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June 14, 2007


Thursday 14

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

“Liver Failure,” Peter Linden;

“Heat Illness,” Vince Mosesso;

“WEBEX Demonstration,” Art Papier;

230 McKee Pl. classrm. A, 8 am-noon

TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions

4570 5th Ave. Suite 300, 8:30 am-4:30 pm (also June 19 & 20, 26 & 27; appointment: 877/209-3136)

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Structural Biology/Molecular Biophysics Seminar

“Study on SCOR: Cofactor Prediction, Oligomerization, Substrate Binding & Catalytic Center,”

Qilong Mao;

6104 BST3, 11 am-noon

Endocrine Research Conference

“Cell Cycle Control as a Strategy to Induce Pancreatic Beta-cell Proliferation,”

Irene Cozar-Castellano;

1195 Starzl BST, noon-1 pm

Immunology Seminar

“A New Immunoregulatory Axis of NKT Cell Subsets Regulating Immunity to Cancer,”

Jay Berzofsky, NCI;

aud. 5 Scaife, noon

Friday 15

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Ahlam Saleh;

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

Monday 18

HSLS Workshop


Mary Lou Klem;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 9-10:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Andrea Ketchum;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 9:30-11:30 am

UPCI Basic Research Seminar

“Distinct Roles of Core Histone, Histone Variant & Linker Histone in Chromatin Function,”

WooJin An;

Hillman Cancer Inst. Cooper conf. ctr. B/C, noon-1 pm

Tuesday 19

Senate Community Relations Committee Mtg.

2nd fl. Hillman conf. rm., noon

Toastmasters Meeting

“Change or Die — The 3 R’s of Making Change Work for You!” Robert Humphreys;

2500 Sennott, noon

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

“Duplicitous Dendritic Cells That Can Stimulate or Suppress T Cell Responses,”

Andrew Mellor;

S120 Starzl BST, 1:30-2:30 pm

Wednesday 20

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

“2007 AOA-ABC Traveling Fellowship,”

Constance Chu;

Montefiore LHAS aud. 7 main, 7-8 am

Pathology Research Seminar

“Neurons, Astrocytes & Micro-glia in NeuroAIDS: Death by a Thousand Cuts, Phosphorylations, Translocations & Associations,”

Kelly Jordan-Sciutto, Penn;

1105BC conf. ctr. Scaife, noon (8-1040)

SAC Meeting

1175 Benedum, 12:15-2 pm

HSLS Workshop

“Introduction to Vector NTI,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

HSLS Workshop

“Advanced PubMed,” Barbara Folb; Falk Library classrm. 1, 2-3:30 pm

Thursday 21

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners & Advanced PowerPoint,”

Megan McKeown;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 9 am-1 pm

Vanguard Group Financial Counseling Sessions

1st fl. Craig Hall, 9 am-5 pm (also June 26 & 27;

appointment: 800/662-0106 ext. 14500)

Immunology Seminar

“Costimulatory & Coinhibitory Molecules in the Control of Immune Responses,”

Lieping Chen, Johns Hopkins;

aud. 5 Scaife, noon

Friday 22

Small Business Development Ctr. Seminar

“The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan”;

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

Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar

“Novel Aspects of P13K Regulation: Implications in Cell Growth & Tumorigenesis,”

Marie DeFrances;

lecture rm. 6 Scaife, noon-1 pm

Saturday 23

• Summer 6-week-1 session ends: Final exams scheduled during last class meeting.

Bone & Joint Health Lecture

“Boomeritis: Bone & Joint Help for All Ages”;

Magee aud., 7:45-11:30 am (412/802-8299)

Monday 25

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

Tuesday 26

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Pathophysiology Lecture


Karen Collinson;

Presby M2 conf. rm. GI admin. office, 7:30-8:30 am

Faculty & Staff Blood Drive

WPU lower lounge, 8 am-4 pm (appointment : 4-7702)

HSLS Workshop

“Searching PsychINFO,”

Rebecca Abromitis;

WPIC Library classrm., 3-4:30 pm

Wednesday 27

• Summer 6-week-1 session: Grades must be approved by instructors by 5 pm before final posting can begin.

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

Pathology Research Seminar

“Molecular Pathogenesis of Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma,”

Philip Cagle, Methodist Hospital, Houston;

S-100 BST, noon (8-1040)

HSLS Workshop

“DNA Analysis Tools,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Thursday 28

Lunch With a Librarian

“Jazz It Up: How to Find Medical Images for Your Presentation”;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon-1 pm

PhD Defenses

A&S/Computer Science

“Semantic Feature Construction,”

Mark Fenner;

June 14, 5317 Sennott, 10 am


“Henri Michaux, Poet-Painter,”

Alison Halasz;

June 15, 1325 CL, 11 am


“An Ecological Perspective on Online Community,”

Xiaoqing Wang;

June 25, 102 Mervis, 10 am


“The Visibility of Sexual Minority Movement Organizations in South Africa & Namibia,”

Ashley Currier;

June 26, 2431 Posvar, 11 am


“An Adaptive Bayesian Approach to Jointly Modeling Response & Toxicity in Phase I Dose-Finding Trials,”

Meihua Wang;

June 27, A622 Crabtree, 10:30 am


Three Rivers Arts Festival

“American Humbug”

by Pitt theatre arts profs Lynne Conner & Bruce McConachie;

through June 17 Th-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 2 pm, 937 Liberty Ave., Downtown (4-0933)


Hillman Library

“Ferruginous Thrush” through June 18;

“Mississippi Kite,” June 19-July 2;

Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman (8-7715)


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Completed request forms due to G-39 CL by June 15 for 4-week-2;

by June 29 for 6-week-2;

by July 13 for 4-week-3. (4-6147)

SAC Kennywood Picnic

Discounted tickets on sale at WPU box office for July 29 Pitt Day through July 27. (4-4236)

Idlewild & Sandcastle

Discounted tickets on sale at WPU box office through Aug. 30. (4-4236)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published June 28. It will contain events of June 28-July 12. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm June 21 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to

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