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Number of events: 38

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Enhanced methods for high-throughput, rapid sequencing of Lassa and Ebola viruses

Refreshments will be served at 9:30 in the ASC AUD Atrium AS2-2114. The Seminar begins at 10:00. . . .
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: AS2-2102 Auditorium, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Christian Matranga, PhD
Research Scientist, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Monday, January 26, 2015

Molecular chaperones - cellular machines for protein folding

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Johannes Buchner, Ph.D.
Professor, Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Monday, January 26, 2015

27th Annual Tribute to Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Registration Required Remembering... Through Service “Everybody can be great... because anybody can serve" -Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. . . .
Available Seats: 314
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: AS2-2102 Auditorium, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Connecting Cancer to Aging - An Evolutionary Approach Using In Vivo and Silico Modeling

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: James V. DeGregori, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

English Conversation for Professionals (ESL Intermediate)

Registration Required Learn about life in the United States, gain confidence in your English skills, and make some new friends while practicing conversation. Participants will engage in activities that will enhance their E . . .
Available Seats: 8
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Steven Silverman
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Conveying Messages with Graphs

Registration Required Jean-luc Doumont, Ph.D., trains scientists, engineers, business people, and other rational minds across the world in effective communication using an original approach that contrasts sharply with trad . . .
Available Seats: 76
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jean-luc Doumont, Ph.D.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

“Mapping EBV Entry for Development of Prophylactic and Therapeutic Vaccine”

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Javier "Gordon" Ogembo, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

ESL Text Talk (ESL Intermediate/Advanced)

Registration Required What does it mean to live in America as a global citizen? As we interact with American authors, articles, short stories, and group activities, we will explore many aspects of this question. In this co . . .
Available Seats: 9
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: S2-352 Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Terry Curtin & Celeste Steffancci
Thursday, January 29, 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: 6
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Thursday, January 29, 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: Class Full
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Friday, January 30, 2015

Pediatric Basic Life Support - Retrain

Deadline to register is January 2nd . . .
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: AS3-2071 CONFERENCE ROOM, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Monday, February 2, 2015

"RNA Regulation Of And By Chromatin Remodeling Factors"

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, February 3, 2015

Epigenetics Club: "Micro-C: Nucleosome Resolution Chromosome Folding in Budding Yeast" and "RNAa and RNAe Memories of Self and Non-self that Mediate Durable Epigenetic Inheritance in C. elegans"

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Stanley Hsieh and Craig Mello, PhD
Graduate Student, Rando Lab, BMP, and Professor, RTI
Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Mechanisms of Mammalian Sex Differentiation

Richard R. Behringer, Ph.D. Professor and Ben F. Love Chair for Cancer Research Department of Genetics The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: LRB-416 Svenson Conference room, Fourth Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Richard R. Behringer, Ph.D.
Professor and Ben F. Love Chair for Cancer Research , Department of Genetics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The Tumor Suppressor p53, its Regulation and Therapeutic Implication

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-310 Cell Dev Bio Seminar room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Zhi-Min Yuan, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiobiology, Department of Genetics and Complex Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Demystifying Mentoring: Myths and Realities of Mentoring

The OFA Mentoring Series will include presentations and workshops on mentoring for both mentees and mentors. Please join us for the first session where Dr. Robert Milner will discuss the myths and rea . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS3-2119 Cube Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Robert Milner, PhD
UMMS, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development
Wednesday, February 4, 2015

"Towards a Fungal Vaccine: Chitin, Chitosan and a Protective Host Response in Cryptococcus"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jennifer Lodge, Ph.D.
Washington University School of Medicine
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Illuminating Functional Neuronal Circuits in Huntington's Disease

Michael Levine, Ph.D. Professor Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences University of California Los Angeles . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Thursday, February 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
Tuesday, February 10, 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: 7
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Kim Bucciaglia
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Manipulation of the innate immune system in inflammatory disease

Derek Abbott, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology Case Western Reserve University 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: Derek Abbott, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University Medical School
Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Workshop: Leading Effective Meetings: Managing Challenging People, Groups, and Topics

Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: S1-605 Library Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Lori Pbert, PhD
UMMS, Professor, Preventive & Behavioral Medicine
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Longitudinal Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Defects in Oligodendrocyte Lineage and Myelination in Down Syndrome

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-310 Cell Dev Bio Seminar room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Tarik F Haydar, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine
Thursday, February 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: 7
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: South Street Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Information Technology
Thursday, February 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, February 12, 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: 5
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Ranjana Verma
Friday, February 13, 2015

Preparing for a Successful Retirement

Sponsored by Faculty Affairs and CEOD, Mature Workforce Sub-Committee . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S2-307 Goff Learning Center, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jaime Frazier, TIAA-CREF Individual Advisory Services Director
Video Conferencing to the Memorial Amphitheater & South Street Red Sox Conference Room
Friday, February 13, 2015

Nanopore technology: from DNA sequencing to artificial tissues

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Hagan Bayley, Ph.D.
Friday, February 13, 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: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Emmanuel Maduakor
Prerequisite: MANDATORY PRE-WORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SCHEDULED SESSION
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Adobe Presenter: Create Flash Movies from PowerPoint

Registration Required Adobe Presenter makes it easy to create rich, multimedia online presentations from new or existing PowerPoint slides. It allows you to -Add and edit voice-over narration, embed or associate Flash . . .
Available Seats: 4
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Ranjana Verma
Prerequisite: Knowledge of MS PowerPoint
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity (CEOD) Membership Meeting

Committee on Equal Opportunity and Diversity (CEOD) General Membership Meeting Schedule 3rd Wednesday of every other month In keeping with our mission, UMMS has established the Committee on Equ . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS9-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Thursday, February 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, February 19, 2015

Microglia and synapses: partners in activity-dependent plasticity

Ania Majewska, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy University of Rochester . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Thursday, February 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: 4
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, February 19, 2015

Adobe Connect Events & Curriculum Tool Training

Registration Required In this class you will learn how to build a Course in Connect with existing content, and to combine Courses to create a Curriculum to deliver self-paced online training. You will also learn how to s . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: S2-309 B/C Goff Learning Center, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Ranjana Verma
Thursday, February 19, 2015

GME Effectiveness/Efficiency Module

Cancelled 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: 4
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
Monday, February 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: 4
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
Monday, February 23, 2015

Welcome Reception for WPI President, Dr. Laurie Leshin

The Event is co-sponsored by The Women’s Faculty Committee (WFC) Women’s Leadership Working Group (WLWC) and the Professional Women’s Committee (PWC) . . .
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: AS3-2119 Cube Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Dr. Laurie Leshin
President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)