Events

Upcoming Events

April 26
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3
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
Genome Stability Program Special Lecture
Speaker: Philip C. Hanawalt, PhD
Title: Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, Stanford University
Lecture Title: Persons and Perspectives in the history of DNA Repair

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Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
University of Pittsburgh Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar
Speaker: Anthony J. St. Leger, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and of Immunology, School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Alleviating Ocular Disease by Manipulating the Microbiome
Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
April 29
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
April 30
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Russell Schwartz, PhD and Jian Ma, PhD
Title: Professor of Biological Sciences and Computational Biology (Schwartz) and Associate Professor of Computational Biology (Ma), Carnegie Mellon University
Lecture Title: Understanding Mechanisms of Cancer Progression via Clonal Evolution Models

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Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
May 1
8:00 am – 9:00 am
CANCELED–Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: May 1 Grand Rounds CANCELED
Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Norie Sugitani, PHD
Title: Department of Radiation Oncology
Lecture Title: Why do CD8+ T Cells Proliferate Every 6 Hours?

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Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cytek Aurora Training
Speaker: Michael Meyer and Paul Dascani, PhD
Title: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Cytometry Facility
Lecture Title: Intro to Spectral Cytometry, Panel Design and Workflow

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Hillman 2nd floor conference room
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2019 Laureate Lecture Series
Speaker: Michael W. Young, PhD
Title: Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Genetics, and Vice President of Academic Affairs, The Rockefeller University
Lecture Title: Genes Controlling Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

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Scaife Hall, Lecture Room 6
May 2
Great Lakes Breast Cancer Research Symposium
Speaker: Nicholas Navin, PhD and Gordon Mills, MD, PhD (keynote speakers)
Lecture Title: "Breast Cancer Evolution Through the Lens of Single-Cell Genomics" and "Delivering on the Promise of Precision Oncology"

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Grand Event Center
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Eighth Annual University of Pittsburgh and Tsinghua University Joint Symposium
Speaker: Co-Organizers: Arthur S. Levine, MD and Chen Dong, PhD

In a collaboration that began in 2011, medical and graduate students from Tsinghua University come to Pittsburgh for a two-year training program in biomedical research. The joint symposium is intended to build relationships and educate each site about the other’s work. The symposium is held every year, annually alternating hosting between the two universities.

View the symposium program and talk abstracts and register to attend online.

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11th Floor Conference Center, Scaife Hall
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
May 3
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Eighth Annual University of Pittsburgh and Tsinghua University Joint Symposium
Speaker: Co-Organizers: Arthur S. Levine, MD and Chen Dong, PhD

In a collaboration that began in 2011, medical and graduate students from Tsinghua University come to Pittsburgh for a two-year training program in biomedical research. The joint symposium is intended to build relationships and educate each site about the other’s work. The symposium is held every year, annually alternating hosting between the two universities.

View the symposium program and talk abstracts and register to attend online.

Symposium Flyer

11th Floor Conference Center, Scaife Hall
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3
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
May 6
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
May 7
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: May 7 seminar is CANCELED.
Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Pancreatic Cancer Minisymposium
Speaker: George Miller, MD and Carlos Carvalho, MD (keynote speakers)
Title: Associate Professor; Depts of Surgery and Cell Biology, NYU Langone Health System and Director of the Digestive Unit, Champalimaud Clinical Centre
Lecture Title: "The Microbiome in Pancreatic Cancer Tolerizes the Adaptive and Innate Immune Response" and "Modern Chemotherapy and Management of the Pancreatic Cancer Patient"

Space is limited. Early registration is strongly recommended. Please contact Darren Gilmartin (gilmartind@upmc.edu) to register.

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2nd Floor Conference Room, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
May 8
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Cameron Turtle, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FRCPA
Title: Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine; Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Lecture Title: Factors Governing Outcomes of CD19 CAR-T Cell Immunotherapy

Additional information

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Braulio Bonilla Villagran
Title: Graduate Student Researcher, Dept of Microbiology Molecular Genetics
Lecture Title: The yeast Shu complex promotes error-free tolerance of alkylation DNA damage

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Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
May 9
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
May 10
9:15 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Clinic Pathology Review Conference

Every Friday from 9:15-10 am

Shadyside Hospital, Department of Pathology, Room WG02.3
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
Genome Stability Program Special Seminar
Speaker: Bruce Demple, PhD
Title: Professor, Pharmacological Science, SUNY Stony Brook
Lecture Title: Base Excision DNA Repair of Oxidative Damage: Pathways and Detours

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Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, Second Floor Conference Room
May 13
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
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Molecular Biophysics Structural Biology Research Symposium
Speaker: Georgios Skiniotis
Title: Stanford University
Lecture Title: Cryo-EM Insights into G Protein Coupled Receptor Activation and Signaling

Register at mbsb.pitt.edu by April 15

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Frick Fine Arts Building
May 14
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Sheila S. David, PhD
Title: Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
Lecture Title: When you are strange: Unusual features of the MUTYH glycosylases and implications in cancer

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Cooper Conference Center Room D, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
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