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Vol. 17 (2017)

June 05, 2017
  • Zika Reached Miami at Least Four Times, Caribbean Travel Likely Responsible
  • Scientists Find Simple Copper Complex Shuts Down Botulinum Neurotoxin Poisoning
  • The Scripps Research Institute Appoints Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. CEO Joel Marcus to Board of Directors
  • New Equipment at Scripps Florida Will Advance Drug Discovery
  • TSRI Postdoc Awarded ASPET Fellowship
May 22, 2017
  • The Scripps Research Institute Celebrates Historic 25th Commencement Ceremony
  • Scientific Trailblazers to Address Historic Graduating Class at TSRI
  • This Virus Could Make for a Useful Gene-Delivery Tool
May 15, 2017
  • Scientists Solve Major Cancer Protein Conundrum
  • Three San Diego Researchers Honored by Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Postdoc Open Mic Night Brings Together Scientists from Industry and Academia
  • TSRI Graduate Students Honored by ARCS
May 08, 2017
  • At Last, a Clue to Where Cancer Metastases Are Born
  • Scientists Unravel How Protein Impacts Intellectual Disability
  • Two TSRI Scientists Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
  • Bessie Huang Gilula
    1945–2017
  • SoF Announces Spring Travel Award Winners
May 01, 2017
  • Massive Chromosome Fusions? Neurons Don’t Care
  • Broad Advance from TSRI Chemists Dramatically Simplifies Olefin Synthesis
  • Closer Look at Brain Circuits Reveals Important Role of Genetics
  • Alexander Price Awarded K25 Grant to Advance Drug Discovery Technology; FL Volunteers Pitch In at Earth Day Cleanup!
April 24, 2017
  • Chemists Devise Simple Method for Making Sought-After Boronic Acid-Based Drugs and Other Products
  • Surprising Brain Change Appears to Drive Alcohol Dependence
  • Making the Most of a Postdoctoral Position
April 17, 2017
  • New Approach Makes Cells Resistant to HIV
  • Scientist Awarded $4.8 Million to Bring HIV Vaccine Closer to Human Trials
  • Lucy Lin Joins Growing List of TSRI Graduate Students Honored with Prestigious Scholarship
  • Jeffery Kelly Receives Chemical Pioneer Award • Kim Janda Featured at Clinton Foundation Health Matters Summit • David Goodsell Receives People’s Choice Award from NSF and Popular Science
April 10, 2017
  • Researchers Discover a Signal Driving Type 1 Diabetes
  • Scientists Develop New Method to 'Fingerprint' HIV
  • The Scripps Research Institute Expands New Board of Directors with the Appointment of Yucaipa Companies Founder and Philanthropist Ron Burkle
  • Barbara Mason Receives R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award; Benjamin Cravatt Wins ACS Chemical Biology Lectureship Award
April 03, 2017
  • A Molecular On/Off Switch for CRISPR
  • Scientists Discover New Class of Anti-Diabetes Compounds that Reduce Liver Glucose Production
  • Philip Dawson Named Dean of The Scripps Research Institute’s Graduate Program
  • TSRI Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

March

March 27, 2017
  • These Two Molecules Appear to Drive Breast Cancer Drug Resistance
  • Mobile Technology Shakes Up Pregnancy Research
  • Scripps Florida’s Network for Women in Science Welcomes Max Planck Florida to Group
  • Kudos: Nobuyoshi Suto Awarded Grant to Develop Method for Exploring Drug Relapse Treatment
March 20, 2017
  • Potential Drug Candidates Halt Prostate and Breast Cancer Growth
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Develop New Drug Delivery Method for Cancer Therapy
  • Snapshot: Teal Smith and Michael Cendejas
March 13, 2017
  • In the Battle for Real Estate, a Disordered Protein Wins Out
  • New Enzyme-Like Tool Lets Chemists Modify Hard-to-Reach Spots on Drug Molecules
  • Fighting Blindness: Scientists Bring a Key Protein into Focus
  • In Memoriam: Bruce Cunningham
March 06, 2017
  • Scientists Take Aim at Obesity-Linked Protein
  • Researchers Find Standard Pacemakers and Defibrillators Safe for MRI Using a New Protocol
  • TSRI-Invented Compound Ozanimod Shows Positive Results in Late-Stage Clinical Trial for Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis

February

February 27, 2017
  • The Scripps Research Institute Announces New Board Members and Chairman of the Board
  • Researchers Discover How the Brain Turns Chronic Stress into Pathological Anxiety
  • Scripps Florida Collaboration Awarded $3.3 Million to Develop Next-Generation Breast Cancer Therapies
  • Watching the Clock: A Profile of Katja Lamia
  • TSRI’s Science Saturday Program Inspires Students to Explore STEM Careers
  • Andrew Ward Receives 2017 Viruses Young Investigator in Virology Prize
February 13, 2017
  • Scientists Find Clue to Why Zika, But Not Its Close Relatives, Causes Birth Defects
  • Chemists Unveil Versatile New Method for Making Chiral Drug Molecules
  • Snapshot: Samantha Spierling
  • Mark Sundrud Receives CCFA Grant; Erica Ollmann Saphire Receives Richard M. Elliott Memorial Award
February 06, 2017
  • Scientists Find Brain Hormone that Triggers Fat Burning
  • New Study Shows Early Brain Changes in Fragile X Syndrome
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Blocks Heroin Relapse in Rats
  • Breakthrough Discoveries Inside a TSRI Stem Cell Lab
  • Benjamin Cravatt Named 2017 Winner of the Robert M. Scarborough Award

January

January 30, 2017
  • Scientists Create First Stable Semisynthetic Organism
  • New Method Could Turbocharge Drug Discovery, Protein Research
  • Team Awarded $1.8 Million Grant to Develop Drugs for Heart Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Jeanne Loring to Join International Parkinson’s Research Group
January 23, 2017
  • Scientists Discover Master Regulator of Cellular Aging
  • Researchers Discover Surprising Process Behind Sense of Touch
  • Uncovering the Cellular Process Behind Premature Aging
  • Scientists Expand Toolbox to Study Cellular Function
January 16, 2017
  • Scientists Uncover Potential Driver of Age- and Alzheimer’s-Related Memory Loss
  • A New Discovery Approach to Predict Health Impact of Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals
  • An Exciting Step Toward Mapping How the Brain Stores Memories
  • Researchers Uncover New Way to Defeat Therapy-Resistant Prostate Cancer
  • Julius Rebek, Jr. Elected to The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; Kudos to CA ScrippsAssists!
January 09, 2017
  • TSRI Scientists Show How Drug Binds with 'Hidden Pocket' on Flu Virus
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Discover New Natural Source of Potent Anti-Cancer Drugs
  • TSRI Study: Protein Monitors Lung Volume and Regulates Breathing
  • Scripps Florida Scientist Awarded $5 Million Outstanding Investigator Grant to Study the Biology of Memory
  • A Love of Structure Shapes a Life in Science
  • Thomas Kodadek Elected NAI Fellow; TSRI Graduate Students Receive ARCS Scholar Awards

Vol. 16 (2016)

December

December 19, 2016
  • 'Western' Maternal Diet Appears to Raise Obesity Risk in Offspring
  • TSRI Scientists Devise New Approaches to Personalized Medicines
  • Ancient Enzyme Morphed Shape to Carry Out New Functions in Humans
  • TSRI Scientists Work to Revive Species in 'Frozen Zoo'
  • Letter from the President
December 12, 2016
  • Scientists Develop Vaccine Against Fatal Prescription Opioid Overdose
  • Researchers Identify Novel Compound to Alleviate Pain and Itch While Avoiding Common Side Effects
  • Found: A Mechanism Behind Side Effects in Vision-Loss Treatment
  • Snapshot: Sherri Briggs
  • Matthew Disney Receives New Grant to Investigate Myotonic Dystrophy and ALS
December 05, 2016
  • Scientists Find Surprising Answers to 'Food Coma' Conundrum
  • New Clues to Altered Brain Wiring in Autism
  • Scientists Create Innovative Drug Design Strategy to Improve Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Graduate Symposium Engages and Inspires
  • James Paulson and Ardem Patapoutian Elected AAAS Fellows

November

November 21, 2016
  • Researchers Show How Circadian 'Clock' May Influence Cancer Pathway
  • Immune Cells May Facilitate Tumor Growth by Forming Primitive Vascular Channels
  • Scientists Pinpoint Regulator of Amphetamine-Induced Motor Activity
  • Scientists Discover How Protein Senses Touch
  • TSRI Commuters Earn Top Honors
November 14, 2016
  • What Does It Take to Make a Memory? Study Says New Proteins
  • Farris Foundation Donates $1.1 Million to Fund TSRI Graduate Fellowship in Florida
  • Scientists Awarded $6.6 Million for Research in Computational Biology
  • In Memoriam: Daniel R. Salomon (1953 – 2016)
  • Marisa Roberto Wins Society for Neuroscience Award
November 07, 2016
  • Study Suggests Ebola Can Adapt to Better Target Human Cells
  • Scientists Identify Protein Behind Immune System 'Shut Down'
  • Team Develops New Toolkit for Exploring Protein Biology
  • 7 Tips for Better Scientific Manuscripts
  • SoF Announces Fall Travel Award Winners

October

October 31, 2016
  • Team Uncovers Why Hepatitis C Virus Vaccine Has Been Difficult to Make
  • Researchers Illuminate Key Molecular Player in Both Morphine Addiction and Rare Disease
  • Scientists Awarded $4.6 Million for Hepatitis C Vaccine Research
  • Derek Duckett Named Scripps Florida 2016 Outstanding Mentor
  • FL ResearchFest Congratulates Poster and Presentation Winners
October 24, 2016
  • TSRI and Calibr Sign Strategic Affiliation to Accelerate the Development of New Medicines
  • International Team Unveils First Atomic-Level Image of the Human 'Marijuana Receptor'
  • Scientists Uncover New Facets of Zika-Related Birth Defects to Help Develop Treatment
  • Oldstone, Sullivan Labs Receive Additional $1.5 Million to Study Ebola, Lassa Fever Virus; Sandelman Travel Award Winners Announced
October 17, 2016
  • Scientists Use ‘Molecular Autopsies’ to Find Clues to Sudden Death
  • Decoding Emotions and the Brain: A Profile of Lisa Stowers
  • Team Awarded Special Grant to Develop Memory-Altering Medication for Addiction
  • Hollis Cline to Speak on ‘Training Our Brain Cells’ at ResearcHERS Public Lecture October 26
October 10, 2016
  • Grant to TSRI-Led Consortium Expands to $207 Million
  • Slideshow: TSRI Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Skaggs Institute
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Potent New Anti-Obesity, Anti-Diabetes Target
  • Two New Grants Fund Exploration of 'Click Chemistry' Applications
  • Kristin Baldwin Wins NIH Pioneer Award
October 03, 2016
  • News from the Primordial World
  • Chemists Report Foundational New Chemical Reaction
  • From Intern to Biologist
  • Peter Schultz Wins Prestigious Heinrich Wieland Prize; Faculty Promotions: Philip Dawson, Ian MacRae, Kirill Martemyanov, Enrique Saez; Peter Vogt Receives Lifetime Achievement Award; Celebrating Postdocs at TSRI

September

September 26, 2016
  • TSRI Chemist Jin-Quan Yu Wins MacArthur Fellowship
  • Findings Illuminate How Mystery MS Drug Works
  • Study Suggests Disordered Protein 'Shape Shifts' to Avoid Crowding
  • Ashok Deniz Named Outstanding Mentor
  • Katrin Karbstein Named HHMI Faculty Scholar; Kim Janda Receives ACS National Award; Gerald Chun Wins Courage and Hope Award; Melissa Simon Wins NCI Research Specialist Award
September 19, 2016
  • Study Suggests Repurposed Deworming Drugs Could Combat C. Difficile Epidemic
  • Team Discovers Antibodies that Target Holes in HIV's Defenses
  • Scientists Win $2 Million to Identify Potential New Treatments for Schizophrenia and Depression
September 12, 2016
  • Team Harnesses Antibody Evolution on the Path to an AIDS Vaccine
  • New Method Makes Building 'One-Handed' Drugs Easier than Ever
  • Team Reverses Alcohol Dependence in Animal Models
  • Researchers Shed New Light on the Role of Calcium in Learning and Memory
  • Study Supports Strategy of Series of Shots to Vaccinate Against AIDS
  • Roy Smith Looks Ahead
  • 'Audacious Goals' Initiative Funds Work by Hollis Cline and Colleagues; TSRI Receives International Life Sciences Award; Loring Lab Hosts Bill Walton

August

August 29, 2016
  • Scientists Take Big Step Toward Recreating Primordial 'RNA World' of Four Billion Years Ago
  • Researchers Find Potential Treatment for 'Painful Blindness' Form of Dry Eye
  • Study Supports New Strategy to Fight Cocaine Addiction
  • Researchers Find ‘Lead Actors’ in Immune Cell Development
  • Team Finds 'Missing Evolutionary Link' of a Widely Used Natural Drug Source
  • Sun, Science and SURF
  • Marisa Roberto Receives MERIT Award; Susana Valente Wins Campbell Foundation Grant; TSRI Community Celebrates Eng Tan’s 90th Birthday
August 15, 2016
  • Team Pinpoints Ebola’s Weak Spots
  • New Study Shines Light on Mutations Responsible for Debilitating Heart Conditions
  • Found: A Potential New Way to Sway the Immune System
  • TSRI and NIH Scientists Show Molecule in Brain May Drive Cocaine Addiction
  • TSRI Welcomes 2016 Class of Graduate Students
  • Kudos: Schultz Lab Reunion Celebrates 30+ Years of Science; Izard Lab Receives $1.6 Million Grant Renewal; Bannister Lab Receives Funding to Develop New PTSD Treatments
August 01, 2016
  • Asking the Hard Questions: A Profile of Xiang-Lei Yang
  • New Drug Candidate Could Treat Both Type 2 Diabetes and Bone Loss
  • Team Finds Potential Drug Candidates that Could Intervene in Deadly Diseases
  • Scientists Receive Funding to Advance Stem Cell-Based Parkinson’s Therapy

July

July 18, 2016
  • TSRI Awarded $20M for First Year of US Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program
  • Tendon, Heal Thyself!
  • Scientists Link Bipolar Disorder to Unexpected Brain Region
  • Putting Marketing Tools to Work in Science
  • Jennifer Crosby-Meurisse Joins TSRI as VP of Human Resources
  • George Koob Awarded France's Highest Civil Honor; Yiyang See and Marcus Farmer Receive BMS Fellowships
July 04, 2016
  • Team Reveals Single-Neuron Gene Landscape of the Human Brain
  • Scientists Find New Cancer Drug Target in Dual-Function Protein
  • Researchers Stabilize HIV Structure, Design Potential AIDS Vaccine Candidates
  • In Memoriam: Loren "Larry" Parsons
    (1964 – 2016)
  • Phil Baran Selected Blavatnik National Award Winner; Daniel Salomon Receives AST Investigator Award; Robert Laprairie Ranks First in CIHR Fellowship Competition
June 20, 2016
  • New TSRI Method Opens Door to Development of Many New Medicines
  • Discovered: a New Protein Crucial to Normal Forgetting
  • Scientists Create Compound that Erases Disease-Causing RNA Defects
  • New HIV-Mimicking Particles Could Advance AIDS Vaccine
  • Team Awarded $1.3 Million to Optimize Chemical Probes to Test Innovative Approach to Cancer
  • TSRI Receives Top ‘4-Star’ Charity Navigator Rating; Jeffery Kelly Selected to Receive Jacob Heskel Gabbay Award; Erica Ollmann Saphire Wins Microbiology Society Research Award; Kristian Andersen Named Pew Scholar; Anna Phan Wins Early-Career Fellowship
June 20, 2016
  • New TSRI Method Opens Door to Development of Many New Medicines
  • Discovered: a New Protein Crucial to Normal Forgetting
  • Scientists Create Compound that Erases Disease-Causing RNA Defects
  • New HIV-Mimicking Particles Could Advance AIDS Vaccine
  • Team Awarded $1.3 Million to Optimize Chemical Probes to Test Innovative Approach to Cancer
  • TSRI Receives Top ‘4-Star’ Charity Navigator Rating; Jeffery Kelly Selected to Receive Jacob Heskel Gabbay Award; Erica Ollmann Saphire Wins Microbiology Society Research Award; Kristian Andersen Named Pew Scholar; Anna Phan Wins Early-Career Fellowship
June 06, 2016
  • Skaggs Family Gives $2 Million for New TSRI Graduate Program Endowment
  • Harnessing Nature's Vast Array of Venoms for Drug Discovery
  • Scientists Show Commonly Prescribed Painkiller Slows Cancer Growth
  • Discovered: Mechanism that Turns Mutant Cells into Aggressive Cancers
  • Researchers Show Experience Plays Powerful Role in Early Brain Circuit Development
  • TSRI Appoints Richard King as Chief Operating Officer
  • Graduate Students Lead the Way at Saturday Science
  • Matt Disney, Phil Baran Named Finalists for Blavatnik Awards; Jeffrey Rudolf Wins Beckman Fellowship; Painting a New View of Zika

May

May 23, 2016
  • TSRI Celebrates 24th Commencement
  • Researchers Pioneer a Breakthrough Approach to Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Commencement Remarks: Lessons for the Future
  • Class of '16
  • Faculty Promotions: Lisa Stowers, Anton Maximov; Photo: Courtney Miller Honored at White House; Raymond Pauszek Receives NIH Research Award
May 16, 2016
  • Scientists Design Potent Therapeutic 'Warheads' That Target Cancer Cells
  • Team Streamlines Biomedical Research by Making Genetic Data Easier to Search
  • Grant Advances Development of RNA-Based Therapeutics
  • Scripps Florida NWiS Revitalized
  • Jeffery Kelly Wins Royal Society of Chemistry Award; George Campbell Receives Dorris Neuroscience Travel Grant
May 09, 2016
  • 'An Excellent Time for Neuroscience': An Interview with Hollis Cline
  • Scientists Find Root Cause of Appetite Loss During Illness
  • In Memoriam: C. David Stout (1947 – 2016)
  • Ian Wilson Elected to National Academy of Sciences; TSRI Infographic, Video Win Gold in Hermes Awards
May 02, 2016
  • New Method Enlists Electricity for Easier, Cheaper, Greener Chemistry
  • Scientists Reveal Secrets of a Deadly Virus Family
  • Team Predicts Cell Changes that Affect Breast Cancer Growth
  • TSRI, Harvard, Stanford and Brandeis Collaborate to Study MicroRNA’s Role in Memory, Sleep and Synapse Function
  • New Grant to Support Faster Imaging of Cellular Machinery; Stephanie Sillivan Receives Pathway to Independence Award; Richard Brust Wins NIH Fellowship; William Guerrant Wins ACS Fellowship

April

April 25, 2016
  • Wellderly Study Suggests Link Between Genes that Protect Brain Health and Overall Healthy Aging
  • New Molecule-Building Method Opens Up Vast Realm of Chemistry for Pharma and Other Industries
  • In Memoriam: Anna Owensby (1990 – 2016)
  • Donna Blackmond, Benjamin Cravatt, Jeffery Kelly Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Golfers Tee Up for Scripps Florida Cancer Research Challenge; SoF Announces Travel Award Winners
April 18, 2016
  • Scientists Get First-Ever Glimpse of ‘Teenage’ HIV-Neutralizing Antibody
  • Study Identifies Memory Suppressor Gene That Could Hold Key to New Alzheimer’s Disease Treatments
  • Immune Cell Transforms from 'Clark Kent' to 'Superman'
  • New Project Helps Researchers Build a Biomedical Knowledgebase
  • Yanqiao Chen, Benjamin Huffman, Colby Sandate Win NSF Graduate Fellowships; Balyn Zaro Receives Cancer Society Fellowship; TSRI ARCS Scholars Honored
April 04, 2016
  • Scientists Discover 'Outlier' Enzymes that Could Offer New Targets to Treat Diabetes, Inflammation
  • Perfecting a Viral Pack Mule
  • Facing an Opioid Epidemic
  • Team Awarded $3.4 Million to Develop Novel Treatments for Drug Addiction, Mood Disorders

March

March 28, 2016
  • New Findings in Humans Provide Encouraging Foundation for Upcoming AIDS Vaccine Clinical Trial
  • Chemists Find a Way to Synthesize Complex Plant Molecule Phorbol and Its Derivatives
  • Team Uses CRISPR to Hit Hibernating HIV
  • Snapshot: Andrii Monastyrskyi
  • Peter Vogt Receives Outstanding Investigator Award
March 21, 2016
  • Scientists Identify Molecular Markers of Kidney Transplant Rejection
  • Study Identifies New Type of Protein Clump that May Be Implicated in ALS
  • Researchers Win $1.4 Million Grant to Develop New Ways to Block Breast Cancer
  • Friends, Food and… Chemistry
  • David Goodsell Wins Top Wellcome Images Award
March 14, 2016
  • New Study Shows HIV Structure in Unprecedented Detail
  • Team Finds New Approach to Curbing Cancer Cell Growth
  • Study Lays Groundwork for Potential Bipolar Disorder Therapies
  • Scientists Win $2.4 Million to Develop New Strategies to Fight Obesity
  • Erica Ollmann Saphire Honored by Girl Scouts as ‘Cool Woman’; Bindu Raveendra, Supriya Swarnkar Awarded Young Investigator Scholarships; In CELLebration of Science; Celebration of Life: Kerri Anne Mowen (1976-2016)
March 07, 2016
  • Scientists Find Clues to Neutralizing Coronaviruses Such as MERS
  • By Cloning Mouse Neurons,Team Finds Each Brain Cell Carries 100+ Mutations
  • Researchers Find Way to Predict Activity of Stem Cells
  • Scientists Awarded $2.25 Million to Study Key Mechanisms Behind Some Cancers
  • Kudos: ACS Names John Yates to Lead Journal of Proteome Research; Victor Quereda Receives Brain Cancer Research Fellowship

February

February 29, 2016
  • Researchers Discover New Ebola-Fighting Antibodies in Blood of Outbreak Survivor
  • Scientists Uncover Potential Target for Treating Autoimmune Disease
  • Team Finds Popular Stem Cell Techniques Safe
  • New $1.7 Million Grant Funds Search for New Strategies to Treat Huntington’s Disease
  • CELLebrate2016 to Highlight Scripps Florida Science; Nicholas Isley Wins National Research Service Award
February 22, 2016
  • Researchers Develop ‘LIGHTSABR’—A Cheap, Portable Drug-Discovery System
  • TSRI Study Reveals New Link Between Brain and Fat-Burning Circuit
  • Scientists Identify a Memory Suppressor that May Play a Role in Autism
  • Kerri Anne Mowen (1974 - 2016)
  • Saturday Science: Going Beyond the Textbooks
  • Courtney Miller Wins Presidential Early Career Award; Max Ferretti Awarded NRSA Fellowship; Kick-Off Event Introduces New Alumni Association; TSRI Labs Host San Diego Girl Scouts
February 08, 2016
  • Study Reveals Workings of Mysterious ‘Relief Valve’ that Protects Cells from Swelling
  • Scientists Win $1.2 Million to Study New Strategies for Treating Obesity, Diabetes, Heart Disease and Muscle Decline
  • Snapshot: Jessica Mayeux
  • Kudos: Faculty Promotions: Michael Boddy, Xiaohua Wu, William Ja, Shuji Kishi; Mark Herzik Named 2016 Whitney Fellow
February 01, 2016
  • Philanthropist Samuel Yin Provides $12.8 Million Gift for New Scripps California Laboratories
  • Remicade® Developer Funds New Super-Resolution Microscope at Scripps Florida
  • Crouching Protein, Hidden Enzyme
  • Kudos: Disney Lab ALS Study Selected for Best of Neuron

January

January 25, 2016
  • Study Shows Path to 'Dialing Down' Autoimmunity without Compromising Immune Response
  • Scientists Solve 3D Structure of Protein that Guides the Immune System
  • Snapshot: Simone Mori
  • High School Student Philanthropy Group Selects TSRI for Donation • 27th Annual Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium: February 5
January 18, 2016
  • Team Devises Powerful New Method for Modifying Drug Molecules
  • Flipping Molecular ‘Switch’ May Reduce Nicotine’s Effects in the Brain
  • Researchers Develop Versatile New Molecule-Building Technique
  • Chemists Awarded $2.1 Million to Create Potential New Therapies with Click Chemistry
  • TSRI Hosts 27th Annual Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium
January 11, 2016
  • Scientists Advance Physics of Single ‘Transformer’ Proteins with Role in Cancer
  • TSRI Team Comes Together with Rare Disease Community
  • Snapshot: Danielle Grotjahn
  • Kudos: Three Scientific Advances at TSRI Cited Among Among Top Stories of 2015

Vol. 15 (2015)

December

December 21, 2015
  • Letter from the CEO and the President
  • Scripps Florida Compound Successfully Targets Hard-to-Treat Breast Cancer
  • In Pursuit of AIDS Vaccine, Team Sheds Light on Antibody Origins
  • $2 Million Grant Supports Study of Role of Single Neurons in Memory and Aging
  • Kudos: TSRI Ranks Number One in HIV/AIDS 'Hot Papers' • Four TSRI Scientists Elected to National Academy of Inventors • Civic Association's Scripps Florida Event Draws Capacity Crowd • SOF Fall Travel Award Winners Announced • 2016 Dixon Lecture to Feature Renowned Immunologist Rafi Ahmed
December 14, 2015
  • Team Finds Unique Anti-Diabetes Compound Using Powerful New Drug-Discovery Method
  • Scientists Create 'Fingerprints' for Major Drug Development Targets
  • Researchers Show How Drug Molecules Regulate a Medically Important Protein
  • Making Scrap Pay
  • Kudos: Farzan Lab HIV Study Ranks in Discover’s Top Stories of 2015 • Ron Davis Elected AAAS Council Delegate
December 07, 2015
  • Scientists Find Protein 'Talks' to Wrong Partners in Cystic Fibrosis
  • Team Prolongs 'Young Adult' State in Worms
  • Study Reveals Potential Treatment for Life-Threatening Viral Infections
  • Researchers Win $2.8 Million to Unravel Cell Basics Linked to Disease
  • Kudos: Julius Rebek Receives Honorary Doctorate from Spanish University; Sandra Encalada and Michael Petrascheck Win Glenn Award; Salome Murinello Awarded American Diabetes Association Fellowship; Three TSRI Graduate Students Named ARCS Scholars
November 23, 2015
  • Team Discovers New Compounds with Potential to Treat Persistent Tuberculosis
  • Researchers Unveil Critical Mechanism of Memory Formation
  • Scientists Find Surprising Trait in Anti-HIV Antibodies
  • Team Awarded $1.6 Million Grant to Bring Heroin Vaccine Closer to the Clinic
  • Prominent Biochemist Peng Wu Joins TSRI
  • Kudos: Ryan Shenvi Honored by Royal Chemical Society • Eric Topol Tops List of Twitter Influencers in Life Sciences • Jeanne Loring Named 2015 Stem Cell Person of the Year • Joe Jardine Awarded Whitney Fellowship
November 16, 2015
  • Team Finds Long-Sought Protein Sensor for the ‘Sixth Sense’—Proprioception
  • TSRI and St. Jude Scientists Help Launch Human Dark Proteome Initiative
  • Bringing Light to the ‘Dark’ Side of Biology: An Interview with Peter Wright and Jane Dyson
  • Snapshot: Tamara Ho
  • Kudos: Lerner Lab Image Appears as 'Biomedical Picture of the Day'; Tina Izard, Priya Banerjee, Bernard Kok Receive AHA Awards
November 09, 2015
  • Study Reveals How Specialized Cells Help Each Other Survive During Times of Stress
  • Making Plans: Scripps Florida Screening Center Expands Its Collaborations
  • Team Wins $1.8 Million to Study Early Events in Cancer Metastasis
  • Protecting Your Computer from Hackers
  • Kudos: Biotech Co-Founded by TSRI's Kerri Mowen Among '10 Start-Ups to Watch'
November 02, 2015
  • Team Points to Cause of Debilitating Nerve Disease
  • Study Suggests Tumors May ‘Seed’ Cancer Metastases Earlier Than Expected
  • New Public Lecture Series Highlights TSRI Women in Biomedical Research
  • Kudos: Analytical Scientist ‘Power List’ Highlights John Yates, Kurt Wütrich • Jeanne Loring Receives Stem Cell Action Award • Photo: Phil Baran Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences • Sarbani Ghoshal Among Winners of Obesity Society Poster Competition

