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June 28, 2007


Thursday 28

Immunology Seminar

“A Novel Mechanism for Dendritic Cell-Mediated Th2 Polarization,”

Nandini Krishnamoorthy;

“Dendritic Cells & CD8+ T Cells: Feedback Signals Regulate Type-1 Immune Response,”

Payal Watchmaker;

Scaife aud. 5, noon, (8-7050)

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“Jazz It Up: How to Find Medical Images for Your Presentation”;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon-1 pm

Dental Medicine Lecture

“Brief Tobacco Cessation Intervention & Nicotine Replacement Therapies,”

Frank Vitale; 371 Salk, 1-3 pm

Friday 29

Trustees Meeting

WPU Assembly Rm., 10:15 am


Wednesday 4

•University closed in observance of Independence Day.

Thursday 5

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

WPIC Library classrm., 10 am

Immunology Seminar

“Basic Mechanism & Application Potential of Genetic Immunization With Viral Vectors,”

Yukai He;

Scaife aud. 5, noon (8-7050)

Monday 9

Neurological Surgery Seminar

“Principles & Practice of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery”;

Presby neurological surgery main conf. rm., suite B-400, 7 am-5 pm

Tuesday 10

Molecular Medicine Research Seminar

“The Role of Toll-Like Receptors in the Modulation of Intestinal Injury & Repair,”

David Hackam;

Rangos Reasearch Ctr., 1st floor conf. rm. 1100, noon

Wednesday 11

HSLS Workshop

“Genetic Variations Resources,”

Ansuman Chattopadhyay;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Oakland Business Improvement Entrepreneur Seminar

“Crime Prevention Through Environmental & Building Design,”

Ron Bennett, Pitt Police;

Peter Margittai, architect; Tara Merenda, Community Design Center of Pgh.;

Wyndham Garden Hotel, 2 pm

Thursday 12

Vanguard Group Financial Presentations

Craig Hall 1st fl. meeting rm., 9 am-5 pm (appointment: 800/662-0106 ext. 14500)

HSLS Workshop

“Advanced PowerPoint for Presentations,”

Megan McKeown;

Falk Library CMC classrm. 2, 9 am

PhD Defenses


“Socioeconomic Status as a Correlate of Plasma Inflammatory Markers: An Association That May Be Modulated by the Interleukin-6 (-174) G/C Promoter Polymorphism,”

Karen Petersen;

June 29, 4127 Sennott, 10:30 am


“Women Stepping Out: Intersections of Welfare Policy, Work & Abuse,”

Danielle Ficco;

June 29, 2431 Posvar, 11 am


“A Clinical Prediction Rule for Classifying Postpartum Subjects With Pelvic Girdle Pain Who Demonstrate Short-Term Improvement With Mobilization of the Sacroiliac Joint,”

Nowall Hassan;

July 3, 4065 Forbes, 9 am


“Research & Development of an Appropriate Electric Powered Wheelchair for India,”

Jon Pearlman;

July 6, 5047 Forbes, 9 am


“Synthesis & Characterization of Novel Polyurethane Drug Delivery Systems,”

Wesley Sivak;

July 6, B63 Benedum, 10 am

IS/Library Science

“Records & the Understanding of Violent Events: Archival Documentation, Historical Perception & the No Gun Ri Massacre in the Korean War,”

Donghee Sinn;

July 9, 501 IS, 1:30 pm


“Perspectives on Resource Development & Deployment Within the Firm,”

Matthew Sarkees;

July 11, 101 Mervis, 10 am


“Control, Perceived Risk & Information Security Precautions: External & Internal Motivations for Security Behavior,”

Scott Boss;

July 11, 101 Mervis, 1 pm


“Maternal Harshness & the Mother-Child Relationship in the Toddler Years: Associations With Internalizing Problems at School Entry,”

Clare Holt;

July 12, 4127 Sennott, 1 pm


Hillman Library

“Mississippi Kite”

through July 2,

“Warbling Flycatcher” July 3-16,

Audubon exhibit case, ground fl. Hillman (8-7715)


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Completed request forms due to G-39 CL by June 29 for 6-week-2; by July 13 for 4-week-3. (4-6147)

SAC Kennywood Picnic

Discounted tickets on sale at WPU box office for July 29 Pitt Day through July 27. (4-4236)

Idlewild & Sandcastle

Discounted tickets on sale at WPU box office through Aug. 30. (4-4236)

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published July 12. It will contain events of July 12-26. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm July 5 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to

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