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David Geffen School of Medicine 2019 Graduation Ceremony
Title: David Geffen School of Medicine 2019 Graduation Ceremony
Date & Time: May 31, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Dickson Court (Perloff Quad)

David L. Rimoin Lecture in Education - “Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Blood Cell Diseases” - Donald B. Kohn, M.D.
Date - May 31, 2019 Time - 10:00 - 11:00 AM Location - NRB Auditorium - Neuroscience Research Building
UCLA Department of Ophthalmology Annual Seminar

June 07-08, 2019
UCLA Stein Eye Institute
RPB Auditorium
Los Angeles, California

The UCLA Department of Ophthalmology Annual Seminar is designed as an update course covering current clinical and research aspects of each of the ophthalmic subspecialties.

UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium 2019: Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future: UCLA’s Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Transplant

June 14, 2019
Iris Cantor Auditorium
Geffen Hall, UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, California

The UCLA Solid Organ Transplant Symposium is a one-day conference coordinated through UCLA Health Department of Transplant Services; the UCLA Office of Continuing Medical Education; and the UCLA Transplant Multi-Disciplinary teams.

Avoiding and Treating Filler Related Complications

July 18, 2019
UCLA Stein Eye Institute
UCLA Campus

This course will review the current understanding and research related to causation, avoidance and treatment of the most serious filler complications

Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course 2019

July 19-20, 2019
Day One: 53-129, Center for Health Sciences (CHS)
Day Two: UCLA Stein Eye Institute, RPB Auditorium

This course is a tightly focused survey of surgical and non-surgical options for periorbital and facial rejuvenation. The multidisciplinary faculty, renown experts in their fields, focus on practical techniques and conceptual pearls designed to send participants home with tools that they can immediately apply to their own practice.

Office Gynecology / Women’s Health for Primary Care

August 08-11, 2019
Disney’s Paradise Pier® Hotel
Anaheim, California
This four-day symposium provides the participant with a practical, clinical update on a full range of women’s health issues including the diagnosis and management of common gynecologic complaints, contraception, endocrine disorders, and the menopause.

Fourth Annual UCLA / SVS Symposium: A Comprehensive Review and Update of What's New in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

August 24-26, 2019
The Beverly Hilton
Beverly Hills, California

This three-day course represents a joint effort of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at UCLA and Society for Vascular Surgery.

24th Annual Pediatric Board Review Course / Board Prep Course

September 03-08, 2019
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center 425 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, California
The goal of this course is to provide a broad, but in-depth review of pediatrics for those preparing for the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) certification examination, those undergoing ABP re-certification, and pediatricians and family practitioners seeking an intensive refresher course in pediatrics.

36th Annual UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine & Board Review

September 10-14, 2019
UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin
Conference Center
Los Angeles, CA

One of the longest-running and highest-regarded courses of its kind, the UCLA Intensive Course in Geriatric Medicine is a four-day course and board review in geriatric medicine that emphasizes an evidence-based and functional approach to the comprehensive care of older adults.

Tropical Medicine Update for Savvy Clinicians

September 14, 2019
Neuroscience Research Building (NRB)
UCLA Campus

As international travel, migration, and global commerce continue to rise, U.S. physicians will increasingly encounter patients with tropical infectious diseases.

Ninth Annual Fetal Echocardiography and Fetal Cardiac Screening Symposium at UCLA: Pearls from the Masters

October 26, 2019
UCLA Meyer & Renee Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095

The Ninth Annual Fetal Echocardiography and Fetal Cardiac Screening Symposium at UCLA: Pearls from the Masters,” happily returning this year to the beautiful and spacious Luskin Conference Center in the heart of the gorgeous UCLA campus, will provide a fully updated, state-of-the-art program, presented by an esteemed multidisciplinary faculty.

Meeting the Challenge of Primary Care

October 23-26, 2019
Kaua’i Marriott Resort
Lihue, Hawaii

It is often said that the “common things occur most commonly” and nowhere is this not more true than in primary care. This four-day symposium will provide the participant with an update on common problems seen in primary care related to preventive medicine, rheumatology, internal medicine, and women’s health.

7th Annual UCLA Diabetes Symposium

November 16, 2019
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel Santa Monica, California November 16, 2019
Diabetes poses a major healthcare challenge given its rising prevalence, cost, and risk of chronic complications and co-morbidities. Healthcare providers are required to address these concerns in a changing landscape of therapy and technology where treatments for diabetes continue to expand.

