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Public Release: 21-Nov-2014
Four outstanding early-career journalists from China and India named EurekAlert! Fellows
Four outstanding early-career science journalists from India and China have been named winners of the 2015 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters, awarded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific organization, which publishes the Science family of journals.

Contact: Brian Lin
blin@aaas.org
202-326-6213
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 21-Nov-2014
George Tsokos, M.D., honored by Lupus Foundation and American College of Rheumatology
Tsokos, Chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is honored for investigations into the origins of lupus which have led to the discovery of new therapeutic targets.

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bpresscot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 21-Nov-2014
HHS, APIC, and SHEA present 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award
The US Department of Health and Human Services, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America today recognized the University of Vermont Medical Center with the 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award for achieving sustainable improvements toward eliminating healthcare-associated infections.

Contact: Liz Garman
egarman@apic.org
202-454-2604
Association for Professionals in Infection Control

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
63rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
UTMB professors receive American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene national awards
Scientists at the University of Texas Medical Branch were recognized with prestigious awards for their contributions in research at the annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting.

Contact: Donna Ramirez
donna.ramirez@utmb.edu
409-772-8791
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Hee Oh to receive 2015 AMS Satter Prize
Hee Oh of Yale University will be awarded the 2015 AMS Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. Oh is honored for '[her] fundamental contributions to the fields of dynamics on homogeneous spaces, discrete subgroups of Lie groups, and applications to number theory.'
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Mass. General Hospital's Warren Triennial Prize to honor Bert Vogelstein
The 2014 Warren Triennial Prize of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will be awarded to Bert Vogelstein, M.D., the Clayton Professor of Oncology and Pathology and director of the Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The award will be presented at the Warren Triennial Prize Symposium, 'The Genetics of Cancer,' on Monday, Nov. 24, at MGH.

Contact: Sue McGreevey
smcgreevey@partners.org
617-724-2764
Massachusetts General Hospital

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Rutgers chemistry professor Darrin York named New Jersey Professor of the Year
Rutgers chemistry professor Darrin York developed a learning system that connects students and instructors to each other online, provides immediate feedback and a more intimate give-and-take than the 'recitation' classes that students used to take. For this and other ways he has helped students master general chemistry, a subject nearly all science, engineering and health-related majors require, York has been named the 2014 New Jersey Professor of the Year.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Carl Blesch
cblesch@ucm.rutgers.edu
848-932-0550
Rutgers University

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
UT Arlington engineering professors honored with Hackerman Advanced Research awards
Two UT Arlington College of Engineering professors have been recognized for research to advance cancer detection and methods to combat toxic algae in water resources.

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
SDSC/UC San Diego achieves a hat trick in 2014 HPCwire Awards
The San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, has achieved a hat trick in garnering three awards for its university-wide WIFIRE project as part of the annual HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards presented at the 2014 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, in New Orleans, La.

Contact: Jan Zverina
jzverina@sdsc.edu
858-534-5111
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
Pavel Gurevich wins the 2014 von Kaven Award
The German Research Foundation has selected mathematician PD Pavel Gurevich, Ph.D., from the Free University of Berlin to receive the 2014 von Kaven Award. Gurevich conducts research on nonlinear partial differential equations, focusing in particular on hysteresis phenomena and pattern-forming processes.

Contact: Cornelia Lossau
cornelia.lossau@dfg.de
49-302-061-214-328
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
Empa researchers among top 100 thinkers
The US journal Foreign Policy has named Empa researchers Artur Braun, Florent Boudoire, Rita Toth and Jakob Heier, and Edwin Constable from the University of Basel in the innovation category on the list of 100 Leading Global Thinkers 2014 in recognition of their research project on moth-eye solar cells for the direct conversion of sunlight into hydrogen. The awards ceremony took place in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 17, 2014, in the presence of US Secretary of State, John Kerry.

Contact: Rainer Klose
redaktion@empa.ch
41-587-654-733
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
The Association for Molecular Pathology announces 2014 award recipients
The Association for Molecular Pathology announced its 2014 award winners. Recipients of the Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics, Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award, and AMP Meritorious Service Award were presented at the Association for Molecular Pathology Annual Meeting this past week in National Harbor, Md.

Contact: Catherine Davidge
cdavidge@amp.org
301-634-7400
Association for Molecular Pathology

Public Release: 18-Nov-2014
Antonio Luque, solar pioneer in Spain, to receive $60,000 Boer award
Antonio Luque, professor and director of the Institute of Solar Energy at the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, will receive the Karl W. Boer Solar Energy Medal of Merit at a ceremony to be held at the University of Delaware on March 13, 2015.
Karl W. Boer Solar Energy Medal of Merit Trust

