2002 Career Workshop Series
TSRI's Office of Graduate Studies, the Society of Fellows,
and the Employee and Graduate Student Counseling Department,
and The University of California, San Diego's (UCSD) Career
Services and Office of Graduate Studies and Research join
forces to bring you the 2002 Career Workshop Series. Featured
speakers are Associate Director Mary Morris Heiberger and
Graduate Student Counselor Julia Miller Vick of University
of Pennsylvania Career Services, co-authors of "The Academic
Job Search Handbook."
Workshop 1, "The Academic Life: Issues for Women Graduate
Students and Postdocs," will be held Tuesday, April 16, from
2:30 to 4 PM in the Horizon Room, UCSD Career Services Center.
Workshop 2, "Getting What You Want: Job Search Strategy for
the Academic Market," will be held Wednesday, April 17, from
2:30 to 4:00 PM, in The Valerie Timken Amphitheater, second
floor, Scripps Green Hospital, 10666 N. Torrey Pines Road.
CIMBio Hosts Open House
All TSRI employees (and scientific neighbors) are invited
to the Center for Integrative Molecular Biosciences (CIMBio)
open house on Wednesday, April 10, 11 AM to 3 PM. CIMBio is
located in the CarrAmerica B Building, 3215 Merryfield Row,
on the East campus. The open house will provide the opportunity
for self-guided tours of the facility and discussions with
scientific staff. Refreshments will be provided.
Tax Saving for Employees who Commute by Train, Bus, or Van
TSRI offers a transit benefit that allows employees to deduct
money for eligible transit expenses on a pre-tax basis. Eligible
expenses include Coaster fares, bus fares, and vanpool expenses.
The limit on compensation reduction is $100 per month. All
benefit-eligible scientific and support staff and research
associates who work 20 hours or more per week and receive
a taxed paycheck from TSRI may participate. Additional information,
and enrollment forms, are available from Benefits Administration,
Former TSRI Summer Interns Win San Diego Science & Engineering
On Friday, March 22, 2002 The San Diego Union-Tribune
announced the 2002 Award Winners of the 48th Annual Greater
San Diego Science & Engineering Fair. Over the March 22-24th
weekend, about 770 exhibitors from 111 schools in San Diego
and Imperial counties displayed their projects at the Balboa
Park Activity Center. The following award recipients also
participated in The Scripps Research Institute 2001 High School
Student Research Education Program. Congratulations to them
Citlali Villalobos, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern
in the Mayfield Lab): Senior Sweepstakes Runner-Up; Biomedical
Research Institute of America Special Award; 1st Place, Microbiology.
Min Roh, La Jolla High School (Summer Intern in the Havran
Lab): 2nd Place, Botany.
Laura Ryan, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern in the
Dept. of Animal Resources): 2nd Place, Botany.
Kristina Hereford, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern
in the Janda Lab): 2nd Place, Chemistry.
Samantha Anderson, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern
in the Ehlers Lab): 2nd Place, Physics.
Ann Porter, Mt. Miguel High School (Summer Intern in Mitra
Lab): 1st Place, Zoology.