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Weekly Events
Wednesday, October 23
10 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds. Dr. Lennart Mucke, "Molecular Complexity of Alzheimer's Disease: From Investigative Challenges to Therapeutic Opportunities." NI Alumni Auditorium, First Floor.
Noon. Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. James W. Putney Jr., NIH, "Receptor Regulation of Calcium Entry into Cells." BB 724.
Noon. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Planning Your Conference Travel." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
4 p.m. Dept. of Medicine Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. Anthony Ferrante, "Molecular Alterations in Cardiac and Metabolic Functions Induced by Obesity." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8E.
 
Thursday, October 24
8 a.m. Neurosurgical Ground Rounds. Dr. Richard Winn, "The Role of Adenosine in Cerebral Flow Regulation." NI Alumni Auditorium.
8:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds. Dr. Joseph Sanfilippo, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, "Management of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding." W. Duane Todd Amphitheater, P&S 16th Fl, Room 406.
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. David Brillon, Cornell University, "Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease." RBMS, First Floor Auditorium.
9:30 a.m. HIV Center Seminar. Dr. Rosy Chhabra, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, "School-Based Teenage Education Program (Step): International Technology Transfer of HIV Prevention Education Programs." NYSPI 6602.
Noon. Neurobiology Seminar. Dr. Holly Moore, "Modeling the Neuropathology of Schizophrenia in Rodents." NI Alumni Auditorium.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Tarun Kapoor, Rockefeller University, "Using Small Molecule Probes and Real-Time Microscopy to Dissect Mechanisms of Cell Division." HHSC 301.

 

Friday, October 25
8 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds. Dr. Alan Ross, "International Medicine." McIntosh Conference Room, BHS 1-113.
Noon. Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Michael Brenowitz, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, "Following RNA Folding One Tertiary Contact at a Time." BB 523.
Noon. Library Class. K. Matsoukas, "Reference Manager." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
Noon. Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Janet Shaw, University of Utah, "Mitochondrial Machinations: The Role of GTPases in Mitochondrial Membrane Fission and Fusion." VC Auditorium 14-240.
1 p.m. Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Habibul Ahsan, "Combating the Drinking Water Arsenic Calamity in Bangladesh: Role of Epidemiology." PH Learning Center, 17-105.

 

Monday, October 28
Noon. Pathology Seminar. Dr. Audrey Minden, "RHO GTPase Targets and their Roles in Cell Growth and Development." VC Auditorium 14-240.
12:30 p.m. Public Health Lecture. Christy Hanson, World Bank, "Inequities in Tuberculosis Control: Ensuring DOTS for the Poor and Otherwise Marginalized." RBMS Lobby Conference Room 2.
5 p.m. 25th Annual W. Alden Spencer Lecture. Dr. Eric Knudsen, Stanford University, "Mechanisms of Learning in the Auditory System of the Owl," and Dr. Charles Gilbert, Rockefeller University, "Cortical Dynamics." PI Annex 668.
 
Tuesday, October 29
Noon. Sergievsky Center Seminar. Dr. Steven Albert, "What Happens After the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease?" PH 19-201.

 

Wednesday, October 30
9 a.m.

Dental & Oral Surgery CE Course. Karen Raposa, Oral-B Laboratories, "Update for the Dental Hygienist." Clark Conference Center, MHB, First Floor.

Noon. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "SPSS 11 For Windows." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
4 p.m. Dept. of Medicine Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. Donald W. Landry, "Nerve Gas." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8E.

 

Thursday, October 31
7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds. Dr. Daniel G. Clair, "Aortic Dissection." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
8 a.m. Neurosurgical Grand Rounds. Dr. Anthony D'Ambrosio, "Neuropathology Conference." NI Alumni Auditorium.
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Dawn Brasaemle, Rutgers University, "Defining the Lipid Storage Droplet: Unique Proteins Associated with a Dynamic Subcellular Compartment." RBMS, First Floor Auditorium.
9:30 a.m. HIV Center Seminar. Dr. Ellie E. Schoenbaum, Montefiore Medical Center, "Menopause and the Aging HIV-Infected Woman." NYSPI 6602.
11 a.m. Library Class. K. Matsoukas, "Databases for Multi-Disciplinary Research, Demo: Statistical Universe." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Chris Doe, University of Oregon. HHSC 301.
5 p.m. Ophthalmology Seminar. Dr. Thomas W. Mittag, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, "Studies on Glaucoma in Rodents and Implications for Human Disease." EI, 7th Floor Amphitheater.

 

Friday, November 1
Noon. Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Steven Siegelbaum, "Peering at the Mechanism and Symmetry of Pacemaker Channel Gating by CAMP through a Physiological Lens." BB 523.
1 p.m. Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Jaimie Ruffing, "The Association between Bone Mineral Density, Lifestyle Factors, Sports Participation and Body Composition in a Fit College Population." HHSC 312.

 

Saturday, November 2
8 a.m. CME Conference. "Frontiers in Diabetes Research: 4th Annual Conference." RBMS. For more information, call (212) 305-3334 or visit http://ColumbiaCME.org.
8:30 a.m. Celiac Disease Center Patient Education Day Symposium. P&S Alumni Auditorium. For registration call Hal Winfield at 342-0251.

 

Monday, November 4
12:30 p.m. Public Health Lecture. Hillary Brown, Rockefeller Foundation, "Applying an Equity Lens to Maternal Health Programs and Policies." RBMS Lobby Conference Room 2.
1 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Presentation Giving 101." HHSC After Hours Study Room.

 

Tuesday, November 5
Noon. Library Class. K. Matsoukas, "Endnote." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
1 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Microsoft PowerPoint: Intro to Presentation Graphics Session One." HHSC Computer/Media Center Lab.

 

Wednesday, November 6
1 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Adobe Acrobat: Creating Your Own PDF Files." HHSC Computer/Media Center Lab.
4 p.m. Dept. of Medicine Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. Robert C. Basner, "Cardiovascular Effects of Acute Sleep Deprivation." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8E.
 

Building Abbreviation Key

BH:

Babies Hospital

NI:

Neurological Institute

BHS:

Babies Hospital South

NYSPI:

New York State Psychiatric Institute

BB:

Black Building

P&S:

Physicians & Surgeons Building

EI:

Eye Institute

PH:

Presbyterian Hospital Building

GB:

Georgian Building

VC:

Vanderbilt Clinic

HHSC:

Hammer Health Sciences Center

RBMS:

Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion

MHB:

Milstein Hospital Building




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