Skip to Navigation
University of Pittsburgh
Print This Page Print this pages

March 6, 2003


Thursday 6

Endocrine Conference

“The p52-Gadd45 Pathway in the Control of Cell Cycle Progression,” Qimin Zhan; 1195 BST, noon

Immunology Seminar

“Dendritic Cells & the Quest for Transplant Tolerance,” Angus Thomson, surgery & immunology; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon

Pathology Seminar

Joseph Conigliaro; 1105 Scaife, noon

Chemistry Lecture

“Regiochemical Control Across Nanoscale Molecular Frameworks,” Karen Wooley, Washington U; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 2:30 pm

ASDA Grand Rounds

“Oral Considerations for HIV Disease: Pathogenesis, Transmissions, Dental Management,” Louis DePaola; 458 Salk, 4 pm

Sleep Medicine Lecture

“OSA: Surgical Viewpoint on Evaluation, Therapeutic Strategies & Treatment of Simple Snoring,” Jonas Johnson; 628NW Montefiore, 4 pm

UPMC Depression Prevention Seminar

“Depression: Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know”; Gillespie Rm. Carnegie Library, Oakland, 6:30-8 pm

Friday 7

* Spring holiday — University closed.

Audiology Seminar

“Audiology & International Policy Trends: Implications for Practice,” Katherine Seelman; 5073 Forbes Tower, 7:30 am

Nursing Horizons Conference

Victoria, 8 am-4 pm (4-5328)

Chemistry Lecture

“Rational & Rationalizing Design of Inorganic Solids & Chiral Hosts Using Metallacrowns,” Vincent Pecoraro, U of MI; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 2:30 pm

Sunday 9

Heinz Chapel Compline Choir Concert

George Tutwiler, Pgh. Theological Seminary; Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm

Monday 10

Film Studies Lecture

“Thresholds of Cinema or the Frame-Mobile,” Dudley Andrew; 501 CL, noon-2 pm

HA & A Colloquium

“The 14th Year of King Cuo of the Zhongshan State: Historical Events & Artistic Styles in Provincial China,” Wu Xiaolong; 203 FFA, noon (8-2405)

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting

2017C CL, noon-1:30 pm

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Biostatistics Seminar

“Efficient Estimation of the Survival Distribution & Related

Quantities for Treatment Policies in Two-Stage Randomization Designs in Clinical Trials,” Abdus Wahed, NCU; A522 Crabtree, 3 pm

Biological Sciences Lecture

Deborah Goldberg, U of MI; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Greensburg Campus Latin American Film

“A Place in the World”; Powers, UPG, 7 pm (724/836-7497)

Tuesday 11

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Grand Rounds

“Genetic & Functional Studies of the BRACA1 Gene,” Lawrence Brody; 0 level aud. Magee, 7:30 am

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Dining Rm. A WPU, noon (also March 18)

GSPH Educational Policies & Curriculum Meeting

109 Parran, 3 pm

Magee Seminar

“Histologically Normal Non-Tumor Adjacent Tissue in Cancer: What Can This Tissue Tell Us About the Pathway of Carcinogenesis?” Jean Latimer; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

Wednesday 12

• Spring term deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Small Business Development Ctr. Workshop

“The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”; 1K56 Posvar, 7:30 am (register: 8-1542)

Bioinformatics Lecture

“Spatially Realistic Modeling of Cellular Microphysiology,” Joel Stiles; 8084 Forbes Tower, 9 am

Parking & Transportation Fort Pitt Bridge & Tunnel Info Session

Assembly Rm. WPU, noon-1 pm

Pathology Seminar

“Mechanisms Governing Enterocyte Migration in the Inflammatory Microenvironment,” David Hackam, Children’s; 1105 Scaife, noon

Renal Research Seminar

“Stretch Regulated Ion & Membrane Transport in Bladder Umbrella Cells,” Edward Wang; F1145 Presby, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

L5 Clapp, noon-1 pm (also March 19)

Women’s Studies Lecture

“Choosing Children: Ethical Issues in Adoption & Assisted Reproduction,” Mary Lyndon Shanley, Vassar; 208B CL, 3:15 pm

GSPH Council Meeting

109 Parran, 4 pm

Thursday 13

• Fall term registration begins; first two days reserved for seniors.

