RIT-RISE Events

RIT-RISE Events

The events below are sponsored by RIT-RISE with the goal of helping all interested students to become successful scientists. These events are open to the university public, greater community, and all are welcome to attend and participate. Interpreting and real-time captioning are provided for all events. If you require a specific accommodation to fully participate in an event you are interested in, please contact the Program Coordinator at ritrise@rit.edu.

The Fall 2021 Scientists-in-Training event schedule is currently being planned. Check back soon for updates!

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Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
SEP 8
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Dr. David Corina
UC Davis
Virtual, Zoom Auditory and Visual Processing in Children with Cochlear Implants
(flyer)
SEP 22
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Victoria Popov, M.S.
University of Rochester
Virtual, Zoom My Journey to Becoming a Deaf Neuroscientist Studying Exercise and Schizophrenia
(flyer)
OCT 8
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Ian DeAndrea-Lazarus, MPH
University of Rochester Medical Center
Virtual, Zoom  
OCT 19
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Alan Smerbeck
Dept of Psychology, RIT
Virtual, Zoom Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in Human Subject Research
(flyer)
DEC 1
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Gretchen Roman
Clinical and Translational Science Institute, URMC
Virtual, Zoom Occupational Health of Sign Language Interpreters During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Register for Zoom webinar
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
MAY 4 Dr. Kerry OBanion
University of Rochester
Virtual, Zoom
Recorded Presentation
Modifying Brain Inflammatory Responses to Treat Alzheimer's Disease
(flyer)
APR 6 RISE Mentor Training Team
NTID
Virtual,
Recorded Presentation
Making the Most of the Mentor/Mentee Experience
((flyer)
MAR 31 Dr. Alicia Wooten
Gallaudet University
Dr. Barbara Spiecker
Oregon State University
Virtual,
Recorded Presentation
Atomic Hands
(flyer)
MAR 9 Dr. James Raynor
Fayetteville State University
Virtual,
Recorded Presentation
Rapid Methods for Identifying Bacterial Resistance
(flyer)
FEB 24 Dr. Alicia Wooten
Gallaudet University
Virtual,
Recorded Presentation
Navigating the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Getting a PhD
(flyer)
FEB 9 Dr. Sarah Latchney
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Virtual, Zoom Recovery of Cognitive Function and Neurogenesis Following Ischemic Stroke
(flyer)
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
NOV 9-13 ABRCMS Conference Virtual ABRCMS Presentations
OCT 28 Dr. Lea Michel Virtual, Zoom
Recorded Presentation
Understanding Sepsis: Dueling Roles of Dual Oriented PAL
OCT 14 Dr. Lorne Farovitch
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Virtual, Zoom
Recorded Presentation
My Journey as a Deaf Infectious Disease Scientist
SEP 30 Prof. Mark Rosica
NTID
Virtual, Zoom
Recorded Presentation
Ace Your PhD Application Interview: Do's and Don'ts
SEP 16 Dr. John Edlund
RIT Psychology
Virtual, Zoom
Recorded Presentation
Giving Effective Scientific Presentations: Winning Tips and Strategies
SEP 2 RISE Communication Access Team
NTID
Virtual, Zoom Orientation to Professional Communication Services
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
JUN 24 Dr. Alan Smerbeck
RIT Psycholog
  Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in Human Subjects Research
JUN 23 Dr. Rebecca Houston
RIT Psychology
Virtual, Zoom RIT Psychophysiology Lab Virtual Tour
JUN 23 Dr. Gary Scuse
RIT Biomedical Sciences
  Looking Clouds: Scientific and Data Integrity
MAR 4 Dr. Aesoon Park
SU Psychology
Bamboo Room
(CPC-2610)
Person-environment Interplay in Alcohol Use and Misuse
FEB 19 Sara Blick-Nitko
UR Pathology
Bamboo Room
(CPC-2610)
My Journey as a Medical Scientist
FEB 5 Dr. Kirstin Condry
RIT Psychology
Clark A
(SAU-2520)
Radioactive Oatmeal: Scientific Ethics and the Abuse of Human Subjects in ResearchJAN 22  
JAN 22 Dr. Amanda Picioli
Dr. Jason Listman
NTID
Clark A
(SAU-2520)
Orientation to Communication Services
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
NOV 19 Dr. Lea Michel
RIT Chemistry & Materials Science
McKenzie Commons Mini Grad School Application Bootcamp
NOV 13-16 ABRCMS Conference Anaheim, CA ABRCMS Presentations
OCT 29 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) webinar Bamboo Room
(CPC-2610)
Getting the Most Out of a Professional Scientific Meeting
OCT 1 Dr. John Edlund
Dr. Nick DiFonzo
RIT Psychology
McKenzie Commons
(LBR-1251)
Giving Effective Scientific Presentations
SEP 17 Dr. Meghan Fox
URMC Department of Psychology
RADSCC
(WAL 1545)
Four Styles of Communications: How to Make Them Work for You in Your Education and Career
SEP 3 RISE Scholars, Mentors, and Core Team SDC-1300 RIT-RISE Fall Kick-off Social
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
APR 1 Dr. Paul Craig
Dr. Vince Samar
NTID
Gosnell RIT-RISE Information Session
MAR 25 Dr. Kirsten Condry
RIT Psychology
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Radioactive Oatmeal: Scientific Ethics and the Abuse of Human Subjects in Research
FEB 25 Dr. Gregory D. Goins
North Carolina A&T State University
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Broadening Participation in STEM through Integrated Pathways
FEB 11 Dr. Meghan Fox
URMC Department of Psychology
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
4 Styles of Communication
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
NOV 19 Veronika Talbott
NTID ASLIE
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Professional Development: "Stress Management"
NOV 14-17 ABRCMS Conference Indianapolis, IN ABRCMS Presentations
OCT 22 Howard Adams
H. G. Adams and Associates
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Hot Topics: Mentoring
SEP 24 Dr. Lorne Farovitch
URMC
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Journeys
SEP 10 Veronika Talbott
NTID ASLIE
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Professional Development: DISC Communicating with Style
SEP 6   SAU-1829 RIT-RISE Open House
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
APR 26 Rain Bosworth
UCSD
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Eye on the Prize
APR 17 Suzanne McMillan
RIT ASC
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Professional Development: Preparing for Standardized Tests
APR 12 Tiffany Donaldson
UMass-Boston
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Pathways to Addiction: Investigations of Trait Anxiety and Neuroinflamation
APR 3 Dr. Scott Smith
NTID
Gosnell Atrium Spring Symposium: Dare to Dream Annual Recruitment Event
MAR 27 Joeann Humbert
RIT HR
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Crucial Conversations and Tools for Talking when Stakes are High
MAR 22 Dr. Matthew Dye
NTID
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Seeing the World through Deaf Eyes
Date Presenter(s) Location Topic(s)
NOV 15 Prof. Mark Rosica RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Professional Development: Time Management
NOV 7 Dr. Paul Craig
NTID
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
What I Have Learned from Working with Undergraduate Students
OCT 18 Dr. Matthew Dye
NTID
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Learning to Stay 'On Task'
SEP 27 Dr. Scott Smith
NTID
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Researchers Share Their Journey
SEP 19 Dr. Matt Huenerfauth
RIT
RADSCC
(WAL-1540/1545)
Researchers Discuss Current Research
SEP 15 Dr. Scott Smith
NTID
Gosnell Atrium RISE Kick-off Event: Meet and Greet, Q&A