It was the first major scientific conference at the institute since the pandemic began, and so researchers relished the opportunity to share recent work and reconnect.
The protein called p32 might provide a potential target for drugs that keep HIV dormant and harmless. It was discovered by Susana Valente, Ph.D.
Scientists and students are invited to visit UF Scripps Biomedical Research on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and Wednesday, Jan. 18 for a free symposium, “RNA: From Biology to Drug Discovery.” Hear from scientific luminaries who have revealed intriguing facets of the biology and structure of noncoding RNA, and meet some of the researchers who have challenged conventional wisdom to devise compounds that target, bind, edit and degrade disease-associated RNAs. Join a poster session to learn about new, emerging research in the field.
“We show for the first time that you can make brain-penetrant molecules that eliminate toxic gene products,” Disney said.
Joe G.N. “Skip” Garcia, M.D., a member of the National Academy of Medicine, has been named associate VP for research at UF Health. He will be based at UF Scripps in Jupiter, Florida.
Florida’s statewide biotechnology industry organization, BioFlorida, awarded its 2022 Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur of the Year award to Courtney Miller, Ph.D.
Enediynes can bind and break DNA, leading to cell death. As a result, they have enormous potential as antibiotics and cancer drugs. A new study reveals how nature assembles them.
Two scientists at UF Scripps have been recognized with "Invention of the Year" awards from UF Innovate. Read about their inventions.
As people age and stress their joints, their chondrocytes begin to fail. The UF Scripps team found that activating a specific protein in these cells called RORβ restored their health.
The transformational lead investment will launch a 10-year, $1 billion public-private partnership — spearheaded by UF Scripps — that is focused on amplifying fundamental science, driving research that translates profound discoveries from bench to bedside to business, training the next generation of innovators and investigators, and improving the health outcomes and experiences of countless patients and families in Palm Beach County, throughout Florida and across the nation.