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  1. 1st Annual Meeting of the Future Circular Collider study

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    2015-01-01

    This first Annual Meeting of the Future Circular Collider study is an important milestone to conclude the first, exploratory phase, leading to the identification of the baseline for the further study. Organized as an IEEE conference, it will provide the opportunity for re-enforcing the cohesion of the community and to catalyse cross-fertilization within the FCC study.

  2. 1st Karl Schwarzschild Meeting on Gravitational Physics

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    Kaminski, Matthias; Mureika, Jonas; Bleicher, Marcus

    2016-01-01

    These proceedings collect the selected contributions of participants of the First Karl Schwarzschild Meeting on Gravitational Physics, held in Frankfurt, Germany to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Schwarzschild's birth. They are grouped into 4 main themes: I. The Life and Work of Karl Schwarzschild; II. Black Holes in Classical General Relativity, Numerical Relativity, Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Alternative Theories of Gravity; III. Black Holes in Quantum Gravity and String Theory; IV. Other Topics in Contemporary Gravitation. Inspired by the foundational principle ``By acknowledging the past, we open a route to the future",  the week-long meeting, envisioned as a forum for exchange between scientists from all locations and levels of education, drew participants from 15 countries across 4 continents. In addition to plenary talks from leading researchers, a special focus on young talent was provided, a feature underlined by the Springer Prize for the best student and junior presentations.

  3. 1st meeting on topical drug delivery to the nail.

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    Murdan, Sudaxshina

    2007-07-01

    The first ever symposium dedicated solely to drug delivery to the nail following topical application was held on the 2nd April 2007, in London, UK, organised by Dr Clive Roper (Charles River Laboratories, Scotland) and Dr Sudaxshina Murdan (School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK), under the auspices of Skin Forum. The 1-day meeting was attended by approximately 35 delegates from industry, academia and hospitals, and provided a much-needed forum for the presentation and discussion of research and problems in this emerging field. Topical drug delivery is especially suitable for onychomycosis (fungal infections of the nail plate and/or nail bed) and nail psoriasis, which affect 2 - 13 and 1 - 3% of the general population, respectively, and make up the bulk of nail disorders. Topical therapy would avoid the adverse events and drug interactions of systemic antifungal agents and the pain of injection when antipsoriatic agents are injected into affected nail folds. However, successful topical therapy is extremely challenging due to the very low permeability of the nail plate. Five speakers spoke about various aspects of topical drug delivery to the nail, including review of the nail plate structure, function, diseases, their existing therapies (systemic and topical), limitations and global sales. The need for effective topical drug delivery to the nail to overcome the problems associated with present treatment, and the fact that there are few topical formulations available for the treatment of nail fungal infections and psoriasis, and the even fewer effective formulations, was highlighted.

  4. MANAGEMENT BOARD MEETING OF 1st JULY 2002

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    2002-01-01

    Composition of the new Staff Association Executive Committee The Management Board took note of the composition of the new Staff Association Executive Committee and congratulated Dr J.-P. Matheys on his re-election as President and Dr M. Goossens and Mr M. Vitasse on their election as Vice-Presidents. Outcome of the June Council week The Director-General presented the main results of the meetings of the Council and its committees during the week of 17-21 June. He reported that, following discussion of the final report by the External Review Committee at the various committees, the Council had accepted the ERC's recommendations on the LHC Project and the management of the Organization, expressing the view that the report and the Management's proposals constituted an important step towards resolving the problems identified since the emergence of the LHC funding shortfall in the second half of 2001 and re-establishing an atmosphere of trust. The extra costs for the LHC Project would be covered by a balanced packa...

  5. Proceedings of the 1st Nordic Optimization Symposium - 10th Nordic MPS meeting, Copenhagen 2006

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    Clausen, Jens; Jørgensen, Rene Munk; Kohl, Niklas;

    2006-01-01

    On behalf of the Technical University of Denmark, the Danish Operations Research Society and the Nordic Section of the Mathematical Programming Society we welcome you to Copenhagen and the 1st Nordic Optimization Symposium - the 10th meeting of the Nordic MPS. The meetings of the Nordic MPS have...... an enjoyable 1st Nordic Optimization Symposium (10th Nordic MPS meeting) in Copenhagen....... to add a new title, that reflects the much broader field that is our playground at these meetings. Still the odd trustworthy title “Meeting of the Nordic MPS” has been maintained to demonstrate the origin of the symposium. It is our hope that future Nordic MPS meetings will carry on using this “double...

  6. 1st Meeting of China-ROK Eligibility Assessment Subcommittee Held in Beijing

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    2004-01-01

    @@ The 1st Meeting of China-ROK Eligibility Assessment Subcommittee was held in Beijing on May 27. Sun Dawei, Chief Chinese representative and Certification and Accreditation Administration of China (CNCA)Deputy Director of presided over the meeting and Hong Zong, Chief ROK representative and Director of Security Service Standard Department of Technology Standard Institute of the Ministry of Industrial Resources of the Republic of Korea led a delegation to Beijing for the meeting.

  7. PREFACE: PAGES 1st Young Scientists Meeting (YSM) - 'Retrospective views on our planet's future'

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    Margrethe Basse, Ellen

    2010-03-01

    'Retrospective views on our planet's future' - This was the theme of a tandem of meetings held by Past Global Changes (PAGES; http://www.pages-igbp.org), a project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP). It reflects the philosophy of PAGES and its community of scientists that the past holds the key to better projections of the future. Climatic and environmental evidence from the past can be used to sharpen future projections of global change, thereby informing political and societal decisions on mitigation and adaptation. Young scientists are critical to the future of this endeavour, which we call 'paleoscience'. Their scientific knowledge, interdisciplinarity, international collaboration, and leadership skills will be required if this field is to continue to thrive. Meanwhile, it is also important to remember that science develops not only by applying new strategies and new tools to make new observations, but also by building upon existing knowledge. Modern research in paleoscience began around fifty years ago, and one could say that the third generation of researchers is now emerging. It is a wise investment to ensure that existing skills and knowledge are transferred to this generation. This will enable them to lead the science towards new accomplishments, and to make important contributions towards the wider field of global change science. Motivated by such considerations, PAGES organized its first Young Scientists Meeting (YSM), held in Corvallis (Oregon, USA) in July 2009 (http://www.pages-osm.org/ysm/index.html). The meeting took place immediately before the much larger 3rd PAGES Open Science Meeting (OSM; http://www.pages-osm.org/osm/index.html). The YSM brought together 91 early-career scientists from 21 different nations. During the two-day meeting, PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and new faculty met to present their work and build networks across geographical and disciplinary borders. Several experienced and well

  8. Report about the 1st De Frutos - Universidad Miguel Hernández Judo Scientific Congress with Training Camp

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    Juan José Pulido González

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available The current report resumes the 1st De Frutos-Universidad Miguel Hernández Judo Scientific Congress, held in San Juan de Alicante (Spain from the 27th to the 30th of June in 2013. Three plenary sessions in classroom, 12 oral communications, a round – table, 2 theoretical – practical workshops on tatami, and 3 randori sessions were developed. This congress was a new event where judo personalities at the international level as well as scientists from the whole Spanish geography interested in this field assisted. The event complied the aim to approach the science to judo professionals and vice versa. A total amount of 112 participants were in the congress.

  9. 1st International Scientific Conference on Intelligent Information Technologies for Industry

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    Kovalev, Sergey; Tarassov, Valery; Snášel, Václav

    2016-01-01

    This volume of Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing contains papers presented in the main track of IITI 2016, the First International Conference on Intelligent Information Technologies for Industry held in May 16-21 in Sochi, Russia. The conference was jointly co-organized by Rostov State Transport University (Russia) and VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic) with the participation of Russian Association for Artificial Intelligence (RAAI) and Russian Association for Fuzzy Systems and Soft Computing (RAFSSC). The volume is devoted to practical models and industrial applications related to intelligent information systems. The conference has been a meeting point for researchers and practitioners to enable the implementation of advanced information technologies into various industries. Nevertheless, some theoretical talks concerning the-state-of-the-art in intelligent systems and soft computing are included in the proceedings as well.

  10. Moving beyond the Lone Scientist: Helping 1st-Grade Students Appreciate the Social Context of Scientific Work Using Stories about Scientists

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    Sharkawy, Azza

    2009-01-01

    While several studies have documented young children's (K-2) stereotypic views of scientists and scientific work, few have examined students' views of the social nature of scientific work and the strategies effective in broadening these views. The purpose of this study is to examine how stories about scientists influence 1st-grade students' views…

  11. After Meeting: The 1st Maritime Pilotage/Towage Services and Technologies Congress

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    Adnan PARLAK

    2016-03-01

    Full Text Available The 1st Maritime Pilotage/Towage Services and Technologies Congress has been organized by UCTEA Chambers of Marine Engineers, UCTEA the Chamber of Turkish Naval Architects & Marine Engineers and Turkish Maritime Pilots’ Association at 23 October 2015, Hilton Hotel, İzmir. In the opening ceremony, two distinguished keynote speakers have presented their presentations. Captain Stein Inge DAHN who is the president of European Maritime Pilots’ Association(EMPA has given a fulfilling speech on switching to hand steering by giving an example from the automation in the Aviation Industry. The second keynote speaker Robert G. Allan, who is the Executive Chairman of Robert Allan Ltd., has given a leading speech under the title of “The State of the Art in Escort Tug Technology -2015”. Five key points have come into prominence during the symposium. To summarize: • To prevent ships and cargos which are exposed to damages, • To prevent marine and coastal environments against pollution due to collisions, • To establish fast, secure and well organized sea traffic • To develop new escort tug technologies and pilotage softwares in the national level which is open to competitions in the international markets. • Opening maritime pilotage into the competitions in the areas which needs special expertize. In my opinion, the topics discussed in the symposium have the attendants won a wide horizon in the field. However, the presentations related to Escort Tug Technologies were insufficient from the standpoint of both quality and numbers of the manuscripts presented. Due to importance of Maritime Pilotage/Towage Services and Technologies, much more attentions must be taken in the national and international levels and sustainability of the symposium must be provided .

  12. Future perspectives in melanoma research : Meeting report from the "Melanoma Bridge". Napoli, December 1st-4th 2015.

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    Ascierto, Paolo A; Agarwala, Sanjiv; Botti, Gerardo; Cesano, Alessandra; Ciliberto, Gennaro; Davies, Michael A; Demaria, Sandra; Dummer, Reinhard; Eggermont, Alexander M; Ferrone, Soldano; Fu, Yang Xin; Gajewski, Thomas F; Garbe, Claus; Huber, Veronica; Khleif, Samir; Krauthammer, Michael; Lo, Roger S; Masucci, Giuseppe; Palmieri, Giuseppe; Postow, Michael; Puzanov, Igor; Silk, Ann; Spranger, Stefani; Stroncek, David F; Tarhini, Ahmad; Taube, Janis M; Testori, Alessandro; Wang, Ena; Wargo, Jennifer A; Yee, Cassian; Zarour, Hassane; Zitvogel, Laurence; Fox, Bernard A; Mozzillo, Nicola; Marincola, Francesco M; Thurin, Magdalena

    2016-11-15

    The sixth "Melanoma Bridge Meeting" took place in Naples, Italy, December 1st-4th, 2015. The four sessions at this meeting were focused on: (1) molecular and immune advances; (2) combination therapies; (3) news in immunotherapy; and 4) tumor microenvironment and biomarkers. Recent advances in tumor biology and immunology has led to the development of new targeted and immunotherapeutic agents that prolong progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) of cancer patients. Immunotherapies in particular have emerged as highly successful approaches to treat patients with cancer including melanoma, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), renal cell carcinoma (RCC), bladder cancer, and Hodgkin's disease. Specifically, many clinical successes have been using checkpoint receptor blockade, including T cell inhibitory receptors such as cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 (CTLA-4) and the programmed cell death-1 (PD-1) and its ligand PD-L1. Despite demonstrated successes, responses to immunotherapy interventions occur only in a minority of patients. Attempts are being made to improve responses to immunotherapy by developing biomarkers. Optimizing biomarkers for immunotherapy could help properly select patients for treatment and help to monitor response, progression and resistance that are critical challenges for the immuno-oncology (IO) field. Importantly, biomarkers could help to design rational combination therapies. In addition, biomarkers may help to define mechanism of action of different agents, dose selection and to sequence drug combinations. However, biomarkers and assays development to guide cancer immunotherapy is highly challenging for several reasons: (i) multiplicity of immunotherapy agents with different mechanisms of action including immunotherapies that target activating and inhibitory T cell receptors (e.g., CTLA-4, PD-1, etc.); adoptive T cell therapies that include tissue infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs), chimeric antigen receptors (CARs), and

  13. 1st October 2010 - Chinese Vice President of the Academy of Sciences signing the guest book and exchanging gifts with CERN Director for Research and Scientific Computing S. Bertolucci, witnessed by Adviser R. Voss

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    Maximilien Brice

    2010-01-01

    1st October 2010 - Chinese Vice President of the Academy of Sciences signing the guest book and exchanging gifts with CERN Director for Research and Scientific Computing S. Bertolucci, witnessed by Adviser R. Voss

  14. Scientific Information Policy Board 90th Meeting

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    2017-01-01

    Gigi Rolandi, sitting in the middle, chairing his last meeting of the Scientific Information Policy Board before his retirement. Rolandi was the chairman of the board from March 2006 until April 2017, a period that has seen lots of dynamics within the field of authoring, publishing and librarianship - both at CERN and beyond. In the first row from left to right: Eckhard Elsen (Director of Research), Jens Vigen (Head Librarian) Gigi Rolandi (SIPB Chair), Anita Hollier (Archivist) and Urs Wiedemann (Theory). In the second row from left to right: Nikos Kasioumis (Invited speaker), Alexander Kohls (Invited speaker), Stella Christodoulaki (Invited speaker), Nick Ellis (Chair CREB), Clara Troncon (ACCU), Annette Holtkamp (Scientific Information Service), Tim Smith (IT) Brigitte Bloch-Devaux (non-LHC experiments), Constantinos Loizides (ALICE), Thierry Stora (Engineering), John Jowett (Beams), Arjan Verweij (Technology), Anne Gentil-Beccot (Scientific Information Service), Fergus Wilson (LHCb), Ludmila Marian (Invit...

  15. Preparing for introduction of a dengue vaccine: recommendations from the 1st Dengue v2V Asia-Pacific Meeting.

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    Lam, Sai Kit; Burke, Donald; Capeding, Maria Rosario; Chong, Chee Keong; Coudeville, Laurent; Farrar, Jeremy; Gubler, Duane; Hadinegoro, Sri Rezeki; Hanna, Jeffrey; Lang, Jean; Lee, Han Lim; Leo, Yee Sin; Luong, Chan Quang; Mahoney, Richard; McBride, John; Mendez-Galvan, Jorge; Ng, Lee Ching; Nimmannitya, Suchitra; Ooi, Eng Eong; Shepard, Donald; Smit, Jaco; Teyssou, Rémy; Thomas, Laurent; Torresi, Joseph; Vasconcelos, Pedro; Wirawan, Dewa Nyoman; Yoksan, Sutee

    2011-11-28

    Infection with dengue virus is a major public health problem in the Asia-Pacific region and throughout tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. Vaccination represents a major opportunity to control dengue and several candidate vaccines are in development. Experts in dengue and in vaccine introduction gathered for a two day meeting during which they examined the challenges inherent to the introduction of a dengue vaccine into the national immunisation programmes of countries of the Asia-Pacific. The aim was to develop a series of recommendations to reduce the delay between vaccine licensure and vaccine introduction. Major recommendations arising from the meeting included: ascertaining and publicising the full burden and cost of dengue; changing the perception of dengue in non-endemic countries to help generate global support for dengue vaccination; ensuring high quality active surveillance systems and diagnostics; and identifying sustainable sources of funding, both to support vaccine introduction and to maintain the vaccination programme. The attendees at the meeting were in agreement that with the introduction of an effective vaccine, dengue is a disease that could be controlled, and that in order to ensure a vaccine is introduced as rapidly as possible, there is a need to start preparing now.

  16. 1(st) EMBL/DFG Women in Science Network Conference Heidelberg 2016: From Genes, Cells and the Immune System towards Therapies - Meeting Report.

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    Stripecke, Renata; Gouttefangeas, Cécile; Förster, Irmgard

    2016-11-01

    The 1(st) EMBL/DFG Women in Science (WiS) Conference "From Genes, Cells and the Immune System towards Therapies" was held on 19(th) - 20(th) September 2016 in Heidelberg, Germany. The WiS conference was funded by nine Collaborative Research Centers (CRCs) of the German Research Council (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG; Table 1) and benefited from an outstanding hosting environment at the Advanced Training Center of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). Scientific talks focused at genetic, cellular and immunologic mechanisms, and immune therapy, and progress from all stages of development covering basic research to clinical developments was described. The presentations were embedded between structured networking sessions and a round table discussion with representatives of the DFG, EMBL, European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO), and the German Society of Immunology (DGfI). © 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

  17. Annual scientific meeting--American Headache Society Washington 2011--highlights.

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    Purdy, R Allan

    2012-05-01

    The 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society was held in Washington from June 2 to 5, 2011. Important clinical and basic science information was presented at this meeting. This is a review of the highlights of that meeting dealing in many areas of headache medicine. Once again, this meeting, which is the premier scientific meeting of the American Headache Society, provided lots of new and exciting information about multiple facets of migraine headache and other disorders.

  18. Scientific Advisory Panel to Meet on Cancer Potential of Glyphosate

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    The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) will meet October 18-21, 2016, to consider and review a set of scientific issues being evaluated by the regarding EPA's evaluation

  19. 1st joint meeting of lGCP 490 and ICSU on rapid and catastrophic environmental changes and the human response

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    2005-01-01

    Have you ever seen scientists listening attentively to research talks whilst sitting, standing or lying on the sand? Well-known scientific personalities presenting their results on an improvised black board leaning a gainst afour-wheel drive vehicle, or an acacia tree (we avoided camels which definitively move too much)? If not, you should have taken part to the first of six international meetings on“Rapid and catastrophic environmental changes in the Holocene and humanresponse”. This conference was held in Mauritania from 4 to 18 January 2004, with the first week along the coast of the Nature Park of Banc d'Arguin and the second one on the Adrar plateau. In attendance were 29 participants from 17 countries who were drawn there to examine in the field various phenomena linked to the theme of the meeting,

  20. EDITORIAL: Special section: Selected papers from OMS'05, the 1st Topical Meeting of the European Optical Society on Optical Microsystems (OMS)

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    Rendina, Ivo; Fazio, Eugenio; Ferraro, Pietro

    2006-07-01

    OMS'05 is the first international conference wholly dedicated to optical microsystems. It was organized by the European Optical Society (EOS) in the frame of its international topical meeting activity and was held in Italy, September 2005, amidst the wonderful scenery of the Island of Capri. A possible definition of an optical microsystem is a complex system, able to perform one or more sensing and actuation functions, where optical devices are integrated in a smart way with electronic, mechanical and sensing components by taking advantage of the progress in micro- and nano-technologies. The increasing interest in this field arises from the expected applications that would significantly improve the quality of life. The list of possibilities offered by the optical microsystem enabling technologies is very long and seems to increase day by day. We are not only thinking about the next generation of optical telecommunication networks and computers, but also about low-cost, compact microsystems for environmental monitoring, in order to improve safety in the avionic and automotive fields, medical diagnostics and proteomic/genomic studies, or just finding general applications in several industrial fields. The goal of the conference was to involve scientists and young researchers from the main public and private laboratories, giving them the opportunity to present new scientific results and compare their know-how in the exciting and emerging field of optical microsystems. We believe that we succeeded in this. More than 200 scientists from all over the world attended the conference. We had more than 100 oral presentations and approximately 20 from the keynote lectures and invited speeches. It was an opportunity to define the most recent progress carried out in the field and to outline the possible road-map leading to the expected results in the industrial and social fields. We strongly believe that research and technology are closely interconnected at present and cannot

  1. Chapter VIII: Rules and Guidelines for IAU Scientific Meetings

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    2010-05-01

    The program of IAU scientific meetings is one of the most important means by which the IAU pursues its goal of promoting astronomy through international collaboration. A large fraction of the Union's budget is devoted to the support of these IAU scientific meetings. The IAU Executive Committee (EC) places great emphasis on maintaining high scientific standards, coverage of a balanced spectrum of topics, and an appropriately broad and international flavour for the program of IAU meetings. In that respect, the ICSU rules on non-discrimination in the access of qualified scientists from all parts of the world to any IAU meeting apply. The ICSU rules on non-discrimination are described in the document “Freedom, Responsibility and Universality of Science”, available on http://www.icsu.org/Gestion/img/ICSU_DOC_DOWNLOAD/2205_DD_FILE_Freedom_Responsibility_Universality_of_Science_booklet.pdf

  2. 75 FR 3542 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-01-21

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... Act) that the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will meet... rehabilitation research and development applications for scientific and technical merit and to make...

  3. 75 FR 40036 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-07-13

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... Act) that the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will meet... rehabilitation research and development applications for scientific and technical merit and to make...

  4. 78 FR 18680 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting

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    2013-03-27

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting The..., that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board... evaluate Rehabilitation Research and Development Center of Excellence and Research Enhancement Award...

  5. CME/CPD in the Indian Subcontinent: Proceedings from the 1st regional meeting of Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME in Mumbai, India

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    Vaibhav Srivastava

    2015-04-01

    took place during the first regional meeting of The Global Alliance for Medical Education (GAME in India on 18 October 2014 in Mumbai. The predominant participants and panel members included representatives from the MCI, medical education institutions, pharmaceutical industries and private sector providers of CME programmes. The conference was organised with the aim of bringing all the major CME stakeholders from India and CME global experts under one roof to discuss the challenges and possible solutions for the expansion of CME/CPD in India.With this motive as the primary focus of the meeting, eminent speakers and panellists attempted to identify region-specific issues in implementing legal and regulatory frameworks for CME. The group of experts attempted to identify ways to implement standards of good practice, so that the Indian doctor could match his/her international peers. The role of industry and that of private medical education providers was also discussed at length given their major presence in the country.

  6. 47th Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society

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    Moreno, Elías; Racugno, Walter

    2016-01-01

    This book brings together selected peer-reviewed contributions from various research fields in statistics, and highlights the diverse approaches and analyses related to real-life phenomena. Major topics covered in this volume include, but are not limited to, bayesian inference, likelihood approach, pseudo-likelihoods, regression, time series, and data analysis as well as applications in the life and social sciences. The software packages used in the papers are made available by the authors. This book is a result of the 47th Scientific Meeting of the Italian Statistical Society, held at the University of Cagliari, Italy, in 2014.

  7. 77 FR 57097 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-09-17

    ... . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Program Project: Mouse Meiosis... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Population Sciences and Epidemiology...

  8. 78 FR 78984 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-12-27

    ... Conference Call). Contact Person: Robert Freund, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific..., Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Robert Freund, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer...). Contact Person: Robert Freund, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review,...

  9. Eighth Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society

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    Diego, Jose M; González-Serrano, J. Ignacio; Gorgas, Javier; Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics V

    2010-01-01

    This volume collects the invited contributions and plenary sessions presented at the Eighth Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (Sociedad Española de Astronomía, SEA) held on July 7-11, 2008 in Santander. These contributions cover all fields of astronomy and astrophysics, i.e., the Sun and solar system, the galaxy and its components, galaxies and cosmology, observatories and instrumentation, as well as astronomy teaching and dissemination. Further plenary sessions were devoted to selected hot topics, including the exploration of the solar system, gravitational lensing, exoplanets, X-ray binaries, solar magnetism, gravitational waves, the ALHAMBRA collaboration, and the OSIRIS instrument on the new 10-m GTC. Abstracts of the contributions presented at the parallels sessions and posters are also included in the book. Complete versions of those papers are available online.

  10. Guidance for reconciling patent rights and disclosure of findings at scientific meetings

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    Singer Peter A

    2010-05-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Open collaboration and sharing of information among scientists at scientific meetings can foster innovation and discovery. However, such sharing can be at odds with potential patenting and commercialization objectives. This tension may be mitigated if certain procedures are followed in the context of scientific meetings. The article first discusses what makes a scientific finding patentable and then sets out four specific patent issues for scientists to consider before attending a scientific meeting and sharing their research. Finally, it provides recommendations on how scientists can best protect their intellectual property rights while sharing information at scientific meetings.

  11. 75 FR 67751 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2010-11-03

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis... Obstetric Pharmacology''. The meeting is closed to the public. ] Dated: October 28, 2010. Jennifer S....

  12. Poster presentation - a visual medium for academic and scientific meetings.

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    Rowe, Nicholas; Ilic, Dragan

    2011-09-01

    Academic poster presentations are used as a medium of knowledge transfer by a wide range of health professional groups. Posters also provide a means of publication for academic and professional contributors. Posters are designed to give a visual representation of an issue that firstly attracts attention, and then conveys an intended message. Whilst the poster medium has become adopted into the publication orthodoxy of the scientific and academic communities, there are acknowledged limitations regarding the depth of knowledge transfer, issues of compilation and production, and the related viewer conception. If treated as a standalone medium, the limitations of a two-dimensional, page limited format may not provide the ideal opportunity to deliver the depth of information required within the academic context. Despite these limitations however, the continued use of posters is justified when supported by author presentation or multi-media resources. This paper aims to provide an overview of the current concept and practicality of academic poster publications. It also outlines by example, some of the wider principles of poster compilation and presentation, for use by those who may utilise the medium at academic and scientific meetings.

  13. 77 FR 21622 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-04-10

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... Committee Act) that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review..., Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific...

  14. 76 FR 42167 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-07-18

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... Committee Act) that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review... Service, and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific and technical merit, the mission...

  15. 75 FR 72872 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-11-26

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... Committee Act) that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review... Research and Development Service, and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific and...

  16. 75 FR 16817 - 2010 Scientific Meeting of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System; Public...

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    2010-04-02

    ... announcing a public meeting entitled ``2010 Scientific Meeting of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System.'' The topic to be discussed is the results from the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) and related antimicrobial resistance monitoring and research, including activities...

  17. 78 FR 21603 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Change of Meeting Dates

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    2013-04-11

    ... AGENCY FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Change of Meeting Dates AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Agency is issuing this notice to change the meeting dates of the.... The meeting was originally scheduled for May 21-24, 2013. The new meeting dates are shown below....

  18. 77 FR 28886 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-05-16

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings..., xuguofen@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflicts: Renal Physiology...

  19. 77 FR 33474 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-06-06

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings....nih.gov . Name of Committee: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Muscle Physiology and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation AREA...

  20. 77 FR 60446 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2012-10-03

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Genomic, Molecular Genetics Variation... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting...

  1. 77 FR 5033 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-01

    ... (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: James P Harwood, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific.... to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Doubletree Suites by Hilton Santa...

  2. 76 FR 52336 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-08-22

    ... Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group, Neurotransporters, Receptors, and Calcium Signaling Study... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Epidemiology....

  3. 78 FR 21616 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-04-11

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Salivary glands, oral microbiology and oral... Call). Contact Person: Priscilla B Chen, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review..., MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Scott Jakes, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer,...

  4. 78 FR 65344 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-31

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Psycho/ Neuropathology, Lifespan Development, and Science Education, October 24...

  5. 76 FR 5650 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-02-01

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... Committee Act) that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review... Program. The purpose of the Board is to review rehabilitation research and development applications and...

  6. 76 FR 4113 - Independent Scientific Peer Review Panel Meeting on an In Vitro

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    2011-01-24

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Independent Scientific Peer Review Panel Meeting on an In Vitro Estrogen Receptor...); Announcement of an Independent Scientific Peer Review Panel Meeting on an In Vitro Estrogen Receptor... panel (Panel) to evaluate the validation status of LUMI-CELL ER (BG1Luc ER TA), an in vitro...

  7. 78 FR 65345 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-31

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Molecular Neuroscience of Channels and Receptors, October 18, 2013, 1:00 p.m. to October 18,...

  8. 76 FR 20335 - Meeting of the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific Advisory Board

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    2011-04-12

    ... of the Secretary Meeting of the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific... meeting on June 16, 2011 is to review continuing research and development projects requesting Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program funds in excess of $1M. This meeting is open to the public. Any...

  9. 77 FR 8330 - Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-02-14

    ... AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... Committee Act) that various subcommittees of the Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific... health care delivery and management, and nursing research. Applications are reviewed for scientific and...

  10. 75 FR 65404 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-10-22

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting... of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will be held... Service, and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific and technical merit, the mission...

  11. 77 FR 42365 - Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting

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    2012-07-18

    ... AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting... Committee Act) that various subcommittees of the Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific... health care delivery and management, and nursing research. Applications are reviewed for scientific and...

  12. 78 FR 50144 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meetings

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    2013-08-16

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meetings.... App. 2, that the subcommittees of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit..., Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, and the Chief Research and Development Officer on the scientific...

  13. 76 FR 29770 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-05-23

    ... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR10-266: Program Project: NFKB Cell Signal Theory and... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: AIDS/HIV. Date: June...

  14. 75 FR 27351 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-05-14

    ... America Hotel, 500 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101. Contact Person: Lee Rosen, PhD, Scientific... Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: George M...) Contact Person: George M Barnas, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review,...

  15. 78 FR 70313 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-11-25

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; RFA Panel: Methodologies and Formative Work... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Jose H Guerrier, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center...

