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January 5, 2006


Thursday 5

Immunology Seminar

“Lymphoid Neogenesis in Organ Transplants,” Fadi Lakkis, surgery & immunology; aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Chemistry Seminar

“Synthetic & Mechanistic Investigations of Metal-Catalyzed C-H Bond Functionalization,” Melanie Sanford, U of MI; 12B Chevron, 2:30 pm

Chemistry Lecture

“Controlling the Assembly of Molecular & Nanoparticle Building Blocks Into Functional Materials,” Nathaniel Rosi, Northwestern; 307 Eberly, 4 pm

Monday 9

OIS Program

“PASSPORT to the University & the City”; Dining Rm. A WPU, noon-1:30 pm

Tuesday 10

Clinical Research Seminar

“Clinical Research Methods: Interventional Clinical Research,” Steven DeKosky, ADRC; LHAS aud. Montefiore, 8-9:30 am (8-9114)

Health Services Seminar

“Mental Health Issues,” Mary Amanda Dew; S100A BST, noon (412/692-4853)

Wednesday 11

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

‘’Treatment of Metastatic Bone Disease: Bench & Bedside,” Kristen Weber; LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

SAC Meeting

1175 Benedum, 12:15-2 pm

Office of Research/NIH Videocast

“NIH’s New Electronic Grant Application Process & the SF424 (R&R)”; G23 Parran, 12:30-4 pm (4-7417)

WPIC/Carnegie Library Lecture

“Postpartum Depression: Understanding Mood Changes After the Birth of Your Baby,” Katherine Wisner, Women’s Behavioral HealthCARE; 1st fl. quiet reading rm. Carnegie Library, 6-8 pm (3-7555)

Thursday 12

Immunology Seminar

“Cytokine Gene Transduction of NK Cells Reduces Dependence on Exogenous IL-2,” Stephen Goding; aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

Friday 13

HPI Governance Briefing

“UPMC’s Plan to Comply With Sarbanes-Oxley,” G. Nicholas Beckwith & Robert DeMichiei; PAA, 8-9:30 am (4-6104)

Pharmacology Seminar

“Organelle Traffic in Neurons: A Genetic Analysis in Drosophila,” Thomas Schwarz, Harvard; 1395 BST, noon

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Limits & Limitations,” Nicholas Rescher; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

French & Italian Lecture

“The Interpreter: Race & Justice in Liberated France, 1944,” Alice Kaplan, Duke; 149 CL, 4:30 pm (4-6262)

Saturday 14

Memorial Service

For Sarah Margaret (Peggy) Hodges, SIS professor emeritus; Calvary Episcopal Church, Shadyside, 10:30 am

Sunday 15

Heinz Chapel Organ Concert

Walter Greenwood; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm

Monday 16

• University closed for observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Tuesday 17

• Spring term add/drop period ends.

Philosophy of Science Talk

“Emotion, Action & Reason,” Craig Delancey, SUNY-Oswego; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Wednesday 18

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Kurt Weiss; LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7-8 am

Pathology Seminar

“Molecular Mechanisms of Activity of Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors: Relevance to Anti-Leukemia Combinations,” Kapil Bhalla, U of S. FL; 1105 Scaife, noon

Univ. Art Gallery Talk

Edward Powell & Delanie Jenkins; Univ. Art Gallery, noon (8-2423)

Thursday 19

SIS/Johnson Inst. for Responsible Leadership Lecture

“Government Secrecy in the Information Age,” Alasdair Roberts, Syracuse; PAA, 4:30-6 pm

C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society Lecture

“Altering the Sea Within Us: A History of Dialysis,” James Johnston; lecture rm. 5 Scaife, 6-8 pm

Greensburg Campus Lecture

“Encounters With the Divine in Greece & the Hellenistic World,” Anne Weis; Ferguson Theater, UPG, 7 pm

Heinz Chapel Pgh. Artist Series

“American Popular Song: From Gershwin to Sting,” Mike Tomaro Quintet; Heinz Chapel, 8 pm


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Request forms due to G39 CL by Jan. 27. (4-6147)

Nursing Scholarship

Applications due March 30; call 4-7941 for information.

Steven D. Manners Faculty Development Awards

Applications due April 3; call 4-5522 for information.


Hillman Library

“Whip-poor-will” through Jan. 16; “House Wren” Jan. 17-30; Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman, M-Th 7:50 am-2 am, F 7:50 am-10 pm, Sat. 9 am-midnight, Sun. 10 am-2 am (8-7715)

Studio Arts Faculty Exhibition

Univ. Art Gallery, Jan. 12-Feb. 10, M-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Th until 8 pm (8-2423)


Kuntu Repertory Theatre Auditions

For “Steal Away” & “Sing Black Hammer”; 7th fl. aud. Alumni, Jan. 6, 7-10 pm & Jan. 7, 11 am-3 pm

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Jan. 19. It will contain events of Jan. 19-Feb. 2. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Jan. 12 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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