Events

Thu, Jan 7
8:00 am Pediatric Grand Rounds @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Bennett Van Houten, Ph.D.
Title: Richard M. Cyert Professor of Molecular Oncology, in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology; Co-leader Genome Stability Program, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: "Exploring the Energy of Life: Cellular Bioenergetics and Human Disease"

Pediatric Grand Rounds 1.7.21

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Jan 8
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 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.

Wed, Jan 13
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-In-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Angela Hinchie, Graduate Student Researcher
Title: Department of Molecular Pharmacology (Dr. Jon Alder's lab)
Lecture Title: "Challenging Perspectives: Relative Tolerance of a Variant Telomere Sequence"

All seminars are virtual. Please contact Natalie King for Zoom details. 

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Aging Institute Research Seminar Series @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Judith Campisi, Ph.D.
Title: Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Lecture Title: Aging and Cancer: Rival Demons?

Please use the following link to register:

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Fri, Jan 15
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 University of Pittsburgh Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar 2021 @ Virtual
Speaker: Christian Fernandez, Ph.D.
Title: Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
Lecture Title: Improving Leukemia Pharmacotherapy Through Pharmacogenomics

Dr. Fernandez’s January 15 SVC lecture will be virtual, and registration is required to receive event information. Click to register: https://bit.ly/3hDMgIo.

Mon, Jan 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.

Wed, Jan 20
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-In-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Amitava Mukherjee, Ph.D.
Title: Department of Radiation Oncology
Lecture Title: "Identifying Fibrotic Signals From Radiation-Induced Senescent Cells Using tdTOMp16 Mice"

All seminars are virtual. Please contact Natalie King for Zoom details. 

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 21
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Brain, Behavior, and Cancer @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Joshua Karelitz, Ph.D.
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: "You're Using What? Navigating the Constantly Changing Landscape of Nicotine and Tobacco Products and Their Impact on Cancer Risk"

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Fri, Jan 22
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 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.

Wed, Jan 27
8:00 am Grand Rounds @ Virtual (Teams)
Speaker: Azadeh Nasrazadani, MD, PhD
Title: Clinical Instructor, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: "Breast Cancer Mortality as a Function of Age"

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-In-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Samuel Johnson, Graduate Student Researcher
Title: Department of Environmental & Occupational Health (Dr. Patty Opresko's lab)
Lecture Title: "Telomeric Oxidative Damage, Secondary Structure, and Telomerase Function"

All seminars are virtual. Please contact Natalie King for Zoom details. 

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Jan 28
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm University of Pittsburgh Department of Immunology Seminar Series @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Dr. Marcus Clark
Title: Professor of Medicine and Pathology and Chief of Rheumatology, University of Chicago
Lecture Title: “The Molecular Machinery of Germinal Centers”

The University of Pittsburgh Department of Immunology Seminar Series continues on Thursday, January 28, with Dr. Marcus Clark, Professor of Medicine and Pathology and Chief of Rheumatology at the University of Chicago.

The talk, “The Molecular Machinery of Germinal Centers,” will begin at 12:00 PM on Zoom (see below for link and password). This seminar will be recorded and the link to the recording will be on the seminar schedule, which is located on the department website

 

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3:00 pm Cancer Biology Program/Women’s Cancer Research Program Seminar @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer A. Pietenpol
Title: Director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Lecture Title: "Triple-negative breast cancer: Deciphering the heterogeneity for new therapeutic strategies"

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Zoom link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/92800704733

Fri, Jan 29
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 1
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.

9:00 am SUNRiSE Webinar @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: “Killing Cancer Stem Cells”
Title: Dr. Jeremy N. Rich
Lecture Title: Deputy Director for Research UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Pittsburgh Foundation Chair in Personalized Cancer Therapies; Professor, Department of Neurology

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Wed, Feb 3
8:00 am Grand Rounds @ Virtual (Teams)
Speaker: Alberto Broniscer, MD, MS
Title: Full Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Director of Neuro-Oncology, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: "Chasing Molecular Clues in Pediatric Central Nervous System (CNS) Cancers"

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
12:00 pm MWRI Work-in-Progress Conference & Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Samira Kiani, MD
Title: Associate Professor, Division of Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: "CRISPR Platform Technologies for Safer and More Efficient Gene Therapies"

Please join us, VIRTUALLY, for our MWRI/WIP Series, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 @ 12 p.m.

