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May 28, 2009


Thursday 28

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar
“Expanding the Biochemical Toolkit to Investigate RNA Mediated Chemistry,”
Subha Das;
1018 BST3, 11 am-noon

GSPH/Clinical & Translational Science Institute Lecture
“Group-Based Trajectory Modeling Extended to Account for Non-Random Subject Attrition,”
Daniel Nagin;
A115 Crabtree, 11 am-12:30 pm

Institute for Rehabilitation & Research Day 2009
“Attention Deficits After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multidimensional Analysis,”
John Whyte;
“Innovations in Rehabilitation Outcome Assessment,”
Alan Jette;
S100 & lobby Starzl BST, 11:45 am-5 pm

EOH Seminar
“Systems Tools Applied to Lung Health & Disease,”
Clay Marsh;
540 Bridgeside Point, noon

Friday 29

SBDC Workshop
“The 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan”;
117 Mervis, 7:30-10 am (8-1542)

Clinical Grand Rounds
“Crisis Service,”
Rodney Williams;
WPIC 2nd fl. aud., 11 am-noon

Medical Educator Faculty Development Series
Cynthia Lance-Jones;
Scaife lecture rm. 3, noon-1 pm

Senate Budget Policies Committee Mtg.
501 CL, noon-2 pm

Saturday 30

Pharmacy Fundraising Gala
“RxTravaganza: Celebrating With Grace”;
Hilton Hotel, Downtown, 6:30 pm (8-3304)

Nursing/Consortium Ethics Program/Pitt-Johnstown Event
“Celebrating the Lives of Nurses & Nursing,”
Verb Ballets, Cleveland;
Courtney Davis, author;
Martin Kohn, Hiram College;
Pasquerilla, UPJ, 8 pm (412/647-5832)


Tuesday 2

Basic Research Seminar
“Advances in the Biology & Treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma,”
Volker Diehl;
Cooper Conf. Ctr. classrm. D, noon-1 pm

CHP Molecular Medicine Research Seminar
“MicroRNAs in Kidney Development & Disease,”
Jacqueline Ho;
Rangos Research Ctr. 3rd fl. conf. ctr., noon-1 pm

Faculty Assembly Mtg.
2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Wednesday 3

Katz/Disney Inst. Development Program
Connolly Ballrm. Alumni,
7:30 am-4:30 pm (877/544-2384)

Pathology Research Seminar
“Mesotheliomas & Asbestos: A Geological & Historical Overview & the Diagnosis of Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma Emphasizing the H & E Stain,”
Eugene Mark, Harvard;
1104 Scaife, noon

CIDDE Web Broadcast
“The FIDL Demonstration Classroom”;, 12:15 pm

Working Class Studies Assn. Conference
“Class Matters”;
WPU, various locations, 1-9 pm (also June 4-6;

Friday 5

• Summer 6-week-1 deadline for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean’s office.

Magee-Womens Ob-Gyn-RS Lecture
“Immunobiology of Endometriosis: Pathogenetic & Clinical Implications,”
Robert Taylor;
Magee zero level aud., 11 am

WPIC Visiting Professor Lecture
“Toward an Empirically Based Classification of Mental Disorders,”
Robert Krueger, Detre 2nd fl. aud., 11 am-noon

Molecular Biophysics/Structural Biology Seminar
Kathleen Collins, Michigan; 6014 BST3, 1 pm

Saturday 6

• Summer 4-week-1 session ends;
finals during last class.

Monday 8

• Summer 4-week-2 session registration ends;
classes begin.

