Events

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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Thu, Mar 12
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 @ BST South S100A
Speaker: Joseph S. Takahashi, PhD
Title: Professor and Chair, Dept of Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Lloyd 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

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Fri, Mar 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

Sat, Mar 14
8:00 am 13th Annual Symposium: Technical and Clinical Advances in Radiation Oncology @ Herberman Conference Center, second floor, UPMC Cancer Pavilion

PROGRAM GOAL:

The goal of this program is to increase knowledge of modern technologies in Radiation Oncology and how these technologies have a potential to affect quality of care and patient safety.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Medical dosimetrists, radiation therapists, medical physicists, and other professionals working in the field of radiation oncology.

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Greg Bednarz, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Associate Director of Medical Physics
Dept. of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Saiful Huq, PhD, FAAPM, FInstP
President-Elect
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Professor of Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Director, Division of Medical Physics
Dept. of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

Kathy L. Dickens, RT(R)(T)CMD
Senior Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Venky Karuppusamy
Regional Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Linda Daugherty, RT(R)(T)CMD
Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Danyelle Kuenning
Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

TUITION:

UPMC Employees: Tuition waived
Non-UPMC Employees: $60

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, contact Brittni Prosdocimo at bittnerb@upmc.edu.

Application will be made for ASRT and MDCB credit.

Mon, Mar 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.

Tue, Mar 17
12:30 pm DNA Repair Interest Group Videoconference @ remote videoconference
Speaker: Drs. Patty Opresko and Ben Van Houten
Lecture Title: Using chemoptogenetics to study cellular responses to telomeric-specific 8-oxoguanine damage

A reminder to join the NIH DNA Repair videoconference remotely  TODAY Tuesday March 17, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Drs. Patty Opresko and Ben Van Houten will be presenting “Using chemoptogenetics to study cellular responses to telomeric-specific 8-oxoguanine damage.”  

 Because of the coronavirus pandemic in-person lectures are being cancelled at NIH. However, videoconference talks are being ENCOURAGED! 

People can observe the lecture from their own computers at the website http://videocast.nih.gov

This is not interactive and you cannot ask questions when viewing from this website.

Below are dial in numbers from NIH for audio connections, etc.

WebEx Meeting Link:

https://nih.webex.com/nih/j.php?MTID=mcfae83b70fa3fe26bd8e86313e0f6559

Meeting number:

628 605 054

Meeting password:

12345

Video address:

Dial 628605054@nih.webex.com

You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

Audio connection:

1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)

Access code: 628 605 054

12:30 pm LIVESTREAM ONLY: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Livestream only
Speaker: Shikhar Uttam, PhD
Title: Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Role of Nanoscale-Sensitive Structure and Spatial Systems Biology in Predicting Colorectal Cancer Risk and Modeling its Recurrence as an Emergent Phenotype of its Microenvironment

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Wed, Mar 18
8:00 am CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD, FACP
Title: Professor of Medicine; Associate Chief, Hematology-Oncology, University of Pittsburgh; Associate Director, Clinical Investigation, Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Genomic Tests for Early Stage Breast Cancer 2020: Needed, or an Extravagance?

March 18 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds is canceled.

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

4:00 pm Pittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series @ BST 1695 Conference Room
Speaker: Feng Li, MD, PhD
Title: Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: frHMGB1 Improves Healing of Injured Enthesis by Activating and Recruiting Mesenchymal Stem Cells

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Fri, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 24
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Carrie Benson
Title: Prevention and Education Coordinator, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Bystander Training

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Wed, Mar 25
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Hassane Zarour, MD
Title: Professor of Medicine, Immunology and Dermatology; Co-Leader, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program; Co-Leader, Melanoma Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Melanoma Team Science: From Theory to Practice

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
12:00 pm CANCELED: Cancer Health Services Research Workgroup Meeting @ Pitt Public Health Building, Room A638
Speaker: Margaret (Peg) Rosenzweig, PhD
Title: Professor, School of Nursing and Medicine; Associate Director, Catchment Area Research, Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: The Intersection of Race, Income and Neighborhood in Breast Cancer Outcomes

This meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled.

