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Salk Institute

A biomedical research facility based in La Jolla, California, created 1959/’60 by Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine. The Institute is focused on molecular biology, genetics, neurosciences and plant biology; its strategic research priorities are chemistry and proteomics, stem cell biology, cell biology, regulatory biology, metabolic research, and computational and theoretical biology.
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Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, recently announced that they have identified a gene in adult worms undergoing near-starvation that is specifically involved in life span extension.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, CA) has patented nuclear receptor proteins isolated from the silk moth bombyx mori (bR) which are useful for the regulation of transgene expression.
A tobacco plant that would normally grow 6 feet tall was engineered to mature at 12 inches by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego.
Ipsen (Paris:IPN)(Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and The Salk Institute for Biological Studies (Salk Institute) announced today that they are renewing the Ipsen Life Sciences Program at The Salk Institute.
John has been leading the financial operations of Syndax for more than six years and Peter co-founded the company based on scientific discoveries at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
The researchers, from Salk Institute for Biological Studies, the University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Irvine (UCI), worked out the precise timing of the hair circadian clock, and also uncovered the biology behind the clockwork - the molecules that tells hair when to grow and when to repair damage.
Just two changes to cancer-related genes in some adult brain cells are enough to spur the genesis of glioblastomas, Inder Verma, a molecular biologist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif.
The scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies discovered that blocking the activity of the enzyme IKK2, which helps activate the body's inflammation response, slowed the growth of tumors in mice with lung cancer and increased their lifespan.
5 million gift received today from the Swiss-based Nomis Foundation caps a strong fundraising season for the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, which raised more than $31 million from foundations and private philanthropists in the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
The consortium enables scientists from the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, The Scripps Research Institute, and the University of California, San Diego to work side by side in a facility specifically designed to for stem cell research.
Washington, April 26 ( ANI ): A synthetic form of vitamin D, calcipotriol (a drug already approved by the FDA for the treatment of psoriasis), could be a potential new therapy for liver fibrosis, scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have suggested.
Deaths linked to certain hours of the day aren't unusual, says Satchin Panda of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif.