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August 30, 2007


Thursday 30

Immunology Seminar

“Minor Antigens: Major Targets in Cancer Immunotherapy,”

Harry Dolstra, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences, Netherlands;

Scaife aud. 5, noon (8-7050)

Pitt Arts

“Free Performance Luncheon: Attack of the Cheap Seats”;

WPU Assembly rm., noon (4-4498)

Friday 31

ULS Information Literacy Meeting

272 Hillman, noon (register:


Saturday 1


vs E. Michigan, Heinz Field, 6 pm

(tickets: 800/643-7488)

Monday 3

• University closed in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday 4

Center for Vaccine Research Seminar

“Challenges in Biodefense: Aerosol Exposures & Development of Animal Models,”

Doug Reed;

S100 Starzl BST, 1:30 pm

Wednesday 5

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Charley Gates;

Montefiore 7th fl. main LHAS aud., 7 am

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Human Minor Histocompatibility Antigens in the Graft-versus-Leukemia Effect & Graft-versus-Host Disease,” Anthony Brickner;

UPMC Cancer Pavilion 2nd fl. aud., 8 am

HSLS Workshop

“EndNote Basics”;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 9:30-11:30 am

CGS Senior Launch

WPU main fl., noon-6 pm

GSPIA/Women’s Studies Lecture

“Assessing Online Issue Networks: ‘Women, Peace & Security’ in Real and Cyberspace,”

Charli Carpenter;

2201 Posvar, noon (4-6485)

Center for Vaccine Research Seminar

“Impact of Influenza Virus Evolution on Pandemic Preparedness,”

Ruben Donis;

6014 BST3, 1:30 pm

HSLS Orientation

“Introduction to HSLS Resources & Services at WPIC Library”;

WPIC Library, 3:30-4:30 pm (412/246-5507)

Thursday 6

Physical Therapy Clinical Rounds

“Pelvic Injury Treatment & Functional Progression in a Muay Thai Athlete,”

Keelan Enski; 4060 Forbes Tower, 7 am

Kobe-Pitt Symposium on Disaster Risk-Reduction & Response

PAA, 8 am, (also Sept. 7, 8-7606)

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners”;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 9-11 am

HSLS Orientation

“Introduction to HSLS Resources & Services at Falk Library”;

Falk Library entrance, 10-11:15 am (8-8796)

Molecular Biophysics & Structural Biology Inaugural Lecture

“Trying to Understand How Polypeptides are Made, by Us & Others,”

Gerhard Wagner;

6014 BST3, 11 am

ARDC Lecure

“What Happened to Pittsburgh Compound-A & Will There Ever Be a Pittsburgh Compound-C?”

William Klunk;

ARDC conf. rm. 4 south Montefiore, noon

Endocrine Research Conference

“Pancreas Endocrine Regeneration,”

Mehboob Hussain;

1195 Starzl BST, noon

Immunology Seminar

“Inhibition of T Cell Responses During Bacterial Infection,”

Michael Starnbach, Harvard;

Scaife aud. 5, noon (8-7050)

Chemistry Seminar

“Bending & Reorganizing Membranes: Effect of pH, Ions & Composition,”

Jennifer Hovis, Purdue;

12B Chevron, 4 pm

Regenerative Medicine Seminar

“Neural Prosthetics: Present & Prospects,”

Aaron Batista;

Scaife aud. 5, 4 pm

Pitt-Bradford Entrepreneur’s Club Meeting

Port Allegany Education Ctr., 8 N. Main St., Port Allegany, UPB, 5:30-7:30 pm

(reservations: 814/362-5078)

UPMC Ctr. for Integrative Medicine Lecture

“The Scientific Basis of Natural Treatment Approaches in Medicine,”

David Servan-Schreiber;

Herberman Conference Ctr., UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Shadyside, 7 pm

Friday 7

• Add/drop period ends.

Endocrine Conference

“Prediction & Prevention of T1DM: An Update,”

Dorothy Becker;

1195 Starzl BST, 9:30 am

Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology Didactic


Kent Kwoh;

S712 Starzl BST, 9:45 am

Pharmacology Seminar

“Structural Studies on Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex E1 Component,”

Palaniappa Arjunan;

1395 Starzl BST, noon

SISGO/SCALA Progressive Library Skillshare

Kiva Han Café, Craig St., 7-10 pm (8-7800)

Ultimate Showdown: Battle of the Marching Bands

Petersen, 7:30 pm (tickets: 412/323-1919)

Saturday 8

Chancellor’s Circle Event

PNC Park, 10 am-noon (4-5800)


vs Grambling St., Heinz Field, noon

Monday 10

HSLS Workshop

“The Wow Factor: Creating Posters With PowerPoint”;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10-11 am

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“Testing Beyond the Laboratory: Finding Testing Instruments Used in Research & Clinical Settings”;

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

Tuesday 11

Blood Drive

Central Blood Bank, WPU lower lounge, 8 am-4 pm;

Victoria 1st fl. lounge, 8 am-2 pm (for appt., call 4-7702)

