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October 2018

DRESSED FOR SALK-cess! Institute’s first Halloween-themed open house

La Jolla Light

Clodagh O’Shea Receives Allen Distinguished Investigator Award To Study Genome

Bioengineer.org

Allen Frontiers Group awards $13.5M for research on cancer, cells, aging and brains

Geek Wire

The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group announces 10 new Allen Distinguished Investigators

Journal Sentinel

An Indian-born scientist explains why a disrupted body clock is the ‘mother of all maladies’

Scroll.in

Salk Institute Cofounder Melvin Cohn Dies

The Scientist

Melvin Cohn, renowned immunologist who helped create La Jolla’s Salk Institute, dies at 96

The San Diego Union-Tribune

BI 015 Terrence Sejnowski: How to Start a Deep Learning Revolution

Brain Inspired

Salk researchers advance sonogenetics technology for treating neurological conditions

News Medical

Salk scientists advance ultrasound technology for neurological therapy

Medical Xpress

Astrocytes Show Unexpected Role in Brain Plasticity

Technology Networks

Astrocytes Have Unexpected Role In Synaptic Plasticity

Reliawire

The Health Care 50

Time Magazine

Brain cells called astrocytes have unexpected role in brain ‘plasticity’

Science Daily

A pioneering scientist explains ‘deep learning’

The Verge

Salk Institute’s Janelle Ayres gets $3.5 million NIH grant

The San Diego Union-Tribune

How Wine Corks Help Fight Global Warming

VOA

Getty announces 2018 grants funding architectural conservation worldwide, including projects in Cuba and Lebanon

Los Angeles Times

Stunning Weevil Eye Wins Forty-Fourth Annual Nikon Small World Competition

Scientific Technology News

Salk researcher Janelle Ayres awarded NIH Pioneer Award

San Diego Metro


September 2018

Salk Institute’s Tatyana Sharpee Elected 2018 Fellow Of American Physical Society

Science Magazine

$1.6 Million CIRM Grant Supports Potential Diabetes Treatment

Science Magazine

How cerebral organoids are guiding brain-cancer research and therapies

Nature

The Fifth Annual Blavatnik National Awards Ceremony and Gala Celebrates America’s Top Young Scientists and Engineers at the American Museum of Natural History

Markets Insider

New York Galas Top Trump Gridlock

Bloomberg

The Fifth Annual Blavatnik National Awards Ceremony and Gala Celebrates America’s Top Young Scientists and Engineers at the American Museum of Natural History

KFM BFM

Embracing the Circadian Rhythm for Better Health

Live Long and Master Aging Podcast

Robotic gliders train themselves to soar on thermals

New Atlas

Researchers use reinforcement learning to train gliders to soar like birds

News Medical

Horwitz Prize Awarded For Work On Hormones

Science Magazine

Researchers train gliders to ride warm air currents just like birds

UPI

Decoding the Structure of an RNA-Based CRISPR System

R&D Magazine

Decoding the structure of an RNA-based CRISPR system

Science Daily

Salk Institute researchers uncover molecular structure of RNA-based CRISPR system

News Medical

WHY ANIMAL EXTINCTION IS CRIPPLING COMPUTER SCIENCE

Wired

Nuclear Pore Control May Stop Cancer Cells from Proliferating

GEN News

Adjusting Cell Gatekeepers Leads to New Cancer-fighting Methods

Laboratory Equipment

ENLISTING OUR OWN GERMS TO HELP US BATTLE INFECTIONS

Wired

New AI Strategy Mimics How Brains Learn to Smell

Quanta Magazine

Tweaking cells’ gatekeepers could lead to new way to fight cancer

Science Daily

Yeast Research Leads to Central Nervous System Disorder Finding

R&D Magazine

Exploring Single-Cell Epigenetics

Biocompare

Research in yeast leads to finding about a central nervous system disorder

phys.org

Research in yeast leads to serendipitous finding about a central nervous system disorder

