Vol 7. Issue 30 / October 15, 2007

In Brief

SOF Announces Postdoc Symposium Winners
The Scripps Research Institute Society of Fellows (SOF) has announced the winners for top oral and poster presentations at the October 4 Fall Postdoc Research Symposium. The winners are:


  • Chemistry and Structural Biology: Andrew Udit, first place; Aaron Wright, second place
  • Cell & Molecular Biology: Timothy Huang, first place; Marcel Mettlen, second place; Ian Schneider, third place; Jessica Williams, fourth place
  • Molecular and Experimental Medicine and Neurosciences: Roberto Clemente and Li (Leyna) Zhao, tied for first place
  • Immunology: Jason Smith, first place; Philippe Krebs, second place; Nicolas Fazilleau and Kenji Yoshida, tied for third place


  • Chemistry and Structural Biology: Judith Denery, first place; Carlos Valdez, second place
  • Cell & Molecular Biology: Jesus Torres-Bacete, first place; Davide Gianni, second place
  • Immunology: Lucile Garidou, first place; Elise Landais, second place
  • MEM & Neurosciences: Nathalie Malo and Mathieu Marella, tied for first place.

Bob Turner's Image Wins Honorable Mention
BioMedical Graphics Director Bob Turner has brought home another honor for his work, this time an Honorable Mention in the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition for his photomicrograph, "Quartz Sample." Small World is a leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For more information on the competition, see http://nikonsmallworld.com/index.php.

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The Fall Postdoc Research Symposium held October 4 attracted hundreds of scientists from around the La Jolla campus. Photo by Ryan Wheeler.