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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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    Seminars
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    Multiple Categories
Apr 1st, 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.
Apr 1st, 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, Dean's Research Liaison, (ldwilliams@uams.edu.
Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Dissertation Defense - Martin R. Watts, Ph.D. candidate
Martin R. Watts, a doctoral candidate in the Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences program, will defend his dissertation entitled "Modulation of Visceral Pain by Interaction Between Adrenergic and Vanilloid Receptors"

Advisors: Abdallah Hayar, Ph.D.
Elie Al-Chaer, J.D., Ph.D.

Title: "Modulation of Visceral Pain by Interaction between Adrenergic and Vanilloid Receptors"

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building 2
Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
3:30 PM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Pamela deGravelles, Ph.D. candidate
Pamela deGravelles,a doctoral candidate in the Nursing Science program, will defend her dissertation entitled "The Tobacco Use of Third Year B.S.N. Nursing Students in Arkansas Using the Global Health Professions Student Survey (GHPSS)"

Advisor: Claudia Barone, Ed.D.

College of Public Health
Auditorium 8240
Apr 2nd, 2014 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharm/Tox Seminar Series
2013-2014 Pharmacology/Toxicology Seminar Series

Dr. Jean McSweeney
Associate Dean
College of Nursing Research
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Title: Developing a Prediction Model of CHD in Women: Where are We?
Apr 3rd, 2014 (Thu)
9:00 AM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Wanda Christie, Ph.D. candidate
Wanda Christie, a doctoral candidate in the Nursing Science program, will defend her dissertation entitled "The Lived Experience: How Emergency Department Nurses Resolve Emotional Pain After Patient Perpetrated Workplace Violence"

College of Public Health
Room 3202

Advisor: Donna Middaugh, Ph.D.
Apr 3rd, 2014 (Thu)
11:00 AM
  Health Systems and Services Research Dissertation Defense: Diane Robinson, Ph.D. candidate
Diane Robinson, a doctoral candidate in the Health Systems and Services Research program, will defend her dissertation entitled "Maltreatment and the Child Welfare System: Implications from Behavioral Economics"

Advisor: J. Mick Tilford, Ph.D.
Location: COPH, Room 1202
Apr 3rd, 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
Apr 4th, 2014 (Fri)
1:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  Patent and Copyright Committee Meeting
Apr 4th, 2014 (Fri)
11:00 AM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Sondra Bedwell, Ph.D. candidate
Sondra Bedwell, a doctoral candidate in the Nursing Science program, will defend her dissertation entitled "Patient Perception of Family Response to the Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes"

Advisor: Julia A. Goodwin, Ph.D.

College of Public Health
Room 3202
Apr 7th, 2014 (Mon)
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Celebration of World Health Day
World Health Day Celebration
College of Public Health, Pauley Auditorium, G219
Panelist to speak from Clinton School of Public Service
Alex Handfinger, (jt MPS/MPH candidate)- Developed a agronomic and nutrition food plan for 250 students, HopeNorth School in Uganda.
Angela Bukenya - Identified and recruit ed nutrition related (NGOs) to build short or long term partnerships with the Nepal Nutrition Foundation.
Nicole Maddox - Nairobi Women's Hospital Maddox evaluated the effectiveness of treatment and diagnosis guidelines with respect to patient outcomes for cancer.
Jenna Rhodes (jt. MPS/MPH candidate) - worked with local residents in Nicaragua to determine their current eating and cooking choices through the use of surveys and interviews.
Apr 8th, 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.
Apr 8th, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Seminar
Miroslav Backonja, MD
Principal Investigator
Medical Director CRI Lifetree
Salt Lake City Research Center

Title: TBA

Rayford Auditorium 106-2
Biomedical Research Building II
Apr 9th, 2014 (Wed)
2:30 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Mazen Juratli, Ph.D. candidate
Mazen Juratli, a doctoral candidate in the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences program, will defend his dissertation entitled "In Vivo Detection of Medical Intervention-Induced Circulating Tumor Cells"

Biomed 1
Room 205/207

Advisor: Vladimir P. Zharov, Ph.D.
Apr 10th, 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
Apr 10th, 2014 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Dr. Karen L. Abbott

College of Medicine, UAMS
Department of Biochemisty & Molecular

Assistant Professor

"The Impact of Glycomics on Cancer Biology"
Apr 15th, 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.
Apr 15th, 2014 (Tue)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  MD/PhD Students' Choice Seminar, Dr. Kathleen Burns
"New Perspectives on Junk DNA" presented by the MD/PhD Students' Choice Speaker Dr. Kathleen Burns, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine at 11:00 a.m. in the Sam Walton Auditorium, Room 1026, WPR Cancer Institute.
Apr 16th, 2014 (Wed)
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  UAMS Student Research Day
4th Annual UAMS campus-wide Student Research Day. Posters presented by graduate and professional students, postdoctoral fellows, and house staff/fellow.

