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Public Release: 18-Jul-2016
Sponges and shells get settled at ZIK B CUBE
ZIK B CUBE -- a research center for molecular bioengineering at TU Dresden -- is extending its research scope and welcomes a new junior research group led by Dr. Igor Zlotnikov. With €4.6 million of financial support for five years from the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Zlotnikov gets the opportunity to build up his team, which will study the role of internal interfaces in biological tissues formation and function.
Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung

Contact: Dr. Igor Zlotnikov
zlotnikov@bcube-dresden.de
49-351-463-40359
Technische Universität Dresden

Public Release: 18-Jul-2016
Federal grant supports UTSA research in espionage prevention
Nicole Beebe, Director of the Center for Education and Research in Information at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Daijin Ko, UTSA professor of management science and statistics, have received a $649,172 grant from the US Department of Homeland Security to strengthen insider threat detection.
US Department of Homeland Security

Contact: Joanna Carver
joanna.carver@utsa.edu
210-243-4557
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 15-Jul-2016
'Noah's Ark' ex silico
An international team of researchers is enlisting supercomputing to help better predict where plants and animals might end up under the effects of climate change. The project will model climate change-related shifts of species and ecosystems to suggest placement of protected areas for the future.
Global Environment Facility, National Science Foundation

Contact: Doug Carroll
dougcarroll@email.arizona.edu
520-621-9017
University of Arizona

Public Release: 15-Jul-2016
The Electrochemical Society and Toyota North America announce 2016-2017 fellowship winners for projects in green energy technology
The ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship Selection Committee has selected three recipients who will receive a minimum of $50,000 each for fellowships for projects in green energy technology.
The Electrochemical Society, Toyota North America

Contact: Rob Gerth
Rob.Gerth@electrochem.org
609-737-1902 x114
The Electrochemical Society

Public Release: 15-Jul-2016
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards over $4 million to 10 top clinical investigators
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation named seven new Damon Runyon Clinical Investigators at its spring 2016 Clinical Investigator Award Committee review. The recipients of this prestigious three-year award are outstanding early career physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research at major research centers under the mentorship of the nation's leading scientists and clinicians.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

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

Public Release: 15-Jul-2016
NSF leads federal effort to boost advanced wireless research
Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced that it will invest more than $400 million over the next seven years to support fundamental wireless research and to develop platforms for advanced wireless research in support of the White House's Advanced Wireless Research Initiative. These investments will support the research community in experimenting with and testing novel technologies, applications and services capable of making wireless communication faster, smarter, more responsive and more robust.
National Science Foundation

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

Public Release: 14-Jul-2016
UD researchers look at programs to incentivize cover crop adoption
A new interdisciplinary study led by the University of Delaware and funded by the USDA is going to investigate what aspects of best management practices -- specifically related to cover crops -- farmers in Maryland and Ohio prefer. The hope is to one day be able to offer a larger number of options to meet the particular needs of a given farming operation.
US Department of Agriculture Agriculture

Contact: Peter Bothum
pbothum@udel.edu
302-831-1418
University of Delaware

Public Release: 14-Jul-2016
RIT/NTID receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant
Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received a grant for $30,000 as part of the Innovation Generation Grant program from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions Inc. Through the grant, RIT/NTID will fund its Tech Girlz and Tech Boyz outreach programs.
Motorola Solutions Foundation

Contact: Vienna McGrain
vnccom@rit.edu
585-475-4952
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 14-Jul-2016
NIFA announces $8.3 million in available funding to support innovative small businesses
The US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced more than $8.3 million in available funding to support small businesses in the creation of advanced research and development projects that will lead to innovative solutions for American agriculture.
US Department of Agriculture

Contact: Kelly Flynn
kelly.flynn@nifa.usda.gov
202-445-3465
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 14-Jul-2016
RIT awarded a total of $1 million from NSF for gravitational-wave astronomy
RIT won more than $1 million in federal funding to study the dynamics of extreme black holes and to develop the Einstein Toolkit, making Einstein's equations user-friendly for scientists exploring the new field of gravitational wave astronomy.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Susan Gawlowicz
smguns@rit.edu
585-475-5061
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 14-Jul-2016
Columbia University awarded $58.4 million to accelerate development of new therapies
Columbia University Medical Center has received a $58.4 million grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health to expand its work in translational research.
NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

Contact: Karin Eskenazi
ket2116@columbia.edu
212-342-0508
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 14-Jul-2016
Boston College's City Connects initiative added to New Profit's K-12 portfolio
New Profit, Inc., a venture philanthropy fund that focuses on social entrepreneurship, has made a significant operating investment in City Connects, a student support initiative of Boston College's Lynch School of Education now in 87 schools in five states.
New Profit Inc

Contact: Ed Hayward
ed.hayward@bc.edu
617-552-4826
Boston College

Public Release: 14-Jul-2016
Lipidomics research on course for transformation with new funding
Our understanding of the role of lipids in the development of diseases such as heart disease and dementia is about to get a boost as a UK-led consortium receives a £1.3 million grant to host the world's largest curated lipid database and associated resources.
Wellcome Trust

