Vol 6. Issue 7 / February 27, 2006


Steve Mayfield Promoted to Full Professor
Steve Mayfield, associate dean and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, has been promoted to the rank of full professor. Mayfield (B.S, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) joined The Scripps Research Institute in 1987, after completing postdoctoral work at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. His laboratory studies the regulation of mRNA translation in green plants, especially how light activates the interaction of proteins, mRNAs, and the ribosome. For more information, see the Mayfield lab web site.

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