Volunteer with UNC Women's Basketball Head Coach Sylvia Hatchell and friends as they prepare the Lineberger Cancer Center Blueberry Patch for the upcoming harvest season! Every year, Coach Hatchell's blueberry patch in Black Mountain is visited from supporters near and far, who pick berries and in return leave donations supporting UNC Lineberger. Lunch will be served.
Atsushi Enomoto, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan "The controversial role of cancer-associated fibroblasts in the progression of cancer" AND Takashi Takahashi, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Division of Molecular Carcinogenesis, Center for Neurological Diseases and Cancer, Nagoya University Graduate Medical School of Medicine "ROR1, target of the TTF-1/NKX2-1 linage-survival oncogene, sustains signaling of multiple receptor tyrosine kinases in lung adenocarcinoma"
The Women in Science group (WinS) will be hosting a symposium to recognize the work and contributions of women to the advancement of science. The symposium will open with remarks from UNC-CH Chancellor Carol Folt, followed by a keynote address from Dr. Barbara Hamkalo from University of California, Irvine. She will speak about her pioneering work and journey as a female scientist and her current outreach today to continue cultivating the love for science in young women. A reception and poster session will follow the talks, showcasing the work of graduate students and postdocs on campus. The session will end with a student-led presentation on the history of women in science and poster awards - the top postdoc and graduate student will each win an iPad Mini, generously donated by Dr. Hamkalo. Registration is now open and will close April 1. Abstracts due Wednesday, March 16.
Kevin Slep, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
Katherine Lemon, MD/Ph.D., The Forsyth Institute
Part of the seminar series "Balancing Engagement and Detachment: Using Skills from the Dramatic Arts" presented by the UNC School of Nursing and led by Artist-in-Residence Megan Cole. This seminar takes a glimpse into how awareness of given circumstances improves communication.
Improving Patient Care Using the Humanities & Performing Arts: Still Life - Scenes from the Faraway Nearby
This story of a severe medical crisis, written by a nurse, gives voice to a patient on a ventilator and considers the important question of what makes a life worth living—what questions arise when a life should end? Where is the patient’s voice in this epic discussion when silenced by the ventilator itself?. Presented by the UNC School of Nursing as a part of the series titled "Improving Patient Care Using the Humanities and Performing Arts." There will be two theatrical performances, followed by discussion. The program will be led by Megan Cole, Artist-in-Residence.
Part of the seminar series "Balancing Engagement and Detachment: Using Skills from the Dramatic Arts" presented by the UNC School of Nursing and led by Artist-in-Residence Megan Cole. This seminar brings insight into how gestures and underlying meanings affect our messages.
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD, Professor Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, Womens Cancer Research Center, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Part of the seminar series "Balancing Engagement and Detachment: Using Skills from the Dramatic Arts" presented by the UNC School of Nursing and led by Artist-in-Residence Megan Cole. This seminar takes a look at the shifting hierarchical relationships in medical encounters.