Wüthrich to Speak in Faculty Lecture Series
Scripps Research Institute Guest Scientist Kurt Wüthrich,
winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will speak on
"Viewing Proteins with NMR Eyes" on Wednesday, January 28
as part of the series. The lecture will be held at 5 PM in
the Valerie Timken Amphitheater, Scripps Clinic, 10666 North
Torrey Pines Road.
A Public Science Education Seminar Series For Women
Scripps Research is offering "Second Cup of Coffee," a public
science education series for women who are lifelong learners
interested in exploring the scientific process, building vocabulary,
and gaining the skills to better comprehend and analyze contemporary
science/health-related issues and news.
The first session will feature Professor Jeffery Kelly speaking
on "Advancements in Women's HealthFrom Lab Bench to
You, " on Tuesday, March 2 at The La Jolla Beach and Tennis
Club, 2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla. Breakfast is scheduled
from 8:30 to 9 AM, the presentation from 9 to 9:45 AM, and
questions, answers, and comments from 9:45 to 10 AM.
Series participation, which costs $60, includes:
- Four continental breakfast events in 2004;
- Presentations by leading Scripps Research scientists
focusing on health-related topics of particular interest
- Up-to-date analysis of contemporary science/health-related
- Opportunities for in-depth discussion, questions, and
- A community forum environment where you will meet interesting
people and gain scientific knowledge;
- Cutting-edge information. Hear the latest news before
you read it in a newspaper!
For more information, contact Marcia Gravette, (858) 784-2915
Stress-Reduction Through "Meditation in Everyday Life"
Psychotherapists Norma Jean Deak and Diana Shimkus will
lead "Meditation in Everyday Life," an eight-week program
focusing on the tools of mindfulness-based stress reduction,
on Mondays from 6 to 8 PM, beginning on January 26 and continuing
until March 22 (with the exception of Monday, Feb. 16, Presidents'
Day). The program will also include one all-day session on
Saturday, March 13, from 9 AM to 3 PM. "Meditation in Everyday
Life" aims to increase participants' awareness of their own
stress reactivity and assist them in developing life strategies
that will improve their health and wellbeing. The cost for
the class is $395. Note the Scripps Research United Behavioral
Health Plan can offset this cost (call the instructors for
pre-authorization) and payment plans are available. The class
will be held in the Molecular and Experimental Medicine Building,
first-floor multi-purpose room. To register and/or to learn
more about the class, please contact Diana or Norma Jean at