Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Name: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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Ten Highly Cited UT Southwestern Researchers Among 2014 World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds

- Ten UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are among the most highly cited researchers in the U.S., earning them a place on Thomas Reuters' 2014 list of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds.Researchers earn the distinction by ranking among ... [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - 7 hours ago]
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Adam Cohen receives 2014 Blavatnik Award

Adam Cohen , professor of chemistry and chemical biology and of physics, has been named one of three winners of the 2014 Blavatnik National Awards , which honor young scientists and engineers who have demonstrated important insights in their respective ... [Published Harvard Gazette - 7 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

New tools help neuroscientists analyze 'big data'

( Howard Hughes Medical Institute ) New technologies for monitoring brain activity are generating unprecedented quantities of information. That data may hold new insights into how the brain works -- but only if researchers can interpret it. To help make ... [Published Infrosoft - 22 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Zebrafish Brain in Action

YOUTUBE, , NATURE METHODS (VIA WIRED)Because zebrafish larvae are transparent, their brains small enough to be viewed under a microscope, they make ideal models for in vivo. In a paper published in Nature Methods this week (July 27), a team from the Howard ... [Published The Scientist - 13 hours ago]
Entities: Zebrafish, Neuron, Action
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

NIH’s Formula for Innovation: People + Ideas + Time

In these times of tight budgets and rapidly evolving science, we must consider new ways to invest biomedical research dollars to achieve maximum impact—to turn scientific discoveries into better health as swiftly as possible. We do this by thinking strategically ... [Published Government Executive - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

AACR announces board appointments

Members of the American Association for Cancer Research elected five individuals to serve on the AACR board of directors for the 2014-2017 term.The new members of the board of directors are:James P. Allison, PhD , chair of the department of immunology, ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

SYSTEM RESEARCH : New Findings from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Update Understanding of Neuroscience (A spike-timing mechanism for action selection)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pain & Central Nervous System Week -- Investigators publish new report on Nervous System Research . According to news reporting from Ashburn, Virginia , by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "We discovered a bimodal ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

How To Watch An Animal Develop Cell By Cell

2,458 CellsFernando Amat et al., "Fast, accurate reconstruction of cell lineages from large-scale fluorescence microscopy data," Nature Methods, 2014 What is this fuzzy creature? Sadly, it's not pettable. This is a microscope image of a fruit fly ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Quick getaway: How flies escape looming predators

y a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at NewsFile -- When a fruit fly detects an approaching predator, it takes just a fraction of a second to launch itself into the air and soar gracefully to safety�but there's not always time for that. Some threats ... [Published NewsRX - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sensory neurons mediate asthmatic bronchospasms [Neuroscience]

Dimitri Tränkner a , Nadeau Hahne a , Ken Sugino a , Mark A. Hoon b , and Charles Zuker a , c , d , e , 1 a Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA 20147; b National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, ... [Published PNAS - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Cruel flower [Pharyngula]

This flower, over many generations, has warped the poor buff-tail sicklebilled hummingbird’s beak into that bizarre curve. HHMI ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Four UC faculty named HHMI professors

Awardees from UC Davis, UCLA, UC San Diego.UCLA's Tracy Johnson is one of four UC professors named as Howard Hughes Medical Institute professors.Four University of California professors have been named Howard Hughes Medical Institute professors, recognized ... [Published UC Newswire - Jul 01 2014]

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"The listings of Highly Cited Researchers feature authors whose published workwork in their specialty areas has consistently been judged by peers to be of particular significance and utility" according to the announcement by Reuters
...head of the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. "There are hundreds of papers linking gamma oscillations with attention and memory, but they are all correlational. This is the first time we have been able to do a causal experiment, where we selectively block gamma oscillations and show that it has a highly specific impact on how the brain interacts with the world."
...gratitude to this generous and visionary donor, whose request to remain anonymous we gladly honor," said OHSU President Joe Robertson, M D , M B A "Gifts of this size are not made without a great deal of thought, and we embrace the opportunity and responsibility of using this investment to take the next giant leap against cancer. We have the chance to impact the lives of millions of cancer patients and their families, and to do so sooner rather than later."
"The National Laureates represent an incredible level of talent.  Their discoveries will change our world in countless positive ways. On behalf of the Blavatnik Family Foundation, I congratulate this year's winners and finalists and look forward to following their future accomplishments" says Len Blavatnik , Founder and Chairman of Access Industries, head of the Blavatnik Family Foundation, and an Academy Board Governor

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Adam Cohen receives 2014 Blavatnik Award [Published Harvard Gazette - 7 hours ago]
Adam Cohen , professor of chemistry and chemical biology and of physics, has been named one of three winners of the 2014 Blavatnik National Awards , which honor young scientists and engineers who have demonstrated important insights in their respective ...
One route to malaria drug resistance found [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jul 24 2014]
Robert Boston Audrey Odom, MD, PhD, looks at a microscope slide of malaria parasites. Odom and her colleagues have found one way the malaria parasite becomes resistant to fosmidomycin, an antimalarial drug in clinical trials. Researchers have uncovered ...
How To Watch An Animal Develop Cell By Cell [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jul 22 2014]
2,458 CellsFernando Amat et al., "Fast, accurate reconstruction of cell lineages from large-scale fluorescence microscopy data," Nature Methods, 2014 What is this fuzzy creature? Sadly, it's not pettable. This is a microscope image of a fruit fly ...
Mary’s Monday Metazoan: Cruel flower [Pharyngula] [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 22 2014]
This flower, over many generations, has warped the poor buff-tail sicklebilled hummingbird’s beak into that bizarre curve. HHMI ...
FACULTY HONOR: Bassler receives EMD Millipore A... [Published Princeton University Top Stories - Jul 21 2014]
Bonnie Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, has received the EMD Millipore Alice C. Evans Award for her contributions to the advancement of ...
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