Clinical Research Seminar

“CTSI Overview”;

Montefiore 7th fl. LHAS aud., 8-9:30 am

HSLS Workshop

“Ovid MEDLINE”; Falk Library classrm. 1, 10-11:30 am

Office of Research/MCURA Broadcast Workshop

“Sub-Awards: A Survivor’s Guide of Key Concepts & Principles”;

WPIC 2nd fl. aud., 11:30 am-3:30 pm (4-7405)

Bioethics & Health Law Lecture

"The Disposition Decision: How Post-IVF Couples Decide What To Do With Their Surplus Frozen Embryos";

Robert Nachtigall, UC-San Francisco;

G-20 Barco Law, noon

Center for Vaccine Research Seminar

“Dendritic Cells in the Immunopathology & Therapy of AIDS,”

Simon Barratt-Boyes;

6014 BST3, noon

Health Services Research Seminar

“An Evaluation of How Health Plans Measure an Individual Physician’s Cost-Efficiency,”

Ateev Mehrotra;

1102 Scaife, noon

Center for Philosophy of Science Talk

“Some Fallacies Regarding Free Will,”

Nicholas Rescher;

817R CL, 12:05 pm

HSLS Workshop

“Genetic Information Hubs”;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Chemistry Seminar

“Mass Spectrometry at High Pressure: Ion Formation & Reaction Outside the Mass Spectrometer,”

Graham Cooks, Purdue;

12 Chevron, 2:30 pm

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2700 Posvar, 3 pm

MGB Seminar

“PcrA Helicase Regulates DNA Recombination by Displacing the RecA Protein From DNA,”

Syam Anand;

1295 Starzl BST, 3:30 pm

Wednesday 12

Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

“The Natural History of Rotator Cuff Disease: Relationship to Healing & Outcome From Surgery,”

Ken Yamaguchi, Washington U.;

Montefiore 7th fl. main; 7 am

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds

“Update on Adjuvant Chemotherapy of Early Breast Cancer,”

Stephen Jones;

UPMC Cancer Pavilion 2nd fl. aud., 8 am

SBDC Workshop

“Hiring & Firing”;

PAA, 8-11 am (8-1542)

Pathology Seminar

“Nucleoporins & Myeloid Leukemogenesis,”

Nabeel Yaseen, Northwestern;

1104 Scaife, noon

CRSP Lecture

“Mental Health Risk Factors in Nonwhite Population,”

Carl Bell;

2017 CL, noon-1:30 pm

ULS Information Literacy Meeting

272 Hillman, noon (register:

Oakland Business Improvement District Entrepreneur Education Session

“Retail Theft, Prevention & Surveillance,”

Andy Ondich, ASIS International;

Mike Murray, Pgh. Police;

Wyndham Garden Hotel, 2 pm

Thursday 13

Endocrine Research Conference

“Effects of Calorie Restriction & Exercise on Energy Metabolism,”

Bret Goodpaster;

1195 Starzl BST, noon

Chemistry Seminar

“Single Cell & Single Molecule Detection: Applications in Biology, Medicine & Drug Discovery,”

Stephen Soper, LSU;

12 Chevron, 4 pm

Regenerative Medicine Seminar

“The Grateful Dead: How Death Drives Regeneration,”

Michael Lotze;

Scaife aud. 5, 4 pm

PhD Defenses

GSPH/ Epidemiology

“Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease, Vascular Health & Markers of Risk,”

Laura Schott;

Aug. 30, 109 Parran, 10:30 am

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health

“Significance of Religion on Health & Behavior Factors Related to Aging Among American Adults,”

Jeff Jozwiak;

Aug. 30, 226 Parran, 2:30 pm

A&S/Computer Science

“Managing Queries & Updates Under Quality Contracts in Web Databases,”

Huiming Qu;

Aug. 31, Eli Lilly rm. Sennott Sq., 10 am


“Exhibiting Racism: The Cultural Politics of Lynching Photography Re-Presentations,”

Erika Molloseau;

Aug. 31, 1128 CL, 1-3 pm

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science

“Impairment in Precision Grip Force Control in Individuals With Parkinson’s Disease,”

Sujata Pradhan;

Sept. 4, 6053 Forbes Tower, 10 am-noon


“Analysis of Longitudinal Random Length Data,”

Ana-Maria Iosif; Sept. 5, A24 Langley, 9 am


“The Fact of Modern Mathematics: Geometry, Logic & Concept Formation in Kant & Cassirer,”

Jeremy Heis;

Sept. 5, 1001D CL, 1 pm


Pitt Repertory

“Outside Inn”;

Sept. 12-15 at 8 pm, also Sept. 15 at 2 pm, Charity Randall Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial

(tickets: 4-7529)


Hillman Exhibit

“Anne X. Alpern Photo Exhibit”;

through Oct. 31, Hillman ground fl. (4-4364)


Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Due to G-39 CL by Sept. 14.

Event Deadlines

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Sept 13. It will contain events of Sept 13-27. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Sept. 6 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or email to


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