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San Diego Convention Center
Room 15B

Thursday,
18 February

7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday - Sunday,
19 - 21 February

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday,
22 February

7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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Award Announcements

Public Release: 15-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
First-ever images of planets orbiting distant stars win the 2009 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
Two breathtaking discoveries -- the first-ever image of multiple planets orbiting a star other than our own, plus separate research that directly detected a planet orbiting the star Fomalhaut -- won the 2009 Newcomb Cleveland Prize of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Affymetrix

Contact: Molly McElroy
mmcelroy@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
Dr. Nancy Olivieri receives the 2009 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award
The 2009 American Association for the Advancement of Science Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award will honor Dr. Nancy Olivieri of the University of Toronto "for her indefatigable determination that patient safety and research integrity come before institutional and commercial interests."

Contact: Molly McElroy
mmcelroy@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
Joshua E. Neimark Memorial Travel Assistance Award winners
Three newly named beneficiaries of the Joshua E. Neimark Memorial Travel Assistance Endowment are investigating an unusual program to spark young children's interest in insects, an effort to fine-tune DNA analysis, and a strategy that might someday suggest a way to lower the cost of a key HIV medication.
Joshua E. Neimark Memorial Travel Assistance Endowment

Contact: Molly McElroy
mmcelroy@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS/Subaru science books and film prizes help promote science literacy
Children's science books on how plants bring the Earth to life, on a real-life "frog scientist" -- Tyrone Hayes of the University of California, Berkeley -- and on the world of microbes earned top honors in the 2009 AAAS/Subaru Science Books & Film competition, sponsored by Subaru of America Inc.
Subaru of America Inc.

Contact: Molly McElroy
mmcelroy@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
2009 AAAS Mentor Award goes to Luis Colón of the University at Buffalo
For his deep commitment to advancing diversity in the chemical sciences, leading to an increase in Hispanic-American students receiving Ph.D. degrees in chemistry, the 2009 Mentor Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will be bestowed upon Luis Colon.

Contact: Molly McElroy
mmcelroy@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
Entomologist May R. Berenbaum wins Public Understanding of Science Award
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named May R. Berenbaum, professor and head of the department of entomology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as winner of the 2009 AAAS Public Understanding of Science and Technology Award.

Contact: Molly McElroy
mmcelroy@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 15-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
2009 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Award presented to Francis S. Collins, M.D.
Francis S. Collins, M.D., director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health has been selected to receive the 2009 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Award in honor of his lifelong, unusually effective efforts to responsibly advance and communicate science.

Contact: Molly McElroy
mmcelroy@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 12-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS and EurekAlert! engage North African science writers through journalism fellowships
EurekAlert!, the global science news service operated by AAAS, in cooperation with the National Association of Science Writers in the United States under its partnership with the Arab Science Journalists Association, is happy to announce the recipients of the 2010 AAAS Fellowships for Science Reporters from North Africa.

Contact: Rahman A. Culver
rculver@aaas.org
202-326-6213
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 2-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
Biology professor becomes 5th at UH to reach prestigious AAAS status
The University of Houston's Stuart Dryer has been awarded the distinction of fellow from the AAAS. He is one of only five researchers at UH to hold this distinction. Dryer was chosen by the AAAS neuroscience committee for his work in the field of molecular physiology and in the long-term regulation of ion channel gating and trafficking. His research could lead to new treatments for cancer, asthma and kidney diseases.

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 21-Jan-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
SRI International researcher named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
SRI International, an independent nonprofit research and development institute, announced today that Thomas S. Kilduff, Ph.D., director of SRI International's Center for Neuroscience, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: Lindsay Sheppard
lindsay.sheppard@sri.com
650-859-2491
SRI International

Public Release: 10-Nov-2009
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
Winners of the 2009 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards
A radio broadcast on probability told through a tale about a drifting balloon, a newspaper series on the impact of a devastating genetic disease on a family in rural Montana, and a group of gracefully written stories about genetics and evolution are among the winners of the 2009 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Kavli Foundation

Contact: Earl Lane
elane@aaas.org
202-326-6431
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Meeting Announcements

Public Release: 21-Feb-2010
2010 AAAS Annual Meeting
LSU biologist and playwright hosts symposium on 'Science in the Theatre' at 2010 AAAS Conference
Vince LiCata, LSU's Louis S. Flowers Professor of Biological Sciences and published playwright, is organizing a unique symposium at the upcoming 2010 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS. His session will marry two seemingly disparate topics: science and the theatre.

Contact: Ashley Berthelot
aberth4@lsu.edu
225-578-3870
Louisiana State University

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