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Weekly Events
Wednesday, February 12
9 a.m. Human Resources Training and Development Course. Carol Dougherty, "Supervisory Certificate Series: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Managing Other People but Were Afraid to Ask." The second day of the two-day program is on February 19. Interchurch Center 1220, 475 Riverside Drive at 120th Street. Participants must fill out a pre-assessment form at http://www.columbia.edu/hr/assets/images/trainingform2.gif. Enroll online at http://www.columbia.edu/hr/html/body_enrollment_form.html. For information call 870-2708.
2 p.m. Academic Information Systems Workshop. "Introduction to Publishing on the WWW." Morningside campus, International Affairs Building, 321 Lab, Amsterdam and 117th Street. Register online at http://www.columbia.edu/acis/training or call 854-1919.

 

Thursday, February 13
6:45 a.m. Anesthesiology Lecture. Dr. Peter Cohen, Georgetown University, "The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers: A Physician's Guide to Legal Thinking." P&S Alumni Auditorium.
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Harold Lebovitz, SUNY, Downstate, "Adipose Tissue and Insulin Resistance." RBMS First Floor Auditorium.
9:30 a.m. HIV Center Seminar. Dr. Martin Fishbein, Annenberg School for Communication, Phila., Pa., "Factors Influencing Partner Selection: The Role of Perceived Risk and Attraction." NYSPI 6602.
3 p.m. Tobacco Seminar Series. Dr. Matthew Farrelly, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, N.C., "Gettting to the Truth: Evaluating National Tobacco Marketing Campaigns." NYSPI 6602.
4 p.m. Center for Community Health Partnerships Seminar. Dr. Walid Michelen, "Healthy Choices." RBMS Ground Floor Conference Room 2.
4:30 p.m. Pediatric Research Seminar. Jason Frischer, Jay Huang, Anna Novikov, and Akiko Yokoi, "Regulation of Angiogenesis in Pediatric Solid Tumors." McIntosh Conference Room, BHS 1-113.
5 p.m. Ophthalmology Seminar. Dr. Elizabeth Gaillard, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill, "Spectroscopic Imaging of the Human Retina." P&S Amphitheater 1.

 

Friday, February 14
Noon. Biophysics Seminar. Dr. Joachin Frank, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Wadsworth Center, "The Dynamics of the Ribosome as Inferred from Cryo-electron Microscopy." BB 523.
1 p.m. Library Class. Doug McAndrew, "Power Point I." Library Computer Center, HHSC Second Floor.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Naoko Tanese, New York University, "Transcription and Polyglutamine Disease: New Insights from TAFs." HHSC 301.

 

Tuesday, February 18
Noon. Environmental Health Sciences Seminar. Dr. Chris X. Le, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, "Arsenic Speciation, Metabolism, and Interaction with Proteins." Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240.
Noon. Institute for Cancer Genetics Seminar. Dr. Andrew Koff, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, "CDK Inhibitors in Differentiation and Disease." RBMS Lecture Room 1.
Noon. Library Class. Jose Hernandez, "Image This! Learn to Scan." Library Computer Center, HHSC Second Floor.
Noon. Sergievsky Center Seminar. Dr. Michio Hirano, "Pathomechanism of MNGIE (Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy)." PH 19-201.

 

Wednesday, February 19
1 p.m. Library Class. Tracy Allen, "Basics for Everyone." HHSC Lobby After Hours Study Room.
1 p.m. Library Class. Ying Chen, "Advanced SPSS." Library Computer Center, HHSC Second Floor.
3 p.m. Library Class. Dr. Ian Lapp, "Adobe Acrobat." Library Computer Center, HHSC Second Floor.

 

Thursday, February 20
6:45 a.m. Anesthesiology Lecture. Dr. Johanna Schwarzenberger, "A Percutaneous Approach to Adult Congenital Heart Disease." Clark Conference Center, MHB Main Floor.
7:30 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds. Dr. Arnold Katz, SUNY, Stony Brook, "Reconstruction of Large and Facial Defects after Moh's Surgery." Main Conference Room, Harkness Pavilion 8.
9 a.m. Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Conference. Dr. Ann Marie Schmidt, "RAGE and the Complications of Diabetes." RBMS First Floor Auditorium.
9:30 a.m. HIV Center Seminar. Dr. Samuel Friedman, National Development and Research Institutes, N.Y., "What Happens Where? Need, Politics, and Prevention in Large U.S.A. Metropolitan Areas." NYSPI 6602.
4 p.m. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Lily Huang, MIT, "The Erythropoietin Receptor/JAK 2 Complex: A Story of True Partnership." HHSC 301.

 

Friday, February 21
9:30 a.m. Human Resources Administrative Training Course. Michael Reich, Neil Ackerman, and Nicholas Minella, "Purchasing Equipment, Services, and Supplies." PH 17-105. Enroll online at http://www.columbia.edu/hr/html/enrollment_form.html. For information call 870-2708.
1 p.m. Library Class. Doug McAndrew, "Power Point II." Library Computer Center, HHSC Second Floor.

 

Tuesday, February 25
9:30 a.m. Human Resources Administrative Training Course. John Howard and Patricia Martell, "Understanding the CU Payroll Accounting Process." HHSC 316. Enroll online at http://www.columbia.edu/hr/html/enrollment_form.html. For information call 870-2708.
Noon. Biochemistry Seminar. Dr. Eric Greene, National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases, NIH, "Insights into the Mechanisms of Mu DNA Transposition through the Direct Observation of Single Reactions." BB 523.
Noon. Sergievsky Center Seminar. Dr. Brian Rakitin, "Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Memory and Performance." PH 19-201.

 

Wednesday, February 26
9:30 a.m. Human Resources Administrative Training Course. Ken Williams, "All about Financial Accounting Systems." HHSC 410. Enroll online at http://www.columbia.edu/hr/html/enrollment_form.html. For information call 870-2708.
12:30 p.m. Radiology Management Seminar. Dr. David Dershaw, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, "Effects of Increasing Malpractice Suits and Declining Reimbursements on the Practice of Mammography." BHN 331.
1 p.m. Library Class. Konstantina Matsoukas, "Reference Manager." Library Computer Center, HHSC Second Floor.

 


Building Abbreviation Key
BB Black Building NI Neurological Institute
BHN Babies Hospital North NYSPI New York State Psychiatric Institute
BHS Babies Hospital South P&S Physicians & Surgeons Building
EI Eye Institute PH Presbyterian Hospital Building
GB Georgian Building RBMS Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion
HHSC Hammer Health Sciences Center VC Vanderbilt Clinic
MHB Milstein Hospital Building



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