A keynote speaker will present the McGehee Distinguished Lecture at noon.
Lunch will be available for attendees.

Poster judges will be selected from the mentors listed by the participants submitting abstracts. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place poster awards will be given in submission categories.

Open to all UAMS colleges, contact Linda Williams (ldwilliams@uams.edu) for more information.
Apr 16th, 2014 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharm/Tox Seminar Series
2013-2014 Pharmacology/Toxicology Seminar Series

Amy K. Goodwin, Ph.D.
Behavioral Pharmacologist
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
National Center for Toxicological Research

Title: TBA
Apr 17th, 2014 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Dr. KI Varughese

College of Medicine, UAMS
Department of Physiology & Biophysics

Professor

"Structure-Based Drug Design for Atherosclerosis targeted at LOX-1, a Receptor for Oxidized Low-Deny Lipoprotein"
Apr 18th, 2014 (Fri)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  Patent and Copyright Committee Meeting
Apr 22nd, 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.
Apr 22nd, 2014 (Tue)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Students' Choice Seminar, Dr. Martin Brown
"How Normal Cells Govern the Response to Cancer Therapy" presented by the IBS Students' Choice Speaker Dr. Martin Brown, Stanford University in the College of Public Health, Room G225.
Apr 22nd, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Seminar Series
Robert D. Skinner, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Neurobiology and Developmental
Sciences and Radiology, UAMS

Title: "The Neuroprotective Agent Dodecafluoropentane: Successful in Two Animal Models of Stroke"

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building II
Apr 24th, 2014 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series -
Melissa Heard, Ph.D. Candidate
Dissertation Defense
Department of Physiology & Biophysics
Dr. Rosalia Simmen, Advisor

"Analysis of Krüppel-Like Factors 9 and 13 in Endometiral Function and Endometriosis"

Biomed Two Building
Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Apr 25th, 2014 (Fri)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Seminar Series
Angela K. Odle, Ph.D. Candidate
Dissertation Defense
Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
Advisor: Gwen V. Childs, Ph.D.

Title: "Pituitary and Adipocyte Leptin: Partners in the
Regulation of Pituitary Function, Development and Metabolism"

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building II
Apr 29th, 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.
Apr 29th, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences Seminar Series
Helen Benes, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences,UAMS
and Associate Director, Arkansas INBRE

Title: "Molecular Approaches to Control of Mosquito Populations"

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building 2
Apr 30th, 2014 (Wed)
10:00 AM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Chad Cragle, Ph.D. candidate
Chad Cragle, a doctoral candidate in the Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences program, will defend his dissertation entitled "Regulators and Effectors of Musashi-dependent Translational Control"

Advisor: Angus MacNicol,Ph.D.

Biomedical Research Building 2
106-2 Rayford Auditorium
Apr 30th, 2014 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharm/Tox Seminar Series
2013-2014 Pharmacology/Toxicology Seminar Series

Dr. Shivendra Singh
Professor and UPMC Chair in Cancer Prevention Research
Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
University of Pittsburgh

Title: TBA
May 1st, 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
May 1st, 2014 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Dr. Ayako Suzuki

College of Medicine, UAMS

Department of GI Medicine

"Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease- Impact of Gender and Reperoductive Lifecycle"
May 6th, 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.
May 6th, 2014 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host Journal Club on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 12p-1p in COPH 2280.
The speaker will be Eric R. Siegel, MS: Research Associate, UAMS - Department of Biostatistics.
The topic of discussion will be "Flipped-data Survival Analysis for Data with Non-detects".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
May 6th, 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, Dean's Research Liaison, (ldwilliams@uams.edu.
May 8th, 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
May 8th, 2014 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Dr. Arun K. Nair

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Arkansas

Assistant Professor
May 13th, 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.
May 15th, 2014 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Dr. Pepper Schedin

School of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology

Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

"Tissue Remodeling & Immunosuppression Drive Metastasis in
Postpartum Breast Cancer"
May 20th, 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.
May 27th, 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.
Jun 3rd, 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.
Jun 3rd, 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, Dean's Research Liaison, (ldwilliams@uams.edu.
Jun 5th, 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
Jun 10th, 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.
Jun 12th, 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
Jun 17th, 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.
Jun 24th, 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.