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Thursday, Feb. 14

Noon. Department of Radiology. “Molecular Imaging Center Seminar Series: Preclinical and Basic Research Using Imaging Based Analysis,” Jian Xu, PhD. Harkness Auditorium.

 

 

Friday, Feb. 15

7:30 a.m. Department of Ophthalmology, Research Integrated Grand Rounds. “Electrical Field Application for Optic Nerve Regeneration,” Kimberly Gokoffski, MD, PhD. HC4, 3rd Floor Conference Room. Info: Maria Mendoza, (323) 442-5599, mariadme@med.usc.edu, http://eye.keckmedicine.org

1:30 p.m. Department of Preventive Medicine Talk. “The Great Decline in Adolescent Smoking: Consequences for Illegal Drug Use,” Richard Miech, PhD, MPH, University of Michigan. Soto Street Building (SSB) 117. Info: Josephine Le, kpn@usc.edu, https://heal.usc.edu/. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2FEfB4Q

 

 

Friday, Feb. 15-Sunday, Feb. 17

7 a.m.-5 p.m. USC Tina and Nick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Lecture. “International Temporal Bone Course.” John Niparko Temporal Bone Lab, CSC 135M. Info: Nichelle Minutti, (323) 442-4827, nichelle.minutti@med.usc.edu, https://keck.usc.edu/otolaryngology/international-temporal-bone-course

 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 19

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Andrew Ewald, PhD, Johns Hopkins University. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

4 p.m. The Hearing and Communication Neuroscience Program and the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Seminar. “Synergies Between Vocal Production and Auditory Perception in Voice Masculinization Therapy for Gender Diverse Patients,” Aaron Ziegler, PhD, Oregon Health and Science University. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Melissa Salido, (213) 740-6091, msalido@usc.edu

 

 

Wednesday, Feb. 20

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Keck Medicine of USC. “All-Staff Meeting,” Rod Hanners, Shawn Sheffield. Soto II, 2902/2904. Space is limited, lunch will be provided.

Noon. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children: BitterSweet, Presented by Vijay Srinivasan, MBBS, MD, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.” The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Info and RSVP: tecpad@chla.usc.edu, https://bit.ly/2SXxIXf

 

 

Thursday, Feb. 21

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Keck Medicine of USC. “All-Staff Meeting,” Rod Hanners, Shawn Sheffield. Norris Research Tower, Aresty Auditorium. Space is limited, lunch will be provided.

Noon. Family Medicine/Primary Care Initiative Talk. “Weight Management and Obesity.” McKibben Lecture Hall 249. Info: Kristie Gordon, (323) 442-3072, Kristie.Gordon@med.usc.edu. Lunch will be served.

 

 

Friday, Feb. 22

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research. “Hastings Center for Pulmonary Research Retreat 2019,” Scott H. Randell, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Huntington Library Board Room, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Info and RSVP: Mary Jane Chua, maryjane.chua@med.usc.edu, hcpr@med.usc.edu

 

 

Friday, Feb. 22-Saturday, Feb. 23

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “Innovations in Medical Education 2019 Conference.” Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel. Info: Mayra Angulo, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://sites.usc.edu/ime-conference-2019/

 

 

Monday, Feb. 25

7:30 p.m. Keck School of Medicine of USC. “Keck Stories: Breakthroughs in Pain Management: Are Opioids Necessary?” Steven Richeimer, MD; and actor Richard Dean Anderson. Moss Theater at New Roads School, 3131 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica. Info and RSVP: Betsy Jaffe, betsy.jaffe@med.usc.edu, https://keckstories.eventbrite.com. General admission tickets are $20.

