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May 30, 2013


Thursday 30

Chemistry Seminar

“Sulfur & Indole: Old Friends, New Methods,”

Jimmy Wu, Dartmouth;

150 Chevron, 2:30 pm


HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Linda Hartman;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 2:30-4:30 pm


Friday 31

CTSI Workshop

“Nuts & Bolts of DSM Reporting,”

Stephen Wisnieswki;

S100A BST, 11 am


Public Health Kim Sutton-Tyrrell Memorial Symposium

Ballrm. B UClub, 1 pm



Sunday 2

Episcopal Service

Heinz Chapel, 11 am


Monday 3

Hepatology Research & Pathology Seminar

“Native Liver Pathology”;

7 East 24 Montefiore, 7 am


Tuesday 4

IRB Workshop

“FDA Regulated Research: Updates & Insights,”

Cindy Kern;

S120 BST, noon


HSLS Workshop

“Prezi for Presentations,”

Julia Jankovic;

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


Faculty Assembly Mtg.

UClub conf. rm. A, 3 pm

Wednesday 5

Pathology Seminar

“Imaging Predatory T Cells,”

Christopher Hunter, Penn;

1104 Scaife, noon

CTSI Workshop

“Developing & Optimizing Collaborative Research Interactions,”

Gerald Gebhart;

7039 Forbes Twr., noon


UPCI Seminar

“Determining T Cell Fate & Anti-Tumor Immunity in Ovarian Cancer by mTOR & Co-inhibitory Molecules,”

Kunle Odunsi, Roswell Park Cancer Inst.;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper classrm. D, 3:30 pm


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Lecture


Mark Ochs;

G33 Salk, 4 pm (

Thursday 6

CTSI Workshop

“Demonstrating Respect & Enhancing Trust: Mastering the Informed Consent Process,”

Michael Green, pediatrics;

7039 Forbes Twr., 1 pm


Friday 7

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

Bradford Campus Admissions Session

KOA Dining Hall, UPB, 10 am


HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Michele Fedyshin;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 11:30 am


Pgh. Neighborhood & Community Information System Conf.

Greg Sanders;

U Club, 1-4:30 pm

Oakland Farmers Market

Schenley Plaza, 3-6 pm

(Fridays through Oct. 25;

Saturday 8

• Summer 4-week-1 session ends. Final exams scheduled during last class meeting.

Greensburg Campus 1960’s Dinner Party

Ridilla Athletic Fields, UPG, 5:30-8:30 pm


Monday 10

• Summer 4-week-2 session enrollment period ends & classes begin.

Vision Restoration Conf.

“Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology”;

UClub, 7:30 am-5 pm

(through June 11:

Hepatology Research & Pathology Conf.

“Liver Research”;

7 East 24  Montefiore, 7:30 am


Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

“Modern Liver Surgery & Transplant: The Brave New World,”

Abhinav Humar, transplant surgery;

Scaife lect. rm. 6, 4 pm

Tuesday 11

HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Ester Saghafi;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 3:30 pm


Wednesday 12

• Summer 4-week-1 session grades must be approved by instructors by 5 pm before final posting can begin.

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

Hepatology Rounds

“PHTN Conf.”;

Kaufmann 9th fl. conf. rm., 7:30 am


Pathology Seminar

“The Separation of Benign & Malignant Mesothelial Proliferations,”

Andrew Churg, U of British Columbia;

1104 Scaife, noon

SAC Mtg.

630 WPU, noon

CTSI Workshop

“Strategies for Effective Teaching & Mentoring of Students,”

Bill Yates;

7039 Forbes Twr., noon


HSLS Workshop

“Introduction to Pathway Analysis Tools,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm


Senate Council Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Lecture

“Implant Restoration,”

Edward Narcisi;

G33 Salk, 4 pm (

Jewish Studies Roundtable

“Past, Present, Future: Squirrel Hill & Pittsburgh’s Jewish Community,”

moderator: Adam Shear;

Jewish Community Ctr., Squirrel Hill, 7 pm


Thursday 13

SHRS Seminar

“Virtual State of the Science Conf.”;

10 am-1 pm (online at

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture

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

James Woodward, history & philosophy of science;

2500 Posvar, 4 pm

Nursing Fundraiser

“An Evening With Lou Holtz”;

Oakmont Country Club, 6 pm




“Development of Cortical GABA Circuitry: Identifying Periods of Vulnerability to Schizophrenia,”

Gil D. Hoftman;

June 3, LRDC 2nd fl. aud., 10 am

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences

“A Participatory Approach to Physical Activity Among People With Severe & Persistent Mental Illness,”

Kamden Hoffmann;

June 3, A638 Crabtree, 2:30 pm


“Ovarian Cancer Epidemiology: Risk, Diagnosis & Prognosis,”

Michelle Kurta;

June 4, UPMC Cancer Pavilion conf. rm. 4C, 2 pm

Nursing/Acute & Tertiary Care

“Evaluating Indices of Delayed Cerebral Ischemia & Poor Outcomes after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: The Role of Cerebral Perfusion Pressure in Disease Pathogenesis,”

Khalil Yousef;

June 5, 451 Victoria, 10 am


“Robust Partial Least Squares Regression & Outlier Detection Using Repeated Minimum Covariance Determinant Method & a Resampling Method,”

Dilrukshika Singhabahu;

June 5, A216 Crabtree, 10 am


“Hybrid Materials Based on Carbon Nanotubes & Graphene: Synthesis, Interfacial Processes, & Applications in Chemical Sensing,”

Mengning Ding;

June 6, 307 Eberly, 10 am


“Neuroplastic Changes in a Mouse Model of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma,”

Rachelle E. Stopczynski;

June 10, 1495 BST, 9 am


“Youth & Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes in the Life for a Child Program in Rwanda, Africa,”

Sara Marshall;

June 10, 2nd fl. conf. rm. DLR Building 3512 5th Ave., 3 pm


“Anti-tumor & Pro-tumor Interactions of Human NK Cells in Cancer,”

Jeffrey L. Wong; June 11, 1105A Scaife, 9 am

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science

“Predictors of Performance of Activities of Daily Living & Gait Speed for Specific Diagnostic Groups of People Receiving Home-Based Rehabilitation,”

Faisal Asiri;

June 11, 4014 Forbes Twr., 10 am

Medicine/Integrative Molecular Biology

“Investigating Src Family Tyrosine Kinase Signaling in Mouse & Human Embryonic Stem Cells,”

Xiong Zhang;

June 11, 503 Bridgeside Pt. II, 2 pm


“Delivering Change: Comparing Reform at the French & German Post Offices,”

Harrison Grafos;

June 13, 3430 Posvar, 10 am


Greensburg Summer Day Camp in Career Exploration

Registration deadline is May 31.


Basic to Clinical Collaborative Research Pilot Program

Submission deadline is June 15.


Event Deadline

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