Scintillon shines light on new alliance with Tokyo University of Technology
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Scintillon shines light on new alliance with Tokyo University of TechnologySan Diego, CA Scintillon Institute, a rapidly growing non-profit science research institute focused on fostering the research to develop tomorrow’s breakthrough technologies, proudly announces its signing of a mutual agreement  to explore the potential for collaborative research and study opportunities with the School of Bioscience and Biotechnology of Tokyo University of Technology (“TUT”), Continue reading

Scintillon hosts ACS' presentation 'BIOSIMILARS' in new seminar room at 6868 Nancy Ridge Drive
This event is free and open to all.  Please come explore the important topic of Intellectual Property with American Chemical Society tonight at 7pm! Continue reading

Scintillon Institute is thrilled to host 25th Cytometry Development Workshop, Tutorials, and Cells, Sensors, and Systems Symposium October 21 - October 25, 2015 San Diego, CA
Scintillon Institute welcomes the 25th Cytometry Development Workshop, Tutorials, and Cells, Sensors, and Systems Symposium. The goal of these events is to bring together scientists and engineers working to develop and apply new technologies for cell analysis. Continue reading

New clues about bioluminescence in the ocean
Scintillon Institute investigator Dr. Nathan Shaner, in collaboration with colleagues at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, has published a paper in PLoS ONE describing the discovery of a major clue about how marine organisms produce light. Continue reading

The Scintillon Institute Reports the Publication of Research on the Scalable Generation of Universal Platelets from Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC)
The Scintillon Institute Investigator Jiwu Wang and collaborators have published a new publication describing the generation of universal platelets from human induced pluripotent stem cells. Continue reading

The Scintillon Institute Investigator Nathan Shaner Receives The National Science Foundation Grant
The Scintillion Institute’s Nathan Shaner and his collaborator Ute Hochgeschwender at Central Michigan University became recipients of a National Science Foundation (NSF) BRAIN EAGER grant for developing non-invasive optogenetics based on bioluminescence. Continue reading

Scintillon Institute PI Nathan Shaner has Been Awarded NIH R01 Grant
This project will take advantage of wild-type fluorescent proteins with novel optical properties to be cloned from a broad range of species, including several Great Barrier Reef corals made available through an international collaboration.  Continue reading

The Scintillon Institute welcomes Professor John Nolan
We are extremely excited to welcome Professor Nolan to the Scintillon Team! Dr. Nolan is bringing his lab from the La Jolla Bioengineering Institute to join our Scintillon team.  His research focus on cytometry will add an exciting new dimension to the research possibilities at the Scintillon Institute. Visit Nolan's Lab

New Publications in Nature Methods by Scintillon's Jiwu Wang and Nathan Shaner
The "A Bright Monomericgreen Fluorescentprotein Derived From Branchiostoma Lanceolatumpublication" was published in Nature Methods (10, 407-209, 2013) We report a monomeric yellow-green fluorescent protein, mNeonGreen, derived from a tetrameric fluorescent protein from the cephalochordate Branchiostoma lanceolatum. Continue reading

The Scintillon Institute's First Publication in Scientific Reports
The Scintillon Institute's first publication, "Feeder-Free Derivation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells with Messenger RNA," by Jiwu Wang has been published in the new Nature family journal Scientific Reports. The therapeutic promise of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) has spurred efforts to circumvent genome alteration when reprogramming somatic cells to pluripotency.  Our mRNA method uniquely affords unprecedented control over reprogramming factor (RF) expression while obviating a cleanup phase to purge residual traces of vector. Continue reading