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May 1st, 2017 (Mon)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Dissertation Defense-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Program-
Dissertation Defense-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Program-
Maroof Khan Zafar, B.S., Doctor of Philosophy Candidate

Presenting: Molecular Mechanisms and Targeted Inhibition of Translesion DNA Synthesis: From New TLS Polymerases to Potentiation
of Anti-Cancer Drugs

Major Advisor:
Dr. Robert L Eoff, Ph.D. (Associate Professor)

Monday, May 1, 2017 9:00 AM

Biomedical Research Center II Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
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
  Biostatistics Journal Club
"Using meta-analyses to evaluate sex differences in the impact of hypertension on CVD risk in the U.S."

Nysia I. George, PhD
Mathematical Statistician
National Center for Toxicological Research

12p-1p in COPH 2280.
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 3rd, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Kidney Injury and Protective Strategies in Cisplatin Chemotherapy"
Zheng Dong, PhD
Leon H. Charbonnier Endowed Chair
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
May 3rd, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM
  Clinical Nutrition Thesis Defense - Hannah Huff, MS candidate
Hannah Huff, a masters candidate in the Department of Clinical Nutrition will defend her thesis entitled "Effects of Blueberry Polyphenols on Nitric Oxide Production and Bioavailability in Angiotensin II-Stimulated Human Aortic Endothelial Cells."

College of Health Professions
Building 5, Room G34
Advisor: Rafaela G. Feresin, Ph.D.
May 3rd, 2017 (Wed)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Health Sciences Entrepreneurship (HSE) Seminar Series
“Our Patients are Waiting! Public-Private Partnership to Bring New Treatments to Patients”

Scott J. Weir, PharmD, PhD
Director, Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation
Associate Director, Translational Research
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics,
University of Kansas Medical Center

Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium
UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging

The HSE Seminar Series is sponsored by the NIGMS Systems
Pharmacology and Toxicology T32 Training Program,
UAMS Translational Research Institute, and UAMS BioVentures

The HSE Seminar Series is a collaboration with 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.
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 4th, 2017 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Seminar
Sing Sing Way, MD, PhD

Pauline and Lawson Reed Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Professor
University of Cincinnati Department of Pediatrics

Presenting "Immune pathogenesis of prenatal infection."

Thursday, May 4,2017
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
Biomedical Research Center II
May 4th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Qing Zhong, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine, Biochemistry
UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Title: “Biochemical Mechanism and Function of Mammalian Autophagy”

Biomedical Research Building Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
May 9th, 2017 (Tue)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  Systems Pharmacology and Toxicology (SPaT) Annual Symposium
“Behavioral Discoveries related to Cholinergic Pharmacology”

James H. Woods, PhD
Research Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Walton Auditorium, Room 1026
Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
May 10th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lawrence F. Brass, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania

Title: “Why bleeding stops. A deep dive into systems biology.”

Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
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 11th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
John V. Cox, Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Associate Professor
Dept. of Microbiology, Immunolgy & Biochemistry
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Title: “The Ins and Outs of Sorting in the Golgi”

Biomedical Research Building Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
May 12th, 2017 (Fri)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  Dissertation Defense - Haleigh Eubanks, MS
"SNAP-23 Mediated Regulation of Microfilaments in Hepatic Stellate Cells"

Haleigh Eubanks, M.S.
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Program
Advisor: Jonathan Dranoff, MD

Rayford Auditorium
Biomed 2, Room 106-2
May 17th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Emergency Preparedness for Researchers
Emergency Preparedness: What is it? What does it mean to you as a researcher?

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Biomed II, Rayford Auditorium

For more information, contact Diane Hughes dmhughes@uams.edu or Kerrey Roberto robertokerreya@uams.edu.
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
May 25th, 2017 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM Seminar
Dr. Terence S. Dermody

Vira I. Heinz Professor and Chair of Pediatrics,
Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Pittsburgh School Medicine, Pittsburg, PA
Physician-in Chief and Scientific Director, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Presenting: "Chikungunya: A global emerging viral threat."

Thursday, May 25,2017
1:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.

Biomedical Research Center II Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Jun 1st, 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
Jun 5th, 2017 (Mon)
10:00 AM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Beth Evans, PhD candidate
Beth Evans, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing Science will defend her dissertation entitled "Factors Affecting Older Adult Proficiency in Using an Electronic Personal Health Record."

COPH 3202
Advisor: Claudia Beverly, PhD
Jun 6th, 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)
Jun 6th, 2017 (Tue)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  Showcase of Medical Discoveries - Inventors
Showcase of Medical Discoveries - Inventors

18th 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
Jun 8th, 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.
Jun 12th, 2017 (Mon)
9:00 AM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Dissertation Defense - V. Suzanne Klimberg, PhD candidate
V. Suzanne Klimberg, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences will defend her dissertation entitled "Prospective Phase II Multicenter Registry of Ablation after Breast Lumpectomy Added To Extend (ABLATE) Intraoperative Margins in the Treatment of Breast Cancer."

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building Two
Advisor: Robert E. McGehee, Jr, PhD
Jun 14th, 2017 (Wed)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Dissertation Defense - Daniel Webber MS
"Genomic Risk Factors in Nonsyndromic Conotruncal Heart Defects"

Daniel Webber, MS
Doctor of Philosophy Candidate
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Program

Major Advisors:
Charlotte Hobbs, MD, PhD, Professor, Pediatrics
Stewart MacLeod, PhD, Assistant Research Professor, Pediatrics

Rayford Auditorium (Biomed II, Room 106-2)
Jun 15th, 2017 (Thu) -- Jun 17th, 2017 (Sat)
2:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  DDDC
Drug Discovery and Development Colloquium - Undergrads, graduate students, postdocs and other researchers will present their research.

Organized by the UAMS AAPS Student Chapter.

Location: IDW 126
For more information: DDDC.AAPS@gmail.com
Jun 16th, 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
Jun 27th, 2017 (Tue)
1:30 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Dissertation Defense - Elizabeth Naglak, PhD candidate
Elizabeth Naglak, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology will defend her dissertation entitled “Elucidating Immune Mediators and Effectors Required for Humoral Protection against Genital Chlamydia.”

Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building Two
Advisor: Richard Morrison, PhD
Jul 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
Jul 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.
Jul 20th, 2017 (Thu)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Research Communication Reception and Roll Out
"Ask Me About My Research" kickoff event to increase communication of UAMS researchers' work to the public, donors, and other interested contacts.

Hosted by the Division of Research.
Location: Helen Guinn Adams Auditorium Biomed I.

For more information, contact Linda Williams, 686-7418.
Jul 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
Jul 26th, 2017 (Wed)
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  6th Annual Undergraduate Summer Research
Sixth Annual Central Arkansas Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium - students carrying out summer research projects will present their work.

Hosted by: Arkansas INBRE
Location: UAMS IDW Education bldg.

For more information- http://biochemistry.uams.edu/students/undergraduate/symposium/