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Feb 1st, 2018 (Thu)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Deadline for SRD poster abstract submissions
For those submitting a SRD asbstract, the deadline is Feb. 1, 2018. Please use this online form. http://research.uams.edu/students/research-day/register/

For more information, contact Linda Williams, Research Liaison, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Feb 1st, 2018 (Thu)
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
James R. Broach, Ph.D.
Chair of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
at Pennsylvania State University
Professor Emeritus of Princeton University

Title: “Comprehensive identification of structural variation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: the dark matter of cancer genomics”.

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Feb 1st, 2018 (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 1st, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Tiffany Weinkopff, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Presents
Vascular Remodeling During Infection

Host: Aime Franco, PhD.
Feb 6th, 2018 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  RESIN meeting
Research Support Information Network (RESIN) - research associated depts. will give brief ~5-7 minute talks on the latest UAMS and federal requirements affecting researchers and research staff.

Hosted by the Division of Research. Contact Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 686-7418 for more information or to present.
Feb 6th, 2018 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host Journal Club on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 12p-1p in COPH 2280.
Our presenter is: Clare Brown, MPH.
The topic of discussion will be: "The Impact of Insurance Gain and Discussions with Healthcare Providers on Quitting Smoking".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
Feb 7th, 2018 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dustyn Barnette

Presenting

“Terbinafine bioactivation: Evaluating pathway to a reactive metabolite using predictive modeling and experimental approaches.”

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Feb 7th, 2018 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Characterizing Large-Scale Conformational Changes of Proteins Using Petascale Supercomputers."
Mahmoud Moradi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Feb 8th, 2018 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Eugene Nyamugenda

Presenting

“Weight Gain by High Fat Diet Induces Injury to Sim1 Neurons and Reduces MC4R Protein Expression.”

Wednesday, February 8, 2018

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Feb 8th, 2018 (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.
Feb 8th, 2018 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Seminar
Shana Owens
Graduate Student
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Forrest Laboratory

“Defining Cell-Type-Specific Functions for Viral Gene Products in Chronic Gammaherpesvirus Infection.”

Thursday, February 8, 2017
1:30 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Feb 8th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 AM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Wilson K. Clements, Ph.D.
Assistant Member
Department of Hematology
St Jude Children's Research Hospital

Presents:
Using Zebrafish to Investigate Developmental and Disease Hematopoiesis

Host: Jennings and Macnicol
Feb 8th, 2018 (Thu)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Nutrition Seminar
The Department of Dietetics and Nutrition invites you to attend a seminar entitled "Women and Heart Disease: Disparities in Risk Factors and Outcomes".

Presented by Jean McSweeney, RN,PhD, FAHA, FAAN
Associate Dean for Research and Professor
Co-Director, PhD Program
College of Nursing at UAMS

Location: Rahn Bldg. Rm. G/219

For more information, please contact the Dietetics and Nutrition program at 686-6166 or email Sheena Joyner at snjoyner@uams.edu
Feb 9th, 2018 (Fri)
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Daniel G Meeker, Md/PhD Candidate
Daniel Meeker, an MD/PhD candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences will defend his dissertation entitled “Development of a targeted nanotherapeutic approach to the treatment of biofilm-associated Staphylococcus aureus infections.”

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building 2
Advisor: Mark Smeltzer, PhD
Feb 14th, 2018 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"UAMS Radiology Stroke Research: Sonothrombolysis, Neuroprotection, Targeted Therapy and Potential Future Directions"
Michael Borrelli, Ph.D.
Professor, Radiology and Neurology
UAMS
Feb 15th, 2018 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tresor O. Mukiza

Presenting:
“Multiple Protein-DNA Complexes Activate Meiotic Recombination Hotspots via Chromatin Remodeling.”

Wednesday, February 15, 2018

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Feb 15th, 2018 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM and COBRE Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Inflammatory Response
Distinguished Lecturer Seminar

Paula Traktman Duncan, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Graduate Studies
Hirschmann Endowed Professor
Medical University of South Carolina

“The intricate choreography of the vaccinia virus life cycle”

Thursday, February 15, 2017
1:30 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Feb 15th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Dana Gaddy, Ph.D.
Department of Veterinary Integrative
Biosciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Presents:John Whitney Memorial Seminar
Gene Editing in Sheep: A Novel Large Animal Platform of Rare Bone Disease

Host: Michael Jennings
Feb 16th, 2018 (Fri)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Deadline for SRD poster printing
The new smaller size SRD posters (24'w x 36"h) must be to Creative Services no later than today for printing. See http://research.uams.edu/students/research-day/guidelines/ for details.

