Dickerson Wins National Individual Research Service Award
Graduate student Tobin Dickerson of the Janda lab has received a predoctoral
National Individual Research Service Award from the National Institute
on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health. His research concerns a
nicotine metabolite, nornicotine, and its chemistry in the body. He is
now investigating specific implications of aberrant nornicotine protein
glycation in disease states such as Alzheimer's disease and cancer.
Personal Skills for Life and Work: "Boundaries, Part 2"
Jan Hill and Jeff Jones of the Employee and Graduate Student Counseling
Department will present "Boundaries: Part 2" on Wednesday, March 19, from
noon to 1 PM. Topics will include respectful communication, how to balance
needs (yours and others), and challenges in boundary setting. The seminar
will be held in Suite 205, Second Floor Training Room, 3377 North Torrey
Pines Court Building. For additional information, contact Hill at x4-2950.
Submissions for Scientific Report Due May 2
All submissions for the 2003 Scientific Report are due at noon on
Friday, May 2.
This year you may submit your report in one of two ways:
1) By putting your submission on a disk and giving it with a printout
to your departmental administrator (as reports have been submitted in
2) By sending a file via email to Jann Coury of the Office of Communications
at firstname.lastname@example.org and giving
a printout to your departmental administrator.
Guidelines for the submission of reports will be sent to the principal
investigators and administrative assistants the week of March 17. PDF
files of the guidelines are also available online.
In addition, for investigators who hold joint appointments in The Skaggs
Institute for Chemical Biology, the Skaggs Institute submissions will
be due Friday, September 12. Letters and guidelines will be sent to the
members later this summer.
Gluck Child Care Center Is Accepting Kindergarten Applications
The Maxwell H. & Muriel Gluck Child Care Center, an institution affiliated
with TSRI and located at 10660 John Jay Hopkins Drive, is accepting applications
for the 2003-04 school year kindergarten program. Features of the program
- A small class size of 12 children; o Individualized instruction;
- A stimulating learning environment;
- A weekly Spanish program;
- Strong programs in math, science, language arts, and reading;
- Creative arts, music, drama, and physical education;
- A teacher who has a degree and 10 years of teaching experience;
- Care from 6:45 AM to 6:45 PM;
- Limited holiday closings.
Call (858) 455-5220 for details on fall enrollment.
TB Screenings, Hepatitis B Immunizations, Serum Draws, and Tetanus
On Monday, March 24, Wednesday, March 26, and Friday, March 28, personnel
from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group will be on-site to conduct TB screenings,
Hepatitis B immunizations, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations. 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, and 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, serum draws, and Tetanus immunizations will be. To learn
more about these programs, see the Environmental Health & Safety Occupational
Medicine web page which includes a map and patient information sheets.
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Award-Winning Biomedical Graphics
Peggy Myer, Computer Graphics Artist, BioMedical Graphics Department,
is the recipient of an Award of Excellence from the BioCommunications
Association's (BCA) BioImages annual competition. Peggy's entry, "Syndecans
Capture," was selected from BioImages' Graphics category and the award
was presented March 1 at BCA's 73rd annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.