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Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
UC Riverside entomologist receives international honor for chemical ecology contributions
Jocelyn Millar, a professor of entomology and cooperating faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the Silver Medal for career achievement by the International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE). Awarded first in 1986, the ISCE Silver Medal is the society's highest honor. It is awarded annually to scientists who have made outstanding contributions to chemical ecology, the study of chemicals that mediate interactions between living organisms.
International Society of Chemical Ecology

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

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Immunology
Dr. Surendra Sharma honored by professional association
Surendra Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., a research scientist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, was recently presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Immunology.

Contact: Amy Blustein
ablustein@wihri.org
401-681-2822
Women & Infants Hospital

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
Elsevier conference Global Food Security honored at 2014 UK Conference Award Ceremony
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that for the second year running an Elsevier Conference was honored at the prestigious UK Conference Awards ceremony held annually in London.

Contact: Harald Boersma
h.boersma@elsevier.com
31-204-852-736
Elsevier

Public Release: 18-Jul-2014
BIOTEC researcher is one of the 'Highly Cited Researchers 2014'
The ranking list 'Highly Cited Researchers 2014' by Thomson Reuters named Dr. Michael Kuhn of the Biotechnology Center at the TU Dresden as one of the worldwide most cited researchers in the area biology and biochemistry.

Contact: Birte Urban-Eicheler
birte.urban-eicheler@crt-dresden.de
49-351-458-82065
Technische Universitšt Dresden

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Society Merit Award honors Sandia radiation effects expert
Sandia radiation effects researcher Jim Schwank has won the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Merit Award, which recognizes outstanding technical contributions to the fields of nuclear and plasma sciences.

Contact: Sue Holmes
sholmes@sandia.gov
505-844-6362
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Carstensen to receive GSA's 2014 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Laura Carstensen, Ph.D., of Stanford University as the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Scharlach earns GSA's 2014 Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Andrew Scharlach, PhD, of the University of California at Berkeley as the 2014 recipient of the Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging.
The New York Community Trust's Maxwell A. Pollack Fund

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Bernard selected for GSA's 2014 Donald P. Kent Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Marie A. Bernard, MD, of the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health was the 2014 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Carstensen earns GSA's 2014 Robert W. Kleemeier Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Laura Carstensen, PhD, of Stanford University as the 2014 recipient of the Robert W. Kleemeier Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
Economists behind the FCC'S Spectrum Auctions to receive Golden Goose Award
Robert Wilson, Paul Milgrom and R. Preston McAfee, whose basic research on game theory and auctions enabled the Federal Communications Commission to first auction spectrum licenses in 1994, were announced today as recipients of the 2014 Golden Goose Award. They will receive their awards on September 18 at the third annual Golden Goose Awards ceremony in Washington, DC, along with other 2014 awardees.
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, SAGE Publications, American Astronomical Society, American Mathematical Society, APS Physics, Association for Psychological Science, Association of American Medical Colleges, Battelle, University of Illinois

Contact: Barry Toiv
barry.toiv@aau.edu
202-408-7500
Association of American Universities

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
ITN's TrialShare wins National Academies Board on Research Data and Information challenge
The Immune Tolerance Network's TrialShare Clinical Trials Research Portal has won the National Academy of Sciences Data and Information Challenge. The theme of this year's competition, launched and judged by the academy's Board on Research Data and Information, was 'Using Data for the Public Good.' The ITN's entry, entitled 'ITN TrialShare: Enabling True Clinical Trial Transparency' describes the unique data sharing portal developed by the NIH-sponsored clinical research consortium.

Contact: Philip Bernstein
ITNCommunications@immunetolerance.org
240-235-6132
Immune Tolerance Network

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
99th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America
California State Senator Darrell Steinberg named as ESA Regional Policy Award winner
On Sunday, August 10, 2014, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present its seventh annual Regional Policy Award to California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg during the Society's 99th Annual Meeting conference in Sacramento, CA. The ESA award recognizes an elected or appointed local policymaker who has an outstanding record of informing policy decisions with ecological science.

