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April 25, 1996


Thursday 25

Neuropsychiatry Conference

"Dopaminergic Neuropsychiatry" Registration, 8:15 a.m.;

"Overview and Functional Implications of Dopamine Receptor Subtypes," Montford Piercey, Mich. State; 9 a.m.;

"Dopamine Receptor Subtypes in Basal Ganglia Disorders," Susan Baser, UPMC; 10:15 a.m.;

"Neurobiology of Drug Addiction: The Role of Dopaminergic Systems," David Roberts, Carleton U.; 11:15 a.m.;

"From Theory to Practice: The Clinical Application of Newer Antipsychotic Agents in the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders," K.N. Roy Chengappa, UPMC; 1:30 p.m.;

"Dopamine as an Oxidative Stressor: Effect on Protein Function," Teresa Hastings, UPMC; 2:30 p.m.;

"Neuroimaging Studies of Dopamine Pathways," Joel Perlmutter, Washington U.; 3:45 p.m.;

Holiday Inn at University Ctr. (To register: 647-8079)

Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry Seminar

"Transcription Factors and Mechanisms Controlling Elongation by RNA Polymerase II,"

Joan Conaway, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; 1295 BST, 3:30 p.m. (648-9570)

Communication Science Lecture

"Dietary Management of Swallowing Disorders,"

Laura Haibeck; WPIC Aud., 4-5 p.m. (383-1600)

Friday 26

Senate BPC Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, noon-2 p.m.

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Philosophy of Science and Islam in Turkey,"

Gurol Irzik, U. of Bogazici; 817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

Molecular Oncology Seminar

"Signalling by the Erthropoietin Receptor During Erythroid Proliferation and Differentiation,"

Harvey Lodish, MIT; 1104 Scaife, 3 p.m.

Saturday 27

Johnstown Campus

Performance Tom Chapin, folk singer; Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 2 p.m. (814-269-7200)

GSPH Convocation

Charles Willie, Harvard; G-23 Aud. GSPH, 4 p.m. (624-5200)

Sunday 28


Sheldon Hackney, chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will deliver the address; Civic Arena, Downtown, 1 p.m.

Monday 29

Physics/Astronomy Lecture

"Quantum Computing," David DiVincenzo;

104 Thaw, 4:30 p.m.


Wednesday 1

Intergenerational Arts Festival

WPU, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (648-7154)

"Evening With the Coaches" Dinner

Pitt Coaches Johnny Majors and Ralph Willard share their plans and predictions for their teams in the upcoming year; Sheraton Station Square, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Reservations: 624-8229)

Thursday 2

Indian Music Concert

Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, santoor;

Shafaat Ahmed Khan, tabla; FFA Aud., 7:30 p.m. (624-4125)

Friday 3

Pharmacology Seminar

"Redox Signaling and Control of Cell Growth,"

Garth Powis, Arizona Cancer Ctr.; 1395 BST, noon. (648-9400)

Tuesday 7

Faculty Assembly Meeting

1K56 FQ, 3 p.m.

Virology Symposium

"How and Why Does Measles Cause Immune Suppression?"

Diane Griffin, John Hopkins;

Lecture Rm. 1 Scaife, 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday 8

SAC Meeting

2M/2P56 FQ, noon-2 p.m.

Thursday 9

Chemistry Lecture

"Mycobacteriophage L5: A Toolbox for Tuberculosis,"

Graham Hatfull;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 p.m.

Virology Symposium

"Molecular Dissection of Noncultivatable Human Calicivirus: From Cloning to Vaccines,"

Mary Estes, Baylor;

Lecture Rm. 1 Scaife, 3:30 p.m.

Ph.D Defense


"The Possibility Theorem for Group Decision Making: The Analytic Hierarchy Process,"

Kirti Srisoepardani;

Apr. 25, 280 Mervis, 10 a.m.


"Strategic Ends and Means Specificity, Firm Performance and Environments,"

Peter J. Brews;

Apr. 25, 359 Mervis, 1 p.m.


"Regional Growth and Regional Policy in Thailand, 1976-1991,"

Ruengsak Suthakavatin;

Apr. 26, 3J52 FQ, 2 p.m.


"Perceptual Patterning: A Structural Theory of Managerial Social Responsibility, the Concept of Community Responsibility in a Regional Network of Managerial Elites,"

William Oberman;

Apr. 30, 280 Mervis, 1:30 p.m.


"An Introduction to Theoretically Reconciling Economic-Focused and Duty-Aligned Research Orientations in the Corporate Social Performance Field,"

Diane Swanson;

May 7, 280 Mervis, 2 p.m.


Friends of FFA Exhibition

"The Reggio-Pgh. Project: 100 Languages of Children";

through May 30, University Art Gallery.

Senior Student Exhibition

through Apr. 26, University Art Gallery, Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (648-2430)

Arts Across the Generations Exhibit

Work completed by master artists and young students in the Artist Resource Program, which brings older adult artists into schools to work with children. (648-7154)


Tuesday Musical Club Production

"Orfeo and Euridice"; A

pr. 19-21, 26-28, Stephen Foster, Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m. (682-0439)


SAC Mother's Day Shopping Spree at City Grove Outlets Tickets at WPU Ticket Office through May 1. (648-1478)

Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Request forms available from department chairpersons. Requests should be mailed to G-39 CL before May 13 for intersession classes and before May 21 for 4WK1/6WK1/SES1 classes. (624-6147)

Multipurpose Arthritis Ctr. Grant

Submit project descriptions by May 24 to E1157 BST. (624-9028)

Women's Research Awards

Submit by Oct. 1 to 701 Scaife. (648-9466)

Open Enrollment Forms for changes in benefit selections for FY97 must be submitted to Human Resources by April 27.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, May 9. It will contain events of May 9-23. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. May 2 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information will not be accepted over the phone but can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to For additional information about calendar deadlines, call 624-4644.

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