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May 29, 2003


Thursday 29

Magee Postdoctoral Fellowship Research Day Lecture

“The Placenta: Master of Mimicry?” Susan Fisher, UC San Francisco; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 8:30-9:30 am

Endocrine Conference

“Cytoskeletal Adaptors in Vertebrate Development,” Jeffrey Hildebrand; 1195 BST, noon

EOH Seminar

“New Tools for Molecular Staging of Cancer,” Tony Godfrey, UPCI; S216 BST, noon-1 pm

Immunology Seminar

“What Does Lymphoid Organ Neogenesis Reveal About Autoimmunity, Lymphoid Organ Development & Infection?” Nancy Ruddle, Yale; S123 BST, noon

Critical Care Medicine Lecture

“Creating a Teaching Portfolio,” Paul Rogers; 615 Scaife, 12:15 pm

Pediatric Research Seminar

“End-Tidal in CO2 in Pediatrics,” Mananda Bhende; B213-214 Children’s, 4:30 pm


Sunday 1

Dental Medicine Diploma Ceremony

Heinz Hall, 2 pm (8-8422)

Tuesday 3

Epidemiologic & Public Health Presentation

“Current Heavy Ethanol Consumption Is a Risk Factor for Mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer,” Glenn Allen; “Serological Association Between Primary Infections With HSV-1 & HSV-2, CMV & EBV & the Risk of Preeclampsia,” Luis Rustveld; “Breath Easier: Learn the Facts About Asthma,” Ami Patel; A522 Crabtree, 11:15 am

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Dining Rm. A WPU, noon (also June 10)

Research on Health Care/Ctr. for Health Equity Research & Promotion Seminar

Carol Stockman; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Faculty Assembly Meeting

Speaker: Mayor Tom Murphy; 2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Magee Seminar

“Metabolic Changes in Pregnancy & Preeclampsia: Maternal & Fetal Origins,” Amanda Malina; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

Wednesday 4

Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds

“Genetics & Sepsis,” Kelly Wood; 615 Scaife, noon

Renal Research Seminar

“Developmental Expression of Renal K Channels,” Santhanam Ramalakshmi; F1145 Presby, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

L5 Clapp, noon-1 pm (also June 11)

Thursday 5

Oncology Grand Rounds

“Assembly & Destruction of Von Willebrand Factor in Human Disease,” Evan Sadler; 202 UPMC Cancer Pavilion, 8 am

Endocrine Conference

“IGFBP’s in Fibrosis,” Carol Bostwick; 1195 BST, noon

EOH Seminar

“Occupational Radiation Health Problems in Russian Nuclear Weapons Workers,” Neil Wald; conf. rm. 210, 3343 Forbes Ave., noon

Menstrual Cycle Research Conference

Sheraton Station Square, 1-8 pm (also June 6, 7:30 am-10:30 pm, June 7, 7:30 am-12:15 pm

Robert M. Roger Medical Lecture

“Resolution of Pulmonary Edema: New Insights,” Michael Matthay; S100A BST, 4 pm

Friday 6

• Summer 6-week-1 Session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Rheumatology Didactic Lecture

“Depression,” Charles Reynolds; S712 BST, noon

Pharmacy Master’s Defense

“Regulation of 20-Hydroxyeicosatetraenoic Acid (20-HETE) Formation in the Rat, the Effects of Inflammation & Enzyme Induction,” Christopher Bolcato; 532 Salk, 1 pm

Saturday 7

• Summer 4-week-1 session ends, final examinations scheduled during last class meeting.

Monday 9

• Summer 4-week-2 session registration period ends and classes begin.

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Tuesday 10

Epidemiologic & Public Health Presentation

“Strength Training for Mature Adults,” Lorelei Kubiak; A522 Crabtree, 11:15 am

Research on Health Care/Ctr. for Health Equity Research & Promotion Seminar

“Brief Intervention to Prevent Prenatal Alcohol Exposure,” Kevin Kramer; 1105 Scaife, noon (412/692-4853)

Magee Seminar

“Columnar Lesions of the Breast, a Possible Estrogen Dependant Pathway to DCIS,” David Dabbs; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

Technology Training Programs Info Session

Computer Learning Center Kossman, Downtown, 6:30- 8 pm (866/248-6265)

Wednesday 11

• Summer 4-week-1 session grade rosters due in the registrar’s office by noon.

• Summer 4-week-2 add/drop period ends.

Small Business Development Ctr. Workshop

“The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”; 2K56 Posvar, 7:30 am (register: 8-1542)

Pathology Seminar

“Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transdifferentiation & Tissue Fibrosis: Lessons From the Kidney,” Youhua Liu; 1105 Scaife, noon

SAC Meeting

2M/2P56 Posvar, 12:15-2 pm

Faculty & Staff Retirees Reception

Ballrm. WPU, 2-4 pm (4-7100)

Thursday 12

Medical Grand Rounds

“Delirium: Management & Prevention,” Fred Rubin; west wing aud. Shadyside, 8 am

Critical Care Medicine Lecture

“Management of Liver Failure,” Peter Linden; 615 Scaife, noon

Ph.D. Defenses


“Quality of Life, Health Status & Survival in Patients Prescribed Long-Term Oxygen Therapy,” Colleen Paul; May 29, 331 Victoria, 1 pm


“Laying Down the Rules: The American Sports Film Genre From 1872-1960,” Andrew Miller; May 30, 526 CL, 9-11 am


“Geographic Information Systems & Environmental Exposure Modeling,” Allison Robinson; June 3, 724 Parran, 3-5 pm


“The Rhetoric of Terror: Weapons of Mass Destruction in American Foreign Policy Discourse,” Kevin Ayotte; June 9, 1128 CL, 10 am-noon

SIS/Library & Information Science

“Effectiveness of Document Processing Techniques for Arabic Information Retrieval,” Ibrahim Abu El-Khair; June 9, 503 IS, 2-4 pm


“Stock Distributions, Preferred Trading Ranges & Liquidity,” Anthony Grenci; June 10, 101 Mervis, 8-10 am


Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Difficult Days Ahead in a Blaze,” by Rob Penny; through June 7, Th-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 4 pm, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)

Johnstown Campus Production

“The Last Night of Ballyhoo”; May 29-31 & June 5-7, 8 pm, Pasquerilla, UPJ (814/269-2080)


Barco Law Library Gallery Exhibit

“One Hundred Days—Semester at Sea Fall 2001,” photographs by Jim Burke; through July 11, M-Th 8 am-8 pm, F 8 am-5 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Barco Law Library (8-1376)


Teaching Evaluation Survey Requests

Request forms due June 13 for 4-week-2, 12-week & term & July 11 for 4-week-3 to G39 CL.

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will contain events of June 12-26. Information for events must be received by 5 pm June 5 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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