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Happy Holidays from RRS

Tuesday, December 22, 2015   (0 Comments)
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With the holidays upon us, I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude to each of you for making your contributions to science and the broad radiation community through your involvement with the Radiation Research Society. Your hard work contributes and encourages the advancement of radiation research in different areas, facilitates cooperative research between disciplines, and promotes dissemination of knowledge. Your membership in the Radiation Research Society is valued on both a personal and professional level.

If you attended the Annual Meeting in Weston this year, thank you very much for your commitment and participation. Our sincere thanks go out to the many volunteers who contributed to the annual meeting's success. We also take this time of year to express our gratitude to immediate Past President Gayle Woloschak for her tireless work for the good of the Society, and to our many committees and their chairs.  
  
We look forward to a productive 2016 with our members, and along with Program Chair/ President-Elect Charlie Limoli we are well along with a not-to-be-missed program for the 62nd Annual Meeting. We wish you and yours the happiest of holidays and a fruitful 2016.

I look forward to seeing you all on the Big Island, HI, in October 2016.

Martin Hauer-Jensen
RRS President
A number of amendments to the Constitution were proposed by the RRS Constitution and By-Laws Committee at the 2015 Annual Meeting and were discussed at the Annual Business Meeting. All of the proposed amendments were voted upon by membership and passed. CLICK HERE to view amendments to the Constitution.
As 2015 comes to an end, please consider RRS during this seasonal time of giving by making a year-end 501(c)3 tax-exempt donation to RRS towards any of our several key donation entities. Make a contribution to the Educational Fund, which benefits students at the graduate level and doctoral researchers, or donate to a direct cause, like those listed below. For a complete listing of entities, visit www.radres.org/donations.

A FEW OF RRS' DONATION ENTITIES:
RADIATION RESEARCH FOUNDATION (RRF):
This foundation helps support young investigator/faculty activities held during the Society's annual meeting, as well as raise funds for other projects as the needs arise. The foundation is operated through the coordinated efforts of volunteer committee members, who respond to issues as directed by the President and/or Council and coordinate efforts between the Society and the Board of the RRF.  DONATE TO THE RRF

J.W. OSBORNE ENDOWMENT:
To honor a speaker (or speakers) in the area of normal tissue radiation responses. The intent is further that the recipient(s) of the "Osborne Award" a) should be a mid-career scientist who has made a recent significant contribution to the field of normal tissue radiation responses; b) that she/he is a member of the RRS in good standing; c) that nominations for the award be made to the Society; and d) that the selection of the awardee should be made by the Awards and Honors Committee of the RRS. DONATE TO THE J.W. OSBORNE AWARD
 
RRS also has the ability to accept donations of stocks and securities. For alternate forms of payment, large donations, or special needs contact the business office for instructions at members@radres.org.

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