Biology professor receives Humboldt Award for pollen-driven research | University Times

By SHANNON O. WELLS When Tia-Lynn Ashman was growing up in the San Francisco Bay area and frequently camping and exploring nature with her family, she found herself drawn to a certain fast-fluttering feathered friend. “I was very enamored with hummingbirds,” recalls Ashman, a distinguished professor of evolutionary ecology in the Dietrich School of Arts … Read more

Marquette University: Biological sciences professor receives NSF grant to study behavioral and physiological reactions to climate fluctuations

MILWAUKEE — dr. Chelsea Cookassistant professor of biological sciences in Marquette University’s Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, has received a $754,826 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the behavioral and physiological response of animals to manage daily and seasonal environmental fluctuations such as temperature changes. Her project “Balancing Social and Ecological Information … Read more

UAE: Emirati student receives award from UK society for bioscience project about date palms – News

Amna Salem Saleh Altaee was also awarded 1 year free membership to the Royal Society of Biology, London Published: Sun 31 Jul 2022, 3:05 PM An Emirati biology student who received a top award from a United Kingdom society of biology for her bioscience project, encourages others to major in a field that matches their … Read more

Volcano Watch: HVO geologist Frank Trusdell receives Meritorious Service Award

by US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists and affiliates Frank A. Trusdell, a research geologist at the US Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO), recently received a Meritorious Service Award, the second highest honorary award that can be granted to a career employee by the US Department of the Interior. The award is in … Read more

Weill Cornell Medicine receives $14 million grant to study emerging

A Weill Cornell Medicine-led consortium has been awarded a five-year, $14.7 million renewal grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health for a research Center focused on employing emerging and existing technologies to help promote the well-being, quality of life and independence of diverse populations of older adults and provide … Read more

UNCW Graduate Student Allie Best Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Pursue Coastal Bird Habitat Research

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 When Allie Best came to UNCW to pursue a master’s degree, she had a deep appreciation for wildlife biology, but she never expected to fall in love with the study of birds, much less become the recipient of a prestigious fellowship to fund her research. Best is one of two 2022 … Read more

HVO Geologist Receives Honorary Award

HVO geologist Frank Trusdell collects a sample of lava from the fissure 8 channel during Kīlauea Volcano’s lower East Rift Zone eruption in July 2018 (A. Hara). Inset photo shows Trusdell presenting an update on Mauna Loa for a West Hawaii Community Forum in February 2018 (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today). (BIVN) – This week’s Volcano … Read more

Innovative approach to treating chronic pain receives $5 million from NIH

UVA Health researchers are pioneering a new way to treat chronic pain that does not respond to medication. Their innovative approach will receive more than $ 5 million from the National Institutes of Health to fund a clinical trial to develop brain stimulation for severe pain conditions. UVA Health researchers are pioneering a new way … Read more

Salk Research Professor Todd Michael receives $2 million to build a genome repository for the cassava plant – BIOENGINEER.ORG

LA JOLLA–– (July 1, 2022) Research Professor Todd Michael will receive nearly $ 2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to sequence the genomes of multiple lineages of the cassava plant, a large starchy root vegetable also known as yuca root consumed in more than 80 countries around the world. A better understanding … Read more