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.

Mechanisms of B cell differentiation Oct 17, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Katia Georgopoulos, PhD, Harvard Medical School
CHAI Core Lunch & Learn: The ABCs of the BCTs Oct 18, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM 527 Health Sciences Library,
Have you ever wondered what makes Fitbit more than just a cool bracelet or that health App on your phone more than just education or entertainment? CHAI Core invites researchers and project managers to attend a lunch and learn workshop focusing on the Behavior Change Techniques (BCTs) Taxonomy, a new language in behavioral science and interventions. Please register online in advance.
Adaptive fine tuning of genetic information by RNA editing and modification Oct 18, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-0002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
F. Nina Papavasiliou, PhD, Helmholtz Professor, German Cancer Center, Heidelberg, Germany, and Adjunct Professor, Rockefeller University, New York
2017 Immunology T32 Symposium Oct 19, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center,
Please join UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for this free event featuring keynote presentations by Jeremy Boss, PhD, and Gail Bishop, PhD. There will be presentations by the trainees supported by this T32 training grant and attendees may register in advance for poster presentations. Three $100 poster prize winners will be selected.
Lab Safety Fair Oct 19, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Koury Oral Health Sciences Building, West Lobby,
Be sure to stop by the first annual UNC Lab Safety Fair on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET in the Koury Oral Health Sciences Building, West Lobby. The event will feature safety seminars, exhibits, and prizes.
American Urological Association 2017 Quality Improvement Summit on Stewardship of Imaging Oct 21, 2017 from 07:30 AM to 03:30 PM AUA Headquarters, 1000 Corporate Blvd Linthicum, MD 21090,
The 2017 Quality Improvement Summit will focus on improving patient safety, ensuring appropriate use of advanced imaging, and reducing associated costs. The agenda includes didactic presentations, panel discussions, and question and answer sessions.
9th Annual Coping with Cancer Symposium: Striving for Excellence in Palliative Care Oct 21, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 02:30 PM The Carolina Inn, 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill,
Please join UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center for this symposium that will bring together national experts to address critical, cutting-edge topics in palliative and supportive oncology care. Angelo Volandes, MD, is the keynote speaker and will share his expertise into the science and clinical practice of communicating with patients. He is a physician, writer and patients' rights advocate who practices internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. Please register online in advance to attend.
Characterizing and Quantifying Persistent HIV/SIV Reservoirs In Vivo Oct 24, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Jacob D. Estes, PhD, NIH, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: The Role of Radiation Therapy in Advanced and Metastatic Disease Oct 25, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Kevin Pearlstein, MD. Radiation therapy is a successful, time-efficient, well-tolerated, and cost-effective intervention that can be crucial for the appropriate delivery of care for patients with advanced and metastatic disease. This lecture will explore current standards of care and promising advances with this type of treatment. 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 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.
An African specific variant in p53 is impaired for tumor suppression and ferroptosis Oct 25, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Maureen Murphy, PhD, Professor and Program Leader, Program in Molecular and Cellular Oncogenesis, The Wistar Institute
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - An Update on Breast Cancer: Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship Oct 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Carey Anders, MD. Researchers around the world are working to find better ways to prevent, detect, and treat breast cancer to improve the quality of life of patients and survivors. Learn about the progress that is being made. 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.
Defining Precision Medicine at UNC: Charting the Path to Better Health Care Oct 31, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 02:00 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill,
UNC is uniquely well positioned to leverage both the strengths of its researchers and its comprehensive Health Care System to develop research related to Precision Medicine. UNC School of Medicine Office of Research, the NC TraCS Institute and UNC Health Care will host a symposium and workshop to define the main areas of our efforts. The event will have opening plenary sessions to highlight exemplary projects and provide some information about potential funding. Please register online to attend by Oct. 20.
Dendritic Cells and T cells As Partners in Immune Regulation Oct 31, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Daniel Hawiger, MD, PhD, St. Louis University
Metabolic regulation of tumorigenesis and stem cell maintenance by SIRT1 Nov 01, 2017 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Xiaoling Li, PhD, Senior Investigator, Gene-Environment Interaction in Disease and Aging, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
The Farm Party Nov 04, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 09:00 PM 7729 Kepley Road, Chapel Hill,
Please join us at Teer Farm on Saturday, Nov. 4, for the 5th Annual Farm Party. There will be plenty of North Carolina BBQ, beer and bluegrass music for all to enjoy. Children under age 10 are welcome to attend for free. There will also be a silent auction featuring gifts, golf packages and experiences from local businesses.
Save the Fox Foundation Casino Night Nov 04, 2017 from 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM Extraordinary Ventures, 200 S Elliott Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514,
This elegant and fun evening will feature "Vegas-style" games of chance, such as Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Texas Hold 'em, all manned by professional dealers, with the opportunity to win amazing prizes. Attendees will enjoy great food and drink as well as live music from Tea Cup Gin. All funds raised at this event will be used to support the Save the Fox Foundation, whose mission is to raise awareness and support for bone marrow registration and donation.
NC TraCS 2017 Open House Nov 07, 2017 from 08:30 AM to 04:00 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt, room 219,
Learn how the UNC-Chapel Hill North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute is helping UNC and partner institution researchers navigate the translational landscape and discover how NC TraCS can help you with your research. Join the NC TraCS team for this informative all-day open house. Please register online in advance.
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Role of Palliative Care and Hospice Care in Improving Quality of Life Nov 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH. Palliative and hospice care options are offered to patients and families that are beyond a curative treatment. This lecture will explore the ways in which these care options can improve the quality of life for patients at this stage in the cancer journey. 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 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.
The genetics of hematologic neoplasia, from pre-malignancy to acute leukemia Nov 08, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Benjamin Ebert, MD, PhD, Chair of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Advances in Melanoma Cancer Treatment Nov 15, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Frances Collichio, MD. With the recent drug approvals, new treatment options have emerged for Melanoma that provide promise for improved outcomes. This lecture will share these breakthrough advances and discuss next steps and other advances that may be on the horizon. 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 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.