News

Dec 07, 2018 – Trio of Salk scientists named among most highly cited researchers in the world [click to view]

Nov 09, 2018 – Salk awarded $19.2 million by the American Heart Association-Allen Initiative to study Alzheimer’s and aging in the brain [click to view]

May 10, 2018 – Salk Institute’s Joanne Chory awarded prestigious Gruber Prize [click to view]

May 07, 2018 – Understanding how DNA is selectively tagged with “do not use” marks [click to view]

Jan 08, 2018 – Self-defense for plants [click to view]

Jan 02, 2018 – Salk scientists Joanne Chory and Terrence Sejnowski named to National Academy of Inventors [click to view]

Dec 03, 2017 – Salk Institute’s Joanne Chory awarded prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences [click to view]

Oct 23, 2017 – Salk scientists lead $25 million initiative to develop atlas of brain cell types [click to view]

Aug 10, 2017 – New kinds of brain cells revealed [click to view]

Jul 26, 2017 – How plant architectures mimic subway networks [click to view]

Jul 06, 2017 – How plants grow like human brains [click to view]

Jun 26, 2017 – New method to rapidly map the “social networks” of proteins [click to view]

Jun 01, 2017 – A better dye job for roots—in plants [click to view]

May 24, 2017 – Helping plants pump iron [click to view]

Feb 13, 2017 – Finding our way around DNA [click to view]

Dec 20, 2016 – Building a better brain [click to view]

Dec 19, 2016 – Salk Institute hires star scientists in plant biology and cancer research [click to view]

Nov 10, 2016 – New technique could increase success of infertility treatment [click to view]

Nov 03, 2016 – Molecular conductors help plants respond to drought [click to view]

Jul 14, 2016 – Gauging stem cells for regenerative medicine [click to view]

May 19, 2016 – Salk researchers chart landscape of genetic and epigenetic regulation in plants [click to view]

Feb 10, 2016 – Three Salk scientists make Thomson Reuters’ list of “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” [click to view]

Jan 19, 2016 – Grafted plants’ genomes can communicate with each other [click to view]

Dec 24, 2015 – Here comes the sun: cellular sensor helps plants find light [click to view]

Oct 22, 2015 – Cellular damage control system helps plants tough it out [click to view]

Jul 09, 2015 – Salk plant biologist Julie Law named Rita Allen Foundation Scholar [click to view]

Jun 01, 2015 – Salk scientists reveal epigenome maps of the human body’s major organs [click to view]

Apr 23, 2015 – Salk scientists Joseph Ecker and Dennis O’Leary elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences [click to view]

Sep 30, 2014 – Salk scientists receive $3 million for BRAIN Initiative grant [click to view]

Jul 02, 2014 – Some stem cell methods closer to “gold standard” than others [click to view]

Jan 31, 2014 – Salk Institute and Stanford University to lead new $40 million stem cell genomics center [click to view]

Jul 04, 2013 – Unique epigenomic code identified during human brain development [click to view]

Jun 11, 2013 – Scientists identify thousands of plant genes activated by ethylene gas [click to view]

Apr 29, 2013 – Smoke signals: How burning plants tell seeds to rise from the ashes [click to view]

Mar 06, 2013 – Hidden layer of genome unveils how plants may adapt to environments throughout the world [click to view]

Feb 05, 2013 – Plants cut the mustard for basic discoveries in metabolism [click to view]

Dec 10, 2012 – More than 3,000 epigenetic switches control daily liver cycles [click to view]

Nov 29, 2012 – Two more Salk scientists elected as AAAS Fellows [click to view]

Aug 30, 2012 – Discovery may help protect crops from stressors [click to view]

Aug 07, 2012 – Planting the seeds of defense [click to view]

Apr 15, 2012 – Salk scientists discover how plants grow to escape shade [click to view]

Jan 20, 2012 – Salk professor Joanne Chory awarded 2012 Genetics Society of America Medal [click to view]

Sep 15, 2011 – Are genes our destiny? [click to view]

Jul 28, 2011 – Scientists take a giant step for people – with plants! [click to view]

Jun 16, 2011 – Salk scientist Joseph Ecker, appointed as Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Investigator [click to view]

Jun 13, 2011 – Plant receptors reflect different solutions for signaling problem [click to view]

May 24, 2011 – Salk professor, Joanne Chory, elected to Royal Society [click to view]

Feb 02, 2011 – Cell reprogramming leaves a “footprint” behind [click to view]

Jan 31, 2011 – Different evolutionary paths lead plants and animals to the same crossroads: tyrosine phosphorylation [click to view]

Jun 25, 2010 – Connecting the dots: How light receptors get their message across [click to view]

Oct 14, 2009 – What drives our genes? Salk researchers map the first complete human epigenome [click to view]

Feb 27, 2009 – Light or fight? Scientists discover how plants make tough survival choices [click to view]

Feb 10, 2009 – Why fruits ripen and flowers die: Salk scientists discover how key plant hormone is triggered [click to view]

Sep 16, 2008 – Biologists Identify Genes Controlling Rhythmic Plant Growth [click to view]

May 15, 2008 – Not your grandfather’s transcriptome-plant biologists discover unexpected proteins affecting small RNAs [click to view]

Apr 17, 2008 – Charting the Epigenome [click to view]

Apr 03, 2008 – A place in the sun [click to view]

Dec 27, 2007 – New plant study reveals a “deeply hidden” layer of the transcriptome [click to view]

Jul 19, 2007 – Charting ever-changing genomes [click to view]

Mar 29, 2007 – All roads lead to GUN1 [click to view]

Mar 15, 2007 – Plant size morphs dramatically as scientists tinker with outer layer [click to view]

Jan 25, 2007 – National Academy of Sciences honors Joe Ecker with Carty Award [click to view]

Aug 31, 2006 – In a technical tour de force, Salk scientists take a global view of the epigenome [click to view]

Aug 10, 2006 – Computational analysis shows that plant hormones often go it alone [click to view]

May 03, 2006 – Salk scientists untangle steroid hormone signaling in plants [click to view]

Apr 25, 2006 – Salk scientist Joe Ecker elected to National Academy of Sciences [click to view]

Nov 04, 2005 – Salk Institute plant biologist named AAAS Fellow [click to view]

Jan 27, 2005 – Plant Hormone Discovery Offers Potentially Increased Crop Yield [click to view]

Oct 31, 2003 – Gene Chip Study Could Lead to New Hybrid Plants [click to view]

Jul 31, 2003 – Salk Study Advances Understanding of Plant Genes and Their Function [click to view]

Jun 18, 2003 – Salk Scientists Identify Pathway That Determines When Plants Flower [click to view]

Nov 16, 2001 – Global Plant Study by Salk Scientists Identifies Light-Adjusting Gene [click to view]

Dec 13, 2000 – First Plant Genome Sequenced: Salk Scientists Part Of International Effort [click to view]

Dec 20, 1999 – Plant “DWARF” Gene Found By Salk Scientists [click to view]