Multidisciplinary Seminars, Conferences & Symposia
|Speaker||Seminar Title/Research Interests||Date, Time, Location|
|Chioma Okeoma, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology, University of Iowa||Restriction of Virus Infection by the Host Factors APOBEC3G and BST-2/tetherin||TBD|
Justice Involved Women Conference
Join us for this exciting conference where researchers, practitioners and policy makers will present their work to disseminate evidence-based practices and interventions for justice involved women. Other discussion topics will include the state of the science, difficulties for informing practice, funding challenges and solutions for justice involved women.
Friday, June 21, 2013, 8 AM - 4 PM
Staybridge Suites Hotel, 1000 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY
*Scholarships may be available for justice involved women (probation, parole, reentry) to attend the conference. Please contact Kirsten Buscetto to learn about scholarship opportunities.
Click here for more information, including the conference program and link to poster application to present research during the conference.
Additionally, there will be an opening reception held at the hotel the night before the conference on Thursday, June 20 from 5-7 PM to celebrate Rochester’s “Maker”, Nan Johnson. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Cocktail reception: $25.00
Please click here to register and for payment options. Also, if you would like to sponsor a justice involved woman (probation, parole, reentry) to attend the conference you can do so when registering.
For any questions, please contact Kirsten Buscetto
A block of rooms are being held for conference attendees at the hotel until May 19, 2013. A suite is $114 per night. If you would like to book a room, please call the hotel at (585) 527-9110.
The conference is sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership, the Women’s Initiative Supporting Health (WISH), the University of Rochester’s Center for AIDS Research, the New York State Defenders Association, and the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Interpersonal Violence and Victimization (LIVV).
URMC 23rd Annual HIV/AIDS Clinical Conference: Redefining the Management of HIV Disease
May 17, 2013, Rochester, NY. This conference is intended for physicians, pharmacists, dentists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals and will provide the information they need to meet the existing and emerging challenges of diagnosing and treating today's HIV patients. Experts will present the latest information on diagnosing and treating persons with HIV in the primary care setting and answer questions from attendees. Workshops will present emerging strategies for dealing with specific problems in HIV care today and offer the opportunity for experienced clinicians to debate specific approaches to treatment. To join the conference email list or mailing list, contact: Thomas Della Porta, MS, Senior Health Project Coordinator at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry: firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 275-7655.
2012 University of Rochester World AIDS Day
The 4th annual HIV/AIDS Symposium in recognition of World AIDS Day was held Friday November 30th and Monday December 3rd. This year's keynote addresses were given by Dr. Sharon Hillier of the University of Pittsburgh and Dr. Thomas Hope of Northwestern University. The event included a Scientific Poster Session attended by multitudes of URMC departments as well as representatives from universities located in Buffalo and Syracuse, New York. Congratulations to this year's Poster Award Winners! In the Basic Sciences Category awards were made to graduate students Sarah Amie, Lauren Brooks, postdoc Jenna Puccini and undergraduate student Taryn Mockus. In the Clinical/Translational/Public Health Category awards were made to graduate students Cindi Lewis and Heather Elder and postdoc Dan Luo. Click here to view the full Symopsium Brochure.