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Jan. 28, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jan 28, 2014 06:45 AM

Announcements submitted for inclusion in the Jan. 28, 2014 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Miscellaneous

1.) PLAN workshop: IRB from the inside

2.) Lab safety and hazardous waste training

3.) PLAN workshop: Informative tutorial on Classroom Assessment Techniques

4.) Registration for Delphi U 2014 now open

5.) Funding opportunity for diabetes and obesity research

Talks

6.) Physiology and Biophysics lecture

7.) ‘Does College Cost Too Much?’

Grand Rounds

8.) Cardiovascular Medicine

9.) Endocrinology

10.) Neuroscience

11.) Anesthesiology

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Miscellaneous

1.) PLAN workshop: IRB from the inside

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Jan. 28, Room 105, Houchens Building

The workshop will briefly review the foundation of the IRB and the protection of human subjects in research. The presenter will discuss the three levels of IRB submissions that include exempt, expedited and full board review. The issues of informed consent and risk/benefit analysis will also be included in the presentation. Attendees will have opportunities to ask questions pertaining to personal research interest and IRB expectations at the end of the presentation. Please register on PLAN’s website.

2.) Lab safety and hazardous waste training

9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Jan. 29, Room 139, Shumaker Research Building

Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend this training. Recurrent training for lab employees is required every three years. Bring your university ID to sign in.

Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-2956.

3.) PLAN workshop: Informative tutorial on Classroom Assessment Techniques

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Jan. 30, Room 105, Houchens Building

In this interactive and engaging session, participants will learn methods for getting quick, easy feedback from their students using Classroom Assessment Techniques. After an overview of formative and summative feedback to serve as a framework for understanding the power of CATs, participants will use CATs actively as a part of the session, review several CATs strategies and share ideas for how they will incorporate CATs in the classroom. Find more information and registration on PLAN’s website.

4.) Registration for Delphi U 2014 now open

May 5 – 9 or June 2 – 6, Founders Union, Shelby Campus

Free

The Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce registration for Delphi U 2014 is now open. Get many of your questions and concerns about online courses answered in this engaging four-and-a-half-day workshop. During Delphi U you will be introduced to ways of designing, developing, delivering and assessing online courses. Space is limited, so apply now. Visit Delphi U website for additional information and to register.

5.) Funding opportunity for diabetes and obesity research

New funding opportunity for diabetes and obesity research is available through partnership between UofL and Novo Nordisk. The program requests a two-page summary of research, and if selected, a presentation at a two-day science forum. Awards for Early Exploration ($250,000) and Proof of Principle ($500,000) are possible. The Office of Technology Transfer, EVPRI offers support reviewing disclosed information; pre-proposals must be submitted to Novo Nordisk no later than Feb. 7.

Additional Information: Monique Kuykendoll, 852-4152.

Talks

6.) Physiology and Biophysics lecture

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Jan. 28, Auditorium, Baxter I Research Building

Free

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics presents “Oxidative Stress, Copper, and Extracellar SOD in Cardiovascular Disease,” by Tohru Fukai, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, cardiology and pharmacology, Center for Lung and Vascular Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Additional Information: Event webpage.

7.) ‘Does College Cost Too Much?’

7 p.m. Jan. 29, Room 109, Davidson Hall

Free, public

Robert E. Martin, PhD, presents this year’s Mortar Board Honors Society Annual Lecture, “Does College Cost Too Much?” He will discuss the economic trends behind rising college costs and how this change affects students and society as a whole. For additional details about the lecture, visit the event webpage.

Grand Rounds

8.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Noon – 1 p.m. Jan. 29, sixteenth floor, Great Halls I&II, Jewish Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center

Emma Birks, PhD, will present “The Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure - Inotropes, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Transplant or Cells: Which Patient and When?” Birks is professor of medicine and director of Heart Failure, Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support, UofL.

Additional Information: Deanna Husted; Cardiology Grand Rounds schedule.

9.) Endocrinology

4 p.m. Jan. 29, lower level, Room 038, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center

Free

Please join us as Carolyn M. Klinge, PhD, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UofL School of Medicine, presents “COUP-TFII is Down Regulated by Epigenetic Modifications in Endocrine-Resistant Breast Cancer.”

Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.

10.) Neuroscience

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Jan. 30, Room 4003, Nursing School

Free

As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to have Ali K. Choucair, MD, from the Norton Neurological Institute, to present “ To Learn Not to Learn: Glioma Clinical Trials.” For more information, please contact Dominique Hurt, 852-8426. For upcoming Neuroscience Grand Rounds info, please visit the Neuroscience Grand Rounds schedule.

11.) Anesthesiology

7 a.m. Jan. 31 Metro Conference Room, University Hospital

Join us for the Department of Anesthesiology’s Grand Rounds with guest speaker Miguel Cobas, MD, associate professor and program director of the Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Miami. Cobas will present “Is Pulse Pressure Variation the Holy Grail in Hemodynamic Monitoring?”

Additional Information: Cindy Jesse, 852-5853.

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