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Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Index Salk Institute for Biological Studies

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is an independent, non-profit, scientific research institute located in La Jolla, San Diego, California, United States. [1]

84 relations: Ageing, Alzheimer's disease, American Sign Language, Anshen & Allen, Anthony R. Hunter, Biomedicine, Botany, Broad Institute, Bruno Latour, Caenorhabditis elegans, California, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Cancer, Carol W. Greider, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Dale Chihuly, Diabetes mellitus, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Elizabeth Blackburn, Eric Lander, Francis Crick, Fred Gage, Gateway, Inc., Genetics, Getty Conservation Institute, Gonadotropin-releasing hormone, HIV/AIDS, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Inder Verma, Ipsen, Irving Weissman, Irwin M. Jacobs, Jack W. Szostak, Jacob Bronowski, Joanne Chory, Jonas Salk, Joseph R. Ecker, Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, La Jolla, Laboratory Life, Lasker Award, Leo Szilard, Leslie Orgel, Lime (fruit), List of communities and neighborhoods of San Diego, List of San Diego Historical Landmarks in La Jolla, Los Angeles Times, Louis Kahn, Luis Barragán, ..., March of Dimes, Marguerite Vogt, Molecular biology, Museum of Modern Art, National Academy of Sciences, National Institutes of Health, National Register of Historic Places, Neuroscience, Parkinson's disease, Polio vaccine, Pozzolan, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Qualcomm, Referendum, Renato Dulbecco, Robert W. Holley, Roger Guillemin, Ronald M. Evans, San Diego, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, Scripps Research Institute, Steve Woolgar, Sydney Brenner, Ted Waitt, Terry Sejnowski, Thyrotropin-releasing hormone, Torrey Pines, San Diego, Travertine, Truss, United States, University of California, San Diego, Ursula Bellugi, Valencia orange, Whitehead Institute. Expand index (34 more) »

Ageing

Ageing or aging (see spelling differences) is the process of becoming older.

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Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.

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American Sign Language

American Sign Language (ASL) is a natural language that serves as the predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States and most of Anglophone Canada.

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Anshen & Allen

Anshen and Allen was an international architecture, planning and design firm headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Boston, Columbus, and London.

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Anthony R. Hunter

Anthony Rex Hunter (born 23 August 1943) is a British-American biologist who is a Professor of Biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California San Diego.

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Biomedicine

Biomedicine (i.e. medical biology) is a branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice.

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Botany

Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Broad Institute

The Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, often referred to as the Broad Institute, is a biomedical and genomic research center located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

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Bruno Latour

Bruno Latour (born 22 June 1947) is a French philosopher, anthropologist and sociologist.

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Caenorhabditis elegans

Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living (not parasitic), transparent nematode (roundworm), about 1 mm in length, that lives in temperate soil environments.

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California

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.

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California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) was created in 2004 after 59% of California voters approved California Proposition 71 (2004: The California Stem Cell Research and Cures Initiative).

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Cancer

Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body.

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Carol W. Greider

Carolyn Widney "Carol" Greider (born April 15, 1961) is an American molecular biologist.

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is a private, non-profit institution with research programs focusing on cancer, neuroscience, plant genetics, genomics, and quantitative biology.

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Dale Chihuly

Dale Chihuly (born September 20, 1941) is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur.

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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.

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Doctor of Medicine

A Doctor of Medicine (MD from Latin Medicinae Doctor) is a medical degree, the meaning of which varies between different jurisdictions.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.

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Elizabeth Blackburn

Elizabeth Helen Blackburn, (born 26 November 1948) is an Australian-American Nobel laureate who is currently the President of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

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Eric Lander

Eric Steven Lander (born February 3, 1957), a mathematician and geneticist, is a Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), former member of the Whitehead Institute, and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

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Francis Crick

Francis Harry Compton Crick (8 June 1916 – 28 July 2004) was a British molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist, most noted for being a co-discoverer of the structure of the DNA molecule in 1953 with James Watson, work which was based partly on fundamental studies done by Rosalind Franklin, Raymond Gosling and Maurice Wilkins.

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Fred Gage

Fred "Rusty" Gage (born October 8, 1950) is Adler Professor in the Laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute, and has concentrated on the adult central nervous system and the unexpected plasticity and adaptability that remains throughout the life of all mammals.

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Gateway, Inc.

Gateway Inc. was an American computer hardware company based in South Dakota and later California, that developed, manufactured, supported, and marketed a wide range of personal computers, computer monitors, servers, and computer accessories.

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Genetics

Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in living organisms.

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Getty Conservation Institute

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), located in Los Angeles, California, is a program of the J. Paul Getty Trust.

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Gonadotropin-releasing hormone

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) also known as gonadoliberin, and by various other names in its endogenous form and as gonadorelin in its pharmaceutical form, is a releasing hormone responsible for the release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) from the anterior pituitary.

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HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is an American non-profit medical research organization based in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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Inder Verma

Inder Mohan Verma (born November 28, 1947) is an Indian American molecular biologist, the former Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology in the Laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California, San Diego.

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Ipsen

Ipsen is a French pharmaceutical company headquartered in Paris, France.

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Irving Weissman

Irving Lerner "Irv" Weissman (born Great Falls, Montana, October 21, 1939) is a Professor of Pathology and Developmental Biology at Stanford University where he is the Director of the Stanford Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine along with Michael Longaker.

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Irwin M. Jacobs

Irwin Mark Jacobs (born October 18, 1933) is an electrical engineer, a co-founder and former chairman of Qualcomm, and chair of the board of trustees of the Salk Institute.

