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May 8, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting May 7. They are in the May 8 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Planetarium: Asteroids: Finding Them before They Find Us
2.) Plan for your Paul Weber Award application at an upcoming information session

Grand Rounds
3.) Medicine: Rebecca Redman, MD

Miscellaneous
4.) iTech Media lab available by appointment only

Talks
5.) Gheens Foundation Visiting Scholar in Humanism in Medicine Lecture
6.) Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
7.) Molecular Targets Seminar

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

1.) Events
Planetarium: Asteroids: Finding Them before They Find Us
7 p.m. May 10, Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium
Free
Join us for a dynamic, visually rich virtual journey to explore the history of asteroids that will take us from formation of the solar system, to life-enabling agents, to dinosaur killer, to current-day efforts to find them before they find us. Kids of all ages will find something of interest in this presentation. Free and open to the public. More information online.
Additional Information: Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium

2.) Plan for your Paul Weber Award application at an upcoming information session
2 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, Room W210, Ekstrom Library
Register to attend an informal information session to learn more about the new streamlined application process for the 2013-2014 Paul Weber Award for Department Excellence. The award seeks to foster and sustain a university-wide culture of teaching excellence by recognizing departments that demonstrate best practices in teaching and learning.
Additional Information: Learn more and register here.

Grand Rounds
3.) Medicine: Rebecca Redman, MD
8 a.m. May 9, Ambulatory Care Building auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
Join us for Department of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Rebecca A. Redman, MD, assistant professor of medicine and associate director of clinical trials Brown Cancer Center at UofL. Redman will present “HPV and Head and Neck Cancer” focusing on describing the changing demographics of head and neck cancer, understanding the treatment of HPV-related head and neck cancer and the exploration of current areas of research in head and neck cancer. We’ll see you there.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

Miscellaneous
4.) iTech Media lab available by appointment only
Services at the iTech Media lab on Belknap Campus must now be scheduled by appointment. Walk-in service is no longer available. iTech Media lab offers equipment and guidance to assist faculty, staff and students with digital media production. The media lab is located in Strickler Hall Room LL14 on Belknap campus, and in K-Wing Room 3008 at the Health Sciences Center. The appointment-only system has been in place for the HSC location.
Additional Information: Schedule an appointment.

Talks
5.) Gheens Foundation Visiting Scholar in Humanism in Medicine Lecture
Noon-1 p.m. May 16, Kornhauser Library Auditorium, HSC
Free
Robin Youngson, founder of HEARTSinHEALTHCARE.com will present “Saving Sofie: Who will Heal the World for our Grandchildren?” The organization is a global, social movement for health professionals, students and patient activists passionate about re-humanizing health care. Youngson wrote the book “TIME TO CARE— How to love your patients and your job.” Objectives include deep reflection on the values underpinning health care and the role each of us has in leading a positive change.
Additional Information: A box lunch will be provided for the first 150 to rsvp to gheens@louisville.edu by May 13.

6.) Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
10 a.m. May 8, Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology PHD Dissertation Defense. Dmitry Familtsev presents, “Synapses, Spines, Zinc and the Pathology of Alzheimer’s Disease.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

7.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. May 9, Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present, “Promotion of Autophagy Enhances Oncolytic Virotherapy.” Our speaker will be Jorge G. Gomez-Gutierrez, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, UofL. 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

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