February 26, 2002, Volume 19 number 11
Albert Tezla, professor emeritus, has been
invested as a laureate of the International Biographical Centre Lifetime
Achievement Award in recognition of an outstanding contribution to education.
Investiture as a laureate of the Lifetime Achievement Award is only conferred
after a thorough evaluation of each candidates qualifications by
the members of the IBC Research and Advisory Board. This award is made
to selected noteworthy individuals across the globe in recognition of
their lifetime accomplishments.
Rita Lazareva, assistant professor, and
Ron Caple, professor, Department of Chemistry, recently had the
Subhash Basak and Denise Mills published the paper Prediction of Mutagenicity Utilizing a Hierarchical QSAR Approach in the international journal SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research, volume 12, pp. 481-496 (2001).
P.A. Wright and Paul M. Anderson, professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, were editors of a book entitled Nitrogen Excretion in Fish, a Volume in the Fish Physiology Series published by Academic Press, San Diego, (2001). Anderson also published a chapter entitled Environmental Influences on Nitrogen Excretion: Urea and Glutamine Synthesis in the book (pp. 239-277).
A. Todgham, P.A. Wright, and Paul M. Anderson published a manuscript entitled Effects of Exercise on Nitrogen Excretion and Urea Cycle Enzymes in Muscle and Liver Tissues of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in the journal Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 129, 527-539 (2001).
Annette L. Boman, assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, was awarded a one-year, $30,000 grant from the Wendy Will Case Center Fund for her research entitled Role of Novel Arf Effects in Yeast Membrane Traffic.
R. Anderson, Lester R. Drewes, professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, J. Ntambi, S. Rapoport, J. Hibbeln, E. Yavin, L. Horrocks, S. Moore, N. Salem, M. Preuss, A. Spector, M. Lagarde, H.Y. Kim, and D. Horrobin published an editorial entitled Brain uptake and utilization of fatty acids: Applications to peroxisomal biogenesis disorders (An International Workshop) Roundtable discussion of Session 3: The regulation and functions of DHA in neurons and neuronal membranes in the Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 16 (2-3):279-84 (2001).
Drewes also published a manuscript from the proceedings of a conference held in Washington, D.C. The manuscript is entitled Molecular architecture of the brain microvasculature: Perspective on blood-brain transport in the Journal of Molecular Neuroscience 16:93-98 (2001).
A. Regina, S. Morchoisne, N.D. Borson, A.L. McCall, F. Roux and Drewes published a manuscript entitled Factors released by glucose-derived astrocytes enhance glucose transporter expression and activity in rat brain endothelial cells in the journal, Biochimica et biophysica acta: the international journal of biochemistry and biophysics, 1540:233-242 (2001).
Patricia M. Scott, postdoctoral research
associate, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has
Kendall B. Wallace, professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, received a one-year, $40,000 grant for his research entitled Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor-Induced Mitochondrial Toxicity-Inhibition of the Adenine Nucleotide Translocator from the Great Lakes Regional Center for AIDS Related Research.
SEA GRANT NEWS
Cindy Hagley, environmental quality specialist, gave the presentation, Infusing water quality curriculum with cutting edge technology, to 110 middle and high school earth science teachers as part of the 16th Annual Minnesota Earth Science Teachers Conference, at Science Museum of Minnesota in February.
Douglas Jensen, Exotic Species Information
Center coordinator, gave the presentation, Tips for Aquatic Nuisance
Species Youth Learning Kits for the West Coast: Lessons Learned from the
Great Lakes, at the Invader Investigators! Kit Development Workshop,
Portland, Oregon, in January. The workshop was attended by exotic species
experts, educators, and organizations interested in partnering on youth
education programming from Oregon, Washington, and California.
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