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Number of events: 55

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Monday, September 22, 2014

New Employee Welcome and Onboarding

Registration Required The UMass Medical School aims to provide both a supportive and welcoming environment to its new staff. We believe onboarding a new employee is more than just the traditional first-day orientation exp . . .
Available Seats: 30
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Annie Delaney-Magee
Monday, September 22, 2014

Signals and Blockers in nuclear-cytoplasmic transport

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Yuh Min Chook, PhD
Yuh Min Chook, PhD, Professor, Eugene McDermott Scholar in Medical Research, Pharmacology and Biophysics, UT Southwestern
Monday, September 22, 2014

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: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Conflict Resolution

Registration Required Resolving Conflict shows that although conflicts in the workplace may be unavoidable, their effect on business can be controlled. By understanding the signs of conflict and by getting to the root caus . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Christine Gatti
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Registration Required
Available Seats: 56
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Richard Blanco
Richard Blanco is a published author and chosen to serve as the fifth inagual poet for the re-election celebration for President Barack Obama. Richard wrote Boston Strong, a poem he performed at the TD Boston Garden Benefit Concert and at a Boston Re
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Intestinal Nematodes: New Cures from Bacteria and New Hopes for Understanding

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series. Pizza will be served after the seminar. . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS8-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Raffi V. Aroian, Ph.D.
Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, Univ. of Mass.Med. Sch., Worcester, MA
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Developing a polygenic mouse model of diabesity: combining two genomes that co-adapt badly

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-203 Worcester Foundation Board Room, Second Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Edward Leiter, PhD
Senior Staff Scientist and Professor, , The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME,
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Psychometric Evaluation of Joint-Specific Patient-Reported Outcome Measures

Time: 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Location: AS9-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Barbara Gandek
Clinical & Population Health Research Program
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

EPiServer User Group

Registration Required
Available Seats: 29
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: AS7-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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: Class Full
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Steven Silverman
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Chromatin architecture, CTCF and V(D)J recombination: Managing long-distance relationships at the Tcra/Tcrd locus

2014 Pathology Fall Seminar Series . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Michael S. Krangel, PhD
Professor, Immunology Department, Duke University Medical Center
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

From RNA-binding proteins to killer sperm: an integrative examination of mating system evolution in Caenorhabditis nematodes

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Eric Haag, Ph.D.
University of Maryland
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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: 6
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Terry Curtin
Thursday, September 25, 2014

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: 5
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Thursday, September 25, 2014

EpiServer – Targeted Training

Registration Required Targeted Training is designed to support web editors who wish assistance with a specific task(s) required to update their website. Although space is not limited, we ask that you sign up ahead of time . . .
Available Seats: 1
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer - The Basics
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Transition Through Retirement Seminar

Mechanics of Retirement Learn about the Essentials of Social Security and Medicare and How Much to Save for Retirement and Setting a Budget. . . .
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Friday, September 26, 2014

Growing Pediatric Hospital Medicine in the Community Setting: Current Practice and Future Opportunities

Objectives: 1. Describe the clinical and administrative components of a successful community based Pediatric Hospital Medicine Program. 2. Outline the training needs for a pediatric hospitalist who . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Elisabeth Schainker, MD, MSc; Lisa Capra, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine, Chief, Pediatric Hospitalist Division, Interim Vice Chair Pediatric Hospital Operations and Network Relations, The Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts Medical Center, , Assista
Friday, September 26, 2014

THE 10TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HIV/AIDS & AGING Prevention Care & Management In the Aging HIV Population

Friday September 26, 2014 8:30am - 3:00pm John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, MA Preregistration is required for this well-attended event. Please register at www.neaetc.org or via p . . .
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: TBD, Off Campus Campus
Speaker: James Campbell
President & CEO, New England Association on HIV Over Fifty will be welcoming, Calvin Cohen, MD, Howard Libman, MD, Richard Havlik, MD, MPH, Fadi H. Ramadan, MD
Friday, September 26, 2014

Small RNAs and Argonautes Provide a Paternal Epigenetic Memory of Germline Gene Expression to Promote Thermotolerant Male Fertility

Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Colin Conine
Interdisciplinary Graduation Program
Monday, September 29, 2014

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: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: iTLC-C (S2-326), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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, September 30, 2014

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-C (S2-326), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Inflammasomes and other higher order signaling assemblies in immunity

2014 Pathology Fall Seminar Series . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Hao Wu, PhD
Senior Investigator, Program in Cellular and Molecular Med., Boston Children's Hospital
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Adhesion G. protein-coupled receptors in glial cell development and myelination

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Kelly Monk, Ph.D.
Washington School of Medicine
Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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: 6
Time: 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Ranjana Verma
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Molecular evolution of language and cognition

Genevieve Konopka, P.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: Genevieve Konopka, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Role of Ectopic Fat in Insulin Resistance, Dyslipidemia and Cardiometabolic Disease

