Mutation That Protects Against HIV Confers No Resistance to
Plague, Scripps Research Scientists Find
A group of Scripps Research scientists has provided strong
evidence that a popular hypothesis concerning the origins
of a genetic mutation that protects against HIV is wrong.
Are They Now? Alumnus "Satchin" Panda
Satchidananda Panda (class of '01) recalls that at Scripps
Research "students are largely treated as junior colleagues."
Honored by Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
Professor Ruben Abagyan of Scripps Research recently delivered
an annual award lecture, the Princess' Lecture, for the Victor
Chang Cardiac Research Institute, a basic cardiovascular biology
research institute in Sydney, Australia.
Scientists Create Single, Clonable Strand of DNA That Folds
into an Octahedron
Scientists have designed, constructed, and imaged a single
strand of DNA that spontaneously folds into a highly rigid,
nanoscale octahedron that is several million times smaller
than the length of a standard ruler.