News 2006

Season's Greetings from the President

I am proud to inform that the health of TASSA is sound and the state of TASSA is strong.... I wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year. May all your holidays be full of love, joy and peace.   full story

Turkey is featured in Scientific American January '07 issue

The January 2007 edition of Scientific American features the Special Section, TURKEY THE BRIDGE. TASSA is proud to have contributed its own share to this successful project.   full story

14th Meeting of Supreme Council of S&T in Turkey and Implications for TASSA

The meeting was held on September 12, 2006. The Council's decisions reflect that TASSA and its contributions to strengthening S&T capacity are well recognized at the highest policy levels in Turkey.   full story

TASSA Annual Conference: March 24-25, 2007, Yale University, New Haven, CT

The conference will bring together prominent scientists and scholars from leading American and Turkish institutions as well as decision makers and potential partners.   full story

Official invitation to the TASSA 2006 General Assembly and Special Elections

This announcement is the official notice for the start of the TASSA 2006 General Assembly to be conducted online between November 20 - December 10, 2006.   full story

Marmaris Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physics

Marmaris Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physics (ITAP) has been established on March 1, 2006 under the auspices of the nonprofit organization Turkish Community Services Foundation.   full story

HurriyetUSA interviews Prof. Gokhan Hotamisligil

HurriyetUSA published an extensive interview (in Turkish) with Dr. Gokhan Hotamisligil of Harvard University on Sept. 28, 2006, . TASSA thanks Dr. Hotamisligil for expressing the views and sentiments of many of us so eloquently. Dr. Hotamisligil was one of the invited speakers at the first Annual Conference of TASSA.   full story

Ozcan and Hotamisligl paper in Science magazine

In this week’s Science magazine Umut Ozcan and Gokhan Hotamisligil report the effects of “chemical chaperons” in reversing hyperglycemia and restoring insulin sensitivity in genetically obese and diabetic mice. Their findings may open new avenues in type diabetes treatment.   full story