Week of February 23, 2014

February 24, 2014 ( Monday )

Other Events & Dates
Special Seminar

Title: Weird Theories of Matter

Speaker: Professor Alison Peterman

University of Rochester, Department of Philosophy

Host: Professor Ignacio Franco

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 29-Jan-14 10:14am ET

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

Dr. Vaishali Katju, University of New Mexico

"Copy-number changes in evolution: genomic features, rates, fitness effects and adaptive significance"

Location:  Hutchison 473

Posted by:  Deborah Lawrence, Biology, 26-Dec-13 9:52am ET

Research Meetings
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series

Annual Melville Hare Memorial Lecture

Hosted by the Microbiology Graduate Students

Victor Torres, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology, NYU Langone Medical Center

Title: "Immune cell targeting by Staphylococcus aureus bi-component toxins: it is all about specific receptors"

Research Interests: Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, CA-MRSA, toxin, infection, macrophages, neutrophils, PMN, leukotoxin, gene expression, bacterial pathogenesis, toxin-cell interaction, immune response to infection, regulation of virulence factors, in vivo models of infection, leukocytes, toxin receptors. http://www.med.nyu.edu/biosketch/torrev02

Location:  Wipple Auditorium (Room 2-6424)

Posted by:  Corrine Aleese, Micro & Immunolgy, 16-Jan-14 3:30pm ET

Research Meetings
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Pharmacology and Physiology Guest Seminar

Tabetha M. Bonacci

Manager of Regulatory Affairs
CMC at Amgen
Providence, RI

"Regulatory Affairs - What is it and how to Transition Into It"

Location:  Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

Posted by:  Sharon Runion, 3-Feb-14 3:17pm ET

February 25, 2014 ( Tuesday )

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


Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Molecular Evaluation to Targeted Therapy

Clive S. Zent, MD
Professor of Medicine
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
University of Rochester Medical Center

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

1. Accurately diagnose chronic lymphocytic leukemia and understand the methods used to determine prognosis at diagnosis.
2. Understand the principals of long term care and specific targeted therapy of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Location:  Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building

Posted by:  Mary Lou Beagan, Medicine, 20-Jan-14 6:22pm ET

February 26, 2014 ( Wednesday )

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am

"Genetic Cholestasis"

Prita Mohanty, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric GI/Nutrition, Golisano Children's Hospital at URMC

Location:  Whipple Auditorium (2-6424)

Posted by:  Michelle Crary, Pediatrics, 25-Feb-14 2:16pm ET

Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am


Location:  Monroe Community Hospital, Main Floor, Auditorium A

Posted by:  Judy Hazelden, MCH, 9-Jan-14 10:47am ET

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

William C. Wimley, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Tulane University School of Medicine

"Synthetic Molecular Evolution of Membrane Active Peptides"

Host: Dr. Alan Grossfield

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 19-Dec-13 8:40am ET

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

SPEAKER: Paul S. Brookes, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Anesthesiology University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry

TITLE OF TALK:"Insight to mechanisms of cardioprotection using metabolomics"

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

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