UTMB Announcements for 11/26/2014

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Infectious Diseases & Immunity Colloquium
Rebadge Early Hours
Badge Office and Police Administration Office Closed
VANPOOL FOR CLEAR LAKE - LEAGUE CITY
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS
The Final Oral Examination of Brian Mann
Health Policy Lunch and Lecture Dec. 5, 2014
EXTERNAL REVIEWS FOR GRANT PROPOSALS
Bake Sale-Preemie Reunion
**HOLIDAY ISLAND TRANSIT SCHEDULE**
IDEAL JEWELRY SALE
You're Invited: 18th Annual Forum on Aging Poster Session

Repeat AnnouncementsFirst Published
THE FIRST GOOD REASON TO CONSIDER LASIK: QUALITY OF LIFE11/24/2014
**$10,000 STUDENT AWARDS**11/24/2014
COMMERCIALIZATION OF RESEARCH FINDINGS WORKSHOP11/24/2014
IHOP Policies Available for Review and Comment11/21/2014
Neuroscience Grand Rounds11/24/2014
CLEARANCE-ITEMS-AT-THE-UTMB BOOKSTORE11/24/2014
Toy Drive - Department of Pediatrics11/24/2014
Galveston National Laboratory: Topics in Biosecurity Lecture - Dec. 211/25/2014
Dec. 2 Topics in Biosecurity Lecture at the Galveston National Laboratory11/25/2014
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- For Asthma Research Study11/25/2014

Infectious Diseases & Immunity Colloquium
First Published 11/26/2014

The Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases,
the Department of Microbiology & Immunology and the Center for Tropical Diseases
welcomes

 Kristin Michel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Vector Biology
Division of Biology
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas

 Presenting

 “Mosquito immunity in health and disease”

as part of the
Infectious Diseases & Immunity Colloquium
Date:  Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Place: Basic Science Auditorium, Room 2.212

 All interested persons are encouraged to attend!

Contact:     Email: Angela Culler     For: Center for Biodefense & Emerging Infectious Diseases     Phone: 72464     Fax: 70762
 
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Rebadge Early Hours
First Published 11/26/2014

The Badge Office will open at 7:00 am every Wednesday during the month of November.

If you have not picked up your rebadge, please stop by the Badge Office, RS 2.172A

Monday:          8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday          8:00 am - 3:45 pm

Wednesday:    7:00 am - 5:00pm ( November 12, 19, 26)

Thursday:        8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Friday:            8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thank you for your cooperation

Contact:     Email: Veronica Ortiz     For: Police Dept     Phone: 409-772-1503
 
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Badge Office and Police Administration Office Closed
First Published 11/26/2014

The Badge Office and Police Administration Office will be closed, Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28, 2014, in observance of the Thanksgiving holidays.  We will reopen on Monday, December 1,  2014 with normal working hours. 

We apologize for any inconvenience.    

Contact:     Email: Veronica Ortiz     For: Police Dept.     Phone: 409-772-1503
 
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VANPOOL FOR CLEAR LAKE - LEAGUE CITY
First Published 11/26/2014


Our van has an immediate opening for Clear Lake and League City riders.  Ideal for the Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm work shift.

Pick up riders at Bay Area Park & Ride and the Sportsplex parking lot in League City.  Stops at the 9th St. and Market circle.

     Guaranteed seat
           Less stops for a shorter commute
              Comfortable way to work -- all bucket seats
                    Curbside service in extreme weather conditions

For more information, please contact Luz Cheng at 409-682-1766 or email lcheng@utmb.edu.

