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May 17, 2001


Thursday, May 17

GSPH Planning, Budget & Policy Committee Meeting

109 Parran, 10 am

Endocrinology Conference

"Physiology & Cell Biology of the Primate Ovarian Cycle," Tony Zeleznik; 1195 BST, noon

ADRC Lecture

"Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease: An Update," M. Ilyas Kamboh; ADRC conf. rm. 4 S. Montefiore, noon-1 pm (692-2700)

Immunology Seminar

"A Niche for Notch in Regulating Peripheral Immunity," Margaret Dallman, Imperial College, London; S120 BST, noon

Virology Symposium

"HIV-1 Integrase Inhibitors, Update & Perspective," Yves Pommier; S100 BST, 3:30 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday, May 18

* Summer term add/drop period ends.

Pharmacology Seminar

"Role of Angiotension II in Modulating Cardiac Function: Molecular Mechanisms of Regulation," Kenneth Baker, Texas A & M; 1395 BST, noon

Sunday, May 20

UPMC Sports Medicine Seminar

For female athletes, parents, coaches; Duratz Athletic Facility, UPMC Sports Performance Complex, South Side, 1-3 pm (to register: 432-3877)

Monday, May 21

* Summer 12-week session add/drop period ends.

Family Support Conference

Sheraton at Station Square, 7 am-4 pm (624-1338)

Nursing Seminar

"Data Mining," Susan Sereika; 369 Victoria, noon

UPMC Audiology & Hearing Aid Dept. Presentation

4th fl. EEI, 1-4 pm (647-2030)

Tuesday, May 22

Virology Symposium

"The Structure of Simple Enveloped Viruses," Michael Rossman; S100 BST, 3:30 pm

Friends of the Frick Fine Arts Lecture

"The Discovery of Light in Italian Renaissance Art," David Wilkins, history of art & architecture; 125 FFA, 5:30 pm

Wednesday, May 23

Human Resources Workshop

"Sexual Harassment Prevention for Supervisors," Carol Mohamed; 100 Craig, 10:30 am-noon (to register: 624-8046)

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

4th fl. conf. rm. Presby, 2:45 pm

Human Resources Workshop

"Sexual Harassment Prevention for Faculty," Carol Mohamed; 100 Craig, 2:30-3:30 pm (to register: 624-8046)

UPMC Gastroenterology/Hepatology Grand Rounds

1104 Scaife, 5 pm

Complementary Medicine Lecture

"Stress Reduction & Resiliency for the Professional," David Servan-Schreiber; West Wing aud. UPMC Shadyside, 6:30-8:30 pm (to register 623-2374)

Thursday, May 24

Chemical Hygiene & Lab Safety Training Program

Benedum aud., 9-11 am (624-9505)

Immunology Seminar

"MUC1 Expression on T Cells: Why?" Jessica Kettel; W995 BST, noon

Endocrinology Conference

Daniel Johnson; 1195 BST, noon

Pgh. Mind-Body Center Lecture

"Discussion of the UPMC Health Enhancement Program & Opportunities for Your Involvement," Bruce Rabin; soc. rm. Mellon Institute, 4-5 pm (624-0967)

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday, May 25

Senior Vice Chancellor's Research Seminar

"Oxidative Stress & MAPK Signaling in a Parkinsonian Model," Charlene Chu; aud. 6 Scaife, noon

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

512 CL, noon-2 pm

Saturday, May 26

* Official date for degrees awarded in School of Medicine-First Professional Program & School of Law.

Monday, May 28

* University closed for Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 29

Center for Research on Health Care Seminar

"Geographic & Demographic Variations in Alcohol Treatment Need & Utilization: Social Indicator Analysis," Jan Jernigan; 1105 A/B Scaife, noon

Wednesday, May 30

* Summer 4-week-1 session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean's office.

Pathology Research Seminar

"Molecular Pathways in Bladder & Prostate Cancer," Carlos Cordon-Cardo, Sloan-Ketter-ing; 1104 UPMC conf. ctr., noon

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

4th fl. conf. rm. Presby, 2:45 pm

UPMC Gastroenterology/Hepatology Grand Rounds

1104 Scaife, 5 pm

Thursday, May 31

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"Management of Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma," Alexander Barsouk; "Carcinoid Tumors: A Review on Clinical Management," Marwan Fakih; 5th fl. brdrm. EEI, 8 am

Immunology Seminar

"Immunologic Aspects of Penumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Simian AIDS," Karen Norris; W-995 BST, noon

SIS "100 Years of Education" Lecture

"Honoring the Past, Shaping the Future," Vartan Gregorian, Carnegie Corp. of NY; Carnegie lec. hall, 3 pm, followed by reception, social sciences dept., Carnegie Library (624-5230)

Endocrinology Conference

"Hypothalamus, Circadian Timing & Neuroendocrine Regulation," Robert Moore; 1195 BST, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Ph.D. Defenses


"Acute & Chronic Stress, Psychotherapy & Recovery From Episodes of Bipolar Disorder," Stefanie Anne Hlastala, May 17; 6th fl. conf. rm. OEH, 1-3 pm


"A Multidimensional Analysis of Emerging Signaling Protocols," Douglas Sicker, information science & telecommunications, May 18; 501C IS, 1-4 pm


"The Effects of a Brief Structured Monthly Telephone Intervention on the Self-Care Disease Management & Metabolic Control of Older Persons With Diabetes," Patricia Hoyson, May 21; 331 Victoria, 4 pm


"Prehistoric Basalt Exploitation & Core-Periphery Relations Observed From the Cerro el Vigia Hinterland of Tres Zapotes, Veracruz, Mexico," Mark Andrew Raphael Kruszozynski, May 23; 3H51 Posvar, 11 am

Physics & Astronomy

"Spin Foam Models for Quantum Gravity," Alejandro Perez, May 24; 316 Allen, noon


"Mechanisms for Answering 'Why Not' Questions in Rule- & Object-Based Systems," Cynthia Martincic, information science & telecommunications, May 25; 503 IS, 9 am-noon


"Mechanisms Underlying Long QT Related Arrhyth-mias," Bum-Rak Choi, May 25; 1695 BST, 1:30 pm


"Governance & Competitive Regions," Jerry Paytas, May 30; 3S07 Posvar, 3 pm


Law Library Gallery

"Transoceanic," Wes Morar; 4th fl. law, through June 21; Mon.-Thur. 7:30 am-midnight, Fri. 7:30 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-8 pm, Sun. 10 am-midnight (648-1376).


Kuntu Repertory Theatre

"Tap Dance Kid" by Charles Blackwell; 7th fl. aud. Masonic, May 17-June 2, Thur.-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm (624-7298)


Teaching Survey Request Forms

Due by May 18 for 4WK1 or 6WK1, due by June 15 for 4WK2, 12WK & TERM, by July 9 for 6WK2 & by July 13 for 4WK3 to G-39 CL. (624-6147)

Health Benefits Open Enrollment

Deadline for all forms is May 25.

Bipolar Disorder Conference

Registration forms due by May 25 to Mental Health Conference Planning, E-528 WPIC (624-4168).

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published May 31. It will contain events of May 31-June 14. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm May 24 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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