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Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Geraldine P. Schechter, M.D., and Timothy Springer, Ph.D., with 2014 Stratton Medal
The American Society of Hematology today announced that it will recognize Geraldine P. Schechter, M.D., of the Washington Veterans Affairs Medical Center and George Washington University, and Timothy Springer, Ph.D., of Harvard Medical School, with the 2014 Henry M. Stratton Medal for their seminal contributions in the areas of clinical hematology and basic hematology research, respectively.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D., with 2014 William Dameshek Prize
The American Society of Hematology will present the 2014 William Dameshek Prize to Scott Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for his exceptional work in leukemia research and cancer stem cell biology.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
56th ASH Annual Meeting
ASH honors Grover Bagby Jr., M.D., and John DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., for outstanding mentorship
The American Society of Hematology will honor Grover C. Bagby Jr., M.D., and John F. DiPersio, M.D., Ph.D., with 2014 Mentor Awards at the 56th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco for their sustained, outstanding commitment to the training and career development of early-career hematologists.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
ASH honors Kanti R. Rai, M.D., with Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will present the Society's highest honor, the 2014 Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, to Kanti R. Rai, M.D., of the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine for his 50-year career combining landmark clinical leukemia research, steadfast commitment to education and mentoring, and exceptional patient care.

Contact: Amanda Szabo
aszabo@hematology.org
202-552-4914
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
2014 ISER Biennial Meeting
University of Utah researcher Robert Marc receives Paul Kayser International Award
Robert E. Marc, Ph.D., director of research at the University of Utah's John A. Moran Eye Center, has been named by the International Society of Eye Research as the recipient of the Houston, Texas-based Retina Research Foundation's 2014 Paul Kayser International Award in Retina Research. This award recognizes lifetime achievement by a vision scientist who has made a significant contribution to the understanding of vitreoretinal diseases or disorders.

Contact: Melinda Rogers
melinda.rogers@hsc.utah.edu
801-608-9888
University of Utah Health Sciences

Public Release: 22-Jul-2014
UT Dallas professor receives Engineer of the Year award
Dr. Terry Baughn, a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering at UT Dallas, has been named Engineer of the Year by the North Texas section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He mentors teams of senior design students with their capstone projects
North Texas Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Contact: LaKisha Ladson
lakisha.ladson@UTDallas.edu
972-883-4183
University of Texas at Dallas

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
Three PNNL staff elected to membership in state academy
Don Baer, Alain Bonneville, and Jud Virden, three scientists at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, have been selected to join the Washington State Academy of Sciences.

Contact: MaryAnne Wuennecke
maryanne.wuennecke@pnnl.gov
509-375-2447
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
UC Riverside entomologist receives international honor for chemical ecology contributions
Jocelyn Millar, a professor of entomology and cooperating faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the Silver Medal for career achievement by the International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE). Awarded first in 1986, the ISCE Silver Medal is the society's highest honor. It is awarded annually to scientists who have made outstanding contributions to chemical ecology, the study of chemicals that mediate interactions between living organisms.
International Society of Chemical Ecology

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Immunology
Dr. Surendra Sharma honored by professional association
Surendra Sharma, M.D., Ph.D., a research scientist and professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, was recently presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Immunology.

Contact: Amy Blustein
ablustein@wihri.org
401-681-2822
Women & Infants Hospital

Public Release: 21-Jul-2014
Elsevier conference Global Food Security honored at 2014 UK Conference Award Ceremony
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that for the second year running an Elsevier Conference was honored at the prestigious UK Conference Awards ceremony held annually in London.

Contact: Harald Boersma
h.boersma@elsevier.com
31-204-852-736
Elsevier

Public Release: 18-Jul-2014
BIOTEC researcher is one of the 'Highly Cited Researchers 2014'
The ranking list 'Highly Cited Researchers 2014' by Thomson Reuters named Dr. Michael Kuhn of the Biotechnology Center at the TU Dresden as one of the worldwide most cited researchers in the area biology and biochemistry.

Contact: Birte Urban-Eicheler
birte.urban-eicheler@crt-dresden.de
49-351-458-82065
Technische Universitšt Dresden

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Society Merit Award honors Sandia radiation effects expert
Sandia radiation effects researcher Jim Schwank has won the 2014 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Merit Award, which recognizes outstanding technical contributions to the fields of nuclear and plasma sciences.