  16. 1st Applied Electromagnetic International Conference

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    Othman, Mohd; Aziz, Mohamad; Malek, Mohd

    2015-01-01

    In this book, experts from academia and industry present the latest advances in scientific theory relating to applied electromagnetics and examine current and emerging applications particularly within the fields of electronics, communications, and computer technology. The book is based on presentations delivered at APPEIC 2014, the 1st Applied Electromagnetic International Conference, held in Bandung, Indonesia in December 2014. The conference provided an ideal platform for researchers and specialists to deliver both theoretically and practically oriented contributions on a wide range of topics relevant to the theme of nurturing applied electromagnetics for human technology. Many novel aspects were addressed, and the contributions selected for this book highlight the relevance of advances in applied electromagnetics to a variety of industrial engineering problems and identify exciting future directions for research.

  17. Scientific impact of presentations from the EURAPS and the AAPS meetings

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    Khorasani, Hoda; Lassen, Mats Højbjerg; Kuzon, William

    2017-01-01

    INTRODUCTION: Presentation at scientific meetings is the usual first step to communicate new research findings. However, without subsequent, peer-reviewed publication, the wider propagation and the permanent documentation of important scholarly work may be lost. Our aim was to analyze and compare...... the publication status of the work presented at the European Association of Plastic Surgeons' (EURAPS) and at the American Association of Plastic Surgeons' (AAPS) annual meetings. MATERIALS AND METHODS: By using the abstract booklets from the annual meetings, all presentations given over a 10-year period (2000...... and EURAPS have the highest publication rates for surgical abstracts, indicating a high scientific value of these meetings....

  18. 76 FR 68461 - Meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

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    2011-11-04

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors AGENCY: National Toxicology Program (NTP), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National... from recognized authorities knowledgeable in fields such as toxicology, pharmacology,...

  19. 77 FR 24714 - Meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

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    2012-04-25

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors AGENCY: National Toxicology Program (NTP), National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National... fields such as toxicology, pharmacology, pathology, biochemistry, epidemiology, risk...

  20. 77 FR 76055 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-12-26

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Emphasis Panel; Member Conflicts: Gastrointestinal Physiology/ Pathophysiology. Date: January 23, 2013... . Name of Committee: Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior Integrated Review Group; Psychosocial Risk...

  1. 75 FR 51277 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-08-19

    ... Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group; Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes Study Section... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... 20892, 301-443- 8519. Name of Committee: Biological Chemistry and Macromolecular Biophysics...

  2. 76 FR 51379 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-08-18

    ..., Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group, Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Biological Chemistry and Macromolecular Biophysics Integrated Review Group Biochemistry...

  3. 77 FR 65569 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-10-29

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: AIDS and Related Research Integrated Review Group; AIDS Immunology and Pathogenesis Study Section... Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Physiology and Pathobiology of Cardiovascular and Respiratory...

  4. 78 FR 737 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-01-04

    ... Integrated Review Group; Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology Study Section. Date: February 5-6, 2013... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Integrative, Functional and Cognitive Neuroscience Integrated Review Group; Somatosensory...

  5. 76 FR 1442 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-01-10

    ... Integrated Review Group; Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology Study Section. Date: February 8-9, 2011... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Biological Chemistry and Macromolecular Biophysics Integrated Review Group;...

  6. 78 FR 55752 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-09-11

    ...: Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences Integrated Review Group, Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology Study... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Oncology 2--Translational Clinical Integrated Review Group; Clinical Oncology Study Section....

  7. 75 FR 22819 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-04-30

    ... Sciences Integrated Review Group; Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes Study Section. Date: May... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Sciences, Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Integrated Review Group; Surgery, Anesthesiology and...

  8. 78 FR 31951 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-05-28

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... applications. Place: Embassy Suites at the Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road NW., Washington, DC 20015... and Epidemiology Integrated Review Group; Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Health, Asthma...

  9. 77 FR 511 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-01-05

    ... of Committee: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group, Molecular Genetics B Study... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Urological Systems Integrated Review Group, Clinical, Integrative and Molecular Gastroenterology Study...

  10. 76 FR 16410 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    2011-03-23

    ... the scientific issues for this meeting. Nominees should be identified by name, occupation, position... hazard computational and in vitro predictive models, and exposure modeling to target in vivo toxicity...

  11. 77 FR 42307 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    2012-07-18

    ... comments on the scientific issues for this meeting. Nominees should be identified by name, occupation... formulation step, where protection goals are defined, along with the conceptual model depicting potential...

  12. 77 FR 9731 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-02-17

    ... Injury: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Stroke; Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic Rehabilitation; Psychological... research and development applications and advise the Director, Rehabilitation Research and Development... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting...

  13. 77 FR 40412 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting

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    2012-07-09

    ... Injury: Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke; Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic Rehabilitation; and Psychological... and development applications and advise the Director, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting...

  14. 78 FR 26644 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-05-07

    ... . Name of Committee: Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Integrated Review Group... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications...

  15. Reviewer agreement in scoring 419 abstracts for scientific orthopedics meetings.

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    Poolman, R.W.; Keijser, L.C.M.; Waal Malefijt, M.C. de; Blankevoort, L.; Farrokhyar, F.; Bhandari, M.

    2007-01-01

    BACKGROUND: The selection of presentations at orthopedic meetings is an important process. If the peer reviewers do not consistently agree on the quality score, the review process is arbitrary and open to bias. The aim of this study was: (1) to describe the inter-reviewer agreement of a previously d

  16. 78 FR 66031 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-11-04

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office ] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Clinical Neuroplasticity and...

  17. 78 FR 66030 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-11-04

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Cardiac Contractility, Hypertrophy, and Failure...

  18. 78 FR 13363 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-27

    ...: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person...: Heterochromatin and the HP1 Platform. Date: March 20-21, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and..., (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Michael H Chaitin, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for...

  19. 75 FR 52765 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2010-08-27

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Molecular Genetics B Study Section, October 3...

  20. 78 FR 64962 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-30

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office ] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Molecular Genetics A Study Section, October 21...

  1. 78 FR 64508 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-29

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Molecular Genetics B Study Section, October 02...

  2. 77 FR 30297 - Center for Scientific Review Amended; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-05-22

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review Amended; Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Neurotransporters, Receptors, and...

  3. 77 FR 35417 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-06-13

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Physiology and Pathobiology of... Integrated Review Group; AIDS Molecular and Cellular Biology Study Section. Date: July 9, 2012. Time: 8:00...

  4. 77 FR 32652 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-06-01

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group Molecular Genetics A Study Section. Date: June 25... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Skeletal Muscle Biology, Physiology and Disease....

  5. 77 FR 9672 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-17

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings....nih.gov . Name of Committee: AIDS and Related Research Integrated Review Group; Behavioral and Social... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Physiology and Pathobiology of Cardiovascular...

  6. 78 FR 9931 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-12

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Physiology and Pathobiology of....nih.gov Name of Committee: AIDS and Related Research Integrated Review Group; Behavioral and...

  7. 78 FR 12422 - Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting

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    2013-02-22

    ... AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting... States Code Appendix 2, that the Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review... Services Research (HSR) subcommittees and its Nursing Research Initiative (NRI) subcommittee. The HSR...

  8. 78 FR 9455 - Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting

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    2013-02-08

    ... AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board, Notice of Meeting.... App. 2, that the subcommittees of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit... February 26-28, *VA Central Office. Program and Research Career 2013. Scientists. Spinal Cord Injury...

  9. 78 FR 6854 - Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-01-31

    ... AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting..., Program Manager, Scientific Merit Review Board, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research.... App. 2, that the Centers of Innovation subcommittee of the Health Services Research and Development...

  10. 75 FR 60465 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-09-30

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings....gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflicts: Asthma... Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road, NW., Washington, DC 20015. Contact Person: Alexander D...

  11. 77 FR 3277 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-01-23

    ... Low-Cost Medical Devices. Date: February 15-16, 2012. Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Clinical and Translational Imaging Applications. Date... Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee...

  12. 78 FR 2275 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-01-10

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Member Conflict: Learning and Memory. Date...: Immunology Integrated Review Group Hypersensitivity, Autoimmune, and Immune-mediated Diseases Study Section...

  13. 78 FR 24428 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-04-25

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Member Conflict: Cancer Biology and Genetics... Conflict: Neural Engineering and Neurogenetics. Date: May 22, 2013. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda:...

  14. 78 FR 11659 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-19

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Cell, Computational, and Molecular Biology. Date... Panel; Member Conflict: Genetics, Informatics and Vision Studies. Date: March 12, 2013. Time: 12:00 p.m...

  15. 77 FR 14406 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-03-09

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... cycle. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Molecular, Genomic, Genetics, and Evolutionary Studies. Date: March 27, 2012. Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.. Agenda: To review and...

  16. 77 FR 20832 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-04-06

    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Molecular Genetics Program Projects. Date: May 1, 2012. Time: 12 p... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  17. 78 FR 67177 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-11-08

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Molecular Genetics B (MGB). Date: November... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  18. 78 FR 42969 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-07-18

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel;, Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience. Date... Emphasis Panel; Genetics of Cell Regulation. Date: August 1, 2013. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: To...

  19. 75 FR 7486 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-02-19

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Molecular Imaging. Date: March 11, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant... . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Genetics and Epigenetics in...

  20. 78 FR 68439 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meeting

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    2013-11-14

    ... meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to consider and review, Scientific Uncertainties Associated with Corn Rootworm Resistance Monitoring... notice was published in the Federal Register on October 28, 2013 (78 FR 64211) (FRL-9902-06). All...

  1. 77 FR 64118 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-10-18

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Molecular Pharmacology. Date: November 8... Epidemiology: Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Genetics. Date: November 15, 2012. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m...

  2. 78 FR 50144 - Health Services Research and Development Service, Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-08-16

    ... AFFAIRS Health Services Research and Development Service, Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting.... App. 2, that the Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) Scientific Merit Review..., Washington, DC; HSR 7--Aging and Diminished Capacity in the Context of Aging on Tuesday, August 27, 2013,...

  3. Sustainable Science? Reducing the Carbon Impact of Scientific Mega-Meetings

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    Alexandra G. Ponette-González

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available Scientists across the globe recognize the importance of reducing carbon emissions to combat climate change.  At the same time, we have increased our carbon footprint through air travel to the growing number of scientific society “mega-meetings” that host thousands of attendees.  Although alternative solutions have been proposed to reduce the environmental impact of annual conferences, these have yet to be evaluated against the business-as-usual scenario.  Here, we use 9 years of annual meeting attendance data from the Ecological Society of America and the Association of American Geographers to assess the efficacy of two additional solutions: 1 alternate large national meetings that require significant air travel with smaller regional meetings that do not; and 2 incorporate geography into the meeting location selection process.  The carbon footprint of annual mega-meetings ranged 3-fold, from 1196-4062 metric tons of CO2.  Results indicate that an alternating schedule of national and regional meetings can reduce conference-related CO2 emissions up to 73%, while improved spatial planning may result in further reductions.  We discuss the benefits and tradeoffs of proposals to green scientific meetings, with a view to spark further debate on how to increase the sustainability of scientific conferences.

  4. Validity of a structured method of selecting abstracts for a plastic surgical scientific meeting

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    van der Steen, LPE; Hage, JJ; Kon, M; Monstrey, SJ

    In 1999, the European Association of Plastic Surgeons accepted a structured method to assess and select the abstracts that are submitted for its yearly scientific meeting. The two criteria used to evaluate whether such a selection method is accurate were reliability and validity. The authors

  5. 75 FR 6044 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-02-05

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings.... micklinm@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: AIDS and Related Research Integrated Review Group, AIDS Molecular... Physiology. Date: March 9-10, 2010. Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant...

  6. 75 FR 22412 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-04-28

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Bioengineering Sciences & Technologies Integrated Review Group; Biomaterials and Biointerfaces...: Gastrointestinal Physiology and Pathophysiology. Date: May 28, 2010. Time: 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Agenda: To...

  7. 75 FR 60763 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-10-01

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Healthcare Delivery and Methodologies Integrated Review Group, Biostatistical Methods and...: Physiology and Pathobiology of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems. Date: November 18-19, 2010. Time: 8...

  8. 78 FR 6125 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-01-29

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... . Name of Committee: Digestive, Kidney and Urological Systems Integrated Review Group; Urologic and Genitourinary Physiology and Pathology. Date: February 25, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To...

  9. 76 FR 57063 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-09-15

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Musculoskeletal, Oral And Skin Sciences Integrated Review Group; Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology Study Section Date: October 3-4, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...

  10. 78 FR 54258 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-09-03

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...: Kidney Physiology and Pathophysiology. Date: September 23, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agenda: To... Systems Integrated Review Group; Clinical, Integrative and Molecular Gastroenterology Study Section....

  11. 76 FR 34716 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-06-14

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: AIDS and Related Research Integrated Review Group, NeuroAIDS and other End-Organ Diseases Study...: Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology. Date: July 13, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Agenda: To...

  12. 77 FR 57571 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... . Name of Committee: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group; Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes Study Section. Date: October 18-19, 2012. Time:...

  13. 78 FR 54259 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... and Training Neurosciences Integrated Review Group; Molecular Neurogenetics Study Section. Date... Physiology and Pathophysiology. Date: September 26, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agenda: To review...

  14. 78 FR 5190 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ..., Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group; Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings..., greenbergwa@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences Integrated Review...

  15. 75 FR 1397 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group; Molecular... Special Emphasis Panel; Muscle Physiology and Diseases. Date: February 10, 2010. Time: 11 a.m. to 4...

  16. 75 FR 26970 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences Integrated Review Group, Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology Study Section. Date: June 3-4, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...

  17. 77 FR 63842 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: AIDS and Related Research Integrated Review Group; HIV/AIDS Vaccines Study Section. Date...: Physiology and Pathobiology of Musculoskeletal, Oral, and Skin Systems. Date: November 15, 2012. Time: 8:00...

  18. 75 FR 57042 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-09-17

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences Integrated Review Group; Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Physiology Study Section. Date: October 12-13, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  19. 76 FR 4928 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Emerging Technologies and Training Neurosciences Integrated Review Group, Molecular Neurogenetics...: Asthma, Lung Immunology, and Lung Physiology. Date: February 23, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda:...

  20. 78 FR 60297 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-10-01

    ...: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive ] Sciences Integrated Review Group; Integrative Physiology... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Integrated Review Group; Neural Oxidative Metabolism and Death Study Section. Date: October 24-25, 2013....

  1. 77 FR 511 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-01-05

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Neurosciences Integrated Review Group, Bioengineering of Neuroscience, Vision and Low Vision Technologies Study..., Physiology and Robotics. Date: February 1, 2012. Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...

  2. 75 FR 32955 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-06-10

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Integrated Review Group; AIDS Clinical Studies and Epidemiology Study Section. Date: July 6, 2010. Time: 8 a... Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Physiology and Pathobiology of Musculoskeletal, Oral, and Skin Systems....

  3. 78 FR 13364 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-27

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...: Liver and Gastrointestinal Physiology, Pathology and Pharmacology. Date: March 21, 2013. Time: 2:00 p.m... . Name of Committee: AIDS and Related Research Integrated Review Group; AIDS-associated...

  4. 76 FR 49753 - Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

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    2011-08-11

    ... of the Secretary Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program Scientific Advisory Board... on October 12-13, 2011 is to review new start research and development projects requesting Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) funds in excess of $1M. This meeting is open to the...

  5. 77 FR 12319 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-29

    ... Review Special Emphasis Panel; RFA-HD-12-204: Sleep and Social Environment: Basic Biopsychosocial... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Behavior. Date: March 12, 2012. Time: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant...

  6. 78 FR 109 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-01-02

    ... Genetics Integrated Review Group Molecular Genetics B Study Section. Date: January 31-February 1, 2013... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  7. 78 FR 6127 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-01-29

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group Genomics, Computational Biology and... Group Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology Study Section. Date: February 21-22, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to...

  8. 77 FR 25487 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-04-30

    ..., Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group; Molecular Genetics B Study Section. Date: May 26-27, 2012... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  9. 76 FR 370 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... 20892, 301-435-2270, wanimaqs@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group; Molecular Genetics B Study Section. Date: February 1-2, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  10. 76 FR 58284 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Committee: Vascular and Hematology Integrated Review Group; Vascular Cell and Molecular Biology Study..., Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group; Genetics of Health and Disease Study Section. Date: October...

  11. 76 FR 60509 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Molecular Genetics. Date: October 27, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office ] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  12. 78 FR 25754 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-05-02

    ...-1727, schneidd@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group; Molecular Genetics B Study Section. Date: May 29-30, 2013. Time: 7:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Agenda: To review... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  13. 78 FR 59361 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ..., Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group; Molecular Genetics A Study Section. Date: October 21-22... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... . Name of Committee: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group; Cellular...

  14. 77 FR 11139 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-24

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Emphasis Panel; ``Genetics and Epigenetics of Disease.'' Date: March 13, 2012. Time: 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m..., Computational, and Molecular Biology. Date: March 15, 2012. Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  15. 78 FR 15729 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-03-12

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...: Molecular and Cellular Substrates of Complex Brain Disorders. Date: March 29, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00... Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Genetics of Disease. Date: March 29, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m...

  16. 77 FR 13134 - Center for Scientific Review: Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-03-05

    ... Special Emphasis Panel; Mechanisms in Molecular Genetics. Date: March 28, 2012. Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review: Notice of Closed Meetings...

  17. 76 FR 64955 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Panel, Complex Human Genetics. Date: November 16, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Cell, Computational, and Molecular Biology. Date: November 10...

  18. 77 FR 38848 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-06-29

    ... Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Molecular Genetics. Date: July 26, 2012. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  19. 77 FR 52338 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-08-29

    ..., petersonjt@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group; Molecular Genetics B Study Section. Date: September 27-28, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...

  20. 77 FR 2739 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Genetics Integrated Review Group; Molecular Genetics A Study Section. Date: February 13-14, 2012. Time: 8 a... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Integrated Review Group; Kidney Molecular Biology and Genitourinary Organ Development. Date: February 9, 2012...

  1. 78 FR 38354 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-06-26

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Emphasis Panel; Resource Center: Translational/Developmental Proteomics. Date: July 10-12, 2013. Time: 6:00... Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: June 20, 2013. Carolyn A. Baum, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory...

  2. 78 FR 38066 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-06-25

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings... Panel; Small Business: Digestive Sciences. Date: July 23-24, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda... Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Physiology and Pathobiology of Cardiovascular and Respiratory. Date: July...

  3. The politics of a scientific meeting: the origin-of-AIDS debate at the Royal Society.

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    Martin, Brian

    2001-09-01

    The Royal Society of London held a scientific meeting in September 2000 focusing on two theories of the origin of AIDS: one, that it occurred through "natural transfer" of immunodeficiency virus from monkeys or chimpanzees to humans; and the other, that it occurred through iatrogenic transfer via contaminated polio vaccines used in Africa in the late 1950s. This meeting was the culmination of years of public contention over the polio-vaccine theory. Several dimensions of the politics of science are revealed by analysis of this issue, including the power of scientific editors, the use of the mass media, decisions regarding selection of speakers and organization of the meeting, and epistemological assumptions made by participants.

  4. Progresso científico em equideocultura na 1ª década do século XXI Scientific progress in equine production at 1st decade of the XXI century

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    Fernando Queiroz de Almeida

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available No Brasil, como nos demais países, os investimentos em pesquisa com equinos estão relacionados às perspectivas dos segmentos da indústria equina no país. Este trabalho foi conduzido com o objetivo de revisar a literatura corrente com a perspectiva de avaliar o recente desenvolvimento científico e tecnológico na produção de equídeos. As pesquisas estão relacionadas às diversas áreas da equideocultura, como produção e manejo, genética e melhoramento, nutrição e alimentação, reprodução, medicina e cirurgia, doenças, sanidade e defesa sanitária. Há ainda pesquisas em áreas relacionadas ao hipismo, envolvendo fisiologia esportiva, equitação e treinamento de equinos e também, além de estudos sobre o comércio nacional e internacional de equinos. Considerando todas as áreas da equideocultura, o maior número de artigos publicados está relacionado às áreas da medicina e cirurgia e doenças e sanidade. Na área da Zootecnia, predominam as publicações de artigos associados à nutrição e alimentação dos equinos. No entanto, deve-se considerar que os interesses do agronegócio do cavalo, das associações de criadores, dos governos e da sociedade em geral influenciam as pesquisas e, consequentemente, as publicações dos artigos e trabalhos técnicos sobre equídeos.In Brazil, as in other countries, investments in research with horses are related to the objectives of the equine industry in the country. This study aimed to review the current literature with the purpose of assessing the latest scientific and technological development in horse's production. Researchers are related to many areas as in production and management, genetics and breeding, nutrition and feeding, reproduction, medicine and surgery, diseases and health protection. There is still research in areas related to equestrian sports, involving equine exercise physiology, riding and training horses and also studies on national and international equine

  5. 12th Meeting of China-Korea Joint Committee for Basic Scientific Research Held

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    2008-01-01

    @@ The 12th Meeting of the China-Korea Joint Committee for Basic Scientific Research was successfully held in Xiamen,China from May 21 to 24,2008.Through evaluation,the Joint Committee selected 37 bilateral cooperative projects to grant in FY 2008,including 12 joint seminars and 25 joint research projects.The Committee members also made in-depth discussions on the issues of strengthening future cooperation and selecting the topics for the Northeastern Asian Symposium.

  6. 78 FR 64507 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-10-29

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings...; Fellowships: Genes, Genomes and Genetics. Date: November 5-6, 2013. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: To... Business: Cell, Computational and Molecular Biology. Date: November 6, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m...

  7. Introduction to the 1st International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food (ISPMF 2015).

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    Zheng, Yafeng; Jassbi, Amir Reza; Xiao, Jianbo

    2016-03-30

    The 1st International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food (ISPMF 2015) was held in Shanghai, China, from June 26th to 29th, 2015. The 1st ISPMF was organized by the Phytochemical Society of Europe (PSE) and the Phytochemical Society of Asia (PSA). More than 270 scientists from 48 countries attended this meeting. The program of ISPMF 2015 consisted of 12 plenary lectures, 20 invited talks, and 55 short oral presentations in 16 sessions, including phytochemistry, phytomedicine, pharmacology, and application of phytochemicals in medicine and food. The 1st ISPMF has obtained support from Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, Food Chemistry, Phytochemistry Reviews, and Nutrients. As supported by Prof. Thomas F. Hofmann, a special issue on Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (ACS) for the 1st ISPMF was initiated in January 2015.

  8. Abstracts from the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society Quebec City, April 2012

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    Morin, S.; Finch, L; Sara, A.; Muir, Susan; Montero-Odasso, Manuel; Kennedy, C. C.; Giangregorio, L.M.; Adachi, J. D.; Morin, S. N.; Crilly, R G; Marr., S.; Josse, R G; Matta, J.; Dionne, I.; Payette, H.

    2012-01-01

    The opinions expressed in the abstracts are those of the authors and are not to be construed as the opinion of the publisher (Canadian Geriatrics Society) or the organizers of the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society. Although the publisher (Canadian Geriatrics Society) has made every effort to accurately reproduce the abstracts, the Canadian Geriatrics Society and the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society assumes no responsibility and/...

  9. Abstracts from the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society Quebec City, April 2012

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    Morin, S.; Finch, L.; Sara', A; Muir, Susan; Montero-Odasso, Manuel; Kennedy, C. C.; Giangregorio, L. M.; Adachi, J. D.; Morin, S.N.; Crilly, R G; Marr, S; Josse, R G; Matta, J.; Dionne, I.; Payette, H

    2012-01-01

    The opinions expressed in the abstracts are those of the authors and are not to be construed as the opinion of the publisher (Canadian Geriatrics Society) or the organizers of the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society. Although the publisher (Canadian Geriatrics Society) has made every effort to accurately reproduce the abstracts, the Canadian Geriatrics Society and the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society assumes no responsibility and/...

  10. 78 FR 55326 - Notice of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific...

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    2013-09-10

    ... of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the PEPFAR Scientific... Relief (PEPFAR). The Board serves the Global AIDS Coordinator in a solely advisory capacity...

  11. 76 FR 52731 - Notice of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific...

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    2011-08-23

    ...). The Board serves the Global AIDS Coordinator in a solely advisory capacity concerning scientific... of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the PEPFAR...

  12. 78 FR 33144 - Notice of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific...

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    2013-06-03

    .... The Board serves the Global AIDS Coordinator in a solely advisory capacity concerning scientific... of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the PEPFAR...

  13. 77 FR 55891 - Notice of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific...

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    2012-09-11

    ...). The Board serves the Global AIDS Coordinator in a solely advisory capacity concerning scientific... of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the PEPFAR...

  14. Report on the 3'rd scientific meeting of the "Verein zur Förderung des Wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses in der Neurologie" (NEUROWIND e.V. held in Motzen, Germany, Nov. 4'th - Nov. 6'th, 2011

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    Kleinschnitz Christoph

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available Abstract From November 4th- 6th 2011, the 3rd NEUROWIND e.V. meeting was held in Motzen, Brandenburg, Germany. Like in the previous years, the meeting provided an excellent platform for scientific exchange and the presentation of innovative projects for young colleagues in the fields of neurovascular research, neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. As kick-off to the scientific sessions, Reinhard Hohlfeld, Head of the Institute for Clinical Neuroimmunology in Munich, gave an illustrious overview on the many fascinations of neuroimmunologic research. A particular highlight on the second day of the meeting was the award of the 1'st NEUROWIND e.V. prize for young academics in the field of experimental neurology. This award is posted for young colleagues under the age of 35 with a significant achievement in the field of neurovascular research, neuroinflammation or neurodegeneration and comprises an amount of 20.000 Euro, founded by Merck Serono GmbH, Darmstadt. Germany. The first prize was awarded to Ivana Nikic from Martin Kerschensteiner's group in Munich for her brilliant work on a reversible form of axon damage in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis, published in Nature Medicine in 2011. This first prize award ceremony was a great incentive for the next call for proposals now upcoming in 2012.

  15. CDC WONDER: Population - Bridged-Race July 1st Estimates

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    U.S. Department of Health & Human Services — The Population - Bridged-Race July 1st Estimates online databases report bridged-race population estimates of the July 1st resident population of the United States,...

  16. Overview of the 78th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society.

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    Watanabe, Masafumi

    2014-01-01

    The 78(th)Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society was held in Tokyo on March 21-23, 2014. The main theme was "Cardiology in the Information Era: From Bench to Community". Because of technological advancements, including computer networking, a vast amount of information from basic and clinical research is being generated in a short time period. This information has great potential to contribute to human health, and some of the results are presented. However, we must remain vigilant, for there are many risks inherent in information generation. To ensure high-quality information, we need to obtain enough knowledge to focus on not only the medicine, but also ethics, and methodology. Moreover, we need to train the specialists, establish economic support, and create a regulatory framework. More than 15,000 people, including paramedical specialists, attended this meeting. The most popular sessions included those on "Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Aortic Stenosis", "Diabetes Mellitus", "Atrial Fibrillation", "Pulmonary Hypertension", and "Diuretics To Treat Heart Failure". Even in rather small sessions, attendees participated in discussion, identified opportunities to expand or start research, and were able to update their clinical knowledge. The meeting was successfully completed with a discussion of the future of cardiology.

  17. Proceedings of RIKEN BNL Research Center Workshop, Volume 91, RBRC Scientific Review Committee Meeting

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    Samios,N.P.

    2008-11-17

    The ninth evaluation of the RIKEN BNL Research Center (RBRC) took place on Nov. 17-18, 2008, at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The members of the Scientific Review Committee (SRC) were Dr. Dr. Wit Busza (Chair), Dr. Miklos Gyulassy, Dr. Akira Masaike, Dr. Richard Milner, Dr. Alfred Mueller, and Dr. Akira Ukawa. We are pleased that Dr. Yasushige Yano, the Director of the Nishina Institute of RIKEN, Japan participated in this meeting both in informing the committee of the activities of the Nishina Institute and the role of RBRC and as an observer of this review. In order to illustrate the breadth and scope of the RBRC program, each member of the Center made a presentation on his/her research efforts. This encompassed three major areas of investigation, theoretical, experimental and computational physics. In addition the committee met privately with the fellows and postdocs to ascertain their opinions and concerns. Although the main purpose of this review is a report to RIKEN Management (Dr. Ryoji Noyori, RIKEN President) on the health, scientific value, management and future prospects of the Center, the RBRC management felt that a compendium of the scientific presentations are of sufficient quality and interest that they warrant a wider distribution. Therefore we have made this compilation and present it to the community for its information and enlightenment.

  18. 1st Workshop of the Canadian Society for Virology

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    McCormick, Craig; Grandvaux, Nathalie

    2017-01-01

    The 1st Workshop of the Canadian Society for Virology (CSV2016) was a Special Workshop of the 35th Annual Meeting for the American Society for Virology, held on 18 June 2016 on the beautiful Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. The workshop provided a forum for discussion of recent advances in the field, in an informal setting conducive to interaction with colleagues. CSV2016 featured two internationally-renowned Canadian keynote speakers who discussed translational virology research; American Society for Virology President Grant McFadden (then from University of Florida, now relocated to Arizona State University) who presented his studies of oncolytic poxviruses, while Matthew Miller (McMaster University) reviewed the prospects for a universal influenza vaccine. The workshop also featured a variety of trainee oral and poster presentations, and a panel discussion on the topic of the future of the CSV and virus research in Canada. PMID:28335511

  19. 1st International Conference on Advancements of Medical Electronics

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    Bag, Sandip; Ganguly, Karabi; Sarkar, Indranath; Biswas, Papun

    2015-01-01

    The book is a collection of peer-reviewed scientific papers submitted by active researchers in the 1st International Conference on Advancements of Medical Electronics (ICAME2015). The conference is organized jointly by the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering, JIS College of Engineering, West Bengal, India. The primary objective of the conference is to strengthen interdisciplinary research and its applications for the welfare of humanity. A galaxy of academicians, professionals, scientists, statesman and researchers from different parts of the country and abroad got together and shared their knowledge. The book presents research articles of medical image processing & analysis, biomedical instrumentation & measurements, DSP & clinical applications, embedded systems & its applications in healthcare. The book can be referred as a tool for further research.

  20. 1st Latin American Congress on Automation and Robotics

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    Baca, José; Moreno, Héctor; Carrera, Isela; Cardona, Manuel

    2017-01-01

    This book contains the proceedings of the 1st Latin American Congress on Automation and Robotics held at Panama City, Panama in February 2017. It gathers research work from researchers, scientists, and engineers from academia and private industry, and presents current and exciting research applications and future challenges in Latin American. The scope of this book covers a wide range of themes associated with advances in automation and robotics research encountered in engineering and scientific research and practice. These topics are related to control algorithms, systems automation, perception, mobile robotics, computer vision, educational robotics, robotics modeling and simulation, and robotics and mechanism design. LACAR 2017 has been sponsored by SENACYT (Secretaria Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnologia e Inovacion of Panama).

  1. 78 FR 55268 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-09-10

    .... Contact Person: Lee Rosen, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National...: George M Barnas, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes...

  2. La Rábida 2015 International Scientific Meeting on Nuclear Physics

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    Alonso, Clara; Andrés, María; Pérez-Bernal, Francisco

    2016-01-01

    This volume covers invited papers presented during the La Rábida 2015 International Scientific Meeting on Nuclear Physics, which can be considered heir of a well known series of triennial international summer schools on Nuclear Physics organized from 1982 till 2003 by the Basic Nuclear Physics group in the University of Sevilla. The La Rábida 2015 meeting offered to graduate students and young researchers a broad view of the field of Nuclear Physics. The first invited speaker presented the state-of-the-art of Relativistic Mean Field calculations. The second set of notes covers selected topics in gamma ray spectroscopy with exotic nuclei. The third speaker presented an introduction to the subject of severe accidents in nuclear power plants. In the forth set of notes, the author illustrated how to use laser spectroscopy to determine very important observables of atomic nuclei. The fifth speaker devoted its notes to explain several aspects of neutrino physics. Finally, the sixth speaker presented an overview o...

  3. Scientific Meetings Database: A New Tool for CTBT-Related International Cooperation

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    Knapik, Jerzy F.; Girven, Mary L.

    1999-08-20

    The mission of international cooperation is defined in the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT). Ways and means of implementation were the subject of discussion during the International Cooperation Workshop held in Vienna in November 1998, and during the Regional Workshop for CTBTO International Cooperation held in Cairo, Egypt in June 1999. In particular, a database of ''Scientific and Technical Meetings Directly or Indirectly Related to CTBT Verification-Related Technologies'' was developed by the CTBTO PrepCom/PTS/International Cooperation section and integrated into the organization's various web sites in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy CTBT Research and Development Program. This database, the structure and use of which is described in this paper/presentation is meant to assist the CTBT-related scientific community in identifying worldwide expertise in the CTBT verification-related technologies and should help experts, particularly those of less technologically advanced States Signatories, to strengthen contacts and to pursue international cooperation under the Tredy regime. Specific opportunities for international cooperation, in particular those provided by active participation in the use and further development of this database, are presented in this paper and/or presentation.

  4. Teaming Up for Women's Health: The 2015 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.

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    Breitkopf, Daniel M; Demosthenes, Lauren D; Phelan, Sharon T

    2015-11-01

    63rd Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2-6 May, 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA. In response to major practice changes in obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), the 2015 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists responded with modification of the program organization, methods of presenting the information (debates, hands on, flip classrooms) and increased emphasis on current clinical research. The Presidential Program covered broad themes of changes in healthcare technology, teamwork in OB/GYN practice and the importance of advocating for patients. Over 400 abstracts representing a broad range of clinical and basic science research were presented. Changes in the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting should allow the membership to be more prepared and pro-active as the practice of OB/GYN evolves.

  5. Abstracts from the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society Quebec City, April 2012

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    2012-01-01

    The opinions expressed in the abstracts are those of the authors and are not to be construed as the opinion of the publisher (Canadian Geriatrics Society) or the organizers of the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society. Although the publisher (Canadian Geriatrics Society) has made every effort to accurately reproduce the abstracts, the Canadian Geriatrics Society and the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society assumes no responsibility and/or liability for any errors and/or omissions in any abstract as published.

  6. Don't Miss the Meeting: Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Scientific Meeting Reveals Timely and Unique Content.

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    Lubowitz, James H; Brand, Jefferson C; Provencher, Matthew T; Rossi, Michael J

    2017-04-01

    The Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) is notable for timely presentation of innovative research and development. In addition, much of what is presented at the Annual Meeting is never published in Arthroscopy journal. Readers are encouraged to attend the AANA meeting to keep up with the discussion and debate. Copyright © 2017 Arthroscopy Association of North America. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  7. 77 FR 26771 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-05-07

    ... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR 12-053: Advanced Neural Prosthetics R&D. Date: May...: Richard Panniers, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of...). Contact Person: Priscilla B Chen, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review,...

  8. 1st Advanced Marine Renewable Energy Instrumentation Experts Workshop

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    The U.S. marine energy industry is actively pursuing development of offshore wind and marine hydrokinetic (MHK) energy systems. Experience in the wind energy sector demonstrates that new technology development requires thorough measurement and characterization of the environmental conditions prevalent at installation sites and of technology operating in the field. Presently, there are no turn-key instrumentation system solutions that meet the measurement needs of the marine energy industry. The 1st Advanced Marine Renewable Energy Instrumentation Experts Workshop brought together technical experts from government laboratories, academia, and industry representatives from marine energy, wind, offshore oil and gas, and instrumentation developers to present and discuss the instrumentation needs of the marine energy industry. The goals of the meeting were to: 1. Share the latest relevant knowledge among technical experts; 2. Review relevant state-of-the-art field measurement technologies and methods; 3. Review lessons learned from recent field deployments; 4. Identify synergies across different industries; 5. Identify gaps between existing and needed instrumentation capabilities; 6. Understand who are the leading experts; 7. Provide a forum where stakeholders from the marine energy industry could provide substantive input in the development of new marine energy field deployable instrumentation packages.

  9. Social Media and Scientific Meetings: Education Exhibit "Likes" at the Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting.

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    Bunch, Paul M; Wortman, Jeremy R; Andriole, Katherine P

    2016-03-01

    Viewers of electronic education exhibits at the 2013 and 2014 Radiological Society of North America meetings had the opportunity to "like" exhibits, as one might "like" a Facebook or an Instagram post. The purposes of this study were (1) to evaluate for a relationship between exhibit popularity and receiving an award or RadioGraphics invitation, (2) to evaluate for a relationship between exhibit recognition and subsequent popularity, and (3) to quantify and compare the electronic education exhibit likes at the 2013 and the 2014 meetings. Exhibit likes were recorded at the midpoints and ends of both meetings. Data analyses were performed by means of one-way analysis of variance and chi-square tests. There were similar numbers of electronic education exhibits at the 2013 (1856) and 2014 (1793) meetings with no significant difference between meeting years in the number of exhibits chosen for awards (423 vs. 404, P = 0.88) or for RadioGraphics solicitation (190 vs. 169, P = 0.46). In both meeting years, there were statistically significant associations between initial and overall exhibit popularity and exhibit recognition, as well as between exhibit recognition and subsequent popularity. A 152% increase in total likes recorded was observed at the 2014 meeting as compared to the 2013 meeting (11074 vs. 4391, P < 0.0001). Popular exhibits were significantly more likely to receive awards and RadioGraphics invitations. Receiving an award or RadioGraphics invitation was associated with subsequent increased exhibit popularity. Significantly more likes were recorded at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America meeting than at the 2013 meeting. Copyright © 2015 The Association of University Radiologists. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  10. 77 FR 6809 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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  11. 76 FR 5595 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Immunology. Date: February... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Cancer Etiology. Date: February 28, 2011... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

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    ... NW., Washington, DC 20036, Robert Freund, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific... Hotel, 405 Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98101. Contact Person: Robert Freund, Ph.D., Scientific Review...

  13. 76 FR 28441 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Collaborative: Behavioral Genetics and Epidemiology. Date: June 9... . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel: Epilepsy, Stroke, Trauma and...

  14. 78 FR 64224 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Non-HIV Diagnostics, Food Safety, Sterilization... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Microbiology and Infectious Diseases AREA Review. Date...

  15. 76 FR 35227 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Non-HIV Microbial Vaccine Development. Date: July... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Immune Mechanism....

  16. 76 FR 64956 - Center for Scientific Review Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Infectious Diseases and... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Muscular Rehabilitation...

  17. 76 FR 36923 - Meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC): Notice of...

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    2011-06-23

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC): Notice of Cancellation AGENCY: National Toxicology Program (NTP), National Institute of Environmental... whiteld@niehs.nih.gov ). Dated: June 14, 2011. John R. Bucher, Associate Director, National...

  18. Second Annual AEC Scientific Computer Information Exhange Meeting. Proceedings of the technical program theme: computer graphics

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    Peskin,A.M.; Shimamoto, Y.

    1974-01-01

    The topic of computer graphics serves well to illustrate that AEC affiliated scientific computing installations are well represented in the forefront of computing science activities. The participant response to the technical program was overwhelming--both in number of contributions and quality of the work described. Session I, entitled Advanced Systems, contains presentations describing systems that contain features not generally found in graphics facilities. These features can be roughly classified as extensions of standard two-dimensional monochromatic imaging to higher dimensions including color and time as well as multidimensional metrics. Session II presents seven diverse applications ranging from high energy physics to medicine. Session III describes a number of important developments in establishing facilities, techniques and enhancements in the computer graphics area. Although an attempt was made to schedule as many of these worthwhile presentations as possible, it appeared impossible to do so given the scheduling constraints of the meeting. A number of prospective presenters 'came to the rescue' by graciously withdrawing from the sessions. Some of their abstracts have been included in the Proceedings.

  19. 77 FR 29673 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ..., as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be...: Biobehavioral and Behavioral Processes Integrated Review Group; Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress and...

  20. 76 FR 71023 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    ... presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP at the meeting. 3. Seating at the meeting. Seating at the... presentation of oral comments at the meeting by interested persons who have not previously requested time. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation, the organization (if any)...

  1. 75 FR 22783 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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  2. 76 FR 46798 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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  3. 75 FR 22779 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    ... presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP at the meeting. 3. Seating at the meeting. Seating at the... meeting and, to the extent that time permits, the ] Chair of FIFRA SAP may permit the presentation of oral... identify the name of the individual making the presentation, the organization (if any) the individual...

  4. 75 FR 56101 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Rescheduled Public Meeting

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  5. 77 FR 60707 - National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; Announcement of Meeting; Request for...

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    2012-10-04

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors... Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The NTP BSC, a federally chartered, external... authorities knowledgeable in fields such as toxicology, pharmacology, pathology, biochemistry,...

  6. 78 FR 1864 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ..., MD 20814. Contact Person: Michael Knecht, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific... Monica Hotel, 530 West Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Contact Person: John Bishop,...

  7. 78 FR 54664 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Bishop, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health... applications. Place: Pier 5 Hotel, 711 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202. Contact Person: Michael...

  8. 77 FR 55851 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Conference Call). Contact Person: James P Harwood, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific... applications. Place: Hilton Fisherman's Wharf, 2620 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94133. Contact Person...

  9. 78 FR 52552 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... evaluate grant applications. Place: Hilton Garden Inn Bethesda, 7301 Waverly Street, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: James J Li, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National...

  10. 78 FR 7790 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... applications. Place: The Westin St. Francis, 335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Contact Person: Daniel F McDonald, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes...

  11. 76 FR 6805 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Immunology. Date: March 10-11, 2011. Time: 8:30 a.m... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Cancer Drug Development and... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

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    ..., (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Patricia Greenwel, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for... Emphasis Panel; Member Conflicts: Liver Biology and Pathophysiology. Date: October 31, 2012. Time: 12 p.m... Greenwel, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of...

  13. Identification and characterization of two novel cytosolic sulfotransferases, SULT1 ST7 and SULT1 ST8, from zebrafish

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    Liu, T.-A. [Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606 (United States); Department of Biological Science and Technology, College of Biological Science and Technology, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (China); Bhuiyan, Shakhawat [Division of Arts and Sciences, Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, TX 75765 (United States); Snow, Rhodora [School of Mathematics and Science, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA 23285 (United States); Yasuda, Shin; Yasuda, Tomoko [Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606 (United States); Yang, Y.-S. [Department of Biological Science and Technology, College of Biological Science and Technology, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (China); Williams, Frederick E.; Liu, M.-Y.; Suiko, Masahito [Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606 (United States); Carter, Glendora [School of Mathematics and Science, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, VA 23285 (United States); Liu, M.-C. [Department of Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606 (United States)], E-mail: ming.liu@utoledo.edu

    2008-08-29

    Cytosolic sulfotransferases (SULTs) constitute a family of Phase II detoxification enzymes that are involved in the protection against potentially harmful xenobiotics as well as the regulation and homeostasis of endogenous compounds. Compared with humans and rodents, the zebrafish serves as an excellent model for studying the role of SULTs in the detoxification of environmental pollutants including environmental estrogens. By searching the expressed sequence tag database, two zebrafish cDNAs encoding putative SULTs were identified. Sequence analysis indicated that these two putative zebrafish SULTs belong to the SULT1 gene family. The recombinant form of these two novel zebrafish SULTs, designated SULT1 ST7 and SULT1 ST8, were expressed using the pGEX-2TK glutathione S-transferase (GST) gene fusion system and purified from transformed BL21 (DE3) cells. Purified GST-fusion protein form of SULT1 ST7 and SULT1 ST8 exhibited strong sulfating activities toward environmental estrogens, particularly hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), among various endogenous and xenobiotic compounds tested as substrates. pH-dependence experiments showed that SULT1 ST7 and SULT1 ST8 displayed pH optima at 6.5 and 8.0, respectively. Kinetic parameters of the two enzymes in catalyzing the sulfation of catechin and chlorogenic acid as well as 3-chloro-4-biphenylol were determined. Developmental expression experiments revealed distinct patterns of expression of SULT1 ST7 and SULT1 ST8 during embryonic development and throughout the larval stage onto maturity.

  14. The 15th Meeting of China-Korea Joint Committee for Basic Scientific Research held in Busan%The 15th Meeting of China-Korea Joint Committee for Basic Scientific Research held in Busan

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    2011-01-01

    The 15th Meeting of the China-Korea Joint Committee for Basic Scientific Research was successfullyheld in Busan, Korea on June 16, 2011. 33 bilateral cooperative projects were selected by the Committee forFY2011, including 21 joint research projects and 12 joint seminars. The Committee members made indepth discussions on the issues of strengthening future cooperation and topics for the Northeastern Asian Symposium.

  15. 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Biological Therapy. 26-29 October 2000, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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    Dillman, R O

    2001-01-01

    The 15th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Biological Therapy (SBT) was held at the Four Seasons Olympic Hotel in Seattle, USA. The meeting was organised on behalf of the society by John A Thompson from the University of Washington (Seattle, USA), Michael B Widmer of Immunex Corp. (Seattle, USA) and Bernard A Fox from the Earle A Chiles Research Institute (Portland, Oregon, USA). The purpose of the organisation, which was founded in 1984 and currently has 300 members, is to bring together those diverse individuals actively investigating biologicals and biological response modifiers in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, including clinicians and basic scientists from industry, government and academia.

  16. 1st International Conference of Serviceology

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    Ueda, Kanji; Takenaka, Takeshi

    2014-01-01

    Services are key activities in the globalization of the economy and also underlie the quality of life of local residents. The advanced work presented in this book was selected from the proceedings of the First International Conference on Serviceology (ICServ2013), held October 16–18, 2013 in Tokyo. This book provides a useful overall guide to the state of the art in theory and practice of services for researchers in various fields, including engineering, marketing, economics, and others. This work also facilitates the scientific systematization of services and promotes technological developments for solutions of industrial issues.

  17. 1st International AsiaHaptics conference

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    Ando, Hideyuki; Kyung, Ki-Uk

    2015-01-01

    This book is aimed not only at haptics and human interface researchers, but also at developers and designers from manufacturing corporations and the entertainment industry who are working to change our lives. This publication comprises the proceedings of the first International AsiaHaptics conference, held in Tsukuba, Japan, in 2014. The book describes the state of the art of the diverse haptics- (touch-) related research, including scientific research into haptics perception and illusion, development of haptics devices, and applications for a wide variety of fields such as education, medicine, telecommunication, navigation, and entertainment.

  18. 1st International Conference on Network Analysis

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    Kalyagin, Valery; Pardalos, Panos

    2013-01-01

    This volume contains a selection of contributions from the "First International Conference in Network Analysis," held at the University of Florida, Gainesville, on December 14-16, 2011. The remarkable diversity of fields that take advantage of Network Analysis makes the endeavor of gathering up-to-date material in a single compilation a useful, yet very difficult, task. The purpose of this volume is to overcome this difficulty by collecting the major results found by the participants and combining them in one easily accessible compilation. Network analysis has become a major research topic over the last several years. The broad range of applications that can be described and analyzed by means of a network is bringing together researchers, practitioners and other scientific communities from numerous fields such as Operations Research, Computer Science, Transportation, Energy, Social Sciences, and more. The contributions not only come from different fields, but also cover a broad range of topics relevant to the...

  19. 76 FR 25701 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ...: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group; Synapses, Cytoskeleton and... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; RFA Panel: Innovations in Molecular...

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    ... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Member Conflict: Genetics and Genomics. Date: January 24... Committee: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group Molecular Genetics B Study Section....

  1. 77 FR 58853 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Member Conflict: Social Psychology, Family... and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group, Cellular and Molecular Biology of Glia Study...

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    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Brain Disorders Pathology and Treatment...: Musculoskeletal, Oral and Skin Sciences Integrated Review Group, Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Study...

  3. 77 FR 65698 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Dating Violence and Marketing. Date... Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. BILLING CODE 4140-01-P...

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    ... Panel; Member Conflict: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences. Date: April 9... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Neurodevelopment...

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    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowship: Neurodevelopment, Synaptic...: Pilot and Feasibility Clinical Studies in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition. Date: June 28-29, 2010....

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    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Innovative Neuroscience K-12 Education. Date... Committee: Brain Disorders and Clinical Neuroscience Integrated Review Group; Acute Neural Injury...

  7. PREFACE: 1st Conference on Light and Particle Beams in Materials Science 2013 (LPBMS2013)

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    Kumai, Reiji; Murakami, Youichi

    2014-04-01

    From 29-31 August 2013, the 1st International Conference on Light and Particle Beams in Materials Science, LPBMS 2013, took place in the Tsukuba International Congress Center in the city of Tsukuba, Japan. The conference was a continuation of the international series Synchrotron Radiation in Materials Science (SRMS), which started in 1994. The last one, SRMS-7, was held in Oxford UK 11-14 July 2010, where the International Advisory Committee (IAC) recommended the conference be enlarged to incorporate Materials Research from Neutron, Muon, and Slow Positron Sources, as well as the science emerging from Synchrotron Light Sources. The conference brought together contributions from academics and industrial researchers with a diverse background and experience from the physics, chemistry and engineering communities. The topics covered in the LPBMS2013 include strongly correlated electron systems, magnetism and magnetic materials, soft matter, interface and surface defects, catalysts, biomaterials, and ceramics. In the 3-day scientific program, the conference consisted of 9 plenary talks, 33 invited talks, 20 oral presentations, and 126 poster presentations. We are pleased to publish the proceedings of the LPBMS2013 in this volume of Journal of Physics: Conference Series. This volume contains 58 papers representing the work that was presented and discussed at the conference. We hope that this volume will promote further development of this interdisciplinary materials research emerging from synchrotron light, neutron, muon, and slow positron sciences. Finally, we would like to thank the International Advisory Committee (Chair: Professor G N Greaves), sponsors, all the participants and contributors for making possible this international meeting of researchers. Reiji Kumai & Youichi Murakami Conference photograph Details of the program and organizing committees are available in the pdf

  8. 78 FR 66030 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    ... September 23, 2013, 78 FR 184 Pgs. 58324-58325. The meeting will start on December 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. and... Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Social Psychology, Personality and...

  9. 76 FR 26287 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    2011-05-06

    ..., Drinking Water Monitoring Frequency, and Cancer Epidemiology. DATES: The meeting will be held on July 26-29... the young. In addition, the September 2010 meeting included evaluation of non-cancer epidemiology studies, a weight of the evidence evaluation of the non-cancer epidemiology studies with experimental...

  10. 76 FR 55381 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    ... copies of his or her comments and presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP at the meeting... the presentation of oral comments at the meeting by interested persons who have not previously requested time. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation,...

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    2012-12-28

    ... copies of his or her comments and presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP at the meeting. 3... the presentation of oral comments at the meeting by interested persons who have not previously requested time. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation,...

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    2010-09-29

    ... copies of his or her comments and presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP at the meeting. 3... the presentation of oral comments at the meeting by interested persons who have not previously requested time. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation,...

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    2010-12-08

    ... copies of his or her comments and presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP at the meeting. 3... the presentation of oral comments at the meeting by interested persons who have not previously requested time. The request should identify the name of the individual making the presentation,...

  17. 75 FR 65641 - Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-10-26

    ... and Time: The meeting will be held on November 18, 2010, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Location: FDA White... Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850, 1-877-287-1373 (choose Option 4), e-mail: TPSAC@fda... available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post...

  18. 78 FR 38059 - Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2013-06-25

    ... and Time: The meeting will be held on August 16, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Sheraton... (choose option 5), email: TPSAC@fda.hhs.gov , or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1-800-741-8138... later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on...

  19. EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report: 1st Quarter, Fiscal Year 2009

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    Showalter, Mary Ann; Kathmann, Loel E.; Manke, Kristin L.

    2009-02-02

    The EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report covers the science, staff and user recognition, and publication activities that occurred during the 1st quarter (October 2008 - December 2008) of Fiscal Year 2009.

  20. Electronic Health Records Place 1st at Indy 500

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    ... Navigation Bar Home Current Issue Past Issues EHR Electronic Health Records Place 1st at Indy 500 Past ... last May's Indy 500 had thousands of personal Electronic Health Records on hand for those attending—and ...

  1. EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report: 1st Quarter, FY08

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    Showalter, Mary Ann

    2008-01-28

    The EMSL Quarterly Highlights Report covers the science, staff and user recognition, and publication activities that occurred during the 1st quarter (October 2007 - December 2007) of Fiscal Year 2008.

  2. Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection

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    ... html Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection Woman had no travel-related risk factors, ... reported its first possible case of locally transmitted Zika infection on Monday. If confirmed, Texas would join ...

  3. FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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    ... html FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Exondys 51 seems to fill unmet need ... the first drug for a rare form of muscular dystrophy. Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) was granted accelerated approval ...

  4. 75 FR 32956 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-06-10

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, OD-10-005 Director's Opportunity 5 Themes... . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Cell Biology... and Cartilage Biology. Date: June 30-July 1, 2010. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review...

  5. 78 FR 24762 - National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors; Announcement of Meeting; Request for...

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    2013-04-26

    ... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Toxicology Program Board of Scientific Counselors... Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). The NTP BSC, a federally chartered, external... quality. Its members are selected from recognized authorities knowledgeable in fields such as...

  6. 76 FR 10910 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-02-28

    ..., Room 4040A, MSC 7806, Bethesda, MD 20892. (301) 594-1245. ivinsj@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; RFA-HD-11-101: Sleep and Social Environment: Basic...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel;...

  7. 77 FR 50139 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-08-20

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Skeletal Integrity and Environment. Date... Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5217B, MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-435- 1259, nadis@csr.nih.gov..., xuguofen@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel;...

  8. 77 FR 28397 - Center for Scientific Review Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-05-14

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Craniofacial Development.... Gregory Hotel, 2033 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. Contact Person: George Vogler, Ph.D., Scientific..., bennettc3@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Emerging Technologies and Training Neurosciences Integrated...

  9. 78 FR 12071 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-21

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Overflow: Immunology. Date: March 13, 2013... Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Cancer Drug Development and Therapeutics. Date: March 14... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  10. 78 FR 9064 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-07

    ... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Autoimmune and Infectious Diseases...: Biological Chemistry, Biophysics, and Drug Discovery. Date: March 4, 2013. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR Panel: Lymphatics in Health and Disease in...

  11. 78 FR 37837 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-06-24

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Program Project: Basic Research on Human Embryonic Stem Cells. Date: July 16-17, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  12. 76 FR 72208 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2011-11-22

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Program Project: Mitosis and Meiosis. Date: December 13-14, 2011. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  13. 77 FR 67015 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-11-08

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel. Program Project: Mitosis and Meiosis. Date: November 27-28, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  14. 77 FR 8888 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-15

    ... 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey, 4375 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Contact Person: Mark Lindner, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Cell Biology. Date: March 6, 2012....

  15. 75 FR 59728 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-09-28

    ...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Stem Cells in... Development and Mineralization. Date: November 3, 2010. Time: 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowship: Technology Development. Date: November 17-18,...

  16. 76 FR 11500 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-03-02

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Cardiovascular and Autoimmune Disease... Muscle and Exercise Physiology. Date: March 17, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Complex Disease Genetics. Date: March 17, 2011....

  17. 78 FR 23276 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-04-18

    ..., pughjohn@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel RFA RM12-015...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR-11-246: Translational Research in Pediatric and Obstetric Pharmacology. Date: May 14, 2013. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00...

  18. 78 FR 11896 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-20

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Translational Research in Diabetes, Obesity..., 301-408- 9901, sheardn@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis..., Room 6158, MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-435-1355, debernardima@csr.nih.gov . Name of...

  19. 75 FR 17416 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-04-06

    ...-408- 9129, lewisdeb@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Cancer Research. Date: April 21, 2010. Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review..., Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 451- 4467, choe@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific...

  20. 75 FR 36662 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-06-28

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; RFA Panel: Translational Research in Pediatric and Obstetric Pharmacology. Date: July 21, 2010. Time: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  1. 77 FR 62246 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-10-12

    ...: Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, in Native American Populations. Date: November 7... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, PAR-12-182: Native American Research Centers for Health. Date... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: NeuroAIDS and Substance...

  2. 75 FR 6676 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-02-10

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Trafficking, Opioid Receptors, Addiction, and Antidepressants. Date: March 3, 2010. Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  3. 77 FR 35417 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2012-06-13

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Ligand Receptor Interactions of Plasmodium. Date: June 19, 2012. Time: 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  4. The 1st of April 2470 BC Total Solar Eclipse Seen by the Prophet Ibraheem

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    Yousef, S. M.

    The Holy Quran describes a phenomenon seen by young Abraham that can only fit a solar eclipse. Two criteria were given for this particular eclipse; first only one planet was seen as soon as it got dark and second no corona was seen. In order to justify the first selection rule, examinations of solar and planetary longitudes for total solar eclipses passing over Babel were carried out. Only the eclipse of the 1st of April 2470 BC meets this condition, as it was only Venus that was seen at that eclipse. The second selection rule was also naturally fulfilled, as Babel happened to be on the border of the totality zone hence no corona was seen, however all the time the moon glistened as Baily's beads. There is no doubt that the prophet Abraham witnessed the 1st of April total solar eclipse that passed over Babel. This will put him about 470 years backward than it was previously anticipated.

  5. 75 FR 59275 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2010-09-27

    ... Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Cancer Etiology Study Section, October 7, 2010..., 90292 which was published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2010, 75 FR 53317-53319. The...

  6. 78 FR 64959 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-30

    ... Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892 which was published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2013, 78 FR 184... Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Study Section,...

  7. 77 FR 60446 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-10-03

    ...: Language and Communication. Date: October 31-November 1, 2012. Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and... Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Julia Krushkal, Ph.D.,...

  8. 77 FR 37422 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-06-21

    ... of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: James W Mack...:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh...

  9. Review of the 25th annual scientific meeting of the International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer

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    Jaffee Elizabeth M

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Led by key opinion leaders in the field, the 25th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Biological Therapy of Cancer (iSBTc, recently renamed the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC provided a scientific platform for ~500 attendees to exchange cutting-edge information on basic, clinical, and translational research in cancer immunology and immunotherapy. The meeting included keynote addresses on checkpoint blockade in cancer therapy and recent advances in therapeutic vaccination against cancer induced by Human Papilloma Virus 16. Participants from 29 countries interacted through oral presentations, panel discussions, and posters on topics that included dendritic cells and cancer, targeted therapeutics and immunotherapy, innate/adaptive immune interplay in cancer, clinical trial endpoints, vaccine combinations, countering negative regulation, immune cell trafficking to tumor microenvironment, and adoptive T cell transfer. In addition to the 50 oral presentations and >180 posters on these topics, a new SITC/iSBTc initiative to create evidence-based Cancer Immunotherapy Guidelines was announced. The SITC/iSBTc Biomarkers Taskforce announced the release of recommendations on immunotherapy biomarkers and a highly successful symposium on Immuno-Oncology Biomarkers that took place on the campus of the National Institutes of Health (NIH immediately prior to the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, the NIH took the opportunity to publicly announce the award of the U01 grant that will fund the Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN. In summary, the Annual Meeting gathered clinicians and scientists from academia, industry, and regulatory agencies from around the globe to interact and exchange important scientific advances related to tumor immunobiology and cancer immunotherapy.

  10. 76 FR 31619 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-06-01

    ... Conflict: Autism, Schizophrenia and Addiction. Date: June 22, 2011, Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Topics in Bacterial Pathogenesis. Date: June 23-24, 2011. Time: 8...

  11. 75 FR 51081 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-08-18

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Pregnancy, Neonatology, and Nutrition. Date: September 7-8, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...

