Vol 9. Issue 3 / January 26, 2009

In Brief

Nonprofit Times
Lists Scripps Research in Top 100

The Nonprofit Times has listed The Scripps Research Institute as one of its top 100 nonprofit organizations for 2008. Scripps Research finished 37th, based on total revenues in 2007 including NIH funding.

STSI Encourages Grant Applications

The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI), supported by the National Institutes of Health, is offering its third round of grants to support translational and clinical research for pilot and methodological studies, in particular innovative research projects to accelerate discovery work that will ultimately impact health. All Scripps Research faculty investigators on both the California and Florida campuses are eligible to apply for the grants, which range from $20,000 to $50,000 for one year.

The deadline for this round of applications is Friday, February 13; there will be additional award cycles every quarter. For the application form, instructions, and more information about STSI and the granting process, see the STSI website.


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Symposium Offers Leadership Training

Postdocs and junior faculty from Scripps Research were among the participants of the third annual San Diego Lab Management Course January 22 and 23, which focused on topics critical for those making the transition from postdoc to lab head, including leadership, time management, hiring, and start-up budgets. New this year at the symposium, organized jointly by Scripps Research, Burnham, UCSD, and Salk, was a course in Leadership and Responsible Research, presented by Michael Kalichman (bottom) of UCSD Research Ethics Program.