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Article ID: 706691

WVU students receive NASA Space Grant fellowships

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Eight students from West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded undergraduate fellowships from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium for the 2018-2019 academic year.

17-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 706624

Jean-Pierre Issa, MD, Expert in Cancer Epigenetics, to Lead Coriell Institute for Medical Research as President and CEO

Coriell Institute for Medical Research

Jean-Pierre Issa, MD, a world-renowned expert in the epigenetics of cancer and director of Temple University’s Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, will join the Coriell Institute for Medical Research as its new President and Chief Executive Officer, Coriell’s Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Kiep, III, announced today.

17-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705002

Emily Day Named Mangone Young Scholar

University of Delaware

Emily Day recognized as promising young scholar and researcher

6-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704970

Turning climate change from a 'tragedy of the commons' to positive action

University of Exeter

Climate change must no longer be viewed as a "tragedy of the commons", researchers say. December marks the 50th anniversary of the paper that popularized the concept of tragedy of the commons: it argued that individuals will always take advantage of a common resource and so degrade it. A new paper argues that the theory limits the way climate change is viewed.

5-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704927

NEI awards prize for progress toward developing lab-made retinas

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

The National Eye Institute (NEI) awarded $25,000 to a team led by Wei Liu, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, for demonstrating progress toward the development of a living model of the human retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. The prize money was awarded for the first of two phases of the NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge 2020 (3-D ROC 2020), a national initiative to generate human retina organoids from stem cells. NEI is part of the National Institutes of Health.

4-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704920

Mayo Foundation Journalist Residency: Application Deadline December 11

Mayo Clinic

In this five-day fellowship program sponsored by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, journalists will receive a behind-the-scenes, in-depth look at what’s new and what’s next in several medical specialties. Topics will include aging, cancer, brain injuries and diseases, transplant medicine, vaccines and developing technologies such as regenerative medicine, telemedicine and simulation-based medical training. The program will include hands-on activities. In addition to group sessions, journalists can personalize part of the program.

4-Dec-2018 4:30 PM EST

Article ID: 704911

Society for Risk Analysis Announces 2018 Winners for Best Journal Papers and Best Research Posters

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) is pleased to announce the winners for best papers in Risk Analysis: An International Journal and the best research posters for 2018.

4-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 704820

WIU Administrator, Students Help with Taylorville Tornado Damage Assessment

Western Illinois University

MACOMB, IL – A Western Illinois University administrator and two students were headed outside the classroom Monday morning to assist with assessing the damage caused by the tornadoes impacting central Illinois Saturday afternoon.

3-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

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