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Public Release: 26-Mar-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
AACR honors scientific work and mentorship of Dr. Lucile Adams-Campb
Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, Ph.D., professor of oncology, associate director of minority health and disparities research, and associate dean of community health and outreach at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, is being honored with the 10th annual American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 26-Mar-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
Philip Low receives AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will recognize Philip S. Low, Ph.D., with the ninth annual AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.
Ash Stevens, Inc.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 26-Mar-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee honored with AACR-Joseph Burchenal Award for Clinical Cancer Research
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will honor Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D., deputy director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, with the 20th annual AACR-Joseph H. Burchenal Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cancer Research at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 26-Mar-2015
American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2015
AACR and American Cancer Society honor NCI's Dr. Mitchell Gail
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and the American Cancer Society will recognize Mitchell H. Gail, M.D., Ph.D., with the 24th annual AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.

Contact: Lauren Riley
lauren.riley@aacr.org
215-446-7155
American Association for Cancer Research

Public Release: 26-Mar-2015
2015 AAOS Annual Meeting
Kappa Delta awards recognize innovative orthopaedic research
The Kappa Delta Sorority and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation presented four awards today to scientists who are conducting outstanding clinical research related directly to musculoskeletal disease or injury, with the ultimate goal of advancing patient treatment and care.

Contact: Lauren Pearson Riley
pearson@aaos.org
708-227-1773
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Public Release: 26-Mar-2015
ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
2015 ACMG Foundation/PerkinElmer Diagnostics Travel Award winner announced
Mindy H. Li, M.D., was honored as the 2015 recipient of the ACMG Foundation/PerkinElmer diagnostics Travel Award at the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) 2015 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Li was selected to receive the award for her platform presentation, 'Phenotype Capture and Utilization of a Common Electronic Health Record System to Evaluate Pediatric Individuals with Intellectual Disability Undergoing Exome Sequencing.'
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Beal
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction
UT Dallas engineering professor earns award for influential audiovisual study
Electrical engineering professor Dr. Carlos Busso is the inaugural recipient of a 10-Year Technical Impact Award given by an Association for Computing Machinery group for his work on one of the first studies about audiovisual emotion recognition.
National Science Foundation, US Army

Contact: LaKisha Ladson
lakisha.ladson@UTDallas.edu
972-883-4183
University of Texas at Dallas

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
Dr. Lewis C. Cantley wins 2015 Canada Gairdner International Award
Dr. Lewis C. Cantley, the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, has won the 2015 Canada Gairdner International Award from the Gairdner Foundation for his groundbreaking discovery of a family of enzymes that are fundamental to understanding cancer.

Contact: Jennifer Gundersen
jeg2034@med.cornell.edu
646-317-7402
Weill Cornell Medical College

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
Carnegie Mellon's automated braille writing tutor wins Touch of Genius prize
An innovative device developed by Carnegie Mellon University's TechBridgeWorld research group to help visually impaired students learn how to write Braille using a slate and stylus is the winner of the 2014 Louis Braille Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation.
Gibney Family Foundation

Contact: Byron Spice
bspice@cs.cmu.edu
412-268-9068
Carnegie Mellon University

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
Nash receives Abel Prize for revered work in mathematics
Princeton University mathematician John Nash received the 2015 Abel Prize from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for his seminal work on partial differential equations, which are used to describe the basic laws of scientific phenomena. The award is one of the most prestigious in the field of mathematics and includes an $800,000 prize. Nash shares the prize with longtime colleague Louis Nirenberg, a professor emeritus at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.

Contact: Morgan Kelly
mgnkelly@princeton.edu
609-258-5729
Princeton University

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
Beautiful minds: NYU Courant Professor Nirenberg, Princeton's John Nash win Abel Prize
Louis Nirenberg, a professor emeritus at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, has been awarded the Abel Prize in Mathematics by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for his work in the area of partial differential equations.
Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

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

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Patricia Hall, Ph.D., earns 2015 King Trainee Award for best publication, Genetics in Medicine
Patricia L. Hall, Ph.D., FACMG of Emory University is the recipient of the 2015 Richard King Trainee Award. This award was instituted by the ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine to encourage ABMGG, international equivalents or genetic counseling trainees in their careers and to foster the publication of the highest quality research in ACMG's peer-reviewed journal, Genetics in Medicine.
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Beal, MBA
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Dr. Luria, Mori and Robak receive Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Translational Genomic Fellowship Award
Anne O'Donnell Luria, M.D., Ph.D., of Boston Children's Hospital, Mari Mori, M.D., of Duke University, and Laurie Robak M.D., Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine were honored as the 2015-2016 recipients of the Pfizer/ACMG Foundation Clinical Genetics Combined Residency for Translational Genomic Scholars Fellowship Award at the ACMG 2015 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Beal
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics

