Chemical 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 of Sciences.

Lerner 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.

Jessani Wins California Breast Cancer Fellowship
Graduate student Nadim Jessani of the Cravatt lab has won a California Breast Cancer Research Program fellowship.

Peggy Myer
Meet Computer Graphic Artist Peggy Myer of the Department of BioMedical Graphics.

Objets d'Art
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.