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January 10, 2013


Thursday 10

CTSI Workshop

“Identifying Issues in the Responsible Conduct of Research,”

Karen Schmidt;

7039 Forbes Twr., noon


World History Ctr. Seminar

“The Great Transition: Climate, Disease & Society in the 13th & 14th Centuries,”

Bruce Campbell, Queen’s U;

4130 Posvar, 4 pm; reception, 5:30 pm


Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“Nano-Science: Why Name a Field for a Length Scale?”

James Maher;

2500 Posvar, 4:30 pm

Friday 11

GI Research Rounds

“Liver Development, Homeostasis & Regeneration,”

Andrew Duncan;

Presby conf. rm. M2, noon


Sr. VC’s Research Seminar

“Molecular Insight Into the Role of the Paf1 Complex in Transcription Elongation,”

Andrew VanDemark;

LR6 Scaife, noon

Emerging Legends Concert

Squirrel Hillbillies;

Cup & Chaucer, gr. fl. Hillman, noon

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Ultimate Explanation,”

Nicholas Rescher;

817R CL, 12:05 pm


State of the UHC Address

Dean Edward Stricker;

FFA aud., 1 pm

Saturday 12

Men’s Basketball vs. Marquette;

Petersen, noon

Women’s Basketball vs. Villanova;

Petersen, 6 pm

Sunday 13

Episcopal Service

Heinz Chapel, 11 am


Organ Recital

Duquesne U students;

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (4-4157)

Monday 14

HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Barb Folb;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 3:30 pm


Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“A Journey to Protect the Central Nervous System,”

Robert Friedlander, neurological surgery;

Scaife lect. rm. 6, 4 pm

Tuesday 15

GI Educational Program


Kevin McGrath;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am


Basic & Translational Research Seminar

Sanford Leuba;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper classrm. D, noon


Senate Community Relations Committee Mtg.

272 Hillman, noon-2 pm

Philosophy of Science Talk

“The Argument from Underdetermination,”

Carsten Held, U of Erfurt;

817R CL, 12:05 pm


HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop,”

Julia Jankovic;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 12:30-2:30 pm


Social Epidemiology Journal Club

Forbes Twr. 7th fl. conf. rm., 4 pm

Pitt Bowling League

PAA, 5:30 pm

(Tuesdays through April; 4-8956)

Wednesday 16

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Melissa Ratajeski;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 9:30-11:30 am


Pathology Seminar

“Contribution of Inflammation & Extracellular Matrix to Chronic Liver Disease,”

Robert Schwabe, Columbia;

1104 Scaife, noon

Book of Common Prayer Service

Heinz Chapel, 12:15 pm


HSLS Workshop

“Locating Gene/Protein Information 1: Literature,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm


GI Grand Rounds


Scaife 11th fl. conf. ctr., 5 pm


Friday 18

• Spring term add/drop period ends.

Bradford Campus Admissions Session

UPB, 10 am


Emerging Legends Concert

African Music & Dance Club;

Cup & Chaucer, gr. fl. Hillman, noon

Philosophy of Science Lecture

“Causation: Interactions Between Philosophical Theories & Empirical Research,”

James Woodward;

817R CL, 3:30 pm


Saturday 19

Men’s Basketball vs. Connecticut;

Petersen, noon

Women’s Basketball vs. Marquette;

Petersen, 3 pm

Monday 21

• University closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

• Nationality Rooms Undecorating Day

Bus Rapid Transit Workshop

Oakland Career Ctr., 294 Semple St., 6 pm


Tuesday 22

GI Educational Program

“Obesity & Nutritional & GI Consequences of Bariatric Surgery,”

Jennifer Seminerio;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am


CTSI Workshop

“Building Successful Research Collaborations,”

Clareann Bunker;

7039 Forbes Twr., noon


MMR Seminar

“Novel Cellular Platforms for Primary Immunodeficiency Disease Modeling,”

Luigi Notarangelo, Harvard;

Rangos aud., noon


Basic & Translational Research Seminar

“Molecular Imaging & Biomarker Discovery in Pancreatic Cancer,”

Kimberly Kelly, UVA;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper classrm. D, noon


Philosophy of Science Talk

“Laws, Models & Metaphysics,”

Jack Ritchie, U of Cape Town;

817R CL, 12:05 pm


Faculty Assembly Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Wednesday 23

Pathology Seminars

“Identification of Two Distinct Stem Cells in the Human Small & Large Intestine,”

Julie Chandler, medicine, noon;

“Multiple Roles for NF-kB in the Phenotype of Muscle Stem Cells,”

Jonathan Proto, medicine, 12:30 pm;

1104 Scaife

HSLS Workshop

“Locating Gene/Protein Information 2: Databases,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm


Women’s Basketball Hoopla Reception

Petersen Campus View Club, 5:30 pm


Women’s Basketball vs. Notre Dame;

Petersen, 7 pm

Bradford Campus Literary Magazine Celebration

“Baily’s Beads”;

Frame-Westerberg Commons Mukaiyama U Rm., UPB, 7:30 pm

Thursday 24

Postdoctoral Professionalism Lecture

“Immigration Options After Your Postdoctoral Training,”

Rita Sostrin & Charles Nieman;

S100 BST, 3-5 pm



Medicine/Cellular & Molecular Pathology

“The Story of Redundant Catenins & Their Roles in Cell-Cell Adhesion in the Liver,”

Emily Wickline;

Jan. 11, 1104 Scaife, 3 pm

Medicine/Cellular & Molecular Pathology

“Platelet Derived Growth Factor Receptor Alpha Signaling in Liver Biology: Promises and Perils,”

Prince Awuah;

Jan. 18, 1104 Scaife, 1 pm


Barco Law Library


Joshua Nickerson;

through Jan. 11, Th 7 am-10 pm, F 7 am-8 pm (8-1376)


“Eyes on the Future: Images of World’s Fairs in the Collections of the University Library System”;

Hillman & FFA Library;

through Feb. 24, reg. library hours


Bradford Campus

“Photography Around the World”;

Blaisdell KOA Art Gallery, Jan. 11-25, M-Th 8:30 am-8 pm, F 8:30 am-6 pm



Pilots to Expand Investigator Repertoire Program

Application deadline Jan. 10.


Dana Foundation Funding for Imaging Research

Deadline Jan. 15.


Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law & Public Policy Grant

Application deadline Jan. 31.


University Times Books, Journals & More

Submissions due Jan. 31. Submit online at

(info: 4-4644)

Collaborative Translational Research Funding

Letter of intent due Feb. 20.


Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and on-campus events of Jan. 24-Feb. 7. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on Jan. 17 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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