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Public Release: 11-Mar-2014
SURA honors Georgia Tech biologist as Distinguished Scientist
The Southeastern Universities Research Association today announced that Jeffrey Skolnick, Director of the Integrated Biosystems Institute at Georgia Institute of Technology, will receive its 2014 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award.
Southeastern Universities Research Association

Contact: Greg Kubiak
Southeastern Universities Research Association

Public Release: 10-Mar-2014
2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award winners announced
Thirteen graduate students from institutes throughout North America have been chosen to receive the 2014 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award sponsored by the Basic Sciences Division of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Nominations were solicited internationally; the winners were selected on the basis of the quality, originality and significance of their work.
Weintraub and Groudine Fund

Contact: Kristen Woodward
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Public Release: 10-Mar-2014
Whitehead named APS Woman Physicist of the Month for March
Lisa Whitehead, assistant professor of physics at University of Houston's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, has been named Woman Physicist of the Month for March by the American Physical Society. Whitehead is doing research in the field of experimental particle physics. Her research focuses on understanding the properties of the neutrino, one of the fundamental particles that make up the universe.

Contact: Kathy Major
University of Houston

Public Release: 10-Mar-2014
AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting
Three UTSA College of Sciences faculty honored at AAAS Annual Meeting
UTSA College of Sciences faculty members Andrew Tsin, Garry Cole and Donald Kurtz were honored recently at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chicago.

Contact: Kris Rodriguez
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 7-Mar-2014
UT Arlington undergrad honored for research on antibiotic resistant infection
One of 60 students selected in the Council on Undergraduate Research's Posters on the Hill competition is looking for a way to stop a dangerous, hospital-acquired disease. Emmanuel Fordjour started working in the lab of a National Institutes of Health-funded researcher when he was just a sophomore.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Traci Peterson
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 7-Mar-2014
2014 ASCO Annual Meeting
TGen and Scottsdale Healthcare cancer expert Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff is honored by ASCO
In association with its 50th anniversary, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has named Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff one of ASCO's 50 Oncology Luminaries, celebrating 50 doctors who over the past half-century have significantly advanced cancer care.

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 6-Mar-2014
Stockman elected SPIE Fellow
Mark Stockman, physics professor and director for the Center for Nano-Optics at Georgia State University, has been elected a SPIE fellow for his achievements in theoretical nano-optics and nanoplasmonics.

Contact: LaTina Emerson
Georgia State University

Public Release: 6-Mar-2014
2014 American Physical Society March Meeting
New therapies targeting cancer, Alzheimer's goal of UH physicist
Working toward new therapies to target cancer and Alzheimer's, University of Houston physicist Margaret Cheung strives to understand the physics that govern how ordinary matter becomes life-like. Cheung was recently named a fellow of the American Physical Society. Her award was presented March 4 at the annual meeting of the American Physical Society Division of Biological Physics in Denver.

Contact: Lisa Merkl
University of Houston

Public Release: 6-Mar-2014
NJIT professor receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Laurent Simon, an associate professor of chemical engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.

Contact: Tanya Klein
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 6-Mar-2014
PNAS announces 6 2013 Cozzarelli Prize recipients
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Editorial Board has selected six papers published by PNAS in 2013 to receive the Cozzarelli Prize.

Contact: Prashant Nair
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 5-Mar-2014
Professor Israel Finkelstein receives prestigious Delalande-Guerineau Prize
The Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres in Paris has awarded professor Israel Finkelstein of Tel Aviv University, one of the world's foremost biblical archaeologists, the prestigious Delalande-Guerineau Prize for his book 'Le Royaume Biblique Oublie (The Forgotten Kingdom).' The prize, which honors exemplary works in Orientalism, has been awarded every other year since the 19th century.

Contact: George Hunka
American Friends of Tel Aviv University

Public Release: 5-Mar-2014
Laura Finney to receive the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award in K-8 Earth Science Teaching
Laura Finney, a teacher at Chamberlin Hill Intermediate School in Findlay, Ohio, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Edward C. Roy, Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching. Finney, who earned her master's degree in curriculum and teaching from Bowling Green State University, has spent her career challenging students in kindergarten through ninth grade with what she calls 'authentic experiences' and inquiry-based learning in the Earth sciences.

Contact: Laura Rios
American Geosciences Institute

Public Release: 5-Mar-2014
2014 AERA Annual Meeting
AERA 2014 Fellows announced
The American Educational Research Association has announced the selection of 22 scholars as 2014 AERA Fellows.

