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Public Release: 25-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
Carnegie's Marnie Halpern named AAAS Fellow
Biologist Marnie Halpern of Carnegie's Department of Embryology has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her 'fundamental contributions to developmental biology, particularly using novel genetic approaches to study patterning of the nervous system.'

Contact: Natasha Metzler
nmetzler@carnegiescience.edu
Carnegie Institution

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
Two Rutgers professors named fellows of top national science association
Two Rutgers professors are among 401 members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science who have been elevated to the rank of fellow. The pre-eminent national organization selects its fellows based on their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Contact: Carl Blesch
cblesch@ucm.rutgers.edu
848-932-0550
Rutgers University

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
University of Oklahoma vice president for research named 2014 AAAS fellow
Kelvin Droegemeier, vice president for research on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus and Regents' Professor of Meteorology, has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
American Association for Advancement of Science elects Virginia Tech professors as Fellows
Honored were Madhav V. Marathe, director of the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute; Joseph C. Pitt, a professor of philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; and Stephanie Shipp, deputy director of the Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at the Virginia Tech Research Center-Arlington.

Contact: John Pastor
jdpastor@vt.edu
540-231-5646
Virginia Tech

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
Three UC San Diego professors named AAAS Fellows
The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the largest general science organization in the United States, has awarded the distinction of Fellow to three UC San Diego professors.

Contact: Mario Aguilera
scrippsnews@ucsd.edu
858-534-3624
University of California - San Diego

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
SIAM Executive Director James Crowley named AAAS Fellow
James M. Crowley has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for a distinguished record as a scientific administrator in the US Air Force and for the past two decades of outstanding leadership as executive director of SIAM, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematic.

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

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
ORNL researchers Buchanan, Liang, Mayes named AAAS fellows
Three staff members from Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
SMU seismologist Brian Stump named AAAS fellow
SMU seismologist Brian Stump has been named an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow for distinguished contributions to his field, particularly in the area of seismic monitoring in support of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.

Contact: Kim Cobb
cobbk@smu.edu
214-768-7654
Southern Methodist University

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
Columbia honors research on the genetics of diabetes
Columbia University Medical Center has presented Andrew Hattersley, D.M., and Mark McCarthy, M.D., with the 16th Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Research in Diabetes, for their work on the genetics of the disease.

Contact: Lucky Tran
lt2549@cumc.columbia.edu
212-305-3689
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
Six faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine named 2014 AAAS Fellows
Six faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year, 401 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Contact: Kim Newman
sciencenews@einstein.yu.edu
718-430-3101
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
Two University of Houston scientists elected as AAAS Fellows
Two scientists from the University of Houston have been elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dan Graur, John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry, and Mary Ann Ottinger, associate vice president for research at UH and associate vice chancellor for research for the UH system, join a select group of researchers recognized by their peers as among the best in their fields.

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
President Obama presents the National Medals of Science, National Medals of Technology and Innovation
At a White House ceremony last Thursday, President Obama presented the National Medal of Science and National Medal of Technology and Innovation to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science and engineering. The awards are the nation's highest honors for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Aaron Dubrow
adubrow@nsf.gov
703-292-4489
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
Two Kansas State University researchers named AAAS fellows
A physicist and an entomologist have been named 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world's largest scientific society.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Greg Tammen
gtammen@k-state.edu
785-532-4486
Kansas State University

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
AAAS and University of South Florida announce 2014 Fellows
Five faculty members from the University of South Florida in Tampa have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year, 401 members from 196 universities and organizations have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Contact: Judy Lowry
jhlowry@usf.edu
813-974-3181
University of South Florida (USF Innovation)

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
AAAS and the Allen Institute for Brain Science announce 2014 fellows
Christof Koch, Chief Scientific Officer at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Contact: Rob Piercy
robp@alleninstitute.org
206-601-8441
Allen Institute

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
Eight MD Anderson faculty named as AAAS fellows
Their responsibilities may range from exploring the intricacies of biostatistics to bringing new drugs more rapidly to the patient, but eight faculty members from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center all share one honor -- being named as Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: Ron Gilmore
rlgilmore1@mdanderson.org
713-745-1898
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Public Release: 24-Nov-2014
2015 AAAS Annual Meeting
Five University of Tennessee faculty named AAAS Fellows
Five University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professors have been named by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to its 2014 class of fellows for their teaching and research.

Contact: Whitney Heins
wheins@utk.edu
865-974-5460
University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Public Release: 21-Nov-2014
Four outstanding early-career journalists from China and India named EurekAlert! Fellows
Four outstanding early-career science journalists from India and China have been named winners of the 2015 EurekAlert! Fellowships for International Science Reporters, awarded by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific organization, which publishes the Science family of journals.

Contact: Brian Lin
blin@aaas.org
202-326-6213
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 21-Nov-2014
George Tsokos, M.D., honored by Lupus Foundation and American College of Rheumatology
Tsokos, Chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, is honored for investigations into the origins of lupus which have led to the discovery of new therapeutic targets.

Contact: Bonnie Prescott
bpresscot@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7306
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Public Release: 21-Nov-2014
HHS, APIC, and SHEA present 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award
The US Department of Health and Human Services, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America today recognized the University of Vermont Medical Center with the 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award for achieving sustainable improvements toward eliminating healthcare-associated infections.

Contact: Liz Garman
egarman@apic.org
202-454-2604
Association for Professionals in Infection Control

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
ASTMH 63rd Annual Meeting
UTMB professors receive American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene national awards
Scientists at the University of Texas Medical Branch were recognized with prestigious awards for their contributions in research at the annual American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene meeting.

Contact: Donna Ramirez
donna.ramirez@utmb.edu
409-772-8791
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Hee Oh to receive 2015 AMS Satter Prize
Hee Oh of Yale University will be awarded the 2015 AMS Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. Oh is honored for '[her] fundamental contributions to the fields of dynamics on homogeneous spaces, discrete subgroups of Lie groups, and applications to number theory.'
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Mass. General Hospital's Warren Triennial Prize to honor Bert Vogelstein
The 2014 Warren Triennial Prize of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) will be awarded to Bert Vogelstein, M.D., the Clayton Professor of Oncology and Pathology and director of the Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The award will be presented at the Warren Triennial Prize Symposium, 'The Genetics of Cancer,' on Monday, Nov. 24, at MGH.

Contact: Sue McGreevey
smcgreevey@partners.org
617-724-2764
Massachusetts General Hospital

Public Release: 20-Nov-2014
Rutgers chemistry professor Darrin York named New Jersey Professor of the Year
Rutgers chemistry professor Darrin York developed a learning system that connects students and instructors to each other online, provides immediate feedback and a more intimate give-and-take than the 'recitation' classes that students used to take. For this and other ways he has helped students master general chemistry, a subject nearly all science, engineering and health-related majors require, York has been named the 2014 New Jersey Professor of the Year.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Carl Blesch
cblesch@ucm.rutgers.edu
848-932-0550
Rutgers University

Public Release: 19-Nov-2014
UT Arlington engineering professors honored with Hackerman Advanced Research awards
Two UT Arlington College of Engineering professors have been recognized for research to advance cancer detection and methods to combat toxic algae in water resources.

Contact: Herb Booth
hbooth@uta.edu
817-272-7075
University of Texas at Arlington

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