Seminars and Workshops

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NJ ACTS - Annual Retreat, Seminars, and Lectures
NJ ACTS Annual Retreat

Showcases NJACTS accomplishments and progress-to-date, fosters trainee presentations, celebrates translational research results, identifies new programmatic initiatives and increases collaborations among NJACTS faculty and partners. Faculty, industry representatives, community affiliates, trainees and scholars are invited.

View Video from the NJ ACTS 2021 Retreat
View Slides from the NJ ACTS 2021 Retreat

NJ ACTS Scientific Symposium The Symposium brings together the NJ ACTS academic communities of Rutgers, Princeton and NJIT to present the best new clinical and translational re-search and build collaborative partnerships.
BERD Workshop Training Series

Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design (BERD) Workshops provide educational opportunities for clinical and translational researchers to develop basic skills and understanding in study design and data analysis.

Workshop Resources are available in CANVAS.
NJ ACTS Biostatistics and Epidemiology Workshop Series
To access BERD CANVAS content, contact Jennifer Zabala at

Special Populations Seminar Series To view Upcoming Seminars and Watch Past Seminars Click Here
Workforce Seminars and Training Series Please use this LINK to bring you to Workforce Seminars and Training.

Informatics Training Course

The Weekly Open Workshop (WOW) recordings are available. (If you have suggestions for things you would like to see demonstrated during an upcoming WOW session, contact Galen Collier.)

Team Science For the Current Team Science Seminar Series and to view past seminars CLICK HERE
Community Connect with the NJ ACTS Community Engagement YouTube Channel
Machine Learning

Python Professional Training

Basic Data Mining Sessions – Course Descriptions and Videos
Advanced Data Mining Sessions – Course Descriptions and Videos


Research Resources Workshop Wednesday (R2W2)

The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Research announced the 2021 R2W2 series, which each month will host a Zoom Webinar featuring shared resource core facilities available to Rutgers researchers.  Core directors and other expert panelists will lead discussion and Q&A on the services they provide to Rutgers faculty.

Zoom Links for these webinars are in the NJ ACTS calendar.


Date Time Topic Speaker(s)
January 12, 2022 4-5 pm University-Industry Partnerships
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Sacha Patera, PhD
Associate Vice President, RU Corporate Engagement Center
Najoua Borkadi, PhD
Executive Director of Research Business Development, RBHS
February 9, 2022 4-5 pm Advanced Research Computing
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David Foran, PhD
Chief Research Informatics Office, RBHS
J. Barr von Oehsen, PhD
Associate Vice President Advanced Research Computing, Rutgers
March 9, 2022 4-5 pm Rutgers Brain Imaging
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Stephen Jose Hanson, PhD
Director, Rutgers Brain Imaging Center
David Zald, PhD
Director, Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research
April 13, 2022 4-5 pm Clinical Trials Resources
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Reynold A. Panettieri Jr., MD
RBHS Vice Chancellor for Translational Medicine
Jose M. Roman, JD, DMin
Vice President of Research Administration, Rutgers
May 11, 2022 4-5 pm NJ ACTS Biomarkers Core
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Marila Gennaro, MD
Professor of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health
June 15, 2022 4-5 pm Chemical Analysis Facility Core
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Brian T. Buckley, PhD
Executive Director of Laboratories & Associate Director of Administration
EOHSI, Rutgers University



RITMS Visiting Professor Seminar Series
Date/Time Speaker Title
December 1, 2022
11 am – 12 pm
Edward Lakatta, MD
Senior Investigator
Chief of Laboratory of Cardiovascular Science National Institute on Aging
“So What is Aging: Is Cardiovascular Aging a Disease?”
October 6, 2022 Dr. Kenneth Pienta
Donald S. Coffey Professor of Urology
Professor of oncology and Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
“Accessing evolutionary programs enables cancer cells to resist systemic therapies”
August 3, 2022 Dr. Mary Rice
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Institute for Lung Health
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
“Air Pollution and COPD, Why Smoking Cessation is Insufficient”
July 7, 2022 Dr. Adrian Sandra Dobs
Director, Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
“The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network:  An academic and community partnership”
June 28, 2022 Dr. Vibha Lama
Professor and Vice Chair, Basic and Translational Research
University of Michigan
“A Translational Approach to Investigating Lung Regenerative and Fibrotic Responses”
January 18, 2022 Dr. Ben Voight
Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania – Perelman School of Medicine
“Causal Inference in Human Genetics via Mendelian Randomization: Prospects and Challenges”
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April 8, 2021 Dr. Tricia Burdo
Associate Professor (tenured),  Neuroscience,
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at  Temple University
“Mechanisms for HIV‐associated cardiovascular  disease”
June 2, 2021 Dr. Alfredo Quinones‐Hinojosa,
Professor and Chair,  Neurologic Surgery,
Mayo Clinic
“Translational Medicine in Neurosurgery:  Current  Concepts in Brain Cancer”
August 5, 2021 Dr. Anna Huttenlocher,
Professor,  Medical Microbiology &  Immunology and Pediatrics,   University of Wisconsin‐Madison
“Imaging Cell Motility During Wound Repair”
October 14, 2021 Dr. Darrell Kotton,
David C. Seldin Professor of  Medicine,
Center for Regenerative Medicine  of Boston University and Boston  Medical Center
“Pluripotent stem cells for modeling lung  development and disease”
November 4, 2021 Dr. Akiko Iwasaki,
Waldemar Von Zedtwitz  Professor of Immunobiology and  Molecular, Cellular and  Developmental Biology,
Yale School of Medicine
“Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2”


CHINJ Career Development
CHINJ-specific Career Development series that aims to be complementary to all the resources provided by Rutgers via the Graduate School and Postdoc Office and is open to trainees at any level: undergrads, graduate students, postdocs, and techs.
Conferences and Grand Rounds

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