Institutional Events and Research Calendar

September 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017

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Monday, September 4, 2017

HOLIDAY - Labor Day
Time: 8:00 am

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Cell lineages and pattern formation: Insights from zebrafish"
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 Webinar
Hosted by: Community Engagement and Research Section, UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science, UMMS
Location: WEBINAR
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

CRISP is a twelve-month group-based mentoring program which supports the development of independent UMass researchers who have established community partnerships and who are interested in pursuing extramural funded grants.

Please join the Webinar to learn more about the CRISP program. Additional information can be found on the Community Engagement and Research website.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Sherry Pagoto, PhD
Location: S7-106, 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.).

Event Type Seminar
"Microbial military strategy: Defense and counter-defense"
Hosted by: Microbiology and Physiological Systems (MaPS), UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Pharmacological modulation of gene expression as a therapeutic approach"
Hosted by: UMMS Epigenetics Club
Location: Amphitheater III, S6-102, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Pizza and beverages sponsored by QIAGEN.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Network, neuroimmune and molecular mechanisms of novel synthetic drugs"
Hosted by: Program in Neuroscience, Neurobiology, Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, UMMS
Location: Room 716, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Presented by, Marcelo Febo, PhD, Assistant Professor & Program Director of Translational Research Imaging, Department of Psychiatry, McKnight Brian Institute, University of Florida

Event Type Seminar
"Where bioinformatics can make the difference for drug discovery in Pharma" (Dry) and "Computationally navigating real-world clinical NGS to assess complex biomarkers for the PARP inhibitor Lynparza" (Lai)
Hosted by: Bioinformatics Core, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Mesenshymal origin of hamartomatous polyposis" (Dang) and "Burning questions on mTOR signaling, acetylation, and metabolic control" (Jung)
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, September 8, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Safe Machine Learning"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, September 11, 2017

Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Faculty Conference Room, UMMS
Time: 6:00 pm

Reception following - Medical School Lobby

Event Type Seminar
"This side of Briteness - Brain control of fat metabolism" (Schwartz) and "Adipose lipogenesis as a key metabolic pathway regulated by FARM (Food Anticipatory Regulation of Metabolism)" Buettner
Hosted by: Program in Molecular Medicine and Diabetes Center of Excellence, UMMS
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm

Reception following - The Cube, Albert Sherman Center

Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Faculty Conference Room, UMMS
Time: 6:30 pm

Invitation only.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm

Reception following - The Cube, Albert Sherman Center

Event Type Retreat
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology Program, UMMS
Location: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, Lowell, MA
Time: 10:00 am

The Program will begin with a luncheon on September 14th. The Scientific Program will begin immediately after lunch, and the retreat will end following lunch on September 15th. Faculty members or members of their labs will present their ongoing research in each of four sessions. A poster session/reception will be held on the evening of the 14th following the presentation of our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Neal Alto.

Questions?  Please contact Amy Parker

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: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday, September 15, 2017

Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Campus Green, UMMS
Time: 2:00 pm

Reception following, Albert Sherman Center Patio

Event Type Retreat
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology Program, UMMS
Location: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, Lowell, MA
Time: 2:00 pm

The Program will begin with a luncheon on September 14th. The Scientific Program will begin immediately after lunch, and the retreat will end following lunch on September 15th. Faculty members or members of their labs will present their ongoing research in each of four sessions. A poster session/reception will be held on the evening of the 14th following the presentation of our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Neal Alto.

Questions?  Please contact Amy Parker

Event Type Seminar
Pathology Seminar Series 2017
Hosted by: Department of Pathology, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"From data to decision: Improving decision making with electronic health records data"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Health Informatics and Implementation Science Division, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Thursday, September 21, 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: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday, September 22, 2017

Event Type Workshop
Hosted by: WPI and UMMS
Location: WPI Gateway Park, 60 Prescott Street, Life Sciences and Bioengineering Building, Worcester, MA
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Please register.  For questions please contact, Camille Bouchard-Chhoeuk

Event Type Seminar
Pathology Seminar Series 2017
Hosted by: Department of Pathology, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Event Type Symposium
Celebration of Research & Academic Innovation Day
Hosted by: UMMS and Baystate Office of Research
Location: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA
Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

For more information call 413-794-3391.

Thursday, September 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: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday, September 29, 2017

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Ventricular tachycardia complicating acute coronary disease: Recent trends, its association with glucose levels, and its psychological impacts"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Event Type Seminar
Pathology Seminar Series 2017
Hosted by: Department of Pathology, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM