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Upcoming Events

 

Cadets

The CaDeTS series is designed to help graduate students gain career development skills that will help them as they continue the journey through their PhD to their career. 

Friday, August 24, 2018
2:00-3:00 pm
Strategic Planning for your PhD: Time Management & Organization

Friday, September 7, 2018
2:00-3:00 pm
Building a Winning Team: Mentoring, Leadership & Conflict Resolution 

Friday, October 5, 2018
2:00-3:00 pm
Interview & Negotiating Skills 

Friday, November 2, 2018
2:00-3:00 pm
What Makes a Good Figure?

Friday, March 22, 2019
2:00-3:00 pm
Science Communication to the Public 

Friday, April 19, 2018
2:00-3:00 pm
Understanding Finances in the Scientific World: How to find Funding & Plan Spending 

 

GRADUATE FUNDING SUCCESS NSF-GRFP WORKSHOP

Friday, August 31 • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
Faculty Center, Marriott Library

NSF-GRFP Overview
Professor Diane Pataki
Associate Dean for Research, College of Science

NSF-GRFP Success Panel
Current NSF Award Recipients

RSVP at
http://tinyurl.com/NSFsuccess

 

 

Genetics Training Program & Genetics Interest Group Seminars 2018-2019

David Grunwald, Ph.D

Department of Human Genetics University of Utah 

"Learning from Failure: Designing Null Mutations in the CRISPR Era" 

Monday, August 27, 2018
4:15 pm 

Kjeldsberg Conference Room 
EEJMRB

 

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SRIGOKUL UPADHYAYULA, PH.D.

Instructor in Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School

High-Resolution Imaging of Multicellular Organisms

Thursday, August 23, 2018
3:00 pm
Crocker Science Center Room 208
Henry Eyring Center for Cell & Genome Sciences
 

Utah Fish Conference

We’d like to announce the upcoming inaugural Utah Fish Conference, a free (!) one-day symposium that is being organized by Zebrafish Interest Group trainees here on campus.

October 8th, 2018
Crocker Science Center
University of Utah

Bruce Draper
UC Davis
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular
and Cellular Biology

Trista North
Harvard Medical School and
Boston Childrenʼs Hospital
Associate Professor;
Harvard Stem Cell Institute

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THE DEPARTMENT OF NEUROBIOLOGY AND ANATOMY PRESENTS

Christopher Gregg, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology
and Anatomy 

“Unearthing New Epigenetic and Genetic Mechanisms Shaping Behavoir”

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

4:00 pm

Gesteland-White Auditorium, EIHG

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The Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy presents

Zhiping Pang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Rutgers University

“Synaptic regulation by neuropeptides in the brain”

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

4:00 pm

EIHG Auditorium

 

2018 Annual Teaching Symposium

The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence invites faculty, postdocs, and graduate students to their 2018 Annual Teaching Symposium

August 13, 2018

8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Marriott Library

More information and registration here: https://ctle.utah.edu/ats/

 

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THE DEPARTMENT OF NEUROBIOLOGY AND ANATOMY PRESENTS

Megan Williams, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy 

“Finding the perfect match: the role of cell adhesion in synapse form and function”

Wednseday, August 29, 2018

12:00 pm

EIHG Auditorium

Neuroscience Seminar Series
2018-2019

09/18/18: David Sulzer, Ph.D. 
"The Dopamine Synapse"

10/16/18: Jennifer Li, Ph.D. 
"Brain wide imaging of complex behaviors in freely swimming larval zebrafish"

11/20/18: Aaron Batista, Ph.D
"Neural population mechanisms of learning"

1/15/19: Bita Moghaddam, Ph.D
"Anxiety as a disorder of action computation by prefrontal cortex"

02/19/19: Axel Brunger, Ph.D. 
"Molecular mechanisms of synaptic neurotransmitter release"

03/19/19: Patrick Kanold, Ph.D.
"Circuits and plasticity in the developing auditory cortex: How you learned your mother's voice"

04/16/19: Yun Zhang, Ph.D
"Circuit mechanisms underlying olfactory learning"

 

Genetics Training Program & Genetics Interest Group Seminars 2018-2019

08/27/18: David Grunwald Ph.D.
Department of Human Genetics University of Utah 

09/17/18: David Stillman Ph.D.
Department of Pathology
 University of Utah 

10/29/18: Andrew Camilli Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology 
Tufts University School of Medicine 

12/03/18: Marian Walhout Ph.D.
Program in Systems Biology 
U Mass Medical School 

12/17/18: Charles Murtaugh Ph.D.
Department of Human Genetics 
University of Utah 

01/07/19: Jan Christian Ph.D.
Departemnt of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Universty of Utah 

02/04/19: Mark Metzstein Ph.D.
Department of Human Genetics 
University of Utah 

03/04/19: Daniel Hart Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
UCSF

04/15/19: Paul Taghert Ph.D.
Department of Neuroscience
Washington University School of Medicine 

For more information please click here. 

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DEPARTMENT OF ONCOLOGICAL SCIENCES PRESENTS

Tetyana V. Forostyan

PhD Dissertation Defense

"Role of immune balance in metabolic disease: deletion of retinol transporter in dendritic cells protects mice from obesity induced glucose intolerance and insulin resistance"

Monday August 13, 2018
11:00 AM
J. Willard and Alice S Marriott Foundation Auditorium
(1st Floor HCI Research South Building)

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Graduate Funding Success Symposium

July 31, 2018

1-4:30pm HSEB

If an application for graduate research funding is on your horizon, consider attending the Graduate Funding Success Symposium. This event brings together experts from across campus to advise and support students who seek funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as other sources.

Please click here to join the email list!

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Peng Zhao, PhD

Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Chen Lab

"Suppress type I diabetes without immunosuppression"

Thursday, June 21, 2018
4:00-5:00PM
HSEB 2680

Department of Oncological Sciences Presents

Julia Carleton

PhD Dissertation Defense

"Functional dissection of estrogen-responsive enhancers"

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
1:00PM
J. Willard and Alice S Marriott Foundation Auditorium
(1st Floor HCI Research South Building)

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Department of Oncological Sciences Presents:

Dollie LaJoie

PhD Dissertation Defense

"Coordinating the events of nuclear assembly as cells exit mitosis"

June 8, 2018
11:00 AM
EIHG Gesteland-White Ist Floor Auditorium

 

Once again, the University of Utah is among the top 100 universities in the world. According to the 2018-2019 Center for World University Rankings, the U ranks 83 out of 18,000 universities worldwide.

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Congratulations! Paul Sigala Named Pew Scholar

MB/BC Faculty member Paul Sigala, Ph.D. in Biochemistry was named a 2018 Pew Scholar for his lab’s interdisciplinary approach to developing novel methods for combatting malaria, one of the most common infectious diseases and a public health threat worldwide.

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Junco Warren, PhD

Assistant Professor
Cardiovascular Research & Training Institute
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Utah

"Histone Methyltransferase Smyd1 Regulates Cardiac Energetics"

Thursday, May 31, 2018
4:00-5:00PM
HSEB 2680

Utah Cardiac Recovery Symposium

The 2019 symposium will feature the clinical and translational impact of the recently announced impressive results of the multi-center LVAD Bridge-To-Recovery RESTAGE-HF Trial.
Please click here for more information

SAVE THE DATE
January 17 & 18, 2019

Univeristy of Utah
School of Medicine
Health Sciences Education Building

 

 

 

 

 

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