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04.25.2014 8 a.m.

Conference on Fragile X Medical Issues for the Growing Child

A conference on Fragile X Medical Issues for the Growing Child will be held Friday, April 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor conference room.

04.25.2014 Noon

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: "EHEC Sings: Pour Some Sugar on Me"

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will host a UM-Spirit Seminar in Environmental Sciences by Vanessa Sperandio, Ph.D., professor of microbiology and biochemistry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, at noon on Friday, April 25, in the R. Bunn Gautier Building, room 118. Dr. Sperandio will present “EHEC Sings: Pour Some Sugar on Me.”

04.27.2014 7:30 a.m.

Mystic Force Ride & Walk Festival

Imagine a World without childhood cancer. Oleta River State Park. 3400 NE 163rd St. North Miami, FL 33182 Family Walk - Approx 1 mile - Walking Begins at 11:00 am Bike Ride - 30 or 50 miles - Pedals Up: 7:30 am Brick Option with 30 mile ride - Pedals Up: 7:30 am

04.28.2014 Noon

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: “Moving Beyond GWAS in Type 1 Diabetes”

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology will host a seminar from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 28, in the Rosenstiel Medical Science Building, conference room 3109. Todd Brusko, Ph.D., assistant professor of pathology, immunology and laboratory medicine and Director of Immunological Sciences at the University of Florida College of Medicine, will present “Moving Beyond GWAS in Type 1 Diabetes.”

05.01.2014 7:30 a.m.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology will host Grand Rounds on Thursday, May 1, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Bascom Palmer's Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Ophthalmology residents and fellows will present interesting or unusual cases.

05.01.2014 5:30 p.m.

Bascom Palmer Robert Haimovici Memorial Lecture: "Struggles in Vein: Progress in the Management of Retinal Venous Occlusive Disease"

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute will host the Robert Haimovici Memorial Lecture on Thursday, May 1, in the Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Julia A. Haller, M.D., professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, William Tasman, M.D., Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Wills Eye Hospital, will present “Struggles in Vein: Progress in the Management of Retinal Venous Occlusive Disease.”

05.03.2014 8 a.m.

Department of Neurological Surgery to Host 14th Hubert L. Rosomoff Research Day

The Department of Neurological Surgery will host its 14th Hubert L. Rosomoff Research Day on Saturday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium. The event showcases research by residents, fellows and faculty of the department. This year’s visiting professor is L. Nelson Hopkins, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Neurosurgery, professor of radiology, and Director of the Toshiba Stroke and Vascular Research Center at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

05.06.2014 Noon

Pediatric Grand Rounds: "Pearls of Pediatric Sleep”

Please join us for Pediatric Grand Rounds on Tuesday, May 6, featuring Shahriar Shahzeidi, M.D., assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, who will present “Pearls of Pediatric Sleep” from noon to 1 p.m. in the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium.

05.09.2014 Noon

McKnight Vision Research Seminar: "Photothermal Stimulation of the Retina: Initial Clinical Experience with Central Serous Retinopathy"

The Department of Ophthalmology will host a McKnight Vision Research Seminar by Daniel Palanker, Ph.D., associate professor of ophthalmology at Stanford University, at noon on Friday, May 9, at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Dr. Palanker will present "Photothermal Stimulation of the Retina: Initial Clinical Experience with Central Serous Retinopathy."

05.22.2014 4 p.m.

McKnight Vision Research Seminar: "Combined Molecular and Cellular Therapies Promote the Regeneration of Adult Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons"

The Department of Ophthalmology will host a McKnight Vision Research Seminar by Alan Harvey, Ph.D., Winthrop Professor of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology at the University of Western Australia, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 22, at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium. Dr. Harvey will present "Combined Molecular and Cellular Therapies Promote the Regeneration of Adult Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons."

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