In Brief

Cheltsov Wins DOD Prostate Cancer Fellowship

The Scripps Research Institute's Research Associate Anton Cheltsov of the Abagyan lab has won a Postdoctoral Traineeship Award from the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program. He was selected for this honor on the basis of his project, "Computational Search for Novel Antagonists to the Metastatic Mutant Forms of the Androgen Receptor," through a highly competitive peer review process.

Cravatt to Speak in Faculty Lecture Series
Scripps Research Professor Benjamin Cravatt will speak on "The Enzymatic Regulation of the Fatty Acid Amide Class of Neural Signaling Lipids" on Wednesday, June 9, as part of the Faculty Lecture Series. The lecture will be held at 5 PM in the Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Clinic, 10666 North Torrey Pines Road. No reservations are required.

Lunch and Learn: "Landlord–Tenant Relations"
Steven R. Kellman, attorney-at-law and director of the Tenant's Legal Center of San Diego will speak on "Landlord–Tenant Relations: Whose Home Is This Anyway?" on Wednesday, June 16, from noon to 1 PM, as part of the ongoing Lunch and Learn Seminar Series. The workshop—which will cover new state laws, local news, condo conversions, and roommate situations—will be held in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater, Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences. No reservations are necessary.

Sign Up for the Scripps Research Golf Tournament
Registration is now open for the ninth annual Scripps Research Golf Tournament, to be held Thursday, August 12, from 12:30 to 7 PM, at the Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club. The tournament consists of a four-person scramble, with 144 spots available upon a first-paid, first-play basis. Each team must be comprised of at least two Scripps Research employees. Individuals are also welcome to sign up. Trophies and prizes to be awarded include top team, doormat (last place), closest to the pin, and longest drive. The cost, which includes dinner and green fees, is $60 per person. For more information or to print a registration form, visit the Scripps Sports page.

Look for Next News&Views June 21

The next issue of News&Views will be published by Monday, June 21. The deadline for announcement and calendar submissions is Wednesday at noon for the following Monday's publication.


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