Events

Mon, Jan 6
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 Special Seminar @ Cooper Conference Center, Classroom C, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Areej El-Jawahri, MD
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Lecture Title: Supportive Care Interventions for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies: Lessons Learned

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5:00 pm Brain Tumor Research Meeting @ Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Rivka Colen, MD
Title: Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Radiomics and Radiogenomics in Cancer: Leveraging these new technologies in research, clinical trials and patient care

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Tue, Jan 7
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Christine M. Lovly, MD, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Medicine, Co-leader, Translational Research and Interventional Oncology Program, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN
Lecture Title: New ways to Target EGFR Signaling in Lung Cancer

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

January 8, 2020 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds are canceled.

9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Alparslan Asan, PhD
Title: Post-doctoral Associate, Dept of Medicine Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: Potentiation of PARP inhibition by Nitroalkenes as a Treatment for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series @ BST 1395 Conference Room
Speaker: Yael Nechemia-Arbely, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Guarding the genome: Maintaining epigenetically defined human centromeres through error correction
Fri, Jan 10
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 Luncheon @ Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room

Please feel free to attend the women faculty/trainee lunch on the first Friday of the month at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center to informally chat and discuss issues pertaining to female scientists.

Mon, Jan 13
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 14
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Bret D. Freudenthal, PhD
Title: Laboratory of Genome Maintenance and Structural Biology, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dept of Cancer Biology, University of Kansas Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Mechanisms of nucleotide selection by the telomerase: implications for cancer therapy

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Wed, Jan 15
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Udai Kammula, MD, FACS
Title: Director of Solid Tumor Cell Therapy Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center; Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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9:00 am CANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Hang Ruan, PhD
Title: Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Pathology
Lecture Title: Targeting mutant KRAS colon cancer

The January 15 Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress meeting is canceled.

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 16
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar @ BST 1395 Conference Room
Speaker: Daniel Durocher, PhD
Title: Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health System
Lecture Title: Synthetic lethality and DNA repair networks

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4:00 pm Pittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series @ BST 1695 Conference Room
Speaker: Kurt R. Weiss, MD
Title: Associate Professor, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Comparison of Cachectic and Non-Cachectic Sarcoma Patients Reveals Differences in the Notch Pathway but Similarities in Myogenesis Inhibition

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Fri, Jan 17
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 20
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 21
9:30 am Special Seminar @ Shadyside West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Daniel Hollern, PhD
Title: Post Doctoral Fellow, Perou Lab, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lecture Title: Using genomics and preclinical models to understand tumor progression and anti-tumor immune responses in breast cancer

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12:30 pm CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center

The January 21, 2020 Basic & Translational Research Seminar is canceled.

Wed, Jan 22
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Timothy Burns, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Liza Villaruz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Title: Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Update in Molecular Testing and Targeted Therapy in Lung Cancer

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Hillman Cancer Center 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Angela Marie Hinchie
Title: Graduate Student Researcher, School of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Lecture Title: A mutation in the Telomerase template leads to an altered telomere sequence

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 23
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Jan 24
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 27
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 @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Hyun Jung Park, PhD, MS
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Alternative polyadenylation modifies microRNA target sites in cancer in association with viral infection

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Tue, Jan 28
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Yufei Huang, PhD
Title: Professor and Associate Chair on Research, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, San Antonio
Lecture Title: Enabling Precision Oncology Using Artificial Intelligence

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Wed, Jan 29
7:30 am Computational and Systems Biology and Immunology Workshop @ University Club

Draft Agenda

Dear All,

We are excited to open registration for the joint Computational and Systems Biology and Immunology Workshop on January 29, 2020 at the University Club. A draft agenda is attached and the registration link is located below.

This year, all poster abstracts will be considered for brief talks at the beginning of the poster session. 

If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tim Lezon at lezon@pitt.edu or Maninjay Atianand at atianand@pitt.edu. We are very excited for this event and look forward to your attendance.

