February 2014 Events

3
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV: from bedside to bench
Irini Sereti, M.D., Chief, HIV Pathogenesis Unit, LIR, NIAID, NIH

3
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Ebola Outbreak Management Under Austere Conditions, A Description of the Initial Discovery and Management of an Ebola Outbreak in Luwero, Uganda
Dr. Innocent Nknowa, Sr. House Officer, Resident in Training - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mbarra University of Science and technology (MUST), Uganda

3
Seminar
MCB
3:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Novel Humanized Mice to Test Therapeutics for Human Type 1 Diabete
Luis Pow-Sang, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Molecular & Cell Biology Graduate Program, USU

4
Seminar
AOPD
12:00 p.m.
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Classroom D
Army Officer Professional Development (AOPD)
USU Building New Pathways - Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program by CSM (Ret.) Althea Green-Dixon

5
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Advanced development of gamma-tocotrienol as a radiation countermeasure
Vijay K. Singh, PhD, Associate Professor, Acting Chair, Radiation Biology Department, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Countermeasure Development Program, AFRRI, USU

5
Seminar
MPS
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Achieving Longer Healthier Lives: Are We on the Right Track?
Robert Kaplan, Ph.D., NIH Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences, Director of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)

5
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
HBO2 for mTBI: Healing the Brain or Soothing the Mind?
Dr. Scott Miller, Deputy Director, Infectious Disease Clinical Reserach Program (IDCRP), Associate Professor, Dept. of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, USU

6
General
USU
1:00 p.m.
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Sanford Auditorium
Town Hall meeting
Dr. Charles Rice, President, USU

7
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room A2052
CD34 Wars and MicroRNA Maestros of Hematopoiesis and Leukemia
Dr. Civin, University of Maryland

7
Seminar
NES
2:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Nerve Agent Induced Status Epilepticus: From Seizure Onset to Long Lasting Pathology
Eric Prager, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Neuroscience Graduate Program, USU

10
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Physics of Cancer
Wolfgang Losert, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physics, Director, Biophysics Program, University of Maryland

10
Seminar
HRPPO
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room D
Empowerment of Terminally Ill Research Subjects
Lauren Solberg, JD, MTS, Asst. Professor, Program in Bioethics, Law & Medical Professionalism, Dept. of Community Health & Family Medicine, Depts. of Aging & Geriatric Research and Psychiatry , University of Florida, College of Medicine Health Science Center

12
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Intramuscular delivery of genistein nanoparticles as a medical radiation countermeasure agent: New developments
Michael R. Landauer, PhD, Research Toxicologist, AFRRI

12
Seminar
PHA
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room A
Targeting Parkin is a Therapeutic Strategy For Neurodegenerative Pathologies
Charbel Moussa, MB, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Laboratory For Dementia and Parkinsonism, Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center

12
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Cancer & Medical Debt: Evidence From the Panel Survey of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Dr. Patrick Richard, Assistant Professor, Health Services Administration, Dept. of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, USU

13
Seminar
PED
7:45 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Development of a Whole Organism Malaria Vaccine
Judith Epstein, MD, CAPT, MC, USN, Clinical Director, Naval Medical Research Center Malaria Vaccine Program, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

13
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Excited Neurons Play Polo: The Role of Plk2 in Neuronal Homeostasis
Daniel Pak, PhD, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, Dept of Pharmacology & Physiology

14
Seminar
EID
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
The Role of Hendra and Nipah Virus Attachment Glycoproteins in Receptor Binding and Antibody Neutralization
Deborah Fusco, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program, USU

14
Seminar
NES
2:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Pathological and Pathophysiological Alterations in Temporal Lobe Structures After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Camila Almeida, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Neuroscience Graduate Program, USU

19
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Nonhuman primate radiation model with limited and fully supportive care for biodosimetry
Natalia I. Ossetrova, PhD, Research Biologist, Biological Dosimetry Program, AFRRI

19
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Spatial Repellency and the Experimental Utility of a Push - Pull Strategy to Control Malaria Vectors in Northern Belize, Central America
Mr. Joseph Wagman, PhD Cadidate, Emerging Infefctious Diseases Program, USU

20
Course
LRC
11:00 – 12:00 a.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

20
Seminar
BIO
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Room A2054
Career Seminar Series in the Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Chris Pickett, Senior Science Policy Fellow at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

20
Seminar
GEO
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Room A2054
Career Seminar Series in the Biomedical Sciences
Chris Pickett, ASBMB

20
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Identification of a Genetic Basis of Aneuploidy in Human Cancer
Todd Waldman, PhD, Professor of Oncology, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown School of Medicine

21
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room G250
New Insights into the Formation and Function of Nitric Oxide in Blood
Chief, Molecular Medicine Branch, NIDDK, NIH

24
Seminar
PAT
3:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
The Microscope as a Tool for Disease Discovery
Elaine S. Jaffe, MD, Laboratory of Pathology, Head, Hematopathology Section, Senior Investigator, Center for Cancer Research, NCI

25
Course
LRC
2:00 – 3:00 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

26
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Further updates on translational biodosimetry research activities
Dr. William F. Blakely, PhD, Biological Dosimetry Program, AFRRI

26
Seminar
MPS
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Family and Community Perspectives on Addressing Obesity and Loss of Control Eating in Rural African American Girls: The POWER-UP Study
Ms. Omni Cassidy

26
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
The Effect of War on Tuberculosis
LTC James Mancuso, Assistant Professor, Director of Tropical Public Health, USU

27
Seminar
PED
7:45 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Infant Mortality Prevention: Opportunities to Link Clinical Care and Population Health
Wanda Barfield, MD, CPT, USPHS, Director, Division of Reproductive Health (DRH), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

27
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
TBA
Masaaki Torii, PhD

28
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room G252
On-going Traumatic Stress in Iraqi Civilians: Lessons for Medicine and Psychiatry
Dr. Allen R. Dyer, Georgetown University