  12. 75 FR 10255 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    2010-03-05

    ... you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and substitute language for your requested changes. 4... pharmacodynamic events. This temporality is an important scientific issue for the assessment of the health effects... term exposure. The Agency will be [[Page 10258

  13. 77 FR 58144 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-09-19

    ... Committee: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group; Drug Discovery for... Integrated Review Group; Biostatistical Methods and Research Design Study Section. Date: October 19, 2012... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR11-145: International Research...

  14. 75 FR 55591 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-09-13

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Prions, HCV and Beta-Lactams. Date: September 23-24, 2010. Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant...

  15. 75 FR 8371 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-02-24

    ...: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics. Date: March 25-26, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Ontology and...

  16. 78 FR 32670 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-05-31

    ...; Therapeutic Approaches to Genetic Diseases Study Section. Date: June 26, 2013. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m... . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Obesity and...

  17. 77 FR 55852 - Center for Scientific Review Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-09-11

    ... applications. Place: Marriott-Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, 2850 South Potomac Avenue, Arlington, VA... (Marriott), 1456 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Contact Person: Lisa Steele, Ph.D., Scientific...

  18. 77 FR 4049 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-01-26

    ..., Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group, Integrative Physiology of Obesity and Diabetes... Urological Systems Integrated Review Group, Urologic and Genitourinary Physiology and Pathology. Date... HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed...

  19. 76 FR 57064 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-09-15

    ... Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress and Health Study Section. Date: October 13, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Computational Modeling and Sciences for Biomedical and...

  20. 76 FR 62079 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-10-06

    ... Medications Leading to Obesity and Diabetes. Date: October 27, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Bacterial Pathogenesis Review. Date...

  1. 76 FR 7868 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-02-11

    ... Emphasis Panel, Quick Trial on Imaging and Image-Guided Intervention. Date: March 10, 2011. Time: 1 p.m. to...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Biological Chemistry...

  2. 76 FR 5389 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-01-31

    ... Immunology. Date: February 24, 2011. Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Small Business: Cancer Drug Development...

  3. 75 FR 4092 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-01-26

    ... Panel, Member Conflict: Basic Immunology, Vaccine, and Host Defense. Date: February 24, 2010. Time: 9:30... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Cancer Biomarkers....

  4. 75 FR 57969 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-09-23

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Immunology. Date: October 22... Conflict: Cancer Biomarkers. Date: November 3, 2010. Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  5. 76 FR 60058 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-09-28

    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Cancer Etiology Overflow. Date: October 28, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5... Review Special Emphasis Panel, Review of Immunology AREA Grant Applications. Date: October 28, 2011....

  6. 76 FR 59413 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-09-26

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Hypertension and Microcirculation A. Date..., Member Conflict: Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology. Date: October 20, 2011. Time: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda...

  7. 78 FR 5468 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-01-25

    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR10-169: Academic Industrial Partnership (2013/05). Date... Instrumentation. Date: February 22, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...

  8. 75 FR 61507 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-10-05

    ... Emphasis Panel, Member Conflicts: Cardiac Ion Channels. Date: October 21, 2010. Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Analysis of Retinal Diseases. Date:...

  9. 77 FR 6811 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-09

    ... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Non-HIV Microbial Vaccine Development... development and resistance. Date: February 28, 2012. Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  10. 78 FR 11211 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-15

    ...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Genomics, Molecular Evolution and Biochemical Genetics. Date: March 7, 2013. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda:...

  11. 77 FR 72362 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-12-05

    ... Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress and...

  12. 75 FR 11895 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-03-12

    ... Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Neural Processing and Social Stress. Date...

  13. 77 FR 75638 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2012-12-21

    ... Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel: Stress, Pain and the Biologic Response to...

  14. 77 FR 61009 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-10-05

    ... Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Program Project: Prenatal Stress and Child...

  15. 78 FR 38998 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-06-28

    ...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Oral Microbiology, Oral Pathology and Tooth Mobility. Date: July 25, 2013. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda:...

  16. 78 FR 46593 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting

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    2013-08-01

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Member Conflict: Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology. Date: August 12, 2013. Time: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...

  17. 78 FR 9404 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-08

    ...-254-9975, helmersk@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis... Rockledge Drive, Room 3166, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-254-9975, helmersk@csr.nih.gov . Name...

  18. 76 FR 30734 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-05-26

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Fellowships: Sensory, Motor, and Cognitive... Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Drug Discovery and Development. Date: June 23-24, 2011. Time: 7...

  19. 76 FR 60507 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-09-29

    ....gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Diabetes... Special Emphasis Panel, Fellowship: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics. Date: October 26, 2011. Time: 11 a.m....

  20. 75 FR 52764 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-08-27

    ... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Neuroscience Education. Date: October 6... Cognitive Neuroscience Integrated Review Group, Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Study Section. Date....gov . Name of Committee: Integrative, Functional and Cognitive Neuroscience Integrated Review Group...

  1. 78 FR 58547 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-09-24

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Neurobiology, genetics, stress and mood... Panel; Small Business: Non-HIV Microbial Vaccine Development. Date: October 18, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m....

  2. 77 FR 63845 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-10-17

    ...: Dermatology, Rheumatology and Inflammation. Date: November 9, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To... Preventing HIV/ AIDS Study Section. Date: November 8-9, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review.... Contact Person: Jose H Guerrier, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review,...

  3. First scientific meeting of Yugoslav nephrologists, Struga, Republic of Macedonia, 26-28.IX 1977--introduction to the development of nephrology--in former Yugoslavia.

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    Polenakovic, M H

    2012-01-01

    The first scientific meeting of nephrologists in Yugoslavia with international participation was held in Struga, Republic of Macedonia, on Lake Ohrid, 26 to 28 September 1977. During the Third Symposium on Endemic Nephropathy, which was held in Nis on 5 to 8 November 1975 at the Radon Hotel, representatives of the nephrology sections of the republics founded the Yugoslav Society of Nephrology. Academician Vojislav Danilovic from Belgrade was elected as the Association's first President. It was decided that the first scientific meeting of Yugoslav Nephrologists be held in Struga, Macedonia, 1977, and the first Nephrology Congress in Belgrade in 1979. It was also agreed that congresses be held every four years, and to organize scientific meetings between congresses. In this way, the Nephrology Association of Yugoslavia gained the opportunity for a lot of activities every two years. The Proceedings of the First Scientific Meeting of Yugoslav Nephrologists contained 6 plenary lectures and 84 papers presented during the three sections of the scientific meeting, 31 about hypertension and kidneys, 19 about immunology in nephrology and 34 about dialysis. The first scientific meeting of Yugoslav nephrologists with international participation was the first major review of the achievements of Nephrology in Yugoslavia, assessment of its results, work incentives and the creation of a vision for future development. The meeting strengthened the ties among the colleagues, new acquaintances were created, and new ideas for further cooperation appeared.

  4. PREFACE: 1st Franco-Algerian Workshop on Neutrino Physics

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    Mebarki, N.; Mimouni, J.; Vanucci, F.; Aissaoui, H.

    2015-04-01

    The first Franco-Algerian workshop on neutrino physics was held on 22-23 October 2013 at the University of Mentouri, Constantine, Algeria. It was jointly organized by the Laboratory of Mathematical and Subatomic Physics (LPMS) and the Direction of Scientific Research (DGRSTD) for the Algerian side, and for the French part by the IN2P3, CNRS and CEA IRFU. It is one of a series of international scientific meetings organized every two years by the LPMS at Constantine on high energy physics (theoretical, nuclear physics, classical and quantum cosmology, astrophysics, mathematical physics and quantum computing etc...) to maintain a high quality in scientific research and education at Algerian universities. This specific meeting brought together experts in particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology from France and Algeria. It touched upon several theoretical, phenomenological as well as experimental aspects of the neutrinos. The workshop participants were mostly young researchers from many universities and research institutes in Algeria. The physics of neutrinos is a very active field in particle physics, hence the importance for the High Energy community in Algeria to gain expertise in this ''strategic'' area at the intersection of various topics in theoretical physics and high energy astrophysics (SM physics, CP violation, in general, SNe explosions, baryogenesis...). The neutrino proposed by Pauli back in 1930 as a ''desperate remedy'' to save the law of energy conservation in beta decay had a bright early history. Discovered in 1956 in the Cowan-Reines experiment despite all odds, this elusive particle which enabled us to understand the chiral nature of the weak interactions which later lead to the electro-weak unification finally appears to hold a key role in understanding subatomic physics as well as the structure and structuration of the Universe. It is also, after the discovery of the Higgs particle at the LHC in 2012, the only grey area left today in the

  5. NEWS FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE MACEDONIAN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY FOR AUTISM

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    Filip JURTOSKI

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available On the 25th of December 2015 in „Porta Macedonia“ in Skopje was held the annual general meeting of MSSA. This is the second year that this meeting took place in „Porta Macedonia“, where the ambient and atmosphere are truly at a satisfying level, for which the members expressed their content from the staff services. The annual general meeting began exactly at 13:00 hours, and it was opened by the president of the MSSA, prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski. The president greeted all the present members and thanked them for attending and began with the agenda of today’s meeting. As every year the first item on the agenda was the adoption of the minutes of the Assembly of MSSA from the annual general meeting held in 2014, which was unanimously adopted by the participants. Every year MSSA makes admission to new members. This year as a member was admitted Anita Stojcevska, student of the generation of the Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation for 2014.

  6. 78 FR 64961 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

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    2013-10-30

    ... Study Section, October 3, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to October 4, 2013, 6:00 p.m., Bethesda North Marriott Hotel... September 9, 2013, 78 FR 174 Pgs. 55086-55087. The meeting will be held at the Hotel Helix, 1430...

  7. 75 FR 52008 - Menthol Report Subcommittee of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-08-24

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Menthol Report Subcommittee of the Tobacco Products... Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: Menthol Report Subcommittee of... Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding the impact of use of menthol in cigarettes on the...

  8. 78 FR 67371 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-11-12

    ... Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section, October 17, 2013, 08:00 a.m. to October 18, 2013, 06:00 PM, Hyatt Regency Bethesda... Federal Advisory Committee Policy. BILLING CODE 4140-01-P...

  9. 76 FR 28056 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2011-05-13

    ... Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Drug Discovery and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section, June 9, 2011, 8 a.m. to June 10, 2011, 5:30 p.m. Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127... Advisory Committee Policy. BILLING CODE 4140-01-P...

  10. 77 FR 37909 - Meeting: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control...

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    2012-06-25

    ..., FOA CE12-004: Characterizing the Short and Long Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) among Children in the United States (U01); CE12-005: Field Triage of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in... Discussed: The meeting will conduct the secondary review, discussion of competitive applications following...

  11. 76 FR 28785 - Meeting of the National Toxicology Program (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors

    Science.gov (United States)

    2011-05-18

    ..., Division of NTP, NIEHS, P.O. Box 12233, K2-03, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; telephone: 919-541-9834... organization is allowed one time slot per agenda topic. At least 7 minutes will be allotted to each speaker... speakers and will be determined by the number of persons who register at the meeting. Persons...

  12. 78 FR 22873 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-04-17

    ... should bring 20 copies of his or her comments and presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP... FIFRA SAP may permit the presentation of oral comments at the meeting by interested persons who have not previously requested time. The request should identify the name of the individual making the...

  13. 78 FR 49750 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

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    2013-08-15

    ... should bring 30 copies of his or her comments and presentation slides for distribution to the FIFRA SAP... ] Chair of FIFRA SAP may permit the presentation of oral comments at the meeting by interested persons who... presentation, the organization (if any) the individual will represent, and any requirements for...

  14. 75 FR 41505 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2010-07-16

    ... Innovative Research Applications. Date: July 29, 2010. Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...-435- 1775, rubertm@csr.nih.gov . This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting..., Room 6166, MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 402- 6297, gravesr@csr.nih.gov . This notice is...

  15. 78 FR 64968 - Center for Scientific Review; Amended Notice of Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-10-30

    ... Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Genomics, Computational Biology and Technology Study Section, October 16, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to October 17, 2013, 1:00 p.m., Avenue Hotel Chicago, 160 E...

  16. 76 FR 2397 - Menthol Report Subcommittee of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2011-01-13

    ... held on February 11, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Center for Tobacco Products, 9200 Corporate..., MD 20850, 1-877-287-1373 (choose Option 4), e-mail: TPSAC@fda.hhs.gov or FDA Advisory Committee... background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA...

  17. 76 FR 2398 - Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-01-13

    .... Location: Center for Tobacco Products, 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850. The phone number is 1-877... Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850, 1-877-287-1373 (choose Option 4), e-mail: TPSAC@fda... 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web...

  18. 78 FR 20927 - Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-04-08

    .... Location: 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850, 1-877-287- 1373. Contact Person: Caryn Cohen, Center...- 287-1373 (choose option 5), email: TPSAC@fda.hhs.gov , or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1... than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its...

  19. 77 FR 31029 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2012-05-24

    ...; Neuroimmunology, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease, and Sleep Apnea and Restless Leg Syndrome. Date: June 20.... Edwards, Ph.D., IRG Chief, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5210, MSC 7846, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435-1246, edwardss@csr.nih.gov . Name of...

  20. 78 FR 66018 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-11-04

    ...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility. Date: December 2-3, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  1. 75 FR 54896 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2010-09-09

    ..., 2010. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: George... Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Healthcare Delivery and Methodologies. Date: October 14-15...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR-10-174: International Research Ethics...

  2. 75 FR 55592 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-09-13

    ... Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3196, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-435- 0952, menzelro@csr.nih... Signaling, Ion Transport, and Arrhythmias Study Section. Date: October 20, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m... 7802, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-435- 1212, kumarra@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific...

  3. 75 FR 33626 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-06-14

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Rehabilitation Sciences... Panel; Small Business: Digestive Sciences. Date: July 14, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review... Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR-TW-10-008: Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI)...

  4. 78 FR 12311 - FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel; Notice of Public Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-02-22

    ... Subjects Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests, and Endocrine disruptors. Dated: February 13, 2013..., and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to consider and review the Endocrine... population'' is exposed for the potential to interact with the endocrine system. As recommended by a...

  5. 75 FR 26261 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-05-11

    ... Integrated Review Group; Cellular Aspects of Diabetes and Obesity Study Section. Date: June 3-4, 2010. Time..., schwarte@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committtee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Nursing and... Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306,...

  6. 77 FR 54920 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2012-09-06

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Language, Communication, Perception and Cognition. Date: September 28, 2012. Time: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate..., 2012. Time: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hyatt Regency...

  7. 76 FR 3643 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2011-01-20

    ... Integrated Review Group, Vector Biology Study Section. Date: February 10, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda... Review Group, Tumor Cell Biology Study Section. Date: February 14-15, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Societal and Ethical Issues in Research. Date:...

  8. 78 FR 42968 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-07-18

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; RFA: Pilot Projects on Sports-Related Brain... Emphasis Panel; Brain and Eye Disorders. Date: August 12, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda:...

  9. 78 FR 62641 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-10-22

    ... grant applications. Place: One Washington Circle Hotel, One Washington Circle, Washington, DC 20037... Special Emphasis Panel; PAR-10-260: Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program. Date: November 1... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR11-304: Development of Appropriate Pediatric Formulations. Date...

  10. 77 FR 60706 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2012-10-04

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, PAR Panel: Social Network Analysis and...: Sensory Technologies. Date: November 1-2, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and... Emphasis Panel, Member Conflict: Healthcare Delivery Methodologies. Date: November 1, 2012. Time: 8:00...

  11. 76 FR 6486 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-02-04

    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Neurodegeneration, Trauma, Immunology and Imaging. Date: March 7-8... Cancer Study Section. Date: March 8, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant... ] Conflicts: Lung Immunology, Asthma, and Cystic Fibrosis Applications. Date: March 9, 2011. Time: 9 a.m....

  12. 78 FR 738 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-01-04

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Member Conflict: Cancer Therapeutics. Date....nih.gov . Name of Committee: Oncology 1-Basic Translational Integrated Review Group; Cancer Genetics...: Immunology Integrated Review Group; Cellular and Molecular Immunology--B Study Section. Date: February...

  13. 75 FR 32958 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-06-10

    ... Business: Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment. Date: June 29-30, 2010. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Immunology. Date: June 29, 2010. Time: 1 p.m. to 3...

  14. 75 FR 64736 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2010-10-20

    ... Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Cancer Drug Development and Therapeutics. Date: November 9-10, 2010. Time...; AIDS Immunology and Pathogenesis Study Section. Date: November 15, 2010. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Immunology and Pathogenesis of HIV/AIDS. Date:...

  15. 78 FR 32260 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-05-29

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Cancer Therapeutics. Date: June 24, 2013... Integrated Review Group Cancer Genetics Study Section. Date: June 27-28, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Immunology Integrated Review Group Immunity and Host Defense...

  16. 76 FR 52959 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-08-24

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Neurodegeneration and Stroke Special..., jh377p@nih.gov . Name of Committee: Genes, Genomes, and Genetics Integrated Review Group, Molecular Genetics B Study Section. Date: September 29-30, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  17. 75 FR 56115 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2010-09-15

    .... Gregory Hotel, 2033 M Street, NW., Washington, DC 20036 Contact Person: Ai-Ping Zou, MD, PhD, Scientific.... Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: St. Gregory Hotel, 2033 M Street, NW... Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact...

  18. 77 FR 37425 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2012-06-21

    ..., 2033 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. Contact Person: Mark P Rubert, Ph.D., Scientific Review... Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Kenneth M... and evaluate grant applications. Place: St Gregory Hotel, 2033 M Street Northwest, Washington,...

  19. 78 FR 30930 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-05-23

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR10-169: Academic Industrial Partnership... Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR-13-008: Shared Instrumentation: Miscellaneous. Date: June 19-20, 2013... Panel; Small Business: Biomedical Sensing, Measurement and Instrumentation. Date: June 21, 2013. Time:...

  20. 75 FR 13514 - U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Notice of Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2010-03-22

    ... paragraph. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed... with the Office of the Air Force General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest... Air Force Scientific Advisory Board should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102-3...

  1. 75 FR 32750 - US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Notice of Meeting

    Science.gov (United States)

    2010-06-09

    ... the procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated... in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the United States Air Force... provide input to the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board should submit a written statement...

  2. 78 FR 64513 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-10-29

    ...; Translational Research in Diabetes and Obesity. Date: November 20, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Endocrinology, Metabolism and... Panel; Fellowships: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences. Date: November...

  3. 78 FR 30319 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-05-22

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Hypersensitivity, Autoimmune, and Immune-mediated Disease Overflow. Date: June 7, 2013. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate... Integrated Review Group; Gene and Drug Delivery Systems Study Section. Date: June 13-14, 2013. Time: 8:00...

  4. 76 FR 5182 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-01-28

    ... . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Neurobiology. Date: March 4, 2011. Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review... Molecular Screening (R21). Date: March 2-3, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and...

  5. 77 FR 30021 - Center for Scientific Review Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-05-21

    ... Molecular Biology of Glia Study Section. Date: June 14, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Agenda: To review...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Skeletal Biology and Biomaterials.... Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Marina del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way,...

  6. 78 FR 3905 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-01-17

    ... Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Basic Biology of Neurological Disorders. Date: February.... to 6:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Marina Del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. Contact Person: Yuanna Cheng, MD, Ph.D., Scientific Review...

  7. 77 FR 14028 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-03-08

    ...-1323, assamunu@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Biology of Development and Aging Integrated Review....m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Marina del Rey Marriott, 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Contact Person: Hilary D. Sigmon, Ph.D., Scientific Review...

  8. 75 FR 54156 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2010-09-03

    ...: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Marina del Rey Hotel, 13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Contact Person: Lambratu Rahman, PhD, Scientific Review... of Committee: Cell Biology Integrated Review Group, Biology and Diseases of the Posterior Eye...

  9. Meeting Prof. Shin-ichi Kurokawa: "Accelerator" of Scientific Cooperation between Japan and China

    Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English)

    By XIN Ling (Staff Reporter)

    2012-01-01

    Grey hair, stringed glasses, warm smile and typical Japanese modesty: Prof. Shin-ichi Kurokawa is a distinguished expert in accelerator science, laureate of Rolf Wider6e Prize -- the highest award in his field, and winner of the Award for International Scientific Cooperation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences for 2011. Since the 1980s, he has visited China for

  10. 78 FR 10186 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-13

    ... Special Emphasis Panel; RFA: EY 13-001 Basic Behavioral Research on Multisensory Processing Date: March 7....gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowships: Cell Biology, Developmental Biology and Bioengineering. Date: March 7, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00...

  11. 77 FR 11138 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-02-24

    ... Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Fellowship: Cell Biology and Development... Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Basic and Integrative Bioengineering. Date: March 21, 2012. Time...; RFA Panel: Developmental System Biology. Date: March 22-23, 2012. Time: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda:...

  12. 78 FR 50066 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-08-16

    ..., fitzsimmonss@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior Integrated Review Group..., Room 3114, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-451-9956, fitzsimmonss@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR Panel: Translational Research in Pediatric...

  13. 78 FR 7438 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2013-02-01

    ..., Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-435-6809, beheraak@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review..., 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3182, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-435- 0913, mark.lindner@csr.nih.gov... Ethical Issues in Research. Date: February 27, 2013. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: To review...

  14. 78 FR 36553 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-06-18

    ... research on assessing the role of Stigma in HIV prevention and care. Date: July 10, 2013. Time: 11:00 a.m... 7852, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301-435- 1775, rubertm@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific... Rockledge Drive, Room 4138, MSC 7814, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301)435-1195, Chengy5@csr.nih.gov . Name...

  15. 77 FR 16248 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-03-20

    ... Research. Date: April 9-10, 2012. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications...-1166, roebuckk@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: AIDS and AIDS Related Research. Date: April 9-10, 2012. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m....

  16. 76 FR 81953 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-12-29

    ..., Room 5118, MSC 7854, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435- 2598, firrellj@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee... 20892, (301) 435-1727, schneidd@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, RFA Panel: Fogarty International Research Training and Planning Awards (NCD-LIFESPAN)....

  17. 78 FR 78372 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-12-26

    ... 20892, (301) 435-1725, bowersj@csr.nih.gov . This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to...@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Program Project: Research Resources Reverse Site Visit. Date: January 21-23, 2014. Time: 7:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Agenda:...

  18. 77 FR 296 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-01-04

    ... review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, 202 East Pratt Street..., (301) 435-2406, ariasj@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Bioengineering Sciences & Technologies... Hotel, 530 West Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Contact Person: Mark Caprara, Ph.D., Scientific...

  19. 78 FR 15729 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-03-12

    ... Conflict: Topics in Virology and Viral Pathogenesis. Date: April 3, 2013. Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Cardiovascular Clinical and... Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306,...

  20. 78 FR 57866 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-09-20

    ... Committee: Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Integrated Review Group; Virology--B Study Section. Date...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Pathophysiology and Clinical Studies of... Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337,...

  1. 76 FR 66075 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

    Science.gov (United States)

    2011-10-25

    ... Special Emphasis Panel, DA-12-004: The Placebo Effect: Mechanisms and Methodology (R21). Date: November 30...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, DA-12-003: The Placebo Effect: Mechanisms and....gov . (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine;...

  2. 76 FR 63314 - Center for Scientific Review Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-10-12

    ... Panel, Neurologic Disorders and Development. Date: November 3, 2011. Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Agenda: To... Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Biobehavioral and Behavioral Processes across the Lifespan. Date...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Cancer Development and...

  3. 77 FR 35412 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2012-06-13

    ... Panel; Small Business: Non-HIV Infectious Agent Detection/ Diagnostics, Food Safety, Sterilization... Panel; Fellowships: Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. Date: July 12-13, 2012. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12...: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; AREA: Infectious Diseases and Microbiology....

  4. 76 FR 54778 - Center For Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-09-02

    .... 301-435-1743. smithbf@auburn.edu . Name of Committee: Emerging Technologies and Training Neurosciences... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, PAR10-174: International Research Ethics Education and... Committee: Brain Disorders and Clinical Neuroscience Integrated Review Group, Clinical Neuroscience and...

  5. 76 FR 49779 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-08-11

    ... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Small Business: Neuroscience Education. Date: September 20-21, 2011...: Integrative Neuroscience. Date: September 14-15, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...-435- 1033, hoshawb@csr.nih.gov . Name of Committee: Brain Disorders and Clinical Neuroscience...

  6. 78 FR 9706 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2013-02-11

    ...: Developmental Pharmacology. Date: March 5-6, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate... Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Cancer Therapeutics. Date: March 5, 2013. Time:...

  7. 76 FR 55929 - CENTER FOR SCIENTIFIC REVIEW; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-09-09

    ... Therapeutics Study Section. Date: September 26-27, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate....nih.gov . Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Cancer Therapeutics... and Molecular Pharmacology Study Section. Date: October 10-11, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda:...

  8. 76 FR 63315 - Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings

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    2011-10-12

    ... for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, Drug Discovery for the Nervous System II. Date: November... Review Special Emphasis Panel, Translational Research in Diabetes, Obesity and Endocrinology. Date... Systems. Date: November 3-4, 2011. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate...

  9. 1st World Congress on Electroporation and Pulsed Electric Fields in Biology, Medicine and Food & Environmental Technologies

    CERN Document Server

    Kramar, Peter

    2016-01-01

    This volume presents the proceedings of the 1st World Congress on Electroporation and Pulsed Electric Fields in Biology, Medicine and Food & Environmental Technologies (WC2015). The congress took place in Portorož, Slovenia, during the week of September 6th to 10th, 2015. The scientific part of the Congress covered different aspects of electroporation and related technologies and included the following main topics:   ·         Application of pulsed electric fields technology in food: challenges and opportunities ·         Electrical impedance measurement for assessment of electroporation yield ·         Electrochemistry and electroporation ·         Electroporation meets electrostimulation ·         Electrotechnologies for food and biomass treatment ·         Food and biotechnology applications ·         In vitro electroporation - basic mechanisms ·         Interfacial behaviour of lipid-assemblies, membranes and cells in electric f...

  10. Jupyter meets Earth: Creating Comprehensible and Reproducible Scientific Workflows with Jupyter Notebooks and Google Earth Engine

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    Erickson, T.

    2016-12-01

    Deriving actionable information from Earth observation data obtained from sensors or models can be quite complicated, and sharing those insights with others in a form that they can understand, reproduce, and improve upon is equally difficult. Journal articles, even if digital, commonly present just a summary of an analysis that cannot be understood in depth or reproduced without major effort on the part of the reader. Here we show a method of improving scientific literacy by pairing a recently developed scientific presentation technology (Jupyter Notebooks) with a petabyte-scale platform for accessing and analyzing Earth observation and model data (Google Earth Engine). Jupyter Notebooks are interactive web documents that mix live code with annotations such as rich-text markup, equations, images, videos, hyperlinks and dynamic output. Notebooks were first introduced as part of the IPython project in 2011, and have since gained wide acceptance in the scientific programming community, initially among Python programmers but later by a wide range of scientific programming languages. While Jupyter Notebooks have been widely adopted for general data analysis, data visualization, and machine learning, to date there have been relatively few examples of using Jupyter Notebooks to analyze geospatial datasets. Google Earth Engine is cloud-based platform for analyzing geospatial data, such as satellite remote sensing imagery and/or Earth system model output. Through its Python API, Earth Engine makes petabytes of Earth observation data accessible, and provides hundreds of algorithmic building blocks that can be chained together to produce high-level algorithms and outputs in real-time. We anticipate that this technology pairing will facilitate a better way of creating, documenting, and sharing complex analyses that derive information on our Earth that can be used to promote broader understanding of the complex issues that it faces. http://jupyter.orghttps://earthengine.google.com

  11. Proceedings of the 1st LAK Data Challenge

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    d'Aquin, Mathieu; Dietze, Stefan; Drachsler, Hendrik; Herder, Eelco; Taibi, Davide

    2013-01-01

    d'Aquin, M., Dietze, S., Drachsler, H., Herder, E., & Taibi, D. (Eds.) (2013, April). Proceedings of the 1st LAK Data Challenge, held at LAK 2013, the Third Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge. Published by CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2013, Vol. 974.

  12. MULTIPLE OSSIFIED COSTAL CARTILAGES FOR 1ST RIB

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    Raghavendra D.R.

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Costal cartilages are flattened bars of hyaline cartilages. All ribs except the last two, join with the sternum through their respective costal cartilages directly or indirectly. During dissection for 1st MBBS students in the Department of Anatomy, JJMMC, Davangere, variation was found in a male cadaver aged 45 –50 years. Multiple ossified costal cartilages for 1st rib were present on left side. There were 3 costal cartilages connecting 1st rib to manubrium. There were two small intercostal spaces between them. The lower two small costal cartilages fused together to form a common segment which in turn fused with large upper costal cartilage. The large upper costal cartilage forms costochondral joint with 1st rib. All costal cartilages showed features of calcification. The present variation of multiple ossified costal cartilages are due to bifurcation of costal cartilage. It may cause musculoskeletal pain, intercostal nerve entrapment or vascular compression. Awareness of these anomalies are important for radiologists for diagnostic purpose and for surgeons for performing various clinical and surgical procedures.

  13. RESTAURANT AND CAFETERIA SERVICES ARRANGEMENTS FOR MAY 1ST, 2001

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    2001-01-01

    1. Restaurants As Tuesday, May 1st, is an official CERN holiday, restaurants no 2 (DSR : Bldg. 504 - Meyrin) and no 3 (Avenance : Bldg. 866 - Prévessin) will be closed as from Monday, April 30 at 18h00. They will reopen on Wednesday, May 2nd at 6h30 (rest. no 2) and at 7h00 (rest. no 3). On May 1st, a limited service will be provided by restaurant no. 1 (COOP : Bldg. 501 - Meyrin) from 8h00 to 21h00 with hot meals served from 11h30 to 14h00 and from 18h00 to 19h30. 2. Satellite cafétérias All satellite cafétérias will be closed on May 1st. They will all operate normally on Monday, April 30, except for buildings 17 (Meyrin), 865 and 892 (Prévessin) which will be closed. 3. Newspaper stand The newspaper kiosque in building 501 will be closed on May 1st.

