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Public Release: 26-May-2016
International Data Week
RDA Data Share program announces fellowship awards
RDA Data Share, an early career engagement program for the Research Data Alliance/US, is pleased to announce its selection of the 2016 cohort of Fellows.

Contact: Yolanda Meleco
melecy@rpi.edu
518-276-4912
Research Data Alliance (RDA)

Public Release: 25-May-2016
JSA awards graduate fellowships for research at Jefferson Lab
Jefferson Sciences Associates announced today the award of eight JSA/Jefferson Lab graduate fellowships. The doctoral students will use the fellowships to support their advanced studies at their universities and conduct research at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab).

Contact: Greg Kubiak
kubiak@sura.org
202-408-2412
Southeastern Universities Research Association

Public Release: 25-May-2016
Plant Biology
American Society of Plant Biologists 2016 summer undergraduate research fellows (SURF)
The ASPB SURF program funds undergraduate students to conduct 10 weeks of mentored plant biology research early in their college career. SURF recipients are motivated, skilled in research and have career objectives relevant to plant biology. Reviewers also consider the contribution of the project to the mentor's research program, institutional commitment to the proposed research, and the mentor's commitment to undergraduate research. Awards reflect the ratio of applicants from primarily undergraduate versus doctoral granting institutions.
American Society of Plant Biologists

Contact: Tyrone Spady
tspady@aspb.org
American Society of Plant Biologists

Public Release: 25-May-2016
Richard Benton and Ben Lehner awarded EMBO Gold Medal 2016
EMBO is pleased to announce Richard Benton of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and Ben Lehner of the Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain, as the recipients of the EMBO Gold Medal 2016. The EMBO Gold Medal, endowed with 10,000 Euro each, is awarded annually to young scientists for outstanding contributions to the life sciences in Europe. The award ceremony will take place on September 11, 2016, at the opening session of The EMBO Meeting in Mannheim, Germany.
European Molecular Biology Organization

Contact: Tilmann Kiessling
tilmann.kiessling@embo.org
49-160-901-93839
EMBO

Public Release: 24-May-2016
10th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting
Matthew Hill, from University of Calgary is the 2016 CAN Young Investigator awardee
The Canadian Association for Neuroscience is proud to announce that Matthew Hill, from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary, will be awarded the 2016 CAN Young Investigator Award at the upcoming 10th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting. With this award, the Association recognizes the pioneering work done by Dr. Hill demonstrating the important role of the endocannabinoid system in regulating how the brain responds and adapts, or fails to adapt, to stress.
Canadian Association for Neuroscience

Contact: Julie Poupart
info@can-acn.org
514-912-2405
Canadian Association for Neuroscience

Public Release: 24-May-2016
Top international award for UNSW Australia quantum computing chief
For her world-leading research in the fabrication of atomic-scale devices for quantum computing, UNSW Australia's Michelle Simmons has been awarded a prestigious Foresight Institute Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology. Professor Simmons is director of the UNSW-based Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology.

Contact: Deborah Smith
deborah.smith@unsw.edu.au
61-478-492-060
University of New South Wales

Public Release: 24-May-2016
Diego Melgar Moctezuma honored with Charles F. Richter Early Career Award
Early in his career, seismologist Diego Melgar Moctezuma has already made significant research contributions in the areas of earthquake rupture and early warning, tsunami modeling, and community outreach regarding earthquakes and geosciences.

Contact: Becky Ham
press@seismosoc.org
Seismological Society of America

Public Release: 24-May-2016
Lev P. Vinnik wins top honor in seismology
Seismological Society of America will present its highest honor, the 2016 Harry Fielding Reid Medal, to Lev P. Vinnik, Professor at the Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences, at its annual meeting 18-20 April 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

Contact: Becky Ham
press@seismosoc.org
Seismological Society of America

Public Release: 24-May-2016
BSSA Editor-in-Chief Diane Doser honored with SSA Distinguished Service Award
For her two decades of outstanding dedication and leadership of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, the Seismological Society of America will present Diane I. Doser with its 2016 Distinguished Service Award.

Contact: Becky Ham
press@seismosoc.org
Seismological Society of America

Public Release: 24-May-2016
Seismologist Michael E. Wysession honored for contributions to geosciences education
For his exceptional leadership in geosciences education and his devotion to public understanding of earthquakes and their impact on society, the Seismological Society of America will present Michael E. Wysession with the 2016 Frank Press Public Service Award at its annual meeting held 18-20 April 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

Contact: Becky Ham
press@seismosoc.org
Seismological Society of America

Public Release: 23-May-2016
CHOP researcher inducted into Italian Academy of Sciences
Douglas C. Wallace, Ph.D., director of the Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, was inducted into the Italian Academy of Sciences during the Academy's 234th annual meeting on May 5 in Rome. Past members of this elite organization include Franklin, Einstein, Pasteur, Volta, Roentgen, Fermi and many other internationally prominent scientists.
Italian Academy of Sciences

Contact: John Ascenzi
ascenzi@email.chop.edu
267-426-6055
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Public Release: 23-May-2016
Researcher recognized for work in crystal engineering
A University of Houston chemical engineer has received the 2016 Owens Corning Early Career Award in recognition of his contributions to materials science and engineering.

