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Public Release: 25-Jan-2016
Rotman professor receives award for the study of employee ownership
An accounting professor at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management has received a major award which encourages the study of broad-based employee ownership in the corporation and society of the United States. Francesco Bova, an associate professor of accounting, has been presented with the Joseph Cabral Distinguished Scholar and Fellow Award by the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers' University.
School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers' University

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

Public Release: 25-Jan-2016
2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Rana A. Fine selected as Fellow of the Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society congratulates Rana A. Fine, professor in the department of ocean sciences at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, for being selected as a Fellow of the Oceanography Society. The citation on Professor Fine's certificate recognizes her for significant contributions to the understanding of the ocean circulation and ventilation. Dr. Fine will be formally recognized on Feb. 23, 2016, during a ceremony at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, La.
The Oceanography Society

Contact: Jennifer Ramarui
jenny@tos.org
301-251-7708
The Oceanography Society

Public Release: 25-Jan-2016
The Allied Genetics Conference 2016
GSA honors Bill Wood with 2016 Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that William 'Bill' Wood (University of Colorado Boulder) has been awarded the Society's Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education in recognition of his significant and sustained impact in genetics education.

Contact: Chloe Poston
cposton@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7302
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
American Cancer Society honors outstanding individuals with the Volunteer Leadership Award
The American Cancer Society recognized two outstanding individuals with the Volunteer Leadership Award, a prestigious national honor for volunteers with extraordinary contributions to the fight against cancer through humanitarian, distinguished service, and leadership.

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

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
American Cancer Society honors Marcia M. Grant with Quality of Life Award
The American Cancer Society recognized Marcia M. Grant, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, with the 2016 American Cancer Society Trish Greene Quality of Life Award, a prestigious national honor that recognizes an outstanding individual who dedicates a significant portion of their career to research that improves the quality of life for cancer patients and their families.

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

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
American Cancer Society honors cancer caregivers with Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award
The American Cancer Society recognized 10 outstanding individuals with the American Cancer Society Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award, a prestigious national honor for cancer care and commitment.

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

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
Gut instinct
UCSB chemical engineer Michelle O'Malley receives a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.

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

Public Release: 22-Jan-2016
Louisiana Tech University engineering professor receives state professionalism award
Dr. Beth Hegab, lecturer for industrial engineering and program coordinator for engineering and technology management at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2016 Engineering Faculty Professionalism Award from the Louisiana Engineering Foundation.
Louisiana Engineering Foundation

Contact: Dave Guerin
dguerin@latech.edu
318-257-4854
Louisiana Tech University

Public Release: 21-Jan-2016
2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Arnold L. Gordon selected as fellow of The Oceanography Society
The Oceanography Society congratulates Professor Arnold L. Gordon (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University) on being selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society. The citation on Professor Gordon's certificate recognizes him for his fundamental contributions to our understanding of how the global ocean is interconnected, drawing from his observations of the Southern Ocean, Indonesian Seas, and Agulhas retroflection. Dr. Gordon will be recognized during a ceremony on Feb. 23, 2016, at the Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, La.
The Oceanography Society

Contact: Jennifer Ramarui
jenny@tos.org
301-251-7708
The Oceanography Society

Public Release: 21-Jan-2016
National Academy of Sciences to honor John R. Anderson for revolutionizing how we learn
If the field of cognitive science is to truly understand how the mind works, researchers need to integrate the many theories about memory, language, problem-solving and other mental functions. Carnegie Mellon University's John R. Anderson has spent decades doing this -- developing a unified theory of cognition and using it to create successful cognitive-based tutors that have revolutionized education.

Contact: Shilo Rea
shilo@cmu.edu
412-268-6094
Carnegie Mellon University

Public Release: 20-Jan-2016
On the rise
Kyle Ratner's innovative social psychology research has earned him Rising Star status.

Contact: Julie Cohen
julie.cohen@ucsb.edu
805-893-7220
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 20-Jan-2016
UMass Amherst computer scientist to receive 'Jewel of India' award
Professor Ramesh Sitaraman of the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will receive one of India's highest awards for non-residents, the 'Jewel of India,' in a ceremony in New Delhi on Monday, Jan. 25, recognizing his contributions to computer science.
India's Non-Resident Indian Welfare Society and federal government

Contact: Janet Lathrop
jlathrop@admin.umass.edu
413-545-0444
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Public Release: 20-Jan-2016
Research!America to honor Sen. Roy Blunt and Rep. Tom Cole for their leadership in advancing research and innovation
Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) have been selected to receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for their steadfast commitment to increasing investments in research to advance innovative studies focused on preventing and eradicating diseases that take a tremendous toll on families and our economy.

