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May 30, 2002


Thursday, May 30

Critical Care Medicine Lecture

"Managing Death in the ICU," Michael DeVita & David Barnard; 615 Scaife, noon

Endocrine Conference

"GH & Physical Training in Older Persons," Mark Hartman; 1195 BST, noon

Immunology Seminar

"Immunotherapy of Gliomas: Marshalling Non-adaptive & Adaptive Re-sponses," William Chambers; W995 BST, noon

Neurobiology Seminar

"Language Impairment, Auditory Perception, Developmental Delay & Puberty," Beverly Wright; 1495 BST, noon

Periodontics Lecture

"Structural Cells as Accessory Inflammatory Cells in Periodontitis," James Deschner; 355 Salk, noon

Sleep Medicine Conference

628NW MUH, 4 pm (also June 6 & 13)

Toastmasters Meeting

1102 Scaife, 6 pm (also June 6 & 13)

Friday, May 31

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

"Myocardial Infarction in Young Women: The Lupus Model for Investigation & Treatment of Atherosclerosis," Susan Manzi & Joseph Ahearn; lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 8 am

Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence Training Session

"Small Business Innovation Research: Understanding the Basics of Federal Funding for Technology Development"; 532 Alumni, 8 am (412/445-6689)

Internal Medicine Conference

Kevin Kraemer; 933W MUH, 9 am

Rheumatology Grand Rounds

Margaret Wilkes; S712 BST, 9:15 am

Endocrine Conference

"Update on Diagnosis & Safety of Growth Hormone Therapy in Adults," Mark Hartman; 1195 BST, 9:30 am

Senior Vice Chancellor's Research Seminar

"Dynamics of Genomic Methylation Patterns in Mammalian Development," Richard Chaillet; aud. 6 Scaife, noon

Pulmonary Grand Rounds

Andrew Perez; 628NW MUH, noon

Chemistry Colloquium

"Studies on the Synthesis & Process Development of Human Neurokinin Receptor (hNK-1) Antagonists," Donald Gauthier, Merck; Ashe Aud. Chevron, 2:30 pm


"Timecode"; Carnegie Museum of Art, 7:30 pm (also June 1)

Saturday, June 1

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Seminar

4th fl. neurological surgery conf. rm. Presby, 9 am

Monday, June 3

Renal Grand Rounds

"Bleeding & Clotting," Rebecca Einwohner; F1145 Presby, noon

Infectious Disease & Microbiology Lecture

"Enhancement of Immune Responses to HIV-1 & Influenza Virus With the Molecular Adjuvant C3D," Ted Ross; A115 Crabtree, 1:30 pm

Anne C. Sonis Health Policy & Management Memorial Lecture

"Money, Medicine & the Physician-Patient Relationship," Wendy Levinson, U of Toronto; U Club, 3 pm

Tuesday, June 4

Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine Conference

628NW MUH, 11:30 am (also June 11)

Research on Health Care/Health Equity Research & Promotion Seminar

"Surgeon-Patient Communication: Research, Methods & Challenges," Wendy Levinson, U of Toronto; 1105 Scaife, noon

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

"Protein-DNA Interactions: Is There a Code for Recognition?" Takis Benos; 1295 BST, 3:30 pm

Wednesday, June 5

Intercultural Bag Lunch

5th fl. Medical Arts, noon (also June 11)

Renal Research Seminar

F1145 Presby, noon (also June 12)

UPCI Seminar

"DNA Damage Checkpoint Pathways: Not Simply Linear Anymore," Yolanda Sanchez; W1395 BST, 1 pm

Neurosurgery Residents Conference

Kevin Stevenson; 4th fl. neurological surgery conf. rm. Presby, 2 pm

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

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

Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence Training Session

"Winning in the Marketplace: Successful Entrepreneurs Tell How They Did It"; WPU, 6:30 pm (412/445-6689)

Thursday 6

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"Graft vs Host Disease," Jennifer Schwartz; "Update in the Treatment of Recurrent or Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head & Neck," Jose Silva; 5th fl. boardrm. EEI, 8 am

Pediatric Surgery Lecture

"Cardiac Disorders," Frank Pigula; 4A496 Children's, 8-9 am

Endocrine Conference

"Ghrelin, a Novel Stomach Hormone, Provides the Emperor With New Clothes," Mark Heiman; 1195 BST, noon

Immunology Seminar

"Regulation of mRNA Processing in B-Cells & Plasma Cells: All's Well That Ends Well," Christine Milcarek; W995 BST, noon

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

"Pain in Persons With Spinal Cord Injury: Diagnosis & Treatment," Kristjan Ragnarrson; 1105 Scaife, noon

Biology Seminar

"Identification of Stem Cell Units in the Terminal End Bud & Duct of the Mouse Mammary Gland," Nicholas Kenney, Hampton U; W1095 BST, 4 pm

Friday, June 7

* Summer 6-week-1 session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean's office.

