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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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    Seminars
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Mar 1st, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Wei-Jen Tang, PhD
Ben-May Institute for Cancer Research
The University of Chicago

Presenting: “Insulin Degrading Enzyme - a Proteostatic Mechanism to Control Amyloid Peptides.”

Wednesday, March 1 , 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Mar 1st, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Dopamine Releasers as Potential Therapeutics for Drug Abuse: Overcoming the Stigma of Abuse Liability"
Bruce Blough, Ph.D.
Senior Research Chemist, RTI International
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Mar 1st, 2017 (Wed)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Health Sciences Entrepreneurship (HSE) Seminar Series
“New Paradigms for Scientist to CEO Transition and New Biotechnology Startup Creation”

Erik M. Schwiebert, PhD
CEO and Chief Scientific Officer
DiscoveryBioMed, Inc.

Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium (UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging)

The HSE Seminar Series is a collaboration with UAMS, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Kansas Medical Center, and University of Utah, all Clinical and Translational Science Award institutions.

The HSE Seminar Series is sponsored by the NIGMS Systems
Pharmacology and Toxicology T32 Training Program,
UAMS Translational Research Institute, and UAMS BioVentures
Mar 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lauren Davis

Presenting “Epigenetic Misregulation in Melanoma”

Wednesday, March 2 , 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Mar 2nd, 2017 (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 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Seminar Cancelled
MBIM Seminar
Microbiology and Immunology

The UAMS Center for Microbial
Pathogenesis & Host Inflammatory
Responses and The Department of
Microbiology & Immunology

Ralph R. Isberg, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Presenting “Control of host cell tubular endoplasmic reticulum function by Legionella pneumophila”

Thursday, March 2, 2017
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Mar 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
Jessica Clague DeHart, Ph.D., MPH
Assistant Professor
Division of Biomarkers of Early Detection and Prevention
Department of Population Sciences
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Duarte, CA 91010
Host: Aime Franco
Mar 7th, 2017 (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)
Mar 8th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Nukhet Aykin-Burns, PhD
Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Division of Radiation Health, UAMS

Presenting: "PCB 11: An unexpected guest in your house.”

Wednesday, March 8 , 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Mar 9th, 2017 (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 9th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Andrea Edwards
Presenting
“Cockayne syndrome group A and B proteins converge on transcription-linked resolution of non-B DNA”

Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00 – 1:00 PM

Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Mar 9th, 2017 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Seminar
Shana M. Owens

Microbiology and Immunology
Graduate Student
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Presenting “Cell Cycle Modulation in Gammaherpesvirus Pathogenesis.”

Thursday, March 9, 2017
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Mar 9th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology & Biophysics Department Seminar
Kyu Sang Joeng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Joeng@bcm.edu
Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, USA, 77030
Host: Michael Jennings
Mar 15th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Candidate Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Raymond G. Fox, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Presenting:

Title: “Malignant progression of pancreatic adenocarcinoma is critically dependent on Musashi.”

Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Mar 15th, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Influences of Social Context on Drug Addiction: Neural Plasticity Mechanisms"
Lique Coolen, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Mar 16th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Kirk West

Presenting

“Elucidation of the Epiproteomic Landscape at the Arsenic Response Locus in S. cerevisiae by CRISPR-ChAP-MS”

Thursday, March 16, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Mar 16th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology & Biophysics Department Seminar
“Transcription to Biology: identification of novel
genes that play a role in bone physiology“

Melda Onal, Ph.D.

Research Associate in the
Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
Mar 17th, 2017 (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 17th, 2017 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Communication Sciences and Disorders Dissertation Defense - Ahmad A. Alanazi, PhD candidate
Ahmad A. Alanazi, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will defend his dissertation entitled "The Use of Simulation in Audiology Education to Improve Students' Professional Competency."

Room 668
Audiology and Speech Pathology Department
Advisor: Nannette Nicholson, PhD
Mar 22nd, 2017 (Wed)
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  Student Research Day 2017 abstract submissions due
Student Research Day poster submissions are due today. Please submit via the SRD online submission form. http://research.uams.edu/students/research-day/register/

Contact Linda Williams for further info. ldwilliams@uams.edu
Mar 30th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tiffany Miles

Presenting

“Changes in Glycerophospholipid Abundance and Composition Precedes Other Signs of Cell Stress in the Liver, but not the Hypothalamus,
of Mice Fed a High Fat Diet”

Thursday, March 30, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Mar 30th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Seminar
John V. Cox, Ph.D., M.S., B.S.
Associate Professor
Dept. of Microbiology, Immunolgy & Biochemistry
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Mar 31st, 2017 (Fri)
11:00 AM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Marcia A. Byers, PhD candidate
Marcia A. Byers, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing Science will defend her dissertation entitled "Quality of Care in Nurse-led Medicare Wellness Visits."

