Events

Fri, Nov 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, Nov 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, Nov 10
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
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, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: "Real World Evidence"

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Wed, Nov 11
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Sara Sannino
Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences (Dr. Jeff Brodsky's lab)
Lecture Title: "Compensatory modulation of proteostasis networks after Hsp70 inhibition in cancer cells"

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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 (Zoom)
Speaker: Sandra Casio, Ph.D., and Sarah Munyoki, B.A.
Title: See description.
Lecture Title: See description.

Please join us, VIRTUALLY, for our MWRI/WIP Series, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 12pm

https://pitt.zoom.us/j/92988814428

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Work-in-Progress Conference & Seminar Series 

“Disruption of CA-MSC-induced desmoplasia reprograms the tumor immune microenvironment and enhances the efficacy of immunotherapy in ovarian cancer”

Sandra Casio, Ph.D.

Research Assistant, Professor

Department of OBGYN-Reproductive Sciences

Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

Objective: My research interests are in understanding the cellular and molecular interactions between malignant cells and non-malignant cells, such as immune cells and stromal cells, within the ovarian tumor microenvironment. Our lab integrates studies in human and mouse models applying immunological, biochemical and computational approaches to uncover intra- and inter-cellular communications in ovarian cancer. We have previously shown that cancer-associated mesenchymal stem cells (CA-MSCs) generate tumor desmoplasia and promote tumor progression. In this study, we explored the impact of CA-MSCs on the tumor immune microenvironment and the mechanisms by which they induce tumor immunosuppression. Using an immune-responsive syngeneic mouse model, we also evaluated whether targeting CA-MSCs-derived desmoplasia could restore the efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibitors. Our goal is to translate our studies into the clinic to increase the efficacy of current immune therapies and improve survival of ovarian cancer patients.

 

“Single cell transcriptome analysis identifies putative markers of human spermatogonial stem cells”

 Sarah Munyoki, B.A

5th year Graduate Student

Integrative Systems Biology Program

Orwig Lab- Magee-Womens Research Institute

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 

Objective: Spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) are essential for spermatogenesis and may hold promise as a therapy for male infertility. We performed single cell RNA sequencing of human and rhesus macaque testicular cells to enhance our understanding of primate SSCs and spermatogenesis. This presentation will focus on how our transcriptome data has identified genes that may be used to isolate and enrich primate SSCs and may contribute an improved understanding of primate SSC biology that will enable SSC based fertility therapies.

Thu, Nov 12
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Nov 13
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, Nov 16
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 Faculty Candidate Seminar @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Bret Freudenthal, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Lecture Title: "Watching the DNA Damage Response: From Atoms to Complexes"

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Tue, Nov 17
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Ana Carrizosa Anderson, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Neurology; Institute Member, Broad Institute, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Lecture Title: "An Endogenous Steroid Signaling Circuit in Tumor Tissue Promotes T cell Dysfunction and Determines Response to Checkpoint Blockade"

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Wed, Nov 18
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Maria Beecher,
Title: Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology (Ben Van Houten Lab)
Lecture Title: "Potential role of nucleotide excision repair proteins in oxidative demethylation of 5-methylcytosine)

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Nov 19
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Nov 20
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, Nov 23
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, Nov 24
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Emily Bernstein, PhD
Title: Professor, Departments of Oncological Sciences & Dermatology; Co-Leader, Cancer Mechanisms Program, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Lecture Title: "Epigenetic Sensitivities in Cancer"

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Wed, Nov 25
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Nov 26
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Nov 27
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, Nov 30
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 Faculty Candidate Seminar @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Yasushi Kondo, Ph.D.
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Lecture Title: "The Activation of B-Raf Kinase"

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Tue, Dec 1
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Wed, Dec 2
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Ragini Bhargava, Postdoc
Title: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology (Dr. Roddy O'Sullivan's lab)
Lecture Title: "Exploring the genome-wide roles for HIRA under conditions of ATRX-deficiency"

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Dec 3
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Dec 4
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 @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Francis J. Schopfer, Ph.D.
Title: Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: "Nitrated Fatty Acids: Endogenous Signaling Modulators Heading to the Clinic

Dr. Schopfer’s December 4 SVC lecture will be virtual, and registration is required to receive event information.

 

Click to register: https://bit.ly/3hDMgIo.

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, Dec 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.

Tue, Dec 8
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Wed, Dec 9
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Samantha Sanford, Ph.D.
Title: Department of Environmental Occupational Health (Dr. Patty Opresko's lab)
Lecture Title: "Mechanisms of telomerase inhibition by therapeutic dNTPS"

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Dec 11
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 @ Virtual
Speaker: Jacob D. Durrant, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences; Assistant Professor of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: The Dynamics and Druggability of LARP1, a Cancer-Relevant RNA-Binding Protein

Jacob D. Durrant, PhD, assistant professor of biological sciences, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, and of computational and systems biology, School of Medicine, will present the next Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar on Friday, December 11, at noon. The title of his talk is “The Dynamics and Druggability of LARP1, a Cancer-Relevant RNA-Binding Protein.”

Registration for the lecture is required to receive event instructions.  Please register after December 5: https://bit.ly/3hDMgIo. More information about Dr. Durrant’s lecture is available at http://svc-seminar.pitt.edu/5.html.

Mon, Dec 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.

Tue, Dec 15
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Wed, Dec 16
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Nicole Kaminski, Graduate Student Researcher
Title: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology (Dr. Roddy O'Sullivan's lab)
Lecture Title: "A novel role for RAD51AP1 in regulation of TERRA lincRNA during ALT-mediated telomere extension"

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Dec 17
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 Interdisciplinary Bone & Mineral Research Virtual Seminar Series
Speaker: Newell Washburn, PhD
Title: Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University
Lecture Title: Modeling and Optimizing Complex Biosystems: Applications of Machine Learning to Biomanufacturing and Cancer Immunology

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Fri, Dec 18
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, Dec 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.

Tue, Dec 22
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Wed, Dec 23
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Dec 24
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Dec 25
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, Dec 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.

Wed, Dec 30
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu, Dec 31
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Jan 1
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 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.

Wed, Jan 6
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-In-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Ryan Barnes, Postdoc
Title: Department of Environmental & Occupational Health (Dr. Patty Opresko's lab)
Lecture Title: "Telomeric 8-oxo-Guanine Induces p53-Dependent Senescence"

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 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"

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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:

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

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

 

Meeting URL: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/95207219770?from=addon  
Meeting ID: 952 0721 9770
Passcode: 935775
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.

https://pitt.zoom.us/j/92988814428

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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http://pitt.zoom.us/j/92800704733

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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