Vol 11. Issue 16 / May 9, 2011

CIRM Awards Scripps Research Institute Scientists $3.5 Million — The grants to Professor Joel Gottesfeld and Assistant Professor Kristin Baldwin enable the exploration of stem cells' potential in biology and medicine.

Ronald Davis: In Search of Memory — Ronald Davis, chair of the Department of Neuroscience, looks for new ways to understand theß mechanisms of learning and memory.

Regina Faulkner Wins NIH National Research Service Award

Joshua Payette Awarded American Cancer Society Fellowship

Jonathan Swoboda Receives Diabetes Fellowship

Study Suggests Enzyme Crucial to DNA Replication May Provide Potent Anti-Cancer Drug Target

Scientists Develop Compound that Effectively Halts Progression of Multiple Sclerosise

Scientists Find E. Coli Enzyme Must Move to Function

Scientists Find Sensory Wiring for Smells Varies Among Individuals

Method Reveals New View of Human Nerve Cells, Opening Door to Potential Drug Targets

Scripps Research and MIT Scientists Discover Class of Potent Anti-Cancer Compounds

New Lupus Drug Results from Scripps Research Technology

Engineering Better Approaches to Chemistry

Scripps Research Names Michael A. Marletta as President

Scientists Develop Powerful New Methodology for Stabilizing Proteins



Researchers Show How Shifts in Temperature Prime Immune Response
The Patapoutian lab shows a drop or rise in temperature triggers a protein to open calcium channel pores, leading to widespread gene expression.