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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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    Seminars
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    Special Lectures
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    Workshops / Conferences
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    Multiple Categories
Aug 2nd, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Special Seminar
"The Design and Characterization of Two Anti-METH Monoclonal Antibody Based Gene Therapies"
Chuck Hay, M.S.
Ph.D. Candidate
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-02
Aug 3rd, 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
Aug 4th, 2017 (Fri)
10:00 AM
  Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences Defense - Harvey Anu, PhD candidate
Harvey Anu, a masters degree candidate in the Department of Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences will defend his thesis entitled "Investigation of Galectin-3 as a Zinc-Binding Protein."

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building Two
Advisor: Alan Diekman, PhD
Aug 10th, 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.
Aug 16th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Richard R. Drake, Ph.D.
Professor and Director MUSC Proteomics Center
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Presenting: “Glycopathology for biomarker discovery: distinguishing tumor and microenvironment regions in clinical tissues by N-glycan MALDI-MS imaging.”

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Aug 17th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Eugene Nyamugenda

Presenting: Damage of lipid stress on hypothalamus is Region specific

Thursday, August 17, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Aug 18th, 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
Aug 25th, 2017 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dissertation Defense - Wezley C. Griffin, PhD candidate
Wezley Griffin, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will defend his dissertation entitled "Interaction of Positive Coactivator 4 (PC4) with G-quadruplex DNA: an Expanded Model of Structured DNA Recognition."

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Building Two
Advisor: Kevin D. Raney, PhD
Aug 25th, 2017 (Fri)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Special Seminar
"Abuse-Related Effects of MDPV and Structurally-Similar Synthetic Cathinones: Relationship to DAT"
Brenda Gannon, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Sep 5th, 2017 (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.
Sep 7th, 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
Sep 7th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
BMB Student Seminar

Brian Koss

Presenting “Epigenetic mechanisms that mediate immune suppression in melanoma”

Thursday, September 7, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Sep 7th, 2017 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM COBRA Center for Microbial Pathogenesis & Host Inflammatory Response
UAMS Department of Microbiology & Immunology and
COBRE Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Inflammatory Response

Ralph Isberg, Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology
Tufts University School of Medicine

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

Thursday, September 7, 2017
@ 1:30 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Sep 7th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Ping-Ching Hsu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
UAMS College of Public Health

Title: “Untargeted Metabolomics Reveals Smokers' Characteristic Profiles”

Biomedical Research Center Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Sep 12th, 2017 (Tue)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Health Sciences Entrepreneurship (HSE) Seminar Series
"Lessons Learned from the Transition of Scientist to Businessman"

Jay Gandy, Ph.D. (Professor and Chair, Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health, COPH)and Founding Partner, CTEH, LLC

Reynolds Institute on Aging
Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium

Refreshments provided

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

Sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, UAMS BioVentures, and NIGMS Systems Pharamcology and Toxicology T32 Training Program.
Sep 14th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lauren Davis
Presenting

Thursday, September 14, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Sep 14th, 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.
Sep 15th, 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
Sep 21st, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Rosalia C.M. Simmen, Ph.D.
Professor, Physiology & Biophysics
and The Winthrop P Rockefeller Cancer Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Title: “Targeting Progesterone Resistance through Notch-1 Signaling”

Biomedical Research Center Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Sep 26th, 2017 (Tue)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Richard L. Eckert, Ph.D.
John F.B. Weaver Distinguished Professor
Chair - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Associate Director - Basic Sciences Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Title: “Novel Mechanisms of Cancer Stem Cell Survival and Tumor Formation.”

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Sep 27th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 AM
  Interprofessional Education Research Advocacy
Richard L. Eckert, Ph.D.
John F.B. Weaver Distinguished Professor
Chair - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Associate Director - Basic Sciences Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Title: “Scientists and Science Advocacy.”

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Location: RAHN G219
Sep 27th, 2017 (Wed)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Interprofessional Education Research Advocacy
Richard L. Eckert, Ph.D.
John F.B. Weaver Distinguished Professor
Chair - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Associate Director - Basic Sciences Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PM
-Discussion with faculty and students on advocacy
Location: Library, ALC
Sep 28th, 2017 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM & COBRA Center for Microbial Pathogenesis & Host Inflammatory Response
Pinghui Feng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Presenting “Probing roles of protein deamidation using herpesvirus infection.”

