Institutional Events and Research Calendar

February 1, 2017 - February 28, 2017

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Uncovering the biological basis of susceptibility/resistance"
Hosted by: Craig Mello, PhD, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Tools and methods for genomic computation, visualization, and integration"
Hosted by: Manuel Garber, PhD, Director, Bioinformatics Core, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Event Type Seminar
"The MS4A family of proteins reveals a novel mode of vertebrate olfaction"
Hosted by: Roger Davis, PhD, FRS, Program in Molecular Medicine, UMMS
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Identification of leukemogenic potential in yolk sac hematopoiesis" (Racine) and "Targeting RUNX transcription factors in T-ALL" (Choi)
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Sherry Pagoto, PhD, and Doug Ziedonis, MD, UMCCTS Education
Location: S7-402, UMass Medical School
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Friday, February 3, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Clinical trials for evaluating investigational drugs and medical devices"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch will be provided, please RSVP to Maureen Schulz

Event Type Community
Listening Session on the Executive Order on Immigration
Hosted by: UMMS Diversity & Inclusion Office
Location: Hiatt Auditorium, S1-608, UMMS
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Monday, February 6, 2017

Event Type Education / Training
I-Corps Program at the UMCCTS
Hosted by: UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Location: AS7-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Interested in the business of science? Want help translating your research into better health? Want to gain experience for a career in industry? Join us for a no-obligation informational session.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"RNA splicing as a driver of cancer - from mechanism to therapies"
Hosted by: Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Event Type Seminar
"What makes a successful pathogen?"
Hosted by: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Event Type Education / Training, Human Research
Hosted by: UMMS Human Research Protection Education Program
Location: Hiatt Auditorium S1-608, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"RNA splicer as a driver of cancer - from mechanisms to therapies"
Hosted by: Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00
Event Type Conference
"Understanding acquired cisplatin resistance in BRCA2 mutant cancers"
Hosted by: Leslie Shaw, PhD, Breast Cancer Research Conference, UMMS
Location: Room 416, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Event Type Seminar
Hosted by: UMass Metabolic Network
Location: ASB Cafeteria WEST, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Event Type Seminar
CANCELED - "Microbial determinations of gastrointestinal perforation incidence and outcomes" (Daniels); "Using transcripts to understand atrial fibrillation" (McManus); "SGLT2 inhibitor promoted ketosis" (Ali)
Hosted by: UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science, UMMS
Location: AS7-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

 

Event Type Grand Rounds
CANCELED - "Million Veteran Program (MVP): A mega-cohort for the 21st century"
Hosted by: Department of Medicine, Budnitz Lecture, UMMS
Location: Hiatt Auditorium S1-608, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
CANCELED - "Global increase in replication fork speed during a p57KIP2-regulated erythroid cell fate switch" (Hwang) and "Identification and characterization of CXCR4 as a leukemia suppressor gene"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, February 10, 2017

Event Type Grand Rounds
CANCELED - "ABC's of biologic therapies in Pediatric Rheumatology"
Hosted by: Department of Pediatrics, UMMS
Location: Amphitheater I, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Presented by, Barbara Ostrov, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Associate Dean of Faculty and Professional Development, Pediatric Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine

Monday, February 13, 2017

Event Type Seminar
Hosted by: Departments of Neurobiology and Neurology, and the Office of Research, UMMS
Location: Faculty Conference Room S1-342, UMMS, Worcester
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Program Leaders: Robert Goldberg, PhD and Beth McCormick, PhD and the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science and UMMS Office of Research
Location: Albert Sherman Center, AS8-2072, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Event Type Seminar
"In vivo genome editing: from proof-of-concept to therapeutic delivery"
Hosted by: Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Type Community, Lecture
Hosted by: UMMS Human Resources, Immigration Services Office
Location: Amphitheater I, UMMS
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Immigration Services Office and the UMass General Counsel's Office is hosting attorney Megan Kludt of Curan & Berger Immigration Law. Attorney Kludt will provide an overview of the current immigration laws, regulations and policies and discuss current and potential changes under the Trump administration, including Executive Orders. The discussion will also cover recent changes to immigration law and policy in the final months of the Obama Administration, especially as they pertain to entrepreneurs, researchers, H-1B employees, and international students.

This is a general information event. Specific or individual cases will not be addressed at this meeting.

This event is open to the entire UMMS community.  No RSVP required.

Event Type Seminar
"Hypercholesterolemia increases colorectal cancer incidence by a miR101c-dependent downregulation of Tet1 that reduces hematopoietic stem cell differentiation towards NKT and T cells"
Hosted by: UMMS CVD Translational Research
Location: Albert Sherman Center, AS9-2072, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"In vivo genome editing beyond the liver"
Hosted by: Phillip D. Zamore, PhD, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"JNK promotes mammary gland involution" (Girnius) and "The role of Lats1/2 kinases in mouse intestine" (Li)
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, February 17, 2017

Event Type Workshop
Hosted by: The Center for Research on Families at UMass Amherst
Location: UMass Amherst, 423 Tobin Hall, Amherst, MA
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop is free, but we ask that you please register.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"When to shoot the messanger: Decoding the logic of mRNA surveillance"
Hosted by: Phillip Zamore, PhD, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics"
Hosted by: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Context-dependent RNA surveillance as a dynamic modulator of cellular phenotype"
Hosted by: Phillip Zamore, PhD, RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Type Webinar
Hosted by: ReadyTalk Audio & Web Conferencing
Location: WEBINAR
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please register for this webinar.

Event Type Seminar
"Chromatin dysregulation as driver of oncogenesis"
Hosted by: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Event Type IRB Training
Hosted by: UMMS Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Location: Belmont Hill Conference Room, Ambulatory Care Center, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Because seating is limited, please register.

Event Type Seminar
"Allele-specific genome editing in the Huntington's disease gene"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Tolerance and immunity in health and cancer"
Hosted by: Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Friday, February 24, 2017

Event Type Grand Rounds
The Impact of Teamwork on the Patient Experience from our Next Generation of Caregivers
Hosted by: UMass Memorial, Schwartz Center Rounds
Location: Faculty Conference Room S1-342, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch will be provided.  Pre-registration is not required.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Distribution, dynamics and functions of modified ribonucleotides"
Hosted by: RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Program Leaders: Robert Goldberg, PhD and Beth McCormick, PhD and the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science and UMMS Office of Research
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Event Type Seminar
"RNA epitranscriptome in health and disease"
Hosted by: RNA Therapeutic Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Type Seminar
Hosted by: Diversity and Inclusion Office, UMMS - Contact: Fernanda.Gama@umassmed.edu
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please register for this event.

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