CANCER CENTER EVENTS
Targeting Cancer: Annual Update in Oncology Pharmacy
October 5, 2013; 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
UIC College of Pharmacy, 833 S. Wood St., Rm.134-1
A conference for pharmacists and other health care professionals who care for patients with cancer.
Edward Li, PharmD, BCOP
Virginia Kaklamani, MD, DSc
Seema Patel, PharmD
Nancy Shapiro, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Karen Sweiss, PharmD, BCOP
Scott Wirth, PharmD, BCOP
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Mircobiology Department Seminar
October 7, 2013; 12:00 pm; COMRB, 909 S. Wolcott, Room 1020
Featuring Dr. A. Scott Muerhoff, Abbott Diagnostics
“New Technologies for Acceleration of Biologic Reagent Discovery.”
UIC Diabetes and Obesity Research Day
October 8, 2013
Presentation, Keynote Lecture and Oral Talks: 1:00 – 5:00 pm; COMRB 909 S. Wolcott, Moss Auditorium
Reception and Poster Session: 5:00 – 7:00 pm; COM, 1856 W. Polk St., Faculty and Alumni Lounge, CMW 119
Featuring the following keynote speakers:
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, A.C. Mullins Professor in Translational Research, Professor of Medicine, Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Director, CRC University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN
Graeme Bell, PhD, Louis Block Distinguished Service Professor, Departments of medicine and Human Genetics, Director, Diabetes Research and Training Center, University of Chicago
Steven Smith, MD, Professor and Scientific Director, Translational Research, Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, Sanford Burnham Research Institute, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL
Millipore Seminar: Reagent and Research Tool Communication: Maximizing Access to In-house Research Tools and Reagents
October 9, 2013; 11:00 am MBRB, 900 S. Ashland, Herman Auditorium
12:00 pm Lunch in MBRB 3074, 3rd Floor Reading Room
Featuring James Hoberg, EMD Millipore Corporation Representative, “to discuss the business of commercializing research reagents that have been developed in academic laboratories.”
Source: "Millipore Seminar October 9th 2013." OTM-info.uic.edu. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, 19 Sept. 2013. Web. 19 Sept. 2013. <http://otm-info.uic.edu/Massmails/Millipore_Announcement.html>.
Cancer Biology Program Lecture
October 15, 2013; 12:00 pm; MBRB 900 S. Ashland Ave., Room 1152
Featuring Nathan Ellis, PhD; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and the Institute of Human Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago; Faculty Director of the Genomics and DNA Sequencing Facilities
“SUMOylation and the regulation of homologous recombination at stalled replication forks”
Institute for Minority Health Research Workshop and Individual ConsultationsWorkshop – October 17, 2013; 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; UIC COMT – Room 106
Consultations – October 17, 2013; 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; October 18, 2013; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
UIC CMWW- Suite 246, IMHR Conference room
Featuring J. Scott Osborne, PhD, MPH
“Epidemiologic Research from Idea to Implementation: Preparing an Application, Possibilities for Funding, Submission and Review Processes and Publication of Results”
Urban Global Health Celebration
October 19, 2013; 10:00 am – 4:15 pm; Evening Gala 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm;
UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Hosted by the Department of Medicine
Guest speakers include Honorable Congressman Danny Davis, US representative of the 7th congressional district of Illinois
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The Institute for Health Research and Policy Distinguished Lecture
October 22, 2013; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm; MBRB, 900 S. Ashland Ave., Herman Auditorium
Featuring K. "Vish" Viswanath, PhD, Harvard University. Dr. Viswanath serves on the faculty of the Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and of the Center for Community-Based Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, where he directs the Health Communication Core.
Dr. Viswanath’s work, drawing from literatures in communication science, social epidemiology, and social and health behavior sciences, focuses on translational communication science to influence public health policy and practice. He particularly focuses on understanding and elucidating the relationship between communication inequalities and disparities in public and individual health in diverse populations and the implications for knowledge translation to influence public health practice and policy. Learn more about his work at http://viswanathlab.org.
“The Communications Revolution: Communication Inequalities and Health Disparities”
All UIC faculty, researchers, staff and students are welcome to attend.
Annual Conference on Challenging Topics in OB/GYN
October 24-25, 2013; 8:00 am – 5:15 pm (both dates)
Student Center West, 2nd Fl, 828 S. Wolcott Ave.
Alumni and Friends of OB/GYN Reception held on October 24, 2013 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm;
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7th Annual Robert H. Costa Memorial Lecture
October 30, 2013; 12:00 pm
MBRB, 900 S. Ashland Ave., Herman Auditorium
Featuring Dr. Scott L. Friedman, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, NY; Director, Division of Liver Diseases; Dean for Therapeutic Discovery; Professor of Pharmacology and Systems Biology
“Links from Fibrosis to Hepatocellular Carcinoma”