Contents:

Nervous System Architecture
Molecular Cardiology
Medical Errors
P&S Profile
Research Briefs
Around & About
POV


Monday, February 11
Noon. Pathology Seminar. Dr. Gideon Dreyfuss, University of Pennsylvania, "The SMN Complex: A Molecular Machine That Assembles RNPs." VC 14-240.
3 p.m. Library Class. "Adobe Acrobat: Creating Your Own PDF Files." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.
 
Tuesday, February 12
3 p.m. Library Class. "Endnote." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.
 
Wednesday, February 13
1 p.m.

Library Class. "Learn Netscape Composer." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

4 p.m. Medicine Research Conference. Dr. Pamela U. Freda, "New Approaches to the Evaluation and Treatment of Acromegaly." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.
 
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.
Noon. Center for Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar. Dr. Leonard K. Kaczmarek, Yale, "Regulation of Prolonged Changes in Neuronal Excitability." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Noon. Periodontics Seminar. Dr. Paul Kamen, "Biologic Approaches to Better Implant Placement." PH 7E-123.
1 p.m.

Library Class. "Web of Science: Science Citation Index & Social Sciences Citation Index." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom. 

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.
 
Friday, February 15
8 a.m.

Pediatric Grand Rounds. Dr. Christine Williams, "The Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity." McIntosh Conference Room, BHS 1-113.

 
Tuesday, February 19
1 p.m.

Library Class. "Reference Manager." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

 
Wednesday, February 20
11 a.m.

Library Class. "Finding & Using E-Journals." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

4 p.m. Medicine Research Conference. Dr. Harold Frucht, "Peptide Hormone Receptors and Gastrointestinal Tumor Biology." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.
 
Thursday, February 21
9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Georgeanna Klingensmith, University of Colorado and the Children's Hospital, "Intensified Therapy in Type 1 Diabetes in Children." RBMS, 6th Floor.

Noon. Center for Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar. Dr. Earl K. Miller, MIT, "Prefrontal Cortex: Categories, Concepts, and Cognition." NI Alumni Auditorium.
1 p.m.

Library Class. "Adobe Acrobat: Creating Your Own PDF Files." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Thomas Sudhof, UT Southwestern, "Molecular Mechanisms of Neurotransmitter Release." HHSC 301.
5 p.m.

Ophthalmology Research Seminar. Dr. Frank J. Giblin, "Molecular Oxygen and the Formation of Nuclear Cataract." Eye Institute, 7th Floor Amphitheater.

 
Friday, February 22
Noon.

Oral Biology Seminar. Dr. Edward Guo, "Biomechanics and Remodeling of Trabecular Bone." PH 7-317.

1:30 p.m. Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. R.J. Berry, CDC, "China-U.S. Project on Folic Acid to Prevent Neural Tube Defects: Reproductive and Developmental Outcomes." PH 17-105.
 
Monday, February 25
4 p.m.

Center for Reproductive Sciences Seminar. Dr. Stanley J. Wiegand, "Effects of VEGF Sequestration on Ovarian Angiogenesis and Function." Sloane Amphitheater, P&S 16-405.

 
Tuesday, February 26
Noon.

Library Class. "Current Awareness Services." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

Noon. Genetics and Development Seminar. Dr. Tatsuya Hirano, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, "Molecular Basis of Chromosome Condensation and Cohesion." HHSC 312.
1 p.m.

Library Class. "Adobe Photoshop 1." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

2:45 p.m. Library Class. "Image This! Become Adept at Using the Scanner." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.
 
Wednesday, February 27
3 p.m.

Library Class. "PubMed—Librarian Style," Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

4 p.m.

Medicine Research Conference. Dr. Beth Levine, "Autophagy in Development, Tumor Suppression, and Antiviral Immunity," Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.

5 p.m.

Center for Study of Science and Religion Lecture. Dr. John Evans, University of California-San Diego, "The Slow and Silent Exclusion of Religion from Bioethics: The Case of Human Genetic Engineering, 1959-1995." Schapiro Engineering Center, Room 414, 530 W. 120th St.

 
Thursday, February 28
9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Helen Vlassara, Mount Sinai, "Glycoxidation, Cellular Stress, and Diabetes Atherogenesis: New Perspectives." RBMS, 1st Floor Auditorium.

1 p.m. Library Class. "Adobe Photoshop 2." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.
4 p.m.

Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Eric Davidson, CalTech, "A Cis-Regulatory Gene Control Network for Endomesoderm Specification in the Sea Urchin Embryo." HHSC 301.

4 :30 p.m. The Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Clinical Sciences. Dr. Anne A. Gershon, "The Ins and Outs of Varicella Zoster Virus (The Causative Agent of Chicken Pox and Shingles): From Cell Biology to Vaccination." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
5 p.m. Ophthalmology Seminar. Dr. Kip Dolphin, "Orbital Tumors." Eye Institute, 7th Floor Amphitheater.
 
Friday, March 1
1 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Nigel Paneth, Michigan State University, "Understanding Modes of Communication of Diseases is the Essential Goal of Epidemiology." PH 17-105.

3 p.m.

Dedication of the Robert Gottsegen Periodontics Clinic. VC 9 Periodontics Clinic.


Building Abbreviation Key
GB:

Georgian Building

BHS:

Babies Hospital South

HHSC:

Hammer Health Sciences Center

P&S:

Physicians & Surgeons Building

NI:

Neurological Institute

PH:

Presbyterian Hospital Building

MHB:

Milstein Hospital Building

NYSPI:

New York State Psychiatric Institute

BB:

Black Building

VC:

Vanderbilt Clinic

BH:

Babies Hospital

RBMS:

Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion



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