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13 hrs ago | 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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Pressure grows to oust Scripps Research president

An unprecedented faculty revolt is unfolding at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, where some scientists spent the Fourth of July exploring new ways to pressure the board of trustees to oust Michael Marletta as president of the financially troubled biomedical center.

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

Business Journal

Venture: Bioscience hiring flat in Florida

Despite receiving major state investments, the bioscience industry in Florida hasn't been a big job creator in recent years, according to a recent report.

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Related Topix: Technical Services

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Faculty seek removal of Scripps Research president

Faculty leaders of The Scripps Research Institute have sent an email calling for the removal of President Michael Marletta , saying they have lost confidence in his ability to shepherd the highly respected but financially troubled biomedical center.

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Circulation

Epigenetic Regulation of Pluripotency and Differentiation [Review]

Correspondence to Jeanne F. Loring, PhD, Department of Chemical Physiology, Center for Regenerative Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, La-Jolla, CA, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

A new partner for Scripps Research?

It's possible that the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla would have to look no farther than across the street to find a partner that could help the biomedical powerhouses shore up its long-term finances.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Technical Services

Medical News Today

Potential new use for cancer drug in gene therapy for blood disorders

Scientists working to make gene therapy a reality have solved a major hurdle: how to bypass a blood stem cell's natural defenses and efficiently insert disease-fighting genes into the cell's genome.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Technical Services, Leukemia, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

TSRI will look at other financial options

Michael Marletta is president and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, University of Southern California, Biology, Science

Forbes.com

Systems of Life Impact Business and Society

Exploration, experimentation, and innovation. All fabulous pursuits in their own rights, but what about real-world application? From food to fuel, what are people doing with all these new bio discoveries? In this video from our June 17 Techonomy Bio conference, David Kirkpatrick moderates a discussion with Stewart Brand of Global Business Network, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Technical Services, E. Coli, Health, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jun 26, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Scientists find potential new use for cancer drug in gene therapy for blood disorders

Bruce Torbett, PhD, is an associate professor at The Scripps Research Institute.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Leukemia, Health, Genetics, Medicine

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Business Journal

Biotech job market flat in Florida despite huge investments

Despite receiving major state investments, the bioscience industry in Florida hasn't been a big job creator in recent years, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Technical Services

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Daily Trojan

USC in talks to acquire Scripps Research Institute

USC is exploring the possibility of acquiring or merging with The Scripps Research Institute, a private biomedical research organization based in La Jolla.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, University of Southern California

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Scripps Research loses 2 top scientists

The University of Southern California has lured two top scientists away from the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, including one of the chemists who helped to develop Tamiflu, a drug that prevents and slows the spread of influenza.

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

BioSpace

T23 Announces Global License Of The Scripps Research Institute'...

The Scripps Research Institute and T23 today announced a global agreement for the development and commercialization of ligands for CD22, one of the family of siglecs , discovered and characterized by TSRI Professor James Paulson, PhD.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Biology, Science

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers investigating ways to improve type 2 diabetes treatments

A better understanding of how the transcription factor Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma works is critical to find new ways to improve medications to treat type 2 diabetes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Heart Failure, Technical Services

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Biotech entrepreneurs report to 'Boot Camp'

During a break out session at the Bio International Convention in San Diego, Court Turner from Avalon Ventures in San Diego chats with Craig Shimasaki with Moleculera Labs, Michael Mueller with Conatus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Nicola Zilio with Scripps Research Institute.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Startups, Avalon Ventures, Technical Services

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Scripps Florida's donor dearth

The Scripps Research Institute landed a scientific coup in the early 2000's with its expansion to Florida.

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

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