For more info, contact Linda Williams, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Feb 16th, 2018 (Fri)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  IACUC Meeting
IACUC meets the third Friday of each month.
The deadline for protocol submission is the first Friday of each month.
Contact: Kerrey Roberto, IACUC Administrator - robertokerreya@uams.edu
Feb 20th, 2018 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Research Workshop
Leslie Climer
PhD Candidate
IBS Graduate Program
Cell Biology Track

Presents
"Membrane Detachment is not Essential for COG Complex Function"

Vladimir Lupashin, PhD
Advisor

Biomedical Building One, Room 205-207
Feb 21st, 2018 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Candidate Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Advaitha Madireddy, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Cell, Molecular and Cancer Biology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York

Presenting:

Title: "Deciphering Transcriptional Deregulation in Tumorigenesis: Replication Defects in Fanconi anemia."

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time:12:00 – 1:00 PM
Feb 21st, 2018 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Western Diet Increases Protein Aggregation and Alters Membrane Tethering of Signal Transduction Proteins."
Srinivas Ayyadevara, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics
UAMS
Feb 22nd, 2018 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tiffany K. Miles

Presenting:

“Common and different features of hepatosteatosis induced by exposure to lard and palm oil-based high fat diets.”

Thursday, February 22, 2018

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Feb 26th, 2018 (Mon)
3:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Sarah Zimmerman, PhD candidate
Sarah Zimmerman, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences will defend her dissertation entitled, “Investigating the role of osteocytes in osteogenesis imperfect.”

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building Two
Advisor: Roy Morello, PhD
Feb 28th, 2018 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Pathogenic Mechanisms Linked to the Aberrant C9orf72 Hexanucleotide Repeat Expansion in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis."

Davide Trotti, Ph.D.
Research Director, Jefferson Weinberg ALS Center, Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neurosciences, Dept. of Neuroscience, Thomas Jefferson University

Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Mar 1st, 2018 (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 1st, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Feyza Engin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomolecular Chemistry,
Department of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
University of Wisconsin Madison

Presents:
Targeting beta cell stress responses for prevention of autoimmune diabetes

Host: Roy Morello, PhD
Mar 6th, 2018 (Tue)
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Student Research Day 2018
Graduate and professional students, faculty fellows, and postdocs will present posters of their research in the day long event. Three Minute Thesis finals will be held immediately following the keynote address in IDW #126.

Location: UAMS campus, IDW bldg. 1st/2nd floors
For more information, contact Linda Williams, ldwilliams@uams.edu.
Mar 8th, 2018 (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.
Mar 8th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Victor Cardenas, MD; MPH; PhD; FACE
Associate Professor,
Department of Epidemiology, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

Presents:
Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems by Pregnant Women and Birth Outcomes in Little Rock, Arkansas, 2015-2017

Host: Perry Chowdhury
Mar 15th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Roger D. Pechous, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Presents: TBA

Host: Roy Morello
Mar 16th, 2018 (Fri)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  IACUC Meeting
IACUC meets the third Friday of each month.
The deadline for protocol submission is the first Friday of each month.
Contact: Kerrey Roberto, IACUC Administrator - robertokerreya@uams.edu
Mar 29th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Y. Lucy Liu, M.D., PhD
Assistant Research Professor
College of Medicine
Division of Internal Medicine

Presents:
A Journey towards the development of a dual-age-specific mouse leukemia model

Host: Rosalia Simmen, PhD
Apr 3rd, 2018 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  RESIN meeting
Research Support Information Network (RESIN) - research associated depts. will give brief ~5-7 minute talks on the latest UAMS and federal requirements affecting researchers and research staff.

Hosted by the Division of Research. Contact Linda Williams, Research Liaison, 686-7418 for more information or to present.
Apr 5th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Steven S. An, PhD.
Associate Professor
The Johns Hopkins University
Department of Environmental Health and Engineering, the Bloomberg School of Public Health
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, the Whiting School of Engineering
Department of Oncology, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine

Presents:
Defining the mechanical phenotype of asthma in airway smooth muscle cells through the lens of physics

Host: Richard Kurten
Apr 12th, 2018 (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.
Apr 12th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Chris Fromme, PhD.
Associate Professor
Well Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Cornell University

Presents:
The Golgi Complex as a Model for Molecular Decision Making

Host: Vladimir Lupashin, Ph.D.
Apr 19th, 2018 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Pebbles Fagan, PhD; MPH
Professor and Director, Center for the Diseases of Tobacco Health, Fay Boozman College Of Public Health

Presents:
Nicotine content in flavored electronic cigarette liquid samples

Host: Perry Chowdhury
Apr 20th, 2018 (Fri)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  IACUC Meeting
IACUC meets the third Friday of each month.
The deadline for protocol submission is the first Friday of each month.
Contact: Kerrey Roberto, IACUC Administrator - robertokerreya@uams.edu