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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, March 15

Hematology/Oncology Journal Club
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact.
Melanie Majure, MD: TBA
Trever Bivona, MD, PhD: "Evolution and Impact of Subclonal Mutations in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia"

Psycho-Oncology Journal Club
12:00 - 1:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3906; contact
TBD

CPMCRI Seminar
1:00 pm, CPMCRI, 185 Berry Street, Classroom 6702; contact; Lunch will be served
"Overview of DAGs, mininum sufficient adjustment sets, and automated model selection using the change in coefficient criterion."
Eric Vittinghoff

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; >> Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers <<
"Transcriptional regulation of the tumor microenvironment in breast cancer"
Zena Werb, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Anatomy, UCSF Co-Leader, Cancer, Immunity, and Microenvironment Program

MONDAY, March 18

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact
Morbidity & Mortality: Non-Malig Heme

Immunology Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-225, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S271); live stream
Pam Schwartzberg,MD, PhD, Senior Investigator, NIH

Novartis Distinguished Lectureship in Cancer Research
4:00 - 5:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Auditorium; live stream will be available for UCSF audience
"How chromosomes solve the end-protection problem"
Titia DeLange, Leon Hess Professor, American Cancer Society Professor, Head, Laboratory of Cell Biology and Genetics, Director, Anderson Center for Cancer Research

OHNS Grand Rounds Lecture
5:00 - 6:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero St, Herbst Hall 2nd floor; contact
"Morbidity and Mortality"
Drs. Kevin Burke, Megan Durr, Jonathan George, and Ilya Likhterov UCSF OHNS Residents

TUESDAY, March 19

CCR/PPG Research Seminars
9:00 am - 10:00 am, SFGH, Bldg 10, Second Floor, Room #1206, Solarium
"Mechanisms of Mucosal Type 2 Inflammation Against Parasitic Helminthes"
DE' BROSKI R. HERBERT, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Experimental Medicine, Dept of Medicine, UCSF

Ob/Gyn & RS Grand Rounds
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Parnassus, S-214
"EDC 1/1/2014: Preparations for the Birth of the Affordable Care Act in California"
Mike Policar, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Ob/Gyn & RS, UCSF, Medical Director, UCSF Family PACT, Program Support and Evaluation

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

LBNL Life Sciences Division Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, 717 Potter Street, Berkeley
"Unraveling the Biology of NUCKS, a Highly Modified and Vertebrate-specific DNA-binding Protein"
Claudia Wiese, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106); Simulcast to Parnsassus S161.
"Noncoding RNPS: Unexpected insights into viral evolution"
Joan Steitz, Yale

Immunotherapy and Tumor Immunology Journal Club
4:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW 1057, refreshments served; contact
Tsukasa Nabekura, Postdoctoral Fellow, Lanier Lab: "When good things happen to bad cells" pdf
Ed Cha, Postdoctoral Fellow, Fong Lab: "Intratumoral electroporation of IL-12 plasmid in human melanoma"

WEDNESDAY, March 20

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

Dermatology Grand Rounds
8:00 - 10:00 am, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero St., 2nd floor Herbst Hall; contact
Health Reform 2013 and beyond
Jack Resneck, Jr., MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, UCSF

Breast Oncology Program Weekly Seminar
8:30 - 10:00 am, Mount Zion, Lurie Conference Room, 2340 Sutter Street; contact
"BRCA-related cancer in an island population"
Jórunn Erla Eyfjörd, Professor of Genetics at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland

Endocrine Grand Rounds
8:30-9:30 am, Parnassus, HSW-1057; contact
"The Osteoblast Lineage and Bone Marrow Hematopoietic Niches"
Joy Wu, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Stanford

Dermatology Research-in-Progress
11:00 am -12 noon, Mount Zion, Lurie Conference Room, 2340 Sutter St.; contact
"The molecular basis for melanoma chemoresistance: Novel strategies for circumventing treatment resistance"
Maria Wei, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Dermatology, UCSF

Tobacco Policy Research Group
12:00 - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, Library 366
Lucy Popova, PhD: "(Mis)calculated risks: Perceptions of harm of various tobacco products"
Frank Bandiera, PhD: "Tobacco-related Mortality Among Persons with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Problems"

Diller Building Journal Club
12:00 noon, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
"Serine is believin' -- The role of p53 in metabolic remodeling in cancer cells"
Martin McMahon, PhD, Director of Professional Education; and Co-Leader, Developmental Therapeutics Program, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

PSPG Seminar
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Rock Hall, RH-102; Simulcast to Parnassus, N-217
Joseph P. Balthasar, PhD, Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, SUNY, Buffalo

Thoracic Oncogenome Group
1:30-2:30pm, Location: Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805; contact
"Evolution and therapeutic impact of concurrent driver mutations in an EGFR mutant NSCLC"
Collin Blakely, MD, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow, Bivona Lab

Annual Invited Lecture in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
3:00 pm, China Basin, 185 Berry Street, Classroom 6702; contact; social hour to follow
"Sparse Linear Models"
Trevor Hastie, PhD, Department of Statistics, Stanford University

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; simulcast to MBay Gen-271; live stream
"New Players and Transcriptional Mechanisms in ESC Pluripotency and Differentiation"
Robert Tjian, UC Berkeley

