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.

Specific High-Efficiency Uptake and Systemic Transport of Nanoparticles at the Distal Ileum by Oral Dosing Feb 22, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
You Han Bae, PhD, Professor in Pharmaceutics, University of Utah
Transduction of a Sense From Gut-to-Brain Feb 22, 2018 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM Marsico Hall 2004,
Diego Bohorquez, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medicine GI and Neurobiology, Duke University
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Finding Peace in the Storm: Managing Stress with Mindfulness Feb 23, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Susan Gaylord, PhD. Prolonged stress can have a negative impact on the body and brain. Mind-body practices can help to manage stress and enhance well-being. This presentation introduces mindfulness as a useful technique for managing stress-related conditions and improving brain and body health. Community Lunch and Learn lectures are geared toward cancer patients, survivors, family, friends, and care givers/supports but anyone interested in learning more about cancer is welcome to join us. Every lecture has a question and answer section at the end so feel free to ask the presenter for clarification or more information. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
NCCC Lecture: Caring for the Patient with Cervical Cancer Feb 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture. Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN, will discuss information about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for cervical cancer. The presentation will also share information about special considerations for caring for patients with this diagnosis and information that can be shared with all individuals about ways to prevent this type of cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer (Q & A) section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. Use the link provided to register to attend via GoToWebinar.
Probing microbial interactions with the mucus barrier Feb 27, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Katharina Ribbeck, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A Novel DNA Modification in Mammalian Genomes Feb 28, 2018 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Tao Wu, PhD, Associated Research Scientist, Yale Stem Cell Center & Department of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine
Coagulation and fibrinolytic factors in the pathogenesis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma Mar 02, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Marsico Hall, Room 2004,
Matthew Flick, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Strategies for robust and specific detection of pathogens Mar 06, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Russell Vance, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Combining Radiotherapy and Nanotechnology for Immunotherapy Mar 08, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Andrew Wang, MD, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology, Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, UNC-Chapel Hill
Predicting Pathologic Complete Response in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Mar 08, 2018 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Katherine Hoadley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cancer Genetics, UNC-Chapel Hill
Second Annual GMaP Region 1-South Cancer Health Disparities Symposium Mar 09, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
The National Cancer Institute-funded Geographical Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) Region 1-South, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, will host a free one-day symposium at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill on March 9, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET. This symposium aims to allow researchers to exchange cancer health disparities research findings, network with other scholars, promote research collaborations and learn about NCI Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Program Funding. Please register online in advance.
Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop from Mar 12, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 16, 2018 11:59 PM Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, UNC-Chapel Hill,
The Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop is a unique training workshop about nanotechnology-based approaches to address pharma and biopharma needs for delivery of clinically relevant molecules. This workshop consists of a three-day lecture/seminar block and two days of hands-on, practical training and discussion in the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery research laboratories at UNC-Chapel Hill. In preparation for the live sessions, participants will have access to pre-workshop recorded lectures by the workshop speakers one month prior to the workshop.
RN and Allied Health Lecture - Widowers, Fathers, and Cancer: The Impact of Loss on Families Mar 14, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Donald Rosenstein, MD, and Justin Yopp, PhD. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar or Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Community Lunch and Learn - Lecture on Cancer: Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know Mar 16, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Tammy Triglianos. Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the U.S., with about 143,000 new patients diagnosed last year. Thanks to increased awareness about screenings, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for more than 20 years. Please join for this talk for an overview of colorectal cancer that contains information about prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, and survivorship. Community Lunch and Learn lectures are geared toward cancer patients, survivors, family, friends, and care givers/supports but anyone interested in learning more about cancer is welcome to join us. Every lecture has a question and answer section at the end so feel free to ask the presenter for clarification or more information. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at one of our Community Lunch and Learn sites. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
Is a picture worth a thousand words? Applications for eye tracking research in tobacco control Mar 19, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Elizabeth G. Klein, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Health Behavior, Health Promotion Division, Ohio State University College of Public Health
Building a membrane on the other side of the wall Mar 20, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Thomas J. Silhavy, PhD, Princeton University
NCCC Lecture: Caring for the Patient with Leukemia, Lymphoma, or Multiple Myeloma Mar 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture. Thomas Shea, MD, will provide information about the diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship for leukemia, lymphoma, and multiple myeloma. The presentation will also share information about specials considerations for caring for patients with these diagnoses. Every lecture has a question and answer (Q & A) section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. Use the link provided to register to attend via GoToWebinar.
Translational Immunogenomics in Immuno-Oncology Mar 27, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Benjamin Vincent, MD, UNC-Chapel Hill
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Meeting the Unique Needs of Pediatric Oncology Patients Mar 28, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH. Every year, an estimated 250,000+ new cases of cancer affect children under the age of 20 worldwide. This lecture will provide an overview of common pediatric oncology diseases, the general outcomes, and recent treatment advances. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
42nd Annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Symposium from Apr 02, 2018 12:00 AM to Apr 03, 2018 11:59 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill,
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will host its 42nd annual scientific symposium on April 2-3, 2018, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. The meeting's theme will be "Genome Instability in Cancer: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities."