Events

Thu,Jun13
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Jun14
12:00 pmUniversity of Pittsburgh Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Speaker: Yvonne S. Eisele, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Shape Shifters: Protein Aggregation at the Crossroads of Health and Disease

Yvonne S. Eisele, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Cardiology), School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, June 14, at noon, in Scaife Hall’s Lecture Room 6. The title of her talk is “Shape Shifters: Protein Aggregation at the Crossroads of Health and Disease.”

SVC lectures are live streamed for people with Pitt login credentials (the lecture will not be available after it has ended). A link to the live stream and more information on Dr. Eisele’s lecture will be available at svc-seminar.pitt.edu two weeks prior to the event.

Due to upcoming construction, the location of this lecture is subject to change.

Mon,Jun17
8:00 amNeuro 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.

10:30 amSpecial Seminar @ West Wing Auditorium, Shadyside Hospital, Main Floor
Speaker: Amanda Lund, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health & Science University
Lecture Title: Lymphatic-Based Regulation of Melanoma Immunity

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4:00 pmProvost’s Inaugural Lecture @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Speaker: Gwendolyn Sowa, MD, PhD
Title: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Professor, Chair of the Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, of Bioengineering, and of Clinical and Translational Science
Lecture Title: Using Biology To Define Appropriate Treatments for Back Pain: The Right Treatment for the Right Patient at the Right Time
Tue,Jun18
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Saumyadipta Pyne, PhD
Title: Scientific Director, Public Health Dynamics Laboratory (PHDL); Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Data Fusion and Modeling Complexity in Cancer

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Wed,Jun19
8:00 amUPMC Hillman Cancer Center 31st Annual Scientific Retreat @ Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
Speaker: Keynote Speaker: Arthur S. Levine, MD
Title: Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

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This year’s Retreat will focus on the topics of “Data Sharing and Data Analysis,” “Outreach, Screening and Catchment Area in Pennsylvania” and finally, “Cancer Immunology Intersection.” These three topics are of importance and relevance to all who are interested in cancer. We are also pleased to bring back the always-popular Lightning Round.

This year’s Ronald B. Herberman Lectureship Keynote Address will be given by Arthur S. Levine, MD, Senior Vice Chancellor for the Health Sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of the School of Medicine, who will be stepping down after two decades of distinguished leadership. As an oncologist and cancer researcher particularly focused on DNA damage and repair mechanisms during his career, and a major supporter of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Dr. Levine is a highly appropriate Keynote guest.

9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Jun20
8:00 amUPMC Hillman Cancer Center 31st Annual Scientific Retreat @ Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pm2019 Senior Vice Chancellor’s Laureate Lecture Series @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Speaker: Aviv Regev, PhD
Title: Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Chair of the Faculty and Director, Klarman Cell Observatory, Broad Institute
Lecture Title: Cell Atlases as Road Maps to Health and Disease

This seminar series is open to the public, including all interested University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University faculty, students, and staff. Arthur S. Levine, MD, Pitt’s senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean of Medicine, will introduce Young and lead the discussion following the lecture.

As a computational and systems biologist, Dr. Regev studies how gene regulation rewires when cells adapt to their environments, when they differentiate, and when species evolve. She and her lab members develop experimental and computational approaches to systematically decipher the mechanisms behind the transcriptional regulatory circuits in organisms ranging from yeast to humans. Dr. Regev investigates how these transcriptional circuits change on a variety of timescales: for example, when cells respond to changing growth conditions (within hours), when cells differentiate (within hours to days), and when species evolve (across millions of years). These studies have yielded detailed reconstructions and highlight key principles that govern the emergence of novel functions in gene regulation. Major research topics in the Regev lab include reconstructing the regulatory circuitry of mammalian cells, circuits controlling cell differentiation, the evolution of gene regulation, and understanding how specific genetic alterations in cancer-causing genes translate into the large-scale transcriptional changes that occur in tumor cells.

At Tel Aviv University, Dr. Regev studied biology, computer science, and mathematics, earning her MS in an interdisciplinary program and, later, her computational biology PhD. Dr. Regev, who is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Memorial Sloan Kettering Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research, an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, and the Overton Prize from the International Society for Computational Biology. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2019.