Contact:     Email: Luz Cheng     For: EHS - Radiation Safety Program     Phone: 21781
 
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DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS
First Published 11/26/2014

Monday, December 1, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
GNL 1.100


Pulmonary Hypertension: Clinical Classification

and Pathologic Features

presented by

Abida Haque, MD

Professor, Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine

Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, Texas

 

Objectives:  At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

 Identify the different clinical categories of pulmonary hypertension

 Detect the pathologic vascular changes in lung specimens

 Apply criteria for grading the hypertensive changes

Methodology:  Lecture followed by question and answer session

 

Disclosure Statement (Speaker):  Dr. Haque has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

 

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members):  Drs. Anthony O. Okorodudu, Judith F. Aronson, Alexander J. Indrikovs, Mahmoud A. Eltorky, and Mrs. Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


Accreditation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation StatementThe University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 39
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

If you do not have access to the GNL, you must RSVP with your UTMB ID# to Paula Gabriles at plgabril@utmb.edu by Friday, November 28th, 2014.  You may be denied entry if you do not RSVP.

Contact:     Email: Paula Gabriles     For: Pathology     Phone: 22521
 
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The Final Oral Examination of Brian Mann
First Published 11/26/2014

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Announces – The Final Examination of

Brian Richard Mann

For the Degree of

Doctor of Philosophy

December 9, 2014

9:30 A.M.

GNL 1.100

TITLE OF DISSERTATION

GENOTYPIC AND MOLECULAR DETERMINANTS IN THE CONTINUED EVOLUTION OF WEST NILE VIRUS IN THE UNITED STATES

SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE

Chair: Alan Barrett, Ph.D., Professor, Experimental Pathology Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Gregg Milligan, Ph.D., Professor, Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Tian Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Experimental Pathology Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

David Beasley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Kristen Bernard, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiological Sciences, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Contact:     Email: Laura Teed     For: Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences     Phone: 22668     Fax: 70772
 
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Health Policy Lunch and Lecture Dec. 5, 2014
First Published 11/26/2014

Please join the Office of the President, the Office of Health Policy & Legislative Affairs, and the Center for Rehabilitation Research Using Large Datasets as we welcome Melinda B. Buntin, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine for another Healthy Health Policy Lunch and Lecture, on Friday, December 5 at noon. The free lecture is open to all UTMB students, faculty and staff, as well as those interested members of the public. The lecture begins at noon in the Research Building 6 Auditorium, room 1.206 on the UTMB campus. Lunch will be served beginning at 11:30 a.m.

This week’s Healthy Health Policy Lecture is, “The Role of Post-Acute Care in Rising Health Care Costs.” We hope you will join Dr. Buntin for a discussion on the on this very important topic in health care. The Healthy Health Policy Lunch and Learn Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Center to Eliminate Health Disparities and the UTMB student chapters of the American Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association.

For those unable to attend the lecture in person, a remote broadcast of the lecture can be scheduled for UTMB locations equipped for videoconferencing by contacting Veronica Pleasant in Videoconferencing Services at ext. 79037 by Dec 5 at 10:00 a.m. Please provide your location and IP address when requesting service. The broadcast will not be interactive.  

For information, contact Becky Trout, at rltrout@utmb.edu or (409) 747-2734.

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Contact:     Email: Diana Davison     For: Health Policy & Legislative Affairs     Phone: 409-747-2739
 
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EXTERNAL REVIEWS FOR GRANT PROPOSALS
First Published 11/26/2014

EXTERNAL REVIEWS FOR GRANT PROPOSALS  

The UTMB Research Services will arrange to provide external reviews of research proposals for any UTMB faculty. We will obtain 1-2 reviews for each proposal.

Components of the program: 

  1.  It is all voluntary
  2. Any proposal to an external agency or foundation with a total budget of >$250,000 qualifies for review
  3. All UTMB faculty investigators, at all ranks and levels of experience, are encouraged to participate. 

 Research Services will then arrange to have two investigators at non-UTMB institutions review the proposals. 

