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Public Release: 28-Jul-2016
2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
SNMMI Technologist Section announces award winners
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's Technologist Section (SNMMI-TS) -- an international scientific and medical organization -- recognized contributions to and work in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging during the SNMMI 2016 Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. Several awards ceremonies were held to recognize the valuable role that SNMMI-TS members play in advancing the discipline of nuclear medicine technology.

Contact: Laurie Callahan
lcallahan@snmmi.org
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 28-Jul-2016
Space weather pioneer Lanzerotti wins second career award from American Geophysical Union
Louis Lanzerotti, distinguished research professor of physics at New Jersey Institute of Technology, received the William Kaula Award in recognition of his 'unselfish service to the scientific community through extraordinary dedication to, and exceptional efforts on behalf of, the Union's publications program.'

Contact: Tanya Klein
klein@njit.edu
973-596-3433
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
Ames Laboratory Ph.D. student is awarded Margaret Butler Fellowship
US Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University Ph.D. student Colleen Bertoni has been named this year's recipient of the Margaret Butler Fellowship in Computational Science.

Contact: Steve Karsjen
karsjen@ameslab.gov
515-294-5643
DOE/Ames Laboratory

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
Children's Hospital Colorado nurse receives National Patient Safety Foundation DAISY Award
Children's Hospital Colorado is proud to recognize Rachel Whittaker, BSN, RN, CPN, for receiving the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses by the National Patient Safety Foundation. Whittaker was selected for her leadership, compassion and practice of patient and family-centered care, particularly during difficult end-of-life decisions.

Contact: Hollon Kohtz
hollon.kohtz@childrenscolorado.org
720-777-8713
Children's Hospital Colorado

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
Professor of Marine Geosciences named 2016 AGU Fellow
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Professor Peter K. Swart has been elected a fellow of the American Geophysical Union, the nation's leading professional society for scientists in the Earth and space sciences. The award will be presented at a special award presentation during the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

Contact: Diana Udel
dudel@rsmas.miami.edu
305-421-4704
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
IBS rose to be a new player to watch in Nature Index 2016 Rising Star
The Institute for Basic Science has set itself apart from other performers with its rapidly gaining clout in the research world according to the Nature Index 2016 Rising Star supplement, published on July 28. It has also listed IBS on the roster of the world's 25 emergent players to watch.

Contact: Carol Kim
clitie620@ibs.re.kr
82-428-788-133
Institute for Basic Science

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
NYU among Nature Index's 2016 Rising Stars
New York University has been named among the 2016 'Rising Stars' by Nature Index, a database of research articles published in a group of 68 high-quality science journals.

Contact: James Devitt
james.devitt@nyu.edu
212-998-6808
New York University

Public Release: 27-Jul-2016
Inserm, France's rising research star according to Nature
The French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) is the only research institution in France listed in the World Top 100 institutions with the most progress in the last 3 years. This is indicated by the Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars, which highlights the big contribution of Inserm researchers to publications in the best 68 journals selected by Nature.

Contact: Juliette Hardy
presse@inserm.fr
33-619-364-645
INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale)

Public Release: 26-Jul-2016
2016 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco
OU professor elected as Fellow to American Geophysical Union for scientific achievements in ecological forecasting
University of Oklahoma Professor Yiqi Luo has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union for distinguished contributions to the field of global change ecology, particularly for pioneering development and application of data assimilation for ecological forecasting. Ecological forecasting will allow ecologists to predict how changes in the environment will alter an entire ecosystem in the future.

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 26-Jul-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Rantz earns GSA's 2016 Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Marilyn Rantz, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., of the University of Missouri as the 2016 recipient of the Doris Schwartz Gerontological Nursing Research Award.

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

Public Release: 26-Jul-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Wurm earns GSA's 2016 Baltes Foundation Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Susanne Wurm, Ph.D., of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg as the 2016 recipient of the Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology.
Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Foundation

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

Public Release: 26-Jul-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Locher earns GSA's 2016 M. Powell Lawton Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Julie Locher, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham as the 2016 recipient of the M. Powell Lawton Award.
Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life's Polisher Research Institute

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

Public Release: 26-Jul-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Stone earns GSA's 2016 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 Robyn I. Stone, Dr.P.H., of LeadingAge as the 2016 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: 26-Jul-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Mor earns GSA's 2016 Robert W. Kleemeier Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen Vincent Mor, Ph.D., of Brown University as the 2016 recipient of the Robert W. Kleemeier Award.

