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Public Release: 3-Jul-2014
SDSC's KC Claffy receives annual IEEE Internet Award
KC Claffy, the principal investigator and co-founder of the Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) based at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded the latest IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Internet Award.

Contact: Jan Zverina
jzverina@sdsc.edu
858-534-5111
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 3-Jul-2014
€95K urban public transport energy efficiency competition launched in Berlin
Climate-KIC, the EU's main climate innovation initiative, and Berlin's public transport company BVG have teamed up for the Open Innovation Slam 2014 competition.

Contact: Angela Howarth
angela.howarth@climate-kic.org
44-020-749-21972
Climate-KIC

Public Release: 2-Jul-2014
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute researcher wins prestigious early-career award
Jeffrey Tyner, Ph.D., assistant professor of Cell, Developmental & Cancer Biology for Oregon Health & Science University and a researcher with OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute, has won a distinguished award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science for the development of a research program that more rapidly identifies the mutations driving a patient's cancer and accelerates development of precision treatments.

Contact: Elisa Williams
willieli@ohsu.edu
503-494-8231
Oregon Health & Science University

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Christof von Kalle, M.D., Ph.D. receives Pioneer Award
In recognition of his leadership and accomplishments, Dr. von Kalle has received a Pioneer Award from Human Gene Therapy, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers.

Contact: Kathryn Ruehle
kruehle@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Thirty outstanding ASTRO members named fellows
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected 30 distinguished members of the Society to receive the Fellow of ASTRO designation.

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

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Institute of Physics announces 2014 award winners
The Institute of Physics today, Tuesday 1 July 2014, announces this year's award winners with IOP's International award, the Isaac Newton Medal, going to Professor Deborah Jin.

Contact: Joe Winters
joseph.winters@iop.org
44-020-747-04815
Institute of Physics

Public Release: 1-Jul-2014
Carnegie's Christopher Field awarded Roger Revelle Medal
The American Geophysical Union announced on June 30 that Christopher Field will receive the Roger Revelle Medal. Field is director of Carnegie's Department of Global Ecology.

Contact: Tina McDowell
tmcdowell@carnegiescience.edu
202-939-1120
Carnegie Institution

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
Arizona State faculty member named Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Biogeochemist Ariel Anbar has been selected as Arizona State University's first Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor. This distinguished honor recognizes Anbar's pioneering research and teaching.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact: Nicole Cassis
ncassis@asu.edu
602-710-7169
Arizona State University

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
Who are the UK's ICT Pioneers 2014?
The winners of a prestigious national competition for researchers who are pioneers in Information and Communication Technology were announced last night at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London. Fifteen researchers showcased the commercial potential and business impact of their research, at the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Research Exhibition and Awards Ceremony, before the three finalists were awarded cash prizes of 2,000.

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
pressofficce@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-404
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Public Release: 30-Jun-2014
Washington University's Joseph Jez is one of 15 'million dollar professors'
Joseph Jez, a biologist at Washington University in St. Louis, is one of 15 professors nationwide to receive a $1 million HHMI grant to bring the creativity he has shown in the lab to the undergraduate classroom. He plans to use the grant to establish a new two-year program called the Biotech Explorers Pathway that will introduce entering students to both the science and business of biotechnology.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Contact: Diana Lutz
dlutz@wustl.edu
314-935-5272
Washington University in St. Louis

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
American Library Association Annual Conference
SAGE and ALA announce 2014 Peter Lyman Memorial Scholarship winner
SAGE and the American Library Association today announce Samuel Dodson as the recipient of the 2014 Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media and a travel grant to the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago. A recent graduate of Lewis and Clark College, Dodson will begin a duel Master of Archival Studies and Master of Library and Information Studies this fall at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Contact: Camille Gamboa
camille.gamboa@sagepub.com
SAGE Publications

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
Slaying bacteria with their own weapons
A novel antibiotic delivery system would exploit small molecules called siderophores that bacteria secrete to scavenge for iron in their environments. Each bacterium has its own system of siderophores, which it pumps across its cell membrane before releasing the iron the siderophore holds. If an antibiotic were linked to one of these scavenger molecules, it would be converted into a tiny Trojan horse that would smuggle antibiotics inside a bacterium's cell membrane.
Oak Ridge Associated Univerities

Contact: Diana Lutz
dlutz@wustl.edu
314-935-5272
Washington University in St. Louis

Public Release: 26-Jun-2014
2014 SIAM Annual Meeting
Leslie Greengard to deliver The John von Neumann Lecture
Leslie F. Greengard of the Simons Foundation and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University has been awarded the 2014 John von Neumann Lecture prize.

