Events

Upcoming Events

March 24
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Carrie Benson
Title: Prevention and Education Coordinator, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Bystander Training

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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
March 25
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Hassane Zarour, MD
Title: Professor of Medicine, Immunology and Dermatology; Co-Leader, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program; Co-Leader, Melanoma Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Melanoma Team Science: From Theory to Practice

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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
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
CANCELED: Cancer Health Services Research Workgroup Meeting
Speaker: Margaret (Peg) Rosenzweig, PhD
Title: Professor, School of Nursing and Medicine; Associate Director, Catchment Area Research, Hillman Cancer Center
Lecture Title: The Intersection of Race, Income and Neighborhood in Breast Cancer Outcomes

This meeting is canceled and will be rescheduled.

 

Pitt Public Health Building, Room A638
March 26
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
March 27
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 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
March 31
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
CANCELED: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
Speaker: Karl Munger, PhD
Title: Interim Chair and Professor, Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Lecture Title: Oncogenic Activities of Human Papillomaviruses, Tales from the Dark Side

This seminar is canceled.

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
April 1
Tumor, Transplant and Tolerance Scientific Retreat
Speaker: Keynote: Marc K. Jenkins, PhD
Title: Regents and Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School
Lecture Title: Down in the Weeds: Tracking Antigen-Specific Naive CD4+ T cells and B cells During Infection
The University Club
8:00 am – 9:00 am
CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds

April 1, 2020 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds are 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
April 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 – 5:00 pm
POSTPONED: 2020 Fisher Lecture
Speaker: Host: Dr. Arthur S. Levine
Lecture Title: A Special Memorial Symposium to Honor Dr. Bernard Fisher and His Contributions to Our Understanding of Cancer

Due to concerns over the transmission and containment of COVID-19, the Memorial Symposium honoring Dr. Bernard Fisher, scheduled for April 2, 2020,  will be postponed until a later date.  Please look to your inbox for future announcements.

Alumni Hall
April 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
CANCELED: Women Faculty/Trainee Luncheon

The April 3 Women Faculty/Trainee Luncheon is CANCELED.

Hillman Cancer Center, 1st Floor Conference Room
April 4
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Living with Melanoma Symposium
Speaker: Host: John M. Kirkwood, MD
Title: Co-Leader, Melanoma Program

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Herberman Conference Center, UPMC Cancer Pavilion
April 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
April 7
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Teams Live Event: Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series

Click link below to join Tuesday, April 7 Seminar Series via Teams Live Event. 

SeminarSeriesApril7,2020

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Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD
Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Probing the Tumor Microenvironment During Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy

Greg M. Delgoffe, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Immunology
A Novel Epigenetic Map of T cell Exhaustion in Cancer Reveals Potential Targets to Improve Immunotherapy

Teams Live Event
April 8
8:00 am – 9:00 am
CANCELED: Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds

The April 8, 2020 Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds are 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
April 9
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
April 10
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
April 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
April 14
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Research Seminar Series
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Conference Center
April 15
8:00 am – 9:00 am
Clinical Oncology and Hematology Grand Rounds
Speaker: Sarah Taylor, MD
Title: Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Lecture Title: Caring for Women with Ovarian Cancer Amidst the PARP Inhibitor Mania

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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
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brain, Behavior, and Cancer (Virtual) Seminar Series
Speaker: Jaime Sidani, PhD, MPH, CHES
Title: Assistant Director, Center for Research on MTH (Media/Technology/Health); Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Lecture Title: Tobacco, Twitter, and Technology: Cancer Prevention Among Youth in a New Media Environment

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://pitt.zoom.us/j/395717889

Meeting ID: 395 717 889

Dr. Sidani is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and the Assistant Director of the Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Sidani will be highlighting her research focused on emerging tobacco products that are popular with youth, examination of these products on social media, and use of media literacy to prevent initiation of these products to reduce cancer risk among youth.

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April 16
8:30 am – 9:30 am
Orthopedics/Pathology Tumor Board

Course director is Mark Goodman, MD

Radiology Conference Room, 1st floor, Posner Tower
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Basic & Translational Trainee Research Seminar
Speaker: Pranav Murthy, BS (mentor: Lotze) and Ayana Ruffin, MS (mentor: Bruno)

Please join us Thursday for our first trainee research seminar!

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

+1 412-447-5295   United States, Pittsburgh (Toll)

Conference ID: 756 065 526#

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April 17
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
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