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Public Release: 29-Nov-2016
Georgia State opens South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica
Dr. Stuart Jefferies, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University, will lead a multi-institutional team in opening the South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica and installing and operating instruments that will record high-resolution images of the sun.
National Science Foundation's Division of Polar Programs

Contact: LaTina Emerson
lemerson1@gsu.edu
404-413-1353
Georgia State University

Public Release: 29-Nov-2016
DFG to fund 14 new Collaborative Research Centres
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft will establish 14 new Collaborative Research Centres to investigate topics such as practices of comparison, neutrinos, dark matter, and the robustness of vision.
German Research Foundation

Contact: Magdalena Schaeffer
magdalena.schaeffer@dfg.de
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 29-Nov-2016
UTSA professor receives grant for therapeutic underwater virtual reality game
John Quarles, an associate professor of computer science at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has received a $240,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for his top-tier underwater virtual reality research. This includes Quarles's game, 'Shark Punch,' which was made with everyday items like smart phones and dive masks and is as therapeutic as it is entertaining.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Joanna E. Carver
joanna.carver@utsa.edu
210-243-4557
University of Texas at San Antonio

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Nocturnal & GW awarded $2.27m grant for preclinical development of cardiac imaging system
The NIH awarded a $2.27 million Phase II STTR grant to Nocturnal Product Development, LLC, and George Washington University researcher Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D.
NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Contact: Lisa Anderson
lisama2@gwu.edu
202-994-3121
George Washington University

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Scialog: Molecules Come to Life conference
RIT professor wins grants from the Moore Foundation
Research at Rochester Institute of Technology explores mitochondrial DNA and intercellular cargo transport.
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Contact: Susan Gawlowicz
smguns@rit.edu
585-475-5061
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
DOE funds advanced manufacturing of superconductor wire for next generation machines
The US Department of Energy Monday announced a $4.5 million grant to Venkat Selvamanickam, MD Anderson Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Houston, to boost the advanced manufacturing of high-performance superconductor wires for next generation electric machines.
US Department of Energy

Contact: Jeannie Kever
jekever@uh.edu
713-743-0778
University of Houston

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Engineering success
Academically strong, low-income would-be engineers get the boost they need to complete their undergraduate degrees.
National Science Foundation

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

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Warwick and Waitrose tackle global food security together
Food security is at the heart of a new doctoral training collaboration between the University of Warwick and Waitrose, thanks to an award from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Contact: Luke Walton
L.Walton.1@warwick.ac.uk
44-782-454-0863
University of Warwick

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Nano factories to prevent bacterial colonization
For the first time, the Dr. Karl Helmut Eberle foundation honors researchers at the University of Konstanz with its prize for outstanding research initiatives. The 2016 award, along with its €300,000 in prize money, will be presented to chemist Professor Sebastian Polarz and biologist Dr. David Schleheck for their joint interdisciplinary project to prevent bacterial colonization of surfaces. For this purpose, they will develop so-called nano factories.
Dr. Karl Helmut Eberle Foundation

Contact: Julia Wandt
kum@uni-konstanz.de
University of Konstanz

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
Pitt researchers awarded $1.7 million NIH grant to 'sniff out' treatment for lung disease
The ever-changing complexities of Cystic Fibrosis often make it difficult for doctors to decide which therapies will be most effective in treating the disease. A research team at the University of Pittsburgh's schools of engineering and medicine are developing a new computational model to allow physicians to develop the most effective treatment by simply studying a cell culture from the patient's nose.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Paul Kovach
pkovach@pitt.edu
412-624-0265
University of Pittsburgh

Public Release: 28-Nov-2016
DFG to fund 20 new research training groups
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft is establishing 20 new Research Training Groups to further support early career researchers in Germany.
German Research Foundation

Contact: Benedikt Bastong
benedikt.bastong@dfg.de
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 25-Nov-2016
MNI researchers receive funding to study ARSACS
Two researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University have received funding to study a devastating neurodegenerative disease that first appears in toddlers just as they are beginning to walk.
Richardson Family Fund

Contact: Shawn Hayward
shayward2@gmail.com
514-893-3376
McGill University

Public Release: 24-Nov-2016
OIST researchers awarded grant to create new startup company
A START grant will enable the transfer of energy-producing wastewater treatment technology from the laboratory to industry.
Japan Science and Technology Agency

