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Public Release: 6-Sep-2017
Lasker Award for Michael N. Hall from the University of Basel
Professor Michael N. Hall from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel receives the Lasker Basic Medical Research Award 2017 -- one of the most distinguished honors in biomedical research. With his discovery of the protein TOR, the biochemist was able to identify a key element in the regulation of cell growth, which is also responsible for the development of diseases such as cancer and diabetes.
Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation

Contact: Olivia Poisson
University of Basel

Public Release: 6-Sep-2017
Nature Index ranks Mount Sinai among the top ten most innovative institutions in the world
Nature Index Ranks The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Among The Top Ten Most Innovative, Influential Institutions in the World. Annual Nature Index supplement ranks research institutes on influence over scientific patents.

Contact: Mount Sinai Press Office
The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Public Release: 5-Sep-2017
Professor Julien van Grevenynghe receives award from the Banting Research Foundation
Assistant Professor Julien van Grevenynghe from INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier Research Centre has received a 2017 Discovery Award from the Banting Research Foundation. The award comes with a $25,000 prize that will enable Professor van Grevenynghe to further his research into the development of new strategies for treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The award recognizes the research excellence and creativity of young Canadian researchers working in health and biomedical sciences.
Banting Research Foundation

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 5-Sep-2017
American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting and Materials Research Symposium
NJIT graduate student wins kudos for her research on a potent counterterrorism tool
At a meeting held by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency to review ongoing research on materials capable of defeating or disabling weapons such as anthrax, Chintersingh-Dinnall won the poster competition for her work in the lab adding iron to boron by a method called ball-milling to accelerate its combustion.

Contact: Tanya Klein
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Public Release: 5-Sep-2017
2017 AMP Annual Meeting
Association for Molecular Pathology announces 2017 award recipients
AMP has announced the recipients of this year's Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership and AMP Meritorious Service Awards.

Contact: Andrew Noble
Association for Molecular Pathology

Public Release: 5-Sep-2017
Champalimaud Vision Award recognizes extraordinary work on blindness prevention
The 2017 António Champalimaud Vision Award recognizes the work developed by Sightsavers and CBM, two institutions who have long and distinguished histories of organizing and supporting blindness prevention, alleviation and rehabilitation programs in low-income countries such as Nepal, Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia or Bangladesh.

Contact: Maria Joao Soares

Public Release: 31-Aug-2017
2017 SIAM Annual Meeting
Lek-Heng Lim receives Wilkinson Prize in Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing
SIAM is proud to award Lek-Heng Lim, University of Chicago, with the James H. Wilkinson Prize in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing in 2017.

Contact: Becky Kerner
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Public Release: 31-Aug-2017
ASTRO's 59th Annual Meeting
ASTRO honors 43 researchers with Abstract Awards at its 2017 Annual Meeting
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has selected 43 recipients to be presented with one of its 2017 Annual Meeting Abstract Awards.

Contact: Leah Kerkman Fogarty
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 31-Aug-2017
Tufts University water systems engineer named a 2017 American Geophysical Union Fellow
Richard M. Vogel, professor emeritus and research professor of civil and environmental engineering at Tufts University's School of Engineering, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), in recognition of his visionary research on water resource systems engineering.

Contact: Robin Smyton
Tufts University

Public Release: 31-Aug-2017
University of Wisconsin professor wins ACS' Grady-Stack award for science communication
Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, Ph.D., a chemistry professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of the Wisconsin Initiative for Science Literacy, is the 2018 recipient of the American Chemical Society's James T. Grady-James H. Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public. The award recognizes his contributions in interpreting chemistry for the public.

Contact: Katie Cottingham
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 30-Aug-2017
UMass Amherst prof honored for mentoring, inspiring student to community activism
University of Massachusetts Amherst professor and internationally known adoption expert Harold 'Hal' Grotevant has been chosen to receive the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for 2017, which recognizes "educators who have inspired their former students to create an organization which has demonstrably conferred a benefit on the community at large."
Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services

Contact: Janet Lathrop
University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Public Release: 30-Aug-2017
Successful completion of 2017 Rotman-UNIST Trading Competition
Two student teams from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology have been awarded first and second place in prestigious 2017 Rotman-UNIST Trading Competition, took place at UNIST from Aug. 10-11, 2017.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 29-Aug-2017
Geological Society of America announces fellows for science policy and communication
The Geological Society of America has announced three 2017-2018 Fellows who will assist with efforts to increase efficacy in serving society through science.

Contact: Christa Stratton
Geological Society of America

Public Release: 29-Aug-2017
International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis
Recipients of George Michael Memorial High Performance Computing Fellowships announced
The Association for Computing Machinery and the IEEE Computer Society jointly announced today that Shaden Smith of the University of Minnesota and Yang You of the University of California, Berkeley, are the recipients of the 2017 ACM/IEEE-CS George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships.

