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Small RNAs Found to Play Important Roles in Memory Formation

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have found that a type of genetic material called “microRNA” plays surprisingly different roles in the formation of memory in animal models. In some cases, these RNAs increase...
30-Jun-2015 8:00 AM EDT

TSRI and Biotech Partners Find New Antibody Weapons against Marburg Virus

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A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute identifies new immune molecules that protect against deadly Marburg virus, a relative of Ebola virus. The research provides ingredients needed to develop treatments for future Marburg...
27-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

TSRI Team Gets New Close-Up View of Key Part of Ebola Virus Life Cycle

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A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute reveals a key part of the Ebola virus life cycle at a higher resolution than ever before. The research sheds light on how Ebola virus assembles—and how researchers might stop the...
23-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Scripps Florida Scientists Awarded $3.5 Million to Expand Development of New Diabetes Therapies

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded $3.5 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health to accelerate development of a new...
24-Jun-2015 8:30 AM EDT

TSRI Study Points to Unexplored Realm of Protein Biology, Drug Targets

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have devised a powerful set of chemical methods for exploring the biology of proteins. The techniques are designed to reveal protein interactions with lipids.
12-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

TSRI Research Leads to 3D Structures of Key Molecule Implicated in Diseases of the Brain

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have teamed up with several other institutions and pharmaceutical companies, to publish the first 3D structures of a receptor implicated in many diseases of the brain and in normal physiology throughout...
16-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Team Shows AIDS Vaccine Candidate Successfully ‘Primes’ Immune System

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New research led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative and The Rockefeller University shows in mice that an experimental vaccine candidate designed at TSRI can stimulate the immune system activity...
17-Jun-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Scripps Florida Study Points to Drug Target for Huntington’s Disease

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Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have established conclusively that an activating protein, called “Rhes,” plays a pivotal role in focusing the toxicity of Huntington’s disease.
15-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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