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Dinner Seminar Series

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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.


Gene Interactions Essential to the Cancer Phenotype

Helene 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 Social

Graduate Program Information Social

 Nov 18, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | LeChase Room

Intellectual Property

Carissa 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 Panel

Graduating MSTP Students

 Apr 23, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Neuman Room (1-6823)

Graduate Program Information Social

MS1s, MS2s, and MSTP graduate students

 Apr 04, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Northeastern Conference Room

Leadership and Management

Dominic Rasini - Simon Leadership Fellow, Simon Business School

 Mar 26, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | Case Method Room

Intellectual Property and Patenting

Patrick 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 Easy

Dr. 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. Pearson

Thomas 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 century

Stephanie 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 dermatology

Brian Poligone, M.D., Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Dermatology, URMC

 Jan 01, 2013 @ 12:01 a.m.

Finding Your Niche

Laura 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 disease

Aram 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 Neurobiology

Gary Paige, M.D., Ph.D. - Professor & Chair, Neurobiology & Anatomy

 Mar 01, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.

The Commercialization of Science & Intellectual Property in Biomedical Research

Harl Tolbert - Associate Director, Biological Sciences, Office of Technology Transfer

 Jan 01, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m.

How I Chose My Career Pathway

Gary 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 Path

Matt 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 Career

Thuy Phung, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Pathology

 Feb 01, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m.

Teaching, Learning, and Patient-Physician Communication

Shaw-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 Road

Shawn 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 Folding

David 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 disorders

Elias 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 Residency

Thomas 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 Way

Julie 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-Scientist

Joseph Bliss, M.D., Ph.D. - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Brown Medical School

 Sep 01, 2008 @ 12:01 a.m.