Science Daily

Unique method to find cancer mutations offers chance of improved treatment

Drug Target Review

New method of pinpointing cancer mutations could lead to more targeted treatments

Science Daily

New Approach Combines Three Methods to Detect Structural Variants in Cancer Cells

GEN News

Image of the Day: Switch Gears

The Scientist

Electron Microscopy Provides New View of Tiny Virus With Therapeutic Potential

R&D Magazine

Electron microscopy provides new view of tiny virus with therapeutic potential

phys.org

Insight Into Therapeutic Potential of Tiny Virus Discovered

Laboratory Equipment

Image of the Day: On the Mend

The Scientist

Meet Our Magazine of the Year Finalists

Folio

Scientists find way of treating skin wounds without surgery

The Guardian

Severe skin wounds regenerated, in mice, in Salk Institute-led study

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Open wounds converted into healthy skin in scientific first

Independent

Salk Scientists Identify Genetic Characteristics of Embryonic Stem Cells Live on KUSI

KUSI

Lab-grown brain bits open windows to the mind — and a maze of ethical dilemmas

The Washington Post


August 2018

A master switch controls aggressive breast cancer

ecancernews

A master switch controls aggressive breast cancer

Medical Xpress

GENE DISCOVERY MAY HELP TREAT AGGRESSIVE BREAST CANCER

The Pioneer

Periods Of Fasting Can Protect Against Obesity And Diabetes

dLife

Eating in 10-hour window can override disease-causing genetic defects, nurture health

Science Daily

Limited Meal Times Prevent Obesity in Mice Prone to Gaining Weight

The Scientist

Why do some odors stink?

Feedstuffs

Study opens new avenues for engineering smells and tastes

News Medical

What’s That Smell? Scientists Find A New Way To Understand Odors

Bioengineer.org

A $2 million gift is aimed at finding a cure for cancer

The San Diego Union Tribune

A Switch to Turn Terpene Production On and Off

Technology Networks

Salk Institute Receives $2 million for Cancer Research Initiative

Onside News

A Switch To Turn Fragrances On And Off

Bioengineer.org

A switch to turn fragrances on and off

Science Daily

2018 Edit and Design Hall of Fame Honorees To Be Celebrated at Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards Gala on October 9 in NYC

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

2018 Edit and Design Hall of Fame Honorees To Be Celebrated at Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards Gala on October 9 in NYC

Journal Sentinel

2018 Edit and Design Hall of Fame Honorees To Be Celebrated at Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards Gala on October 9 in NYC

CBS 8

Distinguished neuroscientist Kay Tye to join Salk Institute

wn.com

Distinguished Neuroscientist Kay Tye To Join Salk Institute

Public

No Mitochondrial Pain, No Longevity Gain

GEN News

Cells Learn to Adapt to Brief Stressors

Laboratory Equipment

Cells Agree: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

Bioengineer.org

Salk Scientists Find that Common Dietary Elements Cure Lethal Infections, Eliminating the Need for Antibiotics

Technology Networks

Scientists Find That Dietary Elements Cure Lethal Infections

Laboratory Equipment

Bribing bacteria to play nicely is good for everyone

Science Daily

Back to the future—breast cancer reprises pathways found in fetal cells

Medical Xpress

Back to the future: breast cancer reprises pathways found in fetal cells

Science Daily

When you eat, as important as what you eat, says researcher

Radio Canada International

Debbie Turner & Symphony at Salk

Giving Back


July 2018

Body rhythms a key to better health, according to Salk researcher

Del Mar Times

Widespread Connections Among Neurons Help the Brain Distinguish Smells

Neuroscience News

Scientists Survey Smells at the Circuit Level

Technology Networks

Study: Widespread Connections Among Neurons Help the Brain Distinguish Smells

Laboratory Equipment

Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can have metabolic effects in mice