Sincerely,

CSB-Immuno Workshop Planning Committee  

Registration Link : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSehw4gylOM1I5T6ZH5l1Ay2iWkPik35BRbp2zU652OpMdHjZw/viewform

 

8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Rivka Colen, MD
Title: Associate Professor; Director, Imaging Response Assessment Core; Director, Radiogenomics and Imaging Artificial Intelligence Core; Director of Radiomics, Radiogenomics and Therapeutics Lab, Department of Radiology/Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Lecture Title: Radiomics and Radiogenomics: How Can I Apply Novel Imaging Markers in Cancer?

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Samuel Johnson, PhD Candidate
Title: Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology, Graduate School of Public Health, Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health
Lecture Title: Telomeric oxidative damage, secondary structure, and telomerase recruitment

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Jan 31
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 @ Biomedical Science Tower 1, S100A
Speaker: Kari Nejak-Bowen, PhD, MBA
Title: Assistant Professor of Pathology (Division of Experimental Pathology), School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Novel Insights into the Role of Beta-Catenin in Biliary Pathophysiology
Mon, Feb 3
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 @ Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Adrian Lee, PhD
Title: Professor, Dept of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, Human Genetics, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Director, Institute for Precision Medicine
Lecture Title: Genomic evolution in breast cancer metastasis to brain

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Tue, Feb 4
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD
Title: Professor, Depts of Pathology and Neurosurgery; Director, Neuropathology Division; Director, Northwestern Nervous System Tumor Bank; Director, Mouse Histology and Phenotyping Laboratory, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Lecture Title: Bedside to Bench (and back again) in Gliomas

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Wed, Feb 5
8:00 am CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium

February 5, 2020 Oncology Grand Rounds are CANCELED.

9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Karen Arndt, PhD
Title: Professor, Dept of Biological Sciences
Lecture Title: Mechanisms controlling the deposition and patterning of histone modifications

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Feb 6
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/CBP Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor
Speaker: Jianhua Xing, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Dept of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Progress on reconstructing dynamical information from single cell data

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Fri, Feb 7
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 Luncheon @ Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room

Please feel free to attend the women faculty/trainee lunch on the first Friday of the month at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center to informally chat and discuss issues pertaining to female scientists.

Mon, Feb 10
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 Seminar @ Biomedical Science Tower – Room S120
Speaker: Vivien Sheehan, MD, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Lecture Title: From Genomics to Biomarkers: A new landscape in sickle cell disease

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Tue, Feb 11
12:30 pm CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center

The February 11, 2020 Basic & Translational Research Seminar is CANCELED.

Wed, Feb 12
8:00 am CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium

February 12, 2020 Grand Rounds are canceled.

9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Jonathan Barroso Gonzalez, PhD
Title: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: On the role of DNA Mismatch repair system in ALT cells

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
1:00 pm Special Seminar @ Herberman Conference Center, UPMC Cancer Pavilion
Speaker: Katherine M. Aird, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Penn State Cancer Institute
Lecture Title: A Metabolic-Epigenetic Axis Regulates Cell Fate Decisions in Ovarian Cancer

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Thu, Feb 13
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

4:00 pm Aging Institute Seminar @ Aging Institute Bridgeside Point, 5th Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Anja Bielinsky, PhD
Title: Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics; Associate Dean for Foundational Science, University of Minnesota Medical School; Co-Leader, Genetic Mechanisms of Cancer Program; Associate Director for Basic Shared Resources, Masonic Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Chronic Mcm 10 Deficiency is Linked to Human Disease

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Fri, Feb 14
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 17
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 @ SHY West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH
Title: American Cancer Society/Distinguished Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Viruses, E3 ligases and Latency: How small viruses persist through proteostatic latency

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2:30 pm University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Seminar @ Room 102 Benedum Hall
Speaker: Albert W. Cheng, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT
Lecture Title: Building genome, epigenome and transcriptome sensing and editing technologies towards smart gene therapeutics
5:00 pm Brain Tumor Research Meeting @ Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Pascal Zinn, MD, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Lecture Title: A genetically engineered humanoid brain cancer model

