The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) announces that Dr. Gloria Choi is the second biennial Peter Gruss Young Investigator Award recipient.
AFAR is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of David A. Sinclair, Ph.D., and Laura Niedernhofer, M.D., Ph.D., to the field of aging research through its annual honorary Scientific Awards of Distinction. Special ceremony in Boston at the GSA Annual Scientific Meeting, Friday, November 16, 2018 at Hynes Centers-207 Convention Center from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception from 6:30-7:30 pm.
Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) will present Nora Volkow, MD, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a part of the National Institutes of Health, with its highest honor, the Cura Personalis Award, at a ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 4:00 p.m.
University of Surrey academic Dr. Mike Franjieh has been awarded the DELAMAN (Digital Endangered Languages and Musics Archives Network) Franz Boas Award in recognition of his exceptional work in preserving two endangered languages on the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) honored two members of the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) faculty with awards during its annual meeting last week. Stephen Christiansen, M.D., chairman of ophthalmology, received a Senior Achievement Award, while Babak Eliassi-Rad, M.D., assistant professor of ophthalmology, received an Achievement Award. Both awards recognize significant scholarly work, teaching and committee contributions to the Academy. The Senior Achievement Award honors those members with at least ten years of noteworthy contributions.
Physicist Zhifeng Ren, director of the Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, has received a research award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has selected Professor Cornelis Melief to receive the 2018 ESMO Immunology Award in recognition of his life's work in studying the interactions of the immune system with cancer.
The US Department of Energy announced new projects for 2019 through its Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program.
The observatory on Mauna Kea in Hawaii is world-famous. Less well-known is the fact that the Hawaiian Islands are home to one of the leading institutes for cosmochemistry, the Institute for Geophysics and Planetology (HIGP). One of its scientists is the renowned cosmochemist Professor Alexander Krot, and he is now coming to Goethe University for half a year as Humboldt researcher.
Statistics' equivalent of the Nobel Prize awarded for creation of the 'bootstrap,' a method that transformed science's ability to use and understand data and helped usher in the era of data analysis through computing. Analysis of impact by Cornell University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and EPAM Systems Inc. found the bootstrap has been referenced in more than 200,000 peer-reviewed journal articles since 1980.