Construction continues on North Torrey Pines Road to install a sewer system
serving the Torrey Pines Mesa. From Monday, October 13 to Saturday, October
18, work will be performed on North Torrey Pines Road from south of Muir
College Drive to south of La Jolla Shores Drive, where traffic will be
limited to one lane in each direction. In addition, trenching and boring
will be conducted on Salk Institute Road from its west end to North Torrey
Pines Road, where only one lane of traffic will be open.
Lunch & Learn: "How to Get Your Partner to Help Around the House"
Clinical psychologist Jeff Jones of the TSRI Counseling and Postdoctoral
Services Department will present "How to Get Your Partner to Help Around
the House," as part of the ongoing Lunch & Learn seminar series, on Wednesday,
October 22, from noon to 1 PM. The seminar will address trends in housework,
the "division of labor" in the household, and practical strategies for
resolving the "housework hassles." The event will be held in the W. M.
Keck Amphitheater, The Beckman Center for Chemical Sciences. For more
information, contact Jan Hill, x4-2950.
TSRI Perk: Rental Car Discount
Looking to rent a car? Avis offers a discount for all TSRI employees.
To take advantage of this discount, call the Avis reservation line at
1-800-331-1212 and reference TSRI's Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number:
A708200. Rental can be for business or personal use. When making your
reservation, also ask for any current promotions available. For more information,
contact Benefits Administration, x4-8487 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TB Screenings, Hepatitis B Immunizations, Serum Draws, and Tetanus
On Monday, October 20, Wednesday, October 22, and Friday, October 24,
personnel from Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group will be on-site to conduct
TB screenings, Hepatitis B immunizations, serum draws, and tetanus immunizations.
The clinics will be conducted at the Administrative Offices (3301 North
Torrey Pines Court) on the P1 level from 11 AM to 2 PM. No appointments
are necessary. TB screening requires a 48 to 72 hour follow-up. Individuals
receiving the TB screen on Monday will need to return on Wednesday, and
individuals screened on Wednesday, will need to return on Friday. Initiation
of the TB screening process will not be available on Friday, but hepatitis
B immunization, serum draws, and Tetanus immunizations will be available.
To learn more about these programs, see the Environmental
Health & Safety Occupational Medicine web page, which includes a map
and patient information sheets.
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Siuzdak Publishes New Mass Spec Book
Gary Siuzdak of the Department
of Molecular Biology and the Center for Mass Spectrometry has published
a new book, "The Expanding Role of Mass Spectrometry in Biotechnology"
(MCC Press, 2003). The book covers basic and advanced concepts in mass
spectrometry, including mass spectrometry instrumentation, protein identification/protein
structural analysis, carbohydrate and oligonucleotide analysis, pharmacokinetics,
high-throughput screening, and the technique's new uses in clinical diagnosis.