MSU engineer's talk, Marston Symposium top week's eventsPublished on Monday, June 1, 2015 Published on June 01, 2015 A couple of interesting events is scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center. Wednesday, June 3 MSU engineer to offer cardiac 3-D perspective LiaoDr. Jun Liao, associate professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Tissue Bioengineering Laboratory in the Department of Biological Engineering at Mississippi State University, will present "Cardiac Bioengineering: 3D Visualization of Myocardial Fiber Disruption, Biomechanical Assessment of Scar ECM, and Patch Repairing Construct," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 3, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis.The seminar is presented by the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.Friday, June 5 Marston Symposium to focus on race, medicine The second Robert Q. Marston Symposium on Race and Medicine is scheduled from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, June 5, in the UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.The symposium is free for Medical Center physicians not seeking AMA credit, $10 for non-UMMC physicians or $45 for physicians seeking AMA credit. Lunch will be provided on a first-come basis.For more information, call Lynn Conerly at 4-1308 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.On the horizon Mentoring expert to address GWIMS session AdamsDr. Howard G. Adams, founder and president of H. G. Adams and Associates, Inc., and an expert on mentorship program development, will present "Faculty Mentoring to Create an Enabling Learning Climate" at the School of Medicine Group of Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) session from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, email Jessica Green Overby at email@example.com. Emory neurologist to review spinal cord injury effects TanseyDr. Keith E. Tansey, associate professor of neurology and physiology at the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, will present "Sensory Input in Spinal Cord Injury: Plasticity, Pain and Autonomic Function, and Neuromodulation of Motor Control" from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The seminar is presented by the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences and the Neurology Department at the G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center.For more information, call Lisa Boyd at 4-1640.