In Brief

Reza Ghadiri to Speak as Part of Faculty Lecture Series
TSRI Professor M. Reza Ghadiri will speak on "Design of Biologically Relevant Molecular Assemblies" as part of the Faculty Lecture Series on Wednesday, November 14 at 5 PM. The lecture will be held in the Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Clinic, 10666 North Torrey Pines Road.

Free Flu Shots at TSRI
Human Resources will offer free flu shots to TSRI faculty, employees, research associates, and graduate students on Monday, November 12, and Tuesday, November 13, from 9 AM to 4 PM. The flu shot clinic will be held in the Administration Building at 3301 N. Torrey Pines Court, Conference Room P1. Please bring a form of identification with you.

A campus map with directions to the Flu Shot Clinic is available online. For flu vaccine information, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Immunization Program website.

Fall Craft Fair Features Items Handcrafted by TSRI Employees
The Fall Craft Fair, featuring items made by TSRI employees and their families, will be held on December 6 from 11 AM to 2 PM in the galleria of the Immunology Building. From fishing flies to stocking stuffers, the craft fair offers something for everyone: jewelry, home-made soap, handmade quilts, baby items, cards with photos of San Diego beaches, chocolate and English toffees, holiday pins and ornaments, and tree skirts. For more information call Bonnie Towle x4-2167 or email

Lunch and Learn: "Stretching, Breathing, and Relaxing: An Introduction to Yoga in the Workplace"
Jolie Cash will present " Stretching, Breathing, and Relaxing: An Introduction to Yoga in the Workplace" as part of the ongoing "Lunch and Learn" seminar series, on Friday, November 16, noon to 1 PM, in the Immunology East Conference Room at Immunology Building. No registration is necessary. If more information is needed, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.

TB Screenings, Hepatitis B Immunizations, and Serum Draws
On Wednesday, November 14, and Friday, November 16, personnel from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group will be on-site to conduct TB screenings, Hepatitis B immunizations, and serum draws. The clinics will be conducted at the Administrative Offices (3301 North Torrey Pines Court) on the P1 level from 11 AM to 2 PM. No appointments are necessary. Please note that Sharp Rees-Stealy personnel will not be on-site on Monday, November 12.

TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals receiving the TB screen on Wednesday, will need to return on Friday. Initiation of the TB screening process will not be available on Friday, but Hepatitis B immunization and serum draws will be. To learn more about these programs, see the Human Resources Occupational Medicine web page which includes a map and patient information sheets.