March 23, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 12


Of Note


Calendar March 26-30

Note: Institutions are listed with speakers who are not Health Science Center faculty or staff. No Saturday or Sunday events were reported.

Monday, March 26

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Teaching Conference, "The Quantitative Sensorimotor Testing Device," Dr. A. Lee Dellon, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (MED: 309L)

7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, "Informatics and Evidence-Based Medicine," Dr. Bob Badgett (MED: 209L)

7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, "Intensity-Modulated Radiosurgery," Drs. Bill Salter and Martin Fuss (MED: 444B)

8:00 a.m. Medicine Housestaff Conference, "An Approach to Complex Patients - II," Dr. David Arterburn (MED: 309L)

Noon Physiology Seminar, "Using cDNA Arrays to Study Genes Regulated by Antidepressants," Dr. Robert Thompson, University of Michigan (MED: 444B)

Tuesday, March 27

8:00 a.m. Medicine Housestaff Conference, "Myelodysplastic Syndromes," Dr. David Boldt (MED: 409L)

8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Grand Rounds, "Caustic Indigestion," Dr. Thomas Lowry, Wilford Hall Medical Center (MED: 309L)

8:30 a.m. Training Office, "Telephone Skills," Anita Glass (Call ext. 7-2320 to enroll.)

Noon Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Cytology: Radiation Effect in Cervical, Vaginal and Pulmonary Specimens," Dr. Patti Alli, Johns Hopkins University (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Noon Briscoe Library Workshop, "Advanced Web Searching and Evaluating Biomedical Information" (Register at

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, "Windows to the Brain: Imaging for Psychiatry Now and in the Future," Dr. Robin Hurley, Baylor College of Medicine (MED: 409L)

1:30 p.m. TNT, "Laboratory Technology: Hematopathology - A Case Study Approach to Erythrocyte Disorders," Bunny Rodak, Indiana University (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

3:00 p.m. Biocomputation Seminar, "Introductory Tutorial on the Rationale of BLAST (the Basic Local Alignment Search Tool)," Dr. Gabriel Schachtel, University of Giessen, Germany (LEC: 2.010)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar, "Mechanisms of Gross Genetic Instability in Cancer," Dr. Joyce Hamlin, University of Virginia Health Science Center (IBT: Conference Room 3.002)

Wednesday, March 28

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds, "Lisfranc Fractures," Dr. Celeste Borchers (MED: 309L)

7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Mellick Sykes (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds, "Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography," Dr. Julio Perez, Washington University, St. Louis (MED: 409L)

10:30 a.m. TNT, "Women's Health Issues and Trends: Perinatal and Neonatal Infections," Barbara McFadden, U. T. Houston Health Science Center (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Noon Pharmacology Seminar, "A Tale of Two Channels: Targets of G-Protein Messengers Known and Yet to Be Discovered," Dr. Mark Shapiro (MED: 444B)

1:00 p.m. Training Office, "Advanced Travel Procedures," Donna Henckel (Call ext. 7-2320 to enroll.)

Thursday, March 29

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds, "Latest Advances on Restless Leg Syndrome," Dr. William Ondo, Baylor College of Medicine (MED: 444B)

Noon Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)

Noon Microbiology Seminar, "Assembly of Integral Membrane Proteins," Dr. Beth Traxler, University of Washington (MED: 444B)

4:00 p.m. Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. J. Milburn Jessup (MED: 209L)

4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Grand Rounds Conference, "Update on Techniques of Successful Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation in 2001," Dr. Sandra Adams (MED: 309L)

5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Chet Nastala (MED: 444B)

Friday, March 30

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Hepatitis A: Vaccine Recommendations for Texas," Dr. Hal Jenson (MED: 409L)

8:00 a.m. Organ Transplant Grand Rounds, "Mechanisms of Eosinophil Recruitment and Accumulation in the Kidney," Dr. Charles Nolan (MED: 444B)

8:30 a.m. Continuing Dental Education, "21st Century Periodontics: Pathogenesis, Prognosis and Products," Carol Jahn (Call ext. 7-3177 for information.)