Navigation Links
Michael A. Marletta Takes Office as New President of Scripps Research Institute
Date:1/2/2012

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned biochemist Michael A. Marletta, PhD, assumed the post of president and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute January 1, succeeding Richard A. Lerner, MD, who led the institution for more than two decades.

(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120102/DC28698 )

"I'm excited by the opportunity to advance the institute's mission, creating knowledge in the biosciences and applying that knowledge to understanding and curing human disease," said Marletta. "I also look forward to working with all the dynamic, committed people who make the institute's work possible."

Marletta moved to Scripps Research from the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as chair of the Department of Chemistry, co-director of the Chemical Biology Graduate Program, Aldo DeBenedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and Professor of Biochemistry in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. He joined the Scripps Research faculty July 1, 2011, following his selection by the Board of Trustees as the institute's next head.

A former recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship as well as many other awards and honors, Marletta has focused his laboratory research on the intersection of chemistry and biology. He is an acknowledged pioneer in discovering the role of nitric oxide, a critical player in communication between cells.

Marletta is the third head of the institute in the 50 years since it began its focus on basic biomedical research. Its first director was Frank Dixon, MD, who arrived with his colleagues at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation (a forerunner of The Scripps Research Institute) in 1961 and was appointed head of research operations in 1970. Lerner, who had led the institute since 1987, will remain a member of the Scripps Research faculty.

For more information on Marletta, see his
'/>"/>

SOURCE Scripps Research Institute
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Michael Cusumano, MITs Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management, Joins Quantum Leap Innovations Board of Directors
2. Ambit Biosciences Names Michael A. Martino President and Chief Executive Officer
3. NeuroCog Trials Appoints Industry Executive Michael Hufford, Ph.D. to Chief Operating Officer
4. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Michael Berelowitz as Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board
5. Netsmart Technologies Names Michael Valentine as Chief Executive Officer
6. BioNeutral Appoints Michael D. Francis, J.D. as Director to the Board
7. Michael J. Fox Foundation Awards Grant to Zymes LLC
8. Dr. Michael Hanley Joins Celtaxsys as CEO
9. NeuroDerm Awarded $1M by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for the Clinical Development of a New Dermal Patch for Parkinsons Disease
10. Vaccinogen Names Veteran Biotech Executive Michael Kranda President & CEO
11. Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches Parkinsons Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI)
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2015)... MA (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 The ... is directing, via its wholly owned subsidiary, Anelixis ... potential treatment for ALS that targets the innate immune ... ALS Therapy Development Institute received from the 2014 social ... The entire sum of $4 million raised directly by ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Calif. , May 27, 2015  Two years ... biotech professionals, hackers and citizen scientists, Oakland ... $30,000 crowdfunding campaign promoting its mission to democratize science ... Temescal District. ... Based out of ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Madison, NJ (PRWEB) May 27, 2015 ... for evaluating the impact of regulation on medical innovation, ... Centered Innovation (iPCI) of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s ( ... inaugural MI3 Alert pertains to new FDA ... Senate proposal for accelerating the approval of certain medical ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... WORMS, GERMANY – May 26, ... GRA) announces that its manufacturing facility in Worms, ... from EXCiPACT™, an independent organization that certifies manufacturers, ... , All three Grace facilities that produce its ... gels have now received GMP certification, following the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ice Bucket Challenge Advances Antibody Toward Clinical Trial for ALS 2Ice Bucket Challenge Advances Antibody Toward Clinical Trial for ALS 3East Bay's Counter Culture Labs Seeks to Open Doors of Science to Public 2East Bay's Counter Culture Labs Seeks to Open Doors of Science to Public 3Medical Innovation Impact Index Launched at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Initiative for Patient-Centered Innovation (iPCI) under the Rothman Institute 2CORRECTION: Grace European Facility Receives GMP Excipient Certification for SYLOID® FP Silica Gel 2
... Stock Exchange Symbol: MS , , EDMONTON, July 17 ... in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), today announced financial ... June 30, 2009. , "The pivotal phase III MAESTRO-01 trial ... expecting results from this study within the second half of ...
... , MINNETONKA, Minn., July 17 John H. ... - Minneapolis, one of several new Sanford Rose Associates executive ... as Chief Technology Officer at CircuLite, Inc. With a 30-year ... Jude Medical, John is a natural fit to spearhead the ...
... HOPKINTON, Mass., July 16 Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... second quarter 2009 financial results at 9:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, ... Peter McAree, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call. Management will ... future. , , A news ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 2BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 3BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 4BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 5BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 6BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 7BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 8BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results 9Sanford Rose Associates Opens Minneapolis Office 2Caliper Life Sciences' Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call Notice 2
(Date:5/8/2015)... May 8, 2015 Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA ... that members of the executive management team will present at ... Technology, Media and Telecom Conference Date: May 18, 2015 ... Boston, MA Cowen and Company ... 2:45pm ET Location: The New York Palace Hotel, ...
(Date:4/27/2015)... -- NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or ... growing mobile commerce market, announces that its Wocket® Smart ... week of May, 2015 and will be fulfilling all ... Gino Pereira , Chief Executive Officer said, ... Wocket® enters the consumer market. We would like to ...
(Date:4/17/2015)... 2015 Increasing adoption ... advancement to drive biometric systems market in ... According to a recently released TechSci ... ", biometric systems market in Saudi ... at CAGR of over 22% through 2020. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences 2Wocket, the Smartest Wallet You Will Ever Own, Announces Shipment to Pre-order Customers 2Wocket, the Smartest Wallet You Will Ever Own, Announces Shipment to Pre-order Customers 3Saudi Arabia Biometric Systems Market to Grow at 22% Through 2020, Says TechSci Research 2Saudi Arabia Biometric Systems Market to Grow at 22% Through 2020, Says TechSci Research 3
... team of researchers from the United States, Korea, and France ... strains of E. coli bacteria, one used to ... research or practical applications. The findings will help guide future ... understanding of classical research that is the foundation of our ...
... research is suggesting new ways to aid recovery after ... recovery rate and show how to make stem cell ... presented at Neuroscience 2009, the annual meeting of the ... emerging news on brain science and health. In ...
... of tons of fruits and vegetables in the United States ... to the U.S. Department of Agriculture? A Georgia State ... produce and flowers fresh for longer periods of time. ,Microbiologist ... larger than the width of a human hair to ...
Cached Biology News:Genomes of 2 popular research strains of E. coli sequenced 2Genomes of 2 popular research strains of E. coli sequenced 3Researchers find ways to encourage spinal cord regeneration after injury 2GSU professor develops new method to help keep fruit, vegetables and flowers fresh 2
... Supplied with two sets of glass plates, ... cooling plate. Special features of these units ... and lower buffer reservoirs , upper and ... for easy and safe disposal of buffer ...
... is a cytochrome P450 (CYP450) metabolite postulated ... renal and cerebral vasculature. In rat cerebral ... pressure-induced autoregulatory vasoconstriction. 20-HETE is excreted mainly ... free 20-HETE (20-40 pg/ml in human urine) ...
... APAgene kits are designed to rapidly and ... our patented APA Technology. APAgene provides hassle-free, ... price. All necessary ingredients are provided in ... be used for gap filling, localized cloning ...
... designed to rapidly and reliably amplify ... patented APA Technology. APAgene provides hassle-free, ... competitive price. All necessary ingredients are ... Kit can be used for identifying ...
Biology Products: