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Feb. 26, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Feb. 25. They are in the Feb. 26 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) International Banquet

Grand Rounds

2.) Endocrinology

3.) Getting Started in Medical Education Research: 10 Tips for Success

4.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Miscellaneous

5.) Institutional Biosafety Committee Registration to Include Synthetic Nucleic Acids

6.) New funding opportunity for graduate students

7.) Distance learning services for faculty

8.) HEART: Humanism in Medicine Newsletter Vol. 10

9.) Debaters earn first in many years

10.) NIH Statement on Sequestration of Federal Funds — Feb. 21, 2013

11.) Internal Grants 2013 deadline is Monday, March 25

Professional Development

12.) Save the Date — i2a Institute: Sharing the Impact of Critical Thinking

13.) SuccessfUL Supervisor Series — Register now

14.) Professional Networking Event

Talks

15.) Brown Bag Presentation: Density and Legitimacy Building in the U.S. Shopping Center Industry, 1945–1975

16.) Rescheduled: ‘Community-Based Participatory Intervention Research: A Mixed Methods Approach’ colloquium

17.) Diabetes and Obesity Center Presents Marsha Cole, PhD

18.) The Department of Physiology & Biophysics presents a seminar...

19.) Being secure in the cloud and on tablets

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) International Banquet
7 p.m. – 10 p.m. March 2 Student Activities Center, Multipurpose Room
$7 students; $10 faculty, staff and general public $10
The American International Relations Club invites all to attend the International Banquet. This year’s theme is a Cultural Kaleidoscope and will be a fun-filled evening celebrating food, music and dances from around the World. 2013 International Banquet is sponsored by the Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality, Club Programming Committee, & The Vice Provost for Diversity & International Affairs.
Additional Information: Ashley Gray, 852-0019, on Facebook

Grand Rounds
2.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. Feb. 27 Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Barbara J. Clark, PhD, associate professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UofL, presents “Exploring the role of a soluble bile acid transporter in cholesterol homeostasis.”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

3.) Getting Started in Medical Education Research: 10 Tips for Success
Noon–1 p.m. April 9 Instructional Building Room 102
David A. Cook, MD, MHPE, professor of medicine and medical education, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, will present at the Health Science Educators Grand Rounds. Cook has conducted several systematic reviews, presented at numerous national and international conferences and published nearly 100 journal articles and book chapters on medical education topics.
Additional Information: All those interested are invited to attend. Lunch will be served. RSVP to Emily Carr. 1.0 CME Category 1 Offered.

4.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon–1 p.m. Feb. 27 Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present “Addressing the Conundrum of Heart Failure Related Readmissions: Time to Reconsider?” by Clyde W. Yancy, MD, chief, Division of Medicine-Cardiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago. Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenter, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (-11:30).
Additional Information: Cardiology Grand Rounds, UofL Physicians or Darlene Rose, 852-7959.

Miscellaneous
5.) Institutional Biosafety Committee Registration to Include Synthetic Nucleic Acids
Effective March 5, 2013, the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules becomes the NIH Guidelines for Research Involving Recombinant or Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules. Investigators whose work involves biological and/or biohazardous agents, rDNA/synthetic nucleic acids, human gene therapy, transgenic animals, use of human-derived/non-human primate materials (i.e. blood, body fluids, tissues or cell lines) and/or CDC/USDA Select Agents & Toxins must be IBC registered.
Additional Information: Biological Safety Office, Biosafe@louisville.edu, 852-6670

6.) New funding opportunity for graduate students
The Graduate Student Council is proud to announce our new Graduate Research Fund, for which we are now accepting applications. The award provides up to $500 for the purchase of supplies, equipment, materials, user fees, data sets, etc. that will significantly aid graduate student research projects. Please visit our website for more information and share this exciting opportunity with graduate students in your departments.

7.) Distance learning services for faculty
Research at a distance doesn’t have to be insurmountable. Instructors teaching distance/online courses have access to research support through Distance Learning Library Services (DLLS). We can work with you to create full-text E-reserve pages as well as help you access electronic databases remotely. To find out more about our services visit DLLS online.
Additional Information: 852-8745 or dlls@louisville.edu

8.) HEART: Humanism in Medicine Newsletter Vol. 10
Humanism in medicine describes relationships between physicians and their patients that are respectful and compassionate. Please take a moment and enjoy the stories of some of the events that have taken place at UofL’s Health Sciences Center in the past few months in this realm in the HEART newsletter (opens as PDF). If you have a story to share with us in our next issue, please contact us.
Additional Information: Pradip D. Patel, MD, professor of pediatrics, chair of HEART: Humanism in Medicine

9.) Debaters earn first in many years
UofL’s Malcolm X Debate squad triumphantly returns today from a tournament at Nashville’s Vanderbilt University, where seniors Aaron Weathers and Chris Vincent earned a bid to the National Debate Tournament, an invitation-only event where the top 78 teams in the country (out of over 300) compete. Both also earned speaker awards (Vincent as 3rd ranked and Weathers as 7th ranked). Debate partners Weathers and Vincent are the first UofL debate team to earn an NDT bid in 8 years. Tiffany Dillard-Knox, acting director of debate, coaches the team.

