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.

Breakfast Seminar: Jennifer Wolff, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University Apr 21, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 09:00 AM Carolina Club - Dowd Harris Room,
A Look at Family in Person- and Family-Centered Care
Viral discovery and disease ecology to predict and prevent the next pandemic Apr 21, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Peter Daszak, Ph.D., EcoHealth Alliance
Ori'Gene of replication: implications in chromatin biology Apr 21, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Supriya Prasanth, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Illinois, Chicago
Entropy: The neglected free energy term in protein folding Apr 22, 2015 from 12:20 PM to 01:20 PM 125 Chapman Hall,
George Rose, Johns Hopkins
Cell Death Pathways in Host Defense, Inflammation, and Development Failure Apr 22, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
William J. Kaiser, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine
Lunch & Learn: Dealing with “Chemo Brain” Apr 24, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Patient & Family Resource Center, NC Cancer Hospital Ground Floor<br>101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill NC,
Presentation by Karla Thompson, PhD. Find out how chemotherapy can affect attention, memory and thinking in cancer patients. This lecture will provide tips and resources on how to cope with “Chemo Brain.” This free community Lunch and Learn Presentation is presented by the UNC Cancer Network.
Understanding How Genetic Variation Modifies Responses to Environmental Exposures Apr 27, 2015 from 08:30 AM to 03:30 PM EPA, RTP Main Campus,
Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society Spring Meeting Featuring: John E. French, PhD, Samir N. Kelada, PhD, Turdy F.C. Mackay, PhD, and Stephanie J. London, MD, DrPH
Environmental Mutagenesis Society Spring Meeting Apr 27, 2015 from 08:30 AM to 03:30 PM EPA (RTP Main Campus),
The Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society (GEMS) announces its Spring Meeting to be held on April 27th at the EPA (RTP). Registration is free and attendees can buy lunch at the EPA cafeteria. Although registration is free, we still need to know whether you plan to attend in order to notify the EPA security desk. We also need to ensure that we have sufficient capacity for the webinar connection.
Breakfast Seminar: Alicyn Campbell, Global Head, Patient Reported Outcomes - Oncology, Genentech Apr 28, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 09:00 AM Carolina Club - Dowd Harris Room,
PROs in Industry Research
Pathogen-Patient interactions: inflammation and cooperation Apr 28, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 11:59 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Brad Cookson, M.D./Ph.D., University of Washington
Cytoskeletal structural plasticity in force generation and mechanosensation Apr 28, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Greg Alushin, PhD, Early Independent Scientist, Laboratory of Macromolecular Interactions, National Institute of Health
mTOR signaling in growth and metabolism Apr 29, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Professor Michael N. Hall, Biozentrum, University of Basel
Triangle Walk for Bladder Cancer May 02, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Gold Park<br>415 Dimmocks Mill Road, Hillsborough, NC,
May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and the bladder cancer community will be joining together for the 2015 Walk for Bladder Cancer in Hillsborough on May 2! Hosted by the Triangle Chapter of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, the annual walk welcomes supporters, survivors, family, friends and the medical community to participate in a one-mile walk through historic downtown Hillsborough.
Breakfast Seminar: Lynne Penberthy , Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute May 05, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 09:00 AM Carolina Club - Dowd Harris Room,
PRO-Core office hours May 05, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM POB 3125,
Office hours for patient-reported outcomes (PRO) research Q&A and impromptu demonstrations of PRO-Core systems. No RSVP required!
Chromosome breaks, Chromatin and Cancer May 05, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Timothy Humphrey, PhD, Senior Group Leader, Department of Oncology, University of Oxford
Melanoma Patient Day May 11, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 04:30 PM William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education<br>100 Friday Center Dr.<br>Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
The Melanoma Research Foundation, the UNC Division of Surgical Oncology and the UNC Department of Dermatology present a full day of melanoma education dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them. The event is open to the public and pre-registration is required by May 4.
Melanoma Research Foundation Patient Symposium May 11, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
The Melanoma Research Foundation, the UNC Division of Surgical Oncology and the UNC Department of Dermatology present a full day of melanoma education dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them. This half-day educational symposium will take place on Monday, May 11, 2015 from 12:30-4:30pm ET. Melanoma experts in treatment, prevention and diagnosis will be on hand for the event for lectures and Q&A. Refreshements will be provided and the event is free of charge!
Breakfast Seminar: Ruth Petersen and Deborah Nelson, NC Department of Health and Human Services May 12, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 09:00 AM Carolina Club - Dowd Harris Room,
A Call to Action: North Carolina Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2014-2020
Purple Stride Raleigh-Durham 2015 May 16, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM North Carolina State University Centennial Campus<br>851 Partners Way Raleigh, NC 27606,
PurpleStride is the signature event of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Each year, in communities across the country, tens of thousands of people participate in more than 56 PurpleStride events, including PurpleStride Raleigh-Durham. These events are critical in raising awareness and funds that advance research and support patients and loved ones with a promise of a better tomorrow.