October 2015

October 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

COMP Seminar Series Presents, “Choosing the Right Genome Editing Technology for your Animal and Cell Models: CRISPR, TARGATTtm and betyond”

Speaker: Ruby Yanru Chen-Tsai, PhD CSO, Applied StemCell, Inc.

Location: Compatriot’s Hall, HSC, Pomona (Simulcast to Eastmoreland, COMP-NW

Contact: Sebastien Fuchs, MD PhD, or Ed Wagner, PhD 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 

COMP Basic Sciences Presents “Antibiotic Resistance Mechanisms in Bacteria” 

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Lecture Hall 1, COMP/ NW (simulcast to Bartlett Theater, HPC) 

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 

WesternU’s 7th Annual, Philip Pumerantz Distinguished Lectureship:

“The Impact of Virtual Reality on Health Science Education”.

Presented by: W. Paul Brown, DDS, FICD, FACD. Brown is consulting Associate Professor at Stanford University’s Division of Clinical Anatomy.

This lectureship is in honor of WesternU founding president emeritus, Philip Pumerantz, PhD. The lectureship has been made possibly by a gracious donation from Drs. Daljit and Elaine Sarkaria of Orange, CA.

RSVP by Tuesday, October 20 to Veronica Hernandez, Special Events Coordinator. Call (909) 469-5365 or email hernandezv@westernu.edu.  

Monday, October 26, 2015

“Essential Bacterial Two-Component Signal Transduction Systems: Regulation, Mechanisms and Health Relevance”

Presented by: Henrik Szurmant, PhD (Associate Professor, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA)

Location: Classroom A, HEC, COMP Pomona (seminar will be simulcast to Lecture Hall 1, COMP Northwest)

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Also on Monday, October 26, 2015

PT Month Lecture Series: Olympic and Paralympic Team Experience as a PT

Location: HSC, Lecture Hall West

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Friday, October 16, 2015 12-1:00 PM

Topic: “Gene amplification provides a molecular foothold for viral transmission and adaptation to new species.”

Presented by: Greg Brennan, DVM, PhD, College of Veterinary Medicine

Location: Johnston Classroom (VCC) 

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

COMP Basic Medical Sciences

Topic: “Developing Peptides Toward in vivo delivery of a Therapeutic Nucleic Acid Analog: Morpholino Oligomers”   

Presented by: Hong Moulton, PhD

Location: Compatriot’s Hall, HSC, COMP Pomona (Seminar will be simulcast to Eastmoreland, COMP NW)

Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

Friday, October 9, 2015

CVM Research Rounds, presents, “Randomization and Data Analysis: How to collaborate with a biostatistician” with Fonglong Dong, MS, PhD, Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences, WesternU


Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.