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November 21, 2001


Wednesday, November 21

* Thanksgiving recess for students Nov. 21-25, all schools.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

"Intradiscal Gene Therapy," James Kang; 1102 Scaife, 7 am

Pulmonary/Critical Care Lecture

"The Use of Propofol as a Sedative in the ICU," Francis Whalen; 628 MHU, noon

Thursday, November 22

* Thanksgiving recess for faculty & staff Nov. 22 & 23.

Saturday, November 24

Women's Basketball vs. American U; Field House, 2 pm

Monday, November 26

* Classes resume (all schools).

Physical Therapy Clinical Rounds

4060 Forbes Tower, 7 am

GSPH Porter Prize 2001 Lecture

"Challenges to Health & Health Care in the 21st Century," Steven Schroeder, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; GSPH aud., 3 pm

Biological Sciences Seminar

"A Tail of MyTHs & FERMS: An Analysis of How Myosin VII Participates in Dynamic Cell Adhesion," Margaret Titus, U of MN; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Men's Basketball vs. Morgan State; Field House, 6 pm

Tuesday, November 27

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Workers' Compensation for Supervisors," Jennifer Feeney; 100 Craig, 10 am-noon

Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine Conference

"Recombinant HMG-1 B Domain Increases the Permeability of Human (Caco-2) Enterocylic Monohayers in Vitro & Causes Intestinal," Penny Sappington; 628 MHU, 11:30 am

HA & A Colloquium

"Excavating in China, Summer 2001," Kathy Linduff; 203 FFA, noon

Pathology Seminar

"Pathology of Abortion & Oxidative Stress/Apoptosis in Placentas," Jerzy Stanek; 5403 Magee, noon

Pharmacy Lecture

"Metrics for Measuring Medication Safety: Challenges & Opportunities," Philip Schnei-der; 456 Salk, noon

UCIS/ Ctr. for W. European Studies Lecture

"National Socialism in Europe: The Impact of WWII on Collaborator Descendants," Baard Borge, Harstad U College; 4E38 Posvar, noon-1 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Dust, Time & Symmetry," Gordon Belot, NYSU; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

GSPH Inaugural Lecture

"Tuskegee: From Science to Conspiracy to Metaphor," Philip Hallen; FFA aud., 4:30 pm

Music on the Edge Concert

Instant Composer Pool Orchestra; Bellefield aud., 8 pm

PPC Lecture

Maya Angelou; Carnegie Music Hall, 8:30 pm (8-7900)

Wednesday, November 28

FSAP Workshop

"Staying Resilient in Tough Times"; 342 Craig, 9-10 am

Gallery Talk

"Picturing Pittsburgh: The Urban Landscape," Elisabeth Roark, Chatham; FFA, noon

Ophthalmology Seminar

"Function of the Retinal & Pial Basal Lamina in Retina & Cortex Development," Willi Halfter; S123 BST, noon

Neurosurgery Residents Conference

Richard Spiro; neurological surgery main conf. rm. Presby, 2 pm

Occupational & Environmental Medicine Lecture

"Respiratory Health Surveillance in a Toulene Di-Isocyanate Production Unit,1967-1997," Laurie Kardon; A719 Crabtree, 2:30 pm

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

Neurological surgery main conf. rm. Presby, 2:45 pm

Cell Biology & Physiology Seminar

"Quality Control of CFTR at Multiple Cellular Locations," Gerely Lukacs; 5th fl. boardrm. EEI, 4 pm

Dickson Prize in Medicine Lecture

"Regulation of Transcription in Human Cells: Complexities & Changes," Robert Roeder, Rockefeller U; lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 4 pm

Pgh. Prevention Ctr. Seminar

"Out-of-Hospital Defibrillation Prevention of Sudden Death," Vince Mosesso; 109 Parran, 4 pm

Thursday, November 29

KGSB Biotech Conference

University Club, 7:30 am-5 pm (8-1544)

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"Current & Future Adjuvant Treatment Options for Breast Cancer," Maureen Trudeau; 5th fl. boardrm. EEI, 8 am

