Egelman has attracted national and international headlines for discoveries such as how urinary tract infections take hold and how an almost indestructible virus survives and thrives in nearly boiling acid.
Researchers' work shows how curiosity, creativity drive science and illustrates how a passion for discovery enriches knowledge.
Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., cell biologist and internationally recognized expert on the cellular process autophagy, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Dr. Cuervo is professor of developmental and molecular biology, of anatomy and structural biology, and of medicine, co-director of the Institute for Aging Research, and holds the Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases at Einstein.
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) recently announced that Salk Institute professor Edward Callaway is one of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates to be elected to the NAS in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The election is considered one of the highest honors accorded a US scientist. Callaway's recognition brings the number of Salk faculty elected to the NAS to 16.
Maria Harrison, William H. Crocker Professor at Boyce Thompson Institute and Adjunct Professor in the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. At BTI, researchers in Harrison's lab study the mechanisms by which flowering plants exchange nutrients with symbiotic soil fungi, which could eventually help reduce the use of fertilizer in agriculture.
Russel Caflisch, director of NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, and Gloria Coruzzi, a professor in NYU's Department of Biology, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Forty percent of the newly elected members are women -- the most ever elected in any one year to date.
Colorado State University's Infectious Disease Research Center was recognized as the 2019 Bioscience/Medical Manufacturer of the Year at the Colorado Manufacturing Awards.
Bradley K. Yoder, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been awarded with a Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement for his significant research in the polycystic kidney field.
At its 26th Annual Conference, held April 25-29, 2019, in Clearwater Beach, Fla., the American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR) presented the 2019 Molly and Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award to Dr. Michael Lane, associate professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Drexel University College of Medicine. Presented periodically by ASNTR, the Molly and Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award recognizes significant research in brain repair.