Third UNC Lineberger-CFAR Global Oncology & AIDS Associated Malignancy Retreat

The retreat will be held in the Red Bud Room at The Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC on Friday, December 14, 2012.


8:30-9:00 am           Continental Breakfast

9:05-9:15 am            
Welcome & Introduction, Dr. H. Shelton Earp, Professor of Medicine, Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

9:15-9:30 am            
Global Oncology Program, Dr. Blossom Damania, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology          

9:30-9:55 am             
Dr. Satish Gopal, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, “Notes from the field: a newly arrived oncologist in Malawi"

9:55-10:20 am           
Dr. Dirk Dittmer, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, “Investigating Kaposi sarcoma globally through AMC clinical trials"

10:20-10:40 am          Coffee Break

10:40-11:30 am         
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ted Trimble, Director, Center for Global Health, NCI/NIH, TBD

11:30-11:55 am         
Dr. Groesbeck Parham, Professor of Medicine, “Screening HIV positive women in Zambia: Inputs, Outputs, New Directions”

Dr. Blossom Damania, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, “Metabolic targeting of viral and non-viral non-Hodgkin lymphoma”

12:20-1:30 pm            Lunch

Dr. Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque, Associate Professor of Dental Ecology, “Deciphering HPV pathogenesis in the Oral Cavity”

1:55-2:55 pm           
Dr. Carol Shores, Professor of Medicine, “HPV related Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck in Malawi"

2:20-2:45 pm            
Dr. Aron Marquitz, Research Associate, Raab-Traub Laboratory, “The role of viral microRNAs in Epstein-Barr Virus mediated transformation”

2:45-3:10 pm            
Dr. Jennifer Smith, Research Associate Professor of Epidemiology, “Cervical cancer and HPV prevention among HIV seropositive women”

3:10-4:00 pm               Concluding Remarks & Coffee