April 23, noon to 1 p.m., Clinical and Translational Research Building, Room 124.   Dr. Gigi Gronvall will present her talk “Synthetic biology and biosecurity: A personal perspective.” Lunch will be provided.

April 24, noon to 1 p.m., MedCenter One (501 E. Broadway), Suite 200, HSPPO Conference Room; free.  HSPPO/IRB Information session on utilizing ResearchMatch online platform for participant recruiting:  Rachel Sheppard and Chris Cunningham will discuss the ResearchMatch online platform, a free resource that brings together people who are trying to find research studies and researchers who are looking for volunteers. They will discuss how UofL researchers can utilize this tool as well as spread awareness in the community. They will also provide information on the CTU trial posting website that can be utilized by UofL researchers. RSVP online to attend.   

April 24, 4-4:45 p.m., Clinical and Translational Research Building, Room 124. Venkatakrishna Jala, PhD, will present “Gut microbiota-gut barrier function-cancer.”   

April 24, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038.  Sathya Krishnasamy, MD, UofL associate professor, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, will present, “The skinny on obesity therapeutics: Struggles of a supersized nation.”  Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.  

April 25, noon to 1 p.m., Clinical and Translational Research Building, Room 101.  Manuela Raffatellu, MD, professor, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Host-Microbe Systems and Therapeutics presents “Nutritional immunity in the inflamed gut.”   

April 25, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm, Clinical & Translational Research Building,  Room 123, 505 S. Hancock, HSC.  RCR: COI 101.  Free.  In this presentation participants will learn about the general topic of conflicts of interest (COI) and researcher’s responsibilities related to this policy and procedure. This includes discussion of the Attestation and Disclosure Form (ADF), clarification of the COI review process, case studies of COI in the news, and a brief overview of how identified conflicts are managed.  For more information please contact ,  852-2454.  Visit the Office of Research Integrity website.    

April 30, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Duthie Center, Room 117.  Louisville Metro has long been recognized as an innovative municipal government, creating breakthroughs that are co-created with the public using novel crowdsourced data. This seminar delves into how the Office of Civic Innovation is preparing our city for emerging technologies to ensure our entire community reaches its full potential. We will also discuss examples of previous partnerships with UofL and the new opportunities that exist for future collaboration.  Additional Information: Jacqui Smith, website   

May 15, Louisville Downtown Embassy Suites Hotel; $90 for students, $155 for postdocs, residents, staff, community; $275 for professionals or faculty.  The 25th annual KSCHIRT Symposium features the most recent directions and conceptual advances in spinal cord injury research. Keynote speaker is Ian Wickersham, PhD, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who will present on re-engineering the rabies virus. Additional presentations over the two-day event from more than 16 experts working at the forefront of cell and molecular biology of development and disease.  Additional Information: Website   

Departmental Seminars are listed below.

Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Seminars

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Seminar Series

Cardiovascular Medicine

EpiHour Seminar Series (Epidemiology and Population Health)

Medicine, (Department of) - Grand Rounds, Or Complete 2017-2018 Schedule

Microbiology and Immunology


Pharmacology & Toxicology Seminars

Public Health and Information Sciences, School of

Speed School of Engineering