Pitt Five-Campus College Fair

Ballrm. Alumni, 11 am-2 pm & 5-7 pm (4-7170)

Asia Over Lunch Lecture

“Pedagogies of War & Peace: Culture, Practice & Agency in Contemporary Japan,” Akiko Hashimoto, sociology; 4E51 Posvar, noon (4-4665)

Bioethics & Health Law/Women’s Studies Grand Rounds

“Making Babies: Should There Be an Open Market & Anonymous Donation of Human Eggs & Sperm?” Mary Lyndon Shanley, Vassar; 2nd fl. aud. WPIC, noon-1 pm

Endocrine Conference

“Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy: What Went Wrong & How to Fix It,” Stavros Manolagas; 1195 BST, noon

Epidemiology Seminar

“Subclinical Atherosclerosis as Measured by Electron Beam Computed Tomography in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome,” Evelyn Talbott; A115 Crabtree, noon

Immunology Seminar

“Islet Autoantigens & Autoimmune Diabetes,” Massimo Pietropaolo, medicine; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

“Pre- & Postsynaptic Mechanisms of Hippocampal Interneuron Long-Term Depression,” Saobo Lei, NIH; 1395 BST, noon

Biostatistics Seminar

“Binding Site Detection by Incorporating Structural Information & Model Selection With Likelihood Based Cross-Validation,” Sunduz Keles, UC Berkeley; A115 Crabtree, 3 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Lecture

“Oxygen Isotopes & Climate Change in the Yukon,” Lesleigh Anderson, U of MA; 11 Thaw, 4-5 pm

GSPIA Ethics & Accountability Lecture

“Corporate Accountability & Social Responsibility,” Carl Ware, Coca-Cola; 2K56 Posvar, 4 pm (8-1336)

Greensburg Campus Town Meeting

“New Directions in Family Court in Westmoreland County”; Ferguson, UPG, 7 pm (724/836-9942)

Pgh. Contemporary Writers Poetry Reading

D.A. Powell, Larissa Szporluk & Kevin Young; FFA aud., 8:30 pm (4-6506)

Friday 14

HPI Governance Initiative Briefing

“Corporate Compliance,” Mary Beth Buchanan, US Dept. of Justice; Univ. Club, 8-9:30 am

Infectious Disease Research Seminar

“Can We Prevent Herpes Simplex Virus Immune Evasion?” Harvey Friedman; 1105 Scaife, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

“Ras/Raf/Mek & Jak/STAT3 Pathways: A Gold Mine for Cancer Drug Discovery,” Said Sebti, U of S. FL; 1395 BST, noon

Pulmonary Grand Rounds

“Lymphocytes, Lymphokines & Silicosis,” Gerald Davis; 628NW Montefiore, noon

Religious Studies Colloquium

“Walking the Labyrinth: Reflections on Ritual Action,” Barbara Laishley; 2628 CL, noon (4-2279)

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

Dining Rm. B WPU, noon-2 pm

Women’s Studies Film

“Norma Rae”; 901 CL, noon

Academic Career Development Seminar

“Getting to the Payline: Successful Fellowship Applications,” Joan Lakoski & Robert Milner; S120 BST, 3 pm

Philosophy of Science Lecture

“Naturalism,” Penelope Maddy, UC Irvine; 817R CL, 3:30 pm (4-1052)

Medieval & Renaissance Studies Lecture

“Parzival’s Enigmatic World,” Werner Williams, U of Augsburg; 239 CL, 4 pm

Music Lecture

“Ol’ Man River at the Fountain of Youth: The Emergence of Doo-Wap,” Paul Machlin, Colby College; 132 Music, 4 pm

Saturday 15

UPMC Presentation

“Heart Failure: What’s New in Treatment?”; S100A BST, 8:30-11:30 am (7-8762)


Vs. Niagara; Trees Field, noon


Vs. Michigan State, Fitzgerald, 7 pm

Sunday 16


Vs. Niagara; Trees Field, noon

Bach & the Baroque Concert

Stephen Schultz, flutist; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (register: 4-4125)

Heinz Chapel Compline Choir Concert

Abigail Sten & Georgeann Kovac, Bethlehem Lutheran Church; Heinz Chapel, 8:30 pm

Monday 17

German Studies Lecture

“Dialogues Between a Holocaust Poet & a German Thinker,” James Lyon; 142 CL, 2:30-4 pm

Classics Lecture

“Imagining Death in Classical Athens: Athenian White Lekythoi,” John Oakley, William & Mary; 142 CL, 3:30 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Lecture

“Investigation of Fugitive Dust Processes Using Remote Sensing in the Arizona-Sonora Mexico Border,” Will Stefanov, U of AZ; 11 Thaw, 4-5 pm

Tuesday 18

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences Grand Rounds

“Invasive Carcinoma of the Vulva,” Linda Carson; 0 level aud. Magee, 7:30 am

Research on Health Care/Health Equity Research & Promotion Seminar

“Consensus Development on Core Quality Measures for Mental Health Care,” Richard Hermann; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Bettering Cabernet: Science, Tradition & Money in the French Campaign to Eradicate Hybrid Wine Grape Research,” George Gale, U of MO; 817R CL, 12:05 pm (4-1052)


Vs. Youngstown State; Trees Field, 2 pm


Vs. Cleveland State; Trees Field, 3 pm

GSPH Planning & Budget Policies Committee Meeting

109 Parran, 3 pm

Magee Seminar

“Heat Shock Protein 70 Protection in Ovarian Ischemia,” Kowit-Yu Chong; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