October

October 26, 2015
  • Scientists Find Way to Make Leukemia Cells Kill Each Other
  • Team Combats Memory Loss by Enhancing Brain Function
  • Graduate Students Present, Practice and Network at Annual Symposium
  • Kudos: National Geographic Show Features Erica Ollmann Saphire • Floyd Romesberg to Present TEDMED Talk
October 19, 2015
  • The ‘Startup’ Lab: A Profile of Keary Engle
  • German and US Partners Join Forces in Stem Cell Research to Accelerate Development of New Therapies
  • Protect Against Taking the Phishing 'Bait'
  • Kudos: Report: TSRI and Other Research Institutes Contribute $4.6 Billion to San Diego Economy; Matthew Disney Wins Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award; TSRI Team Conquers 115-Mile Relay
October 12, 2015
  • New Metabolomic Platform Reveals Fundamental Flaw in Common Lab Technology
  • TSRI Chemist Wins NIH Director’s Pioneer Award of $4.8 Million
  • Snapshot: Margaret Hellwarth
  • TSRI Receives More than 1,000 Online Contributions in FY2015; Event Opens New Views into the Cell
October 05, 2015
  • Team Identifies Potential Target for Individualized Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Researchers Identify Promising Drug Candidate to Treat Chronic Itch that Avoids Side Effects
  • Michael Oldstone, Courtney Miller Named 2015 TSRI Outstanding Mentors
  • Scientists Win $1.5 Million to Investigate Sense of Smell
  • Brian Lamb Captures First Place in Lightning Talk Competition; Ryan Hoffman Takes Second, Benjamin Leach, Third; Popular Thriller References Romesberg Lab Work

September

September 28, 2015
  • Scientists Identify a Key Morphine Regulator that May Reduce Risk of Pain-Killer Abuse and Addiction
  • Study Identifies Novel Role of Mitochondria in Immune Function
  • Researchers Awarded $6 Million to Develop Alternative HIV/AIDS Vaccine
  • James Williamson Named VP for Academic Affairs; Douglas Bingham Appointed Executive VP/COO
  • TSRI Faculty Listed Among Highly Cited Researchers; Candice Contet, Olivier George and Jiang Zhu Contribute to Inaugural BRAIN Symposium; SRF Announces Sandelman Travel Award Winners; Presentations Win Research Fest Awards
September 21, 2015
  • Scripps Research Institute Names Peter Schultz as CEO, Steve Kay as President
  • TSRI and UC San Diego Launch New Consortium to Create 'Virtual Cell'
  • Institute Receives $5.65 Million Gift from Philanthropist Helen Dorris
  • Kudos: Donna Blackmond Wins Chemical Pioneer Award
September 14, 2015
  • Institute Receives $12.5 Million Challenge Gift
  • Scientists Win Up to $10 Million to Complete Preclinical Trials for New Migraine Treatment
  • Revealing the Secrets of Brain Cells: A Profile of Jerold Chun
  • Kudos: Image Created by Page Lab Selected ‘Biomedical Picture of the Day’

August

August 31, 2015
  • Study by TSRI and Janssen Makes Major Advance Toward More Effective, Long-Lasting Flu Vaccine
  • Scientists Uncover Surprising Mechanism Behind Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
  • Structural Discoveries Could Aid in Better Drug Design
  • In Memoriam: Daniel Williams (1985-2015)
  • Nature Reviews Highlights Sale of TSRI Spin-Off Developing MS, Ulcerative Colitis Drug Candidate

August

August 24, 2015
  • Team Finds Better Way to Engineer Therapeutic Proteins into Antibodies
  • International Team Discovers the Ancient Origins of Deadly Lassa Virus
  • Scientists Determine How Antibiotic Gains Cancer-Killing Sulfur Atoms
  • Collaboration Leads to First Structure of Crucial Plant Hormone
  • Hands-On Research 101: Internships Introduce Undergrads to Biomedical Science in Action
  • $1.4 Million Grant Funds Study of Drug Candidates for Neurological Disorders and Other Diseases
  • Kudos: New 'Innovation Indicator' Ranks TSRI Number One; Phil Baran, Donna Blackmond, Tom Kodadek and James Paulson Win ACS Awards; Sathya Puthanveettil Receives NSF CAREER Award
August 10, 2015
  • Scientists Show How Aging Cripples the Immune System, Suggesting Benefits of Antioxidants
  • Chemists Report Nicotine-Chomping Bacteria May Hold Key to Anti-Smoking Therapy
  • Team Makes Strides in Therapy Preventing Addiction Relapse by Erasing Drug-Associated Memories
  • Scientists Win $1.5 Million to Study New Strategies for Parkinson’s and Other Disorders
  • Snapshot: Briana Konnick
  • Kudos: Paper from Griffin Lab Collaboration Tops Nature’s Most-Read List; Linda Sherman Named Finalist in “Woman of the Year”; Joey Davis Wins Pathway to Independence Award

July

July 27, 2015
  • Technology Meets Teamwork: Andrew Ward Unlocks Viruses' Secrets
  • Team Finds New Antibody Weapons against Marburg Virus
  • Scientists Pinpoint Mechanism for Altered Pattern of Brain Growth in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Researcher Wins $4.5 Million in Gates Foundation Grants to Support Development of AIDS Vaccine
  • New $2.8 Million Grant Funds to Innovative Approach Latent HIV Infection
  • Kudos: Matthew Disney Wins ALS Association Grant; Joseph Schonhoft Named Damon Runyon Fellow
July 13, 2015
  • TSRI-Designed Drug Candidate Significantly Reduces HIV Reactivation Rate
  • Chemists Develop Efficient, Scalable Synthesis of Potential Brain-Protecting Compound
  • Small RNAs Found to Play Important Roles in Memory Formation
  • Best-Selling Author Launches Second Fundraising Effort for Alzheimer’s Research
  • Scientists Win $1.2M to Study Environmental Triggers of Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Arryn Craney
  • Kudos: Scripps Florida Named Among Best R&D in State

June

June 29, 2015
  • AIDS Vaccine Candidate Successfully 'Primes' Immune System
  • Scientists Identify a Potential New Treatment for Osteoporosis
  • New Close-Up View Reveals Key Part of Ebola Virus Life Cycle
  • Findings Point to Drug Target for Huntington’s Disease
  • Team Sheds Light on Key Molecule Implicated in Diseases of the Brain
  • Study Points to Unexplored Realm of Protein Biology, Drug Targets
  • Scientists Awarded $3.5 Million to Expand Development of New Diabetes Therapies
  • Brandon Rosen, Jian He to Present at Reaxys Prize Symposium
June 15, 2015
  • Team Shows Antitumor Agent Can Be Activated by Natural Response to Cell Stress
  • Research Paints More Complete Picture of Sleep and Memory
  • Study: Hormone 'Erases' Male Smell for Female Mice
  • Nerve Cells Play Unique Role in the Body’s Use of Energy
  • Scientists Win $2.1 Million to Study Protein Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
  • Of Note: Kudos: Ben Shen Receives Microbiology Research Award; Phil Baran Wins EROS Best Reagent Award; Cell Paper Highlights Successes in Molecular Libraries Program
June 01, 2015
  • Modern Alchemy: Chemists Devise Synthesis of Valuable Exotic Compounds
  • Scientists Identify Interferon Beta as Likely Culprit in Persistent Viral Infections
  • Researchers Link Brain Protein to Binge-Drinking Behavior
  • Team Wins $2.2 Million to Expand Study of Innovative Obesity Therapy
  • Faculty Promotions: Marisa Roberto, Eros Lazzerini Denchi; Salvatore Butera Named Distinguished Alumnus; Mahalakshmi Ramadass Wins AHA Fellowship; Study from Martemyanov Lab Named 'Paper of the Week'

May

May 18, 2015
  • TSRI Celebrates 23rd Commencement
  • Leading Philanthropists Attend Conference on Scripps California Campus
  • Keynote Address: 'Entering the World of Big'
  • Scientists Find Hyped New Recreational Drug ‘Flakka’ Is As Addictive As 'Bath Salts'
  • Researchers Shed Light on Enzyme Important for Nervous System Health
  • Kudos: Erica Ollmann Saphire Wins Antiviral Research Award
May 11, 2015
  • Study Finds Metabolic Link Between Bacterial ‘Biofilms’ and Colon Cancer
  • Researchers Connect Haywire Protein to Breast Cancer, Leukemia
  • Married to Science
  • Scientists Win $2.4 Million to Expand Development of New Pain Therapies
  • Kudos: Chi-Huey Wong Receives Royal Society of Chemistry Award
May 04, 2015
  • New Study: Nerve Cells and Blood Vessels in Eye ‘Talk’ to Prevent Disease
  • Scientists Uncover Surprising New Details of Potential Alzheimer’s Treatment
  • Skaggs Family Renews Its Support for TSRI Research
  • Developing the Gentle Art of Persuasion
  • Kudos: Slava Bernat Receives Myotonic Dystrophy Fellowship; CA ScrippsAssists Honored for Food Bank Service

April

April 27, 2015
  • Neuroscientists Identify Brain Circuitry Responsible for Increased Anxiety in Smoking Cessation
  • Researchers Win $3.9 Million to Study Brain Regions that Suppress Cocaine and Alcohol Cravings
  • Professor Jane Dyson Shares Her Zig-Zag Path
  • Kudos: Phil Baran Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
April 20, 2015
  • Team Finds Molecular Trigger of Schizophrenia-Like Behaviors and Brain Changes
  • Study: Nicotine Use Increases Compulsive Alcohol Consumption
  • Scientists Uncover How Molecule Protects Brain Cells in Parkinson’s Disease Model
  • New $1.2 Million Grant Funds Search for Drug Candidates to Treat Wide Range of Cancers
  • Kudos: TSRI Graduate Students Win NSF Fellowships; Joanne Doherty Receives Florida Center for Tumor Brain Research Grant; Disney Lab Intern Takes First Place in STEM Competition
April 06, 2015
  • Team Reveals Unique Mechanism of Natural Product with Powerful Antimicrobial Action
  • Scientists Win $3.3 Million Grant to Accelerate Treatments for Intellectual Disability, Autism, Epilepsy
  • Snapshot: Darci Trader
  • Kudos: Makarenkova Lab Abstract Selected as ‘Hot Topic’; Jian He Wins International Precious Metals Institute Award; Newest SoF Travel Award Winners Are Jennifer Hazen, Mathieu Lavallee-Adam, Sunitha Rangaraju

March

March 30, 2015
  • Cells You Can See: A Profile of Art Olson
  • Team Breaks Imaging Barrier
  • Enzyme Keeps Blood Stem Cells Functional to Prevent Anemia
  • Kudos: Frank Chisari Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
March 23, 2015
  • Go Meta: New Technique Expands Possibilities for Molecular Designers
  • New Compound Prevents Type 1 Diabetes in Animal Models—Before It Begins
  • Scientists Confirm Key Targets of New Anti-Cancer Drug Candidates
  • New $1.5 Million Grant Funds Work to Develop New Cancer Drugs
  • Kudos: TSRI Faculty Featured on UC-TV Videos
March 16, 2015
  • Team Finds New Class of Drugs that Dramatically Increases Healthy Lifespan
  • Scientists Reveal Structural Secrets of Nature’s Little Locomotive
  • Study Shows Two New Flu Strains Do Not Yet Easily Infect Humans
  • Proteins Critical in Day-Night Cycles Also Protect Cells from Mutations
  • John Yates Receives Ralph N. Adams Biochemistry Award
March 09, 2015
  • Team Finds Clues to Cancer Drug Failure
  • Scientists Find a Defect Responsible for Memory Impairment in Aging
  • FAU, Scripps Florida, Max Planck Announce Plans for Research and Education Collaboration
  • Srini Subramaniam Wins Alzheimer’s Association Grant
March 02, 2015
  • Team Shows How Rare Antibody Targets Ebola and Marburg Virus
  • Research Shows Decreased Aggressive Behavior Toward Strangers in Autism Spectrum Disorder Model
  • Scientists Find New Cellular Pathway Defect in Cystinosis
  • Study Shows Safer Methods for Stem Cell Culturing
  • TSRI Female Faculty Share Science with Donors and the Public
  • Kudos: Juan de la Torres, Marta Perego Elected Fellows of Academy of Microbiology

February

February 23, 2015
  • Scientists Announce Anti-HIV Agent So Powerful It Can Work in a Vaccine
  • Prion Discovery Points to Possible Neuron Killing Mechanism Behind Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Diseases
  • Cow Immune System Inspires Potential New Therapies
  • Microbes Prevent Malnutrition in Fruit Flies—and Maybe Humans, Too
  • New TSRI Trustees Include Two Faculty Members, San Diego Business and Community Leader
  • Faculty Promotions: Floyd Romesberg, Ryan Shenvi, Lisa Stowers, Anton Maximov, Brian Paegel, Sathya Puthanveettil, Andrew Ward
February 09, 2015
  • Scientists Find More DNA and Extra Copies of Disease Gene in Alzheimer’s Brain Cells
  • Discovered: Key Pathway That Protects Cells Against Death by Stress
  • Study Shows How Immune Cells Hone Their Skills to Fight Disease
  • Snapshot: Mary Schrot
  • CELLebrate Science Presents Wonders of Research
February 02, 2015
  • Team Establishes that Drug Candidates Can Block Pathway Linked to Cell Death in Parkinson’s Disease
  • Team Wins $1.7 Million to Develop Stem Cell Quality Control Methods
  • New 'Ph.D. Pathways' Videos Feature Early-Career Scientists

January

January 26, 2015
  • Bruce Torbett: Science Knows No Bounds
  • Scientists Move Closer to a Personalized Treatment Solution for Intellectual Disability
  • In Memoriam: Aline Wilmot Skaggs (1926 – 2015)
  • 6 Career Tips from TSRI Alumni
  • 6th Annual CELLebrate Science Day to Highlight Scripps Florida Research
January 19, 2015
  • Nicotine Vaccine Provokes Robust Immune Response
  • Researchers Develop Novel Platform for Treatment of Breast, Pancreatic Cancer
  • Team Discovers Possible New Target for Treating Brain Inflammation
  • 6th Annual CELLebrate Science Day to Highlight Scripps Florida Research
January 12, 2015
  • Scientists Uncover New, Fundamental Mechanism for How Resveratrol Provides Health Benefits
  • Researchers Find Drug That Helps Huntington’s Disease-Afflicted Mice—and Their Offspring
  • Team Illuminates Mysterious Molecular Mechanism Powering Cells in Most Forms of Life
  • New Hope for Newborns: How a TSRI Scientist Brought a Life-Saving Drug from the Lab to the Clinic
  • Ryan Shenvi Receives Novartis Early Career Award, BMS Grant; Fabian Stavenuite Awarded Travel Grant

Vol. 14 (2014)

December

December 22, 2014
  • Research Advances from 2014
  • Letter from the President
  • Scientists Open New Frontier of Vast Chemical ‘Space’
  • Team Develops 'Cool' New Method for Probing How Molecules Fold
  • TSRI Ranks Among Top Institutions Globally According to Nature Index; Jessica Sheu-Gruttdauria Wins Heart Association Fellowship
December 15, 2014
  • Solving a Long-Standing Mystery, Team Identifies Key Protein Sensor for Touch
  • TSRI Scientists Lead New Age of Electron Microscopy
  • Researchers Determine Structure of a Molecular Complex Critical for Joining Cells Together
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Win Grant to Uncover Ways to Erase Toxic PTSD Memories
  • Romesberg Research Voted ‘People’s Choice’ for 2014 Science Breakthrough; Luke Wiseman Awarded Amyloidosis Foundation Grant; Ryan Stowe Named Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellow; Brandon Rosen Wins Top Graduate Student Symposium Prize
December 08, 2014
  • Pain and Itch in a Dish
  • Researchers Find How Mutant Gene Can Cause Deafness
  • Scientists Create New Tool for Exploring Cells in 3D
  • Volunteers Can Now Help Seek Ebola Cure in Their (Computer's) Spare Time
  • Of Note: Erica Ollmann Saphire Elected AAAS Fellow; Liron Bar-Peled Wins Grand Prize in Science & SciLifeLab Competition

November

November 24, 2014
  • Team Reveals Weak Spots in Ebola’s Defenses
  • Researchers Discover New Type of Neuron that Plays Key Role in Nicotine Addiction
  • Cells' Response to Chronic Protein Misfolding May Do More Harm than Good
  • Physician-Scientist Shares His Journey to Help Those with Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brock Grill Promoted to Associate Professor; EM Conference Draws Participants from Around World; Scripps CA Cheers on Komen 3-Day Walkers
November 17, 2014
  • The Backwards Brain? Study Shows How Brain Maps Develop to Help Us Perceive the World
  • Catalyst-Where-You-Want-It Method Expands Possibilities for New Drug Development
  • Scientists Unveil New Targets and Test to Develop Treatments for Memory Disorders
  • Snapshot: Staff Counselor Diana Bull
  • 2014 Sandelman Award Winners
November 10, 2014
  • Scientists Capture Picture of MicroRNA In Action
  • Study Shows How Exercise Could Reduce Relapse During Meth Withdrawal
  • The Language of the Brain: A Profile of Ulrich Müller
  • FL Research Fest 2014 Spotlights Scientific Achievements; San Diego Mayor Touts Biomedical Research in Visit to TSRI
November 03, 2014
  • Scientists Make Enzyme that Could Help Explain Origins of Life
  • New Clinical Trial Data: MS Drug Candidate Also Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Researchers Uncover Major Factor in Development of Huntington’s Disease
  • Jamal Malik Wins EPA Fellowship; Successful Oktoberfest Fundraiser Benefits Blood Cancer Research

October

October 27, 2014
  • Chemists Achieve New Technique with Profound Implications for Drug Development
  • New Studies Bring Scientists Closer to Combating Dangerous Unstable Proteins
  • Revealing Protein Flexibility: The Griffin Lab Advances HDX Technology
  • Joseph Kissil Named Scripps Florida 2014 Outstanding Mentor
  • Gerald Joyce Elected to the National Institute of Medicine
October 20, 2014
  • Scientists Link ALS Progression to Increased Protein Instability
  • Scientists Identify Trigger for Crucial Immune System Cell
  • Researchers Receive $6.6 Million to Investigate Deadly Lassa Virus
  • Snapshot: Dana Scoville
  • Crowdfunding Supporters Pitch In to Help Ebola Research
October 13, 2014
  • Scientists Create Mimic of 'Good' Cholesterol to Fight Heart Disease and Stroke
  • San Diego Researchers Receive $4.4 Million in New NIH ‘Big Data’ Initiative
  • 10 Tips for Scientists on Talking to the Media
  • Gavin Rumbaugh Awarded Grant Renewal for Study of Genetic Defects Tied to Intellectual Development
October 06, 2014
  • TSRI Collaboration Finds Ancient Protein-Making Enzyme Moonlights as DNA Protector
  • Scientists Shed Light on Cause of Spastic Paraplegia
  • Team to Investigate Role of ‘Vaping’ in Nicotine Dependence
  • Six TSRI Graduate Students Named ARCS Scholars

September

September 29, 2014
  • Surprising Diversity of Antibody Family Provides Clues for HIV Vaccine Design
  • TSRI Scientists Awarded $7.9 Million to Develop Artificial Immune System
  • Helping Teens Find a Path to STEM Careers
  • Ben Shen Named Vice-Chair of Chemistry; Laura Bohn, Matthew Pipkin, William Schief and Peiqing Sun Receive Promotions
September 22, 2014
  • TSRI Chemists Modify Antibiotic to Vanquish Resistant Bacteria
  • Toward a New Drug for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Jack Johnson Honored as Outstanding Mentor
  • New Genomic Equipment at TSRI Enables Scientists to Analyze Single Cells
  • Gerald Joyce Named Director of GNF; Matthew Eddy, Anjana Nityanandam and Dan Carney Win ‘Lightning Talk’ Prizes
September 15, 2014
  • Professor Dennis Burton: In Search of an Effective HIV/AIDS Vaccine
  • Donor Eleanor Mosca: Explorer, Caregiver, Educator—and TSRI Supporter
  • Graduate Student Sany Hoxha: Captivated by Complexity
  • TSRI Screening Center Helps Advance Drug Candidate to Clinical Trials; Karsten Sauer and Stephanie Rigaud Receive AAI Award
September 08, 2014
  • TSRI Panel Shares Critical Ebola Work with the Public
  • Scientists Make Diseased Cells Synthesize Their Own Drug
  • Researchers Link Alcohol-Dependence Gene to Neurotransmitter
  • Team Identifies Important Regulators of Immune Cell Response
  • Velia Fowler Named Acting Chair of Department of Cell and Molecular Biology; Christoph Lentsch and Rita Fuerst Receive Schrodinger Fellowships

August

August 25, 2014
  • Scientists Demonstrate Long-Sought Drug Candidate Can Halt Tumor Growth
  • Scripps Research Institute Announces Interim Leadership
  • Chemists Uncover Powerful New Click Chemistry Reactivity
  • Team Successfully Targets Common Mutation in Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Frontotemporal Dementia
  • A Gene Linked to Disease Found to Play a Critical Role in Normal Memory Development
  • Team Awarded $4.4 Million to Investigate 10-Minute DNA Sequencing Technology
  • Jin-Quan Yu Wins ACS Elias J. Corey Award; John Yates II Receives ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry; Denis Malyshev and Floyd Romesberg Win Nobel Laureate Signature Award; Peter Schultz Named Top Translational Researcher; Travis Hughes Wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award; Stephanie Sillivan Receives Early Career Award
August 11, 2014
  • Team Finds New Calorie-Burning Switch in Brown Fat
  • Scientists Create Most Detailed Map Yet of Virus that Causes Colds, Pink Eye
  • Researchers Find Genetic Mutations Linked to Salivary Gland Tumors
  • TSRI Scientists Awarded $3.4 Million to Investigate the Secret Lives of Brain Cells
  • David Gokhin Wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award; Joel Blanchard Receives Stem Cell Research Poster Award
July 28, 2014
  • Letter from Richard Gephardt
  • Team Finds Ancient Protein-Building Enzymes Have Evolved Diverse New Functions
  • Researchers Identify Gene that Plays a Surprising Role in Combating Aging
  • Listening to Cells: Ardem Patapoutian at Work
  • Grant Supports Development of New Breed of Cancer Treatments
  • TSRI Faculty Members Rank Among ‘Most Influential Scientific Minds’; Philip Dawson Receives Zervas Award; Linda Sherman Assumes AAI Presidency; Dawn Johnson Joins Economic Council; Cherie Ng Wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award
July 14, 2014
  • State-of-the-Art Electron Microscopes Open New Vistas for TSRI Researchers
  • Team Sheds New Light on Nerve Cell Growth
  • Scientists Uncover New Compounds that Could Affect Circadian Rhythm
  • In Memoriam: Janet R. “Jean” Kellogg (1917–2014)
  • Researchers Awarded $2.6 Million to Develop Stem Cell Lines for Global Research
  • Tom Kodadek Named Cancer Biology Chair, Erica Ollmann Saphire Receives Young Investigator Award; Hollis Cline Elected President of Society for Neuroscience

June

June 30, 2014
  • Letter from Dick Gephardt, Chair of the TSRI Board of Trustees
  • Team Finds Potential New Use for Cancer Drug in Gene Therapy for Blood Disorders
  • Scientists Pinpoint How Genetic Mutation Causes Early Brain Damage
  • Study Finds Molecular ‘Yin-Yang’ Regulates Blood Vessel Growth
  • In Memoriam: Carlos F. Barbas III
    (1964 – 2014)
  • Scientific Art on the Fly: Behind the Scenes of the New Airport Exhibit
  • Gabriel Lander Named 2014 Pew Scholar; Xin Zhang Wins Burroughs Wellcome Career Award
June 16, 2014
  • Study Shows Hemorrhagic Fevers Can Be Caused by Body’s Antiviral Interferon Response
  • Revealing the Molecular Secrets of Short, Intense Workouts
  • Team Generates Long-Sought Molecular Map of Critical Genetic Machinery
  • Scientists Find New Targets that Could Increase Effectiveness, Reduce Side Effects in Breast Cancer Treatments
  • Researchers Discover New Role for Protein that Repairs Unstable DNA ‘Hotspots’
  • Team Wins $13 Million Grant in AIDS Vaccine Effort
  • MS Drug Discovered at TSRI Begins Phase 3 Trials; Cindy Ehlers Named Distinguished Researcher; Winning Images: 'Taking Art to the Cellular Level'
June 02, 2014
  • Hitting a Moving Target: AIDS Vaccine Could Work Against Changeable Site on HIV
  • In Memoriam: Gerald Edelman (1929 - 2014)
  • Scientists Find an Unlikely Stress Responder May Protect Against Alzheimer’s
  • Chemists Discover Structure of Cancer Drug Candidate
  • Team Catches Misguided DNA-Repair Proteins in the Act
  • Scientists Wins $2 Million Grant to Study Impact of Early Nutrition on Lifespan
  • CA ScrippsAssists Celebrates 1,800 Hours of Service in 2013

