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Seminars, Grand Rounds, & Other Presentations of interest to the UCSF Cancer community*
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FRIDAY, May 10

May 8-10: CME Virtual Symposium on Radiation Safety in Computed Tomography
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Hematology/Oncology Journal Club
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact
Jackie Wang, MD: "Rituximab Purging and/or Maintenance in Patients Undergoing Autologous Transplantation for Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma: A Prospective Randomized Trial From the Lymphoma Working Party of the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation."
Alan Venook, MD: "High-Dose Chemotherapy with Hematopoietic Rescue as Primary Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Randomized Trial"

Pancreatic Cancer Symposium - Bay Area
9:00 am - 4:45 pm; Hilton SF Airport
The Symposium is an educational event for patients/survivors, caregivers, families, friends and healthcare professionals. Learn about pancreatic cancer, treatment options, diet and nutrition, genetics and more. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Online registration closes May 3

QED@QB3 Seminar
12:00 - 1:00 pm, QB3 East Bay Innovation Center, 2929 Seventh St., Berkeley
"Best practices following the implementation of the America Invents Act"
Eli Loots, Partner, Knobbe Martens
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Cancer Center Seminar - CANCELED
4:00 pm, Mission Bay
The previously scheduled seminar has been canceled.
Seminar will resume on 5/17 in Genentech Hall in conjunction with the Pancreas Center Retreat.

SATURDAY, May 11

BOP Fundraiser: Bras for the Cause
7:00 pm, Downtown Pleasanton
The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Program's Breast Oncology Program (BOP) has been selected as a beneficiary of the Tri-Valley SOCKs (Stepping Out for Cancer Kures) 2013 Bras for the Cause Walk (http://www.trivalleysocks.org).
Join the walk | Volunteer | Give

MONDAY, May 13

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact
Collin Blakely, MD, PhD: "Clonal Dynamics Dictates Erlotinib Sensitivity in a Patient with NSCLC."
Emily Bergsland, MD: "Growing Up Too Fast: An Adult Cancer in a Teenager."

Immunology Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-225, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S271); live stream
Hidde Ploegh, PhD, Professor of Biology, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

CTSI Seminar
12:00, Parnassus, Brown-bag talk
"Navigating ClinicalTrials.gov"
also webinar May 14, 10:00 am

Tobacco Control Seminar
12:00 pm, Parnassus, Library 366
"Nondaily Smoking: Correlates, Research Challenges and Future Directions"
Carla Berg, PhD Associate Professor, Dept of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University

GICD/CVRI Seminar
12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Smith Cardiovascular Research Building, SC-159; contact
"Ion channels in the lysosome: Opening the gate to the cell's recycling center"
Haoxing Xu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of MCDB, University of Michigan

Global Oral Health Symposium 2013
1:00 - 5:30 pm, Parnassus, N-225
"Tobacco and Global Health"
Speakers: Professor Dame Valerie Beral, Director, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Dr. Saman Warnakulasuriya, Professor of Oral Medicine & Experimental Pathology, King's College London, and Dr. Scott L. Tomar, Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, University of Florida
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Speakers will be available to meet with faculty on Tuesday, May 14th from 9.00am - 12.00pm
If you are interested in scheduling a meeting with one or more of our guests, please contact Roger Mraz

UC Davis Comp Cancer Center Mini-Symposium
2:00 - 6:00pm; Webcast; view agenda for details
7th Annual Spotlight on Junior Investigators Cancer Research Mini-Symposium
[ Webcast link 2-3:30 ]
[ Webcast link 4:25-6:00 ]

UCSF Core Technology Seminar Series
3:00 - 4:00 pm, Mission Bay, HD 160 ( simulcast to Parnassus HSW300)
Core Immunology Laboratory, Elizabeth Sinclair
Translational Informatics Core, Sorena Nadaf

OHNS Grand Rounds Lecture
5:00 - 7:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero St., Herbst Hall; contact
Resident Lectures

TUESDAY, May 14

Diller Building Research-in-Progress Seminar
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
10:00-11:15 am, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
"Defining the relationship between EMT, ErbB3 and proliferation"
Megan Salt, McCormick Lab

CTSI Weminar
10:00, Webinar
"Navigating ClinicalTrials.gov"

Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, SFGH: Carr Auditorium
Quarterly Medicine-Multi Disciplinary Grands Rounds : Hospital-acquired Delirium: a Multi-Disciplinary Discussion
David Elkin, MD, Liz Hewlett, Edgar Pierlussi, MD, Kristin Slown. Moderated by Ludwig Lin, MD

Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106); Simulcast to Parnsassus S161.
"Stress: Geting it from inside and outside the cell"
Douglas Koshland, UC Berkeley

WEDNESDAY, May 15

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

Breast Oncology Program Weekly Seminar - NO BOP TODAY
BOP resumes May 22

Endocrine Grand Rounds
8:30-9:30 am, Parnassus, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190; contact
" The Future of Diabetes Management"
Aaron Neinstein, MD, Endocrine Fellow

Dermatology Research-in-Progress
11:00 am -12 noon, Mount Zion, Lurie Conference Room, 2340 Sutter St.; contact
"What & from whence is endogenous DNA damage?"
Jim Cleaver, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Dermatology, UCSF
Please join us for informal presentations by a different lab or research unit each month. Our goals are to foster collaboration, enhance productivity, share resources, learn from each other and have fun! Coffee & Bagels will be served.

