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Friday, March 29, 2013

 
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Some brain cells are better virus fighters

Viruses often spread through the brain in patchwork patterns, infecting some cells but missing others. New research at the School of Medicine helps explain why: Natural immune defenses that resist viral infection are turned on in some brain cells but switched off in others. The arrows in the picture highlight infected cells in a mouse brain.

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Faces of Hope rally readies campus for Clinton Global Initiative University

The Faces of Hope rally got the WUSTL campus fired up for Clinton Global Initiative University, which begins April 5. The community watched a video message from Chelsea Clinton and learned that WUSTL is committing $30 million to improve energy efficiency and ramp up other sustainability efforts on campus.

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Know thyself: How mindfulness can improve
self-knowledge

Mindfulness — paying attention to one’s current experience in a nonjudgmental way — might help us to learn more about our own personalities, new WUSTL research suggests. Study co-author is Erika Carlson, an Arts & Sciences doctoral student in psychology.

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Wang to use NSF grant for study of oxygen consumption in cells

Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has received a three-year, $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study oxygen consumption rates of individual cells using photoacoustic microscopy, a novel imaging technology he developed that uses light and sound to measure change.

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Calendar Highlights

4 p.m. Friday, March 29

Dept. of English lecture

“Demagogues in Denim: Elia Kazan, Celebrity Politics and A Face in the Crowd (1957).” Visiting WUSTL alum David Blake (PhD ’94). Free and open to the public. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge.
(314) 935-5190.

8 p.m. Saturday, March 30

Miyazaki Film Series

Whisper of the Heart (1995). In Japanese with English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Event details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 100.
(314) 935-4448.

Announcements

Whittemore House to reopen for breakfast, lunch April 8

WUSTL’s faculty and staff conference center, the Whittemore House, will reopen April 8 following a three-month closure for major renovations. An open house is planned next week.

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