Past Events

Carolina Vaccine Institute Seminar- Chris Walker Jan 24, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pagano Conference Room, LCCC,
Dr. Chris Walker's seminar title is “Contrasts in Immunity and Infection Outcomewith the Hepatitis A and C Viruses" Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics Director, Center for Vaccines and Immunity The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH.
Career Development Awards and Coping with NIH Changes Seminars Jan 21, 2011 from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM Fourth Floor Old Clinic Auditorium,
The NC TraCS Institute is pleased to announce two ½ day seminars on January 21, 2011 taught by Dr. Stephen Russell. (Please note one seminar is a repeat of a seminar previously presented in August 2010). Dr. Russell is a former UNC faculty member whose seminars provide detailed information on the proposal preparation process and strategies to achieve funding. Registration Deadline for, "So You Want a Career Development Award": Friday, January 21, 2011 at 8:00 AM Registration Deadline for, "Coping with NIH Changes": Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 12:00 Midnight
Participatory Research Approaches Workshop Jan 21, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 03:30 PM Moses Cone Hospital, AHEC Room 0029, Greensboro, NC,
The Participatory Research Approaches Workshops will provide an overview of research approaches that involve communities as research partners. This training will introduce community-based participatory research (CBPR), and cover the guiding principles, benefits, and challenges of this approach. This training will also feature a presentation by community experts on a specific participatory research project based in North Carolina. By the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: •Describe the guiding principles of participatory approaches to research •Understand concepts related to Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) •List the benefits and challenges of engaging in community-based research •Describe some of the tools and approaches to doing community-based research •Discuss a particular research project based in North Carolina
Meaningful Assessment: Improving Test Writing Jan 21, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Bondurant 2030,
Todd Zakrejsek, PhD and Kurt Gilliland, PhD will present a repeat session on Fri., Jan. 21 at noon in Bondurant 2030. Lunch will be available for the first 25.
The Agilent Technologies SureSelect™ Platform for Target Enrichment: Focus your next-gen sequencing on DNA that matters Jan 21, 2011 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219,
Presented by Emily M. Leproust, Ph.D. Director Applications and Chemistry R&D – Genomics During this presentation you will learn how the SureSelectTM Target Enrichment technology works and its main applications, as we cover the recent literature and the scientific discoveries that our technology has enabled. We will also present the current SureSelectTM product portfolio, which expands from All Exon kits to small capture customizable assays, including updates on new recently launched products that expand your opportunities for scientific discovery. Finally, you will learn how to scale up your project in order to study thousands of samples with SureSelectTM, by indexing libraries and implementing automation in the workflow.
Facts about NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program Jan 20, 2011 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219,
Thursday, January 20, 2011 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Bldg., Room 219 Please NOTE: Pilot Grant Program sessions will return to the regular schedule of the 2nd Thursday of each month in February. Next session is February 10, 1pm. NC TraCS Institute offers monthly educational sessions to provide general information about the NC TraCS Institute, and more specifically about the NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program. If you are planning to apply for an NC TraCS pilot grant, we highly recommend you attend one of these sessions. The next session will take place on December 9th and will include brief presentations by NC TraCS Research Navigators, Regulatory and Biostatistics Core personnel. The session will also include plenty of time for questions from attendees. Please RSVP to Paul Kerr at if you plan to attend. These monthly Pilot Program informational sessions will be held on the second Thursday of each month from 1:00 – 2:00pm in Brinkhous-Bullitt Room 219.
AOE Faculty Development Series Jan 19, 2011 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM Bondurant G010,
Todd Zakrejsek, PhD and Kurt Gilliland, PhD will present two sessions entitled Meaningful Assessment: Improving Test Writing on Wed., Jan. 19 at 4 p.m. in Bondurant G010 (snacks available); and on Fri., Jan. 21 at noon in Bondurant 2030 (lunch available for the first 25).
Sex, Survival, and Hedgehog: the Story of How Embryos Make Their Gonads and Adrenals Jan 19, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 124 Taylor Hall,
“Multiple aspects of protein folding” Jan 18, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
“Building Virus-specific Cytotoxic lymphocytes after Human Stem Cell Transplant” Jan 14, 2011 from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
"Pneumonia in renal transplant patient" Jan 13, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Medicine M & M Conference 4th Floor Clinic Auditorium,
"Post transplant lymphoproliferative disorder" Jan 12, 2011 from 07:15 AM to 08:15 AM Surgery Grand Rounds 4th Floor Clinic Auditorium,
“The membrane bound state of Cry1A toxins” Jan 11, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Cytoprotective Activities of Activated Protein C Reducess Sepsis Mortality and Ischemic Brain Injury Dec 17, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pagano conference room/LCCC,
"HIV infection and the brain" Dec 17, 2010 from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
CANCELLED TODAY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER- NC TraCS Research Ethics Grand Rounds Dec 16, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219,
Please join Marcia Van Riper, PhD, RN, on Thursday, December 16th for her presentation on "Research with Families Undergoing Genetic Testing". Sponsored by Office of Human Research Ethics and NC TraCS Institute Location: TraCS conference room #219, Brinkhous-Bullitt second floor Time: Noon-1:00pm 2010-2011 Research Ethics Grand Rounds will be held on the 3rd Thursday of every month. For further information, please contact Warren Whipple, Department of Social Medicine (
New Technologies in Genomics Core: Amplification-Free Digital mRNA, miRNA, and Copy Number Variation Profiling using Color-Coded Molecular Barcodes Dec 15, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219,
Join Mike Morrow from nanoString Technologies for a presentation on "Amplification-Free Digital mRNA, miRNA, and Copy Number Varition Profiling using Color-Coded Molecular Barcodes" Wednesday, December 15, 2010 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219
The RTP Chapter of ACRP presents “Auschwitz and The Nuremberg Code” Dec 13, 2010 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Bioinformatics Building, Room 1131,
Join Claudia G. Christy, MSN, RN, CCRC (Nurse Clinician in the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Division, UNC Chapel Hill, NC) for a special presentation on Monday, December 13, 2010 from 5:30 PM- 7:00 PM in Bioinformatics Building, Room 1131. Even though the Nuremberg code was written over 60 years ago, it’s relevance to human subject protection is as germane today as it was in the aftermath of World War II. This presentation will bring to life the words of the Nuremberg code with a real life focus on Auschwitz survivor Eva Mozez Kor. The Nuremberg code will be reviewed in detail including the background and actual content of the code.
“Chronic Ethanol Exposure Reduces Dopamine Activity: Role of Kappa Opioid Receptors.” Dec 13, 2010 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM 124 Taylor Hall,
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies Seminar
NC TraCS Lunch-n-Learn: Radio Advertising for Successful Subject Recruitment Dec 13, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt, Room 219,
Radio Advertising for Successful Subject Recruitment Have you wondered whether advertising on the radio really makes a difference with research subject recruitment? Did you know that you may be able to negotiate costs with radio broadcasters?