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January 9, 2003


Thursday 9

Environmental & Occupational Health Seminar

“The Role of Cyclooxygenase-2 Activity in Neuronal Cell Death,” Steven Graham, neurology; conf. rm. 210, 3343 Forbes Ave., noon

Epidemiology Seminar

“Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in People at High Risk,” William Knowler; A115 Crabtree, noon

Immunology Seminar

“Helper Function of NK & CD8+ T Cells,” Pawel Kalinski, medicine; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon

Renal Grand Rounds

“Adaptation to Metabolic Acidosis Requires the Matrix Protein Hensin,” George Schwartz; F1145 Presby, noon

Sleep Medicine Lecture

Tica Hall; 628 NW Montefiore, 4 pm

Friday 10

Audiology Seminar

“Laws & Services Education,” Joan Stone; 4065 Forbes Tower, 7:30 am

Endocrine Conference

“Endocrine Patient Care Conference,” Julia Ulanch; 1195 BST, 10:30 am

Psychiatry Lecture

“Improving Behavioral Health Care for Women in Primary Care Settings,” Sarah Scholle; Detre Aud. WPIC, 11 am

Infectious Disease Seminar

“Population Variation in HIV Resistance Alleles: Natural Selection or Random Drift,” Jeremy Martinson; 1105 Scaife, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

“Steroid Hormone Modulation of Serotonin Receptor Function in the Aging Brain,” Joan Lakoski; 1395 BST, noon

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

Dining rm. B WPU, noon-2 pm

Saturday 11

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

“Writing Research Articles”; lecture rm. 2 Scaife, 9 am-3 pm

UPMC Marathon Training Seminar

“Training Principles”; LHAS Aud. Montefiore, 10 am-noon

Women’s Basketball

Vs. Providence; Petersen, 2 pm

Monday 13

FSDP Workshop

“Performance Appraisals,” Katherine Loh; 100 Craig, 9-11 am

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting

2017C CL, noon-1:30 pm

Pgh. Inst. for Neurodegenerative Disorders Lecture

“New Signaling Pathways Regulating Neuronal Growth: Studies With Human Neural Stem & Progenitor Cells,” Michael Stachowiak; 1104 Scaife, 3 pm

Drue Heinz Lecture

Panel discussion: James Atlas, Bobbie Ann Mason, Wayne Koestenbaum & Patricia Bosworth; Carnegie Music Hall, 7:30 pm

Tuesday 14

FSDP Workshop

“Who Moved My Cheese?” Linda Sturdivant; 342 Craig, 9-10:30 am

Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine

“Till Death Do Us Part: Divergent Pathways of Cell Death After Brain Injury,” Robert Clark; 628NW Montefiore, 11:30 am

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Dining rm. A WPU, noon (also Jan. 21)

Social Work Presentation

“The Impact of School Structure & Classroom Social Processes on Race Relations,” Janet Schofield, LRDC & psychology; 2017 CL, noon-1:30 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

“What EEGs Really Do,” Thomas Foster, U of Cambridge; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

GSPH Educational Policies & Curriculum Meeting

109 Parran, 2 pm

GSPH Council Meeting

109 Parran, 4 pm

Magee Seminar

“Glucocrticoids & Fetal Development: How Much Is the Right Amount?” Peter Nathanietz; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

Men’s Basketball

Vs. Southeastern LA; Petersen, 7:30 pm

Wednesday 15

Endocrine Thyroid Cancer Conference

“Encapsulated Follicular Variant of Papillary Carcinoma,” Jennifer Hunt; 1195 BST, 8 am

Oncology Grand Rounds

“Update in the Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism,” Julie Hambleton; 201 UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Shadyside, 8 am

Toastmasters Meeting

L5 Clapp, noon-1 pm (also Jan. 22)

Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar

“Inner Workings of a Ca2+-triggered Membrane Fusion Machine,” Edwin Chapman; 5th fl. boardrm. EEI, 4 pm

Thursday 16

FSDP Workshop

“Workplace Violence Prevention,” Jackie Hoag; 100 Craig, 9-11 am

FSDP Workshop

“Interviewing & Hiring”; 342 Craig, 9 am-1 pm

Epidemiology Seminar

“WISE Studies, WISE Woman & WISE Results,” Sheryl Kelsey; A115 Crabtree, noon

Immunology Seminar

“Immunologic & Clinical Consequences of Pneumocystis Carinii Colonization,” Karen Norris; lecture rm. 5, noon

UPCI Lecture

“The Role of Histone Methylation in Chromatin Function,” Scott Briggs, U of VA; rm. A UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Shadyside, 1 pm

Friday 17

• Spring term add/drop period ends.

