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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A Drosophila Approach to Personalized Cancer Therapeutics

Ross Cagan, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School for Biological Sciences Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai . . .
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: LRB-416 Svenson Conference room, Fourth Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Ross Cagan, Ph.D.
Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School for Biological Sciences , Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Regulation of B Lymphocyte Cell Fate Decisions by Tbox Proteins

Pizza will be served following the seminar. . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS9-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Frances E. Lund, Ph.D.
Charles H. McCauley Professor & Chair, Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Tuesday, April 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. Faculty are encouraged to invite their Admin Delegates so th . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
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, April 28, 2015

Women's Health Month

Registration Required Come join us to learn proven weight management strategies for women who care about their health and vitality. Women’s health researchers and clinical specialists will engage you in an active discus . . .
Available Seats: 7
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Nancy A. Dragoon, MD , Associate Professor of Medicine and Surgery, UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial and Jennifer Lauretti, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UMass Medical School
UMass Medical School and UMass Memorial,
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

“Civil War Battles in the Endoplasmic Reticulum”

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-203 Worcester Foundation Board Room, Second Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Peter Arvan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine & Physiology, Division Chief, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, Director, Michigan Comprehensive Diabetes Center, University of Michigan ,
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Departments of Medicine & Neurology NIH Biosketch Clinic Session 2

Registration Required CALL GABI STEPHENSON TO RESERVE A SEAT at ext. 65749 Prerequisites: -eRA Commons username and password -flashdrive with copy of your current CV or Biosketch -Admin Delegations completed Bring . . .
Available Seats: 30
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Performance Review Workshop for Managers

Registration Required This one-hour training session is for all managers and supervisors that will prepare and deliver the performance appraisals for their staff. . . .
Available Seats: 3
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online - Live Classroom
Instructor: Annie Delaney-Magee
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

"Metabolic Disease Signatures Translated to Underlying Mechanisms"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Christopher B. Newgard, Ph.D.
Director, Duke Molecular Physiology Institute, Duke University Medical Center
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Chemoenzymatic tools for studing glycobiology

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Peng Wu, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

“Innate iNKT Cell Help Expands IL-10+B Regulatory Cells”

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Elizabeth Leadbetter
Trudeau Institute
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

ROLE OF PROTEIN KINASE MAP4K4 IN ENERGY METABOLISM

Time: 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Laura V. Danai
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

MassTERi eClub Seminar Series

Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Arthur Kreig, MD, CEO, Checkmate Pharmaceuticals
"From Idea to IPO: Turning Great Science into a Great Company"
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Performance Review Workshop for Managers

Registration Required This one-hour training session is for all managers and supervisors that will prepare and deliver the performance appraisals for their staff. . . .
Available Seats: 16
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Annie Delaney-Magee
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Seminar: Creating and Leading Multidisciplinary Teams

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S2-351 and 352 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Stephenie Lemon, PhD
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Thoughts on Civility

Registration Required The Civility Subcommittee invites you to join our book discussion group: "Thoughts on Civility" Featuring random Acts of Kindness Then and Now: The 20th Anniversary of a Simple Idea That Changes Lives . . .
Available Seats: Class Full
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-605 Library Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Martha E. Meacham, MLS, MA, Lamar Soutter Library Fellow
UMass Medical School
Thursday, April 30, 2015

AMPATH-Oncology: an Experiment in Global Health

(OBJECTIVES) 1. Illustrate examples of academic international partnership in Sub-Saharan Africa 2. Contrast opportunities for cancer care in low income countries with that in the West 3. Discover . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-608 Jacob F. Hiatt Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., MD
Associate Dean for Cancer Research, H.H. Gregg Professor of Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine,
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Patterning the C.elegans nervous system

Oliver Hobert, 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: Oliver Hobert, Ph.D.
Professor, HHMI Investigator, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Columbia University Medical Center
Thursday, April 30, 2015

"RIG-I-like Receptor Regulation in Virus Infection and Immunity"

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: Michaela U. Gack, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Monday, May 4, 2015

"Outside and Inside Stories of Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors in in-vivo Gene Transfer"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Guangping Gao, Ph.D., Professor
Microbiology & Physiological Systems , Director, Gene Therapy Center
Monday, May 4, 2015

Caring for LGBT Patients: Providing a welcoming clinical environment

This lecture is targeted for clinical students, faculty, staff, residents of University Campus and clinical systems. DIAL IN CONFERENCE LINE: Internal: 6-8222 CODE:1954 External: 508-856-8222 CODE: 1 . . .
Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: S1-607 Jacqueline F. Lazare Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Dr. Kevin Ard
Dr. Ard is a faculty member of Fenway Health, of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Mechanisms of Cytokine Signaling in Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Leukemia

