Past Events

Events which have already happened.

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.
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.
Therapeutic Misadventures in Pharmacopalliation May 13, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 09:00 AM Patient & Family Resource Center Conference Room, NC Cancer Hospital Ground Floor<br>101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill NC,
Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, BCPS. CPE Professor and Vice Chair Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Presentation sponsored by the UNC Palliative Care Program and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
Interplay Between Yersinia and Innate Immune System May 12, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Joan Mecsas, Ph.D., Tufts University
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!
Pharmacological Quiescence for Cancer and other Unfortunate Events May 11, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM G202 MBRB Auditorium,
Ned Sharpless, MD, Director, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Department of Cell Biology and Physiology.
Chromosome breaks, Chromatin and Cancer May 05, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
Timothy Humphrey, PhD, Senior Group Leader, Department of Oncology, University of Oxford
Avoidance versus Antagonism: Surprisingly Diverse Immune Avoidance Strategies of Encephalitic Alphaviruses May 05, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
William Klimstra, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
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.
Materials and Protein Engineering for Modulating Immunity and Tolerance May 01, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Kerr Hall 2001,
Jeffrey A. Hubbell, PhD. Professor, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago Institute of Bioengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. Distinguished Speaker Seminar series presented by UNC Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, Carolina Institute for Nanomedicinea nd the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.