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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Epigenetics Club: "TRIM37 is a New Histone H2A Ubiquitin E3 Ligase and Breast Cancer Oncoprotein" and "The Role of Protein Citrullination in Epigenetics"

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Sanchita Bhatnagar, PhD and Paul Thompson, PhD
Green Lab, MCCB and Professor BMP
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Noise and competition in gene expression: the biophysics of cellular inconveniences

PSB Faculty Candidate Seminar . . .
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Robert Brewster, PhD
California Institute of Technology
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Cell polarity-mediated control of the Hippo pathway effector Yap directs airway epithelial cell fate

Xaralabos (Bob) Varelas, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Biochemistry Boston University School of Medicine . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: LRB-416 Svenson Conference room, Fourth Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Xaralabos (Bob) Varelas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Women's History Month Celebration

Registration Required Michelle Budig, PhD, Professor of Sociology at UMass Amherst will present: "The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus" This bias is most extreme for parents who can least afford it, according . . .
Available Seats: 30
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Michelle J. Budig, PhD
Professor, Undergraduate Program Director, Department of Sociology, UMass Amherst
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

"Quantitative Bias Analysis: The case of the NO-SHOTS trial"

Registration Required It is well understood that both systematic and random error can impact the results of epidemiologic research, however while random error is nearly always quantified, systematic error rarely is. System . . .
Available Seats: 40
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS9-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Matthew Fox, DSc, MPH
Associate Professor, Center for Global Health & Development, Department of Epidemiology, Boston University
Tuesday, March 3, 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: Class Full
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 13W319 The Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

microRNA regulation of autophagy during programmed cell death

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Charles Nelson
Interdisciplinary Graduation Program
Wednesday, March 4, 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: 1
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Seminar: Legal Issues in Academic Medicine (How to Keep Things from Going Wrong)

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-607 Jacqueline F. Lazare Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: James Healy, JD
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

"Darwin in Miniature: Antibody Evolution in Germinal Centers"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Gabriel Victora
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Thursday, March 5, 2015

"Molecular responses of the deadly amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis following exposure to thyroid hormone"

Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jose Thekkiniath, PhD
Yale University
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Engaging Patients to Improve Their Health: The Blockbuster Drug of the 21st Century

(OBJECTIVES) 1. Review upcoming changes in health care financing and their likely impact on care delivery 2. Review the evidence for the effectiveness of patient engagement in health care 3. Discus . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Stephen Erban, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine & Clinical Informatics, Department of Medicine, UMASS Memorial Medical Center, UMASS Medical School,
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Quantitative trait gene mapping and transcriptomics of drug and food addiction behaviors

Camron Bryant, 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: Camron Bryant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine
Thursday, March 5, 2015

EpiServer - Hero Sliders (Picture Galleries)

Registration Required If you have attended the Basics in EPiServer, you are now ready to learn how to create Hero Sliders. Hero Sliders are picture galleries, or picture carousels, which rotate a series of images and are . . .
Available Seats: 3
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Thursday, March 5, 2015

"Innate immune mechanism for dsRNA recognition: RIG-I and MDA5"

2015 BBS834 IMP Spring Seminar Series . . .
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: AS8-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Shun Hur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Thursday, March 5, 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
Friday, March 6, 2015

Lifting the Curtain: Hidden Issues Affecting the Health and Treatment of Children

Objectives: 1. To understand the emotional and physical harm of bullying, harassment and the risk of violence on children and to learn strategies for maximizing the chance that young patients will d . . .
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Steve Wessler
Adjunct Instructor, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine, Human Rights Education, Training and Advocacy,
Friday, March 6, 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: 7
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Monday, March 9, 2015

Clinical Research Professionals Group Meeting

Clinical Research Professionals Group Meeting . . .
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: S1-607 Jacqueline F. Lazare Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

New Faculty Orientation

Registration Required The purpose of this orientation is to present new faculty at all levels with an overview of the institution, toward assisting faculty in beginning a successful career at the University of Massachusett . . .
Available Seats: 20
Time: 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: S2-310 Seminar Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Robert Milner, PhD
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Orientation for Onboarding Mentors

Registration Required Have you been assigned as an onboarding mentor for a new faculty member or are you interested in becoming an onboarding mentor? An onboarding mentor provides new faculty with immediate guidance to . . .
Available Seats: 12
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S2-350 Island Conference Room S2, Medical School Building, University Campus
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

BRIDGE Research in Progress Workgroup

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS9-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Mollie Wood, MPH
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Why should I care about long term care? Issues for planning for you, your parents, your family.

Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Susan Caspar
Caspar Long Term Planning
Wednesday, March 11, 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: 4
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Kim Bucciaglia
Wednesday, March 11, 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: 7
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Epigenetic Control of Bone Master Genes

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-310 Cell Dev Bio Seminar room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Martin Montecino, PhD
Professor and Director, Center for Biomedical Sciences, Andres Bello University, Santiago, Chile
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Elucidating the mechanism of transition metal transport mediated by the human ZIP4 transporter

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Robert Dempski, Ph.D.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

“Function and Evolution of Reproductive Traits that Affect Malaria Transmission in Anopheles Mosquitoes”

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Flaminia Catteruccia, Ph.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
Thursday, March 12, 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, March 12, 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, March 12, 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: 2
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Friday, March 13, 2015

Fetal Individualized Medicine: Development of Novel Prenatal Treatments to Address Genetic Disorders