Contact: Donna O'Brien
dobrien@udel.edu
302-831-1418
University of Delaware

Public Release: 18-Nov-2014
Victor Kac to receive 2015 AMS Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement
Victor Kac of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be awarded the 2015 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Lifetime Achievement at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. He is honored for 'his groundbreaking contributions to Lie Theory and its applications to Mathematics and Mathematical Physics.'
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 18-Nov-2014
Rostislav Grigorchuk to receive 2015 AMS Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research
Rostislav Grigorchuk of Texas A&M University will be awarded the 2015 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. Grigorchuk is honored for his influential paper 'Degrees of growth of finitely generated groups and the theory of invariant means,' which appeared in Russian in 1984 in Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR. Seriya Matematicheskaya and in English translation a year later.
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 18-Nov-2014
Robert Lazarsfeld to receive 2015 AMS Steele Prize for Exposition
Robert Lazarsfeld of Stony Brook University will be awarded the 2015 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. He is honored for his two-volume work 'Positivity in Algebraic Geometry I and II' (Springer, 2004). The prize citation notes that these books were 'instant classics' that have profoundly influenced and shaped research in algebraic geometry over the past decade.
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 18-Nov-2014
University of Houston researcher honored for work in nanomaterials
Debora Rodrigues, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Houston, has received the Emerging Investigator award from the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization. Rodrigues has worked with nanomaterials since arriving at UH in 2010, using the technology to develop new methods for water purification and treatment. In addition to her research, she was recognized for her work with students and her outreach to other educators.
Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization

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

Public Release: 17-Nov-2014
Thomas Gaborski named 2014 Young Innovator by international Biomedical Engineering Society
Thomas Gaborski, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, and his research team are developing ways to use ultra-thin nano-membranes and adipose stem cells to create the vascular network necessary in engineering tissue, skin and organs. For his work with thin membranes and cell culture on membranes, Gaborski received the 2014 Young Innovator Award in Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering given by the Biomedical Engineering Society.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Michelle Cometa
macuns@rit.edu
585-475-4954
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 17-Nov-2014
SSA honors Victor Tsai with Charles F. Richter Early Career Award
Still early in his career, Victor Tsai has already established himself as a leading seismologist, conducting pioneering research in the emerging fields of ambient noise and glacier and river seismology. Tsai has published 39 peer-reviewed papers that reflect his diverse research interests and novel approaches to tackling challenging questions in seismology, glaciology and mechanics.

Contact: Nan Broadbent
press@seismosoc.org
408-431-9885
Seismological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Nov-2014
Thorne Lay honored by Seismological Society of America
An influential seismologist and community leader whose research has refined our understanding of the Earth's deep interior, Thorne Lay will be honored by the Seismological Society of America with its highest honor, the Harry Fielding Reid Medal, which recognizes contributions to science and society, at the organization's annual meeting held April 21-23, 2015 in Pasadena, Calif.

Contact: Nan Broadbent
press@seismosoc.org
408-431-9885
Seismological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Nov-2014
Case Western Reserve malaria expert named one of 100 leading global thinkers for 2014
Case Western Reserve malaria specialist Brian Grimberg, PhD, is among Foreign Policy magazine's 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014 being honored this evening in Washington, DC. Grimberg of the Center for Global Health and Diseases at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine will receive the honor for his groundbreaking research in infectious disease. He developed the scientific concept behind a portable, hand-held malaria detection instrument that rapidly detects the presence of malaria in blood.

Contact: Jeannette Spalding
jeannette.spalding@case.edu
216-368-3004
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 17-Nov-2014
Jennifer Lewis named 2014 Global Thinker by Foreign Policy magazine
Wyss Institute Core Faculty Member Jennifer Lewis, Sc.D., has been selected as one of Foreign Policy's 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014 for her disruptive research in 3D bioprinting. Honorees were selected internationally for their efforts to impact the world through transformative ideas and actions.

Contact: Kat J. McAlpine
katherine.mcalpie@wyss.harvard.edu
617-432-8266
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Public Release: 15-Nov-2014
IOF Regionals 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting
Winners of IOF Young Investigators Awards announced in Taipei
Researchers from Australia, Hong Kong/China, Malaysia, and Singapore received the International Osteoporosis Foundation's Young Investigators Awards, presented at the IOF Regionals - 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis Meeting in Taipei.

Contact: Charanjit (Chaz) Jagait
cjagait@iofbonehealth.org
41-229-940-100
International Osteoporosis Foundation

Public Release: 14-Nov-2014
Three CfA researchers share in $3 million Breakthrough Prize
Harvard researchers Robert Kirshner, Christopher Stubbs, and Peter Challis have been named co-recipients of the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for their role in the 1998 discovery of dark energy and the accelerated expansion of the universe. This discovery fundamentally changed our understanding of the universe and resulted in a Nobel Prize in Physics for this work.

Contact: Christine Pulliam
cpulliam@cfa.harvard.edu
617-495-7463
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Public Release: 14-Nov-2014
Boston physician receives AMA Award for Health Education
Daniel Alford, M.D., M.P.H., dean of the office of Continuing Medical Education and associate professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and director of the Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit at Boston Medical Center, received the American Medical Association Foundation Award for Health Education.
American Medical Association

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

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