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  • Rockefller donated $10,000 to public school | Newswire
    children of our faculty staff students and postdocs are enrolled there says Paul Nurse the university s president We re pleased to be able to contribute this money to support their science education program At Nurse s invitation a group of the school s administrators teachers and parents came to Rockefeller last week to receive the check as well as tour a laboratory and meet with faculty members and parents

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  • Paul Nurse to co-host Charlie Rose on avian flu | Newswire
    domestic and global preparations for a flu pandemic lessons from the 1918 flu pandemic as well as the science of the virus and other medical aspects of flu features several of the nation s leading experts in influenza and public health policy The guests are Harvey Fineberg president of the Institute of Medicine Peter Palese chair of the microbiology department at Mount Sinai School of Medicine Laurie Garrett senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations Michael Leavitt secretary of the U S Department of Health and Human Services Julie Gerberding director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and David Nabarro senior UN system coordinator for avian and human influenza Nurse first appeared on Charlie Rose in December 2004 for an hour long discussion of science that touched on cell biology cancer astronomy anthropology and religion among other topics Tonight s show will be the first in an occasional series in which Nurse and Rose serve as co hosts for more focused discussions on medicine science and scientific policy In New York City Charlie Rose on avian influenza will air on WNET Channel 13 at 11 p m Wednesday March 22 and will be rerun Thursday March 23

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  • avian flu | Newswire
    flu David D Ho March 22 2006 Science News Paul Nurse to co host Charlie Rose on avian flu Rockefeller President Paul Nurse will make his second appearance on Charlie Rose tonight when he co hosts with Rose an hour long discussion on the threat of avian flu The show which is to be the first in a series of science themed Charlie Rose shows co hosted with Nurse will

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  • ‘U.S. biomedical research under seige,’ says Rockefeller University president Paul Nurse | Newswire
    spend more of their time applying for grants the average application is 25 pages in length and often requires several rewrites and less of their time doing science The situation also encourages conservatism both among applicants and among reviewers The stop go funding is particularly troublesome for universities which increase the number of students and other trainees they take on during periods of expanding budgets only to see the jobs for which they are training disappear The present policies are set to damage a whole generation of young research workers and the negative impact on recruitment of the next generation of scientists will be seen for years to come Nurse says Political attacks on science The pursuit of science is the basis of the technological innovation that has made the United States the pre eminent commercial nation in the world But the Bush administration apparently supported by certain influential sections of society has shown little respect for or understanding of science and has instead sought to undermine scientists The administration s apparent support for teaching Intelligent Design a religiously based nonscientific theory in schools and its policy on the use of human embryonic stem cells have created roadblocks to scientific progress Institutions that host stem cell research for instance are in a deeply uncomfortable situation Measures demanded by the National Institutes of Health mean they are forced to quarantine their non registry stem cell lines from any research funded by federal money for example and risk losing all their NIH funding should even a single federally owned test tube end up on the wrong tray The strain and fear created by such policies are already leading to friction between scientists who receive federal money and those who circumvent it Hurdles to recruitment The intellectual stimulation that occurs when different cultures

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  • Paul Nurse elected trustee of HHMI | Newswire
    Hughes Medical Institute a medical research organization dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge in the life sciences HHMI announced Nurse s election on December 14 Nurse 56 is one of 11 trustees of HHMI which is one of the world s largest philanthropies and provides financial support to a variety of biomedical research and scientific education endeavors including 12 Rockefeller scientists who are HHMI investigators The institute has an endowment valued at 14 8 billion and awarded over 700 million in grants in fiscal year 2005 Nurse who has been president of Rockefeller since 2003 won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2001 for fundamental discoveries concerning control of the cell cycle He is also a fellow of the Royal Society and a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences and has received the Gairdner Foundation International Award the Alfred P Sloan Jr Prize and the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research Tags HHMI Paul Nurse newswire rockefeller edu Contact Joseph Bonner 212 327 8998 Neurons in the brain change shape when stressed From cell to gel refined protocol uses GFP to locate proteins and examine their interactions Comments are closed Search for

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  • Paul Nurse to receive Copley Medal | Newswire
    honored for his contributions to cell biology in general and to the elucidation of the control of cell division The Copley Medal is the Royal Society s oldest medal having been first awarded in 1731 to Stephen Gray It is awarded annually for outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science and alternates between the physical sciences and the biological sciences During its long history it has been awarded to such luminaries as Benjamin Franklin Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein Nurse who shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for the discovery of key regulators of the cell cycle was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1989 He was the chair of the Society s Science in Society Committee which aims to gain public confidence in science encourage dialogue between scientists and the public and ensure the public s voice is heard in science policy making The medal will be presented at a ceremony in London on November 30 Tags Copley Medal Paul Nurse Royal Society of London newswire rockefeller edu Contact Joseph Bonner 212 327 8998 Architect selected for north campus bridging building Clearing jams in the copy machinery Comments are closed Search for

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  • Copley Medal | Newswire
    Royal 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 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 The

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  • David Rockefeller pledges $100 million to Rockefeller University | Newswire
    of Trustees said David s generous gift will enable us to stay on the cutting edge of scientific breakthroughs in areas such as genomics stem cell research aging and efforts to understand how the brain works His extraordinary stewardship has impacted every aspect of this great University from its landscape and buildings its art collection and housing to its scientific programs and educational outreach The University will use 30 million of Mr Rockefeller s gift to help support its newly named David Rockefeller Graduate Program Part of this gift will create new opportunities for the institution s graduate students in areas relating to global health Nearly 20 University laboratories are studying problems related to infectious diseases responsible for high mortality rates worldwide These include HIV AIDS tuberculosis SARS hepatitis C Chagas disease malaria and cholera as well as others The University plans to use 70 million of the gift to aid in the restoration of laboratory buildings and to support research on the North side of the University s campus These buildings which date back to the first decades of the University s existence will be modernized to provide new interactive space that will attract tomorrow s leaders in science said President Nurse David Rockefeller and The Rockefeller University The Rockefeller University was founded in 1901 by Mr Rockefeller s grandfather John D Rockefeller as The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research the nation s first biomedical research institution John D Rockefeller s son John D Rockefeller Jr was on the Board of Trustees of The Rockefeller Institute from its beginning until 1954 and he headed the Board for 21 years In 1950 John D Rockefeller Jr said he always had regarded the Institute as the most significant and the most permanent of any institution that my father established David Rockefeller joined the Board of Trustees in 1940 and in 1950 succeeded his father John D Rockefeller Jr as chairman of the Board a position he held until 1975 He chaired the Board s Executive Committee from 1975 to 1995 when he was named honorary chairman and life trustee In 1980 the University awarded David Rockefeller an honorary doctor of laws degree In the 1950s working with then President Detlev W Bronk David Rockefeller led the expansion of the research institute to include a biomedical graduate university The first class of Ph D s graduated in 1959 and the institution was renamed The Rockefeller University in 1965 The University gives two awards in honor of Mr Rockefeller s commitment to scientific research and training Since 1998 the University has presented annually The David Rockefeller Fellowship to an outstanding third year graduate student who demonstrates exceptional promise as a scientist and as a leader The award was established in 1995 by the University s alumni on the occasion of Mr Rockefeller s 80th birthday to express their enormous admiration and respect for him and appreciation of his vital role in creating the Ph D program at the University The Fellowship provides a

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