Emory Report
September 7, 2004
Volume 57, Number 03


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September 7, 2004
Around Campus


EmTech Bio announces call for proposals
EmTech Biotechnology Development announced a call for its third Seed Grant Request for Proposals. The deadline for submission is Friday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m.

Emphases are placed on projects with tangible commercial applications as well as scientific merit. Permanent, full-time faculty or full-time research staff may apply. The grant period begins on July 1, 2005, and will continue for 12 months. Proposals should not exceed seven pages including figures, tables and references.

For more information about the grant program, visit the EmTech Bio website at www.emtechbio.com,
or contact Connie Snipes at 404-727-4518 or csnipes@emory.edu.

Panel to explore relations with Islamic world
A town hall panel discussing relations between the Islamic world and the United States will take place Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Cox Hall. The event is titled “Americans for Informed Democracy: Town Hall Meeting on U.S.-Islamic World Relations.”

In the Aug. 23 issue of Emory Report, an editing error resulted in the incomplete printing of Vanessa Siddle Walker’s essay, “A half-century of challenge.” ER apologizes for the error. The full text of Walker's essay can be found here.