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Public Release: 5-Feb-2016
Strathclyde computer science researcher wins prestigious award
A computer science researcher at the University of Strathclyde has won a prestigious Scotland-wide award from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland.

Contact: Corporate Comms
corporatecomms@strath.ac.uk
44-014-154-82370
University of Strathclyde

Public Release: 4-Feb-2016
Harvard's Christopher Walsh wins Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize
Harvard's Christopher Walsh wins the 16th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize for 'discovery of genes and mechanisms regulating human cortical development' from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Contact: Mark Derewicz
mark.derewicz@unchealth.unc.edu
919-923-0959
University of North Carolina Health Care

Public Release: 3-Feb-2016
Nemmers Prize in Medical Science awarded by Northwestern
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor at Baylor College of Medicine known for her groundbreaking research on Rett syndrome and other neurological disorders, is the inaugural recipient of the Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.

Contact: Marla Paul
marla-paul@northwestern.edu
Northwestern University

Public Release: 2-Feb-2016
Vilcek Foundation honors prominent immunologist and young researchers of promise
The Vilcek Foundation announces the winners of the 2016 Vilcek Prizes in Biomedical Science: Dan R. Littman, Professor of Molecular Immunology, NYU School of Medicine; Fernando Camargo, Associate Professor of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Stem Cell Institute; Roberta Capp, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; and Houra Merrikh, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine.
Vilcek Foundation

Contact: Shinnie Kim
shinnie.kim@vilcek.org
212-472-2500
Vilcek Foundation

Public Release: 2-Feb-2016
2016 AAAS Annual Meeting
2016 AAAS/Subaru SB&F prizes honor science books about animals
Octopus researchers, the science of de-extinction, and chickens are the subjects of the winners of 2016 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)/Subaru Science Books & Film Prizes for Excellence in Science Books.
Subaru, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Andrea Korte
akorte@aaas.org
202-326-6551
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 1-Feb-2016
RIT student team wins innovation award at SpaceX Hyperloop competition
An interdisciplinary team of undergraduates from Rochester Institute of Technology won a Special Innovation Award at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Competition held at Texas A&M University, Jan. 29-30.

Contact: Susan Gawlowicz
smguns@rit.edu
585-475-5061
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 1-Feb-2016
Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting
Cincinnati Children's physician-researcher to receive 2016 E. Mead Johnson Award
Sing Sing Way, M.D., Ph.D., the Pauline and Lawson Reed Chair in the division of Infectious Diseases at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, has won the E. Mead Johnson Award for Pediatric Research for 2016.

Contact: Jim Feuer
jim.feuer@cchmc.org
513-636-4656
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Public Release: 1-Feb-2016
The Allied Genetics Conference 2016
Genetics Society of America names Susan Celniker as recipient of George W. Beadle Award
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Susan E. 'Sue' Celniker (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) has been awarded the Society's George W. Beadle Award for her outstanding contributions to the Drosophila community.

Contact: Chloe Poston
cposton@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7302
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 28-Jan-2016
PNNL moves cybersecurity software and a novel disinfecting system beyond the lab
Software that helps cybersecurity analysts prevent hacks and a microbial disinfecting system that kills with an activated salt spray are two of the latest innovations Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has successfully commercialized with the help of business partners. The Federal Laboratory Consortium has honored the two teams with 2016 Excellence in Technology Transfer awards.
Department of Energy

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

Public Release: 27-Jan-2016
RIT students earn top awards for bio-separations research
Three students from Rochester Institute of Technology were recognized for their research findings about improvements to bio-separation techniques for lab-on-a-chip medical devices. They were awarded top honors in several categories in the undergraduate and graduate research competitions at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers annual meeting and conference in November in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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

Public Release: 27-Jan-2016
A rock star
UCSB geologist John Cottle is awarded the Geological Society of America's MGPV Early Career award.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 27-Jan-2016
Kasting receives NAS Early Earth & Life Sciences Award
James F. Kasting, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences, will receive the 2015 National Academy of Sciences Award in Early Earth and Life Sciences. The award will be presented with the Stanley Miller Medal.
National Academy of Sciences

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
aem1@psu.edu
814-865-9481
Penn State

Public Release: 27-Jan-2016
Honorary doctorate for Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna
On Feb. 10, 2016, the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) will confer a joint honorary doctorate on Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna. On the occasion of its Patron Saint's Day, the university wishes to honor them for their ground-breaking work in the field of genome editing.

