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July 22, 2010


Thursday 22

• Deadline to submit monitored withdrawal forms for summer 4-week-3 session.

GI Lecture

“Liver SOTA: Complications of Cirrhosis: Evaluation & Management Part 2,”

Kapil Chopra;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

“Shock,” Bob Hickey;

“Pediatric GI Specialty Care,” Laura Gorham;

“CT Scans in Children: Necessary or Not?” Marty Hellman, &

“Acute Evaluation of Abnormal Gait in Children,” Mio Manole;

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

PA Stimulus Oversight Commission Mtg.

WPU Ballrm., 9:30 am-noon

Tuesday 27

GI Lecture

“Evaluation of Motility Disorders,”

Klaus Bielefeldt;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“The WOW Factor: PowerPoint for Posters,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Thursday 29

GI Lecture

“GERD, H. Pylori & Peptic Ulcer Disease,”

Kenneth Fasanella;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

PancreasFest Conference

Through July 31;

U Club, 7:30 am (for info & registration:

EOH Seminar

“Interaction of Industrial Metal Oxide Nanoparticles or Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes With Cells of Different Origin,”

Harald Krug;

540 Bridgeside Pt., noon

Friday 30

SBDC Workshop

“The 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan”;

Mervis, 7:30-10 am (also Aug. 27; to register: 8-1542)


Monday 2

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, 4-week-3 sessions end; final exams during last class meeting.

Tuesday 3

GI Lecture

“Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Evaluation & Management,”

Leonard Baidoo;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

Innovation Oakland Kiosk Unveiling

Presby lobby, 9 am

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Tricia Connell;

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

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Wednesday 4

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Open House

4th fl. CL, 10 am-noon (4-7308)

HSLS Workshop


Carrie Iwema;

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

Thursday 5

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, 4-week-3 grades must be approved by 5 pm.

GI Lecture

“Enteral Nutrition & Enteral Access: Successful Feeding in the ICU,”

Stephen O’Keefe;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

Monday 9

• Summer term ends; final exams during last class meeting.

Tuesday 10

• Residence halls close.

GI Lecture

“Nutrition Assessment, Parenteral Nutrition & Venous Access,”

Hossam Kandil;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Ahlam Saleh;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 11 am-1 pm

Wednesday 11

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Thursday 12

• Summer term grades must be approved by 5 pm.

GI Lecture

“Diarrhea (Acute & Chronic) & Malabsorption,”

Toby Graham;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

Friday 13

SBDC Workshop

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

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

Saturday 14

Misperceiving Pinter Panel Talk

“Power, Politics & Preconceptions: A Discussion About the Controversial Works of Harold Pinter,”

Ann Hall, Andrew Paul & Alan Stanford;

Heymann Theatre, Foster Mem., noon (412/561-6000)

Monday 16

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“Making a Dent in Your Personal Paper Silo,”

Patricia Weiss;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

Tuesday 17

GI Lecture

“Screening for GI Malignancies,”

Robert Schoen;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

Wednesday 18

HSLS Workshop

“Literature Informatics,”

Carrie Iwema;

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

Thursday 19

GI Lecture

“Acute & Chronic Pancreatitis,”

Georgios Papachristou;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

Tuesday 24

• Residence halls open.

GI Lecture

“The ABCs of EUS,”

Asif Khalid;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“Focus on Behavioral Medicine: Searching in PsycINFO,”

Michele Klein Fedyshin;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 1-2:30 pm

Wednesday 25

Freshman Convocation/Chancellor’s Picnic

Petersen, 3 pm (4-7100)

Thursday 26

GI Lecture

“ERCP: Indications & Complications,”

Michael Sanders;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Andrea Ketchum;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 1-2:30 pm

Friday 27

TA Orientation

1st fl. Lawrence, 8:15 am-4:30 pm

(for info:

Monday 30

• Fall term registration period ends;  fall term classes begin.

Tuesday 31

GI Lecture

“Fulminant Hepatic Failure: Evaluation & Management,”

Obaid Shaikh;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am


Thursday 2

GI Lecture

“Liver SOTA: The Liver Transplant Patient: Pre- & Post-Transplant Evaluation & Management,”

Jaideep Behari;

M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

PhD Defenses

A&S/Physics & Astronomy

“Ultrafast Carrier & Lattice Dynamics Studies in GaAs With Intense Optical Excitation,”

Amlan Kumar Basak;

July 22, 319 Allen, 10 am


“Wittgenstein on Subjectivity: The Metaphysical Subject in the ‘Tractatus’ & the Human Being in the ‘Investigations,’”

Hao Tang;

July 23, 1001B CL, 2 pm


“Statistical Issues in the Design & Analysis of Sequentially Randomized Trials,”

Jin Hui Ko;

July 26, 109 Parran, 10 am


“Rationale for Choosing Explicit Correlation Structure in a Multilevel Analysis With Bivariate Outcomes,”

Folefac Desire’ Atem;

July 28, 308 Parran, 10 am

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science

“Effectiveness of Local Cooling on Enhancing Tissue Ischemia Tolerance in People With Spinal Cord Injury,”

