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  Rockefeller University Researchers Hunt For Type 2 Diabetes Susceptibility Genes
The Rockefeller University is looking for people with type 2 diabetes to participate in a study aimed at determining the genetic causes of early- and late-onset forms of the disease.
Stoffel, the university's Robert and Harriet Heilbrunn Professor, is an Irma Hirschl Scholar and a Pew Scholar.
Rockefeller faculty members have made significant achievements, including the discovery that DNA is the carrier of genetic information and the launching of the scientific field of modern cell biology.
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 Rockefeller University - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY [Rockefeller University] philanthropic organization in New York City, founded 1901 as the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research by John D. Rockefeller for furthering medical science and its allied subjects and to make knowledge of these subjects available to the public.
Rockefeller University to Study Genetic Roots of Obesity-Related Diseases Via Whole Genome Association Scans.
Rockefeller is on a roll; Prestigious research university works patiently toward important cures; big-ticket plans require private patrons.(News)
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 The Rockefeller University
Rockefeller University researchers decipher the shape of the sodium/potassium ion pump
The university's 70-plus major laboratories pursue innovative and high quality studies that advance scientific understanding and clinical care.
The University offers students from across the United States and the world access and opportunities to study and work with a diverse faculty of leading scientists.
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 Rockefeller University - Newswire
Rockefeller University scientists have found that AID, a protein known for its role in antibody diversity, also plays an antiviral role in B cells, a function it had long before antibodies evolved.
Rockefeller University’s Vincent Fischetti, interviewed for the story, confirmed the safety of the additive, a cocktail of six phages chosen for their effectiveness against Listeria monocytogenes, the most dangerous food-borne bacterium in the U.S. “These viruses do not affect humans...
Rockefeller's Joel Cohen, interviewed for a San Diego Union-Tribune article on the population map, cautions that such predictions are difficult.
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 rockefeller-university
Today, renamed Rockefeller University, it is one of the foremost research centers in the world, contributing to 23 Nobel Prizes as well as numerous other awards.
By the 1930s, Rockefeller researchers also were delving into basic research to understand, for example, the physiology of nerve cells, how the immune system works and the biochemistry of proteins essential for life.
When Rockefeller was founded a century ago, its researchers sought to conquer infectious diseases--the biggest killers of the day--in the new century.
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 BioVeris Completes Agreement With The Rockefeller University
The technology from Rockefeller University is based on the use of bacterial polysaccharide in a new vaccine to elicit protective antibodies, which should complement the already existing carbohydrate conjugate vaccine platform at BioVeris.
About The Rockefeller University The Rockefeller University, a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, was founded in 1901 by John D. Rockefeller as The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research.
Renamed The Rockefeller University in 1965, today it is one of the foremost scientific research and educational centers in the world, associated with 23 Nobel Prize winners, as well as recipients of numerous other prestigious awards.
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 David Rockefeller Pledges $100 Million to Rockefeller University
John D. Rockefeller's son, John D. Rockefeller Jr., was on the Board of Trustees of The Rockefeller Institute from its beginning until 1954, and he headed the Board for 21 years.
Rockefeller's 80th birthday to express their enormous admiration and respect for him and appreciation of his vital role in creating the Ph.D. program at the University.
Rockefeller scientists, for example, established that DNA is the chemical basis of heredity, discovered blood groups, showed that viruses can cause cancer, founded the modern field of cell biology, worked out the structure of antibodies, developed methadone maintenance for people addicted to heroin, devised the AIDS "cocktail" drug therapy, and identified the weight-regulating hormone leptin.
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 Harvard Gazette: Rockefeller gives Harvard additional $10 million
Rockefeller's new gift will also allow the center to expand its study abroad and internship opportunities for Harvard College students, along with its lectures, seminars, conferences, film series, art exhibitions, and other academic and cultural events.
David Rockefeller '36 and incoming director of DRCLAS Merilee Grindle applaud one of the speakers at the Fogg event.
David Rockefeller is the former chairman, president, chairman of the Executive Committee, and CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank, and former chairman of the board of the Rockefeller Group.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2006/05.18/05-rockefeller.html   (1155 words)

  
 CenterWatch Clinical Research Center Profile (96): Rockefeller University Hospital; New York, NY
The Rockefeller University Hospital is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and has been devoted solely to patient-oriented research since its founding in 1910.
