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Seminars, Grand Rounds, & Other Presentations of interest to the UCSF Cancer community*
(Campus building abbreviations and addresses at bottom)

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Friday, February 1

Hematology/Oncology Journal Club: CANCELED - Hem/Onc Division Research Retreat

Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds
8:00am - 9:00am, Mt Zion, H1031; simulcast to Parnassus, L-34; contact.
Steven DuBois, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF "Optimizing MIBG Therapy for Neuroblastoma "

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Funding Opportunities
12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Byers 212; contact
NCI's Director of the SBIR Development Center, Michael Weingarten, visits UCSF to describe the SBIR and STTR programs, funding opportunities, policy changes that will make venture backed companies eligible and tips for writing a strong application.
RSVP

Integrative Medicine Research Lecture
12:00 - 1:00 pm, Mount Zion, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine 5th fl, Rm 523
Lawrence H. Kushi, Sc.D
"Food, nutrition and cancer: recent recommendations and evidence"

Thyroid Cancer Tumor Board
2:00-4:30 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805; contact: 885-7879.

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; >> Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers <<
Anwesha Dey, Scientist, Genentech Inc.
"BAP1: An emerging player in epigenetics, cancer and hematopoiesis"

Monday, February 4

4th Annual Burrill Digital Health Meeting
San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame
UCSF students/post docs/interns and residents receive a $99 rate, enter "student" in the discount code box. UCSF community, non-student rate is $295, code UCSF. Buy your ticket here.

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact
Kim; Abrams

Immunology Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-225, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S271); live stream
Emil Unanue, MD, Professor, Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine

Biochemistry Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Parnassus
Roberto Zoncu, Faculty Candidate
"More than a recycle bin: Mechanisms of nutrient sensing and signaling by the lysosome"

Pathology and Anatomy Faculty Seminar
3:00 pm, Parnassus, N217; contact
Eric Snyder, MD, PhD, Instructor in Pathology, MIT & Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
"Nkx2-1 inhibits a latent gastric differentiation program in lung adenocarcinoma."

Molecular and Cell Biology Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, 106 Stanley Hall, UC Berkeley Campus
Chris Sander, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Computational and Systems Biology
"Evolutionary Couplings, Protein Interactions and 3D Protein Structure Prediction"

OHNS Grand Rounds Lecture
5:00 - 7:00 pm, Mount Zion, 2233 Post Street, 3rd floor, Boles Library; contact
5-6pm: "Neuroradiology" Christine Glastonbury, MD, Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
6-7pm: "Asymmetric Hearing Loss" Steven Cheung, MD, Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Tuesday, February 5

4th Annual Burrill Digital Health Meeting
San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, 1800 Old Bayshore Highway, Burlingame
UCSF students/post docs/interns and residents receive a $99 rate, enter "student" in the discount code box. UCSF community, non-student rate is $295, code UCSF. Buy your ticket here.

Diller Building Research-in-Progress Seminar
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
10:00-11:15 am, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
Brett Johnson, Costello Lab "Genomic evolution of IDH1-mutant glioma"

CHORI Seminar
12:00 pm, 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way; contact
Lewis L. Lanier, PhD, American Cancer Society Professor; and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UCSF
"Natural Killer Cells in Viral Immunity"

Life Sciences Division Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, 717 Potter Street
Peter Jones, USC
"The Cancer Epigenomic"

Wednesday, February 6

Head & Neck Tumor Conference
7:30 - 9:00 am, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805
Contact: 885-7879.

Breast Oncology Program Weekly Seminar
NO BOP THIS WEEK

Diller Building Journal Club
12:00 noon, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
Cameron Pitt

Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics Seminar Series
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay
David V. Conti, PhD, Associate Professor Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, University of Southern California

Biochemistry Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Parnassus
Alexandra Zidovska, Faculty Candidate
"Mechanism and function of chromatin positional fluctuations in interphase"

Thoracic Oncogenome Group
1:30-2:30pm, Location: Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805; contact
Hassan Lemjabbar-Alaoui, Ph.D., Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Surgery
"Extracellular Sulfatases As Novel Biomarkers For Early Detection of Cancer"

Cancer Center Special Seminar - CANCELED
3:00 pm, Mission Bay, Baker Auditorium, HD-160; contact
Fred Wittinghofer, Max Planck Institut, Dortmund, Germany was previously announced but is unable to attend.

