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Number of events: 39

Events

Friday, April 26, 2019

Burning Issues in STIs: 2019 Updates

1. Explain changes in STD Treatment Guidelines, inclusive of updates to epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and management for sexually transmitted infections (e.g. syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, HS . . .
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: S1-607 Jacqueline F. Lazare Auditorium (GLC), Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Zoon Wangu, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric ID & Immunology, Clinical Faculty, Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center, Mass Dept of Public Health,
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Comprehensive Computational Assessment and Evaluation of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) Variations, miRNAs, and EBERS in eBL, AML, and Across Cancers

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS5-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Mercedeh Javanbakht Movassagh
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

C. elegans as a model for host-microbe-drug interactions

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Large Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Aurian P. Garcia Gonzalez
MD/PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Well-being in Medicine: Myths and Facts in Physician Burnout

Urology Grand Rounds Hosted by: Department of Urology . . .
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: AS1.2130 East (MPR) Multi-Purpose Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Dan Marchalik, MD, MA
Medical Director, Physician Well-being, MedStar Health, Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

THE ROLE OF INTERFERON GAMMA IN MELANOCYTE CLEARENCE DURING VITILIGO

Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: LRB-203 Worcester Foundation Board Room, Second Floor, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: James Strassner
MD/PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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: 9
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Online from your workstation
Instructor: Kim Carville
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

“Neural Regulation of White Adipose Tissue Plasticity”

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Wenwen Zeng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Tsinghua University, China,
Thursday, May 2, 2019

CWM Managers Only: Introduction to the New Human Resources Job Description Management System

Registration Required This course will provide you with training on how to use JDX, the new UMMS Job Management System. The new JDX system is a cloud web-based solution that allows HR to bring structure and efficiencies to . . .
Available Seats: 19
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Suite 605 CHLE Conference Room, Schrafft Building Building, Schrafft Center - Charlestown Campus
Instructor: Maryann Sanders, Director, Compensation
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Making ends meet: new roles of mRNA secondary structure in translation

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Dr. Dmitri N. Ermolenko
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics,, Center for RNA Biology, From Genome to Medicine, School of, Medicine and Dentstry, University of Rochester
Thursday, May 2, 2019

"Mechanosensory feedback drives homeostatic modulation of a model serotonin motor circuit in C. elegans"

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Kevin M. Collins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Miami
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Protective and Pathogenic CD4 T Cell Responses to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection

Immunology & Microbiology Program IMP Spring Seminar Series . . .
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: AS6-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Daniel L. Barber, Ph.D.
Earl Stadtman Investigator, Chief, T. Lymphocyte Biology Unit, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Thursday, May 2, 2019

“Structure and Function of Mammalian SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeling Complexes in Human Cancer”

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Cigall Kadoch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, , Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School,
Monday, May 6, 2019

"Neuroblastoma pathogenesis: MYC-dependent modulation of p53 stress responses"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jason M. Shohet, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics UMass Medical School,
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Preparing for Promotion.

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: 15
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Dr. Robert Milner
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Diabetes Day Symposium

Registration Required
Available Seats: 150
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS2-2102 Auditorium, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Anette-Gabriele Ziegler, MD, PhD & Ezio Bonifacio, PhD
"Clinical trials related to T1D and its treatment” & "Auto antibodies as predictors of T1D onset”
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Top Hat Tuesdays

Registration Required This workshop will introduce you to Top Hat, an interactive software that enables faculty to deploy online polls, quizzes, discussions, and homework. Students respond using their mobile devices, lapto . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-401 Information Technology Conference, Medical School Building, University Campus
Prerequisite: Laptop or Notebook Computer is required
Thursday, May 9, 2019

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: 11
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Bonnie-Anne Mathias & Lisa Hennessy
Prerequisite: None
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Evolutionary Approaches to Antibiotic Resistance

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS8-2072 Conference Room - Large, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Michael Baym, PhD
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School
Thursday, May 9, 2019

2018-2019 Women's Faculty Committee Meetings

The Women’s Faculty Committee (WFC) provides input from the women faculty of all three schools at UMass Worcester (UMass Medical School, Graduate School of Nursing, Graduate School of Biomedical Scien . . .
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-605 Library Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Thursday, May 9, 2019

"Mechanisms of plasticity at the synapse: the interplay between activity-dependent and homeostatic plasticity"

Time: 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: LRB-716 7th Floor, Tara Bean Conference Room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Bruno Marie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Institute of Neurobiology, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus,
Thursday, May 9, 2019

CWM Managers Only: Introduction to the New Human Resources Job Description Management System

