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Public Release: 7-Jan-2015
Eight graduate students and postdocs receive GSA's DeLill Nasser Award
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is proud to name eight early-career scientists -- four graduate students and four postdoctoral researchers -- as spring 2015 recipients of GSA's DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics. The award provides a $1,000 travel grant for each recipient to attend any national or international meeting, conference, or laboratory course that will enhance his or her career.

Contact: Raeka Aiyar
press@genetics-gsa.org
202-412-1120
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 7-Jan-2015
From Venus to Earth: A radical new geological model
A new geological model developed by professor Lyal Harris, INRS Eau Terre Environnement Research Centre and Geological Survey of Canada researcher Jean Bédard has been selected as one of 10 2014 Discoveries of the Year by the magazine Quebec Science. The model is based on new findings from the planet Venus and could revolutionize mineral exploration in the subprovinces of Abitibi and Opatica in Northern Quebec.

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

Public Release: 6-Jan-2015
UCSB's Shuji Nakamura receives the 2015 Charles Stark Draper Prize
Nakamura is recognized for his development of the bright blue LED.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 6-Jan-2015
MIT Portugal alumna recognized at Forbes list '30 Under 30'
For the fourth year, Forbes magazine publishes its annual '30 Under 30' list. This year 600 millennials were recognized by Forbes over 20 different fields of expertise, among them is Maria Jose Pereira, MIT Portugal alumna, honored for her work in the healthcare field.

Contact: Silvia Castro
silvia.castro@mitportugal.org
351-934-282-824
MIT Portugal Program

Public Release: 6-Jan-2015
2014 AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy: Zafra M. Lerman honored for promoting multinational scientific cooperation in the Middle East
Zafra M. Lerman, creator and advocate for the Biennial Malta Conferences, which promote international scientific cooperation and diplomacy by convening scientists from 15 Middle Eastern nations, has been chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to receive the 2014 Award for Science Diplomacy.

Contact: Kat Zambon
kzambon@aaas.org
202-326-6434
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 5-Jan-2015
Douglas Institute researcher among new members of the Order of Canada
Dr. Serge Gauthier, M.D., FRCPC, an eminent researcher in Alzheimer's disease, has been appointed to the Order of Canada by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

Contact: Florence Meney
florence.meney@douglas.mcgill.ca
Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Public Release: 5-Jan-2015
Book by urogynecologist earns recognition
A book co-edited by Vivian W. Sung, M.D., has earned Highly Commended Distinction by the British Medical Association, ob/gyn category of the BMA Book Awards 2014. The book is titled 'Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery: Clinical Practice and Surgical Atlas,' Ed. Rebecca Rogers, Vivian Sung, Ranee Thaker, Cheryl Iglesia, the McGraw-Hill Companies.

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

Public Release: 2-Jan-2015
Two Douglas Institute researchers named in the Quebec Science list of top 10 discoveries
The Douglas Mental Health University Institute is proud to announce that discoveries by two of its researchers are included on the Quebec Science list of the top 10 discoveries of 2014.

Contact: Florence Meney
florence.meney@douglas.mcgill.ca
Douglas Mental Health University Institute

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