Navigation Links
Scripps Research Institute Professor Gerald F. Joyce elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Date:4/17/2012

LA JOLLA, CA April 17, 2012 Scripps Research Institute Professor Gerald F. Joyce, MD, PhD, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

One of the nation's most prestigious honorary societies, the academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global security, social policy and American institutions, the humanities and culture, and education.

"Election to the academy is both an honor for extraordinary accomplishment and a call to serve," said academy President Leslie C. Berlowitz. "We look forward to drawing on the knowledge and expertise of these distinguished men and women to advance solutions to the pressing policy challenges of the day."

In addition to Joyce, the 203 fellows and 17 foreign honorary members inducted this year include Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon, Melinda Gates of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, American film icons Clint Eastwood and Mel Brooks, composer Andre Previn, and Amazon founder Jeffrey Bezos.

After earning a B.A. from the University of Chicago, Joyce received both an M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego, in 1984. He joined the Scripps Research faculty in 1989, becoming a full professor and an investigator in the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at Scripps Research in 1996.

In addition to Joyce, 16 other members of the Scripps Research faculty are fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

In the laboratory, Joyce and his group work to understand how Darwinian evolution at the molecular level helps to shape the living world. The team has developed methods for carrying out evolution in a test tube, with the goal of developing compounds with practical benefit.

Also a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS),
'/>"/>

Contact: Mika Ono
mikaono@scripps.edu
858-784-2052
Scripps Research Institute
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Scripps Research Institute scientists find promising vaccine targets on hepatitis C virus
2. Scripps Research discoveries lead to newly approved drug for infant respiratory distress syndrome
3. Scripps Florida scientists awarded $3 million to develop new, more effective pain treatments
4. Scripps Florida team awarded nearly $1.5 million to develop potent new HIV inhibitors
5. Scripps Research alumnus wins International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge
6. Heat and cold damage corals in their own ways, Scripps study shows
7. Scripps Research team proves plausibility of new pathway to lifes chemical building blocks
8. Scripps Research scientists provide new understanding of chronic pain
9. Scripps Research Scientist wins pair of grants to study critical component of memory
10. Scripps Research scientists discover a brain cell malfunction in schizophrenia
11. Scripps Florida scientist awarded $3.4 million for HIV/AIDS research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Scripps Research Institute Professor Gerald F. Joyce elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
(Date:10/30/2014)... 30, 2014—Oligonucleotide-based therapeutics present unique challenges when it ... and developmental harm. New consensus guidelines for toxicity ... and biological characteristics of these novel biopharmaceuticals are ... peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. ... the Nucleic Acid Therapeutics website until ...
(Date:10/30/2014)... New York | Heidelberg, 30 October 2014 Biological ... a better understanding of adsorption of solution ions ... biological cells. Now, a new study provides a ... and surrounding solution ions. Joanna Kotyńska and Zbigniew ... the authors of a study describing these findings, ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... who lose their hair as a consequence of chemotherapy ... improve the scalp cooling technology that prevents hair loss. ... being pioneered by global scalp cooling manufacturing company, Paxman ... biology department of the University of Huddersfield. , The ... who has a background in the pharmacology of cancer ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New guidelines for reproductive & developmental toxicity testing of oligonucleotide drugs 2Ion adsorption matter in biology 2New technology on the way to aid cancer suffers who lose their hair after chemotherapy 2
... Pharmaceuticals report this week that they have successfully used RNA ... mice, an advance that could lead to new treatments for ... 1998 discovery of RNA interference the naturally occurring phenomenon ... nucleus to the protein-building machinery of the cell is disrupted ...
... New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (Dec 28, 2010) ... identify with political parties , according to an article in ... official journal of the Western Political Science Association (published by ... studied concepts in modern political science. Scholars have long held ...
... spotlight that illuminates an otherwise dark scene, attention brings to ... A new study by researchers at the Salk Institute for ... that primarily had been known for its role in the ... the mind,s spotlight. Their findings, published in the Dec. ...
Cached Biology News:New RNA interference technique can silence up to 5 genes 2Seeing without looking 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... in the development of quantum technologies has been proposed ... published today (28 October) in Nature Communications , ... a new type of flexibly designed microscopic trap for ... and specialised superfast computers, often depend on harnessing the ... these tiny particles are hugely problematic because of the ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... The new research report, “Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) ... & Secondary), and End-User (Transmission & Distribution, Manufacturing ... - Trends and Forecasts to 2019”, defines and ... of the market size. , Browse more than ... through 146 Pages and in-depth TOC on “Gas ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... 2014 Kalorama Information says that PCR is ... the United States and is ... researcher said the FDA,s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to authorize ... the detection of the Ebola virus was an indication ... assess the IVD industry and its biennial survey on ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 Called ... reducing and eliminating several types of pediatric brain ... been achieved in over 30 years of research ... Light Foundation, proves that one mom's determination can ... just before Halloween trick-or-treating, and it’s only fitting ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Gas Insulated Switchgear Market worth $21,951.9 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Gas Insulated Switchgear Market worth $21,951.9 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Gas Insulated Switchgear Market worth $21,951.9 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Kalorama: PCR The Go-to Test in Ebola Fight 2Kalorama: PCR The Go-to Test in Ebola Fight 3FDA Approves Breakthrough in Pediatric Brain Cancer - First in 30 Years 2FDA Approves Breakthrough in Pediatric Brain Cancer - First in 30 Years 3
... ATLANTA, Aug. 27 Alimera Sciences, Inc., today announced that ... which was originally completed in March 2008. In connection with this ... received warrants for an additional $10 million in Series C preferred stock. ... delivery of Phase III top-line data for Iluvien(R) to elect to exercise ...
... , , BOSTON, Aug. 27 The Center ... to announce their full agenda for the 3rd Annual ... Over 60 firms are already confirmed to gather in Philadelphia on ... discuss industry case examples for accounting for collaborations and transactions. Perspectives ...
... ... (a licensed manufacturer of clinical grade biological products as licensed by the State of California ... two of its latest scientific discoveries at the 2009 World Stem Cell Summit. , ... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) Aug 27, ...
Cached Biology Technology:Alimera Sciences Closes $5 Million in Extended Series C Financing 2Over 60 Firms Confirmed to Attend CBI's Third Annual Bio/Pharmaceutical Collaboration and Transaction Accounting Conference in September 2Stemedica Selected By World Stem Cell Summit To Present Scientific Discoveries 2Stemedica Selected By World Stem Cell Summit To Present Scientific Discoveries 3Stemedica Selected By World Stem Cell Summit To Present Scientific Discoveries 4
... deparaffinize and perform Heat Induced Antigen Retrieval ... mounted on glass microscope slides. Deparffinization is ... high temperature used in HIER (over 90degrees ... by detergent. Formaldehyde fixation impairs or totally ...
... designed to deparaffinize and perform Heat Induced ... tissue sections mounted on glass microscope slides. ... at the high temperature used in HIER ... the paraffin by detergent. Formaldehyde fixation impairs ...
...
...
Biology Products: