Thomas E. Johnson, professor of molecular behavioral genetics at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has received the Denham Harman Research Award for the Lifetime Achievement in Research from the American Aging Association (AGE). The award will be presented at the 39th Annual AGE meeting in Portland on June 7. Established in 1978, the award is named in honor of Dr. Denham Harman, co-founder of AGE, and honors a scholar who has made significant contributions to biomedical aging research. ... Marco Tizzano, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, received a Polak Young Investigator Award at the annual meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences. The annual awards recognize innovative research by young investigators. ... Bruce Goldstein, associate professor of planning and design, College of Architecture and Planning and the University of Colorado Denver, is the lead author of "Expanding the Scope and Impact of Collaborative Planning: Combining Multi-stakeholder Collaboration and Communities of Practice in a Learning Network" in the Journal of the American Planning Association. This work and related publications were supported by $266,000 in awards from the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and the Nature Conservancy. ... Matt Jelacic, assistant professor of architecture and adjunct professor in the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities at the University of Colorado at Boulder, is part of a CU team on the project "Haiti: From Crisis to Development" under the aegis of the Mortenson Center. Earlier this month, he co-hosted a conference, "Lives in Limbo: Re-Imagining Structures and Standards in Refugee Camps," at the Rockefeller Foundation headquarters in New York. Jelacic also has received a $30,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to host a conference on earthen construction at the College of Engineering at CU-Boulder in the fall. ... Among the honorees from the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the Chancellor's Diversity Recognition and award luncheon this month were: Fayette Augillard, Public Health program coordinator, for outstanding staff; and Angela Sauaia,M.D., Ph.D., who works on several community diversity and health care disparity initiatives, for outstanding faculty.