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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
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Library Book Sale. Used and rare books and computer monitors on sale. Library Lobby.
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.

Noon.

School of Nursing Health Policy Roundtable. Ronal Uba, U.S. Census Bureau, "Census Bureau Services and Data Available for Health Services Researchers." GB Student Lounge.

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
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Library Book Sale. Used and rare books and computer monitors on sale. Library Lobby.

10 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds. Dr. Gary Rosenberg, "Matrix Metalloproteinases and the Blood-Brain Barrier in Neuroinflammation." NI Alumni Auditorium.
Noon. Library Brown Bag Lunch. "PDA Information Sharing Session." HHSC Riverview Lounge.
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
7:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds and Weekly QA Meeting. Dr. Eric Flisser, "Endocrine Case Presentation." 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. Helen Vlassara, Mount Sinai, "Glycoxidation, Cellular Stress, and Diabetes Atherogenesis: New Perspectives." RBMS, 1st Floor Auditorium.

9:30 a.m.

HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies Lecture. Dr. Bruce Rapkin, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and Cornell, "Assessing Community Providers' Capacities for Undertaking Health Behavioral Interventions." NYSPI 6602.

Noon.

Neurobiology and Behavior Seminar. Dr. William Dauer, "Mutant Genes and Abnormal Movement Investigating the Pathogenesis of Parkinson's Disease and Primary Dystonia." NI Alumni Auditorium.

1 p.m.

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

3 p.m.

NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan Seminar. Dr. George D. Thurston, NYU, "Lung Cancer, Cardiopulmonary Mortality, and Long-Term Exposure to Fine Particulate Air Pollution." 60 Haven Avenue, B-1, Room 122.

3 p.m.

Anesthesiology Critical Care Grand Rounds. "LVAD to Heart Transplant." MHB Clark Conference Center.

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.

5:30 p.m.

Sociomedical Sciences Lecture. Emi Koyama, Intersex Society of North America, "Emergence of the Intersex Medical Reform Movement." MHB Clark Conference Center.

 
Friday, March 1
Noon. Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar. William Bement, University of Wisconsin. "Analysis of Cytokinesis in Nondividing Cells: Transport and Polymerization Interactions Between Actomyosin and Microtubules In Vitro and In Vivo." VC 14-240.
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.

 
Saturday, March 2
8:30 a.m.

Patricia McLean Symposium for the Dental Hygienist. P&S Alumni Auditorium.

 
Sunday, March 3
9 a.m.

4th Annual Coogan’s Salsa Blues & Shamrocks 5K Run to Benefit the Armory Track & Field Center. 216 Fort Washington Avenue (at 168th Street). For more information, call (212) 860-4455.

 
Monday, March 4
Noon.

Pathology Seminar. Michael H. Wigler, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, "Array-Based Mapping of Normal and Diseased Genomes." VC 14-240.

4 p.m.

The 20th H.B. van Dyke Award Lecture (Pharmacology). Dr. John C. Reed, Burnham Institute, "Apoptosis Mechanisms in Health and Disease." P&S Alumni Auditorium.

 
Wednesday, March 6
Noon. Library Class. "HTML Basics." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.
Noon. Library Brown Bag Lunch. "PDA Information Sharing Session for Nursing School PDA Users." HHSC Riverview Lounge.
4 p.m.

Medicine Faculty Research Conference. Dr. Milan N. Stojanovic, "Decision-Making Molecular Networks." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.

5 p.m.

Center for Study of Science and Religion Lecture. Dr. Ursula Goodenough, Washington University, "The Sacred Depths of Nature." Schapiro Engineering Center, Room 414, 530 W. 120th St.

 
Thursday, March 7
4 p.m. Complementary & Alternative Medicine's Fifth Annual Carol Ann Schwartz Lecture. Dr. Michael Lerner, president, Commonweal, "The New Healing Bond: Why Personal and Environmental Health are Inseparable in the 21st Century." NI Alumni Auditorium.
 
Friday, March 8
1 p.m. Epidemiology Seminar. Christie Barker-Cummings, "Shared Genetic Influences on Epilepsy and Febrile Convulsions." PH 17-105.
1 p.m.

Library Class. "Building Your Library: Creating & Maintaining Personal Filing Systems." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

 
Tuesday, March 12
1 p.m.

Library Class. "PowerPoint 1: Intro to Presentation Graphics." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

3 p.m.

Library Class. "Advanced Web Searching." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.

 

Wednesday, March 13
Noon.

Library Brown Bag Lunch. "PDA Information Sharing Session for Dental School PDA Users." HHSC Riverview Lounge.

1 p.m.

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

4 p.m.

Medicine Faculty Research Conference. Dr. Raphael A. Clynes, "Fc Receptors and Tumor Immunology." Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.

 

Thursday, March 14
1 p.m. Library Class. "PowerPoint 2: Intro to Presentation Graphics Part 2." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.
 
Friday, March 15
8:30 a.m.

Orthodontic Alumni Association Annual Spring Meeting. Dr. James Baden, University of Tennessee, "Back to Basics." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.

Noon. Library Class. "Are Your Genes Banked? NCBI Database Overview." Library, 2nd Floor Computer Classroom.
Noon.

Biophysics Seminar. Tobin R. Sosnick, University of Chicago, "Intrinsic Limiting Steps in Protein and RNA Folding." BB 523.

1 p.m. Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Subhasree Sai Raghavan. PH 17-105.

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


The deadline for calendar submissions for the next issue (events from March 11-29) is
noon Friday, March 1.


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