Events

Below is a comprehensive list of events affiliated with UNC Lineberger - from seminars to patient support programs to fundraisers. We have a lot to offer! If you would like to view events by type, please use the links to the left.

Modulating the microbiome Jan 23, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Andrew Goodman, PhD, Yale University
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Managing Lung Cancer Heterogeneity Jan 24, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jason Akulian, MD, MPH. He will discuss management of lung cancer heterogeneity. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (pending approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via GoToWebinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about GoToWebinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Translational studies in Renal Cell Carcinoma Jan 24, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, Cornelius A. Craig Professor, Medicine and Biochemistry, Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Vanderbilit Ingram Cancer Center
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Supporting Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Cancer: Practical tips for Friends, Families, and Communities Jan 26, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
A cancer diagnosis can be devastating at any phase of life, and particularly difficult for adolescents and young adults. Lauren Lux, LCSW, is the Adolescent and Young Adult Program Director with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. She will join us to discuss practical strategies that may be used by family members, friends, and the community at large to support the needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer.
Lymphatics and macrophages: Regulators of tissue microenvironment Jan 30, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Gwendalyn J. Randolph, PhD, Washington University
12th Annual UNC Conference on Melanoma and Complex Skin Cancers: A Multidisciplinary Perspective Feb 02, 2018 from 08:50 AM to 04:30 PM The William and Ida Friday Center, Grumman Auditorium, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-1020,
The incidence of melanoma continues to rise rapidly in this country. Increasingly, the management of the melanoma patient requires multiple healthcare providers. This course is specifically designed for a multidisciplinary view of the care of the melanoma patient. The course faculty will examine common clinical issues which often confront the clinician and provide information that will help in their clinical decision making.
How Scientific Research Informs Regulatory Decisions Feb 05, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 5004 Marsico Hall,
David L. Ashley, PhD, Professor, Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Georgia State University
Identifying Zika virus immune evasion and assembly determinants by deep insertional mutagenesis Feb 06, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Matthew Evans, PhD, Mt. Sinai
RN and Allied Health Lecture: Provider Burnout and Compassion Fatigue in the Clinic - Strategies for Preventing and Mitigating Symptoms Feb 07, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Samantha Meltzer-Brody MD, MPH. Provider burnout and compassion fatigue can impact both personal health and professional performance. This lecture will multiple strategies at the personal and system level that can be employed to mitigate the symptoms and move toward prevention. RN and Allied Health lectures offer CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Regulation of CNS inflammation Feb 13, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Francisco Quintana, PhD, Harvard, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Population biology and emergence of arboviruses, the new global pathogens Feb 20, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium,
Gregory D. Ebel, PhD, Colorado State University
Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture: Immunotherapy Advances in Lung Cancer Feb 21, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Chad Pecot, MD. This lecture will describe the rationale behind using immunotherapy in lung cancer, the current standard of care use of immunotherapy, and future directions. Medical and Surgical Oncology lectures offer CNE, ASRT, and CME continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.
Community Lunch and Learn: Lecture on Cancer - Stress, Inflammation, and Cancer Feb 23, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Although some stress is considered beneficial, excessive stress that lasts a long time should be avoided. Learn about the role of inflammation as it relates to cancer and how to incorporate the practice of mindfulness skills.
NCCC Lecture: Caring for the Patient with Cervical Cancer Feb 26, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Please join the UNC Cancer Network and the NC Community Colleges for an online, interactive oncology lecture. Lyn Filip, RN, BSN, OCN will discuss information about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for cervical cancer. The presentation will also share information about specials considerations for caring for patients with this diagnosis and information that can be shared with all individuals about ways to prevent this type of cancer. Every lecture has a question and answer (Q & A) section at the end, so feel free to ask the presenters for clarification or more information. Use the link provided to register to attend via GoToWebinar.
Second Annual GMaP Region 1-South Cancer Health Disparities Symposium Mar 09, 2018 from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
The National Cancer Institute-funded Geographical Management of Cancer Health Disparities Program (GMaP) Region 1-South, including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, will host a free one-day symposium at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill on March 9, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET. This symposium aims to allow researchers to exchange cancer health disparities research findings, network with other scholars, promote research collaborations and learn about NCI Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) Program Funding. Please register online in advance.
Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop from Mar 12, 2018 12:00 AM to Mar 16, 2018 11:59 PM Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, UNC-Chapel Hill,
The Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop is a unique training workshop about nanotechnology-based approaches to address pharma and biopharma needs for delivery of clinically relevant molecules. This workshop consists of a three-day lecture/seminar block and two days of hands-on, practical training and discussion in the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery research laboratories at UNC-Chapel Hill. In preparation for the live sessions, participants will have access to pre-workshop recorded lectures by the workshop speakers one month prior to the workshop.
42nd Annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Symposium from Apr 02, 2018 12:00 AM to Apr 03, 2018 11:59 PM The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill,
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will host its 42nd annual scientific symposium on April 2-3, 2018, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. The meeting's theme will be "Genome Instability in Cancer: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Opportunities."
The Victory Ride to Cure Cancer May 19, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM NC State University's Centennial Campus, Raleigh, NC,
Register now to join Team UNC Lineberger for the V Foundation's inaugural Victory Ride to Cure Cancer, benefiting UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke Cancer Institute and the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest Baptist Health. The Victory Ride is a special one-day charity cycling event. You don’t need to be an experienced cyclist to participate in the Victory Ride; you just need to have heart, determination and a commitment to declaring victory over cancer. The Ride will start and end on NC State University's Centennial Campus, near downtown Raleigh. Use code VICTORY18 to receive 18% off your registration fee until 11:59 p.m. ET on Jan. 18.