Institutional Events and Research Calendar

April 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017

March 2017
May 2017
2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Viral evasion of interlinked apoptosis and necroptosis in host defense"
Hosted by: Microbiology and Physiological Systems (MaPS), UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Nuclear noncoding RNAs: Molecular mechanisms and therapeutic targets"
Hosted by: Department of Neurology and RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Reading epigenetic landscapes: Implications for gene regulation and human cancer"
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
Hosted by: UMMS Diversity and Inclusion Office
Location: Faculty Conference Room, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch available at 11:30 am - Please RSVP your attendance.

Event Type Seminar
"Inflammatory pathways linked to beta cell functional loss: Possible biomarkers and therapeutic target for therapy"
Hosted by: The Diabetes Center of Excellence, UMMS
Location: AMP III, S6-102, UMMS
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Event Type Symposium
Hosted by: Harvard Catalyst
Location: Joseph B. Martin Conference Center - Rotunda, Harvard Medical School
Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Registration is required by March 28.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Finding the Lnc" Identification of LncRNAs in innate immunity" (Goswamy) and "Histidine phosphorylation" (Lei)
Hosted by: Immunology and Microbiology 1st Year Graduate Student Rotation Talks, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"The hows and whys of becoming a memory B cell"
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology Program, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Type Symposium
Hosted by: Lupus Foundation New England and UMass Medical School
Location: Auditorium 2nd floor, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Admission is FREE - Registration is required.

Event Type Seminar
"The atypical role of Atypical Myosin 1D in Drosophila midgut homeostasis" (Amcheslavsky) and "Loss of beclin 1 alters systemic and local tumor glucose metabolism" (Matthew)
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
Hosted by: Program in Neuroscience, UMMS
Location: Room 716, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Presented by Zhigang He, PhD, Professor, Program in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School

Event Type Conference
Hosted by: Co-hosted by Johns Hopkins University and Makerere University
Location: Washington Hilton Hotel, Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join more than 1,700 global health faculty, students, implementers and leaders from over 50 countries to explore the latest in global health, planetary health, and the role universities play in addressing global health challenges.

Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Sherry Pagoto, PhD, and Doug Ziedonis, MD, UMCCTS Education
Location: S7-402, UMass Medical School
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Monday, April 10, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Neurodegeneration - Sensory Neuropathy"
Hosted by: Departments of Neurobiology and Neurology, and the Office of Research, UMMS
Location: Faculty Conference Room S1-342, UMMS, Worcester
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 11, 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
"Trends in cause of death among Puerto Rico and United States multiple myeloma patients"
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
"Differentiation of cancer stem cells: mechanisms and pharmacological impact"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Developmental basis of adult cardiovascular diseases"
Hosted by: CVD Translational Research, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Inhibition of memory by a microRNA negative feedback loop"
Hosted by: RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Type Conference
"Molecular definition of novel cancer subgroups identifies therapeutic vulnerabilities: applications in triple-negative breast and ovarian cancers"
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 Lecture
Hosted by: Diversity & Inclusion Office, UMMS
Location: 13W318 France Conference Room, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA, UMass South Street Campus
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Birth of the cool: Multi-temperature crystallography predicts allosteric response"
Hosted by: Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, UMMS
Location: Room 816, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Recent trends in sepsis mortality, associations between initial source of sepsis and mortality, and predictors of sepsis readmission in sepsis survivors"
Hosted by: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Presented by, Christine Motzkus, MPH, MD/PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences/CPHR, UMMS

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Event Type Education / Training, Human Research
Hosted by: UMMS Human Research Protection Education Program
Location: Hiatt Auditorium S1-608, UMMS
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
A Clinical System Overview "EPIC, DataLake & Informatics tools for research"
Hosted by: Manuel Garber, PhD, Director, Program in Bioinformatics Core, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Negative feedback regulation of activity-induced transcription in the brain"
Hosted by: RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMMS
Location: AS4-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Type Seminar
"Using functional genomics to study virus-host interactions"
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 function of the serine palmitoyltransferase small subunit"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, April 14, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Uncovering genetic modifiers of inherited short stature using whole-exome sequencing of human pedigrees and zebrafish genetics"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Type Grand Rounds
"Screen early, act early: New models impacting outcomes in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders"
Hosted by: Department of Pediatrics, UMMS
Location: S2-102, Amphitheater I, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Presented by, Roula choueiri, MD; Jean Waitneight, NP; and Kelly Brennan

Monday, April 17, 2017

Event Type Retreat
Hosted by: UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS)
Location: Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Register today for this 5-UMass campus event!

