Nov. 20, 2017

Tech transfer director's presentation highlights remaining events in November

Several interesting events are scheduled for the next several weeks at the Medical Center.

Monday, Nov. 20

Thornton
Thornton

MSU scientist to discuss pneumococcal pathogenesis ins, outs

Dr. Justin Thornton, associate professor of biological sciences at Mississippi State University, will present the Microbiology and Immunology Seminar, “The Ins and Outs of Pneumococcal Pathogenesis,” at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, in room 6A.

For more information, call Angeline Green at 4-1700 or email her at agreen@umc.edu.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 28

Petell
Petell

Tech transfer director to talk research, clinical innovations

Dr. James Petell, Technology Transfer Office director, will give the Department of Biochemistry presentation, “Innovation Development of Your Research and Clinical Inventions,” at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Kennsie Johnson at 4-1505 or email her at ktjohnson@umc.edu.

 

Thursday, Nov. 30

Dermatology Mission Team to describe west African trip

The Dermatology Mission Team of dermatology faculty, residents and staff will share stories and images of its recent mission trip to rural western Africa from noon-1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Light refreshments will be available. For more information, call Taylor Sisson at 4-4252 or email wsisson@umc.edu.

 

Friday, Dec. 1

Rizzo
Rizzo

Harvard ophthalmologist to deliver Corbett Lecture on arteritis

Dr. Joseph Rizzo, David G. Cogan Professor of Ophthalmology in the field of neuro-ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and director of neuro-ophthalmology services at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary, will give the seventh annual James J. Corbett, M.D. Lectureship in Neuro-ophthalmology, “Diagnosis and Management of Giant Cell Arteritis,” at noon on Friday, Dec. 1, in lecture hall 124 of the School of Medicine.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. One continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Abby Gomez at 4-5501 or email her at agomez@umc.edu.

 

Monday, Dec. 4

Vest
Vest

Emory postdoc fellow to investigate late onset muscular dystrophy

Dr. Katherine Vest, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biology at Emory University, will give the Department of Biochemistry presentation, “Tales from the 3’end: Impaired RNA Processing and Metabolism in a Model of Late Onset Muscular Dystrophy,” at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, in classroom 3A.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Kennsie Johnson at 4-1505 or email her at ktjohnson@umc.edu.