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Monday, January 28


Pathology Seminar. Dr. Jie Shen, Harvard, "Presenilins in Cortical Development, Synaptic Plasticity, and the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.


Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. John J. Siekierka, "Small Molecule Inhibitors of p38 MAP Kinase: A Potential New Generation of Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Viral, and Anti-Parasitic Drugs." BB 724.

5 p.m.

Zanvil A. Cohn Forum on Health Affairs. Dr. Gerald Fischbach, "Neuroscience at the New Millennium." Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Dining Room, Rockefeller University, York Avenue at East 66th Street.

Tuesday, January 29


Physiology & Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Roy L. Silverstein, Cornell. "CD36: A Type B Scavenger Receptor Involved in Angiogenesis, Atherosclerosis, and Lipid Metabolism." Rover Physiology Conference Room, P&S 11-505.


Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Michael Lichten, NCI, "Starting and Finishing Meiotic Recombination." HHSC 312.


Sergievsky Seminar. Dr. Louise Kuhn, "Prevention of Post-Natal HIV Transmission: Update from Zambia Exclusive Breast-Feeding Study (ZEBS)." Sergievsky Center Conference Room, PH 19.
Wednesday, January 30


Library Skills Class. "Basics for Students." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Lab.

2 p.m.

Library Skills Class. "Networking: Getting on the Network @ HSL." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Lab.

Thursday, January 31

7:30 a.m.

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds. Dr. Nicholas Taylor, "GYN Complications," Sloane Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.

8:30 a.m.

Obstetrics & Gynecology Faculty Meeting. Sloane Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.

9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Sabahat Bokhari, "Stress Testing in Patients with Diabetes." RBMS, 1st Floor Auditorium.

Noon Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar. Dr. Hui-Min Chung, "Nicastrin is Required for Presenilin-Mediated Transmembrane Cleavage in Drosophila." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Friday, February1

1 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. David Rosner, "Leading the Nation: The Ugly History of an Industry-Manufactured Epidemic." PH 17-105


Monday, February 4


Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. William Sather, "Mechanism of Selective Ion Permeability in Voltage-Gated Ca2+ Channels." BB 724
4 p.m. Center for Reproductive Sciences Seminar. Dr. Joseph M. Backer, SibTech, Inc., "Using and Abusing VEGF." Sloane Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.

Wednesday, February 6


Microbiology Seminar. Dr. Vojo Deretic, University of New Mexico, "Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Phagosome." HHSC 301.

12:30 p.m.

Radiology Seminar. Dr. Nogah Haramati, "HIPAA and Related Issues." Radiology Conference Room, BH 328-331.

4 p.m.

Robert J. Weiss Lecture. Mr. Tony White, Applera Corp., "Mapping the Genome and its Public Health Implications." Baldwin Lounge, MHB main floor.


Thursday, February 7

9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Mary Horlick, "Body Composition in Children." RBMS, 1st Floor Auditorium.


Immunology Seminar. Dr. Ira Mellman, Yale, "Antigen Processing by Dendritic Cells." P&S 11-505.

4 p.m.

Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Dan Leahy, Johns Hopkins, "Structural Studies of Molecules Involved in Animal Development." HHSC 301.

Friday, February 8


Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Catherine Drennan, MIT, "From RNA to DNA: Crystal Structure of Class II Ribonucleotide Reductase." BB 523.

1 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Benjamin Mozes, The Israel National Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research, "Quality of Life in Clinical Research: An Emerging Methodological Perplexity." PH 17-105.


Thursday, February 14

9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Luciano Rosetti, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, "Nutrient Signaling, Energy Balance, and Insulin Action." RBMS, 1st Floor Auditorium.

4:30 p.m.

Pediatrics Research Seminar. Dr. Manuela A. Orjuela, "Gene-Environment Interactions in the Development of Retinoblastoma." McIntosh Conference Room, BHS 1-113.

Building Abbreviation Key

Georgian Building


Babies Hospital South


Hammer Health Sciences Center


Physicians & Surgeons Building


Neurological Institute


Presbyterian Hospital Building


Milstein Hospital Building


New York State Psychiatric Institute


Black Building


Vanderbilt Clinic


Babies Hospital


Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion