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May 11, 2006


Thursday 11

UPMC Services for Teens at Risk Conference

WPU, 8:30 am-3:30 pm (7-3555)

EOH Seminar

“DNA Repair: A Foundation of Youth,” Laura Niedernhofer, UPCI;

5th fl. conf. rm., 100 Tech. Dr., noon-1 pm

Immunology Seminar

“Crosstalk Between Dendritic & Regulatory T Cells via Tryptophan Catabolism in Tolerance Induction,” Francesca Fallarino, U of Perugia;

aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

CIDDE Instructional Technology mCast

“Fundamentals of Apple iMovie/iDVD,” Dan Hummon;

view at, 12:30 pm

UPMC Educational Session

“Hearing Loss & Hearing Aids”;

EEI, 5-8 pm (register: 7-2030)

UPMC Cancer Ctr. Seminar

“A Reason to Hope: New Advances in the Treatment of Skin Cancer”;

Cooper Conf. Ctr. Hillman Cancer Ctr., Shadyside Hospital, 6:30 pm

Friday 12

Katz SBDC Lecture

“The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”;

104 Mervis, 7:30-10:30 am (register: 8-1542)

Pharmacology Seminar

“Linking Oxygen Transport to Nitric Oxide Delivery: Novel Functions for Hemoglobin as an Allosterically Regulated Nitrites Reductase,”

Rakesh Patel, UAB; 1395 BST, noon (3-7757)

Saturday 13

UPMC Vascular Disease Screenings

Suite 307 Shadyside Hospital Medical Bldg., 8 am-4 pm (register 412/623-3333)

Monday 15

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-1 & 4-week-1 sessions registration periods end & classes begin.

Tuesday 16

Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry Seminar

Vineet Kewal Ramani; E1295 BST; 3:30-4:30 pm

Medicine Mini-Medical School Session

“Outbreak: Emerging Infectious Diseases,”;

Lee Harrison, infectious diseases, Andrea Gambotto, surgery & molecular genetics & biochemistry, Simon Barratt-Boyes, immunology;

aud. 5 Scaife, 7-8:30 pm (register: 7-8762)

Wednesday 17

• Summer 4-week-1 & 6-week-2 sessions add/drop period ends.

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Craig Mauro;

LHAS aud. Montefiore, 7 am-noon

Health Sciences Laureate Lecture

“Hedgehog Signaling in Development & Disease,”

Philip Beachy, Johns Hopkins;

aud. 6 Scaife, noon-1 pm

Pathology Seminar

“Metalloproteinase Inhibitors in Liver Regeneration,”

Rama Khoka, ON Cancer Inst.;

1105 Scaife, noon

SAC Meeting

1175 Benedum, 12:15-2 pm

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting

109 Parran, 3-4:45 pm

Thursday 18

Immunology Seminar

“Gene Regulatory Networks Orchestrating B Cell Development & Terminal Differentiation,”

Harinder Singh; U of Chicago;

aud. 5 Scaife, noon (8-7050)

CIDDE Instructional Technology mCast

“Using Power Point Part 1,” Bill Johnston;

view at, 12:30 pm

Friday 19

• Summer term add/drop period ends.

Katz SBDC Lecture

“The Second Step: Developing a Business Plan”;

104 Mervis, 7:30-10 am (register: 8-1542)

Pharmacology Seminar

“Reactive Oxygen Species & Growth-Related Signaling in Vascular Cells,”

Masuko Ushio-Fukai, Emory; 1395 BST, noon (3-7757)

Policy, Ethics & Accountability Lecture

“Technological, Organizational & Institutional Safeguards for Authentic Electronic Records,”

Albert Jacob Meijer, Utrecht School of Governance;

501 IS, noon (4-2677)

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

501 CL, noon-2 pm

Physics & Astronomy Seminar

“The Ultimate Quest to Uncover the Symmetries of the Universe: LHC & the Upcoming Revolution in the Physics of Fundamental Forces,”

Vladimir Savinov; 11 Thaw, 4 pm (4-9000)

Physics & Astronomy Allegheny Observatory Lecture

“The Ultimate Quest to Uncover the Symmetries of the Universe: LHC & the Upcoming Revolution in the Physics of Fundamental Forces,”

Vladimir Savinov;

Riverview Park, N. Side, 7:30 pm (4-9000)

Saturday 20

Johnstown Campus Proud Celebration

Living/learning ctr. Heritage, UPJ, 6-11 pm (888/875-2586)

Monday 22

• Summer 12-week session add/drop period ends.

Physics & Astronomy Seminar

“Trojan Dynamics: From the Solar System to Molecules, Atoms & Electrons,”

Iwo Bialynicki-Birula, Ctr. for Theoretical Physics, 102 Thaw, 4:15 pm (4-9000)

Wednesday 24

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

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

Pathology Seminar

“Reconstruction of the Mouse Liver With Transplanted Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells Has Implications for Cell & Gene Therapy,”

Antonia Follenzi, Albert Einstein;

1105 Scaife, noon

Thursday 25

CIDDE Instructional Technology mCast

“Fundamentals of Digital Editing Using Paint,” Rob Williams;

view at, 12:30 pm

Ph.D Defenses

SIS/Library & Info Science

“The Tuskegee Syphilis Study Experiments: Access & Control Over Controversial Records,”

Tywanna Whorley;

May 17, 502 IS, 10 am-noon


“The Battle of Deer Creek Crossing: A Case Study of Rhetorical Exigence & Environmental Controversy,” Michael Bannon;

May 23, 1109 CL, 4 pm


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Completed request forms due to G-39 by May 19 for 4-week-1 & 6-week-1; by June 16 for 4-week-2, 12-week & term;

by July 7 for 6-week-2; by July 14 for 4-week-3. (4-6147)

English/W. PA Writing Project Young Writers Inst.

Applications due to 526 CL by May 31. (4-6557)


Redeye Theatre Project

May 13 at 8 pm, Studio Theatre CL

Kuntu Repertory Theatre

“Seven Guitars”;

May 18-June 3, Th-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm, 7th fl. aud. Alumni (4-7298)


Hillman Library

“Broad-Winged Hawk,” through May 22; “Pigeon Hawk”

May 23-June 5;

Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman, M-Th 7:50 am-10 pm, F 7:50 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. noon-9 pm (8-7715)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published May 25. It will contain events of May 25-June 8. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm May 18 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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