New Screening Technique Yields Elusive Compounds
Team Awarded $8.4 Million to Develop New Anti-Smoking Treatments
The Class of 2012
Scripps Research Celebrates 20th Commencement


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Scripps Research Celebrates 20th Commencement

The institute held its 20th commencement, granting 40 PhDs, recognizing honorary degree recipient Nobel laureate Manfred Eigen, and featuring Scripps Research President and CEO Michael A. Marletta as keynote speaker.

New Screening Technique Yields Elusive Compounds

A Scripps Research collaboration led by the Mowen lab has found the first chemical compounds that block an enzyme linked to inflammatory conditions such as asthma, arthritis, and inflammation-promoted cancers.

Team Awarded $8.4 Million to Develop New Anti-Smoking Treatments

Associate Professor Paul Kenny will lead the five-year program project grant to investigate new compounds to help prevent relapse in smokers kicking the habit.

The Class of 2012

The graduating students' names, faces, dissertations, and advisors.

  • Team Identifies Neurotransmitters that Lead to Forgetting
  • Scientists Show How a Gene Duplication Helped our Brains Become ‘Human’
  • Team Finds Anticonvulsant Drug Helps Marijuana Smokers Kick the Habit
  • Researchers Find Structure of a Key ‘Gene Silencer’ Protein
  • Scientists Solve a Mystery of Bacterial Growth and Resistance
  • Scientists Develop Antidote for Cocaine Overdose
  • Scientists Create Compounds that Dramatically Alter Biological Clock and Lead to Weight Loss
  • Team Finds Promising Vaccine Targets on Hepatitis C Virus
  • Team Finds Atomic Structure of Molecule that Binds to Opioids in the Brain
  • Team Develops Simple Test to Predict Heart Attacks
  • Scientists Wrest Partial Control of a Memory
  • Scripps Research Institute Discoveries Lead to Newly Approved Drug for Infant Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Scientists Identify Protein that Sends ‘Painful Touch’ Signals
  • Scientists Create Molecular Map to Guide Development of New Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis and Other Diseases
  • Team Sheds Light on How Body Fends off Bacteria
  • Ultraviolet Protection Molecule in Plants Yields Its Secrets
  • Life After Pfizer: Taking a Proactive Approach
  • Team Demonstrates Effective New ‘Biopsy in a Blood Test’ to Detect Cancer
  • Scientists Illuminate Cancer Cells’ Survival Strategy During Dangerous Dissemination