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Janelle Ayres receives $1 million from W. M. Keck Foundation for infectious disease research
Salk scientist who studies infectious diseases receives grant to investigate new approaches to tackle deadly bacterial and viral infections
July 11, 2018
OUR SCIENCE
Learn more about research that strives to unlock the fundamental principles of biology.
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An ATM that dispenses antioxidants
Salk-led study clarifies dual role of protein that watches for cellular threats and repairs damage
July 10, 2018
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What the satellites in your body do
Salk scientists discover how satellite RNA leads to cancer
July 2, 2018
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How the office org chart in your brain helps to organize your actions
Salk scientists discover how learned behaviors are organized and controlled by different brain cell types, offering insight into Parkinson’s, OCD
June 28, 2018
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Spring/Summer 2018 issue
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23rd Annual Symphony at Salk

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Featuring Tony Award Winning star of Hamilton Leslie Odom, Jr.
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Salk Institute’s Janelle Ayres wins Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists
Salk scientist studying infectious diseases and microbiome receives $250,000 prize
June 27, 2018
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Salk researchers win five competitive grants for cancer research
Padres Pedal the Cause funds 11 new collaborative cancer research projects
June 26, 2018
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Salk Institute scientist Eiman Azim wins prestigious McKnight Scholar Award
June 25, 2018
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Salk Institute’s Tony Hunter wins 2018 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science
Salk researcher wins third prestigious prize in a row for cancer research
June 18, 2018
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Salk scientist Saket Navlakha named Pew Scholar
June 14, 2018
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Salk Institute ranks in top 5 nonprofits in the world for high-quality scientific research in life sciences
Wide-ranging index from Nature Research tracks top research institutions globally
June 7, 2018
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Discovery reveals how cells try to control levels of key HIV protein
Salk scientists uncover potential new targets for antiviral drugs using novel laboratory method
May 31, 2018
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Impaired energy production may explain why the brain is susceptible to age-related diseases
By studying neurons generated directly from skin cells, Salk researchers showed the impact of aged mitochondria on brain cells
May 29, 2018
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Salk Institute receives $1.5 million for Alzheimer’s research from NANOS Co. Ltd.
Korean company funds laboratory devoted to stem cell-based aging research
May 29, 2018
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Salk appoints neuroscientist Margarita Behrens as Research Professor
New Research Professor program offers additional career advancement opportunities to scientists
May 22, 2018