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Scripps Education Reporter - Edition 5

Summer 2016 — Education News from The Scripps Research Institute

TSRI Celebrates 24th Commencement [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

Thirty-six students received PhDs and an honorary degree was awarded to renowned molecular biologist and biochemist Phillip A. Sharp.  READ MORE >>

Graduate Faculty Profiles: RNA RESEARCHERS MAKING AN IMPACT ON MODERN MEDICINE AND GRADUATE EDUCATION


Matthew D. Disney, Ph.D.
Driven by an intense passion for his science and its potential to make an impact, Matt Disney is employing paradigm-changing approaches to defeat diseases that are incurable or have a poor prognosis. READ MORE >>

Ian J. MacRae, Ph.D.
Understanding how RNA controls gene expression in cells is giving Ian MacRae insights that may result in the development of highly targeted, RNA-based treatments for human disease. READ MORE >>

Philanthropic Support Launches Class of 2016, Builds Legacy for Future Students

A growing number of TSRI graduate students receive fellowships made possible by the generosity of philanthropic donors. Learn how this invaluable mechanism benefits students as well as faculty researchers. READ MORE >>

Calling All Alumni! Update Your Information Before the Launch of TSRI Pathways

Work continues on the development of a new networking website for alumni of TSRI’s graduate program and postdoctoral training programs. Help us launch the platform later this year by updating your information! New job? Promotion? Grants, awards or published research? We want to know! READ MORE >>

Diversity Visitation Event for Research and Graduate Education (DIVERGE) Returns Nov. 3-5, 2016

For the third year, TSRI's Florida campus will host a fall recruiting event designed for research-oriented college students from underrepresented backgrounds. DiVERGE introduces participants to TSRI's summer undergrad programs and top-10 ranked doctoral program. READ MORE >>

Catching Up with TSRI Alumni

Visitors to both campuses of TSRI will soon be greeted by a colorful new display showcasing the latest news from alumni of TSRI's Graduate Program and former postdoctoral fellows. Catch up with two of the first alumni to be profiled, Federico Bernal and Scott Edwards.  READ MORE >>

IN THIS ISSUE

TSRI Celebrates 24th Commencement
Graduate Faculty Profiles 
New Philanthropic Fellowships
Alumni Website Update
2016 DiVERGE Dates Announced
Catching Up with TSRI Alumni

KEY DATES

03 October 2016:
Deadline to Apply for 2016 DiVERGE Program

23-25 October 2016:
Graduate Student Symposium

03-05 November 2016:
DiVERGE Program on FL Campus

01 December 2016:
Deadline to Apply for Graduate Program (2017 admissions cycle)

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