May

May 19, 2014
  • TSRI Celebrates 22nd Commencement
  • Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise for MS in Mouse Model
  • Special Proteins Guide Immunity Against Bacteria that Employ 'Glycan Camouflage'
  • Molecules in Motion: A Profile of Ryan Shenvi
  • Class of ‘14
May 12, 2014
  • Scientists Create First Living Organism that Transmits Added Letters in DNA 'Alphabet'
  • Outsmarting Viruses: A Profile of Erica Ollmann Saphire
  • Symposium Tackles Question of How to Extend Human 'Healthspan'
  • Grant Funds Development of New Diagnostics for Cancer, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Colitis
  • Kelvin Chan Receives GEN TEN Award; NIH Grant Supports TSRI Summer Internship Programs
May 05, 2014
  • To Mark Territory or Not to Mark Territory: Breaking the Pheromone Code
  • Scientists Reveal Molecular Secrets Behind Resveratrol’s Health Benefits
  • New Grant Funds Study to Develop Better Diabetes Drugs
  • Dale Boger, Benjamin Cravatt Elected to National Academy of Sciences; Jakob Fuhrmann Receives Schroedinger Fellowship; Ruben Martinez Wins NIH Fellowship;

April

April 28, 2014
  • 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
  • Scientists Identify Critical Protein Complex Involved in Learning and Memory
  • Stroke Drug from Griffin Lab Advances to Phase 2 Clinical Trials; Kristin Baldwin Receives Las Patronas Grant; John Teijaro Selected as Baxter Young Investigator; Scripps Florida to Host Biology and Aging Symposium
April 14, 2014
  • Team Solves Decades-Old Mystery of How Cells Keep from Bursting
  • Scientists Provide New Grasp of Soft Touch
  • Researchers Uncover Startling New Functional Details of Common Anti-Diabetic Drugs
  • Grant Funds Study of How Exposure to Pain Meds in the Womb Affects Developing Brain
  • Gabriel Lander Named 2014 Searle Scholar; Facilities, Construction & Engineering Wins McKeown Award
April 07, 2014
  • Team Identifies a Novel Biomarker for Head and Neck Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Findings Show ‘Best Practices’ Nutrition Measurement for Researchers
  • TSRI Scientists Organize International Conference on Alcoholism and Stress Research
  • Dawn Eastmond Steps into Larger Role in TSRI Graduate Office
  • Ryan Shenvi Receives NSF Career Award; Five TSRI Graduate Students Awarded NSF Fellowships

March

March 31, 2014
  • In Mapping Feat, Scientists Pinpoint Neurons Where Select Memories Grow
  • Team Awarded $2.3 Million to Study Dengue Fever and Related Viruses
  • TSRI Scientists Share Social Media Tips
  • Scripps Florida Awarded NSF Grant for Summer Research Program; Matthias Pauthner Wins HIV/AIDS Research Fellowship; Dejan Caglič, Yannan Zhao, Sheena Saayman Selected for SoF Travel Awards
March 24, 2014
  • Scientists Devise New, Lower Cost Method to Create More Usable Fuels
  • Stumbling Fruit Flies Lead to Discovery of Gene Essential for Sensing Joint Position
  • Consortium Wins Up to $28 Million to Find Best Ebola Treatment
  • TSRI Graduate School Brings Home Fresh Top-10 Rankings from U.S. News & World Report
  • Ballpark Cheers Scripps Florida Day; Palm Beach County Commission Recognizes Scripps Florida’s 10th Anniversary; Gardens Mall Festival to Feature Scripps Florida ‘Future of Medicine’ Panel
March 17, 2014
  • Team Discovers a Better Way to Make Unnatural Amino Acids
  • Building New Drugs Just Got Easier
  • New Probes Quantify Folded and Misfolded Protein Levels in Cells
  • Letter:
    Leonard Jones (1956-2014)
  • TSRI Intern Eric Chen Wins Third National Science Competition
March 10, 2014
  • Team Creates Most Detailed Picture Ever of Membrane Protein Linked to Learning, Memory, Brain Disorders
  • Scientists Shed Light on Deadly Immune ‘Storm’ Caused by Emergent Flu Infections
  • Agreement Streamlines New TSRI-GNF Collaborations
  • Dale Boger Wins Award for Outstanding Cancer Research; Ludovic Autin Named Finalist in Science Art Competition
March 03, 2014
  • The Ultimate Decoy: Scientist Find Unique Protein that Misdirects Immune System
  • Team Uncovers Drug Resistance Mechanism that Could Impact Development of Two Antibiotic Drugs
  • Snapshot: Program Coordinator Diana “Jean” Branan
  • Faculty Promotions: Mark Mayford, Katrin Karbstein, Laurent Mosnier, Courtney Miller, Hendrik Szurmant, Changchun Xiao; Lerner Paper Reaches Top 10 in F1000 Prime Ranking

February

February 24, 2014
  • Breakthrough Approach Quickly Identifies New Drug Candidates from Genome Sequence
  • Gala Celebrates Scripps Florida Milestone
  • 10 Comments on Scripps Florida’s 10th
  • Team Awarded $2.3 Million to Unlock Mysteries of Long-Term Memory
  • Carlos Barbas, Erica Ollmann Saphire Named Fellows of Academy of Microbiology; Ryan Shenvi Wins Sloan Research Fellowship
February 10, 2014
  • Team Creates Potential Vaccine Ingredient for Childhood Respiratory Disease
  • A Day for Scripps Florida Science at The Gardens Mall
  • Snapshot: Cullen Schmid
  • Baldwin Lab to Contribute to New $40 Million Stem Cell Genomics Center; Laura Rosenberg Awarded Cancer Research Fellowship
February 03, 2014
  • Scientists Offer New Insight into Neuron Changes Brought About by Aging
  • Team Awarded $1.8 Million to Develop New Approaches to Lung Cancer Therapy
  • Middle School Student Raises Funds for Alzheimer’s Research at TSRI
  • Raymond Moellering and Liron Bar-Peled Receive Cancer Research Grants; Jintang Du Awarded Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation Fellowship

January

January 27, 2014
  • Scientists Demonstrate Powerful Method to Find New Therapies, Prevent Cell Death
  • Team Develops Promising Drug Candidates for Pain, Addiction
  • Researchers Find Regulator of Amyloid Plaque Buildup in Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Chi-Huey Wong Wins Prestigious Wolf Prize in Chemistry
January 20, 2014
  • Scientists Solve 40-year Mystery of How Sodium Controls Opioid Brain Signaling
  • Researchers Develop Test to Predict Early Onset of Heart Attacks
  • Innovative Screening Strategy Swiftly Uncovers New Drug Candidates, New Biology
  • New Philanthropy Officer Joins Scripps Florida
  • Scripps California Claims Third Win in Rideshare Challenge; Mike Matrone Elected Treasurer of Graduate Career Consortium
January 13, 2014
  • Team Finds New Way to Map Important Drug Targets
  • Scientists Design Targeted New Drug Candidates Based on Detailed Picture of Muscular Dystrophy Defect
  • Nociceptin: Nature’s Balm for the Stressed Brain
  • Researchers Identify Possible Key to Drug Resistance in Crohn’s Disease
  • Charles Weissmann Wins Ernst Jung Gold Medal for Medicine; TSRI Chemists’ Work Selected Among Most Significant in 2013; Kendall Nettles Awarded Cancer Research Grant; Four TSRI Researchers Receive AHA Awards

Vol. 13 (2013)

December

December 16, 2013
  • Study Finds Emerging Bird Flu Strain Is Still Poorly Adapted for Infecting Humans
  • Letter from the President
  • Compound Dramatically Reduces Joint Inflammation
  • Michael Marletta Elected Fellow of National Academy of Inventors; Multiple Sclerosis Drug Discovered at TSRI Advances to Phase 3 Trials; Peter Schultz Named AAAS Fellow; Matthew Disney Wins the ACS David Robertson Award
December 09, 2013
  • TSRI Team Achieves Most Detailed Picture Ever of Key Part of Hepatitis C Virus
  • Scientists Discover New Survival Mechanism for Stressed Mitochondria
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Emi Casas
  • TSRI Named ‘Top Institution’ in HIV/AIDS Research, Dennis Burton, ‘Hot Researcher’; Study Rates George Koob, Peter Schultz, Eric Topol, John Yates as ‘Highly Influential’; White House Hosts Daniel Salomon for HOPE Act; Katja Lamia Receives Lung Cancer Research Grant

November

November 25, 2013
  • Inside the Second Genetic Code: An Interview with Paul Schimmel
  • TSRI-Nikon Partnership Allows Scientists to See More Clearly, Probe Deeper
  • Seminar Explores Career Options in Life Sciences Industry
  • Michael Marletta Reaches Out at West Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce Event; Vadim Cherezov Promoted to Associate Professor; Andrew Ward Wins Ray Thomas Edwards Foundation Award
November 18, 2013
  • Researchers Capture Structure of Key Part of Deadly Nipah Virus
  • Team Links a Protein to Initial Tumor Growth in Several Cancers
  • Grant Funds Development of New Methods to Identify Drug Candidates
  • Tributes and Bluegrass Tunes Toast George Siggins
November 11, 2013
  • Clinical Trial Indicates Gabapentin Is Safe and Effective for Treating Alcohol Dependence
  • TSRI Appoints Palm Beach Executive as Major Gifts Director
  • New Group Offers Business Training for Scientists
  • Kirill Martemyanov Wins Cogan Award for Ophthalmology Research; SOF Announces CA Travel Award Winners
November 04, 2013
  • Scientists Capture Most Detailed Picture Yet of Key AIDS Protein
  • Preclinical Study Offers Hope for New Approach to Controlling HIV
  • NIH Names George Koob Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • John Yates Ranked #1 on ‘Power List’ of Analytical Scientists, Kurt Wüthrich Among Top 100; Research Fest Recognizes Top Presentations; FL Sandelman Award Winners Selected

October

October 28, 2013
  • New Eye Treatment Effective in Laboratory Tests
  • Scripps Translational Science Institute Wins $29 Million Grant
  • Scripps Florida Mentorship Award Honors Laura Niedernhofer and Christoph Rader
October 14, 2013
  • New Strategy to Treat Multiple Sclerosis Shows Promise in Mice
  • Scientists Invent a Better Way to Make Antibody-Guided Therapies
  • Team Identifies Potential New Drug for Inherited Cancer
  • Horacio Valeiras and Bernard Saint-Donat Elected to TSRI Board of Trustees
  • Intern Eric Chen Wins Google’s Grand Prize; Youjun Chen and William Pryor Win O’Keeffe Neuroscience Awards
October 07, 2013
  • New Map of Insulin Pathway Could Lead to Better Diabetes Drugs
  • Scientists Develop New Process to Create Artificial Cell Membranes
  • Researchers Shed Light on Body’s Master Energy Regulator
  • Study Finds New Moves in Protein’s Evolution
  • Peter Schultz Awarded ‘Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize’; Scott Hansen Wins NIH New Innovator Award; Cary Thomas Elected AIRI President-Elect

September

September 30, 2013
  • Phil Baran Wins MacArthur Fellowship
  • Team Discovers Important Wound-Healing Process
  • Study Explores Barriers to HIV Vaccine Response
  • Scientists Develop a More Effective Molecular Modeling Process
  • Hollis Cline Selected as Outstanding Mentor
  • Faculty Promotions—Susana Valente and Patricia McDonald
September 23, 2013
  • Scientists Create Extremely Potent and Improved Derivatives of Successful Anticancer Drug
  • Team Solves Century-Old Chemistry Problem
  • TSRI Appoints Columbia University Scientist to Chemistry Department
  • Society of Fellows Turns 50
  • Erica Ollmann Saphire’s Lab Celebrates 10th Anniversary
September 16, 2013
  • Molecular Structure Reveals How HIV Infects Cells
  • International Study Provides New Genetic Clue to Anorexia
  • Findings Suggest Possibility of Selectively Erasing Unwanted Memories
  • Scientists Pinpoint Proteins Vital to Long-Term Memory
  • Geoff Graham Receives Professional Philanthropy Honor
September 09, 2013
  • Team Finds 'Weakest Link' in the Aging Proteome
  • Scientists Report Breakthrough in DNA Editing Technology
  • Researchers Detail Critical Role of Gene in Many Lung Cancer Cases
  • Snapshot: Nick Burchfield
  • High School Intern Eric Chen Selected as a Global Finalist in Google Science Fair

August

August 26, 2013
  • Team Reveals How Deadly Ebola Virus Assembles
  • Scientists Find Key Signal that Guides Brain Development
  • Study Shows MicroRNAs Can Trigger Lymphomas
  • Bestselling Author Raises More than $50,000 for Alzheimer’s Research at TSRI
  • A Summer of Science
  • Sergio Catz and Gennaro Napolitano Awarded Cystinosis Research Grant
August 12, 2013
  • Team Finds Long-Sought Method to Efficiently Make Complex Anticancer Compound
  • Scientists Devise New Way to Dramatically Raise RNA Treatment Potency
  • New Findings Could Help Improve Development of Drugs for Addiction
  • Researchers Discover New Type of Protein Modification that May Play a Role in Cancer and Diabetes
  • Scripps Florida Team Awarded $10.6 Million to Decipher Root Causes of Human Aging
  • Michael Marletta Joins Board of FL Inventors Hall of Fame; Dawn Johnson Named Healthcare Power Leader in South Florida; Amanda MacLeod Receives NIH Career Development Award; Yannan Zhao Wins Young Investigator Award; Bala Vummidi Receives Swiss National Fellowship

July

July 29, 2013
  • Revealed: 3D Structure of Key Drug Target for Diabetes
  • TSRI, Sigma-Aldrich® Partner to Accelerate the Commercialization of Research Reagents
  • Drug Candidate Leads to Improved Endurance
  • Scientists Find a Potential Cause of Parkinson’s Disease that Points to a New Therapeutic Strategy
  • New Android App Helps TSRI Researchers Fight AIDS
  • Benjamin Cravatt Wins ASBMB Merck Award for Outstanding Research; Peter Hodder to Co-Lead Study to Find New Cancer Drugs; Zhaoming Su Wins Award for ALS Research; FL Postdoctoral Fellows Win Gordon Conference Poster Competition
July 15, 2013
  • Team Shows ‘Bath Salts’ Stimulant Could Be More Addictive than Meth
  • Scientists Turn Muscular Dystrophy Defect On and Off in Cells
  • Researchers Design a Potential Drug Compound that Attacks Parkinson’s Disease on Two Fronts
  • Tiny RNA Molecules Shed Light on Immune Response
  • Christoph Rader and William Roush Awarded $1.4 Million Leukemia Research Grant
July 01, 2013
  • New Compound Excels at Killing Persistent and Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
  • Structure from Disorder: Scientists Find New Source of Versatility so ‘Floppy’ Proteins Can Get Things Done
  • Researchers Discover Key Signaling Pathway that Makes Young Neurons Connect
  • Team Points to Brain’s ‘Dark Side’ as Key to Cocaine Addiction
  • Study Shows a Solitary Mutation Can Destroy Critical ‘Window’ of Early Brain Development
  • Valery Fokin Wins Russian ‘Mega-Grant’ Award; Ryan Shenvi Selected as Baxter Young Investigator; Christoph Rader Receives Lymphoma Research Grant; Stephen Connelly Awarded MBA Fellowship; CA Campus Wins Third Bike-to-Work Challenge

June

June 17, 2013
  • Scripps Florida Philanthropy Hosts Luau by the Lake
  • Unusual Antibodies in Cows Suggest New Ways to Make Therapies for People
  • Scientists Develop New Technique to Selectively Dampen Harmful Immune Responses
  • Team Uncovers New Details of Natural Anticancer Mechanism
  • Crime Fiction Writer Launches Raffle to Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Research at TSRI
  • Brian Paegel Wins Prestigious NSF Career Award; Katja Lamia Named Kimmel Scholar for Cancer Research; Nicolas Grillet Selected as Finalist in GE Image Competition
June 03, 2013
  • Scientists Develop Powerful New Method for Finding Therapeutic Antibodies
  • Dan Salomon Embraces the Complexity of Transplant Medicine
  • Marshall Criser III and James LaBelle Join Board of Trustees
  • Esther B. O'Keeffe Foundation Donates $250,000 to Fund Scripps Florida Neuroscience Training Program
  • Brunhilde H. Felding Wins Breast Cancer Research Grant; Daniel Salomon Assumes Presidency of American Society of Transplantation; 'New Venture in World Science' Draws Palm Beach Community Members

May

May 20, 2013
  • TSRI Celebrates 21st Commencement
  • Snapshot: Class of 2013
  • Photo Album: A Day to Remember
  • The 46 New Graduates
  • Congratulations to the Kellogg School graduates!
May 13, 2013
  • Preclinical Study Shows Heroin Vaccine Blocks Relapse
  • TSRI and Janssen Ink New Research and License Agreement
  • Team Finds Key to Gene-Silencing Activity
  • Scientists Uncover Workings of Cancer-Linked DNA-Repair Mechanism
  • Ardem Patapoutian Named HHMI Investigator; George Koob Awarded Honorary Degree from the University of Bordeaux; K.C. Nicolaou Elected to Royal Society of London
May 06, 2013
  • Team Finds Dissimilar Proteins Evolved Similar 7-Part Shape
  • Scientists Create Novel Approach to Finding RNAs Involved in Long-Term Memory Storage
  • How a Protein Finds Its Way
  • Innovative Scientist Joins Neuroscience Department
  • Donna Blackmond and Gerald Joyce Named Simons Investigators; Jerold Chun’s New Book Offers Resource in Growing Scientific Field

April

April 29, 2013
  • Scientists Find Antibody that Transforms Bone Marrow Stem Cells Directly into Brain Cells
  • TSRI Appoints Immunology Researcher to Faculty
  • Scripps Florida’s Small Green Steps Go Far
  • Ryan Shenvi Wins Amgen Young Investigator Award; Cesare Orlandi and Kristine Griffett Named Travel Award Winners; Environmental Services Earns McKeown Award
April 22, 2013
  • Scientists Help Unravel a Central Mystery of Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Team Finds Interferon, One of the Body’s Own Proteins, Induces Persistent Viral Infection
  • Scientists Illuminate Elusive Mechanism of Widely Used Click Reaction
  • Karen Marcus to Assist Scripps Florida with Government and Community Relations
  • Peter K. Vogt Wins International Cancer Research Award; Joel Buxbaum Honored with NYU Biotechnology Award
April 08, 2013
  • New Vaccine-Design Approach Targets HIV and Other Fast-Mutating Viruses
  • Scientists Identify First Potentially Effective Therapy for Human Prion Disease
  • Interactive Textbook Offers New Kind of Resource for Academic and Industrial Chemists
  • Daniel Murin, Ruben Martinez and Greg Solis Win NSF Fellowships; ScrippsAssists Recognizes Volunteers and Accomplishments
April 01, 2013
  • Study Reveals How Serotonin Receptors Can Shape Drug Effects from LSD to Migraine Medication
  • Scientists Uncover New Compounds that Alter Cell Signaling, Point to New Approaches to Breast Cancer
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Awarded Special Collaborative Grant to Develop
    Anti-Addiction Therapies
  • In Memoriam:
    Curtis Burnham Wilson, Jr. (1936-2013)
  • Peter K. Vogt Elected to AACR Academy’s Inaugural Class of Fellows; Rick Sando Receives NIH Fellowship; Suzanne Peterson Places Second in CIRM ‘Elevator Pitch’ Challenge, Darryl D’Lima, Anjana Nityanandam, Victoria Bendersky Receive Notable Mentions; SOF Announces Postdoctoral Travel Awards

March

March 25, 2013
  • Philanthropist John Moores Gives $2 Million to TSRI to Develop River Blindness Field Test
  • In Memoriam:
    L.S. ‘Sam’ Skaggs Jr. (1923 - 2013)
  • Findings Underline Potential of New Technology to Diagnose Disease
  • BallenIsles Event Raises More than $100,000 for Scripps Florida Prostate Cancer Research
March 18, 2013
  • Hugh Rosen Makes Strides Toward New Treatments for MS, Flu and PTSD
  • TSRI and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Expand Collaboration
  • Institute Appoints Innovative Biotech Scientist to Cancer Biology Department
  • Sunitha Rangaraju Awarded Muscular Dystrophy Association Grant
March 11, 2013
  • Findings Reveal a New and Much Needed Test for River Blindness Infection
  • ‘Bench to Boardroom’ Symposium Honors Memory of Donny Strosberg
  • How to Succeed in Academia
  • Paper by Boger Lab Ranked Best in 2012 by Organic Letters; Kanny Wan Selected to Attend Meeting with Nobel Laureates
March 04, 2013
  • Scientists Find Surprising New Influence on Cancer Genes
  • Researchers Solve Mystery of Mutations in Antibodies
  • Scientists Awarded $2 Million to Study Tumor-Inhibiting Proteins
  • Kudos: Jin-Quan Yu Wins Sackler Prize; Organic Letters Highlights Contributions of Valery Fokin, Carlos Barbas, William Roush

February

February 25, 2013
  • Scientists Find Promising New Approach to Preventing Progression of Breast Cancer
  • Letter from the Board
  • Study Shows How Brain Cells Shape Temperature Preferences
  • Noted Vaccine and Bioinformatics Researcher Joins Faculty
  • Ron Davis Wins $3.5 million Jacob K. Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
  • Kudos: TSRI Startup Enters into $111 Million Antibiotic Drug Discovery Collaboration; Kate Carroll Receives Tenure; Chitra Mandyam and Michael Zwick Promoted to Associate Professor
February 11, 2013
  • Team Finds a Key Element of Lupus, Suggesting Better Drug Targets
  • Scientists Discover How Chromosomes Keep Their Loose Ends Loose
  • Compound Developed by Scripps Florida Scientists Protects Heart Cells During and After Attack
  • Donna Blackmond Elected to National Academy of Engineering
February 04, 2013
  • Scientists Uncover Previously Unknown Mechanism of Memory Formation
  • TSRI and Scripps Clinic Lay Groundwork for Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Trials
  • A New Natural Products Library Comes to Town
  • Memory Researcher Joins FL Neuroscience Faculty
  • Evgenia Nikolova Named Robert Black Fellow; TSRI to Host 24th Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium

January

January 28, 2013
  • Andrew Su Sets Out to Scale Mountains of Data
  • Scripps Florida Invites Community to CELLebrate
  • TSRI Names David Blinder to Key Fundraising Position
  • Grant Funds Development of Drug Candidates for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • CA Campus Recycling Efforts Top 1 Million Pounds
January 21, 2013
  • Chinese Medicinal Herb Yields Its Secrets
  • Scientists Uncover Potential Drug Target to Block Cell Death in Parkinson's Disease
  • Team Discovers Structure of Protein Essential for Quality Control, Nerve Function
  • Micah Niphakis Receives ACS Scarborough Award
January 14, 2013
  • Steroids that Only Nature Could Make on a Large Scale—Until Now
  • Scientists Create New Approach to Destroying Disease-Associated RNAs in Cells
  • Researchers Develop New Compound that Reverses Fatty Liver Disease
  • Chemists Devise Inexpensive, Benchtop Method for Marking and Selecting Cells
  • Study Defines Long-Sought Structure of a Protein Necessary for Cell-Cell Interaction
  • Peter Vogt Named Albert Einstein Professor by Chinese Academy of Sciences; Leopold Kong Receives Fellowship for AIDS Research

Vol. 12 (2012)

December

December 17, 2012
  • Letter from the President
  • Scientists Identify Molecules in the Ear that Convert Sound into Brain Signals
  • Scripps Research Institute Appoints Two Scientists from Harvard
  • ‘SMART’ Teens Pair Up with TSRI Mentors
  • Ten Tips for the Holidays
  • Scripps Research Institute Awarded Four Stars from Charity Navigator; Guillaume Mousseau Receives SRF Travel Award
December 10, 2012
  • Chemists Invent Powerful Toolkit, Accelerating Creation of Potential New Drugs
  • Scientists Discover How Two Proteins Help Keep Cells Healthy
  • TSRI Hosts Burgeoning Electron Microscopy Workshop
  • Team Awarded $2.5 Million to Study Inner Workings of Memory Formation
  • Dennis Fenton Joins Board of Trustees; Scripps Florida Education Outreach Receives Boost with $1 Million Grant from Kenan Charitable Trust; Suzanne Rzuczek Receives Myotonic Dystrophy Fellowship; Wang-Yong Yang Awarded Fellowship for Fragile X Research
December 03, 2012
  • Team Describes Elusive Replication Machinery of Flu Viruses
  • Department Reorganization Aims to Support Faculty, Build on Institute’s Strengths
  • Scientists Identify a Potential Cause of Parkinson’s Disease that May Lead to New Treatment Options
  • Study Points to Potential New Therapies for Cancer and Other Diseases
  • Researchers Uncover a Novel Cooperative Effort to Stop Cancer Spread
  • Four TSRI Scientists—Phil Baran, Hollis Cline, J. Lindsay Whitton, and Jin-Quan Yu—Elected AAAS Fellows; Krista Bluske, Christopher Haga and Valentina Lo Sardo Awarded Stem Cell Fellowships
November 19, 2012
  • Researchers Uncover a New Pathway that Regulates Information Processing in the Brain
  • Study Shows Protein-Making Machinery Can Switch Gears with a Small Structural Change
  • Innovative Scientist Appointed to Metabolism and Aging Department
  • Tobin Dickerson, Ian MacRae and Richard Milner Promoted to Associate Professor; Scripps CA Repeats Commuter Challenge Win
November 12, 2012
  • Scientists Uncover Secrets of How Intellect and Behavior Emerge During Childhood
  • Team Reveals Key Protein Interactions Involved in Neurodegenerative Disease
  • TSRI Holds Inaugural Alumni Symposium
  • Workshop: How Science and Social Media Can Mix
  • Matthew Disney and Kate Carroll Win 2013 ACS Awards
November 05, 2012
  • Meth Vaccine Shows Promising Results in Early Tests
  • Genomics Study Shows Ancestry Could Help Solve Disease Riddles
  • New Inhibitors of Elusive Enzymes Promise to Be Valuable Scientific Tools
  • First Annual Scripps Florida Mentorship Award Honors John Cleveland
  • Gerald Joyce Inducted into American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Aaron Sather and Joseph Jardine Honored for Top Presentations at Lake Arrowhead Retreat; Research Fest Celebrates Seminar and Poster Winners; Ami Cohen, Marcus Muttenthaler and Hui Xiao Win SOF Travel Awards

