May Events
College of Medicine · Association of Medical Science Graduate Students

Monday, May 3, 2010, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., MDC 1507
Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Spring 2010 Seminar Series
Jason Golden, graduate student, will present a seminar on "Effects of HUCB and IL-10 on Microglial Viability".
Sponsored by the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, USF Health.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., MDC 1004
Lisa Muma Weitz Laboratory for Advanced Microscopy & Cell Imaging Workshop/Seminar:
Nikon A1RS1 laser scanning confocal microscopy
James Sanzo, PhD, Advanced BioSystems Specialist, Nikon Instruments, Inc., will give a seminar on "Live Cell 3D Confocal Techniques, FRET, FRAP and Spectral Imaging" USFConfocalSeminarFlyer5410.pdf.
This system uses very fast resonance scanning system and spectral imaging that allows fast and precise image acquistion. We hope you again will be able to bring your samples to test out this system! The system demonstration will be held Tuesday - Thursday, May 4-6 in the Lisa Muma Weitz Laboratory for Advanced Microscopy & Cell Imaging in MDL 1025 USFA1RSIDemoFlyer5410.pdf.
Faculty host: Byeong J. Cha, PhD (bcha@health.usf.edu). Sponsored by the Office of Research, College of Medicine, USF Health.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., IDR Building suite 302
Global Health Infectious Disease Research Seminar Series
Ruben Donis, PhD, Chief of Molecular Virology and Vaccines Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present a seminar on "The 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic".
Sponsored by the College of Public Health, USF Health.

Friday, May 7, 2010, 12:00 p.m., Couch Auditorium, Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, Moffitt Cancer Center
12th Annual Couch Research Lectureship
Take this opportunity to hear Lawrence Einhorn, MD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, School of Medicine, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, discuss "Pearls and Perils in the Management of Lung Cancer".
Sponsored by the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Friday, May 7, 2010, 4:00 p.m., Couch Auditorium, Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, Moffitt Cancer Center
12th Annual Couch Research Lectureship
Take this opportunity to hear Lawrence Einhorn, MD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, School of Medicine, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, discuss "Lance Armstrong and the Tour de Cancer". The presentation is at 4 p.m. with a reception immediately following.
Sponsored by the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute.

Friday, May 7, 2010, Marshall Student Center Oak Room, MSC 3707
Association of Medical Science Graduate Students (AMSGS) 2010 Annual Awards Banquet
Please RSVP to Tina Fiorelli by Friday, April 23, 2010.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 12:00 p.m., MDL 1005
Distinguished Lecture Series: USF Nanomedicine Research Center & the Division of Translational Medicine
Mingnan Chen, PhD, Research Associate, Center for Biologically Inspired Materials and Material Systems, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC, will present a seminar on "Chimeric Polypeptide-Based Nano-Carriers for Cancer Drug Delivery".
Please contact Mary Palmer for more information (mpalmer1@ health.usf.edu, 813-974-8570).

Friday, May 14, 2010, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., MDL 1005
Molecular Medicine Spring 2010 Seminar Series
Dave Morris, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry; University of Washington, Seattle, WA, will present a seminar on "Exploring the Transcriptomes of Complex Tissues with the RiboTag Mouse".
Faculty host: Michael White, PhD. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, USF Health.

Monday, May 17, 2010, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., MDC 2330 and MDL 1025
Lisa Muma Weitz Laboratory for Advanced Microscopy & Cell Imaging Workshop/Seminar:
Bitplane Scientific Solutions Imaris 3D and 4D imaging analysis software demo
Seminar: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., MDC 2330, presented by Yier Toh
Hands-on testing (bring your own data sets): 12:00 - 5:00 p.m., MDL 1025
This software provides a powerful imaging processing with 2D, 3D and 4D images from various microscopy systems (confocal, spinning disk, wide-field). We will have an in-site to see the application, analytic and visualization capabilities of this software.
Faculty host: Byeong J. Cha, PhD (bcha@health.usf.edu). Sponsored by the Office of Research, College of Medicine, USF Health.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., MDL 1005
Molecular Medicine Summer 2010 Graduate Seminar / Work in Progress
Speaker: Myrna Ortiz-Ruiz, graduate student. Myrna's major professor is Dmitry Gabrilovich, MD, PhD (Departments of Molecular Medicine and Oncologic Sciences).
Sponsored by the Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, USF Health.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., MDC 1004
Lisa Muma Weitz Laboratory for Advanced Microscopy & Cell Imaging Workshop/Seminar:
Andor Technology Presentation on Live Cell Imaging
Eric F. Chen, Andor Technology, will give a seminar on live cell imaging.
This system allows for high speed multidimensional multi channel confocal imaging. We hope you again will be able to bring your samples to test out this system! The system demonstration will be held Tuesday - Thursday, May 25-27 in the Lisa Muma Weitz Laboratory for Advanced Microscopy & Cell Imaging in MDL 1025.
Faculty host: Byeong J. Cha, PhD (bcha@health.usf.edu). Sponsored by the Office of Research, College of Medicine, USF Health.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., MDL 1005
Signature Interdisciplinary Program in Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Special Seminar
Reena Ghildyal, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, will present a seminar on "Pathogenic mechanisms of respiratory viruses: nuclear transport as a target for antiviral approaches".
Sponsored by the Signature Interdisciplinary Program in Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases (SIPAIID), USF Health.

Thursday, May 27, 2010, 3:00 p.m., MDC 2510
Signature Interdisciplinary Program in Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Selected Topics Seminar
Michael Teng, PhD, Nanomedicine Research Center, Divisions of Translational Medicine & Allergy/Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, USF, will present a seminar on "Multifunctional viral proteins in the pathogenesis of viral infection".
Sponsored by the Signature Interdisciplinary Program in Allergy, Immunology and Infectious Diseases (SIPAIID), USF Health.

Friday, May 28, 2010, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., MDL 1005
Molecular Medicine Spring 2010 Seminar Series
Bill Lagor, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, will present a seminar on "Somatic Overexpression and Knockdown to Study Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism: Deciphering the Role of Apolipoprotein F".
Faculty host: Gene Ness, PhD. Sponsored by the Department of Molecular Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, USF Health.