University of Pittsburgh
January 22, 2014

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 2-8

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

CONCERT
University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: Britten and Beethoven, Tenor Robert Frankenberry joins Pitt’s Symphony Orchestra for Britten's Nocturne, then conducts Beethoven's Triple Concerto, 8 p.m. Feb. 5, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu

EXHIBITION
Studio Arts Summer 2013 Creative Research Exhibition: Wyoming Field Study & Undergraduate Research Awards, works from students participating in the Summer 2013 Studio Arts Field Study in Wyoming, through Feb. 7, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, www.studioarts.pitt.edu

BOOK DISCUSSION
Walter Mosley, fiction writer known for Devil in a Blue Dress, 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, http://pghwriterseries.wordpress.com

LECTURES
“Coupling Actin Assembly to the Endocytic Coat during Clathrin Mediated Endocytosis,” Douglas Boettner, research assistant professor of biological sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, 4 p.m. Feb. 3, 169 Crawford Hall, Pitt Department of Biological Sciences, www.biology.pitt.edu

“Capillary Electrophoresis for High Sensitivity Proteomics,” Norman J. Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Professor of Chemistry, University of Notre Dame, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 4, 152 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu

“Defining Functional Microcircuitry in Neocortex,” Jason MacLean, assistant professor of Neurobiology, University of Chicago, 4 p.m. Feb. 4, Pitt Department of Neuroscience, Pitt Center for Neuroscience, http://cnup.neurobio.pitt.edu

“Cache Rules Everything Around Me,” Andy Pavlo, assistant professor of computer science, Carnegie Mellon University, 3 p.m. Feb. 5, 5317 Sennott Square Building, Pitt Computer Science Departmental Colloquium, http://cs.pitt.edu

“The Programmable Epigenome: Small RNAs, Chromatin, and Genome Defense in the Drosophila Germline,” Jonathan Preall, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 4 p.m. Feb. 5, 169 Crawford Hall, Pitt Department of Biological Sciences, www.biology.pitt.edu

“Structure and Stability of Components within the Cell Nucleus,” Kris N. Dahl, associate professor of biomedical engineering and chemical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 11 a.m. Feb. 6, 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3, Pitt and CMU Joint Program in Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology, www.mbsb.pitt.edu

“Combining Organic Synthesis and Directed Evolution to Design HIV Vaccines,” Isaac Krauss, assistant professor of chemistry, Brandeis University, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 150 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu

“Disambiguating the Complex Chemical Mechanisms Underlying Basic Brain Function using Microelectrochemistry,” Leslie Sombers, assistant professor of analytical chemistry, North Carolina State University, 4 p.m. Feb. 6, 150 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu

“Chicago Historic Zoning Research,” Randall Walsh, Pitt associate professor of economics, noon Feb. 7, 3343 Forbes Ave., Oakland, University of Pittsburgh Center for Social and Urban Research’s Urban and Regional Brown Bag Seminar, www.ucsur.pitt.edu

“Poverty, Conditional Cash Transfers and Children's Development: Using Psychology to Understand Policy Strategies,” Larry Aber, Professor of Applied Psychology, New York University, 3 p.m. Feb. 8, Martin Colloquium Center, 4127 Sennott Square, Pitt Department of Psychology, www.psychology.pitt.edu

Written by Melissa Carlson

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