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Weekly Events
Wednesday, December 4
Noon. Microbiology Seminar. Dr. Klaus Rajewsky, Harvard Medical School, "Control of Lymphocyte Homeostasis." HHSC 301.
4 p.m. Dept. of Medicine Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. David J. Pinsky, "Thromboregulatory and Leukoregulatory Roles for CD39 in Ischemic Vessels." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8E.
 
Thursday, December 5
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Kevan Herold, "Anti CD3 Treatment of Diabetes." RBMS First Floor Auditorium.
Noon. Library Class. Kathren Torraca, "HTML Basics." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
Noon. Library Class. Ian Lapp, "Adobe Acrobat: Creating Your Own PDF Files." HHSC Computer/Media Center Lab.
Noon. Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Philippe Bastiaens, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, "Probing the Manifold Abilities of Reaction Networks in Cellular Signaling and Morphogenesis." BB 724.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. David Ginty, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, "Semaphorin and Neurotrophin Signaling During Development." HHSC 301.
5:30 p.m. Community Tree Lighting Ceremony. Bard Hall Courtyard.

 

Friday, December 6
8 a.m. CME Conference. "Update in Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition." HHSC 401. For more information call 305-3334 or visit http://ColumbiaCME.org. (Conference continues on December 7.)
Noon. Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Robert Tycko, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institutes of Health, "An Experimentally Based Structural Model for Alzheimer's beta-Amyloid Fibrils." Morningside Sherman Fairchild Building 700.
1 p.m. Epidemiology Research Seminar. Dr. Gary Heiman, "Psychiatric Manifestations of the DYT1 Dystonia Gene." PH 17-104.

 

Saturday, December 7
8 a.m. CME Conference. "Headache Mini-Fellowship." HHSC 401. For more information call 305-3334 or visit http://ColumbiaCME.org.

 

Monday, December 9
Noon. Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. David S. Bredt, University of California, San Francisco, "Synaptic Plasticity Regulated by Stargazin and PSD-95." BB 724.
12:30 p.m. Public Health Seminar. Timothy G. Evans, Rockefeller Foundation, "Gender and Health Equity." RBMS Lobby Conference Room 2.
2 p.m. Library Class. K. Matsoukas, "Endnote." HHSC After Hours Study Room.
6 p.m. CME Conference. "Recognition and Treatment of Bioterrorism Diseases: A Seminar for Clinicians." New York Academy of Medicine, 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue, 4th floor. Registration is required. Contact Marissa Barrera at 305-2138 or mb2054@columbia.edu.

 

Tuesday, December 10
Noon. Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Lewis A. Chodosh, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, "Reversible Tumorigenesis in Transgenic Models of Breast Cancer." RBMS Lobby Conference Room 1.
Noon. Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Axel Nohturfft, Harvard University, "Homeostats of Cellular Cholesterol Control." BB 1119.

 

Wednesday, December 11
4 p.m. Dept. of Medicine Faculty Research Seminar. Dr. Hong Jiang, "Regulatory CD8+ T Cells Control the Peripheral Self-Reactive T Cell Repertoire in Murine Auto-Immune Disease Models." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8E.

 

Thursday, December 12
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Dorothy Becker, University of Pittsburgh, "Effects and Management of Hypoglycemia in Type 1 Diabetic Children." RBMS 6 Conference Room.
1 p.m. Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. David C. Spray, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, "Gap Junction Physiology: The Importance of Interactions." BB 724.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Robin Reed, Harvard Medical School, "Coupling Transcription Splicing and mRNA Export." HHSC 310.
4:30 p.m. Pediatrics Seminar. Dr. Susan Vannucci, "Hypoxia-Ischemia in the Immature Brain: Short- and Long-term Consequences." PH 4W-467.
5:30 p.m. Public Health Informatics Seminar. Dr. Gary Kreps, National Cancer Institute, "Health Communications and Informatics." VC 5 Conference Room.

 

Friday, December 13
Noon. Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Raphael Zidovetzki, University of California, "Role of Lipid Bilayer Structure in the Mechanism of Activation of Protein Kinase C: The Second Messenger Effect." Morningside Sherman Fairchild Building 700.

 

Saturday, December 14
8 a.m. CME Conference. "Advances in Pulmonary Medicine." HHSC 401. For more information call 305-3334 or visit http://ColumbiaCME.org. (Conference continues on December 15.)
9 a.m. CME Conference. "Recognition and Treatment of Bioterrorism Diseases: A Seminar for Clinicians." New York Academy of Medicine, 103rd Street and Fifth Avenue, 4th floor. Registration is required. Contact Marissa Barrera at 305-2138 or mb2054@columbia.edu

 

Monday, December 16
Noon. Pathology Address & Discussion. Dr. Gerald Fischbach, executive vice president and dean, Health Sciences, "Health Sciences Strategic Plan." Humphreys Auditorium VC 14-240.

 


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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