Contact: KU Leuven Newsroom
nieuws@kuleuven.be
32-163-24008
KU Leuven

Public Release: 27-Jan-2016
Honorary doctorate for Anantha P. Chandrakasan
On Feb. 10, 2016, the University of Leuven will confer an honorary doctorate on Anantha Chandrakasan. On the occasion of its Patron Saint's Day, the university wishes to honor him for his contribution to the field of electronic circuit design.

Contact: KU Leuven Newsroom
news@kuleuven.be
32-163-24008
KU Leuven

Public Release: 26-Jan-2016
Murali Rao, M.D., receives Innovation in Patient Care Award
Loyola University Medical Center psychiatrist Murali Rao, M.D., has won the 2016 Innovation in Patient Care Award from the Illinois Psychiatric Society for his efforts to provide better care, smarter spending and healthier people.

Contact: Jim Ritter
jritter@lumc.edu
708-216-2445
Loyola University Health System

Public Release: 26-Jan-2016
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Penn nursing professor
Cynthia A. Connolly, Ph.D., RN, PNP, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family & Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), has been awarded a fellowship from The National Endowment for the Humanities.

Contact: Ed Federico
efed@nursing.upenn.edu
215-746-3562
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Public Release: 26-Jan-2016
Pitt professor Dr. Paul Leu receives prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award
Paul W. Leu, Ph.D., assistant professor of industrial engineering, received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his work on flexible metals. The CAREER program is the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award for junior faculty who exemplify outstanding research, teaching, and their integration.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Paul Kovach
pkovach@pitt.edu
412-624-0265
University of Pittsburgh

Public Release: 26-Jan-2016
Japanese science prize for German chemist Stefan Kaskel
The JSPS Research Society honors an energy storage material researcher at the Technical University of Dresden.

Contact: Stefan Kaskel
stefan.kaskel@chemie.tu-dresden.de
0351-463-34885
Technische Universität Dresden

Public Release: 25-Jan-2016
Rotman professor receives award for the study of employee ownership
An accounting professor at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management has received a major award which encourages the study of broad-based employee ownership in the corporation and society of the United States. Francesco Bova, an associate professor of accounting, has been presented with the Joseph Cabral Distinguished Scholar and Fellow Award by the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers' University.
School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers' University

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

Public Release: 25-Jan-2016
2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Rana A. Fine selected as Fellow of the Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society congratulates Rana A. Fine, professor in the department of ocean sciences at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, for being selected as a Fellow of the Oceanography Society. The citation on Professor Fine's certificate recognizes her for significant contributions to the understanding of the ocean circulation and ventilation. Dr. Fine will be formally recognized on Feb. 23, 2016, during a ceremony at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, La.
The Oceanography Society

Contact: Jennifer Ramarui
jenny@tos.org
301-251-7708
The Oceanography Society

Public Release: 25-Jan-2016
The Allied Genetics Conference 2016
GSA honors Bill Wood with 2016 Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that William 'Bill' Wood (University of Colorado Boulder) has been awarded the Society's Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education in recognition of his significant and sustained impact in genetics education.

Contact: Chloe Poston
cposton@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7302
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
American Cancer Society honors outstanding individuals with the Volunteer Leadership Award
The American Cancer Society recognized two outstanding individuals with the Volunteer Leadership Award, a prestigious national honor for volunteers with extraordinary contributions to the fight against cancer through humanitarian, distinguished service, and leadership.

Contact: Charaighn Sesock
charaighn.sesock@cancer.org
559-972-4877
American Cancer Society

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
American Cancer Society honors Marcia M. Grant with Quality of Life Award
The American Cancer Society recognized Marcia M. Grant, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, with the 2016 American Cancer Society Trish Greene Quality of Life Award, a prestigious national honor that recognizes an outstanding individual who dedicates a significant portion of their career to research that improves the quality of life for cancer patients and their families.

Contact: Charaighn Sesock
charaighn.sesock@cancer.org
559-972-4877
American Cancer Society

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
American Cancer Society honors cancer caregivers with Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award
The American Cancer Society recognized 10 outstanding individuals with the American Cancer Society Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award, a prestigious national honor for cancer care and commitment.

Contact: Charaighn Sesock
charaighn.sesock@cancer.org
559-972-4877
American Cancer Society

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
Gut instinct
UCSB chemical engineer Michelle O'Malley receives a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

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