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Number of events: 52

Events

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Manage Your Career - Lunch & Learn

Registration Required Managing Your Career at UMMS will focus on how to make the most of your career here and explore additional opportunities within UMMS. Topics include: • Being an “A List” Employee • Establishing yo . . .
Available Seats: 78
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Brion P. Carroll, PhD, CSSBB
Director of Organizational Development, University of Massachusetts Medical School , Commonwealth Medicine , 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545,
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Recharge and Re-center: Noontime Mindfulness Practice at University Campus – Daily Self-Guided and Weekly Guided Practice 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Need a break during the day to recharge, re-center or refocus? Meeting Room A, H1-777 has been reserved for daily mindfulness meditation practice. Tools and instructions will be available for 10 mi . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBD, Hospital Building, University Campus
Speaker: Location: Hospital Administration Hall, Meeting Room A, H1-777
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Context-dependent RNA surveillance as a dynamic modulator of cellular phenotype

RTI Candidate Chalk Talk . . .
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Sujatha Jagannathan, Ph.D.
FSH Society Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

English as a Second Language

Registration Required
Available Seats: 19
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: AS5-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Doug Havens
Thursday, February 23, 2017

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: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Recharge and Re-center: Noontime Mindfulness Practice at University Campus – Daily Self-Guided and Weekly Guided Practice 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Need a break during the day to recharge, re-center or refocus? Meeting Room A, H1-777 has been reserved for daily mindfulness meditation practice. Tools and instructions will be available for 10 mi . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBD, Hospital Building, University Campus
Speaker: Location: Hospital Administration Hall, Meeting Room A, H1-777
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Tolerance and Immunity in Health and Cancer

Immunology & Microbiology Program Spring Seminar Series . . .
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Dr. Ming Li, Ph.D.
Department of Immunology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Friday, February 24, 2017

Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care

1. Explain the parent/patient perspective of the transition to adult care. 2. Discuss the fundamentals of transition and the common barriers. 3. Analyze the role of Child Life Specialists in the tra . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S2-102 Amphitheater I, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: A. Lo, MD; D. Fish, MD; M. Shipman
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, UMMS, Lead Physician, West Boylston Family Practice, , Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, UMMS, Associate Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program, Pediatric Hospital
Friday, February 24, 2017

Recharge and Re-center: Noontime Mindfulness Practice at University Campus – Daily Self-Guided and Weekly Guided Practice 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Need a break during the day to recharge, re-center or refocus? Meeting Room A, H1-777 has been reserved for daily mindfulness meditation practice. Tools and instructions will be available for 10 mi . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBD, Hospital Building, University Campus
Speaker: Location: Hospital Administration Hall, Meeting Room A, H1-777
Monday, February 27, 2017

Distribution, Dynamics and Functions of Modified Ribonucleotides

RTI Faculty Candidate Seminar . . .
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Vahid Khoddami, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Monday, February 27, 2017

Recharge and Re-center: Noontime Mindfulness Practice at University Campus – Daily Self-Guided and Weekly Guided Practice 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Need a break during the day to recharge, re-center or refocus? Meeting Room A, H1-777 has been reserved for daily mindfulness meditation practice. Tools and instructions will be available for 10 mi . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBD, Hospital Building, University Campus
Speaker: Location: Hospital Administration Hall, Meeting Room A, H1-777
Monday, February 27, 2017

Interrogating New Roles of Macrophages in the Tumor Microenvironment

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jennifer Guerriero, Ph.D.
Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Lead Scientist Team Macrophage, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice at Memorial Campus

Improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. Join us for regular practice sessions open to all employees. Cultivate a culture of mindfulness for your wellbeing and the w . . .
Time: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Memorial 1 Conference Room, Memorial - Main Building, Memorial Campus
Speaker: Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP
Guided Sessions by Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP, RYT 200hr
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: S2-307 D Goff Learning Center D, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Chalk Talk: RNA Epitranscriptome in Health and Disease

RTI Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk . . .
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Vahid Khoddami, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Recharge and Re-center: Noontime Mindfulness Practice at University Campus – Daily Self-Guided and Weekly Guided Practice 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Need a break during the day to recharge, re-center or refocus? Meeting Room A, H1-777 has been reserved for daily mindfulness meditation practice. Tools and instructions will be available for 10 mi . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBD, Hospital Building, University Campus
Speaker: Location: Hospital Administration Hall, Meeting Room A, H1-777
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Zika Virus: Another Emerging Virus in the Americas

Registration Required Join us for an information session on the Zika Virus. Sharone Green, M.D., will provide a general overview of the disease and information on: 1. Geographic Areas with Zika 2. Mode of transmission . . .
Available Seats: 45
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice - South Street Campus

Explore how to improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. These regular practice sessions are open to all employees. Cultivate and integrate a culture of mindfulness a . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: England Conference Room, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: S1-321 Information Technology Conference, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Technology
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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: 11
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Kimberly Carville
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Recharge and Re-center: Noontime Mindfulness Practice at University Campus – Daily Self-Guided and Weekly Guided Practice 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Need a break during the day to recharge, re-center or refocus? Meeting Room A, H1-777 has been reserved for daily mindfulness meditation practice. Tools and instructions will be available for 10 mi . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: TBD, Hospital Building, University Campus
Speaker: Location: Hospital Administration Hall, Meeting Room A, H1-777
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

