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Public Release: 6-Apr-2016
USDA announces $1.2 million in available funding for aquaculture research
The US Department of Agriculture today announced more than $1.2 million in available funding to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the United States. This funding is available through the Aquaculture Research Program, administered through USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Contact: Kelly Flynn
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
Saving lives through real-time flood forecasting
David Maidment, a hydrologist and civil engineer at UT Austin, knows there is a better way to predict flooding using advanced technology. With a grant from the National Science Foundation, he developed the National Flood Interoperability Experiment. NFIE is a collaboration between the academic community, the National Weather Service and its government partners, and commercial partners to develop a transformational suite of science and services for national flood hydrology and emergency response.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Faith Singer-Villalobos
University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
NSF CAREER award focused on improving the 'broken movies' of biology
Anthony Gitter, a biostatistics expert with the Morgridge Institute for Research and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has received a 2016 Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation to advance a central research challenge about the dynamic nature of cellular and genetic signaling.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Anthony Gitter
Morgridge Institute for Research

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
Dr. Joseph Rizzo awarded US Department of Defense Vision Prosthesis Pilot Study award
Joseph Rizzo, M.D., has been awarded grant funding as part of the Vision Prosthesis Pilot Study, a Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program of the United States Department of Defense. Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology at Mass. Eye and Ear and the David Glendenning Cogan Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Rizzo and his research team will use the support to develop and test a visual prosthesis to restore vision to those with severe visual impairment.
US Department of Defense

Contact: Suzanne Day
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
USDA announces $4.4 million in available funding for veterinary loan repayment
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $4.4 million in available funding to help repay veterinary school loans in return for veterinarians serving in areas lacking sufficient veterinary resources. The funding is available through the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP), administered by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

Contact: Kelly Flynn
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
Autism Science Foundation announces Spring 2016 grant recipients
The Autism Science Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding innovative autism research, today announced the recipients of its annual pre- and post-doctoral fellowship programs and undergraduate summer research grants.
Autism Science Foundation, Rett Syndrome Research Trust

Contact: Julia Tomkins
Rubenstein Associates, Inc.

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
Louisiana Tech University physics, computer science student earns NASA fellowship
Darrian Mills, a freshman student in physics and computer science at Louisiana Tech University, has earned a prestigious Minority Research Scholars fellowship with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Contact: Dave Guerin
Louisiana Tech University

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
Study examines impact of 2 new antibodies in causing, treating myasthenia gravis
A study of patients from across the nation with myasthenia gravis is helping determine the incidence of two new antibodies believed to cause the disease, and whether these patients need different treatment strategies.
National Instiutes of Health

Contact: Toni Baker
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Public Release: 5-Apr-2016
ERC Advanced Grant for cancer researcher from Vetmeduni Vienna
Veronika Sexl of the Institute for Pharmacology and Toxicology at Vetmeduni Vienna has been awarded a coveted ERC Advanced Grant from the European Research Council. The grant will provide funding of about € 2.5 million over the next five years for research into new possibilities of cancer therapy using the enzyme CDK6.
European Research Council

Contact: Veronika Sexl
University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna

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