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Public Release: 9-May-2016
Award for ground-breaking measuring methods
This year the most important award in the field of metrology, the science of making precise measurements, was awarded to a team of five Frankfurt atomic physicists at Goethe University.

Contact: Dr. Reinhard Dörner
doerner@atom.uni-frankfurt.de
Goethe University Frankfurt

Public Release: 9-May-2016
Health Datapalooza 2016
Open Science Prize announces 6 team finalists in first phase of competition
Six teams have been selected to advance their product ideas into prototypes to compete for $230,000 in the Open Science Prize, a global science competition to make both the outputs from science and the research process broadly accessible to the public. The finalists, announced at the 7th Health Datapalooza Conference in Washington, D.C., were selected out of 96 multinational, interdisciplinary teams representing 450 innovators from 45 countries.
National Institutes of Health, Wellcome Trust, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact: NIH Office of Communications
nihnmb@mail.nih.gov
301-496-5787
NIH/Office of the Director

Public Release: 6-May-2016
Plymouth University plays a role in two BMJ Awards winners
Two winning projects from this year's national BMJ Awards have included important input from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD). Winner of the Neurology Team Award was a project entitled enhanced safety in epilepsy. This is a partnership between Plymouth University, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and epilepsy charity SUDEP Action.

Contact: Andrew Gould
andrew.gould@plymouth.ac.uk
University of Plymouth

Public Release: 4-May-2016
Three PNNL scientists receive DOE Early Career Research awards
Three scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been selected to receive 2016 Early Career Research Program research grants from the US Department of Energy. Scientists Yingge Du, Kirsten Hofmockel and James Moran will receive funding to further their studies in climate science, energy storage, and other areas important to the nation.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Tom Rickey
tom.rickey@pnnl.gov
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 4-May-2016
BTI researcher elected to National Academy of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences has elected Jim Giovannoni, a Boyce Thompson Institute professor, USDA-ARS research molecular biologist and Cornell University adjunct professor of plant biology, in recognition of his significant contributions to plant science.

Contact: Patricia Waldron
pjw85@cornell.edu
607-254-7476
Boyce Thompson Institute

Public Release: 4-May-2016
Robert Krumlauf elected to the National Academy of Sciences
The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is pleased to announce that Scientific Director and Investigator Robert Krumlauf, Ph.D., has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for his distinguished and continuing achievements in original scientific research.

Contact: Kim Bland
ksb@stowers.org
816-926-4015
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Public Release: 4-May-2016
Radiologist Aruna Vade, M.D., receives highest honor from Chicago Radiological Society
The Chicago Radiological Society has given Loyola Medicine pediatric radiologist Aruna Vade, M.D., F.A.C.R., its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Vade was honored for her 'outstanding leadership in organized medicine on local, state and national levels and her many years of dedicated service to radiology.'

Contact: Jim Ritter
jritter@lumc.edu
708-216-2445
Loyola University Health System

Public Release: 4-May-2016
Holy anomaly
History professor Sarah Cline's LASA-award-winning essay deconstructs an iconic colonial Mexican casta painting of racial hierarchy.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 3-May-2016
Medical College of Georgia alums Rice, Joe honored for achievement and loyalty
A navy-trained surgeon and researcher who is president of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and a longtime faculty member who heads the Medical College of Georgia chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, are recipients of 2016 MCG Distinguished Alumni awards.

Contact: Jennifer Scott
jscott1@augusta.edu
706-721-8604
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Public Release: 3-May-2016
Plant geneticist elected to National Academy of Sciences
Julia Bailey-Serres, a professor of genetics at the University of California, Riverside, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her excellence in original scientific research.

Contact: Sean Nealon
sean.nealon@ucr.edu
951-827-1287
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 3-May-2016
Highest faculty honor awarded to one of 'most meritorious scientists alive today'
University of Houston professor George E. Fox has spent much of his life investigating the mysteries of biology. His research has been described as 'Nobel worthy,' and his nearly four decades of contributions to the university extraordinary. The university bestowed Fox with its highest faculty honor -- the Esther Farfel Award. The award, which carries a $10,000 cash prize, recognizes excellence in teaching, research and service.
University of Houston

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

Public Release: 3-May-2016
National Academy of Sciences Meeting
Van Andel Institute scientist elected to National Academy of Sciences to advise nation on medical and epigenomic policy and direction
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) Chief Scientific Officer Peter Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc., today joined the nation's elite scientists as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He is the second VARI scientist elected into the academy, and joins molecular oncologist George Vande Woude, Ph.D., who has been a member of the Medical Genetics, Hematology, and Oncology section since 1993.

