Vol 7. Issue 38 / December 17, 2007

White Blood Cells Deliver Boost to Tumors - The findings from the Quigley lab point to potential new cancer targets.

Pun and Games with Richard Lederer - The famed word master regales a Scripps Research audience with facts about the English language, puns, spoonerism, bloopers, anecdotes, speaking tips, and witty repartee.

Sheng Ding, Kristin Baldwin Win CIRM New Faculty Awards

Gurudutt Pendyala Awarded Fellowship for ALS Research

Nico Mitro Receives Career Development Grant

Juan Blanco Canosa Wins Marie Curie Actions Fellowship

Scientists Discover Chemical Triggers for Aggression in Mice

New Research Identifies a Novel Receptor and Potential Target to Prevent the Sexual Transmission of HIV-1

Scientists Develop Modeling Method that Increases Our Understanding of Diseases like Cystic Fibrosis and Alzheimer's

Failure is Not an Option

Team Blocks Bacterial Communication System to Prevent Deadly Staph Infections

Scripps Research Wins $51 Million to Study Critical Immune Response Mechanisms

Inventing New Chemistry

Structure of HIV Capsid Protein Reveals Potential Weakness at Inner Core of Virus




Team Identifies Human Antibodies that Prevent Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Mouse Model - The work opens the door to the use of antibodies as a human therapeutic and the development of a preventive vaccine for the disease.