March 2015
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
April 2015
S M T W T F S
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
May 2015
S M T W T F S
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
<< -=- >>
  •  
    Dissertation Defense
  •  
    Meetings - Biosafety
  •  
    Meetings - Conflict of Interest
  •  
    Meetings - IACUC
  •  
    Meetings - Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  •  
    Meetings - Research Council
  •  
    Meetings - UAMS Research Committee (URC)
  •  
    Other Meetings
  •  
    Seminars
  •  
    Special Lectures
  •  
    Workshops / Conferences
  •  
    Multiple Categories
Mar 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.
Mar 3rd, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host Journal Club on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 12p-1p in COPH 2280.
The speaker will be Mihir Jaiswal, PhD Candidate: Joint Bioinformatics Program, UAMS & UALR.
The topic of discussion will be "A New Probabilistic Score for the Chemical Cross-linking Tandem Mass Spectrometry Data Analysis".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
Mar 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)
Mar 3rd, 2015 (Tue)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  UCVC Research Updates
UAMS CardioVascular Center (UCVC) Research Updates

"The role of vascular TRPC3 channels in Status Epilepticus"

Fang Zheng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Biomedical Research I, Room B300
Mar 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
Mar 5th, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series
"Multifunctional genes with distinct functions in gammaherpesvirus pathogenesis"

Lynda Van Dyk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dept of Microbiology, Program of Molecular Biology
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Mar 5th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics - John Whitney Memorial Lecture
ULF LERNER, DDS, PhD, Professor
Molecular Periodontology, Umeå University
Center for Bone and Arthritis Research
Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy
University of Gothenburg, SWEDEN

Title: “Wnt16, An Important Regulator of Cortical Thickness and Fracture Risk”

Biomed Two Building, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Mar 6th, 2015 (Fri)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent and Copyright Committee Meeting
Mar 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.
Mar 10th, 2015 (Tue)
11:45 AM
  Genetic Counseling Thesis Defense - Tamara L. Haygarth (Johnson), M.S.
Tamamra L. Haygarth (Johnson), M.S., a Master's candidate in the Department of Genetic Counseling will defend her thesis entitled "Strategies used by genetic counselors to mitigate the effect of low patient health literacy."

CHP Building 5, Room 134
Advisor: Tiffany Lepard-Tassin, M.S., C.G.C.
Mar 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
Mar 12th, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Semianr Series
“Reovirus nonstructural protein σ1s antagonizes host type-1 interferon responses”
Johnasha Stuart, Ph.D. Candidate
and
“Elucidating antibody-mediated protection against reinfection to genital chlamydia”
Elizabeth Naglak, Ph.D. Candidate

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Mar 12th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
J.L. Mehta, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics
Stebbins Chair in Cardiology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Title: “Inflammation in Atherosclerosis: Revisited”

Biomedical Research Center Two
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Mar 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.
Mar 17th, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Seminar
Melanie MacNicol, Ph.D., UAMS Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Neurosciences

TITLE: “Control of Stem Cell Transitions by mRNA Translation”

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building 2
Mar 17th, 2015 (Tue)
3:00 PM
  Pharmacology Dissertation Defense - Neil Detweiler, Ph.D. candidate
Neil Detweiler, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Pharmacology, will defend his dissertation entitled "Properties and Therapeutic Potential of the Large-Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channel in Pulmonary Arterial Smooth Muscle"

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building 2

Advisor: Nancy J. Rusch, Ph.D.
Mar 19th, 2015 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  2015 Joe Knight Bissett Visiting Professor
"Ventricular Arrhythmias and Ventricular Scars"

William G. Stevenson, MD
Director, Cardiac Arrhythmia Program
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Professor Medicine
Harvard School of Medicine

Education II, Room G141
Mar 19th, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM
  Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Journal Club
Stem Cells & Cancer: Gordon Conference Meeting Review
Angus MacNicol, Ph.D., Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Neurosciences

ED II 8/121 (behind the COPH 8th fl auditorium)
Mar 19th, 2015 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series
"Can RNA Granules Stress-Out Enteroviruses?"

Richard E. Lloyd, Ph.D.
Professor
Dept of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine

Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Mar 19th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Kartik Shankar, Ph.D., DABT
UAMS Associate Professor
Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Developmental Nutrition

Title: “Mommy Issues: Maternal Obesity and the Offspring”

Biomedical Research Center Two, Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Mar 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
Mar 20th, 2015 (Fri)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent and Copyright Committee Meeting
Mar 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.
Mar 31st, 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.
Mar 31st, 2015 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Public Health Seminar
The Department of Biostatistics will host the COPH Public Health Seminar.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 12:00-1:00pm in COPH 3202.
The speaker will be Songthip Ounpraseuth, PhD.
Associate Professor – UAMS Biostatistics Department.
The topic of discussion: "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Observational Studies: Handling Selection Bias and Incomplete Cost Data".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
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 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
  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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.