How science took over San Diego


As the ASBMB plans its annual meeting in “the town at the tip of California,” Ana Maria Barral explains how the leaders of what was once a Spanish mission village lured the U.S. Navy and a host of biomedical institutions and biotech companies to their community on the Pacific Coast.

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Searching for drugs on the ocean floor


As one of the many researchers living and working in San Diego. Paul Jensen of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography tells ASBMB contributor Kerri Beth Slaughter how his team searches the ocean floor for marine microbes that can be developed into medical treatments.

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