Career Seminar: "Writing Your First NIH Grant"
An all-day seminar titled "Writing Your First NIH Grant" will
be held for students and postdoctoral fellows of The Scripps
Research Institute on Friday, December 12. The morning session,
from 9 AM to noon, will focus on the administration of grants,
covering topics including: an overview of the NIH; administrative
assistance and paperwork; library resources; animal and human
subjects protocols; the RACO process; deadlines, shipping
and renewal; and writing a budget. The afternoon session,
from 1 to 4 PM, will focus on writing grants and the review
process, including non-scientific sections; organization and
presentation of science; the review process; guest presentation
from NIH administrator Helen Quill; and panel discussion and
tips. This event, which is part of the ongoing career curriculum
developed and organized by Associate Professor Luc Teyton
and the Counseling and Postdoctoral Services Department, will
be held in the Valerie Timken Amphitheater of the Green Hospital.
All I Want for Christmas is a Scripps Research Tee
Just in time for the holidays, a new line of Scripps Research
Institute merchandise is available for sale from the Human
"We've introduced five new items," says Human Resources Executive
Assistant Jan Tuomainen. "Sales have been going well, especially
since up until now most people on campus haven't been aware
that we have taken over the job of selling merchandise from
the Office of Graduate Studies."
New in the Scripps Research merchandise lineup are two T-shirts
and a sweatshirt with a (less boxy) women's cut, a man's hooded
sweatshirt, and a unisex fleece pullover. Merchandise includes:
T-shirts in white and black, $10
Women's fitted crew-neck tee in black, white, and navy blue,
Women's V-neck tee in white, black, and navy blue, $20
Men's polo in navy blue, $25
Crew-neck sweatshirts in white, gray, and black, $15
Men's hooded pull-over sweatshirt in navy blue, $30
Women's full zip hooded sweatshirt in navy blue, $30
Unisex zip fleece pullover in black, $30
Baseball hats in black or navy blue, $10
Merchandise is available from Tatiana Gay, Human Resources
Department, 3377 N. Torrey Pines Court, second floor. Cash
or checks only.
Fall Craft Fair Features Handmade Items
The Fall Craft Fair, featuring items made by Scripps
Research employees and their families, will be held on Tuseday,
December 9 from 11 AM to 2 PM in the galleria of the Immunology
Building. Items for sale will include jewelry, home-made soap,
handmade quilts, chocolates, and other novelties. For more
information call Bonnie Towle x4-2167 or email email@example.com.
Lunch & Learn: "Stress!"
Clinical psychologist Marty Cary will speak on "Stress!: Everybody
Talks About It, But What Is It?" on Monday, December 8, from
noon to 1 PM, as part of the ongoing Lunch & Learn seminar
series. The workshop, which will be held in the W.M. Keck
Amphitheater of the Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences,
will address topics such as understanding stress, techniques
for relaxation, and how to de-stress during the holidays.
For more information, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.
Discount Movie Tickets
Just in time for the holidays, Human Resources will begin
selling discount movie tickets beginning on Monday, December
1 for the following theaters: Pacific ($5.25), Regal, Edwards,
and United Artists ($5.75), and Ultra-Star ($4.25). Tickets
may be purchased at the Human Resources Department, 3377 N.
Torrey Pines Court, second floor. Please make checks payable
to "TSRI." Sorry, no cash.
New Scripps Research merchandise, modeled by Human Resources
staff above, is now available on the second floor of 3377
N. Torrey Pines Court. Photos by Kevin Fung.