Katy Bosio, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH Rocky Mountain Labs
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Michael Boyce, PhD, Duke University
Yasmine Belkaid, Ph.D., NIAID/NIH