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December 4, 1997


Thursday 4

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Developmental Regulation of Stat5 Activity in the Mouse Thymus and Dependence on IL-7 Signaling,"

Pierette Appasamy, pathology;

W995 BST, noon

Medical Ethics Lecture

"The Imanishi-Kari Affair: A Case Study of How Misconduct Can Be Mishandled,"

Julius Youngner, medicine;

Scaife lecture rm. 1, noon-1 pm

GSPIA Lecture

"Current Issues in Race Relations: social theory and Public Policy,"

Charles Willie, Harvard;

2K56 FQ, 1 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Capillary Electrochromatography: Can We Really Use Submicron Particle Sizes for Analytical Separations?"

Luis Colon, SUNY;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 2:30 pm

Economics Seminar

"Sources of Growing Income Inequality in U.S. Metropolitan Areas: 1980-1990,"

Janice Madden, Penn;

1K56 FQ 3 pm

Molecular Genetics/Biochemistry Seminar

"Mechanisms Regulating Non-Receptor Protein-Tyrosine Kinase Activity,"

Thomas Smithgall, U. of Neb.;

1295 BST, 3:30 pm

Chemistry Colloquium

"Linear Scaling Quantum Mechanical Methods and Applications to Macromolecules in Solutions,"

Weitao Yang, Duke;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 4 pm

Clinical Pharmacology

"Menopause and Risk for Cardiovascular Diseases in Women,"

Karen Matthews, psychiatry/epidemiology/psychology;

622 Scaife, 4-5 pm

Biotechnology/Bioengineering Seminar

"Tissue Engineering Skeletal Muscle for Gene Therapy,"

Herman Vandenburgh, Brown;

Ctr. for Biotechnology/Bioengineering, 300 Technology Dr., 4 pm (383-9703)

Friday 5

*Last day for undergraduate classes

*Spring Term registration deadline

CIDDE Workshop

"The Case for Cases,"

Brenda Manning;

9th fl. LRDC, 8:30 am-noon (To register: 624-7356)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Molecular Mechanisms of Regulated Membrane Fusion,"

Thomas Martin, U. of Wisc.; 1395 BST, noon

Blood-Borne Pathogen Training/Hepatitis B Vaccine

Benedum Aud., 1 pm (624-9505)

Anthropology Colloquium

"The History and Iconography of Original Indigenous Appalachian Communities,"

Michael David Wolfe, Cherokee artist/historian/linguist;

3D10 FQ, 3 pm

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Anthropomorphism and Anthropodenial: Consistency in Our Thinking About Humans and Other Animals,"

Frans de Waal, Emory U.; 125 FFA, 3:30 pm

Religion & Culture Symposium

"Cyborg Dancing: Recent Challenges to Current Theories of Ritual,"

Daniel Ponech; WPU Dining Rm. B, 3:30 pm

HA&A Lecture/Holiday Reception

"Meyer Schapiro and the Silos Beatus: Marxism and Apocalypse,"

John Williams; 202 FFA, reception, FFA cloister, 6-8 pm (To register: 648-2400)

Saturday 6

UPMC Health System Fitness Workshop

"Eat Slim, Walk Trim";

1st fl. Aud. BST, 8:30 am-2:30 pm (To register: 647-7866)

Men's Basketball

Vs. Notre Dame, Field House, 2 pm

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

"Teaching at the College Level: A Beginner's Guide";

1P56 FQ, 4 pm (To register: 624-7098)

Men's Glee Club Holiday Concert

Bellefield Aud., 8 pm (624-4125)

Sunday 7

UPMC Health System Workshop

Marathon mini-camp for serious & recreational runners;

1st fl. Aud. BST, 8:30 am-3:30 pm (To register: 647-7866)

Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House

Nationality Rms./Commons Rm. CL, noon-4 pm (624-6000)

Women's Choral Ensemble Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (624-4125)

Monday 8

Cuba Studies Group Meeting

4E51 FQ, noon (648-7392)

Reproductive Physiology Lecture

"Mechanism of Activin and Inhibin Action on Target Reproductive Cells,"

Teresa Woodruff, Northwestern; 1104 Scaife Conf. Ctr., noon (648-9395)

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 pm

Biology Seminar

"The Ins and Outs of Mycobacteriophage L5,"

Graham Hatfull; 169 Crawford, 4:15 pm

Tuesday 9

Organization Development Workshop

"Balancing Work & Family,"

Linda Sturdivant; 100 Craig, 9-11 am (To register: 624-8046)

Human Resources Seminar

"Looking Ahead to Retirement";

WPU Ballroom, noon-2 pm and 5-7 pm (To register: 624-8068)

Wednesday 10

KGSB Small Business Development Ctr. Seminar

"How to Start a Small Business";

180 Mervis, 8-10 am (To register: 648-1542)

Student Health Seminar

"Social Concerns for Women: Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness, Abuse";

Med. Arts Bldg. 5th fl. health education conf. rm., noon-1 pm (383-1813)

Pathology Seminar

"Two Types of CMV-Specific T Cell Memory: Characterization and Clinical Significance in Lung Transplant Recipients,"

Adriana Zeevi; 618 Scaife, 4 pm

Cell Biology/Physiology Seminar

"Endocytic Traffic in Polarized Epithelial Cells,"

Gerard Apodaca, medicine; Eye & Ear Inst. 5th fl. seminar rm., 4-5 pm

Thursday 11

Organization Development Workshop

"Developing & Managing Teams,"

