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    "Viral Proteases as Drug Targets and the Mechanisms of Drug Resistance"

    "Viral Proteases as Drug Targets and the Mechanisms of Drug Resistance" Lazare Research Building, Conference Room 816, UMMS 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by Kuan-Hung Lin, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, UMMS

    "Overcoming Toxicity from Transgene Overexpression Through Vector Design in AAV Gene Therapy for GM2 Gangliosidoses"

    "Overcoming Toxicity from Transgene Overexpression Through Vector Design in AAV Gene Therapy for GM2 Gangliosidoses" Albert Sherman Center AS6-2072, UMMS 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by, Diane Golebiowski, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

    "Astrocyte-derived Exosomes in Astrocyte-to-Neuron Communication: Novel Players in the Stress Response"

    "Astrocyte-derived Exosomes in Astrocyte-to-Neuron Communication: Novel Players in the Stress Response" Lazare Research Buildng, conference room 716, UMMS 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Presented by, Ursula Wyneken, PhD, Professor, Centro de Investigaciones Biomedicas, Universidad de los Andes, Chile

    "CG11665 A Novel Monocarboxylate Transporter that Regulates Autophagy" (Velentzas) and "Reactivation of Epigenetically Silenced FMR1 as a Therapeutic Approach for Fragile X Syndrome" (Fang)

    "CG11665 A Novel Monocarboxylate Transporter that Regulates Autophagy" (Velentzas) and "Reactivation of Epigenetically Silenced FMR1 as a Therapeutic Approach for Fragile X Syndrome" (Fang) Lazare Research Building, 5th floor-516, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Panagiotis Velentzas, PhD (Baehrecke Lab) and Minggang Fang, PhD (Green Lab), UMMS

    Research Career & Writing Group "K-Club" Meeting

    Research Career & Writing Group "K-Club" Meeting S7-402, UMass Medical School 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

    Please join the UMCCTS Research Career & Writing "K-Club". The group meets monthly to provide information and feedback on academic career development and on preparing a Research Career Award application (NIH K-Awards, VA Research Career Awards, etc.).

    To become a member, please contact Ms. Denise Barrett.

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    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2069, UMMS, Worcester 10:00 AM - 9/3/2016 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.

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    HOLIDAY - Labor Day

    HOLIDAY - Labor Day 8:00 am
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    "Collapse of the Microbiome, Emergence of the Pathobiome and the Immunopathology of Sepsis"

    "Collapse of the Microbiome, Emergence of the Pathobiome and the Immunopathology of Sepsis" Albert Sherman Center, AS8-2072, UMMS 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Presented by, John C. Alverdy, MD, FACS, Sarah and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Surgery; Executive Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, IL

    UMMS Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day

    UMMS Suicide Prevention and Awareness Day Medical School Lobby and Albert Sherman Center Lobby, UMMS 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    As part of the National Suicide Prevention and Awareness week, September 5-11, UMass Medical School and the Department of Psychiatry will host a day to raise awareness and provide education about suicide prevention.

    9:00 am - 12:00 noon - Medical School Lobby
    1:00 - 5:00 pm - Albert Sherman Center Lobby

    There will be a short program at 11:30.  Please stop by to express your support and to share your thoughts.

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    "Retinitis Pigmentosa: From Disease to Treatment"

    "Retinitis Pigmentosa: From Disease to Treatment" Lazare Research Building, 7th floor conference room, UMMS 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Presented by, Claudio Punzo, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, UMMS

    "Jumping Genes and Jumping Cancers"

    "Jumping Genes and Jumping Cancers" 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, 373 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Presented by, Michael Metzger, PhD, Columbia University, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    "Regulation of X Chromosome Inactivation in Mice" (Bach) and "Identification of a Splicing Network that Regulates Self-Renewal of Erythroid Progenitor Cells" (Misra)

    "Regulation of X Chromosome Inactivation in Mice" (Bach) and "Identification of a Splicing Network that Regulates Self-Renewal of Erythroid Progenitor Cells" (Misra) Lazare Research Building, 5th floor conference room-516, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Ingolf Bach, PhD and Ashish Misra, PhD (Green Lab), UMMS

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    "EPG5: Tethering Autophagosome Maturation to Vici Syndrome"

    "EPG5: Tethering Autophagosome Maturation to Vici Syndrome" Lazare Research Building, 5th floor-516, UMMS 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by, Hong Zhang, PhD, HHMI International Early Career Scientist; Investigator, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China

    Opioid Epidemic Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon 2016

    Opioid Epidemic Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon 2016 District Hall, Boston, MA 7:45 AM - 7:00 PM

    The GE Foundation, CAMTech and MGH Global Medicine invite clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, students, and others to innovate for new technologies and solutions that address the prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid addiction. This epidemic continues to rise – the U.S. experiences one overdose death every 24 minutes*.

    Join us as we co-create for new solutions that can bend the curve of this national crisis and help save lives across the country. The events kick-off with an Opioid Challenge Summit to launch discussions around key opioid-related addiction challenges, including panel discussions featuring leaders and voices from the field.

    *data from the U.S. Surgeon General

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    Opioid Epidemic Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon 2016

    Opioid Epidemic Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon 2016 District Hall, Boston, MA 8:00 AM - 9/11/2016 1:30 AM

    The GE Foundation, CAMTech and MGH Global Medicine invite clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, students, and others to innovate for new technologies and solutions that address the prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid addiction. This epidemic continues to rise – the U.S. experiences one overdose death every 24 minutes*.

    Join us as we co-create for new solutions that can bend the curve of this national crisis and help save lives across the country. The events kick-off with an Opioid Challenge Summit to launch discussions around key opioid-related addiction challenges, including panel discussions featuring leaders and voices from the field.

    *data from the U.S. Surgeon General

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    Opioid Epidemic Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon 2016

    Opioid Epidemic Challenge Summit & Hack-a-thon 2016 District Hall, Boston, MA 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    The GE Foundation, CAMTech and MGH Global Medicine invite clinicians, engineers, entrepreneurs, designers, students, and others to innovate for new technologies and solutions that address the prevention, treatment and recovery of opioid addiction. This epidemic continues to rise – the U.S. experiences one overdose death every 24 minutes*.

    Join us as we co-create for new solutions that can bend the curve of this national crisis and help save lives across the country. The events kick-off with an Opioid Challenge Summit to launch discussions around key opioid-related addiction challenges, including panel discussions featuring leaders and voices from the field.

    *data from the U.S. Surgeon General

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    "Biology of Addiction"

    "Biology of Addiction" Faculty Conference Room S1-342, UMMS, Worcester 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    A conversation with patients, clinicians, and basic scientists. Faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinicians, patients, and interested medical students are invited to attend.

    RSVP to Gloria.Downing@umassmed.edu

    Sandwiches and beverages will be served.

    The Digital Health and IoT Journey: On the Road to Personalized Medicine and Better Health

    The Digital Health and IoT Journey: On the Road to Personalized Medicine and Better Health Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Rubin Campus Center, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609 8:15 am - 3:00 pm

    Keynote Speaker: Pete Karns, Vice President, Offering Management, IBM Watson Internet of Things

    Goals of this forum:

    • For participants to inform and foster a dialog around digital health and IoT innovations and how they bring new ways of delivering and improving care for healthcare consumers.
    • For industry (technology companies, healthcare providers, other organizations focused on the healthcare industry) and WPI researchers (faculty and students) to showcase their innovations to foster dialog and potential collaborations that could lead to commercialization.

    8:15-8:45 am - Registration & Coffee

    8:45 am-3:00 pm - Program, Networking, Demos and Lunch

    Click on link to register today!

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    Graduate School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony

    Graduate School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony Faculty Conference Room, 1st floor, UMass Medical School 6:00 pm

    Celebrate the welcoming of new GEP students!

    Reception following in the Medical School Lobby.

