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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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    Multiple Categories
Sep 1st, 2016 (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
Sep 1st, 2016 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Eugene Nyamugenda
Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Eugene Nyamugenda

Presenting “Different cAMP sources are critically involved in
G protein–coupled receptor CRHR1 signaling."

Date: September 1, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2 Biomed Research II
Sep 6th, 2016 (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 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)
Sep 8th, 2016 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  UAMS Research Committee Mtg.
UAMS Research Committee (URC) monthly meeting with representatives from every college, the graduate school, Academic senate, etc.

Contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research (501-686-5347) for more information.
Sep 13th, 2016 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  COPH Public Health Seminar
The Department of Biostatistics will host the COPH Public Health Seminar on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016, 12p-1p in COPH 3202.
The speaker will be Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN: Education Director - Center for Distance Health; Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

The topic of discussion will be "Feasibility and Adherence of mHealth in Postpartum Women with Hypertension".

Please mark your calendar to attend.
Sep 14th, 2016 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Dr. Boris Dzikovski presenting “EPR spectroscopy in biomedical research: useful, powerful and often underestimated.”

12:00pm to 1pm
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2 Biomed Research II
Sep 15th, 2016 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Student Seminar - Lauren Davis presenting Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 12:00 Noon - 1pm
Lauren Davis
Presenting
“A Cascade of Histone Modifications Induces Chromatin Condensation in Mitosis.”

Thursday, September 15, 2016
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Sep 16th, 2016 (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
Sep 19th, 2016 (Mon)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Faculty Seminar
Yuan He, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow
Department of Pathology and Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Michigan Medical school
Title: The Inflammasome: Function and Activation Mechanism
Monday, September 19
1:30-2:30
Rayford auditorium
Sep 21st, 2016 (Wed)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  Research Showcase - Biomedical Informatics
Showcase of Medical Discoveries - Biomedical Informatics

15th in the series, this reception will focus on UAMS investigators and clinicians discussing their research and discoveries in a poster session reception.

Location: 10th floor, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Rotunda
For more information, contact Linda Williams, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Sep 22nd, 2016 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – Magdalena Tillman
presenting “BOK Is a Non-canonical BCL-2 Family Effector of Apoptosis Regulated by ER-Associated Degradation.”

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2 Biomed Research II
Sep 22nd, 2016 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Faculty Seminar
Tiffany Weinkopff, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow
Department of Pathobiology
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Title: TBD
Thursday, September 22
1:30-2:30
Rayford auditorium
Sep 22nd, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
L. ARAVIND, Ph.D., Senior Investigator
Computational Biology Branch,
NCBI,NLM,NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA

Title: “Biological conflicts and the emergence of novel biochemistry”

Biomedical Research Center Two Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Sep 28th, 2016 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar:Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Faculty Seminar: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Roy Morello, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Physiology & Biophysics, UAMS

Presenting:
“Assembling proteins for the regulation of collagen post-translational modification.”

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Sep 29th, 2016 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tiffany Miles Presenting "Chronic Activation of g2 AMPK Induces Obesity and Reduces β Cell Function"

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2 Biomed Research II
Sep 29th, 2016 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Faculty Seminar
Hadi Maazi, DVM, PhD
Postdoctoral fellow
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Title: Type 2 innate lymphoid cells, a new paradigm in asthma pathogenesis
Thursday, September 29
1:30-2:30
Rayford auditorium
Sep 29th, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Jerry Ware, Ph.D., Professor
UAMS College of Medicine

Title: :“Structural origins of primary hemostasis and adaptive immunity”

Biomedical Research Center Two Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Oct 4th, 2016 (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 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)
Oct 4th, 2016 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Physiology Research Workshop
Morello lab-Grant resubmission discussion
Biomed 1, Room 205-207
Lunch provided for first 20 attendees.
Oct 4th, 2016 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host Journal Club on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 12p-1p in COPH 2280.
Our presenter is: Amanda L. Golbeck, PhD; Professor, UAMS - Department of Biostatistics.
The topic of discussion will be "Early Statistical Methods for Evaluating Faculty Equity Issues".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
Oct 6th, 2016 (Thu)
  Career Day for Biomedical Sciences
Career Day for Biomedical Sciences
Designed to inform graduate/undergraduate students about science career options. Speakers will discuss job description, advantages/disadvantages, salaries, and opportunities for advancement within each career track. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. Q&A and discussion with speakers and participants.