News Medical

When We Eat, or Don’t Eat, May Be Critical for Health

New York Times

Depleting Microbiome With Antibiotics Can Affect Glucose Metabolism

Science Magazine

Depleting microbiome with antibiotics can affect glucose metabolism

Medical Xpress

Can the Genes Responsible for Aging Be Altered by a Face Cream? These Skin-Care Companies Say Yes

Vogue

$1M award for Salk scientist Janelle Ayres, who befriends our microbial enemies

The San Diego Union-Tribune

This ATM Dispenses Antioxidants

Technology Networks

Janelle Ayres Receives $1 Million From W. M. Keck Foundation For Disease Research

Science Magazine

An ATM that dispenses antioxidants

Science Daily

Study clarifies dual role of protein that watches for cellular threats and repairs damage

Medical Xpress

The Science of Fasting and the related Health Benefits

CapeTalk

Salk Institute voted California’s most beautiful building

ABC 10 News

The most beautiful building in every US state, according to people who live there

Business Insider

Dr. Panda from Salk Institute Discusses His New Book The Circadian Code

FOX News

What the satellites in your body do

ecancernews

What the satellites in your body do

Science Daily

Scientists discover how satellite RNA leads to cancer

Medical Xpress


June 2018

Winners of 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists named

c&en

How The Office Org Chart in Your Brain Helps to Organize Your Actions

Technology Networks

How To Get Your Circadian Rhythm Back On Track

Sheerluxe

Salk Institute Associate Professor Wins Award, $250,000 Prize

San Diego Business Journal

How the office org chart in your brain helps to organize your actions

Medical Xpress

How the Office Org Chart in Your Brain Helps Organize Your Actions

Neuroscience News

Salk Institute Researchers Win Five Competitive Grants For Cancer Research

Science Magazine

Two of San Diego’s top scientists to share $1.3 million Tang Prizes

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Eight Scholars Awarded 2018 Tang Prize, the Most Laureates Ever

Bakersfield.com

Americans win Tang Prize for cancer research

Taipei Times

Hunter receives Tang Prize award

Focus Taiwan News Channel

Salk Discusses Why the Brain is Susceptible to Alzheimer’s

KUSI

Pew selects scientists to investigate fundamental biomedical questions

San Diego Metro

THE 19TH-CENTURY CRANK WHO TRIED TO TELL US ABOUT THE MICROBIOME

Wired

Salk Scientist Saket Navlakha Named Pew Scholar

Science Magazine

Pew Selects 22 Scientists to Investigate Fundamental Biomedical Questions

NBC2

The Genius Life

iTunes

How our body’s circadian clocks affect our health beyond sleep

The Verge

Small Molecule Appears to Destroy Protein That Wakes Dormant HIV

MD Magazine

San Diego science reaches top tier in new global survey

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Salk Institute Receives $1.5 Million for Alzheimer’s Research From NANOS Co. Ltd.

KUSI

Salk Institute receives $1 5M for Alzheimer s research from NANOS

sdnews.com

Brain cells’ energy “factories” may be to blame for age-related disease

The Stem Cellar


May 2018

Discovery Reveals How Cells Try To Control Levels Of Key HIV Protein

Science Magazine

Discovery reveals how cells try to control levels of key HIV protein

Medcial Xpress

Discovery reveals how cells try to control levels of key HIV protein

Science Daily

Naturally Aged Mitochondria May Improve Study of Brain Aging

GEN News

Time on Your Side: Pradeep Reddy / Reverse Aging

Big Picture Science

Salk Institute Receives $1.5 Million from NANOS Co. for Alzheimer’s Research

San Diego Metro

Vitamin D shows protective effects for cells in the pancreas

Diabetes.co.uk

Salk Institute’s Joanne Chory Awarded Prestigious Gruber Prize

Scienmag

Boosting the effects of vitamin D to tackle diabetes

Science Daily

Boosting the Effects of Vitamin D to Tackle Diabetes

R&D Magazine

CLASSY Study Shows How Cells Label DNA “Do Not Use”

Technology Networks

Jonas Salk’s recordings will be heard after 50 years, thanks to UC San Diego project