Fri,Jun21
12:00 pmSeminar @ Cooper Conference Rooms B/C, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Daniel Trombly, PhD
Title: Gene Editing Specialist, Biocytogen Boston Corporation
Lecture Title: CRISPR /Cas9 Based Extreme Genome Editing (EGE™) and its Applications

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1:00 pm2019 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy Symposium @ Herberman Conference Center, Room 202A, Cancer Pavilion, Shadyside Hospital
Speaker: Hosted by Michael T. Lotze, MD, FACS
Title: Professor of Surgery, Immunology, and Bioengineering; Senior Advisor, Immune Transplant & Therapy Center, UPMC Enterprises

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Please join us for our second annual ITTC/UPMC advances in cancer immunotherapy meeting. Refreshments will be provided.

Herberman Conference Center, Room 202A, Second Floor
Cancer Pavilion, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

To register, contact Darren Gilmartin at gilmartind@upmc.edu or Kathy Griffin at griffinka@upmc.edu.

Mon,Jun24
8:00 amNeuro 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 pmSpecial Seminar @ Cooper Conference Center, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Ravi B. Patel, MD, PhD
Title: Clinical Instructor, University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
Lecture Title: Combinatory Treatment Strategies: Investigating the Role of Radiotherapy to Augment Efficacy of Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment

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4:00 pmProvost’s Inaugural Lecture @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Speaker: Shari Rogal, MD, MPH
Title: John J. Fung/Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Assistant Professor of Transplant Surgery and Assistant Professor of Surgery and of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Lecture Title: Using Implementation Science To Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Liver Disease
Tue,Jun25
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Laura Ferris, MD, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology and Clinical Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh; Chief of Dermatology, UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Lecture Title: The Use of Gene Expression Profiling in Diagnosing Melanoma

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Wed,Jun26
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Jun27
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

3:00 pmSpecial Seminar @ Cooper Conference Center, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Prasad S. Adusumilli, MD
Title: Deputy Chief, Translational and Clinical Research, Thoracic Surgery; Head, Solid Tumor Malignancy, Cellular Therapeutics Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University, New York, New York
Lecture Title: CAR T-cell Therapy for Solid Tumors: Concepts to Clinical Translation

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Mon,Jul1
8:00 amNeuro 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,Jul2
12:00 pmSpecial Seminar @ Cooper Conference Center, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Electra Paskett, PhD
Title: Professor, Division of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Lecture Title: A Multi-Level Model to Address Cervical Cancer Disparities in Appalachia

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Wed,Jul3
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Jul4
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Jul5
12:00 pmWomen 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,Jul8
8:00 amNeuro 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,Jul10
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Jul11
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Mon,Jul15
8:00 amNeuro 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,Jul16
5:00 pmState of The Science Summit: Ovarian Cancer @ Omni William Penn Hotel
Speaker: Program Chair: Alexander Olawaiye, MD

Agenda and Presenters

Wed,Jul17
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Jul18
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Jul19
12:00 pmDivision of Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds Special Seminar @ 1105A Scaife Conference Center
Speaker: Linfa Wang, PhD
Title: Professor & Director, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University-National University of Singapore Medical School, Singapore
Lecture Title: Bats: Is there a link between healthy gaining and unique virus hosting ability?

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Mon,Jul22
8:00 amNeuro 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,Jul24
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Jul25
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Mon,Jul29
8:00 amNeuro 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,Jul31
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Aug1
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Aug2
12:00 pmWomen 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.

