Events

Wed, Sep 23
9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Fri, Sep 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

Wed, Sep 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
12:00 pm MWRI WIP Conference & Seminar Series
Speaker: Lindsay M. Sabik, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Health Policy & Management, University of Pittsburgh, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: The Role of Health Reform in Addressing Disparities in Breast Cancer Care
Fri, Oct 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

Wed, Oct 7
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
Fri, Oct 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

Wed, Oct 14
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
Fri, Oct 16
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

Wed, Oct 21
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: Hang Ruan, PhD
Title: Post-Doctoral Associate, Department of Pathology (Dr. Jian Yu's Lab)
Lecture Title: "How to stress out mutant KRAS colon cancer"

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Fri, Oct 23
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 Seminar @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Yufei Huang, PhD
Title: Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Populational Health Sciences, The University of Texas San Antonio
Lecture Title: "Elucidating Context-Dependent N6-Methyladenosine (m^6A) Functions Using Machine Learning"

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Wed, Oct 28
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: Pinnakin Pandya, PhD
Title: Post-doctoral associate, Department of Computational and Systems Biology (Dr. Jacob Stewart Ornstein Lab)
Lecture Title: “Non-canonical roles of wild-type p53 in melanoma”

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Fri, Oct 30
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 2
12:00 pm Faculty Candidate Seminar @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Amy M. Whitaker, Ph.D.
Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Kansas Cancer Center
Lecture Title: "APE1: A DNA Repair Swiss Army Knife"

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Wed, Nov 4
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: Shikhar Uttam, Ph.D
Title: Department of Computational and Systems Biology
Lecture Title: “Nanoscale nuclear architecture mapping of colorectal cancer risk and spatial systems biology of its recurrence”

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9:00 am Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Virtual (Zoom)
Speaker: Shikhar Uttam, Ph.D
Title: Department of Computational and Systems Biology
Lecture Title: “Nanoscale nuclear architecture mapping of colorectal cancer risk and spatial systems biology of its recurrence”

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9:00 am Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
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

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
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

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
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

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
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
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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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
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.

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
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.

Wed, Dec 16
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
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

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
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

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
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

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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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

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
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.

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
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

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
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
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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
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

To log into the meeting, use this link:

https://umontpellier-fr.zoom.us/j/89464003441 

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
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

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
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

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
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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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded .10 continuing education units (CEUs) which are equal to 1.0 contact hours.

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
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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