Week of January 26, 2014

January 27, 2014 ( Monday )

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

Dr. Mak Saito, Woods Hole Oceanograhic Institution

Joint Seminar with Earth & Environmental Sciences

"Microbial adaptations to metal scarcity and relationships to marine biogeochemical cycles"

Location:  Hutchison 473

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 26-Dec-13 9:32am ET

Research Meetings
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mechanistic Studies of Eukaryolic Translation Initiation

Sarah Walker, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, John Hopkins University School of Medicine; Research Fellow, Intramural Program of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH

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

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

Posted by:  Sharon Kubiak, 30-Dec-13 2:10pm ET

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

Speaker: Professor Svetlana Kilina, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, North Dakota State Univ.,

Title: Theoretical Insights into Covalent and Non-covalent Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes

Host: Prof. Oleg Prezhdo, Dept. of Chemistry

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 27-Dec-13 5:14pm ET

January 28, 2014 ( Tuesday )

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

Sussman Family Lectureship:

"Palliative Care Futurist"

Diane Meier, MD, FACP
Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care
Vice Chair for Public Policy and Professor
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York


Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation participants should be able to:
1. Understand the quality and cost outcomes of palliative care models.
2. Describe effective palliative care models in home, telemedicine, and outpatient settings.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 22-Jan-14 2:45pm ET

Other Events & Dates
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Ph.D. Defense

Speaker: Zhiji Han, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Rochester (Eisenberg/Holland Group)

Title: Light-Driven Hydrogen Production from Water Using Noble-Metal-Free Systems

Location:  Hylan 202 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 27-Dec-13 5:20pm ET

January 29, 2014 ( Wednesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am

"Pre-pharmacotherapy ECG Testing"

Jeffrey Vinocur, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology Program, Golisano Children's Hospital at URMC

Location:  Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)

Posted by:  Michelle Crary, Pediatrics, 29-Aug-13 10:50am ET

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am

TITLE: Capacity Determination: Implications in Shared, Informed Decision-Making

SPEAKER: Patricia Bomba, MD, FACP - Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

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 10:36am ET

Research Meetings
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pediatric Biomedical and Translational Research Seminar

Jonathan Davis, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Vice-Chair of Pediatrics for Academic Affairs, and Chief of Newborn Medicine at The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center will be presenting "Antenatal Factors that Influence Neonatal Outcome".

Location:  Room 3-6408 (K307)

Posted by:  Patricia Klein, Pediatrics, 15-Jan-14 8:58am ET

January 31, 2014 ( Friday )

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

Speaker: Prof. Abigail Doyle, Princeton Univ. (This is a change from previously announced seminar by Terrell Samoriski who has been rescheduled to February 14)

Title: Methods and Mechanism in Asymmetric Catalysis

Host: Prof. Daniel Weix, Dept. of Chemistry

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 28-Jan-14 10:57am ET

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

Dr. Margarita Lopez-Uribe, Cornell University

"Genetic signatures of range expansion of the host-plant specialist squash bee Peponapis pruinosa"

Location:  Hutchison 316

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