Institutional Events and Research Calendar

July 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

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Friday, July 01, 2016

Event Type Seminar
CANCELED - "Predicting Drug-induced Liver Injury - A Model Approach for Drug Safety"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Implementation Science Division, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 6th floor conference room AS6-2072, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Presented by, Weida Tong, PhD, Director of the Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics at FDA's National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR/FDA).

Monday, July 04, 2016

HOLIDAY - Independence Day
Time: 8:00 am

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Event Type Seminar
"Investigating Epigenetic Regulation of PD-L1 and Anti-Tumor Immunity"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Lazare Research Building, 5th floor conference room 516, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by, Tessa Simone, PhD, Green Lab, UMMS

Friday, July 08, 2016

Event Type Workshop
Hosted by: Manuel Garber, PhD, Director, Bioinformatics Core, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2069, UMMS, Worcester
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Bioinformatics Core hosts a data analysis session (data-thon) every other Friday. The format is to briefly introduce you to the available pipelines followed by analysis of your dataset.

Please check the website for futher information or contact Heidi Beberman for any questions.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Event Type Education / Training, Human Research
Hosted by: UMMS Human Research Protection Education Program
Location: Hiatt Auditorium S1-608, UMMS, Worcester
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come learn what is new and what to expect with the EPIC (Electronic Medical Record System) and OnCore (Clinical Research/Trial Management System) implementations.

Ethan Segal, Senior Analyst-Epic-Academic EMR & Research, Department of Information Services, UMass Memorial Medical Center, and representatives from the EPIC Research Implementation Team will discuss:

  • EPIC research tools and functionality (high level)
  • EPIC implementation related to research

Vincent Lee, OnCore Project Manager, Information Technology/Research Technology & Data Science, UMMS will discuss:

  • OnCore implementation project plan and progress
  • OnCore / Epic integration plan and progress

GoToMeeting is available for those off-site campus individuals - In-person attendance is strongly recommended.

If you are interested in attending or have any questions, please RSVP HRPeducation@umassmed.edu

Event Type Seminar
"Regulation of the Tip60-p400 chromatin remodeling complex by R-loops in embryonic stem cells"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Lazare Research Building, 5th floor conference room 516, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by, Tong Wu, Fazzio Lab, UMMS

Friday, July 15, 2016

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Structural Mechanisms of the Sliding Clamp and Sliding Clamp Loader: Insights into Disease and Function"
Hosted by: Graduate Schoo of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: Lazare Research Building, 8th floor seminar room 816, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by, Caroline Mary Duffy, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, UMMS

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"The Drosophila homolog of the intellectual disability gene ACSL4 acts in glia to regulate morphology and neuronal activity"
Hosted by: Graduate Schoo of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: Lazare Research Building, 7th floor seminar room 716, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by, Caitlin Quigley, MD/PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences, UMMS

Monday, July 18, 2016

Event Type Lecture
"Creating Your Bibliography"
Hosted by: Department of Surgery, Lecture Series on Health Services Research Methods, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference room AS9-2072, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by, Len Levin, MS LIS, MA, AHIP, Department of Surgery, UMMS

Event Type Seminar
"Pharmaco-cybernetic approaches to enhancing medications management and patient safety in the cybermedicine age"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Implementation Science Division, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 6th floor conference room AS6-2072, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by, Kevin Yap, PhD, cyber-pharmacist and an interdisciplinary researcher at the Department of Pharmacy, NUS.

Event Type Seminar
"Training Professional Skills Development through Digital Engagement of Gen C Healthcare Students"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Implementation Science Division, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 6th floor conference room AS6-2072, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by, Kevin Yap, PhD, cyber-pharmacist and an interdisciplinary researcher at the Department of Pharmacy, NUS.

Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: UMMS Center for Biomedical Career Development
Location: Room S2-310, 2nd floor, UMass Medical School
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Part 1: Launching Your Academic Job Search

Part 2: Writing Your Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Part 3: Preparing for the Interview Visit

Part 4: Negotiating Your Startup Package

Pre-registration is required.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"A walk on the fine line between reward and risk: AAV-IFN beta gene therapy for glioblastoma"
Hosted by: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 6th floor conference room, AS6-2072, UMMS
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 am

Presented by, Dwijit Guhasarkar, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

Event Type Workshop
Hosted by: Manuel Garber, PhD, Director, Bioinformatics Core, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2069, UMMS, Worcester
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Bioinformatics Core hosts a data analysis session (data-thon) every other Friday. The format is to briefly introduce you to the available pipelines followed by analysis of your dataset.

Please check the website for futher information or contact Heidi Beberman for any questions.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Event Type Seminar
"Race/Sex Modification of the Association between Allostatic Load and Depression among Black and White US Adults" (Bey) and "Association of Dysfunctional Eating with Metabolic Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Latinos" (Lopez-Cepero)
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference room AS9-2072, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by, Ganga Bey, MPH and Andrea Lopez-Cepero, MHSN

Email BRIDGE@umassmed.edu to sign up for a presentation slot.

Lunch will be provided.

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Plague and the defeat of mammalian innate immunity: systematic genetic analysis of Yersinia pestis virulence factors"
Hosted by: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 8th floor conference room AS8-2072, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by, Samantha Palace, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, UMMS

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Correlates of Unmet Need for Treatment of Opioid Use"
Hosted by: Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 8th floor conference room AS8-2072, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Clinical and Population Health Research Comprehensive Project

Presented by, Eric Romo, BA

Reviewers: Robin Clark, PhD, Christine Ulbricht, PhD, and Stavroula Chrysanthopoulou, PhD

(15 mins presentations / 15 min Q&A)

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