January 2014 Events

6
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Subversion of host cell GTPases by Legionella pneumophila
Matthias Machner, Ph.D., Head, Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Cell Biology, and Metabolism Program (CBMP), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child, Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Cancer Institute

7
Seminar
BID
12:00 p.m.
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Room E250
QNOTE: an instrument for measuring the quality of EHR clinical notes
Harry Burke, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, USU

7
Seminar
EID
2:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
A20 Functional Domains Regulate Subcellular Localization and NF-Kappa B activation
MAJ Michael Washington, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Emerging Infectious Diseases Graduate Program, USU

8
Seminar
PHA
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room A
Aorta - From Single Cell to Tissue Integrity: Lex Parsimoniae
Rostislav Bychkov,Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Central University of the Caribbean

8
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
How and Why the Uniformed Services Perform Surveillance for Vaccine Adverse Events
Dr. Jay Montgomery, Chief, Clinical Services Division, Regional Medical Director, DODIHC

9
Seminar
PED
7:45 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Bordatella pertussis: Re-Emergence of an Old Foe
Michael Rajnik, M.D., Col, USAF, MC, Program Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, USU

9
Seminar
GEO
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Room A2054
Career Seminar Series in the Biomedical Sciences
Reid Schwebach, George Mason

9
Seminar
MCB
3:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room F
Student Seminars
Derek Holman, Derek Holman

10
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room A2052
Reprogramming of Human Hematopoietic Progenitors for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Associate Professor in Oncology and Pediatrics, Institute for Cell Engineering, and Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

13
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Mitochondrial function and quality control during development
Rachel Cox, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, USU

14
Seminar
BIO
11:30-1:00
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Lecture Hall A
An RNA topoisomerase works with the Fragile X syndrome protein to promote neurodevelopment- Does RNA need a topoisomerase?
Weidong Wang, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Chief, Genome Instability and Chromatin-Remodeling Section, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health

15
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) disrupt hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis feedback in male mice
Sibyl N. Swift, PhD, Radiation Countermeasures Program, AFRRI

15
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Health Leadership in a Networked World
Dr. J. Michael McGinnis, Senior Scholar and Executive Director, Roundtable on Value & Science - Driven Health Care

16
Seminar
SUR
12:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Norman M. Rich Department of Surgery Research Seminar
Dr. Albert Dobi, CPDR/SUR, USU

16
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
NADPH oxidase and chronic neuroinflammation after TBI
David Loane, PhD

17
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room A2052
aintaining Peripheral B cell Tolerance: New Roles for Survival Cytokines and Innate Receptors
Michael Cancro, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

21
Seminar
MCB
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Novel Humanized Mice to Test Therapeutics for Human Type 1 Diabetes
Luis Pow-Sang, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Molecular & Cell Biology Graduate Programs, USU

22
General
SOM
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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Sanford Auditorium
"State of the School" Town Hall Meeting
Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D., MPH, Dean, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, USU

22
Seminar
PHA
12:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Evaluation of Population Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Safety of Intravenous Azithromycin in Preterm Infants at Risk For Ureaplasma Respiratory Tract Infection
Rose Marie Viscardi, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine

22
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Disaster - related exposures and health effects among U.S. Coast Guard responders to Hurricanes Katrina & Rita
Dr. Jennifer Rusiecki, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Division, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, USU

23
Seminar
SUR
7:00 a.m.
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Clark Auditorium, WRNMMC
Stopping Trauma Before the 911 Call: Key Concepts of Injury Prevention and Control
Dr. Arthur Kellermann, Dean of the School of Medicine, USU

23
Seminar
PED
7:45 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Emerging Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease
Caterina Minniti, MD, Staff Clinician, Director of Clinical Services, Sickle Cell Program, Hematology Branch, National Heart Lung & Blood Institute National Institutes of Health, Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, USU

23
Seminar
CHAMP
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Introduction to Item Response Theory (IRT)
Jeff Galecki, MS, Statistician, USU

23
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Molecular & Cell Biology Student Seminars
Bandana-Ajay Vishwakarma, Tetsade Piermartiri

24
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room A2052
Progress towards Tolerance Induction for Adverse Immune Responses
David W. Scott, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, USU

24
Seminar
BDE
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Leadership Brief
Dr (VADM Ret.) Michael Cowan

27
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Too Much Innate Immunity Early and Late in Life
John P. Atkinson, M.D., Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Washington University

29
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Synergy between radiation and hemorrhage: Events beyond ARS
Juliann G. Kiang, PhD, Combined Injury Program, AFRRI

29
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Addressing the Health Challenges of Rural Appalachia
Randolph Wykoff, MD, MPH & TM, Dean and Professor, College of Public Health, Academic Health Sciences Center at East Tennessee State University

30
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Synaptic Mechanisms Controlling Motivated Behaviors & Compulsive Cocaine Use
Veronica A. Alvarez, PhD, Investigator and Acting Chief, NIAAA, NIH

31
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room A2054
A Primer on Medical Education Research
Lara Varpio, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, USU