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Jan. 23, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 22. They are in the Jan. 23 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Exhibit: ‘The Artists of the Wonderland Way’

Events
2.) Graduate student forum on the 21st Century Initiative

Grand Rounds
3.) Harvard PM&R chair to present sports-related concussion talk at Neuroscience Grand Rounds
4.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds
5.) Endocrinology
6.) Cardiovascular Medicine

HR Items of Interest
7.) Human Resources Training Catalog Spring 2013

Miscellaneous
8.) Post course syllabus to Blackboard – Spring 2013
9.) Inclusive Teaching Circles
10.) 2013 Payroll Tax Changes

Professional Development
11.) Faculty — Last Chance to Register: Learn How to Put Together the Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Puzzle at the next Dine and Discover session

Studies
12.) Fragile X Syndrome Research Study, ages 16 to 50 years
13.) Pain Study, Infants and Toddlers less than 2 years
14.) Pain Study, ages 2 years through 12 years
15.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 years
16.) Pediatric hypertension 6 years through 11 years

Talks
17.) The Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
18.) Kosair Charities Pediatric Heart Research Seminar
19.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
20.) Unsung Women in the Civil Rights Movement
21.) Colloquium with Oak Ridge scientist
22.) Molecular Targets Seminar
23.) CORRECTION: ‘Climate Science: Baby vs. Bathwater’
24.) The Genomics of Acid-Resistance in Streptococcus Mutans and Its Relevance to Dental Caries
25.) Research Presentation — African American history post candidate

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Exhibit: ‘The Artists of the Wonderland Way’
Opening Reception 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Jan. 25; Exhibit closes April 6
Carnegie Center, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany, Ind.
Free
The 1906 opening of the Art Shop in New Albany by James L. Russell created an influential venue for regional art in the Southern Indiana and Louisville area, and a gathering place for such artists as Joseph Krementz, Ferdinand Graham Walker, Harvey Joiner, Paul Plaschke, Russell and his son, James J. Russell. The Art Shop was a combination art supply shop and gallery, and the Wonderland Way Art Club was born there. The Carnegie Center is a member of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.
Additional Information: Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Carnegie Center

Events
2.) Graduate student forum on the 21st Century Initiative
7:15 p.m. Jan. 23 Room 205, Bingham Humanities Building, Belknap Campus
As part of the 21st Century Initiative, administrators and consultants have had forums with campus groups to assess the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats UofL and higher education face in the 21st Century. Graduate students, this is your chance to have your voice heard and to help shape the future of UofL. You are invited to attend this forum, held in conjunction with the regular Graduate Student Council meeting, to share your experiences and ideas. Dinner will be provided.
Additional Information: Graduate Student Council

Grand Rounds
3.) Harvard PM&R chair to present sports-related concussion talk at Neuroscience Grand Rounds
8 a.m. Feb. 14 Room 4003, auditorium, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have Ross Zafonte, MD, present “Sports-Related Concussion — Pathophysiology & Recent Updates.” Zafonte is co-director of the Boston Rehabilitation Outcomes Center, vice president of medical affairs at the Spalding Rehabilitation Network, and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. Continuing education credit is available, and continental breakfast will be served.
Additional Information: Neurosurgery Grand Rounds

4.) Neuroscience Grand Rounds
8 a.m. Jan. 24 Room 4003, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Free
As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Anand G. Vaishnav, MD, will present, “Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: Experiments with Truth.”
Additional Information: Dominique Hurt at 852-8426 or by email.

5.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. Jan. 23, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Michael Foster, MD, associate professor, chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, UofL, will present, “A Clinical Review of Treatable Growth Disorders.”
Additional Information: Email Kelly Galiette or call 852-5237

6.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon–1 p.m. Jan. 23, Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present “An update on Myocardial Recovey using Left Ventricular Assist Devices” by Emma Birks, MD, PhD, FRCP, medical director, Advanced Heart Failure Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, UofL and Jewish Hospital.
Additional Information: UofL CMGR, UofL Physicians and Darlene Rose, 852-7959.

HR Items of Interest
7.) Human Resources Training Catalog Spring 2013
Free
Human Resource is very excited to announce the new Spring Training Catalog for spring 2013. Each semester the Office of Employee Relations & Staff Development introduces new workshops to provide professional development for our faculty and staff. Please take a few moments and review the new catalog. We have plenty of classes to provide exciting opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Additional Information: Browse the catalog and register for classes at spring 2013 catalog.

Miscellaneous
8.) Post course syllabus to Blackboard – Spring 2013
All faculty are reminded to post Spring 2013 syllabi to Blackboard. The Blackboard posting is an ongoing activity in support of the institutional accreditation process.
Additional Information: Blackboard

9.) Inclusive Teaching Circles
Free
The Inclusive Teaching Circles are small, consistent groups of faculty and staff dedicated to teaching that is inclusive and equitable for all students. These informal groups meet monthly over lunch. All faculty are invited to participate. Cohort 1 meets on Wednesdays 12:30–2 p.m. at the Anne Braden Institute on Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 27 and April 24. Facilitator: David Owen. Cohort 2 meets on Mondays from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Room 254, Ekstrom Library on Jan. 28, March 18 and April 22. Facilitator: Sharon Moore.
Additional Information: Register here. For additional information, contact David Owen, 852-0458.

10.) 2013 Payroll Tax Changes
The Internal Revenue Service recently announced annual inflation adjustments for tax year 2013, including new tax rate schedules, and other tax changes from legislation passed as the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. The tax items for 2013 of greatest interest to most taxpayers are available here.
Additional Information: Tax and W-2 Information

Professional Development
11.) Faculty — Last Chance to Register: Learn How to Put Together the Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) Puzzle at the next Dine and Discover session
Noon–2 p.m. Jan. 25, Delphi Center, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Join your colleagues in the second of two sessions presented by Cathy Bays and Cheryl Gilchrist as they continue their discussion about SLOs, taking the next step from writing SLOs to focusing on how to assess them. SLOs are statements that specify what students will know, be able to do or be able to demonstrate when they have completed or participated in a program, course or activity. Lunch is served so pre-registration is required.
Additional Information: Register here.

Studies
12.) Fragile X Syndrome Research Study, ages 16 to 50 years
IRB #12.0336
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate a new oral medication used to treat the
symptoms associated with Fragile X Syndrome in diagnosed patients 16 years to 50 years of age. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Carrie Schanie by email or by phone at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

13.) Pain Study, Infants and Toddlers less than 2 years
IRB #12.0228
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate acetaminophen given into a vein to treat moderate to severe pain in infants and children less than 2 years of age following surgery or an injury. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Tressa Bratton by email or by phone at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

14.) Pain Study, ages 2 years through 12 years
IRB #10.0548
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate an oral liquid pain medicine to treat pain following surgery in children from 2 years through 12 years of age. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Tressa Bratton by email or by phone at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

15.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 years
IRB #10.0053
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used for high blood pressure. Children from 1 year to < 6 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional information, call Carla Rich by email or at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

16.) Pediatric hypertension 6 years through 11 years
IRB #10.0306
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure. Children from 6 through 11 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional information, call Carla Rich by email or at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

Talks
17.) The Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
11 a.m. Jan. 23, Baxter Multipurpose Room 038, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology Department is pleased to present Bruce William Newton, PhD, faculty candidate from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in the Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences. Title of presentation is “Should Physicians Have a Hardened Empathic Heart.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

18.) Kosair Charities Pediatric Heart Research Seminar
Noon Jan. 23, Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, Health Sciences Center
Free
Kosair Charities Pediatric Heart Research Program will present “Strategy for cardiac regeneration based on human iPS cell-engineered tissue sheet technology.” Our speaker will be Hidetoshi Masumoto, MD, research fellow and doctoral candidate, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. Lunch will be available for the first 30 attendees.
Additional Information: Jeannine Barron, 852-5809

19.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon Jan. 23, Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents “Predictive Modeling of Host Responses to Gut Pathogens” by Josep Bassaganya-Riera, DVM, PhD; professor of immunology; director, Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory; director, Center for Modeling Immunity to Enteric Pathogens; Virginia Tech.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

20.) Unsung Women in the Civil Rights Movement
4 p.m. Jan. 29, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Free and open to the public
“Unsung Women in the Civil Rights Movement” featuring guest presenter Betty Bayé. Bayé is a motivational speaker and an adjunct professor at Bellarmine University, where she teaches “Women in the Civil Rights Movement.” This event is an extension of the Louisville Human Race and Relations Conference. Sponsored by the A&S Office for International, Diversity, and Outreach Programs.
Additional Information: Marian R. Vasser, 852-2252, or Clest Lanier, 852-3042

21.) Colloquium with Oak Ridge scientist
3 p.m. Jan. 25, Natural Science Building, Belknap Campus
Free
Minghu Pan of Oak Ridge National Laboratory will present a talk titled “From Graphene to Molecular Assembly: Probing at Atomic/Single Molecular Scale.”
Additional Information: Department of Physics and Astronomy, 852-6790.

22.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. Jan. 24, Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Epigenetic Therapy and Breast Cancer.” Our speaker will be Qun Zhou, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland. 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

23.) CORRECTION: ‘Climate Science: Baby vs. Bathwater’
1 p.m. Jan. 25 Room 030, Natural Science Building, Belknap Campus
Free and open to the public
How can we tell which scientific findings about the climate are real and which are junk? How confident can we be in climate models? What roles do science and technology have in mitigating and adapting to climate change? What kinds of job prospects are there for those who want to do this work? Environmental engineer Sarah Lynn Cunningham, MS, PE, delivers this first lecture in the 2013 Social Change lecture series on “Science, Technology and Social Change.”
Additional Information: Avery Kolers, 852-0453, ‘Climate Science: Baby vs. Bathwater’

24.) The Genomics of Acid-Resistance in Streptococcus Mutans and Its Relevance to Dental Caries
Noon Jan. 25, Room 119, School of Dentistry, Health Sciences Center
Free
“The genomics of acid-resistance in Streptococcus mutans and its relevance to dental caries” by Robert Quivey, professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Center for Oral Biology, University of Rochester.
Additional Information: Gerard Buono

25.) Research Presentation — African American history post candidate
4 p.m. Jan. 24, Room 425, Strickler Hall, Belknap Campus
Free
The Department of Pan-African Studies is pleased to present Caree Banton, faculty candidate from Vanderbilt University. She will present “Constructing a Black Nationality: Migration, Ethnicity, and the Making of Transnational Black Identity in Libera.”
Additional Information: Chandra Stroud, 852-5985

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