2011 Lasker Awards Honor Medical Research Pioneers

2011 Lasker Awards Honor Medical Research Pioneers

New York, Sept. 12, 2011 — The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, which for 66 years has championed the greatest advances in medical research, announced today the winners of the 2011 Lasker Awards: Franz-Ulrich Hartl and Arthur L. Horwich for basic medical research, Tu Youyou for clinical research and The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health for public service. The Lasker Awards — considered among the most respected science prizes in the world — honor visionaries whose insight and perseverance have led to dramatic advances that will prevent disease and prolong life.

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Nature Chemistry: "Sex and the citadel of science"

"Sex and the citadel of science" by Michelle Francl

One hundred years on from Marie Curie being awarded her second Nobel Prize there has been only a handful of female scientists who have received the call from Stockholm. Why are women still under-represented? A lack of ability or passion, or could it be that we create labs into which women don't quite fit?

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Anna Rath as Winner of the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award

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NexSteppe Inc. CEO Selected to Receive the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today that President and CEO of NexSteppe, Anna Rath, has been selected by a committee of her peers to be the recipient of the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award.

Washington, D.C. (March 30, 2016) – The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) announced today that President and CEO of NexSteppe, Anna Rath, has been selected by a committee of her peers to be the recipient of the 2016 BIO Rosalind Franklin Award. The Rosalind Franklin Award was established by BIO to honor an outstanding woman in the field of industrial biotechnology.

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Women Overlooked in the 2011 Nobel Prizes in Science

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Women Overlooked in the 2011 Nobel Prizes in Science

October 12, 2011, New Rochelle, NY—The 2011 Nobel Prize announcements are now complete and the Rosalind Franklin Society is dismayed that all of the awards in science were again given only to men. The Society urges the Nobel Prize committee to more carefully asses the important work of female scientists worldwide in their annual prize selection.

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Rosalind Franklin Society Announces "Not Next Time!" Campaign to Ensure that Women Scientists are not Considered as an Afterthought for Awards

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Rosalind Franklin Society Announces "Not Next Time!" Campaign to Ensure that Women Scientists are not Considered as an Afterthought for Awards

October 1, 2009, New Rochelle, NY—The Rosalind Franklin Society (RFS) has announced a new campaign, "Not Next Time!" to ensure that women are included in any awards consideration right from the beginning. When the Geoffrey Beene Gives Back Foundation unveiled its first "Rock Stars of Science," all 13 honorees were men.

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