Events

Upcoming Events

September 11
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Aatur Singhi, MD, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology; Co-Director, Biospecimen Repository and Processing Core, Pittsburgh Liver Research Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Leveraging Early Detection of Pancreatobiliary Neoplasms to Improve Treatment

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Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Alexander Deiters, PhD
Title: Professor, Dept of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Optical Control of Proteins and Nucleic Acids

Flier

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
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Magee-Womens Research Institute Work-in-Progress Conference & Seminar Series

Work-in-Progress Conference & Seminar Series

“Single-cell RNA sequencing reveals markers of stem/progenitor spermatogonia in higher primates”

Sarah Munyoki

Graduate Student, Orwig Lab, University of Pittsburgh, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Objective: The presentation will focus on the use of single cell RNA sequencing data from adult human and monkey testis tissue to identify protein markers of spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs). I will discuss our work investigating whether these markers can be exploited for sorting, enhancing survival and expansion in culture of SSCs or other applications that improve the fundamental knowledge about SSCs in higher primates, and may enable applications in the male infertility clinic.

“Are Dietary/Reproductive factors associated with Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer Risk?”

Ming Lei

Visiting Scholar, Linkov Lab, University of Pittsburgh, Magee-Womens Research Institute

Objective: Singapore Chinese Health study is a population-based prospective cohort study. We would like to share our results of the secondary analysis of the data, mainly focused on ovarian and endometrial cancer.

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Location: Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor

For program questions, please contact Dr. Mellissa Mann @ 412-641-7950.  A light lunch will be provided.

CME and CEU credits can be earned by attending WIP and providing required information. 

Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor
September 12
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
September 13
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
Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar
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
Biomedical Science Tower 1, Room S100A
September 16
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
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Brain Tumor Research Meeting
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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Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
September 17
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Retreat Poster Winners

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
September 18
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Mark Gladwin, MD, Jack D. Myers Professor & Chair and Gregory Kato, MD, Professor of Medicine
Title: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Sickle Cell Pulmonary Hypertension and Transfusion Therapy and Why Do Adults with Sickle Cell Disease Die Young, and What Can We Do About It?

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Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting

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

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
September 19
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
September 20
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
September 23
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
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Special Seminar
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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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
September 24
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
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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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
September 25
7:00 am – 8:00 am
2019 Donald Blechman Lecture in Surgical Oncology
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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Victoria Building, Room 125
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Ellen Ormond, PhD and Mamta Bhatnagar, MD
Title: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Advance Care Planning: Current Research Models

Flier

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
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
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Cancer Health Services Research Workgroup
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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Pitt Public Health, A638
September 26
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series
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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BST 1695 Conference Room
September 27
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
September 30
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
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