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Public Release: 27-Feb-2015
PNAS announces six 2014 Cozzarelli Prize recipients
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Editorial Board has selected six papers published by PNAS in 2014 to receive the Cozzarelli Prize.

Contact: Prashant Nair
PNASNews@nas.edu
202-334-3380
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 27-Feb-2015
AGHE's 41st Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference
The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education honors new awardees
The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education -- the educational branch of The Gerontological Society of America -- is proud to announce its newest awardees. The presentation of the awards will occur at AGHE's 41st Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference, taking place from February 26 to March 1 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee.

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

Public Release: 26-Feb-2015
Biophysicist receives EliteForsk Award 2015
Biophysics professor Lene Oddershede of the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute at the Faculty of Science will receive an EliteForsk Award -- Denmark's largest public research award -- on Thursday, Feb. 26. Lene Oddershede's work mainly focuses on an interdisciplinary research domain where physics, biology and medicine merge. Among other things, award funding will go to build new equipment that will be used to better understand how the development of stem cells can be steered for the benefit of patients worldwide.
The Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science

Contact: Lene Oddershede
oddershede@nbi.dk
45-24-94-25-34
Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen

Public Release: 26-Feb-2015
Food security in Africa needs a tailored approach, suggests new research
A one-size-fits-all approach to African agriculture development will not lead to growth, suggests research published in Food policy. The authors of the study say that instead of blindly adopting 'solutions' that have worked in other continents, governments and researchers should consider the context more closely and develop a tailored approach. Selected by an international advisory board, the research paper has been awarded this month's Elsevier Atlas award.

Contact: Sacha Boucherie
s.boucherie@elsevier.com
31-204-853-564
Elsevier

Public Release: 25-Feb-2015
Endocrine Society honors 2015 Helmsley Award winners
The Endocrine Society today announced it has selected 22 winners of the Helmsley Charitable Trust Abstract Awards in Type 1 Diabetes.
Helmsley Charitable Trust

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
jgingery@endocrine.org
202-971-3655
The Endocrine Society

Public Release: 24-Feb-2015
Undergraduate OSC researcher heading to UK
In pursuit of a graduate degree next year in the United Kingdom, an Ohio State Honors student will leverage what he's learned about using specialized processors at the Ohio Supercomputer Center to study cutting-edge mathematical methods for analyzing large datasets. The Winston Churchill Foundation recently awarded one of its 14 annual scholarships for study at the University of Cambridge to Jonathan Timcheck, a graduating senior in engineering physics at The Ohio State University.
Winston Churchill Foundation

Contact: Jamie Abel
jabel@oh-tech.org
614-292-6495
Ohio Supercomputer Center

Public Release: 23-Feb-2015
UTHealth's Cesar A. Arias elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation
Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation. It is an honor society comprised of more than 3,000 physician scientists.

Contact: Robert Cahill
Robert.Cahill@uth.tmc.edu
713-500-3030
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Public Release: 23-Feb-2015
Michael Halassa awarded prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship
Michael M. Halassa, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Physiology at NYU Langone Medical Center's Neuroscience Institute, has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship.

Contact: Ryan Jaslow
ryan.jaslow@nyumc.org
212-404-3511
NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine

Public Release: 23-Feb-2015
AIBS names emerging public policy leaders
The American Institute of Biological Sciences has selected two graduate students to receive the 2015 AIBS Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award. Kellyann Jones-Jamtgaard is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Taylor Herren is pursuing a Master's degree in biology at California State University, Chico.

Contact: Julie Palakovich Carr
jpalakovichcarr@aibs.org
202-628-1500 x225
American Institute of Biological Sciences

Public Release: 23-Feb-2015
India automaker's chairman emeritus to receive honorary degree at S.C. Auto Summit
Clemson University will honor chairman emeritus of India's Tata Motors Ratan Tata with an honorary Doctorate of Automotive Engineering at the S.C. Automotive Summit Tuesday at the Hyatt Regency Greenville.

Contact: Frederick Cartwright
fcartwr@clemson.edu
864-283-7102
Clemson University

Public Release: 22-Feb-2015
Fox Chase earns accreditation from the American College of Radiology
Fox Chase Cancer Center's Radiation Oncology Department, an international leader known for offering the latest advancements in radiation treatment, has earned accreditation from the American College of Radiology for another three years at both its main campus in Northeast Philadelphia and Buckingham facility.