Contact: Karthika Muthukumaraswamy
karthika@siam.org
267-350-6383
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
Northwestern Medicine cardiologist is American Heart Association Physician of the Year
Neil J. Stone, MD, a Northwestern Medicine cardiologist for more than four decades, was named the American Heart Association's 2014 Physician of the Year, the organization's honor given annually to a physician who has rendered 'outstanding accomplishments.'

Contact: Kara Spak
kspak@nmh.org
312-926-0755
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Public Release: 25-Jun-2014
Ludwik Leibler awarded the EPJE Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize for 2014
The journal EPJE Soft Matter and Biological Physics has awarded French physicist Ludwik Leibler the 2014 EPJE Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Lecture Prize. The journal editors chose Leibler for his seminal contributions to polymer physics and revolutionary polymeric materials, which include self-healing elastomers and vitrimers. Leibler is Adjunct Professor at ESPCI ParisTech where he directs the Laboratory for Soft Matter and Chemistry and is also Research Director at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.

Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
American Chemical Society selects 10 semifinalists for Chemistry Champions contest
The American Chemical Society today named 10 semifinalists in its Chemistry Champions contest. The contest aims to find and train promising science communicators. A 2014 Chemistry Champion will be selected during a live public event on Sunday, August 10, during the ACS National Meeting in San Francisco.

Contact: Michael Bernstein
m_bernstein@acs.org
202-872-6042
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
ICE/ENDO 2014
More magazine freelance writer receives Endocrine Society journalism award
Freelance journalist Cathryn Jakobson Ramin received the Endocrine Society's annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism, the Society announced today.
Endocrine Society

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
jgingery@endocrine.org
202-971-3655
The Endocrine Society

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
Three NYU faculty receive awards from Pew Charitable Trusts
Three NYU faculty have been selected to receive awards from the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Philadelphia-based non-profit announced today.
Pew Charitable Trusts

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

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
UMMS scientist named 2014 Pew Latin American Fellow in the biomedical sciences
Alejandro Vasquez-Rifo, Ph.D., a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, was named a 2014 Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Dr. Vasquez-Rifo joins nine other researchers named to this year's class.

Contact: Jim Fessenden
james.fessenden@umassmed.edu
508-856-2000
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
UMass Medical School investigator named 2014 Pew Scholar
Brian A. Kelch, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular pharmacology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, has been named a 2014 Pew Scholar by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Dr. Kelch is one of 22 early career researchers named to this year's class and the seventh UMMS faculty to receive the award.

Contact: Jim Fessenden
james.fessenden@umassmed.edu
508-856-2000
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Public Release: 24-Jun-2014
Frederic Bushman, Ph.D. receives Pioneer Award for advancing therapeutic gene delivery methods
Frederic D. Bushman, Ph.D.'s early pioneering work in understanding how HIV reproduces by inserting its genetic material into the DNA of a host cell led to key advances in the ability to move pieces of DNA and whole genes between cells.

Contact: Vicki Cohn
vcohn@liebertpub.com
914-740-2100 x2156
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

Public Release: 23-Jun-2014
ICE/ENDO 2014
Endocrine Society honors Sen. Dick Durbin with Biomedical Research Champion Award
The Endocrine Society presented U.S. Senate Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) with the Biomedical Research Champion Award during a ceremony today at its annual meeting.

Contact: Jenni Glenn Gingery
jgingery@endocrine.org
202-971-3655
The Endocrine Society

Public Release: 20-Jun-2014
Allison shares inaugural Tang Prize for his cancer immunotherapy innovation
The first Tang Prize for Biopharmaceutical Science has been awarded to Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Tasuku Honjo, M.D., Ph.D., of Japan's Kyoto University for their research leading to cancer immunotherapy.

Contact: Scott Merville
smerville@mdanderson.org
713-792-0661
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 20-Jun-2014
Damon Runyon, Sohn Conference Foundations name 3 new pediatric cancer research fellows
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation has named three outstanding young scientists as recipients of the prestigious Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship Award, committing nearly $625,000 to help address a critical shortage of funding for pediatric cancer research.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, Sohn Conference Foundation

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

Public Release: 19-Jun-2014
International Space Station Research and Development conference
Top engineering development and technology maturation projects from International Space Station for 2013
Three of the best technology applications from 2013 were recognized at the third annual International Space Station Research and Development conference on June 18, 2014.

Contact: Laura Niles
Laura.E.Niles@nasa.gov
281-244-7069
NASA/Johnson Space Center

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