Objectives: 1. Recognize that cell-free RNA in amniotic fluid gives a picture of the developing human fetus. 2. Differentiate between normal and abnormal gene expression in fetuses with genetic con . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Diana Bianchi, M.D.
Natalie V. Zucker Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Executive Director, Mother Infant Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center
Friday, March 13, 2015

Genomic insights into Ebola and Lassa hemorrhagic fevers

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Kristian Andersen, PhD
Post Doc, Host-Pathogen Evolution, Harvard University and Broad Institute
Monday, March 16, 2015

A more accessible Drosophila genome to study fly CNS development

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: LRB-1 Michelson Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Hui-Min Chen
Neuroscience
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Science and Strategy of Effective Communication

Registration Required A workshop for science-trained graduate students, post-graduates and practicing research scientists. Many PhDs believe that their technical work and publications are the main modes by which they will . . .
Available Seats: 76
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Peter S. Fiske, Ph.D.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Hedgehog is a Fox: Novel Aspects of Hedgehog Signaling in Development and Disease

Benjamin Allen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology University of Michigan Medical School . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: LRB-416 Svenson Conference room, Fourth Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Benjamin Allen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan Medical School
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series - "Title TBA" - March 17, 2015

A pizza luncheon 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: Felipe Diaz-Griffero, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Michael F. Price Center, Bronx, NY
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Heterochromatin reprogramming with histone variants and small RNA

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Robert Martienssen, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Cilia in the Mouse Embryo

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-310 Cell Dev Bio Seminar room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Kathryn V. Anderson, PhD
Member and Chairman, Developmental Biology Program, Sloan-Kettering Institute
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Seminar: "Sheroes" in Leadership

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-607 Goff Lazare Auditorium, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Deborah Harmon Hines, PhD
Thursday, March 19, 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, March 19, 2015

Blackboard Learn Essentials and the UMMS Institutional Template

Registration Required An introductory session to Blackboard Learn and the UMMS Institutional Template with a hands-on component to allow practice uploading and managing content in Blackboard Learn. • Overview of the Bb . . .
Available Seats: 8
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-402 6th floor cf room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Neuroscience as networked science

Maryann E. Martone, 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: Maryann E. Martone, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego
Thursday, March 19, 2015

GME Patient Safety Module

Registration Required This training module is for GME Residents and Fellows only. It is one of three required training modules (Patient Safety, Effectiveness/Efficiency, and Patient/Family Centered Care) that Residents an . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Mitch Gitkind
Prerequisite: MANDATORY PRE-WORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SCHEDULED SESSION
Thursday, March 19, 2015

GME Effectiveness/Efficiency Module

Registration Required This training module is for GME Residents and Fellows only. It is one of three required training modules (Patient Safety, Effectiveness/Efficiency, and Patient/Family Centered Care) that Residents an . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: S2-352 Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Emmanuel Maduakor
Prerequisite: MANDATORY PRE-WORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SCHEDULED SESSION
Friday, March 20, 2015

UMMS Craniofacial Clinic: Why are We a "Fund in Need”?

Objectives: 1. Be able to outline basic multi-disciplinary care of cleft children. 2. List the new mandates for team care from the ACPA based on national and international outcome studies. 3. Desc . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Janice Lalikos, M.D.
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, UMMS, Craniofacial Clinic Director, UMMHC,
Friday, March 20, 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
Friday, March 20, 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: 3
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing
Monday, March 23, 2015

GME Patient/Family Centered Care Module

Registration Required This training module is for GME Residents and Fellows only. It is one of three required training modules (Patient Safety, Effectiveness/Efficiency, and Patient/Family Centered Care) that Residents an . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: TBD, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Mariann Manno
Prerequisite: MANDATORY PRE-WORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SCHEDULED SESSION
Tuesday, March 24, 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: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Commensal Fungi in Health and Disease

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series A pizza luncheon 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: David M. Underhill, Ph.D.
Professor, The Inflammation Bowel & Immunobiology Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Demystifying Mentoring: Find a Mentor Workshop

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S2-310 Seminar Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Robert Milner, PhD
UMMS, Office of Faculty Affairs, Associate Vice Provost for Professional Development
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Solid State Conceptualization of Information Flow from Gene to Message to Protein: A new way of thinking about the pathophysiology of neurodegenerative disease

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-102 a Amphitheater III, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Steven McKnight, PhD
Professor & Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Using mouse and human iPSC models to understand ALS and peripheral nerve disease

Robert Baloh, 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: Robert Baloh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine
Friday, March 27, 2015

Growing up in a Porn Culture

Objectives: 1. Deconstruct the subtext embedded in images using critical media theory. 2. Analyze the ways the pornography industry shapes the sexual template of viewers. 3. Deconstruct the ways t . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Gail Dines, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology, Women’s Studies and American Studies, Chair, Department of American Studies, Wheelock College, Boston, MA,
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mycobacterial Manipulation of Immunity

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series A pizza luncheon 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: Joel D. Ernst, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

NIH Biosketch Clinic

Registration Required
Available Seats: 15
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 Mackey
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Human DNA polymerase eta: from chemistry to cancer biology

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Wei Yang, Ph.D.
National Institution of Health
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Rhythmic Control of Lymphocyte Migration

Christoph Scheiermann, 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: Christoph Scheiermann, Ph.D.
Walter-Brendel-Center for Experimental Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Münich
Thursday, April 2, 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