Vol 11. Issue 18 / May 23, 2011
Martha Fedor Featured Speaker at NWiS Lecture Series
Career Workshop Series: Grantsmanship & Funding Fest
"Pathways to Independence: Winning an NIH K99/R00 Grant" will be held Tuesday, May 24, noon to 2 PM, in the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Skaggs School of Pharmacy Auditorium. In this session, UCSD faculty will present the background of the NIH-K99/R00 grant program, their experiences as program reviewers, and important tips to create notable applications. A panel of postdoc recipients, including Scripps Research scientists, will share their experiences submitting applications, addressing reviewers' comments, and planning for the second phase.
"Perspectives from the Other Side: How Study Section Members Review Grants" is the topic of the series' final session, set for Wednesday, June 1, 1:30 to 3:30 PM, in the Scripps Research Keck Auditorium and streamed live to the Scripps Florida campus. The presentation will feature Scripps Research faculty panelists sharing their experiences participating on a study section, as well as tips, and strategies, including common applicant mistakes and what reviewers look for in an application.
For further information on these sessions, contact Ryan Wheeler, firstname.lastname@example.org, manager of the Career and Postdoctoral Services Office.
Bike-to-Work Seminar to Promote Safe and Polite Practices
One of the Green Team's Bike-to-Work Month activities held during May, the 30-minute class—taught by a League of American Bicyclists certified trainer—will emphasize safe and courteous driving, cycling, and pedestrian habits. A pizza lunch will be provided.
Upcoming Onsite Clinics
The clinics will be conducted in the 3366 Building, in Room 325, on the third floor, from 11 AM to 2 PM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. This will be the new permanent location for the on-site clinics.
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.
News&Views to Observe Memorial Day
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Bike Event Cyclists Pause for a Snack