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Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Mining for molecules with new tools

Medicinal chemists are a lot like prospectors. They're both looking for objects of great value, and the vast majority of their attempts to find them fail.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Technical Services

Yesterday | Medical News Today

A gene identified that plays a surprising role in combating aging

It is something of an eternal question: Can we slow or even reverse the aging process? Even though genetic manipulations can, in fact, alter some cellular dynamics, little is known about the mechanisms of the aging process in living organisms.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Technical Services, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Marletta steps down from Scripps

Michael Marletta has resigned as president and CEO of the Scripps Research Institute amid outrage from faculty over his attempts to quietly merge or sell the center to the University of Southern California, three professors confirmed on Monday.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, University of Southern California

Medical News

Unnatural DNA bases: an interview with Professor Floyd E. Romesberg, The Scripps Research Institute

The natural DNA bases that form the letters of DNA are usually referred to as G, C, A, and T. Those are only the first letters of the chemical names.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Freshnews

aTyr, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Scripps ...

The findings unveiled today in a publication in Science further supplies the basis for aTyr's ongoing clinical studies in the areas of rare diseases and represents an entirely new and unmined area of human biology for therapeutics.

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Related Topix: aTyr Pharma, Biology, Science, Technical Services, Startups, Stanford University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Newswise

Scripps Florida Scientists Identify Gene That Plays a Surprising Role in Combating Aging

JUPITER, FL, July 17, 2014 - It is something of an eternal question: Can we slow or even reverse the aging process? Even though genetic manipulations can, in fact, alter some cellular dynamics, little is known about the mechanisms of the aging process in living organisms.

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, Genetics, Medicine, Technical Services, Biology, Science, Lee, FL, Florida Atlantic University

Freshnews

Edico Genome Raises $10 Million in Series A Financing to...

Edico Genome announced today that it has raised $10 million in a Series A financing to commercialize its DRAGEN Bio-IT Processor, the world's first next-generation sequencing bioinformatics application-specific integrated circuit .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, CPU, Science / Technology, Biotech, Bioinformatics, Science, Technical Services, Sequenom, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Medical News Today

Scientists shed new light on nerve cell growth

Amidst the astounding complexity of the billions of nerve cells and trillions of synaptic connections in the brain, how do nerve cells decide how far to grow or how many connections to build? How do they coordinate these events within the developing brain? In a new study, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Genetics, Medicine

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Business Journal

Brookline company developing organ transplant diagnostics gets exclusive license

A new Brookline company that hopes to develop and sell genetic tests to improve the chance of success of organ transplants is up and running as of today with the announcement that it has obtained a key licence for patent right to its technology.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Technical Services, Northwestern University, Kidney Cancer, Health

BioSpace

Transplant Genomics Inc. Announces Exclusive License To Patent...

Transplant Genomics Inc. announced that it has obtained an exclusive license to patent rights co-owned by The Scripps Research Institute and Northwestern University that provide the foundation for clinical tests to improve management of organ transplant recipients, with the potential to extend lives and reduce costs of associated healthcare.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Northwestern University

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Motorola's DS480... )--Tremor Video, Inc. , an advertising technology company elevating brand performance across all screens for the world's leading brands and publishers, will anno... )--Government Properties Income Trust today announced its regular quarterly common share distribution of $0.43 per common share .

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Northwestern University, Motorola

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

The 25th Neuronal Plasticity Prize of the Fondation Ipsen Has Been...

The 25th annual Neuronal Plasticity Prize of the Fondation Ipsen has been awarded to three researchers for their pioneer works in the domain of "Neuropsychology of drug addiction": Barry J. Everitt , George F. Koob and Michel Le Moal .

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Related Topix: Ipsen, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Technical Services, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, France, World News, Germany

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Chemical & Engineering News

Scripps In An Uproar

A proposed merger of Scripps Research Institute and the University of Southern California has been shelved in the wake of a revolt from Scripps faculty members who have called for the resignation of the institute's CEO, chemist Michael A. Marletta .

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Technical Services, Jupiter, FL

Newswise

Scripps Florida Scientists Shed New Light on Nerve Cell Growth

JUPITER, FL, July 10, 2014 - Amidst the astounding complexity of the billions of nerve cells and trillions of synaptic connections in the brain, how do nerve cells decide how far to grow or how many connections to build? How do they coordinate these events within the developing brain? In a new study, scientists from the Florida campus of The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jupiter, FL, Technical Services, Genetics, Medicine, University of Minnesota

Uptown San Diego Examiner

Daily Business Report - July 10, 2014

The World Cup Championship Match viewing party will take over North Park on Sunday when 30th Street will be closed between Lincoln Street and University Avenue to show the soccer match on a giant LED screen.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, North Park (San Diego, CA), Little Italy (San Diego, CA), Technical Services, La Jolla (San Diego, CA)

Bio IT World

Scripps Calls off USC Merger or Acquisition Discussions

The rumored merger of the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla and the University of Southern California is off, the Scripps board of trustees said yesterday.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, University of Southern California

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Stem cell boss joins board he funded

The former head of California's stem cell agency, which is handing out $3 billion of voter-approved funds for research, has joined the board of a major grant recipient one week after leaving his post.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Technical Services, Stanford University, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chemical and Engineering News

Scripps Faculty Call For Ouster Of CEO Michael Marletta

United in dissent, faculty at biological research powerhouse Scripps Research Institute are reportedly calling for the resignation of the organization's president and CEO, chemist Michael Marletta .

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Related Topix: Technical Services, University of Southern California, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

EurekAlert!

Scripps Florida scientists uncover new compounds that could affect circadian rhythm

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a surprising new role for a pair of compounds-which have the potential to alter circadian rhythm, the complex physiological process that responds to a 24-hour cycle of light and dark and is present in most living things.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Chemistry, Science, Biology

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

OpinionFinding peace and stability at Scripps Research Institute

In its nearly 90 years as San Diego's oldest center for medical exploration and investigation, The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has likely never faced such troubles: a $21 million budget deficit, a president desperately searching for institutional partners to help stabilize its financial future, and a faculty in revolt and calling for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Technical Services, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US Politics, US News

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