Events

Upcoming Events

December 31
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
HOLIDAY BREAK for Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series

There is no Basic & Translational Research Seminar on December 31, 2019.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
January 2
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Women’s Cancer Research Center / Cancer Biology Program Work-in-Progress Seminar
Speaker: Edward V. Prochownik, MD, PhD
Title: The Paul C. Gaffney Professor of Pediatrics; Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Rangos Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Predicting Cancer Survival (and more?) Based on Tumor Transcript Expression Patterns

Flier

Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor
January 3
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Women Faculty/Trainee Luncheon

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.

Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room
January 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
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Special Seminar
Speaker: Areej El-Jawahri, MD
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Lecture Title: Supportive Care Interventions for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies: Lessons Learned

Flier

Cooper Conference Center, Classroom C, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Brain Tumor Research Meeting
Speaker: Rivka Colen, MD
Title: Associate Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Radiomics and Radiogenomics in Cancer: Leveraging these new technologies in research, clinical trials and patient care

Flier

Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
January 7
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Christine M. Lovly, MD, PhD
Title: Associate Professor of Medicine, Co-leader, Translational Research and Interventional Oncology Program, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN
Lecture Title: New ways to Target EGFR Signaling in Lung Cancer

Flier

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
January 8
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Alparslan Asan, PhD
Title: Post-doctoral Associate, Dept of Medicine Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: Potentiation of PARP inhibition by Nitroalkenes as a Treatment for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Flier

Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion 2nd floor conference room
January 9
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Speaker: Yael Nechemia-Arbely, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Guarding the genome: Maintaining epigenetically defined human centromeres through error correction
BST 1395 Conference Room
January 10
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Women Faculty/Trainee Luncheon

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.

Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room
January 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
January 14
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Bret D. Freudenthal, PhD
Title: Laboratory of Genome Maintenance and Structural Biology, Dept of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dept of Cancer Biology, University of Kansas Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Mechanisms of nucleotide selection by the telomerase: implications for cancer therapy

Flier

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
January 15
9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELED: Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Hang Ruan, PhD
Title: Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Pathology
Lecture Title: Targeting mutant KRAS colon cancer

The January 15 Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress meeting is canceled.

Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion 2nd floor conference room
January 16
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar
Speaker: Daniel Durocher, PhD
Title: Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health System
Lecture Title: Synthetic lethality and DNA repair networks

Flier

BST 1395 Conference Room
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Kurt R. Weiss, MD
Title: Associate Professor, Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Comparison of Cachectic and Non-Cachectic Sarcoma Patients Reveals Differences in the Notch Pathway but Similarities in Myogenesis Inhibition

Flier

BST 1695 Conference Room
January 20
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
January 21
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Special Seminar
Speaker: Daniel Hollern, PhD
Title: Post Doctoral Fellow, Perou Lab, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lecture Title: Using genomics and preclinical models to understand tumor progression and anti-tumor immune responses in breast cancer

Flier

Shadyside West Wing Auditorium
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series

The January 21, 2020 Basic & Translational Research Seminar is canceled.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
January 23
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
January 27
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
Cancer Virology Program Work-In-Progress Seminar Series
Speaker: Hyun Jung Park, PhD, MS
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Alternative polyadenylation modifies microRNA target sites in cancer in association with viral infection

Flier

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
January 28
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Yufei Huang, PhD
Title: Professor and Associate Chair on Research, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas, San Antonio
Lecture Title: Enabling Precision Oncology Using Artificial Intelligence

Flier

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
January 29
7:30 am – 6:30 pm
Computational and Systems Biology and Immunology Workshop

Draft Agenda

Dear All,

We are excited to open registration for the joint Computational and Systems Biology and Immunology Workshop on January 29, 2020 at the University Club. A draft agenda is attached and the registration link is located below.

This year, all poster abstracts will be considered for brief talks at the beginning of the poster session. 

If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tim Lezon at lezon@pitt.edu or Maninjay Atianand at atianand@pitt.edu. We are very excited for this event and look forward to your attendance.

Sincerely,

CSB-Immuno Workshop Planning Committee  

Registration Link : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSehw4gylOM1I5T6ZH5l1Ay2iWkPik35BRbp2zU652OpMdHjZw/viewform

 

University Club
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Samuel Johnson, PhD Candidate
Title: Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology, Graduate School of Public Health, Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health
Lecture Title: Telomeric oxidative damage, secondary structure, and telomerase recruitment

Flier

Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
January 30
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
January 31
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar
Speaker: Kari Nejak-Bowen, PhD, MBA
Title: Assistant Professor of Pathology (Division of Experimental Pathology), School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Novel Insights into the Role of Beta-Catenin in Biliary Pathophysiology
Biomedical Science Tower 1, S100A
February 3
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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