Celina Kleer, MD, named 2019 AACR Outstanding Investigator Awardee

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), will honor Dr. Celina Kleer with the 2019 AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, supported by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), during the 2019 SABCS, to be held Dec. 10-14 at the Henry B. González Convention Center, San Antonio. Dr. Kleer, [...]

Science needs mentors

Taken from https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02617-1 Materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus supervised more than 60 PhD students in five decades on the MIT faculty.Credit: Micheline Pelletier/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Maria Mitchell, the first woman to become a professional astronomer in the United States, was one; so was materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus, the ‘Queen of carbon science’. In common with many scientists, they [...]

Science needs mentors

Taken from https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02617-1 Materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus supervised more than 60 PhD students in five decades on the MIT faculty.Credit: Micheline Pelletier/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Maria Mitchell, the first woman to become a professional astronomer in the United States, was one; so was materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus, the ‘Queen of carbon science’. In common with many scientists, they [...]

Never give up on your science!

On October 7th the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Gregg L. Semenza, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and William G. Kaelin, Jr. for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. Announcing the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, the Nobel committee [...]