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May 27, 2010


Thursday 27

Endocrine Research Conference

“Organization & Trafficking of Lipolytic Proteins in Fat & Muscle Cells,”

James Granneman;

1195 Starzl BST, noon

Epidemiology Lecture

“Aging and Public Health: The Future of Our Success,” Anne B. Newman; A115 Crabtree, noon

Faculty Development Lecture

“Opportunities in the Dental Corps for Graduate Dental Education,”

Robert Manga;

458 Salk, noon

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Katrina Kurtz;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 1-2:30 pm

Oakland Neighbors Engaged (ONE): Pittsburgh Workshop

“Understanding the Community FROM the Community: Where Do We Go From Here?”

Michael Yonas, medicine, & Adrienne Walnoha, Community Human Services Corp.;

2017 CL, 5-7 pm

Friday 28

SBDC Workshop

“The 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan”;

Mervis, 7:30-10 am (to register: 8-1542)

Faculty Development for Medical Educators Lecture

“Teaching Critical Thinking in the Undergraduate Medical Curriculum,”

Peter Drain;

lecture rm. 3 Scaife, noon

Senate Budget Policies Committee Mtg.

501 CL, 12:10 pm

Monday 31

• University  closed  for  Memorial Day.


Tuesday 1

Health Services Research Seminar

“Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapies: Turning On, Tuning In & (Not) Dropping Out,”

Kate Cavanagh;

305 Parkvale, noon

Faculty Assembly Mtg.

U Club Ballrm. A, 3 pm

Wednesday 2

Pathology Seminar

“Therapeutic Targeting of Microenvironmental Interactions in Leukemia: Mechanisms & Approaches,”

Marina Konopleva, U of TX;

1104 Scaife, noon

HSLS Workshop

“Pathway Analysis Tools 2,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, 1-3:30 pm

Thursday 3

Social Work/CRSP Race in America Conference

“Restructuring Inequality”;

through June 6 (for info & registration:

CIDDE Faculty Lecture

“Copyright  Conundrums: Where We Are Today,”

Tracy Mitrano, Cornell;

532 Alumni, 11 am (3-9729 or

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Bench to Bedside to Health Care Reform,”

Steven Shapiro, medicine;

2500 Posvar, 4 pm

Innovation Oakland Mtg.

Public mtg. on new digital way-finding system;

1st fl. Alumni, 5 pm (

Social Work/CRSP Race in America Public Lecture

“The Road to Freedom: From Alabama to Obama,”

Julian Bond;

Soldiers & Sailors Mem., 7 pm

Friday 4

Magee-Womens Margaret Prine Joy Research Day Lecture

“Dysregulation of Sleep & Circadian Rhythms: Role in Obesity & Metabolic Disorders,”

Fred Turek, Northwestern;

0 level conf. ctr. aud. Magee, 9:30 am

Donald S. Fraley Memorial Medicine Lecture

“Angiogenic Factors in Pre-eclampsia: Implications for Cardiovascular Health,”

S. Ananth Karumanchi, Harvard;

7th fl. LHAS aud. Montefiore, 11 am

Magee-Womens Research Day Faculty Investigators’ Lecture

“PPARs & Placental Development,”

Yaacov Barak;

“Preterm Birth & Maternal Cardiovascular Disease Risk,”

Janet Catov;

“Using C. Elegans as a Model for Reproductive Aging,”

Judith Yanowitz;

0 level conf. ctr. aud. Magee, 11 am

Sr. VC’s Research Seminar

“Central Control of Autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes,”

Yong Fan, pediatrics;

aud. 6 Scaife, noon

Magee-Womens Research Day Celebration of Life Lecture

“The Pandemic Is Over; However, H1N1 Lives On,”

Mark Phillippe, U of VT;

0 level conf. ctr. aud. Magee, 1 pm

Social Work/CRSP Race in America Public Lecture

“What Is Economic Justice & How Do We Attain It?”

Julianne Malveaux, Bennett College for Women;

20th Century Club, 7 pm

Saturday 5

Social Work/CRSP Race in America Public Panel Discussion

“Post-racial America: Does It & Should It Exist?”

Alex Castellanos, Nat’l Media, & Benjamin Jealous, NAACP;

Soldiers & Sailors Mem., 7 pm (for info & other panelists:

Tuesday 8

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Wednesday 9

Academic Career Development for Women Faculty & Fellows Workshop

“Practical Tools for Survival in Academic Medicine: Things Your Mother Never Taught You,”

Doris Cope, Doris Rubio, Jill Siegfield, Ann Thompson & Jennifer Woodward;

1104 Scaife, 8-9:30 am

Pathology Seminar

“Medicolegal Issues for Pathologists: General Concepts & Specific Cases Relating to Genitourinary Pathology,”

Jonathan Epstein;

1105AB Scaife, noon

Senate Council Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Neurology Grand Rounds

“CPC: Matter Over Mind: A 55-Year-Old Man With Ataxia & Diplopia,”

Anahita Adeli;

1105BC Scaife, 4 pm

Thursday 10

Dental Medicine Continuing Ed Conference

“Local Anesthetics for the Dental Hygienist, Part 2,”

Sean Boynes & Paul Moore;

2148 Salk, 7:30 am-5 pm

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Rebecca Abromitis;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 3-4:30 pm

PhD Defenses

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science & Technology

“The Relationship Between Ultrasonographic Median Nerve Characteristics, Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Wheelchair Propulsion Techniques Amongst Manual Wheelchair Users,”

Brad Impink;

May 27, 4065 Forbes Tower, noon

Education/Administrative & Policy Studies

“Teaching Like a Mountain: Toward a Pedagogy of Presence in the Midst of Exposure,”

Julia Brooks;

May 27, 5702 Posvar, 2 pm


“A Wilcoxon-Type Statistic for Repeated Binary Measures With Multiple Outcomes,”

Okan Umit Elci;

May 27, 308 Parran, 2 pm


“Democracy at Risk?: ECA, ‘At Risk’ Youth & Organizational Programming in Juiz de Fora, Brazil,”

Penelope Morrison;

May 28, 3106 Posvar, 2 pm


“Characterizing the Correlation Between Motor Cortical Neural Firing & Grasping Kinematics,”

M. Chance Spalding;

June 3, 6014 BST3, 1 pm


PICT Performance


through June 12, Heymann Theatre, Foster Memorial, W-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 2 pm, June 1 at 10 am, June 8 at 7 pm (412/561-6000)

Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Radio Golf”;

through June 13, 7th fl. aud. Alumni, Th-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 4 pm, June 5 at 1 pm, June 10 at 11 am (


Hillman Library Audubon Exhibit

“Olive-sided Flycatcher,” through June 7;

“Nuttall’s Lesser Marsh Wren,” June 8-21;

Hillman Library ground fl. exhibition case, reg. library hours (8-7715)

Law School Art Exhibit

“Negotiable Ambivalence,”

Michael Walter;

Barco Library, through May 28, Th 7:30 am-11:45 pm, F 7:30 am-8 pm

Hillman Library William Butler Yeats Exhibit

“W. B. Yeats: A Selection.First, Notable & Unique Editions by the Irish Poet & Playwright”;

through Aug. 13, cases outside 271 Hillman, reg. library hours (8-7715) & Special Collections Reading Rm. exhibition cases, M-Fri. 9 am-4:45 pm


Engineering Sustainability First Call for Papers

Abstracts due Oct. 25. (info: 4-9698 or


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