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0887
University of Houston

Public Release: 23-May-2016
National Academy of Medicine selects eight health professionals selected for RWJF
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today named the 2016-2017 class of RWJF Health Policy Fellows.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 23-May-2016
58 life science researchers elected as new EMBO Members
EMBO today announced that 58 researchers in the life sciences were newly elected to its membership. 50 of the scientists reside in 13 different countries in Europe; eight Associate Members were elected from China, Japan, Lithuania, Singapore and the United States.
European Molecular Biology Organization

Contact: Dr. Tilmann Kiessling
tilmann.kiessling@embo.org
0049-160-901-93839
EMBO

Public Release: 20-May-2016
President Obama honors early career scientists with top White House award
President Barack Obama today named 105 researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, granting them the US government's highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers. The National Science Foundation nominated 21 of the awardees.

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
703-292-2663
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 20-May-2016
Digestive Disease Week
AGA Research Foundation announces 2016 class of research award winners
At Digestive Disease Week® 2016, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation will honor its 2016 class of research award winners.
Janssen, Gilead Sciences, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Boston Scientific, Rome Foundation, Medtronic, Elsevier, Broad Foundation, Gastroenterology Research Group, American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders

Contact: Rachel Shubert
media@gastro.org
301-272-1603
American Gastroenterological Association

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Appeal of 'genetic puzzles' leads to National Medal of Science for UW's Mary-Claire King
In a White House ceremony May 19, President Barack Obama presented the National Medal of Science to Mary-Claire King, University of Washington professor of genome sciences and medicine. The award, the nation's highest recognition for scientific achievement, honors King's more than 40 years dedicated to research in evolution and the genetics of human disease, as well as to teaching and outreach endeavors that have supported human rights efforts on six continents and reunited families.

Contact: James Urton
jurton@uw.edu
206-543-2580
University of Washington

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Challenges, opportunities ahead in advancing the understanding and treatment of schizophrenia
While considerable advances have been made in understanding the biology and treatment of schizophrenia, patients and physicians continue to face tough challenges, says the 2015-16 winner of the University of Pennsylvania Edward A. Strecker, MD Award for outstanding contributions to the field of clinical psychiatry.

Contact: Toni Baker
tbaker@augusta.edu
706-721-4421
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Public Release: 19-May-2016
UT Southwestern medical students honored by White House for hepatitis awareness efforts
A project by UT Southwestern Medical Center students is being recognized at a White House ceremony today for their outstanding commitment to increasing hepatitis awareness as part of the annual National Hepatitis Testing Day observance.

Contact: Russell Rian
russell.rian@utsouthwestern.edu
214-648-3404
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Public Release: 19-May-2016
Lyncean Technologies Inc. receives export achievement award at Hannover Messe, Germany
Lyncean Technologies Inc. announced today that they recently received an Export Achievement Award from the United States Department Commerce's US and Foreign Commercial Service, for its recent success in exporting a Lyncean Compact Light Source to the Technical University of Munich.

Contact: Michael Feser
Michael_Feser@lynceantech.com
Lyncean Technologies, Inc.

Public Release: 18-May-2016
New Humboldt scholarship holder at FAU: Dr. Marylin Latour
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has an excellent international reputation. This is reflected in the large number of renowned international researchers who choose FAU as their host university in order to work with FAU researchers as part of a scholarship or research award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Contact: Katrin Piecha
presse@fau.de
University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Public Release: 18-May-2016
John Beckman: 'Astronomy is a science that makes us humble'
The University of La Laguna celebrated the solemn act of investment as Doctor Honoris Causa of the astrophysicist John Beckman, Emeritus Research Professor of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and of the Astrophysics Department of the University of La Laguna, as well as researcher at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias.

Contact: Elena Mora
emora@iac.es
Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC)

Public Release: 18-May-2016
Pioneer of hormone action awarded the Gregory Pincus Medal
Pierre Chambon, M.D., founder of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cell Biology in Strasbourg, France, and an internationally prominent biomedical researcher, was named the recipient of the Gregory Pincus Medal by UMass Medical School.

Contact: Jim Fessenden
james.fessenden@umassmed.edu
508-856-2688
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 17-May-2016
Pascali honored for contributions to engineering education
Raresh Pascali, instructional associate professor in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program at the University of Houston, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Ross Kastor Educator Award. The award, named for a longtime drilling engineer with Shell Oil Co., is presented by the petroleum division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. It recognizes dedication to improving engineering and science awareness for students and improving educational opportunities for future industry leaders.

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

Public Release: 17-May-2016
Dr. B. Star Hampton receives distinguished service award
B. Star Hampton, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., a board certified urogynecologist in the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has recently received the inaugural distinguished service award from the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.

Contact: Amy Blustein
ablustein@wihri.org
401-681-2822
Care New England

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