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MIT researcher to head NSF?linkurl:Subra Suresh,;http://dmse.mit.edu/faculty/faculty/ssuresh/ dean of engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is likely to become the next director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), replacing current director Arden L. Bement, who is linkurl:stepping down;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57136/ to head up a new program at Purdue University. Suresh is still an active researcher in the field of nanobiomechanics, making him a "rarity

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Mar 14, 2010
MIT researcher to head NSF?
linkurl:Subra Suresh,;http://dmse.mit.edu/faculty/faculty/ssuresh/ dean of engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is likely to become the next director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), replacing current director Arden L. Bement, who is linkurl:stepping down;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57136/ to head up a new program at Purdue University. Suresh is still an active researcher in the field of nanobiomechanics, making him a "rarity" at the NSF, linkurl:according to ScienceInsider.;http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2010/03/mits-suresh-tapped-to-be-nsf-dir.html The decision must be confirmed by the Senate.

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Jaenisch named "hottest" researcher
Biochemist and stem cell researcher linkurl:Rudolf Jaenisch;http://www.mit.edu/%7Ebiology/facultyareas/facresearch/jaenisch.html of Massachusetts Institute of Technology was named the world's "hottest" researcher linkurl:by Thomson Reuters;http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE62E0K420100315 -- a title based on his 14 recent "Hot Papers", or articles which receive an unusually high number of citations. Jaenisch studies reprogrammed fibroblast cells in the context of Parkinson's disease, sickle-cell anemia, and other conditions. See the full list of the top 12...
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