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Public Release: 17-Apr-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
Penn's Dr. Carl June recognized with AACR-CRI award in cancer immunology
The American Association for Cancer Research and the Cancer Research Institute will recognize Carl H. June, MD, the Richard W. Vague professor in immunotherapy at the Perelman School of Medicine and director of the Center for Cellular Immunotherapies at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, with the third annual AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 17-Apr-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
Dr. Mario Capecchi recognized with AACR Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research Award
Mario R. Capecchi, PhD, will be honored for his tremendous scientific contributions, which have had a profound impact on the understanding of cancer, including his groundbreaking work in the development of gene targeting technology, with the 12th annual American Association for Cancer Research Award for Lifetime Achievement in Cancer Research at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 17-Apr-2015
Wayne State start-up receives prestigious Luis Villalobos Award
RetroSense Therapeutics, LLC, a Wayne State University start-up biotechnology company focused on restoring vision, has received the Luis Villalobos Award from the Angel Capital Association, the world's leading professional association for angel investors. The award was announced in a special awards ceremony held on April 15 at the 2015 ACA Summit in San Diego, the world's largest gathering of angel investors.
NIH/National Eye Institute

Contact: Julie O'Connor
julie.oconnor@wayne.edu
313-577-8845
Wayne State University - Office of the Vice President for Research

Public Release: 17-Apr-2015
Tumor registry at LSU Health New Orleans earns top NCI honors
The Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer Institute awarded First Place to the LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health's Louisiana Tumor Registry for its 2014 and 2015 data submissions. This is the sixth time LSU Health New Orleans has earned this award and the fifth consecutive year. The SEER Program is the most authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the United States.

Contact: Leslie Capo
lcapo@lsuhsc.edu
504-568-4806
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Public Release: 17-Apr-2015
The Miriam Hospital receives fifth Magnet® designation for nursing excellence
The Miriam Hospital has again attained Magnet® recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program®. The voluntary credentialing program for hospitals recognizes excellence in nursing and is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

Contact: Elena Falcone-Relvas
efalconerelvas@lifespan.org
401-793-7484
Lifespan

Public Release: 16-Apr-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
Dr. Donald Coffey honored with 2015 AACR Margaret Foti Award
Donald S. Coffey, Ph.D., will be honored with the ninth annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Margaret Foti Award for Leadership and Extraordinary Achievements in Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22. He will receive the award during the opening ceremony, Sunday, April 19, 8:15 a.m. ET, in Hall A of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 16-Apr-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
Renowned cancer immunologist James Allison recognized with Pezcoller-AACR Int'l Award
The 2015 Pezcoller Foundation-American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) International Award for Cancer Research will be presented to James P. Allison, Ph.D., at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 16-Apr-2015
OU engineering professors among nation's best 'Young Investigators'
Two University of Oklahoma College of Engineering professors in the Advanced Radar Research Center are recipients of the prestigious Young Investigator award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 16-Apr-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
MD Anderson researcher James Allison, Ph.D., receives Pezcoller Award
Cancer scientist James Allison, Ph.D., internationally known for his role in developing a new class of cancer immunotherapies, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Pezcoller Foundation-American Association for Cancer Research International Award for Cancer Research.

Contact: Ron Gilmore
rlgilmore1@mdanderson.org
713-745-1898
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 16-Apr-2015
9th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting
Michael Douglas Gordon is the 2015 CAN Young Investigator awardee
The Canadian Association for Neuroscience announces that Michael Gordon, from the University of British Columbia, will receive the 2015 CAN Young Investigator Award. This Award recognizes outstanding research achievements by a young neuroscientist. Dr. Gordon's research provides insight into two of the most critical decisions we, and other animals, make: what to eat, and how much. He has significantly contributed to our understanding of the neural circuits that drive taste responses and feeding preferences.

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

Public Release: 15-Apr-2015
W. James Lewis receives 2015 Impact Award
W. James 'Jim' Lewis has received the 2015 AMS Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics for his career-long advocacy of the idea that mathematics research and education go hand in hand.
American Mathematical Society

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

Public Release: 14-Apr-2015
2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
INFORMS awards 2015 UPS George D. Smith Prize to UBC Sauder School
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading association for professionals in advanced analytics and operations research, has awarded its prestigious UPS George D. Smith Prize to the Centre for Operations Excellence at the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. The competition for the prize took place Monday at the 2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, California.