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Understanding how DNA is selectively tagged with ‘do not use’ marks

Science Daily

Understanding how DNA is selectively tagged with ‘do not use’ marks

Archaeology News Network

Interconnected Cells-in-a-dish Let Researchers Study Brain Disease

Science Newsline

Interconnected Cells in a Dish Let Researchers Study Brain Disease

Neuroscience News

Salk researchers clarify relationship of two neuron types to psychiatric and movement disorders

Medical Life Science News

Where brain cells get their information may determine their roles in diseases

Medcial Xpress

Where brain cells get their information may determine their roles in diseases

Science Daily

Single injection treats hemophilia B for life, in proof-of-concept study

Medical Xpress

Single injection treats hemophilia B for life, in proof-of-concept study

Science Daily


April 2018

Biden shakes Salk with powerful plea for more cancer cooperation

La Jolla Light

Ron Evans wins Vallee Awards in Biomedical Science

The Vallee Foundation

Izpisua at the UCLM requested “government” support to bring into fruition the findings that will enable diseases that have been incurable so far to be treated

UCLM

Scientists share innovative cancer research at annual AACR meeting

FOX News

March of Dimes & Salk Institute: where cures begin

ABC 10 News

Human Brain Organoids Thrive in Mouse Brains

GEN News

Miniature human brains grow for months when implanted in mice skulls

STAT

Former Vice President Joe Biden to discuss cancer research during visit to Salk Institute

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Human Brain Organoids Thrive in Mouse Brains

The Scientist

Building a better brain organoid

The Stem Cellar

Miniature human brain implants survive, grow inside mice for months

UPI

Scientists call for more science in forensic science

OPS15

University of Pittsburgh Public Health gets an Iron Lung!

UPMC News

Prominent Academics, Including Salk’s Thomas Albright, Call for More Science in Forensic Science

Science Newsline

Iron lung used to treat polio patients displayed at Pitt school of public health

Trib Live

Pitt’s ‘new’ iron lung is symbol of the Salk achievement there

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Plants are great at storing CO2. These scientists aim to make them even better.

ensia.com

Prominent academics call for more science in forensic science

phys.org

KUSI Previews Salk Science & Music Series

Good Morning San Diego

Superstar cancer researcher Tony Hunter of Salk Institute wins award, makes new finding

The San Diego Union-Tribune


March 2018

Hidden Histidine Phosphoproteome Reveals New Tumor Suppressor

Biocompare

Tumor suppressor protein targets liver cancer

Cancer News

Tumor Suppressor Protein Targets Liver Cancer

Technology Breaking News

Prof Tony Hunter Receives Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Cancer Research

Technology Networks

Timing your meals may help with weight loss. That’s what it seems to do in mice.

The Washington Post

Stress in Your Early Childhood Could Actually Make The Brain’s DNA Remap Itself

Science Alert

In Some Ways, Our DNA Does Change

Front Line Geonomics

Early Life Experiences Influence DNA in the Adult Brain

Neuroscience News

Tony Hunter Receives Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award

Bioengineer.org

Worm Exhibits Fear-Like Response Similar to Humans

R&D Magazine

Fear Response Biochemistry Uncovered

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Signaling Mechanisms Behind Defensive Responses Identified

Biocompare

Stem Cell Round: Improving memory, building up “good” fat, nanomedicine

The Stem Cellar

Molecule That Gives Energy-Burning Brown Fats Its Identity Could Lead to Drugs for Obesity

ALN Magazine

How Editing RNA—Not DNA—Could Cure Disease in the Future

Gizmodo

Salk scientists adapt powerful gene-editing system to correct dementia in lab

The San Diego Union-Tribune

How brown fat could lead to better weight loss drugs

Medical News Today

Making new memories is a balancing act

ScienceDaily

Making New Memories is a Balancing Act, Study Suggests

Scicasts

The Secret to a Longer Life? Don’t Ask These Dead Longevity Researchers

The New York Times

Scientists find power switch for muscles

Science Daily

Salk Institute reports robust financial health amid hard times for biomedical institutes

