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February 6, 2014

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Thursday 6

CIDDE Workshops
“Teaching With Prezi,”
815 Alumni, 10 am;
“TA Services: Cheating & Plagiarism,”
G74 Hillman, 10:30 am;
“iclicker Overview,”
B26 Alumni, 10:30 am;
“Best Practices for Audience Response Systems,”
B26 Alumni, 1 pm
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/workshops)

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar
Kris Dahl, CMU;
6014 BST3, 11 am

Chemistry Seminars
“Combining Organic Synthesis & Directed Evolution to Design HIV Vaccines,”
Issac Krauss, Brandeis, 2:30 pm;
“Disambiguating the Complex Chemical Mechanisms Underlying Basic Brain Function Using Microelectrochemistry,”
Leslie Sombers, NC State, 4 pm;
150 Chevron

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium
“Compound-Specific Sulfur Isotopes Reveal Two Pathways in the Sulfurization of Kerogen,”
Alex Sessions, Caltech;
11 Thaw, 3:45 pm

Contemporary Writers Lecture
Walter Mosley;
FFA aud., 8:30 pm (4-6508)

Friday 7

IEE Workshop
“The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”;
Mervis, 7:30-10:30 am
(register: iee@katz.pitt.edu)

Bradford Campus Admissions Program
UPB, 10 am
(register: https://www.upb.pitt.edu/visit.aspx)

CIDDE Workshops
“Best Practices for Audience Response Systems,”
B26 Alumni, 10:30 am;
“TA Services: Grading, Feedback & the Curve,”
B12 Alumni, noon;
“iclicker Overview,”
B26 Alumni, 1 pm;
“TA Services: Gender, Authority & Teaching,”
815 Alumni, 4 pm
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Biomedical Informatics Lecture
“Applying Evaluation Principles to Health Information Systems in PEPFAR Countries: Notes From the Field,” Janise Richards;
407A Baum, 11 am
(tls18@pitt.edu)

GI Research Rounds
“Genetics of Alcoholic Liver Disease,”
Alison Jazwinski; Presby conf. rm. M2, noon (joj2@pitt.edu)

Psychiatry Lecture
“Psychobiology of Suicidal Behavior in Borderline Personality Disorder,”
Paul Soloff;
WPIC aud., noon

UCSUR Lecture
“Chicago Historic Zoning Research,”
Randall Walsh, economics;
3343 Forbes Ave., noon
(www.ucsur.pitt.edu)

CRSP Lecture
“Stratification Economics: Implications for Understanding Inequality,”
William Darity Jr., Duke;
2017 CL, noon

Human Genetics Seminar
“The Dynamic Death of Neuroblastoma,”
J. Anthony Graves, pediatric hematology & oncology;
A115 Crabtree, noon

Emerging Legends Concert
Susanne Ortner-Roberts;
Cup & Chaucer, gr. fl. Hillman, noon

Titusville Campus Dinner & Show
“Steel Impressions”;
Henne aud., UPT, 7 pm
(814/827-4431)

Saturday 8

CIDDE Workshop
“New Teaching Assistant Orientation: Make Up Session”;
G74 Hillman, 9 am-1 pm
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Men’s Basketball Vs. VA Tech;
Petersen, noon

Psychology Lecture
“Poverty, Conditional Cash Transfers & Children’s Development: Using Psychology to Understand Policy Strategies,”
Larry Aber, NYU;
4127 Sennott, 3 pm
(www.psychology.pitt.edu)

Sunday 9

IS Conf.
“Technology, Entrepreneurship & Creativity”;
IS, 9 am-5 pm
(RSVP: www.ischool.pitt.edu/tecc2014)

Episcopal Service
Heinz Chapel, 11 am
(Sundays: http://pittepiscopalchaplaincy.wordpress.com/)

Women’s Basketball Vs. Wake Forest;
Petersen, 2 pm

Heinz Chapel Choir Chamber Choir Festival
Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Monday 10

Chemistry Lecture
“Nanoscience & the Future of the Global Carbon Cycle,”
Paul Alvisatos, UC-Berkeley;
150 Chevron, 4 pm

Biological Sciences Lecture
“Unraveling the Effects on microRNAs: Targets & mRNP Remodeling,”
Olivia Rissland, Whitehead Inst.;
169 Crawford, 4 pm

Tuesday 11

Senate Benefits & Welfare Committee Mtg.
403 Salk, 9 am

CIDDE Workshops
“TA Services: Teaching With PowerPoint,”
B26 Alumni, 10 am;
“TA Services: Using Office Hours Effectively,”
815 Alumni, 11 am
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Integrative Oncology Lecture
“Making Wellness a Reality: Fatigue”;
Hillman Cancer Ctr., Cooper conf. rm. C, 10 am
(scottdl@upmc.edu)

HSLS Postdoc Talk
“How to Conduct a Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement,”
Jonathan Akins;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon
(iwema@pitt.edu)

Global Health Film Screening
“It’s a Girl”;
109 Parran, noon-2 pm

MWRI Work-in-Progress Seminar
“The Game Changer Chicago Design Lab: Using Games & Narrative to Advance Sexual & Reproductive Health,”
Melissa Gilliam, U of Chicago;
Magee conf. rm. 1st fl., noon
(klazar@mwri.magee.edu)

Basic & Translational Research Seminar
“Integrative Genomic Analyses of Infection-Related Cancers,”
Akinyemi Ojesina, Dana-Farber Cancer Inst.;
Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper classrm. D, noon
(toyg@upmc.edu)

GSPIA Lecture
“American Security Project,”
Stephen Cheney & David Titley;
3431 Posvar, 12:15 pm
(RSVP: beb38@pitt.edu)

HSLS Workshop
“Advanced PowerPoint for Presentations,”
Julia Jankovic;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 1:30-3:30 pm
(jcj6@pitt.edu)

Chemistry Lecture
“Design & Synthesis of Multi-Component Colloidal Nanocrystals for Catalysis & Sensing,”
Paul Alvisatos, UC-Berkeley;
150 Chevron, 2:30 pm

Public Health Seminar
“Social Networks to Combat Obesity: Worth the Effort?”
David Shoham, Loyola U–Chicago;
109 Parran, 3 pm

Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar
“Pharmacology in Post-Genome Era: A Perspective of a Computational Biologist and a Former Pharmacologist,”
Xinghua Lu;
1395 BST, 3:30 pm

Provost Inaugural Lecture
“Research on Aging at the University of Pittsburgh: Reflections on Three Decades of Accomplishments,”
Richard Schultz, medicine;
Scaife lect. rm. 6, 4 pm

Office of Academic Career Development Workshop
“Your Career Path: Planning a Successful Journey”;
O’Hara, 5-7 pm
(oacd@hs.pitt.edu)

Greensburg Campus Admissions Presentations
UPG, 5-7 pm
(register: 724/836-9880)

IEE Workshop
“Understanding How Others See Your Financials”;
UClub, 5:45-8:45 pm
(8-1544)

Wednesday 12

CIDDE Workshop
“Best Practices in Online Teaching”;
B26 Alumni, 10 am
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

SAC Mtg.
WPU ballrm., noon

Pathology Seminar
“Up, Down or Sideways?  Looking at Cancer Gene Copy Number Alterations by Targeted Next-Gen Sequencing,”
Christopher Corless, OR Health & Science U;
1104 Scaife, noon

Artful Wednesdays Performance
Guardians of Sound;
Nordy’s, WPU, noon
(pittarts@pitt.edu)

Social Work Lecture
“Social Work Interventions to Improve Cognition & Recovery in Schizophrenia & Autism,”
Shaun Eack;
2017 CL, noon

HSLS Workshop
“Cancer Informatics,”
Ansuman Chattopadhyay;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-4 pm
(ansuman@pitt.edu)

UHC Lecture
“Challenging Assumptions About Drugs,”
Carl Hart;
WPIC aud., 1:30 pm

Office of Academic Career Development Online Webinar
“Diversifying Your Funding Portfolio: Grant Resources on the Web,”
Barbara Folb;
3-5 pm
(register: www.oacd.health.pitt.edu)

Men’s Basketball Vs. Syracuse;
Petersen, 7 pm

Thursday 13

CIDDE Workshop
“TA Services: Writing Tests for Math, Natural Sciences & Engineering”;
815 Alumni, 11 am
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar
“Molecular Insights Into the Recognition & Generation of Cellular Membrane Geometry,”
Fang Tian, PSU;
6014 BST3, 11 am

UCIS Lecture
“Collective Memory, Law & the Eurozone Crisis,” Patrick O’Callaghan, U College Cork; 4217 Posvar, noon

Bioethics/ Health Law Lecture
“What Place for Genomics? Personalized Medicine & Addressing Health Disparities,”
S. Malia Fullerton, U of WA;
A115 Crabtree, noon

Emerging Legends Concert
Peter King;
Cup & Chaucer, gr. fl. Hillman, noon

Bradford Campus Concert
Denzell Ward;
Blaisdell Studio Theater, UPB, noon

Chemistry Seminar
“Reversible DNA & RNA Methylation in Biological Regulation,”
Chuan He, U of Chicago;
150 Chevron, 2:30 pm

Senate Plant Utilization & Planning Committee Mtg.
4127 Sennott, 3 pm

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,”
Ester Saghafi;
Falk Library classrm. 1, 3 pm
(esaghafi@pitt.edu)

Geology Lecture
“Exploring Ancient & Modern Mars With the Curiosity Rover: Recent Results From the SAM Investigation at Gale Crater,”
Paul Mahaffy, NASA;
11 Thaw, 3:45 pm

UHC Lecture
“Drowning: Climate Change Hits a Small Island,”
Stuart Beck;
O’Hara, 4 pm

Provost Inaugural Lecture
“A Journey to Solve the Puzzle of Asthma Disparities,”
Juan Carlos Celedón, medicine;
Scaife lect. rm. 6, 4 pm

Civil/Environmental Engineering Lecture
“Is Structural Engineering Education Sustainable?”
Lawrence Bank, City College of NY;
FFA aud., 4 pm

Women’s Studies Lecture
“Microcredit & Third World Women: Panacea for Poverty or Delusional Development?”
Uma Narrayan, Vassar;
4500 Posvar, 4 pm

Friday 14

CIDDE Workshop
“TA Services: Developing a Lesson Plan”;
815 Alumni, noon
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Psychiatry Clinical Grand Rounds
“Mental Health & Violence,”
Edward Mulvey;
WPIC aud., noon

Sr. VC’s Seminar
“Molecular Mechanisms of Allorecognition in Invertebrates,”
Matthew Nicotra, surgery;
A115 Crabtree, noon

Women’s Studies Lecture
“The Politics of Rescue & the Politics of Forgetting: Exploring the Contemporary Allure of Rescue Agendas in Feminist Politics,”
Uma Narrayan, Vassar;
602 CL, 2:30 pm

Philosophy of Science Lecture
“Triumphs of Normal Science: Tales From 20th Century Chemistry,”
William Goodwin, U of S. FL;
817R CL, 3:30 pm
(www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr)

Valentine’s Day Photography in the Chapel
Heinz Chapel, 4 pm
(www.heinzchapel.pitt.edu)

Saturday 15

Concert
PalPITTations, health sciences;
Scaife lect. rm. 6, 7 pm

Sunday 16

Women’s Basketball Vs. Clemson;
Petersen, 2 pm

Heinz Chapel Concert
Handbell Ensemble;
Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Monday 17

• Summer term enrollment period begins.

HSLS Workshop
“Painless PubMed,”
Michele Klein Fedyshin;
Falk Library classrm. 1, 9 am
(kleinf@pitt.edu)

CIDDE Workshop
“TA Services: Developing a Teaching Philosophy Statement”;
815 Alumni, 3 pm
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Tuesday 18

CIDDE Workshop
“TA Services: Assessing Writing Assignments”;
G74 Hillman, 10:30 am
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

HSLS PostDoc Talks
“Practical Flow Cytometry,”
Hong Zhang;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 11 am-1 pm
(iwema@pitt.edu)

Basic & Translational Research Seminar
“Engineering Protein & Cellular Function Through Genetic Code Expansion With Unnatural Amino Acids,”
Alex Deiters, chemistry;
Hillman Cancer Ctr., Cooper classrm. D, noon
(toyg@upmc.edu)

MWRI Work-in-Progress Seminar
Carole Mendelson, Harvard;
Magee 1st fl. conf. rm., noon

