2002 Career Workshop Series
TSRI's Office of Graduate Studies, the Society of Fellows, and the Employee
and Graduate Student Counseling Department, and The University of California,
San Diego's (UCSD) Career Services and Office of Graduate Studies and
Research join forces to bring you the 2002 Career Workshop Series. Featured
speakers are Associate Director Mary Morris Heiberger and Graduate Student
Counselor Julia Miller Vick of University of Pennsylvania Career Services,
co-authors of "The Academic Job Search Handbook."
Workshop 1, "The Academic Life: Issues for Women Graduate Students and
Postdocs," will be held Tuesday, April 16, from 2:30 to 4 PM in the Horizon
Room, UCSD Career Services Center.
Workshop 2, "Getting What You Want: Job Search Strategy for the Academic
Market," will be held Wednesday, April 17, from 2:30 to 4:00 PM, in The
Valerie Timken Amphitheater, second floor, Scripps Green Hospital, 10666
N. Torrey Pines Road.
CIMBio Hosts Open House
All TSRI employees (and scientific neighbors) are invited to the Center
for Integrative Molecular Biosciences (CIMBio) open house on Wednesday,
April 10, 11 AM to 3 PM. CIMBio is located in the CarrAmerica B Building,
3215 Merryfield Row, on the East campus. The open house will provide the
opportunity for self-guided tours of the facility and discussions with
scientific staff. Refreshments will be provided.
Tax Saving for Employees who Commute by Train, Bus, or Van
TSRI offers a transit benefit that allows employees to deduct money for
eligible transit expenses on a pre-tax basis. Eligible expenses include
Coaster fares, bus fares, and vanpool expenses. The limit on compensation
reduction is $100 per month. All benefit-eligible scientific and support
staff and research associates who work 20 hours or more per week and receive
a taxed paycheck from TSRI may participate. Additional information, and
enrollment forms, are available from Benefits Administration, x4-9212.
Former TSRI Summer Interns Win San Diego Science & Engineering Fair
On Friday, March 22, 2002 The San Diego Union-Tribune announced
the 2002 Award Winners of the 48th Annual Greater San Diego Science &
Engineering Fair. Over the March 22-24th weekend, about 770 exhibitors
from 111 schools in San Diego and Imperial counties displayed their projects
at the Balboa Park Activity Center. The following award recipients also
participated in The Scripps Research Institute 2001 High School Student
Research Education Program. Congratulations to them all!
Citlali Villalobos, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern in the Mayfield
Lab): Senior Sweepstakes Runner-Up; Biomedical Research Institute of America
Special Award; 1st Place, Microbiology.
Min Roh, La Jolla High School (Summer Intern in the Havran Lab): 2nd
Laura Ryan, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern in the Dept. of Animal
Resources): 2nd Place, Botany.
Kristina Hereford, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern in the Janda
Lab): 2nd Place, Chemistry.
Samantha Anderson, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern in the Ehlers
Lab): 2nd Place, Physics.
Ann Porter, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern in Mitra Lab): 1st
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