 Process

  1. The faculty member alerts Research Services of the intention to submit grant 45-60 days prior to submission date, and provides list of 4-6 potential reviewers at other institutions. Please email Lucy Gonzales, lcgonzal@utmb.edu, with this information.   Provide the title of the proposal and the organization to which it will be submitted.  The potential reviewers should be mid- to senior level faculty with study section experience. Research Services will identify potential reviewers if the investigator is unable to.
  2. The VP for Research contacts potential reviewers and arranges compensation etc. Reviews will be anonymous. Two reviews will be sought for each grant proposal.  There will be a one week turnaround time.
  3. The faculty member provides Research Services with complete draft of Specific Aims and Research Strategy (e.g. 13 pages for an R-01), Literature Cited, and biosketch for PI, at least 30 days prior to submission deadline.  There will be a brief, initial review by the Provost office, and a few may be returned if judged not to be sufficiently developed to benefit from rigorous review.
  4. Research Services works to ensure timely review, and provides such reviews as they are returned.
  5. Research Services will maintain a database of reviewer's contacted, those who agreed, their timeliness, and quality of reviews provided.
  6. The deadlines for alerting Research Services about a grant submission and providing potential reviewers (45 days to submission) and for providing a complete draft (30 days prior to submission) will be strictly enforced.

Limitations:

This review structure is initially intended for individual applications such as R01, R21 and K type applications.  It is assumed that groups that are planning center grants, program projects and other large proposals will want to establish their own external reviews on an earlier schedule (e.g. 60 days prior to submission). The Provost’s office will be happy to work with those groups to facilitate such reviews.

Please feel free to email either Dr. Garg, nigarg@utmb.edu, or Dr.  Goodwin, jsgoodwi@utmb.edu, with questions about this program.  

 

Contact:     Email: Kelley A. Prevou     For: Research Services     Phone: 409 747-1987     Fax: 409 772-9598
 
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Bake Sale-Preemie Reunion
First Published 11/26/2014

The UTMB Neonatal Nurseries will host a bake sale on 12/2/14 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Proceeds benefit the 8th Annual Preemie Reunion. 

Contact:     Email: Yesenia Sandino, RNC-NIC,BSN     For: Neonatal Nurseries     Phone: 772-9728     Fax: 747-6630
 
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**HOLIDAY ISLAND TRANSIT SCHEDULE**
First Published 11/26/2014

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, Island Transit will operate the following schedule:

For Victory Lakes and MOM Park-n-Ride Services:

Thursday and Friday, November 27th and 28th:  No Service

Regular Service will resume on Monday, December 1, 2014

 

For On-Island services:

Thursday, November 27th:  No Service

Friday, November 28th: Saturday Schedule

Saturday, November 29th:  Regular Service

 

If you have any questions, please contact Island Transit at 409-747-3900

Contact:     Email: Neal Cooper     For: Sustainability     Phone: 409-747-2958
 
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IDEAL JEWELRY SALE
First Published 11/26/2014

JEWELRY SALE

BY IDEAL JEWELRY!

 

Ideal Jewelry features sterling silver jewelry with gemstones from around the world -  including turquoise, jade, moonstone, garnet, peridot, amethyst, and much more.  It’s jewelry that brings out your best, and all of the pieces make great gifts at very affordable prices. 

Come join us in shopping with the nice folks from Ideal Jewelry!

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2ND  

AND

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD  

 

8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. EACH DAY

 

LOBBY

RESEARCH BUILDING 6

(OLD CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL)

 

Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are all accepted.

 

Proceeds benefit patient and volunteer programs.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!

 

Contact:     Email: Mary Moody     For: Volunteer Services     Phone: 22549
 
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You're Invited: 18th Annual Forum on Aging Poster Session
First Published 11/26/2014

Please join us for the 18th Annual Forum on Aging Poster Session

Hosted by the Sealy Center on Aging and Research Services

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 from 5-7pm

Where: Levin Hall Dining Room 

Everyone is invited to attend - Food and refreshments will be served

For more information, please contact Tony DiNuzzo, PhD at (409) 266-9658 or adinuzzo@utmb.edu

Or visit the Forum on Aging website: http://www.utmb.edu/scoa/forum/default.asp

 

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Contact:     Email: Stephanie Burt     For: Sealy Center on Aging     Phone: 409-266-9675
 
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THE FIRST GOOD REASON TO CONSIDER LASIK: QUALITY OF LIFE
First Published 11/24/2014

Tired of the hassle of glasses and contacts? A top reason to have LASIK eye surgery is improved quality of life. Many LASIK patients enjoy freedom from glasses or contacts.
They wake up in the morning seeing clearly and don’t have the expense or hassle of glasses or contacts.

