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Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Pioneer in next generation sequencing receives 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Sciences Prize
Noted scientist and geneticist Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D., was today presented with the 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Science Prize for his innovative work in the development and application of genomic technology, including completing a detailed sequence of DNA from HeLa cells, the first 'immortal' human cell line grown in a lab.
The Alpha Foundation

Contact: Beth Pugh
bpugh@hudsonalpha.org
256-327-0443
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, named 2014 ASTRO Honorary Member
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected internationally renowned surgeon Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, as the 2014 Honorary Member, the highest honor ASTRO bestows on distinguished cancer researchers, scientists and leaders in disciplines other than radiation oncology, radiobiology or radiation physics.

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

Public Release: 16-Jul-2014
Winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize Announced
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the winners of the 2014 Reaxys PhD Prize. Awarding innovative and original research in organic, organometallic and inorganic chemistry, the Reaxys PhD Prize celebrates top research conducted by leading young chemists across the globe.

Contact: Amy Burnis
a.burnis@elsevier.com
617-803-8344
Elsevier

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
PNNL scientists win 3 R&D 100 awards for visual display, analytics and energy technologies
Technologies that rival electronic screens, enable new molecular analysis and reduce dependence on fossil fuels received recognition for their innovation today.

Contact: Eric Francavilla
eric.francavilla@pnnl.gov
509-372-4066
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 14-Jul-2014
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants fellowship awards to 16 young scientists
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on supporting innovative early career researchers, named 16 new Damon Runyon Fellows at its spring Fellowship Award Committee review. The recipients of this prestigious, four-year award are outstanding postdoctoral scientists conducting basic and translational cancer research in the laboratories of leading senior investigators across the country.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

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

Public Release: 11-Jul-2014
ORNL wins eight R&D 100s
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have received eight R&D 100 awards, presented by R&D Magazine in recognition of the year's top technological innovations.

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

Public Release: 11-Jul-2014
BUSM's Michael F. Holick receives American Society for Bone and Mineral Research award
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research awarded Michael F. Holick, Ph.D., M.D., of Boston University School of Medicine, with the 2014 Louis V. Avioli Award.

Contact: Jenny Eriksen Leary
jenny.eriksen@bmc.org
617-638-6841
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 10-Jul-2014
UH named 'Innovation and Economic Prosperity University'
The University of Houston today was designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, a designation acknowledging universities working with public and private sector partners to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development and community development.

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

Public Release: 9-Jul-2014
Annual Meeting of the Mycological Society of America
UC Riverside microbiologist receives national recognition
Jason Stajich, associate professor of plant pathology and microbiology at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2014 Alexopoulos Prize by the Mycological Society of America, a scientific society dedicated to advancing the science of mycology -- the study of fungi of all kinds including mushrooms, molds, truffles, yeasts, lichens, plant pathogens, and medically important fungi. The award is peer-nominated and each year recognizes an outstanding early-career mycologist. Stajich received the award last month.
Mycological Society of America

Contact: Iqbal Pittalwala
iqbal@ucr.edu
951-827-6050
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
University of Nevada, Reno continues $10 million biomedical studies for COBRE grant
Neurological research from the University of Nevada, Reno's $10 million Center of Biomedical Research Excellence grant highlights the role image-dynamics play in the brain. These findings led a team of psychology researchers to create the Dynamic Ebbinghaus illusion. The illusion was named the 2014 Best Illusion of the Year by the Neural Correlate Society.
Center of Biomedical Research Excellence

Contact: Natalie Savidge
nsavidge@unr.edu
775-784-4611
University of Nevada, Reno

Public Release: 8-Jul-2014
Madagascar community association wins prestigious Equator Prize
A community association, established and supported by the Wildlife Conservation Society since 2003, and focused on improving sustainable management of marine resources in Madagascar's Antongil Bay has been awarded the Equator Prize.

Contact: John Delaney
jdelaney@wcs.org
718-220-3275
Wildlife Conservation Society

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting & Exposition
2014 medals and awards of the Geological Society of America
The Geological Society of America will recognize outstanding scientific achievements and distinguished service to the profession at its 2014 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. GSA's highest honors, the Penrose Medal, the Arthur L. Day Medal, and the Young Scientist Award (Donath Medal) will be received by Susan W. Kieffer of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Lisa Tauxe of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography-UC San Diego, and Francis A Macdonald of Harvard University, respectively.

Contact: Christa Stratton
ckstratton@comcast.net
Geological Society of America

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
AOSSM 2014 Annual Meeting
Timothy N. Taft, M.D. inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Timothy N. Taft, M.D. will be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's (AOSSM) Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
AOSSM 2014 Annual Meeting
Bruce Reider, M.D. inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Bruce Reider, M.D., prominent sports medicine orthopedic surgeon and University of Chicago team physician was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Public Release: 7-Jul-2014
AOSSM 2014 Annual Meeting
Renowned orthopedic researcher, Steven P. Arnoczky, DVM, inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Steven P. Arnoczky, DVM, prominent sports medicine researcher from Michigan State University was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA on Friday, July 11th. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals in the sports medicine community who have contributed immensely and set themselves apart from others in the field.

Contact: Lisa Weisenberger
lisa@aossm.org
847-292-4900
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

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

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