Other Events & Dates
October through November 2014


October 22, 2014 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Colloquium - Chemistry

Title: Materials in silico: Theoretical studies of structure and transport

Speaker: Professor Mark Tuckerman

New York University, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor James Farrar

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 15-Sep-14 2:46pm ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Melanie Cobb, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

"ERKonomics in Metabolic Signaling"

Host: Dr. Mahin Maines

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 4-Aug-14 10:16am ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Life Sciences Research and Career Opportunities in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

Dr. Mark Bach, M.D., Ph.D., is currently the Vice President and Head, Asian Pacific Medical Sciences at Janssen, the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Bach received his Ph.D. in Immunology from the University of Chicago and M.D. from the Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Bach has over 21 years of biopharmaceutical experience. Prior to his appointment at Johnson & Johnson, Dr. Bach also worked at Merck and NIH. At this seminar, Dr. Bach will share his unique insights on how the biopharmaceutical industry utilizes its immense resources and infrastructure to do "big science" and conduct life sciences research on a grand scale. Dr. Bach will also discuss the different career opportunities in the biopharmaceutical industry for candidates with advanced degrees.

Location:  Upper Auditorium (Med Center 3-7619)

Posted by:  Lauren Keppler, Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, 8-Oct-14 2:02pm ET


October 23, 2014 ( Thursday )

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ph.D. Defense

Title: Methods and reagents for the post-translational cyclization of genetically encoded polypeptides

Speaker: John Frost

University of Rochester, Department of Chemistry


Location:  Dewey Hall 2162

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 1-Oct-14 10:39am ET


October 24, 2014 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Seminar - Chemistry

Title: Construction of artificial proteins based on complementary of genetic and synthetic approaches

Speaker: Professor Takashi Matsuo

Nara Institute of Science and Technology: Laboratory of Supramolecular Science and Graduate School of Materials Science

Host: Professor Rudi Fasan

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 15-Sep-14 1:31pm ET


11:00am - 1:00pm
Undergraduate Research Day Poster Session

Location:  Sarah Flaum Atrium (G-9500)

Posted by:  Lauren Keppler, Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, 8-Oct-14 1:59pm ET


October 27, 2014 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar - Chemistry

Title: The Many-Body Path Towards Predictive Modeling of Molecules and Materials

Speaker: Dr. Alexandre Tkatchenko

The Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Theory Department

Host: Professor Lewis Rothberg

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 12-Sep-14 9:17am ET


October 29, 2014 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chemistry Colloquium

Professor Paul Floreancig, University of Pittsburg Department of Chemistry

Title: Oxidative Carbocation Formation in Complex Molecule Synthesis

Host: Prof. Joseph P. Dinnocenzo

Location:  Hutchinson 473-RC

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 18-Sep-14 2:10pm ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Adrian R. Ferré-D'Amaré, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda MD

"Structural Analyses of RNA-Small Molecule Interactions: Bacterial Riboswitches and Engineered Devices"

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 12-Jun-14 10:14am ET


October 30, 2014 ( Thursday )

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology 2014 Fall Colloquium

"Estimating Physical Activity with an Accelerometer"


    SPEAKER
    John Staudenmayer, PhD
    Professor
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Location:  HWH 1W-502

Posted by:  Susan Divincenzo, Biostatistics, 8-Oct-14 4:57pm ET


November 3, 2014 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar

Title: Electron Dynamics in Strong and Weak Fields: Landscapes of Steps and Peaks

Speaker: Neepa Maitra

Hunter College of the City University of New York Department of Physics and Astronomy

Host: Professor Michael Neidig

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 15-Oct-14 11:22am ET


November 4, 2014 ( Tuesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lung Biology Research Seminar: Dr. S. Malarkannan (Medical College of Wisconsin)

Dr. Subramaniam Malarkannan (Medical College of Wisconsin)will present a seminar as part of the Lung Biology Research Seminar Series on November 4, 2014, entitled "Signaling Divergence in NK Cells", starting at 12:00N in K-307 (Rm. 3-6408).

Location:  K-307 (Rm. 3-6408)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 7-Oct-14 11:00am ET


November 5, 2014 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Seth Darst, Ph.D., Jack Fishman Professor, Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

"Structural Studies of Bacterial Transcription"

Hosts: Dr. Clara Kielkopf and Dr. Mike Gleghorn (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 1-Aug-14 1:00pm ET


November 6, 2014 ( Thursday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Organic Seminar

Title: Development of New Methods and Strategies for Stereoselective Chemical Synthesis

Speaker: Professor Kevin Brown

Indiana University, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor Alison Frontier

Location:  Hutchinson Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 15-Oct-14 10:12am ET


November 10, 2014 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Inorganic Seminar - Chemistry

Title: Synthetic Exploration of Unchelated Manganese Clusters of Reduced Coordination Number: A reinvention of Photosynthetic Water Oxidation Models.

Speaker: Professor Michael J. Zdilla

Temple University, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor Michael Neidig

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 1-Oct-14 2:26pm ET


November 12, 2014 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Mark O'Brian, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo

"Coordinated Responses to Nutritional Metal Stress by Heme-Dependent Gene Expression"

Host: Dr. Mahin Maines

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 1-Aug-14 1:00pm ET


November 13, 2014 ( Thursday )

10:00am - 4:30pm
Cancer Center Symposium

Location:  G-9425 Class of '62 Auditorium and Sarah Flaum Atrium

Posted by:  Daina Bullwinkel, Dept of Biomedical Genetics, 28-Jul-14 9:32am ET


November 14, 2014 ( Friday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
PhD Defense - Chemistry

Title: New Methods in Two-Dimensional femtosecond stimulated Raman spectroscopy

Speaker: Barbara Dunlap

University of Rochester, Department of Chemistry

Location:  108 Goergen Hall

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 21-Oct-14 11:08am ET


November 18, 2014 ( Tuesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lung Biology Research Seminar: Dr. G. Mutlu (U. Chicago)

Dr. Gokhan Mutlu (University of Chicago) will present a seminar as part of the Lung Biology Research Seminar series on November 18,2014, starting at 12:00N in K-307. His seminar is entitled: "How do beta2-adrenergic receptors regulate IL-6 response in alveolar macrophages?"

Location:  K-307 (Rm. 3-6408)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 6-Oct-14 11:12am ET


November 19, 2014 ( Wednesday )

9:00am - 5:00pm
2014 Regional Proteomics Symposium

This full-day event will feature speakers from a variety of Western New York universities and institutions, and will include a poster session highlighting the protein identification work done at the University of Rochester. The keynote address, entitled "Innovative Instrumentation and Methods for Sequence Analysis of Antibodies and Post-translationally Modified, Intact Proteins on a Chromatographic Time-scale," will be presented by Dr. Donald F. Hunt, Professor of Chemistry and Pathology at the University of Virginia and one of the founders of the field of proteomics.

For more information, contact Mark D. Platt, Ph.D., MSRL Director at mark_platt@urmc.rochester.edu or at (585) 276-6804.

Location:  Flaum Atrium/Class of

Posted by:  Anne Reed, Shared Resource Laboratories, 8-Oct-14 7:31am ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Immunology & Microbial Science, Co-Director, Global Virus Network Center of Excellence, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

"The Molecular Tool-kit of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers"

Hosts: Dr. Josh Munger and Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido (co-sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology)

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 12-Jun-14 10:19am ET


November 20, 2014 ( Thursday )

11:00am - 12:00pm
EHSC Seminar Series: Dr. Andrea Gore, University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Andrea Gore (University of Texas at Austin) will present a seminar (hosted by the Dept. of Environmental Medicine/EHSC and the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism) on November 20,2014, starting at 11 a.m. in the Upper Adolph Auditorium (MED CTR 3-7519), entitled: "Are environmental endocrine disruptors impairing reproduction, brain and behavior?"

Location:  Upper Adolph Auditorium (3-7519)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 26-Sep-14 10:53am ET


3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Meeting

Scott Steele, Ph.D., Director, Office of Research Alliances; Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Rochester

"Policy Paths: Science, Technology, and National Security"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

Case Method Room (1-9576)

Location:  Case Method Room 1-9576

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-14 11:32am ET

 
 
http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/calendar/index.html