Vol 5. Issue 12 / April 4, 2005

In Brief

"Hot Paper" from Gottesfeld lab
Elsevier's ScienceDirect has listed a paper by Scripps Research Institute Professor Joel Gottesfeld's group, "Arresting Cancer Proliferation by Small-Molecule Gene Regulation" (Chemistry & Biology, Volume 11, Issue 11, pages 1583-1594) in its "Hottest Articles" list, ranking the paper 16th out of the top 25 in the field of chemistry. For the list go to the ScienceDirect site. For an article on Gottesfeld's work, see News&Views's "Small Molecule Shuts Off Gene Expression and Keeps Cancer in Check."

Cochrane to Speak in Faculty Lecture Series
Scripps Research Professor Charles Cochrane will speak on “Protein-phospholipid interactions: the development of a synthetic therapeutic pulmonary surfactant” as part of the ongoing Faculty Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 6. The lecture will be held at 5 PM in the Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Clinic, 10666 North Torrey Pines Road.

Career Workshop Series: Scientific Writing
Principal investigators Floyd Bloom, Ian Wilson, M.G Finn, and Luc Teyton speak on scientific writing on Thursday, April 14 from 2 to 3:30 PM, as part of the Career Workshop Series for Scripps Research graduate students, postdocs, and faculty. The seminar will offer recommendations on the manuscript-writing, submission, and publication process, first-hand accounts of what journal editors look for, and examples of good and bad writing. The event will be held in the Keck Amphitheater, Beckman Center. Refreshments will be provided. No RSVP is necessary.

2004 Scientific Report, Scripps Florida Scientific Report, and Skaggs Report Now Available Online
The 2004 Scientific Report, Scripps Florida Scientific Report, and Skaggs Report are now available online. For the Scientific Report, see http://www.scripps.edu/news/sr/sr2004/.
For the Scripps Florida Scientific Report, see
For the Skaggs Report, see: http://www.scripps.edu/news/sk/sk2004/.

Send any changes or corrections to Jann Coury, email jcoury@scripps.edu.

2005 Scientific Report Submissions Due May 6
The due date for La Jolla faculty submissions for the next Scientific Report will be Friday, May 6, 2005. The book will go to press in November for an early January distribution, coinciding with the annual meeting of the Board of Scientific Governors.

La Jolla faculty can submit their reports either on disk plus a printout to the departmental administrator or via email to Jann Coury plus a printout to your departmental administrator. To submit your scientific report via email, please follow the instructions in the guidelines available at: http://www.scripps.edu/news/sr/.

Information regarding the contributions and deadlines to the 2005 Scientific Report for Florida faculty will be sent out shortly. The due date for faculty submissions to The Skaggs Institute Report will be Friday, September 16, 2005 (a reminder notice will be sent out in August). For more information, contact Jann Coury, email jcoury@scripps.edu.

24 Hour Fitness Comes to Campus
Benefits Administration would like to announce that representatives from

24 Hour Fitness will be onsite Wednesday, April 6 from 11 AM to 1 PM to enroll employees in discounted memberships. Please stop by the front desk in Human Resources for assistance in locating the room. Bring first and last month dues, a voided check and/or credit card, and current proof of employment.

For additional information please see the Benefits web page, or contact the Benefits Office, x4-8487.

News&Views Takes Spring Break
News&Views will not be published next week in honor of Spring Break. Weekly publication will resume on Monday, April 18.


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