Yearly Archives: 2010

/2010

Ellis students work with scientists from The Hormel Institute

Day-long activity Tuesday in its second year at middle school, part of Institute’s education initiative AUSTIN, Minn. — Thursday, Dec. 2 — Scientists from The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic worked on Tuesday, Nov. 30, with students at Austin’s Ellis Middle School in their new science laboratories.     For the second-straight year, The Hormel [...]

December 2nd, 2010|

National group recognizes research by team at The Hormel Institute

Dr. Saleem’s lab section receives award for work on specific protein found in prostate cancer AUSTIN, Minn. — Thursday, Dec. 2 — A research section at The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic has been recognized by a national organization for identifying the role of a protein connected with the proliferation of prostate cancer cells. [...]

December 2nd, 2010|

Open house as part of Austin’s “Christmas in the City.”

With a Christmas tree already decorated in its lobby, The Hormel Institute-University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic is getting ready for its first year of participating in Austin’s “Christmas in the City” festivities     An open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, will give people a chance to learn about The Hormel Institute’s [...]

November 24th, 2010|

The Hormel Institute hosts 2nd annual Ellis Day

Hundreds of Austin sixth-graders recently got to experience science in action and learn about today's cutting-edge cancer research. Sixth-grade students and faculty from Austin's public and private middle schools toured The Hormel Institute throughout the day Nov. 4 as part of the second annual Ellis Day. Students from Ellis Middle School arrived about every half [...]

November 10th, 2010|

Memorial golf event gives more than $3,600 to The Hormel Institute

Annual tournament generates money for cancer research, increases its donor status level  An annual golf outing in memory of a former Hormel Foods plant manager has led to more than $3,000 donated this year for cancer research at The Hormel Institute. Officials with the Deryl Arnold Memorial Golf Tournament presented a check for $3,662 to [...]

September 27th, 2010|

The Hormel Institute to honor 5th District Eagles’ fundraising success

   Appreciation event Saturday intended for club members, supporters of annual Cancer TelethonIn the past decade, the 5th District Eagles has given nearly $1.2 million to The Hormel Institute for cancer research, including a little more than $1 million since 2003.    Donated funds from the annual Eagles Cancer Telethon - hosted every January in [...]

September 8th, 2010|

The Hormel Institute study reveals capsaicin can act as cocarcinogen

  Research links chemical in widely consumed foods to skin cancer    The September cover story of the nation’s leading cancer journal, Cancer Research, features a new study from The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic, that links capsaicin, a component of chili peppers, to skin cancer.     While the molecular mechanisms of the cancer-promoting effects [...]

September 2nd, 2010|

U.S. Rep. Walz views high-tech research instruments he helped fund

Congressman has secured nearly $2 million in federal grants since '06 for The Hormel Institute The Hormel Institute honored U.S. Rep. Tim Walz on Aug. 11 for being a "Hero of Cancer Research AUSTIN, Minn. - Wednesday, Aug. 11 - U.S. Rep. Tim Walz today viewed cancer-fighting tools he secured through federal funding during a [...]

August 12th, 2010|

Nearly $1.3 million in grants coming to The Hormel Institute

Funding covers five cancer-research projects underway More than $1 million in grants has been approved for five cancer research projects being conducted at The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic. Three grants involve studies related to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. The others will perform research related to pancreatic cancer, which has [...]

July 30th, 2010|

The Hormel Institute hosting summer open house Friday

University of Minnesota cancer-research facility in Austin to offer tours, demos WHO: The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic. WHAT: Monthly, summer open house. WHERE: West lobby, The Hormel Institute, 801 16th Ave. N.E., Austin. WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, July 30. PHOTO/VIDEO OPTIONS: People taking the tour or viewing demonstrations. WEBSITE: www.hi.umn.edu [...]

July 29th, 2010|

Nearly $1.3 million in grants coming to The Hormel Institute

Funding covers five cancer-research projects underway More than $1 million in grants has been approved for five cancer-research projects being conducted at The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota. Three of the grants will involve studies related to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. The others will perform research related to pancreatic cancer, which [...]

July 22nd, 2010|

SOUTHERN MINNESOTA INTERNET GROUP TRANSITIONS OUT OF THE HORMEL INSTITUTE

Medical Research Center's Research Support Services department  will focus on Technology Needs for Cancer Research June 24, 2010, Austin, Minn. - After 15 years and accomplishments including being first to bring internet service to Austin residents and companies, Southern Minnesota Internet Group (SMIG) will be transitioned out of The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota-Mayo Clinic. [...]

June 24th, 2010|

INSTITUTE HOSTS CANCER RESEARCH EXPERT FROM LUXEMBOURG

 Research on cell death mechanisms by natural products is explored. May 7, 2010 - Austin, MN. Dr. Marc Diederich of Luxembourg's "Fondation ‘Recherche sur le Cancer et les Maladies du Sang' Laboratoire de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire du Cancer Hôpital Kirchberg" shared his area of cancer research expertise with scientists from The Hormel Institute, University [...]

May 12th, 2010|

Walz requests $5 million for The Hormel Institute

Thursday, March 25, 2010 Austin, Minnesota -March 25, 2010 - The Hormel Institute is one of the projects on a list of funding requests Congressman Tim Walz recently submitted to the House Appropriations Committee. The 2011 appropriation request called for $5 million to The Hormel Institute for the second phase of the Institute's expansion. The [...]

May 6th, 2010|

Ice Fishing Cancer Research Fundraiser

Hormel Foods Corporation's Austin plant employees - Jim Nelson, Duane Smith and Mark Turvey -  presented Dr. Zigang Dong of The Hormel Institute with $2100 from the 2nd Annual "Fish For a Cure" ice fishing cancer research fundraiser.  The  group stated "everyone is affected by cancer and we wanted to support the research that is [...]

March 26th, 2010|