Events

Upcoming Events

February 7
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
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
February 10
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
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Seminar
Speaker: Vivien Sheehan, MD, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Lecture Title: From Genomics to Biomarkers: A new landscape in sickle cell disease

Flier

Biomedical Science Tower – Room S120
February 11
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series

The February 11, 2020 Basic & Translational Research Seminar is CANCELED.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
February 12
8:00 am – 9:00 am
CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds

February 12, 2020 Grand Rounds are canceled.

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar
Speaker: Jonathan Barroso Gonzalez, PhD
Title: Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: On the role of DNA Mismatch repair system in ALT cells

Flier

Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd floor conference room
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Special Seminar
Speaker: Katherine M. Aird, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Cellular & Molecular Physiology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Penn State Cancer Institute
Lecture Title: A Metabolic-Epigenetic Axis Regulates Cell Fate Decisions in Ovarian Cancer

Flier

Herberman Conference Center, UPMC Cancer Pavilion
February 13
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
Aging Institute Seminar
Speaker: Anja Bielinsky, PhD
Title: Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics; Associate Dean for Foundational Science, University of Minnesota Medical School; Co-Leader, Genetic Mechanisms of Cancer Program; Associate Director for Basic Shared Resources, Masonic Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Chronic Mcm 10 Deficiency is Linked to Human Disease

Flier

Aging Institute Bridgeside Point, 5th Floor Conference Room
February 14
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
February 17
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: Patrick S. Moore, MD, MPH
Title: American Cancer Society/Distinguished Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Viruses, E3 ligases and Latency: How small viruses persist through proteostatic latency

Flier

SHY West Wing Auditorium
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering Seminar
Speaker: Albert W. Cheng, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT
Lecture Title: Building genome, epigenome and transcriptome sensing and editing technologies towards smart gene therapeutics
Room 102 Benedum Hall
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Brain Tumor Research Meeting
Speaker: Pascal Zinn, MD, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor, Dept of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Lecture Title: A genetically engineered humanoid brain cancer model

Flier

Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
February 18
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Suzanne J. Baker, PhD
Title: Associate Director of Basic Science, Co-leader, Neurobiology and Brain Tumor Program, St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center, Memphis, TN
Lecture Title: Transforming Chromatin: Oncogenic Histone H3 Mutations in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

Flier

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
February 19
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Anuradha Krishnamurthy, MBBS, FRCPC
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Flier

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar
Speaker: Guangyi Zhao, PhD
Title: Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Pathology
Lecture Title: iNOS boosts intestinal regeneration after radiation injury

Flier

Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd 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
Brain, Behavior, and Cancer Seminar Series
Speaker: Dr. Sarah T. Stahl
Title: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Losing a Spouse to Cancer: Grief, Bereavement, and Coping with the Loss

Flier

UPMC Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conf Center Room A
February 20
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
February 21
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: Issam Al Diri, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and of Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Chromatin Dynamics during Retinal Development and Disease
Biomedical Science Tower 1, S100A
February 24
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
February 25
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Timothy W. Synold, PharmD
Title: Professor and Director, Division of Medical Oncology, Dept of Oncology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Lecture Title: Interstitial Space: To Boldly Go Where Few People Have Gone Before

Flier

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
February 26
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Yvonne Chao, MD, PhD
Title: Clinical Instructor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of North Carolina
Lecture Title: Epigenetic Regulation of Lymph Node Metastases in Breast Cancer

Flier

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Seminar
Speaker: Namrata Kumar
Title: Graduate Student, Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology, Dept of Medicine-Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Lecture Title: UV-DDB is an early responder in the repair of oxidative DNA damage

Flier

Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 2nd 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 Meeting
Speaker: Michael Cohen, MD
Lecture Title: Hope and Advance Care Planning in Advanced Cancer

Flier

Pitt Public Health Building, Room A638
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