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August 29, 2013


This exhibit will be on display at the Barco Law Library Sept. 6-Nov. 8.

This exhibit will be on display at the Barco Law Library Sept. 6-Nov. 8.

Thursday 29

Hillman Alfresco

“Party on the Plaza”;

11 am-3 pm

Health & Physical Activity Seminar

“If Obesity Is a Disease, Is Lifestyle Change an Effective Treatment?” John Jakicic;

A125 Crabtree, noon

Friday 30

GI Seminar

“Fulminant Hepatic Failure: Evaluation & Management,”

Obaid Shaikh;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am

CIDDE Workshop

“Syllabus Construction”;

815 Alumni, 9 am;

“Introduction to Courseweb”;

B23 Alumni, 10:30 am;

“The Role of the TA (TAs Only)”;

815 Alumni, 1 pm


Oakland Farmers Market

Schenley Plaza, 3-6 pm

(Fridays through Oct. 25;

Saturday 31

CIDDE Workshop

“The American Recitation (TAs Only)”;

406 Hillman, 10 am



Sunday 1

Episcopal Service

Heinz Chapel, 11 am


Monday 2

• University closed in observance of Labor Day.

Chemistry Seminar

“Asymmetric Counterion Pair Catalysis-Concepts & Applications,”

Magnus Rueping;

150 Chevron, 2:30 pm

Football vs. FL State;

Heinz Field, 8 pm

Tuesday 3

Greensburg Campus Founders Day

Bromeley Quad, UPG, 11 am-2 pm

Basic & Translational Research Seminar

“Performance Enhancing Drugs for Monoclonal Antibody Therapy,”

William Carson;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. Cooper conf. rm. D, noon


Faculty Assembly Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

MMG Seminar

“Helicobacter Pylori-Induced Gastritis: Are Cytokines Orchestrating a Controlled Burn?”

Holly Algood;

503 Bridgeside Pt. II, 3:15 pm

Wednesday 4

Grand Rounds

“Contemporary Management of Head and Neck Cancer: Potential Applications of Robotic Surgery,”

Umamaheswar Duvvuri;

Hillman Cancer Ctr. conf. rm. C, 8 am


Academic Career Development Postdoc Professionalism Seminar

“Pitt Postdoc INTRO2013,”

Arthur Levine;

S100 Starzl BST, 3-5 pm


Greensburg Campus Performance

The Billies;

Village Coffeehouse, UPG, 9 pm

Thursday 5

ADRC Seminar

“Walking & Chewing Gum at the Same Time: Implications in Aging and AD,”

Neelesh Nadkarni;

Montefiore ADRC conf. rm., noon


Pathology & Biochemistry Seminar

“Inflammation, HIV & Aging,”

Russell Tracy;

A115 Crabtree, noon

Chemistry Seminar

“Strongly Coupled Quantum Dot-Ligand Complexes,”

Emily Weiss, 2:30 pm;

“Radical SAM Enzymes in Cofactor Biosynthesis,”

Tadhg Begley;

150 Chevron, 4 pm

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Environmental Health & Safety Training,”

Keith Duval & Mark DiNardo;

11 Thaw, 3:45 pm


Friday 6

• Fall term add/drop period ends.

GI State of the Art Lecture

“Palliative and Supportive Care: What Is It & What Does It Add?”

Rene Claxton & Robert Arnold;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am

CIDDE Workshop

“Courseweb: Content & Publisher Building Blocks”;

B23 Alumni, 10:30 am


Pitt Arts Festival

Pitt’s Gamelan, Cello Fury, Boilermaker Jazz Band & Pitt’s Men’s Glee Club;

WPU lower lounge, noon-5:30 pm


Philosophy of Science Talk

“Goedel & Leibniz,”

Nicholas Rescher;

817R CL, 12:05 pm


Barco Law Library Exhibit Reception

“Collected Posters on Civil Rights & Social Injustice,”

Daniel Paul Melaney;

5-8 pm

Saturday 7

Greensburg Campus Open House

UPG, 9:30 am-noon


Monday 9

Biomedical Symposium

“Big Data & Personalized Genomic Medicine,”

Joel Dudley, Jean-Pierre Kocher, John Frenzel, Rebecca Crowley & David Whitcomb;

Magee aud., 9 am-noon


Postdoc Talks

“DNA/RNA Immunoprecipitation & Next Generation Sequencing,”

Teresa Liu;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10:30 am


Tuesday 10

GI State of the Art Lecture

“Navigating & Surviving UPMC’s Electronic Health Record,”

Michael Dunn;

Presby conf. rm. M2, 7:30 am

HSLS Seminar

“Painless PubMed,”

Melissa Ratajeski;

Falk library classrm. 1, 8:30 am


Basic & Translational Research Seminar

“PSMA & Folate: A Dangerous Interplay in Prostate Cancer,”

Dean Bacich;

UPMC Shadyside west wing aud., noon


Philosophy of Science Talk

“Probability in Population Genetics,”

Peter Gildenhuys;

817R CL, 12:05 pm


MMG Seminar

“Dynamic Regulation of NF-kaapa B Expression Upon UVB Irradiation,”

Shiyong Wu;

503 Bridgeside Pt. II, 3:15 pm

Wednesday 11

Grand Rounds

“Case-Based Updates on Hot Topics in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis,”

Agnes Lee;

Herberman conf. ctr., 8 am


SAC Mtg.

548 WPU, noon

Senate Council Mtg.

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Thursday 12

Molecular Biophysics & Structural Biology Seminar

Andrea Berman, 6014 BST3, 11 am

Epidemiology Seminar

“Do Women Live Too Long?”

Lewis Kuller;

A115 Crabtree, noon

Geology & Planetary Science Colloquium

“Reconstruction Climate Variability & Vegetation Changes During Pleistocene Interglacial Transitions From Southwestern North America: Valles Caldera Sedimentary Record,”

Serigo Contreras;

11 Thaw, 3:45 pm


Women’s Studies/Medieval & Renaissance Studies Panel

Julie Bowman & Peggy Knapp;

602 CL, 4 pm

Greensburg Campus Seminar

“The New York Daily News,”

Zerlina Maxwell;

Campana Chapel, UPG, 7 pm



“Structure & Transport in Trialkyltriazolium Ionic Liquids: A Combined PFG NMR Diffusion & Conductivity Study,”

Sage Bowser;

307 Eberly, 1:30 pm


Barco Law Library Exhibit

“Collected Posters on Civil Rights & Social Injustice,”

Daniel Paul Melaney;

Sept. 6-Nov. 8; M-Th 7:30 am-10 pm, F 7 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-6 pm, Sun noon-8 pm (8-1376)


CTSI Bridge Funding

Applications due Sept. 1.


Biology & Control of Nausea & Vomiting Conf.

Registration deadline is Sept. 1.


NIH Loan Repayment for Clinical Researchers

Deadline is Sept. 1.


NIH Transformative Research Funding

Submission deadline is Sept. 4.


Online Faculty Elections for Chancellor Search Committee Members

Deadline is Sept. 10.


Sloan Foundation Fellowship Funding

Submission deadline is Sept. 16.


ADRC Research Projects

Submission deadline is Sept. 20.


ADRC Seed Monies Grants

Submission deadline is Oct. 11.


Iris Marion Young Award

Nominations due Sept. 9.



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