Events

Fri, Jan 4
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

12:00 pm Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6

Speaker: Erik S. Wright, PhD
Lecture Title: Piecing Together the Puzzle of Antibiotic Resistance through the Lens of Big Data

Mon, Jan 7
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

Wed, Jan 9
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium

Speaker: Stephen A. Esper, MD, MBA
Lecture Title: Center for Perioperative Care: The Patient’s First Touchpoint for Care is their Surgery

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 10
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Jan 11
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

Mon, Jan 14
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

Wed, Jan 16
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium

Speaker: Heath Skinner, MD, PhD
Lecture Title: Identifying Novel Targets to Improve Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 17
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Jan 18
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

Mon, Jan 21
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

Wed, Jan 23
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium

Speaker: Ellen Ormond, PhD

Lecture Title: Oncologist Burnout: Research and Remedies

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 24
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Jan 25
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

Mon, Jan 28
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

Tue, Jan 29
4:30 pm Head and Neck SPORE Meeting @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd Floor Conference Room

Speaker: Xinghua Lu, MD, PhD
Lecture Title: From Big Data to Bedside

Wed, Jan 30
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 31
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Immunology Seminar Series @ Scaife Hall Auditorium 5
Speaker: John Tsang, PhD
Lecture Title: Do differences make a difference: Multiscale explorations of immune variations
Fri, Feb 1
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

12:00 pm Women Faculty/Trainee Brown Bag Lunch @ Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room

Women faculty/trainee lunch at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center to informally chat and discuss issues pertaining to female scientists

Mon, Feb 4
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

5:00 pm Brain Tumor Research Meeting @ UPMC Shadyside, Cooper Conference Room C
Speaker: Sameer Agnihotri, PhD
Lecture Title: Map(k)ing out new targets and CREating better pre-clinical models of high-grade glioma
Tue, Feb 5
12:00 pm Magee-Womens Research Institute Work-in-Progress Conference & Research Seminar Series @ Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor
Speaker: George Plitas, MD
Lecture Title: The immune response to breast cancer
Wed, Feb 6
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Kieren Marr, MD
Lecture Title: Invasive Fungal Infections in BMT: A 2019 Update on Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Yuanpu Peter Di, PhD
Lecture Title: Genome instability with inflammation: Adding oil to the fire in tumorigenesis
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Feb 7
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

2:00 pm Women’s Cancer Research Center Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Magee-Women's Research Institute, 1st floor conference room
Speaker: Katherine Aird, PhD
Lecture Title: Targeting Metabolic Vulnerabilities in Ovarian Cancer
Fri, Feb 8
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

12:00 pm Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Speaker: Bokai Zhu, PhD
Lecture Title: Unveiling "Musica Universalis" of the Cell: A Brief History of 12-Hour Biorhythms
Mon, Feb 11
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

11:00 am Special Seminar @ Shadyside Campus, West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Nicole N. Scheff, PhD
Lecture Title: The Role of Sensory Neurons in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Pain and Progression
Tue, Feb 12
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room D
Speaker: Helen Piwnica-Worms, PhD
Lecture Title: Identifying and Targeting Vulnerabilities in Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Wed, Feb 13
8:00 am 22nd Annual TRCCC Meeting @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Lecture Title: Immunotherapy: The Force Awakens

8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD
Lecture Title: Unraveling the Role of Metabolism in Melanoma
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Miguel Angel Brieno-Enriquez, MD, PhD
Lecture Title: Shaping the chromosomes: Nima-like kinase 1 (NEK1) orchestrates cohesin removal during mammalian meiosis
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Feb 14
8:00 am 22nd Annual TRCCC Meeting @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Lecture Title: Immunotherapy: The Force Awakens

8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

4:00 pm Aging Research Seminar Series @ Fifth Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Bennett Van Houten, PhD
Title: Richard M. Cyert Professor of Molecular Oncology, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Watching 'first responders': Interrogating human DNA repair proteins in real-time at the single molecule level

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Fri, Feb 15
8:00 am 22nd Annual TRCCC Meeting @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Lecture Title: Immunotherapy: The Force Awakens

9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

Mon, Feb 18
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

12:00 pm Cancer Virology Program Work-In-Progress Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room A/B
Speaker: Dr. Paul Monga
Lecture Title: Exploiting Molecular Drivers of Hepatocellular Cancer for Therapy
Tue, Feb 19
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room D
Speaker: Ioannis K. Zervantonakis, PhD
Lecture Title: Engineering the Tumor Microenvironment: Microfluidics and Systems Biology Approaches to Study Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance
Wed, Feb 20
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Ravi Sarode, MD
Lecture Title: Role of ADAMTS13 in the Diagnosis and Management of TTP and TMA
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Namrata Kumar, Graduate Student
Lecture Title: Investigating the role of NER proteins in the repair of oxidative damage
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Feb 21
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Feb 22
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

Mon, Feb 25
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

Tue, Feb 26
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room D
Speaker: Tullia C. Bruno, PhD
Lecture Title: Tumor-Infiltrating B Cells Co-Localize with CD4 T Effector Cells within Tertiary Lymphoid Structures to Present Antigen and Educate the Anti-Tumor Immune Response in Human Primary Tumors
Wed, Feb 27
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Kurt A. Schalper, MD, PhD
Title: Asst Professor, Pathology and Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Translational Immuno-oncology Laboratory, Yale Cancer Center
Lecture Title: About Privilege and Tolerance: Understanding the Immune Composition and Therapeutic Implications of Human Lung Cancer

