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July 7, 2011



Friday 8

Trustees Budget & Executive Committees Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 8:15 am

SAC Meet the Representatives Event

WPU patio, noon-1 pm

Tuesday 12

GI, Hepatology & Nutrition Lecture

“IV Sedation & Monitoring,” Joseph Talarico; M2 conf rm. Presby, 7:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“Focus on Behavioral Medicine: Searching in PsycINFO,” Michele Klein-Fedyshin; Falk Library classrm. 1, 10:30 am-noon

Biomedical Informatics Workshop

“Text Information Extraction System: A New Tool for Research,” Rebecca Crowley; M3901 Presby South, 11 am (registration required:

Molecular Medicine Research Seminar

“Complexities of the Regulation of Ileal Bile Acid Transport,” Benjamin Shneider; Rangos Research Ctr. 3rd fl. conf. ctr., noon

GSPIA Johnson Inst. Leadership Luncheon

Audrey Murrell, David Berg Ctr. for Ethics & Leadership; Rivers Club, 301 Grant St., Downtown, noon

Wednesday 13

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,” Julia Jankovic; Falk Library classrm. 2, 9:30-11 am

SAC Officers Installation Ceremony

WPU lower lounge, 4:30 pm (

Friday 15

GI, Hepatology & Nutrition Lecture

“Evaluation & Management of Nonvariceal UGI & LGI Bleeding,” Adam Slivka; M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

Saturday 16

IRB Workshop

“Conducting FDA-Regulated Clinical Research: An Academic Centers of Excellence (ACE) Program From the FDA Center for Devices & Radiological Health”; G23 Parran, noon-6 pm (3-1149)

Monday 18

CIDDE Workshop

“Enhancing Communication Through Discussion Boards, Wikis, Journals & Blogs”; B23 Alumni, 10-11:30 am (registration:

Tuesday 19

GI, Hepatology & Nutrition Lecture

“Complications of Cirrhosis: Evaluation & Management (Part 1),” Kapil Chopra; M2 conf. rm. Presby, 7:30 am

CIDDE Workshop

“Introduction to CourseWeb”; B23 Alumni, 10 am-noon (registration:

Molecular Medicine Research Seminar

“Understanding & Overcoming Insertional Oncogenesis in XSCID Gene Therapy,” Brian Sorrentino; Rangos Research Ctr. 3rd fl. conf. ctr., noon

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,” Linda Hartman; Falk Library classrm. 1, 2-3:30 pm

Wednesday 20

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“The Next Generation of Alerts,” Linda Hartman; Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

HSLS Workshop

“Microarray Data Analysis,” Uma Chandran; Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Thursday 21

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners,” Julia Jankovic; Falk Library classrm. 2, 9:30-11 am

CIDDE Workshop

“CourseWeb Level 1”; B23 Alumni, 10 am-noon (registration:

PhD Defenses


“A Study of Anxiety & Agitation Events in Mechanically Ventilated Patients,” Judith Ann Tate; July 8, 369 Victoria, 10 am

GSPH/Infectious Disease & Microbiology

“The Genetic Contributions to HAART-Associated Dyslipidemia,” Matthew Nicholaou; July 11, A115 Crabtree, 10 am


“Queer Theory & the Logic of Adolescence,” Gabrielle Owen; July 11, 501 CL, 1:30 pm


“Fetal Growth in Pre-eclampsia: The Effect of Infant Sex,” Simone Reynolds; July 12, A523 Crabtree, 1 pm


“Essays on Structural Modeling of Life Cycle Behavior,” Natalia Khorunzhina; July 12, 4716 Posvar, 3 pm


“Genomic Meta-analysis Combining Microarray Studies With Confounding Clinical Variables: Application to Depression Analysis,” Xingbin Wang; July 13, 308 Parran, 10 am


“Hierarchical Likelihood Inference on Clustered Competing Risks Data,” Nicholas Christian; July 14, 109 Parran, 10 am


“Wrist Biomechanics & Ultrasonographic Measures of the Median Nerve During Computer Keyboarding,” Kevin Toosi; July 14, 102 Benedum, 10 am


“Development of an Animal Model to Examine the Mechanics of the Host Response Following Urogynecological Mesh Implantation,” Andrew Feola; July 14, 402 Bridgeside Point II, 10 am


“Medical Emergency Team Calls in Radiology: Patient Characteristics & Outcomes,” Lora Ott; July 14, 451 Victoria, 10 am

GSPH/Human Genetics

“Mechanism & Functional Roles of Nuclear Respiratory Factor 1 (NRF1) Binding Sites in the Human Genome,” Wan Zhu; July 14, A312 Crabtree, noon

Medicine/Cell Biology & Molecular Physiology

“Novel Corneal Endothelial Responses to Genotoxic Stress,” Daniel Roh; July 15, S123 Starzl BST, 2 pm


“3 Essays in Applied Microeconomics,” Jipeng Zhang; July 18, 4716 Posvar, 9 am


“3 Essays on Housing Market & Spatial Disamenities,” Lin Cui; July 18, 4716 Posvar, 2 pm


“Challenges in the Second Language Acquisition of Derivational Morphology: Theory, Research & Practice,” Benjamin Friedline; July 18, 2809 CL, 4:30 pm


“Our Roots, Our Strength: The Jamu Industry, Women’s Health & Islam in Contemporary Indonesia,” Sarah Krier; July 19, 3106 Posvar, 1 pm

GSPH/Infectious Disease & Microbiology

“Adenosine Deaminase Acting on RNA (ADAR1) is a Novel Multitargeted Anti HIV-1 Cellular Protein,” Nabanita Biswas; July 19, A115 Parran, 1 pm


“Toward the Autonomy of Ethics: Skepticism, Agency & Normative Commitment,” Hille Paakkunainen; July 19, 1001B CL, 2 pm


“Dissecting the Registration & Processing of Olfactory Events During General Anesthesia,” Andrew Samuelsson; July 21, 1495 Starzl BST, 10 am

A&S/Physics & Astronomy

“Intermediate Stable Phase Locked Solutions in Neural Oscillators,” Alexander Urban; July 21, 316 Allen, 2 pm


Audubon Exhibit

“Shore Lark”; through July 19; “Canada Goose”; July 19-Aug. 2; Hillman ground fl. exhibition case, reg. library hours (8-7715)

Event Deadline

The next issue will include Pitt and on-campus events of July 21-Sept. 1. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on July 14 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Send information 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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