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."
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.
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!'"
Meet TSRI's new events coordinator.
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.