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Gerald I. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, George R. Cowgill Professor of Physiological Chemistry Professor of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Yale University School of Medicine,
Thursday, October 2, 2014

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, October 3, 2014

Creating a VA Learning Healthcare System: Opportunities for Research

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: AS9-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Mary T. Brophy, MD, MPH
Staff Physician at VA Boston Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine at, Boston University School of Medicine
Monday, October 6, 2014

New Employee Welcome and Onboarding

Registration Required The UMass Medical School aims to provide both a supportive and welcoming environment to its new staff. We believe onboarding a new employee is more than just the traditional first-day orientation exp . . .
Available Seats: 29
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Annie Delaney-Magee
Monday, October 6, 2014

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
Monday, October 6, 2014

"The ABC's of Salmonella Pathogenesis: A Roadmap For Therapeutic Development"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Beth McCormick, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair
Microbiology & Physiological Systems MaPS
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Epigenetics Club: "ShRNA Cassette Compromises the Integrity of Adeno-associated Virus(AAV) Vector Genome" and "Chromosome Regulation and Architecture: Implications for the Repeat Genome"

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jun Xie, PhD & Lisa Hall, PhD
Gene Therapy Center, Gao Lab & Cell and Developmental Biology
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Autophagy, Metabolism, and Pancreatic Cancer

Alec Kimmelman, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiology Oncology Harvard Medical School Dana Farber Cancer Institute . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: LRB-416 Svenson Conference room, Fourth Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Alec Kimmelman, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, , Dept. of Radiology Oncology, Harvard Medical School , Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Pre-Award II (Core) WHT202

Registration Required After completing the Pre-Award I course, participants will learn the proposal review and negotiation process. This course will address the Just-In-Time (JIT) process, award terms and conditions, and a . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Diego Vazquez, Melissa Gordon & Alan Lucia
Prerequisite: Pre award I
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Ott1: A Novel Co-Transcriptional Regulator of Alternative Splicing

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S6-310 Cell Dev Bio Seminar room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Glen Raffel, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UMass Medical School
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

A Novel Intersection of Computation, Chemistry, and Biology in the Study of Tuberculosis

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Joel Freundlich, Ph.D.
Rutgers University
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Ranjana Verma
Thursday, October 9, 2014

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: 15
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: South Street Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Information Technology
Thursday, October 9, 2014

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, October 9, 2014

TBD

Fen-Biao Gao, Ph.D. Professor Department of Neurology University of Massachusetts Medical School . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Fen-Biao Gao, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Transition Through Retirement Seminar - Social Security

Registration Required Kurt Czarnowski, formerly with Social Security, will discuss Key elements regarding Social Security and Medicare upon retirement from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. . . .
Available Seats: 118
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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: 12
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 13W319 The Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Annie Delaney-Magee
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Advances in Optical Nanoscopy: From Proof-of-concept to Application

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Joerg Bewersdorf, Ph.D.
Yale School of Medicine
Thursday, October 16, 2014

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, October 16, 2014

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: 10
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Thursday, October 16, 2014

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: 10
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: S2-310 Seminar Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Mitch Gitkind
Prerequisite: MANDATORY PRE-WORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SCHEDULED SESSION
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Transition Through Retirement Seminar - Panel Discussion

Come hear recent retirees talk about their experiences during the retirement process. . . .
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Friday, October 17, 2014

Summit Finance Dashboard for Academic Departments (includes the Academic Administrator, PI and Pre Award Dashboards) FIN_SUM100

Registration Required o This live online webinar gives you the tools to navigate through the Academic Administrator, PI and Pre Award Summit Dashboards where you can manage your Sponsored Projects and Non Sponsored Project . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Tara Nevins & Jessica Powers
Prerequisite: Intro to PeopleSoft
Monday, October 20, 2014

New Employee Welcome and Onboarding

Registration Required The UMass Medical School aims to provide both a supportive and welcoming environment to its new staff. We believe onboarding a new employee is more than just the traditional first-day orientation exp . . .
Available Seats: 30
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Annie Delaney-Magee
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Effective Decision Making

Registration Required Effective Decision Making is about understanding the problem, evaluating the evidence, and making logical and thoughtful decisions. Making effective decisions can help you find smart solutions to tri . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Christine Gatti
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

‘Ironing and looping’ erythropoiesis: new translational approaches for disorders of red cell production

Stefano Rivella, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine Department of Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology Department of Cell and Developmental Biology Weill Cornell Medical College . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: LRB-416 Svenson Conference room, Fourth Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Stefano Rivella, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Genetic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology , Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Weill Cornell Medical College
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Seminar: Principles on the Path Toward Leadership

This is a great opportunity to hear the Chancellor’s personal perspective on leadership. Open to all UMass faculty,post-docs, and students. No registration needed . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-607 Jacqueline F. Lazare Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Michael Collins, MD, FACP
Senior Vice President, Health Sciences, Chancellor, UMMS, Professor, Quantitative Health Sciences & Medicine
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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