BRI/Inaugural Joaquin M. Fuster Endowed Lecture- "Remembering the Past and Imagining the Future: Mechanisms and Functions" Daniel Schacter, Ph.D.
BRI/Inaugural Joaquin M. Fuster Endowed Lecture
Date & Time: May 21, 2019 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: NRB Auditorium

UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Protein-Protein Interactions
Title: UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Protein-Protein Interactions
Date & Time: May 21, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Boyer Hall, Room 529

UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Variant Discovery with GATK
Title: UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Variant Discovery with GATK
Date & Time: May 21, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Boyer Hall, Room 529

UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience - "Spatial and Temporal Single Cell Network Alterations Induced by Traumatic Brain Injury" - Douglas Arneson
Title: UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience - "Spatial and Temporal Single Cell Network Alterations Induced by Traumatic Brain Injury" - Douglas Arneson
Date & Time: May 21, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "OR to ICU Handoffs: More than just another Checklist!"
Title: Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Grand Rounds Presents: "OR to ICU Handoffs: More than just another Checklist!"
Date & Time: May 22, 2019 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium B-130, RRUMC

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar: "Regulation of DNA Damage Responses and Protein Homeostasis by the Protein Kinase ATM" - Tanya Paull, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar: "Regulation of DNA Damage Responses and Protein Homeostasis by the Protein Kinase ATM" - Tanya Paull, PhD
Date & Time: May 22, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB Auditorium

Renal Grand Rounds: “Novel mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease” - Tamara Isakova, MD, MMSc
Title: Renal Grand Rounds: “Novel mechanisms of cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease” - Tamara Isakova, MD, MMSc
Date & Time: May 22, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Alan Wilkinson Conference Room, 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 565

Urology Grand Rounds: "Translational Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in NMIBC" - Angela Smith, MD, MS
Title: Urology Grand Rounds: "Translational Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in NMIBC" - Angela Smith, MD, MS
Date & Time: May 22, 2019 7:15 AM - 8:15 AM
Location: CHS 53-105

Human Genetics Seminar Series - “New methylation- and SNP arrays from Illumina”
Title: Human Genetics Seminar Series - “New methylation- and SNP arrays from Illumina”
Date & Time: May 22, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Gonda Building 1st Floor Conference Room, 1357

Immigrant Youth Speaker Series - Family Separation: A Multidisciplinary Discussion of the Consequences of and Alternatives to the Detention of Immigrant Children
Title: IMMIGRANT YOUTH SPEAKER SERIES- FAMILY SEPARATION: A Multidisciplinary Discussion of the Consequences of and Alternatives to the Detention of Immigrant Children
Date & Time: May 23, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Tamkin Auditorium (B-130 RRMC)

UCSF Professor on the Ebola crisis in western Africa
Title: UCSF Professor on the Ebola crisis in western Africa
Date & Time: May 23, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: CHS 23-105

Building an Academic Career: Series and Steps - Junior Faculty Lecture Series
Title: Building an Academic Career: Series and Steps - Junior Faculty Lecture Series
Date & Time: May 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 73-105 CHS

Musculoskeletal Seminar Series: "Myobundle Platform for Studying Skeletal Muscle Physiology, Regeneration, and Disease" – Nenad Bursac, PhD
Title: Musculoskeletal Seminar Series: "Myobundle Platform for Studying Skeletal Muscle Physiology, Regeneration, and Disease" – Nenad Bursac, PhD
Date & Time: May 23, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Biomedical Science Research Building, Room 154

Gwynne Hazen Cherry/Stephen Feig Distinguished Lecture: "A Cure Within Reach? Genomic Therapies for Sickle Cell and Thalassemia" - Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH
Title: Gwynne Hazen Cherry/Stephen Feig Distinguished Lecture: "A Cure Within Reach? Genomic Therapies for Sickle Cell and Thalassemia" - Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH
Date & Time: May 24, 2019 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium, B130 RRMC

Author Workshop: Get credit for your peer review with Publons
Title: Author Workshop: Get credit for your peer review with Publons
Date & Time: May 24, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: Biomedical Library Classroom

UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Intro to Homology Modeling
Title: UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Intro to Homology Modeling
Date & Time: May 28, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Boyer Hall, Room 529

I3T Seminar - "What single‐gene Inborn Errors Reveal About Human Immunology” - Janet Markle
Title: Janet Markle-"What single‐gene Inborn Errors Reveal About Human Immunology”
Date & Time: May 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: CHS 53-105

UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Galaxy for NGS Data Analysis
Title: UCLA QCBio Interactive Workshop: Galaxy for NGS Data Analysis
Date & Time: May 28, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Boyer Hall, Room 529

UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience: "Synaptic Organization of the Prefrontal Cortex" - Adam Carter, PhD
Title: UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience: "Synaptic Organization of the Prefrontal Cortex" - Adam Carter, PhD
Date & Time: May 28, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

6th Annual UCLA Mattel Children's Discovery & Innovation Institute Symposium: "Novel Therapeutics"
Title: 6th Annual UCLA Mattel Children's Discovery & Innovation Institute Symposium: "Novel Therapeutics"
Date & Time: May 29, 2019 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Tamkin Auditorium (B-level) Ronald Reagan Medical Center

