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Letter from Richard Gephardt

The chair of the TSRI Board of Trustees reaches out to the institute’s faculty, staff, supporters and friends.

Team Finds Ancient Protein-Building Enzymes Have Evolved Diverse New Functions

Research from the Schimmel lab has uncovered a previously unrecognized layer of biology that could offer new drug targets.

Researchers Identify Gene that Plays a Surprising Role in Combating Aging

The discovery from the Kishi lab could lead to using therapeutics, even some commonly used ones, to manipulate the aging process itself.

Listening to Cells: Ardem Patapoutian at Work

“Our research has relevance to pain, but also to many other biological processes, such as controlling blood pressure, atherosclerosis and glaucoma,” says Professor Ardem Patapoutian.

Grant Supports Development of New Breed of Cancer Treatments

Associate Professor Christoph Rader will be the principal investigator for the new five-year study.

  • State-of-the-Art Electron Microscope Opens New Vistas for TSRI Researchers
  • Team Finds Potential New Use for Cancer Drug in Gene Therapy for Blood Disorders
  • Scientists Pinpoint How Genetic Mutation Causes Early Brain Damage
  • Scientific Art on the Fly: Behind the Scenes of the New Airport Exhibit
  • Study Shows Hemorrhagic Fevers Can Be Caused by Body’s Antiviral Interferon Response
  • Revealing the Molecular Secrets of Short, Intense Workouts
  • Hitting a Moving Target: AIDS Vaccine Could Work Against Changeable Site on HIV
  • Scientists Find an Unlikely Stress Responder May Protect Against Alzheimer’s
  • Chemists Discover Structure of Cancer Drug Candidate
  • TSRI celebrates 22nd Commencement
  • Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for MS in Mouse Model
  • Scientists Create First Living Organism that Transmits Added Letters in DNA ‘Alphabet’
  • Outsmarting Viruses: A Profile of Erica Ollmann Saphire
  • To Mark Territory or Not to Mark Territory: Breaking the Pheromone Code
  • Team Finds New Point of Attack on HIV for Vaccine Development
  • TSRI Announces ‘Scripps Advance,’ a New Drug Discovery Initiative
  • Researchers Find Connection Between Gene Mutation, Key Symptoms of Autism
  • Team Solves Decades-Old Mystery of How Cells Keep from Bursting