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MARCH AT PENN


CONFERENCE

11 Mini Symposium--Neuromuscular Diseases; H. Lee Sweeney, physiology; Tejvir Khurana, Pennsylvania Muscle Institute; Hansell Stedman, surgery; Carsten Bonnemann, neurology and pediatrics; Kevin Campbell, physiology and biophysics; 1:30-6 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building (IHGT).


FILMS

International House's 100 Years of Cinema

Tickets: $5 at the door for the double feature, available at 7 p.m.

8 Films by Fritz Lang in the USA: Big Heat (1953); 8 p.m.; Human Desire (1954); 10 p.m.


MUSIC

7 Michele Palamidy; singer, songwriter; 7 p.m.; Arts Cafe, Kelly Writers House; RSVP: whconcert@english.upenn.edu (Writers House).


TALKS

5 Is There Life After Graduate School?; Fireside chat: Provost Robert Barchi; 5 p.m.; Graduate Student Center (GAPSA; University Council).

6 Global Health Nursing and the School of Nursing's Mission; Maricel Manfredi, WHO region of the Americas; 4-5 p.m.; rm. 216, NEB (Nursing).

7 The Ocular Hypotensive Lipid Story; M. Bruce Shields, Yale University School of Medicine; 7:45 a.m.; Auditorium-lower level, Scheie Eye Institute (Scheie Eye Institute).

Advances in Drug Delivery and Tissue Engineering; Robert Langer, MIT; 10 a.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Herman P. Schwan Distinguished Lecture, Bioengineering).

The Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome; noon; M. Bruce Shields, Yale University School of Medicine; noon; Thayer Conference Room, SEI 5th fl. (Scheie Eye Institute).

12 Regulation of TBP Binding by the SAGA Complex and the Nhp6 HMG Protein; David Stillman, University of Utah Health Sciences Center; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar Institute).

13 Viral Transmission, Dissemination and Emergence of CXCR4 and CCRT-specific SHIVs in the Rhesus Macaque Model; Janet Harouse, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB ( Center for AIDS Research).

19 Terrorism: Crime or War--How Vulnerable is the U.S. to a Terrorist Attack?; Stephan Gale, political science; 6:30 p.m.; E. Craig Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk (Association of Alumnae).

21 Antibody-Mediated Neutralization of HIV-1; Harriet Robinson, Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center, Emory University; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Center for AIDS Research).


Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is each Monday for the following week's issue. The deadline for the April At Penn calendar is March 12. See www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead.html.


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 25, March 5, 2002

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
March 5, 2002
Volume 48 Number 25
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

Rising health care costs and Penn's health care benefits compared to others in Philadelphia and nationally.
The Lee Center for Criminology will create a computerized offender tracking system to help law enforcement.
Penn Police has a procedure for filing complaints against police but the UA recommends the creation of a Community Review Board.
What's in a name? The new prek-8 school wants input.
ISC Networking and Telecommunications service and rate changes go into effect July including the elimination of the Express Modem Pool.