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Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
James Collins to receive the 2015 HFSP Nakasone Award
The Human Frontier Science Program Organization has announced that the 2015 HFSP Nakasone Award has been conferred upon James Collins of Boston University and Harvard's Wyss Institute for his innovative work on synthetic gene networks and programmable cells which launched the exciting field of synthetic biology.

Contact: Guntram Bauer
gbauer@hfsp.org
33-388-215-124
Human Frontier Science Program

Public Release: 5-Sep-2014
Feinstein Institute presents Cerami Award to Karolinska Institutet researcher
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Molecular Medicine announced today that it will confer the second Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine to Göran K. Hansson, M.D., Ph.D., professor of cardiovascular research at the Karolinska Institutet and head of the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the Center for Molecular Medicine in Stockholm, Sweden.

Contact: Emily Ng
eng3@nshs.edu
516-562-2670
North Shore-Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Health System

Public Release: 4-Sep-2014
Wiley Current Protocols Method Prize for Nucleic Acid Chemistry awarded
The editors of Current Protocols in Nucleic Acid Chemistry were pleased to award the first Current Protocols Method Prize for Nucleic Acid Chemistry to Anna-Skrollan Geiermann, University of Tokyo, for the poster presentation, 'Native Chemical Ligation of Hydrolysis-Resistant RNA-Peptide Conjugates That Bind to the Ribosome,' at the recent XXI IRT-International Roundtable of Nucleosides, Nucleotides, and Nucleic Acids conference held in Poznan, Poland Aug. 24-28.

Contact: Nicole Weingartner
sciencenewsroom@wiley.com
201-748-5808
Wiley

Public Release: 4-Sep-2014
Golden Goose Award: Massages for baby rats lead to better outcomes for premature infants
What could we possibly learn from massaging rat pups? The answer is, a lot. Just ask the millions of families whose prematurely born infants have survived and thrived on account of that research. That's why the researchers behind this work -- Saul Schanberg, Tiffany Martini Field, Cynthia Kuhn and Gary Evoniuk -- will receive the Golden Goose Award Sept. 18 at a ceremony at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Barry Toiv
barry.toiv@aau.edu
Association of American Universities

Public Release: 4-Sep-2014
UCLA professor honored for expanding our understanding of tropical forests
Stephen Hubbell, a distinguished professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at University of California Los Angeles, will be presented a Scientific Achievement Award during the opening ceremony of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations World Congress on Oct. 6. No American has won the award in more than 40 years.

Contact: Stuart Wolpert
swolpert@support.ucla.edu
310-206-0511
University of California - Los Angeles

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
International lifetime achievement award for Monash scientist and dean
The International Pharmaceutical Federation has honored a prominent Monash scientist and dean for his outstanding contribution to pharmaceutical sciences.

Contact: Lucy Handford
lucy.handford@monsh.edu
Monash University

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
North American Menopause Society 2014 Annual Meeting
LA BioMed researcher honored for research paper
NAMS will present LA BioMed researcher Rowan T. Chlebowski, M.D., Ph.D., with the 2014 Menopause Journal Best Paper Award in October.

Contact: Laura Mecoy
Lmecoy@labiomed.org
310-546-5860
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed)

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
Pioneer Award recipients Robin Ali, Ph.D., Jean Bennett, M.D., Ph.D., and William Hauswirth, Ph.D.
Robin Ali, Ph.D., University College London, Jean Bennett, M.D., Ph.D., Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and William Hauswirth, Ph.D., University of Florida College of Medicine, are co-recipients of the Pioneer Award, recognized for their leadership and contributions to the field of gene therapy to treat retinal degeneration leading to blindness.

Contact: Kathryn Ryan
kryan@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 3-Sep-2014
2014 Annual Bruker microCT User Meeting
Spanish scientist obtains international award for 3-D video of a journey to the interior of a cicada
A researcher from the University of Granada has obtained an award at the 'Bruker micro-CT user meeting,' an international conference that took place in Ostend, Belgium, for a video which recreates a journey through the interior of an insect (Homalodisca vitripennis, commonly known as 'glassy-winged sharpshooter'). His video, produced with an innovative 3-D technology known as microtomography, has obtained this year's best scientific video award.

Contact: Javier Alba-Tercedor
jalba@ugr.es
34-958-244-015
University of Granada

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
CHEST 2014
LA BioMed researcher to be honored
The American College of Chest Physicians will honor LA BioMed researcher Richard Casaburi, PhD, MD, at its international convention, CHEST 2014, in Austin.

Contact: Laura Mecoy
Lmecoy@labiomed.org
310-546-5860
Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed)

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
Field Museum presents conservation award to founder of popular environmental website
The Field Museum has named the creator of Mongabay.org the Parker/Gentry Award winner for 2014.

