Navigation Links
Michael A. Marletta Takes Office as New President of Scripps Research Institute
Date:1/2/2012

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned biochemist Michael A. Marletta, PhD, assumed the post of president and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute January 1, succeeding Richard A. Lerner, MD, who led the institution for more than two decades.

(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120102/DC28698 )

"I'm excited by the opportunity to advance the institute's mission, creating knowledge in the biosciences and applying that knowledge to understanding and curing human disease," said Marletta. "I also look forward to working with all the dynamic, committed people who make the institute's work possible."

Marletta moved to Scripps Research from the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as chair of the Department of Chemistry, co-director of the Chemical Biology Graduate Program, Aldo DeBenedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. He joined the Scripps Research faculty July 1, 2011, following his selection by the Board of Trustees as the institute's next head.

A former recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship as well as many other awards and honors, Marletta has focused his laboratory research on the intersection of chemistry and biology. He is an acknowledged pioneer in discovering the role of nitric oxide, a critical player in communication between cells.

Marletta is the third head of the institute in the 50 years since it began its focus on basic biomedical research. Its first director was Frank Dixon, MD, who arrived with his colleagues at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation (a forerunner of The Scripps Research Institute) in 1961 and was appointed head of research operations in 1970. Lerner, who had led the institute since 1987, will remain a member of the Scripps Research faculty.

For more information on Marletta, see his
'/>"/>

SOURCE Scripps Research Institute
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Michael Cusumano, MITs Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management, Joins Quantum Leap Innovations Board of Directors
2. Ambit Biosciences Names Michael A. Martino President and Chief Executive Officer
3. NeuroCog Trials Appoints Industry Executive Michael Hufford, Ph.D. to Chief Operating Officer
4. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Michael Berelowitz as Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board
5. Netsmart Technologies Names Michael Valentine as Chief Executive Officer
6. BioNeutral Appoints Michael D. Francis, J.D. as Director to the Board
7. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Grant to Zymes LLC
8. Dr. Michael Hanley Joins Celtaxsys as CEO
9. NeuroDerm Awarded $1M by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for the Clinical Development of a New Dermal Patch for Parkinsons Disease
10. Vaccinogen Names Veteran Biotech Executive Michael Kranda President & CEO
11. Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Parkinsons Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015  Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX) ... biosimilar therapeutics including high value and difficult to manufacture ... offering of 6,000,000 shares of its common stock at ... Of the shares being offered, 2,610,000 are being offered ... offered by existing stockholders. Pfenex will not receive any ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24 , 2015 PAREXEL International ... services provider, today announced that Partnerships in Clinical Trials ... Management, the 2015 Clinical Innovator of the Year.  The ... team for the Company,s Perceptive MyTrials ® Data-Driven ... Thursday night during the 2015 Partnership Awards in ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... Athena San Diego, an organization that ... in San Diego’s technology and life science sectors, will ... at their Gala on April 30, 2015 from 5-9pm ... http://athenasd.org/events/ , The Pinnacle Awards recognize individuals ... vision of fostering networking, risk taking and diversity of ...
(Date:4/23/2015)... 2015 BioTE Medical President and Founder ... Live Happier - Avoiding Over-Medication through Natural Hormone Balance" ... Group Conference at JW Marriott / Ritz Carlton Grande ... Healthier Live Happier, is a welcomed response to many ... for a higher quality of life thanks to bio-identical ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pfenex Inc. Announces Pricing Of Follow-on Offering 2PAREXEL Honored With 2015 Clinical Innovator Of The Year Award From Partnerships In Clinical Trials 2PAREXEL Honored With 2015 Clinical Innovator Of The Year Award From Partnerships In Clinical Trials 3PAREXEL Honored With 2015 Clinical Innovator Of The Year Award From Partnerships In Clinical Trials 4PAREXEL Honored With 2015 Clinical Innovator Of The Year Award From Partnerships In Clinical Trials 5Athena Pinnacle Awards to Honor Executives, Corporations and Educators Working to Promote Women Leaders 2Release and Book Signing of BioTE Medical President Gary Donovitz M.D. 'Age Healthier Live Happier' at Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) Conference 2Release and Book Signing of BioTE Medical President Gary Donovitz M.D. 'Age Healthier Live Happier' at Age Management Medicine Group (AMMG) Conference 3
... work in MIT Institute Professor Robert Langers prolific lab sounds ... its products are already saving lives around the world in ... growing the vital tissues of the human bodyincluding skin, blood ... and intestinesin a laboratory dish instead of in the body. ...
... the promise of nanotechnology is great, but there are risks ... The new technology, which is making its way into products ... among scientists than the general public, with scientists appearing to ... of risk versus reward both groups seem to agree ...
... EATONTOWN, N.J., Feb. 15 Osteotech, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ... quarter and year,ended December 31, 2007 financial results ... call will be conducted by Sam Owusu-Akyaw,President and ... of,Osteotech management, on Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at ...
Cached Biology Technology:MIT researcher addresses biomedical engineering challenges 2MIT researcher addresses biomedical engineering challenges 3Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public 2Nanotech's health, environmental impacts worry scientists and the public 3
(Date:4/20/2015)... -- The announcement comes as demand for ... (GRM), Ireland,s foremost records management company, ... up an impressive track record of clients within the first ... records management sector in Dubai . As ... and employ a further eight staff members at its Irish ...
(Date:4/13/2015)... -- higi, a leading cloud-based consumer engagement platform that provides ... their communities around health and wellness, announced today the ... ... convenient vehicle to receive validated health information from consumers. ... API will allow higi,s trusted partners, on a user ...
(Date:4/2/2015)... Germany , April 2, 2015 ... fingerprint tests DERMALOG by far outperforms the strongest ... always maintaining high accuracy, the system is capable ... Hence, the speed proves up to be ten ... faster than its runner-up performance.      ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 2Glenbeigh Records Management Wins Contract With Dubai Islamic Bank 3higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 2higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 3DERMALOG AFIS Emerges as Performance Winner in NIST Benchmark Test 2DERMALOG AFIS Emerges as Performance Winner in NIST Benchmark Test 3
... in California,s Yolo Bypass provide,an all-you-can-eat bug buffet ... the sea. That,s according to a new report,detailing ... fish,in harvested rice fields earlier this year, resulting ... state,s rivers. The report, provided to the ...
... leading scientists for discussions about the causative agents ... diseases of humans, including malaria, amoebic dysentery, sleeping ... Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens Symposium takes place ... environment for scientific discussions centered on current research ...
... hear relies on hair cells, sensory receptors that mechanically amplify ... channel. Although the transduction channel was characterized more than 30 ... components. A new study in The Journal of ... identification of this mystery channel. Recent studies have ...
Cached Biology News:For fish and rice to thrive in Yolo Bypass, 'just add water' 2For fish and rice to thrive in Yolo Bypass, 'just add water' 3
... Cells and TriEx Insect Cell Medium are ... constructs. This cell/medium combination has been selected ... high protein expression levels observed specifically with ... note that our Ready-Plaque Sf9 Cells and ...
...
...
...
Biology Products: