Events

Thu,Feb7
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 Work-in-Progress Seminar @ Magee-Women's Research Institute, 1st floor conference room
Speaker: Katherine Aird, PhD
Lecture Title: Targeting Metabolic Vulnerabilities in Ovarian Cancer
Fri,Feb8
9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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 pmSenior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Speaker: Bokai Zhu, PhD
Lecture Title: Unveiling "Musica Universalis" of the Cell: A Brief History of 12-Hour Biorhythms
Mon,Feb11
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.

11:00 amSpecial Seminar @ Shadyside Campus, West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Nicole N. Scheff, PhD
Lecture Title: The Role of Sensory Neurons in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Pain and Progression
Tue,Feb12
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room D
Speaker: Helen Piwnica-Worms, PhD
Lecture Title: Identifying and Targeting Vulnerabilities in Triple Negative Breast Cancer
Wed,Feb13
8:00 am22nd Annual TRCCC Meeting @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Lecture Title: Immunotherapy: The Force Awakens

8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Michael A. Davies, MD, PhD
Lecture Title: Unraveling the Role of Metabolism in Melanoma
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Miguel Angel Brieno-Enriquez, MD, PhD
Lecture Title: Shaping the chromosomes: Nima-like kinase 1 (NEK1) orchestrates cohesin removal during mammalian meiosis
9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu,Feb14
8:00 am22nd Annual TRCCC Meeting @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Lecture Title: Immunotherapy: The Force Awakens

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

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

4:00 pmAging Research Seminar Series @ Fifth Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Bennett Van Houten, PhD
Title: Richard M. Cyert Professor of Molecular Oncology, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Watching 'first responders': Interrogating human DNA repair proteins in real-time at the single molecule level

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Fri,Feb15
8:00 am22nd Annual TRCCC Meeting @ Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Lecture Title: Immunotherapy: The Force Awakens

9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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,Feb18
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 pmCancer Virology Program Work-In-Progress Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room A/B
Speaker: Dr. Paul Monga
Lecture Title: Exploiting Molecular Drivers of Hepatocellular Cancer for Therapy
Tue,Feb19
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room D
Speaker: Ioannis K. Zervantonakis, PhD
Lecture Title: Engineering the Tumor Microenvironment: Microfluidics and Systems Biology Approaches to Study Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance
Wed,Feb20
8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital, West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Ravi Sarode, MD
Lecture Title: Role of ADAMTS13 in the Diagnosis and Management of TTP and TMA
9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Namrata Kumar, Graduate Student
Lecture Title: Investigating the role of NER proteins in the repair of oxidative damage
9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu,Feb21
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Feb22
9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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,Feb25
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,Feb26
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center Room D
Speaker: Tullia C. Bruno, PhD
Lecture Title: Tumor-Infiltrating B Cells Co-Localize with CD4 T Effector Cells within Tertiary Lymphoid Structures to Present Antigen and Educate the Anti-Tumor Immune Response in Human Primary Tumors
Wed,Feb27
8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Kurt A. Schalper, MD, PhD
Title: Asst Professor, Pathology and Medicine, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Translational Immuno-oncology Laboratory, Yale Cancer Center
Lecture Title: About Privilege and Tolerance: Understanding the Immune Composition and Therapeutic Implications of Human Lung Cancer

Additional information

9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Yael Nechemia-Arbely, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: Guarding the genome: Maintaining epigenetically defined human centromeres through error correction

February 2019 schedule information

9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
12:00 pmCancer Health Services Research Workgroup Meeting @ Pitt Public Health, A638
Speaker: Bruce Jacobs, MD, MPH
Title: Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Developing prostate cancer-specific physician hospital networks to better understand technology adoption

Additional information

Thu,Feb28
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

4:00 pmPittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Carolyn Anderson, PhD
Lecture Title: Developing PET Tracers for Imaging Bone Tumors: from Breast Cancer Metastases to Multiple Myeloma

Additional Information: PCBMR_20190228_Anderson

Fri,Mar1
9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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 pmWomen Faculty/Trainee Brown Bag Lunch @ Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room

Additional information

Women faculty/trainee lunch at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center to informally chat and discuss issues pertaining to female scientists

Mon,Mar4
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,Mar5
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Rodney Rothstein, PhD
Title: Vice Chair of Genetics & Development Professor of Systems Biology, Columbia University Medical Center, Irving Cancer Research Center, New York
Lecture Title: Using Yeast to Study Gene Overexpression, an Underappreciated Perturbation in Cancer Cells

Seminar flyer

Wed,Mar6
8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Francis Arena, MD
Title: Clinical Professor of Medicine, NYU Medical School; Medical Director, Perlmutter Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Changing Spectrum of Adjuvant Therapy in HER2 Neu Positive Breast Cancer

Additional information

9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Thong Luong, Graduate Student
Title: Molecular Pharmacology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: The role of ubiquitylation in regulating budding yeast Hrq1 turnover during the DNA damage response

March 2019 schedule

9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu,Mar7
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

9:00 amGenome Stability Program @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Neil Kad, PhD and Alexandra Moores, PhD
Lecture Title: Walking the tightrope between DNA and actin: Single molecule insights into mechanism

Seminar Flyer

Fri,Mar8
9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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 pmSpecial Seminar @ Magee Womens Research Institute, First Floor Conf Room
Speaker: Gloria V. Echeverria, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Experimental Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Clonal Dynamics and Adaptive Responses in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Chemoresistance and Metastasis

Additional information

Sat,Mar9
7:30 amLiver Cancer Conference @ Wyndham Grand Hotel
Speaker: Dulabh K. Monga, MD and Satdarshan (Paul) S. Monga, MD
Title: Course Directors
Lecture Title: See attached program agenda

Program Agenda

Mon,Mar11
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.

3:00 pmGenome Stability Program Special Guest Lecture @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Hong Wang, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Physics Dept, Center for Human Health and the Environment, North Carolina State University
Lecture Title: Unraveling the secrets at telomeres, one molecule at a time

Seminar Flyer

Tue,Mar12
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Daniel Normolle, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Dept of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Biostatistics Facility, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: What Is Bayesian Statistics?

Seminar flyer

Wed,Mar13
8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Allyson Pishko, MD, MSCE
Title: Instructor, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture Title: Clinical Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

Additional information

9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Sarah R. Hengel, PhD
Title: Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Lecture Title: Elucidating the function of the human Shu Complex

March 2019 schedule

9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu,Mar14
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pmImmunology Seminar Series @ Scaife Hall Auditorium 5
Speaker: Alex K. Shalek, AM, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor at MIT, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at MIT, and Associate Member of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
Lecture Title: Translating Single-Cell Genomics to the Clinic

This week’s Immunology Seminar for Thursday, March 14, will be given by Dr. Alex Shalek, Pfizer-Laubach Career Development Assistant Professor at MIT, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at MIT, and Associate Member of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. Dr. Shalek’s talk, “Translating Single-Cell Genomics to the Clinic,” will begin at 12:00 PM in Scaife Hall Auditorium 5. There will be a faculty lunch in 1095 BST to follow.

Fri,Mar15
9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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,Mar18
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 pmCancer Virology Program Work-In-Progress Seminar Series @ Nimick Conference Room, 1st Fl Research Pavilion
Speaker: Lulu Shao
Title: Post-Doctoral Associate, Sarkar Lab, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: The Intrinsic Role of IRFs in Anti-tumor Immunity

Seminar Flyer

12:30 pmSpecial Faculty Candidate Chalk Talk @ Cooper Conference Center, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Nicole N. Scheff, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University, Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, College of Dentistry
Lecture Title: The Neuro-immune Axis in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma: the Reciprocal Regulation of Pain and Cancer Progression

Seminar Flyer

5:00 pmBrain Tumor Research Meeting @ Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside
Speaker: Brad Poore, PhD
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: The SWI/SNF(BAF) Complex’s Role In Medulloblastoma: The Baffling Role of Baf60c

Seminar Flyer

Tue,Mar19
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Christopher Bakkenist, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Associate Director for Education and Training, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Pharmacology of DNA Damage Signaling in the Immune System

Seminar flyer

Wed,Mar20
8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Gilbert Chu, MD, PhD
Title: Professor of Medicine (Oncology) and Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Chemobrain and Ammonia

Additional information

9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Brian J. Leibowitz, PhD
Title: Instructor of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: STING Drives Reparative Inflammation

March 2019 schedule

9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu,Mar21
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pmBrain, Behavior, and Cancer Seminar Series @ UPMC Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Classroom C
Speaker: Scott Beach, PhD
Title: Associate Director & Director of Survey Research Program, University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR)
Lecture Title: Survey Research at Pitt’s University Center for Social & Urban Research (UCSUR): Overview and Cancer-Relevant Examples from Research on Aging and Family Caregiving

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4:00 pmPittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series @ BST 1695 Conference Room
Speaker: Jessica Bon Field, MD, MS
Title: Assistant Professor, Depts of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Understanding the Relationship between Lung and Bone in COPD-related Osteoporosis

seminar flyer

Fri,Mar22
9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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 pmUniversity of Pittsburgh Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar @ Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
Speaker: Rebecca B. Price, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Psychology, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Targeting Neurocognitive Profiles in Anxiety and Depression: Toward Psychobiological Intervention
Mon,Mar25
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,Mar26
9:30 amCytek Aurora Training Part I @ 201A Herberman Conference Center
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Jose Conejo-Garcia, MD, PhD
Title: Chair, Department of Immunology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
Lecture Title: Spontaneous Humoral Responses Protect Against Ovarian Cancer Progression

Seminar flyer

Wed,Mar27
8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Lin Zhang, PhD
Title: Professor, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Dept of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: Cell Death Regulation in the Precision Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Additional information

9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Frank Vendetti, PhD
Title: Dept of Radiation Oncology
Lecture Title: Targeting the DNA damage response impacts anti-tumor adaptive immune responses following radiation

March 2019 schedule

9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
10:00 amThermo Fisher Scientific Immunology Roadshow @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Fl, Nimick Conf Room
12:00 pmCancer Health Services Research Workgroup Meeting @ Pitt Public Health, A638
Speaker: Lyn B. Robertson, DrPH, MSN, BSN
Title: Associate Director for Health Equity and Community Outreach & Engagement; Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Addressing cancer disparities in western PA

Flyer

1:00 pmCytek Aurora Training Part II @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Thu,Mar28
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Fri,Mar29
8:30 amCenter for Bioethics & Health Law — The Ethics of Seeking and Assessing “Quality of Life”, 2019 Annual Medical Ethics Conference @ Scaife Hall 11th Floor Conference Center
Speaker: See attached flyer for list of speakers and other information

Conference flyer

9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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,Apr1
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.

1:00 pmPitt Nursing Visiting Scholars Series & Cancer Survivorship Hub @ Room 129 Victoria Building
Speaker: Cathy J. Bradley, PhD, MPH
Title: University of Colorado Comprehensive Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Emerging Trends in Cancer’s Economic Consequences

Seminar Flyer

Tue,Apr2
12:30 pmBasic & Translational Research Seminar Series @ Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Speaker: Jeremy M. Stark, PhD
Title: Professor, Dept of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics; Associate Dean of Assessment, Graduate School of Biological Sciences; Scientific Director, Analytical Cytometry Core, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope
Lecture Title: Etiology of Chromosomal Rearrangements

Flyer

4:00 pmProvost’s Inaugural Lecture @ Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall
Speaker: Terence S. Dermody, MD
Title: Vira I. Heinz Professor and Chair of Pediatrics and Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: The Amazing Assembly Mechanism of a Viral Nanomachine

Additional information

Wed,Apr3
8:00 amClinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds @ Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
Speaker: Robin Valpey, MD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, Center for Counseling and Cancer Support, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Lecture Title: Benzodiazepine Use in Cancer Patients: Review of the Risks and Benefits

Additional information

9:00 amGenome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
Speaker: Nicole Kaminski
Title: Graduate Student, Molecular Pharmacology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: SUMO: A post-translational regulator of ALT

April Flyer

9:00 amMelanoma Protocol Team Meeting @ Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
Thu,Apr4
8:30 amOrthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board @ Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

12:00 pmMagee Womens Research Institute Special Seminar @ Magee-Womens Hospital, Conf Room 2131
Speaker: Tan A Ince, MD, PhD
Title: Professor of Pathology; Director, Tumor Stem Cell Division, Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, University of Miami
Lecture Title: Primary Tumor Cultures and Cell Type Based Cancer Classification

Additional information

1:30 pmUPMC Hillman Cancer Center Genome Stability Program Mini-Symposium @ BST S100A
Speaker: Alan Tomkinson, PhD (keynote lecture)
Title: Professor, Division of Molecular Medicine, University of New Mexico, Dept of Internal Medicine
Lecture Title: Human DNA ligases; from mechanism to potential therapeutic targets

See attached flyer for additional information and list of other speakers

Flyer

4:00 pmDepartment of Medicine Special Seminar @ Scaife Hall, conference room 1103
Speaker: Romas Geleziunas, PhD
Title: Executive Director of Biology at Gilead Sciences, Inc., Foster City, California
Lecture Title: Designing Therapies to Cure HIV

This seminar is hosted by John W. Mellors, MD, chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Professor for Global Elimination of HIV and AIDS, and professor of medicine, School of Medicine.

4:00 pmProvost’s Inaugural Lecture @ Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall
Speaker: Sundaram Hariharan, MD
Title: Robert J. Corry Professor of Transplantation Surgery, Professor of Medicine in the Renal-Electrolyte Division, and Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Progress in Kidney Transplant Survival over Three Decades and Future Directions

The Provost’s Inaugural Lecture series invites University of Pittsburgh faculty members to give a lecture marking their recent appointments to endowed chairs. Dr. Hariharan’s research focuses on renal transplantation practices, outcomes, and survival rates.

A reception with light refreshments will follow the talk.

Fri,Apr5
9:15 amMelanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference @ Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

12:00 pmBridgeside 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

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