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Tue, Feb 18
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Suzanne J. Baker, PhD
Title: Associate Director of Basic Science, Co-leader, Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program, St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center, Memphis, TN
Lecture Title: Transforming Chromatin: Oncogenic Histone H3 Mutations in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

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Wed, Feb 19
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Anuradha Krishnamurthy, MBBS, FRCPC
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Guangyi Zhao, PhD
Title: Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Pathology
Lecture Title: iNOS boosts intestinal regeneration after radiation injury

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
12:00 pm Brain, Behavior, and Cancer Seminar Series @ UPMC Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conf Center Room A
Speaker: Dr. Sarah T. Stahl
Title: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Losing a Spouse to Cancer: Grief, Bereavement, and Coping with the Loss

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Thu, Feb 20
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Feb 21
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 @ Biomedical Science Tower 1, S100A
Speaker: Issam Al Diri, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and of Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Chromatin Dynamics during Retinal Development and Disease
Mon, Feb 24
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 25
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Timothy W. Synold, PharmD
Title: Professor and Director, Division of Medical Oncology, Dept of Oncology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Lecture Title: Interstitial Space: To Boldly Go Where Few People Have Gone Before

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Wed, Feb 26
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Yvonne Chao, MD, PhD
Title: Clinical Instructor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of North Carolina
Lecture Title: Epigenetic Regulation of Lymph Node Metastases in Breast Cancer

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Namrata Kumar
Title: Graduate Student, Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology, Dept of Medicine-Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: UV-DDB is an early responder in the repair of oxidative DNA damage

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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 Building, Room A638
Speaker: Michael Cohen, MD
Lecture Title: Hope and Advance Care Planning in Advanced Cancer

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12:00 pm Center for Systems Immunology Research Forum @ 1095 BST Conference Room
Speaker: Alok Joglekar, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept of Immunology, and Shuchi Smita, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Depts of Immunology and Computational and Systems Biology
Thu, Feb 27
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Feb 28
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 2
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 @ Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center

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Itay Raphael PhD, Post-doctoral scholar, Kohanbash Lab: Immuno-transcriptomic analysis of pediatric brain tumors

Rajeev Kumar PhD, Staff Scientist, Kohanbash Lab: scRNAseq-based identification of TCRs from pediatric brain tumor patients following peptide vaccine immunotherapy

Tue, Mar 3
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
Title: Professor and Vice-Chair, Dept of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology; Co-Director, Women’s Cancer Research Center; Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Estrogen Receptor Mutations – The Most Frequent Cause of Death in Breast Cancer Patients

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Wed, Mar 4
12:00 am 23rd Annual TRCCC Meeting @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Speaker: Keynote Presentations: Pedro Lowenstein, MD, PhD and Weiping Zou, MD, PhD

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8:00 am CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium

The March 4, 2020 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds are canceled.

9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Brian Leibowitz, PhD
Title: Department of Pathology
Lecture Title: STING-dependent Type I Interferon Production in Paneth Cells Drives Intestinal Regeneration after Radiation Injury

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Mar 5
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/CBP Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor
Speaker: Gang Li, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dept of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Post-GWAS Functional Studies in Cancers

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Fri, Mar 6
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 Luncheon @ Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room

Please feel free to attend the women faculty/trainee lunch on the first Friday of the month at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center to informally chat and discuss issues pertaining to female scientists.

Mon, Mar 9
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 10
12:30 pm CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center

The March 10 Basic & Translational Research Seminar is canceled.

Wed, Mar 11
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Laura De Castro, MD, MHSc
Title: Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Sickle Cell Disease and β-Thalassemia: Old Complications/New Therapies

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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 Hengel, PhD
Title: Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Elucidating the function of the human Shu Complex in genome maintenance

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
5:00 pm Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program Seminar @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Paul Sondel, MD, PhD
Title: Reed and Carolee Walker Professor of Pediatrics, Human Oncology, and Genetics, University of Wisconsin
Lecture Title: Activating Innate and Adaptive Immunity to improve outcome for COLD Tumors

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