Institutional Events and Research Calendar

June 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"The Role of Perivascular Fat in Human Coronary Atherosclerosis"
Hosted by: UMMS CVD Translational Research
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Investigating epigenetic regulation of PD-L1 and anti-tumor immunity" (Simone) and "Role of VEGF/Neuropilin-2 signaling in hippo pathway regulation" (Elaimy)
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
Location: S7-436, 7th Floor, UMass Medical School
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The K-Club group meets monthly on Wednesdays and Thursdays to provide information and feedback on academic career development and on preparing a Research Career Award application (NIH K-Awards, VA Research Career Awards, CTSA KL-2 grants, etc.).

Friday, June 2, 2017

Event Type Conference
"Functional characterization of pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) neuron heterogeneity in the hypothalamus for energy balance"
Hosted by: National Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"AAV vectors for gene therapy and genome editing"
Hosted by: Horae Gene Therapy Center, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Commencement Dinner for Honorary Degree Recipients (by invitation)
Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Faculty Conference Room, UMMS
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Room
Time: 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Entertainment by Redline

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Albert Sherman Center, 1st Floor Multi-Purpose Conf. Rm., Faculty Conference Rm. and School Lobbies, UMMS
Time: 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Tent on the Green, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Faculty seated on the stage, regalia required.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Reconstructing branching lineages in single cell genomics"
Hosted by: Program in Molecular Medicine, UMMS
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Deciphering protein interactions via computation: from identification to variation to disease"
Hosted by: Bioinformatics Core, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"World Health Organization, statistical genetics and population health"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Hereditary breast cancer genes and the replication stress response" (Nayak) and "Dissecting brain mural cell ontogeny in the zebrafish" (Shih)
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Lecture
"Next generation functional genomics"
Hosted by: Program in Molecular Medicine, PMM Postdoc Associates, UMMS
Location: Auditorium (AS2-2102), Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Friday, June 9, 2017

Event Type Retreat
Hosted by: Department of Neurobiology, the Department of Neurology, the BNRI and the Office of Research Affairs, UMMS
Location: Hoagland-Pincus, Shrewsbury
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please register.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Event Type Education / Training, Human Research
Hosted by: UMMS Human Research Protection Education Program
Location: Hiatt Auditorium S1-608, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Type Symposium
Location: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, Lowell, MA
Time: 9:00 am - 8:30 pm

Come to share, network and learn with over 350 higher education pioneers from prestigious institutions across North America.

Registration is now open.

Event Type Forum
Hosted by: Departments of Neurology and Neurobiology and the Office of Research, UMMS
Location: Room 716, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sandwiches and beverages will be served.

Registration is required.

Tuesday, June 13, 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, June 14, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Pharmacovigilance and drug surveillance in the Department of Veterans Affairs: VAMedSAFE overview"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Implementation Science Division, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Type Conference
"Molecular profiling premalignant lesions"
Hosted by: Breast Cancer Research, UMMS
Location: Room 416, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"The persistence of intensive glycemic control and the use of Fenofibrate in diabetic retinopathy: The ACCORD Eye Study of Type 2 Diabetes"
Hosted by: Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Linking epigenetics, metabolism and cancer: lessons from SIRT6"
Hosted by: Program in Molecular Medicine, UMMS
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Chromosomes: Molecular, cell and cancer (?) biology"
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
"Discovering and modulating cell surfaceomes in cancer"
Hosted by: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, UMMS
Location: S1-608, Hiatt Auditorium, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Friday, June 16, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Adipose tissue dysregulation and insulin resistance in obesity"
Hosted by: National Mouse Metabolic Phenotype Center, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Monday, June 19, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Bridge to clinic: Genetically modified primates for biotherapy"
Hosted by: Horae Gene Therapy Center, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Generation of pharyngeal foregut endoderm from pluripotent stem cells"
Hosted by: Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS7-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presented by, Nicola Kearns, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Imaging healthy and malignant haematopoiesis: active cells in an evolving environment"
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, June 21, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Can payment reform control costs, transform delivery, and address social determinants of health? Evaluating the Massachusetts Medicaid Extension Waiver" - Work-In-Progress Seminar
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences and Commonwealth Medicine, UMMS
Location: AS7-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Refreshments will be served.

Event Type Seminar
"Innate immunity programming dynamics in acute and chronic inflammatory diseases"
Hosted by: Department of Medicine, UMMS
Location: Room 316, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by, Virginia Tech, Professor, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Genomic and transcriptomic investigation of Endemic Burkitt lymphoma and Epstein Barr virus"
Hosted by: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Presented by, Yasin Kaymaz, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, UMMS

Tuesday, June 27, 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

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Gene therapy for chronic granulomatous disease, two ways"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, June 30, 2017

Event Type Grand Rounds
"Obesity genetics: from bench to bedside"
Hosted by: Department of Pediatrics, UMMS
Location: S2-102, Amphitheater I, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Presented by, Helen Lyon, MD, SM, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (pending), UMMS and Pediatric Genetics, UMass Memorial Medical Center