Institutional Events and Research Calendar

August 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Event Type Education / Training
Hosted by: Sherry Pagoto, PhD
Location: S7-105, 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
"Engineering viruses and RNA elements for gene therapy"
Hosted by: RNA Therapeutics Institute and Horae Gene Therapy Center, UMMS
Location: AS6-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Monday, August 7, 2017

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Intergenerational effects of nicotine in an animal model of paternal nicotine exposure"
Hosted by: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: Room 816, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by, Markus P. Vallaster, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Pathways involved in recognition and induction of trained immunity by Plasmodium falciparum"
Hosted by: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: Room 203, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by, Jacob Schrum, MD/PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences, UMMS

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"An ES cell-specific NuRD complex functions through interaction with WDR5"
Hosted by: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Presented by, Ly-Sha Ee, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program, UMMS

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Regulation of quiescence (G0) through chromatin"
Hosted by: Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology, UMMS
Location: Room 516, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Dabigatran versus Rivaroxaban for secondary stroke prevention among older adults with atrial fibrillation"
Hosted by: Quantitative Health Sciences, Clinical and Population Health Research Comprehensive Project, UMMS
Location: AS9-2027, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Presented by: Matthew Alcusky, PharmD, MS

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Association between food insecurity and emotional eating in Latinos"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Clinical and Population Health, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Event Type Education / Training, Human Research
Hosted by: UMMS Human Research Protection Education Program
Location: Lazare Auditorium S1-607, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Clinical Research Professionals Group (CRPG) consists of clinical research staff throughout the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), 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.

Event Type Seminar
"Missing data in marginal structural models: A plasmode simulation study comparing multiple imputation and inverse probability weighting" (Liu); "Resident and facility-level correlations of long-term opioid use in US nursing homes" (Hunnicutt); "Does pre-stroke statin use influence survival and institutionalization after hospital discharge?" (Alcusky)
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch will be provided.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Event Type Conference
Hosted by: UMass Medical School, Worcester
Location: Blais Pavillion, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

For more details and to register, please visit the website. Please register using Google Chrome.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Event Type Conference
Hosted by: UMass Medical School, Worcester
Location: Blais Pavillion, Lazare Research Building, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For more details and to register, please visit the website. Please register using Google Chrome.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Event Type PhD Thesis Defense
"Platelet transcriptome heterogeneity: A role for RNA uptakes in vascular health and disease"
Hosted by: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS8-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Presented by, Lauren Clancy, Translational Science, UMMS

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Event Type Webinar
Hosted by: Trial Innovation Network, CTSA
Location: WEBINAR
Time: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Register now for this informative webinar presented by Dr. Harry Selker, Tufts University.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Event Type Seminar
"Novel statistical models: examining associations between environmental exposure and health"
Hosted by: Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, UMMS
Location: AS9-2072, Albert Sherman Center, UMMS
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm