2022 Fellows of the AACR Academy will be honored during Sunday’s Opening Session
JCVI Professor Emeritus Hamilton O. Smith, MD among the inductees
Scientists develop most complete whole-cell computer simulation model of cell to date
J. Craig Venter Institute model organism-minimal cell platform provides robust tools for exploring first principles of life, design tools for genome
Omicron and Beta variants evade antibodies elicited by vaccines and previous infections, but boosters help
Pregnancy also contributes to a reduced COVID-19 antibody response
JCVI Policy Center forecasts US likely to remain biotechnology leader through 2050, but China could threaten position
Climate change and iron availability may drastically alter algae blooms in the Southern Ocean, trapping vast nutrients
Shifts in diatom population may have profound effects on global nutrient distribution and carbon cycling
New wiki on salivary proteins may transform diagnostic testing and personalized medicine
Database curates info on inner workings of saliva, an attractive tool for noninvasive diagnostics and precision medicine
National Academy of Sciences launches new open access journal, PNAS Nexus, in partnership with Oxford University Press; Karen Nelson to serve as inaugural editor-in-chief
Genes necessary for cell division in modern bacterial cells identified
Discovery may help shape understanding of primitive cell division
Scientists find evidence that novel coronavirus infects the mouth’s cells
NIH-funded findings point to a role for saliva in SARS-CoV-2 transmission.
Scientists map how iron, a critical mineral for survival, is processed by algae, a cornerstone of the ocean food web
Nearly forty proteins identified in the intracellular process, helping to build a conceptual overview of how iron is allocated within diatom cells
Scientists rush to determine if mutant strain of coronavirus will deepen pandemic
U.S. researchers have been slow to perform the genetic sequencing that will help clarify the situation
After saving countless lives, Nobel laureate Hamilton Smith retires as his own health falters
He has been a fixture in San Diego science for decades
The 'Wondrous Map': Charting of the Human Genome, 20 Years Later
Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton announced completion of what was arguably one of the greatest advances of the modern era: the first draft sequence of the human genome.
Craig Venter: 20 years of decoding the human genome
The human genome is 99% decoded, the American geneticist Craig Venter announced two decades ago. What has the deciphering brought us since then?
Scientists in La Jolla Make Progress Understanding New Coronavirus Strain
Gene Drives: New and Improved
As the science advances, policy-makers and regulators need to develop responses that reflect the latest developments and the diversity of approaches and applications.
Pink shoes and a lab jacket: Finding your way as a female scientist
Women in science tell high school girls they, too, can change the world
PEOPLE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Jazz piano in La Jolla scientist Clyde Hutchison’s DNA
How AI can help us decode immunity
Artificial intelligence and machine learning will be the keys to unraveling how the human immune system prevents and controls disease
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