October 18, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium.  Terry F. Davies, MD, FRCP, FACE, professor of Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Immunobiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, will present ‘Risk Factors in Autoimmune Thyroid Disease,’ focusing on the relationship between different thyroid autoimmune diseases, and factors that initiate autoimmune disease with an emphasis on thyroid disease.  Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

October 18, noon to 1 p.m., HSC Campus, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Room 101.  Dr. Jonathan Katz, a professor of Pediatrics Cincinnati Children’s Hospital at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, presents ‘Eliminating diabetogenic T cells by manipulating the DNA damage response.  Additional Information: Crystal Dick, 852-5351  

October 18, 4 p.m., HSC Campus, Baxter I Auditorium.  Steven DeVries, professor in the departments of Ophthalmology ad Physiology at Northwestern University, presents ‘Synaptic Mechanisms for Decomposing the Visual Scene.’  Additional Information: Brandi Price, 852-5165  

October 19, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., SAC Ballroom.  Registration options for the UofL community are available for Friday’s Sustainability Summit on the theme ‘Learning Together: Fostering a Culture of Sustainability.’ Connect with more than 250 community members and sustainability professionals during UofL Sustainability Week to discover successes, identify opportunities and creatively learn about real steps to transform culture at your place of work, worship & learning. Summit includes tours, community forum and a keynote by David Orr.  Additional Information: Emily Chandler, 791-5741, website.  

October 19, 9 a.m., Norton Hospital, second floor auditorium.  Jacob V. Aranda, MD, PhD, presents “Evolution, lessons, advances and unmet needs in neonatal drug therapies” in the 17th annual Dr. Billy F. Andrews Lectureship.  Additional Information: Brittney Luckett

October 19, noon, Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.  Dr. Ann Tate, Vanderbilt University, will discuss the roles of sequential infection and coinfection in shaping epidemiological dynamics and immune system evolution, informed by experiments in lab and wild-derived populations of flour beetles and their natural parasites.  Additional Information: Charice Johnson, 852-8263

October 19, 12:30 p.m., Chemistry Building, LL-16.  Wilfried Braje, Ph.D., AbbVie Gmbh & Co., will present ‘Organic Chemistry in Water: Applications in the pharmaceutical industry.’  Additional Information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798  

October 19, 3-4 p.m., Lutz Hall, Room 225.  Dr. Daniel DeCaro, UofL Dept. of Urban and Public Affairs, Dept. of Psychological and Brain Sciences, will deliver a talk at the bi-monthly Geography Colloquium series on Friday: ‘A Comparison of Enabling Conditions for Government-Supported Community-Based Management of Urban Greenspaces in Chicago and Louisville.’  Additional Information: Dr. Andrea Gaughan, website  

Oct. 22, 4 p.m., SAC Ballroom; reception to follow immediately.  ‘The Future of Leadership: How to be a Purpose-Led, Values-Driven Organization’.  Join UofL president Neeli Bendapudi and College of Business dean Todd Mooradian for the inaugural Vince Tyra Family Speaker Series on Excellence in Leadership. The first conversation will also feature Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman and senior partner of PwC North America, and Ron Parker, former president and CEO of the Executive Leadership Council. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP via email.  

November 9, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Room 1, Clinical and Translational Research Building, HSC Campus; Free.  Join us for the second annual K-PIRC Community Engagement Seminar in partnership with the UofL Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky (CIK). The seminar will focus on the concepts, practices and ethics of community advisory boards and their function in your research.  Additional Information: Jackie Boyd, 588-0774, email, website.   

December 6-8 - Save the date: IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology.   The Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Departments at the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky jointly invite papers for a special session on Bioengineering at the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT) in Louisville from December 6-8. ISSPIT is a preeminent technical forum for researchers that will include state-of-the-art oral, poster, and online presentations. Submissions from regional institutions from the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana are encouraged. All submitted articles will be peer-reviewed, and accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of IEEE ISSPIT 2018. Full paper submissions are due November 1.  Additional Information: Website . 

Departmental Seminars are listed below.

Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Seminars

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Seminar Series

Cardiovascular Medicine

EpiHour Seminar Series (Epidemiology and Population Health)

Medicine, (Department of) - Grand Rounds, Or Complete 2017-2018 Schedule

Microbiology and Immunology


Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminars

Public Health and Information Sciences, School of

Speed School of Engineering