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Events are free unless noted otherwise. See the online calendar and submit items.
Biochemistry Seminar, noon, Oct. 1, Medical School Building (MSB) 2.135, Irina Serysheva, Ph.D., associate professor, National Center for Macromolecular Imaging, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, “Structure of RyR1 Channel at Subnanometer Resolution by Single Particle CryoEM.” Contact: Nina.Smith@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-6281.
Clinical Research Nurse and Coordinator Education, 8-11:30 a.m., Oct. 2-4, 9-11, MSB B605, “A Model of Safe and Ethical Research Practice for Clinicians.” Sponsored by the Office of Research. Contact: Catharine.V.Carter@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-3524.
Treating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Patients, noon, Oct. 2, MSB 2.006, Wayne Bockmon, M.D., volunteer physician, Legacy Clinic, and board of directors, American Academy of HIV Medicine. Sponsored by Fourth Annual Cultural Humility in Medicine Blue Book Series. Contact: Chirag.B.Patel@uth.tmc.edu or 832-620-2701.
Dr. Michael E. DeBakey Medical Ethics Lecture Series, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 2, Herzstein Theater, Holocaust Museum Houston, Edwin Black, award-winning investigative reporter, “From Long Island to Auschwitz - The Surprising Origin of the ‘Master Race’ Concept.” Among sponsors: UT Health Science Center at Houston, School of Nursing, Medical School.
Grants 101, 8 a.m.-noon, Oct. 8 and 9, Beth Robertson Auditorium, Sarofim Research Building. Sponsored by New Investigator Development Program.
Biochemistry Seminar, noon, Oct. 8, MSB 2.135, Hamad Jafar- Nejad, M.D., assistant professor, Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases, “Fine-tuning the Notch Signaling Pathway via Protein O-glucosylation.”
Treating Physically Disabled Patients, noon, Oct. 9, MSB 2.006, Sally Holmes, M.D., chief of Spinal Cord Injury Service, Houston VA Medical Center, and associate professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine. Cultural Humility in Medicine Blue Book Series.
DeBakey Medical Ethics Lecture, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 9, Herzstein Theater, Holocaust Museum Houston, Theresa M. Duello, Ph.D., and Jordan Cohen, M.D., “What Should We Tell Medical School Students about Racial Hygiene, Cultural Diversity, the Doctor- Patient Relationship and Professionalism?”.
Treating Southeast Asian Patients, noon, Oct. 11, MSB 2.006, Lynne Nguyen, director, National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Cancer Information Services, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Cultural Humility in Medicine Blue Book Series.
Neuroscience Research Center Distinguished Lecture, 4 p.m., Oct. 11, MSB 3.001, John Mazziotta, M.D., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, “An Atlas of the Human Brain: Basic Science and Clinical Applications.” Contact: Amanda.J.Concha@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-5633.
Innovations in Health Science Education Conference, Oct. 11-12, Austin, TX. Sponsored by the six health science campuses within the UT System..
William A. Spencer, M.D. Lectureship, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 12, MSB 3.001, James K. Richardson, M.D., University of Michigan. William A. Spencer, M.D., helped found The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research in the Texas Medical Center to provide comprehensive rehabilitation to people with physical disabilities. Sponsored by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance. Contact: PMandR@bcm.edu or 713-799-5033.
Biochemistry Seminar, noon, Oct. 15, MSB 2.135, Richard Gomer, Ph.D., professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University, “Eukaryotic Cell Number Counting, Wound Healing, and Fibrosing Diseases.”
DeBakey Medical Ethics Lecture, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 16, Herzstein Theater, Holocaust Museum Houston, Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D., “How Doctors Become Killers,” and Ward Connerly, “What is the Status of the Government Citizen Relationship in the United States Today?”
Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture, 4 p.m., Oct. 17, MSB 3.001, Alfred Goldberg, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, “Functions of the Proteasome: From Protein Degradation and Antigen Presentation to Cancer Therapy.” Contact: Kimberly.J.Campbell@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-5605.
iRIS Training Class, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Oct. 18, University Center Tower 1160, sponsored by Office of Research. Contact: Barbara.S.Legate@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-3800.
Research Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 19, Beth Robertson Auditorium, Fayez S. Sarofim Building, “New Pathways to Discovery - Leaders in Innovation.” Sponsored by Office of Research. Contact: Susan. Fernandez@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-3471.
Task Force on Access to Health Care in Texas, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Oct. 22, J.J. Pickle Research Campus, UT Austin, progress of CODE RED: The Critical Condition of Health in Texas.
DeBakey Medical Ethics Lecture, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 23, Herzstein Theater, Holocaust Museum Houston, Susan E. Lederer, Ph.D., “Frankenstein or the More Perfect Human,” and Mark Adickes, M.D., “Immediate Gratification and the Quest for Perfection - A Frank Discussion about Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sports.”
A Bayesian Approach to Planning a Clinical Trial of a Rare Disease, noon, Oct. 26, School of Nursing 508, Joseph Lucke, Ph.D. Sponsored by Center for Nursing Research. Contact: Tammy. Clemmons@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-2041.
DeBakey Medical Ethics Lecture, 6-8 p.m., Oct. 30, Herzstein Theater, Holocaust Museum Houston, Lex Frieden, senior vice president, Memorial Hermann-TIRR, “Disability and Genocide - Where Are We Today?”
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