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    Here’s what was posted to UofLNews on Tuesday, May 17, 2016:

    • Farmers Market returns to Belknap for third year. Read more.
    • Registration available for Pathways Women’s Leadership Conference. Read more.

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    Some UofL School of Dentistry faculty and students raise money for UofL pediatric dentistry by creating personalized 3D casts out of dental plaster materials and selling them at the St. James Court Art Show each fall.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Be your best self and join the PiYo party

    2.) Join the dance party with Zumba

    3.) Get Fit in 20 at HSC and Shelby Campus

    Miscellaneous

    4.) 19th Annual Estate Planning Institute scheduled

    5.) The Department of Medicine offers a Clinical Research Clinic

    6.) Conflict of Interest policy reminder: Students and visiting participants

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    7.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar this week

    8.) Qualitative Research Speakers Series set for inaugural season

    Studies

    9.) Study of emotion socialization conducted by UofL RACER Lab

    Sustainability

    10.) Green Tip: Bike Local & Buy Local This Week

    Grand Rounds

    11.) Medicine Grand Rounds: Yelena Ginzburg

    12.) Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Be your best self and join the PiYo party

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 unlimited classes; First class is always free

    PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. If you’re looking for a workout without jumping or high impact cardio to help lose weight, find out what the PiYo craze is all about.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email

     

    2.) Join the dance party with Zumba

    Mondays, 6:30-7:15 p.m., first Wednesday of the month, 5:15-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.; Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Employees, retirees and their spouses/QAs

    Take the “work” out of workout and dance for great fitness. We combine Latin, hip hop and International music with fun and exciting dance moves to boost your heart rate and burn calories. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    3.) Get Fit in 20 at HSC and Shelby Campus

    May 23, 12-12:30 p.m., Burhans Hall, Room 158, Shelby; May 26, 12-12:30 p.m., School of Dentistry, Room 230, HSC

    Get Healthy Now is coming to the Shelby and HSC campus for “Fit in 20.” Join us outside for a quick boost to your day with our certified Health Fitness Specialist. Fit in 20 is for all fitness levels from beginner to advanced. Athletic shoes recommended.

    Additional Information: RSVP via email, 852-7755

     

    Miscellaneous

    4.) 19th Annual Estate Planning Institute scheduled

    May 27, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., University Club & Alumni Center, Ballrooms B and C; $250

    This annual institute focused on estate planning is offered by the Brandeis School of Law. This one-day event offers seven hours CLE (approval pending) in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio bar associations, including two hours satisfying the Kentucky ethics requirement.

    Additional Information: Tracie Cole, 852-1230

    5.) The Department of Medicine offers a Clinical Research Clinic

    Every Thursday, 2-4 p.m. by appointment, Med Center One, Suite 100; Free

    The mission of the Clinical Research Support Program (CRSP) is to promote and facilitate the conduct of clinical research within the Department of Medicine and the UofL Community. The CRSP was created to provide centralized support services for our faculty as well as serving as a centralized resource to provide training and quality functions that ensure high quality research and results.
    We offer free consulting by appointment Thursdays, 2-4 p.m. at our Clinical Research Clinic.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-1770

     

    6.) Conflict of Interest policy reminder: Students and visiting participants

    As summer approaches and students and visiting researchers will be added to projects, please be advised that any individual receiving any portion of their compensation through an externally-funded project and any individual participating in research under the auspices of UofL, regardless of compensation, is required to have a current annual Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF) completed. This includes students and all visiting scholars, student, researchers, scientists, etc.

    Additional Information: Website, email, 852-7612

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    7.) Microbiology and Immunology seminar this week

    May 19, noon to 1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 101

    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Structural and Functional Characterization of Class II Toxin/Anti-Toxin Systems in Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans,” by Blair Schneider, PhD Candidate in the lab of Don Demuth, PhD.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

     

    8.) Qualitative Research Speakers Series set for inaugural season

    May 23, 5-7 p.m., 139 Shumaker; Free

    Join us for pizza at this inaugural session where we will explore qualitative research methods in general with a special focus on ethnography as a mode of inquiry, and on how knowledge is generated and legitimized across the disciplines of anthropology, urban studies and education. Dr. Lisa Björkman (Urban and Public Affairs) will discuss her work in India and Italy, offering insights into methods and methodologies in the social sciences.

    Additional Information: RSVP via email, Christine Payne, 852-2630

     

    Studies

    9.) Study of emotion socialization conducted by UofL RACER Lab

    Davidson Hall, Suite 308B; IRB #15.0885

    Paul Rosen, PhD, and the UofL RACER Lab is conducting a study examining family dynamics and emotional skills of children with and without ADD/ADHD. Mothers and children in kindergarten through 2nd grade are eligible to participate. Estimated duration of participation is one 2-hour session. Mothers will receive a $5 prepaid card for their participation and children will receive a small toy. Parents will also be provided with a free ADHD and academic achievement screening assessment.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-1387

     

    Sustainability

    10.) Green Tip: Bike Local & Buy Local This Week

    May is Bike Everywhere Month and this Friday, May 20, is Bike To Work Day. Register your intention to get to work on two wheels and you could win a free bicycle at Louisville’s Bike to Work Day Celebration at 4th St. Live from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. UofL is also participating in the National Bike Challenge, and participants have a chance to win $400. Also this week, pedal to UofL’s weekly Farmers Markets, which open for the season on Thursday at HSC (Gray St. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) and Belknap (3rd & Brandeis, 3:30-6 p.m.).

    Additional Information: Register for Bike To Work Day, join the National Bike Challenge, Gray Street Farmers Market, Belknap Farmers Market

     

    Grand Rounds

    11.) Medicine Grand Rounds: Yelena Ginzburg

    May 19, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium

    Medicine Grand Rounds features Yelena Z. Ginzburg, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Associate Member, Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center. Dr. Ginzburg will present “Regulatory Role of Iron Transport in Beta-Thalassemia,” focusing on normal regulation of iron metabolism and erythropoiesis, characteristics and dysregulated iron metabolism in beta-thalassemia, and the role of transferrin and TfR1 in erythroid maturation and enucleation.

    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825

     

    12.) Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

    May 18, noon to 1 p.m., Rudd Heart & Lung Institute, 16th floor (CC) Great Halls I & II

    Please join us as we welcome Craig Alexander, MD, Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics; Division of Cardiology at University of Louisville. Dr. Alexander will present “Transposition, Transition, and Adult Congenital Heart Disease.”

    Additional Information: Monica Sivori, 852-1162, website

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    Alicia Kelso is the director of social media and digital content. She joined UofL in 2015 as director of communications at the Brandeis School of Law. She also serves as a senior contributor at Forbes.com, writing about the restaurant industry, which she has covered since 2010. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine.