Science Education: Interdisciplinary Training Programs
TSRI investigator Elizabeth Getzoff, who co-directs La Jolla
Interfaces in Science, is among the authors of a recent article
in Science magazine, "Enhanced:
Educating Future Scientists," which addresses the challenges
and opportunities presented by interdisciplinary training
Goodsell Rises to Visualization Challenge
Associate Professor David Goodsell was awarded second place
in the Illustration category for his "Macrophage and Bacterium
2,000,000x" in the first annual Science and Engineering Visualization
Challenge sponsored by Science and The National Science
Foundation. See the winning entries in a slide show format:
Symposium: "Signalling Pathways"
Vascular Biology Affinity Group will host a symposium, "Signalling
Pathways: From Extracellular Sites to Gene Expression," on
Friday, November 7, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Speakers will include:
- Tony Hunter, professor at The Salk Institute;
- Charles Esmon, investigator at Oklahoma Medical Research
- Thomas Sato, professor at the University of Texas Southwestern
- Jack Dixon, professor at the University of California
- Eric Olson, professor and chair of the Department of
Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical
The event will be held in the Valerie Timken Amphitheater
, Scripps Clinic, 10666 North Torrey Pines Road. For more
information, contact Ann Canter, x4-7923.
Construction continues on North Torrey Pines Road to install
a sewer system serving the Torrey Pines Mesa. From Monday,
September 22 to Tuesday, September 30, crews will be working
between La Jolla Shores Drive and Muir College Drive, where
traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction.
Lunch and Learn: How to Meditate
Norma Jean Deak and Diana Shimkus, both licensed social workers,
will speak on "Techniques for Establishing a Daily Meditation
Practice" on Wednesday, September 24 from noon to 1 PM. The
event will be held in the W.M. Keck Amphitheater, Beckman
Center for Chemical Sciences. For more information, contact
Jan Hill, x4-2950.
How Old Do You Think I Am?
Andrew Shih of the cafeteria celebrates his birthday with
TSRI well-wishers. Photos by Kevin Fung.