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Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
American Library Association Annual Conference
SAGE and ALA announce 2014 Peter Lyman Memorial Scholarship winner
SAGE and the American Library Association today announce Samuel Dodson as the recipient of the 2014 Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media and a travel grant to the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. A recent graduate of Lewis and Clark College, Dodson will begin a duel Master of Archival Studies and Master of Library and Information Studies this fall at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Contact: Camille Gamboa
camille.gamboa@sagepub.com
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
Slaying bacteria with their own weapons
A novel antibiotic delivery system would exploit small molecules called siderophores that bacteria secrete to scavenge for iron in their environments. Each bacterium has its own system of siderophores, which it pumps across its cell membrane before releasing the iron the siderophore holds. If an antibiotic were linked to one of these scavenger molecules, it would be converted into a tiny Trojan horse that would smuggle antibiotics inside a bacterium's cell membrane.
Oak Ridge Associated Univerities

Contact: Diana Lutz
dlutz@wustl.edu
314-935-5272
Washington University in St. Louis

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
2014 SIAM Annual Meeting
Leslie Greengard to deliver The John von Neumann Lecture
Leslie F. Greengard of the Simons Foundation and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University has been awarded the 2014 John von Neumann Lecture prize.

Contact: Karthika Muthukumaraswamy
karthika@siam.org
267-350-6383
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
Northwestern Medicine cardiologist is American Heart Association Physician of the Year
Neil J. Stone, MD, a Northwestern Medicine cardiologist for more than four decades, was named the American Heart Association's 2014 Physician of the Year, the organization's honor given annually to a physician who has rendered 'outstanding accomplishments.'

Contact: Kara Spak
kspak@nmh.org
312-926-0755
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
Ludwik Leibler awarded the EPJE Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize for 2014
The journal EPJE Soft Matter and Biological Physics has awarded French physicist Ludwik Leibler the 2014 EPJE Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize. The journal editors chose Leibler for his seminal contributions to polymer physics and revolutionary polymeric materials, which include self-healing elastomers and vitrimers. Leibler is Adjunct Professor at ESPCI ParisTech where he directs the Laboratory for Soft Matter and Chemistry and is also Research Director at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.

Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
American Chemical Society selects 10 semifinalists for Chemistry Champions contest
The American Chemical Society today named 10 semifinalists in its Chemistry Champions contest. The contest aims to find and train promising science communicators. A 2014 Chemistry Champion will be selected during a live public event on Sunday, August 10, during the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco.

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

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
ICE/ENDO 2014
More magazine freelance writer receives Endocrine Society journalism award
Freelance journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin received the Endocrine Society's annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today.
Endocrine Society

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

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
Three NYU faculty receive awards from Pew Charitable Trusts
Three NYU faculty have been selected to receive awards from the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Philadelphia-based non-profit announced today.
Pew Charitable Trusts

Contact: James Devitt
james.devitt@nyu.edu
212-998-6808
New York University

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
UMMS scientist named 2014 Pew Latin American Fellow in the biomedical sciences
Alejandro Vasquez-Rifo, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, was named a 2014 Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Dr. Vasquez-Rifo joins nine other researchers named to this year's class.

Contact: Jim Fessenden
james.fessenden@umassmed.edu
508-856-2000
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
UMass Medical School investigator named 2014 Pew Scholar
Brian A. Kelch, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular pharmacology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, has been named a 2014 Pew Scholar by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Dr. Kelch is one of 22 early career researchers named to this year's class and the seventh UMMS faculty to receive the award.

Contact: Jim Fessenden
james.fessenden@umassmed.edu
508-856-2000
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
Frederic Bushman, Ph.D. receives Pioneer Award for advancing therapeutic gene delivery methods
Frederic D. Bushman, Ph.D.'s early pioneering work in understanding how HIV reproduces by inserting its genetic material into the DNA of a host cell led to key advances in the ability to move pieces of DNA and whole genes between cells.

Contact: Vicki Cohn
vcohn@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100 x2156
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
ICE/ENDO 2014
Endocrine Society honors Sen. Dick Durbin with Biomedical Research Champion Award
The Endocrine Society presented U.S. Senate Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) with the Biomedical Research Champion Award during a ceremony today at its annual meeting.

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

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