Larry Clark, PhD, Director of the United States Department of Agriculture National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC), is the 2013 recipient of the Monell Center’s Kerry-Manheimer Award. The Award will be presented to Clark on the evening of April 29.
Monell Center molecular neurobiologist Peihua Jiang, PhD, is the 2013 recipient of the Ajinomoto Award for Young Investigators in Gustation, an annual award presented by the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS) to an exceptional junior scientist who is a rising leader in the field of gustation.
Spring is officially here, which means that the Philadelphia Science Festival must be right around the corner.
The Philadelphia Science Festival is a ten-day, community-wide celebration of science that takes place annually in April, featuring lectures, debates, hands-on activities, special exhibitions and a variety of other informal science education experiences for Philadelphians of all ages.
The Monell Center announces a gift of $1million from food chemistry consultant Louise Slade, Ph.D. The funds will support Monell’s fundamental research program on the mechanisms of human salt detection and perception.
The Monell Center announces the appointments of Ichiro Matsumoto, Ph.D., and Peihua Jiang, Ph.D., to the Center’s faculty.
Monell's innovative research and outstanding scientists are recognized around the world.
“Monell is a unique place that fosters truly innovative research on taste and smell - and much more. Monell outstandingly combines the fields of molecular biology, genetics, neurophysiology and psychology to address important questions about critical issues related to human health and well-being.”
ALAN LESHNER, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Executive Publisher, Science