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June 23, 2011



Thursday 23

Cave Canem Poetry Reading

Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, Natasha Trethewey & Amiri Baraka;

Monterey St. between Sampsonia & Jacksonia, North Side, 7:30 pm (412/321-2190)

Friday 24

Board of Trustees Mtg.

Assembly Rm. WPU, 10 am

WPIC Lecture

“Depth Psychology & Neuroscience: The Relationship & Legacies of Sigmund Freud & Carl Gustav Jung,”

James Harris;

WPIC 2nd fl. aud., 11 am-12:30 pm

Greensburg Campus Poetry Reading

Cave Canem;

Village, UPG, 7:30 pm

Tuesday 28

Molecular Medicine Research Seminar

“Thrombospondin-1-CD47 Globally Regulates Multiple Cardiovascular & Stress Responses,”

Jeff Isenberg;

Rangos Research Ctr. 3rd fl. conf. ctr., noon

Wednesday 29

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Oncogenomics to Target Myeloma in the Bone Marrow Microenvironment,”

Kenneth Anderson;

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

Pathology Research Seminar/ Menten Lecture

“Recurrent Gene Fusions in Common Solid Tumors: Implications for Personalized Medicine,”

Arul Chinnaiyan, U of MI;

1105 Scaife, noon (8-1040)

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“Registered Research & Clinical Trial Databases,”

Ahlam Saleh;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

ReSET Panel Discussion & Networking Reception

“Smoke-Free Campus Initiatives”;

109 Parran, 3 pm

Information Sciences Recruitment Initiative

Kathy Humphrey, Student Affairs;

WPU lower lounge, 6 pm

Thursday 30

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

Andrew Peitzman, surgery;

Scaife lecture rm. 6, 4:30 pm


Wednesday 6

HSLS Workshop

“Gene Regulation Resources,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

PhD Defenses

Medicine/Neuroscience- Neurobiology

“Beyond Neurons: The Role of the Oligodendrocyte-Specific Gene CNP1 in Major Depressive Disorder,”

Nicole Edgar;

June 23, LRDC 2nd fl. aud., noon

IS/Library & Information Science

“Relationship Analysis of Image Descriptions: An Ontological Content Analytic Approach,”

Allen Benson;

June 23, 1A04 IS, 1:30 pm

Medicine/Molecular Pharmacology

“Targeting Protein Kinase D by Novel Small Molecule Inhibitors & RNA Interference in Prostate Cancer,”

Courtney LaValle;

June 24, 1395 Starzl BST, 2 pm


“In Vivo Fast Scan Cyclic Voltammetry Reveals Distinct Domains of Dopamine Terminal Function in the Striatum,”

Keith Moquin;

June 28, 307 Eberly, 10 am

Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences

“Evaluation of the Effects of Therapeutic Hypothermia & Cardiac Arrest on Specific Cytochrome P450 Isoform Activity,”

Jocelyn Zhou;

June 28, 456 Salk, noon


“Essays on Life Cycle Dynastic Discrete Choice Models,”

Mehmet Soytas;

June 29, 4716 Posvar, 9 am

A&S/Biological Sciences

“Identification of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Polyomavirus Replication,”

Sandlin Preece Seguin;

June 29, 169 Crawford, 1 pm


“Longitudinal Data Analysis in Depression Studies: Assessment of Intermediate-Outcome- Dependent Dynamic Intervention,”

Jesse Yenchih Hsu;

June 30, 308 Parran, noon

Medicine/Cellular & Molecular Pathology

“Beta-Catenin Signaling in Hepatic Differentiation: Which Way Does the Wnt Blow?”

Abigale Lade;

July 6, S123 Starzl BST, 10 am


“Convection-Enhanced Delivery of Macromolecules to the Brain Using Electrokinetic Transport,”

Amir Faraji;

July 6, 135 Chevron, 2 pm


Audubon Exhibit

“Little Owl,” through July 5;

“Shore Lark,” July 5-19;

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


SSWR Summer Institute Workshops

Registration deadline is July 2 for 2 Pitt workshops:

“Community-based Intervention Research for Underserved & Minority Populations,”

July 12-14; “Biosocial Methods for Social Work Research,” July 26-28.


New Faculty Orientation

Registration deadline is Aug. 18 for orientation to be held on Aug. 25, 8 am-2 pm in Connolly Ballrm., Alumni.


Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and on-campus events of July 7-21. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on June 30 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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