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June 10, 2010


Thursday 10

Dental Medicine Continuing Ed Conference

“Local Anesthetics for the Dental Hygienist, Part 2,”

Sean Boynes & Paul Moore;

2148 Salk, 7:30 am-5 pm

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

“‘I Got the Sug Doc’: ED Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis,” Peter Adler;

“Emergencies in Sports Medicine,” Chris Trigger;

“EtCO2: The Rest of the Story,” Rick Wadas, &

“Interesting Cases,” Erik Holt;

5th fl. classrm. A 230 McKee Pl., 8 am-noon

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Rebecca Abromitis;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 3-4:30 pm

Friday 11

SBDC Workshop

“The 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”;

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

Medical Education Grand Rounds

“Conscience Sensitive Medical Ethics Education,”

Meg Gaffney, Indiana U-Purdue U/Indianapolis;

4th fl. lecture rm. 3 Scaife, noon (8-9000)

Tuesday 15

Business Lecture

“Investment Responsibility: Why You Should Care,”

Rich Lynch, Fiduciary 360;

5th fl. Alumni, 7:30 am (8-1608)

Office of Research/NCURA Broadcast Workshop

“Non-Financial Research Compliance”;

S120 Starzl BST, 11:30 am-3:30 pm (4-7405)

UPCI Basic & Translational Research Seminar

“The Retinoblastoma Protein Pathway & the Tumor Initiating Cell,”

Philip Hinds;

Cooper Conf. Ctr. classrm. D, noon

Wednesday 16

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

“In Vivo ACL Deformation & Joint Kinematics in Patients With ACL Reconstruction,”

Louis DeFrate, Duke;

7th fl. LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7 am

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Evolving Therapeutic Strategies in Multiple Myeloma,”

Noopur Raje;

2nd fl. aud. UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 8 am

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Pathology Research Seminar

“Beta-catenin in Liver: A Matter of Life & Death,” Kari Nejak-Bowen &

“To Eat or Not to Eat? The Role of EC-SOD in Bacterial Phagocytosis,”

Michelle Manni;

1104 Scaife, noon

SAC Meeting

532 Alumni, 12:15 pm

Thursday 17

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Andrea Ketchum;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Friday 18

WPIC Visiting Professor Lecture

“Elderly Breast Cancer Survivors: Understanding the Long-term Implications for Cognitive Aging,”

Susan Schultz, U of IA;

2nd. floor aud. Detre, 11 am-12:30 pm

Tuesday 22

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“Twitter: A Powerful Current Awareness Tool,”

Andrea Ketchum;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

Wednesday 23

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Chronic Graft vs. Host Disease: Inflammation at the Crossroads of Allo & Autoimmunity,”

Frances Hakim;

2nd fl. aud. UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 8 am

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Jill Foust;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 10-11:30 am

Pathology Research Seminar

“Signaling Through Integrin-Containing Cell-Matrix Adhesion Complexes,”

Cary Wu;

1104 Scaife, noon

HSLS Workshop

“Introduction to Vector NTI,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, 1-3:30 pm

Magee-Womens Uterine Fibroids Seminar

Philip Orons & Richard Guido;

0 level aud. Magee, 6:30 pm (register by June 21: 412/802-8299)

Thursday 24

Bradford Campus Workshop

“OSHA General Industry Training”;

Swarts, UPB, 8:30 am-1:30 pm (to register: 814/362-5078)

Faculty Development Lecture

“Interesting Cases From the Department of Diagnostic Sciences,”

Anitha Potluri & Joanne Prasad;

402 Salk, 12:30 pm

PhD Defenses

Education/Instruction & Learning

“Attitudes & Practices Among Students Who Read Braille & Use Assistive Technology,”

Frances Mary D’Andrea;

June 15, 5511 Posvar, 10 am

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science & Technology

“Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Training Using Realtime Feedback,”

Ian Rice;

June 16, 5047 Forbes Tower, 2 pm


“Charge Transfer in Immobilized Biomolecules: Small Steps Toward Molecular Devices,”

Kathryn Davis;

June 17, 307 Eberly, 1 pm


“Dependence of Perceptual Choice on Number of Response Alternatives & Fidelity of Evidence,”

Elisabeth Ploran;

June 22, 2nd fl. aud. LRDC, 2 pm

A&S/Intelligent Systems

“Reflection & Learning Robustness in a Natural Language Conceptual Physics Tutoring System,”

Arthur Ward;

June 23, 9th fl. conf. rm. LRDC, noon

GSPH/Infectious Diseases & Microbiology

“An Investigation of Cellular Pathways Leading to Patterns of Lytic Epstein-Barr Virus Reactivation in Immortalized B Cell Lines,”

Michael Davies;

June 23, A215 Crabtree, 1 pm

GSPH/Human Genetics

“DNA Damage Response in Pluripotent Stem Cells,”

Olga Momcilovic;

June 23, 109 Parran, 2 pm


“3 Essays on On-line Ratings & Auction Theory,”

Jonathan Lafky;

June 24, 4716 Posvar, 9 am


“Aid & Comfort to the Enemy: Int’l News Media, Cost Sensitivity & Interstate War,”

Arthur Maxwell;

June 24, 3200 Posvar, 2 pm


PICT Performance


through June 12, Heymann Theatre, Foster Memorial, Th-Sat. 8 pm, Sat. matinee 2 pm (412/561-6000)

Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Radio Golf”;

through June 12, 7th fl. aud. Alumni, Th-Sat. 8 pm, June 10 at 11 am (


Hillman Library Audubon Exhibit

“Nuttall’s Lesser Marsh Wren,” through June 21;

“Spotted Grous,” June 22-July 5;

Hillman Library ground fl. exhibition case, reg. library hours (8-7715)

Hillman Library William Butler Yeats Exhibit

“W. B. Yeats: A Selection.First, Notable & Unique Editions by the Irish Poet & Playwright”;

through Aug. 13, cases outside 271 Hillman, reg. library hours (8-7715) & Special Collections Reading Rm. exhibition cases, M-F 9 am-4:45 pm


Engineering Sustainability Call for Papers

Abstracts due Oct. 25. (info: 4-9698 or

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and  on-campus  events  of  June 24-July 8. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on June 17 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to


The University Times events calendar includes Pitt-sponsored events as well as non-Pitt events held on a Pitt campus. Each events calendar covers a two-week period; material must be submitted one week prior to publication.

For deadlines, see the current publication schedule.

Information submitted for the calendar should identify the type of event, such as lecture or concert, and the program’s specific title, sponsor, location and time. The name and phone number of a contact person should be included. Information should be sent by email to:, by FAX to: 412/624-4579, or by campus mail to: 308 Bellefield Hall. We cannot guarantee publication of events received after the deadline.

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