Week of January 19, 2014


January 20, 2014 ( Monday )

Other Events & Dates
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Chemistry Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Alexey Akimov, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rochester (Prezhdo Group)

Title: Quantum dynamics in solar energy materials

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 2-Jan-14 2:12pm ET


January 21, 2014 ( Tuesday )

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

TITLE:
The Oklahoma Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) Registry: 1989-2013


SPEAKER:
James N. George, M.D.
Research Professor
University of Oklahoma Medical Center
University of Oklahoma

Biosketch
http://coph.ouhsc.edu/departments/bse/faculty/jgeorge.aspx

Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:

1. Understand the role of ADAMTS13 deficiency in the pathogenesis of TTP and the role
of measurements of ADAMTS13 activity for clinical decisions.

2. Appreciate the long-term morbidities among TTP survivors.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 14-Jan-14 12:59pm ET


Research Meetings
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Pharmacology and Physiology Spring Colloquium Seminar

Bharti R. Patel
(Graduate Student in the Laboratory of Dr. Gregory G. Tall)

"Utility of Ric-8 as a target to impede heterotrimeric G-protein alpha subunit-driven disease"

Location:  Anders Room (4-69120

Posted by:  Sharon Runion, 16-Jan-14 4:02pm ET


January 22, 2014 ( Wednesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am
PEDIATRIC GRAND ROUNDS

"Blood Utilization/Transfusions in Pediatrics"

Jill Cholette, MD, Pediatric Critical Care, URMC

Location:  Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)

Posted by:  Michelle Crary, Pediatrics, 29-Aug-13 10:48am ET


Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am
GERIATRIC MEDICINE GRAND ROUNDS

TITLE: Carotid Disease in the Elderly

SPEAKER: Babak Jahromi, MD


All are invited to attend; registration is not necessary. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA 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 10:33am ET


Research Meetings
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Unraveling the Effects of microRNAs: Targets and mRNP Remodeling

Olivia Rissland, D.Phil.


Postdoctoral Fellow, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

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

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

Posted by:  Sharon Kubiak, 30-Dec-13 2:40pm ET


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

SPEAKER: Bina Joe, PhD, FAHA Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology Director, Center for Hypertension and Personalized Medicine and Program in Physiological Genomics University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences Toledo, OH

TITLE OF TALK: "Under Pressure to Find Genetic Elements Controlling Blood Pressure"

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

Posted by:  Jacqueline Velazquez, Cardiovascular Research Institute, 7-Jan-14 11:46am ET


January 23, 2014 ( Thursday )

Research Meetings
10:00am - 11:00am
Control of Cortical Development by the Meninges

Samuel Pleasure, M.D., Ph.D.


Professor and Vice Chair for Mission Bay Programs; Glen W. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Endowed Chair, Department of Neurology; Programs in Neuroscience, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, UCSF Institute for Regeneration Medicine

Fculty Candidate, Scientific Director for the DelMonte Institute for Neuromedicine

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

Posted by:  Sharon Kubiak, 9-Jan-14 5:07pm ET


Other Events & Dates
11:00am - 12:00pm
EHSC Seminar Series: Dr. Gene E. Watson

Dr. Gene Watson (UR Department of Dentistry)will present a seminar entitled "Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Children Exposed Pre- and Postnatally to Mercury Vapor and Methylmercury" as part of the EHSC Seminar Series on January 23,2014, in the EHSC Conference Room (4-8820) starting at 11 a.m.

Location:  EHSC Conference Room (Med. Ctr. 4-8820)

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 16-Oct-13 8:53am ET


Research Meetings
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Pharmacology and Physiology Guest Seminar

Gerald R. Hammond, Ph.D.

Research Fellow
Section on Molecular Signal Transduction Program for Developmental Neuroscience
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

"Can You Cut Out The Middle Man? Complex Functions of the Inositol Lipid PI4P"

Location:  Anders Room (4-6912)

Posted by:  Sharon Runion, 13-Jan-14 1:49pm ET


Other Events & Dates
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology 2014 Spring Colloquium

"Estimating the Average Treatment Effect on Mean Survival Time when Treatment is Time-Dependent and Censoring is Dependent"


    SPEAKER
    Douglas E. Schaubel, Ph.D.
    Professor
    University of Michigan
    Department of Biostatistics

Location:  R HWH 1W-1W-501

Posted by:  Susan Divincenzo, Biostatistics, 8-Jan-14 1:15pm ET


Other Events & Dates
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Medical Scientist Research Symposium (MSRS)

Title: Long Non-coding RNA's and Their Protein Partners; Speaker: Professor Thomas R. Cech, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (1989), Univ of Colorado, Boulder; Sponsors: Depts. of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry & Biophysics, and Center for RNA Biology (open to University Community)

Location:  URMC-Class of 62 Aud.

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 22-Jan-14 4:44pm ET


January 24, 2014 ( Friday )

Other Events & Dates
9:30am - 10:30am
Organic Chemistry Seminar

Speaker: Adam Feinberg, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rochester

Title: Highly Enantioselective Hydrogenation of Quinolines Using Phosphine-Free Chiral Cationic Ruthenium Catalysts

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 27-Dec-13 5:09pm ET


Research Meetings
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Department of Biology Donut Talk

Dr. Thomas Cech, University of Colorado

"Telomerase in health and disease: genomics and the future of medicine"

Location:  Class of 62 Auditorium

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 26-Dec-13 9:22am ET


Other Events & Dates
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Medical Scientist Research Symposium

Title: Telomerase in Health and Disease: genomics and the future of medicine; Speaker: Professor Thomas R. Cech, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (1989) – University of Colorado - Boulder, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Sponsors: Depts. of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry & Biophysics, and Center for RNA Biology (open to University Community)

Location:  URMC-Class of 1962 Aud.

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 22-Jan-14 4:50pm ET


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

Adam Johnson, University of Rochester

"Posterior patterning in Spiralia: caudal's role in Ilyanassa"

Location:  Hutchison 316

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 23-Jan-14 3:29pm ET

 
 
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