Location: Stephens Spine and Neuroscience Institute – 12th floor Fred W. Smith Auditorium, UAMS

For more info., call Dr. Kristen Sterba, kmsterba@uams.edu, 501-526-7396
Oct 6th, 2016 (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
Oct 10th, 2016 (Mon)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Physiology Research Workshop
Jessica Bailey
Mentor: Vladimir Lupashin
Biomed 1, Room 205-207
Lunch provided for first 20 attendees.Note: to be held on a Monday due to committee conflicts.
Oct 13th, 2016 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  UAMS Research Committee Mtg.
UAMS Research Committee (URC) monthly meeting with representatives from every college, the graduate school, Academic senate, etc.

Contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research (501-686-5347) for more information.
Oct 13th, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Russell DeBose-Boyd, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Genetics
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Title: TBD

Biomedical Research Center Two Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Oct 17th, 2016 (Mon)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Physiology Research Workshop
Lorenzo Fernandes. Mentor: Frank Simmen
Biomed 1, Room 205-207
Lunch provided for first 20 attendees.Note: To be held on a Monday due to committee conflicts
Oct 17th, 2016 (Mon)
2:00 PM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Donna Elrod, PhD candidate
Donna Elrod, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing Science will defend her dissertation entitled "Advance Care Planning for the End of Life: Exploring the Needs and Values of African Americans in the Delta."

COPH 3202
Advisor: Leanne Lefler, PhD
Oct 20th, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Barbara Fuhrman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
UAMS College of Public Health

Title: “Could cross-talk between the endocrine and immune systems play a role in the etiology of breast cancer?”

Biomedical Research Center Two Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Oct 21st, 2016 (Fri)
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  IBS Student's Choice Seminar
"Antibodies and the brain: an important pathologic mechanism"

Betty Diamond, MD
Investigator & Head, Center for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Diseases,
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Professor of Molecular Medicine and Medicine, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Rayford Auditorium
Biomed II, Room 106-2
Oct 21st, 2016 (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
Oct 27th, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Abba J. Kastin, M.D.
Professor and Endowed Chair,
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
President, International Neuropeptide Society/Society for Biologically Active Peptides

Title: "Some Old and New Concepts for Biologically Active Peptides”

Biomedical Research Center Two Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Nov 1st, 2016 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Physiology Research Workshop
Leslie Climer. Mentor: Vladimir Lupashin
Title TBD
Nov 1st, 2016 (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 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)
Nov 3rd, 2016 (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
Nov 9th, 2016 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology - Student Seminar Series
Robert M. Brosh, PhD
Senior Investigator and Chief, Section on DNA Helicases
Laboratory of Molecular Gerontology
National Institute on Aging, NIH
Bethesda, MD

Presenting:

“Molecular-Genetic Mechanisms of DNA Helicases
Implicated in Premature Aging and Cancer Syndromes.”

Location:
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Center II

For more information, please contact:
Kahla Robinson
KNRobinson@uams.edu
686-5196
Nov 10th, 2016 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  UAMS Research Committee Mtg.
UAMS Research Committee (URC) monthly meeting with representatives from every college, the graduate school, Academic senate, etc.

Contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research (501-686-5347) for more information.
Nov 10th, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Richard Kurten, Ph.D., Associate Professor
UAMS College of Medicine

Title:“A Perfect Storm Hypothesis: Mucosal Permeability, Food Allergy and Smooth Muscle Contractile Function in the Human Esophagus”

Biomedical Research Center Two Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Nov 15th, 2016 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Physiology Research Workshop
Shijie Liu. Mentor: Brian Storrie
Title: TBD
Nov 17th, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Martin J. Egan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Title: “Spatial protein quality control in filamentous fungi”

Biomedical Research Center Two Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Nov 18th, 2016 (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