Past Events

MALDI-Based Tissue Imaging Nov 30, 2010 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219,
The Systems-Proteomics Center presents “MALDI-Based Tissue Imaging”, a presentation given by Oscar Alzate, PhD and Sun Yong Jeong, PhD from the Systems-Proteomics Center. Tissue imaging using MALDI-based mass spectrometry is a powerful way to look at the molecular distribution of proteins on the surface of a tissue by detecting signals generated by peptides or proteins. It is also possible to detect the distribution of other molecules such as lipids or metabolites. The "Molecular Images" generated permit the characterization of the tissue by analyzing protein distribution. Therefore, if the signal is strong enough, molecular signatures for pathological progression, or drastic changes in tissue architecture may be defined. Join us and see the value of MALDI-based tissue imaging in biological research.
Lunch & Learn: ResearchMatch Nov 30, 2010 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Bioinformatics Building, Room 1131,
Research Match is a national volunteer database accessible to Investigators at all CTSA Institutions. It is a useful and complementary recruitment tool that will help connect willing volunteers with researchers who are searching for appropriate volunteers to be placed in their research studies (not just clinical trials). During this Lunch-n-Learn, we will discuss how to access the database either as a feasibility or recruitment investigator or as a proxy i.e. coordinators accessing the database on behalf of their investigator. We will share current database statistics as well as give a live demonstration on how to access information.
“Binge Alcohol Drinking is Associated with GABAA alpha2-Regulated Innate Immunity in the Central Amygdala.” Nov 29, 2010 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM 124 Taylor Hall,
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies Seminar
"An experimental vaccine for chancroid" Nov 19, 2010 from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Research Ethics Grand Rounds Nov 18, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219,
Join Eric Juengst, PhD, for his presentation on "Do We All Have a Moral Duty to Participate in Biomedical Research?" on Thursday, November 18, 2010. Sponsored by Office of Human Research Ethics and NC TraCS Institute, the 2010-2011 Research Ethics Grand Rounds will be held on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Location: TraCS conference room #219, Brinkhous-Bullitt second floor Time: Noon-1:00pm For further information, please contact Warren Whipple, Department of Social Medicine (
Medical Education in the Era of Clinical Productivity Nov 18, 2010 from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM 321 MacNider,
Lewis R. First, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics University of Vermont College of Medicine Chief of Pediatrics Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care Editor-in-Chief, Pediatrics Thursday, November 18th, 8 am in 321 MacNider Dr. First's talk will be followed by an informal coffee hour with continued discussion.
Database Sources for Community Health Research (Rocky Mount) Nov 16, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM Braswell Memorial Library (727 North Grace Street, Rocky Mount, NC 27804),
The Database Sources Workshop will introduce participants to various databases available to community members for learning more about health statistics of interest. Participants will become familiar with NC CATCH, CDC WONDER, BRFSS, YRBSS and other databases to inform research. By the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: •Learn reasons data can support your work •Learning the available databases •Learning the purpose of each database •Overview of various types of statistics: Counts; Averages; Percents and Proportions; Rates •Understand how to best present data (i.e. bar graph, line graph, pie chart, etc…)
2010 Biostatistics Seminar Series Nov 15, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:50 PM Bondurant Hall, Room 2020,
Join Anastasia Ivanova on Monday, November 15th from 12:00-1:50 PM for her discussion on "Ethics, Placebos and Adaptive Randomization". This semester seminar series targets Clinical and Translational Science Investigators who have had basic training in biostatistics methods (e.g., completed Bios 541 and 542) and are interested in learning more about a variety of more advanced topics. Each session will be led by a different member of the NC TraCS Biostatistics Core or other Biostatistics faculty member. Individuals interested in earning 1 credit of BIOS 543 (which requires participation in all sessions) should contact Rosalie Dominik ( for information on course registration. Since topics vary across years, the course may be taken for credit in consecutive years. Selected Mondays: 12:00pm to 1:50pm in Bondurant Hall, Room 2020
High Impact Hepatology Symposium Nov 12, 2010 from 04:30 PM to 02:30 PM Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC,
An Update from the Major Liver Meetings | Eighth Annual Hepatology Symposium
Carolina KickStart Commercialization Webinar Series- "Seed Stage Funding" Nov 12, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online,
Join Bill Wofford and Helga Leftwich of Hutchison Law Group for a webinar on Friday, November 12th from 12:00-1:00PM! In this webinar they will discuss Seed Stage Funding for new business ventures. They will provide an overview of the critical sources of early stage funding such as state and federal grants and foundation support. In addition, they will discuss the processs of working with angels and angel groups and explore the merits of equity and convertible debt investment structures with these investors. They will also touch on how decisions made at this stage can affect the company and its investors as the company evolves.
"Direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C: What should we expect?” Nov 12, 2010 from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Facts about NC TraCS Pilot Grant Program Nov 11, 2010 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Room 219,
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 November 11th 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.
Structural MRI and Diffusion Tensor Imaging – Applications to Human and Animal MRI Nov 10, 2010 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM 219 Brinkhous-Bullitt Building,
Presentation given by Martin Styner, PhD and Ipek Oguz, PhD from the Developmental Neuroimaging Laboratory within the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC).
NC TraCS Database Sources Workshop Nov 09, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Wesley Long Education Center (501 N. Elam Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27408).,
The NC TraCS Institute, the Carolina Community Network (CCN), Wake AHEC, and Greensboro AHEC, proudly co-sponsor a series of FREE workshops on research topics. The next workshop in the series is Database Sources. Join us for the next workshop in the series on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 (10:00 AM- 2:00 PM) at the Wesley Long Education Center (501 N. Elam Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27408).
“Modulation of Emotional Neural Circuitry: Implications for Alcoholism and Affective Disorders.” Nov 08, 2010 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM 124 Taylor Hall,
Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies Seminar
UNC Functional GI & Motility Disorders Patient Symposium 2010 Nov 07, 2010 from 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM Siena Hotel, Chapel Hill, NC,
In Collaboration with: • University of Wisconsin • Boston University • International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
Rebounds and Rhinestones Gala Nov 06, 2010 from 06:30 PM to 10:30 PM George Watts Hill Alumni Center ,
Join Coach Sylvia Hatchell for a gala dinner with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts. Funds raised will support UNC Lineberger's pediatric oncology program in honor of UNC women's basketball player Jessica Breland.
UNC Functional GI & Motility Disorders Research Day 2010 from Nov 05, 2010 12:00 PM to Nov 06, 2010 05:00 PM UNC-CH Bioinformatics & Siena Hotel, Chapel Hill,
In Collaboration with: • Indiana University • Boston University • Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan • University of Wisconsin
The 14th Annual Ernest H. Wood Lecture Nov 05, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Radiology Conference Room; Basement - UNC Women and Children's Hospital,
Presented by Suresh Mukherji, MD, FACR
"Options, Options: Equity Compensation Basics" WEBINAR Nov 05, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM webinar,
Join Andrew Fisher and Merrill Mason for a webinar on November 5th! In this webinar they will discuss the decisions to be made and documents required to put an initial stock option plan in place. They will also cover the requirements for making option grants, the differences between incentive (sometimes called "statutory") stock options and nonqualified (or "nonstatutory") stock options, the importance of setting an option strike price, and various tax implications of stock options. Finally, they will touch on the mechanics of grants of restricted stock and the differences between restricted stock and stock options.