Community Calendar

August 2016

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    "Roles of the Mother Centriole Appendage Protein Cenexin in Microtubule Organization during Cell Migration and Cell Division"

    "Roles of the Mother Centriole Appendage Protein Cenexin in Microtubule Organization during Cell Migration and Cell Division" 3rd Floor Semiinar Room, Biotech II, 373 Plantation Street, Worcester, UMMS 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Presented by, Hui-Fang Hung, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

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    Annual Closing Poster Session of the UMMS Combined Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

    Annual Closing Poster Session of the UMMS Combined Summer Undergraduate Research Programs Old Lobby of the Medical School, 1st floor, UMMS 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    This Poster Session is one of the culminating activities of the 10-week residential undergraduate research programs. Over 1800 completed applications were received from undergraduates in colleges and universities throughout the continental US, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Twenty-five trainees were selected for the program and hosted by UMMS researchers. 

    Come and meet this amazing group of young people. You are guaranteed to be impressed with what they have accomplished in ten short weeks.

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    "Exploiting DNA Repair and ER Stress Response Pathways to Induce Apoptosis in Glioblastoma Multiforms"

    "Exploiting DNA Repair and ER Stress Response Pathways to Induce Apoptosis in Glioblastoma Multiforms" Lazare Research Building, 8th floor conference room 816, UMMS 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by, Jessica Weatherbee, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2069, UMMS, Worcester 10:00 AM - 8/6/2016 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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    "Calculating Sample Size and Conducting a Power Analysis"

    "Calculating Sample Size and Conducting a Power Analysis" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference rooms, AS9-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Presented by, Bruce Barton, PhD, Research Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences; Director, Quantitative Methods Core; Team Leader, Research Methods, Center for Health Policy and Research, UMMS

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    "Examining Social Support as a Modifier of the Association Between Food Insecurity and Obesity in Adults"

    "Examining Social Support as a Modifier of the Association Between Food Insecurity and Obesity in Adults" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference room AS9-2072, UMMS 10:00 am - 10:30 am

    Clinical and Population Health Research Comprehensive Project

    Presented by, Karen Ashe, BA, MS, MNSP

    Reviewers: Judith Ockene, PhD, Med, MA, William Jesdale, PhD and Sybil Crawford, PhD

    (15 min presentation / 15 min Q&A)

    "Performance of Propensity Score Methods in the Presence of Nondifferential Exposure Misclassification: A Simulation Study"

    "Performance of Propensity Score Methods in the Presence of Nondifferential Exposure Misclassification: A Simulation Study" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference room AS9-2072, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Mollie Wood, MPH, PhD

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    "Tissue Compartmentalization and Tropism of HIV-1"

    "Tissue Compartmentalization and Tropism of HIV-1" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference room AS9-2072, UMMS 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Robin Brese, Immunology and Virology Program, UMMS

    "Levels of Ycg1 Limit Condensin Function During the Cell Cycle"

    "Levels of Ycg1 Limit Condensin Function During the Cell Cycle" Lazare Research Building, 5th floor conference room 516, UMMS 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presented by, Tyler Doughty, Cancer Biology Program, UMMS

    "Population Health Epidemiology"

    "Population Health Epidemiology" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference rooms, AS9-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Presented by, Mara Meyer Epstein, ScD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, UMMS

    Academic Job Search Series - "Preparing for the Interview Visit" and "Negotiating Your Startup Package"

    Academic Job Search Series - "Preparing for the Interview Visit" and "Negotiating Your Startup Package" Room S2-310, 2nd floor, UMass Medical School 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Part 3: Preparing for the Interview Visit - 10:00-11:30 am

    Part 4: Negotiating Your Startup Package - 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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    "American Indian Health Equity Issues"

    "American Indian Health Equity Issues" S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School, University 10:30 am - 11:30 am

    Presented by, Margaret Moss, PhD, JD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Buffalo, SUNY, School of Nursing

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    "Survey Research"

    "Survey Research" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference rooms, AS9-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Presented by, Melissa A. Clark, PhD, Professor, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS

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    "The Association Between Iodine and Cardiovascular Disease"

    "The Association Between Iodine and Cardiovascular Disease" Albert Sherman Center, 6th floor conference room AS6-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Clinical and Population Health Research Comprehensive Project

    Presented by, Hoang Tran, MD, MPH

    Reviewers: Robert Goldberg, PhD, Catarina Kiefe, PhD, MD, and Bruce Barton, PhD

    (15 min presentation / 15 min Q&A)

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    "Pharmaco-epidemiology"

    "Pharmaco-epidemiology" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference rooms, AS9-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Presented by, Jennifer Tjia, Associate Professor, Geriatrics Medicine, UMMS

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    "Food Insecurity and Cardiovascular Health as Measured by the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 Metric"

    "Food Insecurity and Cardiovascular Health as Measured by the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 Metric" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference room AS9-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Clinical and Population Health Research Comprehensive Project

    Presented by, Meera Sreedhara, BA, MPH

    Reviewers: Stephenie Lemon, PhD, Mara Epstein, ScD, and Sharina Person, PhD

    (15 min presentation / 15 min Q&A)

    "Functions of Argonaute Proteins in Self vs. Non-self Recognition in The C. elegans Germline"

    "Functions of Argonaute Proteins in Self vs. Non-self Recognition in The C. elegans Germline" Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2072, UMMS 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Meetu Seth, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

    "Insulin/m TOR Signaling in Rods and Cones: Lessons for DR and AMD"

    "Insulin/m TOR Signaling in Rods and Cones: Lessons for DR and AMD" Albert Sherman Center, AS6-2042, UMMS 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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

    Pizza and drinks will be provided.  Please RSVP Maria Leitao-Pina.

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    Clinical Research Professionals Group Meeting

    Clinical Research Professionals Group Meeting Hiatt Auditorium S1-608, UMMS, Worcester 10:00 am - 11:00 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

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon

    Bioinformatics Core Data-thon Albert Sherman Center, 4th floor conference room AS4-2069, UMMS, Worcester 10:00 AM - 8/20/2016 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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    "Maintaining Your CV: Early and Often is the Key"

    "Maintaining Your CV: Early and Often is the Key" Albert Sherman Center, 7th floor conference rooms, AS7-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Presented by, Robert Milner, PhD, Associate Vice Provost, Professional Development and Professor, Department of Neurology, UMMS

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    "Multi Level Factors Influencing Teen Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption"

    "Multi Level Factors Influencing Teen Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor AS9-2027, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    CPHR Dissertation Proposal Presentation by, Christina Haughton, BS, MPH

    "Mitochondrial Regulation of Vascular Endothelial Function in Diabetes"

    "Mitochondrial Regulation of Vascular Endothelial Function in Diabetes" Cardiology Conference Room S3-851, UMass Medical School 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Michael E. Widlansky, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital; Co-Director, Cardiovascular Core, Clinical Translational Research Initiative, Adult Translational Research Unit, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

    Lunch will be provided.

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    "Creating / Administering Surveys"

    "Creating / Administering Surveys" Albert Sherman Center, 9th floor conference rooms, AS9-2072, UMMS 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Presented by, Bittie Behl-Chada, Director, Office of Survey Research, UMMS

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    "Coordinating Genetics and Epigenetics to Regulate Antigen Receptor Gene Assembly"

    "Coordinating Genetics and Epigenetics to Regulate Antigen Receptor Gene Assembly" Albert Sherman Center, AS6-2072, UMMS 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Presented by, Ranjan Sen, PhD, Chief of the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology, NIH/National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD.

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