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June 13, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting June 12. They are in the June 13 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) 2013 Poster Session

Grand Rounds
2.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health

Miscellaneous
3.) Social media survey for graduate students
4.) Call for Proposals
5.) Advanced Placement Summer Institute

Professional Development
6.) Summer EndNote Class, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

Studies
7.) Participants needed for nausea study

Talks
8.) Molecular Targets Seminar
9.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
10.) BMB Seminar
11.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) 2013 Poster Session
7:30 a.m. viewing; 8 a.m. awards June 14 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Free, public
This Friday, help us celebrate the academic achievements of our 2013 graduating residents and fellows with a display of scholarly project posters and awards ceremony. We look forward to seeing you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

Grand Rounds
2.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
1 p.m. June 14 Ambulatory Care Building auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Steven Nakajima, MD, professor, Division Chief and Fellowship Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s Health, UofL, presents, “Steroid Contraception: Inhibiting Folliculogenesis.” He will describe how the hormone-free interval influences the process of folliculogenesis, the rationale for a less estrogenic OCP and the new estrogen and progestin formulations in OCPs.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449.

Miscellaneous
3.) Social media survey for graduate students
June 14 deadline to reply to the survey
Graduate Students: Please take a couple of minutes to answer a survey regarding social media. SIGS hopes to use social media tools to communicate with graduate students so any input would be extremely beneficial in this effort.
Additional Information: Contact Michelle Rodems with any questions.

4.) Call for Proposals
The Kentucky Engagement Conference invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2013 conference. This year's conference will take place at Eastern KY University on November 6. Conference theme is "The Impact of Engagement: Using Data to Make a Difference" Submission deadline is June 30. Visit the conference website to learn more and to submit a proposal.
Additional Information: Kentucky Engagement Conference

5.) Advanced Placement Summer Institute
More than 300 high school educators are expected to converge on Belknap Campus for the fourth annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI), June 17 to 21. This year’s APSI offers College Board certified training in 12 different subject areas to new and experienced advanced placement teachers from Kentucky and more than 14 other states.
Additional Information: For more information, email Jeanne Guerrero. APSI.

Professional Development
6.) Summer EndNote Class, Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. June 20 Kornhauser History Room
Free to UofL community
Kornhauser Library is offering training in EndNote, a software program for Mac or PC used to create bibliographies, import/export references from databases, convert references to a chosen citation style and to manage PDFs. Software available. Additional class dates are Tuesday, July 16, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and Thursday, Aug. 22, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Additional Information: John Chenault, 852-3901

Studies
7.) Participants needed for nausea study
IRB #12.0484
The UofL GI Motility Clinic is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the use of Aprepitant for the relief of nausea. Participants must be 18 or older and experience significant, chronic nausea and vomiting of gastric origin. This study is being conducted by Thomas Abell, MD.
Additional information: Please contact Karen Beatty, 540-1428.

Talks
8.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. June 13 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present, “Mechanisms of Neutrophil Mediated Lung Cancer Progression.” Our speaker will be Haribabu Bodduluri, PhD, professor, Department of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, James Graham Brown Cancer Center. 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

9.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. June 14 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to UofL faculty, residents, students
Jonathan B. Demb, PhD, associate professor of ophthalmology and physiology, Yale University School of Medicine, will present, “Synaptic Mechanisms for Visual Computation in Retina Circuitry.”

10.) BMB Seminar
Noon June 13 Homberger Library, Room 614, Building A, Health Sciences Center
Evan Simpson, PhD, professor, Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, Australia, will present, “Obesity and Breast Cancer—A Tale of Dysregulated Metabolism and Inflammation.”

11.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market
12:20 p.m. June 13 Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences (485 E. Gray St.)
Free
Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability initiatives, will present, “Re-localizing Your Foodshed on the Path to Sustainability,” today at the Gray Street Farmers Market. 20/20 Talks are a series of 20-minute workshops hosted by the School of Public Health and Information Sciences to encourage attendees to be more confident buying, preparing, and eating food available at farmers markets. Visit our website for a video archive and schedule of upcoming presentations.
Additional Information: Gray Street Farmers Market is held every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Oct. 31. Direct questions to Melissa Schreck.

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