Events

Upcoming Events

October 9
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar
Speaker: Gang Li, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Post-GWAS Functional Studies Using High-Throughput Experimental Approaches

Dr. Li’s October 9 SVC lecture will be virtual, and registration is required to receive event information.

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

October 12
8:00 am – 8:45 am
Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board

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.

Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room
October 13
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Susanna Greer, PhD
Title: Scientific Director, Clinical Cancer Research and Immunology, American Cancer Society
Lecture Title: American Cancer Society Research Grant Applications: Recommendations for what to do, not to do, and how to do it

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
October 14
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Chaoyuan (Charlie) Kuang, PhD
Title: Clinical Instructor, Department of Hematology Oncology (Dr. Lin Zhang's lab)
Lecture Title: "NEO2734, a dual BET and HAT inhibitor, induces intrinsic and extrinsic apoptosis in colorectal cancer"

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Virtual (Zoom)
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
October 15
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
October 16
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bridgeside Research Forum

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

Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503
October 19
8:00 am – 8:45 am
Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board

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.

Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room
October 20
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Sylvie Doublié, PhD
Title: Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics; Member, Vermont Cancer Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Lecture Title: Structural Analysis of Mammalian DNA Repair Enzymes and Cancer-Associated Mutations

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
October 21
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
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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Virtual (Zoom)
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
October 22
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
October 23
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bridgeside Research Forum

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

Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar
Speaker: Ruchira M. Jha, MD, MSc
Title: Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine, of Neurological Surgery, and of Neurology, School of Medicine, and of Clinical and Translational Science
Lecture Title: Sulfonylurea Receptor 1 in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Translational Evaluation
Virtual Event
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Seminar
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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Virtual (Zoom)
October 26
8:00 am – 8:45 am
Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board

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.

Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room
October 27
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Lin Zhang, PhD
Title: Professor, Dept of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Immunogenic Cell Death in Colorectal Cancer Therapy and Prevention

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
October 28
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
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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Virtual (Zoom)
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
October 29
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
October 30
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Bridgeside Research Forum

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

Bridgeside Point II Building, Room 503
November 2
8:00 am – 8:45 am
Neuro Oncology Cancers Tumor Board

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.

Hillman Cancer Center (Ambulatory Side), 2nd Floor Meeting Room
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Faculty Candidate Seminar
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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Virtual (Zoom)
November 3
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Kara Bernstein, PhD
Title: Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: "Annual Update from the Women's Task Force"

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
November 4
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
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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Virtual (Zoom)
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
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