NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Salk Institute for Biological Studies has received a $25 million donation from Conrad Prebys that it plans to add to its ongoing Campaign for Salk fundraising effort.

Salk launched the campaign, its first such fundraising effort, in 2012 with the aim of raising $300 million by July 2015 to invest in new technologies, fund research projects, and recruit new scientists. The gift from Prebys, a Salk trustee, brings its total fundraising tally to $275 million.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.