Vol 9. Issue 23 / August 10, 2009

Structure of Virus Protein Reveals How Viruses Hijack Cell Proteins - The new findings from the Wright lab may help scientists understand how some viruses cause disease, including cancer.

Scientists Find Early Evolution Maximized the "Spellchecking" of Protein Sequences - The findings from the Schimmel lab provide a glimpse into how enzyme functions have evolved.

New Global Survey of Protein Regulation Sheds Light on Stem Cells Mechanisms - Associate Professor Sheng Ding and colleagues have unveiled new clues about how stem cells work by conducting a sophisticated profile of their protein activity.

Enrique Saez Wins EUREKA Grant

William Roush Named American Chemical Society Fellow

Nicole Steinmetz Wins Pathway to Independence Award

Melissa Dix Wins California Breast Cancer Research Program Grant

Christopher Kimberlin Awarded ACA Pauling Prize

Peter Kuhn Reaches Out at Fleet Science Center

Scientists Uncover a New Protein Necessary for the Proper Formation of the Immune System

Scientists Find Key Culprits in Lupus

Scientists Uncover Novel Mechanism Controlling Tumor Growth in the Brain

Team Led by Scripps Research Scientists Finds New Way that Cells Fix Damage to DNA

A Potential New MS Treatment's Long and Winding Road

Scripps Research Holds 17th Commencement

Scientists Determine Workings of Potentially Useful Virus

Team Invents First Technique for Producing Promising Anti-Leukemia Agent

A Major Breakthrough in Generating Safer, Therapeutic Stem Cells from Adult Cells

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

Team Reports Breakthrough in Creating Live Mice from Skin Cells - A milestone study from the Baldwin lab suggests the viability and benefits of induced pluripotent stem cells as an alternative to embryonic stem cells.