March 2015 Events

2
Seminar
MIC
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Harnessing T memory stem cells for adoptive cell transfer therapy of cancer
Luca Gattinoni, M.D., Investigator, Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute

3
Course
LRC
10:00 – 11:00 a.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

3
Seminar
BIO
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Sphingolipid Biology and Disease

4
Seminar
MPS
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
How does caffeine affect our warriors' mental health? Translating the information processing effects of caffeine, stress, and sleep disruption in male rats
1LT Maggie Baisley, Graduate Student, Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology, USU

4
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
A prognostic model to predict morality among non-small cell lung cancer patients in the U.S. Military Health System
Jie Lin

5
Seminar
GHIG
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
EcoHealth Alliance - Moving Towards a Predictive Framework for Emerging Infectious Diseases
Dr. Kevin Olival, Senior Research Scientist, EcoHealth Alliance

5
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Postponed due to weather

6
Seminar
PED
7:45 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Clostridium difficile Infection in Children: An Emerging Threat
Cade Nylund, MD, MS, Maj, USAF, MC, Pediatric Faculty, Research Division, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, USU

6
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Acute Radiation Sickness (ARS) Severity Score System in Nonhuman Primate Total-body Irradiation Model
Natalia Ossetrova, Ph.D., Research Biologist, Biodosimetry Program, AFRRI

6
Seminar
MIC
1:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room F
Characterization of chitin-induced natural transformation and its use in dissecting the biology of Vibriocholerae
MIC Faculty Candidate, Ankur Dalia, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Tufts University School of Medicine

9
Seminar
EID
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
How Tetanus Toxin Enters into Neurons
Joseph T. Barbieri, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin

11
Seminar
MPS
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Effects of Nicotine, Stress, and Sex on Behavioral Indices of Depression and Anxiety in Rat
John M. Coffin, PhD, Professor, Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Tufts University

11
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
The Old is New: An Expanded Role For BCG Vaccine
Dr. Naomi Aronson

11
Course
LRC
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
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D2013
PsycINFO & CINAHL
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

12
Seminar
PED
7:45 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Clostridium difficile Infection in Children: An Emerging Threat
Cade Nylund, MD, MS, Maj, USAF, MC, Pediatric Faculty, Research Division, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, USU

12
Seminar
MPS
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Project Pain: A Novel Intervention for Opioid Non-Adherence Among Patients with Chronic Pain
Dr. Deborah Haller

12
Seminar
BIO
1:10 – 2:10 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Coordinating Spindle Positioning and Spindle Integrity in Budding Yeast
Wei-Lih Lee Ph. D. UMass-Amherst

12
Seminar
EID/MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Why Can't we Cure HIV Infection?
John M. Coffin, PhD, Professor, Molecular Biology & Microbiology, Tufts University

13
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Addressing Human Immunology using The BLT Mouse Model
Jack A. Ragheb, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Research Officer, Office of Biological Products, CDER, FDA, Attending Physician, Warren G. Magnunson Clinical Center, NIH

13
Open House
SOM
9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
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Medical School Admissions Open House
Sign up Deadline: Friday, February 27, 2015. Register

13
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Development of a Radiation Dose Window/Injury (RDW) Prediction Algorithm for a Minipig Model
David L. Bolduc, Ph.D., Research Microbiologist, AFRRI

17
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

17
Seminar
PHA
12:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room A
Addictive and anti-addiction drug targets: identification, derisking and individual differences
George R. Uhl, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Chief of Staff (Research), New Mexico VA Health Care System

18
Seminar
PMB
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room B
Guard Your Health Campaign: Small Steps to a Healthier You Challenge
Ms. Dana Stirk

19
Seminar
MPS
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
The Olfactory System as a Model of Aberrant Neurodevelopment
Paul Moberg, Ph.D.

19
Seminar
SUR
12:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Non-invasive Brain Monitoring with Rheoencephalography and Electroencephalography
Michael Bodo, MD, PhD., Senior Scientist, HJF, Diving Medicine Department, Naval Medical Research Center

19
Seminar
MCB
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Integrating T cell signals
Pamela Schwartzberg, PhD, Chief & Senior Investigator, Genetic Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute

20
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Internal Radionuclide Contamination
John Kalinich, Ph.D., Research Biologist, Internal Contamination and Metal Toxicity Program, AFRRI

20
General
FMIG
12:00 p.m.
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Sanford Auditorium
Apollo Society Open Mic

23
Seminar
PHA
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Repurposing Buprenorphine and Opioids for Treatment-Resistant Depression
Irwin Lucki, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania

24
Seminar
CNRM
1:00 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Mechanisms of Signaling in Immunity and Cancer
Alon Friedman, MD PhD, Professor of Neuroscience, Dennis Chair in Epilepsy Research, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University

25
Program
EEO
10:00 a.m.
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USU Cafeteria
Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross
Kevin Patti, U.S. Park Ranger, George Washington Memorial Parkway

25
Course
LRC
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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First Floor Classroom
PubMed
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php

25
Seminar
PHA
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room E
Mechanisms of Signaling in Immunity and Cancer
Joel L. Pomerantz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

26
Seminar
PAT
9:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room A
Academic Pathology: National Challenges and Our Future
Dr. Barbara Knollmann-Ritschel

26
Seminar
PMB
11:00 a.m.
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Room A2074
Factors that are Associated with Physical Activity among Visitors to Urban National Parks: Are there Group Differences?
Juleon Rabbani, Ph.D. Degree Candidate, Preventative Medicine and Biometrics, USU

26
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

27
Seminar
AFRRI
10:30 a.m.
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AFRRI Conference Room
Acute Radiation Sickness (ARS) Severity Score System in Nonhuman Primate Total-body Irradiation Model
Natalia Ossetrova, Ph.D., Research Biologist, Biodosimetry Program, AFRRI

27
Seminar
OBG
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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BOR Conference Room
NCR MD: Reflections on our first year as an integrated clinical system
CAPT John O'Boyle

30
Seminar
EID
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Global Genetic Screens in Streptococcus pyogenes to Understand Fitness and Pathogenesis
Kevin S. McIver, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics, Maryland Pathogen Research Institute, University of Maryland

31
Seminar
PMB
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room E
Cost Effectiveness of Hygiene-Based Strategies for Prevention of SSTI & MRSA-associated SSTI among US Army Active Duty Trainees?
Stephanie M. Morrison, DrPH Degree Candidate, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, USU

31
Seminar
PMB
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
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Sanford Auditorium
Snakes Alive!
Mr. Bruce Shwedick