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February 23, 2012


“Structures,” an exhibit of Ruth Drescher’s photographs, is on display at the Barco Law Library through May 15.

“Structures,” an exhibit of Ruth Drescher’s photographs, is on display at the Barco Law Library through May 15.

Thursday 23

Asia Over Lunch Lecture

“Citizenship Education in Post-Suharto Indonesia,”

Suzanna Eddyono, sociology;

4130 Posvar, noon (

Health Policy Inst. Lecture

“Remedy & Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle Over Health Care Reform,”

Paul Starr;

Scaife aud. 6, noon

Epidemiology/Biostatistics Seminar

James Symons;

A115 Crabtree, noon (

CTSI Seminar

“GPCL: Bioinformatics Analysis Core”;

S123 BST, 1 pm


Chemistry Seminar

“Practical C-H Functionalization Methods for Streamlining the Synthesis of Complex Molecules,”

Gong Chen, PSU;

154 Chevron, 2:30 pm (4-8200)

Geology Colloquium

“Sulfur Isotope Systematics of Mahoney Lake, BC,”

William Gilhooly, IN U;

11 Thaw, 4 pm


McGowan Inst. Lecture

“The Application of Human Co-Culture Systems to Understand Regenerative & Cancer Niches,”

James Kirkpatrick;

U Club Ballrm. A, 4 pm (

French & Italian/Film Studies Tournées Film Festival


Philipe Lioret;

Alumni 7th fl. aud., 7:30 pm


European Studies Film

“Europe at 8”;

4130 Posvar, 8 pm

(also on Feb. 28;

Friday 24

Latin American Social & Public Policy Graduate Student Conf.

Keynote: Janette Ballantyne;

U Club Ballrm. B, 8:30 am-4 pm

(also Feb. 25, 9:30 am-5 pm;

Endocrinology & Metabolism Conf.

Stuart Seigel;

1195 Starzl BST, 9:30 am (

Trustees Mtg.

WPU Assembly Rm., 11 am

Psychiatry Clinical Grand Rounds Lecture

“First Break Psychosis,”

Raymond Cho;

WPIC 2nd fl. aud., noon (

Emerging Legends Concert

Peter King;

Cup & Chaucer, gr. fl. Hillman, noon


“Rightly Stated? Contemporary & Historical Considerations of the State in Eastern Europe & Eurasia,”

Eugene Huskey, Stetson U, keynote;

4130 Posvar, noon-3 pm


EOH Seminar

“Personal Exposure & Perspectives on the Future of Environmental Epidemiology,”

Naresh Kumar;

Bridgeside Point 5th fl. conf. rm., noon


Anthropology Colloquium

“Diverging Social Trajectories in Bronze Age Hungary: Network Models & Mortuary Practice,”

Paul Duffy, U of Toronto;

3106 Posvar, 3 pm

Honors Convocation

Keynote: Chancellor Mark Nordenberg;

Carnegie Music Hall, 3 pm (4-7100)

Philosophy of Science Lecture

“Biology as Process,”

John Dupre, U of Exeter;

817R CL, 3:30 pm (

Music Lecture

“Bach, the Mass & the Leipzig Lutheran Service,”

Jeffrey Sposato;

132 Music, 4 pm


French & Italian/Film Studies Tournées Film Festival

“La Belle Endormie: The Sleeping Beauty,”

Catherine Breillat;

Alumni 7th fl. aud., 6 pm;

“Boarding Gate,”

Olivier Assayas; 8 pm


Saturday 25

Dental Medicine Lecture

“Nitrous Oxide Certification Part 2,”

Michael Cuddy & Joseph Giovannitti;

2148 Scaife, 8:30 am-4:30 pm (

Global Studies Workshop

“Afro-Latin America,”

George Andrews;

5604 Posvar, 8:30 am-2 pm (

UHC Forum

25th Anniversary celebration;

Bellefield aud., 9 am-5:30 pm


CMH Workshop

“Making Oral Presentations”;

Scaife lect. rm. 2, 10 am-3 pm


Women’s Basketball

vs. Seton Hall; Petersen, 2 pm

Bradford Campus Diversity Event

“One World Cultural Festival”;

Frame-Westerberg Commons, UPB, 6:30-9:30 pm

French & Italian/Film Studies Tournées Film Festival

“35 Rhums: 35 Shots of Rum,” Claire Denis;

Alumni 7th fl. aud., 7 pm;

“Hadewijch,” Bruno Dumont; 9:15 pm


Music on the Edge

JACK Quartet;

Andy Warhol Museum, North Side, 8 pm (412/394-3353)

Monday 27

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners,” Julia Jankovic;

Falk Library classrm. 2, noon (

Translational Neuroscience Program Seminar

“miRNAs in Psychiatry: From Biomarkers to Novel Targets,”

Joshua Hunsberger;