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, live stream
Mark McCarthy, University of Oxford
"Diamonds In The Dirt: Deriving Biological And Translational Value From Large-Scale Human Genetics Studies In Type 2 Diabetes"

Molecular and Cell Biology Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, 125 Li Ka Shing Center, UC Berkeley Campus
Jennifer Garrison, The Rockefeller University
"Bioactive peptides: from protein synthesis to neural circuits"

Thursday, February 7

Pediatric Grand Rounds
8:00 - 9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217
Emil Kakkis, MD, PhD, CEO and President, Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., President and Founder, Kakkis EveryLife Foundation
"Developing Treatments for Rare and Ultra-rare Diseases"

Pathology Faculty Seminar
8:00 am, Parnassus, HSW-302; contact
Adriana Corben, MD, Assisting Attending Pathologist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
"Triple negative breast carcinomas"

Immunology Journal Club
9:00-10:00 am, Parnassus
Frances Brodsky, UCSF

BBC Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium; simulcast to Parnassus, Medical Sciences, S-161
Jonathan Javich, Columbia
"A tale of two substrates: a novel mechanism for neurotransmitter: sodium symport"

QED@QB3 Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay
Reece Hirsch, Morgan Lewis
"HIPAA issues and startups"

Molecular and Cell Biology Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, 101 Life Sciences Addition, UC Berkeley Campus
Wenxian Fu, Harvard University
"Tissue-resident macrophages keep autoimmunity in check"

BMS Journal Club
5:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271, Mission Bay
Mark Anderson, UCSF: "The regulators of T-regulators"
Erin Oswald (student)

Friday, February 8

It's About a Billion Lives
8:00 am - 12:30 pm, Parnassus, Cole Hall
Symposium Celebrating Tobacco Research and Education at UCSF

Hematology/Oncology Journal Club
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact.
Lee, Luce

CTSI Early Translational Research Seminar
10:00 am, Mission Bay, Byers Auditorium; download flyer
Tadataka Yamada, M.D., Executive Vice President and Board Member, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
"Lessons from Global Health"

Research Seminar: Novel Biomarker Approaches
1:00PM - 2:30PM, Mission Bay, HD-291
[ Technology currently being used by the Frank McCormick lab ]
"Keeping the Promise. Pathway-Based Identification of Specific Biomarkers for Targeted Therapeutics": Cloud Paweletz, Ph.D, Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science
"Comparing different antibody-based immunoabsorbant protein detection assays for their abilities to assess for changes in human non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) proteomes during response to tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI)": Edwin Chang. Ph.D., Stanford University, Canary Center Laboratory of Dr. Sanjiv S. Gambhir
"New Approaches to Prostate Cancer Screening": Jesse Jokerst, Ph.D., Stanford University, Canary Center Laboratory of Dr. Sanjiv S. Gambhir

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; >> Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers <<
Mark Moasser, MD, Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology), UCSF
"Understanding and targeting the oncogenic function of HER2; The fourth decade"

Monday, February 11

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact
Lou; Cornett

Immunology Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-225, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S271); live stream
Hugh Rosen, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Chemical Physiology, The scripps Research Institute

CHORI Seminar
12:00 pm, 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way,
Richard Selden, MD, PhD, CEO, Network Biosystems, Inc.
"Application of genomics to developing rapid point-of-care diagnostics"

Biochemistry Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Parnassus
Raymond Cheong, Johns Hopkins
"Information transduction capacity and noise sources of biochemical signaling networks"

UCSF Core Technology Seminar Series
3:00 pm, Mission Bay, HD 160 (simulcast to HSW 300)
Nikon Imaging Center, Kurt Thorn
Center for Advanced Technology, Eric Chow

OHNS Grand Rounds Lecture (Resident Lectures)
5:00 - 6:00 pm, Mount Zion, 2233 Post Street, 3rd floor, Boles Library; contact
TBA Kevin Burke, MD, UCSF OHNS Resident
"Hyperbaric Oxygen in Otolaryngology" Ryan Goepfert, MD, UCSF OHNS Resident