 

 

Monday, Feb. 25-Thursday, Feb. 28

6:30-12:15 p.m. Office of Continuing Medical Education. “2019 Perinatal Medicine Conference.” Westin Maui Resort and Spa, Hawaii. Info: Mayra Angulo, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 26

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Le Cong, PhD, Stanford University. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

Noon. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. “Data Sharing in Clinical Trials,” Jeffrey M. Drazen, MD, New England Journal of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Hastings Auditorium. Info: Mary Jane Chua, maryjane.chua@med.usc.edu. Lunch and seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

5 p.m. Department of Ophthalmology Lecture. “Effect of ATP-Adenosine Metabolism and Function in Autoimmune Responses,” Deming Sun, MD, UCLA Department of Ophthalmology. HC4, 3rd Floor Conference Room. Info and RSVP: Maria Mendoza (323) 442-5599, mariadme@med.usc.edu, http://eye.keckmedicine.org

 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 26-Wednesday, Feb. 27

1 p.m.-5 p.m. Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute Symposium. “USC’s 6th Annual Research Symposium on Diabetes and Obesity.” Aresty Auditorium. Info: Christina Ayala, (323) 442-2500, uscdori@usc.edu, https://usc-dori.org/uscs-6th-annual-research-symposium-on-diabetes-and-obesity/

 

 

Wednesday, Feb. 27

7 p.m. USC Visions and Voices. “Enchanting Aging: Inspiring Awe and Meaning in Late Life,” Anne Basting. Andrus Gerontology Center (GER), Room 124, University Park Campus. Info: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/events/listing.php?event_id=1299795. RSVP beginning Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 9 a.m.

 

 

Friday, March 1

9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. USC Emeriti Center and the Keck School of Medicine of USC Symposium. “The 3rd Annual Interprofessional Health Care Symposium,” Laura Mosqueda, MD. Hastings Auditorium. Info and RSVP: (213) 740-7122, http://bit.ly/HealthSymposium2019

 

 

Tuesday, March 5

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Long Cai, PhD, Caltech. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

Noon. SC CTSI/MESH Academy. “Difficult Discussion: Tips from an Expert,” Brinell Anderson, PsyD. Norris Research Tower (NRT) LG 503/504. Info: Emily Chu, (323) 442-2762, Emily.Chu@med.usc.edu, https://keck.usc.edu/mesh-academy/. RSVP: https://usc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4TKiWsvUoLO7bvf

Noon. USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Talk. “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context,” Pardis Mahdavi, PhD, University of Denver. Gould School of Law, Room 3, University Park Campus.

 

 

Wednesday, March 6

Noon. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “Research Seminar: Early Life Stress: Impact on Neural Circuits Related to Affective State and Drug Reward,” Elena Chartoff, PhD, Harvard Medical School. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Info and RSVP: tecpad@chla.usc.edu, https://bit.ly/2TQTz2Q

Noon. DIC at SC CTSI. “Digital Scholar Webinar: Social Media and the 21st-Century Scholar: How Researchers Can Harness Social Media to Amplify Their Career,” Teresa M. Chan, MD, MHPE, McMaster University. Online Webinar. Info and RSVP: NamQuyen Le, (323) 442-0232, namquyen.le@med.usc.edu, https://bit.ly/2QWDExI. RSVP to receive webinar link.

 

 

Thursday, March 7

6 p.m. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “24th Annual Joseph H. Bo, MD Memorial Lecture: Thumb CMC Arthritis: Lessons Learned from Big Joints,” Amy L. Ladd, MD, Stanford Medicine. Aresty Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Christine Curry, (323) 409-7347, curryc@usc.edu

 

 

Saturday, March 9

7 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Office of Continuing Medical Education. “2019 USC Spine Symposium.” Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. Info: Mayra Angulo, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Monday, March 11

Noon. Keck School of Medicine of USC Workshop. “Biostatistics Lunch & Learn: Statistical Analysis: What Statistical Methods are Appropriate for My Study Design and Data Collected?” Wendy Mack, PhD, and Christianne Lane, PhD. Norris Research Tower (NRT) LG 503/504. Info: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, rd@sc-ctsi.org, http://tinyurl.com/uscbiostat. Currently open to all faculty and postdoctoral fellows. Workshops recommended to take in sequence.

