Newspaper Gives TSRI High Marks in Medical, Biological
In addition to ranking The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)
number one in the physical sciences (which includes chemistry
and physics), the British newspaper "The Guardian" ranks TSRI's
influence tenth in the world in the medical sciences and eleventh
in the biological sciences.
The rankings were based on how many papers faculty publish
and how often those papers are cited in other publications.
The data used in the study was provided by the Institute for
Scientific Information (ISI), the Philadelphia-based company
that runs the Science and Social Science Index. For more information,
see the Guardian
TSRI Professor Named to Committee of International AIDS
Immunology Professor Dennis Burton has been named a member
of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International
AIDS Vaccine Initiative, which was established in 1996 to
ensure the development of safe, effective, accessible, preventive
HIV vaccines for use throughout the world.
Enter News&Views Photo Contest
News&Views invites submissions to its Summer Photo Contest.
- TSRI campus;
- 2001 picnic;
- Science at TSRI;
- People at TSRI;
- San Diego and surrounding area.
Submit photos in any format, with a description of the subject
and the category(ies) you are entering, to Kevin Fung, e-mail
or mail drop TPC-20. The deadline is Friday, July 20. Call
if you need an extension. Winners will receive Padres tickets
or tickets to San Diego's Natural History Museum. Winning
photos will be published in News&Views.
BioMedical Graphics Hosts Projector Demo
BioMedical Graphics will host a demonstration of the latest
portable Epson data/video projectors on Thursday, July 19,
from 9 to 11 AM in the Beckman Building's Keck Amphitheater.
Four Epson projectors: PowerLite models 50C, 715, 7700, and
8100 will be displayed. Epson's Representative, Charles Barnston,
will demonstrate the various projectors' features and answer
questions regarding computer/projector & Powerpoint compatibility
Lunch and Learn: "Change the World, Volunteer!"
Barbara Whitesides, corporate and public relations manager
for the Volunteer Center of San Diego County, will present
"Change the World, Volunteer!" as part of the onging Lunch
and Learn seminar series, on Wednesday, July 18, noon to 1
PM, in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater in the Beckman Building.
The seminar will cover volunteerism in the workplace, the
Volunteer Center of San Diego County, and its annual mobilizing
event Hands On San Diego. No registration is necessary. For
more information, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.
TB screenings, Hepatitis B Immunizations, and Serum Draws
On Monday, July 23, Wednesday, July 25, and Friday, July
27, personnel from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group will be
on-site to conduct TB screenings, Hepatitis B immunizations,
and serum draws. The clinics will be conducted at the Administrative
Offices (3301 North Torrey Pines Court) on the P1 level from
11 AM to 2 PM. No appointments are necessary.
TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals
receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday;
individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on
Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be
available on Friday, but Hepatitis B immunization and serum
draws will be. To learn more about these programs, see the
Human Resources Occupational Medicine web page http://www.scripps.edu/hr/benefits/occmed,
which includes a map and patient information sheets.
Look for next News&Views July 30
Look for the next issue of News&Views Monday, July 30.
The deadline for submissions to News&Views, which is published
weekly during the academic year and every other week during
the summer, is Wednesday at noon for the following Monday's