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Nov 1st, 2017 (Wed)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bayly S. Wheeler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology - Rhodes College
Memphis, TN

Title: “The contribution of centromeric repeats to the establishment and maintenance of heterochromatin in S. pombe.”

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Nov 1st, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Identifying Efficacious Medications for Opioid Use Disorder: Clinical Trials Methods"
Alison Oliveto, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Translational Research Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Nov 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
Arundhati Gupta
Graduate Student
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Craig Forrest Laboratory

Presenting “Functional Analysis of Rhadinovirus Immediate-Early Genes.”

Thursday, November 2, 2017
1:30 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium, 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 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Megan Reed
Presenting "Blockade of IDO-kynurenine-AhR metabolic circuitry abrogates IFN-γ-induced immunologic dormancy of tumor-repopulating cells."

Thursday, November 2, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
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)
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)
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)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Susan Kadlubar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Medical Genetics
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Title: “Interaction between the meat exposome and mammary adiposity: potential impact on cancer risk.”

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Nov 8th, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"Hyperneophagia and Novelty-Elicited Locomotor Activity as Predictors of Psychostimulant-Like Effects in Mice"
William Hyatt, B.A.
Ph.D. Candidate
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
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)
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Paul Prather, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Title: "Synthetic Marijuana Abuse: Seeking a Novel High or Playing Russian Roulette?”

Host: Mike Jennings, Ph.D.

Biomedical Research Center Two, Room 106-2
Nov 9th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
BMB Student Seminar

Magdalena Delgado

Presenting

"Targeted apoptosis of senescent sells restores tissue homeostasis in response to chemotoxicity and aging."

Thursday, November 9, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
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 14th, 2017 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  COPH Public Health Seminar
The Department of Biostatistics will host a Public Health Seminar on Tuesday, November 14th.
The place is: RAHN (formerly COPH) 3202.
The time is: 12:00 - 1:00pm.
Your speaker will be: Laura P. James, MD.
Principal Investigator, CTSA
Director, Translational Research Institute
Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical and Translational Research
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Seminar title is: “Research Resources for Translational Researchers.”

See you there!
Nov 15th, 2017 (Wed)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Faculty Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dr. Boris Zybaylov
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Arkansas Medical Sciences

Title: “Gut Microbiota and its Role in Chronic Kidney Disease.”

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II Rayford Auditorium Room 106-2
Nov 15th, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"A New Approach for Pain Medications: The Discovery of Positive Allosteric Modulators of Opioid Receptors through High-Throughput Screening"
Andrew Alt, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Biology
Arvinas, Inc.
New Haven, CT
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
Nov 16th, 2017 (Thu)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Student Seminar: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dustyn Barnette

Presenting:
“Chemical Identity of Interaction of Protein with Reactive Metabolite of Diosbulbin B In Vitro and In Vivo.”

Thursday, November 16, 2017

12:00 – 1:00 PM
Biomedical Research Center II
Rayford Auditorium
Room 106-2
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 16th, 2017 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Physiology and Biophysics Weekly Seminar
Ian Macara, PhD
Louise B McGavock Professor and Chair
Department of Cell & Developmental Biology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Co-Leader, Signal Transduction and Chemical Biology/VICC

Host: Vladimir Lupashin, Ph.D.

Title: "Cell Polarity and Cell Membrane Organization"

Biomedical Research Building Two, Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
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
Nov 21st, 2017 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Department of Physiology and Biophysics Research Workshop
Melissa Lipsmeyer, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Advisor: Roy Morello, Ph.D.

"Lung Alterations in Recessive OI Due to Loss of Function of the Prolyl 3-Hydroxylation Complex"

Biomedical Building One, Room 205-207
Dec 1st, 2017 (Fri)
11:00 AM
  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Dissertation Defense - Aaron Storey - PhD candidate
Aaron J. Storey, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will defend his dissertation entitled “Proteomic analysis of the ade6-M26 meiotic recombination hotspot in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe.”

Rayford Auditorium, Room 106-2
Biomedical Research Building Two
Advisor: Wayne Wahls, PhD
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 5th, 2017 (Tue)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  Department of Physiology and Biophysics Workshop
Melissa Lipsmeyer, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Roy Morello, Ph.D., Advisor

Presents "Lung Alterations in Recessive OI Due to Loss of Function of the Prolyl 3-Hydroxylation Complex"

Biomedical Research Center, Building One, Room 205-207
Dec 6th, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  MD/PhD Students Choice Seminar
"Improving the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Pain through Translational Research"
Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., B.S.Ph., FAAPS
Professor, Medicinal Chemistry
College of Pharmacy
University of Florida
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
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 12th, 2017 (Tue)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
“Bringing novel cancer therapies from bench to bedside in a University spinout”

Daniel Aires, MD, JD
Director, Division of Dermatology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Co-Founder, Hylapharm, LLC

Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium
UAMS Reynolds Institute on Aging

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

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.
Dec 13th, 2017 (Wed)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series
"A Scientist, a Drug User and a Rat Walk into an Operant Chamber..."
Sara Taylor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Psychology Department, Hendrix College
Rayford Auditorium, Biomed II, Room 106-2
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
Jan 2nd, 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.
Jan 4th, 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
Jan 11th, 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.
Jan 19th, 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