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Ig Nobel Prize: Humor and Science

Ig Nobel Prize: Humor and Science

Professor Robert Pietrzak is part of a research team that was awarded the Ig Nobel prize, which honors unusual and imaginative research, for their study on the effects of voluntary inhibition of urination on cognitive processes.

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Award for Major AIDS Drug Deal

Award for Major AIDS Drug Deal

Yale, Oncolys Biopharma, and Bristol-Myers Squibb have received the Deals of Distinction Award from the Licensing Executive Society for a licensing agreement that will enable a promising antiretroviral drug, festinavir, to be developed as a treatment.

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Grant to Study Earth Systems

Grant to Study Earth Systems

The National Science Foundation awarded a team of researchers, including David Bercovici, a $4.97 million grant to fund a research project studying Earth’s development in terms of the interactions between major components of Earth’s geological system.

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From Idea to Biomedical Start-Up Company

From Idea to Biomedical Start-Up Company

Elizabeth Asai MC ’13, Nickolas Demas MC ’13, and Elliot Swart MC ’13 won the $100,000 prize awarded by the Center for Innovative Medicine and Integrative Technology (CIMIT) this past summer for their novel skin mole scanner.

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Sterling Professorships

Sterling Professorships

Earlier this year, two Yale scientists were named Sterling Professors, the highest honor that a member of the Yale faculty can attain from the institution.

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Presidential Early Career Award

Presidential Early Career Award

Yale Professor Eugenio Culurciello wins the Presidential Early Career Award for his research with bio-instruments.

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2010 Best NASA Photographs

2010 Best NASA Photographs

“Cluster Galaxy Photo Taken by Yale Professor Named in “The Best NASA Photographs of 2010”: Professor Natarajan’s photo of galaxy cluster Abell 1689 is stunning in both beauty and significance to the fate of the universe.

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Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Valerie Horsley, Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, received the Pew Scholar Award, a prestigious and competitive grant that recognizes exceptional junior level faculty. Horsley explained that she was “very excited and highly honored” to receive this award

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James F. McDonnell Foundation Grants

James F. McDonnell Foundation Grants

Yale scientists Laurie Santos, Associate Professor of Psychology, and Thierry Emonet, Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, have both been named winners of the James F. McDonnell Foundation grants. Santos was awarded a six year grant for her

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Accelerating Wireless Communications

Accelerating Wireless Communications

Edmund Yeh, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Statistics, received a Humboldt Research Fellowship from the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. This prestigious award supports young, outstanding scientists to pursue extended research projects at collaborating institutions in Germany.

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