October

October 29, 2012
  • Research Suggests Caution and Further Studies on Drugs Used to Treat Macular Degeneration
  • Discovery of Biological Energy-Sensing Switch Could Have Broad Implications for Biology and Medicine
  • Team Receives $2.7 Million to Investigate Major Therapeutic Target
  • Workshop Reveals Keys to Effective Networking
  • Ryan Shenvi Receives New Investigator Award; Travis Hughes Receives Ruth Kirschstein Fellowship
October 22, 2012
  • Study Suggests Binge Drinking Could Cause Significant Brain Impairment Within Months
  • Scientist Awarded $1.6 Million to Develop Innovative Chemical Reactions as Tools for Preparing Rare Natural Products
  • Reception Honors Audrey Geisel and Dr. Seuss Foundation for Donation to Upgrade Auditorium
  • Julius Rebek Awarded Prelog Medal; Tony Amelio Receives Pathway to Independence Award
October 15, 2012
  • Researchers Pinpoint Gene Variations Linked to Higher Risk of Bipolar Disorder
  • Scientists Devise New Screening Method to Aid RNA Drug Development Research
  • $2.1 Million Grant Funds Testing of Potential ALS Treatments
  • Time Management: Conquering the Clock
  • Phil Baran Wins Distinguished Scientist Award; Peterson-Loring Stem Cell Lab Manual Goes to Second Edition; Oktoberfest Success Benefits Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
October 08, 2012
  • The Smell of Mom: Scientists Find Elusive Trigger of First Suckling in Mice
  • Dale Boger Appointed as Chair of Department of Chemistry; Thomas Kodadek, Vice Chair
  • Scientists Develop Novel Technology to Identify Potential Biomarkers for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Snapshot: Geoff Graham
  • Lerner Lab Technology Results in New Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis
October 01, 2012
  • New Chemistry Technique Reproduces Nature’s Elusive Complexity
  • Postdocs and Students Gather to Greet Their Colleagues and, Just Maybe, Their New Bosses
  • Noted Biochemist Appointed to Molecular Therapeutics Faculty
  • Matthew Cross Awarded American Cancer Society Fellowship; SOF Research Symposium Winners Announced

September

September 24, 2012
  • Flu Antibody’s ‘One-Handed Grab’ May Boost Effort Toward Universal Vaccine, New Therapies
  • New Center Receives $20 Million to Shed Light on HIV Drug Resistance
  • Researchers Show Protein Linked to Hunger Also Implicated in Alcoholism
  • Scientist Receives $2.8 Million to Study Critical Cell Signaling Mechanism and Develop Potential Therapeutics
  • Ian Wilson Named 2012 Outstanding Mentor; Book by Dennis Burton and Colleagues Wins Top British Award; Nature Highlights Article from Rebek Lab
September 17, 2012
  • Scientists Devise Powerful New Method for Finding Therapeutic Antibodies
  • Researchers Reveal How Deadly Virus Silences Immune System
  • Two Noted Scientists Appointed to Cancer Biology Faculty
  • Expanding Database Enables Discoveries in Emerging Field of Metabolomics
  • Erica Ollmann Saphire and Gavin Rumbaugh Receive Promotions
September 10, 2012
  • Study Reveals Important Molecular Trigger for Wound Healing
  • Scientists Design Molecule that Reverses Some Fragile X Syndrome Defects
  • Team Receives $22.5 Million to Shed Light on the Immune System
  • Two Noted Scientists Appointed to Metabolism and Aging Department
  • Moody's Affirms Institute's Aa3 Credit Rating; Felding-Habermann Awarded New NIH ‘Provocative Question’ Grant; Bruce Maryanoff Wins E.B. Hershberg Award

August

August 27, 2012
  • Team Describes Antibodies that Protect Against Large Variety of Flu Viruses
  • Study Uncovers Link Between Hormone Levels and Risk for Metabolic Disease
  • Scientists Show Copper Facilitates Prion Disease
  • Team Awarded Nearly $1.5 Million to Develop New Approaches to Treat Cancer
  • Dale Boger Wins Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry; David Gokhin Awarded Muscular Dystrophy Association Grant
August 20, 2012
  • Neuroscientists Find Brain Stem Cells that May Be Responsible for Higher Functions, Bigger Brains
  • Study Shows Two-Drug Combination Has Potential to Fight Cocaine Addiction
  • Clinical Trials Start for Stroke Drug Developed by Scripps Research Institute, USC, and ZZ Biotech
  • Scientist Awarded $1.9 Million to Study Food Intake and Metabolism
  • Scripps Research Class of 2017 Arrives; Eveline Bouwens Wins American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship
August 06, 2012
  • Scientists Identify a Critical Tumor Suppressor for Cancer
  • New Technique Reveals Cross-Talk Between Two Essential Cellular Processes
  • Team Shows Potent New Compound Virtually Eliminates HIV in Cell Culture
  • Scripps Research Appoints Cancer Biologist
  • Takayuki Ota Wins HIV Research Award; Briana Weiser Receives Kirschstein National Research Service Award

July

July 23, 2012
  • Team Wins $77 Million to Develop AIDS Vaccine Center
  • Large, Medically Important Class of Proteins Starts to Yield Its Secrets
  • Scientists Show Positive Memories Linger Longer
  • Scripps Florida Appoints Innovative Neuroscientist
  • Sotirios Totokotsopoulos Awarded BMS Fellowship
July 09, 2012
  • Scientists Find Easier Way to Make New Drug Compounds
  • Team Develops Alternative to Gene Therapy
  • Researchers Identify Critical ‘Quality Control’ for Cell Growth
  • Science Captures Teenager’s Sense of Wonder
  • M.G. Finn Receives Humboldt Research Award; Nicole Schirle Wins Predoctoral Fellowship; BallenIsles Charities Supports Scripps Florida Education Outreach

June

June 25, 2012
  • Scientists Show Lack of Single Protein Results in Persistent Viral Infection
  • Team Identifies New Molecules Important for Vision and Brain Function
  • Researchers Find Long-Sought Anti-HIV Compounds
  • Scripps Florida Scientist Awarded $700,000 to Develop New Treatments for Cocaine Addiction
June 18, 2012
  • Study Suggests Expanding the Genetic Alphabet May Be Easier than Previously Thought
  • Scripps Research and Bristol-Myers Squibb Enter into Five-Year Collaboration
  • Scientists Develop New Tools to Unveil Mystery of the 'Glycome'
  • Team Wins $4.3 Million for Stem Cell Research in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Katja Lamia Named Searle Scholar
June 04, 2012
  • Study Reveals How the World’s First Drug for Amyloid Disease Works
  • Esther B. O’Keeffe Foundation Gives $2 Million to Scripps Research
  • Richard A. Lerner Wins Prince of Asturias Award
  • Peter Farrell and Richard Sloane Elected to Board of Trustees
  • Francisco Asturias and Claudio Joazeiro Receive Promotions, Ryan Baxter Awarded NIH Fellowship; Keary Engle and Will Gutekunst Win Roche Excellence in Chemistry Awards; Greg Tabor Receives 2012 Ford Fellowship

May

May 21, 2012
  • New Screening Technique Yields Elusive Compounds
  • Team Awarded $8.4 Million to Develop New Anti-Smoking Treatments
  • The Class of 2012
  • Scripps Research Celebrates 20th Commencement
  • Chi-Huey Wong Awarded Nikkei Asia Prize; Adam Duerfeldt Receives American Cancer Society Fellowship
May 14, 2012
  • Team Identifies Neurotransmitters that Lead to Forgetting
  • Scientists Show How Memory B Cells Stay ‘In Class’ to Fight Different Infections
  • Alliance Forges New Approaches to Human Lung Disease
  • In Memoriam: James A. Fee (1939 – 2012)
  • Parkinson’s Association Presents Check for Stem Cell Research; Keary Engle Receives National Green Chemistry Award
May 07, 2012
  • Scientists Show How a Gene Duplication Helped our Brains Become ‘Human’
  • Team Finds Anticonvulsant Drug Helps Marijuana Smokers Kick the Habit
  • Study Reveals Dynamic Changes in Gene Regulation in Human Stem Cells
  • Noted Neuroscientist Joins Faculty
  • Scripps Research Hosts SMART Teams
April 30, 2012
  • Researchers Find Structure of a Key ‘Gene Silencer’ Protein
  • Scientists Solve a Mystery of Bacterial Growth and Resistance
  • Lab Opens New Front in War on Common Retinal Diseases
  • $1.5 Million Grant Funds Design of Therapeutics Targeting RNA
  • Eric Topol Named Nation’s Top Physician Executive
April 23, 2012
  • Scientists Develop Antidote for Cocaine Overdose
  • Focusing on the Long Term: A Profile of Dale Boger
  • Grant Renewal Extends Project Past 30-Year Mark
  • Researcher Awarded $1 Million for Stress-Associated Disease and Aging Research
  • Gerald F. Joyce Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
April 09, 2012
  • Scientists Create Compounds that Dramatically Alter Biological Clock and Lead to Weight Loss
  • Team Finds Promising Vaccine Targets on Hepatitis C Virus
  • Researchers Shed Light on Age-Related Memory Loss and Possible Treatments
  • Scientists Win $1 Million Grant to Develop New Tools for Hepatitis C Treatment Discovery
  • Florida Group Raises $160,000 for Cancer Biology Fellowships; Paper from the MacRae and Carragher-Potter Labs Highlighted in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology; Owen Siggs Wins Found Animals Foundation Award
April 02, 2012
  • Team Finds Atomic Structure of Molecule that Binds to Opioids in the Brain
  • 60 Years in Science: An Interview with Charles Weissmann
  • Scientists Win $2 Million to Study New Pathway Important in the Development and Maintenance of Lymphoma
  • Scripps California Welcomes New Life Sciences Networking Group
  • Charles Weissmann to Receive NYU Honorary Degree; Kim Janda Invited to Serve on NIH Grant Review Body; Seok-Kyu Kwon Awarded HFSP Fellowship

March

March 26, 2012
  • Team Develops Simple Test to Predict Heart Attacks
  • Scientists Wrest Partial Control of a Memory
  • Department of Transport: A Profile of Sandra Encalada
  • Scripps Research High School Program Receives CIRM Grant
  • Potential Friedreich’s Ataxia Drug Based on Gottesfeld Lab Work Starts Clinical Trials
March 19, 2012
  • In Memoriam:
    A. Donny Strosberg (1945-2012)
  • Interactive Sculpture Bridges Art and Science
  • License Paves Way for Development of Anti-Parkinson’s Disease Compound
  • Snapshot: Michael Matrone
  • Peter Schultz to Lead New Institute; Dennis Burton Delivers Bernard Fields Lecture; Yang Lab Paper Named ‘Paper of the Week’; More than 50 Fellows Honor Michael Oldstone; Xin Zhang Receives ACS Nobel Signature Award
March 12, 2012
  • Scripps Research Institute Discoveries Lead to Newly Approved Drug for Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • NIH Executive Selected to Head Scientific Operations for Scripps Florida
  • Scientists Uncover Inflammatory Circuit That Triggers Breast Cancer
  • $3.85 Million NIH Grant Funds Development of New Class of Cancer Therapies
  • Paul Kenny Named Mathilde Solowey Lecturer
March 05, 2012
  • Scientists Identify Protein that Sends ‘Painful Touch’ Signals
  • Team Creates Potent Molecules Aimed at Treating Muscular Dystrophy
  • Collaboration Unlocks Evolutionary Secret of Blood Vessels
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Awarded $3 Million to Develop New, More Effective Pain Treatments
  • Scripps Florida Helps Mark Rare Disease Day; Symposium Celebrates Michael Oldstone’s Legacy of Mentorship

February

February 27, 2012
  • Scientists Create Molecular Map to Guide Development of New Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis and Other Diseases
  • Team Sheds Light on How Body Fends Off Bacteria
  • Scientists Identify Most Lethal Known Species of Prion Protein
  • Martha Fedor Promoted to Full Professor; Ashok Deniz Receives Tenure; Team Awarded Nearly $1.5 Million to Develop HIV Inhibitors; Jonathan Hollander Receives Pathway to Independence Award; PNAS Features Addiction Study
February 13, 2012
  • Ultraviolet Protection Molecule in Plants Yields Its Secrets
  • Life After Pfizer: Taking a Proactive Approach
  • Discovery of Extremely Long-Lived Proteins May Provide Insight into Cell Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Scientists Develop Biological Computer to Encrypt and Decipher Images
  • Scripps Research Awarded Four Stars from Charity Navigator; Scripps Research Licenses Compound Management Platform
February 06, 2012
  • Team Demonstrates Effective New ‘Biopsy in a Blood Test’ to Detect Cancer
  • Scientists Prove Plausibility of New Primordial Pathway to Life’s Chemical Building Blocks
  • An Intriguing Combination in the Brain May Modify Our Appetites, Alter Other Key Processes
  • Scripps Research Alumnus Wins International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge

January

January 30, 2012
  • Scientists Illuminate Cancer Cells’ Survival Strategy During Dangerous Dissemination
  • Scripps Research Names Peter K. Vogt as Senior Vice President for Scientific Affairs
January 23, 2012
  • Scientists Provide New Understanding of Chronic Pain
  • Team Creates Novel RNA Repair Technology
  • Snapshot: Tatiana Domitrovic
January 16, 2012
  • Against Metastasis: Brunhilde Felding-Habermann Works to Strip Away the Secrets of Cancer’s Dangerous Advance
  • Scientists Paint New Picture of Dance Between Protein and Binding Partners
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Sandro Matosevic
January 09, 2012
  • Looking Ahead: An Interview with Michael A. Marletta
  • Team Discovers a Brain Cell Malfunction in Schizophrenia
  • Pair of Grants Funds Study of Critical Component of Memory
  • Of Science, Spectrometry, and Senseis
  • Blackmond Team Research Highlighted as 'Cutting Edge Chemistry in 2011'; Discover Names Loring Lab Research as Among Top 100 Stories in 2011; Science Business Lists Research from the Micalizio and Bohn Labs as Year’s Second-Most-Viewed Story

Vol. 11 (2011)

December

December 19, 2011
  • Letter from the President: Year in Review
  • Kate Carroll Challenges Conventional Wisdom
  • Scientists Receive Grant to Pioneer Personalized Medicine Approach to Melanoma
  • Mustache Challenge Raises $2,447 to Support Men’s Health Research; Scripps Florida ‘Sleigh’ Delivers Toys for Tots
December 12, 2011
  • Jeopardy! Winnings Spur IBM and Scripps Research Collaboration to Fight Malaria
  • Study Underlines Potential of Anti-Stress Peptide to Block Alcohol Dependence
  • Researchers Uncover New Role for Gene in Maintaining Steady Weight
  • Students Work for a Sustainable Future
  • Ben Shen Named AAAS Fellow
December 05, 2011
  • Team Finds Weak Spot on Deadly Ebolavirus
  • Sanford Consortium Opening Celebrates Stem Cell Research on the Mesa
  • Scientists Develop Brand New Class of Small Molecules through Innovative Chemistry
  • Scripps Florida Scientist Awarded $3.4 Million for HIV/AIDS Research
  • Kelly Lab Discovery Leads to European Approval of the Drug Tafamidis; Jeffery W. Kelly Wins ACS Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry; Scripps Research Graduate Students Named ARCS Scholars; Alex Price Wins Hall Memorial Travel Award
November 21, 2011
  • Scientists Identify New Class of Antimalarial Compounds
  • Team Finds Potential Achilles’ Heel on Lassa Fever and Related Viruses
  • Scripps Florida Rolls Out 50th Anniversary Carpet with Concert and Cake
  • Matt Disney Receives the ACS Carbohydrate Division's David Y. Gin Award; Alexander Price Wins Tony B. Academic Travel Award; Scripps California Places First Again in Alternative Commuting Challenge
November 21, 2011
  • Scientists Identify New Class of Antimalarial Compounds
  • Team Finds Potential Achilles’ Heel on Lassa Fever and Related Viruses
  • Scripps Florida Rolls Out 50th Anniversary Carpet with Concert and Cake
  • Matt Disney Receives the ACS Carbohydrate Division's David Y. Gin Award; Alexander Price Wins Tony B. Academic Travel Award; Scripps California Places First Again in Alternative Commuting Challenge
November 14, 2011
  • Team Achieves Critical Step for Opening Elusive Class of Compounds to Drug Discovery
  • Scientist Wins $1 Million Drug Development Grant from Novo Nordisk
  • Photo Album: 50th Anniversary Gala
  • Joel Buxbaum Wins Ellison Senior Scholarship in Aging
November 07, 2011
  • From Curiosity to Click Chemistry: K. Barry Sharpless Forges His Own Way
  • Scripps Research Appoints Noted Autism Researcher to Neuroscience Faculty
  • Snapshot: Andrea Zuhl
  • Jin-Quan Yu Wins 2012 Mukaiyama Award; James Lajiness Receives 2011 Lesly Starr Shelton Award

October

October 31, 2011
  • The Molecular Architect: A Profile of Julius Rebek, Jr.
  • Scientist Awarded $500,000 Grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation to Study Parkinson Disease
  • BioFlorida Career Forum Gives Postdocs a Look Ahead
  • Graham Johnson’s 3D Animation Selected Finalist in NSF Competition; Graduate Student-Faculty Retreat Symposium Winners Announced; CA SOF Awards Travel Grants
October 24, 2011
  • Scientists Discover Inflammation Is Controlled Differently in Brain and Other Tissues
  • Donny Strosberg Straddles the Worlds of Science and Business
  • ScrippsAssists Celebrates Volunteers
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  • Peter Thuy-Boun Wins EPA Fellowship; Science Striders Step Out for Diabetes Cause

October 17, 2011

  • Scientists Reveal Surprising Picture of How Powerful Antibody Neutralizes HIV
  • $4.2 Million Grant Funds Type 1 Diabetes Research
  • Team Overcomes Obstacle for Stem Cell Therapies and Research
  • Photo Album: 50th Anniversary Symposium
  • Of Note: Reception Fetes New Nobel Laureate; Jennifer Bray Wins Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

October 10, 2011

  • From Immune System Discoveries to Nobel Message on Cell Phone
  • Scientists Find Stem Cell Reprogramming Technique Is Safer than Previously Thought
  • Scientist Awarded $2.2 Million Grant to Study Hepatitis C
  • Scripps Research Colleagues React to Nobel News
  • San Diego Congressman Visits Scripps Research Campus
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Ranked Number One Worldwide in Chemistry; Timothy Barker Wins Ruth L. Kirschstein Award

October 3, 2011

  • Paul Thompson: Uncovering the Mechanisms of Autoimmune Diseases
  • Scientist Wins $3.6 Million NIH MERIT Award to Study Alcoholism in Native Americans
  • Scripps Research Board Elects New Trustees
  • Of Note: Daniel Salomon Promoted to Full Professor; Marisa Roberto Receives Tenure

September

September 26, 2011

  • Scientists Find Clue to Cause of Childhood Hydrocephalus
  • Team Discovers 'Hidden' Code in DNA Evolves More Rapidly than Genetic Code
  • Two Scripps Research Scientists Receive $1.5 Million NIH Innovator Awards
  • Of Note: M.G. Finn Wins First Outstanding Mentor Award

September 19, 2011

  • Team Discovers Treatable Mechanism Responsible for Often Deadly Response to Flu
  • Scientists Establish New Class of Anti-Diabetic Compound
  • Scientists Pinpoint a Cause of Stress-Related DNA Damage
  • Kevin Morris Romances the Genome
  • Of Note: Patrick Griffin and Paul Kenny Awarded Grant to Create National Anti-Addiction Network; Rebek Lab Paper Featured in Science 'Editor's Choice'; Jlenia Monfregola Named American Heart Association Fellow; Ming Chen Receives Graduate Student Innovation Award

September 12, 2011

  • Scientists Produce First Stem Cells From Endangered Species in Hopes of Strengthening Populations
  • Discovery Suggests Way to Block Fetal Brain Damage Produced By Oxygen Deprivation
  • Bicoastal Team Pinpoints Shape-Shifting Mechanism Critical to Protein Signaling
  • Of Note: Chi Huey Wong Receives Arthur C. Cope Award; Jin-Quan Yu Named Arthur C. Cope Scholar; 2011-2012 ARCS Foundation Scholars Announced

September 5, 2011

  • Scientists Reengineer an Antibiotic to Overcome Dangerous Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
  • Team Reveals How White Blood Cell Promotes Growth and Spread of Cancer
  • Researchers Find New Drug Candidates for Set of Protein-Folding Diseases
  • Scientists Define Cellular Pathway Essential to Removing Damaged Mitochondria

August

August 29, 2011

  • AIDS Researchers Isolate New Potent and Broadly Effective Antibodies Against HIV
  • Team Finds Easier, Cheaper Way to Make a Sought-After Chemical Modification to Pharmaceuticals
  • Scientists Expand Knowledge of Cell Process Involved in Many Diseases
  • Slide Show: A summer of Science
  • Of Note: Sergio Catz and Stephanie Cherqui Awarded Cystinosis Research Grants; Kevin Walsh Receives American Society of Virology Travel Award; Luis Tuesta Awarded NIH Grant; Florida Interns Win Travel Awards

August 15, 2011

  • Tenet Florida and Scripps Research Announce Collaboration to Build Academic Medical Center
  • In Memoriam: Charles C. Edwards, MD (1923 – 2011)
  • Team of International Scientists Finds Genetic Pattern Associated with Poor Recovery from Eating Disorders
  • Scientists Identify Critical Role for Night Blindness Gene
  • Of Note: Luke Wiseman and William Ja Receive Ellison Medical Award

August 1, 2011

  • Scientists Create Vaccine Against Heroin High
  • Scripps Research Hosts Breast Cancer Research Advocates
  • Center Takes on Challenge of Early Drug Discovery
  • Of Note: Vanessa Saunders Wins Fellowship to Study Cancer

July

July 18, 2011

  • Discovery of Natural Antibody Brings a Universal Flu Vaccine a Step Closer
  • Scientists Find ‘Brake-Override’ Proteins that Enable Development of Some Cancers
  • $7.9 Million NIH Grant Funds ‘Disease in a Dish’ Genomic Research to Find Root Cause of Heart Attack
  • Gavin Rumbaugh Explores the Workings of Memory
  • Of Note: Baran Lab Collaborates with LEO Pharma; Hua Lu Awarded Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fellowship; Colin Skepper Wins National Research Service Award; Kristopher Nazor Wins Pre-doctoral Fellowship from Autism Speaks; James Lajiness Awarded Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Fellowship

July 4, 2011

  • Team Solves Mystery of Nerve Disease Genes
  • Researchers Discover New Molecular Pathway Involved in Wound Healing and Temperature Sensation
  • Scripps Institutions Join National Tumor Consortium
  • Scientist Wins $1.9 Million Grant to Study Malaria
  • Of Note: Marisa Roberto Knighted by Italian Republic; Kristin Baldwin and Anton Maximov Receive Baxter Foundation Young Faculty Awards

June

June 20, 2011

  • Team Sheds New Light on How Blood Clots Form
  • Study Shows Component of Common Supplement May Alleviate Fatty Liver Disease, Improve Insulin Sensitivity
  • Researchers Advance Study of Hepatitis C with New Model
  • Scientists Awarded $2.2 Million to Develop Treatment for Multi-Drug Addiction
  • Of Note: Bruce Beutler Wins Shaw Prize for Immune Discoveries; Philip E. Dawson Named 2011 Max-Bergmann Medalist; Eros Lazzerini Denchi Named Pew Scholar in the BioMedical Sciences; Tatiana Domitrovic Named Pew Latin American Fellow; Francisco Garcia Receives Carl Storm Award from Gordon Research Conferences

June 6, 2011

  • Team Discovers Rare Natural Product Has Potent Pain-Killing Properties
  • Researchers Find Key Mechanism in Transition to Alcohol Dependence
  • Scientists Find Way to Block Stress-Related Cell Death
  • Of Note:David Sarlah and Jun Shi Receive Roche Excellence in Chemistry Awards; Keary Engle Awarded NSF Summer Fellowship

May

May 23, 2011

  • Scientists Find New Class of Compounds with Potentially Widespread Use in Basic Research and Drug Development
  • Scientists Design New Anti-Flu Virus Proteins Using Computational Methods
  • Scripps Research Appoints Noted Neuroscientist to Faculty
  • Of Note: K.C. Nicolaou Elected to the American Philosophical Society; Harry Orf Named Interim Chair of BioFlorida Institute

May 16, 2011

  • Scripps Research Holds 19th Commencement
  • Research Identifies New Pathway Affecting Lifespan
  • Scientists Create New Genetic Model of Premature Aging Diseases
  • Of Note: Paul Kenny Awarded Tenure

May 9, 2011

  • Researchers Show How Shifts in Temperature Prime Immune Response
  • CIRM Awards Scripps Research Institute Scientists $3.5 Million
  • Ronald Davis: In Search of Memory
  • Of Note: Regina Faulkner Wins NIH National Research Service Award; Joshua Payette Awarded American Cancer Society Fellowship; Jonathan Swoboda Receives Diabetes Fellowship

May 2, 2011

  • Study Suggests Enzyme Crucial to DNA Replication May Provide Potent Anti-Cancer Drug Target
  • Scientists Identify Mechanism of Long-Term Memory
  • Scripps Research Wins $2 Million to Study Prostate Cancer
  • A Race Against PKU
  • Of Note: Dale L. Boger Named ACS Portoghese Award Winner

April

April 25, 2011

  • Scientists Develop Compound that Effectively Halts Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
  • NextEra Energy, FPL and Scripps Research Announce Collaborative Effort to Research the Next Generation of Clean Energy Solutions
  • Team Uncovers New DNA Role in Modifying Gene Function
  • Scripps Research Center Hosts NCI Network Meeting
  • Of Note: Hugh Rosen, Ben Shen, and J. Lindsay Whitton Elected to American Academy of Microbiology; Laura Bohn Wins John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology; Antonio Amelio Presented with Cancer Research Scholar-in-Training Award

April 11, 2011

  • Scientists Find E. Coli Enzyme Must Move to Function
  • Common “Chaperone” Protein Found to Work in Surprising Way
  • Team Finds Dual Switch Regulates Fat Cell Formation
  • Scientists Organize International Alcoholism and Stress Research Meeting
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Named Among Top Institutions in Immunology; SOF Announces California Postdoctoral Travel Award Winners

April 4, 2011

  • Scientists Find Sensory Wiring for Smells Varies Among Individuals
  • Structure of DNA Repair Complex Reveals Workings of Powerful Cell Motor
  • Of Note: Jin-Quan Yu Awarded 2011 Yoshimasa Hirata Gold Medal; Las Patronas Grant Benefits Scripps Research Work in Breast Cancer Research

March

March 28, 2011

  • Method Reveals New View of Human Nerve Cells, Opening Door to Potential Drug Targets
  • New Laser Technique Measures Complex Interactions
  • Where Are They Now? Science Policy Analyst Jonathan Gitlin Speaks at "Meet the Alumni" Event
  • Of Note: Julius Rebek, Jr. Awarded William H. Nichols Medal

