Council Minutes for January 2006:
Persons in Attendence:
Brent D. Weinberg
We were going to have a meeting last week, if you didn’t notice, it didn’t happen
February the 21st at 5:45
Waiting on keynote
Eric Toeppel couldn’t commit.
Face plant lady is still unnamed.
We want to cover more topics than just cancer at retreat.
Lawrence krauss possible
Still need to contact Chris Walsh and Dr. Duerk about workshop on animal imaging facility.
Place is already reserved: Geneva, same as last year
Allisson hall and Mike McGuire
Probably going to focus on “How the NIH works”
Possibly next year do a workshop on how to write grants
Communication issues with Vinod
Almost done, just waiting on vinod
Monthly meeting in March:
Main monitoring center for US Mad Cow is here at Case
Lewis stout? Should we ask him twice? He’s at NIH.
April 11th or 18th Both tuesdays
Council feels it’s a good idea to have same person contact him again, who has already established a relationship.
Perhaps go through alumni list, who finished a few years ago, and see what they do. More likely to accept an invitation.
Opportunity to give back.
Marc Penn-Stem Cell work at Cleveland Clinic, Case B.S./M.D./Ph.D. alumni. Perhaps Summer retreat (?)
There is money for an outside person as well.
Mark Palmert-Alumnus of our program
Negotiations with Dr Miller have opened
Hopefully things will get rolling soon
They need to see when the Cleveland Clinic schedules are open
Tom Brown needs to go see the schedule
1-Ping Pong tournament
Go to jillians for championship game, appetizers
Still shopping around
Faculty vs students (?)
Cliff, “Oh my god…I’m too old for that…”
(today is Cliff’s birthday)
Next meeting is March 7th