Immigrant Health at the Border and Beyond - The Paul Torrens Health Forum
Title: Immigrant Health at the Border and Beyond - The Paul Torrens Health Forum
Date & Time: May 29, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Laurie and Steven C. Gordon Neuroscience Research Building (NRB) Auditorium

2019 Pathology Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Lecture and Annual Clinical Innovation/Quality Day: "Reducing the C-Section Rate: A Quality Improvement Initiative" - Jessica Hsu, MD, MBA
Title: 2019 Pathology Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Lecture and Annual Clinical Innovation/Quality Day: "Reducing the C-Section Rate: A Quality Improvement Initiative" - Jessica Hsu, MD, MBA
Date & Time: May 29, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: 73-105 CHS

Carol Kruse Memorial Lecture: "Overcoming the immunosuppressive synergy between aging, high distress levels, and unique anatomy on immunotherapy for glioblastoma" - Derek A Wainwright
Title: Carol Kruse Memorial Lecture: "Overcoming the immunosuppressive synergy between aging, high distress levels, and unique anatomy on immunotherapy for glioblastoma" - Derek A Wainwright
Date & Time: May 14, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 53-105 CHS

UCLA JCCC Special Seminar - “Advancing precision cancer medicine in minority populations: gastric cancer as an example” - Luis Carvajal-Carmona, PhD
Title: UCLA JCCC Special Seminar - “Advancing precision cancer medicine in minority populations: gastric cancer as an example” - Luis Carvajal-Carmona, PhD
Date & Time: May 30, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: BSRB Room 154

UCLA JCCC Research Seminar - “Decoupling Bidirectional Eph/ephrin Signaling in Multiple Myeloma” - Joshua P. Sasine, MD, PhD
Title: UCLA JCCC Research Seminar - “Decoupling Bidirectional Eph/ephrin Signaling in Multiple Myeloma” - Joshua P. Sasine, MD, PhD
Date & Time: May 30, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: CHS 53-105

Author Workshop: Create your Google Scholar profile!
Title: Author Workshop: Create your Google Scholar profile!
Date & Time: May 31, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location: Biomedical Library Classroom

Departments of Human Genetics and Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology: “The Ribosome Structure, the Ecdysozoa and Lophotrochozoa Phyla, and the Rings of Life: Highlights of Jim Lake’s Contributions to Biology” - Maria Rivera, PhD
Title: Departments of Human Genetics and Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology: “The Ribosome Structure, the Ecdysozoa and Lophotrochozoa Phyla, and the Rings of Life: Highlights of Jim Lake’s Contributions to Biology” - Maria Rivera, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 03, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Gonda Building 1st Floor Conference Room, 1357

UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience: "Postsynaptic Biochemical Computation in Single Dendritic Spines" - Ryohei Yasuda, PhD
Title: UCLA Joint Seminars in Neuroscience: "Postsynaptic Biochemical Computation in Single Dendritic Spines" - Ryohei Yasuda, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 04, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium

“Sex, Pain and Death” - Jeffrey Mogil, PhD
Title: “Sex, Pain and Death” - Jeffrey Mogil, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 05, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 23-105 CHS

CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar: "How the Brain Represents Objects" - Doris Tsao, PhD
Title: CTSI Distinguished Speaker Seminar: "How the Brain Represents Objects" - Doris Tsao, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 05, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: NRB Auditorium

ICNG: "Wired to be human: Development, evolution and dysfunction of neocortical circuits" - Nenad Sestan, MD, PhD
Title: ICNG: "Wired to be human: Development, evolution and dysfunction of neocortical circuits" - Nenad Sestan, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 06, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Gonda 1357

2019 I3T Scientific Retreat: Breakthroughs in Food Allergy
Title: 2019 I3T Scientific Retreat: Breakthroughs in Food Allergy
Date & Time: Jun 11, 2019 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location: Geffen Hall 130

Vascular Biology Seminar Series Presents: "Innate immune signaling in epigenetic control of transdifferentiation" - John Cooke, MD, PhD
Title: Vascular Biology Seminar Series Presents: "Innate immune signaling in epigenetic control of transdifferentiation" - John Cooke, MD, PhD
Date & Time: Jun 11, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Boyer 159

Simms/Mann: "Hydration and Cancer" - Howard Murad, MD, FAAD
Title: Simms/Mann: "Hydration and Cancer" - Howard Murad, MD, FAAD
Date & Time: Jun 11, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: B130 RRMC