Rockefeller University Professor David Ho, Scientific Director of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, helped develop effective multi-drug therapies for HIV infection and the prevention of progression to AIDS.
The Rockefeller University Hospital, a free-standing Hospital, is licensed for 40 inpatient beds.
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 Rockefeller University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rockefeller University is a private university focusing primarily on graduate and postgraduate education research in the biomedical fields, located between 63rd and 68th Streets along York Avenue, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan island in New York City, New York.
The Rockefeller family has maintained strong links with the institution throughout its history; David Rockefeller, to give just one example, is the current Honorary Chairman and Life Trustee.
In the mid 1970's, Rockefeller succeeded in attracting a few prominent academics in the humanities, most notably Saul Kripke, a notable logician, philosopher of language, and expositor of the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein.
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 Rosetta Genomics :: Rosetta Genomics and Rockefeller University Sign MicroRNA Licensing Agreement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The agreement with Rockefeller positions Rosetta Genomics to pursue research based on 530 of the 660 publicly-confirmed microRNA genes in the entire human genome.
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, and physics.
Rockefeller scientists established that DNA is the chemical basis of heredity, discovered blood groups, showed that viruses can cause cancer, founded the modern field of cell biology, and worked out the structure of antibodies.
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 Rockefeller University — Infoplease.com
Rockefeller University, philanthropic organization in New York City, founded 1901 as the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research by John D. Rockefeller for furthering medical science and its allied subjects and to make knowledge of these subjects available to the public.
Rockefeller is on a roll; Prestigious research university works patiently toward important cures; big-ticket plans require private......
The University of Chicago's new Graduate School of Business will be a neighbor to two architecturally significant campus buildings,......
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 ScienceDaily: Rockefeller University Scientists Take On Controversial 'Vibration Theory' Of Smell
Two researchers at Rockefeller University have put a controversial theory of smell to the sniff test and have found no evidence to support it.
Keller recruited several dozen human volunteers to the new outpatient unit of The Rockefeller University Hospital to smell different odors presented in vials, which were coded so that he did not know what they contained.
The Rockefeller University study with mice, reported as the cover story in the April 8 issue...
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2004/03/040322080707.htm   (2628 words)

  
 PND - News - David Rockefeller Pledges $100 Million to Rockefeller University
Rockefeller University in New York City has announced that David Rockefeller, honorary chairman and life trustee of its board, has pledged $100 million to the institution.
The university was founded in 1901 by Rockefeller's grandfather, John D. Rockefeller, as the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the nation's first biomedical research institution.
David Rockefeller joined the board of trustees in 1940 and, in 1950, succeeded his father, John D. Rockefeller Jr., as board chair, a position he held until 1975.
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 The Rockefeller University - The David Rockefeller Graduate Program
The Rockefeller University is dedicated to benefiting humankind through scientific research and its application.
Rockefeller is a world-renowned center for research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry and biophysics.
Founded by John D. Rockefeller in 1901 as the nation's first institute for medical research, the university has a laboratory-based structure that encourages interdisciplinary research.
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 Grad Profiles - Rockefeller University
Founded in 1901 by John D. Rockefeller as the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, it rapidly became a source of major scientific innovation in treating and preventing human disease.
It is the policy of the Rockefeller University to support equality of educational opportunity.
The University is situated between 62nd and 68th streets in Manhattan, overlooking the East River.
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 The Leipzig Connection - Rockefeller, University of Chicago, Education, Columbia Tecahers College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Rockefeller being constantly badgered, scrutinized, and hauled into court; why not set up a monopoly on philanthropy, funnel into it large sums from the fortunes of Rockefeller and the other industrial barons, and distribute the money in a way guaranteed to ensure Mr.
Rockefeller was being hounded each day by hundreds of letters demanding or pleading for money, while the newspapers and magazines constantly attacked him and his organization.
Rockefeller's greatest desire at this time was to buffer himself against his enemies and against public opinion by pouring millions into whatever medical or educational charities Gates could find.