10.) NIH Statement on Sequestration of Federal Funds — Feb. 21, 2013
The mandated sequestration of NIH federal funding has a high probability of being triggered March 1. Final levels of FY2013 funding may be reduced. Despite the potential for reduced funding, NIH remains committed to their mission to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Additional Information: NIH Federal Funds

11.) Internal Grants 2013 deadline is Monday, March 25
The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation is accepting applications for intramural research grants. Full- and part-time students may apply for the Undergraduate Research Scholar grant. All others grants are open only to full-time faculty. Term faculty, one year or less, are ineligible for MRG, PCG and RIG grants. This internal research grant program aims to provide funds for projects for which the investigator intends to seek external funding.
Additional Information: Information and applications forms are at IRIG.

Professional Development
12.) Save the Date — i2a Institute: Sharing the Impact of Critical Thinking
May 20–May 22 Shelby Campus, Founders Union Building
No charge UofL faculty & staff
Now in its fifth year, i2a Institute is designed for UofL faculty and staff to connect with colleagues, engage with national experts, share scholarly projects and to foster and assess critical thinking skills across the undergraduate experience. The 2013 i2a Institute will feature concurrent workshops by faculty and staff and presentations by national experts Gerald Nosich and Scott Simkins. Registration opens March 15.
Additional Information: Send an email to Ideas to Action

13.) SuccessfUL Supervisor Series — Register now
9 a.m.–noon every Thursday for 10 weeks starting March 7, Ekstrom Library, Room 244
$555
The Delphi Center and HR are accepting nominations for Spring 2013 Successful Supervisor Series. The curriculum is designed to help new and experienced supervisors enhance their skills and bring greater value to the university. Enrollment is limited and is filling quickly.
Additional Information: Successful Supervisor or contact Alex Bryant, 852-4620.

14.) Professional Networking Event
7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Feb. 28 Rauch Planetarium
Free
The CEHD Graduate Student Association will host a professional speaker panel with a brief reception to follow. The speakers will discuss the job search process for upcoming graduates, ways to network and market one’s self during the process, and take audience questions related to these topics.
Additional Information: RSVP for the event to Aaron Phillips, assistant director for education academic services.

Talks
15.) Brown Bag Presentation: Density and Legitimacy Building in the U.S. Shopping Center Industry, 1945–1975
12:30 p.m. Feb. 28 132 Lutz Hall
Free
In the third presentation in the sociology department’s spring series of colloquia, David Roelfs will present a piece of his research on longitudinal changes in the U.S. retail sector. Roelfs’ work approaches the retail sector from an organizational perspective, exploring how organizational and institutional actions help shape the retail sector as a whole.
Additional Information: David Roelfs Robin Hognas

16.) Rescheduled: ‘Community-Based Participatory Intervention Research: A Mixed Methods Approach’ colloquium
Noon April 8 Health Sciences Center, Baxter Auditorium, Baxter 2 Research Building, basement
Free
Rosanna DeMarco from Boston College Connell School of Nursing will present her community-based research which resulted in an innovative intervention with African American women living with HIV/AIDS. RSVP to Karin Gates. Lunch will be provided to those who register.
Additional Information: Carla Hermann, 852-5366; Karen Kayser, 852-1946

17.) Diabetes and Obesity Center Presents Marsha Cole, PhD
4 p.m. Feb. 26 Baxter II, Room 038
Free
The DOC continues its seminar series in February with Marsha Cole, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UofL. Her talk is titled, “Anti-inflammatory signaling of nitrated fatty acid precursors in type II diabetes and cardiovascular injury.” Please come join us.
Additional Information: Samantha Clausi

18.) The Department of Physiology & Biophysics presents a seminar...
11:45 a.m. Feb. 26 Baxter I Auditorium
Free
The seminar title is “From the Tail of a Frog to a Treatment for Dementia: Translation of MMP Biology into the Clinic” by distinguished seminar speaker Gary A. Rosenberg, MD, professor and chair, Department of Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico.
Additional Information: UNM School of Medicine

19.) Being secure in the cloud and on tablets
11 a.m.–noon Feb. 26Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
This seminar will provide one contact hour for post docs and those needing to fulfill NIH RCR training requirement. To be presented by Matthew H. Witten, MBA, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CIRM, MCSA UofL’s chief information security officer.
Additional Information: RCR Seminar Series

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