Contact: Alison Mize
alison@esa.org
703-625-3628
Ecological Society of America

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Pioneer in next generation sequencing receives 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Sciences Prize
Noted scientist and geneticist Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D., was today presented with the 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Science Prize for his innovative work in the development and application of genomic technology, including completing a detailed sequence of DNA from HeLa cells, the first 'immortal' human cell line grown in a lab.
The Alpha Foundation

Contact: Beth Pugh
bpugh@hudsonalpha.org
256-327-0443
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, named 2014 ASTRO Honorary Member
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, as the 2014 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders in disciplines other than radiation oncology, radiobiology or radiation physics.

Contact: Michelle Kirkwood
michellek@astro.org
703-286-1600
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize Announced
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize. Awarding innovative and original research in organic, organometallic and inorganic chemistry, the Reaxys PhD Prize celebrates top research conducted by leading young chemists across the globe.

Contact: Amy Burnis
a.burnis@elsevier.com
617-803-8344
Elsevier

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
PNNL scientists win 3 R&D 100 awards for visual display, analytics and energy technologies
Technologies that rival electronic screens, enable new molecular analysis and reduce dependence on fossil fuels received recognition for their innovation today.

Contact: Eric Francavilla
eric.francavilla@pnnl.gov
509-372-4066
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants fellowship awards to 16 young scientists
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting innovative early career researchers, named 16 new Damon Runyon Fellows at its spring Fellowship Award Committee review. The recipients of this prestigious, four-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Contact: Yung S. Lie, PhD
yung.lie@damonrunyon.org
212-455-0521
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Public Release: 11-Jul-2014
ORNL wins eight R&D 100s
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received eight R&D 100 awards, presented by R&D Magazine in recognition of the year's top technological innovations.

Contact: Chris Samoray
samoraycr@ornl.gov
865-241-0709
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 11-Jul-2014
BUSM's Michael F. Holick receives American Society for Bone and Mineral Research award
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research awarded Michael F. Holick, Ph.D., M.D., of Boston University School of Medicine, with the 2014 Louis V. Avioli Award.

Contact: Jenny Eriksen Leary
jenny.eriksen@bmc.org
617-638-6841
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
UH named 'Innovation and Economic Prosperity University'
The University of Houston today was designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, a designation acknowledging universities working with public and private sector partners to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development and community development.

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 9-Jul-2014
Annual Meeting of the Mycological Society of America
UC Riverside microbiologist receives national recognition
Jason Stajich, associate professor of plant pathology and microbiology at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2014 Alexopoulos Prize by the Mycological Society of America, a scientific society dedicated to advancing the science of mycology -- the study of fungi of all kinds including mushrooms, molds, truffles, yeasts, lichens, plant pathogens, and medically important fungi. The award is peer-nominated and each year recognizes an outstanding early-career mycologist. Stajich received the award last month.
Mycological Society of America

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

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
University of Nevada, Reno continues $10 million biomedical studies for COBRE grant
Neurological research from the University of Nevada, Reno's $10 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant highlights the role image-dynamics play in the brain. These findings led a team of psychology researchers to create the Dynamic Ebbinghaus illusion. The illusion was named the 2014 Best Illusion of the Year by the Neural Correlate Society.
Center of Biomedical Research Excellence

Contact: Natalie Savidge
nsavidge@unr.edu
775-784-4611
University of Nevada, Reno

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
Madagascar community association wins prestigious Equator Prize
A community association, established and supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society since 2003, and focused on improving sustainable management of marine resources in Madagascar's Antongil Bay has been awarded the Equator Prize.

Contact: John Delaney
jdelaney@wcs.org
718-220-3275
Wildlife Conservation Society

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition
2014 medals and awards of the Geological Society of America
The Geological Society of America will recognize outstanding scientific achievements and distinguished service to the profession at its 2014 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. GSA's highest honors, the Penrose Medal, the Arthur L. Day Medal, and the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal) will be received by Susan W. Kieffer of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lisa Tauxe of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography-UC San Diego, and Francis A Macdonald of Harvard University, respectively.

Contact: Christa Stratton
ckstratton@comcast.net
Geological Society of America

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
AOSSM 2014 Annual Meeting
Timothy N. Taft, M.D. inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Timothy N. Taft, M.D. will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

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