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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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About the Salk Institute for Biological Studies: The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is one of the world's preeminent basic research institutions, where internationally renowned faculty probe fundamental life science questions in a unique, collaborative, and creative environment.
This patent is owned and controlled by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, but is likely to generate income to the inventors as a result of licensing.
Ocean, canyon, sky--architect Louis Kahn began with these natural elements when the designed The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla.
SAINT-PREX, Switzerland -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a global, specialty biopharmaceuticals company, has donated $10 million to support research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California.
In previous studies, circadian biologist Satchidananda Panda of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, Calif.
Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have generated three-dimensional kidney structures from human stem cells, opening new avenues for studying the development and diseases of the kidneys and to the discovery of new drugs that target human kidney cells.
Now, in the first comprehensive analysis of epigenetic changes that occur during development, a multi-institutional group of scientists, including several from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, has discovered how modifications in key epigenetic markers influence human embryonic stem cells as they differentiate into specialized cells in the body.
Led by Bing Ren of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Joseph Ecker of The Salk Institute for Biological Studies and James Thomson of the Morgridge Institute for Research, the scientists also describe novel genetic phenomena likely to play a pivotal role not only in the genesis of the embryo, but that of cancer as well.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies will contribute $28 million to aid in the comprehensive research of the brain, from its genetic make-up to how it behaves.
French biopharmaceutical specialty care group Ipsen (ADR: IPSEY) and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, Calif.
pa) (Euronext:IPN) and The Salk Institute for Biological Studies announced today that they are renewing the Ipsen Life Sciences Programme at The Salk Institute.
Dinesh and chairman of the life sciences jury Prof Inder Verma of Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA, also spoke to Chitnis.