Events taking place the week of Jan. 11 in the Research Triangle area that are open to the public:
Monday11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park Rall Bldg. Rodbell AB Seminar: Genomic disorders: Mechanisms and assays for Copy Number Variation (CNV) that cause human disease Speaker: Dr. James R. Lupski – Baylor College of Medicine; Department of Molecular & Human Genetics
Tuesday3:30 p.m. N.C. State University, Raleigh Triangle Nuclear Theory Colloqium: Characterizing the QCD X-Matter from “Little Bang” Speaker: Jinfeng Liao, NCSU
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. UNC Gillings School of Global Publc Health, Room 133, Chapel Hill Forum: Toward health care reform through electronic medical records More information here.
Wednesday11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Durham Technical Community College, Southbank Bldg. 400 W. Main Street, Suite 300, Durham CED’s: Basic Internet marketing More information here. 4 p.m. Research Triangle Park Headquarters, 12 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park Innovation@RTP Speaker Series: SCYNEXIS: 21st century, hyper-competition in the global pharmaceutical services industry and discovery and development industry Speaker: Bryce Chaney, market development manager
Thursday8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. 4020 Westchase Blvd., Suite 350, Raleigh NCTA’s Emerging Technologies and Trends in RTP: Open source – the source code of collaboration cost: $30 NCTA members/$49 non-members More information here.
8:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill campus, Carolina Alumni Hall II and III Solar fuels and energy storage: The unmet needs Cost for two-day conference: $175 More information here.
9 a.m. to 10 .m. NIEHS, 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park Keystone Room 1003AB Seminar: Modeling human population-level genetic variation to better predict environmental risk and disease susceptibility Speaker: David Threadgill, N.C. State University
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. NIEHS, 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park Rall Bldg. Room D450 Seminar: Slugging it out: Roles of the snail family of transcription factors in epithelial to mesenchymal transitions Speaker: Archana Dhasarathy, NIEHS, Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. NIEHS, 111 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park Rall Bldg. Room F193 Seminar: Conformational changes and active site remodeling accompany E1 activation of SUMO, a ubiquitin-like modifier Speaker: Professor Christopher D. Lima, Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York
6:30 p.m. Alivia’s Bistro, 900 West Main St., Durham Early bird dinner with The Monti: Five local scientists will be talking about the things in their pasts that ignited the fire in them and propelled them forward in life, love and career. Cost: $10 More information here.
Friday9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill campus, Carolina Alumni Hall II and III Solar fuels and energy storage: The unmet needs Cost for two-day conference: $175 More information here.
9:45 a.m. 4911 S. Alston Ave., Durham Food Tour: Counter Culture Coffee: Master roasters teach how to distinguish flavors in coffee More information here.
10 a.m. to noon Park Research Center, Research Triangle Park ScienceOnline2010: Workshops on blogging, podcasting and social media tools More information here.
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill Solar fuels and energy storage: The unmet needs Forum: A public dialog on a sustainable energy future – mapping the way More information here. 6 p.m. Duke University, David Thomas Conference Center, Durham Southeast Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics More information here.
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Research Triangle Park Headquarters, 12 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park Gala dinner with guest speaker Michael Specter, science writer for The New Yorker and author of “Denialism: How irrational thinking hinders scientific progress, harms the planet and threatens our lives.”
Saturday9 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Sigma Xi, 3106 E. Hwy. 54, Research Triangle Park ScienceOnline2010: Fourth annual conference on science and the Web More information here.
7 p.m. Radisson Hotel, 150 Park Drive, Research Triangle Park Banquet and Ignite talks Cost: $36. More information here.