Contact: Emily Waldren
ewaldren@fieldmuseum.org
312-665-7107
Field Museum

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
ASHG and NHGRI award first genetics and education fellowship
The American Society of Human Genetics and the National Human Genome Research Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, have named Elizabeth P. Tuck, M.A., Upper School Science Teacher at The Wellington School in Columbus, Ohio, the first ASHG/NHGRI Genetics and Education Fellow. The 16-month appointment begins today.
American Society of Human Genetics, NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan
press@ashg.org
301-634-7346
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 2-Sep-2014
ASHG and NHGRI award genetics and public policy fellowship
The American Society of Human Genetics and the National Human Genome Research Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, have named Katherine D. Blizinsky, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at Northwestern University in Chicago, the newest ASHG/NHGRI Genetics and Public Policy Fellow. The 16-month appointment begins today.
American Society of Human Genetics, NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute

Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan
press@ashg.org
301-634-7346
American Society of Human Genetics

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Quentin Bryce receives first Alliance honorary doctorate
The former Australian Governor-General the Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO has received the first joint honorary doctorate from the Monash Warwick Alliance. The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa, conferred by the Alliance yesterday, recognizes Ms. Bryce's contribution to advancing human rights and equality, the rights of women and children, and the welfare of the family.

Contact: Glynis Smalley
glynis.smalley@monash.edu
61-408-027-848
Monash University

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
6th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology
Recognition for Monash rheologist
Vice President of Monash University's Indian and Chinese initiative, professor Tam Sridhar, has been awarded the prestigious ASR Medallion by the Australian Society of Rheology for his exceptional and distinguished service to rheology science and technology.

Contact: Glynis Smalley
glynis.smalley@monash.edu
61-408-027-848
Monash University

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Ames Laboratory scientists named 'Most Influential Scientific Minds'
Three Ames Laboratory physicists, Paul Canfield, Sergey Bud'ko, and Costas Soukoulis, were recently named to Thomson Reuters' World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014.

Contact: Laura Millsaps
millsaps@ameslab.gov
515-294-3474
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
Entomology 2014
Fred Baxendale selected as Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Fred Baxendale, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as an Honorary Member of the Society.

Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
2014 Annual Meeting American Accounting Association
Berkeley-Haas professor wins American Accounting Association Best Paper Award
Yaniv Konchitchki, assistant professor in the Accounting Group at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, has received a prestigious 2014 Best Paper Award from the American Accounting Association, the world's largest community of accountants in academia.

Contact: Ute Frey
frey@haas.berkeley.edu
510-642-0342
University of California - Berkeley Haas School of Business

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for GSA: Mouse Molecular Genetics Conference
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Genetics Society of America's 27th Annual Mouse Molecular Genetics Conference from Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, in Pacific Grove, Calif.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for: American Society of Human Genetics 2014 Annual Meeting
FASEB MARC (Maximizing Access to Research Careers) Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Society of Human Genetics from Oct. 18-22, 2014 in San Diego, Calif. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the American Society of Human Genetics. This year MARC conferred 16 awards totaling $29,600.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for: 2014 ASBMR annual meeting
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research from Sept. 12-15, 2014 in Houston, Texas. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. This year MARC conferred 2 awards totaling $3,200.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
MARC travel awards announced for: ACSM Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine's Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise from Sept. 17-20, 2014 in Miami, Fla.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Contact: Kelly Husser
khusser@faseb.org
301-634-7109
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2014
BMC Ecology Image Competition winners reveal the private lives of animals and plants
Out in the field, ecologists get a chance to see intimate moments in the lives of the animals and plants they study. We are proud to announce the winners of the BMC Ecology Image Competition, which capture the beauty of ecological interactions and reflect scientists' affinity with their subjects.

Contact: Anna Perman
Anna.Perman@biomedcentral.com
44-203-192-2429
BioMed Central

Public Release: 27-Aug-2014
University of Utah biologist wins Turkey's top science prize
University of Utah biologist Çagan Sekercioglu, who campaigns to save wetlands in his native Turkey, has won that nation's highest science prize, which is similar to the US National Medal of Science.

Contact: Lee J. Siegel
lee.siegel@utah.edu
801-244-5399
University of Utah

Public Release: 26-Aug-2014
Inaugural Dean's Award for Emerging Leaders awarded at Rotman School of Management
A psychologist and professor from Columbia Business School is the first recipient of the Dean's Award for Emerging Leaders from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. Malia Mason, the Gantcher Associate Professor of Business, will be a Visiting Professor at the Rotman School, for this academic year. The Dean's Award has been created and funded to honor professor Roger Martin's transformative leadership as Dean of the Rotman School from 1998 to 2013.

Contact: Ken McGuffin
mcguffin@rotman.utoronto.ca
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management

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