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Weekly Events
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. Nursing Seminar. Dr. Barbara Hayes, "Charting the Emotional Health of Childbearing Women: The Australian Postnatal Depression Project." GB Student Lounge.
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.
4 p.m. Student Government Association Health Sciences Volunteer and Advocacy Fair. Bard Dining Hall.
 
Thursday, November 7
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. George Holz, NYU Medical Center, "Signal Transduction Properties of Glucagon-Like Peptide 1: An Insulinotropic Hormone for Use in Treatment of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus." RBMS First Floor Auditorium.
9:30 a.m. HIV Center Seminar. Dr. David Vlahov, New York Academy of Medicine, "Evaluation of the New York Expanded Syringe Access Program." NYSPI 6602.
1 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Microsoft PowerPoint: Intro to Presentation Graphics Session Two." HHSC Computer/Media Center Lab.
4 p.m. Bioethics Seminar. Dr. William Sage, "Teaching Ethics: What Can the Professions Learn from Each Other?" P&S Merritt Conference Room 3-418.
4 p.m. Public Health Granville H. Sewell Distinguished Lecture in Environmental Health Sciences. Dr. George M. Woodwell, Woods Hole Research Center, "Climatic Disruption: A Scientific Puzzle and Political Dilemma." HHSC 401.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Michael Ellowitz, Rockefeller University, "Synthetic Genetic Networks: Clocks, Noise, and Logic in Bacteria." HHSC 301.
5:30 p.m. Narrative Medicine Reading. Susan Sontag reads from her forthcoming book, "Regarding the Pain of Others." Discussion, book signing, and reception follow. BB Alumni Auditorium.

 

Friday, November 8
Noon. Developmental Neurobiology Seminar. Dr. Takao Hensch, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, "Inhibitory Circuits that Control Critical Period Plasticity." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Noon. Biophysics Seminar. Dr. James R. Knox, University of Connecticut, "Structures and Mechanisms of Bacterial Enzymes Providing Resistance to Beta Lactams and Vancomycins: A Stereographic Presentation of Crystallographic Structures." Morningside Sherman Fairchild Building 700.
1 p.m. Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Jay Kaufman, University of North Carolina, "Race as a Variable in Epidemiology." HHSC 312.

 

Saturday, November 9
7 a.m. CME Conference. "Pediatrics in Review: Update for the New Millennium." BB Alumni Auditorium. For more information call 305-3334 or visit http://ColumbiaCME.org.

 

Wednesday, November 13
2 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Finding and Using E-Journals." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
4 p.m. Dept. of Medicine Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. Daniel M. Bloomfield, "Abnormalities of Polarization and the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8E.

 

Thursday, November 14
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Silvio Inzucchi, Yale University, "Stroke: A Complication of Insulin Resistance?" RBMS First Floor Auditorium.
9:30 a.m. HIV Center Seminar. Dr. Ruth Fischbach, "From Tuskegee to HIV/AIDS: Lessons Learned About Informed Consent." NYSPI 6602.
Noon. Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Center Seminar. Dr. Hamish Fraser, Center for Reproductive Biology, Edinburgh, U.K., "Inhibition of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in the Primate." W. Duane Todd Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.
Noon. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Image This!" HHSC Computer/Media Center Lab.
1 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Adobe Photoshop Session One." HHSC Computer/Media Center Lab.
2 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Learn Netscape Composer." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Victor Ambros, Dartmouth Medical School, "Small Non-Coding RNAs and Developmental Timing." HHSC 301.

 

Friday, November 15
Noon. Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Christopher Norch, New England Biolabs, "Phage Display of Selenopeptides." P&S 5-3885.
1 p.m. Library Class. Elizabeth LaRue, "Adobe Photoshop Session Two." HHSC Computer/Media Center Lab.

 

Saturday, November 16
8 a.m. CME Conference. "Latest Advances in the Understanding & Treatment of Bipolar Disorders." BB Alumni Auditorium. For more information call 305-3334 or visit http://ColumbiaCME.org.

 

Monday, November 18
12:30 p.m. Public Health Lecture. Lincoln Chen, Harvard University, "Globalization and Health Equity." RBMS Lobby Conference Room 2.

 

Wednesday, November 20
4 p.m. Dept. of Medicine Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. Robert L. Fine, "Experimental Therapeutics for Drug-Resistant Cancers: Bench to Bedside." 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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