Family Medicine Lecture
“IUD Insertion,”
Lisa Schlar;
338 Shadyside Hosp. nursing building, 9:30-11 am

Port Authority Open House on Proposed Route Changes
Connolly Ballrm. Alumni, 2-5 pm & 5:30-7:30 pm

Tuesday 9

SBDC Workshop
“Get to the Forefront of the Customer Mind: Make the Most of Your Website With Search Engine Optimization,”
Kristopher Jones, Pepperjam Internet Marketing Agency;
PAA, 7:30-10 am (8-1542)

Office of Research/NCURA Broadcast Workshop
“F&A Rates for the Non-Accountant”;
S120 Starzl BST, 11:30 am-3:30 pm (4-7405)

CHP Molecular Medicine Research Seminar
Yatin Vyas;
Rangos Research Ctr. 3rd fl. conf. ctr., noon-1 pm

CVR Seminar
Johanna Goldberg;
6014 BST3, noon-1 pm

HSLS Workshop
“Introduction to HSLS Resources & Services at Falk Library,”
Stefanie Allen;
Falk Library entrance, 1-2 pm

Wednesday 10

• Summer 4-week-1 session grades must be approved by 5 pm.

• Summer 4-week-2 add/drop period ends.

Clinical Oncology & Hematology Grand Rounds
“Multiple Myeloma: Control Vs. Cure,”
David Vesole;
Herberman Conf. Ctr. 2nd fl. aud., 8-9 am

HSLS Workshop
“Searching ESCOHost CINAHL,”
Mary Lou Clem;
Falk Library classrm. 1, 10-11:30 am

HSLS Workshop
“EndNote Basics,”
Ahlam Saleh;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

Pathology Research Seminar
“Nuclear Receptor Coactivators in Liver Function,”
Janardan Reddy, Northwestern;
1105 Scaife, noon

Pathology Research Seminar
“The Role of MMP in Injured & Diseased Skeletal Muscle,”
Yong Li, orthopaedic surgery;
1105AB Scaife, noon

CIDDE Web Broadcast
“Using the Grade Center: Calculated Columns”;, 12:15 pm

GSPH Jay Foster Memorial Lecture
“The Making & Unmaking of Alzheimer’s Disease,”
Jason Karlawish, Penn;
Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., 1 pm

HSLS Workshop
“Vector NTI Advance,”
Ansuman Chattopadhyay;
Falk Library conf. rm. B, 1-3 pm

Senate Council Mtg.
2700 Posvar, 3 pm

Thursday 11

HSLS Workshop
“Adobe Photoshop for Beginners,”
Sam Lewis;
Falk Library classrm. 2, 10 am-noon

PhD Defenses

Interdisciplinary Biomedical Grad Program
“Biomolecular Fluorescence Complementation Reveals That HIV-1 NEF Oligomerization Is Essential for CD4 Downregulation & Viral Replication,”
Jerrod Poe;
May 29, 1295 Starzl BST, 10 am

“The Antecedents & Market Impact of Changes in Segment Disclosure: Two Essays,”
Lorna Hardin;
May 29, 280 Mervis, 1-3 pm

“Noncovalent Interactions in Perfluorinated Media,”
Kristi O’Neal;
June 2, 307 Eberly, 10 am

Ctr. for Neuroscience
“The Biological Basis of Rapid Instructed Task Learning,”
Michael Cole;
June 3, LRDC 2nd fl. aud., 10 am

“Partial Squares on Data With Missing Covariates: A Comparison Approach,”
Dana Tudorascu;
June 4, 109 Parran, 1:30 pm

“Development of the African American Gospel Piano Style (1926-1960): A Socio-Musical Analysis of Arizona Dranes & Thomas A. Dorsey,”
Idella Johnson;
June 8, 302 Music, 1-3 pm

A&S/Physics & Astronomy
“Bose-Einstein Condensation of Microcavity Polaritons,”
Ryan Barrido Balili;
June 11, 319 Allen, 10:30 am


Kuntu Repertory Theatre
“Among the Best”;
May 28-June 13, Th-Sat. at 8 pm, Sun. at 4 pm, Alumni 7th fl. aud. (4-7298)


Photography Exhibit
James Wesley Morar;
through May 31, Barco Law Library Gallery, M-Th 7:30 am-11:45 pm, F 7:30 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-8 pm, Sun. 10 am-11:45 pm (8-1376)


Teaching Evaluation Surveys
Faculty members or grad students who would like to schedule a survey should log on to, click on My Communities & then select OMET Evaluations. Deadline is May 29 for 12WK or term, June 12 for 4WK 2, June 26 for 6WK2 & July 10 for 4WK3. (4-6440)

Event Deadline

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