Vol 9. Issue 37 / December 7, 2009

Study Describes Powerful New Tool in the Fight Against Autoimmune Diseases, Blood Cancers – The novel approach from the Kodadek lab facilitates the identification of molecules that prevent immune cells from attacking the body.

Noted HIV Researcher Joins Scripps Florida Faculty – "[Susana Valente] has an innovative approach to HIV and brings a fresh perspective to the search for novel ways to interrupt viral replication," says Chair of the Department of Infectology Charles Weissmann.

Scientists Receive Grant to Develop New Technologies to Monitor Protein Folding

Gerald Joyce Wins Dannie Heineman Prize

Changchun Xiao Awarded Lupus Research Institute Grant

Scripps Research Papers Highlighted

Scientists Find New Link Between Insulin and Core Body Temperature

Team Shows Switching Between Sugary and Regular–Tasting Diet Can Activate Brain's Stress System and Lead to "Withdrawal" Symptoms

Floor Three

New Consortium Led by Scripps Research Scientists Awarded $10 Million by National Cancer Institute

Team Led by Scripps Research and UC San Diego Scientists Reveals Secrets of Drought Resistance

Ronald Davis Joins Scripps Florida as Founding Chair of New Neuroscience Department

An Eye to the Future

Scientists Find Missing Piece of Powerful DNA Repair Puzzle

Team Develops Cheap, Easy "Kitchen Chemistry" to Perform Formerly Complex Synthesis
The new method from the Yu lab may revolutionize the synthesis of natural products and therapeutic drugs.