Registration is open from April 3-May 5, 2017.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Event Type Seminar
RNA Club
Hosted by: Sponsored by: QIAGEN
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Type Seminar
"Metabolic control of mammalian embryonic development"
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 Seminar
CANCELED - "The role of perivascular fat in human coronary atherosclerosis"
Hosted by: CVD Translational Research, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"KIT suppresses BRAFV600E - mutant melanoma by attenuating oncogenic RAS/MAPK signaling" (Neiswender), "A screen for cell cycle targets of deubiquitinating enzymes" (Mapa)
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, April 21, 2017

Event Type Forum
Hosted by: Center for Gerontology Research and Partnerships, UMass Lowell
Location: UMass Lowell North Campus, Lydon Library, Room 110, 84 University Avenue, Lowell, MA
Time: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Event Type Grand Rounds
"Assessment and treatment of female athlete triad/RED-S in adolescent athletes"
Hosted by: Department of Pediatrics, UMMS
Location: S2-102, Amphitheater I, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Presented by, Kathryn Ackerman, MD, MPH, FACSM, Medical Director, Female Athlete Program, Division of Sports Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital

Monday, April 24, 2017

Event Type Lecture
Hosted by: Commonwealth Medicine
Location: UMass South Street Campus, Amphitheater, 4th Floor, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Registration is required.

Tuesday, April 25, 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 Grand Rounds
"Which comes first, overeating or obesity"
Hosted by: Divisions of Diabetes and Endocrinology and The Diabetes Center of Excellence, Department of Medicine, UMMS
Location: Room 202, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Event Type Education / Training, Human Research
Hosted by: UMMS Human Research Protection Education Program
Location: Belmont Hill Conference Room, Ambulatory Care Center, 7th Floor, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hosted by: UMMS University Events
Location: Albert Sherman Center Auditorium
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Event Type Forum
Developing Resources to Support Physician-Scientists
Hosted by: UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science and UMMS Office of Faculty Affairs
Location: Room 203, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Event Type Community, Lecture
Hosted by: Diversity & Inclusion Office, UMMS
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Lecture
"Leadership series - Top ten reasons to be optimistic about the future of medicine"
Hosted by: Office of Faculty Affairs, UMMS
Location: S2-352 Conf. Rm., UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by, Terence Flotte, MD, Dean, School of Medicine; Provost and Executive Deputy Chancellor, UMMS

Event Type Seminar
"Kinetochores get a grip: a tale of two rings"
Hosted by: Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, UMMS
Location: Room 816, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by, Trisha N. Davis, PhD, Washington University

Event Type Seminar
"Does a single nucleotide variance affect the gene regulation?" (Oksuz); "How dysregulation of membrane trafficking leads to severe congenital neutropenia" (Norris); "Evaluating putative oncogenic functions of RUNX1 in T-ALL" (O'Connor)
Hosted by: Immunology and Microbiology Progam, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Event Type Event
Hosted by: Boston Biomedical Innovation Center at Boston Children's Hospital
Location: Karp Research Building, 1 Blackfan Circle, 4th Floor Atrium, Boston, MA 02115
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Register for this event.

Event Type Lecture
Melvin S. Cutler Lecture: An American Approach to Medical Evidence Generation
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: Auditorium, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Advance registration is requested, please email qhs@umassmed.edu

A reception will follow in The Cube.

Event Type Seminar
"Instructive roles for neural stem cells in the cerebrospinal fluid"
Hosted by: Program in Neuroscience, UMMS
Location: Room 716, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Presented by, Maria K. Lehtinen, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology; Robertson Investigator of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Event Type Seminar
"Multidrug resistant enterococci, a problem foreordained in the Paleozoic Era"
Hosted by: Immunology & Microbiology Program, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"New clues for healthy aging"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Friday, April 28, 2017

Event Type Lecture
"Lipolysis: How good, how bad?"
Hosted by: 2017 Ray and Robert Kroc Distinguished Lecture, Program in Molecular Medicine, UMMS
Location: 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Biotech II, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type Seminar
"New models for studying T cell exhaustion during TB" (Jacques) and "Module based identification of cell pathways conferring susceptibility to M. tuberculosis infection" (Phuah)
Hosted by: Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems (MaPS), UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Event Type Community
Hosted by: Diversity & Inclusion Office, UMMS
Location: UMass Medical School, 1st floor Medical School entrance
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

The event is free and open to all women. Registration is required.

Featured speaker, Latoyia Edwards, Emmy Award-winning Morning News Anchor, New England Cable News (NECN)