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    Dissertation Defense
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    Meetings - Biosafety
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    Meetings - Conflict of Interest
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    Meetings - IACUC
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    Meetings - Institutional Review Board (IRB)
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    Meetings - Research Council
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    Meetings - UAMS Research Committee (URC)
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    Other Meetings
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    Seminars
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    Special Lectures
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    Workshops / Conferences
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    Multiple Categories
Dec 2nd, 2014 (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.
Dec 2nd, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host Journal Club on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 12p-1p in COPH 2280.
The speaker will be James P. Selig, PhD: Associate Professor, UAMS - Department of Biostatistics.
The topic of discussion will be "Exploring, Describing and Testing Statistical Interactions".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
Dec 2nd, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM
  Cellular Physiology and Molecular Biophysics Dissertation Defense - Rose A. Willett, Ph.D. candidate
Rose A. Willett, a doctoral candidate in the Cellular Physiology and Molecular Biophysics program, will defend her dissertation entitled "A New Role and Mechanistic Model for the Conserved oligomeric Golgi (COG) Complex in Tethering Retrograde Vesicles to the Golgi Apparatus"

Biomedical Research Center 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2

Advisor: Vladimir Lupashin, Ph.D.
Dec 2nd, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  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)
Dec 2nd, 2014 (Tue)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  UCVC Research Updates
UAMS Cardiovascular Center

"Tapping the Platelet Alpha-Granule: Initial Steps in Granule Release"

Brian Storrie, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept of Physiology and Biophysics
Dec 3rd, 2014 (Wed)
11:00 AM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences CTS Thesis Defense - Sonet Smitherman, M.S. candidate
Sonet Smitherman, an M.S. candidate in the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Clinical Translational Sciences program, will defend her thesis entitled "Emotion Regulation and Parenting Practices as Predictors of Treatment Outcome in Adolescent Assault Victims"

Advisor: Josh Cisler, Ph.D.

Psychiatric Research Institute 136
Dec 4th, 2014 (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
Dec 5th, 2014 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Adam Corken, Ph.D. candidate
Adam Corken, a doctoral candidate in the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences program, will defend his dissertation entitled "Platelet Glycoprotein Ib-IX Modulates Leukocyte Phenotype During systemic Inflammation"

Advisor: Jerry Ware, Ph.D.

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Dec 5th, 2014 (Fri)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent and Copyright Committee Meeting
Dec 8th, 2014 (Mon)
2:00 PM
  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dissertation Defense - Sara Prior, Ph.D. candidate
Sara Prior, a doctoral candidate in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program, will defend her dissertation entitled, "Mitochondrial Regulation of Intracellular Oxygen"

Advisor: Masahiro Higuchi, Ph.D.

Biomedical Building Two
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Dec 9th, 2014 (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.
Dec 9th, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
Dissertation Defense
Xiong Bin Lin, Ph.D. Candidate
Neurobiology and Developmental Neuroscience
Advisor: Abdallah Hayar, Ph.D.

Title: “Effects of Developmental Ethanol Exposure on Motor Coordination”

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Dec 9th, 2014 (Tue)
2:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Nathan Koonce, Ph.D. candidate
Nathan Koonce, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, will defend his dissertation entitled, "Developing Vascular and Hypoxia Based Theranostics in Solid Tumors"

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium 2, Room 106-2

Advisor: Robert J. Griffin, Ph.D.
Dec 10th, 2014 (Wed)
12:00 PM
  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dissertation Defense - David Schoen, M.S. candidate
David Schoen, a masters candidate in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, will defend his thesis entitled, "Investigation of the Structural and Functional Effects of Galectin-3 Genetic Polymorphism"

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2

Advisor: Alan Diekman, Ph.D.
Dec 10th, 2014 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  UCVC Seminar Series
UAMS Cardiovascular Center

"Some highlights of UAMS stroke research"

William C. Culp, M.D., FSIR, FACR, FAHA
Vice Chairman of Research
Professor of Radiology, Surgery and Neurology
Department of Radiology, Interventional Radiology

Education II, Room G137
Dec 11th, 2014 (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
Dec 11th, 2014 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Seminar Series
Dept of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series

"Engineering Immunotherapies"

David Zaharoff, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dept of Biomedical Engineering
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Dec 11th, 2014 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
JOINT SEMINAR with Department of Internal Medicine
Tommy Nilsson, Dr. Med. Sci.
Professor, Department of Medicine
Director of the Proteomics and Systems Medicine Program at the RI-MUHC
Director of Proteomics at the McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre - Montreal, Canada
Hosted by Jonathan A. Dranoff, M.D. and Brian Storrie, Ph.D.

Title: “Proteomics as a powerful tool in Cell Biology”

Biomed Two Building, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Dec 12th, 2014 (Fri)
2:00 PM
  Bioinformatics Dissertation Defense - Shraddha Thakkar, M.S., Ph.D. candidate
Shraddha Thakkar, M.S., a doctoral candidate in the Department of Bioinformatics will defend her dissertation entitled, "Applications of Structure Based Drug Desgn to Generate High Affinity Immunotherapy and to Identify Novel Inhibitors of LOX-1 to Treat Atherosclerosis"

Advisor: Kottayil I. Varughese, Ph.D.

Biomedical Research Building 2
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Dec 16th, 2014 (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.
Dec 18th, 2014 (Thu)
1:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Centdrika Dates, Ph. D. candidate
Centrika Dates, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences, will defend her dissertation entitled, "Altered UDP-Glucuronosyltransferase Regulation and Expression: Implications for Cancer Cell Proliferation and Drug Treatment"

Pauly Auditorium, Room G219
College of Public Health

Advisor: Anna Radominska-Pandya, Ph.D.
Dec 19th, 2014 (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
Dec 23rd, 2014 (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.
Dec 30th, 2014 (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.
Jan 1st, 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
Jan 6th, 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.
Jan 6th, 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)
Jan 8th, 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
Jan 13th, 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.
Jan 16th, 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
Jan 20th, 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.
Jan 27th, 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.
Feb 3rd, 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.
Feb 3rd, 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)
Feb 5th, 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
Feb 10th, 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.
Feb 12th, 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
Feb 17th, 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.
Feb 20th, 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
Feb 24th, 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.