Events

Below is a comprehensive list of events affiliated with UNC Lineberger - from seminars to patient support programs to fundraisers. We have a lot to offer! If you would like to view events by type, please use the links to the left.

Carolina KickStart Research to Revenue Workshop from Aug 04, 2015 08:00 AM to Aug 05, 2015 05:00 PM RTP Headquarters<br>12 Davis Dr., Research Triangle Park, NC 27709,
The Research to Revenue Workshop is designed to help faculty and students learn the practical aspects starting a company based on university research. Over the course of this two-day workshop, experienced entrepreneurs will mentor attendees on how to evaluate the commercial potential of their technology, define the first steps in starting a company and assemble a startup roadmap for taking the next steps in launching the company.
Field of Hope with the Durham Bulls Aug 08, 2015 from 06:35 PM to 11:59 PM Durham Bulls Athletic Park <br> 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701,
UNC Health Care, Rex Healthcare and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund invite the Triangle community to attend the “Field of Hope” Durham Bulls game on Saturday, August 8, to join in the fight against women’s cancers.
Pink Heals Fire Truck Tour Aug 11, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM N.C. Cancer Hospital<br>101 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC,
Pink Heals, an international volunteer group made up of firefighters and first responders who focus on supporting the fight against women's cancers, will be bringing their fleet of pink fire trucks back to the N.C. Cancer Hospital on Tuesday, August 11. The Chapel Hill Fire Department, now in their fifth year of supporting this cause, will serve as hosts for their visit.
Developing New Reactions from Old Functional Groups: DNA-Photocleavage and Bioorthogonal Chemistry Aug 19, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 125 Chapman,
Igor Alabugin, FSU
Fragment-based development of inhibitors of oxidative folding in Gram-negative bacteria Aug 20, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 4004 Marsico Hall,
Stephen Headey, PhD, Research Fellow, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Action at Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Protein Domain Mimetics as Modulators of Protein-Protein Interactions Aug 26, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 125 Chapman,
Bobby Arora, NYU
Be Loud ’15 from Aug 28, 2015 12:00 AM to Aug 29, 2015 11:59 PM Cat's Cradle<br>300 E Main St, Carrboro, NC ,
A great weekend of incredible music supporting the Be Loud Sophie Foundation returns to the Cat’s Cradle on August 28 and 29. Performances will include Southern Culture on the Skids, John Howie Jr. & The Rosewood Bluff, Dillon Fence, Preeesh! (a supergroup with many familiar faces) The Veldt and a great Saturday afternoon showcase especially for young adults and their families. Tickets are on sale now!
2015 UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat Sep 01, 2015 from 01:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Carolina Club – Alumni Hall I, II, III,
Mark your calendars for the UNC Lineberger Annual Scientific Retreat, being held on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. at the Carolina Club on campus. This year’s program will feature an array of faculty presentations, three presentations by current trainees, and a State of the Cancer Center talk by our Director, Dr. Sharpless. Registration is open.
Building a Successful Drug Discovery Program in Academia Sep 02, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 125 Chapman,
Shaomeng Wang, University of Michigan
Systematic Analysis of Phosphatidylinositides Sep 09, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 116 Beard,
Jarod Waybright, CBMC
A role of extracellular miRNAs in cancer-host crosstalk Sep 09, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Shizhen (Emily) Wang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, City of Hope Beckman Research Institute and Cancer Center
Epigenetics in development, aging and disease Sep 14, 2015 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education<br>100 Friday Center Drive,
Chromatin and epigenetic regulation play crucial roles in gene expression, stem cell pluripotency and human disease. Eight known experts are invited and confirmed to attend this Abcam meeting, intended to promote current understanding and advancement in the broad and exiting field. It shall encourage scientific collaboration among the community, inspire new idea, and thus promote basic research in chromatin biology and epigenetics. Register by August 28 to save your seat!
Probing the Biosynthesis of Thiomarinol and Other Antimetabolites Sep 16, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 116 Beard,
Zach Dunn, Chemistry
Sactipeptides: A Ribosomal Route to a-Helix Mimetics for Targeted Disruption of Protein- Protein Interactions Sep 23, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 116 Beard,
Paul Himes, CBMC
2015 Pedal for Peds Sep 26, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM UNC Wellness Center<br> 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary, NC 27519,
Support UNC Lineberger and the N.C. Children's Hospital by joining us at Pedal for Peds, a unique opportunity to put some time in on your bike while raising funds for pediatric hematology and oncology at UNC. This year's event will be held on Saturday, September 26 at the UNC Wellness Center in Cary. Join a team - or start your own - today!
UNC Lineberger Postdoc-Faculty Research Day Sep 30, 2015 from 08:30 AM to 06:00 PM William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education<br>100 Friday Center Dr.<br>Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
UNC Lineberger's 40th Annual Postdoc-Faculty day will take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration is now open.
Unlocking Cryptic Biosynthesis Pathways in Burkholderia Cenocepacia to Discover Small-Molecule Contributors of Pathogenesis Sep 30, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 116 Beard,
Ashely Kretsch, Chemistry
Advanced Laboratory Testing Across Cancer Types: Everything You Need To Know Oct 03, 2015 from 08:45 AM to 03:45 PM Renaissance Asheville Hotel <br> 31 Woodfin St, Asheville, NC 28801,
In partnership with the Mountain Area Health Education Center, this all-day Continuing Medical Education Conference is provided through leadership of the course director Dr. Jared Weiss from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The event will focus on tissue acquisition, predictive markers and prognostic markers to improve cancer care for lung cancer, colon cancer, melanoma and leukemia/lymphoma. 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are available for this educational activity.
Using Chemistry to Dissect Dynamic Cellular Processes Oct 07, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:30 PM 125 Chapman,
Tarun Kapoor, Rockefeller University
The Farm Party Oct 10, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM Teer Family Farm<br>7729 Kepley Road, Chapel Hill, NC,
After the inaugural event last fall, we're going back to the farm to do it again! This year's Farm Party - a barbecue and oyster roast benefiting UNC Lineberger - will be catered by Fig & Honey from Chapel Hill. The Major Sevens are back to perform their acoustic bluegrass music. Silent auction items to come.