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Apr 2nd, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Committee on Clinical Research
Vice Chancellor for Research's monthly meeting of clinical scientists and research support personnel. Chaired by Brooks Gentry, M.D.

Location: Hamlen Boardroom, Stephens Spine Institute, 12th floor.

For more information, contact Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 501-686-7418 or ldwilliams@uams.edu
Apr 2nd, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series
"Gammaherpesvirus interactions with host tumor suppressor p53"

Jeffrey Sifford
Ph.D. Candidate
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Apr 3rd, 2015 (Fri)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent and Copyright Committee Meeting
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Research Support Information Network (RESIN)
Research Support Information Network (RESIN) is a monthly research update meeting (5 minute presentations and 5 minutes for Q&A) on a variety of topics affecting researchers. The agenda is on the research website, http://research.uams.edu/resin/agenda/

Location: Walton Auditorium, 10th floor auditorium, W.P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

For more information, or to present, contact Linda Williams, UAMS Research Liaison, (ldwilliams@uams.edu)
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Seminar
Helen Hayes, Graduate Student
Mentor: Mark Mennemeier, Ph.D.

Title: “A brief review of frequency dependent rTMS effects on cortical excitability”

Biomedical Research Building 2, Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host a Journal Club on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 12p-1p in COPH 2280.
The speaker will be Katherine B. Ensor, PhD: Director, Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems (CoFES) and Professor, Department of Statistics - Rice University, Houston Texas.

The topic of discussion will be "Understanding the Link between Ambient Air Quality and Public Health".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  OGSP - NIH Peer Review Panel
Fund My Grant! Learn How to Make It Happen from a Panel of Expert Reviewers

Sponsored by the Office of Grants & Scientific Publications

April 7, 2015 - 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, 106-2

Come hear a panel of NIH study section members from UAMS share their experiences as reviewers and respond to your questions about the NIH peer-review process — and learn how to make this information work for you.

For more information, contact the Office of Grants & Scientific Publications: http://cancer.uams.edu/OGSP
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  UCVC Research Updates
UAMS Cardiovascular Center

"Endothelin-1 Mediates Aging-related Cardiac Fibrosis"

Xianwei Wang, MD, PhD
Instructor, Divsion of Cardiology
Dept of Internal Medicine

Biomedical Research I, Room B300
Apr 8th, 2015 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  UCVC Seminar Series
UAMS Cardiovascular Center

“Warfarin Metabolite Profiling of Patients: Making Personalized Anticoagulant Therapy more Personal”

Grover P. Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Education II, Room G137
Apr 9th, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  URC monthly meeting
UAMS Research Committee (2 designated representatives from each college) meets to discuss research support, policy, and other concerns.

Location: Jones Eye Institute, 2nd floor conference room, #J227

For more information, contact: Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 501-686-7418, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Apr 9th, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series
"Virus-mediated compartmentalization of the host translational machinery

John Parker, BVMS, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Virology
Cornell Unviersity

Rayford Auditorium
Biomed II, Room 106-2
Apr 13th, 2015 (Mon)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Dissertation Defense - Emily Reichard
"PEGylation of an Anti-Methamphetamine scFv: Pharmacokinetic and Neurological Implications"

Emily Reichard
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate
Dept of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Rayford Auditorium
Biomedical Research II, Room 106-2
Apr 13th, 2015 (Mon)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Special Seminar: Dept of Microbiology and Immunology
"NOvel Host Factors in the Selective Autophagy of Viruses and Mitochondria"

Rhea Sumpter, MD, PhD
Depts of Microbiology and Medicine
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Rayford Auditorium
Biomed II, Room 106-2
Apr 13th, 2015 (Mon)
3:00 PM
  Genetic Counseling thesis defense - Jordan Hills, M.S. Candidate
Jordan Hills, a masters candidate in the Department of Genetic Counseling will defend her thesis entitled “Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging in Williams Syndrome: Recommendations Developed from the Assessment of Health Care Supervision Guidelines”

Arkansas Children's Hospital
Cardiology Conference Room
Advisor: Yuri A. Zarate, M.D.
Apr 14th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Apr 14th, 2015 (Tue)
11:45 AM
  Genetic Counseling Thesis Defense - Emma Sabel, M.S. candidate
Emma Sabel, a masters candidate in the Department of Genetic Counseling will defend her thesis entitled, "Receiving cancer genetic counseling: perceived impact on professional practice among cancer genetic counselors"

CHP 5.134
Advisor: Sarah Green, MS, CGC
Apr 16th, 2015 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  Student Research Day 2015
Student Research Day offers poster presentations by students (graduate & pre-professional), postdocs, and house staff/faculty fellows.

McGehee Keynote seminar at noon by Maureen Smith, MD, MPH, PhD, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, "The Journey to a Learning Health System at an Academic Medical Center", IDW #125

Location: IDW 1st and 2nd floors.
For more information, contact: Linda Williams, Research Liaison, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Apr 16th, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Department of Microbiology and Immunology Dissertation Defense - Joseph Graham
"Defining the Human Alveolar Macrophage Response to the Q Fever Agent, Coxiella burnetii”

Joseph Graham
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Advisor: Dan Voth, Ph.D.

Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Apr 16th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Co-sponsored by: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Program
Kristy M Nicks, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Nutrition
Mayo Clinic - Rochester, Minnesota

Title: “Osteoporosis Research: From Bone Biology to Health Disparities”

Biomedical Building Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Apr 17th, 2015 (Fri)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  IACUC Meeting
IACUC meets the third Friday of each month.
The deadline for submissions is the first Friday of each month.
Contact: Kerrey Roberto, IACUC Administrator robertokerreya@uams.edu
Apr 17th, 2015 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Health Systems and Services Research Dissertation Defense - Teresa J. Hudson, Ph. D. candidate
Teresa J. Hudson, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Health Systems and Services Research, will defend her dissertation entitled, "National Analysis of Opioid Use among OEF/OIF/OND Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury in the Veterans Healthcare System"

COPH #2280
Advisor: Geoff Curran
Apr 17th, 2015 (Fri)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent and Copyright Committee Meeting
Apr 20th, 2015 (Mon)
11:00 AM
  Bioinformatics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dissertation Defense - Mihir Jaiswal, Ph.D. Candidate
Mihir Jaiswal, a doctoral candidate in the Departments of Bioinformatics and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, will defend his dissertaion entitled "Analysis of protein-protein interactions using chemical cross-linking mass spectrometry (CXMS): novel computational approaches"

COPH, #3202
Advisor: Boris Zybaylov, Ph.D.
Apr 20th, 2015 (Mon)
1:00 PM
  Genetic Counseling Thesis Defense - Lauren Tuttle, M.S. candidate
Lauren Tuttle, a masters candidate in the Department of Genetic Counseling, will defend her thesis entitled "Exome Sequencing: Ordering Practices and Outcomes at a Pediatric Institution"

Arkansas Children’s Hospital
Genetics Conference Room
Advisor: Julie Kaylor,M.S.,C.G.C.
Apr 20th, 2015 (Mon)
3:00 PM
  Genetic Counseling Thesis Defense - Christine M Bruha, MS Candidate
Christine Bruha, a master's candidate in the Department of Genetic Counseling will defend her thesis entitled, "The Role of the Geneticist in the Patient-Centered Medical Home"

Arkansas Children's Hospital
Genetics Conference Room
Advisor: Lori Dean,M.S.,C.G.C.
Apr 21st, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Apr 21st, 2015 (Tue)
10:00 AM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Adam Brown, Ph.D. candidate
Adam Brown, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences will defend his dissertation entitled, “A Suppressive Role of Krüppel-like Factor 9 in Colon and Liver Pathogenesis”

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Advisor: Frank A. Simmen, Ph.D.
Apr 21st, 2015 (Tue)
2:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Dae Song Jang, Ph.D. candidate
Dae Song Jang, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, will defend his dissertation entitled "New Endonuclease Inhibitors and Their Therapeutic Applications"

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Advisor: Alexei G. Basnakian,M.D.,Ph.D.
Apr 21st, 2015 (Tue)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  UCVC Research Updates
UAMS Cardiovascular Center Reesarch Updates

“Survey of Stroke Research at UAMS and the Projects
sponsored by the FUND to CURE STROKE”

Robert D. Skinner, PhD
Professor, Dept of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
and Center for Translational Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Department of Radiology

Biomedical Research I, Room B300
Apr 22nd, 2015 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 AM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Thrombocytopenia-Associated Multiple Organ Failure and Disseminated Microvascular Thromboses"

Trung Nguyen, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital

Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Apr 23rd, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Amy L. Hester, Ph.D. Candidate
Amy L. Hester, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing Science, will defend her dissertation entitled, "Development of a Fall Injury Prevention Model."

COPH #3202
Advisor: Pao-Feng Tsai
Apr 23rd, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series
“A new relationship between PBP 3 and the Tol-Pal complex in Escherichia coli”

Kerry Evans
Ph.D. Candidate
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology

Rayford Auditorium
Biomed II, Room 106-2
Apr 23rd, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Gwen V. Childs, Ph.D., Professor and Chair
Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
UAMS College of Medicine

Title: "Gonadotropes as Metabolic Sensors: Ablation of Leptin Receptors Highlights Post-transcriptional Pathways to Reproductive Success"

Biomedical Building Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Apr 24th, 2015 (Fri)
8:00 AM
  Genetic Counseling Thesis Defense - Naho Harada, M.S. Candidate
Naho Harada, a master's candidate in the Department of Genetic Counseling, will defend her thesis entitled, "LGBT Genetic Counseling: What do Cancer Genetic Counselors Want to Know?"

