ICTS

ICTS Promoted Events

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SEPT 2023

29

Fri

UCI Center for Aging Research in Down Syndrome (CFAR-DS) Seminar Series

André Strydom, MRCPsych, MSc, PhD is a Professor in Intellectual Disabilities at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, where his research is focused on mental disorders in adults with neurodevelopmental conditions, including Down syndrome. Professor Strydom is particularly interested in aging-related conditions such as dementia in adults with Intellectual Disability and Down syndrome. He was the chief investigator of the LonDownS consortium, a collaboration on various aspects of Alzheimer’s disease in Down syndrome. One of the important aims of ongoing work is to deliver the knowledge, tools and expertise that is necessary to enable clinical trials of treatment to prevent or delay the onset of dementia in individuals with Down syndrome.


SEPT 2023

29

Fri

NIH Loan Repayment Programs Info Session

The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress that are designed to assist health professionals who have doctoral-level degrees and are conducting biomedical or behavioral research with repaying their educational debt.


SEPT 2023

27

Wed

CHOC Research Education: Qualitative Data Analysis with Rachel Carmen Ceasar, PhD - Part 2

Dr. Rachel Ceasar is a qualitative research consultant with the Biostatistics Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) team at The USC SC CTSI. In this role, Rachel supports faculty and junior investigators with studies and grants involving qualitative research, including focus groups, one-on-one interviews, quality-of-life work, and mixed methods.


SEPT 2023

22-23

Fri-Sat

2023 Premiere Clinical Psychopharmacology Conference

The UCI School of Medicine Premiere Clinical Psychopharmacology Conference provides an updated and targeted approach to the treatment of common psychiatric disorders related to mood, anxiety, psychosis, dementia, insomnia, and others. This course provides valuable and evidence-based updates for psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, as well as advanced topic learning for primary care providers who wish to improve their knowledge with the use of psychotropic medication management in the busy primary care setting. Students and psychiatry residents are welcome to attend and participate in specially designed “Resident Corner” sessions.


SEPT 2023

22

Fri

MSTP 39th Annual Distinguished Lecture Series

Topic: Deciphering the glyco-code in hematopoiesis
Speaker: Dr. Karin Hoffmeister, MD; Hauske Family Endowed Chair in Glycobiology & Senior Investigator, Versiti Blood Research Institute; Professor of Biochemistry & Hematology/Oncology; Medical College of Wisconsin


SEPT 2023

22

Fri

9th Annual Southern California Microbiome Symposium at UC Riverside

Connections to agriculture, health, and the environment. This event is free, but registration is limited. Students and Postdocs: See registration link to submit an abstract for the poster session!


JULY 2023

25

Tue

UC Health Grand Rounds

Topic: Achieving Diversity Without Affirmative Action
Keynote Speaker: Erwin Chermerinsky, JD
In anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will be providing an update on today’s current legal landscape and his perspectives on affirmative action, which has been prohibited in the state of California since 1996 when Proposition 209 was passed. Despite restrictions, the University of California, Davis School of Medicine has one of the most diverse medical schools, ranked after Howard University, a historically Black university, and Florida International University, a Hispanic-serving research university.


JULY 2023

19

Wed

CHOC Research Education: NIH Grant Writing & Funding Success Part 1 with Jessica Lerch, PhD

Topics: The Scientific Story & Collaborative Research Teams
Jessica earned her PhD in Neuroscience at Case Western. She then completed postdoctoral training at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami and went to a Research Assistant and then a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Neuroscience at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.CareerVolt provides one-on-one coaching and bootcamps to accelerate science careers. They support faculty in pursuing goals to publish, get funding, and better manage your time and resources.


JULY 2023

11

Tue

UCI Conte Center Seminar Series: Read Montague, PhD

Topic: Reinforcement Learning, Monoamines and the effort to connect neurochemical dynamics to Human Perception
Speaker: Read Montague, PhD
In-Person Location: Plumwood House (Across From Medical Education) Also Via Zoom Link


JUNE 2023

27

Tue

Dissemination and Implementation Conference Workshop

The New ICTS Dissemination and Implementation (D&I) Unit is offering a workshop June 27, 1-3 pm to provide expert feedback and advice for graduate students and faculty interested in submitting an abstract to the 16th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health to be hosted by Academy Health and the National Institutes of Health in Arlington, Virginia December 10-13, 2023.