 

Thu, Mar 26
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Mar 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, Mar 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.

Tue, Mar 31
12:30 pm CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Karl Munger, PhD
Title: Interim Chair and Professor, Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Lecture Title: Oncogenic Activities of Human Papillomaviruses, Tales from the Dark Side

This seminar is canceled.

Wed, Apr 1
12:00 am Tumor, Transplant and Tolerance Scientific Retreat @ The University Club
Speaker: Keynote: Marc K. Jenkins, PhD
Title: Regents and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School
Lecture Title: Down in the Weeds: Tracking Antigen-Specific Naive CD4+ T cells and B cells During Infection
8:00 am CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium

April 1, 2020 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds are canceled.

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

2:00 pm POSTPONED: 2020 Fisher Lecture @ Alumni Hall
Speaker: Host: Dr. Arthur S. Levine
Lecture Title: A Special Memorial Symposium to Honor Dr. Bernard Fisher and His Contributions to Our Understanding of Cancer

Due to concerns over the transmission and containment of COVID-19, the Memorial Symposium honoring Dr. Bernard Fisher, scheduled for April 2, 2020,  will be postponed until a later date.  Please look to your inbox for future announcements.

Fri, Apr 3
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 CANCELED: Women Faculty/Trainee Luncheon @ Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room

The April 3 Women Faculty/Trainee Luncheon is CANCELED.

Sat, Apr 4
8:00 am Living with Melanoma Symposium @ Herberman Conference Center, UPMC Cancer Pavilion
Speaker: Host: John M. Kirkwood, MD
Title: Co-Leader, Melanoma Program

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Mon, Apr 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.

Tue, Apr 7
12:30 pm Teams Live Event: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Teams Live Event

Click link below to join Tuesday, April 7 Seminar Series via Teams Live Event. 

SeminarSeriesApril7,2020

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Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD
Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Probing the Tumor Microenvironment During Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy

Greg M. Delgoffe, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology
A Novel Epigenetic Map of T cell Exhaustion in Cancer Reveals Potential Targets to Improve Immunotherapy

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

The April 8, 2020 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds are CANCELED.

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri, Apr 10
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 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, Apr 14
12:30 pm Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Wed, Apr 15
8:00 am Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Sarah Taylor, MD
Title: Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Caring for Women with Ovarian Cancer Amidst the PARP Inhibitor Mania

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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 (Virtual) Seminar Series
Speaker: Jaime Sidani, PhD, MPH, CHES
Title: Assistant Director, Center for Research on MTH (Media/Technology/Health); Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Tobacco, Twitter, and Technology: Cancer Prevention Among Youth in a New Media Environment

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://pitt.zoom.us/j/395717889

Meeting ID: 395 717 889

Dr. Sidani is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Assistant Director of the Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Sidani will be highlighting her research focused on emerging tobacco products that are popular with youth, examination of these products on social media, and use of media literacy to prevent initiation of these products to reduce cancer risk among youth.

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Thu, Apr 16
8:30 am Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:30 pm Basic & Translational Trainee Research Seminar
Speaker: Pranav Murthy, BS (mentor: Lotze) and Ayana Ruffin, MS (mentor: Bruno)

Please join us Thursday for our first trainee research seminar!

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

+1 412-447-5295   United States, Pittsburgh (Toll)

Conference ID: 756 065 526#

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Fri, Apr 17
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

1:00 pm Special Faculty Candidate Seminar
Speaker: Yu-Chih Chen, PhD
Title: Assistant Research Scientist, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery, University of Michigan
Lecture Title: Multidimensional Single Analyses Using Machine Learning for Cancer Precision Medicine

Hosts: Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD and Ivet Bahar, PhD

Contact Lola Thompson at thompsonla3@upmc.edu for remote connection information.

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