  14. Evaluation of the 1st DIGIT field trial

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    Lund, Mass Soldal; Bogya, Emese Lujza

    2008-01-01

    This report evaluates the 1st DIGIT field trial, a security risk analysis conducted for Santander in the autumn of 2007. The evaluation includes lessons learned from the analysis and an empirical investigation into the use of the CORAS language in the analysis.

  15. 1st International Workshop on Learning Analytics and Linked Data

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    Drachsler, Hendrik; Dietze, Stefan; Greller, Wolfgang; D'Aquin, Mathieu; Jovanovich, Jelena; Pardo, Abelardo; Reinhardt, Wolfgang; Verbert, Katrien

    2012-01-01

    Drachsler, H., Dietze, S., Greller, W., D'Aquin, M., Jovanovic, J., Pardo, A., Reinhardt, W., & Verbert, K. (2012). 1st International Workshop on Learning Analytics and Linked Data. In S. Dawson, C. Haythornthwaite, S. Buckingham Shum, D. Gasevic, & R. Fergusson (Eds.), LAK '12 Proceedings of the

  16. 1st International School of Fusion Reactor Technology "Ettore Majorana"

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    Knoepfel, Heinz; Safety, Environmental Impact and Economic Prospects of Nuclear Fusion

    1990-01-01

    This book contains the lectures and the concluding discussion of the "Seminar on Safety, Environmental Impact, and Economic Prospects of Nuclear Fusion", which was held at Erice, August 6-12, 1989. In selecting the contributions to this 9th meeting held by the International School of Fusion Reactor Technology at the E. Majorana Center for Scientific Cul­ ture in Erice, we tried to provide a comprehensive coverage of the many interre­ lated and interdisciplinary aspects of what ultimately turns out to be the global acceptance criteria of our society with respect to controlled nuclear fusion. Consequently, this edited collection of the papers presented should provide an overview of these issues. We thus hope that this book, with its extensive subject index, will also be of interest and help to nonfusion specialists and, in general, to those who from curiosity or by assignment are required to be informed on these as­ pects of fusion energy.

  17. Globalization of cardiovascular clinical research: the balance between meeting medical needs and maintaining scientific standards.

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    Stough, Wendy Gattis; Zannad, Faiez; Pitt, Bertram; Goldstein, Sidney

    2007-08-01

    A substantial need to conduct research studies and identify effective treatments for cardiovascular diseases in the developing world exists. Careful consideration of several issues is warranted to ensure that clinical trials conducted solely in developing nations are held to accepted scientific standards. Researchers conducting clinical trials in developing countries should critically evaluate the purpose and appropriateness of conducting the trial in the proposed location, the accessibility of the therapy if proven effective, the quality of the informed consent process, the presence of infrastructure to support clinical research, and the translation of data to other populations. This article discusses the importance of these considerations using a recent example of a clinical trial conducted in a developing nation. These and other issues are critical to address as the conduct of cardiovascular clinical trials continues to expand beyond the western world.

  18. PREFACE: 1st International Conference on Sensing for Industry, Control, Communication & Security Technologies

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    Shuja Syed, Ahmed

    2013-12-01

    The 1st International Conference on Sensing for Industry, Control, Communication & Security Technologies (ICSICCST-2013), took place in Karachi, Pakistan, from 24-26 June 2013. It was organized by Indus University, Karachi, in collaboration with HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi. More than 80 abstracts were submitted to the conference and were double blind-reviewed by an international scientific committee. The topics of the Conference were: Video, Image & Voice Sensing Sensing for Industry, Environment, and Health Automation and Controls Laser Sensors and Systems Displays for Innovative Applications Emerging Technologies Unmanned, Robotic, and Layered Systems Sensing for Defense, Homeland Security, and Law Enforcement The title of the conference, 'Sensing for Industry, Control, Communication & Security Technologies' is very apt in capturing the main issues facing the industry of Pakistan and the world. We believe the sensing industry, particularly in Pakistan, is currently at a critical juncture of its development. The future of the industry will depend on how the industry players choose to respond to the challenge of global competition and opportunities arising from strong growth in the Asian region for which we are pleased to note that the conference covered a comprehensive spectrum of issues with an international perspective. This will certainly assist industry players to make informed decisions in shaping the future of the industry. The conference gathered qualified researchers from developed countries like USA, UK, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, China, South Korea and Malaysia etc whose expertise resulting from the research can be drawn upon to build an exploitable area of new technology that has potential Defense, Homeland Security, and Military applicability. More than 250 researchers/students attended the event and made the event great success as the turnout was 100%. An exceptional line-up of speakers spoke at the occasion. We want

  19. SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATION. 7TH MEETING OF THE MANAGEMENT STEERING COMMITTEE OF THE RIKEN BNL COLLABORATION.

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    Lee, T.D.

    2001-02-13

    The RIKEN BNL Research Center (RBRC) was established in April 1997 at Brookhaven National Laboratory. It is funded by the ''Rikagaku Kenkysho,'' (RIKEN) The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, of Japan. The Center is dedicated to the study of strong interactions, including hard QCD/spin physics, lattice QCD and RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider) physics through nurturing of a new generation of young physicists. The Director of RBRC is Professor T. D. Lee. The first years were dedicated to the establishment of a theory group. This has essentially been completed consisting of Fellows, Postdocs, and RHIC Physics/University Fellows, with an active group of consultants. The center also organizes an extensive series of workshops on specific topics in strong interactions with an accompanying series of published proceedings. In addition, a 0.6 teraflop parallel processor computer has been constructed and operational since August 1998. It was awarded the Supercomputer 1998 Gordon Bell Prize for price performance. An active experimental group centered around the spin physics program at RHIC has subsequently also been established at RBRC. It presently consists of five Fellows, one Postdoc and several scientific collaborators with more appointments being expected in the near future. Members and participants of RBRC on occasion will develop articles such as this one, in the nature of a status report or a general review.

  20. SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATION. 7TH MEETING OF THE MANAGEMENT STEERING COMMITTEE OF THE RIKEN BNL COLLABORATION.

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    LEE,T.D.

    2001-02-13

    The RIKEN BNL Research Center (RBRC) was established in April 1997 at Brookhaven National Laboratory. It is funded by the ''Rikagaku Kenkysho,'' (RIKEN) The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, of Japan. The Center is dedicated to the study of strong 'interactions, including hard QCD/spin physics, lattice QCD and RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider) physics through nurturing of a new generation of young physicists. The Director of RBRC is Professor T. D. Lee. The first years were dedicated to the establishment of a theory group. This has essentially been completed consisting of Fellows, Postdocs, and RHIC Physics/University Fellows, with an active group of consultants. The center also organizes an extensive series of workshops on specific topics in strong interactions with an accompanying series of published proceedings. In addition, a 0.6 teraflop parallel processor computer has been constructed and operational since August 1998. It was awarded the Supercomputer 1998 Gordon Bell Prize for price performance. An active experimental group centered around the spin physics program at RHIC has subsequently also been established at RBRC. It presently consists of five Fellows, one Postdoc and several scientific collaborators with more appointments being expected in the near future. Members and participants of RBRC on occasion will develop articles such as this one, in the nature of a status report or a general review.

  1. RESTAURANT and CAFETERIA SERVICES: ARRANGEMENTS for MAY 1st, 2003

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    1. Restaurants As Thursday, May 1st, is an official CERN holiday, restaurants no. 2 (DSR : Bldg. 504 - Meyrin) and no. 3 (Avenance : Bldg. 866 - Prévessin) will be closed as from Wednesday, April 30 at 18h00. They will reopen on Friday, May 2nd at 6h30 (rest. no. 2) and at 7h00 (rest. no. 3). On May 1st, a limited service will be provided by restaurant no. 1 (COOP : Bldg. 501 - Meyrin) from 8h00 to 21h00 with hot meals served from 11h30 to 14h00 and from 18h00 to 19h30. 2. Newspaper stand The newspaper kiosque run by restaurant no. 1 in building 501 will be closed. 3. Decentralised services No decentralised services (satellite cafétérias etc.) will operate on May 1st, but will resume their normal activites on Friday, May 2nd, except for those dependent on restaurant no. 3 (Prévessin site) which will not reopen until Monday, May 5, 2003.

  2. 1st International Symposium and 10th Balkan Conference on Operational Research

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    Sifaleras, Angelo; Georgiadis, Christos; Papathanasiou, Jason; Stiakakis, Emmanuil

    2013-01-01

    Over the past two decades, the Balkan Conference on Operational Research (BALCOR) has facilitated the exchange of scientific and technical information on the subject of Operations Research and related fields such as Mathematical Programming, Game Theory, Multiple Criteria Decision Analysis, Information Systems, Data Mining, and more, in order to promote international scientific cooperation.  The contributed papers contained in this volume consist of 25 selected research papers based on results presented at the 10th Balkan Conference & 1st International Symposium on Operational Research in Thessalonike, Greece. Subjects include, but do not restrict to, the development of theory and mathematical models for Operations Research, theory and applications of Combinatorial Optimization, Supply Chain Optimization, and Military Operations Research.  These carefully selected papers present important recent developments and modern applications, and will serve as excellent reference for students, researchers, and pr...

  3. Volcanoes of the World: Reconfiguring a scientific database to meet new goals and expectations

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    Venzke, Edward; Andrews, Ben; Cottrell, Elizabeth

    2015-04-01

    The Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program's (GVP) database of Holocene volcanoes and eruptions, Volcanoes of the World (VOTW), originated in 1971, and was largely populated with content from the IAVCEI Catalog of Volcanoes of Active Volcanoes and some independent datasets. Volcanic activity reported by Smithsonian's Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network and USGS/SI Weekly Activity Reports (and their predecessors), published research, and other varied sources has expanded the database significantly over the years. Three editions of the VOTW were published in book form, creating a catalog with new ways to display data that included regional directories, a gazetteer, and a 10,000-year chronology of eruptions. The widespread dissemination of the data in electronic media since the first GVP website in 1995 has created new challenges and opportunities for this unique collection of information. To better meet current and future goals and expectations, we have recently transitioned VOTW into a SQL Server database. This process included significant schema changes to the previous relational database, data auditing, and content review. We replaced a disparate, confusing, and changeable volcano numbering system with unique and permanent volcano numbers. We reconfigured structures for recording eruption data to allow greater flexibility in describing the complexity of observed activity, adding in the ability to distinguish episodes within eruptions (in time and space) and events (including dates) rather than characteristics that take place during an episode. We have added a reference link field in multiple tables to enable attribution of sources at finer levels of detail. We now store and connect synonyms and feature names in a more consistent manner, which will allow for morphological features to be given unique numbers and linked to specific eruptions or samples; if the designated overall volcano name is also a morphological feature, it is then also listed and described as

  4. [Granuloma Gravidarum in a 37-year-old 1st Gravida, 1st Para--A Case Report].

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    Findeklee, S

    2015-10-01

    The granuloma gravidarum is a rare benign tumour with gingival origin. It occurs in circa 0.2% of pregnancies. Mostly we see an asymptomatic course of disease terminated by hormonal changes after delivery. If the granuloma is associated with complaints of the pregnant woman, for example masticational pain or recurrent bleedings, therapeutic options are conservative therapy, surgery or delivery. We report the case of a 37-year-old 1st gravida, 1st para who had an induced delivery in the 39+2 gestational week because of a symptomatic granuloma gravidarum. We saw a spontaneous remission of the granuloma within 3 months post partum. The case report underlines the importance of suitable information for pregnant women about oral hygiene and the necessity of regular dental controls during pregnancy for prophylaxis of granuloma gravidarum.

  5. Completion publication of abstracts presented at the scientific meetings of the Pan-African Pediatric Surgical Association.

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    Nasir, Abdulrasheed A; Ameh, Emmanuel A; Poenaru, Dan

    2013-01-01

    The expected knowledge translation from discovery into practice occurs when presentations from major scientific meetings are published in peer-reviewed literature. The purpose of this study was to determine the extent of complete publication of peer-reviewed articles arising from presentations at the biennial meetings of the Pan-African Pediatric Surgical Association (PAPSA). All the abstracts accepted for presentation at the biennial meeting of PAPSA between 2006 and 2010 were identified from the conference abstract booklets and published abstracts in the African Journal of Paediatric Surgery. The presentations were searched for publication in Medline/PubMed, Google Scholar, and African Journal OnLine through October 2012, using key words from the abstract title and names of authors listed in the abstracts. A total of 164 abstracts were accepted for presentation, consisting of 118 (72%) oral/podium presentations and 46 (28%) poster presentations. One hundred and thirty-three abstracts (81.1%) came from African countries and 31 (18.9%) from outside Africa. Overall, 49 (29.9%) abstracts resulted in full-text publications in 20 peer-reviewed journals. Thirty-eight of the publications were from Africa (representing 28.6% of abstracts from Africa) and 11 from outside Africa (33.3% of abstracts from outside Africa). The median time to publication was 15 months [interquartile range (IQR) 5-26 months]. The publication rate was statistically significantly correlated to the year of publication (P = 0.016) and the use of comparative statistics in the study (P = 0.005), but not to the study design, study subjects, or institution. The majority of the studies were published in the African Journal of Paediatric Surgery and Pediatric Surgery International (14 and 11 of the 49 reports, respectively). The H-index for international abstracts (median 35, IQR 35-76) was significantly higher than that of African abstracts (14, 3-35) (P = 0.002). Only a third of abstracts presented at

  6. Meetings

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    HUGuowen; QINPeng; FENGYilun

    1994-01-01

    The International Workshop on Rice Sheath Bright Management was held in the Experimental Farm of CNRRI from Oct 10 to 15, 1993. The workshop was sponsored by IRRI and co-hosted by CNRRI. About 38 scientists from IRRI, Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam,Japan, Great Britain, France, Malaysia and P. R. China attended the meeting.

  7. The 1st Kalmyk Regiment Formation and Its Military Experience in the War of 1812–1814

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    Utash B. Ochirov

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available The war of 1812–1814 has become a challenge for the Russian Empire. To meet the attack of “The Grand Armee”, great forces were called up, including the regiments, formed from non-Russian ethnic groups. The 1st Kalmyk Regiment (Commander – Captain Dzhamba-taysha Tundutov was one of these regiments. It should be noted that the historiography of Napoleonic Wars starting from the XIX century was interested in irregular regiments far less than in the regular ones, that is why their history abounded with unexplored facts. Stavropol, 1st and 2nd Kalmyk Regiments went through a glorious way in the war of 1812–1814, but, unfortunately, for a number of reasons it was misrepresented in the history of the XХ century. The 1st Kalmyk Regiment was the most unlucky, as its military experience was far from being true due to the mistakes, made by the researchers. The article is focused on the history of the 1st Kalmyk Regiment formation and its military experience in the war of 1812–1814. The work is chiefly based on the Russian State Military History Archive data.

  8. Rate and Predictors of the Conversion of Abstracts Presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress Scientific Meetings to Full Peer-Reviewed Publications

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    Abuzeid, Wael; Fosbøl, Emil Loldrup; Fosbøl, Philip Loldrup

    2013-01-01

    abstracts presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) from 2006 to 2010 into peer-reviewed article publications within 2 years of their initial presentation. Using a previously validated computer algorithm, we searched the International Statistical Institute Web of Science to identify peer......The rate of conversion of abstracts presented at scientific meetings into peer-reviewed published manuscripts is an important metric for medical societies, because it facilitates translation of scientific knowledge into practice. We determined the rate and predictors of conversion of scientific...

  9. 78 FR 31626 - Notice of Public Meeting of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific...

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    2013-05-24

    ... AIDS Coordinator in a solely advisory capacity concerning scientific, implementation, and policy issues... President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Scientific Advisory Board SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board (hereinafter...

  10. Articles Published in Technical Journals, Reports Published, Papers Presented at the Geneva Conference and at Scientific Meetings, and Inventions Disclosed During 1958 by ORNL Staff Members

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    None

    1958-01-01

    This compilation presents the articles that were published in the open literature or as unclassified ORNL reports, papers presented at the Geneva Conference and at scientific meetings, and inventions disclosed during 1957 by members of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Topics include biology, chemistry, general studies, health physics, instrumentation, mathematics, metallurgy and materials, physics, and technology.

  11. Stress study in 1st year medical students

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    Ranade, Amita; Kulkarni, Ganesh; Dhanumali, Sameer

    2015-01-01

    As stress is a very common feature in medical students, we performed a cross-sectional study in 1st year medical students to know the prevalence of stress in students, severity of stress & to find the symptoms associated with stress. A pre-designed & pre-tested questionnaire was distributed to 60 students (31 girls & 29 boys) randomly selected. After analyzing the data in the questionnaires, we found that major cases of stress were stress of school performance, stress of school/le...

  12. The 1st All-Russian Workshop on Archaeoastronomy

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    Bochkarev, Nikolai G.

    2007-08-01

    The 1st All-Russia Workshop on Archaeoastronomy “Astronomical and World-Outlook Meaning of the Archaeological Monuments of South Ural” was held on June 19-25, 2006, at the ground of the archaeological center “Arkaim” (Chelyabinsk Region). Besides about 30 talks, astronomical measurements were performed at two archaeological objects under intensive study: Arkaim Site (Bronze Epoch, XVIII-XVI c. B.C.) and tumuli “with whiskers” complex Kondurovsky (V-VIII c. A.D.). The promising character of the megalithic complex on the Vera Island (Lake Turgoyak) was stated.

  13. Proceedings of the 1st symposium on advanced science research

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    1995-09-01

    The 1st symposium on advanced science research was held in Tokai-mura, Ibaraki-ken, on 23-24 March, 1995, under the auspices of JAERI. Two hundred and sixty scientists attended the symposium; over 40% of the attendants were from universities and laboratories outside JAERI. This proceedings consists of 6 oral presentations of the research activities in the Advanced Science Research Center, 70 poster presentations on the field of basic science from both the inside and outside of JAERI and 2 panel discussions on the actinide physics and biocrystallography. (author).

  14. 2003 - 2004 ACADEMIC TRAINING PROGRAMME 1st TERM

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    2003-01-01

    1st TERM 29 September to 19 December 2003 REGULAR LECTURE PROGRAMME (Renewable) Energy Policy in the EU Members States and the Accession States By D. Reiche, Free University of Berlin, D 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 October LECTURES SERIES FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS Introduction to QCD By B. Webber, CERN-TH 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 October The lectures are open to all those interested, without application. The abstract of the lectures, as well as any change to the above information (title, dates, time, place etc) will be published in the CERN Bulletin, the WWW, and by notices before each term and for each series of lectures.

  15. AIDS. 1st annual George H. Gallup Memorial Survey.

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    1988-06-01

    Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was selected as the subject for the 1st annual George H Gallup Memorial Survey. This survey, conducted in August 1987-April 1988 in 35 countries, measured the level of awareness of AIDS, the extent of concern about AIDS, knowledge, changes in behavior resulting form the AIDS epidemic, and attitudes toward people with AIDS. Overall, the poll's findings attest to the effectiveness of the health education efforts of governmental and nongovernmental organizations. Awareness that AIDS poses an urgent international health problem was almost universal in the 35 samples. In about half of these countries, AIDS was identified as the most important national health problem; in the remaining countries, AIDS was ranked 2nd to cancer. The proportion of respondents expressing a fear of personally contracting the AIDS virus ranged from lows of under 10% in most of Europe to a high of 45% among South African blacks. A majority of respondents in the US, Colombia, the Philippines, Brazil, Nigeria, Ecuador, El Salvador, and Chile believed that AIDS will soon spread beyond current risk groups to the general population. Despite widespread awareness of the grave threat posed by AIDS, insufficient numbers of respondents reported that they had made specific behavioral changes intended to protect themselves form HIV infection. Overall, about half of those interviewed indicated they are now more cautious in their choice of sexual partners; similarly, about half are using condoms more or for the 1st time.

  16. Conversion rates of abstracts presented at the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting into full-text journal articles.

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    Yoon, Peter D; Chalasani, Venu; Woo, Henry H

    2012-08-01

    What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? It is well known that the transition of a presented abstract in a scientific meeting to a journal article improves the quality of the meeting and prevents an abstract being incorporated into meta-analyses or practice guidelines without proper appraisal. This is the first analysis of USANZ Annual Scientific Meeting abstracts' conversion to full publication. With relatively low publication rates compared to other international meetings, this review identifies the need for mechanisms to encourage USANZ researchers to convert their abstracts into published articles. The numbers and characteristics of the abstracts presented at the Annual Scientific Meetings (ASM) of the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) that are converted to peer-reviewed publications have not previously been analysed and published. We undertook a review of all abstracts presented at the USANZ ASM from 2005 to 2009. A PubMed search was performed between 15 June and 15 July 2012, using a search algorithm to identify the full-text publications of the presented abstracts. Correlation between abstract characteristics and publication rate was then examined to distinguish the predictors for publications. Of 614 abstracts that were presented at USANZ ASM between 2005 and 2009, 183 papers were published, giving a publication rate of 29.80%. The papers were predominantly published in urological journals and were more likely to be published if they were presented by an international author or were retrospective studies or if basic science research. The mean (SD) time to publication was 14.46 (13.89) months and the mean Impact Factor of journals where papers were published was 2.90. The overall publication rate was relatively low compared with other urological meetings held in America and Europe. USANZ has a challenge of encouraging higher-quality research from the authors to further enhance its publication rate and consequently the

  17. 1st European-Middle Asian Conference on Computer Modelling 2015

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    Kolosov, Dmitrii; Snášel, Václav; Karakeyev, Taalaybek; Abraham, Ajith

    2016-01-01

    This volume of Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing contains papers presented at the 1st European-Middle Asian Conference on Computer Modelling, EMACOM 2015. This international conference was conceived as a brand new scientific and social event of mutual collaboration between the VSB - Technical University of Ostrava (Ostrava, Czech Republic) and the Kyrgyz National University named after J. Balasagyn (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic). The aim of EMACOM 2015 was to present the latest development in the field of computer-aided modelling as an essential aspect of research and development of innovative systems and their applications. The conference showed that together with simulations, various modeling techniques, enabled and encouraged by the rapid development of high-performance computing platforms, are crucial for cost-efficient design, verification, and prototyping of solutions in many diverse industrial fields spanning the whole range from manufacturing, mining, machinery, and automotive industries to in...

  18. Proceedings of the 24th Day of Scientific lectures and 20th Annual Meeting of the National Society of Black Physicists

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    Jackson, K.H; Carwell, H.V.

    1999-11-29

    The National Society of Black Physicists will hold its Twentieth annual meeting and its XXIIII Day of Scientific Lectures at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on March 27th - 30th, 1997. The meeting provides a major opportunity for African American physicists and students to present their current research and discuss issues germane to the constituency. It is therefore crucial to have the broadest cross-section of the membership at each meeting. The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was chosen as the site of the 20th annual meeting because of its historical significance to Physics (being one of the first national laboratories in the United States) and the laboratories continuing support of the goals and objectives of the society.

  19. Scientific session of the General meeting of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences (7 December 2015)

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    2016-05-01

    A scientific session of the General meeting of the Physical Sciences Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) was held in the conference hall of the Lebedev Physical Institute, RAS on 7 December 2015. The papers collected in this issue were written based on talks given at the session (the program of the session is available on the RAS Physical Sciences Division website http://www.gpad.ac.ru). (1) Loshchenov V B (Prokhorov General Physics Institute, RAS, Moscow) "Pharmacodynamics of a nanophotosensitizer under irradiation by an electromagnetic field: from THz to Cherenkov radiation"; (2) Zhuikov B L (Institute for Nuclear Research, RAS, Moscow) "Successes and problems in the development of medical radioisotope production in Russia"; (3) Tikhonov Yu A (Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, SB RAS, Novosibirsk) "Applying nuclear physics methods in healthcare"; (4) Turchin I V (Institute of Applied Physics, RAS, Nizhny Novgorod) "Methods of biomedical optical imaging: from subcellular structures to tissues and organs"; (5) Breus T K, Petrukovich A A (Space Research Institute, RAS, Moscow), Binhi V N (Prokhorov General Physics Institute, RAS, Moscow; Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow) "Magnetic factor in solar-terrestrial relations and its impact on the human body: physical problems and prospects for research"; (6) Makarov D I (Special Astrophysical Observatory, RAS, Nizhnii Arkhyz, Zelenchukskii region, Karachai-Cherkessian Republic) "Studying the Local University". Papers based on oral reports 2, 4, and 5 are presented below. • Successes and problems in the development of medical radioisotope production in Russia, B L Zhuikov Physics-Uspekhi, 2016, Volume 59, Number 5, Pages 481-486 • Methods of biomedical optical imaging: from subcellular structures to tissues and organs, I V Turchin Physics-Uspekhi, 2016, Volume 59, Number 5, Pages 487-501 • Magnetic factor in solar-terrestrial relations and its impact on the human body: physical problems and

  20. 1st International Conference on Communication and Computer Engineering

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    Othman, Mohd; Othman, Mohd; Rahim, Yahaya; Pee, Naim

    2015-01-01

    This book covers diverse aspects of advanced computer and communication engineering, focusing specifically on industrial and manufacturing theory and applications of electronics, communications, computing, and information technology. Experts in research, industry, and academia present the latest developments in technology, describe applications involving cutting-edge communication and computer systems, and explore likely future directions. In addition, access is offered to numerous new algorithms that assist in solving computer and communication engineering problems. The book is based on presentations delivered at ICOCOE 2014, the 1st International Conference on Communication and Computer Engineering. It will appeal to a wide range of professionals in the field, including telecommunication engineers, computer engineers and scientists, researchers, academics, and students.

  1. 1st International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete

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    Favier, Aurélie

    2015-01-01

    This volume focuses on research and practical issues linked to Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete. The main subjects are geology of clays, hydration and performance of blended systems with calcined clays, alkali activated binders, economic and environmental impacts of the use of calcined clays in cement based materials. Topics addressed in this book include the influence of processing on reactivity of calcined clays, influence of clay mineralogy on reactivity, geology of clay deposits, Portland-calcined clay systems, hydration, durability, performance, Portland-calcined clay-limestone systems, hydration, durability, performance, calcined clay-alkali systems, life cycle analysis, economics and environmental impact of use of calcined clays in cement and concrete, and field applications. This book compiles the different contributions of the 1st International Conference on Calcined Clays for Sustainable Concrete, which took place in Lausanne, Switzerland, June, 23-25, 2015.The papers present the latest  res...

  2. 1st International Conference on Computational and Experimental Biomedical Sciences

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    Jorge, RM

    2015-01-01

    This book contains the full papers presented at ICCEBS 2013 – the 1st International Conference on Computational and Experimental Biomedical Sciences, which was organized in Azores, in October 2013. The included papers present and discuss new trends in those fields, using several methods and techniques, including active shape models, constitutive models, isogeometric elements, genetic algorithms, level sets, material models, neural networks, optimization, and the finite element method, in order to address more efficiently different and timely applications involving biofluids, computer simulation, computational biomechanics, image based diagnosis, image processing and analysis, image segmentation, image registration, scaffolds, simulation, and surgical planning. The main audience for this book consists of researchers, Ph.D students, and graduate students with multidisciplinary interests related to the areas of artificial intelligence, bioengineering, biology, biomechanics, computational fluid dynamics, comput...

  3. 1st International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications

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    Matson, Eric; Myung, Hyun; Xu, Peter

    2013-01-01

    In recent years, robots have been built based on cognitive architecture which has been developed to model human cognitive ability. The cognitive architecture can be a basis for intelligence technology to generate robot intelligence. In this edited book the robot intelligence is classified into six categories: cognitive intelligence, social intelligence, behavioral intelligence, ambient intelligence, collective intelligence and genetic intelligence. This classification categorizes the intelligence of robots based on the different aspects of awareness and the ability to act deliberately as a result of such awareness. This book aims at serving researchers and practitioners with a timely dissemination of the recent progress on robot intelligence technology and its applications, based on a collection of papers presented at the 1st International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RiTA), held in Gwangju, Korea, December 16-18, 2012. For a better readability, this edition has the total 101 ...

  4. Ovarian and adipose tissue dysfunction in polycystic ovary syndrome: report of the 4th special scientific meeting of the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society

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    Yildiz, Bulent O.; Azziz, Ricardo

    2009-01-01

    Significant advances have been made in our understanding of ovarian dysfunction in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and alterations in adipose tissue function are likely to play an important role in its pathophysiology. This review highlights the principal novel concepts presented at the 4th special scientific meeting of the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society, “Ovarian and Adipose Tissue Dysfunction: Potential Roles in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,” which occurred on June 6, 2008 in San Francisco...

  5. Meeting Report: International nephrology days - In honor of the 75(th) anniversary of acad. Momir Polenakovic and 50 years of scientific work, 26-27 September 2014.

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    Spasovski, G

    2015-01-01

    The International Nephrology Days in honor of the 75(th) anniversary of Academician Momir Polenakovic and 50 years of his scientific work were held in the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MASA) on 26 and 27 September 2014. Organizers of the meeting were the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts and the Macedonian Society of Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation and Artificial Organs (MSNDTAO). The days were programmed with the VII Macedonian-Croatian Nephrology Meeting and the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Course on "Renal Replacement Therapy - when & how - update on the outcome and cost-efficacy" organized by the MSNDTAO in cooperation with the European Renal Association (ERA-EDTA). Prominent academicians, researchers and nephrologists from Europe and neighboring countries contributed with their lectures and discussion at this scientific event. On September 26, 2014 the opening talk was given by Acad. V. Kambovski, President of the MASA, about the Life and Work of Academician Momir Polenakovic. In honor of his anniversary and valuable scientific opus, during the meeting Acad. Momir Polenakovic was awarded with Certificate of the European Renal Association (ERA-EDTA) for his significant role in the development of nephrology in the Balkan region and couple of other diplomas and acknowledgement. Prof. Polenakovic is founder of the MSNDTAO and his lifetime honorary president.

  6. Public meetings

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    MARS SURVEY 5YR 2015 GENERAL INFORMATION ELECTIONS 2013   COME AND BE INFORMED! Public meetings Tuesday 1st Oct. 10 am Amphi IT, 31-3-004 Meyrin Tuesday 1st Oct. 2 pm Council Chamber, 503-1-001 Meyrin Friday 4 Oct. 10 am Amphi BE, 864-1-D02 Prévessin Monday 7 Oct. 2 pm Council Chamber, 503-1-001 (in English) Meyrin Tuesday 8 Oct. 10 am Amphi Kjell Johnsen, 30-7-018 Meyrin   Overview of the topics to be discussed Recognition of Merit – MARS Outcome of last exercise 2007 to 2013: lessons learned Survey: five-yearly review, give us your opinion General information CVI 2014 Voluntary programmes (PRP, SLS) Elections 2013 Renewal of the Staff Council 2014 - 2015  

  7. Highlights of Spanish Astrophysics IV Proceedings of the Seventh Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (SEA), held in Barcelona, Spain, September 12-15, 2006

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    Figueras, Francesca; Hernanz, Margarita; Jordi, Carme

    2007-01-01

    This volume documents the contributions presented at the Seventh Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Astronomical Society (Sociedad Española de Astronomía, SEA). The event bought together 301 participants who presented 161 contributed talks and 120 posters, the greatest numbers up to now. The fact that most exciting items of the current astronomical research were addressed in the meeting proofs the good health of the SEA, a consolidated organization founded fifteen years ago in Barcelona. Two plenary sessions of the meeting were devoted to the approved entrance of Spain as a full member of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and to the imminent first light of the greatest telescope in the world, the GTC (Gran Telescopio de Canarias), milestones that will certainly lead the Spanish Astronomy in the next future.

  8. T1/ST2 promotes T helper 2 cell activation and polyfunctionality in bronchopulmonary mycosis.

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    Piehler, D; Grahnert, A; Eschke, M; Richter, T; Köhler, G; Stenzel, W; Alber, G

    2013-03-01

    Interleukin (IL)-33 enhances T helper (Th)2 immunity via its receptor T1/ST2. Infection with the yeast-like pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans is usually controlled by a Th1-mediated immune response. The mechanisms responsible for nonprotective Th2 immunity leading to allergic inflammation in pulmonary cryptococcosis are still not fully understood. Using a murine pulmonary model of C. neoformans infection, we report that T1/ST2 expression correlates with the intensity of Th2 activation, as demonstrated by the expression of CD25 and CD44 and downregulation of CD62L. Antigen-specific T1/ST2(+) Th cells are the primary source of the Th2 cytokines IL-5 and IL-13 as compared with wild-type T1/ST2(-) Th cells or Th cells from T1/ST2(-/-) mice. In addition, T1/ST2(+) Th cells almost exclusively contain bi- and trifunctional Th2 cytokine-producing Th cells compared with T1/ST2(-) Th cells or Th cells from T1/ST2(-/-) mice. Finally, T1/ST2-driven Th2 development resulted in defective pulmonary fungal control. These data demonstrate that T1/ST2 directs Th2 cell activation and polyfunctionality in allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis.

  9. Uncertainty Requirement Analysis for the Orbit, Attitude, and Burn Performance of the 1st Lunar Orbit Insertion Maneuver

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    Song, Young-Joo; Bae, Jonghee; Kim, Young-Rok; Kim, Bang-Yeop

    2016-12-01

    In this study, the uncertainty requirements for orbit, attitude, and burn performance were estimated and analyzed for the execution of the 1st lunar orbit insertion (LOI) maneuver of the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) mission. During the early design phase of the system, associate analysis is an essential design factor as the 1st LOI maneuver is the largest burn that utilizes the onboard propulsion system; the success of the lunar capture is directly affected by the performance achieved. For the analysis, the spacecraft is assumed to have already approached the periselene with a hyperbolic arrival trajectory around the moon. In addition, diverse arrival conditions and mission constraints were considered, such as varying periselene approach velocity, altitude, and orbital period of the capture orbit after execution of the 1st LOI maneuver. The current analysis assumed an impulsive LOI maneuver, and two-body equations of motion were adapted to simplify the problem for a preliminary analysis. Monte Carlo simulations were performed for the statistical analysis to analyze diverse uncertainties that might arise at the moment when the maneuver is executed. As a result, three major requirements were analyzed and estimated for the early design phase. First, the minimum requirements were estimated for the burn performance to be captured around the moon. Second, the requirements for orbit, attitude, and maneuver burn performances were simultaneously estimated and analyzed to maintain the 1st elliptical orbit achieved around the moon within the specified orbital period. Finally, the dispersion requirements on the B-plane aiming at target points to meet the target insertion goal were analyzed and can be utilized as reference target guidelines for a mid-course correction (MCC) maneuver during the transfer. More detailed system requirements for the KPLO mission, particularly for the spacecraft bus itself and for the flight dynamics subsystem at the ground control center

  10. 1st Advanced Marine Renewable Energy Instrumentation Experts Workshop: April 5-7, 2011

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    The U.S. marine energy industry is actively pursuing development of offshore wind and marine hydrokinetic (MHK) energy systems. Experience in the wind energy sector demonstrates that new technology development requires thorough measurement and characterization of the environmental conditions prevalent at installation sites and of technology operating in the field. Presently, there are no turn-key instrumentation system solutions that meet the measurement needs of the marine energy industry. The 1st Advanced Marine Renewable Energy Instrumentation Experts Workshop brought together technical experts from government laboratories, academia, and industry representatives from marine energy, wind, offshore oil and gas, and instrumentation developers to present and discuss the instrumentation needs of the marine energy industry. The goals of the meeting were to: (1) Share the latest relevant knowledge among technical experts; (2) Review relevant state-of-the-art field measurement technologies and methods; (3) Review lessons learned from recent field deployments; (4) Identify synergies across different industries; (5) Identify gaps between existing and needed instrumentation capabilities; (6) Understand who are the leading experts; (7) Provide a forum where stakeholders from the marine energy industry could provide substantive input in the development of new marine energy field deployable instrumentation packages.

  11. The 1st Symposium on Chemical Evolution and the Origin and Evolution of Life

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    Devincenzi, D. L. (Editor); Pleasant, L. G. (Editor)

    1982-01-01

    This symposium provided an opportunity for all NASA Exobiology principal investigators to present their most recent research in a scientific meeting forum. Papers were presented in the following exobiology areas: extraterrestrial chemistry primitive earth, information transfer, solar system exploration, planetary protection, geological record, and early biological evolution.

  12. Proceedings of the scientific meeting on `parameters for assessing the mobility of trace substances in the environment`

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    Fukui, Masami; Fujinawa, Katsuyuki [eds.

    1996-04-01

    This issue is the collection of the paper presented at the title meeting on `parameters for assessing the mobility of trace substances in the environment`. The 18 of the presented papers are indexed individually. (J.P.N.)

  13. 41th Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-03)

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    Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.; Bailey, N.;

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 41st plenary on 5-9 November 2012 in Brussels (Belgium). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics d...... dealt were inter alia assessments of Mediterranean and Black Sea stocks, evaluations of fishing effort regimes, technical measures, review of scientific advice on stocks and fisheries of EU interest, fisheries management plans evaluation issues....

  14. PREFACE: 1st International Conference on Rheology and Modeling of Materials

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    Gömze, László A.

    2015-04-01

    Understanding the rheological properties of materials and their rheological behaviors during their manufacturing processes and in their applications in many cases can help to increase the efficiency and competitiveness not only of the finished goods and products but the organizations and societies also. The more scientific supported and prepared organizations develop more competitive products with better thermal, mechanical, physical, chemical and biological properties and the leading companies apply more competitive knowledge, materials, equipment and technology processes. The idea to organize in Hungary the 1st International Conference on Rheology and Modeling of Materials we have received from prospective scientists, physicists, chemists, mathematicians and engineers from Asia, Europe, North and South America including India, Korea, Russia, Turkey, Estonia, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Chile, Mexico and USA. The goals of ic-rmm1 the 1st International Conference on Rheology and Modeling of Materials are the following: • Promote new methods and results of scientific research in the fields of modeling and measurements of rheological properties and behavior of materials under processing and applications. • Change information between the theoretical and applied sciences as well as technical and technological implantations. • Promote the communication between the scientists of different disciplines, nations, countries and continents. The international conference ic-rmm1 provides a platform among the leading international scientists, researchers, PhD students and engineers for discussing recent achievements in measurement, modeling and application of rheology in materials technology and materials science of liquids, melts, solids, crystals and amorphous structures. Among the major fields of interest are the influences of material structures, mechanical stresses temperature and deformation speeds on rheological and physical properties, phase transformation of

  15. 1st Joint METU-IPM Conference on LHC Physics

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    2015-01-01

    This meeting will focus on the LHC physics as well as upgrades. It intends to introduce the subjects to the young students and scientists of the region. The main experimental and technical topics related to the LHC will be reviewed by the leading scientists of the field.

  16. Level of clinical evidence presented at the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Annual Scientific Meeting over 5 years (2010–2014)

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    Kay, Jeffrey; de SA, Darren; Shallow, Scott; Simunovic, Nicole; Safran, Marc R.; Philippon, Marc J.; Ayeni, Olufemi R.

    2015-01-01

    The International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA) Annual Scientific Meeting is at the forefront of informing today’s orthopaedic surgeons and society of the rapid advances in the exponentially growing field of hip arthroscopy. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and observe any trends in the level of clinical evidence in the papers and posters presented at the ISHA Annual Scientific Meeting from 2010 to 2014. The online abstracts of the paper and poster presentations presented at the ISHA Annual Scientific Meetings were independently evaluated by two reviewers (582 total resulting presentations). Two reviewers screened these results for clinical studies and graded the quality of evidence from level I (i.e. randomized trials) to IV (i.e. case series) based on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons classification system. Four hundred and twenty-eight presentations met the inclusion criteria and were evaluated. Overall, 10.1% of the presentations were level I, 12.8% were level II, 30.1% were level III and 47.0% were level IV evidence. Over time, from 2010 to 2014, we observed an increase in the percentage of level II paper presentations, an increase in the proportion of level III poster presentations, and a decrease in the proportion of both level IV paper and poster presentations. Significant non-random improvement in the level of evidence presented was noted for the poster presentations (P = 0.012) but not for the paper presentations (P = 0.61) over the study period. Statistical trends demonstrate ISHA’s increased awareness and commitment to presenting higher quality evidence as the availability of this evidence increases. PMID:27011857

  17. [1st São Paulo meeting of teachers of Pediatric Nursing].

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    Horta, A L; Bonilha, A L; Ribeiro, M O

    1989-04-01

    The authors report the "I Encontro Paulista de Docentes de Enfermagem Pediátrica". They show components of the pediatrics nursing curriculum and the results of the discussions accomplished in this event.

  18. 76 FR 36120 - Science Advisory Board Staff Office Notification of a Public Meeting of the Clean Air Scientific...

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    2011-06-21

    ... on EPA's Review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Lead: Risk and Exposure Assessment... that are important to the design and scope of exposure and risk assessments, as well as other aspects...: Risk and Exposure Assessment Planning Document. DATES: The CASAC Lead Review Panel meeting will be...

  19. 42nd Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-01)

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    Casey, J.; Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 42nd plenary on 8-12 April 2013 in Brussels (Belgium). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics dealt...... were inter alia assessments of Mediterranean Sea stocks, future EU data collection, and technical measures....

  20. 40th Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-02)

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    Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.; Bailey, N.;

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 40th plenary on 9-13 July 2012 in Copenhagen (Denmark). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics de...... dealt with ranged from fisheries economics to management plan evaluation issues....

  1. 42nd Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-01)

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    Casey, J.; Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.;

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 42nd plenary on 8-12 April 2013 in Brussels (Belgium). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics dea...

  2. 44th Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-03)

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    Casey, J.; Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.;

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 44th plenary on 4-8 November 2013 in Brussels (Belgium). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics d...

  3. 43rd Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-01)

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    Casey, J.; Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.;

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 43rd plenary on 8-12 July 2013 in Brussels (Belgium). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics deal...

  4. 39th Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-12-01)

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    Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.; Bailey, N.;

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 39th plenary on 16-20 April 2012 in Brussels (Belgium). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics de...... dealt with ranged from fisheries economics to management plan evaluation issues....

  5. SAP Minutes No.2015-03 for FIFRA meeting held 9/15-17/2015. A set of scientific issues being considered by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding development of a spatial aquatic model(SAM)for pesticide risk assessment

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    On September 15-17th, 2014, the US Environmental Protection Agency convened a public meeting of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) to address scientific issues associated with the agency’s “Development of a Spatial Aquatic Model (SAM) for Pesticide Risk Assessment”. The goal of SAM is to impr...

  6. The annual meeting of the European Society for Vascular Surgery--the scientific contents over the years.

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    Bergqvist, D

    2008-07-01

    to analyze the presentations given at the annual meeting of European Society for Vascular Surgery: topic, geographical distribution, later publication. Three six-year periods from 1989 have been evaluated. case series dominates but randomized trials have increased somewhat. Papers on animal experiments and basic science have decreased. The most frequently reported diseases have been aortic aneurysm, carotid artery problems, lower extremity ischaemia and with an increasing number of papers on venous disease. Around two thirds of the presentations have been later published as full papers in European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, but as many as one quarter has not been published. Geographical origin has varied over time with a decrease in the UK dominance. The presentations at the Annual meeting of European Society for Vascular Surgery contribute substantially to the contents of the Society Journal but a large proportion of the presentations never appear in print. Northern Europe dominates when papers per population unit is counted.

  7. Unit 1 St Stephen's Hospital, Sarsfield Court, Glanmire, Cork.

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    Mikkers, Misja

    2014-09-01

    A persistent feature of international health policy debate is whether a single-payer or multiple-payer system can offer superior performance. In Ireland, a major reform proposal is the introduction of \\'managed competition\\' based on the recent reforms in the Netherlands, which would replace many functions of Ireland\\'s public payer with a system of competing health insurers from 2016. This article debates whether Ireland meets the preconditions for effective managed competition, and whether the government should implement the reform according to its stated timeline. We support our arguments by discussing the functioning of the Dutch and Irish systems.

  8. Ventilation and health in non-industrial indoor environments: report from a European Multidisciplinary Scientific Consensus Meeting (EUROVEN)

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    Wargocki, Pawel; Sundell, Jan; Bischof, W.

    2002-01-01

    Scientific literature on the effects of ventilation on health, comfort, and productivity in non-industrial indoor environments (offices, schools, homes, etc.) has been reviewed by a multidisciplinary group of European scientists, called EUROVEN, with expertise in medicine, epidemiology, toxicology......, and engineering. The group reviewed 105 papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and judged 30 as conclusive, providing sufficient information on ventilation, health effects, data processing, and reporting, 14 as providing relevant background information on the issue, 43 as relevant but non...... leave), and that an association between ventilation and productivity (performance of office work) is indicated. The group also concluded that increasing outdoor air supply rates in non-industrial environments improves perceived air quality; that outdoor air supply rates below 25 l/s per person increase...

  9. 43rd Plenary Meeting Report of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (PLEN-13-01)

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    Casey, J.; Abella, J. A.; Andersen, J.

    The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries hold its 43rd plenary on 8-12 July 2013 in Brussels (Belgium). The terms of reference included both issues assessments of STECF Expert Working Group reports and additional requests submitted to the STECF by the Commission. Topics dealt...... were inter alia assessments of the economic performance of the EU fishing fleet, fishing effort regime evaluations, future EU data collection, and review of stock advice....

  10. PREFACE: 1st European Conference on Gas Micro Flows (GasMems 2012)

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    Frijns, Arjan; Valougeorgis, Dimitris; Colin, Stéphane; Baldas, Lucien

    2012-05-01

    The aim of the 1st European Conference on Gas Micro Flows is to advance research in Europe and worldwide in the field of gas micro flows as well as to improve global fundamental knowledge and to enable technological applications. Gas flows in microsystems are of great importance and touch almost every industrial field (e.g. fluidic microactuators for active control of aerodynamic flows, vacuum generators for extracting biological samples, mass flow and temperature micro-sensors, pressure gauges, micro heat-exchangers for the cooling of electronic components or for chemical applications, and micro gas analyzers or separators). The main characteristic of gas microflows is their rarefaction, which for device design often requires modelling and simulation both by continuous and molecular approaches. In such flows various non-equilibrium transport phenomena appear, while the role played by the interaction between the gas and the solid device surfaces becomes essential. The proposed models of boundary conditions often need an empirical adjustment strongly dependent on the micro manufacturing technique. The 1st European Conference on Gas Micro Flows is organized under the umbrella of the recently established GASMEMS network (www.gasmems.eu/) consisting of 13 participants and six associate members. The main objectives of the network are to structure research and train researchers in the fields of micro gas dynamics, measurement techniques for gaseous flows in micro experimental setups, microstructure design and micro manufacturing with applications in lab and industry. The conference takes place on June 6-8 2012, at the Skiathos Palace Hotel, on the beautiful island of Skiathos, Greece. The conference has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme FP7/2007-2013 under grant agreement ITN GASMEMS no. 215504. It owes its success to many people. We would like to acknowledge the support of all members of the Scientific Committee and of all

  11. 1st International Conference on Signal, Networks, Computing, and Systems

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    Mohapatra, Durga; Nagar, Atulya; Sahoo, Manmath

    2016-01-01

    The book is a collection of high-quality peer-reviewed research papers presented in the first International Conference on Signal, Networks, Computing, and Systems (ICSNCS 2016) held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India during February 25–27, 2016. The book is organized in to two volumes and primarily focuses on theory and applications in the broad areas of communication technology, computer science and information security. The book aims to bring together the latest scientific research works of academic scientists, professors, research scholars and students in the areas of signal, networks, computing and systems detailing the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted.

  12. Rate and predictors of the conversion of abstracts presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress scientific meetings to full peer-reviewed publications.

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    Abuzeid, Wael; Fosbøl, Emil L; Fosbøl, Philip L; Fosbøl, Marie; Zarinehbaf, Sanaz; Ross, Heather; Ko, Dennis T; Bennell, Maria C; Wijeysundera, Harindra C

    2013-11-01

    The rate of conversion of abstracts presented at scientific meetings into peer-reviewed published manuscripts is an important metric for medical societies, because it facilitates translation of scientific knowledge into practice. We determined the rate and predictors of conversion of scientific abstracts presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) from 2006 to 2010 into peer-reviewed article publications within 2 years of their initial presentation. Using a previously validated computer algorithm, we searched the International Statistical Institute Web of Science to identify peer-reviewed full manuscript publications of these abstracts. A multivariable logistic regression was used to identify independent factors associated with successful publication. From 2006 to 2010, 3565 abstracts were presented at the CCC. Overall 24.1% of presented abstracts were published within 2 years of the conference. Mean impact factor for publications was 5.2 (range, 0.4-53.2). The type of presentation (for poster vs oral; odds ratio, 0.71; 95% confidence interval, 0.60-0.83; P publication. Late breaking abstracts and those related to cancer and clinical sciences were more likely to be published, compared with prevention, vascular biology, and pediatrics. In conclusion, the publication rate at the CCC is only marginally lower than that reported for large international North American and European cardiology conferences (30.6%). Efforts should focus on several identified barriers to improve conversion of abstracts to full report publication. Copyright © 2013 Canadian Cardiovascular Society. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

  13. PROCEEDINGS OF RIKEN BNL RESEARCH CENTER WORKSHOP, VOLUME 77, RBRC SCIENTIFIC REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING, OCTOBER 10-12, 2005

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    The eighth evaluation of the RIKEN BNL Research Center (RBRC) took place on October 10-12, 2005, at Brookhaven National Laboratory. The members of the Scientific Review Committee (SRC) were Dr. Jean-Paul Blaizot, Professor Makoto Kobayashi, Dr. Akira Masaike, Professor Charles Young Prescott (Chair), Professor Stephen Sharpe (absent), and Professor Jack Sandweiss. We are grateful to Professor Akira Ukawa who was appointed to the SRC to cover Professor Sharpe's area of expertise. In addition to reviewing this year's program, the committee, augmented by Professor Kozi Nakai, evaluated the RBRC proposal for a five-year extension of the RIKEN BNL Collaboration MOU beyond 2007. Dr. Koji Kaya, Director of the Discovery Research Institute, RIKEN, Japan, presided over the session on the extension proposal. In order to illustrate the breadth and scope of the RBRC program, each member of the Center made a presentation on higher research efforts. In addition, a special session was held in connection with the RBRC QCDSP and QCDOC supercomputers. Professor Norman H. Christ, a collaborator from Columbia University, gave a presentation on the progress and status of the project, and Professor Frithjof Karsch of BNL presented the first physics results from QCDOC. Although the main purpose of this review is a report to RIKEN Management (Dr. Ryoji Noyori, RIKEN President) on the health, scientific value, management and future prospects of the Center, the RBRC management felt that a compendium of the scientific presentations are of sufficient quality and interest that they warrant a wider distribution. Therefore we have made this compilation and present it to the community for its information and enlightenment.

  14. 1st Workshop on Eye Tracking and Visualization

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    Chuang, Lewis; Fisher, Brian; Schmidt, Albrecht; Weiskopf, Daniel

    2017-01-01

    This book discusses research, methods, and recent developments in the interdisciplinary field that spans research in visualization, eye tracking, human-computer interaction, and psychology. It presents extended versions of papers from the First Workshop on Eye Tracking and Visualization (ETVIS), which was organized as a workshop of the IEEE VIS Conference 2015. Topics include visualization and visual analytics of eye-tracking data, metrics and cognitive models, eye-tracking experiments in the context of visualization interfaces, and eye tracking in 3D and immersive environments. The extended ETVIS papers are complemented by a chapter offering an overview of visualization approaches for analyzing eye-tracking data and a chapter that discusses electrooculography (EOG) as an alternative of acquiring information about eye movements. Covering scientific visualization, information visualization, and visual analytics, this book is a valuable resource for eye-tracking researchers within the visualization community.

  15. EDITORIAL: The 1st International Conference on Nanomanufacturing (NanoMan2008) The 1st International Conference on Nanomanufacturing (NanoMan2008)

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    Luo, Jack Jiqui; Fang, Fengzhou

    2009-05-01

    Nanomanufacturing is an emerging technology in the field of synthesis of nanomaterials, manufacture of nanodevices, nanosystems and the relevant characterization technologies, and will greatly impact our society and environment: speeding up scientific discovery, technological development, improving healthcare and living standards and slowing down the exhaustion of energy resources, to name but few. The 1st International Conference on Nanomanufacturing (NanoMan2008) was held on the 13-16 July 2008 in Singapore in conjunction with ThinFilm2008 (The 4th International Conference on Technological Advances of Thin Films & Surface Coatings). Approximately 140 delegates from all over the world have participated in the conference and presented their latest discoveries and technological developments. The main focuses of the conference were modern nanomanufacturing by laser machining, focused ion beam fabrication, nano/micro-molding/imprinting, nanomaterial synthesis and characterization, nanometrology and nano/microsystems fabrication and characterization. There was also great interest in applications of nanomanufacturing technologies in traditional areas such as free form machining, polishing and grinding with nano-scale precision and the smoothness of surfaces of objects, and applications in space exploration, military and medicine. This special issue is devoted to NanoMan2008 with a collection of 9 invited talks presented at the conference, covering all the topics of nanomanufacturing technology and development. These papers have been upgraded by the authors with new results and discoveries since the preparation of the conference manuscripts, hence presenting the latest developments. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the delegates who attended the conference and made the conference successful, and to the authors who contributed papers to this special issue. Thanks also go to the conference committee for their efforts and devotion to the conference. We

  16. PREFACE: 1st Nano-IBCT Conference 2011 - Radiation Damage of Biomolecular Systems: Nanoscale Insights into Ion Beam Cancer Therapy

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    Huber, Bernd A.; Malot, Christiane; Domaracka, Alicja; Solov'yov, Andrey V.

    2012-07-01

    The 1st Nano-IBCT Conference entitled 'Radiation Damage in Biomolecular Systems: Nanoscale Insights into Ion Beam Cancer Therapy' was held in Caen, France, in October 2011. The Meeting was organised in the framework of the COST Action MP1002 (Nano-IBCT) which was launched in December 2010 (http://fias.uni-frankfurt.de/nano-ibct). This action aims to promote the understanding of mechanisms and processes underlying the radiation damage of biomolecular systems at the molecular and nanoscopic level and to use the findings to improve the strategy of Ion Beam Cancer Therapy. In the hope of achieving this, participants from different disciplines were invited to represent the fields of physics, biology, medicine and chemistry, and also included those from industry and the operators of hadron therapy centres. Ion beam therapy offers the possibility of excellent dose localization for treatment of malignant tumours, minimizing radiation damage in normal healthy tissue, while maximizing cell killing within the tumour. Several ion beam cancer therapy clinical centres are now operating in Europe and elsewhere. However, the full potential of such therapy can only be exploited by better understanding the physical, chemical and biological mechanisms that lead to cell death under ion irradiation. Considering a range of spatio-temporal scales, the proposed action therefore aims to combine the unique experimental and theoretical expertise available within Europe to acquire greater insight at the nanoscopic and molecular level into radiation damage induced by ion impact. Success in this endeavour will be both an important scientific breakthrough and give great impetus to the practical improvement of this innovative therapeutic technique. Ion therapy potentially provides an important advance in cancer therapy and the COST action MP1002 will be very significant in ensuring Europe's leadership in this field, providing the scientific background, required data and mechanistic insight which

  17. Termo do 1º Consenso em Disfunção Temporomandibular e Dor Orofacial Statement of the 1st Consensus on Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain

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    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available O Termo do 1º Consenso em Disfunção Temporomandibular e Dor Orofacial* foi criado com o propósito de substituir divergências por evidência científica dentro dessa especialidade da Odontologia. O documento oferece informações claras e fundamentadas para orientar o cirurgião-dentista e demais profissionais de saúde sobre os cuidados demandados pelo paciente, tanto no processo de diagnóstico diferencial quanto na fase de aplicação das terapias de controle da dor e disfunção. O Termo foi aprovado no mês de janeiro de 2010 em reunião realizada durante o Congresso Internacional de Odontologia do Estado de São Paulo e converge o pensamento dos profissionais mais conceituados do Brasil na especialidade Disfunção Temporomandibular e Dor Orofacial.This Statement of the 1st Consensus on Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain was created with the purpose of substituting controversies for scientific evidence within this specialty field of dentistry. The document provides clear and well-grounded guidance to dentists and other health professionals about the care required by patients both in the process of differential diagnosis and during the stage when they undergo treatment to control pain and dysfunction. The Statement was approved in January 2010 at a meeting held during the International Dental Congress of São Paulo and draws together the views of Brazil's most respected professionals in the specialty of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain.

  18. Body conceptions of 1st and 8th semesters students from two Goiás Universities.

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    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available To understand physical education student’s body conceptions is important to analyze how their formation and social determinations is influencing their way of thinking, which can impact on theirs posterior professional intervention. This way, the scientific question of this text is to know if: “Does exist differences between body conceptions of academic students of 1st and 8th period of two graduation courses?”. The general objective is to identify and compare the body conceptions of 1st and 8th period of physical education graduation courses (licensure of two teaching institutions of Goiás. This descriptive research with qualitative analyzes was made by a questionnaire specially elaborated to this research that it was applied with 143 students of Physical Education Licensure of the two Universities. The results show that the body conceptions are near the hegemonic paradigms, directed to an understanding of instrumental body, showing that is necessary a better discussion in the academic environment.

  19. Ventilation and health in non-industrial indoor environments: report from a European Multidisciplinary Scientific Consensus Meeting (EUROVEN)

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    Wargocki, Pawel; Sundell, Jan; Bischof, W.

    2002-01-01

    leave), and that an association between ventilation and productivity (performance of office work) is indicated. The group also concluded that increasing outdoor air supply rates in non-industrial environments improves perceived air quality; that outdoor air supply rates below 25 l/s per person increase...... the risk of SBS symptoms, increase short-term sick leave, and decrease productivity among occupants of office buildings; and that ventilation rates above 0.5 air changes per hour (h-1) in homes reduce infestation of house dust mites in Nordic countries. The group concluded additionally that the literature......Scientific literature on the effects of ventilation on health, comfort, and productivity in non-industrial indoor environments (offices, schools, homes, etc.) has been reviewed by a multidisciplinary group of European scientists, called EUROVEN, with expertise in medicine, epidemiology, toxicology...

  20. Feedback Equivalence of 1-dimensional Control Systems of the 1-st Order

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    The problem of local feedback equivalence for 1-dimensional control systems of the 1-st order is considered. The algebra of differential invariants and criteria for the feedback equivalence for regular control systems are found.

  1. A New Class of Group Field Theories for 1st Order Discrete Quantum Gravity

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    Oriti, D; Tlas, T.

    2007-01-01

    Group Field Theories, a generalization of matrix models for 2d gravity, represent a 2nd quantization of both loop quantum gravity and simplicial quantum gravity. In this paper, we construct a new class of Group Field Theory models, for any choice of spacetime dimension and signature, whose Feynman amplitudes are given by path integrals for clearly identified discrete gravity actions, in 1st order variables. In the 3-dimensional case, the corresponding discrete action is that of 1st order Regg...

  2. 14th Annual Meeting of the Safety Pharmacology Society: threading through scientific sessions for originality and novelty.

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    Cavero, Icilio

    2015-06-01

    The Annual Meeting of the Safety Pharmacology (SP) Society is a yearly event designed to keep attendees abreast of how to best identify and mitigate organ function liabilities of candidate drugs selected for clinical assessment. Heart rate (HR) and blood pressure (BP) effects of candidate drugs in dogs/monkeys have satisfactory human translation. Mechanism-designed assays offer opportunities for innovative approaches to identify chemotherapeutic-induced peripheral neuropathy (PN). SP has a large array of methodologies to determine safety on eye functions. Video-tracking analysis of zebrafish swimming behavior accurately profiles drugs for high-level brain function liabilities. Available in vitro and in vivo assays can identify, and determine physiological and pharmacological mechanisms of, candidate drug-induced emesis. Ad hoc Working Groups have already finalized protocols for testing the comprehensive in vitro arrhythmia assay (CiPA), an innovative paradigm for assessing mechanisms conferring candidate drug proarrhythmic liabilities. The good concordance of non-clinical and clinical Phase I BP and HR effects of candidate drugs support the use of dog/monkey models for clinical outcome. Drug liabilities (e.g., PN, nausea, vomiting, etc.) affecting non-vital organs/systems require the same degree of SP attention given to vital functions as they can dramatically reduce patient quality of life.

  3. File list: His.Lar.20.AllAg.1st_instar [Chip-atlas[Archive

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  11. Nuclear energy acceptance and potential role to meet future energy demand. Which technical/scientific achievements are needed?

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    Schenkel, Roland

    2012-06-01

    recently been proposed for energy production, is critically reviewed. There are major challenges remaining that are shortly outlined. Scientific/technical achievements that are required in the light of the Fukushima accident are highlighted.

  12. News Event: UK to host Science on Stage Travel: Gaining a more global perspective on physics Event: LIYSF asks students to 'cross scientific boundaries' Competition: Young Physicists' tournament is international affair Conference: Learning in a changing world of new technologies Event: Nordic physical societies meet in Lund Conference: Tenth ESERA conference to publish ebook Meeting: Rugby meeting brings teachers together Note: Remembering John L Lewis OBE

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    2013-03-01

    Event: UK to host Science on Stage Travel: Gaining a more global perspective on physics Event: LIYSF asks students to 'cross scientific boundaries' Competition: Young Physicists' tournament is international affair Conference: Learning in a changing world of new technologies Event: Nordic physical societies meet in Lund Conference: Tenth ESERA conference to publish ebook Meeting: Rugby meeting brings teachers together Note: Remembering John L Lewis OBE

  13. 如何加强高校科研团队例会的管理%How to Strengthen the Management for Scheduled Meeting of Scientific Research Team in Universities

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    2011-01-01

    Scheduled meeting is an important method for management of scientific research teams.This article tries to explore ways of improving the quality of scheduled meetings of scientific research teams in universities.It analyzed the possible causes of ineffective scheduled meetings.It shows that significance of effective scheduled meeting should be understood in the organization and management of scientific research teams in universities.The role of scheduled meeting for scientific research teams in universities is illustrated by example of the fuel cell bus research team in Tsinghua University.%科研团队例会是强化科研团队管理的重要手段.通过分析例会效果不如人意的原因,探讨提高高校科研团队例会效果的方法和对策,说明在组建和管理高校科研团队的过程中应当充分认识开好有效例会的重要性,并以清华大学燃料电池城市客车科研团队的实例说明有效例会制度对高校科研团队所起的作用.

  14. "European Resuscitation Council 2015 burn 1st Aid recommendations-concerns and issues for first responders".

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    Goodwin, Nicholas S

    2016-08-01

    As the lead author of a recently published systematic review on hydrogel burn dressings in pre-hospital, I was alarmed to read the claim by the authors to the effect no one method of burn wound cooling was superior to any other; "There is no evidence to recommend a specific temperature or method of cooling". The reputation and prominence of the ERC within the circle of resuscitation councils now delving into 1st Aid recommendations leads to the conclusion that misguided recommendations may cause confusion amongst first responders, may falsely misdirect 1st Aid providers to unsupported practices or alternatively create a window of opportunity for marketers or sellers of alternative burn 1st Aid technologies to make unsupported claims in respect of comparable efficacy of their own product versus "traditional" methods.

  15. Excerpts from the 1st international NTNU symposium on current and future clinical biomarkers of cancer

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    Robles, Ana I; Olsen, Karina Standahl; Tsui, Dana W T;

    2016-01-01

    The goal of biomarker research is to identify clinically valid markers. Despite decades of research there has been disappointingly few molecules or techniques that are in use today. The "1st International NTNU Symposium on Current and Future Clinical Biomarkers of Cancer: Innovation and Implement......The goal of biomarker research is to identify clinically valid markers. Despite decades of research there has been disappointingly few molecules or techniques that are in use today. The "1st International NTNU Symposium on Current and Future Clinical Biomarkers of Cancer: Innovation...

  16. Report from the Biennial Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Section of the American Oil Chemists Society (AAOCS Held in Adelaide, November 2011

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    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available The Australasian section of the American Oil Chemists Society (AAOCS held their biennial meeting in Adelaide, Australia on 8–11 November 2011. Over 70 scientists, researchers and industry representatives gathered for three days of talks and discussions on lipid related topics. A highlight was the hot topic symposium on the new olive oil standard being introduced in Australia. Paul Miller, Australian Olives Association, gave a compelling address on why the standard was needed. He demonstrated that the increase in price and demand for high quality olive oils has led to products falsely or misleadingly labelled. Furthermore, the genetic and seasonal variation in minor components of olive oil has led to misclassifications. An extensive scientific and political process in Australia and overseas led to development of this new standard. Dr. Leandro Ravetti, Mordern Olives, demonstrated the development of two new methods, for analysis of pyropheophytins and diacylglycerols, are good indicators of modification by deodorisation of oils and show excellent correlation with organoleptic assessment with aging/degradation of extra virgin olive oils. Professor Rod Mailer finished this session with studies of actual adulteration cases in Australia and overseas, further highlighting the need for this new standard. [...

  17. Report of the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Scientific Working Group on Tick-Borne Encephalitis (ISW-TBE) - TBE in a changing world.

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    Kunze, Ursula

    2017-08-30

    The 19th meeting of the International Scientific Working Group on Tick-Borne Encephalitis (ISW-TBE) - a group of neurologists, general practitioners, clinicians, travel physicians, virologists, pediatricians and epidemiologists-was held under the title "TBE in a changing world". Key topics within virology, current epidemiological developments and investigations, expansion of risk areas, clinical aspects and cases, traveling and mobility, vaccination rates, and latest news on vaccination were presented and extensively discussed. Over the past four decades, TBE has become a growing public health challenge in Europe and parts of Asia. It may be considered a complex eco-epidemiological system, characterized by an intricate interplay between the virus, ticks and tick hosts on the one hand and human exposure strongly influenced by socioeconomic conditions on the other hand. Although the facts are simple - vaccination is the best prevention - the socioeconomic conditions keep changing, and with them the ability or willingness of people to get vaccinated. Copyright © 2017 Elsevier GmbH. All rights reserved.

  18. 76 FR 24048 - Notice of Public Meeting, Coeur d'Alene District Resource Advisory Council Meeting; Idaho

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    2011-04-29

    ....m. The meeting will be held at the Super 8 Motel, 801 SW. 1st Street, Grangeville, Idaho 83530. FOR... regarding an alternative site for ATV use based on the Community Corrals, Bug Slope site closure....

  19. 1st and 2nd Trimester Headsize in Fetuses with Congenital Heart Disease: A Cohort Study

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    Lauridsen, Mette Høj; Petersen, Olav Bjørn; Vestergaard, Else Marie

    2014-01-01

    208 fetuses (75%) with presumed non-syndromic CHD were included, 85 (41%) with minor and 123 (59%) with major CHD. Z-scores for head size were analysed. Conclusions: Our preliminary results suggest that Bi-parietal-diameter in children with CHD is within the normal range in the 1st trimester...

  20. The Course of Psychological Disorders in the 1st Year After Cancer Diagnosis

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    Kangas, Maria; Henry, Jane L.; Bryant, Richard A.

    2005-01-01

    This study investigated the relationship between acute stress disorder (ASD) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid anxiety, depressive, and substance use disorders over the first 12-month period following a cancer diagnosis. Individuals recently diagnosed with 1st onset head and neck or lung malignancy were assessed for ASD within…

  1. 1st ESMO Consensus Conference in lung cancer; Lugano 2010: small-cell lung cancer

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    Stahel, R; Thatcher, N; Früh, M;

    2011-01-01

    The 1st ESMO Consensus Conference on lung cancer was held in Lugano, Switzerland on 21st and 22nd May 2010 with the participation of a multidisciplinary panel of leading professionals in pathology and molecular diagnostics and medical, surgical and radiation oncology. Before the conference, the e...

  2. Perspective through the 1st class innovation award-innovation in the key materials

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    2006-01-01

    @@ Directed by Prof.Litong Zhang (Member of CAS)from Northwestern Polytechnical University, the project on the topic of ceramic matrix composite, which sustains high temperature, resists oxidization, and has a long lifetime,achieved the 1st class National Technology Innovation Award in 2004.

  3. Complex brackets and balanced complex 1st-order difference polynomials in 4-dimensional Minkowski space

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    HUANG Lei; LI HongBo

    2008-01-01

    This paper investigates complex brackets and balanced complex 1st-order difference (BCD) polynomials. Then we propose an algorithm of O(nlog n) complexity to check the equality of brackets. It substitutes exponential algorithms before. Also, BCD polynomials have some usages in geometric calculation.

  4. Complex brackets and balanced complex 1st-order difference polynomials in 4-dimensional Minkowski space

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    2008-01-01

    This paper investigates complex brackets and balanced complex 1st-order di?erence (BCD) polynomials. Then we propose an algorithm of O(n log n) complexity to check the equality of brackets. It substitutes exponential algorithms before. Also, BCD polynomials have some usages in geometric calculation.

  5. How Many Attempts Until Success in Some Core 1st. Year Disciplines?

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    Fernandes, Graça Leão; Andrade e Silva, João; Lopes, Margarida Chagas

    2012-01-01

    Due to a general development in education brought about by democracy, Portugal has witnessed tremendous development in Higher Education (HE) since the beginning of the 1980s. Nevertheless, the percentage of graduates among the Portuguese population still ranks far below most European countries. This is why academic performance in HE 1st cycle…

  6. Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Technology Support for Self-Organized Learners

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    Kalz, Marco; Koper, Rob; Hornung-Prähauser, Veronika; Luckmann, Michaela

    2008-01-01

    Kalz, M., Koper, R., Hornung-Prähauser, V., & Luckmann, M. (Eds.) (2008). Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Technology Support for Self-Organized Learners. June, 2-3, 2008, Salzburg, Austria: CEUR Workshop Proceedings, ISSN 1613-0073. Available at http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-349.

  7. Proceedings of the 1st workshop on aspect reverse-engineering, Delft, 09.11.2004

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    Tourwé, T.; Bruntink, M.; Marin, A.M.; Shepherd, D.

    2005-01-01

    This technical report contains the papers submitted to and presented at the 1st Workshop on Aspect Reverse-Engineering, held in conjunction with the 11th Working Conference on Reverse Engineering (WCRE), in Delft, The Netherlands. The aims of this workshop was to bring together researchers and pract

  8. Analysis of Historical Materiel Return Program (MRP) Credits at the 1st Marine Logistics Group Reparable Issue Point (RIP)

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    2011-12-01

    MATERIEL RETURN PROGRAM ( MRP ) CREDITS AT THE 1ST MARINE LOGISTICS GROUP REPARABLE ISSUE POINT (RIP) by Edward M. Caricato John D. Draper...Materiel Return Program ( MRP ) Credits at the 1st Marine Logistics Group Reparable Issue Point (RIP) 6. AUTHOR(S) Edward M. Caricato and John D. Draper...unlimited 12b. DISTRIBUTION CODE A 13. ABSTRACT (maximum 200 words) Materiel Returns Program ( MRP ) credits have increased 1st Marine

  9. Overview of the 80(th) Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society - The Past, Present and Future of Cardiovascular Medicine in Japan - - The 5(th) Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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    Takahashi, Jun; Satoh, Kimio; Fukuda, Koji; Sugimura, Koichiro; Matsumoto, Yasuharu; Nakano, Makoto; Tsuburaya, Ryuji; Aoki, Tatsuo; Hao, Kiyotaka; Nishimiya, Kensuke; Ito, Kenta; Sakata, Yasuhiko; Shimokawa, Hiroaki

    2016-07-25

    The 80(th)Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society was held in Sendai, Japan, on March 18-20, 2016, which coincided with the 5(th)anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake that hit the Tohoku area on March 11, 2011. Thus, the main themes for this meeting were "The Past, Present and Future of Cardiovascular Medicine in Japan" and "The 5(th)Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake". Despite the provincial location, approximately 15,000 people attended during the 3-day meeting, and there were in-depth discussions in each of the various sessions on these themes. Especially, to our great pleasure, the Japanese Royals, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, kindly visited the panel exhibition of the Great East Japan Earthquake and spoke words of appreciation to us. The meeting successfully completed and we sincerely appreciate the great cooperation and support from all affiliates. (Circ J 2016; 80: 1689-1694).

  10. Proceedings of the 1st CIRP Seminar on Micro and Nano Technology

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    Hansen, Hans Nørgaard; Alting, Leo

    2003-01-01

    The present Proceedings of the 1st International CIRP Seminar on Micro and Nano Technology is the result of a CIRP initiative taken by the Working Group on Micro/Nano Technology established in 2002. The CIRP initiative is a recognition of the large potentials that micro/nano technology has...... in improving/enhancing many of the existing products and in forming the basis of a long range of new next generation of products. Micro and nano technology are common phrases used to describe phenomena, components, products etc. related to small dimensions, usually based on functioning principles...... accessible to a large group of customers. Therefore, product development and manufacture is very essential. Therefore this 1st CIRP Seminar represents an important milestone for design and industrial manufacture of products based on micro and nano technology. The Proceedings cover mostly new, interesting...

  11. Idaho National Laboratory Quarterly Performance Analysis - 1st Quarter FY2015

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    Mitchell, Lisbeth A. [Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

    2015-03-01

    This report is published quarterly by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Quality and Performance Management Organization. The Department of Energy (DOE) Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS), as prescribed in DOE Order 232.2, “Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information,” requires a quarterly analysis of events, both reportable and not reportable, for the previous 12 months. This report is the analysis of 73 reportable events (27 from the 1St Qtr FY-15 and 46 from the prior three reporting quarters), as well as 38 other issue reports (including nine not reportable events and Significant Category A and B conditions reported during the1st Qtr FY-15) identified at INL during the past 12 months.

  12. A New Class of Group Field Theories for 1st Order Discrete Quantum Gravity

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    Oriti, Daniele

    2007-01-01

    Group Field Theories, a generalization of matrix models for 2d gravity, represent a 2nd quantization of both loop quantum gravity and simplicial quantum gravity. In this paper, we construct a new class of Group Field Theory models, for any choice of spacetime dimension and signature, whose Feynman amplitudes are given by path integrals for clearly identified discrete gravity actions, in 1st order variables. In the 3-dimensional case, the corresponding discrete action is that of 1st order Regge calculus for gravity (generalized to include higher order corrections), while in higher dimensions, they correspond to a discrete BF-theory (again, generalized to higher order) with an imposed orientation restriction on hinge volumes, similar to that characterizing discrete gravity. The new models shed also light on the large distance or semi-classical approximation of spin foam models. This new class of group field theories may represent a concrete unifying framework for loop quantum gravity and simplicial quantum grav...

  13. National Society of Black Physicists XXV Annual Day of Scientific Lectures and 21st Annual Meeting - NSBP '98: The Next Generation/12th Annual National Conference of Black Physics Students - NCPBS '98: Physics/Life in Motion

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    MacKellar, Alan (ed.)

    1999-02-28

    The 12th Annual National Conference of Black Physics Students (NCBPS) was held jointly with the Annual Meeting of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) March 4-8, 1998 in Lexington, Ky. The Proceedings consists of scientific talks and abstracts given by NSBP members and students attending the NCBPS meeting. One joint session of general scientific interest was held, with NCBPS students, NSBP members, and about 75 high school students from the state of Kentucky present. NCBPS session included ''How to get into Graduate School'', ''How to Survive in Graduate School'', and a Panel on ''Opportunities for Physics Graduates.'' The report by AIP: ''Survey of Participants of the 12th Annual NCBPS'' is included in the Proceedings.

  14. National Society of Black Physicists XXV Annual Day of Scientific Lectures and 21st Annual Meeting - NSBP '98: The Next Generation/12th Annual National Conference of Black Physics Students - NCPBS '98: Physics/Life in Motion

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    MacKellar, Alan (ed.)

    1999-02-28

    The 12th Annual National Conference of Black Physics Students (NCBPS) was held jointly with the Annual Meeting of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) March 4-8, 1998 in Lexington, Ky. The Proceedings consists of scientific talks and abstracts given by NSBP members and students attending the NCBPS meeting. One joint session of general scientific interest was held, with NCBPS students, NSBP members, and about 75 high school students from the state of Kentucky present. NCBPS session included ''How to get into Graduate School'', ''How to Survive in Graduate School'', and a Panel on ''Opportunities for Physics Graduates.'' The report by AIP: ''Survey of Participants of the 12th Annual NCBPS'' is included in the Proceedings.

  15. Development of repair mechanism of FSX-414 based 1st stage nozzle of gas turbine

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    Rahman, Md. Tawfiqur

    2017-06-01

    This paper describes the failure mechanism and repair technology of 1st stage nozzle or vane of industrial gas turbine which is made of cobalt based super alloy FSX-414. 1st stage nozzles or vanes are important stationery components of gas turbine based power plant. Those are the parts of hot gas path components of gas turbine and their manufacturing process is casting. At present, it is widely accepted that gas turbine based combined cycle power plant is the most efficient and cost effective solution to generate electricity. One of the factors of high efficiency of this type of gas turbine is the increase of its turbine inlet temperature. As an effect of this factor and in conjunction with some other factors, the 1st stage nozzle of gas turbine operates under extremely high temperature and thermal stresses. As a result, the design lifetime of these components becomes limited. Furthermore, attention on nozzles or vanes is required in order to achieve their design lifetime. However, due to unfriendly operational condition and environmental effect, anytime failure can occur on these heat resistant alloy based components which may lead to severe damage of gas turbine. To mitigate these adverse effects, schedule maintenance is performed on a predetermined time interval of hot gas path components of gas turbine based power plant. This paper addresses common failures in gas turbine's 1st stage nozzles or vanes. Usually these are repaired by using ADH process but for several reasons ADH process is not used here. Hence the challenging task is performed using gas tungsten arc welding which is presented in this article systematically.

  16. Aedes aegypti pharate 1st instar quiescence affects larval fitness and metal tolerance.

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    Perez, Mario H; Noriega, Fernando G

    2012-06-01

    The eggs of the mosquito Aedes aegypti possess the ability to undergo an extended quiescence hosting a fully developed 1st instar larvae within the chorion. As a result of this life history trait pharate larvae can withstand months of quiescence inside the egg where they depend on stored maternal reserves. A. aegypti mosquitoes are frequently associated with urban habitats that may contain significant metal pollution. Therefore, the duration of quiescence and extent of nutritional depletion may affect the physiology and survival of larvae that hatch in a suboptimal habitat. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of an extended quiescence on larval nutrient reserves and the subsequent effects of metal exposure on larval fitness, survival and development. We hypothesized that an extended quiescence would reduce nutritional reserves and alter the molecular response to metal exposure thereby reducing larval survival and altering larval development. As a molecular marker for metal stress responses, we evaluated transcriptional changes in the metallothionein gene (AaMtn) in response to quiescence and metal exposure. Extended 1st instar quiescence resulted in a significant decrease in lipid reserves and negatively affected larval fitness and development. AaMtn transcription and metal tolerance were compromised in first instars emerged from eggs that had undergone an extended quiescence. These findings suggest that newly emerged mosquito larvae that had survived a relatively long pharate 1st instar quiescence (as might occur during a dry season) are more vulnerable to environmental stress. Pharate 1st instar quiescence could have implications for vector control strategies. Newly emerged mosquito larvae at the end of the dry season or start of the wet season are physiologically compromised, and therefore potentially more susceptible to vector control strategies than mosquito larvae hatched subsequently throughout the wet season. Published by Elsevier Ltd.

  17. 1st Cavalry Division’s Effectiveness In Conducting Airmobile Operations During Operation Pegasus

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    assault, OH-6 Cayuse scout helicopters and AH­ 1G Cobra attack helicopters from the cavalry scoured the area at low altitude , collected intelligence...Lieutenant General John Tolson, the division commander, drew-up initial plans to relieve the Marines at Khe Sanh on January 25, 1968.13 When he briefed...Cavalry Division to relieve Khe Sanh. 64 The Rogers Board began the development of the aircraft that would make 1st Cavalry Division successful by

  18. Ruthenium indenylidene “1st generation” olefin metathesis catalysts containing triisopropyl phosphite

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    Full Text Available The reaction of triisopropyl phosphite with phosphine-based indenylidene pre-catalysts affords “1st generation” cis-complexes. These have been used in olefin metathesis reactions. The cis-Ru species exhibit noticeable differences with the trans-Ru parent complexes in terms of structure, thermal stability and reactivity. Experimental data underline the importance of synergistic effects between phosphites and L-type ligands.

  19. Ruthenium indenylidene "1(st) generation" olefin metathesis catalysts containing triisopropyl phosphite.

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    Guidone, Stefano; Nahra, Fady; Slawin, Alexandra M Z; Cazin, Catherine S J

    2015-01-01

    The reaction of triisopropyl phosphite with phosphine-based indenylidene pre-catalysts affords "1(st) generation" cis-complexes. These have been used in olefin metathesis reactions. The cis-Ru species exhibit noticeable differences with the trans-Ru parent complexes in terms of structure, thermal stability and reactivity. Experimental data underline the importance of synergistic effects between phosphites and L-type ligands.

  20. Ruthenium indenylidene “1st generation” olefin metathesis catalysts containing triisopropyl phosphite

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    Guidone, Stefano; Nahra, Fady; Slawin, Alexandra M Z

    2015-01-01

    Summary The reaction of triisopropyl phosphite with phosphine-based indenylidene pre-catalysts affords “1st generation” cis-complexes. These have been used in olefin metathesis reactions. The cis-Ru species exhibit noticeable differences with the trans-Ru parent complexes in terms of structure, thermal stability and reactivity. Experimental data underline the importance of synergistic effects between phosphites and L-type ligands. PMID:26425210

  1. Perception of 1 st year medical students towards career choices and specialty of psychiatry

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    Suneet Kumar Upadhyaya; Chintan M Raval

    2015-01-01

    Background: Shortage of psychiatrists is a worldwide phenomenon. If the factors that attract or repel students towards a specialty can be identified, it may be possible to encourage them towards it. Choice of specialty as a career depends on the complex interplay of experiences before, during or after exposure to the specialty. Objectives: The aim was to understand perceptions of 1 st year medical students regarding career choices and the specialty of psychiatry through a cross-sectional ...

  2. STANDING CONCERTATION COMMMITTEE - ORDINARY MEETING ON 26 JUNE 2007

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    The main items discussed at the meeting of the Standing Concertation Committee on 26 June 2007 included: Mutual Aid Fund The Committee took note of the annual report for 2006 by the Chairman of the Mutual Aid Fund and approved contributions to the Fund’s budget from the Management and the Staff Association and thanked the members of the Fund for their work. Administrative Circular No. 12 A (Rev. 1) - Education Fees The Committee agreed to recommend Administrative Circular No. 12 A entitled "Education Fees" to the Director-General for approval. The circular is applicable to staff, fellows and scientific associates recruited from 1st January 2007 and to staff who were recruited as Local Staff before that date. Further details of reimbursement of school fees will shortly be available in the form of Frequently Asked Questions on the HR Department website. Administrative Circular No. 31 (Rev. 1) - International Indemnity and Non-Resident Allowance The Committee agreed to reco...

  3. Magnetic field induced 1st order transitions: Recent studies, and some new concepts

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    Chaddah, P.

    2015-05-01

    Phase transitions are caused by varying temperature, or pressure, or magnetic field. The observation of 1st order magneto-structural transitions has created application possibilities based on magnetoresistance, magnetocaloric effect, magnetic shape memory effect, and magneto-dielectric effect. Magnetic field induced transitions, and phase coexistence of competing magnetic phases down to the lowest temperature, gained prominence over a decade ago with theoretical models suggesting that the ground state is not homogeneous. Researchers at Indore pushed an alternative view that this phase coexistence could be due to glasslike "kinetic arrest" of a disorder-broadened first-order magnetic transition between two states with long-range magnetic order, resulting in phase coexistence down to the lowest temperatures. The CHUF (cooling and heating in unequal field) protocol created at Indore allows the observation of `devitrification', followed by `melting'. I show examples of measurements establishing kinetic arrest in various materials, emphasizing that glasslike arrest of 1st order magnetic transitions may be as ubiquitous as glass formation following the arrest of 1st order structural transitions.

  4. 1st European Congress of Medical Physics September 1-4, 2016; Medical Physics innovation and vision within Europe and beyond.

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    Tsapaki, Virginia; Kagadis, George C; Brambilla, Marco; Ciocca, Mario; Clark, Catharine H; Delis, Harry; Mettivier, Giovanni

    2017-09-01

    Medical Physics is the scientific healthcare profession concerned with the application of the concepts and methods of physics in medicine. The European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics (EFOMP) acts as the umbrella organization for European Medical Physics societies. Due to the rapid advancements in related scientific fields, medical physicists must have continuous education through workshops, training courses, conferences, and congresses during their professional life. The latest developments related to this increasingly significant medical speciality were presented during the 1st European Congress of Medical Physics 2016, held in Athens, September 1-4, 2016, organized by EFOMP, hosted by the Hellenic Association of Medical Physicists (HAMP), and summarized in the current volume. Copyright © 2017 Associazione Italiana di Fisica Medica. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  5. How is research publishing going to progress in the next 20 years? Transcription of session for editors, associate editors, publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing held at IADR meeting in Seattle on Wednesday, 20 March 2013.

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    Eaton, K A; Holland, G R; Giannobile, W V; Hancocks, S; Robinson, P G; Lynch, C D

    2014-05-01

    On March 20th 2013, a one-hour session for Editors, Associate Editors, Publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing was held at the IADR International Session in Seattle. Organised by Kenneth Eaton and Chris Lynch (Chair and Secretary, respectively, of the British Dental Editors Forum), the meeting sought to bring together leading international experts in dental publishing, as well as authors, reviewers and students engaged in research. The meeting was an overwhelming success, with more than 100 attendees. A panel involving four leading dental editors led a discussion on anticipated developments in publishing dental research with much involvement and contribution from audience members. This was the third such meeting held at the IADR for Editors, Associate Editors, Publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing. A follow up session will take place in Cape Town on 25 June 2014 as part of the annual IADR meeting. The transcript of the meeting is reproduced in this article. Where possible speakers are identified by name. At the first time of mention their role/ position is also stated, thereafter only their name appears. We are grateful to Stephen Hancocks Ltd for their generous sponsorship of this event. For those who were not able to attend the authors hope this article gives a flavour of the discussions and will encourage colleagues to attend future events. Involvement is open to Editors, Associate Editors, Publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing. It is a very open group and all those with an interest will be welcome to join in. © 2014 The Authors. European Journal of Dental Education Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

  6. How is research publishing going to progress in the next 20 years?: transcription of session for editors, associate editors, publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing held at IADR meeting in Seattle on Wednesday, 20 March 2013.

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    Eaton, Kenneth A; Rex Holland, G; Giannobile, William V; Hancocks, Stephen; Robinson, Peter G; Lynch, Christopher D

    2014-03-01

    On March 20th 2013, a one-hour session for Editors, Associate Editors, Publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing was held at the IADR International Session in Seattle. Organised by Kenneth Eaton and Christopher Lynch (Chair and Secretary, respectively, of the British Dental Editors Forum), the meeting sought to bring together leading international experts in dental publishing, as well as authors, reviewers and students engaged in research. The meeting was an overwhelming success, with more than 100 attendees. A panel involving four leading dental editors led a discussion on anticipated developments in publishing dental research with much involvement and contribution from audience members. This was the third such meeting held at the IADR for Editors, Associate Editors, Publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing. A follow-up session will take place in Cape Town on 25 June 2014 as part of the annual IADR meeting. The transcript of the Seattle meeting is reproduced in this article. Where possible speakers are identified by name. At the first time of mention their role/position is also stated, thereafter only their name appears. We are grateful to Stephen Hancocks Ltd. for their generous sponsorship of this event. For those who were not able to attend the authors hope this article gives a flavour of the discussions and will encourage colleagues to attend future events. Involvement is open to Editors, Associate Editors, Publishers and others with an interest in scientific publishing. It is a very open group and all those with an interest will be welcome to join in. Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  7. Scientific production of Brazilian dermatology: analysis of abstracts submitted at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (2005 to 2013) and those eventually published*

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    Holmo, Nicole França; Orasmo, Cinthia Rosane; Marques, Silvio Alencar

    2016-01-01

    In the last decade the presence of Brazilian physicians in International Meetings of Dermatology has been expressive. In parallel it has also been expressive the submission of poster abstracts in those Meetings. Considering the meetings from 2005 to 2013, 379 posters were presented in meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology. Brazilian universities were the origin of 59.9%. The Brazilian Society of Dermatology's recognized residency programs were the origin of 69.9% of the presented posters. Considering the period from 2005 to 2010 (n = 165 posters) the papers effectively published were 19 (11.5%). PMID:28099621

  8. MANAGEMENT BOARD MEETING OF 26 JUNE 2001

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    Report on the Outcome of the June Meetings of the Scientific Policy Committee, Finance Committee and Committee of Council and the June Council Session. The Director-General reported on a selection of highlights from the latest meetings of the Council and its committees in the week beginning 11th June. On the recommendation of the Finance Committee and Committee of Council, the Council had approved the Management's proposal to correct the discrepancy identified in the net salary adjustment implemented on 1st January 2001 by retroactively increasing the scale of basic salaries and stipends to achieve the 2.8% average net salary adjustment approved in December 2000 in the framework of the five-yearly review. The Council had also taken note of a report by the Working Group on the Enlargement of CERN's Membership, set up by the Committee of Council in March 2000 to study the conditions and consequences of the future accession of new Member States to the Organization, and had approved its recommendations for new co...

