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January 8, 1998


Thursday 8

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"G-CSF Receptor Isoforms in Myeloid Differentiation,"

Scott White, medicine;

W995 BST, noon (624-0343)

Ridgway Ctr. Conference

"Information Vulnerabilities and United States Security";

Holiday Inn Select, 100 Lytton Ave.;

Jan. 8 program begins at 1:30 pm, Jan. 9 program begins at 8:30 am (648-7408)

Biostatistics Seminar

"Logistic Regression Analyses With Clustered, Multivariate, Binomial Data,"

Bill Gardner, psychiatry;

A-115 Crabtree, 3:30 pm

Johnstown Campus Production

"A Chorus Line";

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 8 pm (814-269-7200)

Friday 9

Pharmacology Seminar

"Shedding Light on Channels and Peptide Secretion,"

Edwin Levitan; 1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Senate BPC Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, noon

Human Genetics Seminar

"Role of Apolipoprotein H in HBV Infection,"

Haider Medhi;

A-115 Crabtree, noon-1 pm (624-3066)

Saturday 10

Asian Studies Lecture

"Maid to Order in Hong Kong: Stories of Filipina Workers,

Nicole Constable, anthropology; Borders, Northway Mall, 3 pm

Monday 12

Blood-Borne Pathogen Training/Hepatitis B Vaccinations

GSPH, G-23, 9 am (624-9505)

Tuesday 13

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

"The Worm's Turn: The Nematode C. Elegans as a Model,"

Rachel Ankeny; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Wednesday 14

Katz SBDC Seminar

"How to Start a Small Business";

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

SAC Meeting

2M/P56 FQ, noon-2 pm

Pathology Seminar

"The Role of Heat Shock Proteins in Transplantation Pathology,"

Rene Duquesnoy; 618 Scaife, 4 pm (648-1040)

Thursday 15

Medical Ethics Lecture

"Ethics and Capitation,"

Anthony Trachta, WPIC;

lecture rm. 1 Scaife, noon – 1 pm

Clinical Pharmacology Lecture

"Adenosine: New Treatment for Heart Failure?"

Daniel Wagner, cardiology;

1104 Scaife conf. rm., 4-5 pm

Law School Lecture

"The Content of Character: A Cultural Historical Perspective,"

Michael Benjamin, Teplitz Memorial Courtrm., law school, 5-6 pm

Friday 16

*Spring term add/drop period ends

Generations Together Intergenerational Play


The Wintergarden, PPG Place, Downtown, noon (648-7154)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Taking Advantage of Unique Structural Features of an Epithelial Tumor Antigen to Generate Universal Tumor Vaccines,"

Olivera Finn, molecular genetics & biochemistry;

1395 BST, noon (648-9400)

Human Genetics Seminar

"Developing a Urologic Cancer Database– Our Experience Here at UPMC and UPCI,"

Michael Becich, cellular & molecular pathology;

A-115 Crabtree, noon-1 pm (624-3066)

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Simonizing James,"

David Schrader, W&J; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Saturday 17

UPMC Women in Sports Conference

Ramada Plaza Suites, One Bigelow Square, Downtown, 7:30 am (To register: 578-3320)

Men's Basketball

Vs Rutgers, Field House, 7:30 pm

Monday 19

*Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday observance–University closed

Tuesday 20

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Talk

"Bohm's Ontological Interpretation and Its Relations to Three Formulations of Quantum Mechanics,"

Frederick Kronz, U. of Texas;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

Women's Studies Lecture

"What's Wrong With Family Values?"

Katha Pollitt, author; FFA Aud., 7 pm

Wednesday 21

Pathology Maud L. Menten Lecture

"Microdissection and Microarray Technology:

The Upcoming Revolution in Gene Expression Analysis Applied to Cancer Progression,"

Lance Liotta, NCI; Scaife lecture rm. 5, 4 pm (648-1040)

Thursday 22

Clinical Pharmacology Lecture

"Electron Beam Computed Tomography of the Coronary Arteries,"

Daniel Edmundowicz, cardiology; 1104 Scaife conf. rm., 4-5 pm

Physics/Astronomy Lecture

"The Logic of the LHC–How Do We Know Where to Look Unless We Really Know What We Are Looking For?"

Howard Georgi, Harvard;

102 Thaw, 4:30 pm

Men's Basketball

Vs St. John's, Field House, 7:30 pm

Ph.D. Defense


"The Prevalence of Successful Weight Loss Maintenance in the United States,"

Maureen McGuire, Jan. 21, 600 Iroquois Bldg., 1-3 pm


"Self-Reported Dimensions of Mood State and ACTH/Cortisol Levels in Major Depression,"

L. Kathleen Sekula, Jan. 22, 418 Victoria, 2-4 pm


ACS Round 2 Funding

Applications available at 201 Kaufmann Bldg. and due by Feb. 2. (692-2759)

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 contain events of Jan. 22-Feb. 5. Information for events during that period must be received by Jan. 15, at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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