Contents:

Neuropsychological Testing

Space-Age Medicine

Fat Regulation

Q&A

Research Briefs

Around & About

POV


Monday, March 25
Noon.

Pathology Seminar. Dr. Gerry Weinmaster, “Modulation of Ligand-Induced Notch Signal Transduction.” VC 14-240.

Noon.

Mailman School of Public Health/Environmental Health Sciences Seminar. Dr. Jean-Francois Ghersi-Egea, French INSERM, “Blood-CSF Exchange via Brain Barriers: Pharmaco-Toxicological Relevance.” 60 Haven Ave., B-1, Room 125.

4 p.m.

Percy T. Phillips Visiting Professor Lecture. Dr. Charles Bertolami, University of California-San Francisco, “The Future of Dental Education and Practice.” HHSC 401.

 

Tuesday, March 26

9 a.m.

Percy T. Phillips Seminar. Dr. Letty Moss-Salentijn, “Sage on the Stage vs. Guide on the Side.” PH 17-305.

10:30 a.m.

Percy T. Phillips Seminar. Dr. Irwin Mandel, “The Role of Research and Scholarship in Dental Education and Practice.” PH 17-201.

Noon.

Physiology Seminar. Dr. Burkhard Rost, “Evolution Teaches Protein Prediction.” P&S 11-505.

2 p.m.

Percy T. Phillips Student Scholar Seminar. John Chang’03 and Adrienne Fang’03, “The Future of Dentistry: Student Perspectives.” Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.

 

Thursday, March 28

7:30 a.m.

Surgery Grand Rounds. Dr. Thomas R. Russell, American College of Surgeons, “The Joy of a Surgical Career—Past and Future.” MHB Clark Conference Center.

7:30 a.m.

Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds and Weekly QA Meeting. Dr. Gary Nakhuda, “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. RBMS 1st Floor Auditorium.

9:30 a.m.

HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies. Dr. Thomas M. White, NYS Office of Mental Health, “Dialogix: Computerized Collection of Complex Behavioral and Relational Data.” NYSPI 6602.

Noon.

Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Dan R. Littman, New York University, “Mechanisms of Gene Silencing During T Lymphocyte Development.” RBMS Lecture Room 1.

4 p.m.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Richard Ebright, Rutgers University, “Transcription Initiation: Structure & Mechanism.” HHSC 301.

 

Friday, March 29

8 a.m.

Pediatrics Grand Rounds. Dr. Gary Brittenham, “Hemachromatosis.” McIntosh Conference Room, BHS 1-113.

 

Monday, April 1

Noon.

Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Stuart Licht, University of Buffalo, “The Energy Landscape for Acetylcholine Receptor Channel Gating.” BB 724.

 

Tuesday, April 2

3:30 p.m.

17th Annual Colleen Giblin Memorial Lecture. Dr. Elizabeth H. Blackburn, University of California-San Francisco, “Telomerase, Cell Proliferation, and Cell Death.” HHSC 401.

 

Wednesday, April 3

12:30 p.m.

Radiology Seminar. Dr. Karolyn Kerr, “Teleradiology.” Radiology Conference Room, BH 328-331.

3 p.m.

Taub Institute Seminar. Sophie Jarriault Reina. Pathology Library, PH 15W.

4 p.m.

Medicine Faculty Research Conference. Dr. David E. Cobrink, “Regulation of the Promyelocytic Leukemia Protein by the Retinoblastoma Protein: A Tumor Suppressor Tryst.” Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.

5 p.m.

Center for the Study of Science and Religion Lecture. Dr. Manuela Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University, “Robots That Can Collaborate and Learn.” Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Engineering Center, 530 W. 120th Street.

 

Thursday, April 4

9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Maria Trozzi, Boston University, “Helping Children Develop Resilience in the Face of Chronic Loss.” RBMS 1st Floor Auditorium.

 

Friday, April 5

1 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. David Michaels and Dr. Steven Markowitz, Queens College, “Making Peace with the Past: Development of Medical Surveillance and Compensation Programs for Workers in America’s Nuclear Weapons Complex.” PH 17-105.

 

Monday, April 8

Noon.

Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Myles Akabas, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, “GABA- and Drug-Induced Conformational Changes in the GABAA Receptor Channel-Lining Segments.” BB 724.

 

Wednesday, April 10

4 p.m.

Medicine Faculty Research Conference. Dr. Ira J. Goldberg, “Moving Fat Through the Heart: The Good and the Evil.” Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.

 

Thursday, April 11

9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. RBMS 1st Floor Auditorium.

5:30 p.m.

History of Science Lecture. Dr. Argiris Efstratiadis, “Ancient Biology and Medicine: Part I, The Presocratics.” HHSC 401.

 

Friday, April 12

1 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Syd Shapiro, “Now You See It, Now You Don’t: HRT and Cardiovascular Disease.” 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



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