CHP 5.134
Advisor: Tiffany Lepard
Apr 24th, 2015 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Dissertation Defense - Melody Lyn Allensworth-James, Ph.D. candidate
Melody Lyn Allensworth-James, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Neurobiology and the Developmental Sciences, will defend her dissertation entitled, "The Role of Leptin Receptors in Somatotrope Function: A Look at Metabolic and Developmental Functions and Possible Mechanisms of Action”

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Advisor: Gwen V. Childs, Ph.D.
Apr 27th, 2015 (Mon)
3:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - David Alagpulinsa, Ph.D. candidate
David Alagpulinsa, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences will defend his dissertation entitled, “Targeting RAD51-Dependent Homologous Recombination Repair in Multiple Myeloma”

Biomedical Research Building Two
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Advisor: Robert J. Shmookler Reis, DPhil
Apr 28th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Apr 28th, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM
  Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Dissertation Defense - Gwendolyn S. Carter, Ph.D. candidate
Gwendolyn Carter, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, will defend her dissertation entitled, "Effect of rTMS on Resting-State Brain Activity in Tinnitus"

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Advisor: Mark Mennemeier, Ph.D
Apr 28th, 2015 (Tue)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  3D Printing & Medicine
Barbara Miller-Webb, D3 Technologies/3D Systems will describe the many varied applications of 3D printing in medicine, medical education, research, pre-surgical planning, and more.

Location: Walton Auditorium, 10th floor, Cancer Institute

For more information, contact Linda Williams, Research Liaison, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Apr 28th, 2015 (Tue)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  Dept of Microbiology and Immunology Dissertation Defense - Justin Graham, Ph.D. Candidate
"Trapping and identification of cellular substrates of the chaperone ClpC and determining how they regulate virulence genes in Staphylococcus aureus"

Justin W. Graham
Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. candidateAdvisor: Chia Lee, Ph.D.

Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Apr 28th, 2015 (Tue)
1:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Dissertation Defense - Justin Graham, Ph.D. candidate
Justin Graham, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will defend his dissertation entitled, "Trapping and identification of cellular substrates of the chaperone ClpC and determining how they regulate virulence genes in Staphylococcus aureus"

Biomedical Research Building Two
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Advisor: Chia Lee, Ph.D.
Apr 30th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Brian Foster, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
NIH/NIAMS Research Fellow
Laboratory of Oral Connective Tissue Biology
Bethesda, MD

Title: "Lessons on dental mineralization from mouse models of hypophosphatasia and osteogenesis imperfecta"

Biomedical Research Center Two
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
May 5th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
May 5th, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Research Support Information Network (RESIN)
Research Support Information Network (RESIN) is a monthly research update meeting (5 minute presentations and 5 minutes for Q&A) on a variety of topics affecting researchers. The agenda is on the research website, http://research.uams.edu/resin/agenda/

Location: Walton Auditorium, 10th floor auditorium, W.P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

For more information, or to present, contact Linda Williams, UAMS Research Liaison, (ldwilliams@uams.edu)
May 7th, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Committee on Clinical Research
Vice Chancellor for Research's monthly meeting of clinical scientists and research support personnel. Chaired by Brooks Gentry, M.D.

Location: Hamlen Boardroom, Stephens Spine Institute, 12th floor.

For more information, contact Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 501-686-7418 or ldwilliams@uams.edu
May 7th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Heather Machado, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Tulane University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA

Title: "Mammary Stem Cells in Development and Breast Cancer Progression"

Biomedical Building Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
May 12th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
May 14th, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  URC monthly meeting
UAMS Research Committee (2 designated representatives from each college) meets to discuss research support, policy, and other concerns.

Location: Jones Eye Institute, 2nd floor conference room, #J227

For more information, contact: Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 501-686-7418, ldwilliams@uams.edu
May 15th, 2015 (Fri)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  IACUC Meeting
IACUC meets the third Friday of each month.
The deadline for submissions is the first Friday of each month.
Contact: Kerrey Roberto, IACUC Administrator robertokerreya@uams.edu
May 19th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
May 26th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Jun 2nd, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Jun 2nd, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Research Support Information Network (RESIN)
Research Support Information Network (RESIN) is a monthly research update meeting (5 minute presentations and 5 minutes for Q&A) on a variety of topics affecting researchers. The agenda is on the research website, http://research.uams.edu/resin/agenda/

Location: Walton Auditorium, 10th floor auditorium, W.P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

For more information, or to present, contact Linda Williams, UAMS Research Liaison, (ldwilliams@uams.edu)
Jun 4th, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Committee on Clinical Research
Vice Chancellor for Research's monthly meeting of clinical scientists and research support personnel. Chaired by Brooks Gentry, M.D.

Location: Hamlen Boardroom, Stephens Spine Institute, 12th floor.

For more information, contact Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 501-686-7418 or ldwilliams@uams.edu
Jun 9th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Jun 11th, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  URC monthly meeting
UAMS Research Committee (2 designated representatives from each college) meets to discuss research support, policy, and other concerns.

Location: Jones Eye Institute, 2nd floor conference room, #J227

For more information, contact: Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 501-686-7418, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Jun 16th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Jun 19th, 2015 (Fri)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  IACUC Meeting
IACUC meets the third Friday of each month.
The deadline for submissions is the first Friday of each month.
Contact: Kerrey Roberto, IACUC Administrator robertokerreya@uams.edu
Jun 23rd, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.
Jun 30th, 2015 (Tue)
  Institutional Review Board Mtg
IRB meeting every Tuesday.
Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205/207.

Note: The deadline for submitting protocol materials for IRB review is 4:30 p.m., two weeks prior to the meeting date.