Contact: Tony Pals
American Educational Research Association

Public Release: 5-Mar-2014
Queen's University included in chemical engineering roll of honor
Queen's University Belfast chemists are celebrating after being named on the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) roll of honor for 2013. The chemists have been recognised for their work in removing harmful mercury from natural gas. The award of the IChemE Nicklin Medal is the latest accolade for the University's multi-award winning partnership with Malaysian oil and gas giant PETRONAS which has developed a much more environmentally friendly and safer gas production process.

Contact: Anne-Marie Clarke
Queen's University Belfast

Public Release: 4-Mar-2014
Renal Physicians Association 40th Anniversary Gala
LA BioMed board member Dr. Richard Glassock honored
LA BioMed board member was honored by the American Association of Kidney Patients.

Contact: Laura Mecoy
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed)

Public Release: 4-Mar-2014
Laminar-flow cleanroom inventor honored posthumously by National Inventors Hall of Fame
The inventor of the modern cleanroom, Willis Whitfield, will be honored posthumously by the National Inventors Hall of Fame for a technology that revolutionized manufacturing in electronics and pharmaceuticals, made hospital operating rooms safer and advanced space exploration.

Contact: Heather Clark
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 4-Mar-2014
27th Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference
Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences wins 2014 Most Promising New Textbook Award
Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences, by Dr. Gregory J. Privitera, has been honored by the Text and Academic Authors Association with a 2014 Most Promising New Textbook Award. The book was published in July of 2013 by SAGE.

Contact: Camille Gamboa
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 3-Mar-2014
ADUC Prize for Sebastian Seiffert
The Working Group of German University Chemistry Professors has awarded its 2013 prize for instructors completing their professorial credentials to Dr. Sebastian Seiffert.

Contact: Dr. Sebastian Seiffert
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie

Public Release: 3-Mar-2014
Israel Prize in Medicine awarded to Hebrew University developer of Alzheimer's drug
The Israel Prize for Medicine will be awarded to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Prof. Marta Weinstock-Rosin, a professor emeritus at the School of Pharmacy-Institute for Drug Research in the Faculty of Medicine. Weinstock-Rosin is best known for developing Exelon, a blockbuster drug for the treatment of confusion and dementia related to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. She is also co-developer of Ladostigil, now undergoing Phase II clinical trials for prevention of Alzheimer's disease.

Contact: Dov Smith
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Public Release: 28-Feb-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
Dr. John DiPersio honored with AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial
John F. DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., will be recognized with the 19th Annual American Association for Cancer Research-Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, to be held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9.
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Contact: Lauren Riley
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 28-Feb-2014
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014
AACR-ACS Award for Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention honors Dr. Curtis Harris
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Cancer Society will recognize Curtis C. Harris, M.D., with the 23rd Annual AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, to be held in San Diego, Calif., April 5-9.
American Cancer Society

Contact: Lauren Riley
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 27-Feb-2014
Federico Rosei elected to the European Academy of Sciences
Professor Federico Rosei, director of the INRS Energie Materiaux Telecommunications research center, has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC). This international organization brings together eminent researchers and engineers wishing to work together to promote science and technology and contribute to social and economic development. Professor Rosei is recognized around the world for his research in the field of nanomaterials. He is the first INRS researcher to become a member of EURASC.

Contact: Stephanie Thibault
450-687-5010 x8865

Public Release: 26-Feb-2014
Elsevier titles receive American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that four of its titles have been recognized in the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Awards.

Contact: Christopher Capot

Public Release: 26-Feb-2014
National award for animal testing alternative
Dr. Gyorgy Fejer from Plymouth University School of Biomedical and Healthcare Sciences has received a national award for his work developing the lab-based creation of a type of mouse cell line which could be used in place of live animals for research related to infectious diseases.

Contact: Andrew Gould
University of Plymouth

Public Release: 25-Feb-2014
2014 Texas Life Science Venture Forum
Leto Solutions honored as 1 of top 10 best companies at 2014 Texas Life Science Forum
Leto Solutions Inc., a San Antonio-based early stage medical device company founded by students at the University of Texas at San Antonio, was honored at the Texas Life Science Forum as one of only 10 Rice Alliance Life Science Companies recognized for having the best business opportunity and promise for high value commercialization. Fifty-five medical technology, biotech and pharma companies competed in the event on Thursday, Feb. 20, in Houston, Texas.

Contact: KC Gonzalez
University of Texas at San Antonio

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