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Yael Nechemia-Arbely, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: Guarding the genome: Maintaining epigenetically defined human centromeres through error correction

February 2019 schedule information

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
12:00 pm Cancer Health Services Research Workgroup Meeting @ Pitt Public Health, A638
Speaker: Bruce Jacobs, MD, MPH
Title: Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Developing prostate cancer-specific physician hospital networks to better understand technology adoption

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Thu, Feb 28
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

4:00 pm Pittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Carolyn Anderson, PhD
Lecture Title: Developing PET Tracers for Imaging Bone Tumors: from Breast Cancer Metastases to Multiple Myeloma

Additional Information: PCBMR_20190228_Anderson

Fri, Mar 1
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

12:00 pm Women Faculty/Trainee Brown Bag Lunch @ Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room

Additional information

Women faculty/trainee lunch at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center to informally chat and discuss issues pertaining to female scientists

Mon, Mar 4
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

Tue, Mar 5
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Rodney Rothstein, PhD
Title: Vice Chair of Genetics & Development Professor of Systems Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, Irving Cancer Research Center, New York
Lecture Title: Using Yeast to Study Gene Overexpression, an Underappreciated Perturbation in Cancer Cells

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Wed, Mar 6
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Francis Arena, MD
Title: Clinical Professor of Medicine, NYU Medical School; Medical Director, Perlmutter Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Changing Spectrum of Adjuvant Therapy in HER2 Neu Positive Breast Cancer

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Thong Luong, Graduate Student
Title: Molecular Pharmacology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: The role of ubiquitylation in regulating budding yeast Hrq1 turnover during the DNA damage response

March 2019 schedule

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Mar 7
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

9:00 am Genome Stability Program @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Neil Kad, PhD and Alexandra Moores, PhD
Lecture Title: Walking the tightrope between DNA and actin: Single molecule insights into mechanism

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Fri, Mar 8
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

12:00 pm Special Seminar @ Magee Womens Research Institute, First Floor Conf Room
Speaker: Gloria V. Echeverria, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Clonal Dynamics and Adaptive Responses in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Chemoresistance and Metastasis

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Sat, Mar 9
7:30 am Liver Cancer Conference @ Wyndham Grand Hotel
Speaker: Dulabh K. Monga, MD and Satdarshan (Paul) S. Monga, MD
Title: Course Directors
Lecture Title: See attached program agenda

Program Agenda

Mon, Mar 11
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

3:00 pm Genome Stability Program Special Guest Lecture @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Hong Wang, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Physics Dept, Center for Human Health and the Environment, North Carolina State University
Lecture Title: Unraveling the secrets at telomeres, one molecule at a time

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Tue, Mar 12
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Daniel Normolle, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Dept of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Biostatistics Facility, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: What Is Bayesian Statistics?

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Wed, Mar 13
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Allyson Pishko, MD, MSCE
Title: Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture Title: Clinical Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Sarah R. Hengel, PhD
Title: Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Lecture Title: Elucidating the function of the human Shu Complex

March 2019 schedule

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Mar 14
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Immunology Seminar Series @ Scaife Hall Auditorium 5
Speaker: Alex K. Shalek, AM, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor at MIT, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at MIT, and Associate Member of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
Lecture Title: Translating Single-Cell Genomics to the Clinic

This week’s Immunology Seminar for Thursday, March 14, will be given by Dr. Alex Shalek, Pfizer-Laubach Career Development Assistant Professor at MIT, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at MIT, and Associate Member of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. Dr. Shalek’s talk, “Translating Single-Cell Genomics to the Clinic,” will begin at 12:00 PM in Scaife Hall Auditorium 5. There will be a faculty lunch in 1095 BST to follow.

Fri, Mar 15
9:15 am Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

The Bridgeside Research Forum is a seminar given by postdocs and graduate students every Friday from 12-1 pm during the academic year. Most weeks consist of two 30-minute talks, but there will be an occasional hour-long special seminar from an invited guest too.

The goal of this forum is to provide an opportunity for trainees to gain valuable experience presenting their research to a broad scientific community. The topics are diverse each week, so there is sure to be something for everyone. All are welcome to attend and enjoy a free lunch while you are there!

There is a free shuttle to transport people directly from the Hillman Cancer Center to Bridgeside Point II and back. The shuttle will depart Hillman at 11:30 am and then depart Bridgside at 1:15 pm

Mon, Mar 18
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Please visit the Tumor Boards section under Healthcare Professionals for more information.

These meetings are for health care professionals and researchers and are not open to the public.

12:00 pm Cancer Virology Program Work-In-Progress Seminar Series @ Nimick Conference Room, 1st Fl Research Pavilion
Speaker: Lulu Shao
Title: Post-Doctoral Associate, Sarkar Lab, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: The Intrinsic Role of IRFs in Anti-tumor Immunity

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12:30 pm Special Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk @ Cooper Conference Center, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Nicole N. Scheff, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University, Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, College of Dentistry
Lecture Title: The Neuro-immune Axis in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: the Reciprocal Regulation of Pain and Cancer Progression

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5:00 pm Brain Tumor Research Meeting @ Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside
Speaker: Brad Poore, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: The SWI/SNF(BAF) Complex’s Role In Medulloblastoma: The Baffling Role of Baf60c

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Tue, Mar 19
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Christopher Bakkenist, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Associate Director for Education and Training, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Pharmacology of DNA Damage Signaling in the Immune System

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Wed, Mar 20
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Gilbert Chu, MD, PhD
Title: Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Chemobrain and Ammonia

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