Lab News Releases

Jul 21, 2021 – Salk Institute among cross-collaborative teams gifted $220 million by Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance [click to view]

Jun 30, 2021 – How plants quickly adapt to shifting environmental conditions [click to view]

Nov 18, 2020 – Five Salk professors named among most highly cited researchers in the world [click to view]

Nov 09, 2020 – Salk Institute and Sempra Energy announce project to advance plant-based carbon capture and storage research [click to view]

Jul 29, 2020 – New maps of chemical marks on DNA pinpoint regions relevant to many developmental diseases [click to view]

Mar 13, 2020 – How plants sound the alarm about danger [click to view]

Feb 24, 2020 – The Salk Institute to receive $12.5 million gift from Hess Corporation to accelerate development of plant-based carbon capture and storage [click to view]

Nov 21, 2019 – Eight Salk professors named among most highly cited researchers in the world [click to view]

Oct 21, 2019 – Salk scientists receive $12.9 million from NIH BRAIN Initiative [click to view]

Sep 09, 2019 – Salk scientists develop technique to reveal epigenetic features of cells in the brain [click to view]

Aug 19, 2019 – Salk scientists Margarita Behrens and Joseph Ecker to receive over $1.6 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to expand Human Cell Atlas [click to view]

Jul 08, 2019 – New computational tool lets researchers identify cells based on their chromosome shape [click to view]

Apr 16, 2019 – Salk Institute initiative to receive more than $35 million to fight climate change [click to view]

Jan 18, 2019 – New technologies enable better-than-ever details on genetically modified plants [click to view]

Jan 15, 2019 – Research confirms nerve cells made from skin cells are a valid lab model for studying disease [click to view]

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]

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]

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

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

Dec 20, 2016 – Building a better brain [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]

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]

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

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]

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

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

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

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]

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]

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

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