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July 10, 2008


Thursday 10

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

230 McKee Pl., 5th fl. classrm. A, 8 am-noon

HSLS Workshop

“PowerPoint for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Friday 11

SBDC Workshop

“The 1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business”;

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

Trustees Budget & Executive Committees Meeting

2700 Posvar, 8:10 am

Tuesday 15

HSLS Workshop

“The WOW Factor: Creating Posters With PowerPoint,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am

Genetics Symposium

“Cleft Lip & Palate,”

Alexandre Vieira, Ariadne Letra, Renato Menezes, Mary Marazita & Kathy Neiswanger;

355 Salk, 3-5 pm

Wednesday 16

HSLS Workshop

“Introduction to Microarray Data Analysis,”

Uma Chandran;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 1-3 pm

Thursday 17

Radiology Neuroreceptor Mapping Conference

Omni Wm. Penn Hotel, Downtown, 1 pm (through July 19; 412/647-0449)

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

230 McKee Pl., 5th fl. classrm. A, 8 am-noon

HSLS Workshop

“Transitioning to Ebsco CINAHL,”

Mary Lou Klem;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 10:30 am-noon

Structural Biology Seminar

“Integrating Diverse Data for Structure Determination of Macromolecular Assemblies,”

Andrej Sali;

6014 BST 3, 11 am

Friday 18

• Summer 6-week-2 session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

General Internal Medicine Conference

“Sodium Intake & Mortality: Follow-Up in the 3rd National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey: Journal of General Internal Medicine 2008 May 9,”

Margaret Conroy;

933W Montefiore, 10 am

Sr. VC’s Research Seminar

“Mathematical Models in Environmental Health: Aflatoxin Standard-Setting to Reduce Liver Cancer,”

Felicia Wu; Scaife aud. 6, noon

Memorial Service

In memory of Amy E. Knapp, assistant university librarian, who died May 31;

Heinz Chapel, 2 pm

Monday 21

Community Outreach Speaker’s Bureau Training

S100A Starzl BST, 9-11 am

Tuesday 22

HSLS Workshop

“PubMed Basics,”

John Siegel;

Falk Library classrm. 1, 10-11:30 am

Genetics Symposium

“Common Adult Diseases,”

Emanuela Taioli, Xiaojing Wang & Deborah Polk;

355 Salk, 3-5 pm

Wednesday 23

• Summer 4-week-3 session deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

SBDC Workshop

“Doing Business With the Commonwealth”;

PAA, 8 am-noon (8-1542)

HR Workshop

“Purchasing Fundamentals”; 342 Craig, 9 am-3 pm

Osher Lifelong Learning Inst. Info Session & Open House

CL 4th fl., open house 10 am-noon, info session 10 am (4-7308)

HSLS Lunch With a Librarian

“PowerPoint 07,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library conf. rm. B, noon

Thursday 24

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

230 McKee Pl., 5th fl. classrm. A, 8 am-noon

HSLS Workshop

“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”

Sam Lewis;

Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

PhD Defenses


“Essays on the Estimations of Non-Linear State-Space Models,”

Dharmarajan Hariharan;

July 11, 4716 Posvar, 10 am


“Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Factors in the Early Adolescent Period,”

Julia Greenawalt;

July 14, 451 Victoria, 10 am

Education/Health & Physical Activity

“mTOR Signaling Pathway Associated With Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy Following Resistance Exercise Training,”

Mark Newman;

July 14, 166 Trees, 12:30 pm

Medicine/Ctr. for Neuroscience

“The Localization of c-Abl in AD Brain: Implications of c-Abl’s Function in Alzheimer’s Disease,”

Zheng Jing;

July 14, S123 Starzl BST, 1:30 pm

GSPH/Infectious Diseases & Microbiology

“Distinct Mechanisms of HIV-1 Hypersusceptibility to Non-nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors: A Virological & Biochemical Discussion of Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor Induced Mutations V118I, H208Y & T215Y,”

Shauna Clark;

July 17, A719 Crabtree, 10 am

IS/Telecommunications & Networking

“Risk Based Survivable Network Design,”

Korn Vajanapoom;

July 17, 502 IS, 10 am


“Development of Hematopoietic, Endothelial & Perivascular Cells From Human Embryonic & Fetal Stem Cells,”

Tea Soon Park;

July 18, 1100 Rangos, 3:30 pm

SHRS/Communication Science & Disorders

“Examining Inter-Sentential Influences on Predicted Verb Subcategorization,”

Jill Brady;

July 21, 5047 Forbes Twr., 9 am

SHRS/Rehabilitation Science

“Quantifying Physical Activity in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Using Accelerometry,”

Jaime Berlin Talkowski;

July 21, 6012 Forbes Twr., 2:30 pm


“Inference on Competing Risks in Breast Cancer Data,”

Sarah Haile;

July 22, A622 Crabtree, 10 am


“The Presence of Latent Virus Influences the Maintenance & Phenotype of the HSV-Specific CD8 Memory Population,”

Brian Sheridan;

July 22, S123 Starzl BST, 10 am


“‘An Essential Link in a Vast Chain’: New England & the West Indies, 1700-1775,”

Eric Kimball;

July 23, 3703 Posvar, 10 am

GSPH/Behavioral & Community Health Sciences

“Using a Mixed-Methods Case Study Design to Explore, Evaluate & Enhance a Cancer Patient Navigator Program,”

LaShawn Curtis;

July 23, A226 Parran, 10 am


“Indian Supercourse Network in Epidemology: Development & Evaluation,”

Mita Lovalker;

July 23, A523 Crabtree, 10 am

IS/Telecommunications & Networking

“Channel Access Management in Data Intensive Sensor Networks,”

Chih-Kuang Lin;

July 23, 502 IS, 10 am


“Changes in Causes of Death in HIV/AIDS Patients in Brazil in the HAART Era,”

Antonio Guilherme Fonseca Pacheco;

July 23, A523 Crabtree, 3 pm


“Aspects of the Lipid Profile in a Cohort With Chronic Hepatitis C Infection,”

Darmendra Ramcharran;

July 24, 127 Parran, 9 am


“Weight Loss: Exploring Self-Regulation Through Mindfulness Meditation,”

Kathleen Spadaro;

July 24, 451 Victoria, 1 pm


Hillman Library Audubon Exhibits

“Golden-Crowned Thrush,”

through July 14;

“Small Green-Crested Flycatcher,”

July 15-28; Hillman ground fl. exhibit case (reg. library hours; 8-7715)

Special Collections Exhibit

“James Joyce: 1st Editions, 1st Appearance in Print”;

through Aug. 15, 363 Hillman (reg. library hours; 8-7715)


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