Bridgeside Point 5th fl. conf. rm., noon (

Queer & Feminist Film


2201 Posvar, 6 pm

Bradford Campus Concert


Bromeley Theater, UPB, 7:30 pm (also Feb. 28)

Tuesday 28

GI Fellow Program

“Health Care Economics #3,”

Barry Kisloff;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am (

CTSI Seminar

“Stem Cell Core”;

S123 BST, 9:30 am


Basic & Translational Research Seminar

“Structural Mechanisms of HIV Capsid Assembly & Host Cell Restriction,”

Peijun Zhang;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper ground fl. conf. rm. D, noon (

MMR Seminar

“Translating the Epigenome: The Example of Dot1l,”

Kathrin Bernt;

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

Pharmaceutical Science Seminar

“Mechanisms of Metabolism-Dependent Disease-Drug Interactions,”

Edward Morgan;

456 Salk, noon (

Philosophy of Science Lecture

“Galileo’s Refutation of the Speed-Distance Law of Fall Rehabilitated,”

John Norton;

817R CL, 12:05 pm (

Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar

“Targeting MDM2 Oncogene for Cancer Prevention & Therapy,”

Ruiwen Zhang, TX Tech;

1395 Starzl BST, 3:30 pm (3-7757)

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“The Impact of Genomics: New Molecular Mechanisms & Biomarkers in Lung Fibrosis,”

Naftali Kaminski, medicine;

Scaife lect. rm. 6, 4 pm

Bradford Campus Asia Project

Asia Samson;

Mukaiyama-U Rm. Frame-Westerberg Commons, UPB, 9 pm

Wednesday 29

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Charles Lupo;

Montefiore 7th fl. LHAS aud., 7 am

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Targeting the Bone Microenvironment in Myeloma,”

G. David Roodman;

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

HSLS Brown Bag Lunch

“Accessing US Census Statistics With American Fact Finder,”

Barbara Folb;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon (

EALL Colloquium

Xiner Tong;

4130 Posvar, noon


REES Lecture

“The Social Logic of Voting: Former Refugees From Bosnia & Croatia in Serbia,”

Mila Dragojevic;

4217 Posvar, noon (

Pathology Seminar

“Beyond EGFR: Molecular Classification of Lung Cancer in Evolution,”

Neal Lindeman;

1104 Scaife, noon


HSLS Workshop

“Cancer Informatics,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1 pm (

Senate Council Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

GI Grand Rounds

“Gastroenterology & Hepatology,”

John Scherer & Heitham Abdul-Baki;

1104 Scaife, 5 pm (

Men’s Basketball vs. St. John’s;

Petersen, 7 pm


Thursday 1

Civil Action Movement Lunch Seminar

“Breaking Down What Gov. Corbett’s Proposed Budget Means for Education,”

Jay Costa & Jake Wheatley;

2017 CL, 11:30 am


CIDDE Faculty Article Discussion

“What Students Don’t Know,”

815 Alumni, noon


Asia Over Lunch

“The Global Impact of Contemporary Art From China & Japan,”

Cindy Lisica;

4130 Posvar, noon (3-3602)

Epidemiology Seminar

“The Shanghai & Singapore Cohort Studies: Longitudinal Studies of Environmental Exposures & Genetic Factors for Cancer & Other Chronic Diseases,” Jian-Min Yuan;

A115 Crabtree, noon (

Chemistry Seminars

“Correlating Structure & Function for Nanoparticle Catalysts,”

Graeme Henkelman, U of TX-Austin;

2:30 pm;

“A Thermodynamic Logic for Peroxisome Protein Targeting,”

Jeremy Berg;

154 Chevron, 4 pm (4-8200)

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“Two Decades of Learning About Pediatric Bipolar Disease,”

Boris Birmaher, medicine;

Scaife lect. rm. 6, 4 pm

Geology Colloquium

“Seismic Attributes for Subsurface Characterization,”

Dengliang Gao, WVU;

11 Thaw, 4 pm

Friday 2

• Spring term deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Emerging Legends Concert


Cup & Chaucer, gr. fl. Hillman, noon

Sr. VC’s Research Seminar

“Medicine That Imitates Life Through Biomimetic Drug Delivery,”

Steven Little;

Scaife aud. 6, noon (

Saturday 3

Greensburg Campus Pharmacology Teleconference

“GI Disorders”;

250 Millstein, UPG, 8:30-11:30 am


Dental Medicine Lecture

“A Review of Radiologic Procedures for the Dental Professional: Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Recommendations,”

Marie George;

2148 Salk, 9 am-1 pm (

Johnstown Campus Alumni Assn. Dinner & Theatre


Pasquerilla, UPJ, 5:30 pm


Sunday 4

• Spring break: no classes through March 11. University offices & buildings remain open & staffed except on Friday, March 9.

