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2014-08-21 12:21:03

Project to Advance Conversion of Non-food Biomass Feedstocks to Renewable Carbon Fibers for Use in Defense, Space, Aviation, and Automotive Industries BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Southern Research Institute has been selected for negotiation for an award of up to $5.9 million to advance production of high performance, low cost carbon fibers from biomass. The DOE award will fund development of a...

2014-08-13 16:25:09

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visited the headquarters of Southern Research Institute today, where they toured the Institute's medical research complex. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135987 Southern Research Institute's executives talked with Governor Bentley and Governor Christie about the Institute and its broad research and development in life science, engineering,...

2014-07-28 12:27:45

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Arthur J. Tipton, Ph.D., President and CEO of Southern Research Institute, has been named president of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) for the 2014-2015 term. The inauguration took place at the Society's annual meeting on July 12 in Chicago with attendees from more than 40 countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130523 The Controlled Release Society is...

2014-06-17 12:23:30

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that Corinne E. Augelli-Szafran, Ph.D., has been named Director of Chemistry. In this role, Dr. Augelli-Szafran is responsible for managing the Institute's chemical research initiatives for the identification of new therapies in oncology, infectious diseases, and neuroscience. Dr. Augelli-Szafran brings more than 25 years of practical and managerial experience in medicinal chemistry...

2014-06-11 12:22:39

Southeastern Solar Research Center Will Study Performance of Photovoltaic Systems BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced the completion of a facility to study solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The facility, the Southeastern Solar Research Center (SSRC), will house numerous research efforts beginning with an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) project focused on solar PV system orientation, tracking and aging. "This...

2014-06-05 16:22:05

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that it has signed a jointly funded cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the DOE's new Concentrating Solar Power: Efficiently Leveraging Equilibrium Mechanisms for Engineering New Thermochemical Storage (CSP: ELEMENTS) funding program, part of the SunShot Initiative. CSP: ELEMENTS supports the development of high-temperature thermochemical energy...

2014-05-05 16:26:35

Come Visit Representatives from Southern Research Institute at Booth #209 BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute, an organization that provides comprehensive contract research services in basic discovery research, in vitro and in vivo efficacy; ADME/PK; GLP toxicology and reproductive toxicology; gene therapy/biologics; method feasibility, development, and validation; formulation and bioanalysis; qPCR and RT-PCR;, today announced that...

2014-04-29 16:23:16

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced the appointment of M. Allison Taylor as vice president and general counsel. Ms. Taylor has more than 15 years of experience in legal and business affairs in diverse industries including the manufacturing, services and technology sectors. Ms. Taylor will be based in the Institute's Birmingham headquarters where she will manage the contract administration and intellectual property...

2014-04-17 16:26:44

SHERBROOKE, Quebec and BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cyclenium Pharma Inc., an emerging pharmaceutical company specializing in the research and development of novel drug candidates based on proprietary macrocyclic chemistry, today announced the signing of a discovery and co-development agreement with Southern Research Institute, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) scientific research organization founded in 1941. The collaboration will utilize Cyclenium's...

2014-04-07 08:30:25

Presentation "DNA Damage Response and Tumor Metastasis" to be Presented April 7, 2014 at ESTRO 33, the Premier European Event in Radiation Oncology BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that the Institute's translational radiation oncology research program in the Drug Discovery Division has been invited to present at a symposium during the European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 33(rd) annual meeting being held in...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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