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January 6, 2011


Thursday 6

EOH Seminar

“Epigenetics in Breast Cancer,”

Nancy Davidson;

540 Bridgeside Point, noon

Epidemiology Seminar

“FRAX: Position Development Conference,”

Jane Cauley;

A115 Crabtree, noon

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Energy, Water, Climate & Carbon Sequestration,”

William Harbert;

11 Thaw, 4 pm

Saturday 8

Men’s Basketball Vs. Marquette;

Petersen, 2 pm

Monday 10

Bradford Campus Lecture

Bill Wagner, Northwest Savings Bank;

Mukaiyama U Rm., Frame-Westerberg Commons, UPB, 11 am


“Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire”;

Scaife lecture rm. 6, 7 pm

Tuesday 11

CIDDE Workshop

“CourseWeb Level 1”;

B23 Alumni, 9-11 am (3-9729)

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“The European Interzone: Film & Culture in the EU,”

Randall Halle, Klaus Jonas Chair, A&S;

2500 Posvar, 4:30 pm

Wednesday 12

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Psycho-oncology Interventions & Interactions,”

Kevin Patterson;

UPMC Cancer Pavilion Herberman Conf. Ctr. 2nd fl. aud., 8 am

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Julia Jankovic;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 9-11 am

Pathology Research Seminar

“Pathology-Directed MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging for Identifying Tissue Biomarkers of Prostate Cancer & Renal Cell Carcinoma,”

Richard Drake, E. VA Medical School;

1104 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

SAC Mtg.

532 Alumni, 12:15-2 pm

GSPIA Ford Inst. Lecture

“Education, Income & Suicide Bombing: Evidence From 6 Muslim Countries,”

Najeeb Shafiq, education;

3911 Posvar, 12:30 pm (8-7434)

HSLS Workshop

“Genome Browsers,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

University Art Gallery Reception

“Studio Arts Wyoming Field Study Exhibition,”

U Art Gallery, FFA, 4-6 pm (8-2430)

Thursday 13

CIDDE Workshop

“CourseWeb Level 2”;

B23 Alumni, 9-11 am (3-9729)

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Patricia Weiss;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Ctr. for American Music Commemoration

“Stephen Foster Day,”

Allegheny Cemetery Mausoleum, Lawrenceville, 10 am (4-4100)

Epidemiology Seminar

“Retention & Attrition in Longitudinal Studies of Aging: Implications for Analyses of Change in Peripheral Nerve Function,”

Elsa Strotmeyer;

A115 Crabtree, noon


“Interactive Learning Strategies for the Classroom,”

Carol DeArment, CIDDE; 4060 Forbes Tower, 3-4:30 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Synthesis of Layered Double Hydroxide Nanosheets by Laser Ablation & Viscosity of Thixotropic Clays,”

Taebong Hur;

11 Thaw, 4 pm

Friday 14

ULS Concert

Squirrel Hillbillies;

Cup & Chaucer, ground fl. Hillman, noon

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

“What Einstein Wanted,”

Nicholas Rescher, philosophy;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Bradford Campus Musical Production


Bromeley Family Theater, Blaisdell, UPB, 7 pm (814/362-5113)

Saturday 15

Women’s Basketball Vs. Notre Dame;

Petersen, 2 pm

Greensburg Campus La Cultura Winter Gala

Millstein Library, UPG, 5:30 pm (724/836-9942)

Men’s Basketball Vs. Seton Hall;

Petersen, 7 pm

Monday 17

• Pitt closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Men’s Basketball Vs. Syracuse;

Petersen, 7:30 pm

Tuesday 18

• Spring term add/drop period ends.

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

Robyn Reed;

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

Basic & Translational Research in Lung Diseases Seminar

“Donor-Recipient Mismatches & Survival After Lung Transplantation,”

Michael Eberlein;

Montefiore NW628 conf. rm., noon

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

“Scientific Models and Visual Representations: Some Perspective,”

Laura Perini, Pomona College;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

CIDDE Workshop

“Wikis & Blogs in CourseWeb,”

B23 Alumni, 1 pm (3-9729)

Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar

“New Roles of EBP50/NHERF1 in Vascular Remodeling,”

Gyun Jee Song;

1395 Starzl BST, 3:30 pm

Wednesday 19

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Total Therapy for Multiple Myeloma: A Discovery Journey to Cure,”

Bart Barlogie;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper Conf. Ctr. ground fl. classrm. C, 8 am

Pathology Research Seminar

“Keap1-Nrf2 Signaling: Targets for Disease Prevention,”

Thomas Kensler, pharmacology & chemical biology;

1104 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

HSLS Workshop

“Locating Gene/Protein Information,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

World History Workshop

“Transatlantic Slave Trade,”

Patrick Manning;

4130 Posvar, 5-8 pm

Thursday 20

EOH Seminar

“Telomerase & Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis,”

Mary Armanios;

540 Bridgeside Point, noon

CIDDE Workshop

“Assessments & Surveys in CourseWeb,”

B23 Alumni, 1 pm (3-9729)

UPP Lecture

“Books & Graphics Design,”

Rick Landesberg;

Latin Am. Lecture Rm., 1st fl. Hillman, 4 pm (3-2493)

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

Don Hopey;

11 Thaw, 4 pm

PhD Defenses

Medicine/Cellular & Molecular Pathology

“Leukocyte-derived Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase in Pulmonary Disease,”

Michelle Lynn Manni;

Jan. 10, S123 Starzl BST, 10 am

GSPH/ Epidemiology

“Ambient Air Pollution, Smoking & Reproductive Outcomes,”

Pei-Chen Lee;

Jan. 12, A523 GSPH, 1:30 pm


“Multiple Approaches to the Treatment of Sepsis Using an Extracorporeal Device,”

Morgan DiLeo;

Jan. 14, McGowan large conf. rm., 10 am


“Sequenced Phenylene-Vinylene Oligomers & Copolymers,”

Benjamin Norris;

Jan. 18, G31 Benedum, 12:30 pm


Kuntu Repertory Theatre


Jan. 20-Feb. 5;

7th fl. Alumni aud., Th-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 4 pm, also Jan. 29 at 1 pm and Feb. 3 at 11 am (4-8498)


Barco Law Library Exhibit

“Rustique: The Art of Oxidation,”

Dan Coyle; through Jan. 28;

Barco Law Library Gallery, reg. library hours

Hillman Exhibit

“American Association of University Presses Book, Jacket & Journal Show”;

Jan. 10-21;

“The University of Pittsburgh Press Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary”;

Jan. 10-Feb. 18;

Hillman 1st fl. Latin American lecture rm., reg. library hours (8-7710)

University Art Gallery Exhibit

“Studio Arts Wyoming Field Study Exhibition,” studio arts students; Jan. 12-28; U Art Gallery, FFA, 10 am-4 pm (8-2430)


UPB Maya Archaeology Trip

Jan. 30 is deadline to sign up for March 5-12 trip. Contact Isabelle Champlin, 814/362-7623 or Itinerary available at

University Times Books, Journals & More Supplement

Deadline Jan. 31. Submit online at (info: 4-4644)

OMET Teaching Surveys

Deadline for requests is Feb. 4 for surveys to be given March 15-April 21. Log onto and click on the direct link. (4-6134)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and on-campus events of Jan. 20-Feb. 3. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on Jan. 13 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to


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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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