Past Events

Events which have already happened.

Non-proteinaceous virulence factors of virulent Francisella tularensis Apr 19, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Katy Bosio, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH Rocky Mountain Labs
Postdoctoral Seminar Series: Kellenberger & Schifano Apr 18, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Pagano Conference Room - LCCC 00-002,
This monthly seminar series provides a forum for Lineberger postdocs to present ongoing research to peers and cancer center members. April's speakers will be Jason Schifano from the Dittmer Lab and Colleen Kellenberger from the Weeks Lab.
UNC Lineberger AACR Reception Apr 17, 2016 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM 930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans,
Join UNC Lineberger for the 2016 AACR reception on Sunday, April 17 from 7-9p.m. at Calcasieu, 930 Tchoupitoulas St., New Orleans. The event will be hosted by Dr. Norman "Ned" Sharpless, UNC Lineberger Director. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. Please RSVP by April 11 to emstroud@med.unc.edu.
Cancer Transitions (Spanish) Apr 14, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Carolina Point II, 6011 Farrington Road,Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
This presentation of Cancer Transitions will be conducted in Spanish, and will run from April 14 until May 19. Each weekly session lasts for 2 - 2 1/2 hours and includes information on nutrition, exercise, coping with stress, and medical care, plus delicious healthy snacks. This program is open to cancer patients who have completed treatment and their loved ones.
Physical Activity and Cancer Survivorship: A Workshop for Researchers Apr 14, 2016 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM Rizzo Conference Center<br>150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC,
Researchers from the comprehensive cancer centers at UNC, Duke, and Wake Forest will come together for a full-day meeting on physical activity and cancer survivorship. Participants will hear the state of the science, learn about research expertise at each institution, and explore how collaborations could be established for future grant submissions or inter-institutional projects.
Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings Apr 13, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM ENT Clinic, Neurosciences Hospital (Ground floor),
UNC Health Care will offer free screenings during Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, on Wednesday, April 13, from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Ear, Nose, & Throat Clinic on the ground floor of the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital. Every adult is a candidate for testing. Tobacco and alcohol users traditionally have been considered the populations at greatest risk for these cancers.
Be Inspired With Carolina’s Nobel Laureates Apr 13, 2016 from 01:30 PM to 02:15 PM Walter Royal Davis Library, 1st floor,
The Nobel Prize medals of Dr. Aziz Sancar (2015, Chemistry) and Dr.Oliver Smithies (2007, Physiology or Medicine) will be on display in the Walter Royal Davis Library beginning April 13. Please join Chancellor Carol Folt, Dr. Sancar, Dr. Smithies, and University Librarian Sarah Michalak to celebrate the achievements of Carolina’s Nobel Laureates and to inaugurate this special one-year exhibit.
RN/AH Lecture: Benefits of Social Support Systems for Cancer Patients Apr 13, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM WebEx meeting online or viewed at a Telehealth Site Location.,
Join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Christine Rini, PhD. Participants will learn to assess the different types and sources of social support, identify reasons why getting and giving social support is a complicated activity, and employ strategies for helping to ensure that patients get effective support that provides them with the emotional and practical coping assistance they need.
40th Annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Symposium from Apr 11, 2016 12:00 AM to Apr 12, 2016 11:59 PM Friday Center for Continuing Education<br>100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517,
Titled "Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies from Bench to Bedside," the 40th Annual UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Symposium will be held April 11 - 12, 2016 at the Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration for the event is now open.
Metabolic signaling through intracellular protein glycosylation Apr 12, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Michael Boyce, PhD, Duke University
CANCELED: Host microbiota interactions in the control of tissue immunity Apr 12, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH
CRRTC Seminar: Are e-cigarettes re-normalizing tobacco in children? Apr 11, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 2308 McGavran-Greenberg,
The Center for Regulatory Research on Tobacco Communication's Seminar Series will present "Are e-cigarettes re-normalizing tobacco in children?" on April 11. This talk will present the results of three experimental studies examining the impact of exposing children to e-cigarette adverts on their perceptions of cigarette smoking including their beliefs about the appeal and harms of cigarette smoking.
Blueberry Patch Workday with Coach Sylvia Hatchell Apr 09, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM 143 Flat Creek Rd, Fairview-Black Mountain, NC,
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.
Special Seminar: Nagoya University Faculty Apr 06, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM 00-002 Joseph S. Pagano Conference Room, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center,
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 Shattered Glass Ceiling: Recognizing Women in Science Apr 06, 2016 from 08:00 AM to 12:30 PM Kirkland Auditorium, Koury Oral Health Sciences Building,
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.
An arrayed domain paradigm for the regulation of microtubule dynamics Apr 05, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Kevin Slep, PhD, UNC-Chapel Hill
Nose Picking for Progress: Mining the Nasal Microbiome for New Insights into Pathobionts Apr 05, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 1131 Bioinformatics,
Katherine Lemon, MD/Ph.D., The Forsyth Institute
Balancing Engagement & Detachment - External Realities: Context Apr 01, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Carrington Hall, Room 217,
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 Mar 31, 2016 from 05:15 PM to 06:15 PM Auditorium 9, Carrington Hall, UNC School of Nursing,
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.
Balancing Engagement & Detachment - Internal Realities: Subtext Mar 31, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Carrington Hall, Room 217,
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.