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Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
NSB announces Public Service Award recipient
Today the National Science Board announced that Sea Education Association would be bestowed with its 2016 Public Service Award. This esteemed award honors exemplary public service in promoting public understanding of science and engineering. SEA is the sole recipient of the Public Service Award this year.

Contact: Brandon Powell
bjpowell@nsf.gov
703-292-2769
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Association of University Radiologists
BU professor receives Excellence in Education Award from AMSER
Kitt Shaffer, M.D., Ph.D., has received the 2016 Alliance of Medical Students Educators in Radiology (AMSER) Excellence in Education Award, which honors an educator who has made outstanding contributions in medical student radiology education.

Contact: Gina DiGravio
ginad@bu.edu
617-638-8480
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Morehouse College Department of Mathematics honored for achievements
The Department of Mathematics at Morehouse College has been chosen to receive the 2016 American Mathematical Society (AMS) Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference Award. The department at Morehouse is honored 'for its significant efforts to encourage students from underrepresented groups to continue in the study of mathematics.'
American Mathematical Society

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

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Ten researchers to receive Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes
A selection committee, appointed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, has chosen 10 researchers, five women and five men, to receive the 2016 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prizes.

Contact: Frieda Berg
frieda.berg@dfg.de
49-228-885-2772
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
Winners of the first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge announced
Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany, and information solutions provider Elsevier have announced the winners of the first Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge. The winning projects demonstrate the diversity and creativity of green and sustainable chemistry.
Leuphana University, Elsevier

Contact: Henning Zühlsdorff
henning.zuehlsdorff@leuphana.de
49-413-167-71007
Elsevier

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting
Scott Trerotola, M.D., FSIR delivers Dotter Lecture at SIR 2016
Interventional radiologists should embrace competition as a catalyst for innovation, said Scott O. Trerotola, M.D., FSIR, who delivered the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR's) 2016 Dr. Charles T. Dotter Lecture on April 5 during SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver.

Contact: Elise Castelli
ecastelli@sirweb.org
703-460-5572
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 4-Apr-2016
Coaches vs. Cancer honors University of South Carolina Coach Martin with Champion Award
University of South Carolina Basketball Coach Frank Martin has received the 2016 Champion Award, a prestigious national honor recognizing leadership in helping to save lives and celebrate life through the Coaches vs. Cancer program.

Contact: Charaighn Sesock
Charaighn.sesock@cancer.org
559-972-4877
American Cancer Society

Public Release: 4-Apr-2016
Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting
Society of Interventional Radiology bestows highest honors
The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) presented its highest honor, the SIR Gold Medal, to Ernest J. Ferris, M.D., FSIR; Ho-Young Song, M.D., Ph.D.; and Robert L. Vogelzang, M.D., FSIR, during its Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver.

Contact: Elise Castelli
ecastelli@sirweb.org
703-460-5572
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 3-Apr-2016
Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation bestows annual awards
Renan Uflacker, M.D., FSIR, was honored posthumously on April 3 with the Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Leaders in Innovation Award. The award was announced during the Society of Interventional Radiology's (SIR) Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Contact: Elise Castelli
ecastelli@sirweb.org
703-460-5572
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 3-Apr-2016
Society of Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting
JVIR, SIR Foundation honor studies that improve patient care
The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR) -- the Society of Interventional Radiology's peer-reviewed scientific journal -- presented the 2015 JVIR Editor's Best awards during the April 3 general session of the SIR Annual Scientific Meeting, April 2-April 7 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Contact: Elise Castelli
ecastelli@sirweb.org
703-460-5572
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 2-Apr-2016
Experimental Biology 2016
Award winners and plenary lecturers at the 2016 ASBMB annual meeting
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will hold its annual meeting April 2 - 6 at the San Diego Convention Center. This is a list of the ASBMB's annual award and plenary lecturers (in order of lecture times).

Contact: Angela Hopp
ahopp@asbmb.org
713-471-4541
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Public Release: 1-Apr-2016
NSF awards 2016 Graduate Research Fellowships
The National Science Foundation has named 2,000 individuals as this year's recipients of awards from the Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
703-292-2663
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 1-Apr-2016
ENDO 2016
Kaiser Health News Senior Correspondent receives Endocrine Society journalism award
Kaiser Health News Senior Correspondent Julie Rovner received the Endocrine Society's annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today.

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

Public Release: 31-Mar-2016
South Florida's Goswami chosen for 2016 Böer solar energy award
Renowned researcher, entrepreneur and solar energy expert D. Yogi Goswami of the University of South Florida has been named the 2016 winner of the Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit. Goswami is the 13th recipient of the medal, which is named in honor of Karl Wolfgang Böer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics and Solar Energy at the University of Delaware and founder of UD's Institute of Energy Conversion.
Karl W. Böer Solar Energy Medal of Merit Trust

Contact: Peter Bothum
pbothum@udel.edu
302-831-1418
University of Delaware

Public Release: 31-Mar-2016
Northwestern Memorial Hospital recognized by CDC for innovative efforts to prevent blood clots
Northwestern Memorial Hospital was one of eight hospitals and health systems recognized by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as Healthcare-Associated Venous Thromboembolism (HA-VTE) Prevention Champions. Venous thromboemboli, or VTE, are blood clots that form deep in the body, in the lungs, or both. Northwestern Memorial was recognized for its success in implementing innovative and effective ways to prevent VTE in healthcare settings.