B. Jean Ferketish; 100 Craig, 9 am-noon (To register: 624-8046)

Latin American Studies Film

"From the Heart of the World: The Elder Brother's Warning";

4E51 FQ, noon-1 pm

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Immune Evasion Strategies of Trypanosoma Cruzi,"

Karen Shalala Norris, molecular genetics/biochemistry;

W995 BST, noon

Alzheimer's Lecture

"Alzheimer's Disease: Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Caregiver Impact,"

Daniel Kaufer, psychiatry/neurology;

ADRC conf. rm. Montefiore, noon-1 pm

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Dose-Dependent Kinetics of Liposomal Amphotericin B,"

Adedayo Adedoyin, medicine;

622 Scaife, 4-5 pm

Friday 12

Pharmacology Seminar

"The Genetic Epidemiology of Lung Cancer,"

Ann Schwartz, Allegheny U.;

1395 BST, noon

Saturday 13

*Fall Term ends

Men's Basketball

Vs. Bethune-Cookham, Field House, 5 pm

Sunday 14

*Residence Halls close

*Winter Recess for students through Jan. 4

Dear Friends Family Christmas Extravaganza

Stephen Foster Theatre, 2:30 pm (624-4100)

Monday 15

Pgh. Chamber Music Society Concert

Brentano String Quartet, Carnegie Music Hall, 8 pm (624-4129)

Tuesday 16

Chemical Hygiene/Laboratory Safety Training

Required for employees working with hazardous chemicals;

Benedum Aud., 9-10:30 am and 10:30 am-noon (624-9505)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Med. Arts Bldg. 5th fl. health education conf. rm., noon (383-1813)

Wednesday 17

*Fall term grade rosters due to Registrar's Office by noon

Thursday 18

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"The Chemokine System at the Border Between Inflammation and Infection,"

Thomas Schall, Molecular Med. Research Inst.;

Scaife lecture rm. 5, noon

Clinical Pharmacology Seminar

"Pharmacokinetics Correlations of Calcitriol Induced Hypercalcemia in Cancer Patients,"

Josephia Muindi, medicine;

622 Scaife, 4-5 pm

Men's Basketball

Vs. Navy, Field House, 7:30 pm

Friday 19

Pharmacology Seminar

"Protein Kinase C: A Potential Target for Anticancer Therapy,"

Alakananda Basu;

1395 BST, noon

Memorial Service

For Charles C. Brinton Jr., Heinz Chapel, 2 pm

Johnstown Campus Performance

"A Christmas Carol,"

Nebraska Theatre Caravan;

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 8 pm (800-846-ARTS)

Monday 22

Men's Basketball

Vs. Lafayette, Field House, 7:30 pm

Wednesday 24

*University closed today through Jan. 1

Saturday 27

Men's Basketball

Vs. Maryland/Eastern Shore, Field House, 5 pm


Friday 2

* University reopens

Saturday 3

Men's Basketball

Vs Miami, Field House, 2 pm

Ph.D. Defense

Social Work

"The Impact of Family Routines and Personality Disorders on Treatment Adherence in Outpatient Mental Health Services,"

Jack Cahalne;

Dec. 4, 2304 CL, 9-11 am


"Social Anatomy of Action: Toward a Responsibility-Based Conception of Agency,"

Katarzyna Paprzycka, philosophy;

Dec. 4, 1001D CL, 10:30 am


"An Empirical Investigation of the Consumption Based Capital Asset Pricing Model With Time Non-Separable Preferences,"

Petr Zemcik, economics;

Dec. 5, 4P51 FQ, noon


"The Molecular Epidemiology of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis in Individuals With Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus and Their Family Members,"

Erin McCanlies, epidemiology;

Dec. 8, Rangos Research Ctr. 5th fl. conf. rm., 10:30 am


"Life on the Installment Plan: Careers in Corrections,"

John Shaffer;

Dec. 8, 3G52 FQ, 2 pm


"Development of Structure-Activity Relationship Models of Chemical Sensitization: Characteristics That Distinguish Respiratory From Dermal Activity,"

Cynthia Graham, environmental/occupational health;

Dec. 9, RIDC Park A115, noon


"A Bootstrap Confidence Procedure for a Pulse Detection Model for Hormone Secretion Data,"

Sa Shen, statistics;

Dec. 9, 627 Thackeray, 2-4 pm


"Moral Attention: Toward a Liberationist Ethics of Everyday Life,"

Carol Moeller, philosophy;

Dec. 9, 1001D CL, 12:30 pm


"Theatre and Hegemony in the Churches of Christ: A Case Study Using Abilene Christian University Theatre,"

Stan Denman, theatre arts;

Dec. 10, 1627 CL, 10 am


Nationality Rooms Holiday Tours

Through Dec. 23, Mon.-Sat. 9:30 am-3 pm, Sun. 11 am-3 pm, Dec. 26-30, 11 am-3 pm (624-6000)

HA&A Exhibit

"The Narrative Connection: Representing Identities";

through Jan. 16, University Art Gallery FFA, Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm, closed Dec. 15-Jan. 4 (648-2400)


UPCI Lung Cancer Ctr. Funding

Applications for pilot projects in lung cancer due Dec. 19 to Iris Lowe, 201 Kaufmann Bldg. (692-2759)

REES Faculty Development Competition

Proposals to develop new courses or add significant REES content to existing courses due Jan. 5 to 4G15 FQ. (648-2290)

Small Grants Program Awards

Proposals due to 350 Thackeray by Feb. 2 at 4 pm. (624-0784)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, Jan. 8. It will contain events of Jan. 8-22. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to For additional information, call 624-1376.

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