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 Rockefeller College - University at Albany
FRANK J. Frank J. Thompson helmed the University at Albany's Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy for 17 years as interim provost and dean, and has been on the faculty of the college as a full professor since leaving the post in January of this year.
Founded in 1967, the University at Albany Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the University at Albany.
"Rockefeller has a lengthy history of recognition for research and public service, and he'll build on this solid foundation by expanding the faculty, creating enhanced academic programs, and serving as a beacon of excellence in research on politics.
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 The Rockefeller University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Rockefeller University is a world-renowned center for scientific research and graduate education in the biomedical sciences, chemistry, and physics.
The University is made up of 75 independent laboratories that are free to interact in any and all directions.
The Rockefeller University seeks Research Assistants to work in one of our 75 laboratories.
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 Charity Navigator Rating - The Rockefeller University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Founded by John D. Rockefeller in 1901, the Rockefeller University was the nation's first institution devoted solely to biomedical research.
An internationally recognized center for advanced research and education in the natural sciences, the University works to better humankind through scientific research and to educate the scientists of the future.
Today, the University is in the forefront of research in the areas of: biochemistry, structural biology, and chemistry; molecular, cell, and development biology; immunology, virology, and microbiology; medical sciences and human genetics; neuroscience; and physics and mathematical biology.
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 The Chemistry of Life: Nucleic Acids and Proteins at Rockefeller University
Much of the work by chemists at Rockefeller was, and continues to be, conducted in Flexner Hall.
Levene's research during his 45-year career at Rockefeller centered on isolating and identifying organic compounds, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids, from living systems.
At Rockefeller, Michaelis' studies were centered on biological oxidation-reduction reactions.
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 Brown University Library
With some exceptions, the Rock is usually the most appropriate library at Brown in which to begin research on a topic.
Level 1 houses the majority of the Rockefeller Library's services, including reference services.
The Rockefeller's holdings also include the Brown Library's government documents collection.
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 Rockefeller College - University at Albany
Organized into New York and Washington, DC chapters, it assists the College in generating the resources and support needed to advance continued excellence in its instructional, research, and public service activities.
The Board is comprised of distinguished Rockefeller alumni and friends of the College who have demonstrated a commitment to address and engage in efforts to help solve society’s problems, the goal upon which the College was established.
The objective of Rockefeller College, to prepare students to constructively confront challenges of politics, governance, policy, and administration, is exemplified in the achievements of its Advisory Board members.
www.albany.edu /rockefeller/advisoryboard.htm   (225 words)

  
 Rockefeller University
Today, renamed Rockefeller University, it is one of the foremost research centers in the world, contributing to 21 Nobel Prizes as well as numerous other awards.
Avery's research, however, led him ultimately to discover in 1944 that DNA transmits hereditary information-a finding that would set the course for biological research for the rest of the century.
In the 1960s and 1970s, immunologists and protein chemists made Nobel Prize-winning contributions in determining the chemical structure of antibodies-key immune-system molecules-and inventing new methods for studying and synthesizing protein molecules.
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 Rockefeller University Expansion Buildings Harrison & Abramovitz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Rockefeller University was founded in 1901 by John D. Rockefeller as the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research.
During the 1950’s, the institution expanded its Beaux-Arts campus, and the firm of Harrison and Abramovitz was chosen to design five new buildings.
Designed in the International Style, these structures were placed in the Beaux-Arts plan, with Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Hall/Caspary Hall and the Graduate Students Residence on either side of the entrance drive and the Detlev W. Bronk Laboratory at the southern terminus of a new mall.
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 Rockefeller University - Newswire
Rockefeller University’s newswire was begun in September 2005 to provide a centralized, up-to-date source of news and information about Rockefeller University.
The page is updated as news becomes available and is maintained by The Rockefeller University’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs.
For more information about any of our stories, or to suggest a story or report an error, please contact newswire@rockefeller.edu or call 212-327-7900.
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 The Rockefeller University - Multimedia
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Rockefeller University researchers are currently working on many significant breakthroughs and continue to push the boundaries of scientific research.
View Rockefeller University's contributions to many of the last century's seminal advances in the biomedical sciences.
www.rockefeller.edu /interactive   (133 words)

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