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Feb. 5, 2014 Announcements

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Announcements submitted for inclusion in the Feb. 5 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) International Banquet features music, dance and food

Miscellaneous

2.) Update: Web of Science, including Science Citation Index, has new interface

3.) New image-based diagnostic tool available from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

Talks

4.) Behavior and Ecology of Ants in the Tropical Rainforest Canopy

5.) Colloquium Friday to focus on gravity waves

6.) Ethnomusicology: A conversation with Nathan Salsburg

7.) Lunch session to focus on women’s health

Grand Rounds

8.) Cardiovascular Medicine

9.) Medicine

10.) Neuroscience

11.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

12.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds broadcast live

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) International Banquet features music, dance and food

7 p.m.  – 10 p.m. Feb. 22, Student Activities Center, Multipurpose Room

$5, Students; $10, public

The American International Relations Club is proud to present the 2014 International Banquet. This year’s theme is Global Cruise. Come cruise around the world with music, dance and food. Tickets are on sale on the second floor of the International Center.

Additional Information: Ashley Gray-Ziba.

Miscellaneous

2.) Update: Web of Science, including Science Citation Index, has new interface

Database coverage for Web of Science is the same, and it is still connected to the library’s journal collections, but the grey “Find it @UofL button” now appears if you click the “full text” link below the citation.

Additional Information: louisville.edu/library/kornhauser/

3.) New image-based diagnostic tool available from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

VisualDx is an image-based diagnostic tool that has an average of more than 20 images per diagnosis to illustrate the different presentations of a disease. Available online, via mobile app, or through UptoDate, it provides concise clinical information written for the point-of-care for more than 1,300 diagnoses.

Additional Information: 852-5771.

Talks

4.) Behavior and Ecology of Ants in the Tropical Rainforest Canopy

Noon Feb. 6, University Club

$14, faculty and staff; $7, students

Steve Yanoviak, PhD, professor of biology and Wallace Chair of Conservation, will discuss ants at this month’s College of Arts and Sciences “Meet the Professor” lecture.  In tropical rainforests, ants face some unique biological and environmental challenges. In his talk Yanoviak will highlight some amazing aspects of ant behavior, ecology and evolution that have been discovered in recent years. Reservations are required.

Additional information: Janna Tajibaeva, 852-2247.

5.) Colloquium Friday to focus on gravity waves

3 p.m. Feb. 7, Room 112, Natural Science Building

Free

Jia Yue, PhD, Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Hampton University, will speak on the topic “Coupling between the lower and upper atmosphere via the convectively generated gravity waves --- From severe weather to space weather.” Yue also will include an interesting NASA satellite image of gravity waves over a tropical cyclone during his talk.

Additional Information: Department of Physics and Astronomy, 852-6790.

6.) Ethnomusicology: A conversation with Nathan Salsburg

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

Free, public

Ethnomusicology is the study of music in its cultural context. Ethnomusicologists approach music as a social process in order to understand not only what music is, but why it is; what music means to its practitioners and audiences; and how those meanings are conveyed. Nathan Salsburg is a guitarist, producer, archivist and Grammy-nominated writer in Louisville. As curator of the Alan Lomax Archive, he compiles releases of the American folklorist’s recordings and manages the Archive’s catalogs.

Additional Information: Ketti Tonnemacher, 852-1536. Sponsored by the University Honors Student Council.

7.) Lunch session to focus on women’s health

Noon – 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, basement auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building, Health Sciences Center

Open to UofL faculty, students and staff; RSVP for a healthy boxed lunch for $5.50, or register for a “Listen only” ticket and bring your own lunch

University of Louisville Physicians’ Sara Petruska, MD, will present this Lunch and Learn session, “Women: Live a healthy life. Health issues women should focus on throughout all stages of life.” Please RSVP here for lunch by Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Grand Rounds

8.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Noon – 1 p.m. Feb. 5, 16th floor Conference Center, Rudd Heart and Lung Center, Great Halls I and II

Please join us as Rita Coram, MD, presents “Coronary Atherosclerosis: Is Stenting the Solution?” Coram is director of Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program, director of Coronary Care Unit and Chest Pain Center at ULP and assistant professor of medicine in the division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UofL.

Additional Information: Deanna Husted; Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds schedule.

9.) Medicine

8 a.m. Feb. 6, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building

Medicine Grand Rounds features Rita Coram, MD, assistant professor and director, Coronary Care Unit and Chest Pain Center, UofL Healthcare and Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program, UofL. Coram will present “Coronary Atherosclerosis: Is Stenting the Solution?” focusing on advances in interventional cardiology, learning about coronary atheromata and understanding the mechanism of vulnerable plaque, coronary thrombosis, the importance of the endothelial cell and coronary stenoses treatment.

Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

10.) Neuroscience

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Feb. 6, Room 4003, auditorium, School of Nursing

Free

The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have Mary Ellen Buning, PhD, present “Assistive Technology: Using AT to Compensate for Neurological Impairment” Feb. 6 at 8 a.m. Buning is director of the Assistive Technology Resource Center and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery. Continuing education credit is available, and continental breakfast will be served.

Additional Information: Event Web page. Paul Fultz.

11.) Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Feb. 6, Glass Room, Ambulatory Care Building

Free, public

Haojiang Huang, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will present “The Powerful Placebos - History Mechanisms and Application.”

Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell, 588-4424 or 813-6664.

12.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds broadcast live

8 a.m. Feb. 6

Starting tomorrow, Neuroscience Grand Rounds will be broadcast live on the web each week. In order to watch, go to louisville.edu/medschool/neurosurgery/grslive.html a few minutes before the 8 a.m. broadcast starts and click on the link at the top of the page. After the lecture has ended, a recording will be available by clicking on the same link.

Additional Information: Broadcast link. Paul Fultz.

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