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UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat

December 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The 2020 UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat will take place as a virtual meeting via Zoom. The meeting is free but registration is required.



12:10 p.m. Introduction David Darr, MS, MBA

12:15 p.m. State of the Center Shelley Earp, MD

12:40 p.m. Comprehensive Cancer Support Program Don Rosenstein, MD

1:00 p.m. Talk 1 – New Proteomics Research Methods and Results Gary Johnson, PhD and Laura Herring, PhD

1:15 p.m. Talk 2 – Overview of the CAR-T Clinical Program Natalie Grover, MD

1:30 p.m. Talk 3 – Disparities Research in Care and Survivorship Cleo A. Samuel-Ryals, PhD

1:45 p.m. Talk 4 – New Pathways for Patient Samples: Process and Possibilities Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD

2:00 pm BREAK

2:15 p.m. Talk 5 – UNC Lineberger Cancer Survivorship Research: Focus on Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) Hazel Nichols, PhD

2:30 p.m. Talk 6 – UNC Lineberger Equity Council: Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Wendy Brewster, MD, and Sam Cykert, MD

2:45 p.m. Talk 7 – Clinical Science and Care in the Time of COVID Lisa Carey, MD

3:00 p.m. Talk 8 – Microbubbles in Cancer Research Paul Dayton, PhD

3:15 p.m. Talk 9 – New Strategies for Communication Allison Lazard, PhD

3:30 p.m. Talk 10 – TCR Therapy: New Approaches for Graft vs Leukemia Paul Armistead, MD, PhD

3:45 p.m. BREAK

4:00 p.m. Talk 11 – Targeting the Epigenome with Small Molecules Lindsey James, PhD

4:15 p.m. Talk 12 – Molecular Tumor Board and UNC Lineberger Genetic Initiatives Billy Kim, MD, and Jason Merker, MD, PhD

4:30 p.m. Talk 13 – Pediatric Sarcoma Research Ian Davis, MD, PhD, and Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD

4:45 p.m. Talk 14 – Geomax: A New Way to Localize Gene Expression in Tissues Melissa Troester, PhD


December 7, 2020
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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