The San Diego Union-Tribune

An exercise pill may be in the future for those incapable of working out

The Washington Post

Exercise In A Bottle? The Story Of The ‘Exercise Pill’

The New Yorker




December 2017

Getting straight to the heart of the matter in stem cells

Science Daily

Nup98 Protein Found to Play Critical Role in Blood Cell Differentiation

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Getting straight to the heart of the matter in stem cells

Medical Xpress

Getting Straight To The Heart Of The Matter In Stem Cells

Scienmag

Multifunctional Protein Contributes To Blood Cell Development

Bioengineer.org

Scientists Are Engineering Carbon-Storing Plants to Fight Climate Change

Futurism

When Your Spinal Cord Takes Charge

Neuroscience News

When your spinal cord takes charge

ScienceDaily

Researchers discover spinal cord neurons that inhibit distracting input to focus on task at hand

Medical Xpress

Adapted Crispr gene editing tool could treat incurable diseases, say scientists

The Guardian

Researchers Advance Techniques To Change Gene Regulation And Treat Disease In Mice

Foebes

Scientists use CRISPR to turn genes on without editing their DNA

Los Angeles Times

Researchers share $22m Breakthrough prize as science gets rock star treatment

The Guardian

The New Plants That Could Save Us From Climate Change

Popular Mechanics

Salk President Elizabeth Blackburn named one of 23 greatest living scientists by CEO World magazine

CEO World

Salk Board Chairman Emeritus Irwin Jacobs and wife, Joan, listed #6 of America’s 10 most generous philanthropists

Forbes

UdeM celebrates the exceptional career of one of its graduates, Dr. Roger Guillemin

Université de Montréal

These 12 People Are Changing Science

TIME

Behind the boom in machine learning

Axios







June 2017

Salk Institute ‘Masterpiece of Modern Architecture’ Restoration Complete

Times of San Diego

The Getty completes major renovation project of Kahn’s Salk Institute

Archinect News

Salk Institute Establishes Architecture Endowment

Design and Home

Salk Institute launches architectural endowment focused on historic preservation

The Architects Newspaper

Solving Salk’s Mystery

Curbed

Salk Researchers Streamline Protein-Protein Interaction Technique

Genome Web

New method to rapidly map the ‘social networks’ of proteins

Phys Org

New Method to Rapidly Map the ‘Social Networks’ of Proteins

Science Newsline Biology

Strong scientific research underpins biotech boom in San Diego

The Korea Herald

Seeding the Field

Howard Hughes Medical Insitute

This Exercise Pill Could Deliver All the Benefits of Working out—Without All the Effort

Readers Digest

What’s Time is Dinner?

BBC World Service

Salk Institute scientist Eiman Azim named Pew Scholar and Aging Brain Scholar

Health Medicine Network

Salk Institute scientist Eiman Azim named Pew Scholar and Aging Brain Scholar

Scienmag

Salk Institute Researchers Study How the Brain Recognizes What the Eyes See

NBC News

13 Buildings That Have Aged Magnificently

ArchDaily

Stem cell stories that caught our eye: brains, brains and more brains!

CIRM, California's Stem Cell Agency

A better dye job for roots — in plants

Health Medicine Network

Running on Empty

The Scientist

Researchers Identify a Key Link Between the Brain’s Immune Cells and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Huntington's Disease News

A better dye job for roots—in plants

Phys Org

A better dye job for roots — in plants

Scienmag






January 2017

Research at the Salk Institute suggests simple nutrient support may help cure infections

KPBS

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Guardian

Embryos that are human-pig hybrids offer hope for patients who need organ transplants

Los Angeles Times

New Insight Describes connection between Salmonella infection and appetite loss

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Bacteria’s sneaky way to spread by getting you to eat more

New Atlas

Salk scientists’ breakthrough in understanding HIV genetic structure Read more: San Diego Community News Group – Salk scientists’ breakthrough in understanding HIV genetic structure

