Eccles:Newsletter Friday September 22th 2006

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Developmental Genetics Newsletter

Headlines

  • HRC Grant Renewal. Just in case you don't know about the Renewal of the program grant coming up in October!!!
  • Student Presentations.
    • Well it seems they kept it pretty quiet but Hayden, Grace and Nicki are presenting in the post grad symposium in Biochem this month.
    • It's too late to see Hayden who went last week.
    • Grace will be next week on Wednesday  Sept 27th.
    • Nicky will be on Wednesday October 11th.
    • So show your support and head down to Biochem 228 at 1pm on those days to see some riveting presentations ;-)
  • Mexican Riviera Stem Cell Conference. Is coming up, nobody is going but I just thought I'd take a moment to ponder the possibility.....  :-D
  • Power Outage. Be sure to log off you computers and have a good weekend!
Leave
  • Mike may be away on Monday September 25th on annual leave.
  • Aaron will be away next week, September 25th to the 29th.
  • Shujie will be away from next Monday the 25th for the next two weeks, during the school holidays (she says she may come in if the weather isn't very nice, too busy!!!)
  • Adele may take a few days off during the school holidays.
  • Lana will be away next Wednesday and Thursday, 27th and 28th.
  • Well looks like school holidays are upon us with all the parents away :-)
Happenings
  • Once again Hayden tops the list for cool things to do, you can see him at the Fringe!!! Definitely help support 'Pants Off Time' Productions and have a great laugh at 'The No Refunds Experience' which bills itself as "A collection of bizarre sketches thrust together into one reality. For people looking for a bit of a laugh in a warm theater surrounded by strangers" October 7th at the Playhouse Theater, tickets $10 but get a group of 4 together for $20. See you all there! 8-)
  • Funding for the immuno auto-stainer has been approved, only a matter of figuring out where to put it now. Watch this space.
  • Adele is putting in a preliminary application to the Cancer Society to do some stem cell work, although she may well have be dreaming of the Mexican Riviera! :-D
  • Adele has had the wonderful idea to get a Birthday roster going so we can all congratulate and perhaps also celebrate each others birthdays! So if I haven't got it from you already please send me your birthday and we'll get the cake a flowin', mmmmmmmmmm cake :-)
Well that's the first Newsletter, if you'd like anything put in the next issue please email me!


Any comments or suggestions email Matt :-)

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