Navigation Links
Five young Hebrew University scientists win first competitive EU grants
Date:12/26/2007

Jerusalem, Dec. 26, 2007 Five young Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists have been awarded five-year research grants under the European Unions first competition for outstanding starting independent investigators. The amount awarded to the five Hebrew University winners totals 6,380,000 euros.

The winners were chosen on the basis of having presented excellent, ground-breaking research ideas, plus having displayed proven potential to establish independent research careers and to become world leaders in their fields. .

In view of the intense competitiveness of this program, this represents an outstanding achievement for the Hebrew University, said Prof. Hillel Bercovier, vice-president for research and development of the university. The Hebrew University was one of only a few institutions that had as many as five grant winners.

The research grants are being given through the European Research Council (ERC), a new research funding body created under the EU's 7th Framework Program for Research, and are designed to enable the young researchers to carry out specific research projects.

In the competition, about 200 up-and-coming research leaders -- all of whom received their doctorates between two and nine years ago were chosen from more than 9,600 applicants. The successful candidates represent over 30 nationalities and are based in some 170 host institutions in 21 different countries. Israel ranked seventh in the number of total grant winners by countries. .

The starting grants are designed to boost the careers of researchers, who may be working in any area of science or scholarship, at the time they are establishing themselves as independent research leaders. The average age of the successful grant winners is 35, and 26% are women.

The five Hebrew University winners and their research projects are:

Dr. Sigal Ben Yehuda of the Faculty of Medicine -- investigation of the nature of dormant bacteri
'/>"/>

Contact: Jerry Barach
jerryb@savion.huji.ac.il
972-258-82904
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Meth exposure in young adults leads to long-term behavioral consequences
2. Ancient whale fall from Californias Año Nuevo Island one of youngest, most complete known
3. Ancient whale fall from Californias Ao Nuevo Island one of youngest, most complete known
4. Youngstown, Ohio Police Award Mobile Data Contract to BIO-key(R) International
5. Tufts University biologists link Huntingtons disease to health benefits in young
6. Alcohol and sleep restriction can affect young mens alertness and driving performance
7. 18 young scientists join EMBO Young Investigator network
8. Yale chemist receives NIH Young Investigator Award for antibody targeting
9. 2007 Albert Maucher Prize for Outstanding Young Geoscientists
10. Eat chocolate, drink wine, add fun to life: SLU geriatrician shares secrets of staying young
11. New book defines promising young field of adult neurogenesis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2015)... 2015   Valencell, a leader in ... a recent study that illustrates its PerformTek biometric ... activity. In a study conducted at Valencell,s Biometric ... the Apple Watch against a chest strap – ... activity. The study demonstrated that Valencell,s biometric technology ...
(Date:6/18/2015)... , June 18, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... focused on the growing mobile commerce market announces that its ... segment on "Money on the Mark", scheduled to air on ... June 20 th . The broadcast ... from 7:00 to 8:00pm EST. NXT-ID, Inc.,s CEO Gino ...
(Date:6/17/2015)... 17, 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ... announced that Xiaomi, one of the world,s largest ... ClearPad ® family of capacitive touchscreen solutions ... (DDICs) for its latest smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi ... full in-cell display solutions and DDICs in discrete ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell Delivers Breakthrough Heart Rate Accuracy on the Wrist 2Valencell Delivers Breakthrough Heart Rate Accuracy on the Wrist 3NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 2NXT-ID, Inc.'s CEO Gino Pereira Talks About the Wocket Smart Wallet on WABC Radio, New York City, June 20th 3Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 2Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 3
... most industrious workers now a study reveals why colonies of ... workers in social insect colonies such as ants, bees and ... instincts make them better at caring for the queen,s offspring. ... these highly organised insect societies. In these species, it is only ...
... Ruhr-Universitt Bochum (RUB) have developed a bio-based solar cell. ... which in plants are responsible of photosynthesis, into complex ... Headed by Prof Dr Wolfgang Schuhmann from the Department ... and Prof Dr Matthias Rgner from the Department of ...
... YORK, NY (November 21, 2013) In what is ... disease research, The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) ... Health (NIH) Undiagnosed Disease Program (UDP). NYSCF scientists ... the UDP and collaborate with UDP researchers to better ...
Cached Biology News:Hardworking sisters enable insect colonies to thrive 2Bio-based solar cell 2NYSCF and NIH create cell models of rare and undiagnosed diseases 2NYSCF and NIH create cell models of rare and undiagnosed diseases 3
(Date:7/3/2015)... , ... July 03, 2015 ... ... providing industry-leading products for use in applications such as animal waste reduction, ... treatment plants and restaurant kitchen settings, announced today that it will be ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... July 3, 2015 ... verkossa osoitteessa  http://www.openinnovationinscience.at Wienissä ... in Science" -jatkokoulutusohjelmaan 22.7.2015 asti.  ... (LBG) tekemän, kansainvälisiä tutkijoita ja ... kaksi suurinta haastetta ovat kannustimien ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... Houston, Texas (PRWEB) , ... July 03, 2015 ... ... search firm, highly-regarded by Fortune 500 companies and professional service industries alike-- typically ... aimed to make clients laugh, honor a good cause and break from their ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... ... The global failure analysis market is expected to reach $7,147.0 million by 2020, ... to grow at the highest CAGR of 8.46%; its growth is expected to be ... academic institutions for root cause analysis of failure. The market based on the geographic ...
Breaking Biology Technology:DryLet to Highlight Benefits of Patented ManureMagic™ at North American Manure Expo in Chambersburg, PA July 14-15, 2015 2Maailman ensimmäinen tiedemiesten koulutukseen suunniteltu avoimen innovaation ohjelma käynnistyy 2Maailman ensimmäinen tiedemiesten koulutukseen suunniteltu avoimen innovaation ohjelma käynnistyy 3The Alexander Group Declares Their Independence with a Bit of Levity 2Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 2Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 3Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 4Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 5
... engineers generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip ... will likely replace the copper wires that carry information ... Diego electrical engineers recently developed the first ultra compact, ... be described in the scientific literature. Details appeared online ...
... WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Researchers are creating a system ... electricity, reducing a car,s fuel consumption. The effort ... the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of ... Motors, which is developing a prototype using thermoelectric generators, ...
... 2004 with the help of Scotch tape, researchers have ... applications. A single layer of carbon atoms whose applications ... graphene is strong, light, transparent, and a conductor of ... this new material? As researchers across the globe peel ...
Cached Biology Technology:Short, on-chip light pulses will enable ultrafast data transfer within computers 2Short, on-chip light pulses will enable ultrafast data transfer within computers 3Short, on-chip light pulses will enable ultrafast data transfer within computers 4Technology uses auto exhaust heat to create electricity, boost mileage 2Technology uses auto exhaust heat to create electricity, boost mileage 3Doctoral candidate publishes on graphene's potential with NSF support 2Doctoral candidate publishes on graphene's potential with NSF support 3Doctoral candidate publishes on graphene's potential with NSF support 4
... is the cycler that revolutionized thermal ... and swappable blocks ensure consistent results, ... rugged machine is more than just ... new features and upgrades as research ...
... Array (MSTA) slides were designed to study protein ... multiple species. Tissue slices from three different ... can then be treated as a single histological ... situ hybridization. This format allows a ...
... solution. In PBS containing ... other proprietary stabilizers; 0.2 ... to stabilize activity of ... at high conjugate dilutions ...
... used to predict the melting ... up to 3,200 bases, which ... primers and GC clamps for ... gel electrophoresis (DGGE), constant denaturing ...
Biology Products: