Week of February 16, 2014

February 17, 2014 ( Monday )

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

Dr. Yury Chernoff, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Protein aggregation in pathology, biology and epigenetics"

Location:  Hutchison 473

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 14-Jan-14 2:05pm ET

Research Meetings
2:00pm - 3:00pm
piRNA Primary Transcripts: A New Class of Long Non-coding RNA

Xin Zhiguo Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Massachusetts Medical School/HHMI

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

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

Posted by:  Sharon Kubiak, 5-Feb-14 10:35am ET

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

Speaker: Professor Robert Morris, University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry

Title: Developing Iron Catalysts for the Efficient Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Ketones and Imines

Host: Professor William Jones

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 21-Jan-14 2:15pm ET

February 18, 2014 ( Tuesday )

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


There will be NO Grand Rounds today.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 28-Mar-14 8:12pm ET

Radiation Safety
9:00am - 11:30am
Radiation Safety Training Class

There are two ways to register for this class:
1) contact us directly at x53781 -or-
2) register online -you MUST provide your NAME, DEPT., PHONE NUMBER, and RADIOACTIVE PERMIT HOLDER NAME (PI).

You will need to read over the Radiation Safety Manual before the scheduled class date. You may download and print the manual by clicking on the following link: RSU Training Manual

For more information you may contact Patty Pschierer @ 275-3781 or email.

Location:  1-9555 (Louise Slaughter Room)

Posted by:  Patricia Pschierer, Radiation Safety, 22-Jan-14 8:55am ET

February 19, 2014 ( Wednesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am

Pediatric Grand Rounds will break this week and return next week.

Posted by:  Michelle Crary, Pediatrics, 6-Aug-13 9:00am ET

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am

TITLE: An Individualized Approach to Clinical Decision Making in Older Adults

SPEAKERS: Sarah Garigen, MD, & Allison Magnuson, DO

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, 7-Feb-14 9:03am ET

Research Meetings
9:00am - 10:00am

Prostate cancer progression and its heterogeneous stroma

Dr. Neil Bhowmick

Associate Professor in Residence, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

Research Scientist, Cancer Biology Program Co-Director, Department of Medicine and & Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Location:  1-5336 SCOTT ROOM

Posted by:  Gwen Stark, Urology, 13-Feb-14 1:51pm ET

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

The Aab CVRI Seminar for Today Wed. 2/19/14 has been CANCELLED

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

Posted by:  Jacqueline Velazquez, Cardiovascular Research Institute, 19-Feb-14 8:39am ET

February 20, 2014 ( Thursday )

Other Events & Dates
11:00am - 12:00pm
EHSC Seminar Series: Dr. Jackie P. Williams

Jackie P. Williams, Ph.D., will present a seminar entitled "Animal models for testing radiation effects: mouse tails from the UofR-CMCR" on February 20, 2014 starting at 11 a.m. in the EHSC Conference Room (4-8820).

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

Posted by:  Judy Havalack, Environmental Medicine, 11-Nov-13 9:22am ET

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

Alina Ainbinder
(Graduate Student in the Laboratory of Dr. Robert T. Dirksen)

"Molecular Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uptake in Skeletal Muscle"

Location:  Anders Room (4-6912)

Posted by:  Sharon Runion, 13-Feb-14 2:21pm ET

Other Events & Dates
1:00pm - 2:00am
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Special Guest Seminar

Joe Palca, Ph.D., Science Correspondent, NPR News, Washington D.C.

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

"Science and News: A Marriage of Convenience"

Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425)

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location:  Class of

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 11-Feb-14 1:33pm ET

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

Joe Palca, Ph.D. Science Correspondent, NPR News, Washington DC

Host: Dr. Lynne E. Maquat

"Success Outside Academia: It's Very Possible"

Case Method Room 1-9576

Dr. Palca will also be presenting a general talk on 2/20/14 titled "Science and News: A Marriage of Convenience" at 1:00 p.m. in the Class of '62 (G-9425)

Location:  Case Method Room 1-9576

Posted by:  Brenda Klein, Biochem & Biophys, 11-Feb-14 10:55am ET

February 21, 2014 ( Friday )

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

Title: Process Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry BMS-803930: Bench Synthesis to Pilot Plant

Speaker: Dr. Susanne Kiau

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 23-Jan-14 10:57am ET

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

Emily Landeen, University of Rochester

"Speciation and the large X effect"

Location:  Hutchison 316

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 5-Feb-14 8:24am ET