UCLA CTSI K/CDA Workshop - General Registration Deadline
The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) will be holding an all-day workshop for junior investigators who have applied, are applying, or thinking about applying for a NIH K/Career Development Award. We are offering this special opportunity to junior faculty at the UCLA CTSI partnered institutions (Cedars-Sinai, CDU, LA Biomed Harbor-UCLA, and UCLA) to learn how to prepare successful K applications. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Cellular Therapies Symposium II: Engineering the Future
Title: Cellular Therapies Symposium II: Engineering the Future
Date & Time: Jun 13, 2019 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Iris Cantor Auditorium Geffen Hall 130

DLAM New Facility Management Software
DLAM is pleased to announce a new Facility Management Software coming soon. ESirius 3G will include many new features including online invoicing, barcoded cage cards, integrated animal health reporting, and more.
Drop-In Consults with CTSI Grants Submission Unit
Get Help on Your Grant Application!
UPDATE: CABI Global Health Database
CABI Global Health Database canceled. Trial for CAB Direct until 7/1, please give us your feedback!
Drop-In Statistical Consults
Biostatistical consultations are available at UCLA and appointments can be arranged at LA BioMed and Cedars-Sinai.
Call for Proposals: Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grant Program
The Hirshberg Foundation Seed Grant Program for pancreatic cancer application deadline: August 15, 2019.
UCLA Memory study for participants between 60-90 years
UCLA Memory study for participants between 60-90 years
The Habitual Diet and Avocado Trial (HAT Study) is seeking new volunteers!
Are you: -Over 25 years old? -Overweight with an elevated waist circumference (≥35 inches for women or ≥40 inches for men)? -Willing to either eat an avocado every day for 6 months, or limit avocado consumption to 2/month for the same duration? If so, you may be eligible to participate in The Healthy Avocado Trial (HAT): a paid, 6-month-long nutrition research study at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition!
Volunteers needed for an MRI research study
We would like to offer you the opportunity to participate in Dr. Albert Thomas project titled: MR Imaging and Spectroscopy of Breast Cancer and Healthy Human Subjects that is being conducted at UCLA.
Join the UCLA Social Interactions and Health Research Study!
This is a year-long study to examine how social interactions and personal characteristics are associated with changes in health behaviors, hormones, and health.
Volunteers Wanted For Research
Nutritional Supplementation in the elderly (age 65+) with weight loss study is looking for volunteers. Up to $200 compensation.
Adult Control Volunteers (55 - 85) wanted for Early-onset Alzheimer's Disease Study
Participants will serve as healthy comparison subjects for an early-onset Alzheimer's disease study and will undergo neurocognitive tasks . The cognitive testing will include tasks to measure thinking, memory, problem solving skills, and other cognitive domains.
Families expecting their second child needed for infant development study
UCLA researchers are recruiting families with an infant less than six weeks of age. Infants must not be the firstborn child in their family and have no family history of autism. The study involves non-invasive MRI (during natural sleep), EEG, eye-tracking, and behavioral assessments in order to examine social communication skills in the first year of life. Participation in this study involves visits at 1½, 3, 6, 9, 12, 18, 24 and 36 months. Families will receive valuable feedback on their infant’s developmental progress, as well as $50 compensation for each visit and a picture of their baby's brain.
The Effect of a Healthy Snack on Body Weight and Composition
UCLA Center for Human Nutrition is seeking generally healthy volunteers 30 to 75 years of age who are overweight (BMI 27.0 to 35.0 kg/m2) and wish to participate in a weight loss research study.
Healthy and Patient Volunteers needed for an MRI research study for Type 2 Diabetes
I would like to offer you the opportunity to participate in Dr. Albert Thomas and Dr. Christine Darwin’s project titled: Non-linear Reconstruction for MR Spectroscopic Imaging of Human Calf in Diabetes that is being conducted at UCLA (IRB#13-000251).
Volunteers with Depression needed for Sleep Deprivation Study
If you are experiencing moderate-to-severe depression for at least six months and are between 20-64 years old, you may be eligible to participate in a total sleep deprivation study at UCLA. 
Volunteers with Depression needed for tDCS Study
If you have been diagnosed with depression, are unmedicated or on stable antidepressant medication, are between 18-55 years old, and are able to receive a brain scan, you may be eligible to participate in a depression research study using neurostimulation. 
Volunteers needed for an MRI research study
I would like to offer you the opportunity to participate in Dr. Albert Thomas project titled: Investigation of Sleep Apnea using Accelerated MR Spectroscopic Imaging Study that is being conducted at UCLA (IRB#18-000272).
Call for Applications: Tumor Immunology Training Program NIH Grant
The UCLA Tumor Immunology Training Program serves the UCLA community by providing a sound structure for integrating training in cellular and molecular immunology with clinical oncology. Our training program encourages trainees to develop and/or apply novel biological and molecular immunological technologies to prevent, diagnose and treat human cancers, or to use experimental tumor model systems to investigate the role and mechanism of fundamental biological host-tumor immune processes.