Golnaz Vahedi, PhD, an assistant professor of Genetics in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, an independent foundation based in Research Triangle Park, NC dedicated to advancing the biomedical sciences. Dr. Vahedi is one of 9 recipients selected from 157 nominees nationwide.
AMP has announced the recipients of this year's Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics, Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Award and Meritorious Service Award. Due to ongoing safety considerations and travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, these awards will be presented virtually at the 2020 Annual Meeting & Expo in November.
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020-2022 SNMMI Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship.
he University of Huddersfield's Global Disaster Resilience Centre takes lessons from tsunami warning system research into helping Sri Lanka to plan for and deal with pandemics like COVID-19.
Dr. Patrick Weigelt, a young researcher in the field of biodiversity, macroecology, and biogeography at the University of Göttingen, will receive the Leopoldina Early Career Award 2020 presented by the Commerzbank Foundation. The prize is endowed with €30,000. The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina honors Weigelt for developing biodiversity databases and for his research on plant biodiversity. He is investigating plant species on islands and how humans contribute to their spread outside their areas of origin.
The agroecologist, Professor Teja Tscharntke from the University of Göttingen, has been awarded the Marsh Award for Ecology by the British Ecological Society. The prize is awarded for an outstanding current research record which is having a significant impact on the development of the science of ecology or its application. It is provided by the Marsh Christian Trust and administered by the British Ecological Society.
Robert M. Carey's lifetime of work on high blood pressure has prompted the American Heart Association to name him a Distinguished Scientist.
The Vilcek Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2021 Vilcek Foundation Prizes in Biomedical Science. Awarded annually, the prizes honor the contributions of immigrants to scientific research, discovery, and innovation in the United States.
Two University of Texas at Arlington architecture educators recently won 2020 Honor Awards from the Texas Society of Architects.
Maria Pazi from Russia named European Science Journalist of the Year - 2020. The runners up are Micho Tatalovic (UK/Croatia) and Stan van Pelt (Netherlands).