Contact: Megan McCann
memccann@nm.org
312-926-5900
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

Public Release: 31-Mar-2016
2016 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Conference
Bernard Rollin lauded with lifetime achievement award
Philosopher, animal ethicist and University Distinguished Professor recognized for Excellence in Research Ethics from Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research.

Contact: Mary Guiden
mary.guiden@colostate.edu
970-491-6892
Colorado State University

Public Release: 31-Mar-2016
SIAM Annual Meeting 2016
SIAM announces class of 2016 Fellows
The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is pleased to announce the 2016 Class of SIAM Fellows.

Contact: Becky Kerner
kerner@siam.org
215-382-9800
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Public Release: 31-Mar-2016
Intermountain healthcare honored by the CDC for protocols to reduce blood clots
Intermountain Healthcare is one of eight health systems and hospitals nationwide that were recognized Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for implementing protocols that have helped to reduce the rate of venous thromboembolism, or blood clots, among hospital patients.

Contact: Jess C. Gomez
jess.gomez@imail.org
801-718-8495
Intermountain Medical Center

Public Release: 31-Mar-2016
2016 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America
Researchers behind landmark adolescent health study will receive Golden Goose Award
The Founders of the Golden Goose Award are proud to announce that the first 2016 Golden Goose Award will go to the team of Dr. Peter Bearman, Barbara Entwisle, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Ronald Rindfuss, and Richard Udry, for their landmark, federally funded study of adolescent health. Their work has not only illuminated the impact of social and environmental factors on adolescent health -- often in unanticipated ways -- but also continues to help shape the national conversation around human health from adolescence through adulthood.

Contact: Barry Toiv
barry.toiv@aau.edu
202-408-7500
Golden Goose Award

Public Release: 30-Mar-2016
UC San Diego cybersecurity expert honored with ACM-Infosys Foundation Award
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Infosys Foundation announced today that Stefan Savage, a computer scientist at the University of California, San Diego, is the recipient of the 2015 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences. He was cited for innovative research in network security, privacy and reliability that has taught us to view attacks and attackers as elements of an integrated technological, societal and economic system.
ACM-Infosys Foundation

Contact: IOANA PATRINGENARU
ipatrin@eng.ucsd.edu
619-253-4474
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 30-Mar-2016
UH student appointed national liaison for Optometry Student Organization
With a track record of leadership dating back to high school, a second-year University of Houston College of Optometry student recently was selected to serve as the national liaison of the American Optometric Student Association for the 2016-17 academic year. Christopher Lopez, whose experiences and personal drive have culminated in this honor, is passionate about his new role and determined to enrich the lives and health of others.

Contact: Lisa Merkl
lkmerkl@uh.edu
713-743-8192
University of Houston

Public Release: 30-Mar-2016
Math Department Cal State Northridge wins AMS national award
The Department of Mathematics at California State University Northridge is the 2016 recipient of the AMS 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: 30-Mar-2016
Ecological Society of America announces 2016 graduate student policy award recipients
Brian Kastl (University of California), Kristen Lear (University of Georgia), Matthew Pintar (University of Mississippi), Timothy Treuer (Princeton University), Jessica Nicole Welch (University of Tennessee), and Samantha Lynn Werner (University of New Hampshire) will travel to Washington, DC to participate in policy training sessions and meet with their US Representative and Senators on April 27-28, 2016.
Ecological Society of America

Contact: Terence Houston
terence@esa.org
202-833-8773 x224
Ecological Society of America

Public Release: 30-Mar-2016
Scientists honored in Biochemical Society Awards
The Awards recognize molecular bioscientists for the excellence and profound impact their work has had, both for the scientific community and society in general. They also allow exceptional work by early career researchers to be highlighted. The recipients have made cutting-edge discoveries and advances in fields ranging from microbiology to cancer research, neurochemistry, biotechnology, energy and metabolism, genes and signalling.

Contact: Helen Albert
helen.albert@biochemistry.org
44-020-768-52429
Biochemical Society

Public Release: 29-Mar-2016
Experimental Biology 2016
American Association of Anatomists awards Young Investigators for life-changing Research
AAA Young Investigator awards recognize investigators in the early stages of their careers who have made important contributions to biomedical science through their research in cell/molecular biology, comparative neuroanatomy, developmental biology, or the morphological sciences.
American Association of Anatomists

Contact: Elizabeth Sas
esas@anatomy.org
301-634-7906
American Association of Anatomists

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