Oliver Harrison is the 2020 winner of the first annual NOSTER & Science Microbiome Prize for his work to illuminate a fundamental but poorly understood form of immunity: how skin microbes interact with the immune system to aid wound healing.
The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) is pleased to announce that the joint recipients of the 2020 Alzheimer Award are Christin Nance, BA, and Sarah Banks, PhD.
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals have granted Eugenia Trushina, Ph.D., of Mayo Clinic Rochester, the ADDF-Harrington Scholar Award. Dr. Trushina has been awarded $600,000 for her late stage preclinical research on new drug candidates that show promise in restoring mitochondrial function.
Justin Metcalf, assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has received a Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Together with other internationally renowned European scientists, the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) has accepted the molecular biologist Professor Dr Thorsten Hoppe from the Institute of Genetics and the Cluster of Excellence for Ageing Research CECAD at the University of Cologne as a new member.
Professors Anna Davies from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Kontantinos Nikolopoulos from the University of Birmingham, UK, and Erik Van Sebille from the University of Utrecht, Netherlands, have been awarded the ERC Public Engagement with Research Awards 2020. This is the first award of its kind, which the European Research Council (ERC) has launched to put the spotlight on how its grantees inspire the public with their research.
AUI and the NRAO have awarded the 2020 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Dr. Martha P. Haynes, Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University.
A Columbia University research team affiliated with the Data Science Institute received a Facebook Probability and Programming research award to develop static analysis methods to enhance probabilistic programming.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is pleased to announce that the American Cancer Society (ACS) has awarded Brooke Emerling, Ph.D., a Research Scholar Grant to study a new approach to targeting tumors that have a mutation in the p53 gene--the most altered gene in human cancers. The grants are often a career-launching award for 'rising stars' in the cancer research arena.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today named Barbara Simons the recipient of the 2019 ACM Policy Award for long-standing, high-impact leadership as ACM President and founding Chair of ACM's US Public Policy Committee (USACM), while making influential contributions to improve the reliability of and public confidence in election technology.