Contact: Anna Briseno
abriseno@researchamerica.org
571-482-2737
Research!America

Public Release: 20-Jan-2016
2016 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine
The 2016 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine is awarded to Andrea Ballabio, founder and director of the Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), Italy, and to the biochemist John Diffley, associate research director at the Francis Crick Institute, United Kingdom.
Fondation Louis-Jeantet

Contact: Carole Liernur
liernur@jeantet.ch
41-227-04363
EMBO

Public Release: 19-Jan-2016
Four University of South Florida professors elected as AIMBE Fellows
Four University of South Florida professors have been elected to the 2016 College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering: Cesario Borlongan and Shyam Mohapatra from the USF Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health; and Robert Frisina, Jr., and Sudeep Sarkar from the USF College of Engineering.

Contact: Judy Lowry
jhlowry@usf.edu
813-974-3181
University of South Florida (USF Innovation)

Public Release: 19-Jan-2016
Neuroscientist David Freedman receives 2016 Troland Research Award
David Freedman, Ph.D., a neuroscientist who studies the neural underpinnings of learning, memory and decision-making, has been awarded the 2016 Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences. The honor is given annually to two young investigators in recognition of unusual achievement in the research of human behavior and the processes that underlie it.
National Academy of Sciences

Contact: Kevin Jiang
kevin.jiang@uchospitals.edu
773-795-5227
University of Chicago Medical Center

Public Release: 19-Jan-2016
Vanderbilt psychologist receives Troland Research Award
The National Academy of Sciences has announced that Geoffrey Woodman, Associate Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University, will receive a 2016 Troland Research Award.

Contact: David F Salisbury
david.salisbury@vanderbilt.edu
615-343-6803
Vanderbilt University

Public Release: 19-Jan-2016
2016 AAAS Annual Meeting
AAAS Lifetime Mentor Award honors Saundra Yancy McGuire for promoting diversity
For promoting a diverse Ph.D.-level workforce in the field of chemistry, Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire, Director Emerita of the Center for Academic Success and retired Assistant Vice Chancellor and Professor of Chemistry at Louisiana State University, will receive the Lifetime Mentor Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Ginger Pinholster
gpinhols@aaas.org
202-326-6421
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 19-Jan-2016
The Allied Genetics Conference 2016
GSA honors Nancy Kleckner with 2016 Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Nancy Kleckner, Ph.D. (Harvard University), has been awarded the Society's Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal for lifetime achievement in the field of genetics. The award recognizes Dr. Kleckner's many significant contributions to our understanding of chromosomes and the mechanisms of inheritance.

Contact: Chloe Poston
cposton@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7302
Genetics Society of America

Public Release: 15-Jan-2016
Rice University's K.C. Nicolaou wins prestigious Wolf Prize in Chemistry
Rice University organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has won the Wolf Prize in Chemistry, a prestigious international award that is often a harbinger of future recognition by the Nobel Committee.

Contact: David Ruth
david@rice.edu
713-348-6327
Rice University

Public Release: 14-Jan-2016
SwRI's Alan Stern awarded Carl Sagan Memorial Award by American Astronautical Society
Dr. Alan Stern, associate vice president of the Space Science and Engineering Division at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and the Principal Investigator of NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, has been awarded the 2016 Carl Sagan Memorial Award by the American Astronautical Society (AAS).

Contact: Robert Crowe
rcrowe@swri.org
210-522-4630
Southwest Research Institute

Public Release: 14-Jan-2016
Valentin Fuster, Editor-in-Chief of JACC, awarded Spain's Cruz de la Orden Civil Sanidad
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, has announced that noted cardiologist Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) was recently awarded the Gran Cruz de la Orden Civil Sanidad (Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Health) by the Spanish government. This is the highest civilian award granted in recognition of an individual's outstanding achievements in the field of healthcare.

Contact: Rachael Zaleski
rachael.zaleski@elsevier.com
215-239-3658
Elsevier Health Sciences

Public Release: 14-Jan-2016
Eleven NUS scientists and engineers among the world's most influential scientific minds
Eleven scientists and engineers from the National University of Singapore have been recognised as among the world's most prominent scientific minds, according to the Highly Cited Researchers 2015 report published by Thomson Reuters.

Contact: Carolyn Fong
carolyn@nus.edu.sg
65-651-65399
National University of Singapore

Public Release: 14-Jan-2016
Two NTU professors in Thomson Reuters' list of the world's 19 hottest researchers
Two scientists from Nanyang Technological University -- Professor David Lou and Professor Zhang Hua -- have made it into the ranking of the World's Hottest Researchers 2015 by Thomson Reuters.

Contact: Lester Kok
lesterkok@ntu.edu.sg
Nanyang Technological University

Public Release: 13-Jan-2016
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation announced that seven scientists with novel approaches to fighting cancer have been named 2016 recipients of the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award. The grant of $300,000 over two years is awarded each year to early career scientists whose projects have the potential to significantly impact the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Each awardee will have the opportunity for up to two additional years of funding (up to four years total for $600,000).
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

Contact: Yung S. Lie, PhD
yung.lie@damonrunyon.org
212-455-0521
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

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