Update: January at Penn

CONFERENCE
20 Wharton Physician Leadership Program; Steinberg Conference Center; info: 898-4748 (Leonard Davis Institute-Aresty Institute Health Care Executive Management Program).

EXHIBIT
Now
Landscape Transformation; works by Landscape Project Planner Kathryn Kester Lundgren (MLA '83) and environmental designer and sculptor Adam Kuby (Col '83); Burrison Art Gallery, Faculty Club. Through February 2.

FITNESS/LEARNING
17 Buddhist Meditation Practice; theme, Prajnaparamita: Mother of the Buddhas; chairs and Zen benches provided; all faiths welcome; 1 p.m.; Christian Association Chapel. Meets Wednesdays through May 8.

TALKS

15 Implications of Simple Optimal Design and Operation; Sten Bay Jorgensen, Technical University of Denmark; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Building (Chemical Engineering).

16 The Social Utilization of the Relious Text in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, 10 a.m. and The Problem of Reading Within Jewish and Christian Civilizations, 12:45 p.m., Brian Stock, University of Toronto, 420 Walnut St. (Center for Judaic Studies). For reservations: 238-1290.

17 Growth Factor and Neurotransmitter Regulation of Immediate Early Gene Transcription; Michael Greenberg, Children's Hospital of Boston; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

18 Insulin-Regulated Vesicular Trafficking and the Control of Glucose Transport; Morris Birnbaum, medicine; 12:15 p.m.; Wood Room, John Morgan Building (Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group).

19 Environmental Protection in Pennsylvania: New Approaches, Attitudes, and Directions; Carol Collier, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; 12:15 p.m.; Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (Institute for Environmental Studies).
Change of Endogenous and Exogenous Surfactant in the Airways; Machiko Ikegami, UCLA; 1:15 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, Richards Bldg. (Respiratory Physiology Group).

23 No--A Radical View; Susan Silverton, dental school; 1:15 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, Richards Building (Respiratory Physiology Group).

CANCELLATION
18 Managers' Role in Improving Clinical Performance in Health Care Organizations; 12-1 p.m. (Leonard Davis Institute) Lecture cancelled.


Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is Monday, a week before the week of publication. The deadline for the February at Penn calendar is January 15. Deadlines for the full spring 1996 semester are on Almanac's homepage (http://www.upenn.edu/almanac).