March 21, 2011

  • Scientists Discover Class of Potent Anti-Cancer Compound
  • Medically Important Protein Family Yields New Structure
  • Innovative Biochemist Joins Florida Faculty
  • Of Note: WASC Extends Kellogg School’s Accreditation 10 Years; Scripps Research Papers Ranked Among Top in Biochemistry and Immunology

March 14, 2011

  • From Scripps Research Lab to New Lupus Drug
  • New Alzheimer's Study Points to Liver, Not Brain
  • Scientists Develop New Test for Stem Cells
  • Scripps Research Hosts Prospective PhD Students
  • Of Note: Briana Weiser Awarded Bailey Fellowship; Scripps Florida Intern Presents at AAAS

March 7, 2011

  • Donna Blackmond: Engineering Better Approaches to Chemistry
  • Scientists Create Cell Assembly Line
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Harry Quendler
  • Of Note: Three Scripps Research Professors Elected Fellows of American Academy of Microbiology; Timothy Reichart Awarded California HIV/AIDS Fellowship

February

February 28, 2011

  • Scripps Research Names Michael A. Marletta as President
  • Compound Blocks Brain Cell Destruction in Parkinson's Disease
  • Study Sheds Light on RNA "On/Off Switches"
  • Procurement Initiatives Extend Value of Research Dollars
  • Of Note: Crystal Gutierrez Awarded NIH Fellowship

February 14, 2011

  • Scientists Develop Powerful New Methodology for Stabilizing Proteins
  • Study Presents Surprising View of Brain Formation
  • Scientists Develop Method to Identify Fleetingly Ordered Structures from Intrinsically Disordered Protein
  • Of Note: Two Scripps Research Scientists Ranked in Top 10 Chemists of the Decade, Three More Make Top 60

February 7, 2011

  • Scientists Reveal Key Mechanism Governing Nicotine Addiction
  • Team Converts Skin Cells to Beating Heart Cells
  • Natural Molecule Indirectly Prevents Stable Clot Formation
  • Scripps Research Awarded More than $3 Million
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Molecular Screening Center Work Leads to First Clinical Trial

January

January 31, 2011

  • Scripps Research Team Creates New Synthetic Compound with HIV-Fighting Promise
  • Scientists Find Measles' Natural Nemesis
  • Study Shows Map of Brain Connectivity Changes During Development
  • Scripps Research Appoints Noted Chemist to Florida Faculty
  • Of Note: Jeffery Kelly Named Emil Thomas Kaiser Award Honoree; AAI Recognizes Michael Oldstone with Mentoring Award

January 24, 2011

  • Scientists Reveal Complete Structure of HIV's Outer Shell
  • Team Identifies Genetic Abnormalities in Stem Cell Lines
  • Chemists Devise New Method to Quantify Protein Changes
  • Scripps Research and University of Pennsylvania Win $8 Million Grant to Develop Addiction Treatment

January 17, 2011

  • Scripps Research and Vanderbilt to Launch Joint Institute
  • Team Creates Novel Vaccine that Produces Strong Immunuty Against Cocaine High
  • Scientists Identify Key Interaction in Hepatitis C Virus
  • Study Uncovers Switch Controlling Protein Production
  • Of Note: Thomas Burris and Ehud Keinan Named AAAS Fellows; Raymond Moellering Awarded HHMI Damon Runyon Fellowship; Keary Engle Recognized as 2011 Cross Scholar

January 10, 2011

  • Team Develops Groundbreaking Technology to Detect Alzheimer's Disease
  • Study Reveals Unexpected Mechanism of New Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
  • Scientists Show Prions Mutate and Adapt to Host Environment
  • In Memoriam: Robert Nakamura (1927 - 2010)
  • Of Note: F1000 Ranks Patapoutian Lab Paper Among Top Five in Biology in 2010; Chemical & Engineering News Lists Baran Lab Work Among Top 2010 Achievements; Jin-Quan Yu Wins Novartis Early Career Award; Wendy Havran Awarded Honorary Doctorate from University of Copenhagen; Graduate Office Announces Merit Awards

Vol. 10 (2010)

December 20, 2010

  • Bi-Coastal Team Awarded $7.5 Million to Identify Potential Drug Candidates to Treat Nicotine Addiction
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Awarded $2.35 Million to Study New Obesity Treatment
  • Scripps Research to Launch New Website
  • Letter from the President: Year in Review
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Study Ranked Among Time Magazine's Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs for 2010; Cindy Ehlers Honored with Marsh Lectureship

December 13, 2010

  • Scientists Home In on Chemicals Needed to Reprogram Cells
  • Martha Fedor Named Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Biological Chemistry
  • Researcher Awarded Pair of Unconventional Grants
  • Of Note: ScrippsAssists Donates $750 to Torrey Pines State Reserve

December 6, 2010

  • Team Devises Broad New Technique for Screening Proteins
  • Scientists Redefine the Role of Plasma Cells in the Immune System
  • Scripps Florida Kicks Off Third Season of Front Lines of Hope Discussion Series
  • Of Note: Minghua Nie Wins NIH Award

November 22, 2010

  • Team Reports Molecular Structure of Dopamine Receptor
  • Scientists Identify First Synthetic Activator of Two Critical Proteins
  • Judy and J. John Goodman Support Scripps Florida
  • Of Note: Paul Kenny Selected for Jacob P. Waletzky Award; Claes Wahlestedt Receives Leadership Award at 2010 BioFlorida

November 15, 2010

  • Putting Down Roots: Franck Polleux Explores the Brain's Dynamic Beginnings
  • Scientists Identify New Mechanism Regulating Daily Biological Rhythms
  • SMART Teams Begin Year-Long Exploration of Molecules
  • Of Note: K. C. Nicolaou Wins Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry; Sanja Arandjelovic Receives Arthritis Foundation Special Research Award HIV

November 8, 2010

  • Team Implicates Wayward DNA-Repair Enzyme in Friedreich's Ataxia
  • Scientists Find Nerve Cell Activity Drains Stem Cell Pool in Developing Brain
  • Snapshot: Florida Director of Human Resources Linda Gavit
  • Of Note: Peter Schultz Wins $6.8 Million CIRM Grant; Susana Valente Awarded Grant from Landenberger Foundation to Study HIV

November 1, 2010

  • Team "Watches" Formation of Cells' Protein Factories for First Time
  • Finding the Rare Causes of Common Diseases
  • Facilities and Environmental Services Introduce Online Form 75
  • Of Note: Harry Orf Receives BioFlorida Leadership Award; Ming Chen Wins ACS Fellowship

October 25, 2010

  • Scientists Develop Novel Test that Identifies River Blindness Parasite in its Active State
  • Entire Issue of Scientific Journal Devoted to Multi-Institutional Center Headed by Scripps Research Scientists

October 18, 2010

  • Scientists Reveal First Structure of a Class of Proteins Guiding Blood Cell Movement
  • Study Challenges Conventional Theory of Modern Drug Design
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Awarded $3 Million NIH Grant to Accelerate Identification of Learning and Memory Genes
  • Long-Time Employees Celebrate Milestones
  • Of Note: M.G. Finn and Laurie Smith to Head Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry/ACS Combinatorial Science; SOF Announces Fall Research Symposium Prize Winners; Jared F. Purton Foundation to Hold First Annual Good On You 5K Charity Run/Walk

October 11, 2010

  • Scientists Reveal Structure of Dangerous Bacteria's Multidrug Resistance Pump
  • Researchers Shed Light on How Serotonin Works
  • Noted Neuroscientist Appointed to Scripps Research Faculty
  • Of Note: Sheng Ding Receives $1.5 Million Transformative Award to Investigate Stimulation of Neuron Regeneration in the Retina; Scripps Research Paper Makes "Most-Read" List; Tom Kodadek Named Innovator Finalist by South Florida Business Journal

October 4, 2010

  • Scripps Research Scientists Win $65 Million in New Grants to Reveal Form and Function of Important Proteins and Protein Complexes in Biology and Medicine
  • Scripps Research Names Innovative Chemist to Florida Faculty
  • Open Enrollment News
  • Of Note: Gerald Edelman Receives Potomac Institute Navigator Award

September 27, 2010

  • Scientists Solve Long-Standing Mystery of Protein "Quality Control" Mechanism
  • Team Develops Molecular Test Providing a New Pathway for Identifying Obesity and Diabetes Drugs
  • Faculty Promotions: Jin-Quan Yu Named Full Professor; Mark Mayford, Pietro Sanna Receive Tenure

September 20, 2010

  • Scientists Identify Molecules Involved in Touch and Other Mechanically Activated Systems
  • New Study Suggests Changes in Diagnosis and Treatment of Malaria
  • Scripps Research Team Wins $5.1 Million to Develop DNA Sequencing Technology
  • In Memoriam: Keith McKeown (1945 – 2010)
  • Of Note: Geoffrey Chang Wins EUREKA Award

September 13, 2010

  • Team Discovers New Type of Anti-Malarial Compound
  • Scientists Discover the Mechanisms and Function of a Type of Mysterious Immune Cell
  • Researchers Identify New Gene for Memory
  • Scripps Research Appoints Douglas Kojetin to Florida Faculty
  • Of Note: Roy Smith Appointed Director with American Federation for Aging Research

August 30, 2010

  • Scientists Unveil Structure of Adenovirus, the Largest High-Resolution Complex Ever Found
  • Team Uncovers New Mechanism of Memory Formation
  • New Study Sheds Light on Painkilling System in Brain
  • New Graduate Students Arrive in Scripps Research Labs
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Named Among Top Institutions in Microbiology; Scripps Florida Grant Supports Advanced Technology; Daniel Bachovchin Wins California Breast Cancer Research Award; Christie Fowler Selected to Receive ACNP Travel Award; Barbara Suflas Noble Honored by South Florida Business Journal

August 16, 2010

  • Scientists Uncover Possible Cocaine Addiction Trigger
  • Distinguished University of Michigan Chemist Joins Department of Chemistry
  • Noted Biochemist Joins Department of Cancer Biology
  • Of Note: Dale Boger Named ACS Fellow; Senator George LeMieux Visits Scripps Florida; Interns Present Their Summer's Work

August 2, 2010

  • Study Opens the Door to Developing a New Class of Drugs for Treating Epileptic Seizures
  • Scientists Uncover Novel Anti-Diabetes Mechanism
  • Research Shows Infectious Prions Can Arise Spontaneously in Normal Brain Tissue
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Debbie Liao

July 19, 2010

  • Scientists Uncover Previously Unknown Natural Mechanism that Controls Cocaine Use
  • Noted Biochemist Joins Department of Chemistry
  • NIH Awards Team $2.3 Million Grant to Develop New Treatments for Drug Addiction

July 5, 2010

  • Institute Expands Summer Internship Programs
  • Scripps Research Scientists Share $2 Million in Florida State Research Grants
  • Snapshot: Vice President of Human Resources Cindy Scott-Lunau
  • Of Note: Julius Rebek Wins ACS Nichols Award; Loring Lab Collaboration Wins CIRM and Australian Grants; Jonathan Pokorski Wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award; Emily Plummer Honored by AWIS-SD; Tamas Bartfai's Drug Discovery: From Bedside to Wall Street Now Available in Mandarin

June 21, 2010

  • Scientists Determine Structure of Immune Molecule that Counteracts Many Strains of HIV
  • Team Finds a New Way to Attack Cancerous Cells
  • Luke Wiseman Sets Out to Understand How Cells Deal with Stress
  • Snapshot: Financial Reporting Manager Joe Calini
  • Of Note: Changchun Xiao Named Pew Scholar; Denis Malyshev and Zinaida Polonskaya Selected to Participate in Nobel Laureate Meetings; Phil LoGrasso Profiled on NIH Website

June 7, 2010

  • Scripps Research Institute Dedicates Dorris Neuroscience Center
  • Scientists Break Barrier to Creating Potential Therapeutic Molecules
  • Institute Awarded $6 Million to Develop Potential Therapies to Fight Alcoholism and Autism-Linked Syndrome
  • Snapshot: Controller Jared Machado
  • Of Note: Loren Parsons Receives Tenure; Kurt Wüthrich Named Foreign Member of The Royal Society; Phil Baran Wins Thieme-IUPAC Prize; Michael Oldstone's Viruses, Plagues, and History Named San Diego Book Awards Finalist; Keary Engle Wins NSF Student Scholars Program in Green Chemistry; Christine Crumbley Wins American Heart Association Fellowship

May 24, 2010

  • Scientists Find Chemical Signal from Predators That Sparks Fear in Mice
  • Team Discovers Body's Own Molecular Protection Against Arthritis
  • Kenan Charitable Trust Gives New $600,000 Grant to Continue Education Outreach Program at Scripps Florida
  • Of Note: California Breast Cancer Research Program Awards Two Grants to Felding-Habermann Lab; Francesca Cattaneo Wins Best Poster Award

May 17, 2010

  • Scripps Research Holds 18th Commencement
  • Study Overturns Decade-Old Findings in Neurobiology
  • Scientists Shed Light on Potential Treatment for Gaucher's Disease and Related Disorders

May 10, 2010

  • Scientists Solve Protein Structure Revealing Secrets of Cell Membranes
  • In Memoriam: Norman Klinman (1937 - 2010)
  • Team Provides Groundbreaking New Understanding of Stem Cells
  • Lessons on Life, Leadership, and Luck

May 3, 2010

  • Scientists Reveal How Genetic Mutations May Cause Type 1 Diabetes
  • Inaugural Event Showcases Research Talent of Scripps Florida Postdocs and Graduate Students
  • New NIH Grant Funds Development of Tests for Potential Obesity and Diabetes Treatment
  • Of Note: Karsten Sauer Wins Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Award; SF-SRF Announces ResearchFest Prize Winners

April 26, 2010

  • Scripps Research Scientists Solve Mystery of Fragile Stem Cells
  • New Study Helps Explain How We Can Sense Temperature
  • New Ranking from U.S. News & World Report Places Scripps Research Among Top Graduate Schools
  • Of Note: James Williamson Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Scripps Research Wins Bio-IT Best Practices Award; Claes Wahlestedt Elected Chair of FL CURED, Appointed to Research Advisory Council

April 19, 2010

  • New Nano-Tool Synthesized at Scripps Research
  • Team Finds Structure of Protein Important for Bacterial Virulence
  • Innovative Molecular Biologist Joins Scripps Florida
  • Of Note: Kevin Morris Wins Outstanding New Investigator Award; Karima Begriche Wins Endocrine Society Award; Four Kellogg School Students Receive NSF Fellowships; Sandra Schmid to Present NIH Lecture

April 5, 2010

  • Study Shows Compulsive Eating Shares Addictive Biochemical Mechanism with Cocaine, Heroine Abuse
  • Sanford Consortium Breaks Ground
  • How to Cope with Grief and Loss
  • Of Note: Floyd Bloom Gives Packard Lecture

March 29, 2010

  • Scripps Research Team Finds Structure of "Swine Flu" Virus
  • Richard and Helen DeVos Gift Kicks Off Drive to Endow Scripps Florida Graduate Program
  • Top Scientists Explore the Origin of Life in Lasker Lecture
  • Of Note: Julius Rebek Made Honorary Member of the University of Bonn Faculty

March 22, 2010

  • Susana Valente Enjoys the Best of Both Worlds
  • Moffitt Cancer Center and Scripps Florida Receive Grant to Create Bioengineered "Designer" Lymph Nodes
  • Seminar Challenges Participants to Reach for Their Dreams
  • Of Note: Peter Vogt Wins Szent-Györgyi Prize; Claes Wahlestedt Receives Carnegie Centenary Professorship Award

March 15, 2010

  • Light Activated "Warhead" Turns Modest Molecules into Super Protein Killers
  • Businesswoman and Community Leader Katherine Kennedy to Lead Scripps Research California Council
  • Scripps Research SMART Teams Showcase Work at High Tech Fair

March 8, 2010

  • Scientists Identify Age-Associated Defects in Schizophrenia
  • Scripps Research Hosts Prospective Students
  • Noted Learning and Memory Scientist Joins Neuroscience Department

March 1, 2010

  • Courtney Miller's Compass
  • Long-Distance Operator
  • Of Note: Philip LoGrasso Promoted to Full Professor; Martin Friedlander Wins 2010 Bressler Prize in Vision Science; Scripps Florida Intern's Photographs Featured at Hibel Museum of Art; Florida Community Lecture on Alzheimer's

February 22, 2010

  • Team Reveals How An Old Drug Could Have A New Use for Treating River Blindness
  • Business Executive and Former U.S. House Leader Richard A. Gephardt Elected to Lead Scripps Research Institute Board of Trustees
  • Scripps Florida and Gardens Mall "CELLebrate" Science
  • Going Green, Pound by Pound
  • Of Note: Landenberger Foundation Awards Three New Grants to Scripps Florida; Scripps Research Scientists Collaborate on New Lassa Fever Project; Alex Perryman Appointed to Chemical Biology & Drug Design Board

February 8, 2010

  • Scientists Find Two Compounds that Lay the Foundation for a New Class of AIDS Drug
  • Researchers Create Innovative New Way to Screen Libraries of 10 Million or More Compounds
  • Team Maps Epigenome of Human Stem Cells During Development
  • William Ja Joins Scripps Florida
  • Of Note: Daniel Popkin Wins Travel Award

February 1, 2010

  • Team Finds Stress Hormone Key to Alcohol Dependence
  • Scientists Find Potential New Way to Enhance Vaccines
  • Snapshot: Director of Education Dawn Eastmond
  • Of Note: Scripps Florida and Israel Cancer Association Collaborate for a Cure; Barbas Lab Paper Highlighted

January 25, 2010

  • Scientists Find Cancer Cells Co-opt Fat Metabolism Pathway to Become More Malignant
  • Team Identifies Novel Hepatitis C Inhibitorst
  • Scripps Research Books Face Time
  • Creating Your Low-Water Garden
  • Of Note: Gerald Joyce to Receive Stanley Miller Medal from National Academy of Sciences; Erica Ollmann Saphire and Marisa Roberto Honored at White House; Jennifer Busby Selected as One of Top "40 Under 40"

January 18, 2010

  • In Memoriam: Gary Bokoch (1954 – 2010)
  • Scripps Research Team Wins Global Race to Achieve Landmark Synthesis of Perplexing Natural Product
  • James Foley Joins Institute as Head of Florida Human Resources
  • On Press: In the World of Agonists and Antagonists, Something Inverse Comes Our Way

January 11, 2010

  • Scientists Show "Lifeless" Prions Capable of Evolutionary Change and Adaptation
  • Florida Philanthropists Phillip and Patricia Frost Give $1 Million to Scripps Florida
  • Team Develops Technique to Determine Ethnic Origin of Stem Cell Lines
  • A Sense of Balance in the Lograsso Lab
  • Of Note: Charles Weissmann Wins German Great Cross of Merit with Star; Jun Shi Selected to Receive Novartis Graduate Fellowship in Organic Chemistry

Vol. 9 (2009)

December 21, 2009

  • Scientists Crack Mystery of Protein's Dual Function
  • Letter from the President
  • Researchers Reveal Key Structure from Ebola Virus
  • In Memoriam: Jared Franklin Purton (1976 - 2009)
  • Of Note: Bruce Beutler Awarded Will Rogers Prize; Kim Janda Selected to Receive Honorary Degree from the University of Helsinki; Curt Wittenberg Elected Fellow of AAAS; Erica Ollmann Saphire Wins $1.2 Million NIH Award; Pat Griffin Wins $1.2 Million NIH Award

December 14, 2009

  • Team Restores Some Function to Cells from Cystic Fibrosis Patients
  • Elizabeth Fago Gives $1 Million to Scripps Florida
  • Researchers Uncover Chemical Basis for Extra "Quality Control" in Protein Production
  • Of Note: Sheng Ding's Stem Cell Breakthrough Named The Scientist's Top Innovation of 2009; Peter Wright Wins 2010 Stein and Moore Award; Wolfram Ruf Wins Recovery Act Grant; Graham Johnson Wins Prizes in "Celldance" Contest

December 7, 2009

  • Team Develops Cheap, Easy "Kitchen Chemistry" to Perform Formerly Complex Synthesis
  • Study Describes Powerful New Tool in the Fight Against Autoimmune Diseases, Blood Cancers
  • Noted HIV Researcher Joins Scripps Florida Faculty
  • New Calendar System Is on Its Way
  • Of Note: Scientists Receive Grant to Develop New Technologies to Monitor Protein Folding; Gerald Joyce Wins Dannie Heineman Prize; Changchun Xiao Awarded Lupus Research Institute Grant; Scripps Research Papers Highlighted

November 16, 2009

  • Team Shows Switching Between Sugary and Regular-Tasting Diet Can Activate Brain's Stress System and Lead to "Withdrawal" Symptoms
  • Making the Case for Zebrafish
  • Finding Flow
  • Of Note: Three Scripps Research Investigators Win DOD grants; Reza Ghadiri and Philip Dawson Receive du Vigneaud Awards

November 9, 2009

  • Floor Three: Synthesizing the Future of Scripps Florida
  • Stepping Up: Ann Hessell Receives a Ph.D. for Research in HIV
  • Bioentrepreneurship 101
  • Of Note: Jin-Quan Yu Wins Eli Lilly Grantee Award; Scripps Florida Receives Community Award

November 2, 2009

  • New Consortium Led by Scripps Research Scientists Awarded $10 Million by National Cancer Institute
  • Fish Story: Shuji Kishi Uses Zebrafish to Gain Insights into Aging
  • Teaching How to Learn
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Ranked Number One in Chemistry; Scripps Florida Construction and Design Wins Best of 2009 Award; Paul Kenny Wins Jarvik-Russell Young Investigator Award

October 26, 2009

  • Team Reveals Secrets of Drought Resistance
  • A Major Step in Making Better Stem Cells from Adult Tissue
  • Consortium to Establish National Network of Scientists
  • Of Note: Bruce Beutler Elected to European Molecular Biology Organization; Crystal Moral Wins First Abrams Charitable Trust Award

October 19, 2009

  • Ronald Davis Joins Scripps Florida as Founding Chair of New Neuroscience Department
  • Team Awarded $3.9 Million Transformative Federa Grant to Develop New Compound Screening Platform
  • Florida Student Comes Home Twice
  • Of Note: Michael Pollard Selected to Give Randolph Memorial Lecture; Three Kellogg School Students Win NSF Fellowships

October 12, 2009

  • An Eye to the Future: Martin Friedlander Looks to New Ways to Treat Vision Loss
  • Scientists Make Advance Against Melanoma
  • In Memoriam: Don Landsman (1953 - 2009)
  • Of Note: Ray Romano and Kevin James Celebrity Golf Classic to Benefit Advancement in Vision Research; PATH Honors George Koob and Barbara Mason; SOF Announces Fall Research Symposium Prize Winners

October 5, 2009

  • Scientists Find Missing Piece of Powerful DNA Repair Puzzle
  • Scripps Florida Scientist Awarded $1.4 Million in Federal Stimulus Funds to Study Drug Targets in Alzheimer's, Alcoholism
  • Human Resources Announces Open Enrollment, Benefits Changes for 2010
  • Service Awards Recognize Long-Time Employees

September 28, 2009

  • Mechanism for Potential Friedreich's Ataxia Drug Uncovered
  • Scripps Research and IAVI Host Symposium to Launch Research Center
  • A Patient Man: Enrique Saez Sets His Sights High
  • Of Note: Graduate Students Win Prizes at Faculty Student Symposium

September 21, 2009

  • Rare Genetic Disease Successfully Reversed Using Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Rendina Family Foundation Grant to Spur Research on Glioblastoma
  • Snapshot: Todd Maxwell of Environmental Health & Safety
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Investigators Win NIH Recovery Act Funds

September 14, 2009

  • Two New Antibodies Found to Cripple HIV
  • Scientists Illuminate Structure of Circulating Lung Cancer Cells
  • Researchers Identify Genetic Cause for Type of Deafness
  • Donald Phinney Joins Scripps Research

August 31, 2009

  • Collaboration Aims to Reshape Addiction Therapy
  • Mentors Offer Helping Hand to Entering Students
  • Slideshow: Summer of Science

August 24, 2009

  • A Matter of Practicality: the Research of Laura Bohn
  • Team Definitively Ties Genetic Variations to Brain Size
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Scott Westenberger

August 10, 2009

  • Team Reports Breakthrough in Creating Live Mice from Skin Cells
  • Structure of Virus Protein Reveals How Viruses Hijack Cell Proteins
  • Scientists Find Early Evolution Maximized the "Spellchecking" of Protein Sequences
  • New Global Survey of Protein Regulation Sheds Light on Stem Cells Mechanisms

July 27, 2009

  • Scientists Uncover a New Immune System Protein
  • A Promising First-in-Class Drug Candidate
  • Researchers Discover Genetic Clues about Cancer Tumors

July 13, 2009

  • Scientists Find Key Culprits in Lupus
  • Study Points Way to Better Structure Modeling and Docking
  • Chris T. Sullivan and Leanna Landsmann to Lead Scripps Florida Council
  • Scripps Research Appoints Scott Forrest as Director of Business and Technology Development

June 29, 2009

  • Scientists Uncover Novel Mechanism Controlling Tumor Growth in the Brain
  • Team Observes Human Neurodegenerative Disorder in Fruit Flies
  • Researchers Observe Single Protein Dimers Wavering Between Two Symmetrically Opposed Structures
  • Snapshot: Bill Young

June 15, 2009

  • Team Finds New Way that Cells Fix Damage to DNA
  • Goldstein Foundation Gives $1.5 Million to Scripps Research
  • Structure of the HIV Protein Shell Reveals Clues for New Therapies
  • Team Creates Simple Chemical System that Mimics DNA

June 1, 2009

  • A Potential New MS Treatment
  • Accelerated Method to Determine Infectious Prion Strains
  • Analysis Sheds Light on Protein Evolution
  • Snapshot: Executive Assistant Kathleen Ryan

May 18, 2009

  • Scripps Research Celebrates Commencement
  • Researchers Discover Molecular Defect Involved in Hearing Loss
  • Synthesis of an Important Chemical Class Simplified
  • 2009 Graduating Students

May 11, 2009

  • Scientists Determine Workings of Potentially Useful Virus
  • New Foundation Funds Scripps Research Team
  • Snapshot: Diane Wildman of Scripps Florida

May 4, 2009

  • First Technique for Producing Promising Anti-Leukemia Agent
  • Darwin in a Test Tube
  • Two Faculty Members Join Department of Metabolism and Aging

April 27, 2009

  • A Major Breakthrough in Stem Cells from Adult Cells
  • Team Produces a Potential New Painkiller
  • Cancer Biology Wins More than $8 Million in Grants

April 20, 2009

  • Scientists Model 3-D Structures that Control Human Clock
  • Mimicry that Protects Genome Integrity
  • The Right Direction
  • 12 Easy Green Tips

April 6, 2009

  • Probing Puzzling Proteins with New Technique
  • JUST Fellow Brings Together Research and Teaching
  • Going Green