Entrepreneur's Club
5:30 - 7:30 pm, Parnassus, Library CL-221-222
"Opportunities in Digital Health"
Abhas Gupta, Partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures

THURSDAY, March 21

Pediatric Grand Rounds
8:00 - 9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217
"Pediatric Abdominal Pain: Why is it so common and what to do about it?"
Joel R. Rosh, MD, Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Goryeb Children's Hospital/Atlantic Health

Immunology Journal Club
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S261); live stream
Benjamin Cohn, Sanjabi Lab; Brenda Han, Cyster Lab

Illumina Sequencing Seminar
11:00 am, Mount Zion, Lurie Conf Room, 2340 Sutter; RSVP: jgripp@illumina.com
"The Genomics Revolution in Cancer Research
Jennifer L. Stone, PhD, Illumina

Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, SFGH: Carr Auditorium
"Island Practice: Medicine on Nantucket"
Pam Belluck, New York Times Journalist and Author

BMS Journal Club
12:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271, Mission Bay; live stream
Stephanie Parker (student); Gorjan Hrustanovic (student)

Prostate Cancer Program Seminar
4:00 - 6:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
"Of Men, Mice and Prostate Cancer"
Colin Collins, MD, PhD, Professor of Urologic Sciences, Director of the Laboratory for Advanced Genome Analysis

FRIDAY, March 22

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

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; >> Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers <<
"Genetics and Therapy of Myeloid Malingnancies"
Ross Levine, Memorial Sloan Kettering

Entrepreneurship Center Event
5:30 - 7:30 pm, Mission Bay, Rock Hall Auditorium
"A New Era of Biomedical Open Innovation"
Anthony J. Coyle, PhD, Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)

MONDAY, March 25

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact
Special Session: Calvin Chou - Evaluation and Feedback

Immunology Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-225, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S271); live stream
Victor H. Engelhard, PhD, Professor of Microbiology, University of Virgina School of Medicine

Cancer Control & Prostate Program - Joint Seminar
11:30 am - 12:30 pm, Mount Zion, Lurie Conference Rm, 2340 Sutter; contact
[ lunch will be served, please RSVP ]
"Prostate Cancer Survivorship: Opportunities to Improve Communication"
Nynikka R. A. Palmer, DrPH, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Wake Forest School of Medicine

OHNS Grand Rounds Lecture
5:00 - 6:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero St, Herbst Hall 2nd floor; contact
"Immunopathic Diseases of the Oral Cavity"
Sol Silverman, MA, DDS, Professor - Department of Orofacial Sciences

TUESDAY, March 26

Ob/Gyn & RS Grand Rounds
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Parnassus, S-214
Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility M&M
Division of REI, Department of Ob/Gyn & RS, UCSF

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

Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, SFGH: Carr Auditorium
"High-Value Care at UCSF: Striving to Provide The Best Care At Lower Costs"
Christopher Moriates, MD, Division of Hospital Medicine, UCSF

6th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Panel on Diversity
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Parnassus, Cole Hall; live stream
"The Influence of Unconscious Bias"
Submit questions to DiversityOutreach@ucsf.edu

CPMCRI Seminar
1:00 - 2:30 pm, CPMCRI, Pacific Campus - Main Hospital, 1333 Buchanan St, SF, Conf Rm Level A; contact
"Cortical Demyelineation and the quest to understand Progressive Multiple Sclerosis"
R. Phillip (Rip)Kinkel, MD, FAAN, Division Chief, Section on Demyelinating Conditions Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston MA

Tobacco Control Seminar
3:00 - 4:30 pm, Parnassus, Library 366
"TReconciling Discrepant Findings in Meta-Analyses: 4 Case Examples from the Tobacco Control Field"
& "Tweeting to Treat Tobacco Dependence: Harnessing Twitter Technology for Relapse Prevention"

Jodi Prochaska, PhD, M.P.H.

LBNL Life Sciences Division Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, LBNL on the Hill, Bldg 66, Auditorium, Berkeley
"Science and the World's Future"
Bruce Alberts, Science magazine and University of California, San Francisco

Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106); Simulcast to Parnsassus S161.
"Neurocognitive disease and autism: New mutations, genes and genetic models"
Evan Eichler, U Washington

WEDNESDAY, March 27

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
"Uncovering the 'Dormant Niche'"
Cyrus Ghajar, PhD, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; simulcast to MBay Gen-271; live stream
"The synthesis and functions of non-coding RNAs"
Phil Sharp, MIT

THURSDAY, March 28

Pediatric Grand Rounds
8:00 - 9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217
"How I Learned to Accept My Mother (and other stories in fetal-neonatal immunity)"
Trevor Burt MD, Asst. Adj. Professor of Pediatrics, Dept. of Pediatrics, UCSF

Immunology Journal Club
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S261); live stream
Zena Werb, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Anatomy, UCSF Co-Leader, Cancer, Immunity, and Microenvironment Program

GIND Weekly Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Robert Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Building; contact
"Using Human Stem Cells to Probe the Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Diseases"
Lawrence Goldstein, PhD, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and the Department of Neurosciences, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW-300
"Reforming Cardiovascular Health in the United States: Why, What, When, and How!"
Kim Eagle, MD, Sampson Lecture, Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine, Chief of Clinical Cardiology Director, Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan Health System


FRIDAY, March 29 - Cesar Chavez Holiday Observed

* 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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