    "The mTOR Network: Integrating Growth Signals to Control Anabolic Metabolism"

    "The mTOR Network: Integrating Growth Signals to Control Anabolic Metabolism" 3rd Floor Seminar Room, UMMS Biotech II, 373 Plantation Street, Worcester 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by, Brendan Manning, PhD, Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan, School of Public Health

    "From Cells to Populations and Back"

    "From Cells to Populations and Back" Albert Sherman Center, AS9-2072, UMMS 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Presented by, John F. Keaney, MD, Professor and Division Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, UMMS and Catarina I. Kiefe, PhD, MD, Inaugural Melvin S. and Sandra L. Cutler Chair in Biomedical Research; Chair, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences; Professor, Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, UMMS

    "Mathematical Microbiomics: Facilitating the Discovery and the Optimization of Microbiome-Based Therapies"

    "Mathematical Microbiomics: Facilitating the Discovery and the Optimization of Microbiome-Based Therapies" Albert Sherman Center, AS8-2072, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Vanni Bucci, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of MA Dartmouth, North Dartmouth, MA

    Pizza will be served following the seminar.

    "mTORC2 promotes lipid storage and suppresses thermogenesis in brown adipose tissue in part through AKT-independent regulation of Fox01"

    "mTORC2 promotes lipid storage and suppresses thermogenesis in brown adipose tissue in part through AKT-independent regulation of Fox01" 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Presented by, Chien-Min Hung, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

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    UMMS Convocation and Investiture

    UMMS Convocation and Investiture Albert Sherman Center Auditorium (2nd floor), UMMS 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Help celebrate the accomplishments of UMass Medical School's faculty!

    Reception following in The Cube (3rd floor), Albert Sherman Center.

    "Flexible Bayesian Methods for Causal Inference and Missing Data in Pharmacoepidemiology"

    "Flexible Bayesian Methods for Causal Inference and Missing Data in Pharmacoepidemiology" Albert Sherman Center, AS9-2072, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Jason Roy, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania

    Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to Kelley Baron

    "Upconversion: Flat Lux"

    "Upconversion: Flat Lux" Lazare Research Building, conference room 816, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, John A. Capobianco, PhD, Concordia University Research Chair in Nanoscience (Tier 1), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Arts and Science, Concordia University, Canada

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    GSBS Qualifying Exam Recognition Ceremony and GSBS Welcome Back Reception

    GSBS Qualifying Exam Recognition Ceremony and GSBS Welcome Back Reception Albert Sherman Center Auditorium (2nd floor), UMMS 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Gather to recognize the accomplishments of your future colleagues!

    Reception following in The Cube (3rd floor), Albert Sherman Center.

    Please RSVP your attendance.

    "Cell-cell Cooperation and Competition in Health in Disease"

    "Cell-cell Cooperation and Competition in Health in Disease" Lazare Research Building, 716 conference room, UMMS 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Presented by, Hui Zong, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, University of Virginia

    "Leadership Series: Leadership Dynamics"

    "Leadership Series: Leadership Dynamics" S2-310 Seminar Room, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Michael Collins, MD, FACP, Chancellor and SVP for Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS

    "Translational ouput of the human transcriptome"

    "Translational ouput of the human transcriptome" Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor AS4-2072, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Stephen Floor, PhD, HHMI Fellow of the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, University of California, Berkeley

    UMass Tissue Banking Dynamics

    UMass Tissue Banking Dynamics Lazare Research Building, 5th floor-516, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Karl Simin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS

    Small Animal Imaging Core Lunch & Learn featuring the LI-COR Pearl Small Animal Imaging System

    Small Animal Imaging Core Lunch & Learn featuring the LI-COR Pearl Small Animal Imaging System Amphitheater I, S2-102, UMMS 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Discover the speed and simplicity the Pearl System offers for small animal imaging. Learn how to streamline animal imaging applications using near infrared.

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    SOM White Coat Ceremony

    SOM White Coat Ceremony Albert Sherman Center, 1st floor Multi-Purpose Room, UMMS 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Keynote address: John K. Zawachi, MD, Recipient of the 2015 Chancellor's Medal for Clinical Excellence.

    Reception following at the Albert Sherman Center Cafe and Courtyard.

    "RNA chaperones remodel human gene expression"

    "RNA chaperones remodel human gene expression" Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor AS4-2072, UMMS 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

    Presented by, Stephen Floor, PhD, HHMI Fellow of the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, University of California, Berkeley

    "The Great Balancing Act: Managing the Realities of Today; Leading for the Promise of Tomorrow"

    "The Great Balancing Act: Managing the Realities of Today; Leading for the Promise of Tomorrow" S2-102 Amphitheater I, UMMS 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Presented by, Michael F. Collins, MD, FACP, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Senior Vice President for the Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2069, UMMS, Worcester 10:00 AM - 9/17/2016 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.