COPH 3202
Advisor: Patricia Wright, PhD
Apr 3rd, 2017 (Mon)
2:00 PM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Sloan Davidson, PhD candidate
Sloan Davidson, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing Science will defend her dissertation entitled "Presence of Leadership and Bullying in the Nursing Workplace: A Correlational Study."

COPH 2280
Advisor: Anita Mitchell, PhD
Apr 4th, 2017 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
"Measuring Fetal Heart-and-Brain Function Non-invasively: Findings from the SARA Project"

Eric Siegel, MS
Research Associate
UAMS Department of Biostatistics

12p-1p in COPH 2280.
Apr 4th, 2017 (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)
Apr 5th, 2017 (Wed)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
“From Bench, to the Bedside, and Onward to the Market:
Commercializing Academic Software”

Mark Yandell, Ph.D.
Founder, IDbyDNA Inc.
Professor, Human Genetics
University of Utah

UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging/Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium

Sponsored by the NIGMS Systems Pharmacology andToxicology T32 Training Program, Translational Research Institute, and UAMS BioVentures

This seminar series is a collaboration of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, University of Kansas Medical Center, and University of Utah, all Clinical and Translational Science Award institutions.
Apr 6th, 2017 (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 6th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  IBS/GPIBS Graduate Program 10th Annual Students' Choice Speaker
“Neurodevelopmental Disorders Through
the Lens of Simple Cells and Organisms”

Victor Faundez MD, PhD 
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Director of Graduate Studies Neuroscience Program
Emory University School of Medicine

Walton Auditorium
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, 10th floor
Apr 10th, 2017 (Mon)
1:00 PM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Danielle N. Atwood, MD/PhD candidate
Danielle N. Atwood, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences will defend her dissertation entitled “Regulatory loci impacting the development and treatment of Staphylococcus aureus orthopaedic infections.”

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building Two
Advisor: Mark Smeltzer, PhD
Apr 12th, 2017 (Wed)
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Student Research Day 2017
Graduate and professional students, faculty fellows, and postdocs will present posters of their research in the day long event. The noon keynote speaker is Cato Laurencin, MD, PhD, Univ. of Connecticut. Three Minute Thesis finals will be held immediately following the keynote in IDW #126.

Location: UAMS campus, IDW bldg. 1st/2nd floors
For more information, contact Linda Williams, ldwilliams@uams.edu.
Apr 13th, 2017 (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 13th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  2017 SRD Awards reception
The poster presenteation and 3MT awards will be presented at a reception on the 10th floor of the Wintrhop P. Rocekfeller Cancer Institute the day after Student Reserach Day.

For more info, contact ldwilliams@uams.edu
Apr 14th, 2017 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Communication Sciences and Disorders Dissertation Defense - Megan Scott PhD candidate
Megan Scott, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will defend her dissertation entitled " Comparison of Acoustic Startle Responses in School-Age Children Who Stutter and Their Fluent Peers."

University of Central Arkansas, SLHC 129
Advisor: Brent A. Gregg. PhD
Apr 20th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Randomization for Animal Users
Drs. Reid Landes and Jillian Tang will discuss strategies for randomizing animal experiments.

Location: Biomed I, B205/207

For more information, contact Kerrey Roberto at robertokerreya@uams.edu or 686-8542.
Apr 21st, 2017 (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
Apr 27th, 2017 (Thu)
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  UAMS/NCTR Symposium - Mitochondrial Mania!
Faculty, staff, fellows and students who are interested in mitochondrial research and new collaborations are invited to attend the UAMS/NCTR Symposium: Mitochondrial Mania! Scheduled activities include:

9:30-11:30 a.m. — Poster Presentations (Abstracts due March 24, 2017)
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. — Lunch
1-2 p.m. — Keynote Address, featuring Kendall B. Wallace, Ph.D., professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth, Minnesota.
2-4 p.m. — Round Table Talks

Location: Institute on Aging, Room 1180
For more info, email lmcrow@uams.edu.
May 2nd, 2017 (Tue)
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  UAMS & UTHSC Cancer Conference
UAMS & UTHSC Cancer Spring 2017 Conference - For all UAMS Cancer researchers. Contact Peter Emanuel for details - pdemanuel@uams.edu

Freeman Auditorium, 930 Madison Avenue, 3rd floor, Memphis, TN 38103
For more info, contact Lisa Youngentob, UTHSC, lyoungen@uthsc.edu
May 2nd, 2017 (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)
May 4th, 2017 (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 11th, 2017 (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.
May 19th, 2017 (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