This year TSRI scientists continued to make strides in their quest to understand the fundamental processes of life and to advance human health.
Acting President and CEO Jim Paulson shares his reflections about the institute’s accomplishments of the past year and his optimism for the future.
As proof-of-principle, a team from the Baran lab makes dozens of new chemical entities. The new method—which is extraordinarily robust—can be used to make pharmaceuticals, fabrics, dyes, plastics and other previously inaccessible materials.
The technique, developed by the TSRI's Deniz lab and UC San Diego colleagues, lays the groundwork for better understanding misfolding-prone proteins that cause illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.