University of Pittsburgh
November 30, 2004

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Dec. 16-22

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.


12/16 Pitt's Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition will host a Department of Neuroscience Colloquium titled "Ionic and Structural Determinants of NMDA Receptor Channel Block by Mg2+," presented by Pitt Associate Professor of Neuroscience Jon W. Johnson, at 4 p.m., Room 169, Crawford Hall, Fifth and Ruskin avenues, Oakland. For more information, call


12/16 Pitt Professor Peter Wipf will deliver a lecture titled "Organic Synthesis at the Nexus of Science and Technology," which will mark his installation as a University Professor, at 4 p.m., Room 2500, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A reception will follow the lecture in Room 2501 of Posvar Hall. For more information, visit


12/19 As part of the Heinz Chapel Organ Concert Series, Alan Lewis, director of music at the Calvary Episcopal Church of Pittsburgh, will give a free performance at 3 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. The event is part of the chapel's larger Trio of Concerts Series. General information about the concert series can be found at