Contents:

A New Tumor Suppressor?
Anxious Mice
Fear and Sadness
Research Briefs
Q&A
Around & About
POV


Monday, April 29
Noon.

Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Ji-fang Zhang, University of Pennsylvania, “A Protein Kinase C Binding Protein Responsible for Selective Modulation of N-Type Ca2+ Channels.” BB 724.

 
Tuesday, April 30
Noon.

Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Seminar. Silvia C. Finneman, “Timing is Everything: The Daily Phagocytic Routine of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium.” Rover Physiology Conference Room, P&S 11-505.

7 p.m.

Revolutionizing Medicine in the 21st Century Lecture. Dr. Samuel Silverstein, “Natural Defenses: Cellular Mechanisms of Defense Against Bacterial Infection.” Caspary Auditorium, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave. at E. 66th St.

 

Wednesday, May 1

8 a.m.

Heart Failure Mini Symposium. “Mechanisms of Human Heart Failure and Novel Therapeutic Targets—From Bench to Bedside.” BB 724.

9 a.m.

Emergency Services Grand Rounds. Dr. Andrew Jagoda, Mount Sinai Medical Center, “The Management of Seizures in the Emergency Department.” Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.

3 p.m.

Taub Institute Seminar. Dr. Leo Stefanis. Pathology Fenoglio Library, PH 15 West.

4 p.m. Medicine Faculty Research Conference. Dr. Domenico Accili, “Forkhead Proteins and Insulin Action.” Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.
4:30 p.m.

Narrative Medicine Seminar. Dr. Jerome Bruner, New York University, “Narrative, Mind, and Medicine.” P&S Alumni Auditorium.

 

Thursday, May 2

9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Richard Deckelbaum, “Fatty Acids and Cholesterol: Friends or Foes in Cell Lipid Metabolism, Gene Expression, and Diabetes.” RBMS 1st Floor Auditorium.

Noon.

14th Annual Benjamin Tenenbaum Lecture. Dr. Denis Kinane, University of Glasgow, “The Genetics of Periodontal Disease.” VC 14-240.

Noon.

Institute for Cancer Genetics and Immunology Program Joint Seminar. Dr. J. Donald Capra, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, “Receptor Revision in Human Peripheral B Cells: Implications for the Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas.” HHSC 312.

1 p.m.

Library Class. “Adobe Acrobat: Creating Your Own PDF Files.” HHSC Computer Classroom.

 

Friday, May 3
9 a.m.

Oral Surgery CE Course. “Internal Medicine for Dentistry.” HHSC 301.

Noon.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar. Dr. Tim Stearns, Stanford University, “The Centrosome.” VC 14-240.

1 p.m.

Epidemiology Seminar. Dr. Marcel Behr, McGill University, “Molecular Epidemiologic Studies of Tuberculosis in Developed and Developing Countries.” PH 17-105.

 

Monday, May 6

Noon.

Pharmacology Seminar. Tomi K. Sawyer, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, “Structure-Based Drug Design of Src Inhibitors: Genomics to Therapeutics.” BB 724.

Noon.

Center for Youth Violence Prevention Seminar. Dr. John Hagan, Northwestern University and Russell Sage Foundation, “Social Agency, Norm Enforcement, and the Milosevic Indictment.” Case Lounge, Columbia University Law School (W. 116th St. and Amsterdam Ave.).

5 p.m.

Center for the Study of Science and Religion Lecture. Dr. William Phillips, University of Maryland, “Ordinary Faith, Ordinary Science.” Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Engineering Center, 530 W. 120th St.

 

Tuesday, May 7

7 p.m.

Revolutionizing Medicine in the 21st Century Lecture. Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, “After Anthrax: Bioterrorism in America.” Caspary Auditorium, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave. at E. 66th St.

 

Wednesday, May 8

4 p.m.

Medicine Faculty Research Conference. Dr. Sharon L. Wardlaw, “The Hypothalamic Melanocortin System and the Regulation of Energy Homeostasis.” Atchley-Loeb Conference Room, PH 8 East.

 

Thursday, May 9
9 a.m.

Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. David Silver. RBMS 1st Floor Auditorium.

4 p.m.

14th Harry M. Rose Memorial Lecture in Infectious Diseases. Gabriel Nuñez, University of Michigan, “Nods: Regulating the Host Response to Pathogens and Susceptibility to Crohn's Disease.” HHSC 301.

5 p.m.

Ophthalmology Seminar. Dr. William F. Mieler, Cullen Eye Institute, “Systemic Medications and Retinal Toxicity, with Emphasis on Hydroxychloroquine.” RBMS Conference Room.

 

Saturday, May 11

7:30 a.m.

CME Conference. “Outpatient Orthopaedics for the Primary Care Provider.” HHSC 401. For more information, call (212) 781-6047 or visit http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/cme/.

 

Monday, May 13

Noon.

Pharmacology Seminar. Dr. Warren S. Pear, Institute for Medicine and Engineering, “Notch Signaling in Lymphoid Development and Leukemia.” BB 724.

5:15 p.m.

CME Conference. “Organ Failure 2002: End-Stage Liver Disease: Current and Future Directions.” P&S Faculty Club. For more information, call (212) 781-6047 or visit http://cpmcnet.columbia.edu/dept/cme/.

 

Tuesday, May 14

7 p.m.

Revolutionizing Medicine in the 21st Century Lecture. Dr. Barry Hartman, Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, “In Our Own Backyard: Infectious Diseases of New York State.” Caspary Auditorium, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Ave. at E. 66th St.

 

Wednesday, May 15

Noon.

16th Annual Richard C. Parker Memorial Lecture. Dr. J. Craig Venter, Celera Genomics, “Sequencing the Human Genome: The Gateway to a New Era in Science and Medicine.” HHSC 401.

3 p.m.

Taub Institute Seminar. Dr. Alan Tall. Pathology Fenoglio Library, PH 15 West.

 


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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