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Jeffery Kelly Elected to National Academy of Inventors

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Jeffery Kelly, Ph.D., co-chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has been named a fellow of the esteemed National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced today.
12-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Blueprints for Anti-Cancer Drugs Discovered in Bacterial Genomes

New research suggests these hidden genes hold the blueprints for designing new, even more effective cancer-targeting compounds.
11-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover Possible Master Switch for Programming Cancer Immunotherapy

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How do killer T cells “learn” to leave their home base and amass within specific tissues like the skin, gut, and lung, or solid tumors?
11-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Structure of Cool

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A team of researchers from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and Duke University has made the first determination of the atomic structure of Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 8 (TRPM8), a molecular sensor in nerve ends that detects cold...
6-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Scripps Research Institute Welcomes Renowned Data Scientist Amalio Telenti

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Telenti is a leading data scientist and genomic researcher whose research foci include human genomics, as well as infectious disease research.
30-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Create First Semi-Synthetic Organism that Stores and Retrieves Unnatural Information

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This “semi-synthetic” strain of E. coli is the first to both contain unnatural bases in its DNA and use the bases to instruct cells to make a new protein.
27-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals, Scientists Find

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Understanding how brains actively erase memories may open new understanding of memory loss and aging, and open the possibility of new treatments for neurodegenerative disease.
21-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Good Cells Gone Bad

A new study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is the first to show precisely how a process in nerve cells called the S-nitrosylation (SNO) reaction—which can be caused by aging, pesticides and pollution—may contribute to Parkinson’s...
16-Nov-2017 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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