, for joint use by the biology and chemistry departments at each recipient institution.
Merck Institute for Science Education

Contact: Lonnie Shekthman
lshekhtm@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
Prestigious 2005 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize honors Norman R. Augustine
For his outstanding contributions to US science and technology policy, his unrelenting work to maintain US scientific and technological preeminence, and his initiatives to strengthen the scientific partnerships between academia, industry, and government, AAAS today named Norman R. Augustine, former chief executive officer (CEO) of Lockheed Martin Corp., to receive the prestigious 2005 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Lonnie Shekhtman
lshekhtm@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
Jane Lubchenco receives the 2005 AAAS Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award
AAAS, the world's largest general scientific society, today named Jane Lubchenco, Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distinguished Professor of Zoology at Oregon State University, to receive the prestigious Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award for her exemplary commitment to, and leadership of, public understanding of science initiatives in public policy and professional arenas.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Lonnie Shekhtman
lshekhtm@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
2005 AAAS ISC Award goes to a team of Russian and American scientists
AAAS, the world's largest general scientific society, named a team of Russian and American scientists to receive the 2006 International Scientific Cooperation Award. They are Dr. Kyle T. Alfriend, Dr. Paul J. Cefola, Dr. Felix R. Hoots and Dr. P. Kenneth Seidelmann from the United States, and Dr. Andrey I. Nazarenko, Dr. Vasiliy S. Yurasov and Dr. Stanislav S. Veniaminov from Russia.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Lonnie Shekhtman
lshekhtm@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS honors scientist's commitment to justice for workers and scientific integrity in public policy
Dr. David Michaels is this year's recipient of the prestigious AAAS Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility. He is recognized for his commitment to obtaining justice for workers who became ill after working in nuclear weapons programs and for advocating scientific integrity in public policy making.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Lonnie Shekhtman
lshekhtm@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 9-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
Turkish scientist's discovery of how proteins work
For his discovery of how proteins work within cells, Ahmet Yildiz, a regional winner from North America and the Grand Prize winner, today was named to receive the $25,000 Young Scientist Award, supported by GE Healthcare and the journal Science.
GE Healthcare

Contact: Natasha Pinol
npinol@aaas.org
202-326-7088
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 23-Jan-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS and EurekAlert! announce winners of the 2006 Fellowships for Reporters from Developing Regions
EurekAlert!, the premier global science-news source, in cooperation with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), today announced winners of the prestigious 2006 Fellowships for Reporters from Developing Countries.
EurekAlert!, AAAS

Contact: Ginger Pinholster
gpinhols@aaas.org
202-326-6421
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Meeting Announcement

Public Release: 19-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
Anti-evolutionism in America—What's ahead?
A session at AAAS will showcase a new inititive by clergy to support evolution; a new group dedicated to supporting scientists, teachers and science organizations' efforts; and the current threats to strong-peer reviewed science.

Contact: Barbara Hyde
bhyde@asmusa.org
202-550-8959
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 17-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
Kereos presents at AAAS, discusses nanotech-based disease diagnosis and treatment
This year's American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting February 16-20, 2006 in St. Louis will highlight the growing field of nanotechnology. Robert A. Beardsley, PhD, President and CEO of St. Louis-based bio-nanotechnology company Kereos, will be presenting during the AAAS Annual Meeting on a panel entitled "Science & Engineering Entrepreneurship: Opportunities for the Future" at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2006.
Kereos

Contact: Jennifer MacArthur
jmacarthur@pnlifesciences.com
858-527-3497
Porter Novelli, Life Sciences

Public Release: 17-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
Environmental metagenomics diagnosing extreme environments, tapping opportunities for clean energy
In his recent State of the Union speech President Bush said technology is the best way to break the nation's addiction to oil. The US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute is directing the technology of DNA sequencing to scan the environment for processes that will lead to cheaper and easier to produce biofuels.

Contact: David Gilbert
gilbert21@llnl.gov
925-321-1107
DOE/Joint Genome Institute

Public Release: 14-Feb-2006
2006 AAAS Annual Meeting
NASA presents at AAAS Annual Meeting
NASA researchers will present findings on Earth and space science topics at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting to be held Feb. 16 - 20 at the America's Center Convention Center (ACCC), or the Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis. The presentations are open to the media.

Contact: Rob Gutro
rgutro@pop900.gsfc.nasa.gov
301-286-4044
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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