More than 30 high school and undergraduate students interned at UF Scripps during the summer of 2022, learning wet lab skills, data science and molecular biology, all thanks to the William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust and the National Science Foundation.
The nation’s medicine chest needs more options for treating dangerous viral diseases. UF Scripps scientists will receive an estimated $15 million to join in a massive federal effort to develop new medicines against COVID and other viruses.
The findings show it is possible to substantially accelerate the drug discovery process. The technique opens new doors to treating diseases by targeting their RNA processes, said Disney.
As the new CFO for UF Scripps, Lapple will provide strategic direction, guidance and oversight for the institute’s important mission of advancing scientific discovery and education for the betterment of human health.
Two of the nation’s most respected research institutions have closed their transaction that adds a Florida powerhouse meant to accelerate the pace of biomedical discoveries that benefit patients.
The Karbstein lab has discovered how ribosomes are remodeled in response to stress, altering their protein output.
Alicia Angelbello, Ph.D., a student of the Skaggs Graduate School, studied with UF Scripps Chemistry Department Chair Matthew Disney, Ph.D. She has been awarded the American Chemical Society’s Nobel Signature Award. UF Scripps Chemist Matthew Disney and Skaggs Graduate School student Alicia Angelbello devised a way to potentially treat a…
Rumbaugh lab found that the gene Syngap1 enables normally quiet neurons to spring into activity during sensory challenges, while other neurons are quieted.
Like a carpenter switching drill bits depending on the job at hand, scientists at Scripps Research in Florida have changed an investigational medicine’s activity by swapping in different molecular tools, in the process, showing a potential new way to address multiple incurable diseases.
If KIF5C is knocked out, the team found, the neurons’ ability to branch out dendrites and form input-receiving spines suffers.