May 29, Announcements


    Campus-Submitted Announcements


    1.) Reminder — Brown bag lunch for parents, caregivers this Thursday

    Noon May 30, Student Activities Center, Room W307

    The Work-Life Balance committee for Great Places to Work is hosting a new monthly brown bag lunch series to reach out and connect parents and caregivers who are dealing with the same issues. Each month, the group will discuss a different topic. The meeting will include discussion of a new Great Places to Work work-life balance Web page and available resources to families; as well as open discussion for participants to bring forth any topic.

    Additional Information: RSVP here.


    2.) Indian Professional Council Networking Event

    6-8 p.m. May 30, University Club


    The campus community is invited to attend IPC’s networking event. If you are looking to develop your network and create professional and business opportunities, you should plan to attend. Come and bring a friend along and meet with other professionals. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available. Reserve online or call us at 852-6996.

    Additional Information: RSVP online


    Grand Rounds

    3.) Psychiatry Grand Rounds: ‘Adults with Autism’

    11:30 a.m. May 30, Ambulatory Care Building

    Free, public

    W. David Lohr, MD, assistant professor, University of Louisville Pediatrics, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, will present “Adults with Autism.”

    Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell, 588-4424 or 813-6664


    4.) Medicine Grand Rounds: 2013 Charles C. Smith Jr. Lecture

    8 a.m. May 30, Ambulatory Care Building auditorium


    Join us for Medicine Grand Rounds and the 2013 Charles C. Smith Jr. Lecture featuring David Battinelli, MD, the Betsy Cushing Whitney Professor of Medicine and dean of Medical Education at Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish School of Medicine. Battinelli will present “Redesigning Medical Education: Lessons from Little League Baseball” focusing on learning to design pedagogy on guiding principles, challenging educational myths, and embracing opportunities for change. See you there.

    Additional Information: For more information, contact Jason Puckett, 852-1825.



    5.) HEART: Humanism in Medicine Newsletter Vol. 11

    The HEART: Humanism in Medicine group has completed the next iteration of the quarterly Humanism Newsletter and it can be found here.

    Additional Information: Pradip D. Patel, MD


    6.) Bio-hazardous Waste and Medical Waste Program change

    Due to increased disposal costs, all university personnel will be required to follow recently developed bio-hazardous waste segregation guidelines. View these important changes. Also, labs will be required to label each full bio-hazardous waste container with a vendor bar code label. To obtain these labels visit the DEHS Radiation Safety Office located in Library Commons Room 102 or email your request to Cathy Price.

    Additional Information: Cathy Price, DEHS, 852-2956



    7.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar

    Noon May 30, Baxter II, Room 038

    Free, public

    The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents “Animal Origin Influenza A Virus Infections in Humans: A Moving Target,” by Jacqueline Katz, PhD, chief, Immunology and Pathogenesis Branch, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208


    8.) Biochemistry Defense – Salipur

    10 a.m. May 29, CTR Building, Room 124

    Francesca Rinaldo Salipur, BMB PhD candidate. Title of defense is “Investigating the Mechanism of Action of XB05: A Novel Small Molecule with Anticancer Properties.”



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