Contact: Jim Ormond
Association for Computing Machinery

Public Release: 29-Aug-2017
Penn Medicine pharmacologist given Founders' Award from ACS
Ian A. Blair, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert on applying mass spectrometry, has won the 2017 Founders' Award from the Division of Chemical Toxicology of the American Chemical Society.

Contact: Karen Kreeger
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 29-Aug-2017
Gunnerus Award in Sustainability Science awarded to Carl Folke
The Swedish researcher Carl Folke has been at the forefront of sustainable science research. As early as the 1980s, he conducted one of the first analyses of ecosystems that considered the value of vital functions and services in a Swedish wetland, and the role of natural capital in enabling people to live well. Now his work is being recognized with an award worth NOK 1 million.

Contact: Kristian Overskaug
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Public Release: 28-Aug-2017
59th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition
Pace to be honored with inaugural Award for Leadership in Promoting Diversity
The American Society of Hematology will honor Dr. Betty S. Pace, interim chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, with its inaugural Award for Leadership in Promoting Diversity for her extraordinary commitment to diversity and inclusion in hematology.

Contact: Toni Baker
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Public Release: 25-Aug-2017
Bell Prize goes to scientists who proved 'spooky' quantum entanglement is real
Three scientists who defied Einstein by proving the nonlocal nature of quantum entanglement will receive the John Stewart Bell Prize from the University of Toronto. The prize recognizes the most significant recent achievements in the world in quantum mechanics. The recipients each led separate experiments in 2015 that showed two particles so distant from one another that no signal could connect them even at the speed of light, possessed an invisible and instantaneous connection.
University of Toronto

Contact: Sean Bettam
University of Toronto

Public Release: 24-Aug-2017
NSF issues first Convergence awards

Throughout its history, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has focused on addressing grand challenges within science and engineering. These challenges represent our greatest opportunity to strengthen the nation through scientific discovery, and meeting them will require sustained and deep collaborations across scientific disciplines.

Contact: Rob Margetta
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 24-Aug-2017
SNMMI 2017-2019 Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship recipients announced
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017-2019 SNMMI Wagner-Torizuka Fellowship. This two-year fellowship, founded in 2008 by the late Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD, and the late Kanji Torizuka, MD, PhD, is designed to provide extensive training and experience in the fields of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging for Japanese physicians in the early stages of their careers.
Nihon Medi-Physics Co., Ltd.

Contact: Laurie Callahan
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 23-Aug-2017
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing honors 3 as best papers
Best Paper awards have been announced for three articles in the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Papers report on technology for ice cloud measurement derived from CALIPSO mission data, a neural network architecture for high spatial resolution remote-sensing image scene classification, and a radar sensor designed to detect and image moving objects behind a wall.
National Science Foundation, National Natural Science Foundation of China, State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology, and others

Contact: Amy Nelson
SPIE--International Society for Optics and Photonics

Public Release: 23-Aug-2017
Outstanding Investigator Grant Awarded to Dario C. Altieri, M.D., Wistar President & CEO
Wistar is pleased to announce that distinguished scientist Dario C. Altieri, M.D., Wistar president and CEO and director of the Institute's Cancer Center, has been awarded an Outstanding Investigator Grant (R35) by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for high-caliber research exploring 'tumor plasticity.'

Contact: Darien Sutton
The Wistar Institute

Public Release: 22-Aug-2017
Thesis prize winner explores the proton's spectrum
When it comes to laying bare the secrets of the proton, Priyashree Roy's efforts at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility have already contributed a whole swath of new information useful to researchers. Now, the thesis she wrote about her work has earned her the 2016 Jefferson Science Associates Thesis Prize.
US Department of Energy, Jefferson Science Associates LLC

Contact: Kandice Carter
DOE/Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Public Release: 20-Aug-2017
American Chemical Society 254th National Meeting & Exposition
Talented 12: Chemical & Engineering News announces its 2017 rising stars in chemistry
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) magazine is revealing its annual 'Talented 12' list. The young, rising stars in chemistry are trying to solve some of the most difficult problems facing the world. From alternative energy to cancer treatment and combating the opioid epidemic, these young scientists have accepted the challenge. At an event today at ACS' 254th National Meeting & Exposition their identities will be revealed and featured in an upcoming issue of C&EN.

Contact: Katie Cottingham
American Chemical Society

Public Release: 17-Aug-2017
UC Santa Cruz genomics undergrad awarded prestigious NIH research scholarship
UC Santa Cruz junior and Genomics Institute scholar Stefanie Brizuela has been selected by the Scientific Review Committee of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program (UGSP) as a UGSP Scholar. Brizuela will receive a scholarship for qualified educational and living expenses up to $20,000 for the 2017-2018 academic year. She is currently an undergraduate researcher, working with Dr. Angela Brooks, Assistant Professor in Biomolecular Engineering in the Baskin School of Engineering.

Contact: Alexis Morgan
University of California - Santa Cruz

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