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Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
William Small, Jr., M.D., named Loyola Senior Scientist of the Year
William Small, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.R.O., F.A.C.R., F.A.S.T.R.O., chair of the department of radiation oncology, has been named Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine's Senior Scientist of the Year.

Contact: Jim Ritter
jritter@lumc.edu
708-216-2445
Loyola University Health System

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
2017 AAAS Meeting
Jean-Pol Dodelet is elected a Fellow of the AAAS
Honorary Professor Jean-Pol Dodelet, of Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He was the only researcher at a Québec university to receive this prestigious distinction in 2016. The fellowship recognizes his outstanding contribution to the development of a new generation of molecular fuel cell catalysts.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Diane Spatz receives Lifetime Achievement Award from National Assoc. of Neonatal Nurses
Diane L. Spatz, Ph.D., R.N.-B.C., F.A.A.N., Professor of Perinatal Nursing and the Helen M. Shearer Term Professor of Nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. The award honors longstanding and profound impact on neonatal nursing.

Contact: Ed Federico
efed@upenn.edu
215-746-3562
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Rockefeller University's Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., named 2016 Vanderbilt Prize recipient
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D., whose innovative use of reverse genetics has helped redefine the study of skin diseases and cancer stem cells, is the recipient of the 2016 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced today.

Contact: Craig Boerner
craig.boerner@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-4747
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
László Erdős and Horng-Tzer Yau to receive 2017 AMS Eisenbud Prize
László Erdős of the Institute of Science and Technology Austria and Horng-Tzer Yau of Harvard University will receive the 2017 AMS Leonard Eisenbud Prize for Mathematics and Physics 'for proving the universality of eigenvalue statistics of Wigner random matrices.'
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
KAUST Prof. Carlos Duarte named as ASLO Fellow
The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography recently elected Carlos Duarte, Director of the Red Sea Research Center and the Tarek Ahmed Juffali Research Chair in Red Sea Ecology in the University's Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering (BESE) division, an ASLO Fellow based on the sustained excellence of his contributions to ASLO and the aquatic sciences.

Contact: Michelle D'Antoni
michelle.dantoni@kaust.edu.sa
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Bekzod Khakimov received the first Nils Foss Talent Prize
Bekzod Khakimov, from the Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen, is the first recipient of the Nils Foss Talent Prize. He has a Ph.D. in Metabolomics from 2013 and is continuing building the Foodomics laboratory at the institute as a postdoc.
Nils Foss Prizes

Contact: Lene Hundborg Koss
lene.h.koss@food.ku.dk
454-234-2769
Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
FOOD Professor Rasmus Bro receives the first Nils Foss Excellence Prize
The first recipient of the Nils Foss Excellence Prize is Professor Rasmus Bro, who works with advanced data analysis at the Department of Food Science at the University of Copenhagen. Rasmus Bro has worked tirelessly to develop advanced methods of data analysis for complex measurements of biological material. Through the ODIN consortium, he has applied these methods to optimize processes and products in the food, feed and pharmaceutical industries.
Nils Foss Prizes

Contact: Lene Hundborg Koss
lene.h.koss@food.ku.dk
454-234-2769
Faculty of Science - University of Copenhagen

Public Release: 25-Nov-2016
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine named University of the Year 2016
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has been awarded the prestigious University of the Year award at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016. The School was the judges' unanimous choice for the award, given in recognition of its response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in 2014-15.

Contact: Jenny Orton
press@lshtm.ac.uk
207-927-2802
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) Induction and Awards Ceremony
Jean-Claude Kieffer and François Légaré honored by the Royal Society of Canada
Professors Jean-Claude Kieffer and François Legaré from INRS's Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications were honored at the Royal Society of Canada's (RSC) Induction and Awards Ceremony, held at the Isabel Bader Centre in Kingston on Nov. 18, 2016. They have been elected by their peers in recognition of their accomplishments.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
Frontiers in Diabetes Research Symposium
Biologist awarded diabetes research prize for studies of fat cells
Columbia University has awarded the 2016 Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Diabetes Research to Peter Arner, M.D., Ph.D., a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Karolinska Institute, whose studies on the turnover of fat tissue in the human body has revealed processes that contribute to obesity and diabetes.