Pediatric Grand Rounds

"Antibiotics & Cystic Fibrosis," Arnold Smith; McCluskey Aud. Children's Hospital, 8 am

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Family & Medical Leave Act," Carol Mohamed; 100 Craig, 10-11 am

Bioethics Grand Rounds

"Tuskegee: A Red Flag for Bioethics," Stephen Thomas; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, noon-1 pm

Endocrine Research Conference

"Revisit Leptin," Allan Zhao; 1195 BST, noon

Health Care Services Research Seminar

"Effective Prevention Skills," Janet Foerster; A216 Crabtree, noon

Immunology Seminar

Cornelia Weyand, Mayo Clinic; W995 BST, noon

EU Ctr./REES Lecture

"Crossing Europe: Patterns of Contemorary Party-Based Euroskepticism in EU Member States & the Candidate States of Central & Eastern Europe," Paul Taggart, U of Sussex; 4E51 Posvar, noon-1:30 pm

GSPH Career & Internship Fair

109 Parran, 4 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm


"The Rose Seller"; Carnegie MOA Theatre, 6:30-8:45 pm

Friday, November 30

General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

"The Pandemic of Diabetic Nephropathy," Barry Brenner; lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 8 am

General Internal Medicine Conference

David Macpherson & Raquel Buranosky; 933 MUH, 9 am

SIS Colloquium

"Expanding Digital Libraries: It's Not Just Text Anymore," Michael Lesk, NSF; 501C IS, 11 am-noon

GRECC Conference

"Late Life Depression: Is it Time for Prevention?" Charles Reynolds; rm. B VA, 11:30 am

East Asian Languages & Literatures Lecture

"Learning to Read in Japanese: Study Abroad or Stay at Home," Dan Dewey; 1401 CL, noon

Pulmonary Grand Rounds

628 MUH, noon

Senate Budget Policies Meeting

Dining rm. B WPU, noon-2 pm

Senior Vice Chancellor's Research Seminar

"Stretched-Regulated Exocytosis in Bladder Uroepithe-lium," Gerard Apodaca; aud. 6 Scaife, noon

Pgh. Development Center Seminar

William Saunders; conf. aud. Magee, 3 pm

Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas Concert

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm


Saturday, December 1

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

"Advancing in a New Position"; lecture rm. 3 Scaife, 9 am-3 pm (4-7241)

Pitt Football vs. Alabama-Birmingham; Heinz Field, North Side, 1:30 pm

Men's Basketball vs. Savannah State; Field House, 7:30 pm

Women's Choral Ensemble

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm

Sunday, December 2

Nationality Rooms Open House

CL, noon-4 pm

Heinz Chapel Choir Christmas Concert

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm

Monday, December 3

Robert Y. Moore Symposium

"Neuroplasticity & Biological Rhythms"; S120 BST, 8:30 am-4 pm (4-4258)

KGSB/CBA Charity Auction/Bake Sale

Also Dec. 4; 309 Mervis, noon-6 pm

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Senate Plant Utilization & Planning Meeting

1627 CL, 4 pm

Biological Sciences Seminar

"Non-classical Biogenesis of Yeast a-Factor: Caax Processing & Export via an ABC Transporter," Susan Michaelis; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Tuesday, December 4

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Time Management for Organizing & Controlling Your Time," Tom Sobkowicz; 100 Craig, 9-11 am

Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine Conference

Marina Kameneva; 628 MHU, 11:30 am

Epidemiology Seminar

"Susceptibility Genes for Type 2 Diabetes in Populations of the African Diaspora," Charles Rotimi, Howard U; A115 Crabtree, noon-1:25 pm

Magee Women's Inst. Seminar

"Circulating Mediators of Vascular Dysfunction in Preeclampsia," Robin Grandley; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

Johnstown Campus Financial Aid Workshop

Living Learning Center, UPJ, 7-9 pm

WSP Poetry Reading

Jackie Kay; 501 CL, 7 pm

Wednesday, December 5

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace," Clifford Cohen; 100 Craig, 10am-noon

