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Dean’s Community Service Awards
The College of Medicine is soliciting nominations for the 2009 Dean’s Community Service Award, which recognizes an individual or groupoutside the College of Medicine who has provided remarkable and distinguished service to the college. The recipient will be honored for exemplifying outstanding leadership, such as committee service or motivating others to serve the institution, or steadfast involvement and support, which could include sustained or extraordinary financial support of the college. Nominations are welcome from College of Medicine faculty, emeriti, staff, students and alumni and must be submitted by Monday, Feb. 16. The recipient cannot be an employee of UC or UC Physicians, the clinical practice of College of Medicine faculty members. For more information or to receive the nomination form, contact Karen Christian at firstname.lastname@example.org.Dean’s List is a publication of the UC College of Medicine, published each Monday by the Academic Health Center Public Relations and Communications Office.
Save the Date—2009 Hutton Lectureship
Michael Sandel, D.Phil,ofHarvard University, will deliver the 2009 John J. Hutton, MD, Lectureship in Ethics on Thursday, March 5. Sandel, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, will discuss, “How Should We Treat the Human Body? Ethical Dilemmas and Public Controversies.” The talk will begin at noon in Kresge Auditorium. For more information, call (513) 558-0203 or e-mail Denise Gibson, PhD, at email@example.com. All are encouraged to attend.
Cancer and Cell Biology Seminar Series
There will be two talks this week as part of the Cancer and Cell Biology Seminar Series. On Wednesday, Feb. 11, Hugh Cam, PhD, a faculty candidate from the National Cancer Institute, will discuss, “Epigenetic Control and Genome Organization by RNAi and Transposon-Derived Proteins.” On Thursday, Feb. 12, Madahavi Kadakia, PhD, associate director for the Center for Genomics Research and assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Wright State University, will present “Differential Regulation of Vitamin D Receptor by p53 Family Members, p63 and p73.” Both talks begin at noon in Rieveschl Auditorium. For more information, contact Peggy Bareswilt at (513) 558-1284 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips for Gaining ACS Funding Talk
William Phelps, PhD, of the American Cancer Society (ACS), will discuss tips for obtaining funding from the ACS on Thursday, Feb. 12, from 9 to 10 a.m. in Rieveschl Auditorium. He will also review funding priorities and what separates successful applications from those not funded in this highly competitive environment for cancer research dollars. The event is sponsored by the Cincinnati Cancer Consortium. For more information, contact Peggy Bareswilt or call (513) 558-1284.
Academic Health Center Community Blood Drive
Hoxworth Blood Center will host an Academic Health Center community blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, in Kresge Auditorium. Hoxworth has designated the month of February as “Target Your Donation Month.” Donors who give blood and platelets now through Saturday, Feb. 28, will automatically be registered to win one of four $125 Target gift cards. One winner will be selected each week. For more information, visit hoxworth.org/groups/target. To schedule an appointment for the AHC blood drive, visit hoxworth.org/uc.
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