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Thu, Feb 4
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

3:00 pm Cancer Biology Program/Women’s Cancer Center Weekly Seminar Series @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Ioannis Zervantonakis, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Bioengineering Department, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: "Modeling, Measuring, and Controlling Tumor-Host Interactions Using Microfluidics and Systems Biology"

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Fri, Feb 5
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 8
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 9
12:30 pm Basic and Translational Research Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Craig Kaplan, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: “Mechanisms of RNA Polymerase II transcription”

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1:30 pm Mini-Workshop on Mutational Signatures of Environmental Exposures
Speaker: Ludmil Alexandrov, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California San Diego
Lecture Title: Mini-Workshop on Mutational Signatures of Environmental Exposures

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Wed, Feb 10
8:00 am Grand Rounds @ Virtual
Speaker: Charles M. Rudin, MD, PhD
Title: Sylvia Hassenfeld Endowed Chair, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill-Cornell Medical Center
Lecture Title: "New Insights in Small Cell Lung Cancer"

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9:00 am Genome Stability Work-In-Progress Meeting @ Virtual
Speaker: Guangyui Zhao, Postdoc
Title: Department of Pathology (Dr. Jian Yu's lab)
Lecture Title: “An iNOS Kick in 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, Feb 11
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Feb 12
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 15
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

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Tue, Feb 16
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Greg Delgoffe, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Immunology, Tumor Microenvironment Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Member, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Lecture Title: "Overcoming Mitochondrial Stress in Cancer Immunotherapy"

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Wed, Feb 17
8:00 am Grand Rounds @ Virtual
Speaker: Gijsberta van Londen, MD, MSc
Title: Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Director of UPMC CancerLiveWell Survivorship Program & Breast Geriatric Cancer
Lecture Title: “A 10-Year Review of the Consultative Cancer Survivorship Program of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)”

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual
Speaker: Pattra Chun-On
Title: Graduate Student Researcher, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health
Lecture Title: "Recurrent TPP1 Promoter Mutations as a Potential Driver of Telomere Maintenance in Melanoma"

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Feb 18
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Aging Institute Research Seminar Series @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Richard Morimoto, Ph.D.
Title: Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Biology; Director, Rice Institute for Biomedical Research, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University
Lecture Title: Proteostasis Collapse in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease

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12:00 pm Brain, Behavior, and Cancer @ Virtual
Speaker: Todd M. Bear, PhD, MPH
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Director, Population Survey Facility, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: "Using the HCC Population Survey Facility to Conduct Surveillance, Needs Assessment and Community Research, Recruitment and Evaluation"

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Abstract: The Population Survey Facility (PSF) is a newly supported Hillman Cancer Center Shared Resource with an aim of supporting HCC members in all aspects of population and community-based research and practice. Dr. Bear will highlight the services the PSF can offer HCC members and illustrate how those services have been utilized in cancer research and population health activities.
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3:00 pm Cancer Biology Program/Women’s Cancer Research Center Weekly Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Kelly Leon
Title: Graduate Student (Aird Lab)
Lecture Title: "DOT1L Modulates the Senescence Microenvironment Through Epigenetic Regulation of IL1A"

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Fri, Feb 19
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 22
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

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12:00 pm Chalk Talk @ Virtual
Speaker: Patrizia Mondello, MD, PhD, MSc
Title: Advanced Oncology Fellow Department of Medicine, Lymphoma Service Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Lecture Title: “Precision Epigenetic-Immunotherapy in B-cell Lymphoma”

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Tue, Feb 23
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Seema Lakdawala, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School og Medicine
Lecture Title: "Seeing is Believing: Visualizing Influenza Viral Assembly"

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Wed, Feb 24
8:00 am Division of Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds @ Virtual
Speaker: Courtney DiNardo, MD, MSCE
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Lecture Title: Cracking the Code: Exploring Novel Frontline Treatments and Prospects for Maintenance Therapy in AML

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9:00 am Hillman Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual
Speaker: Sripriya (Priya) Raja
Title: Graduate Student Researcher, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology (Dr. Ben Van Houten’s lab)
Lecture Title: "Understanding UV-DDB stimulation of SMUG1"

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
4:00 pm Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program @ Virtual
Speaker: Carsten Krieg, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina
Lecture Title: “Using high dimensional technologies to understand mechanisms of immunotherapy – from single-cell entities to patient features”

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Thu, Feb 25
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

3:00 pm Cancer Biology Program/Women’s Cancer Research Program Weekly Seminar @ Virtual
Speaker: Daniel Stover, MD
Title: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University
Lecture Title: “Liquid Biopsy: Hype, Hope, and Reality”

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Fri, Feb 26
12:00 pm Bridgeside Research Forum @ Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503

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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 1
8:00 am Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board @ Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room

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Tue, Mar 2
12:30 pm Hillman Basic and Translational Research Seminar @ Virtual
Speaker: Anupama Jain, PhD
Title: Gender Equity Commission, Mayor Peduto’s Office of Equity
Lecture Title: “Pittsburgh's Gender Equity Commission + Intersectional Feminism”

