April 2014 Events

1
Seminar
AOPD
12:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room D
THE NICBR (National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research)
COL Robert von Tersch

1
Seminar
CHAMP
12:00 p.m.
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Room A2053
Lessons learned from a life in Sports Medicine
Dr. Peter Brukner, OAM, founder of Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre

1
Course
LRC
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
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First Floor Classroom
EndNote Basics
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

2
Seminar
MED
11:30 a.m.
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Room A2053
Role of Altered Renal Lipid Metabolism in Kidney Disease in Diabetes and Obesity
Dr. Moshe Levi, University of Colorado

2
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
SNAKES ALIVE! Introduction to Venomous Snakes and Snakebites
Mr. Bruce Shwedick, Director, Reptile Discovery Programs

2
Seminar
EID
2:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room D
Intracellular Signaling Defects Contribute to TH17 Dysregulation During HIV Infection
Sandra Bixler, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program, USU

3
Ceremony
BDE
10:00 a.m.
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Sanford Auditorium
Brigade Awards Ceremony
 

3
Course
LRC
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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First Floor Classroom
Formatting Your USU Dissertation or Thesis
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

3
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Too Much of a Good Thing? The Role of Hedgehog Pathway Reactivation in Chronic Viral Hepatitis
Steve Choi, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University

4
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room G252
From Hypertonic Stress to Leishmaniasis: An Ongoing Research of Regulation of NFAT5 by SHP-1
Dr. Xiaoming Zhou, Research Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Nephrology Division, USU

4
Seminar
EID
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
The Potential Antiviral Role of Autophagy in Cells from Pteropus alecto; A Reservoir Species of Emerging Viruses
Eric Laing, Senior EID Student, Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program, USU

7
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Dogmas and Diversity in the Vaginal Microbiome
Gregory A. Buck, Ph.D., Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Director, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University

8
Course
LRC
11:00 – 12:00 a.m.
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D2013
Systematic Reviews
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

8
Course
LRC
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
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D2013
Formatting Your USU Dissertation or Thesis
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

9
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Highlights of the Russian health studies program
Barrett N. Fountos, MS, Program Manager/Health Scientist, Office of Domestic and International Health Studies, U.S. Department of Energy

9
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Advances in Management of Traveler's Diarrhea - Trial Evaluating Ambulatory Treatment of Traveler's Diarrhea with focus on Rationale, Aims, and Interim Analysis
CDR Mark Riddle, Head, Enteric Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center

10
Seminar
PED
7:45 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease
Mathew Needleman, MD, FHRS, LCDR, MC, USN, US Navy Adult, Pediatric, and Adult Congenital Electrophysiology Cardiology Clinic, Walter Reed National Military Medical Clinic

10
Course
LRC
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
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D2013
Beyond PubMed: EMBASE, Web of Science and more
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

10
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Assembling Neurons into Columns in Cortical Development
Masaaki Torii, PhD, Principal Investigator, Center for Research, Children's National Medical Center

11
Seminar
SOM
12:00 p.m.
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Outdoor Amphitheater
Class of 2017 White Coat Ceremony
Guest speaker MAJ Camille McGann, Assistant Professor of Radiology, and a 2003 graduate of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, USU

11
Seminar
EID
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Characterization of the Helicobacter pylori Outer Membrane Proteins, HomA and HomB
Stephanie Servetas, Senior EID Student, USU

14
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Staphylococcus aureus; The Slimy Killer
Mark Shirtliff, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, SOM, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, Dental School, University of Maryland

16
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Nourishing Military Families Through Food Literacy
LCDR Jennifer Wallinger, Chief, Inpatient Nutrition, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

17
Seminar
GEO
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Room A2054
Career Seminar Series in the Biomedical Sciences
4/17/2014 Mark Scher, Director, Tech Transfer and Commercialization, HJF

17
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Prostaglandins Regulate the Stop & Go of Actin Remodeling
Tina L. Tootle, PhD, Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Cell Biology Department, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa

18
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room G252
Heme Oxygenase and Iron Toxicity after Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Dr. Jian Wang, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

18
Seminar
BIO
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room A
Structural and Functional Studies of Pneumococcal Adenylate Kinase
Dr. Sangho Lee, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Sungkyunkwan University

18
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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WRNMMC Room 3007/3008
On the Front Lines of the AIDS pandemic
Dr. Haverkos, CAPT, USPHS (ret)

18
Seminar
EID
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Impact of the Nasal Microbiome on the Development of Staphylococcal Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections
Ryan Johnson, Senior EID Student, USU

21
Seminar
MED
3:00 p.m.
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Room A2052
Analysis of the Humoral Immune Response to Coagulation Factor VIII with Relevance to Clinical Outcome
Dr. Christoph Königs, Professor, Molecular Haemostasis and Immunodeficiency Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Frankfurt

22
Seminar
CSTS
8:00 a.m.
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Sanford Auditorium
9th Annual Amygdala, Stress and PTSD Conference: Bench to Bedside
See conference website for speakers

22
Course
LRC
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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D2013
Essential Search Skills
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

22
Seminar
BIO
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room A
Human DNA Polymerase ETA: From Chemistry to Cancer Biology
Dr. Wei Yang, Ph.D., Chief, Structural Biology Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, NIDDK, NIH

22
Seminar
EID
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
A20 Functional Domains Regulate Subcellular Localization and NF-Kappa B activation
MAJ Michael Washington, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program, USU

23
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
AFRRI and the USU Global Health Program
Joyce Cantrell, CAPT/MC/USN, MD, MPH, GLP Test Facilities Manager, AFRRI

23
Seminar
PHA
12:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room D
The Search For a Soluble Mediator That Communicates CNS Damage To The Peripheral Immune System
Norman Haughey, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroimmunology & Neurological Infections

23
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
NIEHS: Studying the Role of the Environment in Preventing Disease and Promoting Health
Richard Woychik, Ph.D., Principal Investigator and Deputy Director, National Health Institute/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

24
Course
LRC
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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First Floor Classroom
EndNote Basics
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

24
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
The Role of Molecular Motors and the Cytoskeleton in a Neurodevelopmental Disorder
Judy Liu, MD/PhD, Children's National Medical Center, Washington DC

25
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room G252
Humanized Mouse Model to Study Resistance to Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Teodor-Doru Brumeanu, Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Immunology, USU

25
Seminar
EID
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Exploring the Effect of Dengue Virus Infection on Aedes aegypti Behavior
Victor Sugiharto, Senior EID Student, USU

28
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
People, Parasites, and Plowshares
Dickson D. Despommier, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Microbiology, Columbia University

29
Seminar
SOM
2:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
The Polypill: Simple and Safe Pharmacoprevention for Cardiovascular Disease
Professor Sir Nicholas Wald, Institute Director, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

29
Course
LRC
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
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First Floor Classroom
Getting Started with GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

30
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Deployment & Travel Medicine Practice and Education in the Military Health System: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
LTC Patrick Hickey, Deputy Director, Tropical Public Health, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics