Princeton biologist Bryan Grenfell wins Kyoto Prize

Princeton University’s Bryan Grenfell, the Kathryn Briger and Sarah Fenton Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, is one of three recipients of the Kyoto Prize in 2022. He won the basic science category, for “development of an innovative methodology for integrative analysis of pathogen evolution and epidemics. ” The Kyoto Prize, a … Read more

Central Michigan Life – Abbie Russelberg wins CMU Band’s Cymbal Award

In less than a year, Abbie Russelburg went from a Geology major with a passion for music to being accepted into the Music Education program and awarded the CMU Cymbal Award. Russelburg is a current senior at Central Michigan University, double majoring in Geology and Music Education. This past year, her first as a Music … Read more

SBU biochemistry major wins undergraduate poster award at regional plant biology research conference

Jun 16, 2022 After two years of no in-person conferences, a research team from St. Bonaventure University was excited to attend a Maryland symposium and talk to researchers and graduate students in person about their work. The group, working under the guidance of Dr. Xiao-Ning Zhang, included Arden Bui and Leigha Haberly, two rising seniors … Read more

Deep-sea research: Seychellois marine biologist wins National Geographic Society grant

Sheena Talma has become the first Seychellois scientist to win a National Geographic Society grant to conduct research in the waters of Seychelles. In her research, Talma seeks to bridge and close gaps in data relating to Seychelles and the Indian Ocean’s deep waters and their habitats. She told SNA via telephone that when she … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope coverage wins Pulitzer Prize

Science writer Natalie Wolchover has received a 2022 Pulitzer Prize for her work at Quanta Magazine explaining the intricate story of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which launched in December. Wolchover is a senior writer and editor for Quanta who has been there since the magazine’s inception in 2013. From 2010 to 2012, she was … Read more

New NJIT-led center wins pharma backing to improve drug design, shorten development times – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Swallowing a pill is simple. Developing one the body will absorb into the bloodstream and deliver to the precise location, at the right concentration and in the optimal sequence is complex. The vast majority of pills are composed of powders, materials with properties of both solids and liquids, and they are tricky to design and … Read more

Penn Medicine developed CAR T cell therapy wins third FDA approval – BIOENGINEER.ORG

PHILADELPHIA – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded its approval for a personalized cellular therapy developed at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center, this time for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma (FL) after two or more lines of systemic therapy. The accelerated approval was granted today … Read more

Imperial materials scientist wins L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science fellowship | Imperial News

Three Imperial scientists have been recognized in the 2022 L’Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science fellowships for engineering and life sciences. Dr Martina Cihova won the Engineering category, and Imperial’s Dr Elena De Vita and Dr Talia Shmool were nominated for Life Sciences and Engineering. I am very grateful to be provided with the opportunity to become … Read more

PrecisionLife Wins Analytics Company of the Year at British Data Awards

OXFORD, England, May 25, 2022 / PRNewswire / – PrecisionLife Limited, an Oxford-based global techbio company generating deep insights into disease biology, is delighted to announce that it has been named a winner at the British Data Awards 2022. PrecisionLife was chosen by a prestigious panel of judges as the winner of the Analytics Company … Read more