Institutional Events and Research Calendar

March 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017

February 2017
April 2017
2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Event Type Workshop
Hosted by: Sponsored by the NIH P20-funded UManage Center, UMass Center for Building the Science of Symptom Self-Management
Location: IALS Conference Center seminar rooms (S330/S340)
Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Sherry Pagoto, PhD, and Doug Ziedonis, MD, UMCCTS Education
Location: S7-106, UMass Medical School
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Mechanistic insights of CBF acute myeloid leukemia targeted therapy"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, March 3, 2017

Event Type Symposium
Hosted by: Community Engagement and Research, a component of the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Location: Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Monday, March 6, 2017

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

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"The dynamic landscape of mRNA splicing"
Hosted by: RNA Therapeutic Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"The kinetics of gene regulation and RNA processing"
Hosted by: RNA Therapeutic Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Type Conference
"Novel approaches to promoting breast cancer cell death"
Hosted by: Leslie Shaw, PhD, Breast Cancer Research, UMMS
Location: Room 416, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Event Type Seminar
"T Cells and Tb - Friends or foes"
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology Program, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Event Type Seminar
Hosted by: UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science, UMMS
Location: AS7-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Presentation titles will be announced shortly...Please mark your calendar.

Event Type Seminar
"A novel tool to comprehensive map organization of RNA and DNA in higher-order nuclear structures"
Hosted by: Manuel Garber, PhD, Director, Bioinformatics Core, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday, March 10, 2017

Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Clinical Faculty Development Center, UMMS
Location: The Hotel Northampton, Northampton, MA (March)
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday, March 13, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Schizophrenia"
Hosted by: Departments of Neurobiology and Neurology, and the Office of Research, UMMS
Location: Faculty Conference Room S1-342, UMMS
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Gene therapy for genetic disease: overcoming barriers to successful gene therapy"
Hosted by: Horae Gene Therapy Center and Innovation & Business Development, UMMS
Location: The CUBE conference room, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Tuesday, March 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
Hosted by: UMass Amherst College of Nursing
Location: UMass Amherst, Skinner Hall Room 101, Amherst, MA
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

For off-site campuses - Video link provided

Event Type Seminar
CANCELED "POPing the Inflammasome"
Hosted by: Microbiology and Physiological Systems (MaPS), UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Event Type Conference
Hosted by: Office of Faculty Affairs, UMMS
Location: "TBA" UMMS
Time: 11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Clonal selection in germinal centers: Getting past Darwin"
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology Program, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Nutritional and metabolic inputs into the UPRmt" (Shpilka) and "Application of FANS-assisted ATAC-Seq in zebrafish to identify developmentally regulated endothelial enhancers" (Lawson)
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
"Addressing unmet needs in retinal disease"
Hosted by: Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Friday, March 17, 2017

Hosted by: SOM, Office of Student Affairs
Location: Faculty Conference Room, UMass Medical School
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

The Class of 2017 will discover where their MD careers will take them!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Event Type Conference
Hosted by: The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, UMMS, UMMHC
Location: Auditorium AS2-2102, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Finding the fountain of youth through muscle stem cell rejuvenation"
Hosted by: Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Type Event
RNA Club
Hosted by: UMMS RNA Club - Sponsored by QIAGEN
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Rm, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Event Type Seminar
Hosted by: UMass Metabolic Network
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"CNBP - a watchdog guarding cytosol against foreign DNA" (Makeyeva) and "Microglial colonization of the developing mouse brain" (Chang)
Hosted by: Immunology and Microbiology Program, 1st Year Graduate Student Rotation Talks, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Antibody recognition of HIV-1 envelope for prevention and treatment"
Hosted by: Shan Lu, MD, Department of Medicine, UMMS
Location: Room 316, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Guts, germs, and steel: Microbes and metal in the inflamed gut"
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology Program, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Investigating the toxic nature of selenium metabolism in cancer" (Carlisle) and "High-resolution mapping of nucleolus-associated chromatin in mouse cells" (Vertii)
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, March 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: Albert Sherman Center, AS8-2072, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Event Type Conference
Hosted by: The Healthcare Delivery Institute (HDI) at WPI
Location: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 60 Prescott Street, 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609
Time: 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Event Type Forum
Hosted by: The Healthcare Delivery Institute (HDI) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Location: WPI, 60 Prescott Street (Gateway Park), 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609
Time: 7:30 am - 10:00 am

Registration required.

Event Type Seminar
"Potential metabolic sequelae and non-communicable disease risk associated with tuberculosis infection, disease and treatment"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences and UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"cAMP signaling effect on Glucocorticoid resistance in relapse pediatric ALL" (Funes), "Visualizing the localization of SifA, a capase-3 cleaved type III secreted effector" (Gao), "Effect of altered microbiota on ASC expression in the gut" (Anderson)
Hosted by: Immunology and Microbiology Program, 1st Year Graduate Student Rotation Talks, UMMS
Location: AS9-2027, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Neuroblastoma - novel approaches to target MYCN, p53 and cancer stem"
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, March 30, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Picket fences and a pericellular coat restrict molecular mobility and direct phagocytosis"
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Dissecting IRS function in breast cancer progression"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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