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February 2018

RQA Lunchtime Lecture: Clinical Research 2018 at Penn State College of Medicine

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The next Research Quality Assurance Lunchtime Lecture Series event will be "Clinical Research 2018 at Penn State College of Medicine," presented by Vernon Chinchilli, PhD, Chair and Professor, Public Health Sciences; Neal Thomas, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical Research and Professor, Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences; and Sheila Vrana, PhD, Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor, Pharmacology. Online registration is required by Feb. 14, 2018 if attending in person. You may also participate via Zoom webconference (Meeting ID: 926-843-302); if…

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Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Attila Losonczy

February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room CG624F – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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"Dissecting Hippocampal Circuits for Navigation and Memory" will be presented by Dr. Attila Losonczy, Columbia University. Host is Dr. Bernard Luscher from Penn State University Park.

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Final Thesis Defense: Robert P. Feehan

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room C4702 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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"Mediating the mTORC2-Dependent Survival Response to UVB Exposure Through Negative Regulation of the Tumor Suppressor FOXO3a in Keratinocytes" will be presented by Robert P. Feehan, PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate program. Dr. Lisa M. Shantz is the advisor.

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Neuroscience Seminar Series: “Pathways to New Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder”

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C3700 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, 17033
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Jeremy Veenstra-Vanderweele, MD, Director, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Ruane Professor of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, will present "Pathways to New Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder."

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Biostatistics Seminar: “Model fitting and selection on marginal modeling of longitudinal data with dropout missingness”

February 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Academic Support Building (ASB) Room 2200F, 90 Hope Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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"Model fitting and selection on marginal modeling of longitudinal data with dropout missingness" will be presented by: Ming Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Penn State College of Medicine. Description: Missing data arise frequently in clinical and epidemiological fields, in particular in longitudinal studies. In this presentation, we will introduce a newly developed R package wgeesel, which can implement the model fitting (i.e., weighted generalized estimating equations, WGEE), model selection on marginal mean and/or correlation structure for WGEE on longitudinal…

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Microbiology Research Seminar

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room C6805 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Joyce Jose, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University, will present "Real-time imaging of mosquito borne viruses to understand the dynamics of virus-host interactions."

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Applying Multimedia Learning Principles to Create Effective Presentations

February 23 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Room C1800 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Learn how to integrate key design principles in your multimedia presentations for use in both small- and large-group settings. In this workshop, educators will discuss evidence-based principles to guide effective teaching and learning and practice applying them to their current PowerPoint slide sets. Please feel free to bring your own materials for peer-to-peer and small group work. CME credit will be provided. Online registration is required.

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Virology Journal Club

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C6805 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

Joshua Walston, Graduate Student, will present "Coxsackievirus B Escapes the Infected Cell in Ejected Mitophagosomes."

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Bridges to Translation IV RFA Webinar

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute's image for the Bridges to Translation IV program is seen. The image depicts a stylized bridge in shades of blue and purple with the CTSI logo at the top left and the words Bridges to Translation IV in shades of purple below it.

Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute will hold a webinar about its Bridges to Translation IV request for application for pilot projects. Up to $300,000 in funding will be awarded to five to 10 interdisciplinary, multi-investigator projects, with typical awards being $35,000 to $65,000. Learn more here. Access the webinar via Zoom here.

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Final Thesis Defense: Ross R. Keller

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room C3700 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, 17033
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"Elucidating Evolutionary Constraints of Mouse Mammary Cancer using Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Mutations" will be presented by Ross R. Keller, PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences graduate program. Dr. Edward Gunther is the advisor.

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Immunology Journal Club

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C6805 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

Matthew Lauver, Graduate Student, will present an article

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REDCap/i2b2 Open Office Hours

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Virtual Office Hours on the use of REDCap and i2b2 are hosted via Zoom webconference.

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Microbiology Student Seminar

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room C6805 – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States

Kathleen Lengel, Graduate Student, will present a seminar

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Graduate Student Seminar: Sa Do “John” Kang

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"The Effect of HPV16 on the Epigenome and Protein Expression of Tonsil and Cervical Tissue" presented by  Sa Do "John" Kang, a student in the Biomedical Sciences PhD program. Craig Meyers is the advisor.

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BERD Seminar Series: New Advances in Latent Class Analysis

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room C1742K – Penn State College of Medicine, 500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Bethany Bray, associate research professor of health and human development, will present New Advances in Latent Class Analysis from the Methodology Center at Penn State at the next Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Recent Topics in Research Methods Seminar Series. In addition to its teleconferenced presentation in Room C1742K at Penn State College of Medicine, it will be visible live at 116 Henderson, University Park, and via Zoom. A Zoom link is provided upon registration. Online registration is required…

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