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.

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
Movember 2017: Shave the Date from Nov 01, 2017 12:00 AM to Nov 30, 2017 11:55 PM
For the sixth year in a row, UNC and UNC Health Care are participating in Movember – a global fundraising campaign committed to changing the face of men’s health. The Movember Foundation challenges men to grow moustaches during Movember (formerly known as November), to spark conversation and raise vital funds for men’s health programs that focus on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. The challenge is simple: guys take action by signing up, shaving on Movember 1, and growing a moustache for the month. They grow and groom their new facial hair, asking friends and family to donate on behalf of their efforts.
Metabolic regulation of tumorigenesis and stem cell maintenance by SIRT1 Nov 01, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 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,
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
UNC Lineberger Recycling Information Session Nov 13, 2017 from 12:15 PM to 01:15 PM 00-0002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
The Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling will provide helpful information for recycling common lab items. Also, come and learn about proposed opportunities for styrofoam, glove, and ice pack recycling! Lunch will be served at 12 p.m. ET, please register online in advance.
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.
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Stress, Inflammation, and Cancer Nov 17, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Susan Gaylord, PhD. Although some stress is considered beneficial, excessive stress that lasts a long time should be avoided. Learn about the role of inflammation as it relates to cancer and how to incorporate the practice of mindfulness skills. 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.
Movember Skating Party Nov 19, 2017 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM Triangle Sportsplex, 101 Meadowlands Dr., Hillsborough,
Come join UNC and UNC Health Care for an afternoon of skating with the UNC Hockey Team at the Triangle Sportsplex in Hillsborough to Support Men's Health Awareness. The event is $10 per person or $20 per family (skate rental and beginner assistance included).
NCCC Lecture: End-of-Life Care Options for Patients with Cancer Nov 27, 2017 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. Christine Kistler, MD, MASc will discuss the end-of-life care options that are available to patients experiencing cancer. She will also discuss resources that are available to family members during the cancer journey. 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.
Metabolism and the Epigenome: Lessons from mutant IDH Nov 29, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Julie-Aurore Losman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Geriatric Oncology Research Symposium 2017: Improving Outcomes through Research Dec 01, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Paul J. Rizzo Center,
Please join UNC Lineberger for the 2017 Geriatric Oncology Research Symposium. The event will feature presentations and discussions focused on the theme "Improving Outcomes through Research." Registration is free and a light lunch will be served.