UTMB Health Eye Center, in alliance with Joffe MediCenter in Bellaire, is offering state-of-the-art, custom wavefront LASIK eye surgery at special pricing ranging from $495 to $1,395 per eye for UTMB employees and family members. 

UTMB faculty member and experienced LASIK specialist and ophthalmologist Dr. Kevin H. Merkley is medical director of Joffe MediCenter, where he performs custom LASIK eye surgery. A UTMB ophthalmologist with more than 17 years of LASIK experience, Dr. Merkley has performed more than 20,000 ophthalmic procedures, including corneal transplants, LASIK, PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) and astigmatic corrections.

Wondering if LASIK is right for you? Call 1-866-685-6995 today to schedule your free LASIK evaluation at Joffe MediCenter in Bellaire. Be sure to tell them you’re with UTMB! Click here to friend UTMB Health Eye Center on Facebook to learn more about eye health and Eye Center news.

Over the next three weeks look for more reasons to consider LASIK.

Contact:     Email: Call Joffe Today!     For: Ophthalmology     Phone: 1-866-685-6995
 
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**$10,000 STUDENT AWARDS**
First Published 11/24/2014

$10,000 STUDENT AWARDS

CALL FOR NOMINATION:

The John P. McGovern Student Awards in Oslerian Medicine

 The McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine is pleased to announce the John P. McGovern Student Awards in Oslerian Medicine.  (http://www.utmb.edu/osler/awards/student_award.asp)   These awards provide monetary support for the education of medical students whose performance and conduct exemplify those ideals of medical practice as promulgated by Sir William Osler. The fundamental principles of Oslerian medicine include:

  • Compassionate, personalized medical care that emphasizes the doctor/patient relationship
  • Incorporation of a sound scientific basis for optimal patient care
  • Professional behavior at all times

The students that are given the honor of this award are called “Osler Student Scholars.”  The expectations of the Osler Student Scholars are to:

  • Learn about the values and principles that governed the professional lives of John P. McGovern and Sir William Osler.
  • Be active in the community of Osler Student Scholars and participate in projects of others or your own.
  • Serve as a role model for your Osler Student Society and foster learning for yourself and others about Oslerian principles and incorporate those ideals into your education and practice.
  • Encourage reflection on humanities and the importance of science as a foundation for the practice of medicine.
  • Attend monthly meetings of the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine and other meetings of the Osler Student Scholars.
  • Attend, and consider presenting at, the annual American Osler Society meeting and bimonthly Osler Club meetings.

Each award will be for $10,000 per year.  In 2015, awards will be presented to five (5) students: two rising sophomores and three entering the second, third, or fourth years who are in good academic standing in the UTMB School of Medicine (SOM).

A medical student who becomes an Osler Student Scholar as a sophomore will receive funding for three (3) consecutive years, a medical student who becomes an Osler Student Scholar as a junior will receive funding for two (2) consecutive years, and a medical student who becomes an Osler Student Scholar as a senior will receive funding for one (1) year.

Medical students who are enrolled in dual degree programs are also eligible to become an Osler Student Scholar.  A student enrolled in a dual degree program who becomes an Osler Student Scholar as a sophomore medical student will receive funding for only three (3) consecutive years without regard to which UTMB school the student is enrolled. A student enrolled in a dual degree program who becomes an Osler Student Scholar as a junior medical student will receive funding for only two (2) consecutive years without regard to which UTMB school the student is enrolled. A student enrolled in a dual degree program who becomes an Osler Student Scholar as a senior student will receive funding for only one year.

