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June 27, 2013


Thursday 27

HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Linda Hartman;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 4 pm


Friday 28

CTSI Workshop

“Performing Animal Research: The Do’s & Don’ts,”

Frank Jenkins, pathology;

202A Herberman Conf. Ctr., 7 am


Board of Trustees Mtg.

UClub ballrm. B, 10 am

Psychiatry Seminar

“Circadian Glucocorticoid Oscillations Regulate Synapse Development & Learning-Dependent Plasticity: Implications for Stress-Related Psychiatric Disorders,”

Conor Liston, Stanford;

1695 BST, noon


Trustees Property & Facilities Com. Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 1:35 pm

Oakland Farmers Market

Schenley Plaza, 3-6 pm

(Fridays through Oct. 25;

Sunday 30

Episcopal Service

Heinz Chapel, 11 am



Monday 1

HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Charlie Wessel;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 11 am


Tuesday 2

MMR Seminar

“Aging Successfully: Connectivity of the Immune System With Physical & Cognitive Domains of Function,”

Abbe de Vallejo, pediatrics & immunology;

Rangos Research Ctr. aud., noon


Thursday 4

• Independence Day; University closed.

Friday 5

• Summer term & 12-week session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Saturday 6

• Summer 4-week-2 session ends. Final exams scheduled during last class meeting.

Monday 8

• Summer 4-week-3 session enrollment ends; classes begin.

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop,”

Julia Jankovic;

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


Tuesday 9

HSLS Workshop

“Painless PubMed,”

Mary Lou Klem;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 9 am


HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics,”

Andrea Ketchum;

Falk Library classrm 2, 10 am-noon


MMR Seminar

“Cell Cycle Variations of the Hepatocyte,”

Joseph Locker, pathology;

Rangos Research Ctr. aud., noon


Wednesday 10

Summer 4-week-2 session grades must be approved by instructors by 11:59 pm before final posting can begin.

• Fall term deadline for continuing students to register without penalty.

• Summer 4-week-3 session add/drop period ends.

Thursday 11

CTSI Workshop

“You Need What? Why? Office of Research Requirements for Successful Proposal Submission,”

123 University Place, 9:30-11:30 am



Nursing/Health & Community Systems

“Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life of Adults With Heart Failure,”

Susan Simms;

June 27, 451 Victoria, 1 pm


“Carbon Nanomaterials & Their Electrochemical Applications,”

Yifan Tang;

June 28, 307 Eberly, 9:30 am

Engineering/Industrial Engineering

“Essays on Integer Programming in Military & Power Management Applications,”

Serdar Karademir;

July 1, 1060 Benedum, 9 am


“The Unity of the Gorgias,”

Nicholas Thorne;

July 1, 1518 CL, 1 pm

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science

“Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Multifaceted Active Strategy to Implement Low Back Pain Practice Guidelines; Effect on Competence, Process of Care & Patient Outcomes in Physical Therapy,”

Sonali Shenoy;

July 1, 4016 Forbes Twr., 2 pm


“Manipulations of Regulatory Myeloid Cell Differentiation & Function & Its Therapeutic Implications,”

Brian Rosborough;

July 1, 1095 BST, 4 pm

Education/Administrative & Policy Studies

“After-School Programming: A Visual Arts Perspective,”

Jeffrey Evancho;

July 2, 4321 Posvar, 1:30 pm


“Cell Type Specific Connections From Primary Motor to Primary Somatosensory Cortex,”

Amanda Kinnischtzke;

July 8, 1495 BST, noon


“Joint Modeling With Censored Data & Group-Based Trajectory Clustering,”

Ching-Wen Lee;

July 9, A522 Crabtree, 8:30 am

GSPH/Environmental & Occupational Health

“Investigating the Impacts of Mycotoxin Regulations on Human Health & Trade,”

Travis Bui Klimke;

July 9, 5th fl. conf. rm. Bridgeside Pt. Thermo Fisher, noon


“Body-Brain Dynamics: An Observational Epidemiological Perspective,”

Qu Tian;

July 10, 110 Parran, 11 am


“Privacy Aware Policy Management Framework for Cloud Computing Environments,”

Hassan Takabi;

July 10, 301 IS, 11 am

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science & Technology

“Physical Activity Monitoring System for Manual Wheelchair Users,”

Shivayogi Hiremath;

July 11, 4065 Forbes Twr., 9:30 am


“The Participant Experience in Translational Diabetes Prevention Interventions: Health-Related Quality of Life & Direct Non-Medical Expenses,”

Gerald Schafer;

July 11, A523 Parran, 10 am


“GWAS Meta-Analysis: Methodology & Application to Human Meiotic Recombination,”

Ferdouse Begum;

July 11, A622 Crabtree, 11 am

Education/Administrative & Policy Studies

“Supporting Refugee Children in American Schools,”

Timothy Wagner;

July 11, 5702 Posvar, 6 pm


CTSI Pew Scholars in Biomedical Sciences

Applications due June 24.


Healthcare Entrepreneurship Competition

Nomination deadline is July 12.


CTSI Searle Scholars Program

Applications due July 9.


CTSI Burroughs Wellcome Fund for Medical Scientists

Applications due July 15.


Fox Center for Vision Restoration Postdoctoral Research Funding

Application deadline is July 29.


UCIS Sheth Distinguished Faculty Award for Int’l Achievement

Nominations due Aug. 1.


UCIS Sheth Int’l Young Alumni Achievement Award

Nominations due Aug. 1.


CTSI Vilcek Funding

Applications due Aug. 14.


Science2013 Art Submissions

What does personalized medicine mean to you?

Submission deadline Aug. 15.


Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times will include University and on-campus events of July 11-25. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm on July 5 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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