"Hidden in Plain Sight: Fungal Immune Evasion"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Andrew Alspaugh, M.D.
Duke University School of Medicine
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

English as a Second Language

Registration Required
Available Seats: 20
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: AS5-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Doug Havens
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Circuit assembly and reassembly in the vertebrate retina

Rachel Wong, 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: Rachel Wong, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington
Friday, March 3, 2017

"Open access multidimensional imaging and analysis of the cellular microenvironment"

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Kevin Eliceiri, Ph.D.
Director of the Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Monday, March 6, 2017

Mitochondrial stress responses, innate immunity and toxic genomes

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Cole Haynes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice at Memorial Campus

Improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. Join us for regular practice sessions open to all employees. Cultivate a culture of mindfulness for your wellbeing and the w . . .
Time: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Memorial 1 Conference Room, Memorial - Main Building, Memorial Campus
Speaker: Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP
Guided Sessions by Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP, RYT 200hr
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The dynamic landscape of mRNA splicing

RTI Faculty Candidate Seminar . . .
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Athma Pai, Ph.D.
Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice - South Street Campus

Explore how to improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. These regular practice sessions are open to all employees. Cultivate and integrate a culture of mindfulness a . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: England Conference Room, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The kinetics of gene regulation and RNA processing

RTI Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk . . .
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Athma Pai, Ph.D.
Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

English as a Second Language

Registration Required
Available Seats: 19
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: AS5-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Doug Havens
Thursday, March 9, 2017

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: Sarah Cutrona, MD, MPH and Jill Zitzewitz, PhD, Co-Chairs
Thursday, March 9, 2017

General Faculty Meeting

General Faculty Meeting sponsored by Faculty Council . . .
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: AS2-2102 Auditorium, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice at Memorial Campus

Improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. Join us for regular practice sessions open to all employees. Cultivate a culture of mindfulness for your wellbeing and the w . . .
Time: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Memorial 1 Conference Room, Memorial - Main Building, Memorial Campus
Speaker: Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP
Guided Sessions by Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP, RYT 200hr
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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: 17
Time: 7:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: S2-310 Seminar Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Office of Faculty Affairs
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Inhibition of Memory by a microRNA Negative Feedback Loop

RTI Faculty Candidate Seminar . . .
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Rebecca Mathew, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice - South Street Campus

Explore how to improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. These regular practice sessions are open to all employees. Cultivate and integrate a culture of mindfulness a . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: England Conference Room, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

BuyWays Requisitioner Training

Registration Required UMass BuyWays is the University's one-stop shopping system for eProcurement users. This describes the procedures related to the Expense Module. Upon completion of this topic, you will be able to: . . .
Available Seats: 14
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: 13W319 Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Julie Merrill-Wisell
Prerequisite: None
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Networking Social Reception for our Students From Underrepresented Groups

Registration Required The Diversity & Inclusion Office and the Office of Student Affairs invite you to attend a Networking Social Reception for our Students from Underrepresented Groups. This is an opportunity for underre . . .
Available Seats: 20
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Library Computer Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Chalk Talk: Negative Feedback Regulation of Activity- Induced Transcription in the Brain

RTI Faculty Candidate Chalk talk . . .
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Rebecca Mathew, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Single Molecule Studies of DNA Recombination

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Eric Greene, Phd.
Columbia University,
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

English as a Second Language

Registration Required
Available Seats: 19
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: AS5-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Doug Havens
Thursday, March 16, 2017

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 16, 2017

Leadership Series - Leading With Purpose In Dynamic Times

Registration Required
Available Seats: 100
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Ora Pescovitz, MD
Senior Vice President and US Medical Leader, Eli Lilly & Company
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Clonal Selection in Germinal Centers: Getting Past Darwin

BBS834 Immunology and Microbiology Program Seminar Series . . .
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Garnett H. Kelsoe, D.Sc.
James B. Duke Professor, Immunology and Human Vaccine Institute, Duke University School of Medicine
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice at Memorial Campus

Improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. Join us for regular practice sessions open to all employees. Cultivate a culture of mindfulness for your wellbeing and the w . . .
Time: 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Memorial 1 Conference Room, Memorial - Main Building, Memorial Campus
Speaker: Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP
Guided Sessions by Valerie Wedge, LICSW, CEAP, RYT 200hr
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

MASSACHUSETTS STATE EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSERS)

Registration Required FOR THOSE IN MASSACHUSETTS STATE EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM (MSERS) Long term planning and knowledge are keys to successful retirement. Come attend a presentation and ask questions at this specia . . .
Available Seats: 99
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S6-102 a Amphitheater III, Medical School Building, University Campus
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Practice - South Street Campus

Explore how to improve your health and well-being through mindfulness meditation practice. These regular practice sessions are open to all employees. Cultivate and integrate a culture of mindfulness a . . .
Time: 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Location: England Conference Room, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Resource Scheduler Training Class

Registration Required
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: S3-402 Conf. Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Cindy Cote
Prerequisite: None
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Regulation of Cell-Cell Junctions by Mechanical Force

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: William Weis, Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

An Evening of Zentangle

Registration Required What is Zentangle? The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Almost anyone can use it to create beautiful images. It i . . .
Available Seats: 29
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: 13W322 Italy Conference Room, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

English as a Second Language

Registration Required
Available Seats: 19
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: AS5-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Doug Havens