Endow Fellowship in Summer Internship Program
"We hope this gift will enable young people, especially women
and minority students, to come into contact with basic research
and be inspired by its possibilities," says TSRI Trustee Ralph
Shapiro, who, with his wife Shirley, has given $100,000 to
the Education Outreach Program.
Copes with Fallout from Fires
"The fires have had an emotional impact on many of us here,"
says Keith McKeown, vice president of communications and public
relations for TSRI. "Thankfully, the physical facilities at
the institute remain intact and we are back to science as
Babior Elected AAAS Fellows
Professors Dale L. Boger and Bernard Babior have been elected
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
fellows, an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Boger
was cited for "outstanding developments in the synthesis and
understanding of the structure-activity relationship of complex
natural products of medicinal importance." Babior was cited
for "pioneering studies in unraveling the function and physiology
of the human neutrophil."
Vogt Elected to Institute of Medicine
Francis Chisari and Peter Vogt have been elected to the Institute
of Medicine of the National Academies. New members are elected
from among candidates nominated for their professional achievement
and commitment to services by current active members.
Million CDC Grant Goes to TSRI to Study Immune Response to
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
has awarded a group of TSRI researchers a multi-year, $11.4
million grant to study the interaction of the human immune
system with toxins of the bacterium Bacillus anthracis,
the causative agent of the disease anthrax.