March 30, 2009

  • New Structure: Protein Contributes to Chemotherapy Resistance
  • Laura Bohn Joins Department of Molecular Therapeutics
  • Tribute Pages Put Money Where It Counts

March 23, 2009

  • Scientists "Watch" Alpha-Synuclein Proteins Change Shape
  • Cornerstones
  • The Nuclear Man

March 16, 2009

  • Scripps Research Scientists Mentor Students in New SMART Program
  • Team Identifies Key Molecules that Inhibit Viral Production
  • Ready For Prime Time

March 9, 2009

  • Scientists Engineer New Type of Vaccination that Provides Instant Immunity
  • Scripps Florida Opening in Photos
  • The Conqueror Worm
  • Team Deepens Fundamental Understanding of How Vaccines Work

March 2, 2009

  • Opening Ceremonies Celebrate New Scripps Florida Biomedical Research Facilities
  • Team Finds Immune Molecule that Attacks Wide Range of Flu Viruses
  • Scientists Develop General-Purpose Method for Detecting Trace Chemicals
  • Study Shows How Microscopic Changes to Brain Cause Schizophrenic Behavior in Mice
  • Team Establishes Vastly Improved Technique for Studying Critical Protein Group

February 23, 2009

  • First Crystal Structure of an Intermediate Particle in Virus Assembly
  • Premier Sponsors: Quantum Foundation, National City, and Florida Trend
  • Board of Trustees Elects Mark Pearson
  • New Technique Clears Path for Developing Drugs and Vaccines for Hemorrhagic Fever Diseases

February 9, 2009

  • Team Increases Understanding of Two Types of Blindness, Bolsters Simple Prevention Strategy, and Develops Gene Therapy Option
  • Scientists Identify a Mutation that Causes Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Scripps Research Appoints Three New Chemistry Faculty

February 2, 2009

  • Scientists Uncover Potential New Target for Schizophrenia Treatment
  • W. Mark Crowell Joins Scripps Research as VP, Business Development
  • Getting from Here to There

January 26, 2009

  • Team Finds Drug Lessens Body's Massive and Often Deadly Immune Response to Flu Virus
  • Argyrios Theofilopoulos Named Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science
  • Scientists Find Novel Use for Old Compound in Cancer Treatment
  • Snapshot: James Gohres

January 19, 2009

  • Team Develops New Technique to Tap Full Potential of Antibody Libraries
  • Scientists Find Cause of Cartilage Degeneration in Osteoarthritis
  • Researchers Discover New Structural Motif in Key Enzymes Is Essential to Prevent Autoimmune Disease
  • Leg Work on Hepatitis C

January 12, 2009

  • The Immortal Molecule
  • Quantum Leap Forward in Understanding Proteins
  • Stayn' Alive with Roy Smith

Vol. 8 (2008)

December 22, 2008

  • Scientists Develop Method for Generating Novel Types of Stem Cells
  • Letter from the President
  • Next Generation Sequencing Comes to Campus
  • On Press: Phil LoGrasso's Quartet

December 15, 2008

  • Scientists Identify Cellular Fission Machine
  • Silencing Genes with Non-Coding RNAs
  • Gone in 80 Seconds
  • Of Note: CIRM Funds Ding, Barbas, and Loring Labs; Michael Conkright Awarded Landenberger Foundation Grant; The Scientist Selects Chun Lab Research as "Hot Paper"; Genome Technology Magazine Names Kevin Morris "Tomorrow's PI"

December 8, 2008

  • Team Defines New Painkilling Chemical Pathway
  • Scripps Florida Scientists Find Blocking a Receptor Significantly Decreases Nicotine Addiction
  • Scientists Shed Light on How DNA Is Unwound So That Its Code Can Be Read
  • Generous Gifts Make Possible Merit Awards for Graduate Students
  • Hirsch Index Shines Spotlight on Scripps Research Chemists

November 24, 2008

  • Touch and Go
  • Scientists Discover New Cause of Fatal Brain Injury from Acute Viral Meningitis
  • Researchers Identify Blood Component that Turns Bacteria Virulent

November 17, 2008

  • San Diego Philanthropist John Moores Gives $2.1 Million to Scripps Research
  • Scientists Uncover New Mechanism Closely Linked to Neurodegeneration and Alzheimer's
  • Are You Ready for the Big One?

November 10, 2008

  • Scientists Identify Exciting New Compounds for Stem Cell Production from Adult Cells
  • New Sculpture Portraying Human Antibody as Protective Angel Installed on Scripps Florida Campus
  • Trustees Fund Graduate Student Fellowships

November 3, 2008

  • Scientists Develop A New Strategy to Fight Obesity
  • Scripps Florida Group Awarded $1.5 Million to Fight Major Water and Food Parasites
  • ScrippsAssists Looks Ahead to the Holidays
  • Of Note: Michael Hanson Wins Sidhu Award

October 27, 2008

  • Hollis Cline Explores How Brain Circuits Are Built
  • Scientists Enhance Immune System Attacks on Cancer
  • Smart Commuting
  • Of Note: Scripps Florida Receives Innovation and Entrepreneurialism Award

October 20, 2008

  • New Way to Limit Damaging Production of Nitric Oxide
  • Researchers Shed Light on Immune System Suppression
  • Office of Career and Postdoc Services Welcomes Feedback
  • Of Note: Bruce Beutler Elected to Institute of Medicine; Albert Eschenmoser Wins Karrer Medal; Valery Fokin Wins Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award

October 13, 2008

  • In Memoriam: Ernest Beutler (1928 — 2008)
  • Team Solves Structure of "Beneficial" Virus
  • Scientists Pinpoint New Cancer Stem Cell Links to Chemotherapy Resistance
  • Service Awards Celebrate Long-Time Employees

October 6, 2008

  • Scripps Research and IAVI Launch World's First Dedicated HIV Neutralizing Antibody Center
  • Scientists Define Structure of Important Neurological Receptor, Establishing a Platform to Understand G Protein-Coupled Receptors
  • Study Unveils Structural Details of Enzyme Vital to DNA Repair
  • Open Enrollment News

September 29, 2008

  • Exploring "Molecules That Changed the World"
  • The Flow: Jennifer Busby Harnesses the Power of Mass Spectrometry
  • Ernest Beutler Steps Down as MEM Chair; Jeffery Kelly to Assume Position
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Hosts Stem Cell Course

September 22, 2008

  • Team Reverses Huntington's Disease Symptoms in Mice
  • Researchers Find Gene Critical to Normal Hearing
  • Alex Bruner Joins Scripps Florida Philanthropy
  • Of Note: David Millar Promoted to Full Professor; Bruce Torbett Receives Tenure Claudio Joazeiro Wins American Cancer Society Grant; Five Students Selected for ARCS Fellowships

September 15, 2008

  • A Lab with a View: Tom Bannister Looks for Potential New Drugs
  • NWIS Recharges
  • Forever Summer for Scripps Research Interns
  • Of Note: Carlos Barbas Wins ACS Cope Scholar Award; Gaudenz Danuser Honored with Bárány Award for Young Investigators; Antonio Amelio Wins National Cancer Institute Award; Graduate Program's September Symposium Features Outstanding Presentations

September 8, 2008

  • Scripps Research Receives Record Federal Grant of More than $80 Million
  • Scientists Find Gene Expression Profile Shared by Pluripotent Stem Cells
  • Study Topples the One Drug–One Disease Paradigm for Combating Protein-Folding Diseases
  • Of Note: Carlos Barbas Wins Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award; Ben Cravatt Wins EUREKA Award

August 25, 2008

  • Probing the Proteome
  • New Protein Survey Upends Understanding of Cell Death Process
  • Sampling Life in the Lab
  • On Press: Small Changes in an Antibody Binding Site Can Completely Alter Protein Activity
  • Snapshot: Joe Bartoe of the Office of Research Grant Development

August 11, 2008

  • New Study Solves Structural Mystery of Cellular Protein Transport
  • A Novel Algorithm Makes Accurate Single-Molecule Tracking a Desktop Reality
  • Team Unravels New Cellular Repair Mechanism
  • Lawrence Wylie to Head Scripps Florida Environmental Health and Safety
  • Of Note: Office of Philanthropy Announces New Awards; Johanna Heideker Receives Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Fellowship; Amanda Blasius Wins Cancer Research Institute Support; Jonathan Hollander Wins Young Investigator Travel Award

July 28, 2008

  • The Globalist: Jun-Li Luo Tracks a Novel Approach to Cancer Therapy
  • Scientists Find Modified Protein Containing an Unnatural Amino Acid that Breaks Immune Tolerance
  • Researchers Detail Kinetic Mechanism of Kinase Linked to Diabetes
  • Of Note: Sandra Schmid Wins ASBMB Award for Research and Teaching

July 14, 2008

  • Scientists Reveal Critical Structure from Ebola Virus
  • Scripps Florida Researchers Find New Clue to Alzheimer's Disease
  • Bi-Coastal Collaboration Uncovers Novel Activators of Key Cell Receptors
  • Chris Liang Blazes a Trail
  • Of Note: Andrea Nold Wins Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship; Pick-Wei Lau Wins American Heart Association Fellowship

June 30, 2008

  • Disease-Causing Mutations Reveal Surprising Pattern
  • Pathogen Uses Unique Strategy to Inhibit Human Immune Response
  • Researchers Shed Light on Molecular Pathways of Alcohol Addiction
  • Amin J. Khoury Elected to Scripps Research Board
  • Of Note: Jeanne Loring Wins Millipore Grant; Ian J. MacRae Selected as Pew Scholar; Kuhn Lab Brings Home Microsoft Innovation Award; Image by Bob Turner Selected for Exhibitition

June 16, 2008

  • Research Unveils New Stabilizing and Signaling Properties of Cholesterol in Key Human Receptors
  • Scientists Discover Synthetic Chemicals that Create Pluripotent Stem Cells from Adult Cells
  • Jeffery Kelly, Jamie Williamson Assume New Leadership Roles
  • Of Note: Tom Maimone Honored with Roche Award of Excellence; BIOCOM Education Committee Wins Partnership Award; Endeavor Magazine Wins Top Honor; Scientific Art on the Go

June 2, 2008

  • NIH Awards $20 Million CTSA Grant to Scripps Translational Science Institute
  • Crystal Structure Reveals Mystery Behind Three Rare Childhood Disorders
  • Scientists Find Seizure Drug Reverses Cellular Effects of Alcohol Addiction in Models
  • New Patent Covers Broad Class of Promising Chemical Reactions
  • Of Note: Scripps Research Chemistry Papers Rank Number One for Impact; Burton, Nemazee Receive Funding in AIDS Vaccine Initiative; Tellinghuisen Wins Burroughs Wellcome Award; Hu Awarded Life Science Research Foundation Fellowship; Steinmetz Wins AHA Fellowship; Lee Receives Two Travel Awards

May 19, 2008

  • Scripps Research Celebrates 16th Commencement
  • Team Devises Innovative Method to Produce Highly Sought-After Drug
  • A New Slap Against Malaria
  • 2008 Graduating Students

May 12, 2008

  • Anton Maximov Connects with the Science of the Synapse
  • New International Agreement Advances Study of Alcoholism
  • On Press: New Test Helps Identify Cancer Drug Candidates

May 5, 2008

  • Scientists Identify Protein Critical for Iron Absorption
  • Scripps Florida Receives Grant to Improve and Expand Science Teaching
  • On Press: New Method for Spotting Critical Cancer Drivers
  • Of Note: Bruce Beutler, Michael Oldstone, and Peter Wright Elected to National Academy of Sciences; Hugh Rosen Elected to Association of American Physicians; Nicole Steinmetz Wins Travel Award

April 28, 2008

  • T Cell Multiplication Unexpectedly Delayed After Infection
  • Intern Success Stories in the Making
  • Molecule of the Month Celebrates 100th Image
  • On Press: Scripps Florida Scientists Develop New Way to Speed Research on Estrogen Receptors

April 21, 2008

  • Fundamental Questions: An Interview with Albert Eschenmoser
  • Scientists Automate Molecular Evolution
  • Small RNAs May Play Big Role in Embryonic Stem Cells
  • On Press: The Sweet Side of Viruses
  • Of Note: Gerald Dodson and Michelle Duquette-Huber Win NIH Awards

April 7, 2008

  • A Ghost in the House: Paul Kenny Works to Understand the Mysteries of Addiction
  • New Program Unites Neuroscience Talent at Scripps Research
  • Mobility Pond Makes a Splash
  • Of Note: Jonathan Hollander Wins NIH Awards

March 31, 2008

  • Renowned Researcher Jeanne Loring Heads New Stem Cell Center at Scripps Research
  • The Secret Life of Stem Cells
  • Snapshot: Senior Director of Research Computing Jason Sausser
  • Of Note: Brooke Miller Wins Young Investigator Awards

March 24, 2008

  • Scientists Develop Process to Disrupt Hepatitis C Virion Production
  • Scripps Research Team Wins $4 Million Grant to Study Effects of Chronic Marijuana Use
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Olivier Harismendy
  • Of Note: Albert Eschenmoser Wins Benjamin Franklin Medal; Richard Lerner Receives Builders of Science Award

March 17, 2008

  • Scientists Identify Potential New Target for Treating Metastatic Cancer
  • Scripps Florida Awarded $7.6 Million Grant to Develop Novel Treatments for Parkinson's Disease
  • Flexible, Top-Ranked Program Attracts Future Graduate Students
  • Of Note: Ian Wilson Honored Three Times; Three Barbas Papers Make "Most-Cited" List

March 10, 2008

  • Scientists Devise Approach that Stops HIV at Earliest Stage of Infection
  • Scripps Research Scientists Launch International Conference on Alcoholism and Stress
  • A Beautiful Friendship: Scripps Research Hits It Off with the Fleet Science Center

March 3, 2008

  • A Bigger Picture: Peter Kuhn Looks at Circulating Tumor Cells
  • Scientists Studying Sepsis in Mice Find Potential Drug Targets for Deadly Disease
  • Bright Lights: Mystery of Glowing Antibody Solved by Scripps Research Scientists

February 25, 2008

  • Diamonds and Pearls: Ernest Beutler Celebrates Milestones
  • Study Uncovers New Mechanism of Long-Term Memory Formation
  • Scientists Find Protein May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease
  • Of Note: Travis Young Wins Lesly Starr Shelton Award

February 11, 2008

  • In Memoriam: Frank J. Dixon, 1920-2008
  • Calcium Channel Blockers Help Normalize Cells Derived from Patients with Lysosomal Storage Disease
  • On Press: Team Finds Genetic Mutation May Lead to Increased Autoimmunity Learning to Lead
  • Of Note: Jeffery Kelly Wins Vincent du Vigneaud Award

February 4, 2008

  • Medicine Man: Philip LoGrasso Targets Drug Discovery
  • A Brand-New Mulan Makes Her Debut
  • Generosity Flowers During Daffodil Days
  • Of Note: Enrique Saez Wins American Diabetes Association Award

January 28, 2008

  • Scientists Discover New Gene Linked to Fragile X Syndrome
  • Team Develops New Method for Creating Self-Assembling, Nanoscale Materials
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Hao Jiang
  • Of Note: Kendall Nettles Wins American Cancer Society Grant

January 21, 2008

  • Scientists Find New Genetic Mutation that Halts the Development of Lupus
  • Phillip and Patricia Frost Give $1 Million to Scripps Florida
  • Naturally Occurring Peptide Inhibits Common Viral Infection

January 14, 2008

  • Team Finds a Widely Used Anti-Malarial Drug Prevents Cancer Development
  • Scripps Research Discovery Leads to Broad Potential Applications in Biotech Deal
  • Scientists Discover Remarkable Editing System For Protein Production
  • On Press: Molecular Graphics and Music of the Spheres
  • Of Note: Sarah Tully Wins Damon Runyon Fellowship; Carrie Arnold and Urtzi Garaigorta Awarded Cancer Research Institute/Irvington Institute Fellowships

Vol. 7 (2007)

December 17, 2007

  • Team Identifies Human Antibodies that Prevent Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Mouse Model
  • White Blood Cells Deliver Boost to Tumors
  • Pun and Games with Richard Lederer
  • Of Note: Ding, Baldwin Win CIRM New Faculty Awards; Pendyala Awarded Fellowship for ALS Research; Mitro Receives Career Development Grant; Canosa Wins Marie Curie Actions Fellowship

December 10, 2007

  • Scientists Discover Chemical Triggers for Aggression in Mice
  • New Test Identifies Lethal Prion Strains Quickly and Accurately
  • New Online Service Expands Job Search Options for Students, Postdocs
  • Of Note: Richard Lerner Wins Builders of Science Award; Jessica Raushel and Benjamin Pratt Awarded Eli Lilly Fellowships

December 3, 2007

  • New Research Identifies a Novel Receptor and Potential Target to Prevent the Sexual Transmission of HIV-1
  • New Online Service Expands Job Search Options for Students, Postdocs
  • Generous Gifts Make Possible Merit Awards for Graduate Students
  • Of Note: Ernest Beutler Honored with First Wallace H. Coulter Award; Cindy Ehlers Wins 2007 Thurman Award

November 19, 2007

  • Scientists Develop Modeling Method that Increases Our Understanding of Diseases like Cystic Fibrosis and Alzheimer's
  • MySci Opens Doors to Science
  • New La Jolla Lecture Series Reaches Out to Institute's Donors and Friends

November 12, 2007

  • Failure is Not an Option: Ray Stevens Pursues a High-Risk, High-Return Strategy
  • A New, More Complex Role for a Major Component of Cell Migration
  • Snapshot: Wendy Keeney, vice president of Philanthropy

November 5, 2007

  • Team Blocks Bacterial Communication System to Prevent Deadly Staph Infections
  • Scientists Shed Light on Stabilization Dynamics of Important Nuclear Receptor
  • Luncheon Honors ScrippsAssists Volunteers
  • Of Note: Geza Ambrus-Aikelin Wins California HIV/AIDS Research Award

October 29, 2007

  • Scripps Research Wins $51 Million to Study Critical Immune Response Mechanisms
  • California Campus Returns to Work After Fires
  • Service Awards Celebrate Long-Time Employees
  • Of Note: Benjamin Cravatt Elected as AAAS Fellow

October 22, 2007

  • Inventing New Chemistry: William Roush Explores Strategies Against Tropical Diseases
  • The Goldilocks Scenario and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Florent Martin

October 15, 2007

  • Structure of HIV Capsid Protein Reveals Potential Weakness at Inner Core of Virus
  • Novel Yeast Protein Plays a Key Role in Repairing Double-Strand DNA Breaks
  • A New Look for TSR-EYE

October 8, 2007

  • Scientists Develop Innovative Dual Action Anthrax Vaccine-Antitoxin Combination
  • Study Reveals Mechanism Behind Nicotine Dependency
  • Snapshot: Senior Machinist/Plastics Fabricator Chris Fish

October 1, 2007

  • Tales from a Life in DNA
  • New Center for Physiological Proteomics Aims to Transform Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease
  • Snapshot: Larry Truesdale, Pfizer-Scripps Research liaison

September 24, 2007

  • Pearson Family Chair to Support Forward-Looking Alcohol and Addiction Research
  • More than Room Reservations
  • Snapshot: Senior Administrative Assistant Kathy Sterling

September 17, 2007

  • Researchers Shed New Light on How Antibodies Fight HIV
  • Scientists Reveal Pivotal Hearing Structure
  • HMO or PPO—You Decide
  • Of Note: Chi-Huey Wong Wins Humboldt Research Award; Michael Zwick Receives Young Investigator Award; Tucker Roberts Awarded ACS Medicinal Chemistry Fellowship

September 10, 2007

  • Researchers Pinpoint Specific Neurons Involved In Memory Formation
  • Study Reveals Prion Disease Culprit
  • New Protein Family Provides Unexpected Link Between Two Regulatory Pathways
  • Scripps Research Lab Hosts Breast Cancer Science Training
  • Of Note: Bruce Beutler Wins Balzan Prize; Ang Li Awarded Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowship; Andrea Nold Selected for ACS Fellowship

August 27, 2007

  • Physicist in Disguise
  • Scientist for the Summer
  • A Special Gift
  • Of Note: Maimone and Richter Win Bristol-Myers Squibb Fellowships; Cho Awarded Schlumberger Faculty for the Future Grant; Johnson Receives National Eye Institute Award; Udit Wins Canadian Fellowship; Dambacher Awarded Grant for Unnatural Amino Acid Study

August 13, 2007

  • Building on Success: Cindy Ehlers Extends Innovative Research on Alcoholism
  • Team Identifies a New Mechanism That Extends Lifespan of a Nematode
  • New Chemical Tool Captures Previously Unseen Molecules
  • Key Protein Deficiency Leaves Mice Hypersusceptible to Viral Infection
  • Of Note: Andrew Saphire Awarded Center for Aids Research Grant

July 30, 2007

  • New "Checkmate" Method Provides Powerful Tool for Preventing Spread of Future Epidemics
  • In Memoriam: Daniel Koshland, Jr. (1920-2007)
  • Renowned Chemist Roy Periana Joins Scripps Florida
  • Letter: Terry Cross (1949-2007)

July 16, 2007

  • The Song Remains the Same in the Wong lab
  • Study Links Chronic Metamphetamine Abuse and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Vandana Ramachandran

July 2, 2007

  • From Discovery to Medicine: An Interview with Eric Topol
  • Scientists Show Protein Accelerates Breast Cancer Progression in Animal Models
  • Team Discovers Mouse Appetite Suppressant
  • Of Note: Lerner Receives Honorary Degree from Oxford; Baldwin Wins Pew Scholarship; Teixeira Named Pew Latin American Fellow; Nicola Receives ACS Fellowship; Beierle Awarded NASA Funding; Whitby Selected for Andrea Elizabeth Vogt Memorial Award

June 18, 2007

  • Memento: Exploring the Mysteries of Memory
  • Stem Cells Forward and Back
  • Norma and Frank Sugg Leave Legacy for Leukemia Research

June 4, 2007

  • Team Awarded $17 Million Grant to Develop Therapeutic Use of Adult Stem Cells to Treat Eye Diseases
  • Study Reveals Process Linking Disordered Protein Folding and Binding
  • How to Avoid a Heart Attack
  • Of Note: Benjamin Cravatt Wins Gill Center Young Investigator Award

May 21, 2007

  • Scripps Research Holds 15th Commencement
  • Team Discovers Critical Component in the Progression of Inflammation
  • Hiring Process Goes Paperless

May 14, 2007

  • Understanding Atherosclerosis as "Inflammation Gone Bad"
  • New Study Reveals Mechanism Vital to Cell Division Regulation
  • Hot Topz Celebrates "Real World Heroes"
  • Of Note: Clare Waterman-Storer Wins Sackler International Prize in Biophysics, Dorian McGavern Wins Burroughs Wellcome Fund Prize

May 7, 2007

  • Mixing Basic and Applied Research: An Interview with John Cleveland
  • Study Reveals Little-Known Cell Networks Vital to Circadian Rhythm
  • Team Sheds Light on Long-Sought Cold Sensation Gene

April 30, 2007

  • On Genetics: An Interview with Bruce Beutler
  • Study Shows Humans and Plants Share Common Regulatory Pathway
  • Cancer-Specific Mutations May Offer Path to Treatments

April 23, 2007

  • Playing to Win: An Interview with Ian Wilson on Project Checkmate
  • Scripps Research Team Unravels Drug Target for Parasitic Diseases
  • New Fellowships Provide Mentored Teaching Experience

April 9, 2007

  • Making Life Difficult for Viruses
  • New Regulatory Mechanism for Critical Protein Signaling Domain
  • Major Role for Novel Neurotransmitter System in Regulating Drug Intake
  • Scripps Florida Forms Molecular Therapeutics Department
  • Of Note: Francis Chisari Wins Distinguished Scientist Award; Charles Surh Honored with Ho-Am Medicine Prize

April 2, 2007

  • A Place Called Discovery
  • Opening the Door to Science
  • Snapshot: Daphne Lurie

March 26, 2007

  • Team Dramatically Simplifies Synthetic Production of Potential Pharmaceuticals
  • HR Introduces Employee Online
  • Pardon Our Dust

March 19, 2007

  • Forty Years Young
  • Initiative Seeks to Tap New Talent
  • Science on Display

March 12, 2007

  • Ceremony Dedicates Scripps Florida Campus
  • The Joy of Measurement: John Yates Advances Mass Spectrometry
  • Scripps Research Racks Up Stars from Charity Navigator
  • Of Note: Paul Schimmel Wins Stein and Moore Award

March 5, 2007

  • The Mountaineer: Kristin Baldwin Explores New Territory
  • New Monoclonal Antibody Destroys Methamphetamine In Vitro
  • New Tools for More Reliable, Convenient Computing
  • Of Note: Barbas Lab Papers Top Most-Cited List; Evelyn Griffin Wins Image Contest; Kiyomi Komori Wins Jairo Arévelo Fellowship

February 26, 2007

  • Chemical Pathway Causes Mice to Overeat and Gain Weight
  • Structure May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development
  • Structural Dynamics of Single Prion Molecules
  • Board Business: Promotions, Recognition
  • Of Note: Richard Lerner to Receive Honorary Degree; Schultz Lab Awarded New Grant; Ehlers Group to Study Drinking Prevention; Ryan Shenvi Wins Lesly Shelton Award

February 12, 2007

  • Compounds Show Significant Promise Against Potential Bioweapon Toxins
  • New Symposium Offers Insights into Scientific Leadership and Lab Management
  • Balancing Work and New Family 101
  • In Memoriam: Charles E. Scripps, Sr. (1920 - 2007)

February 5, 2007

  • Study Reveals New Activation Mechanism for Pain Sensing Channel
  • Genetic Variation Found to Protect Some Afro-Trinidadians from Alcoholism
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Ron Nepomuceno
  • Of Note: Laura White Receives Bagel Fellowship; Chemistry Department Hosts 18th Frontiers in Chemistry Symposium

January 29, 2007

  • Study Reveals New Function of Protein Kinase Pathway in Tumor Suppression
  • Cycling for a Cure
  • Scientific Report Comes Out on CD
  • Of Note: Phil Baran Wins National Fresenius Award; Dale Boger Receives Ernest Guenther Award; Benjamin Cravatt Selected as 2007 Irving Sigal Young Investigator

January 22, 2007

  • Combination Therapy Obliterates New Vessel Growth in Tumors and Retinopathy
  • Study Reveals Dynamic Interface of Molecular Clutch in Cell Migration
  • ARCS® Foundation Supports Kellogg School Students

January 15, 2007

  • Study Questions Need for Potential Vaccine Additive
  • Glucose "Sensor" Plays Dual Role in Glucose Metabolism and Fat Synthesis
  • WASC Congratulates Kellogg School on "Exemplary" Proposal
  • 2007 Brings New Opportunities for Retirement Savings

 

Vol. 6 (2006)

December 18, 2006

  • Study Reveals Molecular Basis of Botulism Toxin's Deadly Activity
  • Season's Greetings
  • Father Cycles Coast-to-Coast to Rally Support Against Rare Disorder
  • Snapshot: Chris Ochoa

December 11, 2006

  • Focusing on What's Important
  • Laugh the Stress Away
  • Snapshot: Tom Chanthaoudom

December 4, 2006

  • A Stitch in Time
  • Scripps Research and Pfizer Enter Five-Year, $100 Million Collaboration
  • Snapshot: Lois Yamada

November 20, 2006

  • Trapped in the Folding Machine
  • Scientists Identify Cells That Promote Repair of Blood Vessels in the Eye
  • Slideshow: X-Sci/2006 Celebrates Science

November 13, 2006

  • Building a Bridge from Basic Science to New Therapies: An Interview with Patrick Griffin
  • Changing of the Guard at the Society of Fellows
  • Snapshot: Peter Policastro

November 6, 2006

  • Reduced Body Temperature Extends Lifespan in Scripps Research Study
  • Scientists Identify Synthetic Compound That Keeps Stem Cells Young
  • Mouse Genetics Core Helps Scripps Research Scientists Stay Ahead of the Curve

October 30, 2006

  • Study Offers Innovative Profile of Enzyme That Aids Tumor Growth
  • A Celebration of Long-Time Employees
  • Snapshot: Stephanie Cherqui

October 23, 2006

  • A Good Year
  • Study Shows How Genetic Repair Mechanism Helps Seal DNA Breaks
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About 2007 Benefits

October 16, 2006

  • Two Steps Forward
  • Neuroscience Blueprint Awards Grants to Scripps Research Scientists
  • Snapshot: Rashid Ali

October 9, 2006

  • Friends in High Places
  • Coping with Life's Transitions
  • Snapshot: Adam Mullick

October 2, 2006

  • Twice Told Tales
  • $38 Million Grant Awarded to Alcohol Research Consortium
  • Snapshot: Hollie Alkema

September 25, 2006

  • Study Details Structural Changes of a Key Catalytic Enzyme
  • Faculty Promotions Announced
  • Snapshot: Deborah Leach-Scampavia

September 18, 2006

  • Graduate Program Retreat Looks to Next Generation of Leading Scientists
  • New Study Pinpoints Unique Genetic Susceptibility for Viral Encephalitis
  • Scripps Research, McDonald's Align to Fight Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

September 11, 2006

  • Study Unveils Structure of Key Component of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
  • Consortium for Functional Glycomics Awarded $40.7 Million "Glue" Grant
  • Biomedical Graphics Introduces Videoconferencing Service
  • On Press: Enzyme Builds Neurotransmitters Via Newly Discovered Pathway

August 28, 2006

  • Scripps Research Team Reverses Friedreich's Ataxia Defect in Cell Culture
  • Marijuana's Active Ingredient Shown to Inhibit Primary Marker of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Slideshow: A Season of Science

August 14, 2006

  • Scripps Research Scientists Successfully Test New Anti-Obesity Vaccine
  • Research Team Discovers Age-Related Cellular Activities that Protect Against Protein Aggregation
  • Snapshot: Mohammad Fallahi
  • On Press: Study Shows Newly Discovered Genetic Abnormality Causes Acute Myeloid Leukemia

July 31, 2006

  • Quantum Leap
  • Researchers Unveil Strategy for Creating Actively Programmed Anti-Cancer Molecules
  • Snapshot: Linda Lukasiewicz

July 17, 2006

  • Scientists Show Prion Disease Agent Can Cause Heart Damage
  • Appointments of Dean of the Faculty and Dean of Graduate and Postgraduate Studies
  • Meeting with Jimmy Carter Energizes Research Team
  • On Press: Researchers Use New Chemical Probe to Manipulate Protective Inner Barriers

July 3, 2006

  • Researchers Map Infectious Hepatitis B Virus
  • Biogen Idec Foundation Funds Teacher Interns
  • Snapshot: Mario Osornio

June 19 , 2006

  • Blood Work
  • Study Points to Genes Responsible for Malaria Parasite's Survival in Face of Attempts to Eradicate It
  • Snapshot: Reuben Mitchell

June 5, 2006

  • Study Suggests Virus Uses Pressure to Sense when Full of DNA
  • Researchers Link Effects of Withdrawal to Compulsive Drug Use and Craving
  • John J. Moores Elected Chair of Board of Trustees

May 22, 2006

  • Scripps Research Holds 14th Commencement
  • Study Details Hepatitis C Ability to Block Immune System Response
  • Scientists Reveal Signaling Pathways for Expansion of Pancreas Stem Cells

May 15, 2006

  • Still on the Case
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Presentations (But Were Afraid to Ask)
  • Snapshots: Herod Howard

May 8, 2006

  • Study Results Offer Guidance in Treatment of Alcohol Dependence
  • Structures on the Fast Track
  • Scientists Reveal Structure of E. coli Multidrug Transporter Protein

May 1, 2006

  • Immune Response to HIV in the Brain a "Double-Edged Sword"
  • Scientists Develop Improved Medium for Stem Cell Growth and Differentiation
  • Structure Yields Insights into Werner's Syndrome, Aging, and Cancer
  • Snapshots: Marcia McRae

April 24, 2006

  • Lack of a Key Enzyme Dramatically Increases Resistance to Sepsis
  • Study Shows Gene Candidates for Predisposition to Alcohol Abuse
  • EH&S Helps Spread the Word About New California Law
  • Of Note: Charles Weissmann Honored by Biotechnology Study Center; Bruce Beutler Wins Coley Award

April 10, 2006

  • Simple Tools for Complex Problems
  • Enzyme Crystal Structure Reveals "Unexpected" Genome Repair Functions
  • Snapshot: Jesse Stumpp

April 3, 2006

  • Free Range Problem-Solving
  • Sparking an Interest in Science
  • Snapshot: Pete Herold

March 27, 2006

  • New Class of Enzyme Inhibitors Blocks Replication of SARS Virus
  • "Accelerated Evolution" Converts RNA Enzyme to DNA Enzyme In Vitro
  • Restructured Retirement Plans Focus on Quality with Choice

March 20, 2006

  • Minor Mutations in Avian Flu Virus Increase Chances of Human Infection
  • Newly Discovered Small Molecules "Superactivate" Botox
  • Four Institutions Announce Stem Cell Research Alliance

March 13, 2006

  • Novel Method Reveals How Menthol Creates Cold Sensations
  • New Service Offers Molecular Models a.k.a. "Thinking Tools"
  • The Accidental Author or the Price of Popularity

March 6, 2006

  • View from a Zeppelin: Interview with George Koob
  • The Bright Side of a Virus
  • Cartoonist Draws on Humor and Insight

February 27, 2006

  • A Passion for Science
  • New Research Gives Scientists Powerful Tool For Drug Discovery
  • Snapshot: Marisela Chevez
  • New Study Shows Antibody-Interleukin Complexes Stimulate Immune Responses
  • Steve Mayfield Promoted to Full Professor

February 20, 2006

  • Bacillus anthracis: One Bad Bug
  • IBM and Scripps Research Institute to Collaborate on Pandemic Research
  • On Press: Study Reveals Mechanism for Maintaining Circadian Rhythms in Mammals

February 13, 2006

  • Scientists Re-engineer a Well-Known Antibiotic to Counter Drug Resistance
  • High Resolution "Snapshots" Detail Dynamics of a Cocaine Antibody
  • Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Bleach But Were Afraid to Ask

February 6, 2006

  • Protein Found to Control Tumor Growth in Certain Breast Cancer
  • Finger Exercises
  • Scripps Florida Launches Volunteer Group

January 30, 2006

  • Revealing the Cell Cycle's Secrets
  • New Technologies, New Collaborations
  • Scripps Surfing Makes a Splash

January 23, 2006

  • Study Reveals Unusual Structure of Cellular Transport Nanocage
  • Scripps Florida Opens Its Cutting-Edge Screening Technology to Florida Scientists
  • On Press: Sneaking into DNA
  • Snapshot: Ph.D. Candidate Graham Johnson

January 16, 2006

  • New Technology Effectively Gauges Specificity of Influenza Strains, Including 1918 Spanish Flu
  • Scientists Describe Cellular Structure that Plays Critical Role in Drug Resistance
  • Slideshow: New Space in the New Year

Vol. 5 (2005)

December 19, 2005

  • Research Suggests New Approaches to Atherosclerosis
  • Got Databases? New Informatics Core Can Help
  • On Press: What Makes a Cell Stay

December 12, 2005

  • Scientists Discover Small Molecule That Generates Neurons from Adult Stem Cells
  • Researchers Map a Complex Molecular Assembly "Landscape" For the First Time
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Creative People

December 5, 2005

  • "Unprecedented" Functional Amyloid Found to Play Beneficial Role In Human Cells
  • Donated Computer Time Supports AIDS Research Effort
  • On Press: Chemical Chaperones Help Increase Deficient Enzyme Activity in Gaucher Disease

November 21, 2005

  • Reports from the Scripps/Oxford Conference
  • New Department Emphasizes Integrative Approaches in Biomedical Research
  • Web Pages Reach Out to Donors

November 14, 2005

  • From the Ground Up
  • Symposium to Celebrate Eng Tan
  • Snapshot: Stan Block

November 7, 2005

  • Campus Hosts Science and Immigration Forum
  • Scripps Research and University of Florida Strengthen Collaborations
  • Posters Showcase Work

October 31, 2005

  • The Front Part of a Cell
  • Scripps Research to Receive Payment for Antibody Technology
  • Snapshot: Gary Santo-Pietro

October 24, 2005

  • A Protein that Affects the Shape of Neurons
  • Lunch & Learn Tackles Topics of Grieving and Loss
  • Snapshot: Robert Murphy

October 17, 2005

  • The Face of Tumefaciens
  • Snapshot: Angela Murrell

October 10, 2005

  • Chemical Extracted from Soy Beans Inhibits Disease Process Known as Amyloidogenesis
  • Fire Prevention 101
  • Snapshot: Katja van Herle

October 3, 2005

  • John J. Moores Donates $4 Million to Scripps Research to Combat Parasitic Diseases Afflicting Millions
  • "Memory" of Nicotine Lingers in the Brain, Say Scripps Research Scientists
  • Click Chemistry Meets Materials Science

September 26, 2005

  • Scripps Research Breaks Ground for Construction of Scripps Florida Campus
  • Lawrence J. and Florence A. De George of Jupiter Give $5 Million for Research at Scripps Florida
  • W. Keith Kellogg II (1907 – 2005)

September 19, 2005

  • Chemistry of a Conference
  • Faculty Promotions Announced
  • Scripps Research and Oxford to Host International Biotech Conference
  • Kudos: Schultz Wins Arthur C. Cope Award; Rodionov Selected for Organic Chemistry Fellowship

September 12, 2005

  • Mammalian Transcriptome Mapped, and It Makes Antisense
  • Mysterious Molecules Begin to Yield Their Secrets
  • Detecting Breast Cancer Proteins Through Chemical and Analytical Proteomics
  • Kudos: Yates Wins Distinguished Achievement Award in Proteomics

August 29, 2005

  • Scientists Describe Smoker's Enzyme
  • A Summer of Science
  • Snapshot: Planning and Construction's James Jaeger
  • Kudos: Tichenor Wins ACS Fellowship

August 15, 2005

  • In the Eye of the Be-Folder
  • NeoRx Joins Scripps Research in First Scientific Collaboration at Scripps Florida
  • $4.2 Million Grant to Speed Development of DNA Sequencing Technologies
  • Ten Tips from Financial Awareness Week

August 1, 2005

  • How Do You Spell Recognition? C-O-R-E-C-E-P-T-O-R
  • Solubility Doesn’t Matter—Organic Reactions in Aqueous Suspensions
  • No Tall Tale: Fishing Joins Sports@Scripps

July 18, 2005

  • Joint Center for Structural Genomics Awarded More than $50 Million in Massive Effort to Solve Protein Structures
  • The Down Side of Nicotine and Environmental Stimuli
  • Snapshot: Richard Milner

July 4, 2005

  • Scripps Research Team Makes First Cell Culture System for Hepatitis C Virus
  • Scientists Discover New Key to Pulmonary Edema in Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Already in the Thick of Things: An Interview with Polly Murphy
  • On Press: Scientists Solve Structure of a Critical Innate Immune System Protein

June 20, 2005

  • NIH Awards $10.4 Million to Scripps Research in La Jolla and Palm Beach County
  • Scientists Describe the Molecular Basis of Raw Garlic's Pungency
  • Former Fidelity Investments Executive J. Gary Burkhead Joins Board
  • Scientists Identify Target of Immune Suppression Molecule CD22—Itself

June 6, 2005

  • To Stop Evolution: Scientists Demonstrate New Way of Fighting Antibiotic Resistance
  • Scientists Convert Mad-Cow-Like Prion Disease into Something Similar to Alzheimer's
  • Making Conversation for Scientists

May 23, 2005

  • Scripps Research Honors Graduating Students
  • The Graduating Students
  • Questions in Scientific Publishing: An Interview with Floyd Bloom
  • Scripps Florida Launches "Science Saturday"

May 16, 2005

  • Speed and Detection
  • Scientists Describe Protein Used by Bacteria and Cancer Cells to Resist Drugs
  • Intern to Intern

May 9, 2005

  • Sweet Recognition
  • Factor Foundation Supports Scripps Research
  • Snapshot: Michael Arends
  • On Press: Scientists Identify Infertility Molecule

May 2, 2005

  • Kenan Charitable Trust Gives $200,000 for Scripps Florida Education Outreach Programs
  • Public Access 2005
  • Visits Brighten Seniors' Day

April 25, 2005

  • Aneuploidy Matters
  • Wanted: Talent
  • Taking the Talk
  • Kudos: Click Chemistry Draws Attention; Vasco Liberal Wins Lance Armstrong Foundation Award

April 18, 2005

  • Why Do Amyloid Diseases Strike Different Tissues?
  • Acclaimed Immunologist Howard T. Petrie Named Professor
  • Scopes in the Schools

April 4, 2005

  • Drive to Discover: An Interview with Peter Vogt
  • Louis L. Gonda and Mark S. Skaggs Join Board of Trustees

March 28, 2005

  • The Latest Results for a New Theory About Fragile X Syndrome
  • Touching Molecules With Your Bare Handsy
  • Snapshot: Staff Scientist Trey Sato

March 21, 2005

  • CD1 in Prime Time
  • New Service Recruits Blood Donors to Support Science
  • DNA with Three Base Pairs—A Step Towards Expanding the Genetic Code

March 14, 2005

  • Cooperation is Key—A New Way of Looking at MicroRNA and How it Controls Gene Expression
  • Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates Palm Beach County Facility
  • Wilma and George Elmore to Give $1 Million to Scripps Research

March 7, 2005

  • Good Molecules Gone Bad: When Interferons Interfere with the Wrong Thing
  • Scripps Research Joins M.D.-Ph.D. Program
  • New Alumni Database Helps Students and Postdocs Reach Out
  • On Press: Molecular Thermometers on Skin Cells Detect Heat and Campher

February 28, 2005

  • Scientists Describe Antibody that Neutralizes Most HIV Strains
  • New Scripps Florida Seminars Encourage Collaboration
  • Scripps Florida Offers Summer Internships to Students and Teachers in Palm Beach County
  • On Press: Attacking Anthrax on Two Fronts

February 14, 2005

  • A Skin Cell Revisited
  • Renowned Biochemist Joins Scripps Florida Faculty
  • Daffodil Days Fundraiser in Full Bloom
  • On Press: One Ring to Rule Them All

February 7, 2005

  • Molecular Component of Innate Immunity Discovered
  • Another Milestone: Publication Provides First Scientific Report of Scripps Florida Labs
  • Snapshot: Deborah Mosca

January 31, 2005

  • A Third Man Identified
  • New Instrument Offers Fast, High Quality Results
  • Snapshot: Research Assistant John Shimashita

January 24, 2005

  • Jet Lag—Not All in Your Head
  • Generous Gifts Make Possible Merit Awards for Graduate Students
  • Scripps Research Receives Four Stars from Charity Navigator

January 17, 2005

  • A Fresh Look at Cystic Fibrosis
  • Renowned Scientist Edward Roberts Joins Scripps Research
  • Luck Is No Accident
  • On Press: Proteome of SARS Patients Revealed

January 10, 2005

  • Propagating Immunology
  • Fermenter Speeds Research
  • On Press: Metabolite Profiling Rings in New Year

Vol. 4 (2004)

December 20, 2004

  • Small Molecule Shuts Off Gene Expression and Keeps Cancer in Check
  • "A Spectacular Year"
  • Nine Safety Tips for the Holidays
  • On Press: A Molecular Cause for Leukemia

December 13, 2004

  • "Fossil Record" of the Human Immune System Reveals Antibodies that Block Cancer Metastasis
  • New Supercomputer Supports Scripps Research Scientists
  • Scripps Research Employees Help Families in Need
  • On Press: Research Consortium Develops New Tool for Biology

December 6, 2004

  • Innate Immunity Up Close
  • Scientists Develop New Technology for a Mercury Contamination Screening "Kit"
  • Snapshot: Lori Kreitzman

November 22, 2004

  • Detecting the Genes That Contribute to Transplant Rejection
  • Palm Beach Resident Marjorie Fink Gives $1 Million to Scripps Research
  • Mother Raises More Than $300,000 for Lab Investigating PKU

November 15, 2004

  • Here's looking at you, CD1
  • West Palm Beach Philanthropist Alexander W. Dreyfoos Announces $1 Million Gift to Scripps Research
  • Snapshot: Cheryl Dean
  • On Press: Scientists Pinpoint Flaw, Offer New Promise for Stroke Treatment

November 8, 2004

  • Where Math Meets Biology: An Accidental Career
  • Scripps Research Reaches Out to Local Teachers
  • Snapshot: Princeton Allen

November 1, 2004

  • Scientists Use Drug to Stabilize Blood Vessels and Block Metastatic Cancer Cells
  • Reflections on a Scholarly Meeting
  • Snapshot: Elliot Wolf

October 25, 2004

  • From Molecules to Medicine: Understanding Gap Junction Channels
  • Soccer for Scientists
  • Snapshot: Bob Turner

October 18, 2004

  • A Simple Strategy for Blocking HIV Transmission Proves Effective in Pre-Clinical Trials
  • Mass Spectrometry Down to the "Yoctomole"
  • Celebrating Service

October 11, 2004

  • Study Suggests Component of Volcanic Gas May Have Played a Significant Role in the Origins of Life on Earth
  • Noted Swedish Scientist to Join Scripps Florida Faculty
  • Antibody Production Facility Stands Behind Its Work

October 4, 2004

  • NIH Awards $14.5 Million, Five-Year Grant to Scripps Research
  • Renowned Chemist Joins Scripps Florida
  • Snapshot: Jay Rindler

September 27, 2004

  • A New Wrinkle in Methamphetamine Abuse: Immune Tolerance
  • Where Are They Now? Alumnus Steve Bark Focuses on Science and Service
  • Snapshot: Steve Head

September 20, 2004

  • Stem Cell Therapy Holds Promise for People with Untreatable Blindness
  • Scripps Research Board Elects Three New Members
  • Administrative Assistants Welcome Training Initiative
  • On Press: Sinister Amino Acids or Innocent Victims of Evolution?

September 13, 2004

  • Mechanical Biology: Research on the Leading Edge
  • Scripps Research Launches New Web Site
  • A Time-Honored Chemical Reaction Generates an Unexpected Product
  • On Press: Screen Yields Small Molecules that Target SARS Virus

August 30, 2004

  • New "Clock Gene" Uncovered
  • Scientists Describe How Chemical Turns Progenitor Stem Cells into Bone Cell
  • Shark Protein Structure Solved

August 16, 2004

  • Scripps Florida Introduces Innovative Programs and Recruits World-Class Scientists
  • An Early Start for Students
  • The Summer in Photos
  • Kudos: Koob wins NIAAA's Keller Award

August 2, 2004

  • Will Ray of Palm Beach County Promoted to Vice President of External Affairs
  • Skaggs Oxford Program Names First Scholars
  • Inflammation and the Brain
  • Kudos: K.C. Nicolaou, Chi-Huey Wong, Julius Rebek, Jr., K. Barry Sharpless, and Phil Baran place among Angewandte Chemie's top 100 authors
  • Special: TSRI Picnic Photo Contest

July 19, 2004

  • A Mystery Solved: Clues Lead to Missing Piece in Cell Cycle
  • Structure Shows How One Human Protein Reduces Potency of Chemotherapy
  • On Press: The Impact of Backbone Hydrogen Bonds
  • Snapshot: Intern Ann Marie Wellhouse
  • Kudos: Brunel Wins amfAR Fellowship

July 6, 2004

  • In Memoriam: Bernard M. Babior, 1935-2004
  • Treating Cocaine Addiction with Viruses
  • Scientists Identify Protein Believed to Control Formation of Memory
  • The Key to Cell Motility
  • Kudos: Cravatt Wins ACS Eli Lilly Award, Ding Awarded Grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation, O'Malley Wins Hertz and NDSEG Fellowships

June 21, 2004

  • How to Talk to Science Journalists
  • Genetics Facility Supports Scripps Research Scientists
  • Snapshot: Security Officer Karl Thorpe
  • Kudos: Weissmann Wins Warren Alpert Foundation Prize, Stowers Chosen as 2004 Pew Biomedical Scholar

June 7, 2004

  • Scripps Research Hosts First Recruitment Day
  • Turning a PAGE on Protein Dynamics
  • Snapshot: Animal Facilities Coordinator Farid Karimi
  • Kudos: Cheltsov Wins DOD Prostate Cancer Fellowship

May 24, 2004

  • Scripps Research Holds Twelfth Commencement
  • Rings of Support in the Class of 04
  • In Memoriam: Arnold O. Beckman (1900 - 2004)
  • Kudos: Cochrane Wins American Lung Association Award; Aliahmad Selected for Canadian Graduate Fellowship

May 17, 2004

  • Learning the Value of Science
  • Scientists Create 22-Amino Acid Bacterium
  • A Common Cold for the Cure?
  • Snapshot: Coordinator Janie Partridge
  • Kudos: San Diego City Schools Honor Scripps Research, Chen Receives Graduate Fellowship

May 10, 2004

  • Scripps Research Selects Two Florida High School Teachers for Summer Internships in California
  • Ribozyme Reversal of Fortunes
  • Snapshot: David Milsom
  • Kudos: Lerner Receives Honorary Degree from Florida Atlantic University; Behrens, Hedlund, and Kenny Win Young Investigator Awards

May 3, 2004

  • Office Depot Pledges $1 Million to Scripps Florida for Research on Children's Neurological Diseases
  • A Selection of Editing
  • Snapshot: Fulbright Fellow Trond Vidar Hansen
  • Kudos: Stephan Miller Wins Young Investigator Award

April 26, 2004

  • Picking Up the Pieces
  • Activity-Based Proteomics Meets Click Chemistry
  • Snapshot: Research Assistant Anna Zal

April 19, 2004

  • A New Hypothesis About Autoimmunity—Is It Possible to be Too Clean?
  • Four Leading Scientists to Join Scripps Florida Faculty
  • Ervin Owens Named Scripps Florida Human Resources Manager
  • On Press: A Quorum Detected * Siemens Tees Off to Support Scripps Florida
  • Kudos: Babior Wins Trevor Slater Award, O'Malley and Dale Receive Graduate Fellowships

April 5, 2004

  • Scientists Find Deafness Gene's Function
  • Distance Learning Comes to Campus
  • Open Forum, Open Discussion
  • Persistent Memories of Cocaine
  • Kudos: Bruce Beutler Wins Koch Prize

March 29, 2004

  • A New Hypothesis About Alzheimer's Disease
  • Harry Orf Named Scripps Florida Vice President of Scientific Operations
  • Snapshot: Will Ray, Director of External Affairs for Scripps Florida
  • Putting the Winter in Wintergreen
  • Old Molecules Yield New Secrets
  • Kudos: Five Kellogg School Students Win NSF Fellowships

March 22, 2004

  • New Approach Limits Damage After Heart Attack and Improves Survival
  • How to Become a Successful Postdoc
  • Rethinking Tau

March 15, 2004

  • International and Florida Firms to Design and Oversee Construction of Scripps Florida Campus
  • Heart Cells' Suicides
  • Snapshot: Vice President for Research Services Emily Holmes
  • Specializing Early: T Cells as Rugrats of the Immune System

March 8, 2004

  • Scientists Describe Dangerous Cocktail of Alcohol, Brain Peptides, and Neurotransmitters
  • Bank of America Gift Funds Summer Internships for Florida Teachers at Scripps La Jolla
  • X-Sci/2004: Science Outside the Classroom

March 1, 2004

  • Dreyfoos and Viterbi Join Board of Trustees
  • Scripps Research Breaks Ground in Florida
  • Good Morning, Seattle! A Report from Science Friday
  • Scientists Discover Chemical that Turns Mouse Stem Cells into Heart Muscles
  • Structure Shows One Way Body Controls Gene Expression
  • Antigen Synthesis—A Step Forward Towards an AIDS Vaccine

February 23, 2004

  • Scientists Create Single, Clonable Strand of DNA That Folds into an Octahedron
  • Genetic Mutation That Protects Against HIV Confers No Resistance to Plague
  • Where Are They Now? Alumnus Satchin Panda
  • Abagyan Honored by Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute

February 9, 2004

  • Scientists Describe Structure of Receptor on Surface of 1918 Flu Virus
  • Integrin's Regulation of Rac—Implications for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Snapshot: Graduate Students Ian and Camille Thorpe

February 2, 2004

  • Scientists Discover Normal Prions May Contribute Directly to Disease
  • Renowned Sculptor Andy Goldsworthy Installs 'Oak Cairn'
  • The Resistance: Chemical Innovations and New Approaches
  • Nicolaou Wins Highest Greek Prize for Science
  • Scripps Florida Receives First Contribution

January 26, 2004

  • The Resistance: Fighting HIV Resistance at Home and in the Laboratory
  • Scripps Research Scientific Board Meets in Florida
  • Snapshot: Senior Immigration Advisor Kim Jackson

January 19, 2004

  • The Resistance: AIDS Research from Petri Dishes to Population Dynamics
  • Scientists Describe a New Way of Making Therapeutic Proteins
  • Snapshot: Industrial Hygiene Manager Denise Daggett

January 12, 2004

  • Eminent Scientist Charles Weissmann to Join Institute's Florida Operations
  • Regenerative Chemical Turns Muscle Cells into Stem Cells
  • PAI-1 at the Heart of Things

Vol. 3 (2003)

