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Salk Institute Appoints Biophysicist Uri Manor as Assistant Research Professor

Manor currently serves as director of the Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Core Facility La Jolla CA— The Salk Institute has appointed Uri Manor to the position of Assistant Research ...

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How Brain Cells Repair their DNA Reveals “Hot Spots” of Aging and Disease

Salk scientists reveal new insights into neurodegenerative disorders and potential for genetic therapies La Jolla CA— Neurons lack the ability to replicate their DNA, so they’re constantly working ...

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Salk Scientists Receive $1.5 million from The Conrad Prebys Foundation’s Inaugural Grant Cycle

La Jolla CA— Salk Professor Thomas Albright has been awarded $1 million and Assistant Professor Edward Stites awarded $500,000 by The Conrad Prebys Foundation as part of its ...

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New Protein Helps Carnivorous Plants Sense and Trap Their Prey

Research by Salk scientists helps explain how plants sense touch, and could have medical applications La Jolla CA— The brush of an insect’s wing is enough to trigger ...

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Salk Scientist Receives 2021 Asan Award in Basic Medicine

La Jolla CA— Salk Professor Ronald Evans, director of Salk’s Gene Expression Laboratory and March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Developmental Biology, has been awarded the 2021 ...

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New Method Could Democratize Deep Learning-enhanced Microscopy

Salk researchers teach AI to improve microscope image quality—by taking high-resolution images and artificially degrading them La Jolla CA— Deep learning is a potential tool for scientists to ...

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Salk Professors Satchin Panda and Tatyana Sharpee Honored with Endowed Chairs

La Jolla CA— Professors Satchin Panda and Tatyana Sharpee have both been recognized for their contributions and dedication to advancing science through research by being named to endowed ...

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Salk Scientists Awarded $1.2 Million by Larry L. Hillblom Foundation to Study Brain Aging and Dementia

La Jolla CA— A collaborative team of Salk scientists led by Professor John Reynolds will receive $1.2 million over four years as part of a Network Grant from the Larry ...

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Salk’s NOMIS Center Receives $9.5 million to Shape the Future of Research into Health and Immunity

La Jolla CA— As we endure a global viral pandemic, our appreciation for health and immunity has never been greater. Now, thanks to a generous gift from the ...

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Salk’s Uri Manor to Receive over $690,000 from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Advance Biological Imaging

La Jolla CA— Salk Staff Scientist Uri Manor, director of the Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Core Facility, will receive $690,116 over three years from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) as ...

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Salk Neuroscientists Receive $4.4 million from NIH BRAIN Initiative

La Jolla CA— Salk Institute neuroscientists Edward Callaway, Sreekanth Chalasani, and Nancy Padilla Coreano have been named recipients in the 2020 round of grants from the National Institutes ...

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Five Salk Professors Named Among Most Highly Cited Researchers in the World

The Salk researchers have publications ranking in the top 1 percent by citations La Jolla CA— Salk Professors Joanne Chory, Joseph Ecker, Rusty Gage, Reuben Shaw and Kay ...

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Bezos Earth Fund Donates $30 Million to Salk Institute for Innovative Climate Change Research

Salk’s Harnessing Plants Initiative is enhancing plants to capture and store more carbon to offset climate change La Jolla CA— Salk’s Harnessing Plants Initiative (HPI) will receive $30 million from ...

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Honoring the Memory of Jonas Salk, Polio Vaccine Inventor, on his 106th Birthday Anniversary, During the COVID-19 Pandemic

La Jolla CA— As people across the world anxiously await the promise of an effective vaccine to end the coronavirus pandemic that has killed over 220,000 Americans and ...

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Salk Identifies Ways of Slow Aging

Method to derive blood vessel cells from skin cells suggests ways to slow aging Salk study is the first to reveal ways cells from the human circulatory system ...

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