Poking Holes in Pathogens: TSRI Scientists Build a New Class of Nanotube "Smart Drugs"
TSRI Professor M. Reza Ghadiri and colleagues have published a paper in the current issue of Nature that describes a broad approach for designing drugs to combat such problems as infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Hearst Foundation Gives TSRI $150,000 to Endow Summer Internships
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation has given TSRI a gift that ensures that three, possibly four, high school students will have the opportunity to work in a TSRI lab every summer.

TSRI Scientist Receives German Award
Associate Professor Matthias von Herrath has been named the 2001 George-Koehler Laureate, a major award of the German Society of Immunology in honor of Nobel laureate Georges Koehler.

Three TSRI Graduate Students Win NSF Fellowships
Macromolecular and Cellular Structure and Chemistry (MCSC) graduate student John Craighead and Chemistry students Seth Horn and Ann Sawkar have won National Science Foundation Fellowships, awarded on the basis of merit.


Memory, Pain, Depression, and Peptides... Putting the Pieces Together

Tamas Bartfai, director of the Harold L. Dorris Neurological Research Center, is aiming to understand the biochemical basis of some of today's most pressing neurological problems in order to develop therapies to treat them.