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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).


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.


7 Michele Palamidy; singer, songwriter; 7 p.m.; Arts Cafe, Kelly Writers House; RSVP: (Writers House).


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

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


March 5, 2002
Volume 48 Number 25

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.