Vol 11. Issue 18 / May 23, 2011

Scientists Design New Anti-Flu Virus Proteins Using Computational Methods — One goal of such protein design would be to block molecular mechanisms involved in cell invasion and virus reproduction.

Scripps Research Appoints Noted Neuroscientist — Associate Professor Kirill Martemyanov joins Scripps Florida.

Weston Dunn — Meet Web and Data Analyst Weston Dunn of the Office of Graduate Studies.

K.C. Nicolaou Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Harry Orf Named Interim Chair of BioFlorida Institute

Scripps Research Holds 19th Commencement

Researchers Show How Shifts in Temperature Prime Immune Response

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



Scientists Find New Class of Compounds with Potentially Widespread Use in Basic Research and Drug Development
Members of the Cravatt lab show the new compounds powerfully and selectively block the activity of a large and diverse group of enzymes known as "serine hydrolases."