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    "A study of synaptic development and premature aging in Drosophila"

    "A study of synaptic development and premature aging in Drosophila" Lazare Research Building, 7th floor-716, UMMS 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Presented by, Yihang Li, Neuroscience, UMMS

    "FUSsing with translation: altered protein synthesis in ALS" (Bosco), "An RNAi screen for RNA binding proteins controlling Drosophila circadian behavior" (Foley) and "The biology and molecular mechanism of meningococcal CRISPR-Cas9" (Zhang)

    "FUSsing with translation: altered protein synthesis in ALS" (Bosco), "An RNAi screen for RNA binding proteins controlling Drosophila circadian behavior" (Foley) and "The biology and molecular mechanism of meningococcal CRISPR-Cas9" (Zhang) 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Presented by, Daryl Bosco (Neurology), Lauren Foley (Emery Lab) and Yan Zhang (Sontheimer Lab), UMMS

    Breakfast will be provided.

    Systems biology of interkingdom adaptation

    Systems biology of interkingdom adaptation Albert Sherman Center, AS8-2072, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Erel Levine, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard University, Boston, MA

    Pizza will be served following the seminar.

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    MassTERi Education Seminar "Clinical Trials: It Doesn't Need to be the Same Old, Same Old"

    MassTERi Education Seminar "Clinical Trials: It Doesn't Need to be the Same Old, Same Old" Faculty Conference Room S1-342, UMass Medical School, Worcester 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Presented by, Robert Hindes, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder, TREK Therapeutics, PBC.  Pharma experience includes BMS, Pharmassett, Beyond West Pharma

    Register today for this informative and educational lecture.  This event will be a great opportunity for networking and collaboration!  Refreshments will be served.

    Mayo Clinic & Vanderbilt Health: The New Social Media Playbook

    Mayo Clinic & Vanderbilt Health: The New Social Media Playbook Shaw Building, 419 Belmont Street, 2nd floor conference room #1, Worcester, MA 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    The UMass Center for mHealth and Social Media invites you to attend this webinar, hosted by the Mayo Clinic & Vanderbilt Health.  We will be streaming this live event in the Shaw Building.

    Presented by, Lee Aase, Director, Center for Social Media - Mayo Clinic and Cynthia Floyd Manley, Director, Content Strategy, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

    Please RSVP by 9/14/16 to let us know if you can attend - space is limited.

    "The contribution of extracellular matrix to muscle (patho)physiology"

    "The contribution of extracellular matrix to muscle (patho)physiology" S6-310, UMMS 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by, Elisabeth Barton, PhD, Professor, Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology, University of Florida

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    "Academic Recognition in the New World of Team Science" - Team Science Webinar

    "Academic Recognition in the New World of Team Science" - Team Science Webinar WEBINAR 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Presented by, Luanne E. Thorndyke, MD, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, and Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School and Robert Milner, PhD, Associate Vice Provost, Professional Development and Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School

    Please register for this educational webinar!

    "Piecing together the puzzle of CD4 T cell activation" Pathology Fall Seminar Series

    "Piecing together the puzzle of CD4 T cell activation" Pathology Fall Seminar Series AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Michael S. Kuhns, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Immunobiology, University of Arizona

    "TRP Channel Structures by Single Particle cryo-EM"

    "TRP Channel Structures by Single Particle cryo-EM" Lazare Research Building, 7th floor-716, UMMS 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Presented by, Yifan Cheng, PhD, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California-San Francisco

    "In vivo analysis of RIPK1 functions in cell death, inflammation and immunity"

    "In vivo analysis of RIPK1 functions in cell death, inflammation and immunity" Lazare Research Building, 5th floor-516, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Manolis Pasparakis, PhD, Professor, Institute for Genetics and CECAD Research Center, University of Cologne, Germany

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    "Opioid Use and Safety in US Nursing Homes"

    "Opioid Use and Safety in US Nursing Homes" Albert Sherman Center, AS9-2072, UMMS 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by, Jake Hunnicutt, MPH

    "What Pediatricians (and Other Clinicians) Need to Know About Zika Virus"

    "What Pediatricians (and Other Clinicians) Need to Know About Zika Virus" S2-102 Amphitheater I, UMMS 8:00 am - 9:00 am

    Presented by, Sharone Green, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, UMMS, Infectious Diseases and Immunology, UMMHC

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2069, UMMS, Worcester 10:00 AM - 9/24/2016 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.

