O. Weigle, 1927 - 2001
Noted immunologist William O. Weigle, one of the founders
of TSRI, died on August 11, leaving a legacy of scientific
discoveries and a commitment to the institution.
Researchers Stop Prion Infections in Cell Culture
The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Professor Dennis Burton
and Assistant Professor Anthony Williamson are authors of
an article in the current issue of Nature that describes
an antibody that arrests prion infections in cell culture,
a finding that may lead to a treatment for mad cow disease.
Paper Ranks Tenth on Most-Requested List
A paper by TSRI Professor Carlos Barbas ranks tenth on a recent
list of most-requested chemistry documents posted on Chemical
Abstracts Service's new website, Science Spotlight.
Summer Sports Leagues: Tradition for Some, Whole New Ball
Game for Others
Softball, bowling, and golfing bring together veteran players
and neophytes from across campus.
Meet TSRI's technology development coordinator.
Professor James Quigley looks for molecules that allow a
human tumor cell to migrate to and survive in a different