Week of January 12, 2014

January 13, 2014 ( Monday )

Research Meetings
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Department of Biology Donut Talk

Dr. Feng Gong, University of Miami

"The deubiquitinating enzyme USP24 regulates the DNA-damage response by directly targeting p53"

Location:  Hutchison 473

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 26-Dec-13 9:06am ET

Research Meetings
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Small RNA Sorting is Critical for Germline Surveillance and Fertility

Carolyn Phillips, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School

Faculty Candidate, Center for RNA Biology, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Location:  K-307 Auditorium, Rm. #3-6408

Posted by:  Sharon Kubiak, 30-Dec-13 1:49pm ET

Other Events & Dates
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Inorganic Seminar

Title: Organomimetic Chemistry of Aromatic Fluorine- and Boron-Rich Molecules

Speaker: Dr. Alexander Spokoyny

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 26-Nov-13 10:18am ET

January 14, 2014 ( Tuesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am
Department of Medicine Fellows Grand Rounds

Presentation 1 - TITLE:
Lyme Disease: An Emerging Concern

Angela Branche, MD
Infectious Diseases Fellow
Infectious Diseases Division
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Describe the current trends in the Epidemiology of Lyme Disease.
2. Discuss the various clinical manifestations and their relationship to the timing of infection.

Presentation 2 - TITLE:
Lyme Disease: Testing, Treatment, & Controversy

Mohammad Mahdee E. Sobhanie, MD
Infectious Diseases Fellow
Infectious Diseases Division
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Interpret the two-tier testing for Lyme Disease and C6 Antibody testing.
2. Understand treatment options for varying stages of Lyme Disease.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 10-Jan-14 5:51pm ET

January 15, 2014 ( Wednesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am

"Medical Home"

Neil Herendeen, MD and Cindy Rand, MD, Golisano Children's Hospital at URMC

Location:  Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)

Posted by:  Michelle Crary, Pediatrics, 29-Aug-13 10:47am ET

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am

TITLE: Lumbar Fusion Surgery in the Medicare Population: Do the Ends Justify the Means?

SPEAKER: Kevin Walter, MD

All are invited to attend; registration is not necessary. This activity has beenapproved for AMA OAR Category 1 Credit.

Any questions, contact Judy Hazelden at (585) 760-6352.

Location:  Monroe Community Hospital, Main Floor, Auditorium A

Posted by:  Judy Hazelden, MCH, 9-Jan-14 10:31am ET

Other Events & Dates
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Spring Seminar Series

Lea Vacca Michel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Rochester Institute of Technology

"Assessing the Orientation of Vaccine Candidate P6 in Nontypable Haemophilus influenza"

Host: Dr. David Mathews

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 11-Dec-13 10:34am ET

Research Meetings
4:00pm - 5:00am
The Aab CVRI Seminar Series

SPEAKER: John D. Bisognano, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Department of Medicine, Cardiology Director, Outpatient Cardiology Services - Department of Medicine, Cardiology University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry

TITLE OF TALK: "Future Therapies for Resistant Hypertension"

Location:  Conf. Room A105 - 211 Bailey Road, West. Henritta, NY

Posted by:  Jacqueline Velazquez, Cardiovascular Research Institute, 7-Jan-14 11:44am ET

January 16, 2014 ( Thursday )

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

Hong Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Highland Radiation Oncology Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Host: Dr. Lynne E. Maquat

"Breast Cancer: Screening and Treatment"

Case Method Room 1-9576

Location:  Case Method Room 1-9576

Posted by:  Brenda Klein, Biochem & Biophys, 8-Jan-14 10:56am ET

January 17, 2014 ( Friday )

Research Meetings
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Department of Biology EEB Seminar

Jeffrey Vedanayagam, University of Rochester

"Genomic conflict and the evolution of small RNA-guided genome defense in Drosophila"

Location:  Hutchison 316

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 13-Jan-14 10:10am ET