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Feb. 6, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Feb 06, 2014 02:53 PM

Announcements submitted for inclusion the in the Feb. 6, UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts

1.) Playhouse hosting ‘Vagina Monologues’

Miscellaneous

2.) Nominate your outstanding student employees

Talks

3.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar

4.) The Diabetes and Obesity Center Seminar Series

5.) Chemistry seminar

6. ) Digital Media Strategy in 2014

Grand Rounds

7.) Orthopaedic Surgery

8.) Family and Geriatric Medicine

9.) Pediatrics

10.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts

1.) Playhouse hosting ‘Vagina Monologues’

8 p.m. Feb. 6, 7 and 8, Playhouse Theatre

$8, students with ID; $10, faculty, staff and community

Opening night of UofL’s annual Vagina Monologues production is tonight at the Playhouse Theatre, 8 p.m. Performances will also be Friday, Feb. 7, and Saturday, Feb. 8. Don’t miss this unforgettable performance that celebrates women’s sexuality and strength. Tickets are available at the door for cash or check purchases, or tickets can be bought online at vaginamonologues2014.eventbrite.com.

Additional Information: PEACC, 852-2663.

Miscellaneous

2.) Nominate your outstanding student employees

Deadline for nomination: 5 p.m., March 1

The Outstanding Employee Awards are designed to recognize up to five on-campus student employees based on the Student Affairs standard for employment, as well as outstanding performance and dedication to their work area. Recipients will be recognized at the Annual Student Awards program Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Student Activities Center. Information about the award and the nomination form are available here.

Additional Information: Pam Nessle Curtis, 852-0242.

Talks

3.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar

Noon Feb. 6, Room 038, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center

Free, public

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents “Mechanisms of Action of SA-4-1BBL in Regulating Innate and Adaptive Immunity,” by Hampartsoum Barsoumian, PhD candidate in the lab of Esma Yolcu, PhD, and Haval Shirwan, PhD.

Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

4.) The Diabetes and Obesity Center Seminar Series

Noon Feb. 6, Room 038, Baxter II

Free

The Diabetes and Obesity Center is pleased to present a special guest speaker for its seminar series, Siqi Liu, PhD; director, Proteomic Analysis Center at the Beijing Institute of Genomics. His talk is titled “A Proteomic Strategy with Database Independent Acquisition for Discovery of Protein Biomarkers.” Please join us.

Additional Information: Ashley Ciszewski.

5.) Chemistry seminar

4 p.m. Feb. 7, Room LL-16, Chemistry Building

Free, public

Kevin Williams, associate professor, Department of Chemistry, Western Kentucky University, will present “Tailoring platinum (II) complexes to biologically relevant ligands.”

Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798

6.) Digital Media Strategy in 2014

2 p.m.-3:30 p.m., Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library

Come find out what the digital media industry looks like today and learn how you can leverage web, mobile and social media to achieve your goals and objectives. If you manage or distribute content using digital media for your school, department, unit or business, you should attend. Available live and recorded on Google Hangout. Details here.

Additional Information: Email Jeff Rushton

Grand Rounds

6.) Orthopaedic Surgery

6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Feb. 7, lower level auditorium, Baxter I Research Building

Free

Please join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery as we present Joshua Meier, MD, clinical instructor, UofL, Pediatric Orthopaedics. Meier will lecture on “Lower Extremity Deformity Correction in Children.”

Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

7.) Family and Geriatric Medicine

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Feb. 7, Bottigheimer Auditorium, Jewish Hospital

Free

Jon Becker, MD, director, UofL Family Medicine, presents “Hand and Finger Injuries.” His presentation will be an overview of the diagnosis and management of common hand and finger injuries. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation. A continental breakfast will be provided.

Additional Information: Callie Booth.

8.) Pediatrics

8 a.m. Feb. 7, second floor auditorium, Norton Hospital

This Friday, please join us for a Pediatric Grand Rounds featuring David Lohr, MD. Lohr is an assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry and psychology and the clinical co-director of UofL’s Autism Center. He will present “Antipsychotics in Youth.” We hope to see you there.

Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828.

9.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

1 p.m. Feb. 7, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building, Health Science Center

Thomas Lang, MD, instructor, division of minimally invasive surgery, Department of ObGyn and Women’s Health, UofL School of Medicine, presents “Avoiding Complications in Operative Hysteroscopy.” He will discuss how to comprehend the basic energy, mechanical modalities, aspects involved in the safety and informed consent in operative hysteroscopy, as well as the classification systems for myomas and their hysteroscopic surgical indications.

Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449.

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