Vol 11. Issue 4 / January 31, 2011

Scientists Find Measles' Natural Nemesis — The study, from the Oldstone lab, shows that cells infected by the measles virus pull out a heavy weapon in the form of the enzyme ADAR1.

Study Shows Map of Brain Connectivity Changes During Development — The research, from the Cline lab, may lead to a better understanding of diseases such as autism and schizophrenia.

Scripps Research Appoints Noted Chemist to Florida Faculty — Professor Ben Shen's laboratory focuses on identifying and producing natural products and their analogues for use in anti-cancer and antibiotic drug discovery.

Jeffery Kelly Named Emil Thomas Kaiser Award Honoree

AAI Recognizes Michael Oldstone with Mentoring Award

Scripps Florida and Palm Beach County School District to Host Scientific "CELLebration" in The Gardens Mall

Scientists Reveal Complete Structure of HIV's Outer Shell

Scripps Research and Vanderbilt Launch Partnership

Team Creates Vaccine Against Cocaine High

Team Develops Groundbreaking Technology to Detect Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists Home In on Chemicals Needed to Reprogram Cells

Team Devises Broad New Technique for Screening Proteins

Team Reports Molecular Structure of Dopamine Receptor

Putting Down Roots: Franck Polleux Explores the Brain's Dynamic Beginnings

Team Implicates Wayward DNA-Repair Enzyme in Friedreich's Ataxia

Scientists Uncover Possible Cocaine Addiction Trigger

Scripps Research Team Creates New Synthetic Compound with HIV-Fighting Promise
The discovery stems from a library created using natural Japanese-plant compounds as a starting point.