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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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    Multiple Categories
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 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 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
  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 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 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
Nov 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
Nov 7th, 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.
Nov 7th, 2017 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Biostatistics Journal Club
The Department of Biostatistics will host Journal Club on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 12p-1p in COPH 3202.
Our presenter is: Fei Wan, PhD; Assistant Professor, UAMS - Department of Biostatistics.
The topic of discussion will be: "An Evaluation of Bias in Propensity Score-adjusted Non-linear Regression Models".

Please mark your calendar to attend!
Nov 7th, 2017 (Tue)
2:00 PM
  Stephanie Kitch Dissertation Defense
You are invited to attend Stephanie Kitch final Dissertation Defense. On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. RAHN 2280 conference room. The title of her defense is "Time Perspectives and Health Behaviors of Young Adults with Hypertension"
Nov 8th, 2017 (Wed)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  Showcase of Medical Discoveries - Research Databases
Showcase of Medical Discoveries - Databases

20th in the series, this reception will focus on UAMS investigators and clinicians discussing databases available to researchers in a poster session reception.

Location: 10th floor, Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Rotunda

For more information, contact Linda Williams, ldwilliams@uams.edu
Nov 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.
Nov 16th, 2017 (Thu)
2:30 PM
  Pharmaceutical Sciences Dissertation Defense - Anqi Wan Walbaum, PhD candidate
Anqi Wan Walbaum, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences will defend her dissertation entitled "α9α10 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Antagonists as Pain Modulators."

Room 205/207
Biomedical Research Building One
Advisor: Peter A. Crooks, PhD
Nov 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
Dec 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.
Dec 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
Dec 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.
Dec 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