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April 17, 2013 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Apr 16, 2013 02:21 PM expired

Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting April 16. They are in the April 17 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Medicine: Curt Hagedorn

Miscellaneous
2.) Pre-2010 Blackboard course shells to be deleted

Talks
3.) Doctoral Dissertation Defense
4.) Asia in Focus: Political Transitions in SE Asia
5.) Molecular Targets Seminar
6.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
7.) Research conference
8.) Live CARMA webcast

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Medicine: Curt Hagedorn
8 a.m. April 18, Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
Free
We invite you to Department of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Curt H. Hagedorn, MD, the Cartwright endowed professor of medicine and chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the University of Utah Medical School. Hagedorn will present, “Patients, Sequencing & Informatics: New Pathways for Identifying Molecular Diagnostics/Prognostics & Mechanisms for Inflammatory Pre-malignant Diseases.” We'll see you there.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

Miscellaneous
2.) Pre-2010 Blackboard course shells to be deleted
All pre-2010 Blackboard course shells remaining on the active Blackboard server will be deleted after Friday, May 31, as part of our course archive and purge cycle. If there is a need to retain any content from these course shells, users should export the contents to a local drive for later access. These courses have been archived and can be restored for a limited time at a later date to retrieve content if necessary.
Additional Information: Mark Kasselhut 852-0724

Talks
3.) Doctoral Dissertation Defense
12:45 p.m. April 16, Lutz Hall, fourth floor conference room
Free
Vahid Tavakoli, doctoral student, Medical Imaging Lab — Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will defend his doctoral dissertation, “Quantitative Analysis of Regional Cardiac Function with Ultrasound Echocardiography: Novel Speckle Tracking Algorithms.”
Additional Information: Contact Amir Amini, PhD, professor and endowed chair in bioimaging, director, Medical Imaging Laboratory or visit the Medical Imaging laboratory online.

4.) Asia in Focus: Political Transitions in SE Asia
1 p.m.–2 p.m. April 17, Ekstrom Library, Room W104 (across from the Tulip Tree Café/Heine Brothers)
Free
The Center for Asian Democracy presents its final Asia in Focus speaker of the 2013 spring semester, “Legacies of Contention in Southeast Asian Transitions: Some Lessons from the Philippines, Indonesia and Myanmar,” by Vincent Boudreau, director of Colin Powell Center for Policy Studies, City College of New York.
Additional Information: Contact the Center for Asian Democracy, 852-2667, or go online.

5.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. April 18, Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “CDK5 as a Novel Therapeutic Target for Peripheral Nerve Injury and Cancer.” Our speaker will be Ki-Young Lee, PhD, professor, Department of Cell Biology/Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. This seminar series is funded by the Brown Cancer Center Joan Cralle Day Cancer Research Fund. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Abdullah Yalcin

6.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon April 18, Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Understanding the Virulence of Acinetobacter baumannii,” by Luis Actis, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Microbiology, Miami University; Oxford, Ohio.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

7.) Research conference
Noon April 17, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Room 614
Lindsey E. Becker, BMB grad student, presents, “Characterizing the Role of miR-200a in Malignant Transformation.”

8.) Live CARMA webcast
April 19, Room 201, Frazier Hall (College of Business building)
Free
At noon, Patrick Shrout of NYU will present, “Implementing multilevel analyses of daily diary data.” See Shrout’s website. At 1:30, Tima Bansal of the University of Western Ontario will present, “Qualitative research methods in management.” See Bansal’s website.
Additional Information: More information about CARMA is available here. To become a registered user of CARMA, go online.

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