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Dec. 11, 2013 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Dec 11, 2013 06:20 AM

Announcements in the Dec. 11, 2013 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds

1.) Cardiovascular Medicine

2.) Medicine

Miscellaneous

3.) Green Tip: Get help weaving sustainability into spring courses

4.) Join U of L on 2015 trip to Antarctica

Talks

5.) Molecular Targets Seminar

6.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds

1.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Noon – 1 p.m. Dec. 11, Sixteenth Floor, Rudd Heart and Lung Center, Great Halls Building I & II

Please join us as Jo Carol Stephens, MSN, RN, BC presents “Exercise Capacity Strongest Predictor for Cardiovascular and All–Cause Mortality: The Role of Cardiac Rehab.” Stephens is manager of Health Lifestyle Centers with KentuckyOne Health.

Additional Information: Deanna Husted. Cardiology grand rounds schedule.

2.) Medicine

8 a.m. Dec. 12, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building

Free

Medicine Grand Rounds features Gerald W. Dryden, MD, MSPH, MSc, associate professor of medicine and bioengineering, and director of clinical research, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at UofL. Dryden will present “Pitfalls and Perils of Caring for IBD Patients: What You Can Do to Avoid Them.” He will focus on dispelling misconceptions regarding IBD care, providing management principles to improve patient outcomes and to examine recent trends in IBD therapy. For more information, contact Jason Puckett at 852-1825.

Miscellaneous

3.) Green Tip: Get help weaving sustainability into spring courses

As you develop and revise spring syllabi, the Sustainability Council encourages faculty from all disciplines to integrate themes of environmental, social and economic stewardship into your courses, research and service learning projects. In addition to our Green Threads Faculty Workshop, we offer sustainability discussion guides, online learning resources, info on sustainability research needs and grants, engaging events for your syllabus and an EcoReps program offering service learning, short educational videos and certification. Additional Sustainability events.

4.) Join UofL on 2015 trip to Antarctica

Jan. 10-27, 2015

Join UofL on a 17-night cruise to Antarctica, South America, Cape Horn and the Falkland Islands, Jan. 10-27, 2015! Travel aboard the upscale and intimate Azamara Journey to these exciting destinations. Also see several cities in Chile and Argentina, including Buenos Aires and Ushuaia, the most southern city in the world, while sailing to one of the most fascinating places on earth – Antarctica! This itinerary is only offered once every two years, and it will sell out quickly. Reserve your cabin now by calling (502) 425-2400. Click here to:  Get a brochure

Talks

5.) Molecular Targets Seminar

3:45 p.m. Dec. 12, Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center

Free

The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer.” Our speaker will be Chendil Damodaran, PhD, associate professor, biomedical sciences, Texas Tech University. 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.

More information: Abdullah Yalcin.

6.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Noon Dec. 12, Room 038, Baxter Research Building II, Health Sciences Center

Free, public

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Characterizing the role of Type 6 secretion systems in mediating Klebsiella pneumoniae respiratory disease and the identification of novel virulence determinants,” by Ramy Fodah, PhD candidate in the lab of Jonathan Warawa, PhD.

More information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

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