Contact: Barry List
barry.list@informs.org
443-794-5182
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 14-Apr-2015
UT Arlington physicist awarded Aldo Menzione Prize for Time Projection Chamber
Renowned particle physicist and University of Texas Arlington professor David Nygren is to be awarded the prestigious Aldo Menzione Prize for his Time Projection Chamber invention.

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

Public Release: 14-Apr-2015
Lorne Tyrrell wins Killam Prize
Dr. Lorne Tyrrell, a professor in the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, has been named the winner of the 2015 Killam Prize for Health Sciences.
Canada Council for the Arts

Contact: Ross Neitz
rneitz@ualberta.ca
780-492-5986
University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

Public Release: 14-Apr-2015
2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
Chevron named INFORMS prize winner, best analytics, and O.R. company of the year
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading association for analytics professionals, today announced the award of its annual INFORMS Prize for excellence in analytics and operations research to Chevron Corporation for its long and innovative history of applying analytics and operations research across the breadth of the worldwide energy company. The ceremony took place yesterday at the 2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa.

Contact: Barry List
barry.list@informs.org
443-794-5182
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 14-Apr-2015
2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
Syngenta wins 2015 INFORMS Edelman Prize, leading award in analytics, O.R.
Syngenta, which used analytics and operations research to improve food supplies to an increasingly crowded planet, has won the 2015 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences. The award is sponsored by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS®), the leading association for analytics professionals. The competition took place last night at the 2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa.

Contact: Barry List
barry.list@informs.org
443-794-5182
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Public Release: 13-Apr-2015
Mathematics department at Iowa State receives AMS national award
The Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University is the 2015 recipient of the American Mathematical Society's Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department.
American Mathematical Society

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

Public Release: 13-Apr-2015
ELCC 2015 European Lung Cancer Conference
First Heine H. Hansen Award goes to Pieter E. Postmus
The European Society for Medical Oncology and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer have announced the first Heine H. Hansen Award recipient as Pieter Postmus. The award will be presented at the European Lung Cancer Conference 2015, held April 15-18 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Contact: ESMO Press Office
media@esmo.org
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 13-Apr-2015
Professor Keiko Torii receives the 2015 Fellow of ASPB Award
Professor Keiko Torii of ITbM, Nagoya University, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the University of Washington receives the 2015 Fellow of ASPB Award.

Contact: Dr. Ayako Miyazaki
press@itbm.nagoya-u.ac.jp
81-527-894-999
Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University

Public Release: 13-Apr-2015
73rd Annual MPSA Conference
MPSA to honor 14 research projects at the 73rd Annual Conference in Chicago
The Midwest Political Science Association will announce the following award recipients at the annual MPSA Business Meeting, April 18, 2015 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. Awards committees select the winners from among nominations made by chairs, discussants and section heads at the previous year's conference.
Midwest Political Science Association

Contact: Melissa Heeke
heeke@mpsanet.org
812-558-0588 x3
Midwest Political Science Association

Public Release: 10-Apr-2015
AZ Business magazine picks TGen's Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff as 2015 Researcher of the Year
AZ Business magazine has named Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff of the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) as its 2015 Researcher of the Year. Dr. Von Hoff, M.D., TGen's Distinguished Professor and Physician-In-Chief, directs clinical trials at the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials at HonorHealth that translates TGen research discoveries into new treatments for patients.

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

Public Release: 10-Apr-2015
Society of Interventional Radiology 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation bestows annual awards
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation awards were announced March 4 during the society's Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta.

Contact: Ellen Acconcia
eacconcia@sirweb.org
703-460-5582
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 10-Apr-2015
DFG announces recipients of 2015 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize
This year's recipients of the most important prize for early career researchers in Germany have been announced. The selection committee, appointed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, has chosen ten researchers, five women and five men, to receive the 2015 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes. The prizes of 20,000 euros each will be presented on May 5 in Berlin.

Contact: Marco Finetti
marco.finetti@dfg.de
49-228-885-2230
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 9-Apr-2015
56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference
Nine early career researchers awarded for research presented at fruit fly conference
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the Drosophila research community are pleased to announce the winners of the GSA poster awards at the 56th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, which took place in Chicago, Ill., March 4-8, 2015. The awards were made to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral scientists in recognition of the research they presented at the conference.

Contact: Adam Fagen
press@genetics-gsa.org
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 9-Apr-2015
5th International Conference of the Global Young Academy
Two INRS professors appointed to the Global Young Academy
Professors Patrizio Antici and Tiago Falk of Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications at INRS have been appointed to the Global Young Academy in recognition of their scientific excellence. Their admission to this select club also attests to their engagement in debates on research and its benefits to society.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

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