Vol 10. Issue 9 / March 15, 2010

Businesswoman and Community Leader Katherine Kennedy to Lead Scripps Research California Council
"Katherine will open doors, make a strong case to donors, and lend great enthusiasm and energy to our efforts," says Scripps Research President Richard Lerner.

Scripps Research SMART Teams Showcase Work at High Tech Fair
"All the hard work the students did throughout the year showed," says Science Outreach Coordinator Marisela Chevez.

Scientists Identify Age-Associated Defects in Schizophrenia

Courtney Miller's Compass

Team Reveals How An Old Drug Could Have A New Use for Treating River Blindness

Scientists Find Two Compounds that Lay the Foundation for a New Class of AIDS Drug

Team Finds Stress Hormone Key to Alcohol Dependence

Scientists Find Cancer Cells Co-opt Fat Metabolism Pathway to Become More Malignant

Team Wins Global Race to Achieve Landmark Synthesis of Perplexing Natural Product

Scientists Show "Lifeless" Prions Capable of Evolutionary Change and Adaptation

Scientists Crack Mystery of Protein's Dual Function

Researchers Reveal Key Structure from Ebola Virus

Team Restores Some Function to Cells from Cystic Fibrosis Patients

Elizabeth Fago Gives $1 Million to Scripps Florida

Light Activated "Warhead" Turns Modest Molecules into Super Protein Killers
A novel research tool from the Kodadek lab could significantly expand the search for new therapies.