Luo Wins Inglenook Scholar-in-Training Award
The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Research Associate Yunping Luo
has won an Inglenook Scholar-in-Training Award. The award will cover travel
expenses to next month's Annual Meeting of the American Association for
Cancer Research in Toronto, Canada, where Luo will present her paper,
"A Transcription Factor Fos Related Antigen 1 is an Effective Target for
a Breast Cancer Vaccine." Luo and 21 other early-career scientists were
selected from hundreds of scientists who will be presenting research at
Inaugural Network for Women in Science Event to Focus on Career Development
TSRI's Network for Women in Science, a recently established group
of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty, will hold its
inaugural event on Friday, March 28. The event, a panel discussion entitled
"Individual Obstacles and Breakthroughs in Career Development," will feature
several successful men and women in science, including:
- Martha Fedor, Professor of Molecular Biology;
- Howard Fox, Professor of Neuropharmacology;
- Nora Sarvetnick, Professor of Immunology;
- Sandra Schmid, Professor and Chair of Cell Biology;
- Peggy Eis, Director of Biochemistry, Geneom.
The event will be held in the Keck Amphitheatre in the Beckman Building,
at 5 PM. Refreshments will be provided after the event. For more information,
contact Anne Bunner, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flexible Spending Account Deadline Approaches
If you participated in the Healthcare Spending Account and/or the Dependent
Care Spending Account last year, Benefits Administration would like to
remind you that March 31, 2003 is the deadline for submitting reimbursement
claims to Barney and Barney for all services rendered in 2002. Claim forms
can be downloaded from the Benefits Administration forms web page or picked
up from the front lobby of Human Resources between 8 AM and 5 PM. You
can also request forms by contacting Benefits Administration, x4-2832
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 email@example.com and giving
a printout to your departmental administrator.
Guidelines for the submission of reports have been sent to the principal
investigators and administrative assistants. 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.
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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