Contact: Sue Holmes
sholmes@sandia.gov
505-844-6362
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Carstensen to receive GSA's 2014 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Laura Carstensen, Ph.D., of Stanford University as the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Scharlach earns GSA's 2014 Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Andrew Scharlach, PhD, of the University of California at Berkeley as the 2014 recipient of the Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging.
The New York Community Trust's Maxwell A. Pollack Fund

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Bernard selected for GSA's 2014 Donald P. Kent Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Marie A. Bernard, MD, of the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health was the 2014 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
The Gerontological Society of America's 67th Annual Scientific Meeting
Carstensen earns GSA's 2014 Robert W. Kleemeier Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Laura Carstensen, PhD, of Stanford University as the 2014 recipient of the Robert W. Kleemeier Award.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 17-Jul-2014
Economists behind the FCC'S Spectrum Auctions to receive Golden Goose Award
Robert Wilson, Paul Milgrom and R. Preston McAfee, whose basic research on game theory and auctions enabled the Federal Communications Commission to first auction spectrum licenses in 1994, were announced today as recipients of the 2014 Golden Goose Award. They will receive their awards on September 18 at the third annual Golden Goose Awards ceremony in Washington, DC, along with other 2014 awardees.
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, SAGE Publications, American Astronomical Society, American Mathematical Society, APS Physics, Association for Psychological Science, Association of American Medical Colleges, Battelle, University of Illinois

Contact: Barry Toiv
barry.toiv@aau.edu
202-408-7500
Association of American Universities

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
ITN's TrialShare wins National Academies Board on Research Data and Information challenge
The Immune Tolerance Network's TrialShare Clinical Trials Research Portal has won the National Academy of Sciences Data and Information Challenge. The theme of this year's competition, launched and judged by the academy's Board on Research Data and Information, was 'Using Data for the Public Good.' The ITN's entry, entitled 'ITN TrialShare: Enabling True Clinical Trial Transparency' describes the unique data sharing portal developed by the NIH-sponsored clinical research consortium.

Contact: Philip Bernstein
ITNCommunications@immunetolerance.org
240-235-6132
Immune Tolerance Network

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
99th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America
California State Senator Darrell Steinberg named as ESA Regional Policy Award winner
On Sunday, August 10, 2014, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) will present its seventh annual Regional Policy Award to California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg during the Society's 99th Annual Meeting conference in Sacramento, CA. The ESA award recognizes an elected or appointed local policymaker who has an outstanding record of informing policy decisions with ecological science.

Contact: Alison Mize
alison@esa.org
703-625-3628
Ecological Society of America

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Pioneer in next generation sequencing receives 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Sciences Prize
Noted scientist and geneticist Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D., was today presented with the 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Science Prize for his innovative work in the development and application of genomic technology, including completing a detailed sequence of DNA from HeLa cells, the first 'immortal' human cell line grown in a lab.
The Alpha Foundation

Contact: Beth Pugh
bpugh@hudsonalpha.org
256-327-0443
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, named 2014 ASTRO Honorary Member
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, as the 2014 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders in disciplines other than radiation oncology, radiobiology or radiation physics.

Contact: Michelle Kirkwood
michellek@astro.org
703-286-1600
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize Announced
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize. Awarding innovative and original research in organic, organometallic and inorganic chemistry, the Reaxys PhD Prize celebrates top research conducted by leading young chemists across the globe.

Contact: Amy Burnis
a.burnis@elsevier.com
617-803-8344
Elsevier

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
PNNL scientists win 3 R&D 100 awards for visual display, analytics and energy technologies
Technologies that rival electronic screens, enable new molecular analysis and reduce dependence on fossil fuels received recognition for their innovation today.

Contact: Eric Francavilla
eric.francavilla@pnnl.gov
509-372-4066
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants fellowship awards to 16 young scientists
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting innovative early career researchers, named 16 new Damon Runyon Fellows at its spring Fellowship Award Committee review. The recipients of this prestigious, four-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

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

Public Release: 11-Jul-2014
ORNL wins eight R&D 100s
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received eight R&D 100 awards, presented by R&D Magazine in recognition of the year's top technological innovations.

Contact: Chris Samoray
samoraycr@ornl.gov
865-241-0709
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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