UMMS Events

Search Events
  1. For selfpaced events,
    please choose Format: Online
    and check self paced
You must click search to update the results below
Number of events: 37

Events

Friday, May 22, 2015

Emerging Challenges and Opportunities in Diabetes

Objectives: 1. Describe the recent changes in the epidemiology of diabetes. 2. Discuss current methods for distinguishing type-1 from type-2 diabetes. 3. Critique how knowing a patient's autoanti . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Brian Feldman, MD, PhD
Bechtel Endowed Faculty Scholar, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Endocrinology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology, Stanford Children’s Health, CA,
Friday, May 22, 2015

R-Grant Writing Workshops (2 days)

Registration Required R-Grant Writing Workshops on May 21-22, 2015 presented by Michael Zigmond, PhD & Beth Fischer, PhD (University of Pittsburgh) and Yuan Liu, PhD & Dennis Glanzman, PhD (NIH). The workshops are co-spo . . .
Available Seats: 193
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Michael Zigmond, PhD & Beth Fischer, PhD (University of Pittsburgh) and Yuan Liu, PhD & Dennis Glanzman, PhD (NIH).
Friday, May 22, 2015

Summit Finance Dashboard for Administrative Departments – (includes the Department Administrative Dashboard) FINSUM103

Registration Required This live online webinar gives you the tools to navigate through the Administrative Department Summit Dashboards. This dashboard has been tailor designed to meet the Financial Reporting needs of the . . .
Available Seats: 7
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Jessica Powers & Tara Nevins
Friday, May 22, 2015

DIY Sequencing: the next generation of BioCore

Bioinformatics Core Seminar Series . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Alper Kucukural, PhD and Nick Merowsky, BS
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Bioinformatics Core
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Immune Privilege of the Brain Revisted

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series Pizza will be served following the seminar. . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS8-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D., Professor
Director, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG), University of Virginia, Department of Neuroscience, Charlottesville, VA
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

NIH Biosketch Clinic

Registration Required This is an interactive session that will allow faculty to build Biosketches in the new NIH format with the use of NCBI, SciENcv, and ORCiD. Seating is limited to 15 faculty/PIs per session. There will . . .
Available Seats: 8
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Library Computer Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Janice Lagace, Lisa Palmer, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Kristen Maki
Prerequisite: eRA Commons username/password and copy of current CV
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

“Primary Hyperaldosteronism: From the lab bench to the OR and back”

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-203 Worcester Foundation Board Room, Second Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Tobias Carling, MD, PhD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief of Endocrine Surgery, Director of Yale Endocrine Neoplasia Laboratory & Endocrine Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine ,
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Maintaining the Balance: The Role of Non-coding RNAs in Skeletal Muscle Stem Cell Maintenance, Muscle Development and Regeneration

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-310 Cell Dev Bio Seminar room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Bijan K. Dey, Ph.D.
Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Mechanisms of olfactory receptor choice

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Stavros Lomvardas, Ph.D.
Columbia University
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Effective Mentoring Workshop

Registration Required This workshop will focus on the essential competencies and behaviors of effective mentors. . . .
Available Seats: 24
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Robert Milner, PhD
UMMS, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

"Innate immune detection of HIV-1"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jeremy Luban, M.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thursday, May 28, 2015

NIH Biosketch Clinic

Registration Required This is an interactive session that will allow faculty to build Biosketches in the new NIH format with the use of NCBI, SciENcv, and ORCiD. Seating is limited to 15 faculty/PIs per session. There will . . .
Available Seats: 14
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Library Computer Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Janice Lagace, Lisa Palmer, Rebecca Reznik-Zellen, Kristen Maki
Prerequisite: eRA Commons username/password and copy of current CV
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Temporal and spatial patterning of neural stem cells

Claude Desplan, Ph.D. . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Claude Desplan, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology, New York University
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Viral Control of Immune Activation

Immunology/Microbiology Program 2015 Spring Seminar Series . . .
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: AS8-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Dr. Klaus Frueh, PhD
Professor, Oregon Health & Sciences University, Vaccine & Gene Therapy
Thursday, May 28, 2015

Student Achievement Awards

Registration Required
Available Seats: 200
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: AS3-2119 Cube Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Thursday, May 28, 2015

MassTERi eClub Seminar Series

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Alain Chandonnet, PhD, CEO, Handyem
The Real Deal Pitch Series: "Handyem---same day cytometry", Small group discussion and refreshments to follow
Friday, May 29, 2015

“UTI, Pyelonephritis, and Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children”

Objectives: 1. Describe the risk factors and evaluation of febrile urinary tract infection (pyelonephritis) in children. 2. Assess the role of antimicrobial prophylaxis in prevention of UTI among c . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Caleb Nelson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology) and Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Associate of Urology, Boston Children’s Hospital,
Friday, May 29, 2015

EpiServer - Blocks Basics Essential Training

Registration Required If you have attended a Basics Training in EPiServer, you are now ready to learn more about blocks. Blocks are pieces of content that can be located in specific regions on a page and shared among multi . . .
Available Seats: 8
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: iTLC-C (S2-326), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Monday, June 1, 2015

"Regulation of Chromatin Remodeling Factors by RNA"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Thomas Fazzio, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology
Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Death is not the end: A role for extracellular ROS in driving apoptosis-induced proliferation in Drosophila melanogaster

Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: LRB-416 Svenson Conference room, Fourth Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Caitlin E. Fogarty
M.D./Ph.D. Program In Biomedical Sciences/Cancer Biology
Wednesday, June 3, 2015

EpiServer - The Basics

Registration Required This basic 3-hour course is designed to give attendees a review of EPiServer interface and a working knowledge of EpiServer functionality. Hands-on activities include the following: • Adding new p . . .
Available Seats: 7
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: iTLC- A (S2-318), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Lean White Belt Certification

Registration Required Lean is a process methodology for improving customer service, staff satisfaction, quality, safety, and efficiency. The core idea is to maximize value for the customer while minimizing waste. This o . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Varang Parikh
Thursday, June 4, 2015

“TB, the Rise of Co-Morbidities”

(OBJECTIVES) 1. Understand recent trends in global TB epidemiology 2. Understand the impact of diabetes, smoking, malnutrition and vitamin D deficiency on TB risk and severity 3. Learn about develo . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Hardy Kornfeld, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, UMASS Medical School, UMASS Memorial Medical Center,
Thursday, June 4, 2015

EpiServer - Blocks Basics Essential Training

Registration Required If you have attended a Basics Training in EPiServer, you are now ready to learn more about blocks. Blocks are pieces of content that can be located in specific regions on a page and shared among multi . . .
Available Seats: 7
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Thursday, June 4, 2015

Faculty Council

The Faculty Council considers issues and matters of interest to the faculty and advises the Chancellor, the Dean of the School of Medicine, other senior administrators as appropriate, and the Executiv . . .
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: S1-607 Goff Lazare Auditorium, Medical School Building, University Campus
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Accommodating, Managing and Hiring Employees with Disabilities

Registration Required 3 Sessions: Session I: Accommodations: Identifying and providing reasonable accommodations. Practical and creative solutions. - April 7, 2015 (Breakfast will be served) Session II: Management: . . .
Available Seats: 7
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: S1-123 Conference Room 123, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Linda Long-Bellil, PhD, JD and Cheryl Cumings
UMass Medical School, Session I
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Adobe Connect: Conducting an Adobe Connect Meeting / Seminar

Registration Required Learn to use Adobe® Connect™ for hosting virtual meetings or webinars. Create a static meeting / seminar room, learn the difference between a Meeting Room and a Seminar Room, schedule upcoming semina . . .
Available Seats: 7
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: iTLC- A (S2-318), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Expense Module Training FIN_EXP100

Registration Required This live online class reviews the process for entering, printing and submitting expense reports electronically through PeopleSoft. This class is intended for Trip Preparers or any traveler who wants . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Kim Bucciaglia
Tuesday, June 9, 2015

BuyWays Requisitioner Training

Registration Required UMass BuyWays is the University's one-stop shopping system for eProcurement users. This module describes the procedures related to the role of Requisitioner. Upon completion of this topic, you wil . . .
Available Seats: 11
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 13W319 The Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Thursday, June 11, 2015

SharePoint 2010 Site Owner Training

Registration Required If you are the primary administrator of a SharePoint site, you will need to register for this class. As a site owner, you will learn how to manage a SharePoint site, its libraries, lists and other co . . .
Available Seats: 14
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: South Street Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Information Technology
Thursday, June 11, 2015

Women's Faculty Committee

The Mission of the Women's Faculty Committee of UMMS/UMMHC is to address the needs of women faculty and promote the status of women in the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the UMass Me . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S2-310 Seminar Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Molly Waring, PhD & Ann Salerno, MD, Co-Chairs
Thursday, June 11, 2015

EpiServer - Web Site Navigation

Registration Required This class will teach you the basic fundamentals of web site navigation, best practices and recommendations for navigation options that help users navigate through your website effectively. We will . . .
Available Seats: 8
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: iTLC-C (S2-326), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Thursday, June 11, 2015

IDENTIFYING, TARGETING AND EXPOLOITING A COMMON MISFOLDED, TOXIC CONFORMATION OF SOD1 IN ALS

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Melissa Rotunno
Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

EpiServer - Blocks Basics Essential Training

Registration Required If you have attended a Basics Training in EPiServer, you are now ready to learn more about blocks. Blocks are pieces of content that can be located in specific regions on a page and shared among multi . . .
Available Seats: 8
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: iTLC- A (S2-318), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

EpiServer - Updating and Managing A Calendar/Upcoming Events/News Feed

Registration Required In this hands on Calendar tool training class you will learn how to create a calendar for your website and update it with various types of events including “Recurring Events”. If your site is utili . . .
Available Seats: 6
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: iTLC- A (S2-318), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Executive Council

Purpose: To advise the Chancellor on substantive matters pertaining to governance of UMMS, and to review and approve all recommendations originating in the Faculty Council regarding academic matters a . . .
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: S1-607 Goff Lazare Auditorium, Medical School Building, University Campus
Thursday, June 18, 2015

EpiServer - The Basics

Registration Required This basic 3-hour course is designed to give attendees a review of EPiServer interface and a working knowledge of EpiServer functionality. Hands-on activities include the following: • Adding new p . . .
Available Seats: 7
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: iTLC- A (S2-318), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services