The Joint BioEnergy Institute is now a member of the '100/500 Club,' having filed its 100th patent application and published its 500th scientific paper. JBEI is a DOE Bioenergy Research Center led by Berkeley Lab.
Marc Gershow, an assistant professor in NYU's Department of Physics, has received a highly competitive 'New Innovator' award from the National Institutes of Health.
Two researchers, Martin Jonikas of Carnegie's Department of Plant Biology and Zhao Zhang of the Department of Embryology, have been awarded the New Innovator and Early Independence Awards, respectively, from the National Institutes of Health.
Professor of Nursing, Claire Rickard from Griffith University has been made a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences. This is the first year the honor has been extended to nurses.
Matthew D. Disney, a professor on the Florida campus of the Scripps Research Institute has been awarded a prestigious 2015 Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health. The award, one of only 13 given this year, enables scientists to develop groundbreaking approaches with a significant impact on broad areas of biomedical science.
James Munro of Tufts University School of Medicine is a recipient of the 2015 National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award. Munro is using imaging of glycoproteins to investigate how Ebola and related viruses enter host cells. Understanding this process is expected to help develop vaccines for Ebola and related viruses.
Sometimes it's not so much what you see as what you don't see that matters. Alan Bovik led a team of researchers that, in the early 2000s, invented a tool to predict how the average person will perceive the quality of an image or a video. The tool allows broadcasters and streaming video sites to compress and distribute video with minimal distortion.
Leading UT Arlington physicist and member of the National Academy of Science David Nygren wins first American Physical Society instrumentation award for lifetime contributions to particle physics
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society congratulates Thomas Franke, Nadine Rauh, Madlen Günther, Maria Trantow, and Josef F. Krems on receiving the 2015 Human Factors Prize for their article, 'Which Factors Can Protect Against Range Stress in Everyday Usage of Battery Electric Vehicles? Toward Enhancing Sustainability of Electric Mobility Systems.'
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Keith Whitfield, Ph.D., of Duke University as the 2015 recipient of the Minority Issues in Gerontology Committee Outstanding Mentorship Award.