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Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
Rotman professor named as a Fellow of the Regional Science Association International
A leading researcher and teacher of urban economics and real estate at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management has been elected a Fellow of the Regional Science Association International in recognition of his lifetime contributions to the scholarship of regional science.

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
416-946-3818
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

Public Release: 22-Apr-2014
Energy Secretary Moniz announces 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award Winners
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced six exceptional scientists and engineers as recipients of the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award for their contributions in research and development that supports the Energy Department's science, energy and national security missions. The Lawrence Award recognizes US mid-career scientists and engineers.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Jeff Sherwood
jeff.sherwood@hq.doe.gov
202-586-4940
DOE/US Department of Energy

Public Release: 21-Apr-2014
UH student named Goldwater Scholar, 2 more receive honorable mention
Performing brain research that can one day be applied to medical and technological advances, University of Houston junior Khanh Nguyen has been recognized as one of the nation's top science students. A double major in mathematics and physics, Nguyen is among the 2014 recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Two other UH students -- biology major Marisa Simon and physics major Christina Stegemoller -- received honorable mentions.
Barry Goldwater Scholarship Foundation

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

Public Release: 21-Apr-2014
Lawrence Krauss is honored at international festival of science documentary films
Arizona State University Professor Lawrence Krauss was honored at the Academia Film Olomouc, near Prague, for his contributions to public understanding of science and for his work in increasing awareness of science in society. The Academia Film Olomouc award for Outstanding Communication of Science award was presented at a special ceremony on April 19, in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

Contact: Skip Derra
skip.derra@asu.edu
480-965-4823
Arizona State University

Public Release: 17-Apr-2014
White House Solar Summit and Champions of Change
White House honors Clemson professor as 'Champion of Change' for solar deployment
The White House honored Clemson professor Rajendra Singh Thursday as a 'Champion of Change' for his efforts to promote and expand solar deployment in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Contact: Rajendra Singh
srajend@clemson.edu
864-656-0919
Clemson University

Public Release: 17-Apr-2014
Queen's University Vice-Chancellor receives top European award
Queen's University Belfast's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston, whose work has transformed cancer care in Northern Ireland, has been elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences.

Contact: Claire O'Callaghan
c.ocallaghan@qub.ac.uk
Queen's University Belfast

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
TGen honors Catherine Ivy and Craig Jackson with Leadership; Collaborative Spirit awards
The Translational Genomics Research Institute recently honored two significant Arizona philanthropists at their annual Founders Dinner for their support of TGen's research into brain, colon and prostate cancer. The event took place March 28 in Scottsdale.

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
Early career scientists and engineers receive highest honor from the White House
On Monday, 102 men and women received the United States government's highest honor for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers-- the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The National Science Foundation nominated 20 of the awardees.

Contact: Lisa-Joy Zgorski
lisajoy@nsf.gov
703-292-8311
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
Los Alamos physicist honored with E.O. Lawrence Award
Los Alamos National Laboratory physicist John Sarrao is being honored by the US Department of Energy with the 2013 Ernest O. Lawrence Award in Condensed Matter and Materials Sciences.

Contact: Nancy Ambrosiano
nwa@lanl.gov
505-667-0471
DOE/Los Alamos National Laboratory

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
Berkeley Lab's Adam Arkin wins 2013 Lawrence Award
Adam Arkin, director of Berkeley Lab's Physical Biosciences Division, has been named one of six recipients of the 2013 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award by US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Lynn Yarris
510-486-5375
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Public Release: 16-Apr-2014
ASPB names 2014 awards recipients
The American Society of Plant Biologists is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2014 awards, honoring excellence in research, education, outreach, and service.
American Society of Plant Biologists

Contact: Tyrone C. Spady, PhD
tspady@aspb.org
301-296-0934
American Society of Plant Biologists

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
Goddard scientist receives Vega Medal from King of Sweden
The Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography awards the Vega Medal every three years to a person who has shown excellence in the fields of physical geography, exploration or archaeology. Climate scientist Compton Tucker received the award for his contributions to remote sensing, the study of Earth using satellite data.
NASA

Contact: Ed Campion
edward.s.campion@nasa.gov
301-286-0697
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
The National Science Foundation names Feng Zhang its Alan T. Waterman Awardee for 2014
The National Science Foundation named Feng Zhang the 2014 recipient of its Alan T. Waterman Award. This award is NSF's highest honor that annually recognizes an outstanding researcher under the age of 35 and funds his or her research in any field of science or engineering. Zhang's research focuses on understanding how the brain works.

Contact: Lisa-Joy Zgorski
lisajoy@nsf.gov
703-292-8311
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
6th International Symposium on Filoviruses
International research group recognizes UTMB experts
The global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions of Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, professors at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th annual International Symposium on Filoviruses. The filoviruses include Ebola and Marburg viruses that cause death in 50 to 90 percent of people infected. The current outbreak of Ebola virus raging in West Africa has caused more than 100 deaths so far.

Contact: Maureen Balleza
maballez@utmb.edu
409-772-8785
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Public Release: 15-Apr-2014
WPI's Diana Lados honored by SAE International and Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society
Diana Lados, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and founding director of the university's Integrative Materials Design Center, recently received the Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award from SAE International and the Brimacombe Medal from the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. The awards recognize sustained excellence in materials science and engineering research and education.

Contact: Michael Dorsey
mwdorsey@wpi.edu
508-831-5609
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Professor receives young scientist honor
David Kisailus, the Winston Chung Endowed Chair of Energy Innovation at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, has been named a Kavli Fellow.

Contact: Sean Nealon
sean.nealon@ucr.edu
951-827-1287
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 14-Apr-2014
Driven to high-energy excellence
Connor Richards, a second-year undergraduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Riverside, and has won a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, considered by many to be the most prestigious undergraduate award given in the sciences, with only about 300 students nationwide earning one each year.
Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
Two Ames Laboratory science interns are awarded prestigious scholarships
Two participants in the US Department of Energy Office of Science's Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship research program at the DOE's Ames Laboratory have been awarded prestigious scholarships, one from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program and the other from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program.

Contact: Steve Karsjen
karsjen@ameslab.gov
515-294-5643
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
MARC travel awards for the CYTO 2014/International Society for Advancement of Cytometry Meeting
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the CYTO 2014/International Society for Advancement of Cytometry meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., from May 17-21, 2014.

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
MARC travel awards announced for the American Physiological Society 2014 Professional Skills Training
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Physiological Society 2014 Professional Skills Training Course in Bar Harbor, Maine, from June 23-27, 2014.

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
Soukoulis wins 2014 Max Born Award
Costas Soukoulis, senior scientist at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Iowa State University and associated member of IESL-FORTH in Greece, has won the 2014 Max Born Award from the Optical Society of America. The award honors a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to the scientific field of physical optics.

Contact: Breehan Gerleman Lucchesi
breehan@ameslab.gov
515-294-9750
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
MARC travel awards announced for the American College of Sports Medicine 61st Annual Meeting
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, 5th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and World Congress on the Role of Inflammation in Exercise, Health and Disease in Orlando, Fla., from May 27-31, 2014.

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
MARC travel awards announced for the 2014 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2014 Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, from May 16-18, 2014.

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 11-Apr-2014
MARC travel awards announced for Immunology 2014, the American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa., from May 2-6, 2014.

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 10-Apr-2014
Clinical Research Forum announces top 10 clinical research achievements awards
Clinical Research Forum honors examples of scientific innovation resulting from the nation's investment in clinical research that can benefit human health and well-being.

Contact: Jean Bolte
jean.bolte@duke.edu
919-314-7423
Clinical Research Forum

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