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May 23, 2016
 
 
 
Navigating the University: Research & Resources Management Retreat

USC Faculty:

USC's annual event: "Navigating the University: Research & Resources Management Retreat" will be held on August 19, 2016 at Descanso Gardens, La Canada Flintridge

Hosted by the Center for Excellence in Research, Navigating the University: Research & Resources Management supports faculty investigators in all disciplines who are wanting to learn about the research resources available to them at USC. All new USC faculty engaged in research to attend the event.

Additional Details to follow.

Navigating the University    
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INTD 500 - Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

The Keck School of Medicine of USC is pleased to again offer INTD 500: Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). This one-week course satisfies NIH RCR training requirements and is open to all staff, postdoctoral fellows, masters and graduate students conducting research. All PIBBS graduate students must complete and pass INTD 500 prior to advancing to candidacy. Postdoctoral fellows and masters students auditing the course will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the course.

The course will be offered on 5 consecutive days, Monday through Friday, from 9-11 AM during the week of June 13-17, 2016 (Session # 40680) and will be repeated during the week of August 1-5, 2016 (Session # 40690). Location is McKibben Annex 149 (MCH 149).

Lecture and discussion topics include: scientific integrity, misconduct and fraud in science, data acquisition and management, collaborative research, responsible authorship, conflicts of interest, innovation advancement and patents, animal welfare, human subjects, mentor/mentee responsibilities and professionalism in scientific relationships.

Dr. Donna Spruijt-Metz, Director, USC mHealth Collaboratory at the Center for Economic and Social Research, Research Professor in Psychology, and Director of Responsible Conduct in Research for the Keck School of Medicine, is the course director. Faculty from the Departments of Preventive Medicine, Cell and Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Physiology and other departments will serve as Discussion leaders.

This course does not require D-clearance to register. To sign-up to audit the course, send an email to Mary Jane Chua at MaryJane.Chua@med.usc.edu (postdoc and MS students only). Any questions about the content of the course can be directed to Dr. Spruijt-Metz at dmetz@usc.edu.

   
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RESEARCH EVENTS & SEMINARS
Monday, May 23
Single Cell ProteoGenomics to understanding Cancer Evolution
KSOM Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium, NRT LG

Peter Kuhn, PhD
Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Southern California

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Wednesday, May 25
From Pathogenesis, to Predictions, to New Therapies Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Team Research & Clinical Care Model
CHLA TSRI Research Seminar Series

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

The Saban Research Building Auditorium, 4661 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Philippe S. Friedlich, M.D., MS Epi, MBA
Professor of Pediatrics & Surgery
USC Keck School of Medicine
Interim Center Director & Division Chief
Center for Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
USC Division of Neonatal Medicine
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

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Tuesday, May 31
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
Daniella Meeker, PhD

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium

Informatic Tools for Identifying Patients for Cancer Studies

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Tuesday, June 7
The Saban Research Institute's 21st Annual Poster Session
9:30 AM-5:00 PM

Anita S. Watson Courtyard, The Saban Research Building, 4661 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Join the CHLA research and clinical community for a daylong poster session showcasing our diverse areas of scientific inquiry.

Keynote Presented by Maja Mataric
Professor and Chan Soon-Shiong Chair of Computer
Science, Neuroscience, and Pediatrics
University of Southern California (USC)
Founding Director of the USC Center for Robotics and
Embedded Systems
Co-director of the USC Robotics Research Lab
Vice Dean for Research
USC Viterbi School of Engineering

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Tuesday, June 7
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
NO GRAND ROUNDS IN JUNE

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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Tuesday, July 5
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
NO GRAND ROUNDS IN JULY

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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Tuesday, August 2
Cancer Center Grand Rounds
NO GRAND ROUNDS IN AUGUST

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Aresty Auditorium



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