Past Events

Events which have already happened.

Androgen Recepotr Activity Abnormality in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Defined by Functional Enhancer RNAs Apr 27, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Haojie Huang, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Urology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Med/Surg Oncology Lecture: Updates in Breast Cancer Epidemiology and Pathogenesis Apr 27, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Melissa Troester, PhD. Participants will learn about the subtypes of breast cancer and how they are identified with tissue biomarkers, differences in risk factor and survivorship profiles for breast cancer subtypes, and racial disparities in incidence and mortality from breast cancer and the research challenges for understanding and resolving disparities.
Non-coding RNAs and Cancer: From Biology to Technology Apr 26, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Part of the Pharmacology Seminar Series. Andrea Ventura, MD, PhD, Associate Member, Cancer Biology and Genetics Program, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Fluid dynamics of contact and disease transmission Apr 26, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Lydia Bourouiba, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2016 Tar Heel 10 Miler Apr 23, 2016 from 07:00 AM to 11:00 AM Kenan Memorial Stadium at UNC-Chapel Hill 104 Stadium Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514,
With over 6,400 runners in 2015, the Tar Heel 10 Miler is designed to celebrate YOU and showcase downtown Chapel Hill, the UNC campus and the surrounding historic neighborhoods. A true Carolina showcase with thousands of UNC alumni crossing the finish line each year. The Tar Heel 10 Miler benefits the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA’s We Build People Campaign.
Cancer Transitions (Spanish) Apr 21, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Carolina Point II, 6011 Farrington Road,Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
This presentation of Cancer Transitions will be conducted in Spanish, and will run from April 14 until May 19. Each weekly session lasts for 2 - 2 1/2 hours and includes information on nutrition, exercise, coping with stress, and medical care, plus delicious healthy snacks. This program is open to cancer patients who have completed treatment and their loved ones.
Interferon Regulatory Factor-1: a brake to limit gammaherpesvirus chronic infection and lyphomagenesis Apr 20, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Vera Tarakanova, PhD, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Cancer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar: Title TBA Apr 19, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Bill Schief, PhD, Scripps
Non-proteinaceous virulence factors of virulent Francisella tularensis Apr 19, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Katy Bosio, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH Rocky Mountain Labs
Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Kellenberger & Schifano Apr 18, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Pagano Conference Room - LCCC 00-002,
This monthly seminar series provides a forum for Lineberger postdocs to present ongoing research to peers and cancer center members. April's speakers will be Jason Schifano from the Dittmer Lab and Colleen Kellenberger from the Weeks Lab.
UNC Lineberger AACR Reception Apr 17, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans,
Join UNC Lineberger for the 2016 AACR reception on Sunday, April 17 from 7-9p.m. at Calcasieu, 930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. The event will be hosted by Dr. Norman "Ned" Sharpless, UNC Lineberger Director. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. Please RSVP by April 11 to emstroud@med.unc.edu.
Cancer Transitions (Spanish) Apr 14, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Carolina Point II, 6011 Farrington Road,Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
This presentation of Cancer Transitions will be conducted in Spanish, and will run from April 14 until May 19. Each weekly session lasts for 2 - 2 1/2 hours and includes information on nutrition, exercise, coping with stress, and medical care, plus delicious healthy snacks. This program is open to cancer patients who have completed treatment and their loved ones.
Physical Activity and Cancer Survivorship: A Workshop for Researchers Apr 14, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Rizzo Conference Center<br>150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC,
Researchers from the comprehensive cancer centers at UNC, Duke, and Wake Forest will come together for a full-day meeting on physical activity and cancer survivorship. Participants will hear the state of the science, learn about research expertise at each institution, and explore how collaborations could be established for future grant submissions or inter-institutional projects.
Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings Apr 13, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM ENT Clinic, Neurosciences Hospital (Ground floor),
UNC Health Care will offer free screenings during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, on Wednesday, April 13, from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Ear, Nose, & Throat Clinic on the ground floor of the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital. Every adult is a candidate for testing. Tobacco and alcohol users traditionally have been considered the populations at greatest risk for these cancers.
Be Inspired With Carolina’s Nobel Laureates Apr 13, 2016 from 01:30 PM to 02:15 PM Walter Royal Davis Library, 1st floor,
The Nobel Prize medals of Dr. Aziz Sancar (2015, Chemistry) and Dr.Oliver Smithies (2007, Physiology or Medicine) will be on display in the Walter Royal Davis Library beginning April 13. Please join Chancellor Carol Folt, Dr. Sancar, Dr. Smithies, and University Librarian Sarah Michalak to celebrate the achievements of Carolina’s Nobel Laureates and to inaugurate this special one-year exhibit.
RN/AH Lecture: Benefits of Social Support Systems for Cancer Patients Apr 13, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Christine Rini, PhD. Participants will learn to assess the different types and sources of social support, identify reasons why getting and giving social support is a complicated activity, and employ strategies for helping to ensure that patients get effective support that provides them with the emotional and practical coping assistance they need.
40th Annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Symposium from Apr 11, 2016 12:00 AM to Apr 12, 2016 11:59 PM Friday Center for Continuing Education<br>100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
Titled "Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies from Bench to Bedside," the 40th Annual UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Symposium will be held April 11 - 12, 2016 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration for the event is now open.
Metabolic signaling through intracellular protein glycosylation Apr 12, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Michael Boyce, PhD, Duke University
CANCELED: Host microbiota interactions in the control of tissue immunity Apr 12, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH
CRRTC Seminar: Are e-cigarettes re-normalizing tobacco in children? Apr 11, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 2308 McGavran-Greenberg,
The Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communication's Seminar Series will present "Are e-cigarettes re-normalizing tobacco in children?" on April 11. This talk will present the results of three experimental studies examining the impact of exposing children to e-cigarette adverts on their perceptions of cigarette smoking including their beliefs about the appeal and harms of cigarette smoking.