Communication Science & Disorders Lecture

"The Speech Motor Learning Program: Treating Developmental & Acquired Apraxia of Speech & Other Speech Disorders," Anita Van der Merwe; 4015 Forbes Tower, 9 am

Internal Medicine Conference

Adam Gordon & Asher Tulksy; 933W MUH, 9 am

Endocrine Conference

David Finegold; 1195 BST, 9:30 am

Bioethics & Health Law Colloquium

"Ethical Issues in the Release of Research Findings Pertaining to Pharmaceutical Products," Mary Ann Sevick; 300 Medical Arts, noon

Pulmonary Grand Rounds

"The Cardiovascular Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea/Hypopnea: The Bedside, the Community & the Process," Mark Sanders; 628NW MUH, noon


"The Gleaners & I"; Carnegie Museum of Art, 7:30 pm (also June 8)

Saturday, June 8

* Summer 4-week-1 session ends: final exams scheduled during last class meeting.

Czechoslovak Society of Arts & Sciences Lecture

"Unconquered: Profile of Marcia Davenport," Barry Paris; 232 CL, 2 pm

Monday, June 10

* Summer 4-week-2 session registration period ends & classes begin.

Renal Grand Rounds

F1145 Presby, noon

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Mellon Lecture

"From Yeast Cell Division to Human Cancer: The Unity of Biology," Leland Hartwell; lecture rm. 6 Scaife, 4 pm

Tuesday, June 11

Research on Health Care/Health Equity Research & Promotion Seminar

Adam Gordon; 1105 Scaife, noon

GSPH Educational Policies & Curriculum Committee Meeting

109 Parran, 2 pm

Magee Seminar

"Applied Concepts in Mucosal Immunology for Microbicide Development," Deborah Anderson; 1st fl. conf. rm. Magee, 4 pm

Wednesday 12

* Summer 4-week-1 session grade rosters due in registrar's office by noon.

* Summer 4-week-2 session add/drop period ends.

Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence Training Session

"The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business"; 532 Alumni, 8 am (412/445-6689)

UPMC Town Hall Meeting

1103 Scaife, 11 am

SAC Meeting

2M2P/56 Posvar, 12:15 pm

Neurosurgery Residents Conference

Atul Patel; 4th fl. neurological surgery conf. rm. Presby, 2 pm

Neurosurgery Patient Care Conference

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

Thursday 13

Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds

"The Integration of Chemotherapy in the Curative Treatment of Advanced Head & Neck Cancer," Marshall Posner; 5th fl. boardrm. EEI, 8 am

Pediatric Surgery Lecture

"Musculoskeletal Disorders," Stephen Mendelsohn; 4A496 Children's, 8-9 am

Renal Electrolyte Presentation

"Disruption of a Polycystin-1, E-cadherin, Beta-catenin Complex in ADPKD Epithelia Results in a Differentiated Phenotype," Angela Ness; F1145 Presby, noon

Ph.D. Defenses


"Altered Inhibitory Circuitry in the Prefrontal Cortex in Schizophrenia," David Volk; June 3, A224 Langley, 10 am

Physics & Astronomy

"Spatial & Temporal Patterns in Neural Networks: Cortical Map Development & Traveling Waves of Activity in Neural Tissue," Remus Osan; June 4, 106 Allen, 1 pm


"Angiotensin II Signaling to Phospholipase D in a Model of Genetic Hypertension," Bradley Andresen; June 4, 1395 BST, 2 pm


"Neighborhood Contextual Factors & Early-Starting Antisocial Behavior," Erin Ingoldsby; June 6, 4125 MPAC, 10:30 am-12:30 pm

Political Science

"Economic Voting in Russia's Regions: Are Governors Accountable for Regional Economic Performance?" Andrew Smirnov; June 10, 4L51 Posvar, 10 am


"The Effect of Culture on the Use of Technology: A Trait Based Approach," Scott McCoy; June 10, 101 Mervis, 1-3 pm


"Workplace Privacy & Technological Control," William Brown; June 14, 101 Mervis, 1-3 pm


Kuntu Repertory Theatre

"Sherlock Holmes & the Hands of Othello," June 1 & 6 at 8 pm; "The Conjure Man Dies," June 2 at 8 pm; 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)


Teaching Evaluation Deadline

Requests due June 14 for 4-week-2, 12-week & summer term; July 8 for 6-week-2; July 12 for 4-week-3 to G39 CL.

Event Deadline

The next issue of the calendar will contain events of June 13-27. The deadline is 5 pm June 6. Information may be faxed to 4-4579 or sent by e-mail to

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