 

 

Tuesday, March 12

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Heinrich Jasper, PhD, Genentech. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Saturday, March 16

5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Keck School of Medicine of USC Department of Alumni Relations. “2019 Scholarship Gala.” Riviera Country Club, Pacific Palisades. Info: Molly Gervais, (323) 442-2352, molly.gervais@med.usc.edu. RSVP: http://keck.usc.edu/gala2019

 

 

Monday, March 18

Noon. USC Women in Management (WIM) Lecture. “Office of Professionalism and Ethics — Leadership Opportunities and Best Practices,” Mark Manley and Alexandra Mayhugh, JD, MS. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium (CIRM) 101. Info: Dana Coyle, (213) 740-4995, coyle@usc.edu, https://uscwim.org/product/leadership-opportunities-and-best-practices/. WIM members free, all others $10.

Noon. Keck School of Medicine of USC and SC CTSI Discussion. “Biostatistics Lunch & Discuss: Discuss Your Power Analysis and Sample Size,” Wendy Mack, PhD. Clinical Sciences Center (CSC) 2211. Info: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, rd@sc-ctsi.org, https://bit.ly/2p2aC4p. All faculty and/or investigators who are developing a research grant proposal are recommended to attend.

 

 

Tuesday, March 19

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Bruce Spiegelman, PhD, Harvard Medical School. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Monday, March 25-Friday, March 29

7 a.m.-12:35 p.m. Office of Continuing Medical Education. “47th Annual USC Diagnostic and Therapeutic Skills in Internal Medicine.” Grand Wailea, Hawaii. Info: Mayra Angulo, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Tuesday, March 26

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Carlos Lois, MD, Caltech. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Wednesday, March 27

Noon. Family Medicine/Primary Care Initiative Talk. “Immigrant Health Advocacy.” McKibben Lecture Hall 249. Info: Kristie Gordon, (323) 442-3072, Kristie.Gordon@med.usc.edu. Lunch will be served.

 

 

Tuesday, April 2

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Alessandra Sacco, PhD, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Wednesday, April 3

Noon. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “2019 Floyd H. Gilles Lecture in Neuroscience Research,” Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Info and RSVP: tecpad@chla.usc.edu, http://chla.org/tecpad

 

 

Thursday, April 4

4 p.m. USC Visions and Voices Lecture. “The Radical Redesign of Health Care: Changing the Balance of Power,” Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Mayer Auditorium. Info: http://visionsandvoices.usc.edu/events/listing.php?event_id=1300116. RSVP beginning Thursday, March 5, at 9 a.m.

 

 

Tuesday, April 9

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Lauren Black, PhD, Tufts University. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Saturday, April 13

7 a.m.-5 p.m. USC Office of Continuing Medical Education. “3rd Annual Keck Medicine of USC Colorectal Symposium: An Update and Comprehensive Review.” Aresty Auditorium. Info: Mayra Angulo, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog

 

 

Monday, April 15

Noon. Keck School of Medicine of USC and SC CTSI Discussion. “Biostatistics Lunch & Discuss: Discuss Your Budget and Your Overall Biostatistics,” Wendy Mack, PhD. Clinical Sciences Center (CSC) 2211. Info: Aileen Dinkjian, (323) 442-1087, rd@sc-ctsi.org, https://bit.ly/2p2aC4p. All faculty and/or investigators who are developing a research grant proposal are recommended to attend.

 

 

Tuesday, April 16

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Yingzi Yang, PhD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu

 

 

Wednesday, April 24

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Matt Thomson, PhD, Caltech. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Tuesday, May 7

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Bennett Novitch, PhD, UCLA. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Tuesday, May 14

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Benjamin Freedman, PhD, University of Washington. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.miaer@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events

 

 

Tuesday, May 21

11 a.m. USC Stem Cell Seminar. Karen Christman, PhD, University of California, San Diego. Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center Auditorium. Info: Ryan Maier, ryan.maier@med.usc.edu, http://stemcell.keck.usc.edu/events