Past Core Unit Seminars

2016  Core Unit Seminars:
Jan. 28th, 2016
Greg Matuszek, Bioinformatics Specialist, Biostatistics Unit, HNRCA
An Introduction to best practices in  data management

Feb. 25th, 2016
Cheryl Hajduk Gilhooly, PhD, MPH, RD, Manager Dietary Assessment Unit, HNRCA
Is your calorie counting app ready for research? An overview of current technology and food databases for diet tracking.

March 31st, 2016
Greg Matuszek, Bioinformatics Specialist, Biostatistics Unit, HNRCA
Best practices in data management part 2: Sharing and Archival

May 26th, 2016
Mohsen Meydani, DVM, PhD, Director & Senior Scientist Vascular Biology Lab, HNRCA
Jimmy Crott, PhD, Scientist II and  Assistant Professor Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory
B vitamins cancer and metabolism in mice and their offspring
Whole grain or refined grain: that is the ‘core’ question

June 30th, 2016
Rich Tyburski, Vice President, IsoSciences, an MPD Chemicals
Steve Jones, PhD, Chief Science Officer, IsoSciences, an MPD Chemicals
Important Considerations in Design and Utilization of SIL Internal Standards for LC and GC- MS and MS/MS Assays

Nov. 8th, 2016
Virginie Esain, Ph.D., Field Application Scientist, Meso Scale Discovery
Biomarker measurement using high-quality multiplexing immunoassay

2015 Core Unit Seminars:
Nov. 12th, 2015

Meso-Scale Discovery Multiplexed Biomarker Assays with V-PLEX and Newly-Released,
Customizable U-PLEX Assays
Wendy VanScyoc, PhD, MesoScale Discovery

Sept. 24th, 2015
Designing & Optimizing Mouse Breeding Schemes
Peter Kelmenson, Jackson Laboratory

Feb. 26th, 2015

Comparative Biology Unit
Talk: Small Animal Imaging Resources at Tufts
Gary Sahagian, Ph.D., Professor of Developmental,Molecular and Chemical Biology and Director, Small Animal Imaging/Preclinical Testing Facility

April 2nd, 2015
Mass Spectrometry Unit
Talk: A Multi-omics Approach to Identify Biomarkers of Clinically Advanced Retinoblastoma for Diagnostics and Therapeutic Applications
Nilanjan Guha, Ph.D., Segment Lead for Life Science Research, Agilent Technologies

April. 30th, 2015
10-11:00 AM
All HNRCA Core Units
Outcomes from Studies Partnering with HNRCA Scientific Core Units
Sarah L. Booth, Ph.D., Senior Scientist and Director of the Vitamin K Laboratory, HNRCA
Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D., Senior Scientist and Director of the Bone Metabolism Laboratory, HNRCA


2014 Core Unit Seminars:
Oct. 2, 2014

The Metabolic Research Unit (MRU)

Talk: Recruitment policies and strategies in nutrition research
Meghan Faherty, MA, Grant and Programs Administrator, MRU

Oct. 30, 2014
Tufts Technology Services
Talk: Tufts Research Technology Services in support of Your Research
Lionel Zupan, PhD, Director of Research & GIS Technical Services at Tufts Technology Services
David Lapointe, PhD, Sr Bioinformatics Specialist at Tufts Technology Services