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The Institute for Translational Science Seminar

CTSA Seminar - Michael Patton MD, MS

NIEHS CET Environmental Health Sciences Seminar

The NIEHS Center in Environmental Toxicology cordially invites you to attend the Environmental Health Sciences Seminar Series featuring:

Altaf Wani, Ph.D.
Division Chief of Radiobiology
Professor, Department of Radiology
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Title: Epigenetic Regulation of Early Steps of Nucleotide Excision Repair

Monday, November 10, 2014
5.521 Levin Hall
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

NIH R01 Meet the Expert Webinar

Research Services Research Education will host the NIH Research Project Grants (R01) webinar, November 10 at 1:00 – 3:00 pm in the Conference Room located at RSH 4.302 & 4.304.

This webinar is one of a series of webinars being hosted by NIH to allow applicants and others to gain useful insights into the submission and peer review processes. The "Meet the Experts" format will feature professionals who review applications as well as NIH program officers to fully explain how researchers can submit the best proposal for each.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to by November 9.

18th Annual Forum on Aging

Please join us for the 18th Annual Forum on Aging Poster Session
Hosted by the Sealy Center on Aging and Research Services

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 from 5-7pm
Where: Levin Hall Dining Room

Abstract submission available now:

Everyone is invited to attend - Food and refreshments will be served

For more information, please contact Tony DiNuzzo, PhD at (409) 266-9658 or

Or visit the Forum on Aging website:

Quantitative Methods Seminar

“Shrinkage Methods and Functional Mixed Models for the Analysis of Large Data”

Hyunsu Ju, PhD
Office of Biostatistics


lunch provided

PMCH Seminar Series

Protein and Healthy Aging

Douglas Paddon-Jones, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Nutrition and Metabolism

Thursday, November 6th
1.104 Ewing Hall

Lunch Provided

C. difficile MTT guest speaker

Cana Ross, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

presenting "Microbial GABA and Clostridium difficile infection"

November 13, 2014
2pm - 3pm
ITS Conference Room
6.110 Research Building 6

Register Now - Translational Research Course

“Translational Research: Tools and Techniques”, is a series of weekly sessions offered by the Institute for Translational Sciences – Education Office (Karl E. Anderson, M.D. Course Director). This course will begin Monday, August 11, 2014, 5:15 p.m., Research Building 6 (formerly Children’s Hospital), Room 2.312. The one hour sessions will provide an overview of ethics, methods, and issues in the conduct of research involving human subjects.

Credit is available for:
1.) Risk Education (select sessions)
2.) Graduate Medical Education (select sessions)
3.) Graduate students enrolled in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

NEW for this year, participants may register ON-LINE! To register, please visit:
(You must be inside the UTMB “firewall” or if off-campus, VPN)

For more information, please visit: or contact the Institute for Translational Sciences Education Office at 772-1484.

ITS Direct Connect - Connecting Researchers to Translational Science

Learn how to log into ITS Direct Connect and submit a ticket for help with your translational research.

Using ITS Direct Connect is quick and easy! Get your answers directly from our offices at the Institute for Translational Sciences. View the video to find out how.