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June 8, 2000


Thursday 8

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"The Th1/Th2 Paradigm in Infection & Autoimmunity,"

Foo Y. Liew, U of Glasgow;

S123 BST, noon

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday 9

* Summer 6-week-1 session withdrawal deadline.

Alcoa Foundation/McGowan Ctr. for Artificial Organ Development Seminar

"The Entrepreneur Meets the FDA Bureaucracy,"

Arthur Ciarkowski, FDA;

1175 Benedum, 11 am-noon (RSVP for lunch: 383-8883)

Saturday 10

* Summer 4-week-1 session ends with last class meeting.

Monday 12

* Summer 4-week-2 session registration ends; classes begin.

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 Posvar, 3 pm

Tuesday 13

Critical Care Medicine/Center for Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Functional Phenotyping: Probing Enzymes In Vivo with Tracers,"

Alfred Ajami, MassTrace, Inc. & MIT;

618 Scaife, noon (647-6249)

Wednesday 14

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

Staff Association Council Meeting

2M/2P56 Posvar, 12:30-2 pm

Thursday 15

History of the Korean War Conference

2M/2P Posvar, 9 am

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Friday 16

History of the Korean War Conference

2M/2P Posvar, 9 am

Wednesday 21

Pathology Seminar

"Role of Brca1 Tumor Suppressor Gene in Genetic Stability and Tumorigenesis,"

Chuxia Deng, NIH;

1104 UPMC Conf. Ctr., noon

Thursday 22

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm


Ph.D. Defenses


Part I: "Alkaloidal Constituents of Selected Fractions of Thalictrum Angustifolium L. and Thalictrum Wangii Boivin (Ranunculaceae)."

Part II: "A Revision of the Structure of Thalprzewalskiinone — The Synthesis of 2-Methyl-6, 7-Dimethoxy-3'-Methoxy-4'-Hydroxyoxobenzylisoquinoline and 2-Methyl-6, 7-Dimethoxy-3'-Hydroxy-4'-Methoxyoxobenzylisoquinoline,"

Tawfeq A. Al-Howiriny;

June 13, 808 Salk, 9 am


"Limited Proteolysis & Mass Spectrometry Studies Reveal a Novel Topology for the Glycine Receptor: A Paradigm for the Nicotinicoid Superfamily of Neurotransmitter Receptors,"

John F. Leite;

June 13, 1295 BST, 2 pm

Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

"Cervical Radiculopathy & Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Prospective Determination of the Reliability, Diagnostic Accuracy & Predictive Validity of Commonly Used Clinical Examination Measures & Patient Self-Report Instruments,"

Robert Wainner;

June 22, 4016 Forbes Tower, 8 am


Pitt Repertory Theatre

"Ferris Wheel," by Janyce Lapore;

through June 18; Tue.-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 2 pm;

Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial (624-7529)

Johnstown Theatre

"Waiting for Godot," by Samuel Beckett;

June 8-10 at 8 pm;

Studio Theatre, Pasqueril-la Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ (800/846-2787)


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Faculty members who want to schedule a survey should obtain a survey request from department chairs. Deadlines for submitting requests are: June 16 for 4-week-2, 12-week & term classes; July 10 for 6-week-2 classes; July 14 for 4-week-3 classes. Requests should be mailed to G-39 CL (624-6147).

Staff Association Council Officer Ballots

Ballots must be returned to 925 WPU by 2:30 pm on June 13. For more information, call Betty Homonai, elections committee chairperson, 648-7240.

Johnstown Campus LEARN 2000 Program

July 17-21 day camp for students entering grades 3-8, featuring global education courses, access to UPJ computer & science labs. Registration deadline is June 30 at noon.For information, call 814/269-2099 or e-mail Information also is available at the web site:

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published June 22. It will contain events of June 22-July 6. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm June 15, at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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