Public Release: 25-Mar-2015
ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting
Genzyme/ACMG Foundation Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics
Amy Kritzer, M.D., of Boston Children's Hospital and Ronit Marom, M.D., Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine were honored as the 2015-2016 recipients of the Genzyme/ACMG Foundation Medical Genetics Training Award in Clinical Biochemical Genetics at the ACMG 2015 Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine

Contact: Kathy Beal
kbeal@acmg.net
American College of Medical Genetics

Public Release: 24-Mar-2015
American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2015
American Association of Anatomists awards lifetime achievement in the anatomical sciences
American Association of Anatomists awards lifetime achievement in the anatomical sciences at its annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2015 in Boston, Mass., March 28-April 1.
American Association of Anatomists funded the awards

Contact: Elizabeth Sas
esas@anatomy.org
413-348-4932
American Association of Anatomists

Public Release: 24-Mar-2015
American Association of Anatomists Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2015
American Association of Anatomists awards Young Investigators
American Association of Anatomist Young Investigator awards recognize investigators in the early stages of their careers who have made important contributions to biomedical science through their research in cell/molecular biology, comparative neuroanatomy, developmental biology, or the morphological sciences.
American Association of Anatomists

Contact: Elizabeth Sas
esas@anatomy.org
301-634-7906
American Association of Anatomists

Public Release: 24-Mar-2015
UC Riverside ecologist receives 2015 Prigogine Gold Medal
The Prigogine Gold Medal is awarded annually to a leading scientist in the field of ecological systems. This year, Bai-Lian (Larry) Li, a professor of ecology at the University of California, Riverside, has been selected to receive it.
University of Siena, the Wessex Institute of Technology.

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

Public Release: 24-Mar-2015
Experimental Biology 2015
Gene editing technology investigator honored for groundbreaking research
Feng Zhang, Ph.D., of the Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology is the 2015 recipient of the American Association of Anatomists C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy for his work with the CRISPR-Cas9 genome manipulation technology.
American Association of Anatomists

Contact: Elizabeth Sas
esas@anatomy.org
301-634-7906
American Association of Anatomists

Public Release: 24-Mar-2015
American Chemical Society 249th National Meeting & Exposition
PNNL team wins American Chemical Society award
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory wins the first-ever team award for the American Chemical Society's Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science.

Contact: MaryAnne Wuennecke
maryanne.wuennecke@PNNL.gov
509-375-2447
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Public Release: 24-Mar-2015
Top Indian and US scientists share Tyler Prize for work in changing environmental policy
The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement Executive Committee today named the Honorable Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D., of Oregon State University, and Madhav Gadgil, Ph.D., of Goa University, as the recipients of the 2015 Tyler Prize for their leadership and engagement in the development of conservation and sustainability policies in the United States, India and internationally.

Contact: Nick Seaver
nseaver@burness.com
301-280-5727
Burness Communications

Public Release: 23-Mar-2015
OU engineering researcher reshapes military communications
Jessica Ruyle, electrical and computer engineering professor in the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering, is improving communication abilities for soldiers in the field by literally reshaping how they transmit communications. With a nearly $500,000 grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Ruyle will design and develop a thin, flat antenna that can be placed conformably on anything from vehicles to uniforms - making the antennas both less conspicuous and more rugged for field use.
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contact: Karen Kelly
kkelly@ou.edu
405-325-9037
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 23-Mar-2015
Professor Federico Rosei receives prestigious honor as mentor
Professor Federico Rosei of INRS's Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre has been honoured by the American Vacuum Society (AVS, Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing) in recognition of his mentorship of young researchers. It is the first time a scientist working in Canada has received the AVS Excellence in Leadership Award.
American Vacuum Society

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
INRS

Public Release: 19-Mar-2015
SURA honors Florida pharmacy dean as distinguished scientist
SURA today announced that Julie A. Johnson, Dean and Distinguished Professor at the University of Florida's College of Pharmacy, will receive its 2015 SURA Distinguished Scientist Award.

Contact: Greg Kubiak
kubiak@sura.org
202-408-2412
Southeastern Universities Research Association

Public Release: 18-Mar-2015
Penn State's Tom Baker to deliver 2015 Founders' Memorial Lecture at Entomology 2015
Dr. Thomas C. Baker, a distinguished professor of entomology and chemical ecology at Penn State University, has been selected to deliver the Founders' Memorial Award lecture at Entomology 2015, the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America to be held Nov. 15-18, 2015 in Minneapolis.

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

Public Release: 18-Mar-2015
John Innes Centre scientist awarded Royal Microscopical Society Vice President's Medal
Kim Findlay, head of bio-imaging at the John Innes Centre has been awarded the Royal Microscopical Society Vice President's Medal for her outstanding contribution to the field of electron microscopy in plant and microbial imaging.

Contact: Geraldine Platten
geraldine.platten@jic.uk
01-603-450-238
Norwich BioScience Institutes

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