Call for Nominations: Boulder Peptide Society Young Investigator Award

Call for Nominations: Boulder Peptide Society Young Investigator Award Boulder Peptide Society Young Investigator Award has been established to promote quality research in peptide biology, chemistry, and therapeutics. The purpose of this research grant is to highlight the researcher’s work and to provide supportive funding for the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. Qualifications The Young Investigator Award (YIA) is a one-year research grant totaling $10,000, paid in a single payment to the awardee’s institution. The applicant must be either a) a post-doctoral fellow or b) a non-tenured faculty member with more than 12 months until tenure review or c) non-tenure track researcher AND c) have completed a doctorate no more than 15 years prior d) affiliated with an accredited institution Award Selection Criteria The award shall be made on the basis of Professional Achievement and Quality of Research. Factors for Professional Achievement are individuals who demonstrate early abilities to one day become key thought leaders in peptide science. Ability to communicate effectively, with enthusiasm, to collaborate with peers and to mentors others are key. The criteria for Professional Achievement are: a) Has the candidate demonstrated the capacity to carry out independent research? b) Does the candidate have potential to become an outstanding scientist who will make significant contributions to the field? c) Is the...
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ConclusionPET/CT-guided molecular biopsy using Ga-68 labelled radiotracers is feasible and can be performed safely and accurately with a high-diagnostic yield. It is helpful in accurately staging the disease when tracer-avid isolated distant lesion evident on imaging and highly practical in patients with previous inconclusive sampling.
Source: Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 November 2019Source: Materials Today CommunicationsAuthor(s): Monika Sobiech, Dorota Maciejewska, Piotr LulińskiAbstractIn this paper, poly(methacrylic acid-co-trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate) imprinted sorbent was constructed from equimolar amounts of cross-linker and selected ethylammonium methacrylates which were synthesized from respective ethylamines with very good yields (80-97%) prior to polymerization. The structure of resulted polymers was characterized by spectroscopy and thermogravimetry and the morphology was examined by scanning electron microscopy and porosity analyse...
Source: Materials Today Communications - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
This study investigated the dose response and stability of dose-rate independent silicone-based radiochromic dosimeters (FlexyDos3D), which exhibit substantial potential in fabricating deformable anthropomorphic phantoms for radiotherapy dosimetry. The dose response induced optical absorption changes and stability were investigated using two readout modalities: a UV-VIS spectrophotometer and a flatbed scanner. The absorption spectral measurement in the visible wavelength of 400 nm - 700 nm showed a principle absorption peak at 626 nm, a secondary peak at 424 nm and a valley area with minimal absorption in between a...
Source: Radiation Physics and Chemistry - Category: Physics Source Type: research
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Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Daily News Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Journal of Electroanalytical ChemistryAuthor(s): Kanjana Kunpatee, Phuktra Chamsai, Eda Mehmeti, Dalibor M. Stankovic, Astrid Ortner, Kurt Kalcher, Anchalee SamphaoAbstractA sensitive and rapid method for the determination of fenobucarb by using screen-printed carbon electrode modified with graphene nanoribbons - ionic liquid - cobalt phthalocyanine (GNRs-IL-CoPc/SPCE) composites based on flow injection analysis (FIA) was developed and applied to vegetable samples. The prepared GNRs-IL-CoPc composite was characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-I...
Source: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
In this study, 2 mol% Co(NO3)2•6H2O was used as the sintering aid, GDC interlayers with 2 mol% Co(NO3)2•6H2O (Co-GDC) were sintered at 1150 °C, 1200 °C, 1250 °C and 1350 °C, respectively. The Co-GDC interlayer sintered at 1150 °C was porous, but only closed pores existed when the Co-GDC interlayers were sintering above 1250 °C. The initial ohmic resistances of the cells with Co-GDC interlayers sintered at 1150 °C, 1250 °C and 1350 °C were 0.259, 0.266 and 0.299 Ω cm2. After the cells running for 100 h, the ohmic resistances were 0.289, 0.262 an...
Source: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Journal of Electroanalytical ChemistryAuthor(s): Zhijing Fu, Zhengyi Qu, Tian Yu, Lihua BiAbstractWe developed a novel way to construct the multifunctional composite films with luminescence and redox properties in this study. Firstly, the luminescent molecule HOPTS (8-hydroxypyene-1,3,6-trisulfonic acid trisodium salt) was incorporated into the silica spheres to form the green emission silica materials, HOPTS@SiO2, that were characterized by SEM (scanning electron microscope), FTIR (fourier transform infrared spectroscopy) and luminescence spectroscopy to verify the...
Source: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Materials Today: ProceedingsAuthor(s): I. Lishchynskyy, I. Kaban, O. Shuleshova, L. Xi, P. Jóvári, A. Stronski, T. Wagner, T. GemmingAbstractMicrostructure of (GeS3)100-xAgx (x = 0, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25) and (GeS2)100-xAgx (x = 0, 5, 10, 15, 20) has been studied by scanning electron microscopy. It is found that the glasses of both systems are phase separated: (GeS3)100-xAgx for 5 ≤ x ≤ 20 at.% and (GeS2)100-xAgx for 10 ≤ x ≤ 15 at.%. Morphology of coexisting phases is essentially dependent on the glass composition. ...
Source: Materials Today: Proceedings - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Materials Today: ProceedingsAuthor(s): Mahesh Patil, Varinder Singh, Bade Simhachalam, Krishna SrinivasAbstractCold drawing process is widely used in steel tube manufacturing industry as it offers advantages like close dimensional tolerances, superior surface finish, flexibility in achieving different sizes and manipulated mechanical properties. This process needs to control friction parameters and lubrication extensively in order to obtain acceptable quality tubes and generally a phosphate and stearate coating has been the conventional approach to achieve this obje...
Source: Materials Today: Proceedings - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: March 2020Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 108Author(s): Sushmitha Veeralingam, Sushmee BadhulikaAbstractIn this work, we demonstrate a simple, low-cost biocompatible 1D–WO3 electrospun nanofibers based strain-induced high-performance chemiresistive catechol sensor. WO3 nanofibers were synthesized using e-spinning, annealed and drop-casted on to flexible PET substrate. X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) studies confirm the formation of Hexagonal phase-WO3 and Raman spectroscopy proved the presence of O-W-O bending modes. Field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM) images displayed t...
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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