Turns Stem Cells into Neurons
"We found molecules that can direct the embryonic stem cells
to [become] neurons," says TSRI investigator Sheng Ding, describing
a paper to be published with TSRI Professor Peter Schultz
and others in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy
Receives Honorary Degree
TSRI President Lerner, who is Lita Annenberg Hazen Professor
of Immunochemistry and Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Chair in
Chemistry, received an honorary doctorate degree from Ben-Gurion
University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Wins California Breast Cancer Fellowship
Graduate student Nadim Jessani of the Cravatt lab has won
a California Breast Cancer Research Program fellowship.
Meet Computer Graphic Artist Peggy Myer of the Department
of BioMedical Graphics.
TSRI Professor Arthur Olson once built molecular models by
hand. Now, he is at it again, but this time with the help
of advanced technology.