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Jack W. Szostak

Jack William Szostak (born November 9, 1952) is a Canadian American biologist of Polish British descent, Nobel Prize laureate, Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, and Alexander Rich Distinguished Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

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Jacob Bronowski

Jacob Bronowski (18 January 1908 – 22 August 1974) was a Polish-born British mathematician, historian of science, theatre author, poet and inventor.

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Joanne Chory

Joanne Chory is an American plant biologist and geneticist.

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Jonas Salk

Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist.

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Joseph R. Ecker

Joseph 'Joe' R. Ecker is an American plant biologist and molecular biologist.

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Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte

Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte (born 1960 in Hellín - Albacete) has been a professor in the Gene Expression Laboratories at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California since 1993.

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La Jolla

La Jolla is a hilly seaside and affluent community within the city of San Diego, California, United States occupying 7 miles (11 km) of curving coastline along the Pacific Ocean within the northern city limits.

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Laboratory Life

Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts is a 1979 book by sociologists of science Bruno Latour and Steve Woolgar.

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Lasker Award

The Lasker Awards have been awarded annually since 1945 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine.

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Leo Szilard

Leo Szilard (Szilárd Leó; Leo Spitz until age 2; February 11, 1898 – May 30, 1964) was a Hungarian-German-American physicist and inventor.

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Leslie Orgel

Leslie Eleazer Orgel FRS (12 January 1927 – 27 October 2007) was a British chemist.

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Lime (fruit)

A lime (from French lime, from Arabic līma, from Persian līmū, "lemon") is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is typically round, lime green, in diameter, and contains acidic juice vesicles.

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List of communities and neighborhoods of San Diego

The following is a list of neighborhoods and communities located in the city of San Diego.

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List of San Diego Historical Landmarks in La Jolla

This is a List of San Diego Historical Landmarks in La Jolla, California.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Louis Kahn

Louis Isadore Kahn (born Itze-Leib Schmuilowsky) (– March 17, 1974) was an American architect, based in Philadelphia.

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Luis Barragán

Luis Ramiro Barragán Morfín (March 9, 1902 – November 22, 1988) was a Mexican architect and engineer.

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March of Dimes

March of Dimes is a United States nonprofit organization that works to improve the health of mothers and babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.

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Marguerite Vogt

Marguerite Vogt (13 February 1913 – 6 July 2007) was a cancer biologist and virologist.

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Molecular biology

Molecular biology is a branch of biology which concerns the molecular basis of biological activity between biomolecules in the various systems of a cell, including the interactions between DNA, RNA, proteins and their biosynthesis, as well as the regulation of these interactions.

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Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, on 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

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National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization.

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National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research, founded in the late 1870s.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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Neuroscience

Neuroscience (or neurobiology) is the scientific study of the nervous system.

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Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system.

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Polio vaccine

Polio vaccines are vaccines used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio).

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Pozzolan

Pozzolans are a broad class of siliceous or siliceous and aluminous materials which, in themselves, possess little or no cementitious value but which will, in finely divided form and in the presence of water, react chemically with calcium hydroxide at ordinary temperature to form compounds possessing cementitious properties.

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) is the official scientific journal of the National Academy of Sciences, published since 1915.

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Qualcomm

Qualcomm is an American multinational semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company that designs and markets wireless telecommunications products and services.

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Referendum

A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is invited to vote on a particular proposal.

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Renato Dulbecco

Renato Dulbecco (February 22, 1914 – February 19, 2012) was an Italian American, who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on oncoviruses, which are viruses that can cause cancer when they infect animal cells.

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Robert W. Holley

Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922 – February 11, 1993) was an American biochemist.

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Roger Guillemin

Roger Charles Louis Guillemin (born January 11, 1924 in Dijon, Bourgogne, France) received the National Medal of Science in 1976, and the Nobel prize for medicine in 1977 for his work on neurohormones, sharing the prize that year with Andrew Schally and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.

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Ronald M. Evans

Ronald Mark Evans (born April 17, 1949 in Los Angeles) is an American professor and biologist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.

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San Diego

San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.

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Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) is a non-profit medical research institute with locations in La Jolla, California, and Orlando, Florida.

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Scripps Research Institute

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is a nonprofit American medical research facility that focuses on research and education in the biomedical sciences.

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Steve Woolgar

Stephen William Woolgar (born 14 February 1950) is a British sociologist.

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Sydney Brenner

Sydney Brenner (born 13 January 1927) is a South African biologist and a 2002 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate, shared with Bob Horvitz and John Sulston.

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Ted Waitt

Theodore W. "Ted" Waitt (born January 18, 1963) is an American billionaire businessman and philanthropist.

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Terry Sejnowski

Terrence (Terry) Joseph Sejnowski (born 13 August 1947) is the Francis Crick Professor at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies where he directs the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory and is the Director of the Crick-Jacobs Center for Theoretical and Computational Biology.

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Thyrotropin-releasing hormone

Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH), also called thyrotropin-releasing factor (TRF) or thyroliberin, is a releasing hormone, produced by the hypothalamus, that stimulates the release of thyrotropin (thyroid-stimulating hormone or TSH) and prolactin from the anterior pituitary.

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Torrey Pines, San Diego

Torrey Pines is a primarily residential community of in the northern coastal area of San Diego, California.

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Travertine

Travertine is a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs, especially hot springs.

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Truss

In engineering, a truss is a structure that "consists of two-force members only, where the members are organized so that the assemblage as a whole behaves as a single object".

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of California, San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is a public research university located in the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, California, in the United States.

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Ursula Bellugi

Ursula Bellugi is a Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California.

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Valencia orange

The Valencia orange is a sweet orange.

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Whitehead Institute

Founded in 1982, the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research is a non-profit research and teaching institution located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salk_Institute_for_Biological_Studies

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