  9. 76 FR 61074 - Reports and Updates on Arctic Research Programs and Projects; Meetings

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    ..., Rockefeller Center, 2 Webster Street, 1930s Room, 1st Flr., Public Comment and Question Period: Rockefeller Center, 2 Webster Street, 1930s Room, 1st Floor. The Agenda items include: (1) Call to order and approval... Commission of those needs in advance of the meeting. Contact person for further information: John...

  10. Proceedings from the 1st Insights in Hematology Symposium, Cluj-Napoca, Romania March 11-12, 2016

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    Full Text Available In the March 2016 issue of the Lancet Haematology, the editorial office published a paper stating the roadmap for European research in hematology, based on the European Hematology Association (EHA consensus document that outlines the directions in hematology for the following years across the continent. The meeting entitled “Insights in hematology” is organized a support for the initiative of a roadmap for European hematologists regarding research, may it be basic research or clinical research, but this consensus should not be focused mainly on European institutions, but rather form the backbone of global research between Europe and the United States, Japan or any other country. This will allow Europeans to learn as well as to share their experience with the rest of the scientific and medical community. And the Cluj-Napoca meeting should be followed by other such meetings all across the EU.

  11. PREFACE: 1st International Symposium on Electrical Arc and Thermal Plasmas in Africa (ISAPA)

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    Andre, Pascal; Koalaga, Zacharie

    2012-02-01

    Logos of the University of Ouagadougou, ISAPA and Universite Blaise Pascal Africa (especially Sub-Saharan Africa) is a continent where electrification is at a low level. However, the development of the electrical power sector is a prerequisite for the growth of other industrial activities, that is to say for the social and economic development of African countries. Consequently, a large number of electrification projects (rural electrification, interconnection of different country's grids) takes place in many countries. These projects need expertise and make Africa a continent of opportunity for companies in different domains for business and research: energy; energetic production, transmission, distribution and protection of electricity; the supply of cable; the construction, engineering and expertise in the field of solar and wind power. The first International Symposium on electrical Arc and thermal Plasma in Africa (ISAPA) was held for the first time in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to progress and develop the research of new physical developments, technical breakthroughs, and ideas in the fields of electrical production and electrical applications. The ISAPA aims to encourage the advancement of the science and applications of electrical power transformation in Africa by bringing together specialists from many areas in Africa and the rest of the world. Such considerations have led us to define a Scientific Committee including representatives from many countries. This first meeting was an innovative opportunity for researchers and engineers from academic and industrial sectors to exchange views and knowledge. Both fundamental aspects such as thermal plasma, electrical arc, diagnostics and applied aspects as circuit breakers, ICP analyses, photovoltaic energy conversion and alternative energies, as well as space applications were covered. The Laboratory of Material and Environment (LAME) from Ouagadougou University and the Laboratory of Electric Arc and Thermal

  12. Perception of 1 st year medical students towards career choices and specialty of psychiatry

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    Full Text Available Background: Shortage of psychiatrists is a worldwide phenomenon. If the factors that attract or repel students towards a specialty can be identified, it may be possible to encourage them towards it. Choice of specialty as a career depends on the complex interplay of experiences before, during or after exposure to the specialty. Objectives: The aim was to understand perceptions of 1 st year medical students regarding career choices and the specialty of psychiatry through a cross-sectional questionnaire-based study. Materials and Methods: Perceptions of 137 1 st year medical students from the Government Medical College were recorded using a semi-structured questionnaire. Students provided their opinions about future career choices; perspective of these specialties in terms of financial reward, reputation, work-life balance, challenging aspect, ability to help patients effectively and emotional stability; their preferences in life and interaction with psychiatrist and its impact. Statistical Analysis Used: One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA with post-hoc analysis by Tukey-Kramer test. Results: Surgery was a high priority for 69 (50% while psychiatry was a high priority only for 11 (8%. Surgery was highest for financial reward and reputation, but lowest for work-life balance. Psychiatry had higher emotional stability, however, its the reputation was lower than surgery, medicine, obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatrics. Students preferred reputation (41% over social service opportunities (43%, work-life balance (16%, and high-income (11%. Interaction with psychiatrist increased inclination for psychiatry in 69% (9/13 students. Conclusions: Psychiatry is not a preferred specialty among 1 st year medical students due to its poor reputation.

  13. 1st ESMO Consensus Conference in lung cancer; Lugano 2010: small-cell lung cancer

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    Stahel, R; Thatcher, N; Früh, M;

    2011-01-01

    , the expert panel prepared clinically relevant questions concerning five areas as follows: early and locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), first-line metastatic NSCLC, second-/third-line NSCLC, NSCLC pathology and molecular testing, and small-cell lung cancer (SCLC) to be addressed through......The 1st ESMO Consensus Conference on lung cancer was held in Lugano, Switzerland on 21st and 22nd May 2010 with the participation of a multidisciplinary panel of leading professionals in pathology and molecular diagnostics and medical, surgical and radiation oncology. Before the conference...

  14. 1st International Conference on Business Management - “New Challenges in Business Research”

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    2015-01-01

    We are glad to announce the 1st International Conference on Business Management “New Challenges in Business Research” that will be held in the Faculty of Business Management and Administration of the Universitat Politècnica de València (Valencia, Spain) on 2nd – 3rd of July, 2015. The aim of the conference is to give researchers the opportunity to get together and present unpublished and relevant research studies about different topics on business management and economics. We belie...

  15. 1st International Conference on Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Applications (ICCSAMA 2013)

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    Do, Tien; Thi, Hoai; Advanced Computational Methods for Knowledge Engineering

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    The book consists of 29 extended chapters which have been selected and invited from the submissions to the 1st International Conference on Computer Science, Applied Mathematics and Applications (ICCSAMA 2013) held on 9-10 May, 2013 in Warsaw, Poland. The book is organized into five parts, which are: Advanced Optimization Methods and Their Applications, Queueing Theory and Applications, Computational Methods for Knowledge Engineering, Knowledge Engineering with Cloud and Grid Computing, and Logic Based Methods for Decision Making and Data Mining, respectively. All chapters in the book discuss theoretical and practical issues connected with computational methods and optimization methods for knowledge engineering.

  16. Energy method for Stability of 1st Order CE with Variable Coefficients

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    2011-01-01

    It is well known that the Convection--diffusion e- quations arise in the fields of fluid mechanics and has been con- sidered extensively. The solving for these initial boundary value problems includes upwind difference scheme, Las- Friedrichs and Lax-- Wendroff difference schemes etc.. Methods such as Matrix method, the Hirt Heuristic Method and Fourier Method can be used to research the stability of the difference schemes. In the paper, using the 1st order convection equation(CE) with var- iable- coefficients as an example, the author gets the corre- sponding Lax--Wendroff difference scheme first, then Energy Method has been used to analyze the stability of the scheme.

  17. Final OptiMIR Scientific and Expert Meeting: From milk analysis to advisory tools (Palais des Congrès, Namur, Belgium, 16-17 April 2015

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    phenotypic data of the cows and the MIR spectra from the European MR, which enables the detection of relevant phenotypic traits and their reflection in the MIR spectra. Additionally, a standardization has been installed among all instruments of the milk analyzing laboratories involved in the OptiMIR project to ensure a stable prediction over time and a correction of deviations. Due to the monthly standardization process the developed prediction equations can be used in routine on all instruments taking part in the standardization. Different models for the prediction of the pregnancy status, energy balance, the methane emission as well as the detection of ketosis and acidosis have been developed within OptiMIR. It is worth mentioning, that those models predict the status of the animal with different accuracies and that progress on development and implementation differs between the models. Some of the tools developed within OptiMIR are already used in the field and provide dairy farmers with useful information e.g. about the health status or methane emission of a certain cow. The OptiMIR project also resulted in a collaborative planning on an economic interest group formation of the participating MROs. The final OptiMIR scientific and expert meeting disseminates the results obtained through OptiMIR more detailed and also provides an overview of recent advances in the development of management tools for the dairy sector. Initial application of the MIR-based tools has shown their potential for providing dairy farmers with information to improve their herd management in a cost-effective way. However, further research and development is required to finish a greater extend of MIR-based tools so that north-western European stakeholders can acquire competitive advantage in the dairy sector.

  18. PREFACE: SANS-YuMO User Meeting at the Start-up of Scientific Experiments on the IBR-2M Reactor: Devoted to the 75th anniversary of Yu M Ostanevich's birth

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    Gordely, Valentin; Kuklin, Alexander; Balasoiu, Maria

    2012-03-01

    The Second International Workshop 'SANS-YuMO User Meeting at the Start-up of Scientific Experiments on the IBR-2M Reactor', devoted to the 75th anniversary of the birth of Professor Yu M Ostanevich (1936-1992), an outstanding neutron physicist and the founder of small-angle neutron scattering (field, group, and instrument) at JINR FLNPh, was held on 27-30 May at the Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics. The first Workshop was held in October 2006. Research groups from different neutron centers, universities and research institutes across Europe presented more than 35 oral and poster presentations describing scientific and methodological results. Most of them were obtained with the help of the YuMO instrument before the IBR-2 shutdown in 2006. For the last four years the IBR-2 reactor has been shut down for refurbishment. At the end of 2010 the physical launch of the IBR-2M reactor was finally realized. Nowadays the small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) technique is applied to a wide range of scientific problems in condensed matter, soft condensed matter, biology and nanotechnology, and despite the fact that there are currently over 30 SANS instruments in operation worldwide at both reactor and spallation sources, the demand for beam-time is considerably higher than the time available. It must be remembered, however, that as the first SANS machine on a steady-state reactor was constructed at the Institute Laue Langevin, Grenoble, the first SANS instrument on a 'white' neutron pulsed beam was accomplished at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research at the IBR-30 reactor, beamline N5. During the meeting Yu M Ostanevich's determinative and crucial contribution to the construction of spectrometers at the IBR-2 high-pulsed reactor was presented, as well as his contribution to the development of the time-of-flight (TOF) small-angle scattering technique, and a selection of other scientific areas. His leadership and outstanding scientific achievements in applications of the

  19. Proceedings of the Meeting of Australian Research Workers on Malaria (1st) Held at Ingleburn, 22-24 February 1980

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    A.N.U. Zymosan sensitised, LPS challenged mice show suppression of gluconeogenesis caused by the failure of PEPCK induction by cortisone . This is...Unicam SP8-100 UV /VIS Scanning accessories: a. Rate rack system b. Densitometer c. Autocel] d. Liquid Chromatography kit. - - )1AJ-T 42 -- MAJ Tony

  20. 1st Joint India-AMS Meeting in Mathematics : History of Indian Mathematics at the AMS-India Mathematics Conference

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    This volume consists of a collection of articles based on lectures given by scholars from India, Europe and USA at the sessions on 'History of Indian Mathematics' at the AMS-India mathematics conference in Bangalore during December 2003. These articles cover a wide spectrum of themes in Indian mathematics. They begin with the mathematics of the ancient period dealing with Vedic Prosody and Buddhist Logic, move on to the work of Brahmagupta, of Bhaskara, and that of the mathematicians of the Kerala school of the classical and medieval period, and end with the work of Ramanaujan, and Indian contributions to Quantum Statistics during the modern era. The volume should be of value to those interested in the history of mathematics.

  1. The International Flow of Scientific and Technical Talent: Data, Policies and Issues. Proceedings of the 1985 Joint Meeting of the Scientific Manpower Commission and the Engineering Manpower Commission (Washington, D.C., May 7, 1985).

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    Barthel, Sue V., Ed.; Early, Julie A., Ed.

    Issues related to the international flow of scientific and technical talent are discussed in these proceedings. The symposium was organized into three panels covering the topics of data, policies, and issues as they relate to the utilization of foreign talent. The panel on data provided information on the number of foreign students in United…

  2. Developing a Personal-Learning-Portfolio (PLP) for 1st year students at Department of Psychology

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    Abstract title: Developing a Personal-Learning-Portfolio (PLP) for 1st year students at Department of Psychology Learning outcome of activity: B01 is the first module of the education in Psychology at University of Southern Denmark (SDU). The aim of B01 is to give the students a ‘map’ or a ‘schem......Abstract title: Developing a Personal-Learning-Portfolio (PLP) for 1st year students at Department of Psychology Learning outcome of activity: B01 is the first module of the education in Psychology at University of Southern Denmark (SDU). The aim of B01 is to give the students a ‘map......’ or a ‘schemata’ of psychology that they will later expand and modify throughout their education. This is done by introducing the students to the history of psychology, its theory of science and its different fields. However, feedback from our students told us that the risk of this objective is that the class...... be an inspiration to others who wish to develop and implements PLPs. Second, we will show the format of our particular Personal-Learning-Portfolio together with reflections on why it was developed in such a way. This includes the students’ opinions about the PLP and the results of the cognitive interviews....

  3. Understanding Stress-Related Behavioral Phenotypes: Report from the 1st International Neuroscience Summer School and the 11th International “Stress and Behavior” Conference

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    Full Text Available The 1st International Neuroscience Summer School and the 11th International Multidisciplinary Neuroscience and Biopsychiatry Conference on Stress and Behavior were held in St. Petersburg, Russia, during May 9–20, 2008. The summer school gathered 30 talented young scientists from 15 countries worldwide, and was dedicated to different topics of behavioral neuroscience. Many interactive courses were provided on neuropharmacology, animal phenotyping, and biopsychology. The conference's excellent scientific and social program attracted almost 500 delegates from 40 countries from many areas of stress research. The eclectic interaction between medical doctors, basic scientists, psychologists, and students made for a productive and collaborative environment, which contributed greatly to the success of the school and conference.

  4. EFSA EFSA ; Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 99 (FGE.99): Consideration of furanone derivatives evaluated by the JECFA (63rd, 65th and 69th meetings)

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    Larsen, John Christian; Nørby, Karin Kristiane; Beltoft, Vibe Meister

    evaluation is necessary, as laid down in Commission Regulation (EC) No 1565/2000. The present consideration concerns a group of five furanone derivatives evaluated by the JECFA at their 63rd, 65th and 69th meetings. The substances were evaluated through a stepwise approach that integrates information...

  5. Summary of the 1st International Workshop on Environmental, Safety and Economic Aspects of Fusion Power

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    Wu, Y.; Stevens, E.; Kim, K.; Maisonnier, D.; Kalashnikov, A.; Tobita, K.; Jackson, D.; Alejaldre, C.; Perrault, D.; Panayotov, D.; Merrill, B.; Grisolia, C.; Zucchetti, M.; Pinna, T.; van Houtte, D.; Konishi, S.; Kolbasov, B.

    2016-12-01

    The 1st International workshop on Environmental, Safety and Economic Aspects of Fusion Power (ESEFP) was held on 13 September 2015 at Jeju Island, South Korea. The workshop was initiated by the International Energy Agency Implementing Agreement on a Co-operative Program on ESEFP. The workshop was well attended with about forty participants representing twelve institutions in ten countries. The presentations covered safety issues and environmental impacts, availability improvement and risk control and socio-economic aspects of fusion power. Safety and licensing gaps between DEMO and ITER were discussed in depth with the consensus output presented as a plenary presentation at the 12th International Symposium on Fusion Nuclear Technology (ISFNT-12). The next workshop is planned to be held in conjunction with the ISFNT-13 in 2017.

  6. Idaho National Laboratory Quarterly Occurrence Analysis - 1st Quarter FY 2016

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    Mitchell, Lisbeth Ann [Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

    2016-03-01

    This report is published quarterly by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Quality and Performance Management Organization. The Department of Energy (DOE) Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS), as prescribed in DOE Order 232.2, “Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information,” requires a quarterly analysis of events, both reportable and not reportable, for the previous 12 months. This report is the analysis of 74 reportable events (16 from the 1st Qtr FY-16 and 58 from the prior three reporting quarters), as well as 35 other issue reports (including events found to be not reportable and Significant Category A and B conditions) identified at INL during the past 12 months (15 from this quarter and 20 from the prior three quarters).

  7. 1st International Conference on Computational Advancement in Communication Circuits and Systems

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    Dalapati, Goutam; Banerjee, P; Mallick, Amiya; Mukherjee, Moumita

    2015-01-01

    This book comprises the proceedings of 1st International Conference on Computational Advancement in Communication Circuits and Systems (ICCACCS 2014) organized by Narula Institute of Technology under the patronage of JIS group, affiliated to West Bengal University of Technology. The conference was supported by Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP), New Delhi, India and had technical collaboration with IEEE Kolkata Section, along with publication partner by Springer. The book contains 62 refereed papers that aim to highlight new theoretical and experimental findings in the field of Electronics and communication engineering including interdisciplinary fields like Advanced Computing, Pattern Recognition and Analysis, Signal and Image Processing. The proceedings cover the principles, techniques and applications in microwave & devices, communication & networking, signal & image processing, and computations & mathematics & control. The proceedings reflect the conference’s emp...

  8. The 1st Fermi LAT SNR Catalog: the Impact of Interstellar Emission Modeling

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    Brandt, T J; de Palma, F; Johannesson, G; Tibaldo, L

    2013-01-01

    Galactic interstellar emission contributes substantially to Fermi LAT observations in the Galactic plane, the location of the majority of supernova remnants (SNRs). To explore some systematic effects on SNRs' properties caused by interstellar emission modeling, we have developed a method comparing the official LAT interstellar emission model results to eight alternative models. We created the eight alternative Galactic interstellar models by varying a few input parameters to GALPROP, namely the height of the cosmic ray propagation halo, cosmic ray source distribution in the Galaxy, and atomic hydrogen spin temperature. We have analyzed eight representative SNRs chosen to encompass a range of Galactic locations, extensions, and spectral properties using the eight different interstellar emission models. We will present the results and method in detail and discuss the implications for studies such as the 1st Fermi LAT SNR Catalog.

  9. The new Facilities Management contract at CERN from 1st July 2002

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    Mauro Nonis

    2002-01-01

    Within the ST Division, all the Facilities Management activities have been under the ST/TFM group responsibility until the 30th June 2002, who has performed them using around 20 industrial support contracts. Starting from the 1st July 2002 a new unit, ST/FM, will take over these activities that will be unified into one single contract that has been adjudicated to the company Facilities Management Network SA. This contract will be in charge of the maintenance and minor works on tertiary installations (i.e. all structures and installations that have no direct relation to the running of the accelerators) for the following trades: - Technical: heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, electricity, civil engineering (painting, roofing, glazing, blinds, fencing, masonry etc.), passenger and goods lifts, automatic and powered doors, kitchen equipment, roads, signs, keys and locks, office furniture, - Services: waste collection, security, green areas, cleaning and sanitary supplies, disinfection, rodent cont...

  10. THE NEW FACILITIES MANAGEMENT CONTRACT AT CERN FROM 1st JULY 2002

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    Mauro Nonis

    2002-01-01

    Within the ST Division, all the Facilities Management activities have been under the ST/TFM group responsibility until the 30th June 2002, who has performed them using around 20 industrial support contracts. Starting from the 1st July 2002 a new unit, ST/FM, will take over these activities that will be unified into one single contract that has been adjudicated to the company Facilities Management Network SA. This contract will be in charge of the maintenance and minor works on tertiary installations (i.e. all structures and installations that have no direct relation to the running of the accelerators) for the following trades: Technical: heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, electricity, civil engineering (painting, roofing, glazing, blinds, fencing, masonry etc.), passenger and goods lifts, automatic and powered doors, kitchen equipment, roads, signs, keys and locks, office furniture, Services: waste collection, security, green areas, cleaning and sanitary supplies, disinfection, rodent contro...

  11. Statistical Ring Opening Metathesis Copolymerization of Norbornene and Cyclopentene by Grubbs’ 1st-Generation Catalyst

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    Christiana Nikovia

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available Statistical copolymers of norbornene (NBE with cyclopentene (CP were prepared by ring-opening metathesis polymerization, employing the 1st-generation Grubbs’ catalyst, in the presence or absence of triphenylphosphine, PPh3. The reactivity ratios were estimated using the Finemann-Ross, inverted Finemann-Ross, and Kelen-Tüdos graphical methods, along with the computer program COPOINT, which evaluates the parameters of binary copolymerizations from comonomer/copolymer composition data by integrating a given copolymerization equation in its differential form. Structural parameters of the copolymers were obtained by calculating the dyad sequence fractions and the mean sequence length, which were derived using the monomer reactivity ratios. The kinetics of thermal decomposition of the copolymers along with the respective homopolymers was studied by thermogravimetric analysis within the framework of the Ozawa-Flynn-Wall and Kissinger methodologies. Finally, the effect of triphenylphosphine on the kinetics of copolymerization, the reactivity ratios, and the kinetics of thermal decomposition were examined.

  12. Cancer incidence among 1st generation migrants compared to native Danes--a retrospective cohort study

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    Nørredam, Marie Louise; Krasnik, A; Pipper, C

    2007-01-01

    had a significantly lower incidence. All migrants had a significantly lower incidence of breast and colorectal cancer but male migrants from East Europe had a significantly higher incidence of lung cancer. CONCLUSIONS: The overall cancer incidence among migrants was lower compared to native Danes......STUDY AIMS: To investigate the incidence of cancer among 1st generation migrants compared to native Danes, including time trends in the risk of cancer among migrants. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study design. Migrants were matched 1:4 on age and sex with a Danish born reference population....... The cohort was linked to the Danish Cancer Register and cancer cases among migrants (n=537) and native Danes (n=2829) were identified. RESULTS: The overall cancer incidence did not differ significantly between migrants from East Europe and native Danes; whereas migrants from the Middle East and North Africa...

  13. Challenges of changing a PBL-related curriculum for 1st year students

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    Bruun-Pedersen, Jon Ram; Kofoed, Lise B.

    2011-01-01

    This paper discusses a transition related to a reformed study plan in the specific case of the Aalborg University education of Medialogy; a Bachelor and Master program with an average of 80 students starting 1st semester. Among other things, the change meant a new structure for preparation...... plan. The method used is based on an analysis of the students’ Process Analyses, a learning portfolio, where a project group of up to 7 students analyse and reflect on the CLP-related process of realizing their semester project. The theoretical background of the comparative analysis is based......, teaching and evaluation for the course: Cooperation, Learning and Project Management (CLP). This paper will discuss the implications, based on the students’understanding of the subject matter, the degree of practical use of the course curriculum in their project work, and compare it to the former study...

  14. Environmental engineering education - summary report of the 1st European Seminar

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    Alha, K; Holliger, C.; Larsen, Bo Skjold;

    2000-01-01

    This paper summarizes the discussions of the 1st European Seminar on Environmental Engineering Education (E3), which was held at EAWAG, Zurich, Switzerland in August 1999. Although the emerging discipline of environmental engineering, which was once viewed as being a sub-set of civil or chemical...... engineering, has established a status in its own right, a definition of environmental engineering is still not agreed among European engineering educators. This report discusses the variation between European countries and the way in which higher education institutions in these countries address...... the educational needs of environmental engineers. A review of the acceptance of this new discipline by employers and the status of environmental engineering as a profession throughout Europe is presented. The question of how to achieve greater compatibility and comparability of the systems of environmental...

  15. Virtual Visit to the ATLAS Control Room by 1st and 3rd Lyceums in Chios

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    2013-01-01

    High school students from the 1st and 3rd Lyceums of Chios, Greece, will be visiting the control room of ATLAS to discuss the latest results on the Higgs search, LHC’s first long shutdown and what the future holds for the ATLAS experiment. This visit takes place in the context of a Masterclass where students will learn how to analyse real events from the LHC with the use of the HYPATIA online applet based on educational scenarios from the Discover the COSMOS portal. This full-day activity is organized by the University of Athens, the University of the Aegean, Ellinogermaniki Agogi and the Chios Physical Society in the framework of the Open Discovery Space EU project.

  16. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on High-Speed and Intercity Railways

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    Ye, Xiao-Wei

    2012-01-01

    This book contains the papers included in the proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on High-speed and Intercity Railways (IWHIR 2011) held in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, China from July 19 to July 22, 2011, which is organized by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in collaboration with Southwest Jiaotong University, Beijing Jiaotong University, Dalian Jiaotong University, China Engineering Consultants, Inc., Zhejiang University, and Tsinghua University. Continuing the great initiatives and momentums of the rapid development in high-speed and intercity railways worldwide in recent years, IWHIR 2011 aims at providing a platform for academic scholars and practicing engineers to share knowledge and experience, to promote collaboration, and to strengthen R&D activities related to railway engineering. Engineers, scientists, professors, and students from universities, research institutes, and related industrial companies have been cordially invited to participate in the workshop. These papers have covered ...

  17. Idaho National Laboratory Quarterly Occurrence Analysis for the 1st Quarter FY2017

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    Mitchell, Lisbeth Ann [Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)

    2017-01-01

    This report is published quarterly by the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Quality and Performance Management Organization. The Department of Energy (DOE) Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS), as prescribed in DOE Order 232.2, “Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information,” requires a quarterly analysis of events, both reportable and not reportable, for the previous 12 months. This report is the analysis of 82 reportable events (13 from the 1st quarter (Qtr) of fiscal year (FY) 2017 and 68 from the prior three reporting quarters), as well as 31 other issue reports (including events found to be not reportable and Significant Category A and B conditions) identified at INL during the past 12 months (seven from this quarter and 24 from the prior three quarters).

  18. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on High-Speed and Intercity Railways

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    Ye, Xiao-Wei

    2012-01-01

    This book contains the papers included in the proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on High-speed and Intercity Railways (IWHIR 2011) held in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, China from July 19 to July 22, 2011, which is organized by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, in collaboration with Southwest Jiaotong University, Beijing Jiaotong University, Dalian Jiaotong University, China Engineering Consultants, Inc., Zhejiang University, and Tsinghua University. Continuing the great initiatives and momentums of the rapid development in high-speed and intercity railways worldwide in recent years, IWHIR 2011 aims at providing a platform for academic scholars and practicing engineers to share knowledge and experience, to promote collaboration, and to strengthen R&D activities related to railway engineering. Engineers, scientists, professors, and students from universities, research institutes, and related industrial companies have been cordially invited to participate in the workshop. These papers have covered ...

  19. Creating Research-Rich Learning Experiences and Quantitative Skills in a 1st Year Earth Systems Course

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    King, P. L.; Eggins, S.; Jones, S.

    2014-12-01

    We are creating a 1st year Earth Systems course at the Australian National University that is built around research-rich learning experiences and quantitative skills. The course has top students including ≤20% indigenous/foreign students; nonetheless, students' backgrounds in math and science vary considerably posing challenges for learning. We are addressing this issue and aiming to improve knowledge retention and deep learning by changing our teaching approach. In 2013-2014, we modified the weekly course structure to a 1hr lecture; a 2hr workshop with hands-on activities; a 2hr lab; an assessment piece covering all face-to-face activities; and a 1hr tutorial. Our new approach was aimed at: 1) building student confidence with data analysis and quantitative skills through increasingly difficult tasks in science, math, physics, chemistry, climate science and biology; 2) creating effective learning groups using name tags and a classroom with 8-person tiered tables; 3) requiring students to apply new knowledge to new situations in group activities, two 1-day field trips and assessment items; 4) using pre-lab and pre-workshop exercises to promote prior engagement with key concepts; 5) adding open-ended experiments to foster structured 'scientific play' or enquiry and creativity; and 6) aligning the assessment with the learning outcomes and ensuring that it contains authentic and challenging southern hemisphere problems. Students were asked to design their own ocean current experiment in the lab and we were astounded by their ingenuity: they simulated the ocean currents off Antarctica; varied water density to verify an equation; and examined the effect of wind and seafloor topography on currents. To evaluate changes in student learning, we conducted surveys in 2013 and 2014. In 2014, we found higher levels of student engagement with the course: >~80% attendance rates and >~70% satisfaction (20% neutral). The 2014 cohort felt that they were more competent in writing

  20. TVOC and health in non-industrial indoor environments. Reports from a Nordic scientific consensus meeting at Långholmen in Stockholm, 1996

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    K., Andersson; Bakke, J.V.; Bjørseth, O.

    1997-01-01

    in the prevalence of allergies throughout the industrialized areas of the world and exposure to elevated concentrations of VOCs has been suggested. In many cases, the total VOC (TVOC) is used as a measure of the concentration of air pollution and, by extension, as a measure of the health risk in non-industrial...... articles, of which 120 were selected for further examination. A final review of the articles reduced their number to 67 that contained data on both exposure and health effects. The group concluded that indoor air pollution including VOC is most likely a cause of health effects and comfort problems...... in indoor environments in non-industrial buildings. However, the scientific literature is inconclusive with respect to TVOC as a risk index for health and comfort effects in buildings. Consequently, there is at present an inadequate scientific basis on which to establish limit values/guidelines for TVOC...