TSRI Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Two TSRI professors, Francis V. Chisari and Chi-Huey Wong, were elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of "their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research."

Schmid Wins Pinnacle Award
Sandra L. Schmid, chair of the Department of Cell Biology at TSRI, has won a Pinnacle Award from UCSD Athena, an organization dedicated to supporting women executives in high-tech and life sciences. The Pinnacle Awards recognize women and men who foster personal and professional change through inclusion, risk taking, education, recognition, and diversity of thought.

"The Race is So On":
Next Generation of Scientists Find their Stride at TSRI

Eighteen teenagers are participating in a program on modern molecular biology and chemistry at TSRI. "The instructors are so educated and well-versed in their fields," says Chula Vista High School student Claudia Hernandez. "They never have that look [that says], 'please don't ask me any questions!'"

Snapshot: Vivian Lodes
Meet TSRI's new events coordinator.


Mysterious gd T Cells Promoting Wound Repair

Researchers at TSRI have found that gd T cells in the skin and gut play a role in wound repair. "Very little has been known about the function of these cells until now," says TSRI investigator Wendy Havran.