Education / Medical Scientist Training Program / Events / Dinner Seminar Series Dinner Seminar Series The MSTP Dinner Seminar Series is held three times each semester. Seminars include a catered dinner from a local restaurant, and formats include scientific lectures and career guidance by practicing physician-scientists in Rochester, technical lectures by URMC staff, and panel-based discussions. Upcoming20202019201820172016 Gene Interactions Essential to the Cancer PhenotypeHelene McMurray, Ph.D. - Head, Bioinformatics Consulting and Education Service, Miner Library Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. Medical Center | 1-9576 (Case Method Room)Graduate Program Information SocialGraduate Program Information Social Nov 18, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. Medical Center | LeChase RoomIntellectual PropertyCarissa Childs, J.D., Ph.D. - Intellectual Property and Technology team, LeClairRyan Attorneys Oct 21, 2014 @ 5:30 p.m. Medical Center | 1-9576 (Case Method Room)Fourth Year PanelGraduating MSTP Students Apr 23, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. Medical Center | Neuman Room (1-6823)Graduate Program Information SocialMS1s, MS2s, and MSTP graduate students Apr 04, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. Medical Center | Northeastern Conference RoomLeadership and Management Dominic Rasini - Simon Leadership Fellow, Simon Business School Mar 26, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m. Medical Center | Case Method RoomIntellectual Property and PatentingPatrick Emmerling, PhD, MBA - Technology Licensing Manager, Office of Technology Transfer, University of Rochester Nov 13, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m. Medical Center | 1-9576 (Ryan Case Method Room)Where the Wild Things (Ideas) Are: Cool Science Is Simple, but Not Necessarily EasyDr. Hartmut Land - Chair and Professor of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester Oct 16, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m. Medical Center | 1-9576 (Ryan Case Method Room)An Evening with Dr. PearsonThomas Pearson, M.D., MPH, Ph.D. - Director - Clinical & Translational Science Institute; Albert David Kaiser Chair of Public Health and Preventive Medicine - Department of Public Health Sciences Sep 18, 2013 @ 6:30 p.m. Medical Center | 3-6408 (K-307)Ed Palmer, M.D., Ph.D. - Esteemed UR-MSTP Alumnus Professor, Laboratory of Transplantation Immunology & Nephrology Permanent Member, The Basel Institute for Immunology Basal, Switzerland May 08, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m.MSTP Fourth Year Medical Students Share Their Secrets of Success Apr 08, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m."The Biological Reasons Why Women Can't be Doctors" - historical perspectives from the 19th centuryStephanie Brown-Clark, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor Medical Humanities & Bioethics Mar 11, 2013 @ 5:30 p.m.My life, clinical experiences, and research in the department of dermatologyBrian Poligone, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Dermatology, URMC Jan 01, 2013 @ 12:01 a.m.Finding Your NicheLaura Calvi, M.D. - Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrine/Metabolism Division), URMC Oct 01, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.The field of pancreatic cancer, and the difficulties obtaining a good animal model for this diseaseAram Hezel, M.D. - Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), URMC Sep 01, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.How to Graduate...Finally!MSTP Fourth Year Medical Students May 01, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.A Jazz Approach to NeurobiologyGary Paige, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor & Chair, Neurobiology & Anatomy Mar 01, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.The Commercialization of Science & Intellectual Property in Biomedical ResearchHarl Tolbert - Associate Director, Biological Sciences, Office of Technology Transfer Jan 01, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.How I Chose My Career PathwayGary Brenner, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Director, Center for Pain Medicine, Mass. General Hospital Nov 01, 2011 @ 12:01 a.m.How I Chose My Lab with Handy and Career PathMatt Bellizzi, M.D., Ph.D. - Neuroimmunology Fellow in the Department of Neurology, URMC Sep 01, 2011 @ 12:01 a.m.How to Graduate...Finally!MSTP Fourth Year Medical Students May 01, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m.Blending Clinical, Research and Humanitarian Work in a Physician-Scientist CareerThuy Phung, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Pathology Feb 01, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m.Teaching, Learning, and Patient-Physician CommunicationShaw-Ree Chen, Ph.D. - Assistant Director, Life Sciences Learning Center Dec 01, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m.Making the transition from residency to P.I.Marc Halterman, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Neurology and Pediatrics, URMC Sep 01, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m.My Unique Path Down the MD/PhD RoadShawn Newlands, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, FACS - Professor & Chair, Otolaryngology, University of Rochester May 01, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m.Career Pathway and Pathway Independent RNA FoldingDavid Mathews, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics, Universty of Rochester Apr 01, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m.Patient-specific human pluripotent stem cells for modeling and treating hematologic disordersElias Zambidis, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor Oncology and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Mar 01, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m.Insight into the Transition from MD/PhD M4 to ResidencyThomas Carroll, M.D., Ph.D. - Internal Medicine Resident - First Year, University of Rochester Jan 01, 2009 @ 12:01 a.m.How I Got Started on the Clinician-Scientist Path and My Adventures Along The WayJulie Fudge, M.D. - Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester Nov 01, 2008 @ 12:01 a.m.From the Bench to the Bedside and Back: The Journey to Becoming a Physician-ScientistJoseph Bliss, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Brown Medical School Sep 01, 2008 @ 12:01 a.m.