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September

18
Course
LRC
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
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First Floor Classroom
EndNote Basics
You may sign up for this class by visiting http://www.lrc.usuhs.edu/content/training_reg.php
18
Seminar
NES
3:30 p.m.
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Lecture Room C
Targeting Endogenous Cannabinoid Biosynthetic Enzymes: An "Un-Marijuana-Like" Approach to Treat Pain
Aron H. Lichtman, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Virginia Commonwealth University
19
Seminar
BIO
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
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Room A2015
September Career Seminar Series in the Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Sabrina Joseph, Project Coordinator, WRAIR, former postdoctoral fellow, USU
19
Seminar
MED
9:00 a.m.
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Room A2053
Chimeric Antigen Receptor Based Immunotherapy for Cancer: Progress and Challenges
Dr. Crystal L. Mackall, National Cancer Institute
22
Seminar
EID
11:30 a.m.
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Lecture Room C
Genetic Exchange, Surface Antigens, and Inflammasome Sensors activated by Protozoan Pathogens
Michael E. Grigg, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Molecular Parasitology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID National Institutes of Health
24
Seminar
BIO
11:30 a.m.
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Room A2052
Fixing the Conformation Cures the Disorder: Pharmacological Reorientation of Missense ABCC6 Mutants into the Plasma Membrane in the Liver Reduces Ectopic Mineralization in ABCC6-/-mice
Dr. Andras Varadi, PhD, DSC, Institute if Enzymology, RCNS, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Migraine suffers may be at greater risk for developing Parkinson's disease

Migraine suffers may be at greater risk for developing Parkinson's disease

Migraine suffers may be at greater risk for developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life, according to a new study authored by USU professor of Epidemiology Dr. Ann Scher, published in the Sept. 17, 2014, online issue of Neurology ®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Those who have migraine with aura may be at double the risk for developing these disorders. read more
Antibody That Protects Against Hendra Virus Proves Effective Against Deadly Nipah Virus

Antibody That Protects Against Hendra Virus Proves Effective Against Deadly Nipah Virus

The human monoclonal antibody known as m102.4, which proved effective in protecting against the frequently fatal Hendra virus, has now been shown in studies to protect against the closely related Nipah virus - the basis of the 2011 movie "Contagion". read more
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USU Helps Warfighters Become Doctors

Ten students, five each from the Air Force and the Army, started classes Aug. 25 in the Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program, which is administered by the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. read more