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.

BCBP Seminar: Coping with Stress: Lessons from Yeast Feb 21, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
James Broach, PhD ǀ Penn State
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: An Overview and Updates on Acute Myeloid Leukemia Feb 22, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Matthew Foster, MD. Dr. Foster will discuss acute myeloid leukemia. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit 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.
Engineering CAR-T Immunotherapy for Hematological Malignancies and Other Cancers Feb 22, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Pin Wang, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: Stress Management for Everyday Living Feb 24, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Kelly Kivette, LRT, CTRS and Kelley Marrale, LRT, CTRS. Many people believe that all stress is bad, but you may have heard that there's "good stress" and "bad stress." Did you know that bad stress can affect your immune system? This is your opportunity to learn about the effects of stress on your body and how you can manage it in a way that can be vital for a healthy life.   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 Prostate Cancer Feb 27, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Live at a NC Community College site near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will highlight special considerations for caring for patients with lung cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating NC Community College site.
Epigenetic Regulation of Normal and Malignant Hematopoietic Stem Cells Mar 01, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Grant Challen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine
BCBP Seminar: Nonlytic egress of a quasi-enveloped picornavirus from infected cell Mar 07, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Stanley Lemon, MD, UNC-Chapel Hill
RN/AH Lecture: Nutrition Update - Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Mar 08, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN. For oncology patients, proper nutrition plays a crucial role in prevention, treatment, and recovery. Join us for this lecture to learn about updates in this field. This RN and Allied Health lecture offers CNE, ASRT, and CDR 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.
It's all in the timing: antigen exposure and B cell fate Mar 08, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 UNC Lineberger Cancer Center, Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Irina Grigorova, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School
BCBP Seminar: Richard Fishel, PhD Mar 21, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger,
Richard Fishel, PhD, Ohio State University
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Promising New Treatment Options for Rectal Cancer Mar 22, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Karyn Stitzenburg, MD, MPH, FACS. Dr. Stitzenburg will discuss many of the new, promising treatment approaches to rectal cancer. 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.
NCCC Lecture: Community Resources for the Patient with Cancer Mar 27, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Live at a NC Community College site near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture that will discuss community resources that are available for patients and families experiencing 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. While these lectures are viewable online, we recommend watching them at a participating NC Community College site. Please contact us for more information and for assistance locating a site near you.
Community Lunch and Learn Lecture on Cancer: When Treatment Fails – Supporting Your Loved Ones During End-of-Life Care Mar 31, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Live at a Lunch and Learn site location near you.,
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Heidi Gennser, MDiv, BCC. Often times, conversations with loved ones living with cancer fail to include direct and clear information. Caregivers need to understand they can and should initiate needed discussion as studies show better outcomes including less depression and distress when communication is open. Learn strategies for fostering this open communication during difficult times. 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.
Mary Ellen Jones Distinguished Women in Science Lecturer Apr 04, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Sue Biggins, PhD, Fred Hutchinson: Reconstituting Kinetochore Functions in vitro
BCBP Seminar: Three Small Mysteries in Lipoprotein Lipase Biology Apr 11, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger,
Saskia Neher, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
RN/AH Lecture: Oral Chemotherapy - Overcoming the Challenge to Adherence Apr 12, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Benyam Muluneh, PharmD, CPP. As an increasing number of oral chemotherapy agents are being used, it is essential to understand the barriers that patients may face. This lecture will discuss some of these barriers and offer advice for dealing with and overcoming them. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and ACPE 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.
BCBP Seminar: X-ray Structure and Mechanism of the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Apr 18, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Ryan Hibbs, PhD, UT-Southwestern
Tar Heel 10 Miler Apr 22, 2017 from 07:45 AM to 11:00 AM UNC's Kenan Stadium & Bell Tower, Chapel Hill, NC,
The Tar Heel 10 Miler is designed to celebrate YOU and showcase downtown Chapel Hill, the UNC campus and the surrounding historic neighborhoods. The Tar Heel 10 Miler benefits the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign.
BCBP Seminar: Ras GTPases and actin crosslinking proteins - deregulation in cancer, inflammation and heart disease Apr 25, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Sharon Campbell, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Managing Lung Cancer Heterogeneity Apr 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jason Akulian, MD, MPH. Dr. Akulien will discuss management of lung cancer heterogeneity. 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.