Contact: Beth Hinshaw Hall
beth.hinshawhall@vai.org
616-234-5519
Van Andel Research Institute

Public Release: 3-May-2016
Gutenberg Research Award 2016 goes to cell death researcher Vishva Dixit
The Gutenberg Research College has chosen to give the 2016 Gutenberg Research Award to Dr. Vishva Dixit for his groundbreaking work in the field of programmed cell death. His findings have contributed significantly to the understanding of the actual mechanisms involved in the crucial process that is also known as apoptosis. At the same time, Dixit is also helping to convert the information obtained into a form that can be employed in clinical applications.
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz/Gutenberg Research College

Contact: Dr. Matthias Neubert
matthias.neubert@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-23681
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 3-May-2016
Gutenberg Research College welcomes new fellow and presents Gutenberg Research Award 2016
In the nine years since its foundation, the Gutenberg Research College (GRC) has firmly established itself as an institution that promotes top-level research and effectively brings together outstanding research in various fields. The GRC annually welcomes new fellows to the organization and presents the Gutenberg Research Award. This year, the GRC appointed Professor Klaus Müllen as a new fellow and honored Dr. Vishva Dixit with its Gutenberg Research Award 2016.
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz/Gutenberg Research College

Contact: Dr. Matthias Neubert
matthias.neubert@uni-mainz.de
49-613-139-23681
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 3-May-2016
Udall Foundation honors CSU students
Colorado State University students Kiloaulani Ka'awa-Gonzales, Arielle Quintana and Katelynne Johnson have been named 2016 Udall Scholars. Each scholarship provides up to $7,000 for the student's junior or senior year in fields related to the environment and to American Indians and Alaska Natives in fields related to health care and tribal public policy.
The Udall Foundation

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

Public Release: 3-May-2016
171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Megan S. Ballard awarded the R. Bruce Lindsay Award of the Acoustical Society of America
Megan S. Ballard of the Applied Research Laboratories, University of Texas at Austin, has been named recipient of the R. Bruce Lindsay Award of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) for contributions to underwater acoustic propagation modeling and inversion techniques in acoustical oceanography.

Contact: Elaine Moran
elaine@aip.org
516-576-2360
Acoustical Society of America

Public Release: 3-May-2016
171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Susan Blaeser awarded Acoustical Society of America Distinguished Service Citation
Susan B. Blaeser, Standards Manager of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), has been named recipient of the Distinguished Service Citation of the ASA for dedicated management of the Acoustical Society of America standards program.

Contact: Elaine Moran
elaine@aip.org
516-576-2360
Acoustical Society of America

Public Release: 3-May-2016
171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Armen Sarvazyan awarded Silver Medal of the Acoustical Society of America
Armen Sarvazyan of Artann Laboratories, Inc., Trenton, NJ, has been named recipient of the Helmholtz-Rayleigh Interdisciplinary Silver Medal of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) for contributions to ultrasound imaging and its applications.

Contact: Elaine Moran
elaine@aip.org
516-576-2360
Acoustical Society of America

Public Release: 3-May-2016
171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Alan R. Palmer awarded the William and Christine Hartmann Prize in Auditory Neuroscience
Alan R. Palmer of the Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham, UK has been named recipient of the William and Christine Hartmann Prize in Auditory Neuroscience by the Acoustical Society of America (ASA).

Contact: Elaine Moran
elaine@aip.org
516-576-2360
Acoustical Society of America

Public Release: 3-May-2016
171st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
Whitlow Au awarded Gold Medal by Acoustical Society of America
Whitlow W. L. Au, Emeritus Research Professor at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, Kaneohe, HI, has been named recipient of the Gold Medal of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) for contributions to understanding underwater biosonar, and for service to the Acoustical Society.

Contact: Elaine Moran
elaine@aip.org
516-576-2360
Acoustical Society of America

Public Release: 3-May-2016
The 2016 American Academy of Arts & Sciences
UNIST professor named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Dr. Steve Granick (Director, IBS Center for Soft and Living Matter) at UNIST has been recognized by one of America's most prestigious honorary societies.
American Academy

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 3-May-2016
Dr. Dean Bok awarded prestigious Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research
Noted vision researcher Dr. Dean Bok of UCLA will today receive the prestigious 2016 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research. Keller Johnson-Thompson, a member of the Helen Keller family, will present the prize.

Contact: Alice Kirkman
akirkman@brightfocus.org
BrightFocus Foundation

Public Release: 2-May-2016
NASA employees among finalists for prestigious Heyman Medal
Among this year's finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal is Dennis Reuter, a planetary scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Named for the Partnership for Public Service's late founder, the award recognizes federal employees who 'break down barriers, overcoming huge challenges and getting results.'
NASA

Contact: Nancy Neal-Jones
nancy.n.jones@nasa.gov
301-286-0039
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Public Release: 2-May-2016
23rd Annual Conference American Society of Neural Therapy and Repair
University of Wisconsin and Harvard scientists receive awards from ASNTR
At the 23rd Annual Conference of the American Society of Neural Therapy and Repair the 2016 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award for Brain Repair was given to associate professor of medical physics Dr. Marina E. Emborg of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the 2016 Molly and Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award to Dr. Eng H. Lo professor of neurology and radiology at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital. The awards recognize excellence in brain repair research.

Contact: Donna Morrison
dmorriso@health.usf.edu
University of South Florida (USF Health)

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