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  • Paul Nurse named top of the list of 100 most important people in British science | Newswire
    science were chosen by a panel of scientists and journalists I am honored to have been selected to be among this august group of British scientists says Nurse The Times is to be congratulated on their efforts to keep science at the forefront of their readers Nurse became Rockefeller University s ninth president on September 1 2003 A Nobel Prize winning biologist Nurse s research focuses on the molecular machinery that drives cell division and controls cell shape Before coming to Rockefeller he spent more than three decades as a research scientist in the United Kingdom where he was born His research led to the identification of cyclin dependent kinase CDK as the key regulator molecule controlling the process by which cells make copies of themselves a discovery that is important for understanding growth development and cancer In addition to the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine which he shared with two other scientists in 2001 Nurse has won the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research as well as numerous other awards and medals He is a fellow of the Royal Society and a foreign associate of the United States National Academy of Sciences and in 1999 was honored

    Original URL path: http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/2010/10/07/paul-nurse-named-top-of-the-list-of-100-most-important-people-in-british-science/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Eureka | Newswire
    2008 Science News C Erec Stebbins awarded prestigious EUREKA grant C Erec Stebbins associate professor at The Rockefeller University has been awarded an inaugural EUREKA grant from the National Institutes of Health for a project aimed at exploiting a bacteria based nanosyringe as a means of delivering proteins into specific cells for therapeutic purposes The award which provides 200 000 a year for three years was announced by the NIH

    Original URL path: http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/tag/eureka/ (2016-02-13)
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  • The Times | Newswire
    most important people in British science Rockefeller University President Paul Nurse has been named the top British scientist in a new list of the 100 most important contemporary figures in British science More Tags Eureka Paul Nurse The Times Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants Gifts Topics Video Archive 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 more About Contact Follow rockefelleruniv Like The Rockefeller University RU Footer

    Original URL path: http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/tag/the-times/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Paul Nurse to resign as Rockefeller president to become president of Royal Society of London in December | Newswire
    awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is the only nominee as the Society s next president Russell L Carson chairman of the Board of Trustees of Rockefeller University said The presidency of the Royal Society is the most prestigious and influential position that can be held by a British scientist While we will be sad to see Paul depart we certainly understand his decision and are pleased that he will continue to be our president for the remainder of the year Rockefeller University is in excellent shape both scientifically and financially and we are intent on continuing the momentum that has been developed under Paul s leadership Carson said he would chair a search committee which would include Rockefeller faculty members and was hopeful that a successor would be in place by the time of Nurse s departure Nurse said I have been honored to serve as Rockefeller s president This has been an ideal position for me combining leadership of this great institution with the opportunity to continue my own research activities The decision to step down from the presidency is a very difficult one After he assumes the Royal Society presidency Nurse will maintain a

    Original URL path: http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/2010/04/23/paul-nurse-to-resign-as-rockefeller-president-to-become-president-of-royal-society-of-london-in-december/ (2016-02-13)
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  • Royal Society of London | Newswire
    Society has chosen Rockefeller University President Paul Nurse to receive the prestigious Copley Medal its premiere award for outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science More Tags Copley Medal Paul Nurse Royal Society of London May 27 2005 Awards and Honors Rockefeller University scientist elected fellow of Royal Society Rockefeller University s David Gadsby Ph D was elected a fellow of the Royal Society for his research into

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  • Russell L. Carson | Newswire
    of Royal Society of London in December Paul Nurse a Nobel Prize winning biologist has served as Rockefeller University s president since 2003 More Tags Paul Nurse Royal Society of London Russell L Carson U S National Academy of Sciences Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants Gifts Topics Video Archive 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 more About Contact Follow rockefelleruniv Like The Rockefeller University RU

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  • Tom Muir, Paul Nurse honored at Science and the City Gala | Newswire
    is Richard E Salomon Family Professor and head of Rockefeller s Selma and Lawrence Ruben Laboratory of Synthetic Protein Chemistry is one of three faculty winners of this year s Blavatnik awards chosen from among nine faculty finalists He studies the physicochemical basis of protein function in complex systems of biomedical interest His lab has combined the tools of organic chemistry biochemistry and cell biology to develop new technologies that provide insight into how proteins work research with wide potential for elucidating protein function in the postgenomic era Established in 2007 with funds from the Blavatnik Charitable Foundation The Blavatnik Awards recognize the achievements of young scientists and engineers from New York New Jersey and Connecticut who have contributed significantly to interdisciplinary research in the life sciences physical sciences and engineering The award carries an unrestricted cash prize of 25 000 for faculty winners Three other Rockefeller University researchers were finalists in this year s postdoctoral competition and Rockefeller s Leslie B Vosshall the Chemers Family Associate Professor was a winner in the 2007 competition Nurse is head of the Laboratory of Yeast Genetics and Cell Biology and has been president of The Rockefeller University since 2003 The Science and the City Award honors scientists for achievements that contribute to the continuation of New York City as a center of scientific excellence Nurse shares the award with Herbert Pardes president and CEO of NewYork Presbyterian Hospital The New York Academy of Sciences NYAS founded in 1817 is one of the country s oldest scientific institutions With about 25 000 members in 140 countries NYAS is an independent nonprofit organization committed to advancing science technology and society worldwide in an effort to positively impact major global challenges with science based solutions and increase the number of scientifically informed individuals in society

    Original URL path: http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/2008/11/18/tom-muir-paul-nurse-honored-at-science-and-the-city-gala/ (2016-02-13)
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  • World Science Festival begins May 28 | Newswire
    scientific discovery and innovation are shaping modern life The World Science Festival springs from the vision of its two cofounders Brian Greene a Columbia University professor of physics and mathematics and featured on the PBS series The Elegant Universe and Tracy Day a four time National News Emmy Award winning journalist and producer whose credits include Nightline and This Week with David Brinkley Through lectures panels debates film music theater and interactive events the festival will showcase cutting edge ideas and reveal science s pivotal role in addressing critical global issues Participants will guide a large diverse audience students to adults professionals to novices science enthusiasts to the merely curious to experience science as never before making the esoteric understandable and the familiar fascinating Among the participants are Paul Nurse president of Rockefeller University Harold Varmus president of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center actor Alan Alda Francis Collins leader of the Human Genome Project Tony Award winning actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith and neurologist Oliver Sacks New York City is no less a capital of scientific inquiry than it is of finance publishing cuisine fashion or the arts says Nurse The Rockefeller University is proud to be one of the five academic partners of the World Science Festival participating in programs which will perform a vital educational mission for our city the United States and the world Nurse will participate in three events Your Biological Biography Genes and Identity Saturday May 31 1 p m New York University Kimmel Center for University Life What It Means to Be Human Saturday May 31 8 p m New York University Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Beyond Einstein In Search of the Ultimate Explanation Sunday June 1 1 p m New York University Kimmel Center for University Life For more information

    Original URL path: http://newswire.rockefeller.edu/2008/05/20/world-science-festival-begins-may-28/ (2016-02-13)
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