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    UMass Medicine Cancer Walk & Run

    UMass Medicine Cancer Walk & Run UMass Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 7:00 am

    Run Registration:  7:00 am     Run Start:  8:00 am

    Walk Registration:  8:00 am    Walk Start:  10:00 am

    Questions?  Please email UMMS Cancer Walk or call: 508-856-2589

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    POSTPONED to NOVEMBER - WPI & UMMS Collaborative Seed Funding Grant Program Awardee Presentation & Reception

    POSTPONED to NOVEMBER - WPI & UMMS Collaborative Seed Funding Grant Program Awardee Presentation & Reception WPI, Gateway Park, 60 Prescott Street, Life Sciences and Bioengineering Building, Worcester 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed and will be rescheduled in November.

    Please join faculty from both institutions as we gather for a presentation from the awardees of the Collaboration Seed Funding Grant. This initiative was developed to establish research partnerships between our institutions with a long-term view of diversifying our combined research funding portfolio, expanding student training and enhancing the impact of our discoveries.

    Reception to follow.  Refreshments will be served.

    Please contact Theona Scola for additional information.

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    Interop IT 2016 UMMS IT Conference & Expo

    Interop IT 2016 UMMS IT Conference & Expo UMass Medical School Main Lobby and Faculty Conference Room 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Join us for the 3rd Annual Interop IT! See how technology and people are transforming health IT to impact healthcare by ensuring greater efficiency, coordination, and improved care!

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    Clinical Research Professionals Group Meeting

    Clinical Research Professionals Group Meeting Lazare Auditorium S1-607, UMMS 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    The Clinical Research Professionals Group consists of clinical research staff throughout the University of MA Medical School, including Principal Investigators, Study Coordinators, Research Nurses, Administrators, and others. All research staff are invited to be part of the CRPG regardless of their role or background in clinical research.

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

    "Immune Regeneration Enabled by Cellular Feast Versus Famine" Pathology Fall Seminar Series

    "Immune Regeneration Enabled by Cellular Feast Versus Famine" Pathology Fall Seminar Series AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Steven L. Reiner, MD, Charles H. Revson Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University

    Diabetes Innovation Challenge Semi-Finals

    Diabetes Innovation Challenge Semi-Finals Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, UMMS 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Diabetes Innovation Challenge seeks to find transformational advancements in diabetes. M2D2, in partnership with T1D Exchange, a non-profit focused on accelerating innovations that improve outcomes in type 1 diabetes, present the first Diabetes Innovation Challenge. This exciting multi-staged event is an opportunity to identify, support, and incubate transformational innovations in types 1 and 2 diabetes.

    RSVP now and see 34 semi-finalists present innovative projects!

    Projects include exciting innovations in the areas of diagnostics, therapies, devices and technologies. Semi-finalists will present at one of two events (Sept. 29 and Oct. 5) focused on either early-stage projects or pre-clinical/translational projects.

    "Persistence, entrainment and function of biological rhythms across the Polar Day and Polar Night"

    "Persistence, entrainment and function of biological rhythms across the Polar Day and Polar Night" Lazare Research Building, 7th floor-716, UMMS 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Presented by, C. Loren Buck, PhD, Professor of Biological Sciences and Associate Director, Center for Bioengineering Innovation, Northern Arizona University

    Translating Innovation in Discovery through Collaboration Symposium

    Translating Innovation in Discovery through Collaboration Symposium Massachusetts Biotechnology Council - 300 Technology Square 8th Floor, Cambridge, MA 02139 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Moderators- Zhong Zhong, PhD, VP Biology, Wave Life Sciences,Christopher Horvath, DVM, MS, DACVP, SVP Preclinical Development, Bluebird Bio

    "RNA Polymerase II cluster dynamics predict mRNA output in living cells"

    "RNA Polymerase II cluster dynamics predict mRNA output in living cells" Albert Sherman Center, AS6-2072, UMMS 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Presented by, Ibrahim Cisse, PhD, Professor, Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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