The 9th Chapel Hill Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference will be held at the Carolina Club, Chapel Hill on Thursday, October 15. The theme of the Conference is Frontiers in Chemical Biology: Transforming Drug Discovery. Featured speakers include Kevan Shokat (UCSF), Tom Muir (Princeton), Donald McDonnell (Duke), Bryan Roth (UNC), Stephen Fesik (Vanderbilt), Brian Shoichet (UCSF), Stephen Frye (UNC) and Tom Kodadek (Scripps). The registration is free, but is required by September 30 to attend the Conference. There is also a poster session at the Conference, and all posters are eligible for competition of poster awards. Students and postdoctoral fellows are highly encouraged to submit poster abstracts.
Lieping Chen, MD, PhD, United Technologies Chair in Cancer Research, Professor of Immunobiology, Dermatology and Medicine, Director of Cancer Immunology Program, Yale Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine
Michael Fischbach, USCF
Alexei A. Bogdanov, PhD, Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Hosted by the UNC Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery and the Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence.
David Lanfear, MD, MS, Section Head, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Director, Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Program, Research Scientist, Center for Health Services Research, Associate Professor of Medicine, Wayne State University
Stephen Young, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of UCLA Cellular & Molecular Cardiology Unit, UCLA
Kanta Subbarao, MPH, NIH/NIAID
Steven S. Rosenfeld, MD, PhD, Neurologist, Department of Cancer Biology, Cleveland Clinic
200 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro NC
Join sisters and breast cancer survivors Ruth Newnam and Laura Terry in Carrboro for an all-levels yoga class with donations benefitting breast cancer research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The class will be appropriate for novice yoga practitioners as well as for students with many years of experience. Sign up today!
7729 Kepley Road, Chapel Hill, NC
After the inaugural event last fall, we're going back to the farm to do it again! This year's Farm Party - a barbecue and oyster roast benefiting UNC Lineberger - will be catered by HL Catering with beer by Foothills Brewery. The night's entertainment will be provided by Old Habits. Silent auction items to come.