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Tuesday, March 26

11 a.m. Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, Department of Preventive Medicine. “Structural and Communication Signatures of HIV-related Norms in Peer Networks of Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men,” Lindsay Young, PhD, University of Chicago Department of Medicine. Soto Street Building (SSB) Room 117. Info: Kiana Rowshan, (323) 442-7253, krowshan@usc.edu, https://ipr.usc.edu/index.php/events/

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

5 p.m. Department of Ophthalmology (Research) Lecture. “Novel Algorithms for Connectome and Retinal Imaging,” Yonggang Shi, PhD. HC4 3rd Floor Conference Room. Info: Maria Mendoza, (323) 442-5599, mariadme@med.usc.edu, http://eye.keckmedicine.org. Light dinner will be provided.

 

 

Wednesday, March 27

9 a.m. USC Institute for Addiction Science. “Sexual Orientation Disparities in Prescription Opioid Misuse Among U.S. Adults,” Dustin Duncan, ScD, NYU School of Medicine. Soto Street Building II (SSB) 2904. Info: Josephine Le, (323) 442-8230, kpn@usc.eduhttps://heal.usc.edu/

Noon. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “Into Thin Air: The Impact of Hypoxia on Inflammation, Immunity and Infection,” Cormac Taylor, PhD, University College Dublin. 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

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.

 

 

Thursday, March 28

4:30 p.m. Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology and Center for the Study of Blood Diseases Lecture. “Follicular Lymphoma — The More We Know, The More Complicated Treatment Decisions Become,” James O. Armitage, MD, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine. Norris Topping Tower (NTT) 7409. Info: Carolyn Castellanos, (323) 865-3913, castellanos_c@med.usc.edu

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. OTSC Philanthropy and MaPHSA. “Building Bridges: Improving Health Care Access for Immigrants in the U.S.” Aresty Auditorium. Info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/immigranthealth2019. Light refreshments provided; event includes interdisciplinary panel discussion and short film screening.

 

 

Friday, March 29

Noon. Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology and Center for the Study of Blood Diseases Grand Rounds. “Treating Patients With Lymphoma As A Paradigm for Personalized Medicine,” James O. Armitage, MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine. LAC+USC Medical Center Inpatient Tower Conference Room A. Info: Carolyn Castellanos, (323) 865-3913, castellanos_c@med.usc.edu

Noon. Keck Medicine of USC Ambulatory Lunch and Learn Series. “Understanding Genetic Testing: From Heart Disease to Designer Babies and Everything in Between,” Madeline Graf, MS. Healthcare Center 4, 3rd Floor Conference Room. Info and RSVP: Ashley Valentino, ashley.valentino@med.usc.edu. Light refreshments 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. Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. “Zilkha Seminar Series — The Nutrigenomics of Food for Thought and Brain Repair,” Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, PhD, UCLA. Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Duy-An Le, (323) 442-3219, duyan.le@med.usc.edu

Noon. Department of Family Medicine Talk. “Behavioral Health Integration in a Primary Care Clinic: A Panel Discussion.” McKibben Lecture Hall 156. Info: Kristie Gordon, (323) 442-3072, Kristie.Gordon@med.usc.edu. Lunch will be provided.

Noon. DIC at SC CTSI. “Digital Scholar Webinar: Digital Strategies to Find the Right Journal for Publishing Your Research,” Duncan Nicholas, Enago Academy. Online webinar. Info: NamQuyen Le, (323) 442-0232, namquyen.le@med.usc.edu. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2NYNHCL

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.

4:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Department of Anesthesiology Lecture. “Ninth Annual Vladimir Zelman, PhD, MD Endowed Lecture: Two of the World’s Greatest Mysteries: The Brain and the Universe,” Antonio Damasio, MD, PhD; and Daniel S. Goldin, former NASA administrator. Aresty Auditorium. Info: Deborah Caldwell, (323) 442-5840, djcaldwe@usc.edu. There will be a wine and cheese reception followed by the lecture at 5:15 p.m.

 

 

Friday, April 5

11 a.m.-3 p.m. MS in Global Medicine Symposium. “Global Citizenship Roundtable,” Student teams that traveled to India, Panama and the United Nations in New York City will present. Aresty Auditorium. Info:  (323) 442-3141, msgm@med.usc.eduhttp://keckmed.usc.edu/msgm/

Noon. Norris Community Benefit and Keck Medicine of USC Talk. “In the Next Room: Connections Between Patients and the Scientists Who Sustain Them,” Martin Kast, PhD. Norris Research Tower (NRT) LG 503/504. Info and RSVP: Mary Aalto, mary.aalto@med.usc.edu. Lunch will be served. Seating is limited, RSVP is required. A Q&A with Martin Kast and his family will follow the event at 1 p.m. Ten copies of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot will be raffled to attendees.