Gallery Talk

Art Gallery FFA, noon

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Medical Arts, noon

Pathology Seminar

"HGF & Diabetes," Andrew Stewart; 1104 UPMC conf. ctr., noon

Faculty & Staff Development Workshop

"Managing Diversity," Linda Sturdivant; 100 Craig, 2-4 pm

Neurosurgery Residents Conference

"The Role of Resection in the Management of Glioblastoma," Raymond Sawaya; neurological surgery main conf. rm. Presby, 2 pm

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

Neurological surgery main conf. rm. Presby, 2:45 pm

Biological Sciences Cell Biology & Philosophy Seminar

"Synergistic Cooperation Between Protein Acetylation & Methylation in Transcriptional Activation by Nuclear Receptors," Michael Stallcup; S110A BST, 4 pm

HPI Lecture

"UPMC Health System's Strategic Direction," Jeffrey Romoff; GSPH aud., 4-5:30 pm

Pgh. Prevention Ctr. Seminar

"Improving Adherence to Intervention," Jacqueline Jacob; 109 Parran, 4 pm

Information Ethics Forum

"Napsterization & Venteri-zation of Knowledge: A Challenge for Information Ethics," Rainer Kuhlen, U of Konstanz, Germany; PA Rm., PAA, 5-6 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm

Men's Basketball vs. St. Francis; Field House, 8 pm

University Chamber Orchestra Concert

Heinz Chapel, 8 pm

Thursday, December 6

ADRC Lecture

"Dementia Training for Staff Using a Computer Based Interactive Video: An Innovative Approach," Jules Rosen; ADRC conf. rm. MUH, noon-1 pm

Endocrine Conference

"Glucocorticoid Receptor Processing & Trafficking: Physiological Implications," Donald DeFranco; 1195 BST, noon

Immunology Seminar

Anda Vlad & Bridget Colvin; W995 BST, noon

Chemistry Colloquium

"Strained Rings & Tandem Reactions in Organic Synthesis," Jim Leighton, Columbia U; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 2:30 pm

Children's Pediatric Research Seminar

Timothy Murphy; B213 & 214 Children's Hospital, 4 pm

Sleep Medicine Conference

628 MUH, 4 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science 40th Anniversary Lecture

"The Pgh. Ctr. for Philosophy of Science: Privileged Vehicle for the Return of Philosophy to Greece," Aristides Baltas, National Tech. U of Athens, Greece; FFA aud., 5:30 pm

Ph.D. Defenses


"Media, Class & Democracy: Framing the UPS Strike," Deepa Kumar; Nov. 30, 901 CL, 2 pm

History of Art & Architecture

"Patronage and the Saints in the Devotional Miscellany, British Library ms Egerton 745," Judith Golden; Nov. 30, 104 FFA, 3 pm


"Statistical Analysis of Stereological Estimators," Claudia Matus; Dec. 5, 2712 CL, 1-3 pm


"Of Selves & Others: Historiography, Ideology & the Politics of Modern Mexican Music," Leonora Saavedra; Dec. 5, 114 Music, 3 pm


"Traumatic Grief Among Adolescents Exposed to Their Peer's Suicide," Nadine Melhem; Dec. 6, 830 Oxford Bldg., 12:30-2:30 pm


"Decision Making & Communication Practices of Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care Settings: An Ethnographic Study," Brian Houser; Dec. 6, 446 Victoria, 1 pm


Barco Law Library Gallery

"43212-2000 Grandview Heights & Marble Cliff, Ohio, at the Turn of the Millennium," photographs by Ken Frick; 4th fl. law, through Jan. 13, M-Th 7 am-midnight, F 7:30 am-8 pm, Sat 10 am-8 pm, Sun 10 am-midnight

University Art Gallery

"Representing Western Pennsylvania: Three Centuries of Landscape Painting," 1st fl. FFA, through Dec. 7, M-S 10 am-4 pm, Th until 8 pm


Pgh. Repertory Theatre

"The Architect & the Emperor of Assyria," directed by Fernando Arrabal; Nov. 28-Dec. 9, Henry Heymann Theatre (4-0933)


KGSB Biotech Conference

Registration deadline is Nov. 23 for Nov. 29 event. (8-1544)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Dec. 6. It will contain events of Dec. 6-Jan. 10. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Nov. 29 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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