Contact: Diana Quattrone
Diana.Quattrone@fccc.edu
215-728-7784
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Public Release: 20-Feb-2015
American College of Sports Medicine Northwest Regional Chapter Meeting
MARC travel awards announced for: The ACSM Northwest Regional Chapter Meeting
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine Northwest Regional Chapter Meeting from Feb. 27-28, 2015 in Bend, Ore.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

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

Public Release: 20-Feb-2015
Genetics Society of America 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference
MARC Travel Awards announced for the GSA 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Genetics Society of America 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference from March 4-8, 2015, in Chicago, Ill.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

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

Public Release: 20-Feb-2015
Morris Bullock, Ph.D., Daniel DuBois, Ph.D., PNNL Hydrogen Catalysis Team win ACS award
ACS Catalysis and the American Chemical Society Division of Catalysis Science & Technology are pleased to announce Morris Bullock, Ph.D., Daniel DuBois, Ph.D., and the Hydrogen Catalysis Team at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have won the 2015 ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science. This is the first team win for the Lectureship.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 20-Feb-2015
Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities 2015 Annual Meeting
MARC Travel Awards Announced for ABRF 2015 Annual Meeting
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities 2015 Annual Meeting from March 28-31, 2015, in St. Louis, Mo.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

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

Public Release: 19-Feb-2015
American Chemical Society 249th National Meeting & Exposition
Dasgupta receives American Chemical Society's J. Calvin Giddings Award
Purnendu 'Sandy' Dasgupta, the Jenkins Garrett Professor of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington, has received the 2015 American Chemical Society Division of Analytical Chemistry J. Calvin Giddings Award for Excellence in Education.

Contact: Bridget Lewis
blewis@uta.edu
817-272-3317
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 19-Feb-2015
John Russell to receive the Edward C. Roy, Jr., Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching
John Russell, a teacher at Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science, and Engineering in New York, N.Y., has been named the 2015 recipient of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching.

Contact: Laura Rios
awards@americangeosciences.org
703-379-2480
American Geosciences Institute

Public Release: 19-Feb-2015
Berkeley-Haas marketing professor Clayton Critcher honored with SAGE Young Scholars Award
At Berkeley-Haas since 2010, Marketing Professor Clayton Critcher continues to build his career by studying how people navigate life as economic, political, and moral beings and by shedding light on consumer behavior. In recognition of his body of research, Prof. Critcher has received a 2015 SAGE Young Scholars Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology.

Contact: Pamela Tom
ptom@berkeley.edu
510-642-2734
University of California - Berkeley Haas School of Business

Public Release: 18-Feb-2015
UC Riverside biogeochemist receives high honor
Timothy Lyons, a distinguished professor of biogeochemistry in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, has been named a 2015 Geochemical Fellow by the Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry. The honorary title is awarded to outstanding scientists who have made major contributions to the field of geochemistry. Lyons explores the evolving compositions of the early atmosphere and oceans. He is one of 10 scientists named 2015 Geochemical Fellows.

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

Public Release: 18-Feb-2015
NSF and Popular Science announce 2015 Vizzies winners
The awards mark completion of the first NSF and Popular Science challenge collaboration that celebrates the use of visual media to clearly and accessibly communicate scientific data and research. NSF has led the competition for more than a decade under a different name: the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge.

Contact: Bobbie Mixon
bmixon@nsf.gov
703-292-8485
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 18-Feb-2015
TGen COO Tess Burleson honored as one of Phoenix's 2015 Outstanding Women in Business
Tess Burleson, Chief Operating Officer at the Translational Genomics Research Institute, is among the Phoenix Business Journal's 2015 Outstanding Women in Business. TGen's continued presence as an anchor for Arizona's bioscience community, a potent economic driver and purveyor of a continuous stream of biomedical 'wins,' is in no small part a result of her empowering leadership style.

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

Public Release: 18-Feb-2015
BUSM's SCOPE of Pain receives national award
White House Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli has awarded Boston University School of Medicine's Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education program a 2014 National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area award for Outstanding Prevention Effort.

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

Public Release: 18-Feb-2015
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
Massachusetts General Hospital's D. Dante Yeh wins award for clinical nutrition research
D. Dante Yeh, M.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital has been named the Promising Investigator Award recipient by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Contact: Troy Petenbrink
media@nutritioncare.org
202-297-1703
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 18-Feb-2015
Clinical Nutrition Week 2015
Liver disease study earns University of Alberta's Dr. David Lim the A.S.P.E.N. Vars Award
David Lim, M.D., C.M., of the University of Alberta has been named the winner of the 2015 Harry M. Vars Award by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Contact: Troy Petenbrink
media@nutritioncare.org
202-297-1703
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)

Public Release: 17-Feb-2015
Three Waterloo academics named among Canada's top researchers for 2015
Three Waterloo academics are named among Canada's Top Natural Sciences and Engineering Researchers for 2015 by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada today. The work of these researchers is advancing human brain research using computer models, decreasing the environmental impacts of mining and increasing our understanding of invasive species.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Contact: Nick Manning
nmanning@uwaterloo.ca
226-929-7627
University of Waterloo

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