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October 16, 2017
 
 
RESEARCH EVENTS & SEMINARS
Tuesday, October 17
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Amy S. Lee, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

The Unfolding Protein Response in Cancer: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications

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Tuesday, October 17
Mechanisms of hearing loss caused by noise trauma: Hair cells and synapses
John K. Niparko Research Seminar

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

BCC 101

John S. Oghalai, MD
Tiber Alpert Professor and Chair
Caruso Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Southern California

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Wednesday, October 18
Pharmacology and Structural Biology of the Visual Cycle
ZNI Special Seminar

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

ZNI 112

Philip D. Kiser PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Case Western Reserve University



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Thursday, October 19
Biostatistics Workshop Series
SC CTSI

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

NRT-LG 503-504



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Monday, October 23
Town Hall Meeting
Keck School of Medicine

4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Mayer Auditorium, Keith Administration Building

October 23, 2017
4-5:30 PM
Mayer Auditorium (KAM)

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Tuesday, October 24
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Markus Muschen, MD, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Clonal Selection in B Cell Development and Leukemia

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Wednesday, October 25
Regeneration & Preservation of Pancreatic Beta Cells in Diabetes"
CHLA Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

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

Rupangi Vasavada, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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Thursday, October 26
From Movies to Medicine: How Story Powers Everything
Biotechnology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

NRT-LG 503-504

Fabio Gratton
Founder & Chief Alchemist
Alchemy Factory

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Friday, October 27
Which Comes First, Overeating or Obesity?
Diabetes & Obesity Research Institute

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

CSC 250

David Ludwig, MD, PhD
New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children's Hospital
Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health

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Monday, October 30
Photoacoustic Tomography: Omniscale Imaging from Organelles to Patients by Ultrasonically Beating Optical Diffusion
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Hastings Auditorium, HMR101

Lihong Wang, Ph.D.
Bren Professor
Department of Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering
Caltech


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Tuesday, October 31
How to Write a Manuscript?
CDSS career development seminar sessions

9:00 AM-11:00 AM

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Speaker:
Roberta McKean-
Cowdin, PhD
Associate Professor
Preventive Medicine
USC Keck School of Medicine

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Tuesday, October 31
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Keigo Machida, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Metabolic Rewiring and Cell Fate Decision of Liver Tumor-Initiating Stem-Like Cells

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Wednesday, November 1
Revisioning Healthcare: Reclaim the Soul of Medicine
USC Institute for Integrative Health and the USC Office of Continuing Medical Education

8:30 AM-4:30 PM

California Endowment 1000 N. Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA 90012

Wednesday
November 1, 2017
8:30 am- 4:30 pm

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Thursday, November 2
Writing Winning Proposals
USC Center for Excellence (CER) Workshops

4:00 PM-6:00 PM

NML West Conference Room

Writing Winning Proposals

This three-session workshop is hands-on and requires you to bring a draft proposal for development. Each session covers different topics: understanding the announcement, best language to use, what to include/omit, writing strategies to get funded and peer-review.

Workshop dates: October 5, October 19, November 2


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Monday, November 6
"Junk" DNA, "Flagged" DNA and the treatment of acute leukemia
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Hastings Auditorium, HMR101

Iannis Aifantis
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology
NYU School of Medicine


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Monday, November 6
Mock Review Program
Keck School of Medicine

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

N/A

We are pleased to announce a new Keck School of Medicine initiative to support high quality pre-reviews of external grant applications from new investigators applying for their first submission for NIH RO1, R21 or comparable federal research grant mechanisms. We will provide expert feedback on 1) general grantsmanship including effectiveness of presentation, flow and quality of supporting documentation and 2) scientific content. Scientific experts participating in the review process will receive honoraria. We strongly encourage investigators to take advantage of this new initiative to increase your overall chances of funding success.

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Tuesday, November 7
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Jaclyn Biegel, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Clinical Approaches to Determining Cancer Susceptibility in Children

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Wednesday, November 8
Pathways Regulating Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Migration
CHLA Research Seminar Series

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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

Leonard I. Zon, MD
Director, Stem Cell Program
Boston Children's Hospital
Grousbeck Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School

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Saturday, November 11
CEUS: Basic Training for Novices
Keck School of Medicine

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

USC Keck School of Medicine 1501 San Pablo St Los Angeles, CA 90033

Hosted by Dr. Edward Grant & Dr. Hisham Tchelepi
Department of Radiology, USC Keck School of Medicine

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Tuesday, November 14
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Dolores Di Vizio, MD, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

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Tuesday, November 21
No Cancer Center Grand Rounds
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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Tuesday, November 28
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Adam de Smith, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

New Insights into the Etiology of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Through Germline and Tumor Genomic Analyses

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Thursday, November 30
Revising Strategies for Proposal Success
USC Center for Excellence (CER) Workshops

12:00 PM-3:30 PM

NML East Conference Room

Revising Strategies for Proposal Success

Learn to revise your final draft in an intensive workshop setting by applying top-down revising strategy, review draft against RFP and argument development, assessing key points, language usage, edit for style, tone, clarity, conciseness and point of view.

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Friday, December 8
1st ANNUAL FINCH AD SYMPOSIUM
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

ZNI 112

Oral & Poster Presentations by Students, Postdocs, and Fellows on Friday, December 8th (8:30 am to 5:00 pm)

Basic Guidelines
- Topic related to Alzheimer's disease, both basic and clinical (imaging, metabolism, vascular, neuropsychology, neuropathology, clinical trials, and others)
- 300 words not including author (s) and title
- Deadline for submission is Friday, September 29, 2017, at 5:00 pm

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Friday, December 8
Alzheimer's Disease Research Center 1st ANNUAL FINCH AD SYMPOSIUM
8:30 AM-5:00 PM

ZNI 112

Basic Guidelines:
- Topic related to Alzheimer's disease, both basic and clinical (imaging, metabolism, vascular, neuropsychology, neuropathology, clinical trials, and others)
- 300 words not including author (s) and title
- Deadline for submission is Friday, October 13, 2017, at 5:00 pm

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Tuesday, December 12
No Cancer Center Grand Rounds
12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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Sunday, December 17
Biostatistics Workshop Series
SC CTSI

12:30 PM-1:30 PM

NRT-LG 503-504



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