Sun,Aug4
8:00 amBig and Small Data in Hormone-Dependent Cancer: From Molecular Insights to Personalized Treatment @ Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD (Chair)
Lecture Title: see event website above for more information and to apply by July 7, 2019 deadline
Mon,Aug5
8:00 amBig and Small Data in Hormone-Dependent Cancer: From Molecular Insights to Personalized Treatment @ Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD (Chair)
Lecture Title: see event website above for more information and to apply by July 7, 2019 deadline
8:00 amNeuro 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,Aug6
8:00 amBig and Small Data in Hormone-Dependent Cancer: From Molecular Insights to Personalized Treatment @ Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD (Chair)
Lecture Title: see event website above for more information and to apply by July 7, 2019 deadline
Wed,Aug7
8:00 amBig and Small Data in Hormone-Dependent Cancer: From Molecular Insights to Personalized Treatment @ Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD (Chair)
Lecture Title: see event website above for more information and to apply by July 7, 2019 deadline
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Aug8
8:00 amBig and Small Data in Hormone-Dependent Cancer: From Molecular Insights to Personalized Treatment @ Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD (Chair)
Lecture Title: see event website above for more information and to apply by July 7, 2019 deadline
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Aug9
8:00 amBig and Small Data in Hormone-Dependent Cancer: From Molecular Insights to Personalized Treatment @ Grand Summit Hotel at Sunday River
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD (Chair)
Lecture Title: see event website above for more information and to apply by July 7, 2019 deadline
Mon,Aug12
8:00 amNeuro 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,Aug14
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Aug15
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Mon,Aug19
8:00 amNeuro 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,Aug21
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Aug22
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Mon,Aug26
8:00 amNeuro 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,Aug28
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meetings will resume in September 2019 @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Aug29
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Mon,Sep2
8:00 amNeuro 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,Sep3
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Retreat Poster Winners

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Wed,Sep4
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Huaiying Zhang, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Lecture Title: Liquid Phase Separation Drives Telomere Clustering in ALT Cells

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Thu,Sep5
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

2:00 pmWomen’s Cancer Research Center/CBP Work-in-Progress Seminar @ MWRI 1st floor conference room
Speaker: Hatice Osmanbeyoglu, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Lecture Title: Predictive Gene Regulatory Models for Precision Medicine
Fri,Sep6
9:00 am1st Annual Pittsburgh Sarcoma Research Collaborative (PSaRC) Sarcoma Symposium: Building Bridges Between Pittsburgh’s Sarcoma Experts @ University Club, Conference Room A

Presented by UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and University of Pittsburgh

PROGRAM GOAL: To increase both researchers’ and health care providers’ knowledge of the biology, translational science and clinical management of soft tissue, and bone sarcomas and emerging treatments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Physicians, researchers, advanced practice providers, nurses, and other health care providers who take care of patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Kelly Bailey, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 Melissa Burgess, MD, Assistant Professor

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Anette Duensing, MD, Assistant Professor

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Rebecca Watters, PhD, Research Assistant Professor

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

University of Pittsburgh

Kurt Weiss, MD, Associate Professor

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

MORE INFORMATION / REGISTRATION:

For questions, please contact Melissa Burgess at burgessma@upmc.edu or 412-623-7277. Registration will soon be available at https://cce.upmc.com in the catalog tab.

12:00 pmWomen 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,Sep9
8:00 amNeuro 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,Sep10
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Valerie Weaver, PhD
Title: Professor, Depts of Surgery, Radiation Oncology, and Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
Lecture Title: Forcing Tumor Risk and Progression

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Wed,Sep11
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Alexander Deiters, PhD
Title: Professor, Dept of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Optical Control of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

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Thu,Sep12
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Sep13
12:00 pmSenior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Biomedical Science Tower 1, Room S100A
Speaker: Dennis Kostka, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology and of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Computational Genomics Yields Insights into Developmental Gene Regulation
Mon,Sep16
8:00 amNeuro 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 pmBrain Tumor Research Meeting @ Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Michael R Zalutsky, PhD
Title: Jonathan Spicehandler, M.D. Professor of Neuro-Oncology Research and Professor of Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Pathology, and Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
Lecture Title: Single-Domain Antibody Fragments and Other Platforms for Molecular Targeted Radiotherapy of CNS Malignancies

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Tue,Sep17
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Retreat Poster Winners

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Wed,Sep18
9:00 amCANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room

There is no Genome Stability Program WIP meeting today, September 18.

Thu,Sep19
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Mon,Sep23
8:00 amNeuro 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.

