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
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 Begins
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.