Past Events

Events which have already happened.

Harnessing the Power of Storytelling to Improve Cancer Control Practice Jul 21, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM Cyber Seminar (Online),
Can a story be your most effective cancer control tool? Stories help us remember, shape our identity, and influence how we see the world. The July NCI "Research to Reality" cyber-seminar will examine the role of effective narratives in cancer control prevention and implementation. Join experts, including UNC Lineberger's own Dr. Stephanie Wheeler, for a wide-ranging discussion of the power of story-telling -- not just as a“ communication channel” but the research behind what makes for an effective narrative.
Novel sulindac derivatives with potent and selective anticancer activity by targeting phospodiesterase 10A and Ras Jul 17, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Gary A. Piazza, PhD, Chief, Drug Discovery Research Center, Abraham A. Mitchell Distinguished Investigator, Professor of Oncologic Sciences and Pharmacology, University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute
New algorithms for understanding the complexity of cancer genomes Jul 08, 2015 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Jian Ma, PhD, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Modulation of focal adhesions by RSK isoforms in cancer cell metastasis Jun 24, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Joe Ramos, PhD, Professor and Program Director of Cancer Biology, University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Komen Triangle Race for the Cure Jun 13, 2015 from 07:00 AM to 11:00 AM Meredith College, Raleigh N.C.,
The 2015 Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure is scheduled for Saturday, June 13th on the campus of Meredith College in Raleigh. This is the second year that UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare are walking as one team as part of the race. Join us!
Making the Complex Simple: Developing and Applying Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy Techniques to Answer Biological Questions Jun 12, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 321 MacNider Hall,
Michelle S. Itano, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory of Cellular Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
Lung Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast Jun 08, 2015 from 08:30 AM to 10:30 AM Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley<br>4500 Marriott Dr, Raleigh, NC 27612,
On Monday, June 8, the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina will host a breakfast celebration in honor of National Cancer Survivor's Day. The breakfast will be held at the Crabtree Marriott Hotel in Raleigh. The event will be free for all lung cancer survivors and one additional guest, but pre-registration is requested.
2015 UNC Cancer Survivor's Day Jun 06, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education<br>100 Friday Center Dr.<br>Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
Join us on Saturday, June 6 for UNC Cancer Survivors Day. Held at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, this special celebration of life is free and open to all cancer survivors and their caregivers. The event will include interactive workshops on a broad range of topics - from physical activity and nutrition to work issues, fun activities and a keynote address from UNC Women's Basketball Coach and cancer survivor Sylvia Hatchell. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
2015 UNC Cancer Survivor's Day Jun 06, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education<br>100 Friday Center Dr.<br>Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
Join us on Saturday, June 6 at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill for a very special celebration of life. Highlights include a keynote address from UNC Women's Basketball Coach and cancer survivor Sylvia Hatchell, interactive workshops and activities throughout the afternoon. Lunch and snacks will be provided. This event is free and open to cancer survivors and their caregivers. Register today!
Ramblers Be Loud Jun 04, 2015 from 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM The Barn at Fearrington Village,
Join the Be Loud Sophie Foundation on Thursday, June 4th at The Barn at Fearrington Village for an incredible evening of food and music to benefit adolescent and young adult cancer patients and their families at UNC Hospitals. Entertainment will be provided by the one and only Red Clay Ramblers! Doors open at 5, dinner is served at 6, and the Ramblers will take the stage at 7:30. MC’s Eric Montross and Freddy Jenkins will keep festivities lively and there will be a live auction for some incredible experiences and prizes graciously donated by folks in our community.
Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma featuring Dr. Steven Park Jun 04, 2015 from 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM Courtyard Marriott Chapel Hill<br>100 Marriott Way Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
Ask the Doctor is a national series of two-hour, topic-specific community based-programs that provide an update on lymphoma treatment by a medical doctor with an extensive question-and-answer session. The meeting will take place on Thursday, June 4 at the Courtyard Marriott in Chapel Hill. The program is offered free-of-charge to lymphoma patients and caregivers, however, pre-registration is required.
Self-regulation of effector CD4+ T cell responses in toxoplasma infection May 28, 2015 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM G202 MBRB,
Alan Sher, PhD, Chief, Laboratory Parasitic Diseases, Chief, Immunobiology Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Science Writing and Communication Club: Mark Derewicz Seminar May 26, 2015 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Bondurant Hall, Room G030,
Science Writing and Communication Club (SWAC) seminar featuring Mark Derewicz, a science writer for the UNC school of Medicine.
Liposomal Spherical Nucleic Acids: A New Approach to Immunomodulatory Therapies May 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM 1001 Kerr Hall,
Chad A. Mirkin, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Director, International Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University
Disruption of Super Enhancers May 19, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
James E. Bradner, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Institute
Refining Systemic Therapy for Bladder Cancer: New Approaches and Emerging Biomarkers May 19, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS, Director, Genitourinary Clinical Research, Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple Health
Regulation of epithelial Na+ channels by external cues May 19, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Thomas Kleyman, MD, Chief, Renal-Electrolyte Division, Sheldon Adler Professor of Medicine, Professor of Cell Biology; Pharmacology; Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Microbial Wikileaks: Deciphering Microbial Conversations With Intent to Disarm May 19, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Mike Federle, Ph.D., University of Illinois
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.
Targeting the PI3K-mTOR and Hippo Oncogenic Signaling Circuitries: A Bridge from Bench to Clinic May 13, 2015 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room,
Dr. Jorge Silvio Gutkind, Brief Chief – Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Branch, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research.