Senate Community Relations Committee Mtg.
272 Hillman, noon-2pm

EUCE Conversations on Europe
“The Big Bang 10 Years Later: East Europe & the EU After Expansion”;
4217 Posvar, noon
(euce@pitt.edu)

CRSP Lecture
“Race, Equity & Urban Education: Issues that Divide,”
H. Richard Milner, education;
2017 CL, noon

IEE Lecture
“Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Moving From Strategic Planning to Implementation”;
Rivers Club, 301 Grant St., Downtown, noon-5 pm
(RSVP: 8-1544)

Philosophy of Science Lecture
“The Quantum Mechanics of a Baseball: Realist Quantum Models of Macroscopic Newtonian Systems,”
Josh Rosaler, Oxford;
817R CL, 12:05 pm
(www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr)

HSLS Workshop
“EndNote Basics,”
Andrea Ketchum;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 3-5 pm
(ketchum@pitt.edu)

Graduate Study Council Mtg.
817 CL, 3-5 pm

Faculty Assembly Mtg.
2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar
“Nucleophilic Reactivity of Thiols: Implications in Enzyme Catalysis & Redox Signaling,”
Gerardo Ferrer-Sueta;
1395 BST, 3:30 pm

Wednesday 19

CIDDE Workshop
“iPad Meetup”;
B26 Alumni, noon
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Artful Wednesdays Performance
Ortner Klezmer Trio;
Nordy’s, WPU, noon
(pittarts@pitt.edu)

Pathology Seminar
“Scrub Typhus: An Important Neglected Opportunity for the Study of Immunity & Pathogenesis,”
David Walker, U of TX;
1104 Scaife, noon

HSLS Workshop
“Pathway Analysis Tools 1,”
Ansuman Chattopadhyay;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-4 pm
(ansuman@pitt.edu)

Thursday 20

CIDDE Workshops
“TA Services: Designing In-Class Activities,”
815 Alumni, 1 pm;
“TA Services: Encouraging Student Participation,”
G74 Hillman, 6:30 pm
(www.cidde.pitt.edu/news/workshops)

Chemistry Seminars
“Dynamics in Complex Environments: Rods & Janus Particles,”
Rigoberto Hernandez, GA Tech, 2:30 pm;
“Reagent Controlled Stereoselective & Stereospecific Glycosylation Reactions,”
Clay Bennett, Tufts, 4 pm;
150 Chevron

Office of Academic Career Development Workshop
“Mock K Award Study Section,”
Christine Milcarek;
S100 BST, 3 pm (oacd@hs.pitt.edu)

Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Bayer Distinguished Lecture
“Catalysis for Sustainable Energy,”
Jens Norskov, Stanford;
102 Benedum, 5 pm

Defenses

Medicine/Immunology
“The Heat Shock Protein-CD91 Pathway in Immunosurveillance of Cancer,”
Yu Zhou;
Feb. 12, 1103 Scaife, 10 am

A&S/English
“The Complete Citizen: Mariners & Citizenship in Antebellum U.S. Literary Culture,”
Schuyler Chapman;
Feb. 17, 501 CL, 8:30 am

Medicine/Immunology
“HMGB1, RAGE & the Myeloid Response to Pancreatic Cancer,”
Philip Vernon;
Feb. 18, S120 BST, 1 pm

Theatre

Theatre Arts Productions
“Agamemnon”;
Feb. 13-23, Henry Heymann Theatre, Th-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm
(www.play.pitt.edu/content/agamemnon)

Exhibits

U Art Gallery
“Studio Arts Summer 2013 Creative Research Exhibition: Wyoming Field Study & Undergraduate Research Awards”;
FFA, through Feb. 7, Th-F 10 am-4 pm (8-2431)

Bradford Campus Exhibit
“Norman Rockwell: The 1960s”;
Feb. 7-March 7, KOA Gallery, Blaisdell, UPB, M-Th 8 am-8 pm, F 8 am-6 pm

Deadlines

Health & Human Services Translational Research Funding
Applications due Feb. 20.
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-029.html)

Faculty Support Grant
Proposals due March 18.
(www.thornburghforum.pitt.edu)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and on-campus events of Feb. 20-March 6. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Feb. 13. Send information to utcal@pitt.edu.

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For deadlines, see the current publication schedule.

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