Contact: Julia Short
ShortJ4@cardiff.ac.uk
44-029-208-75596
Cardiff University

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
Detecting melanoma early, without a biopsy
Colorado State University Professor Jesse Wilson has received a one-year, $30,000 grant from the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute to develop a new microscope that can distinguish between benign and malignant pigmented skin lesions, without the need for biopsy.
Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute

Contact: Anne Ju Manning
anne.manning@colostate.edu
970-491-7099
Colorado State University

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
$450,000 grant fuels IU-Navy effort to improve safety of military technology
An Indiana University expert in the high-tech field of computer vision will collaborate with US Navy engineers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division in southern Indiana to improve the quality of microelectronic components used in critical military systems like communication and navigation.
Naval Engineering Education Consortium

Contact: Kevin Fryling
kfryling@iu.edu
812-856-2988
Indiana University

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
Moffitt Cancer Center awarded $3.4 million grant to establish imaging biomarker validation center
Early detection is one of the most effective strategies to save lives from most cancers. As part of a new U01 grant awarded to Jae K. Lee, Ph.D., Robert Gillies, Ph.D., John Heine, Ph.D., and Matthew Schabath, Ph.D., the Moffitt Imaging Biomarker Validation Center will be established to discover, develop, and validate biomarkers for risk assessment, detection, and molecular diagnosis and prognosis of early cancer. Moffitt will also become a Clinical Validation Center for the National Cancer Institute's Early Detection Research Network.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Lisa Chillura
lisa.chillura@moffitt.org
813-745-1353
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
Moffitt Cancer Center awarded $3.2 million grant to study bone metastasis in prostate cancer
Moffitt researchers David Basanta, Ph.D., and Conor Lynch, Ph.D., have been awarded a U01 grant to investigate prostate cancer metastasis. Prostate cancer frequently spreads to the bone, and can cause painful bony lesion and increased mortality for patients. Their study will integrate molecular, cellular and clinical information into mathematical models to better understand key factors driving the disease to help target when metastasis may occur and identify new therapeutic targets for its prevention.
NIH/National Cancer Institute

Contact: Lisa Chillura
lisa.chillura@moffitt.org
813-745-1353
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
NIH expands investment in HIV cure research
NIH has awarded approximately $30 million in annual funding over the next five years to six research collaborations working to advance basic medical science toward an HIV cure. The awards comprise the second iteration of the Martin Delaney Collaboratory: Towards an HIV-1 Cure program and are a part of President Barack Obama's pledge to invest in HIV cure research.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse,National Institute of Mental Health, NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Contact: Judith Lavelle
judith.lavelle@nih.gov
301-402-1663
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
NSF awards UTEP $1.9 million to prepare new generation in computer science
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Texas at El Paso $1.9 million to prepare more computer science professionals over the next five years. The funds will be used to address a 2012 report on undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. The report cites 'uninspiring' introductory courses and an unwelcoming atmosphere from faculty as major factors contributing to attrition of STEM students.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Lauren Macias-Cervantes
news@utep.edu
915-747-7503
The University of Texas at El Paso

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
GW chosen to help lead national effort to find a cure for HIV/AIDS
Researchers from the George Washington University have received a $28 million, five-year Martin Delaney Collaboratory grant from the National Institutes of Health to apply immunotherapy advances in order to create a novel HIV cure strategy.
National Institutes for Health

Contact: Lisa Anderson
lisama2@gwu.edu
202-270-4841
George Washington University

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
Remote-controlled implantable device delivers HIV prevention drug
A Houston Methodist research team received a nearly $4 million grant to test a transcutaneously refillable implant that administers pre-exposure prophylaxis drugs to subjects at risk of HIV-exposure.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Gale Smith
gsmith@houstonmethodist.org
281-627-0439
Houston Methodist

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
US Army part of team to win HIV Cure Research grant
The US Military HIV Research Program is part of a collaborative research team that was awarded funds from the NIH Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research initiative to develop an integrated approach to finding an HIV cure.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Lisa Reilly
lreilly@hivresearch.org
301-500-3633
The U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP)

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
Scientists work to stop fat cells from becoming large, dysfunctional on a high-fat diet
A high-fat diet makes your fat cells larger, inflamed and dysfunctional, putting you at increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Toni Baker
tbaker@augusta.edu
706-721-4421
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
Study to examine ethnic disparities in brain health using historic Kaiser Permanente data
A new five-year, $13 million Kaiser Permanente study will revisit physical exams undertaken from the 1960s through the 1980s to evaluate how risk factors in early and mid-life have affected brain health and dementia risk among a large, ethnically diverse cohort of seniors.
NIH/National Institute on Aging

Contact: Heather Platisha
heather.platisha@creation.io
415-262-5992
Kaiser Permanente

Public Release: 13-Jul-2016
UNC awarded nearly $23 million to continue national effort to cure HIV
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will receive nearly $23 million over the next five years to continue research on their innovative 'kick and kill' strategy for eradicating HIV.
NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Contact: Morag MacLachlan
morag_maclachlan@med.unc.edu
919-843-5719
University of North Carolina Health Care

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