San Diego News

First human-pig chimera is a step toward custom organs

Wired Magazine

Human-pig hybrid created in the lab—here are the facts

National Geographic

Human muscle cells are growing inside of a pig

Time Magazine

Scientists take first steps to growing human organs in pigs

Associated Press

New prospects for growing human replacement organs in animals

The New York Times

Scientists create a part-human, part-pig embryo — raising the possibility of interspecies organ transplants

The Washington Post

Salmonella encourage appetite to promote spread, Salk Institute study finds

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Microbe that causes food poisoning exerts a sort of mind control over mice

Science Magazine

Feed a cold, starve a fever? Not so fast, study suggests

Science Daily

Why our telomeres matter

AARP

Salk scientists show how microenvironment signals encourage growth of pancreatic tumors

News Medical

Pancreatic cancer cure research 2017: Blocking deadly tumor growth may be possible, scientists say

Medical Daily

Curb your immune enthusiasm

Science Newsline Biology

Curb your immune enthusiasm

Drug Magazine

Pancreatic tumors rely on signals from surrounding cells

Science Daily

Scientists discover how to prevent undesirable immune attacks on therapeutic viruses

Environmental News Network

Have scientists found a way to actually reduce the effects of aging?

Smithsonian

Why you should be patient with your indecisive teen

Science Friday

Scientists turn back the clock on aging

Forbes

A Nobel prize-winning biologist’s advice for aging well and preventing disease

The Huffington Post

Worms have teenage ambivalence, too

Phys.org

Teen worms are just as angsty as teen humans, study suggests

U. S. News & World Report

Worms have teenage ambivalence, too

Science Magazine

Scientists crack the structure of HIV machinery

Phys.org

Scientists crack the structure of HIV machinery

Science Daily

How to control aging

Scientific American

Top 10 tech trends transforming humanity

The Huffington Post

“Telomere Effect”: How exercise, diet and sleep affect aging

CBS News

You may have more control over aging than you think

Business Insider


December 2016

Irwin Jacobs: from telecom mogul to Salk Institute leader

The San Diego Union-Tribune

A brain in a dish: 3D mini-brains prove to be remarkably accurate

Futurism

Salk scientists reverse signs of aging–live on KUSI (Part 1)

KUSI

Salk scientists reverse signs of aging– live on KUSI (Part 2)

KUSI

Salk scientists reverse signs of aging live

Fox 5 News

Scientists take on what was once thought impossible: reversing aging

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Scientists successfully lengthen mice’s lifespan by 30 percent

Popular Mechanics

Aging is reversible—at least in human cells and live mice

Scientific American

Scientists may have found a way to reverse aging

New York Magazine

Scientists say the clock of aging may be reversible

The New York Times

Experiments on mice suggest aging can be reversed

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ageing process may be reversible, scientists claim

The Guardian

Researchers rejuvenate aging mice with stem cell genes

Science Magazine

Salk Institute president and Nobel prize winner discusses her life in science

La Jolla Light

For Stem Cells to Be Healthy, Telomere Length Has to Be Just Right, Scientists Find

Scicasts

Telomere Elongation Compromises Pluripotency In Stem Cells

ReliaWire

The Goldilocks effect in aging research

Front Line Genomics

Genetic Housekeeping Nowhere without NoBody Microprotein

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Salk Researchers Say Plant May Hold Key To Drought Resistance

KPBS

Small but mighty: Tiny proteins with big roles in biology (Update)

Phys.Org

Team Discovers Small Protein Important for Cellular Housekeeping

Scicasts

Scientists find new ‘microprotein’ hiding in human genome

UPI

Collaboration uncovers how molecular machines assemble

Phys.org

Multi-institutional collaboration uncovers how molecular machines assemble

Science Daily

























December 2014

Worms’ mental ‘GPS’ helps them find dinner

Science World Report

Navigating the stage with a disability

The Wall Street Journal