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Wed, Mar 3
8:00 am Division of Hematology/Oncology Grand Rounds: @ Virtual
Speaker: Ronald J. Buckanovich, MD, PhD
Title: Director of Ovarian Cancer Research, Magee-Womens Research Institute, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: “Cancer Cell Quiescence as a Therapeutic Double Edge Sword”

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9:00 am Hillman Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual
Speaker: Brian Leibowitz, PhD
Title: Department of Pathology (Dr. Yu’s lab)
Lecture Title: “Targeting mTor addiction in Myc-driven intestinal polyps”

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Mar 4
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

3:00 pm Cancer Biology Program/Women’s Cancer Research Center Weekly Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Eric Chang, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Department, Baylor College of Medicine
Lecture Title: “NF1/Neurofibromin, More Than Just a Ras GAP in Breast Cancer and More — a Lesson Learned from Patients”

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Fri, Mar 5
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 8
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 9
12:30 pm Hillman Basic and Translational Research Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Craig Kaplan, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: “Mechanisms of RNA Polymerase II Transcription”

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Phone Conference ID: 382 789 381#

Wed, Mar 10
9:00 am Hillman Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual
Speaker: Diala Fatima Hamade, Postdoc
Title: Department of Radiation Oncology (Dr. Epperly’s lab)
Lecture Title: “Lactobacillus reuteri synthesizing IL-22 (LR-IL-22) Protects the Intestine to Facilitate Whole Abdomen Irradiation (WAI) in Ovarian Cancer”

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Contact Natalie King at kingn5@upmc.edu for Zoom link and password.

9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
10:00 am Hillman Cancer Center Cytometry Facility Virtual Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Paul Dascani, PhD
Title: Operations Director, HCC CF
Lecture Title: “Cytek Aurora – Spectral Cytometry Basics and Applications”

An introduction to Spectral Cytometry and the Cytek Aurora platform. Learn how the Aurora can EASILY be used to conduct 30+ parameter cytometry studies or enhance existing experiments. Specifically, we will discuss optimal panel design for both mouse and human studies.

https://pitt.zoom.us/j/91069682081

Meeting ID: 910 6968 2081

Thu, Mar 11
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Aging Institute Research Seminar Series @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Adam Antebi, Ph.D.
Title: Director, Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
Lecture Title: "Convergent mechanisms of longevity"

Please use the following link to register:

https://pitt.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vjoK6JlCTBOoEJWFQSsLPQ

3:00 pm Cancer Biology Program/Women’s Cancer Research Center Weekly Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Lan Coffman, MD, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Magee-Womens Research Institute
Lecture Title: “The role of the stromal microenvironment in ovarian cancer initiation”

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Fri, Mar 12
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

9:47 pm University of Pittsburgh Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Virtual
Speaker: Amanda C. Poholek, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Division of Rheumatology) and of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: "Tissue-Specific Transcriptional Regulation of T Cell Immunity"

Dr. Poholek’s March 12 SVC lecture will be virtual, and registration is required to receive event information. Click to register: https://bit.ly/3hDMgIo.

Mon, Mar 15
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 16
12:30 pm Hillman Basic and Translational Research Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Daniel Normolle, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Biostatistics Facility
Lecture Title: “Real World Evidence”

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Wed, Mar 17
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Mar 18
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

3:00 pm Cancer Biology Program/Women’s Cancer Research Center Weekly Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Anushka Dongre, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Associate, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Lecture Title: “Potentiating the efficacy of Immune Checkpoint Blockade by targeting the Epithelial- Mesenchymal Transition in Breast Carcinomas”

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Fri, Mar 19
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 22
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 23
12:30 pm Hillman Basic and Translational Research Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Kaylee Schwertfeger, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Research Center, Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Title: “JAK/STAT Regulation of Macrophages in Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer”

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Wed, Mar 24
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Mar 25
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Mar 26
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 29
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 30
12:30 pm Hillman Basic and Translational Research Seminar Series @ Virtual
Speaker: Christopher J. Bakkenist, PhD
Title: Professor, Departments of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacology & Chemical Biology; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiation Oncology; Associate Director for Education and Training, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Member, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Genome Stability Program
Lecture Title: “DNA Damage Response and Cancer Immunity”

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Phone Conference ID: 364 029 060#

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Apr 2
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, Apr 5
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, Apr 7
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Apr 8
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm Aging Institute Research Seminar Series @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Joseph Takahashi, Ph.D.
Title: Professor and Chair, Dept. of Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Loyd B. Sands Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience; Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Lecture Title: "Circadian Clocks and the Importance of Timing in Aging and Longevity"

Please use the following link to register:

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Fri, Apr 9
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, Apr 12
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.

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