Title: Software support specialist, but Id prefer to be known as the person who helps with Microsoft Office tools.
Job Focus: Offers weekly classes open to anyone at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). Also assists individuals on an ad hoc basis.
Expertise: Software including the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Acrobat, Eudora, and Netscape.
Departmental Affiliations: Human Resources, Research Computing.
Best Part of her Job: "There are so many software commands and procedures that are not documented. Its like a game for me to figure out how to get things done. Its a great feeling to figure out a trick works the same way in more than one program. And I like helping people, too."
Background: Curry has been in the training field much of her career. She started working at TSRI in March 1999.
Hobbies: Lots of crafts, including beadwork, lapidary work (grinding and polishing stones), silver work, crocheting"but not sewing. I dont like having a sewing machine between me and what Im working on."