Contact: Lucky Tran, PhD
lucky.tran@columbia.edu
212-305-3689
Columbia University Medical Center

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
Three UCSB faculty members named 2016 AAAS Fellows
A biologist, an engineer and a computer scientist are among the newest members of the prestigious organization.

Contact: Sonia Fernandez
sonia.fernandez@ucsb.edu
805-893-4765
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
ASH announces 2017 Scholar Award recipients
The American Society of Hematology today announced the recipients of its 2017 Scholar Awards. One of ASH's most prestigious award programs, the ASH Scholar Awards financially support fellows and junior faculty dedicated to careers in hematology research as they transition from training programs to careers as independent investigators.

Contact: Sara Khalaf
skhalaf@hematology.org
202-552-4925
American Society of Hematology

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
Incoming Regenstrief Institute president Embi named chair-elect of AMIA board of directors
Peter J. Embi, M.D., M.S., who joins the Regenstrief Institute as president and CEO on Dec. 15, has been selected as chair-elect of the board of directors of the American Medical Informatics Association, the largest international professional biomedical and health informatics association.

Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@Iupui.edu
Indiana University

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
Aqua plantation for strawberries and RUDN student Margarita Romanets' gold medal for
Intensive block aqua plantation for strawberries and RUDN student Margarita Romanets' gold medal for
RUDN Agro-Technological Institute

Contact: Potemkina Julia
potemkina_yug@pfur.ru
7-916-036-6286
RUDN University

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
Laura DeMarco to receive 2017 AMS Satter Prize
Laura DeMarco of Northwestern University will receive the 2017 AMS Ruth Lyttle Satter Prize in Mathematics 'for her fundamental contributions to complex dynamics, potential theory, and the emerging field of arithmetic dynamics.'
American Mathematical Society

Contact: Mike Breen
paoffice@ams.org
American Mathematical Society

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
Seven ORNL researchers elected AAAS fellows
Seven researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: Sean Simoneau
simoneausm@ornl.gov
865-241-0709
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
2016 winners of FASEB BioArt competition announced
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology is pleased to announce the winners of the fifth annual BioArt competition. This year's 10 winning images and three videos represent a wide range of research in the biomedical and life sciences, from technology that may aid in recovery from spinal cord injury to a portrait of the New York City skyline 'printed' in yeast.

Contact: Debra Speert
dspeert@faseb.org
301-634-7129
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
Mark Chance, vice dean for research, named AAAS fellow
Mark R. Chance, PhD, vice dean for research at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: Marc Kaplan
Marc.Kaplan@case.edu
216-368-4692
Case Western Reserve University

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
NSU optometry professor receives national award
The American Academy of Optometry recently announced Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry Professor Rachel A. 'Stacey' Coulter, O.D., M.S.Ed., FAAO, FCOVD, as the recipient of the prestigious 2016 William Feinbloom Award. Dr. Coulter was recognized at the Academy 2016 Anaheim Awards Ceremony on Nov. 11, 2016.

Contact: Jeremy Katzman
j.katzman@nova.edu
954-262-1535
Nova Southeastern University

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
5 USC professors named fellows of prestigious science organization
Five USC scientists have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their academic peers.

Contact: Zen Vuong
zvuong@usc.edu
213-300-1381
University of Southern California

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
Tufts University computer scientist elected AAAS Fellow
Diane Souvaine, Ph.D., a professor of computer science at Tufts University, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest scientific society. Election as a AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Contact: Kalimah Knight
kalimah.knight@tufts.edu
617-627-4703
Tufts University

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
AAAS and the City University of New York announce 2016 Fellows
Dr. Ilona Kretzschmar of the City College of the City University of New York has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

Contact: Shante Booker
Shante.Booker@cuny.edu
The City University of New York

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
Two UC Riverside scientists elected AAAS Fellows
Two University of California, Riverside scientists, Howard Judelson and Jirka Šimunek, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Contact: Sean Nealon
sean.nealon@ucr.edu
951-827-1287
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
9 UCI researchers named AAAS fellows
Nine University of California, Irvine researchers in areas ranging from anthropology and psychology to computer science and biology have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society.

Contact: Tom Vasich
tmvasich@uci.edu
949-824-6455
University of California - Irvine

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