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Institute of Medicine Annual Meeting ©bdspn/iStock/Thinkstock (from left to right) William E. Moerner, Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell (left to right) Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura
Institute of Medicine Annual Meeting
ELECTION

IOM Elects New Members, Foreign Associates

Oct. 20 - The Institute of Medicine today announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 44th annual meeting. Video Webcast | Agenda

  • ELECTION

    IOM Elects New Members, Foreign Associates

    Oct. 20 - The Institute of Medicine today announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 44th annual meeting. Video Webcast | Agenda

  • NEW REPORT

    Framework for Assessing Chemical Alternatives

    Oct. 10 - A new report from the National Research Council describes a framework that can be used to guide assessments of potentially safer chemicals in terms of human health and ecological risks.

  • NOBEL PRIZE

    NAS Member Shares 2014 Nobel in Chemistry

    Oct. 8 -- National Academy of Sciences member William E. Moerner has won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Eric Betzig and Stefan W. Hell "for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy," more commonly known as nanoscopy.

  • NOBEL PRIZE

    NAE Members Share Nobel Prize
    in Physics

    Oct. 7 -- National Academy of Engineering member Shuji Nakamura and foreign member Isamu Akasaki, together with Hiroshi Amano, have won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of the blue light-emitting diode.

Workshop on 'Gain of Function' Research Announced

The National Research Council and Institute of Medicine will hold a public workshop on Dec. 15 and 16 on the potential risks and benefits of "gain of function" research that increases MERS coronavirus; NIAID photothe pathogenicity or transmissibility of infectious agents such as SARS, MERS, or pandemic influenza. The workshop discussions will help inform deliberations of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity. Read More

WEBCAST: Interagency Strategic Plan for Big Data

Audio IconListen to the live webcast of a National Research Council symposium on developing a national strategic plan for big data research and development. The symposium will feature presentations by representatives from several federal agencies, academia, and industry. The webcast begins at 8:45 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 23. More Information

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