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

Public Release: 26-Jul-2016
The Gerontological Society of America's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting
Olshansky earns GSA's 2016 Donald P. Kent Award
The Gerontological Society of America -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- has chosen S. Jay Olshansky, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois at Chicago as the 2016 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.

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

Public Release: 25-Jul-2016
University of Tennessee extension Associate Dean named ASABE fellow
Dr. Robert Burns, P.E., Associate Dean, UT Extension, has been named to the Class of Fellows with the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). Burns received the organization's highest honor on July 18 at the annual international ASABE meeting in Orlando, Florida. Burns was honored for his outstanding contributions to improving environmental stewardship of animal production worldwide as an administrator, researcher, Extension engineer and for his 22 years of service to ASABE.

Contact: Doug Edlund
dedlund@tennessee.edu
865-974-7141
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Public Release: 22-Jul-2016
James Kakalios wins 2016 Gemant Award from AIP
James Kakalios, a successful book author and accomplished physicist at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, is the winner of the 2016 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to the cultural, artistic or humanistic dimension of physics, the American Institute of Physics (AIP) announced today.

Contact: AIP Media Line
media@aip.org
301-209-3090
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 22-Jul-2016
Inauguration of Akaike Memorial Lecture Award
The Institute of Statistical Mathematics and the Japan Statistical Society have inaugurated the Akaike Memorial Lecture Award as a memorial to the legacy of Dr. Hirotugu Akaike, which will be a valuable stimulus to the minds of younger researchers and contribute to the development of the statistical sciences. The first lecturer, Professor C.F. Jeff Wu of Georgia Institute of Technology, will present at the 2016 Japanese Joint Statistical Meeting at Kanazawa University on Monday, Sept. 5.

Contact: Kozo Kitamura
kitamuk@ism.ac.jp
81-505-533-8580
Research Organization of Information and Systems

Public Release: 22-Jul-2016
Microscopy & Microanalysis
German scientist receives lifetime achievement award from American Society for Materials
In order to create new materials, scientists need to understand the interior structures of materials. Frank Mücklich has spent decades developing methods to do just that. In recognition of his lifetime achievement, Mücklich has been chosen to receive the Henry Clifton Sorby Award, the highest award bestowed by the American Society for Materials (ASM International) in the field of microscopic materials research. Mücklich is only the fifth German to receive the award.

Contact: Frank Mücklich
muecke@matsci.uni-sb.de
49-681-302-70500
Saarland University

Public Release: 21-Jul-2016
Lighting the way
University of Utah Distinguished Professor Gerald Stringfellow, a former dean of the U's College of Engineering and a pioneer in LED technology, has been awarded a top research prize for his career-long work in the process for making light-emitting diodes, an important milestone for LED TVs, cellphone screens, high-efficiency solar cells, computer monitors and a new wave of LED light bulbs.

Contact: Vince Horiuchi
vincent.horiuchi@utah.edu
801-556-5187
University of Utah

Public Release: 20-Jul-2016
ESA announces finalists for the 2016 YouTube Your Entomology contest
Since 2009, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has held a contest called 'YouTube Your Entomology,' which invites entomologists to showcase their talents and creativity through video. For the 2016 contest, 43 videos were submitted, and the ESA judges recently selected five finalists.

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

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Chapman University School of Pharmacy's Dr. Mehvar is distinguished teaching scholar
Dr. Reza Mehvar of Chapman University's two-year-old School of Pharmacy is the recipient of the 2016 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Distinguished Teaching Scholar Award.

Contact: Sheri Ledbetter
sledbett@chapman.edu
714-289-3143
Chapman University

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Greater Boston area breast cancer survivor, volunteer receives ASTRO award
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has chosen Theresa A. Keresztes, a resident of Wellesley, Massachusetts, to receive the 2016 Survivor Circle Award.

Contact: Erin L. Boyle
erin.boyle@astro.org
703-839-7336
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Dr Arnab Basu MBE receives Honorary Doctorate of Science from Northumbria University
Dr Arnab Basu MBE has today received an Honorary Degree from Northumbria University, Newcastle, for his contribution to engineering and business.

Contact: Katy Sawyer
katy.sawyer@northumbria.ac.uk
191-227-4446
Northumbria University

Public Release: 19-Jul-2016
Strathclyde mathematician wins prize for research into speeding up stroke diagnosis
A mathematician at the University of Strathclyde has shared in a prestigious prize for research into methods for accelerating the diagnosis of strokes.

Contact: Corporate Comms
corporatecomms@strath.ac.uk
44-014-154-82370
University of Strathclyde

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