UTHSC Announcements


Announcements

CFRI Discussions: A Pediatrics Seminar Series

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Please join us on Monday, May 17 at 12 p.m. for CFRI Discussions with Michelle Puchowicz, PhD. Dr. Puchowicz will present “Neuroprotective Properties of Diet-induced Ketosis: Carbohydrate Restriction Induces a Unique Brain Metabolic State”.


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Cancer Research Grand Rounds – Tuesday, 5/11 at 1pm

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Liqin Zhu, PhD, Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will present on “Tumor Microenvironment: An Accomplice or A Competitor?”, Tuesday, 5/11 at 1pm CST.

Contact us at uthscccr@uthsc.edu to receive the zoom link for the seminar.

Thank you!


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Cancer Research in Progress Series – Thursday, 5/13 at Noon

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Join us for the Basic and Translational Cancer Research in Progress Seminar this week on Thursday, 5/13 at noon via Zoom.

Nour Aljouda, PhD Student, Honor Council President, Department of Genetics, Genomics and Informatics, UTHSC, will present on “Defining TCF4’s Role as a Novel Key Regulator in Mediating Neuroblastoma Cell Identity”.

Contact uthscccr@uthsc.edu for zoom link.

Thank you.


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TN-CTSI would like to share this NIEHS educational opportunity

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NIEHS Workshop: Integrating Multiscale Geospatial Environmental Data into Large Population Health Studies, Registration now open! The NIEHS is hosting a 2-day virtual workshop on June 15-16. The workshop is open to the public and registration is free.


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TN-CTSI Principal Investigator Research Training Series

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The Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute (TN-CTSI) will continue its research training series which was initiated last year with Research 101 (Spring 2020) and Research 102 (Fall 2020) and this year with Research 103 (Spring 2021). While Research 101,102, and 103 have been directed toward a general research staff audience, Principal Investigator Research Training will be offered in May /June of 2021 to specifically meet the needs of Principal Investigators across the state of Tennessee. However, anyone interested in research conduct is welcome to attend.


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CAS login service to be upgraded this Friday, May 14

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The Central Authentication Service that enables you to log in with your NetID and password to most major UTHSC applications, including Blackboard, Banner, and others, will be upgraded this Friday, May 14, at 6-7am CT. During this time, you may be unable to log in to associated systems.


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Cybersecurity Scam of the Week (Month, Year, Decade) – Robocalls

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According to research by a company called YouMail, Americans received over 4.4 billion (with a B) robocalls in April, which is a 10% decrease from previous months. Memphis, though, is the 2nd highest volume of calls per person for cities in the US at 35 calls per month. What can you do about these? Read more to find out and see what phishing attempts were reported to Abuse this past week.


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This Wednesday: Shared Resources Technology Talk

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Researchers, join us Wednesday, May 12 at 1:00pm, CT for a webinar from ThermoFisher on a new mass spec instrument suitable for lipodomics research. Sven Hackbusch, PhD, Senior Application Scientist, AMER Centers of Excellence, will present on key features and characteristics of the Orbitrap Exploris 240 Mass Spectrometer.