CTSI Weekly Update

April 21st, 2014

About the Weekly Update

The Weekly Update, produced by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is your source of information about events, collaboration opportunities, career development opportunities and funding opportunities in clinical and translational science. Look for it every Monday. If you have an item you'd like to publicize in the Weekly Update, please contact Nicole O'Dell. Sign up to receive the Weekly Update here.

News Items

CTSI Seminar Series: Trainee Presentations

Community Health Mini-Grant Program

Mentoring Workshop for Mid-Career and Senior Faculty

Workshop on Environmental Epigenomics

Satcher Community Health Awards Set for April 28

Aab CVRI Cardiovascular Research Pilot Grant Program

Redefining Cancer Subtypes through Proteogenomics

Public Health Grand Rounds: Data shows disparities not always attributable to race

CTSI Symposium Recap: Consent Comprehension

Complete Event Listing

Monday, April 21st

2:00-3:00 pm


RSRB Online Submission System (ROSS) Training

RSRB ROSS training 3rd Monday of every month from 2pm to 3pm. Please Click HERE to sign up.

Saunders Research Building (1.275)
Tuesday, April 22nd

12:15-1:15 pm

CTSI Seminar Series

CTSI Trainee Presentations

  • Aimee Morris – “Clinical Characteristics, Musical Variables, and Pathophysiology of Focal Embouchure Dystonia: A Disabling Disorder of Musicians”

  • Jeffrey Reed - “The Effects of Erythropoietin on Healthy Bone“

Helen Wood Hall Auditorium (1w-304)
Wednesday, April 23rd

4:00-5:00 pm
Aab CVRI Seminar Series

Changes in Dynamics of Sarcomeric Proteins During Myofibril Assembly and Maintenance

Presented by Joseph W. Sanger, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Aab CVRI Conference Center – Room A105
211 Bailey Road
West Henrietta, NY
Friday, April 25th

8:30 am -4:00 pm

Special Event

Festschrift for Caroline Breese

Join international experts in infectious diseases and vaccine development for a full day of scientific talks and discussions.  Click here for a schedule of events.

Class of 62 Auditorium

11:30 am -1:00 pm


Mentoring Workshop for Mid-Career Faculty

Kathy Kram, the Shipley Professor in Management at the Boston University School of Management, will discuss academic career development. The event, “Building Effective Mentoring and Developmental Networks,” will focus on her approach to mentoring for mid-career faculty. Lunch is provided. More information and registration is available here.

Saunders Research Building
Monday, April 28th

5:30-7:45 pm

Special Grand Rounds

Satcher Awards: Health Equity and Social Justice - Not Just a Walk in the Park
Presented by Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, MA, CPH, Professor, Director of Public Health Practice and Leadership University of South Florida
Class of 62 Auditorium
Wednesday, May 7th

10:00-11:00 am

Redefining Cancer Subtypes through Proteogenomics

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the CTSI are pleased to co-host an invited talk by Henry Rodriguez, PhD, MBA, Director, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research, National Cancer Institute (NCI). The seminar will discuss the Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) and other NCI initiatives such as The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) to comprehensively characterize tumors.

URMC 2-6408 (K-207).
Tuesday, May 13th

3:00-4:00 pm


I2B2 Training
Learn to use i2b2, a data query tool that allows you to perform simple queries on eRecord data. Classes are offered once a month. Register here.
Teaching Learning Lab (2-8513)
Thursday, May 15th

3:00-4:00 pm

Graduate Women in Science Seminars

Title TBA
Presented by Jayne Danska, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Case Method Room (1-9576)

Friday, May 16th

11:00 am- 4:00 pm


Promoting Upstate New York Collaborations in Neuroscience Research

The session will feature keynote presentations by Jonathan Wolpaw, MD, Research Physician at the Wadsworth Center of Neural Injury & Repair and Gerv Schalk, PhD, MS Research Scientist at the Wadsworth Center for Neural Injury & Repair. Click here for the full agenda and registration information.

LeChase Assembly Hall, G-9576

Friday, May 30th


Annual Symposium

Genetics Day 2014
The keynote event, the Fred Sherman Lecture, will be delivered by Dr. Randy Schekman from UC Berkeley, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine 2013. A call for posters and a detailed program will be released at a later date.


Thursday, June 5th

8:30 am to 12:30 pm

SCORE Seminar

6th Annual SCORE Half-Day Seminar

The focus of the seminar will be Health Research Management for the Human Subject Research Coordinator. Additional details and registration information will be available shortly.

Helen Wood Hall (1w-304)
Tuesday, June 10th

3:00-4:00 pm


I2B2 Training
Learn to use i2b2, a data query tool that allows you to perform simple queries on eRecord data. Classes are offered once a month. Register here.
Teaching Learning Lab (2-8513)
Thursday, June 19th


Mini Summer Instiute: Research in the New Age

The purpose of this is to provide URMC investigators/clinicians and trainees the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the developments, opportunities and challenges emerging in T3-T4 research, including methods and approaches to garnering new sources of funding. Additional detail will be availble soon.

September 29th-October 3rd

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Academic Core Curriculum for Junior Faculty

Save the Dates! This is a week-long course designed to help Senior Instructors and Assistant Professors with clinical responsibilities identify the skills they need for more successful career advancement. Information regarding registration will be available soon. If you have any questions, please contact CTSI Education Program Coordinator, Katie Libby.