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Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
SLB IEIIS Joint Meeting
MARC travel awards announced for: Society of Leukocyte Biology 2014 Joint Meeting
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Society of Leukocyte Biology Joint Meeting from Oct. 23-25, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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: 10-Sep-2014
2014 SACNAS
MARC travel awards announced for: 2014 SACNAS National Conference
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science from Oct. 16-18, 2014 in Los Angeles, 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: 10-Sep-2014
2014 APS Intersociety Meeting: Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology
MARC travel awards announced for: The 2014 APS Intersociety Meeting
The FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2014 APS Intersociety Meeting: Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology from Oct. 5-8, 2014, in San Diego, 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: 10-Sep-2014
Entomology 2014
ESA names winners of AFRI student travel grants
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce that ten entomology students are recipients of travel grants awarded by the US Department of Agriculture's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. The grants will provide financial support to graduate students for new networking, presentation, and research opportunities at Entomology 2014, the Entomology Society of America's 62nd Annual Meeting this November in Portland, Ore.

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

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
Entomology 2014
ESA announces winners of 2014 Monsanto Student Grant winners
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Monsanto Research Grant Awards and the 2014 Monsanto Student Travel Awards.

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

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
Entomology 2014
2014 Entomology Awards from the Entomological Society of America
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the winners of its 2014 awards. The awards will be presented at Entomology 2014, ESA's 62nd Annual Meeting in Portland, Ore., from Nov. 16-19, 2014.

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

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
Champalimaud Award recognizes revolutionary treatment of devastating blindness diseases
The 2014 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award is given to seven researchers for the development of anti-angiogenic therapy for retinal disease. The conditions it helps treat, especially age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, are the most important causes of blindness in several countries, and their prevalence is growing with the increasing age of the population and the global epidemic of diabetes linked to dietary habits and obesity.
Champalimaud Foundation

Contact: Vitor Cunha
vcunha@jlma.pt
351-966-619-794
JLM&A, SA

Public Release: 10-Sep-2014
HMS/Mass. Eye and Ear researchers awarded prestigious Champalimaud Vision Award
Six Harvard Medical School researchers were among the recipients of the 2014 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award, the highest distinction in ophthalmology and visual science.

Contact: Mary Leach
Mary_Leach@meei.harvard.edu
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Social scientist set to shape global agenda
A Monash University social scientist has been selected as a World Social Science Fellow for early career researchers.

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

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Crystal Solar and NREL team up to cut costs
A faster, cheaper way to manufacture silicon solar cells, partially funded by the Energy Department and fine-tuned at its National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has won a coveted R&D 100 award as one of the top technology innovations of 2013.
US Department of Energy

Contact: David Glickson
david.glickson@nrel.gov
303-275-4097
DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., to receive BioMed SA 2014 Julio Palmaz Award
Nationally renowned pediatric transplant surgeon Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., chancellor of The University of Texas System since 2009 and former president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will be honored Sept. 18 by the San Antonio non-profit corporation BioMed SA with the ninth annual Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences.

Contact: Will Sansom
sansom@uthscsa.edu
210-567-2579
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Academies announce winners of 2014 Communication Awards
The recipients of the 2014 Communication Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. Supported by the W.M. Keck Foundation since 2003 as part of the Keck Futures Initiative, these prestigious awards -- each of which includes a $20,000 prize -- recognize excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the general public.

Contact: Molly Galvin
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Professor Federico Rosei named to the Royal Society of Canada
Federico Rosei, professor and director at the INRS Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre, has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in recognition of his outstanding achievements and contribution to the advancement of knowledge in applied sciences and engineering. This election by one's peers is the highest honor bestowed on a Canadian academic in the arts, letters, and sciences.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
2014 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards
Elsevier and National Academy of Sciences, India announce the winners of the 2014 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the National Academy of Sciences, India, today announced the winners of the 2014 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards.

Contact: Jason Chan
j.chan@elsevier.com
65-634-90240
Elsevier

Public Release: 9-Sep-2014
Inventor creates tiny technologies for medicine; awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia, biomedical engineer and professor at MIT, is the recipient of the 2014 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize. Bhatia is recognized for designing and commercializing miniaturized technologies with applications to improve human health. The Lemelson-MIT Prize, celebrating its 20th year, honors outstanding mid-career inventors improving the world through technological invention and demonstrating a commitment to mentorship in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Contact: Connie Wang
conniew@mit.edu
617-452-2170
Lemelson-MIT Program

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
International Balzan Foundation announces 2014 prize winners
The names of the 2014 Balzan Prizewinners were proclaimed today in a public announcement: Mario Torelli (Italy), University of Perugia, for Classical Archaeology; Ian Hacking (Canada), University of Toronto, for Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind ; G. David Tilman (USA), University of Minnesota, for Basic and/or applied Plant Ecology; Dennis Sullivan (USA), City University of New York, for Mathematics (pure or applied). The Balzan Prize for Humanity, Peace and Fraternity Among Peoples was attributed to Vivre en famille (France).
International Balzan Foundation

Contact: Susannah Gold
Susannah@goldcommunications.net
917-207-5375
Gold Communications

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
Two UT Arlington professors honored by Indian colleagues
The NRI Welfare Society of India has awarded two of its annual honors to a pair of University of Texas at Arlington professors noted for their contributions to the field of chemistry and biochemistry.

Contact: Traci Peterson
tpeterso@uta.edu
817-521-5494
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 8-Sep-2014
2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting
Seven researchers awarded for work presented at yeast genetics conference
The Genetics Society of America (GSA) and the yeast genetics research community are pleased to announce the winners of the GSA poster awards at the 2014 Yeast Genetics Meeting, which took place in Seattle, Wash., July 29-Aug. 3, 2014. These awards were made to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral scientists in recognition of the research they presented at the conference. Their projects examined the molecular basis of several processes governing the inheritance of traits using yeast as a model organism.

Contact: Raeka Aiyar, Ph.D.
raeka.aiyar@gmail.com
202-412-1120
Genetics Society of America

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, MD, PhD, 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)

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