Audrey Heimler Special Project Award

Audrey Heimler Special Project Award The Audrey Heimler Special Project Award (AHSPA) provides an annual award to one or more genetic counselors for project(s) that focus on the future of the genetic counseling profession and/or the provision of genetic services.  Past projects have included resources for genetic counselors to use with patients, research to help advance the profession and innovative continuing education resources for genetic counselors in current practice. Projects are reviewed on the basis of their merit and strength as well as on their vision of the future of the profession. Applicants must be members in good standing of the National Society of Genetic Counselors. The deadline for the 2014 Audrey Heimler Special Projects Award (AHSPA) is May 15, 2014. Submit proposals to awards@nsgc.org with the subject heading “Audrey Heimler Special Projects Fund Proposal.”
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In this study, the obtained IC50 concentration of 51.25 μg/mL exhibits significant anticancer activity against A549 cells than other tested concentrations because of the release of zinc ions, which induce the cell apoptosis. Furthermore, studies on cell cycle validate that ZnO NPs arrest the cell cycle at the sub-G1 phase of A549 cells. These results suggest the utility of phytogenic ZnO NPs for various biomedical applications.Graphical abstract
Source: Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
This article is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported Licence.Da-Jiang Liu, Peter Michael Spurgeon, Jiyoung Lee, Theresa L Windus, Patricia Ann Thiel, James W. Evans Experimental data from low-temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (LTSTM) studies on coinage metal surfaces with very low coverages of S is providing new insights into metal-S interactions. A previous LTSTM study... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
Source: RSC - Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. latest articles - Category: Chemistry Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
esheng Wang A diatomite supported graphene oxide composite (GO@Dt–NH2) was fabricated and explored as a solid-phase extraction adsorbent coupled with high performance liquid chromatography to determine the trace hydroxyl polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (2-hydroxy-naphthalene, 2-hydroxy-fluorene, 1-hydroxy-phenanthrene, and 1-hydroxy-pyrene) in urine samples. The fabricated composites were characterized by X-ray powder diffractometry and scanning electron microscopy. GO@Dt–NH2 offered enhanced adsorption affinity towards the analytes compared with the bare diatomite. The amount of graphene oxide and...
Source: Molecules - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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Source: Wounds - Category: General Medicine Tags: Wounds Source Type: research
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Source: Materials Chemistry and Physics - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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Source: Materials Chemistry and Physics - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Materials Science and Technology - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Materials Science and Technology - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Materials Science and Technology - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
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