Yi-Ting Tzen;

July 28, 4060 Forbes Tower, 1 pm

Education/Administrative & Policy Studies

“The Influence of Faculty Gender on Student-Centered Pedagogical Approaches to Instructional Technology,”

Meghan Solomon;

July 29, 5702 Posvar, noon


“The Randomized Placebo-Phase Design: Evaluation, Interim Monitoring & Analysis,”

Stephanie Shook;

July 29, A622 Crabtree, noon

A&S/Biological Sciences

“The Effect of Ecological Differentiation on Genetic Recombination in the Enterobacteria,”

Adam Retchless;

July 30, A219B Langley, 1 pm

Medicine/Molecular Biophysics & Structural Biology

“Investigations of Structures & Dynamics of Transmembrane Proteins & Implications in the Action of Inhalational Anesthetics,”

Tanxing Cui;

July 30, 1018 BST3, 2 pm

A&S/History & Philosophy of Science

“Phenomenal Consciousness as Scientific Phenomenon? A Critical Investigation of the New Science of Consciousness,” Justin Sytsma;

Aug. 5, G28 CL, 1 pm

Medicine/Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics

“Regulation of HTLV-I Oncoprotein Tax by PDLIM2,”

Pengrong Yan;

Aug. 5, ground fl. conf. rm. Hillman Cancer Ctr., 1 pm


“An Imputation Method Under a Pseudo Likelihood Method for Analysis of Multivariate Missing Data,”

Amy Kwon;

Aug. 10, 3rd fl. conf. rm. Parran, 10 am

A&S/Geology & Planetary Science

“Strontium Isotope Systematics of Coal Utilization Byproducts & Their Interaction With Environmental Waters,”

Tonya Brubaker;

Aug. 10, 214 SRCC, 11 am

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

“Clinical Pharmacokinetics & Population Pharmacokinetic Analysis of Voriconazole in Transplant Patients,”

Kelong Han;

Aug. 10, 402 Salk, 3:30 pm


“Dipole Moments & Non-covalent Bonding in Gas Phase Molecules via Rotationally Resolved Electronic Spectroscopy: Beyond the Rigid Rotor,”

Diane Miller;

Aug. 12, 815 Alumni, 1 pm


“Evaluation of the Halogen Bond and the Salt Bridge Interaction Using the

Molecular Torsion Balance,”

Sandra K. Keyser;

Aug. 13, 307 Eberly, 1:30 pm


“Synthesis of Natural and Non-Natural Polycyclic Alkaloids,”

Adam T. Hoye;

Aug. 16, 307 Eberly, 9:30 am


“Spectroscopy of Large Molecules in the Gas Phase,”

Philip Morgan;

Aug. 17,  307 Eberly, 9 am


“Inflammatory Mechanisms of Chemokine Receptor 7 Expression in Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head & Neck (SCCHN),”

Yvonne Mburu;

Aug. 18, S123 BST, 2 pm


“Deliberate Death: An Investigation Into the Nature of Suicide Attacks ,”

Michael Echemendia;

Aug. 20, Ridgeway Center-Posvar Hall, 1 pm

Medicine/Molecular Virology & Microbiology

“Investigation of the Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 UL25 Protein in DNA Packaging & Virion Assembly,”

Shelley Cockrell;

Aug. 23, 503 Bridgeside Pt. 2, 10 am

A&S/Communication & Rhetoric

“Editorial Bodies in Ancient Roman Rhetorical Culture,”

Michele Kennerly;

Aug. 27, 1128 CL, 1 pm


“Multiple Imputation & Quantile Regression Methods for Biomarker Data Subject to Detection Limits,”

MinJae Lee;

Aug. 31, 109 Parran, 2 pm


PICT Pinter Performance

“The Hot House”;

through Aug. 22, Heymann Theatre, Foster Mem.,

July 22-24, 28-29 & Aug. 13 & 18 at 8 pm, July 27 at 7 pm

(for info & matinee times:

PICT Pinter Performance

“No Man’s Land”;

July 30-Aug. 21, Charity Randall Theatre, Foster Mem.,

July 30-31 & Aug. 4 & 12 at 8 pm, Aug. 17 at 7 pm

(for info & matinee times:

PICT Pinter One-Acts

“The Dumb Waiter” & “Betrayal”;

Aug. 5-21, Heymann Theatre, Foster Mem.,

Aug. 5-7, 11, 14 & 21 at 8 pm

(for info & matinee times:

PICT Pinter One-Acts

“Celebration” & “The Room”;

Aug. 14-20, Charity Randall Theatre, Foster Mem.,

Aug. 14, 19 & 20 at 8 pm, Aug. 14-15 at 2 pm, Aug. 15 at 7 pm

(for info:


Hillman Library Audubon Exhibit

“Orange-crowned Warbler,”

through Aug. 2;

“Wood Wren,” Aug. 3-16;

“Pine Finch,” begins Aug. 17;

Hillman Library ground fl. exhibit 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 & Special Collections Reading Rm. exhibit cases, M-F 9 am-4:45 pm (8-7715)


Engineering Sustainability Call for Papers

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

Event Deadline

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