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ASHG announces results of first-ever Teen Genes Video Challenge
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) is pleased to announce the first-place winners and honorable mentions of its inaugural Teen Genes Video Challenge. This contest provides high school students an opportunity to choose a genetics topic that interests them and explore its significance, both in their own lives and for society more broadly.
Katherine L. Knight, PhD, receives prestigious Marion Spencer Fay Award
Loyola University Chicago Professor Katherine L. Knight, PhD, one of the nation's leading immune system researchers, has received the prestigious 2015 Marion Spencer Fay Award.
South Central Climate Science Center receive DOI Environmental Achievement Award
The South Center Climate Science Center, located on the University of Oklahoma's Research Campus, is the recipient of the Department of Interior 2015 Environmental Achievement Award, a prestigious award for 'Climate Science and Partnerships--Increasing the Tribal Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation.'
US Department of Interior
Illinois physics professor named national Professor of the Year
Mats Selen, professor of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been named Outstanding Doctoral and Research Universities Professor of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Brookhaven Lab wins two R&D 100 awards
Two technologies developed at Brookhaven National Laboratory have received 2015 R&D 100 awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by R&D Magazine.
PLOS Genetics Research Prize 2015 winner announced
The PLOS Genetics Editorial Board would like to congratulate the authors of the article chosen as the recipient of the PLOS Genetics Research Prize 2015.
Rotman Professor wins Financial Times/McKinsey Award for Young Business Writers
A book proposal on managing the risk of catastrophic failure has won the Bracken Bower Prize sponsored by the Financial Times and McKinsey.
Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship, Rotman School of Management
Contact: Ken McGuffin
University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management
Houston Methodist invention wins R&D 100 Award
R&D Magazine named the handheld single-cell pipette, a Houston Methodist Research Institute invention, as one the 100 most innovative technologies and services of the past year.
TWAS's 26th General Meeting
Nepali scientist Bishal Upreti is the 2015 C.N.R. Rao Prize winner
The Himalayan region is among the most earthquake-prone areas in the world. C.N.R. Rao Prize winner Bishal Upreti is studying past earthquakes to help shape future preparedness in his home country of Nepal. His work has implications in fields ranging from water resources to construction.
TWAS's 26th General Meeting
Mirabbos Hojamberdiev from Uzbekistan wins 2015 Atta-ur-Rahman Prize for chemistry
With rising use of fossil fuels and increasing greenhouse gas emissions, the world needs clean new energy sources. Atta-ur-Rahman Prize winner Mirabbos Hojamberdiev studies how to produce hydrogen from water by using inorganic crystals under visible light.
Four ORNL researchers elected fellows of American Physical Society
Four researchers from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Physical Society, one of the nation's top professional organizations for scientists.
TWAS's 26th General Meeting
Brazilian Artur Avila wins TWAS-Lenovo Prize
Artur Avila received his Ph.D. at 21, and at the age of 36 has already made great waves in multiple mathematical fields. The Brazilian prodigy-turned-professor won the Fields Medal in 2014. Now, he has been honored with the TWAS-Lenovo Prize.
Women & Infants earns recognition from The Joint Commission
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, announced today that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the US.
Geordie Williamson to receive 2016 AMS Chevalley Prize
Geordie Williamson of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn, Germany, will receive the inaugural AMS Claude Chevalley Prize in Lie Theory. Williamson is honored 'for his work on the representation theory of Lie algebras and algebraic groups [which includes] proofs and reproofs of some longstanding conjectures as well as spectacular counterexamples to the expected bounds in others.'
American Mathematical Society
Scalp cooling cap design wins international Exhibitor Innovations Competition
The design skills and technical innovations of researchers at the University of Huddersfield have led to significant improvements in a silicon cooling cap that aims to reduce hair loss in cancer patients. Now, their contribution to the project has helped earn an international award.
Founding chair of UC San Diego Department of Bioengineering receives Franklin Award
Shu Chien, founding chair of the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, where is he currently a professor and director of the Institute of Engineering in Medicine, has received the prestigious Franklin Institute Award. The award is conferred by the Philadelphia-based Franklin Institute. It has gone in previous years to an extraordinary list of great men and women who have significantly improved our world with their pioneering innovations.
London researcher recognized for work in joint replacement
Matthew Teeter, Ph.D., an assistant professor at Western University's Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and researcher at Lawson Health Research Institute, is a winner of the 2015 John Charles Polanyi Prize. The $20,000 award recognizes the excellence of Teeter's research in joint replacement. It was presented at a ceremony in Toronto by the Honourable Reza Moridi, Ontario's Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, on Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Society of Exploration Geophysicists International Exposition and 85th Annual Meeting
UH professor wins Karcher Award for work in characterization of fractured reservoirs
Yingcai Zheng, an assistant professor in the University of Houston's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, recently was honored as a recipient of the 2015 J. Clarence Karcher Award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Zheng earned the honor for his work in the characterization of fractured reservoirs.
UT Dallas researchers use vagus nerve stimulation outside the forebrain
Dr. Patrick Ganzer of the Texas Biomedical Device Center won a best paper award for work that uses vagus nerve stimulation paired with rehabilitation to enhance neuroplasticity.
Texas Biomedical Device Center
Bioengineering professor featured in Top 100 list on African-American influential site
Bioengineer Todd Coleman, from the University of California, San Diego, has been named one of 100 outstanding individuals for 2015 by The Root, a premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers. Other names on the list include tennis player Serena Williams, ballerina Misty Copeland and hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar. Coleman will present his research at the prestigious TEDMED conference Nov. 18-20 in Palm Springs.
NREL research honored with R&D 100 awards
A technology developed at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been honored by R&D Magazine as a winner of a coveted R&D 100 award as well as an Editor's Choice award.
Helen Quinn named winner of the 2016 AIP Karl Compton Medal
The American Institute of Physics announced today that Helen R. Quinn, a Professor Emerita of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and a pioneer in science education, is the winner of AIP's 2016 Karl Taylor Compton Medal for Leadership in Physics.
Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr named Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health
The Trustees of Columbia University approved a new endowed professorship in global health at the Mailman School of Public Health. The inaugural recipient is Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr, professor of Epidemiology and director of ICAP and an internationally recognized leader in prevention and care of people with HIV/AIDS globally. Through the generosity of the Hess Foundation and of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, Dr. El-Sadr will be the Dr. Mathilde Krim-amfAR Chair of Global Health.
Contact: Stephanie Berger
Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
Naomi Berrie Award recognizes research on understanding how the brain senses glucose
Robert Stanley Sherwin, M.D., a professor of endocrinology at the Yale School of Medicine, was presented with the 17th Naomi Berrie Award for his work on understanding how the brain responds to hypoglycemia.
UTHealth community health workers win APHA prize
A team of Community Health Workers (CHWs) from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health Brownsville Regional Campus has been selected as this year's recipient of the American Public Health Association's 2015 CHW outstanding group award.
Contact: Hannah Rhodes
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
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