Navigation Links
Two San Diego scientists elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Date:4/29/2014

LA JOLLA, CA April 29, 2014 Two scientists from San Diego countyDale Boger and Benjamin Cravatt of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their "distinguished and continuing achievements in original research," the academy announced today.

"Simply put, Dale and Ben are outstanding scientists," said TSRI President and CEO Michael A. Marletta. "Their contributions are remarkable and it is fitting they have been recognized by the nation's most prestigious scientific society. Additionally, I admire their dedication to Scrippsthey are exemplary citizens of our community. I have always been immensely proud of them and, if possible, I am even more so today."

Dale Boger, who is chair of the Department of Chemistry, Richard and Alice Cramer Professor of Chemistry and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at TSRI, works on the total synthesis of biologically active natural products, using the tools of organic synthesis to identify, imitate, understand, exploit and sometimes surpass what nature provides.

Benjamin Cravatt, who is chair of the Department of Chemical Physiology, professor in the Dorris Neuroscience Center and member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at TSRI, studies the action and regulation of chemical messengers, particularly the fatty acid amides, which mediate physiological phenomena such as pain sensation, sleep and thermoregulation. He designs and uses chemical probes for "active site proteomics," the global analysis of protein function.

Boger and Cravatt are among the academy's 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries.

The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit institution that was established under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It recognizes achievement in science by election to membership and, along with other groups, provides science, tech
'/>"/>

Contact: Mika Ono
mikaono@scripps.edu
858-784-2052
Scripps Research Institute
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. TGen Dr. Michael Barrett awarded $200,000 grant at national cancer conference in San Diego
2. New UC San Diego biosensor will guard water supplies from toxic threats
3. Mary Ann Liebert to receive award for stem cell education at World Stem Cell Summit in San Diego
4. Biocom Announces 2013 San Diego Mayoral Primary Endorsement
5. 2013 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference returns to San Diego
6. Medbox to Sponsor Free Educational Seminar in San Diego
7. CIRM funds 6 UC San Diego stem cell researchers
8. Synteract to Host Joint Statistical Meeting Roundtable in San Diego
9. FirstMark Exhibiting and Presenting at the San Diego Academy of Family Physicians 55th Annual Postgraduate Symposium
10. 2012 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference heads to San Diego
11. Scripps Florida scientists reveal molecular secrets behind resveratrols health benefits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Two San Diego scientists elected to the National Academy of Sciences
(Date:7/25/2014)... and disrupted brain development is an essential part ... largely unknown. However, thanks to funding from the ... University (GW) researcher Anthony-Samuel LaMantia, Ph.D. may be ... to these key questions in the field of ... and physiology at the GW School of Medicine ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... at the University of Houston, has written a ... development., "Introduction to Tissue Engineering: Applications and Challenges" ... field of artificial organ development. Metin Akay, founding ... served as a series editor on the book., ... books on the subject of growing artificial organs ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... factor characterized by the existence of numerous isoforms ... to the protein deeply different characteristics. NRG1 plays ... during development and the different phases occurring after ... regrowth, remyelination and target reinnervation, Researchers at the ... soluble NRG1 upregulation observed in Schwann cells immediately ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):GW researcher receives grant to answer the how and why of autism during development 2University of Houston researcher publishes textbook on tissue engineering 2
... working on behalf of the European Pet Food Industry ... vitamin A consumption for puppies. The research marks a ... for vitamin A levels for puppies and sheds new ... research was conducted by scientists from the Free University ...
... molecules in our bodies display a striking molecular characteristic: They ... of each other, like your right hand and left hand. ... molecular forms. This mirror-image phenomenon known ... a UCLA research group led by Thomas G. Mason, a ...
... designer from Africa have together created a fashionable hooded ... warding off mosquitoes infected with malaria, a disease estimated ... Though insecticide-treated nets are commonly used to drive away ... be worn throughout the day to provide extra protection ...
Cached Biology News:Collaborative research team identifies safe upper level for vitamin A consumption for puppies 2UCLA life scientists unlock mystery of how 'handedness' arises 2UCLA life scientists unlock mystery of how 'handedness' arises 3African scientist, designer partner to fashion anti-malaria garment that wards off bugs 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... Yushan Yan, Distinguished Professor of Engineering at the ... nanomaterials to solve problems in energy engineering, environmental ... focused on zeolites, porous rock with a well-defined, ... size is so precisely decided that zeolites can ... fraction of an angstrom (one-tenth of a nanometer), ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014 Your cell phone ... modeling lithium-ion battery storage capacity. , New research ... theoretical model created at Lawrence Livermore National ... predicts how carbon components will perform as electrodes. ... the urgent need for higher-performance batteries. Several key ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014 2014 Deep Research Report ... a professional and in-depth research report on Potassium ... basic information, including its definition, classification, application, ... research covers the international market analysis, including China’s ... covering macroeconomic environment & economic situation analysis, the ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... The first part of the session on ... Human Studies” will cover comprehensive clinical support in early ... increasing R&D costs and declining industry success in getting ... knowledge collected in early Phase I/IIa study data to ... stage development. , Next, the presenters will examine steps ...
Breaking Biology Technology:University of Delaware researcher describes new approach for creating organic zeolites 2Getting More Life out of Lithium-ion Batteries 2Potassium Sulphate Market & SHMP Industry 2014 (Global, China) Analysis Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com 2Potassium Sulphate Market & SHMP Industry 2014 (Global, China) Analysis Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com 3Potassium Sulphate Market & SHMP Industry 2014 (Global, China) Analysis Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com 4Best Practices for Optimizing Dose Escalation in First in Human Studies, New Webinar August 6th Hosted by Xtalks 2
... (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that it received ... with the sale of its 50% interest in the ... that closed in March 2009. CTI previously received approximately ... transaction, and the remaining $3.5 million, subject to adjustments ...
... 3 Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDIX ) ... company,s three hepatitis C programs at the Canaccord Adams Hepatitis ... at the InterContinental The Barclay New York Hotel in New ... be accessed under "Calendar of Events" in the Idenix Investor ...
... IRVINE, Calif., April 3 ChromaDex Corporation, (OTC ... standards and contract research, today announced financial results ... basis calculated in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted ... loss attributable to common stockholders of $0.07 per ...
Cached Biology Technology:CTI Receives the Second Payment of $6.5 million Associated with the Sale of Interest in Zevalin Joint Venture 2CTI Receives the Second Payment of $6.5 million Associated with the Sale of Interest in Zevalin Joint Venture 3ChromaDex Announces 2008 Year End Financial Results 2ChromaDex Announces 2008 Year End Financial Results 3
...
Applications: Western blotting ...
...
Ethylene glycol-bis(2-aminoethyl ether)-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid...
Biology Products: