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Public Release: 29-Jul-2014
The Twenty-eighth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
1996 research article deemed a classic paper
A 1996 research paper authored by University of California, Riverside's Michael J. Pazzani and two colleagues has been selected by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence to win the 2014 Classic Paper Award for significant contributions to the field of personalizing Internet content and learning user profiles. The AAAI established the award in 1999 to honor authors of papers, chosen from a specific conference year, that were deemed most influential.
Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence

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

Public Release: 28-Jul-2014
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation names winners of Klerman and Freedman Prizes
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation today announced the winners of its annual Klerman and Freedman Prizes, recognizing exceptional clinical and basic research by young scientists who have been supported by NARSAD Young Investigator Grants. The grants enable early career scientists to pursue innovative ideas in neurobiological and psychosocial research for the prevention, early detection, treatment, and cure of mental illnesses that affect one in four people.
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: Nadine Woloshin
nwoloshin@rubenstein.com
212-843-8041
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Public Release: 25-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Young earns GSA's 2014 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Heather M. Young, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., of the University of California, Davis, as the 2014 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award.

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

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
American Society of Anesthesiologists organizations receive ASAE's Power of A Award
The American Society of Association Executives announced its 2014 Power of A Award winners, including two affiliated organizations of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Contact: Natalie Cammarata
n.cammarata@asahq.org
847-268-9252
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
'Outspoken' Caltech scientist wins 2014 Gemant Award
The American Institute of Physics today announced that Sean Carroll, a physicist at the California Institute of Technology, is the winner of the 2014 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to the cultural, artistic or humanistic dimension of physics.

Contact: Jason Socrates Bardi
jbardi@aip.org
240-535-4954
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
IUPUI mathematician receives prestigious NSF Early Career Development Award
Dr. Roland Roeder, a mathematician from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will receive $460,000 over the next five years from the National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical Sciences to support his research in pure math and the training of students from the graduate to high school levels.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis School of Science

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
NRL Nike laser achieves spot in Guinness World Records
The world's largest operating krypton fluoride (KrF) gas laser is also the world's fastest, achieving a record projectile velocity equivalent to two-and-a-quarter million miles per hour.

Contact: Daniel Parry
nrlpao@nrl.navy.mil
202-767-2541
Naval Research Laboratory

Public Release: 24-Jul-2014
Malcolm K. Brenner receives Pioneer Award for advances in gene-modified T cells targeting cancer
Malcolm K. Brenner, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine has devoted his career in basic and clinical research toward understanding how tumors are able to escape detection by the body's immune defense system, and developing genetically modified T cells that can effectively target tumors.

Contact: Kathryn Ruehle
kruehle@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 23-Jul-2014
Community Development Society national conference
Strategy for community development partnerships earns award for UT Arlington professor
A University of Texas at Arlington professor who co-authored a book about the challenges faced by private foundations engaged in community revitalization has been awarded the Community Development Society's Current Research Award for 2014.

Contact: Traci Peterson
tpeterso@uta.edu
817-521-5494
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
Art of Science 2014
The Princeton University Art of Science 2014 exhibit galleries of images and video are now online. The galleries feature the top award winners in a juried competition as well as the top 'People's Choice' award.

Contact: Teresa Riordan
triordan@princeton.edu
609-258-9754
Princeton University, Engineering School

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., to present 2014 ASH Beutler Lecture
The American Society of Hematology will honor Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H., of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and Robert P. Hebbel, M.D., of the University of Minnesota Medical School with the 2014 Ernest Beutler Lecture and Prize for their significant research advances in the area of sickle cell disease.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
Tomas Ganz, M.D., Ph.D., to present 2014 ASH E. Donnall Thomas Lecture
The American Society of Hematology will honor Tomas Ganz, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, Los Angeles with the 2014 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture for his groundbreaking research in iron homeostasis, including the discovery of the iron-regulatory hormone hepcidin and investigation of its roles in iron metabolism. This award, named after the Nobel Prize Laureate and past Society president E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., recognizes pioneering research achievements in hematology that have represented a paradigm shift or significant discovery in the field.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Geraldine P. Schechter, M.D., and Timothy Springer, Ph.D., with 2014 Stratton Medal
The American Society of Hematology today announced that it will recognize Geraldine P. Schechter, M.D., of the Washington Veterans Affairs Medical Center and George Washington University, and Timothy Springer, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School, with the 2014 Henry M. Stratton Medal for their seminal contributions in the areas of clinical hematology and basic hematology research, respectively.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D., with 2014 William Dameshek Prize
The American Society of Hematology will present the 2014 William Dameshek Prize to Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for his exceptional work in leukemia research and cancer stem cell biology.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Grover Bagby Jr., M.D., and John DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., for outstanding mentorship
The American Society of Hematology will honor Grover C. Bagby Jr., M.D., and John F. DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., with 2014 Mentor Awards at the 56th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco for their sustained, outstanding commitment to the training and career development of early-career hematologists.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will present the Society's highest honor, the 2014 Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, to Kanti R. Rai, M.D., of the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine for his 50-year career combining landmark clinical leukemia research, steadfast commitment to education and mentoring, and exceptional patient care.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
2014 ISER Biennial Meeting
University of Utah researcher Robert Marc receives Paul Kayser International Award
Robert E. Marc, Ph.D., director of research at the University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center, has been named by the International Society of Eye Research as the recipient of the Houston, Texas-based Retina Research Foundation's 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research. This award recognizes lifetime achievement by a vision scientist who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of vitreoretinal diseases or disorders.

Contact: Melinda Rogers
melinda.rogers@hsc.utah.edu
801-608-9888
University of Utah Health Sciences

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
UT Dallas professor receives Engineer of the Year award
Dr. Terry Baughn, a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering at UT Dallas, has been named Engineer of the Year by the North Texas section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He mentors teams of senior design students with their capstone projects
North Texas Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Contact: LaKisha Ladson
lakisha.ladson@UTDallas.edu
972-883-4183
University of Texas at Dallas

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
Three PNNL staff elected to membership in state academy
Don Baer, Alain Bonneville, and Jud Virden, three scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, have been selected to join the Washington State Academy of Sciences.

Contact: MaryAnne Wuennecke
maryanne.wuennecke@pnnl.gov
509-375-2447
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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

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