Psychiatry Conference

“Psychopathology of Adverse Early Rearing: A Translational Approach,” Jeremy Coplan; Detre Aud. WPIC, 11 am

Pharmacology Seminar

“Novel Targets of Akt, MDM2 & p21Cip1/WAF1,” Mien-Chie Hung, U of TX; 1395 BST, noon

Pulmonary Grand Rounds

“Diagnosis of Sleep-Disordered Breathing—What’s New?” Charles Atwood; 628NW Montefiore, noon

Religious Studies Colloquium

“Lilith: A Woman of Consequence,” Sandra Collins; 2628 CL, noon

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

“The Contribution of Experience to Knowledge,” Anil Gupta; 817R CL, 3:30 pm

Allegheny Observatory Lecture

“Finding Planets Outside the Solar System,” George Gatewood; Allegheny Observatory, 7:30 pm

Saturday 18

Men’s Basketball

Vs. Ohio State; Petersen, 7:30 pm

Monday 20

• Observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, University closed.

Tuesday 21

FSDP Workshop

“Sexual Harassment Prevention for Staff Supervisors,” Carol Mohamed; 100 Craig, 10:30 am-noon

Senate Educational Policies Committee Meeting

109 Parran, noon

FSDP Workshop

“Sexual Harassment Prevention for Non-Supervisory Staff,” Carol Mohamed; 100 Craig, 1:30-2 pm

FSDP Workshop

“Sexual Harassment Prevention for Faculty,” Carol Mohamed; 100 Craig, 2:30-3:30 pm

GSPH Planning & Budget Policies Committee Meeting

109 Parran, 3 pm

Magee Seminar

“Karyotyping Spontaneous Abortions: Interesting Research or Clinically Relevant?” Allen Hogee; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

C.F. Reynolds Medical History Lecture

“History of Anti-Cancer Drug Therapy: Crystal Balls & Rear View Mirrors,” John Lazo; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, 6 pm

Wednesday 22

Oncology Grand Rounds

“Epidemiology of Brain Tumors in Adults: Possible Clues to Etiology,” Peter Inskip; 201 UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Shadyside, 8 am

Student Health Service Health Fair

“Peace, Love & Health”; Assembly Rm. WPU, 11 am-3 pm

Maud L. Menten Pathology Seminar

“Beauty Is Skin Deep: Epidermal Stem Cells & Their Lineages,” Elaine Fuchs, Rockefeller U; S100 BST, noon

Renal Research Seminar

“Coupling of Epithelial Transport to Cellular Metabolism via AMP-Activated Kinase,” Kenneth Hallows; F1145 Presby, noon

Women’s Basketball

Vs. Miami; Petersen, 7 pm

Bradford Campus Concert

Pomegranites; First Presbyterian Church Bradford, 7:30 pm

Thursday 23

Epidemiology Seminar

“Risk & Benefit of Estrogen & Progesterone in Healthy Post-Menopausal Women,” Jane Cauley; A115 Crabtree, noon

Immunology Seminar

“Type 1 Diabetes Is an Autoimmune Disease,” Massimo Trucco; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon

Office of Research/SRA International Satellite

“Confidentiality”; 211 Lawrence, 1-4 pm (4-7417)

Pgh. Mind-Body Ctr. Lectures

“Prenatal Stress Effects on Neonatal Health & Infant Reactivity,” Minhnoi Wroble; “Adjustment to Lung Cancer,” Angela Dougall; “Effect of Maternal Depression on Children’s Health,”Deborah Jones; “Mood & Weight Concerns As Predictors of Postpartum Smoking Relapse,” Michele Levine; “The Role of Psychosocial Factors & Disease Progression in Patients Diagnosed With Hepatocellular Carcinoma,” Jennifer Steel; Social Rm. Mellon Inst., 3:30- 5:30 pm (4-4734)


Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Black Bart & the Sacred Hills,” & “The Homecoming,” by August Wilson; Jan. 23, 11 am-4 pm, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)

Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Cryin’ Shame,” by Sybil Roberts; Jan. 23-Feb. 8, Th-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 4 pm, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)


Faculty Research Grants

Applications due Jan. 31 to 4T21 Posvar.

Teaching Evaluation Survey

Completed request forms are due by Jan. 31 to G39 CL.

University Times Annual Books, Journals & More Supplement

Information forms are due by Feb. 7 to 308 Bellefield.

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Jan 23. It will contain events of Jan. 23-Feb. 6. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Jan. 16 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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