Stem Cells Selectively Delivered into the Eye and Used to
A team of researchers from TSRI has discovered a way to use
adult bone marrow stem cells to form new blood vessels in
the eye or to deliver chemicals that will prevent the abnormal
formation of new vessels.
Wins Oparin Medal
The Oparin Medal, the highest recognition of the
International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life,
has been given to TSRI Professor Albert Eschenmoser. The award
is given every six years to the scientist deemed to have "had
the best sustained scientific research program in the origin
of life field."
Wins Chemical Pioneer Award
Julius Rebek, Jr., director of the Skaggs Institute
at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has won an American
Institute of Chemists (AIC) Chemical Pioneer Award, which
recognizes "extraordinary achievement in the chemistry or
chemical engineering fields."
Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Ian Wilson, professor in TSRI's Department of Molecular
Biology and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology,
has been elected to membership of the American Academy of
Arts and Sciences.
TSRI Graduate Students Awarded Fellowships
Thirteen TSRI graduate students have recently distinguished
themselves by winning fellowships for the next academic year.
Meet Leonard Jones, TSRI maintenance technician
and swatter in TSRI's softball league.