Tuesday, February 12

Diller Building Research-in-Progress Seminar
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
10:00-11:15 am, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
Atul Kumar, Balmain Lab

CHORI Seminar
12:00 pm, 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way,
Hamid Khoja, PhD, Senior Scientist, Covaris Inc.
"Covaris: Advanced Preanalytical Technologies to Complement the Advanced Analytical Technologies for Genomics, Epigenetics and Proteomics"

CPMCRI Seminar
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, CPMC, 475 Brannan Street, Conf Room 214
Blake Gurfein, PhD, Asst Adjunct Professor of Medicine Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, UCSF
"The Calm Mouse: An Animal Model of Stress Reduction"

Life Sciences Division Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, 717 Potter Street, UCB
Martyn Smith, UCB
"Characterizing the Exposome to Complement the Genome"

Wednesday, February 13

Head & Neck Tumor Conference
7:30 - 9:00 am, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805
Contact: 885-7879.

Breast Oncology Program Weekly Seminar
8:30 - 10:00 am, Mount Zion, Lurie Conference Room, 2340 Sutter Street; contact
Paul Spellman, PhD, Associate Professor, OHSU

Endocrine Grand Rounds
8:30-9:30 am, Parnassus,
Edward Hsiao, MD, PhD, Assistant Professof, UCSF
"Modeling human skeletal disease using induced pluripotent stem cells"

Liver Center Special Guest Speaker
9:00 - 10:00 am, Parnassus, S-214; contact
Wajahat Z. Mehal, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine. Yale School of Medicine
"Sterile Inflammation and Fibrosis in the Liver and Beyond"

Diller Building Journal Club
12:00 noon, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
Nelly Burnichon

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; simulcast to MBay Gen-271; live stream
Paolo Sassone-Corsi, UC Irvine

Thursday, February 14

Pediatric Grand Rounds
8:00 - 9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217
Anne Slavotinek, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Dept. of Pediatrics, UCSF
"Next-generation Sequencing for Clinical Care and Gene Discovery"

BMS Journal Club
5:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271, Mission Bay
Anders Persson, UCSF; Darienne Myers (student)

BBC Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium; simulcast to Parnassus, Medical Sciences, S-161
Michael Levitt, Stanford
"Combinatorial Methods Solve a Difficult Structural Problem to Reveal How Chaperonins Work in Eukaryotes"

Biochemistry Seminar
1:00-2:00 pm, Parnassus
ChengHang Zong, Harvard
"Detecting rare genomic variations and rare phenotypic switchings in single cells"

Non-malignant Hematology Case Conference
2:00 - 3:00 pm, Parnassus, M1296
"Iron deficiency in a young (OK, middle aged) man"
Andrew Leavitt, MD, Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Medicine (Div. of Hematology/Oncology), UCSF

Friday, February 15

Hematology/Oncology Journal Club
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact.
Raj; Tempero

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; >> Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers <<
"Cadherin Based Adhesion"
Bill Weis, Stanford

* Unless noted otherwise, events are free and open to all interested researchers both within and outside UCSF.


UCSF/Mission Bay
GH - Genentech Hall, 600 16th St.
BH - Byers Hall, 1700 4th St.
RH - Rock Hall, 1550 4th St.
HD - Helen Diller Family Cancer Research Bldg, 1450 3rd St.
SC - Smith Cardiovascular Research Bldg., 555 Mission Bay Blvd. South
GI - J. David Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens St.

UCSF/Mt. Zion
CRB - cancer research building, 2340 Sutter St.
H - cancer outpatient building, 1600 Divisadero St.

UCSF/Parnassus
HSW - Health Sciences West, 513 Parnassus Ave.
HSE - Health Sciences East, 513 Parnassus Ave.
CL - Kalmanovitz Library, 530 Parnassus Ave.
LP - Langley Porter, 401 Parnassus Ave.
L - Long Bldg, 505 Parnassus Ave.
M - Moffitt Bldg, 505 Parnassus Ave.
N - School of Nursing, 2 Koret Way

UCSF/Laurel Heights
3333 California St.

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