Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
UofL’s McConnell Center was one of five places around the globe that was chosen to host the Strategic Broadening Seminar program.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Dr. Zafrulla Khan, professor and director of Maxillofacial/Oncologic Dentistry at the UofL School of Dentistry, will receive the 2017 Clinician/Researcher Award from the American College of Prosthodontics next week at its annual meeting in San Francisco. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to academic dentistry and the sciences.
Open Enrollment is now through Friday, October 27
Open Enrollment is your once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your benefit elections. Changes you make during Open Enrollment are effective January 1, 2018. Visit the Open Enrollment website for more information about your 2018 benefit options and to make your elections. Benefits Open Enrollment ends Oct. 27 at 5 p.m.
Open Enrollment Benefits Fair on Belknap Campus Wednesday
Come to the Get Healthy Now Wellness Center (601 Presidents Blvd) on the Belknap campus Wednesday, October 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Benefits representatives and UofL’s benefits vendors will be on site to answer questions about our 2018 benefits. Computers are available at the fair. For additional Open Enrollment Benefits Fair dates, visit the website.
CANCELED – Open Access Week discussion on HSC canceled today
October 25, noon, Baxter II Multipurpose Room
Additional Information: Sarah Frankel, 852-8788
Louisville Water Co. work taking place on Eastern Pkwy.
October 4 through the end of the month
Louisville Water Co.-48 inch Transmission Main Project: Phase II, Eastern Pkwy.
November to Mid-April, Belknap Campus at Eastern Parkway
Schnitzelburg Tree Planting
November 11, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Amvets Post 9, 1567 S. Shelby Street; Free, includes breakfast and lunch
Schnitzelburg Area Community Council and Louisville Grows have joined forces to throw some shade for a good cause. We will be planting 220 trees in one day, including the 2000th tree planted by Louisville Grows. This means we need a lot of volunteers. So invite your friends, share this post, and get ready to make the world a better place.
Additional Information: Facebook
Join us for the 5th Annual ABI Research Meets Activism Breakfast
November 9, 9 a.m., Manhattan on Broadway; Free
Research funding opportunity
Pilot project grants from The Center for Restorative Medicine are available for seeding of novel research to facilitate additional funding, foster new collaborative partnerships and/or support junior faculty. We anticipate funding three pilot projects of $50,000. Faculty leadership will review for consistency with the mission of the Center for Restorative Medicine and advisory board will review proposals for innovation and scientific merit. Applications are due November 1, 2017. For application instructions follow this link.
Faculty: Explore Active Learning Assessment
October 30, 4-5:30 p.m., Teaching Innovation Learning Lab Classroom (Ekstrom Library #302)
Training and Workshops
iClicker Classic Demo
November 7, 3-4 p.m., Belknap Campus, Ekstrom Library, 3rd Floor TILL Conference Room (Room 302); Free
If you want to learn more about iClickers come join the conversation during this informative demonstration. Glen Garrett with iClicker will be here to provide answers to all of your questions. Light snacks provided by vendor. Registration online.
Additional Information: Linda Leake, 852-4332
iClicker Cloud Demo
November 7, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Belknap Campus, Ekstrom Library, 3rd Floor TILL Conference Room (Room 302); Free
Information Security Office Email Security Training Session
October 26, 3-4 p.m., Kornhauser Library Auditorium; Free
Have you been a victim of the recent ransomware or email phishing attacks? Are you a new employee or are you just in need of an email security refresher? If you have questions about email security then this training is for you. Lisa Cooper will present topics including recent email viruses, email encryption, VPN utilization, passwords, Wi-Fi and cell phone security. You will also learn how to spot bogus email messages. In addition we will provide you with helpful tips for managing your inbox.
Additional Information: Register via email
LGBT Center Pride Week Keynote
October 31, 12-1 p.m., Kornhauser Library Auditorium; Free
Bioengineering Dept. Seminar Series: ‘An Electrochemical Platform for Truly Remote, 24/7 Sensing of Heavy Metals’
Oct. 26, noon to 1 p.m., The Vogt Building, Room 311
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series, Student Presentation
October 26, 12-1 p.m., Room 101, Clinical and Translational Research Building
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents a research seminar by Irina Miralda, “Human neutrophils and Filifactor alocis: interactions beyond the cell surface.” Miralda is from the lab of Dr. Silvia Uriarte.
Additional Information: Lisa Hagan, 852-6208
Biochemistry Seminar today
October 25, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Rm 614
Jordan Noe, BMG graduate student, presents, “Peptides Encoded by the Mitochondrial rRNA Genes: Mechanisms of Action and Physiological Significance.”
Additional Information: Email
Neuroscience Seminar Series
October 26, 4 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium
Green Tip: It’s Campus Sustainability Day
Oct. 25, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Humanities Quad, Belknap Campus; Free
Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
October 25, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Hospital, Rudd Heart & Lung Center – 16th floor (cc) Great Halls I & II
Join the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, as we welcome guest speaker, Nikolaos Frangogiannis, MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine; Microbiology & Immunology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Frangogiannis will present, “The functional pluralism of fibroblasts in the remodeling myocardium.”
Additional Information: Monica Sivori, 852-1162, website
Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Julio Ramirez
October 26, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
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