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May 22, 2017
 
 
 
INTD 500 Course Announcement

The Keck School of Medicine of USC is pleased to again offer INTD 500: Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). This one-week course satisfies NIH RCR training requirements and is open to all staff, postdoctoral fellows, masters and graduate students conducting research. All PIBBS graduate students must complete and pass INTD 500 prior to advancing to candidacy. Postdoctoral fellows and masters students auditing the course will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

The course will be offered on 5 consecutive days, Monday through Friday, from 9-11 AM during the week of May 15-19, 2017 and will be repeated during the week of July 10-14, 201. Location is MCH 149.

Lecture and discussion topics include: scientific integrity, misconduct and fraud in science, data acquisition and management, collaborative research, responsible authorship, conflicts of interest, innovation advancement and patents, animal welfare, human subjects, mentor/mentee responsibilities and professionalism in scientific relationships.

Dr. Donna Spruijt-Metz, Director, USC Health Collaboratory at the Center for Economic and Social Research, Research Professor in Psychology, and Director of Responsible Conduct in Research for the Keck School of Medicine, is the course director. Faculty from the Departments of Preventive Medicine, Cell and Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Physiology and other departments will serve as Discussion leaders.

This course does not require D-clearance to register. To sign-up to audit the course, send an email to Alexandra Lipari at Alexandra.lipari@med.usc.edu (postdoc and MS students only). Any questions about the content of the course can be directed to Dr. Spruijt-Metz at dmetz@usc.edu.

   
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RESEARCH EVENTS & SEMINARS
Monday, May 22
HR Administration and Process Pertaining to Research
CDSS career development seminar sessions

3:00 PM-5:00 PM

CSC 250

Carmen Carillo, SHRM-CP
Director of Human Resources
USC Keck School of Medicine

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Wednesday, May 24
Engineering Cells with Synthetic Biology Molecular Tools to Control Their Behavior for Basic Research and Regenerative Medicine Applications
CHLA Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

The Saban Research Building Auditorium 4661 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027

Leonardo Morsut, PhD
Assistant Professor
Broad CIRM Center and Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12-1 p.m.
The Saban Research Building Auditorium
4661 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Wednesday, May 24
FGF-23; Coming of Age in Clinical Medicine
USC Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

MCH 249

Kevin J Martin, M.B., B.CH., F.A.S.N.
Clara A. Drefs Professor of Internal Medicine
Director, Division of Nephrology
Saint Louis University

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Wednesday, May 24
Wiring Up a Circuit to Perform Computations: Development of Direction Selectivity
ZNI Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Herklotz Seminar Room/ ZNI 112

Marla B. Feller PhD
Professor & Head
Division of Neurobiology
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley


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Thursday, May 25
Ion-Channel Specializations Shape Action Potential Firing in the Cochlear Nucleus
John K. Niparko Research Seminar

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

BCC 101

Jason Tait Sanchez, PhD, CCC-A
Assistant Professor
Departments of Communication Sciences & Disorders and Neurobiology
Northwestern University

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Friday, May 26
An Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Model for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Sheds New Light on Disease Pathogenesis and Potential for Therapy
Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Seminar

8:30 AM-9:30 AM

2020 Zonal Avenue, IRD 734

Brigitte Gomperts, M.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

May 26, 2017
8:30am
IRD 734


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Friday, June 2
Precision Medicine in Asthma: From Bedside to Bench and Back Again
Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Seminar

8:30 AM-9:30 AM

2020 Zonal Avenue, IRD 734

Sally E. Wenzel, M.D.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

June 2, 2017
8:30am
IRD 734


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Friday, June 2
The State of Health Care Reform in Los angeles County
Keck School of Medicine of USC: Gehr Family Center for Implementation Science

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Broad CIRM Center (BCC) 101

The Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, second district

Date: Friday, June 2, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Note: A light lunch will be served at 11:30am
Location: Broad CIRM Center (BCC) 101
1425 San Pablo Street Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Tuesday, June 6
Advanced Implants for Ophthalmology
CHLA 22nd Annual Poster Session Keynote Presentation

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

The Saban Research Building Auditorium 4661 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027

Keynote Presented by Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD

Cornelius J. Pings Chair in Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, and Cell and Neurobiology
Director, USC Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics
Co-Director, USC Roski Eye Institute

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Tuesday, June 6
NO CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS IN JUNE
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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Wednesday, June 7
Connecting Transmembrane Signaling to the Ionization Properties of Protein Functional Groups in Bilayer Membranes
ZNI Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

ZNI 112

Roger E. Koeppe II PhD
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Arkansas


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Wednesday, June 14
Can botanical drugs be therapeutic agents? Revisit an ingredient and preparation of Ayurvedic and Chinese herbal medicine for possible cancer therapy
USC Institute for Integrative Health

7:30 AM-9:00 AM

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Speaker: HK Lin, Ph.D.
Department of Urology
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

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Wednesday, June 14
Advanced Applications of NIRS in Neonatal Asphyxia
CHLA Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

The Saban Research Building Auditorium 4661 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90027

Lina Chalak, MD, MSCS
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Clinical Neonatologist
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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Tuesday, July 4
NO CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS IN JULY
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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Thursday, July 13
Development of Therapies for Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorders
Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Embassy Suites, Chevy Chase Pavilion WASHINGTON D.C.

Therapeutic Development for Rare Diseases:
Challenges and Opportunities

Francis S. Collins,
M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Tuesday, August 8
NO CANCER CENTER GRAND ROUNDS IN AUGUST
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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