12:30 pmSpecial Seminar @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Mark Shrime, MD, MPH, PhD, FACS
Title: Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Assistant Professor, Global Health and Social Medicine, Founding Director, Center for Global Surgery Evaluation, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital
Lecture Title: Sustainable Development in Global Surgery

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Tue,Sep24
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Kara Bernstein, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Women’s Task Force Climate Survey Report

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Wed,Sep25
7:00 am2019 Donald Blechman Lecture in Surgical Oncology @ Victoria Building, Room 125
Speaker: Daniel G. Coit, MD
Title: Professor of Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Lecture Title: The Evolving Understanding of Regional Lymph Nodes in Surgical Oncology

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9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Megan Mahlke, MS
Title: Doctoral Candidate, Cellular and Molecular Biology University of Texas at San Antonio
Lecture Title: Validating the Baboon as a Model for Translational Stem Cell Research

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12:00 pmCancer Health Services Research Workgroup @ Pitt Public Health, A638
Speaker: Lauren Lin
Title: MD Candidate 2020
Lecture Title: Medicaid expansion and the Health Insurance Marketplace: Effects on cancer diagnoses in the United States

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Thu,Sep26
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pmUniversity of Pittsburgh Immunology Seminar Series @ 123 Victoria Building
Speaker: John C. Cambier, PhD
Title: Distinguished Professor and Chairman of Immunology and Microbiology, University of Colorado
Lecture Title: Silencing autoreactive B cells in mouse and man
4:00 pmPittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series @ BST 1695 Conference Room
Speaker: Hang Lin, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Bone regeneration through endochondral ossification of mesenchymal stem cells within their own extracellular matrix

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Mon,Sep30
8:00 amNeuro 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,Oct1
10:30 amGenome Stability Program DNA Repair Journal Club @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Mariarosaria DeRosa, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Associate, Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
Lecture Title: Reviewing the article: “CtIP is essential for telomere replication”

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12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ West Wing Auditorium, Shadyside Hospital
Speaker: Jian Yu, PhD
Title: Professor, Departments of Pathology and Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Lecture Title: Translation Licensing of Myc-driven Oncogenesis

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4:00 pmUniversity of Pittsburgh Provost’s Inaugural Lecture @ University Club, Ballroom A
Speaker: Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD
Title: Edmund R. McCluskey Professor of Pediatric Medical Education and Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine; Professor of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health; and Professor of Clinical and Translational Science
Lecture Title: When Researchers Invite Communities to Dance: A Story about Preventing Sexual Violence
Wed,Oct2
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Emily Beckwitt, PhD candidate
Title: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: DNA bending by APE1

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Thu,Oct3
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

2:00 pmWomen’s Cancer Research Center / CBP Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor
Speaker: Farzad Esni, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Surgery, Departments of Surgery, Developmental Biology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: P as in Prolactin and Pancreatic Cancer
4:00 pmUniversity of Pittsburgh Provost’s Inaugural Lecture @ Biomedical Science Tower 1, Room S100A
Speaker: Howard J. Aizenstein, MD, PhD
Title: Charles F. Reynolds III and Ellen G. Detlefsen Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine; Professor of Bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering; and Professor of Clinical and Translational Science
Lecture Title: Insights and Images: Computational and Neuroimaging Studies of Mental Health in Older Adults

The Provost’s Inaugural Lecture series invites University of Pittsburgh faculty members to give a lecture marking their recent appointments to endowed chairs. Dr. Aizenstein’s research focuses on cognitive and affective neuroscience of aging, late-life depression, and multimodal neuroimaging methods.  

A reception with light refreshments will follow the talk.

Fri,Oct4
12:00 pmUniversity of Pittsburgh Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Biomedical Science Tower 1, Room S100A
Speaker: Amantha Thathiah, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Selective Modulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Function in Alzheimer’s Disease
12:00 pmWomen 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,Oct7
8:00 amNeuro 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,Oct8
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
Speaker: Adam L. Marcus, PhD
Title: Professor of Hematology & Medical Oncology; Director, Emory Integrated Cellular Imaging Core; Associate Director for Basic Research and Shared Resources, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Cooperation is in our Nature: Using Image-guided Genomics to Probe Collective Cancer Invasion

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Wed,Oct9
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Chaoyuan (Charlie) Kuang, MD
Title: 3rd year Graduate Medical Fellow
Lecture Title: Overcoming Immune Checkpoint Therapy Resistance in Colon Cancer

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Thu,Oct10
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Mon,Oct14
8:00 amNeuro 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,Oct15
10:30 amDNA Repair Journal Club @ Hillman Cancer Center 2nd floor conference room
Speaker: Thong Luong, PhD Candidate
Lecture Title: Non-enzymatic roles of human RAD51 at stalled replication forks

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