Wittmann Wins First Prize in Photomicrography Competition
Research Associate Torsten Wittmann of the Waterman-Storer
lab has won first place in the Nikon International Small World
Competition, which is dedicated to furthering creativity and
excellence in photomicrography. Wittmann's
entry, which was featured recently in The New York
Times, captured filamentous actin and microtubules
(structural proteins) in mouse fibroblasts (cells) (1000x).
The contest's 20 top photographs will tour museums in 16 cities
between December 2003 and January 2005.
Curious About Long-Term Care?
Will you need long-term care services in the future? If so,
how will you pay for the cost? Long-term care, the kind of
assistance required when you need help with personal care,
is often needed after an accident, sudden serious illness,
or chronic disease. Age or frailty may also be contributing
TSRI offers employees the opportunity to enroll themselves
and other family members in a Long-Term Care Insurance program
available through UNUM during the upcoming Open Enrollment
in November. To learn more about TSRI's long-term care options,
please join Benefits Administration for a special presentation
by UNUM on Wednesday, October 8 from 1 to 2 PM in the Keck
Amphitheater, Beckman Building.
Estate Planning: What It Is, Why It Matters
Benefits Administration is pleased to have Fidelity Investments
host an estate planning workshop. This basic workshop is designed
to let you know what estate planning is and why it should
matter to you. The workshop will walk you through some common
estate planning tools and teach you how to protect what you've
worked so hard to earn. This presentation will be held on
Wednesday, October 1, from noon to 2 PM, in the Keck Amphitheater,
Visa Presentation Now Online
The seminar "Visa Stamp Renewal and Travel Issues, 2003 Update"
hosted by the TSRI International Office earlier this month
drew a standing-room-only crowd. Here, Director of the International
Office Thom Barnett (left) introduces immigration attorney
Fausta Albi, who spoke on recent changes to the visa renewal
process with attorney Grace Zimmerman.