December 22 , 2003

  • Letter from the President
  • $3 Million Donation Establishes Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research
  • Building on the Past
  • Linking the Immune System with Lipid Metabolism
  • Lesson for Lassa
  • Scientists Learn How Anthrax Creates Its Infectious Spores

December 15 , 2003

  • Marathon of the Mind
  • Naming Honors Money/Arenz Foundation
  • Seminar Provides Tips on Coping with Holiday Stress

December 8 , 2003

  • NIH Funds Scripps Research-Novartis Collaboration to Target New Treatments for Depression and Nicotine Addiction
  • Putting Together the Pieces for Hemophilia A
  • Snapshot: Morgan Hoffman of Planning and Construction

November 24, 2003

  • Fat Molecules Make Bigger Brains
  • Love and Flower Power
  • CIMBio Course Fills Desperate Need
  • Scientists Describe the Biochemistry of Vaccine Adjuvant
  • Zhang Honored by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

November 17, 2003

  • $9.2 Million Grant Funds Design of Anthrax Antitoxin Nanosponges
  • Filmmaker Warren Beatty and Mervyn's Mervin Morris Join TSRI Board
  • Gottlieb Receives Tenure
  • Anonymous Gift of $425,000 Endows Student Fellowship
  • Snapshot: Multimedia Technician Dave Freeman

November 10, 2003

  • TSRI Scientists Link Ozone to Atherosclerosis
  • It's a Go: Florida Governor Signs Bill Funding TSRI Expansion
  • Researchers Discover a Genetic Cause for Primary Iron Overload
  • On Press: Observing a Single SolventÑSolute Association

November 3 , 2003

  • $11.4 Million CDC Grant Goes to TSRI to Study Immune Response to Anthrax Toxins
  • Shapiros Endow Fellowship in Summer Internship Program
  • TSRI Copes with Fallout from Fires
  • Kudos: Boger, Babior Elected AAAS Fellows; Chisari, Vogt Elected to Institute of Medicine

October 27, 2003

  • Targeting Breast Cancer Metastasis
  • Seminar Offers Tips on How to Get Your Partner to Help Around the House
  • Snapshot: Informatics Core Manager Clark Grininger
  • Kudos: Ernest Beutler Awarded E. Donnall Thomas Prize, Ollmann Saphire Wins Sidhu Award

October 20, 2003

  • Sculpture to Memorialize One of TSRI's Founding Scientists
  • Lecture Series Reaches Out to Donors and Prospective Donors
  • Snapshot: Ryan Wheeler of Counseling and Postdoctoral Services

October 13, 2003

  • TSRI to Open Major Science Center in Palm Beach County, Florida
  • Tissue Factor in Coagulation and Inflammation
  • In Celebration of Long-Term Employees
  • Siuzdak Publishes New Mass Spec Book

October 6, 2003

  • A New Classic Arrives Young
  • TSRI Scientists Receive Grants for Clinical Projects
  • The Tail End of Integrin Activation

September 29, 2003

  • Serotonin Receptors and Drug Abuse
  • Initiatives Promote Learning and Career Development for Postdocs
  • On Press: AP-2 Not So Essential After All
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Rhonda Torres

September 22, 2003

  • Zhang Receives Tenure
  • Dammeyer and Insley Join Board of Trustees
  • Joined at the Bench
  • Snapshot: Senior Administrative Assistant Tawana Young

September 15, 2003

  • TSRI and Oxford University Establish Joint Doctoral Program
  • Blood Flow Beneath a Microscope
  • This Way to Science: TSRI Student-Faculty Retreat
  • On Press: An Al(I)pha(tic) Helix?
  • Cravatt Wins ACS Eli Lilly Award

September 8, 2003

  • Study Links Dozens of Proteins to Rare Degenerative Muscular and Nerve Diseases
  • TSRI Launches Restructured Graduate Program
  • Oldstone Receives Pioneer in NeuroVirology Award
  • Snapshot: Bette Cessna

August 25, 2003

  • TSRI Scientists Create New Strain of Yeast with 21-Amino Acid Genetic Code
  • Beyond Summer School: Local High School Students, Undergrads, and Teachers Experience Life in the Lab
  • The Summer in Photos

August 11, 2003

  • TSRI Scientists Report Global Survey of Thousands of Malaria Genes
  • Truth, Beauty, and the SIGGRAPH Meeting in San Diego
  • New Campus Group Promotes Positive Change

July 28, 2003

  • Scientists Clone Protein that Fights Bacteria and Viruses
  • My Other Car is a Bike
  • Fair Game: TSRI Employees Bring Home Top Prizes
  • Kudos: Paper by Wolkenberg and Boger Makes ACS Editor's Choice List, Four Graduate Students Win Fellowships

July 14, 2003

  • Blasker Grant a "Vote of Confidence" for TSRI Internship Program
  • When Paths Collide—Redundancy, Angiogenesis, Cancer, and Combinatorial Therapy
  • Cellular Physiology in the Middle

June 30, 2003

  • Towards an AIDS Vaccine: TSRI Scientists Describe Unusual Antibody That Targets HIV
  • The Body Clock Revisited
  • A Beneficial Link Between a Nicotine Metabolite and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Scientists Reveal First Details of Activation-Induced Cell Death in Macrophages
  • Snapshot: Security Supervisor Bill Latham
  • Kudos: Roecker, Snyder Win Graduate Fellowships

June 16, 2003

  • Chemical Turns Stem Cells into Neurons
  • Objets d'Art
  • Snapshot: Peggy Myer
  • Kudos: Lerner Receives Honorary Degree; Jessani Wins California Breast Cancer Fellowship; Zhao, Wodrich, Marcondes, DerMardirossian Win SOF Travel Awards

June 2, 2003

  • Researchers Develop New Type of Vaccine Against Nicotine Addiction
  • Scientists Describe Cholera Protein Structure
  • Snapshot: Research Associate Ryan Burnett
  • Waterman-Storer Named Keith Porter Fellow
  • Huang Wins Prostate Cancer Research Award
  • On Press: Finding Selective Reversible Inhibitors In Vivo

May 19 , 2003

  • TSRI Holds 11th Commencement
  • Snapshot: Class of '03
  • TSRI Investigators Top Angewandte Chemie list
  • Ollmann Saphire Wins Burroughs Wellcome Career Award

May 12 , 2003

  • PERV Receptors Found in Humans
  • The Evolution of a Course
  • Collaborations Are Everything
  • San Diego City Schools Honors TSRI
  • Keck Wins Breast Cancer Research Fellowship

May 5 , 2003

  • TSRI Scientists Show Rare Genetic Mutations Increase Susceptibility to Sepsis
  • Fertility, Kinases, and Cancer
  • Human Resources Posts New Employee Manual Online

April 28 , 2003

  • Proteins as Natural Products
  • A Report to Remember
  • The Month in Pictures

April 21 , 2003

  • Programmable Antibodies—A Hybrid Cancer Therapy Described by TSRI Scientists
  • Scientist, Industrialist, and Scripps Philanthropist Cecil H. Green Dies at 102
  • Snapshot: Scientific Associate Toni Tishon
  • Bartfai, Fish Win NARSD Awards

April 14 , 2003

  • Viruses of Cats and Humans
  • Snapshot: Senior Research Associate Judith Dent
  • Move Softly and Carry a Big Sword

April 7 , 2003

  • Fletcher Jones Foundation Endows Second Graduate Fellowship
  • The Flow of Memory
  • Celebrating Successes with Weight Watchers at Work

March 31, 2003

  • In Memoriam: Janis H. Jackson, M.D., 1953-2003
  • Scientists Identify a Protein Channel that Mediates the Body's Ability to Feel Frigid Temperatures
  • Snapshot: Research Assistant Michael Tencati

March 24, 2003

  • Of Translation and Basic Research: An Interview with Hugh Rosen
  • Misfolding, Folding, and Insights from a WW Domain
  • Field Trip: Science at TSRI
  • Luo Wins Inglenook Scholar-in-Training Award

March 17, 2003

  • Lerner and Schultz win Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
  • Steps Toward Treating Genetic Deafness
  • Campus Hosts Prospective Students
  • A Technology That Fits the Genome Like a Glove
  • Dickerson Wins National Individual Research Service Award

March 10, 2003

  • New Study Should Speed Discovery of Gene Function
  • Recombination and the Antibody Repertoire
  • Team Develops Method for Glycosylating Proteins
  • Snapshot: Senior Research Associate Jane Eddleston
  • Kudos: Wriggers Awarded Sloan Fellowship; Zuniga Wins Two Prizes

March 3, 2003

  • Neutrophils Coast to Coast
  • Scientists Find Molecular Complexes Can Store Binary Information
  • Where are They Now? Alumna Joyce Tsang

February 24, 2003

  • Outstanding Talks, Weather, and Free Pens in Denver
  • Faculty Promotions: Friedlander, Han, Havran Receive Tenure
  • Board Welcomes Sullivan as Chair, Elkus and Herrling as New Trustees
  • On Press: Researchers Make First Sugar Arrays

February 10, 2003

  • A Potential New Approach to Preventing Stroke Damage
  • A Ph.D. on Ph.D.'s
  • Molecules on the Mind
  • RNA Interference Blocks Hepatitis C Virus Replication
  • More Chemical Evidence for an Antibody Killing Mechanism
  • Kudos: Rohde, Karanicolas Win Graduate Fellowships

February 3, 2003

  • Picturing Autoimmunity
  • Scientists Discover a New Approach for Treating "Misfolding Diseases"
  • Snapshot: Brian Bothner
  • Five TSRI Chemists among Top 100 Most-cited

January 27, 2003

  • The FAKs of Metastasis
  • TSRI Scientists Succeed in Growing Human Antibodies in Algae
  • Snapshot: Dan Schrokosch
  • List Wins Carl Duisberg Memorial Award

January 20, 2003

  • Attachment Receptors and Hot Spots for HIV Infection
  • Expanding the Genetic Code: Scientists Synthesize 21-Amino Acid Bacterium
  • On Press: A Non-PCR DNA Detection Method
  • Tan Wins Rheumatism Research Award
  • Snapshot: Owen Anderson

January 13, 2003

  • Five Research Groups Join CIMBio
  • On Press: Blasting Antibodies with Lasers Provides Direct Way of Measuring Their Flexibilities
  • On Press: "Binary" Enzyme Demonstrates Darwinian Evolution at its Simplest
  • $24-Million Grant Funds Creation of Encyclopedia of the Innate Immune Systems
  • Work of Four TSRI Scientists Contribute to Science Top-Ten Breakthroughs of Year

Vol. 2 (2002)

December 16, 2002

  • Building Neuropharmacology
  • Holiday Greetings from TSRI's President
  • 'Tis the Season for Good Boundaries
  • On Press: Rac Activation and Cell Motility

December 9, 2002

  • Tissue Factor in the Fight Against Tumors
  • On Press: Yang and Schimmel Publish Study on Crystal Structure of Potent Angiogenesis Inhibitor
  • How Do You Solve Relief—Structure of Pain-Modulating Enzyme Described by TSRI Scientists
  • Snapshot: Karen Haggenmiller

November 25, 2002

  • The Ins and Outs of Endocytosis
  • Two TSRI Faculty Win Prestigious Cell Biology Awards
  • Snapshot: De Shon Hall

November 18, 2002

  • Antibodies Produce Ozone During Bacterial Killing and Inflammation
  • Sepsis Vaccine Proves Protective in Preliminary Studies
  • Snapshot: Danielle Bodrero Hoggan

November 11, 2002

  • T Cell Selection and Maintenance
  • Group Designs DNA Vaccine that Inhibits Growth of Cancerous Tumors
  • Scientists Develop Potential New Treatment for Gaucher Disease

November 4, 2002

  • Scientists Report cryo-EM Structure of Whole Integrin Molecule
  • Study Shows Nicotine By-Product Reacts with Proteins
  • SSOF Chooses Logo for "Beauty in Simplicity"

October 28, 2002

  • Give Me Immunity or Give Me Death
  • Actively Engaged: Employee Volunteer Group Honors Its Outstanding Members
  • Snapshot: Al Vega

October 21, 2002

  • Reactions to the Nobel Prize
  • NMR at TSRI
  • A Celebration of Long-Time Employees
  • TSRI launches new web site for Kellogg School graduate programs.

October 9, 2002

  • Kurt Wüthrich Wins 2002 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; Second Nobel Prize in a Row for TSRI
  • A Primer on the NMR of Biological Macromolecules

October 7, 2002

  • Scientists Identify Thousands of Proteins Associated with Malaria
  • Scientists Develop Method to Map Spread of Malarial Drug Resistance
  • The Anatomy of a Parasite
  • Patapoutian wins Damon Runyon Scholar Award
  • "Fast breaking" paper from the Janda lab

September 30, 2002

  • At the Intersection of Biology and Physics
  • Ruby Gala Shines
  • Snapshot: Patt Cain

September 23, 2002

  • Nicolaou wins Tetrahedron Prize
  • TSRI Development Office Launches Fundraising Initiative to Purchase Immunology Building
  • Senior Faculty News: Promotions and Appointments
  • Weighing the Risks and Benefits of Xenotransplantation

September 16, 2002

  • TSRI Ranked Second Among High-Impact Institutions in Chemistry
  • Safety Consultant Karen Trapane
  • Meeting of the Minds: TSRI Graduate Retreat

September 9, 2002

  • From Femtosecond Physics to Yeast Genetics
  • Baran and Nicolaou Win Nobel Signature Award
  • Eschenmoser Wins Roger Adams Award
  • Snapshot: TSRI Kellogg School's Entering Class

August 26 , 2002

  • A Field of Dreams for Vision Research
  • Unexpected Results
  • Snapshot: Keith McKeown

August 12 , 2002

  • The Case for Activity-Based Proteomics
  • News&Views Summer Photo Contest, And the Winners Are...
  • Snapshot: Grants Administrator Tim LeFort

July 29, 2002

  • The Practical Dream of Cancer Therapies and Vaccines
  • TSRI Picnic, "Survivor" Style
  • Snapshot: Leonard Jones
  • Kudos: Eschenmoser Wins Oparin Medal; Rebek Wins Chemical Pioneer Award; Wilson Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Thirteen Graduate Students Win Fellowships

July 15, 2002

  • The Genetic ID of Lupus
  • Teacher Becomes Pupil for the Summer
  • Snapshot: Orlando Coons
  • Making the most of lymphopenia: study suggests powerful new way to treat cancer
  • Kudos: Burton Leads AIDS Vaccine Initiative; Grynszpan and Quaranta Receive Seed Funding for Breast Cancer Research; University of Athens Awards Theofilopoulos Honorary Degree

July 1, 2002

  • Lerner receives honorary degree from Northwestern
  • Anti-Cancer Nanoparticles: TSRI Scientists Design Gene-Tipped Tumor Regressor "Smartbombs"
  • Energy Crunch: Not Over Yet
  • Addiction at a Distance: Brain Reward Decreases and Danger of Relapse Increases with Heavy Cocaine Use

June 17 , 2002

  • Mysteries of a Therapy Unveiled
  • San Diego Foundation Awards Blasker Grant to TSRI Summer Research Internship Program
  • Snapshot: Stacy Evans
  • Lerner receives University of California Presidential Medal
  • Santoro Wins Burroughs Wellcome Career Award
  • Eric Johnson wins Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism

June 3 , 2002

  • About a Virus
  • Businessman Frank Lowy Joins TSRI Board
  • Enzyme Found to Control Gene Expression in a Novel Way—By Breathing New Life into Old RNA
  • Chisari Elected to American Academy of Microbiology
  • Technology Review Names Cravatt "One of World's Top Young Innovators."

May 20 , 2002

  • TSRI Holds Tenth Commencement
  • Keith and Jean Kellogg: An Uncommon Couple with the Common Touch
  • The Graduating Students

May 13 , 2002

  • Vivian Lodes
  • TSRI Team Solves Structure of Important Tumor Growth ProteinÑA Target for Cancer Therapy
  • Where Are They Now? Alumnus Jay Chiang

May 6 , 2002

  • Mysterious gd T Cells Promoting Wound Repair
  • "The Race is So On": Next Generation of Scientists Find their Stride at TSRI
  • Snapshot: Vivian Lodes

April 29, 2002

  • The Other Side of Drug Discovery, Part 2
  • Behind a Free Lunch
  • Snapshot: Pamela Schreckengost

April 22, 2002

  • The Other Side of Drug Discovery, Part 1
  • TSRI Names Graduate College in Honor of Janet and W. Keith Kellogg II
  • Research Suggests Powerful Tool for Detection and Treatment of Anthrax
  • Dramatic Footage of immune System Caught on Tape

April 15, 2002

  • After the Genome, Part 2
  • U.S. News & World Report Ranks TSRI Among Top Graduate Schools
  • Open House Celebrates New Microscopy Center

April 8, 2002

  • After the Genome, Part 1
  • Good Cellular Defense May Be Best Offense Against Type 1 Diabetes
  • Collaboration Reveals Details of Natural Killer T Cells

April 1, 2002

  • Antivirals, Anti-Cancers, and Antibiotics in One Pot
  • Sharpless Addresses National Science Teachers Convention
  • Celebrating a Lifetime of Inquiry

March 25, 2002

  • Two Students, Two Prizes, Two Promising Futures
  • Offer Letters Go Out to Prospective Students
  • Snapshot: Donovan Hurley

March 18 , 2002

  • A Revolutionary Strategy for Drug Discovery Succeeds on an Enzyme
  • "X-Sci" Excites High School Students
  • Where are They Now? Alumna Janet Gunzner

March 11 , 2002

  • Catalysis Made Easy
  • Hitting the Slopes with the SOF
  • Snapshot: Thomas Barnett

March 04, 2002

  • New Sculpture Celebrates Nobel Prize
  • Cool-Temperature-Sensing Protein Found by TSRI Investigators
  • The Road Less Traveled: TSRI Scientists Find Alternative Path for Activation of Crucial Enzyme

February 25 , 2002

  • Tragedy of Alcohol Abuse Drives TSRI Researcher's Work
  • Faculty Promotions Announced
  • Three New Members Join TSRI Board

February 11 , 2002

  • Adding Function to Structure
  • Center Provides Well-Balanced Space for Mass Analysis
  • Sleep to Perform

February 4 , 2002

  • New Scripps Foundation President Speaks Out
  • Barcoding Begins: Introducing the Chemical Inventory Program
  • Where are They Now? TSRI Alumnus Rick Bruick

January 28 , 2002

  • Almost There: Cutting-Edge Molecular Microscopy Center Prepares to Open
  • A Sneak Preview of TSRI's Newest Facility
  • Snapshot: Shipping/Receiving Specialist Shane Blade

January 21 , 2002

  • 900,000 Daltons
  • Torrey Pines, 92037: Graduate Student Rec Center Creates a New Retreat for TSRI's Ph.D. Candidates
  • TSRI Shipping/Receiving and Mail Room Staff Deliver Service

January 14 , 2002

  • Death Called a River
  • Cancer Affinity Group Brings Together Basic Researchers and Physicians
  • Snapshot: John Mullen

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Vol. 1 (2001)

December 17 , 2001

  • Art on the Go
  • Letter from TSRI President Richard Lerner
  • Snapshot: Jeff Jones

December 10 , 2001

  • Dynamic Actin
  • 'Tis the Season for Holiday Stress
  • Results Flow from TSRI Facility

December 3 , 2001

  • Faculty Promotions and Appointments Announced
  • Of Molecules and Methods
  • Senior Gift Basket Project Nears Completion

November 19 , 2001

  • Catching a Heart Disease Before it Happens
  • Three TSRI faculty members elected to American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • TSRI's Purchasing Services Gets the Goods
  • Snapshot: Alex Ilic

November 12 , 2001

  • Crucial Genetic Diversity Enzyme Long Sought by Biologists Discovered by Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute
  • TSRI Employees Adopt Families in Need for Holiday Season
  • Snapshot: Beth Peterka

November 5 , 2001

  • Vision Researcher Keeps Patients in Focus
  • TSRI Telecommunications Aims for 99.999 Percent Reliability
  • Snapshot: Jessica Torruella

October 29, 2001

  • Novel Amino Acids Come of Age
  • Science Teachers Become Students for a Day
  • Ceremony Dedicates Two New Institutes at TSRI

October 22 , 2001

  • TSRI and the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • Human Resources Consolidates Health Plans
  • Money Well Spent: Foundations Support Cutting-Edge Science

October 15 , 2001

  • K. Barry Sharpless is Awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • K. Barry Sharpless Steps into the Spotlight
  • Research Brief: Three Seminal Reactions from the Sharpless lab

October 8 , 2001

  • Life, Sugar-Coded
  • Graduate Student Retreat Educates Audience and Presenters Alike
  • Snapshot: Datsun Hsia

October 1 , 2001

  • TSRI Scientists Discover Therapeutic Strategy for "Misfolding Diseases" Analogous to Alzheimer's Disease
  • Faculty Promotions Announced
  • New Law Encourages Retirement Savings

September 24, 2001

  • Former FDA Commissioner Becomes TSRI's Newest Board Member
  • Automobilia Display Pays Tribute to ICND Donors
  • Snapshot: Khanh Nguyen

September 17, 2001

  • New Sculpture at TSRI Dedicated to Memory of Norton B. Gilula
  • Letter from Executive VP and General Counsel
  • TSRI Counseling Department Supports Faculty, Staff, Students, and their Families

September 10, 2001

  • Scientists at TSRI Discover Previously Unknown Role for Antibodies
  • New Graduate Students Arrive on Campus
  • Scripps Cancer Center Meets Grant Challenge
  • Three TSRI researchers make list of most-cited authors
  • Snapshot: Cheryl Martel

August 27, 2001

  • A Hard Boiled Look at Metastatic Remodeling Molecules
  • TSRI researchers stop prion infections in cell culture
  • William O. Weigle, 1927 - 2001
  • Snapshot: Michelle Roberts
  • TSRI Summer Sports Leagues: Tradition for Some, Whole New Ball Game for Others

August 13, 2001

  • Turning Off Pain's Pathways
  • Generous Gifts Make Possible First Norton B. Gilula Fellowships and 11 Other Graduate Student Awards
  • Snapshot: Matt Barnas
  • TSRI investigator receives Leukemia and Lymphoma Society award

July 30, 2001

  • TSRI Scientists Build a New Class of Nanotube "Smart Drugs"
  • Hearst Foundation Gives TSRI $150,000 to Support Summer Internships
  • Memory, Pain, Depression, and Peptides... Putting the Pieces Together
  • News&Views Photo Contest: And the Winners Are...

July 16, 2001

  • The Eyes of the Innate Immune System
  • TSRI's Employment Group Helps Find the Right Person for the Job
  • TSRI Internship Program offers "Way Cool" Summer Jobs

July 2, 2001

  • Diabetes Under Investigation
  • Focusing on TSRI's Electron Microscopy Facility
  • Snapshot: John Chung

June 18, 2001

  • World's Most Powerful NMR Magnet Arrives at TSRI
  • Diekmans Endow Fellowship for Science Teachers
  • Former chair of TSRI board honored by plaza naming
  • FAQ About Pay Increases

June 4, 2001

  • Science Talk: Gleevec and Beyond
  • TSRI postdoc wins Runyon-Winchell Fellowship
  • Faculty Promotions and Appointments
  • TSRI Employee Rises to Top of Pecking-Order in Poultry Shows

May 21, 2001

  • TSRI Holds Ninth Commencement
  • Two Generations of TSRI Graduates
  • TSRI postdoc wins Runyon-Winchell Fellowship
  • San Diego City Schools Awards TSRI an Exemplary Partnership Award
  • Snapshot: Class of 2001

May 14, 2001

  • Facilities Services Rises to Energy Challenges
  • Sorensen wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
  • International Office Offers Guidance to Scholars, PIs
  • Snapshot: Vicky Nielsen

May 7, 2001

  • Joyce elected to National Academy of Sciences
  • Viral Research in an Age of Antiviral Therapy
  • Toastmasters Club Helps Members Talk the Talk
  • Snapshot: Carolyn Keierleber

April 30, 2001

  • Designer Zinc Finger Proteins
  • Rolling Blackouts and Your Computer
  • TSRI's Spring Programs Bridge Gap Between Modern Lab and High-School Classroom

April 23, 2001

  • What to Do if the Lights Go Out
  • Gluck Child Care Center Nurtures and Stimulates Youngsters
  • Microscopy of Live Cells in Motion

April 16, 2001

  • Janda Develops New Method to Screen Mercury in Fish
  • Of Drugs and Diseases: GCRC Provides Site for Clinical Studies
  • Kresge Library Stacks Up Electronically
  • Snapshot: Kathryn Spencer

April 9, 2001

  • Retro Synthetic Analysis or Is Nature Perfect?
  • National Eye Institute Funds New Core Center for Vision Research at TSRI
  • Kresge Library Stacks Up Electronically
  • Snapshot: Nancy Curry

April 2, 2001

  • Science Talk: Conversations with Postdocs
  • How to Find Equipment That Fits
  • Glasswash Clears the Way for Science at TSRI

March 26 , 2001

  • A Vaccine Factory Inside Each Cell
  • Society of Fellows Enriches TSRI Experience for Junior Scientists
  • Snapshot: Kelly Kehoe

March 19 , 2001

  • Interpreting the Human Genome Through Computational Biology
  • Made to Order:
    Shop Creates Custom Instrumentation for TSRI Investigators
  • Snapshot: Thomas Pietzonka

March 12 , 2001

  • Science Talk: “What are the Challenges in Science Education—Now and in the Future?”
  • Today’s Visitors, Tomorrow’s Students
  • Faculty Promotions and Appointments Announced

March 5 , 2001

  • TSRI Researcher Develops New Vaccine to Treat Cocaine Addiction
  • Facility Shoots for Crystal-Clear Results
  • Digging Nature: ScrippsAssists Volunteers Work to Preserve Torrey Pines Reserve

February 26 , 2001

  • Total Synthesis and the Creative Process: An Interview with K.C. Nicolaou
  • Life After the Human Genome Project: TSRI Researchers Spearhead Structural Genomics Center
  • American Chemical Society Honors Two TSRI Faculty
  • Snapshot: Chris Cowan

February 12 , 2001

  • AIDS and the Brain
  • How to Help TSRI Through the Energy Crisis
  • Interview with Jeffery Kelly

February 5 , 2001

  • New Institute Within TSRI Focuses on Molecular Genetics of Disease
  • Clock Genes Keep Time to Daily Rhythm
  • Coming Clean about Cleaning: Environmental Services Gets the Dirt Out

January 29, 2001

  • Jeffery Kelly, acting vice president for academic affairs and dean of graduate studies, introduces News&Views
  • Young Faculty Member Tackles Tough Structures
  • Professor K. Barry Sharpless wins the Wolf Prize in Chemistry
  • Art Spices Up Cafeteria Décor

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