Contact: Kaoru Natori
kaoru.natori@oist.jp
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University

Public Release: 24-Nov-2016
Major ALS research funding announced
Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University who play key roles in uncovering the mechanisms underlying ALS will share in $3.9 million in research funding, part of $4.5 million announced on Nov. 23 by the ALS Society of Canada in partnership with Brain Canada.
ALS Society of Canada, Brain Canada

Contact: Shawn Hayward
shawn.hayward@mcgill.ca
514-398-3376
McGill University

Public Release: 24-Nov-2016
A-LEAF, a full device for artificial photosynthesis
The A-LEAF project seeks to respond to the world's challenge of finding new sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels. With nearly €8 million, A-LEAF is one of the biggest artificial photosynthesis research projects funded by the European Commission.
European Commission

Contact: Fernando Gomollón-Bel
fgomollon@iciq.es
34-977-920-200 x370
Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ)

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
The eye has it: Vitreous gel could hold clues to visual impairment
Research is underway at Rochester Institute of Technology that will give scientists a better understanding of the vitreous humor, or gel, that fills the eye and could lead to advances in the treatment of vision disorders, drug delivery and eye surgery. RIT biophysicist Moumita Das is leading a National Science Foundation-funded study to explore properties critical to the function of the vitreous and the eye.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Susan Gawlowicz
smguns@rit.edu
585-475-5061
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
TGen awarded $200,000 by NVIDIA Foundation to accelerate its technology
Faster and more precise information about how best to treat cancer patients should be possible thanks to a $200,000 Compute the Cure grant announced today from the NVIDIA Foundation to the Translational Genomics Research Institute. This process will advance the practice of precision medicine by quickly informing doctors with the best options for attacking each individual patient's cancer.
NVIDIA Foundation

Contact: Steve Yozwiak
syozwiak@tgen.org
602-343-8704
The Translational Genomics Research Institute

Public Release: 23-Nov-2016
$2 million grant to help youngest students learn science
Using a four-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Michigan State University scholars plan to help teachers across the nation introduce science to the youngest students.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Andy Henion
henion@msu.edu
517-355-3294
Michigan State University

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
$19.5 million NIH contract targets developing medications for drug-resistant epilepsy
Anticonvulsant Drug Development Program, begun in 1975, wins five-year contract renewal to identify new compounds to prevent or treat 'refractory' epilepsy.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Phil Sahm
phil.sahm@hsc.utah.edu
801-581-2517
University of Utah Health Sciences

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
Stellar simulators
Astrophysicists at UCSB's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics will use a supercomputer to explore the driving forces behind mass loss in massive stars.

Contact: Julie Cohen
julie.cohen@ucsb.edu
805-893-7220
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
Mizzou biologist receives $1.6m NIH grant to study how genes shape the effects of diets
How genes shape the effects of different diets is the goal of a new five-year, $1.6 million grant to the University of Missouri by the National Institutes of Health Institute of General Medical Sciences. The grant was awarded to Elizabeth King, who is an assistant professor in the Division of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Science.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Jeff Sossamon
sossamonj@missouri.edu
573-882-3346
University of Missouri-Columbia

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
Einstein scientist receives $7.5 million grant for congenital heart disease research
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Bernice Morrow, Ph.D., at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and collaborators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia a five-year, $7.5 million grant to study the genetics of congenital heart abnormalities.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Deirdre Branley
sciencenews@einstein.yu.edu
718-430-3101
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Public Release: 22-Nov-2016
Study to examine if music-based play helps young cancer patients and their parents
An Indiana University School of Nursing researcher has been awarded $1.4 million to determine if a music therapy intervention can be used to manage acute distress in young cancer patients ages 3 to 8 and their parents.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Rich Schneider
rcschnei@iu.edu
317-371-9288
Indiana University

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
CIMMS and NOAA collaborate under new $95.3 million agreement
The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies at the University of Oklahoma collaborate with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on weather and climate under the terms of a five-year, $95.3 million agreement with NOAA. CIMMS, the largest and second oldest research center at OU, supports NOAA with two of its next generation, long-term planning initiatives: Weather Ready Nation and Climate Adaptation and Mitigation.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 21-Nov-2016
Salk Institute awarded $25 million grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust
Donation builds on earlier historic gift to world-renowned research facility

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

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