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June 14, 2001


Thursday, June 14

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"Neo-Adjuvant Therapy of Breast Cancer," J. Gradishar; EEI, 5th fl., 8 am

Immunology Seminar

"Could CMV Be a Trigger for Autoimmune, Rejection & Restenosis Vasculopathy?" E. Carwile LeRoy; S120 BST, noon

Endocrine Research Conference

"Endocrine Hypertension: New Insights Into Diagnostic Testing," William Young; 1195 BST, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday, June 15

Women's Health Medical Grand Rounds

"Estrogen's Effects on the Cardiovascular System," Richard Karas; lec. rm. 6 Scaife, 8 am

Senior Vice Chancellor's Research Seminar

"The Role of Phosphatidic Acid in Growth Factor Signaling," Guillermo Romero; aud. 6 Scaife, noon

Neurobiology Seminar

"Novel Protein-Protein Interactions & the Formation of Neuromuscular Synapse," Zuo-Zhong Wang; 1495 BST, 3 pm

Tuesday, June 19

Center for Research on Health Care Seminar

"Physicians' Emotional Reaction to Patient Death," Robert Arnold; 1105 A/B Scaife, noon

Work in Progress Conference & MWRI Seminar

"Chemoresistance in Ovarian Cancer," Sharmial Makhija; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee-Womens Research Inst., 4 pm

Wednesday, June 20

Pathology Seminar

"The Cytochrome c Apoptosis Gateway: BC1-2 Family Pore Formation," Paul Schlesinger, Washington U.; 1104 UPMC conf. ctr., noon

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

4th fl. main conf. rm. Presby, 2 pm

GSPH Council Meeting

109 Parran, 4 pm

Chemistry Seminar

"Ultrafast Dynamics, Resonances and Rotational Control in Clusters," Pavel Jungwirth, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry; 130 Chevron, 4 pm

UPMC Gastroenterology/Hepatology Grand Rounds

1104 Scaife, 5 pm

Thursday, June 21

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"Breast Cancer Metastasis to Brain," Mohammed Islam; EEI, 5th fl., 8 am

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"Malignant Pleural Effusions," Sakkaraiappan Ramalingam; EEI, 5th fl., 8 am

Environmental Health & Safety Program

Chemical hygiene & lab safety training; Benedum aud., 9 am (624-9505)

GSPH Planning, Budget & Policy Committee Meeting

109 Parran, 10 am

Immunology Seminar

"Dendritic Cells in Health and AIDS in Monkeys," Simon Barratt-Boyes, infectious diseases & microbiology; W995 BST, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday, June 22

Medical Grand Rounds

"Icons, Channels & Nephrons," Thomas Kleyman; Scaife lec. rm. 6, 8 am

Saturday, June 23

* Summer 6-week-1 session ends: Final examinations scheduled during last class meeting.

Monday, June 25

* Summer 6-week-2 session registration period ends & classes begin.

Pitt Retirees Reception

WPU Ballrm., 1:30-4 pm (to register: 624-7101)

Tuesday, June 26

Work in Progress Conference & MWRI Seminar

"Endothelial NF-kB Activity in Pregnancy & Preeclampsia," Doug Woelkers; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee-Womens Research Inst., 4 pm

Wednesday, June 27

* Summer 6-week-1 session grade rosters due in Registrar's office by noon.

* Summer 6-week-2 session add/drop period ends.

* Summer 4-week-2 session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean's office.

Pathology Seminar

"The Interaction Between Human Parvovirus B19 and Placental Trophoblast Cells," Jeanne Jordon, Magee; 1105A/B UPMC con. ctr., noon

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

4th fl. main conf. rm. Presby, 2 pm

Frontiers in Science Seminar

"Gaussian Network Model of Protein Dynamics," Ivet Bahar; 130 Chevron, 4 pm

Thursday, June 28

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"New Developments in the Treatment of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma," John Hains-worth; EEI, 5th fl., 8 am

KGSB/SBIR Workshop

Regional Enterprise Tower, Downtown, 8-10 am (648-1554)

Immunology Seminar

Pawel Kalinski; W995 BST, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Ph.D. Defenses

Environmental and Occupational Health

"Genotoxic Impact in Human Newborns of Maternal Exposures and Lifestyle Factors During Pregnancy," Patricia Escobar Stein; June 14, 260 Kappa Drive, 10 am

Environmental and Occupational Health

"Mechanisms of Curacin A-Induced Cell Toxicity," Pao-Hsiu (Tracy) Chen; June 15, 260 Kappa Drive, 9 am


"A Class of Conformally Einstein Spacetimes," Devenra Kapadia; June 15, 627 Thackeray, 2 pm


"Causes & Consequences of Risk Assessment," Joelle Suchy Escoffery, June 28; 405 Iroquois, 10 am


Law Library Gallery

"Transoceanic," Wes Morar; 4th fl. law, through June 2l, Mon.-Th. 7:30 am-midnight, Fri. 7:30 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-8 pm, Sun. 10 am-midnight


Pitt Kennywood Day

Purchase discounted tickets for July 21 Kennywood picnic through July 20 @ WPU ticket office,

M-F 9 am -5 pm, except July 20, 9 am -3 pm.

Teaching Survey Request Forms

Due by June 15 for 4WK2, 12WK & term, by July 9 for 6WK2 & by July 13 for 4WK3 to G-39 CL. (624-6147).

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the calendar will be published June 28. It will contain events of June 28- July 12. Information must be received by June 21 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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