Faculty who have worked with medical students as small group facilitators or preceptors in clinical settings, or mentors in the Osler Student Societies or other organizations, are especially encouraged to recommend this opportunity to worthy students. 

Interested students may download an application by logging on to: http://www.utmb.edu/osler/awards/student_award.asp.  The applicant must also submit letters of recommendation from one of his or her POM faculty members, from another member of the SOM faculty, and from a medical student well acquainted with the applicant.  An optional fourth letter of recommendation may be submitted by any other person who knows the applicant well.  (Current Osler Scholars are excluded from writing letters of recommendation for nominees unless the faculty is the student’s sole POM facilitator.)

Applications and letters of recommendation may be submitted in hard copy to the address above or electronically to the McGovern Academy (mcacadem@utmb.edu).  The completed application and all letters of recommendation must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 23, 2015.  For answers to questions about the application, please call Ms. Rosemary Lindley at ext. 79680 or by email at mcacadem@utmb.edu.  

Contact:     Email: Rosemary Lindley     For: John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine     Phone: x79680
 
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COMMERCIALIZATION OF RESEARCH FINDINGS WORKSHOP
First Published 11/24/2014

COMMERCIALIZATION OF RESEARCH FINDINGS
Thursday, December 4, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Levin Hall North Auditorium

The workshop will focus on innovation and product development and provide information on the
intramural Technology Commercialization Pilot (TCP) program.  All UTMB faculty, graduate students
and postdoctoral fellows are invited.

Speakers include:

"How to Start a Company while being a faculty in an Academic Institute"

Darrell Carney, PhD
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UTMB
President & CEO, Chrysalis BioTherapeutics, Inc.

"Different ways to Commercialization of Technology"

Sundeep Mattamana, PhD, MBA
Associate Director, Office of Technology Transfer (OTT), UTMB

"How to be Successful in Receiving SBIR/STTR Grants"

Csaba Szabo, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, UTMB
Chief Scientific Offier (former), Aquinox Pharmaceuticals
Chief Scientific Officer (former), IKARIA, Inc.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

   

Contact:     Email: Kelley A. Prevou     For: Research Services     Phone: 409 747-1987     Fax: 409 747-9598
 
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IHOP Policies Available for Review and Comment
First Published 11/21/2014

As part of the IHOP policy review process, the following new and substantively revised policies have been posted to the Policies and Procedures Open Comment Section for review and comment: 

New Policy

2.1.4 Institutional Resilience Program: Integration of Emergency Management, Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery Programs 

Revised Policies

3.1.1 Staffing During Adverse Conditions 

3.11.1 Workers Compensation Insurance

6.3.0 Clinical Billing Documentation and Coding

6.5.0 Research Compliance Plan 

Comments on these policies will be accepted until 5pm on Friday December 5th. Please submit comments to the Office of Institutional Compliance via email at policies@utmb.edu.  

Contact:     Email: Nicole Aquino     For: Office of Institutional Compliance     Phone: 4097478710
 
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Neuroscience Grand Rounds
First Published 11/24/2014

 

Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Department of Neurology and Division of Neurosurgery

 

Presents

Partha Sarkar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology

UTMB

 

"DNA Damage Response Signaling and Neurotoxicity in Poly-glutamine Diseases"

 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

9:00 a.m.

Research Building 6, Room 2.312

 

 

Objectives:

1.  Describe recent advances in poly-glutamine-associated neurodegenerative diseases.

2.  Describe how poly-glutamine expansions abrogate neuronal DNA repair, leading to persistent accumulation of neuronal DNA damage and chronic activitation of DNA damage response in the poly-glutamine diseases.

3.  Illustrate how chronic activation of the DNA damage repose pathway impairs mitochondrial function and metabolic regulations in poly-glutamine ataxias.