Thursday, September 28, 2017
1:30 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Sep 28th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Timothy J. Stalker, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Title: “Hemostasis Revisited: Spatiotemporal Regulation of Platelet Activation following Vascular Injury In Vivo”

Biomedical Research Center Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Oct 3rd, 2017 (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.
Oct 3rd, 2017 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host Journal Club on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 12p-1p in COPH 2280.
Speaker: Jeannette Y. Lee, PhD; Professor, UAMS - Department of Biostatistics.
Topic: "Recruitment of HIV Positive Persons to a Cancer Prevention Clinical Trial".
Please mark your calendar to attend!
Oct 4th, 2017 (Wed)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Health Sciences Entrepreneurship (HSE) Seminar Series
“Harnessing Hyaluronic Acid: From Cell Therapy to Reducing Inflammation”

Glenn D. Prestwich, Ph.D.
Presidential Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Research Professor of Biochemistry
Director, Center for Therapeutic Biochemicals
The University of Utah

Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium
UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging

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

The HSE Seminar Series is sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute, BioVentures, LLC and the NIGMS Systems Pharmacology and Toxicology T32 Training Program
Oct 5th, 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
Oct 5th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Andrea Edwards

Presenting “A nuclease that mediates cell death induced by DNA damage and poly (ADP-ribose)polymerse-1)”

Thursday, October 5, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Oct 5th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
*** Philip Rayford Distinguished Lecturer ***

Murray Korc, M.D.
Myles Brand Professor of Cancer Research
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Director, Pancreatic Cancer Signature Center
Co-Leader, TME and Metastasis Program
IU Simon Cancer Center
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Title: “From Physiology to Pathophysiology: Understanding the Etiology of Pancreatic Cancer ”

Biomedical Research Center Two, Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Oct 11th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Lucas C. Deyoung

Presenting
“An immunogenic personal neoantigen vaccine for patients with melanoma.”

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Oct 11th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  College of Nursing PhD Meet & Greet
Welcome to the College of Nursing PhD Meet & Greet. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about our PhD program and meet faculty and current students in the Nursing Science PhD program. We have two events scheduled. October 11th from noon - 1:00 pm and October 19th 9:00 - 10:00 am. Both events will be held in RAHN building, 5th floor conference room 5201. If you have any questions you can contact me at 501-526-7860.
Thank you!
Beth Ann West
Oct 12th, 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.
Oct 12th, 2017 (Thu)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Changes in Biophysical Characteristics of Profilin1 Due to Mutation Causing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis"
Mina Nekouei, M.S.
Visiting Graduate Student
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Oct 19th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  College of Nursing PhD Meet & Greet
Welcome to the College of Nursing PhD Meet & Greet. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about our PhD program and meet faculty and current students in the Nursing Science PhD program. We have two events scheduled. October 11th from noon - 1:00 pm and October 19th 9:00 - 10:00 am. Both events will be held in RAHN building, 5th floor conference room 5201. If you have any questions you can contact me at 501-526-7860.
Thank you!
Beth Ann West
Oct 19th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dr. Kelly Tatchell Ph.D.

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, Louisiana

Presenting “Ubiquitin-Dependent Maturation of the PP1 Phosphatase that Opposes Yeast Aurora B during Mitosis”

Thursday, October 19, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Oct 19th, 2017 (Thu)
2:00 PM
  Nursing Science Dissertation Defense - Carol Compas McKeever, PhD candidate
Carol Compas McKeever, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing Science will defend her dissertation entitled "Content Validity Evaluation and Usability Testing of the McKeever Organizational Readiness Assessment Checklist for Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement in Nursing Homes."

Rahn Auditorium, Room 8240
Daniel W. Rahn Interprofessional Education Building
Oct 19th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar Series
Intawat Nookaew, PhD
Associate Professor, UAMS
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Host: Mike Jennings, PhD

Title: Eukaryal Genome Completion by 3rd Generation Sequencing and Transcriptional Landscapes through Direct RNA-Seq

Rayford Audiotorium
Biomedical Research Center Two, Room 106-2
Oct 20th, 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
Oct 25th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Binyam Belachew

Presenting “Arginine methylation of USP9X promotes its interaction
with TDRD3 and its anti-apoptotic activities in breast
cancer cells.”

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Oct 25th, 2017 (Wed)
5:00 PM
  Communication Sciences and Disorders Dissertation Defense - Bonnie K. Slavych, PhD Candidate
Bonnie Slavych, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders will defend her dissertation entitled “Adherence to Voice Therapy for Individuals with Muscle Tension Dysphonia: The Impact of Select Demographic and Patient-Reported Variables.”

Room 950
Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute
Advisor: Richard Zraick, PhD
Oct 26th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Duah Alkam

Presenting “Mapping the Landscape of a Eukaryotic Degronome”

Thursday, October 26, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
Oct 26th, 2017 (Thu)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  MBIM COBRA Center for Microbial Pathogenesis & Host Inflammatory Response
UAMS Department of Microbiology & Immunology and
COBRE Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Inflammatory Response

Jennifer Herman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Texas A&M University

Presenting: "Regulation of essential cell processes during Bacillus development.”

Thursday, October 26, 2017
@ 1:30 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Oct 26th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Snehalata A. Pawar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Division of Radiation Health

Host: Roy Morello, Ph.D.

"Targeting the C/EBP delta/TLR4 nexus Protects from Radiation-induced Gut Injury"

Rayford Auditorium
Biomedical Research Center Two, Room 106-2