Tuesday 6

GI Fellow Program

“Journal Club: Genetics Study,”

Nicholas Mahoney;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am (

CTSI Community PARTners Roundtable Session

“Nuts & Bolts of Engaging Stakeholders in Research: From Budgets to Biosketches,”

Jessica Burke, Michael Yonas, Adrienne Walnoha & Sally Morton;

109 Parran, 1 pm (

Wednesday 7

Fox Innovations in Vision Restoration Lecture

“Live Imaging of the Mechanobiology of Matrix Production by Corneal Fibroblasts,”

Jeff Ruberti;

520 E&EI, 11:45 am


HSLS Workshop

“Bioinformatics for Proteomics Studies,”

Tamanna Sultana;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1 pm (

Pre-American Assn. of Dental Research Mtg.

Alex Vieira;

458 Salk, 4:30 pm (

GI Grand Rounds

“GI/Hepatology: Center of Excellence Presentation”;

1104 Scaife, 5 pm (

Thursday 8

Chemistry Seminar

“Single Molecule Studies on the Structure & Assembly of Nucleosomes,”

Tae-Hee Lee, PSU;

150 Chevron; 4 pm (4-8200)

Obesity Lecture

“Plication of Stomach With Adjustable Gastric Banding,”

Carol McCloskey;

Magee conf. rm. A&B zero level, 4:30 pm (412/641-3646)

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Pittsburgh Gut Club

“Preventing Neoplastic Progression in IBD: The Link Between Inflammation & Dysplasia,”

Thomas Ullman;

U Club Ballrm. A, 6 pm (



“European Fascists & Local Activists: Romania’s Legion of the Archangel Michael,”

Roland Clark;

Feb. 27, 3703 Posvar, 2 pm

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences

“Cancer History, Smoking Related Morbidities & Smoking Cessation Behavior,”

Chimeremma Nnadi;

Feb. 29, 210 Parran, noon


“Little Kingdoms: Adat & Inequality in the Kei Islands, Eastern Indonesia,”

Todd Hooe;

Feb. 29, 3307 Posvar, 2 pm


“‘I Have Nothing to Say & I Am Saying It’: Collaboration, Collage & the Meeting of Indeterminacies in American Avant-Garde Performances of the 1960s,”

Elizabeth Hoover;

March 2, 114 Music, 11 am

Medicine/Molecular Pharmacology

“Delivery & Exocytosis of Neuropeptide Vesicles at the Nerve Terminal,”

Man Yan Wong;

March 8, 1395 BST, 9 am


Greensburg Campus Gay-Straight Alliance Production

“The Vagina Monologues”;

Feb. 22-24;

Campana Chapel, UPG, W & Th 7:30 pm, F noon

Irish & Classical Theatre Reading


Carolyn Kras;

Feb. 26, Henry Heymann Theatre, Foster Mem., 7 pm

Pitt Repertory Theatre

“Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales”;

Feb. 29, Charity Randall Theatre, Foster Mem., 8 pm


Pitt Theatre Arts/Playwrights Theatre Production

“The Gammage Project”;

March 2-4; August Wilson Ctr., Downtown, F & Sat 8 pm, Sun 1 pm



Bradford Campus Exhibit

“America Unsettled: Small Sculptures & Drawings by Drake Gomez”;

through Feb. 24;

KOA Gallery, Blaisdell, UPB, M-Th 8:30 am-8 pm, F 8:30 am-6 pm

Global Health Exhibit

“Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health”;

through Feb. 25, Falk Library, M-Th 7 am-mid., F 7 am-10 pm, Sat 9:30 am-10 pm, Sun 9:30 am-mid.

Barco Law Library Exhibit


Ruth Drescher;

through May 15, M-Th 7 am-10 pm, F 7 am-8 pm, Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-10 pm

ULS Exhibit

Front pages of original charters establishing Pitt forerunners Pittsburgh Academy (1787) and Western U of PA (1819);

Feb. 27-May 18, Hillman gr. fl. exhibition case, reg. library hours


CTSI Incubator Program

Submission deadline is March 1. (

CTSI Funding for Virginia Kaufman Pilot Project Program in Pain Research

Submission deadline is March 6. (

CTSI Funding for Pilot Project Program in Hemostasis & Vascular Biology

Submission deadline is March 15. (

CTSI Funding for Translation Into Quality Pilot Project Program

Submission deadline is March 15. ( &

Port Authority Grace Period

Resolve any problems with Pitt ID card & the Port Authority system by April 1. (8-1100)

CTSI Pilot Funding Opportunities Available for Computational Modeling

Proposal deadline is April 16. ( &

Conflict of Interest Filing

Deadline to file forms through the Superform system ( is April 16. Supervisors must send the management reporting forms & annual data summary reports to the provost or sr. VC for Health Sciences by May 15. (technical assistance: 8-2222)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and on-campus events of March 8-22. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on March 1 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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