Vol 6. Issue 17 / May 15, 2006

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Presentations (But Were Afraid to Ask) - The Scripps Research Career Workshop Series featured Jean-luc Doumont, a Stanford-trained physicist who shared his tips on making effective presentations.

Erica Ollmann Saphire Wins Young Investigator Award
Stuart Webb Awarded NIH Fellowship
French Ambassador Visits Campus



Study Results Offer Guidance in Treatment of Alcohol Dependence

Immune Response to HIV in the Brain a "Double-Edged Sword"

Lack of a Key Enzyme Dramatically Increases Resistance to Sepsis

Simple Tools for Complex Problems

Free Range Problem-Solving

New Class of Enzyme Inhibitors Blocks Replication of SARS Virus

Minor Mutations in Avian Flu Virus Increase Chances of Human Infection

The Accidental Author or the Price of Popularity

View from a Zeppelin: Interview with George Koob

Still on the Case - Professor Chi-Huey Wong, who is interested in solving the problem of carbohydrates in biology, has several new papers out this spring.