Vol 9. Issue 14 / April 27, 2009

Scripps Research/Pfizer Team Produces a Potential New Painkiller - The new compound boosts the body's natural pain relief pathway.

Cancer Biology Department Awarded More than $8 Million in New Research Grants - "The fact that our scientists have been so successful in winning these awards speaks volumes for the high caliber of research being performed at Scripps Florida and in the Department of Cancer Biology," says department chair John Cleveland.

Bruce Beutler Wins 2009 Albany Medical Center Prize

Sandra Schmid Wins ASBMB's Rose Award

Scientists Model 3-D Structures of Proteins that Control Human Clock

New High-Throughput Screening Technique Makes Probing Puzzling Proteins Possible

Scientists Find Structure of a Protein that Makes Cancer Cells Resistant to Chemotherapy

Scientists "Watch" as Individual Alpha-Synuclein Proteins Change Shape

Scripps Research Scientists Mentor Students in New SMART Program

Scientists Engineer New Type of Vaccination that Provides Instant Immunity

Opening Ceremonies Celebrate New Scripps Florida Biomedical Research Facilities

Scientists Create First Crystal Structure of an Intermediate Particle in Virus Assembly

A Major Breakthrough in Generating Safer, Therapeutic Stem Cells from Adult Cells - A team led by Associate Professor Sheng Ding completely avoids problems of genetic manipulation by instead using chemical programming.