Registration Required This course will provide you with training on how to use JDX, the new UMMS Job Management System. The new JDX system is a cloud web-based solution that allows HR to bring structure and efficiencies to . . .
Available Seats: 42
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: HR Training Room@South Street, 333 South Street Building, South Street Campus
Instructor: Maryann Sanders, Director, Compensation
Friday, May 10, 2019

International Festival

The International Festival is hosted annually by the Diversity & Inclusion Office under the sponsorship of the International Planning Committee. The festival reminds us that our geographical boundarie . . .
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Friday, May 10, 2019

"Unravelling the physiological functions of stress kinases"

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: B2 - 3rd floor Seminar Room, Biotech 2 Building, University Campus
Speaker: Guadalupe Sabio, Ph.D.
EMBO Young Investigator, Associate Professor, Dept. of Vascular Biology & Inflammation, CNIC, Madrid, Spain
Friday, May 10, 2019

GME Patient Safety Module

Registration Required This training module is for GME Residents and Fellows only. It is one of the required training modules that Residents and Fellows must complete as part of the Quality & Safety curriculum. . . .
Available Seats: 17
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Mitch Gitkind
Friday, May 10, 2019

Imaging Cells with Electron Cryotomography

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Grant Jensen, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
Monday, May 13, 2019

Terra Dotta Training Class

Registration Required This live online class reviews how to pre-register travel in Terra Dotta for yourself, submit your registration for approval, electronically approve travel, and how to enter your pre-travel registrati . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Live Online Webinar
Instructor: Donna Jacobites
Monday, May 13, 2019

Proxy Terra Dotta Training Class

Registration Required This live online class reviews how to pre-register travel on behalf of someone else, submit your registration for approval, electronically approve travel, and how to enter your pre-travel registration . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Live Online Webinar
Instructor: Donna Jacobites
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Top Hat Tuesdays

Registration Required This workshop will introduce you to Top Hat, an interactive software that enables faculty to deploy online polls, quizzes, discussions, and homework. Students respond using their mobile devices, lapto . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-401 Information Technology Conference, Medical School Building, University Campus
Prerequisite: Laptop or Notebook Computer is required
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Women's Health Month Celebration

Registration Required Beyond the Pill: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Contraception With so many contraceptive methods available these days, how does a woman choose what is right for her? What are the non-contracep . . .
Available Seats: 119
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-342 Faculty Conference Room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Speaker: Luu D. Ireland, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, UMass Medical School, and, Physician of Obstetrics & Gynecology, UMass Memorial Medical Group, , ,
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Resource Scheduler Training Class

Registration Required
Available Seats: 10
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: S6-402 6th floor cf room, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Cynthia Cote
Prerequisite: None
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Illuminating the Biochemical Activity Architecture of the Call

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-816 Seminar/Conference Room , Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Jin Zhang, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

"Neuronal and Glial Mechanisms of Cognitive Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Lennart Mucke, MD
Director, Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease, Joseph B. Martin Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Re-engineering RNA Molecules into Therapeutic Agents: Guiding Principles from 3D-Structures and Modeling

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: AS4-2072 Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Speaker: Martin Egli, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Vanderbilt University,, School of Medicine
Thursday, May 16, 2019

GME Lean Training Session

Registration Required
Available Seats: 21
Time: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: S2-351 2nd floor, Medical School Building, University Campus
Instructor: Mitch Gitkind
Monday, May 20, 2019

Annual Women's Faculty 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 Award • Ea . . .
Available Seats: 47
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: AS3-2119 Cube Conference Room, Albert Sherman Center Building, University Campus
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Top Hat Tuesdays

Registration Required This workshop will introduce you to Top Hat, an interactive software that enables faculty to deploy online polls, quizzes, discussions, and homework. Students respond using their mobile devices, lapto . . .
Available Seats: 5
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: S1-401 Information Technology Conference, Medical School Building, University Campus
Prerequisite: Laptop or Notebook Computer is required
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

"Sm-p80-based schistosomiasis vaccine: Preparation for human clinical trials"

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: LRB-316 Tear Conference room, Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, University Campus
Speaker: Afzal A. Siddiqui, M.Phil., Ph.D.
Grover E. Murray Professor, Vice President, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Associate Chair, Internal Medicine, TTUHSC-School of Medicine, Director, Center for Tropical Medicine & Infectious Diseases
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Terra Dotta Training Class

Registration Required This live online class reviews how to pre-register travel in Terra Dotta for yourself, submit your registration for approval, electronically approve travel, and how to enter your pre-travel registrati . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Live Online Webinar
Instructor: Donna Jacobites
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Proxy Terra Dotta Training Class

Registration Required This live online class reviews how to pre-register travel on behalf of someone else, submit your registration for approval, electronically approve travel, and how to enter your pre-travel registration . . .
Available Seats: 10
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Live Online Webinar
Instructor: Donna Jacobites