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Public Release: 8-Aug-2017
Gulf Research Program announces 2017 Early-Career Research and Science Policy Fellowships
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced the recipients of its Early-Career Research Fellowships and Science Policy Fellowships for 2017.

Contact: Sara Frueh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Public Release: 4-Aug-2017
UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress
Head of Strathclyde's Architecture Department wins international award
The Head of the University of Strathclyde's Department of Architecture has won an international award for his teaching, research and impact in the subject.

Contact: Corporate Comms
corporatecomms@strath.ac.uk
44-014-154-82370
University of Strathclyde

Public Release: 4-Aug-2017
IEEE Milestone dedicated to Tohoku University for self-complementary antennas
An IEEE Milestone has been dedicated to Tohoku University for Professor Emeritus Yasuto Mushiake's work on self-complementary antennas.

Contact: Kunio Sawaya
sawaya@ecei.tohoku.ac.jp
Tohoku University

Public Release: 3-Aug-2017
NSF EPSCoR awards new projects
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has made eight awards totaling $41.7 million for projects aimed at building capacity to research a national priority area: understanding the relationship in organisms between genetic material, or genotype, and physical characteristics due to gene expression and environmental influences, or phenotype.

Contact: Rob Margetta
rmargett@nsf.gov
National Science Foundation

Public Release: 3-Aug-2017
SwRI's Marchi to receive Farinella Prize for research on solar system evolution
Dr. Simone Marchi, a senior research scientist in the Space Science and Engineering Division of Southwest Research Institute, has been selected to receive the Farinella Prize for his research on the impact history and evolution of the inner solar system.

Contact: Maria Stothoff
maria.stothoff@swri.org
210-522-3305
Southwest Research Institute

Public Release: 3-Aug-2017
New research offers a blueprint for tackling addiction
Meaghan Creed is the 2017 grand prize winner of the inaugural Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation, for research that helps make sense of the poorly understood biology underlying addiction. The findings, described in her prize winning essay, 'Toward a targeted treatment for addiction,' could eventually pave the way to desperately needed therapeutic options for substance abuse disorders.
Academic Society of Geneva Foremane, Divesa Foundation

Contact: Amanda Johnson
abjohnson@aaas.org
202-326-7088
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 2-Aug-2017
Loyola neurologist named among 50 most influential Latinos in Chicago
Loyola Medicine neurologist José Biller, MD, has been named to Negocios Now's list of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in the Chicago Area.

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

Public Release: 2-Aug-2017
2017 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
SNMMI honors outstanding contributors at 2017 annual meeting
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), an international scientific and medical organization, recognized contributions to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging during its 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Several awards ceremonies were held to recognize the valuable role SNMMI members play in advancing the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, cancer and neurological conditions.

Contact: Laurie Callahan
lcallahan@snmmi.org
Society of Nuclear Medicine

Public Release: 2-Aug-2017
ASTRO's 59th Annual Meeting
Twenty-three ASTRO members awarded Fellows designation
The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected 23 distinguished members to receive the ASTRO Fellow designation. The 2017 class of Fellows will be recognized during the Awards Ceremony at ASTRO's 59th Annual Meeting, to be held Sept. 24-27 in San Diego.

Contact: Leah Kerkman Fogarty
leah.fogarty@astro.org
703-839-7336
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 1-Aug-2017
Salk's Reuben Shaw receives National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award
Salk Professor Reuben Shaw has received the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA), which encourages cancer research with breakthrough potential.

Contact: Salk Communications
press@salk.edu
858-453-4100
Salk Institute

Public Release: 31-Jul-2017
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation presents 2017 Klerman & Freedman awards
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation celebrated 30 years of awarding research grants, honored its Scientific Council, and announced winners of its annual Klerman & Freedman Prizes, recognizing exceptional clinical and basic research by scientists supported by Young Investigator Grants. The grants enable early career scientists to pursue innovative ideas in neurobiological and psychosocial research, garner pilot data and generate 'proof' of concept for the early detection, treatment, prevention and cure of mental illnesses.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Contact: Nadine Woloshin
nwoloshin@rubenstein.com
212-843-8041
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Public Release: 28-Jul-2017
National Academy of Medicine and FDA announce the 2017 Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) along with the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) have named the 2017-2018 class of the FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellows. Four individuals were selected through a highly selective national competition based on their exceptional, diverse professional qualifications to contribute to the work of CTP.

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Public Release: 27-Jul-2017
BTI receives DARPA 'Insect Allies' Award
Researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), the University of Minnesota, the University of California, Davis, and Iowa State University have received a four-year $10.3 million award to engineer insect-vectored viruses to express genes in maize that can help in combatting disease, drought, and other yield-reducing stresses.
DARPA

Contact: Marissa Zuckerman
mz457@cornell.edu
Boyce Thompson Institute

Public Release: 27-Jul-2017
Academies announce winners of 2017 Communication Awards
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced today the recipients of the 2017 Communication Awards. Supported by the W.M. Keck Foundation since 2003 as part of the Keck Futures Initiative, these prestigious awards -- each of which includes a $20,000 prize -- recognize excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the general public. The winners will be honored during a ceremony on Sept. 13 in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Molly Galvin
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Public Release: 27-Jul-2017
Mathematical Association of America MathFest
Top mathematics writers awarded prizes at MAA MathFest
Awards for the year's best mathematics writing were given on July 27 in Chicago by the Mathematical Association of America at MAA MathFest, one of the largest gathering of mathematicians in the country.

