Events

Upcoming Events

March 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
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Brain Tumor Research Meeting

Flier

Itay Raphael PhD, Post-doctoral scholar, Kohanbash Lab: Immuno-transcriptomic analysis of pediatric brain tumors

Rajeev Kumar PhD, Staff Scientist, Kohanbash Lab: scRNAseq-based identification of TCRs from pediatric brain tumor patients following peptide vaccine immunotherapy

Cooper Conference Room C, Shadyside, Hillman Cancer Center
March 3
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
Title: Professor and Vice-Chair, Dept of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology; Co-Director, Women’s Cancer Research Center; Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Estrogen Receptor Mutations – The Most Frequent Cause of Death in Breast Cancer Patients

Flier

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
March 4
23rd Annual TRCCC Meeting
Speaker: Keynote Presentations: Pedro Lowenstein, MD, PhD and Weiping Zou, MD, PhD

Flier

Seven Springs Mountain Resort
8:00 am – 9:00 am
CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds

The March 4, 2020 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds are canceled.

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Brian Leibowitz, PhD
Title: Department of Pathology
Lecture Title: STING-dependent Type I Interferon Production in Paneth Cells Drives 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
March 5
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/CBP Work-in-Progress Seminar
Speaker: Gang Li, PhD
Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dept of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Post-GWAS Functional Studies in Cancers

Flier

Magee-Womens Research Institute, Conference Center, 1st Floor
March 6
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
March 9
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
March 10
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series

The March 10 Basic & Translational Research Seminar is canceled.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
March 11
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Laura De Castro, MD, MHSc
Title: Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Sickle Cell Disease and β-Thalassemia: Old Complications/New Therapies

Flier

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Genome Stability Program Work-in-Progress Meeting
Speaker: Sarah Hengel, PhD
Title: Dept of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Elucidating the function of the human Shu Complex in genome maintenance

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
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program Seminar
Speaker: Paul Sondel, MD, PhD
Title: Reed and Carolee Walker Professor of Pediatrics, Human Oncology, and Genetics, University of Wisconsin
Lecture Title: Activating Innate and Adaptive Immunity to improve outcome for COLD Tumors

Flier

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
March 12
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: Joseph S. Takahashi, PhD
Title: Professor and Chair, Dept of Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Lloyd B. Sands, Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience; Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Lecture Title: Circadian Clocks and the Importance of Timing in Aging and Longevity

Flier

BST South S100A
March 13
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
March 14
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
13th Annual Symposium: Technical and Clinical Advances in Radiation Oncology

PROGRAM GOAL:

The goal of this program is to increase knowledge of modern technologies in Radiation Oncology and how these technologies have a potential to affect quality of care and patient safety.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Medical dosimetrists, radiation therapists, medical physicists, and other professionals working in the field of radiation oncology.

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Greg Bednarz, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Associate Director of Medical Physics
Dept. of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Saiful Huq, PhD, FAAPM, FInstP
President-Elect
American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Professor of Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Director, Division of Medical Physics
Dept. of Radiation Oncology, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:

Kathy L. Dickens, RT(R)(T)CMD
Senior Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Venky Karuppusamy
Regional Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Linda Daugherty, RT(R)(T)CMD
Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Danyelle Kuenning
Medical Dosimetrist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

TUITION:

UPMC Employees: Tuition waived
Non-UPMC Employees: $60

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, contact Brittni Prosdocimo at bittnerb@upmc.edu.

Application will be made for ASRT and MDCB credit.

Herberman Conference Center, second floor, UPMC Cancer Pavilion
March 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
March 17
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
DNA Repair Interest Group Videoconference
Speaker: Drs. Patty Opresko and Ben Van Houten
Lecture Title: Using chemoptogenetics to study cellular responses to telomeric-specific 8-oxoguanine damage

A reminder to join the NIH DNA Repair videoconference remotely  TODAY Tuesday March 17, 2020 at 12:30 pm. Drs. Patty Opresko and Ben Van Houten will be presenting “Using chemoptogenetics to study cellular responses to telomeric-specific 8-oxoguanine damage.”  

 Because of the coronavirus pandemic in-person lectures are being cancelled at NIH. However, videoconference talks are being ENCOURAGED! 

People can observe the lecture from their own computers at the website http://videocast.nih.gov

This is not interactive and you cannot ask questions when viewing from this website.

Below are dial in numbers from NIH for audio connections, etc.

WebEx Meeting Link:

https://nih.webex.com/nih/j.php?MTID=mcfae83b70fa3fe26bd8e86313e0f6559

Meeting number:

628 605 054

Meeting password:

12345

Video address:

Dial 628605054@nih.webex.com

You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

Audio connection:

1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)

Access code: 628 605 054

remote videoconference
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
LIVESTREAM ONLY: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Shikhar Uttam, PhD
Title: Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Role of Nanoscale-Sensitive Structure and Spatial Systems Biology in Predicting Colorectal Cancer Risk and Modeling its Recurrence as an Emergent Phenotype of its Microenvironment

Flier

Livestream only
March 18
8:00 am – 9:00 am
CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD, FACP
Title: Professor of Medicine; Associate Chief, Hematology-Oncology, University of Pittsburgh; Associate Director, Clinical Investigation, Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: Genomic Tests for Early Stage Breast Cancer 2020: Needed, or an Extravagance?

March 18 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds is canceled.

Shadyside Hospital West Wing Auditorium
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Melanoma Protocol Team Meeting
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion, 1st Floor, Nimick Conference Room
March 19
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: Feng Li, MD, PhD
Title: Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: frHMGB1 Improves Healing of Injured Enthesis by Activating and Recruiting Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Flier

BST 1695 Conference Room
March 20
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
March 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
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