Inside Salk - June 2008 - page 2

June 2008
Inside Salk
INSTITUTE NEWS
Researchers Develop Algorithms
toMimic the Brain
Science Day Opens Students’
Eyes to Careers in Research
PHILANTHROPY
Irwin and Joan Jacobs Establish
$10Million Challenge Fund
Salk Appoints New V.P.
of Development
Waitt Family Foundation Awards
$20Million Grant
Trustee Donates $11.5Million
Agreement Establishes Ipsen
Life Sciences Program
John Pizzarelli Trio to Perform
at Symphony at Salk
EXECUTIVE MESSAGE
Support to Salk Comes in
Many Different Forms
Roger Guillemin, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim President
Marsha A. Chandler
, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
Rebecca Newman
Vice President,
Development
MauricioMinotta
Director, Communications
Editor, Inside Salk
Gina Kirchweger
Director,
Scientific Communications
Sarah Loffler
Production Coordinator
Joe Belcovson
and Kent Schnoeker
Photographers
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ON THE COVER
LabManager Margaret Lutz at work in the new stem cell core facility,
which serves as a training center for young scientists at Salk and a shared
space where research on human embryonic stem cells is conducted.
NEWS BRIEFS
Researchers Named
HHMI Investigators
Vicki Lundblad Receives
2008 Greengard Prize
Clodagh O’Shea Receives
2008 Beckman Award
Thomas Albright
Elected to NAS
COVER STORY
Stem Cell Core Facility
Opens Its Doors
IN MEMORIAM
Remembering Dr. Leslie Orgel
IN PROFILE
Salk Professor Chronicles
the Institute’s Early Days
Suzanne Bourgeois Chronicles the Early Days
Symphony at Salk
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