Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Penn Physicist Phil Nelson to Receive 2009 Emily M. Gray Award From Biophysical Society

Abstract:
University of Pennsylvania physicist Philip Nelson has been awarded the 2009 Emily M. Gray Award from the Biophysical Society. The award is the international professional organization's top honor for education and outreach.

Penn Physicist Phil Nelson to Receive 2009 Emily M. Gray Award From Biophysical Society

PHILADELPHIA, PA | Posted on November 6th, 2008

Awardees are selected for their significant contributions to education in biophysics whether by teaching, developing novel educational methods, promoting scientific outreach or otherwise fostering an environment exceptionally conducive to education in biophysics. The award cited Nelson's recent book, "Biological Physics," as an example of an approach to the field that emphasizes fundamental physics ideas and how they come together in the operation of living organisms.

A condensed matter theorist and expert in soft matter physics, Nelson's current research involves the physics of biopolymers such as DNA and the physical transactions they make that enable cells to regulate gene activity. A member of Penn's Nano-Bio Interface Center, he is also interested in the connections between biomolecules and nanotechnology.

Nelson will be presented with the award in Boston at the Society's annual meeting in February.

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Jordan Reese
215-573-6604

Copyright © University of Pennsylvania

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Ag/ZnO-Nanorods Schottky diodes based UV-PDs are fabricated and tested May 26th, 2017

New metamaterial-enhanced MRI technique tested on humans May 26th, 2017

Controlling 3-D behavior of biological cells using laser holographic techniques May 26th, 2017

Unveiling the quantum necklace: Researchers simulate quantum necklace-like structures in superfluids May 26th, 2017

Academic/Education

MIT Energy Initiative awards 10 seed fund grants for early-stage energy research May 4th, 2017

Bar-Ilan University to set up quantum research center May 1st, 2017

California Research Alliance by BASF establishes more than 25 research projects in three years April 26th, 2017

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Announces Total of 172 Teams Selected to Compete in Solar in Your Community Challenge: Teams from 40 states, plus Washington, DC, 2 Territories, and 4 American Indian Reservations, Will Deploy Solar in Underserved Communities April 20th, 2017

Announcements

Ag/ZnO-Nanorods Schottky diodes based UV-PDs are fabricated and tested May 26th, 2017

New metamaterial-enhanced MRI technique tested on humans May 26th, 2017

Controlling 3-D behavior of biological cells using laser holographic techniques May 26th, 2017

Unveiling the quantum necklace: Researchers simulate quantum necklace-like structures in superfluids May 26th, 2017

Grants/Sponsored Research/Awards/Scholarships/Gifts/Contests/Honors/Records

Controlling 3-D behavior of biological cells using laser holographic techniques May 26th, 2017

Unveiling the quantum necklace: Researchers simulate quantum necklace-like structures in superfluids May 26th, 2017

Zap! Graphene is bad news for bacteria: Rice, Ben-Gurion universities show laser-induced graphene kills bacteria, resists biofouling May 22nd, 2017

Gas gives laser-induced graphene super properties: Rice University study shows inexpensive material can be superhydrophilic or superhydrophobic May 15th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project