Paul Russell to Speak as Part of Faculty Lecture Series
The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Professor Paul Russell will speak
on "Travels on the Road to Mitosis: DNA Damage and Replication Checkpoints"
as part of the Faculty Lecture Series on Wednesday, December 12 at 5 PM.
The lecture will be held in the Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Clinic, 10666
North Torrey Pines Road.
Vascular Biology Faculty Join Cell Biology Department
Faculty who were previously part of the Department of Vascular Biology
Department have joined TSRI's Department of Cell Biology, as the Division
of Vascular Biology.
"We welcome these faculty to our department," says Sandra Schmid, chair
of the Department of Cell Biology. "The new Division of Vascular Biology
within our department will promote synergy in research on cardiovascular
disease, one of the leading causes of death in this country."
Professor Martin Schwartz will head the Division of Vascular Biology.
Lunch and Learn: "Food and Mood"
Registered dietician Andrea Harrison will present "Food and Mood: How
Food Affects Mood, How Mood Affects Food...Especially During the Holidays"
as part of the ongoing "Lunch and Learn" seminar series, on Wednesday,
December 12, noon to 1 PM, in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater, The Beckman
Center for Chemical Sciences. No registration is necessary. If more information
is needed, contact Jan Hill x4-2950.
New English Class To Begin
A new English-as-a-second-language class will begin Tuesday, December
11. The class meets from 6:30 to 8:30 PM every Tuesday evening in the
Immunology Building, West Conference Room. The price for three months
(12 classes) is $60. Each intermediate-level English class covers speaking
and listening, idioms and vocabulary, and reading and writing. If you
would like to improve your English communication skills and increase your
ability to understand your friends and colleagues, movies, television
shows, and the news, this class is for you. The instructor Cassandra Wadkins
uses movies, games, television shows, grammar books, songs, drawings,
and novels to teach standard American English. Have fun and learn English
at the same time! For more information, leave a message at x4-2176.
Learn about Tool Options in Word
A class on Tools Options in Word will be held Tuesday, December 11. This
class offers a review of some features of Word—the Options (Preferences)
under Word’s "Tools" menu and AutoFormat features. The class will begin
at 8:30 AM and last until approximately 11 AM. To enroll, go to the computer
training web page at http://www.scripps.edu/rc/training/dapps.html.
TB Screenings, Hepatitis B Immunizations, and Serum Draws
Monday December 10, Wednesday December 12, and Friday December 14, 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
in Building 3301 N. Torrey Pines Court, Conference Room P1 from 11:00
AM through 2:00 PM on each of the three dates noted above.
Employees wishing/needing to participate in any of these programs need
not make an appointment but should show up at the scheduled times. TB
screening requires a 48-72 hour follow-up. For example, 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.
For more information, please contact Rachel Longville in Environmental
Health & Safety at ext. 4-8240, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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