Wei Tong, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania 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: Wei Tong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics,, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series - Seminar Title TBA - 5/5/15

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: Kodi S. Ravichandran, Ph.D.
Harrison Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Demystifying Mentoring: Great Mentors (Panel Discussion)

Registration Required
Available Seats: 35
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
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

“Pathology and Pathogenesis in Pediatric Cerebral Malaria”

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Danny A. Milner, Jr., M.D., MSc.
Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Self-Organization of Nanoparticles: Intersection with Biology

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Nicholas Kotov, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Thursday, May 7, 2015

Repeat Associated Non-ATG (RAN) Translation: Lessons from SCA8, DM and C9orf72 ALS/FTD

Laura Ranum, 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: Laura Ranum, Ph.D.
Professor, Director of the Center for NeuroGenetics, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida
Thursday, May 7, 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
Thursday, May 7, 2015

LGBTA Social

Location: 2nd Floor Albert Sherman Center - GSN Learning Community . . .
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: AS3-2120 Atrium, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Friday, May 8, 2015

10th Annual International Festival

The International Committee works to support a welcoming and a more inclusive environment for international students and scholars. The 10th International Festival Celebration at UMass Medical Scho . . .
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: S1-Lobby - Medical School Lobby, Medical School Building, University Campus
Friday, May 8, 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: 4
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Preparing for Promotion Workshop

Registration Required This workshop is designed to provide information and resources for UMMS faculty who are considering promotion in the near future. The workshops will include Promotion at UMMS, Are You Ready for Promot . . .
Available Seats: 24
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Robert Milner, PhD
Tuesday, May 12, 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: 8
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 II
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

CRISPR Interference and Genome Editing with Neisseria meningitidis Cas9

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: Erik Sontheimer, Ph.D.
Professor, RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Tuesday, May 12, 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: 4
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Tuesday, May 12, 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: 8
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: 13W319 The Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Wednesday, May 13, 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: 6
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Kim Bucciaglia
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Thoughts on Civility - Random Acts of Kindness Then and Now

Registration Required The Civility Subcommittee invites you to join our book discussion group: Thoughts on Civility Featuring Random Acts of Kindness Then and Now: The 20th Anniversary of a Simple Idea That Changes Live . . .
Available Seats: 13
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: TBD, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Speaker: Discussion facilitated by Christiann M. Gibeau - Co-chair, Civility Subcommittee
UMass Medical School, , Event Location: Shrewsbury Conference Room, South Street Campus
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Environmentally switched protein/protein interactions: Nature's switches, biologists' tools

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Kevin Gardner, Ph.D.
CUNY Advanced Science Research Center
Thursday, May 14, 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, May 14, 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, May 14, 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: 16
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: South Street Learning Center, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Information Technology
Thursday, May 14, 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, May 14, 2015

Alcohol and neuronal plasticity in the nucleus accumbens

Gilles Martin, 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: Gilles Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thursday, May 14, 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: 5
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: iTLC-C (S2-326), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series - Seminar Title TBA - 5/19/15

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: Denise M. Monack, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Wednesday, May 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: 7
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: iTLC-B (S2-322), Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Annual Women's Awards Luncheon

Registration Required Awards will be presented in the following categories: • Sarah Stone Excellence in Education Award • Outstanding Community Service Award • Women in Science and Health Achievement Awar . . .
Available Seats: 100
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: AS3-2119 Cube Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Instructor: Diversity & Equal Opportunity Office and Office of Faculty Affairs
Thursday, May 21, 2015

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: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Jessica Powers & Tara Nevins
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Basic Clinical Research Coordinator Training

Registration Required The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) QA/QI and Education section invites you to attend the Basic Clinical Research Coordinator Course. This introductory course is geared toward new coordinator . . .
Available Seats: 25
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: AC7-050 Hancock Hill Conference Room, ACCES Building, University Campus
Thursday, May 21, 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: 8
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Lamar Soutter Library, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Academic Computing Services
Prerequisite: EpiServer Basics
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Circadian pacemaking in suprachiasmatic cells and circuits

Michael Hastings, 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: Michael Hastings, Ph.D.
Joint Head, Division of Neurobiology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge, UK
Thursday, May 21, 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: 3
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
Thursday, May 21, 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: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: S7-105 7th floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Mitch Gitkind
Prerequisite: MANDATORY PRE-WORK MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO SCHEDULED SESSION
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: 9
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Jessica Powers & Tara Nevins
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

MaPS Tuesday Seminar Series - Seminar Title TBA - May 26, 2015

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