Contact: Nissa Hiatt
news@maa.org
202-319-8461
Mathematical Association of America

Public Release: 26-Jul-2017
Penn Medicine neurosurgeon named alpha Omega Alpha Fellow in Leadership
Timothy H. Lucas, II, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of Neurosurgery and director of the Translational Neuromodulation Lab in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded the 2017 Fellow in Leadership Award by Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society.

Contact: Queen Muse
queen.muse@uphs.upenn.edu
267-240-2448
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 26-Jul-2017
ASTRO's 59th Annual Meeting
Chemoradiation researcher, retired brigadier general is 2017 ASTRO Honorary Member
Edith Peterson Mitchell, M.D., a leading researcher, medical oncologist and proponent of combined modality treatment, has been chosen as the 2017 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Honorary Member. Dr. Mitchell will receive this award, which is the highest honor ASTRO awards to distinguished cancer researchers and leaders in disciplines outside of radiation oncology, radiobiology or radiation physics, at ASTRO's 59th Annual Meeting in San Diego on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

Contact: Leah Kerkman Fogarty
leah.fogarty@astro.org
703-839-7336
American Society for Radiation Oncology

Public Release: 26-Jul-2017
Mathematical Association of America MathFest
Nation's Top Mathematics educators honored for 2017
This year's top mathematics educators were honored at for their dedication to teaching the next generation of quantitative thinkers with the mathematical skills to tackle real-world problems at the Mathematical Association of America MathFest in Chicago on July 27. The awards honor mathematics teaching and the authors of education materials used in the classroom.

Contact: Nissa Hiatt
news@maa.org
202-319-8461
Mathematical Association of America

Public Release: 25-Jul-2017
Penn Medicine cardiology researcher wins AHA Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award
Benjamin L. Prosser, Ph.D., an assistant professor of Physiology, in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award from the American Heart Association's Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, one of its scientific divisions.

Contact: Karen Kreeger
karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu
215-349-5658
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Public Release: 25-Jul-2017
ACM SIGGRAPH 2017
Ramesh Raskar of MIT to receive Computer Graphics Achievement Award
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH) is pleased to announce Ramesh Raskar, PhD, Associate Professor and Head of the Camera Culture group at the MIT Media Lab, as the 2017 recipient of the Computer Graphics Achievement Award.

Contact: Barb Helfer
dir-communications@siggraph.org
Association for Computing Machinery

Public Release: 25-Jul-2017
Bad bugs beware-bacterial membrane simulations earn researcher Bessel Award
Wonpil Im of Lehigh University has been awarded a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award by the Humboldt Foundation to support his antibiotic research with two collaborators from Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany: Dr. Ulrich Kleinekathöfer, Professor in Theoretical Physics, and biophysicist Prof. Dr. Mathias Winterhalter. The project will use computational biophysics to model bacterial membrane channels and the transport of molecules, in particular antibiotic molecules, by proteins.
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Contact: Lori Friedman
lof214@lehigh.edu
610-758-3224
Lehigh University

Public Release: 25-Jul-2017
ACM SIGGRAPH 2017
Bernd Bickel of IST Austria to receive significant New Researcher Award
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH) is pleased to announce Bernd Bickel, PhD, of IST Austria, as the 2017 recipient of the Significant New Researcher Award.

Contact: Barb Helfer
dir-communications@siggraph.org
Association for Computing Machinery

Public Release: 25-Jul-2017
AACP Psychiatry Update Encore Presentation
UNIST professor featured as a highly prolific author in ACS Journal
A South Korean researcher, affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has recently been listed in the 2017 'Highly Prolific Authors' for Nano Letters by ACS Publications.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 24-Jul-2017
ACM SIGGRAPH 2017
Carnegie Mellon Robotics pioneer receives highest honor in computer graphics
The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques (ACM SIGGRAPH) is pleased to announce Jessica Hodgins, Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), as the 2017 recipient of the Steven Anson Coons Award for Outstanding Creative Contributions to Computer Graphics.

Contact: Barb Helfer
dir-communications@siggraph.org
Association for Computing Machinery

Public Release: 24-Jul-2017
US students bring home medals at international mathematics competition in Brazil
The six students on the US International Mathematical Olympiad team took home gold and silver medals for their high scores at the international competition in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, held July 12-23, 2017. The US team finished in 4th place out of 110 international teams.

Contact: Nissa Hiatt
news@maa.org
202-319-8461
Mathematical Association of America

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