Wednesday 19

Oncology Grand Rounds

“Oral Cancer: Discoveries, Pathogenesis & Diagnostics,” David Wong; 202 UPMC Cancer Pavilion Shadyside, 8 am

Bioinformatics Lecture

“Serial Analysis of Gene Expression: Quantitative Gene Expression & Gene Recovery,” Robert Ferrell; 8084 Forbes Tower, 9 am


Vs. Kent State; Trees Field, noon

Pathology Seminar

“Fas-Mediated Apoptosis: Regulation & Mechanisms in Cancer, AIDS & Bone Disease,” Jay McDonald, U of AL; 1105 Scaife, noon

Pharmacology Seminar

“Using Drosophila Mutants to Dissect the Molecular Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration,” Michael Palladino, U of WI; 1395 BST, noon

Renal Research Seminar

“Self Inhibition of EnaC,” Shaohu Sheng; F1145 Presby, 2 pm

Senate Plenary Session

“University Health Benefits: How Will Pitt Meet the Challenge?” Sherman Folland, Oakland U; Assembly Rm. WPU, 2-4 pm


Vs. Robert Morris; Trees Field, 2 pm

Women’s Tennis

Vs. Cleveland State; Washington’s Landing, 3 pm

HPI Lecture

“Civil Rights & Health Disparities,” Sara Rosenbaum, George Washington; A115 Crabtree, 4-5:30 pm

Linguistics Talk

“Difference, Domination & Discourse: Sociolinguistic Approaches to Aboriginal English in the Legal System,” Diana Eades, U of HI; 144 CL, 4 pm

Amnesty International Lecture

Aderito deJesus Soares; G24 CL, 8 pm

Univ. Chamber Orchestra Concert

Bellefield aud., 8 pm

Thursday 20

FSDP Workshop

“Managing Performance,” John Greeno, Judith Stemmler & Katherine Loh; 342 Craig, 9 am-1 pm

ADRC Lecture

“The Calcium-Sensing Receptor in Alzheimer’s Disease,” Yvette Conley, nursing; ADRC conf. rm. Montefiore, noon

Asia Over Lunch Lecture

“The 14th Year of King Cuo of the Zhongshan State: Historical Events & Artistic Styles in Provincial China,” Wu Xiaolong; 203 FFA, noon (4-4665)

Epidemiology Seminar

“Caffeine & Spontaneous Abortion,” Mark Klebanoff; A115 Crabtree, noon

Germanic Languages & Literatures Lecture

“Kalter Blick & Kinoglanz—Concepts of Vision in Weimar Germany & the Russian Avant-gard,” Martin Kley; 1401 CL, noon

Renal Grand Rounds

“New Insights Into the Molecular & Cellular Pathophysiology of PKD,” Ellis Avner; F1145 Presby, noon

Anne C. Sonis Memorial Lecture

“Geology of the Quality chasm,” Edward Wagner, U. of WA; Univ. club, 3 pm

Chemistry Lecture

“Electron Tunneling Through Organic Media: In Solution & at Interfaces,” Matthew Zimmt, Brown; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 4 pm

Jewish Studies Lecture

“Kings as Lovers of Jews in the Middle Ages,” David Nirenberg, John Hopkins; 142 CL, 4 pm (4-2280)

Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Lecture

“Modern Medical Implants: Malevolent, Marvelous or Merely Money Makers,” Buddy Ratner, U of WA; 1175 Benedum, 5 pm

Ph.D. Defenses


“The Effects of Light on Ion Channel Function,” Daniel Leskiewicz; March 10, 1495 BST, 3:30 pm


“The Evolution of the Bogotá Chiefdom: A Household View,” Michael Kruschek; March 13, 3H51 Posvar, 11 am

Business Administration

“Firm Capabilities, Timing of the Internet Adoption & Performance,” Lei Shi; March 13, 359 Mervis, 1-3 pm

Education/Administrative & Policy Studies

“International Aid to Education & Policy Reform in Developing Countries,” Diane Matthews; March 18, 5D56 Posvar, 2 pm

Education/Instruction & Learning

“Evaluation of a Novel Method of Science Education: The Undergraduates Teaching Undergraduates Program” Christine McCreary; March 19, 4M51 Posvar, 1:30 pm


Johnstown Campus Production

“A Couple of Blaguards”; March 6, Pasquerilla, UPJ, 7:30 pm (800/846-2787)

Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Ashes to Africa,” by Mark Southers; March 20-April 5, Th-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 4 pm, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)


Staff Assn. Council Nomination Forms

Nomination forms are due by noon March 14 to 925 WPU.

UCSUR/Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Award

Applications due April 17 to 600 Univ. Place. (4-5543)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published March 20. It will contain events of March 20-April 3. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm March 13 at 308 Bellefield Hall.

Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

Leave a Reply