Disclosure Statement (Speaker):  Dr. Sarkar has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members):  Dr. Anish Bhardwaj, Dr. Joel Patterson, Michele Sefcik, and Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose. 

Accreditation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditaiton Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact:     Email: Michele Sefcik     For: Neurology     Phone: 772-8053
 
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CLEARANCE-ITEMS-AT-THE-UTMB BOOKSTORE
First Published 11/24/2014

CLEARANCE ITEMS:

  • Select Scrubs
  • Select Scrub Jackets
  • Binders
  • Portfolio's
  • Select Long Sleve T's
  • Select Hoodies

While supplies last

Also check out our New and Improved Website: http://bookstore.utmb.edu

Contact:     Email: UTMB Bookstore     For: Auxiliary Services     Phone: 409-772-1939
 
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Toy Drive - Department of Pediatrics
First Published 11/24/2014

It's that time again for the annual UTMB Pediatrics Holiday Toy Drive!  This year we are asking for Toys and Children's Books.  Toys and/or monetary donations will benefit UTMB Children's Hospital, Pediatric Clinics and the Maternal-Child HIV Program.  If you wish to donate, please come by 3.300 Research Building #6 (old Children's Hospital), Department of Pediatrics administrative office or contact Tayna Vazquez by December 12th 2014.

For a full list of gift ideas please visit UTMB Health Pediatrics on facebook "TOYS" App.

http://www.facebook.com/utmbpediatrics

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Contact:     Email: Tayna Vazquez     For: Pediatrics     Phone: 409-772-5270
 
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Galveston National Laboratory: Topics in Biosecurity Lecture - Dec. 2
First Published 11/25/2014

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, Dr. Tara O'Toole, former Under Secretary for Science and Technology for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will delivery a talk from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the Galveston National Laboratory Conference Center.  Her talk is entitled "Policy Implicatons of the Life Sciences Revolution."

This lecture will offer a fascinating look into Washngton, D.C., science policy, biosecuty concerns, and how intelligence agencies in Washington rely on scientists and their research to develop policies and technologies to strengthen our national security.

If you do not have GNL access, send an email to Imelda Mendoza at imendoza@utmb.edu and provide your driver's license information (state and number), and plan to arrive 15minutes early for security procedures.

Contact:     Email: Connie Holubar     For: Galveston National Laboratory     Phone: 409 266 6518
 
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Dec. 2 Topics in Biosecurity Lecture at the Galveston National Laboratory
First Published 11/25/2014

On Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Dr. Tara O'Toole, former Under Secretary for Science and Technology for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama, will deliver a lecture entitled "Policy Implications of the Life Sciences Revolution."

This lecture, part of the GNL's Topics in Biosecuity Symposia Series, is at the Galveston National Laboratory Conference Center and is open to all UTMB students, faculty and staff. It will offer a fascinating overview of how U.S. Intelligence Agencies and the DHS rely on scientists and their research to forecast national security concerns and to ensure policies and technologies are in place to combat them.

If you do not have GNL access, send an email to Imelda Mendoza at imendoza@utmb.edu with your drivers license information (state and number) prior to Monday, Dec. 1 at  4 p.m.  Plan to arrive by 9:45 on Dec. 2 to complete the security screening at the GNL.

Contact:     Email: Connie Holubar     For: Galveston National Laboratory     Phone: 409 266 6518     Fax: 409 266 6810
 
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- For Asthma Research Study
First Published 11/25/2014

Subjects With Asthma Are Needed

 

You could qualify for one of our studies if you have a history of physician-diagnosed asthma AND are between the ages of 18 and 65 and are a non-smoker for at least one year. Eligible Participants will be reimbursed for their time.

William J. Calhoun, M.D.
Principal Investigator
Clinical Trials Office 

Contact:     Email: Afifa Khalil     For: Clinical Trials Office     Phone: 409-747-1887
 
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