2 p.m. USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center Talk. “Editing, Screening and Imaging Genome with CRISPR technology,” Mazhar Adli, PhD, University of Virginia. Hastings Auditorium. Info: Carol Munoz, (323) 865-0816, carol.munoz@med.usc.edu

 

 

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

4 p.m. SC CTSI/MESH Academy. “Team Science Success Seminar Series,” Thomas Kosakowski, JD. Norman Topping Tower. Info: Lina Poyzner, (323) 442-1148, poyzner@usc.edu. RSVP: https://sc-ctsi-research-development.ticketleap.com/team-science/

 

 

Wednesday, April 10

Noon. Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. “Zilkha Seminar Series: Shared Pathways for Axonal Regeneration and Synapse Loss,” Catherine Collins, PhD, University of Michigan. Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Duy-An Le, (323) 442-3219, duyan.le@med.usc.edu

 

 

Thursday, April 11

Noon. Department of Radiology, Molecular Imaging Center. “Tarsal Bone Strength Properties of Leaping Primates,” Kristi L. Lewton, PhD. Harkness Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Linda Demarco, (323) 442-3858, demarco@med.usc.edu

Noon. USC Women in Management Luncheon. “State of the University with the Provost and Senior Vice Presidents,” Michael Quick, Carol Mauch Amir, Albert R. Checcio, James Staten. Vineyard Room, Davidson Center, University Park Campus. Info: Shu Li, (323) 865-0581, shuli@usc.edu, https://uscwim.org/product/wim-presents-state-of-the-university-with-the-provost-senior-vice-presidents/. Tickets are $20 for WIM members and $25 for guests.

5:30 p.m. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds. “Evolution of Pelvic Surgery for Bone Sarcoma,” Kevin A. Raskin, MD, Harvard Medical School. Aresty Auditorium. Info and RSVP: Sylvia Suarez, (323) 409-7409, sylsua@usc.edu, https://keck.usc.edu/orthopaedic-surgery/news/

 

 

Friday, April 12

Noon. Department of Medicine Continuing Medical Education. “Deep Remission: A New Therapeutic Target in the Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease,” Alakh Gulati, MD. LAC+USC Medical Center, Inpatient Tower C2J104, Conference Room B, 1982 Marengo St. Info: Sophie Gervais, (323) 409-7591, sophie.gervais@med.usc.edu, http://www.uscimresidency.com. This event is CME accredited. Please sign in at conference.

 

 

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 17

Noon. Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute. “Zilkha Seminar Series: Development of Targeted Therapies for Genetically Defined Neurodevelopmental Disorders,” Gavin Rumbaugh, PhD, The Scripps Research Institute. Herklotz Seminar Room, ZNI 112. Info: Duy-An Le, (323) 442-3219, duyan.le@med.usc.edu

Noon. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Discovery and Innovation Speaker Series. “Correction of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy by Genome Editing,” Eric N. Olson, PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd. Info and RSVP: tecpad@chla.usc.eduhttps://www.chla.org/research/training-education-career-planning-and-development-tecpad

 

 

Wednesday, April 24

9 a.m.-1 p.m. American Heart Association Symposium. “Blood Pressure Symposium.” Aresty Auditorium. Info: (323) 482-9564

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

Noon. The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. “Early Life Programming of Brain Appetite Pathways,” Katie Page, MD. 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

1 p.m.-4 p.m. SC CTSI. “Mentoring Workshop,” Emil Bogenmann, PhD, EdD. Norris Research Tower (NRT) LG 503/504. Info: Lina Poyzner, (323) 442-1148, poyzner@usc.edu. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2TZFTqq

 

 

Thursday, April 25

6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Department of Preventive Medicine. “Firearm Violence Prevention Symposium,” Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH, University of California, Davis. Mayer Auditorium. Info and RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/FVPSym

 

 

Saturday, April 27

8 a.m.-4 p.m. USC Norris Cancer Center AYA Program Continuing Medical Education. “4th Annual David Stroud Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Symposium,” James Hu, David Freyer, Lee J. Helman, William Tseng, Stephanie H. Cho, Shefali Chopra, Winston W. Huh, Leo Mascarenhas, Troy A. McEachron, Lawrence R. Menendez, Dakshesh Patel, Omar M. Ragab and Jan Huynh, Kristi Lara. Aresty Auditorium. Info: Shu Li, (323) 865-0581, shuli@usc.edu, http://aya.usc.edu. RSVP: Keck CME Office, (323) 442-2555, usccme@usc.edu, https://cmetracker.net/KECKUSC/Catalog. Registration is $25 before April 22. Patients can attend for free. RSVP needed.

 

 

Wednesday, May 1

Noon. DIC at SC CTSI. “Digital Scholar Webinar: A Method to Develop a Comic Based on Your Research: From Scientists, For Scientists, and Beyond,” Jan Friesen, PhD, Helmholtz Centre of Environmental Research – UFZ; and Skander Elleuche, PhD, Miltenyi Biotec GmbH. Online webinar. Info and RSVP: NamQuyen Le, (323) 442-0232, namquyen.le@med.usc.edu, https://bit.ly/2HgHe5K

 

 

Tuesday, May 7

9 a.m.-Noon. SC CTSI. “Mentoring Workshop,” Emil Bogenmann, PhD, EdD. Norris Research Towr (NRT) LG 503/504. Info: Lina Poyzner, (323) 442-1148, poyzner@usc.edu. RSVP: https://bit.ly/2TZFTqq

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

 

 

Wednesday, June 5

Noon. DIC at SC CTSI. “Digital Scholar Webinar: MedEdPORTAL, a Peer-Reviewed Journal and Online Resource for Teaching and Learning Resources,” Grace Huang, MD, Harvard Medical School. Online webinar. Info: NamQuyen Le, (323) 442-0232, namquyen.le@med.usc.edu, https://bit.ly/2XSXcI7