W. M. Keck Foundation

Type: Organization
Name: W. M. Keck Foundation
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Keck Foundation Funds Catalina Island Conservancy's Educational Program

AVALON, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The W.M. Keck Foundation, one of the nation's largest philanthropic organizations, recently awarded a generous grant to the Catalina Island Conservancy to initiate NatureWorks, an innovative school program ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

White House recognizes campus associate professor after success in international competition

The White House recently recognized UC Berkeley associate professor of mechanical engineering Lydia Sohn for her placement as one of five finalists last year in an international competition to develop new tools for scientists.Sponsored by six research ... [Published Daily Californian - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Identifying Breakthrough Life Science Research Technologies

at 01:41 PM EDTEvery so often, a new tool, technique, or instrument completely revolutionizes how we do research. These tools and techniques are quickly ingrained into the research enterprise, catalyzing breakthrough discoveries and making it difficult ... [Published The White House - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

KISS: A Think and Do Tank for Space Work

NASA is currently exploring options for a mission to capture a small asteroid and haul it into lunar orbit where humans could study it more easily. Meanwhile, NASA's Curiosity rover has been able to determine the age of a rock on Mars for the first time. ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Our Microbes are a Rich Source of Drugs, UCSF Researchers Discover

A scientific team led by UCSF microbiome expert Michael Fischbach, PhD, identified more than 3,000 clusters of bacterial genes at different body sites that contain the blueprints for cellular factories that make drug-like molecules. One of the molecules ... [Published Infection Control Today - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Academies announce winners of 2014 Communication Awards

WASHINGTON -- The recipients of the 2014 Communication Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. Supported by the W.M. Keck Foundation since 2003 as part of the Keck Futures ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

February 1996 - Bill Kobin Retires; Al Jerome Succeeds as KCET's 3rd President/CEO

, KCET witnessed its second major transition of leadership as outgoing station president and CEO William H. Kobin retired after 14 years in charge, and his successor, veteran network television executive Albert D. "Al" Jerome, took over.Kobin, who had ... [Published KCET - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

GPS Names a New Division Chair

John Grotzinger, the Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology, has been named the new chair of the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (GPS). With his selection formally approved by the Board of Trustees earlier this year, Grotzinger took the helm ... [Published Noodls - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

UC Davis uses virtual reality to study earthquakes

* Editor’s note : Within hours of the Aug. 24 Napa earthquake, researchers from UC Davis’ department of earth and planetary science were on the ground making measurements of surface ruptures and visible evidence of fault movements.But geologists no longer ... [Published Davis Enterprise - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Candler receives $1M grant for compact X-ray laser research

Robert Candler, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, has received a $1 million research grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to develop an ultra-compact X-ray free electron ... [Published UCLA Newsroom - Aug 21 2014]

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...can benefit from this innovative ecological literacy and career track program," said Ann M Muscat, PhD, the Conservancy's president and CEO. "This grant helps the Conservancy continue to fulfill its commitment to partnering with the Avalon community to enrich the lives of its young people and residents. Through NatureWorks, the Conservancy's trained naturalists and educators will take students into the field, where they can see firsthand how nature works and have those lifelong memories of discovery that will enrich their lives and prepare them for successful careers on and off the Island."
And, he says, regardless of what happens with these and other ideas, "KISS has already succeeded beyond anything I had expected. I had a private goal from the outset that over time our impact would influence on the order of a billion dollars worth of NASA funding. Little did I think that—with the Asteroid Redirect Mission, if that goes, and the 2016 lander—we'd already have an impact as great as we have."
"It's been clear for several years that variations and changes in the human microbiome have interesting effects on the human host, and now we can begin to determine why this is true on a molecular level." UCSF postdoctoral fellow Mohamed S Donia, PhD, designed and conducted key experiments and took the lead in drafting the newly published study...
Dennis Overbye, The New York Times, for "Chasing the Higgs" (March 5, 2013) "for capturing the excitement of the scientific hunt for the Higgs boson"

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Our Microbes are a Rich Source of Drugs, UCSF R... [Published Infection Control Today - Sep 11 2014]
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Academies announce winners of 2014 Communicatio... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 09 2014]
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