Presentations by UMMC biology, psychiatry, physiology faculty; retirement ceremony highlight week's eventsPublished on Thursday, January 10, 2019Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.Monday, June 24Biology faculty to discuss embryonic bisphenol exposureGilbertDr. Yann Gibert, UMMC associate professor of cell and molecular biology, will give the UMMC Department of Cell and Molecular Biology presentation, "Embryonic Exposure to Bisphenol A and Bisphenol S and Lipid Metabolism," at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 24, in classroom 3A.All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Cherese Kelly at 4-1851. Tuesday, June 25Psychiatry faculty to identify Post-Genomic Era genetic variationsVallenderDr. Eric J. Vallender, UMMC associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior, will give the UMMC Bioinformatics Collaborative Seminar, “Identifying Genetic Variation in the Post-Genomic Era: From Sample Collection to Information Return,” at noon on Tuesday, June 25, in classroom R153(lower amphitheatre).All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wednesday, June 26Physiology faculty to assess Endothelin-1, cardiometabolic riskSpeedDr. Joshua Speed, UMMC assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, will give the UMMC Department of Physiology and Biophysics presentation, "Endothelin-1 and Cardiometabolic Syndrome Risk," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820. Friday, June 28Ceremony to honor UMMC retirees with 25 years of serviceThe Medical Center will host a ceremony to honor its retiring faculty and staff who have 25 or more consecutive years of service to the institution at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 28, in the student union second-floor conference center. A reception will follow the ceremony.For more information, email Laura Hodge at email@example.com. Faith Seeking Understanding group to discuss pluralismRussell Roberts, a first-year radiation oncology resident, will give the UMMC Faith Seeking Understanding Interest Group presentation, "Can All Religions Be True?" from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, June 28, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email Russell Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.