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

Tobacco Policy Research Group
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Parnassus, Library 366
Cati Brown-Johnson, PhD: "Smoking stigma in bargoing young adults: initial mixed methods results"
Cristina Martinez, PhD: "Impact of a long-term tobacco free policy in a Comprehensive Cancer Center"

Thoracic Oncogenome Group
1:30-2:30pm, Location: Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805; contact
"Characterization of mechanisms of resistance to BRAF inhibitor vemurafenib in lung cancer"
Luping Lin, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellow

AN INSIDER'S GUIDE: Advancement and Promotion at UCSF
3:00-5:00 pm Parnassus, Room S-214

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; simulcast to MBay Gen-271; live stream
"How we sense and respond to microbes"
Bruce Beutler, UT Southwestern

Entrepreneurship Center Seminar
5:30 - 7:30 pm, Parnassus
"Entrepreneur's Club: Does your idea have a market?"
Steve Blank, the creator of Lean Launchpad

THURSDAY, May 16

Immunology Journal Club
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S261); live stream
Adriana Mujal, Krummel Lab; Leonard Chavez, Verdin Lab

BBC Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium; simulcast to Parnassus, Medical Sciences, S-161
"Interplay of physics and evolution in the likely origin of protein biochemical function"
Jeffrey Skolnick, Georgia Tech

BMS Journal Club
12:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271, Mission Bay; live stream
Joe Udeochu (student): "(new dentate granule cells) = f(Zif268)"
Melissa Sandoval (student): "Screening for Liver Regeneration Therapies in the JNK Yard"

Prostate Cancer Program Seminar Series
4:00 - 5:00 pm, Mission Bay, HD160 Bakar Auditorium; contact
"Cross talk between hormones and the DNA repair machinery: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications"
Karen Knudsen, PhD, Professor, Cancer Biology, Urology & Radiation Oncology, Deputy Director, Basic Science, Thomas Jefferson University, Kimmel Cancer Center

Neuroscience Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall; live stream
"Functions for the three synaptotagmin isoforms that are expressed in all metazoans"
Ed Chapman, University of Wisconsin

Salvatore Pablo Lucia Distinguished Lecture
4:00 - 5:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225
"From Silos to Synergy: Linking Health Care with Population Health"
Neal D. Kohatsu MD MPH

Hematopoietic Malignancies Program / Heme Club
4:30 - 5:30 pm, Parnassus, N517
Karin Gaensler, MD

UC Davis 2013 Hideo "Dale Kubo Memorial Lecture
5:00 - 7:30pm, UCD Auditorium, 4501 X St, Sacramento
"Controversies in the management of localized prostate cancer"
Mack Roach III, Professor and Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF

QB3 Cancer Club
6:00 pm, Mission Bay, Room TBD; contact
"Synovial Sarcoma: mSWI/SNF (BAF) Complexes by the SS18-SSX Oncogenic Fusion"
Cigall Kadoch, PhD Stanford School of Medicine

FRIDAY, May 17

2013 Pancreas Cancer Program Retreat
7:30 am - 6:15 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall
"A Tale of Two Tumors: Unraveling Biology in Pancreatic Neoplasms"
This year's Retreat will include research updates by investigators from UCSF, UCLA, UCSD and NYU.
All faculty and staff affiliated with the Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center are encouraged to attend.
[ register ]

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

QED@QB3 Entrepreneurship Seminar
12:00 - 1:00 pm, Mission Bay, 212 Byers Hall
"How to raise and spend money for your startup"
Emily Walsh, Principal Consultant, Halloran Consulting Group
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Cancer Center Seminar as part of Pancreas Program Retreat
4:00 pm, SPECIAL LOCATION: Genentech Hall; contact; >> Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers <<
"Compartilization of Ras signaling"
Mark Philips, NYU
Join the event in progress at 4pm or register for the whole day retreat here.

SATURDAY, May 18

Bay Area Biotechnology Symposium
9:00 am - 1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium
"Pharmaceuticals for the Future: From Bench to Bedside"
Speakers from Sutro Biopharma, Plexxikon, Amgen, Genentech, Rinat (Pfizer) and Gilead Sciences. Learn about drug development at these companies and the associated challenges. presented by the UCSF School of Pharmacy, Industry Outreach Program

MONDAY, May 20

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

Immunology Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-225, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S271); live stream
Trevor Burt, MD - UCSF Internal Speaker

GICD/CVRI Seminar
12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Smith Cardiovascular Research Building, SC-159; contact
"Genome Editing to Create Human Cellular Models of Disease"
Chad A. Cowan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Harvard University

Cancer Epidemiology Seminar
3:00 - 4:00 pm, Mission Bay, HD-291; contact
Luis Carvajal-Carmona, UC Davis

Managing Arm Lymphedema After Cancer: Self Treatment Strategies
4:00 - 5:30 pm, Mount Zion, 1545 Divisadero St., Room 326
with Jet Lee, PT, PhD; Betty Smoot, PT and Debby Hamolsky, RN, MS.

QED@QB3 Seminar
4:00 - 6:00 pm, Mission Bay, 212 Byers Hall
"Managing the development of an emerging biopharma technology"
Part 1 of 2: Workshop 1 - Tools for Project Management (May 20)

Vicky Hines, PhD, Halloran Consulting Group Emily Walsh, PhD, Halloran Consulting Group
NOTE: Unfortunately both sessions have been completely booked up. Please email kaspar.mossman@qb3.org to join the waitlist.

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

TUESDAY, May 21

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

Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, SFGH: Carr Auditorium
"Medical Comorbidities in patients with mentally Illness"
Gail Daumit MD

Cancer Center Special Seminar - CANCELED
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160)
The previously announced seminar with Frank L. Meyskens, Jr has been canceled

Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Byers Auditorium (Genentech Hall 106); Simulcast to Parnsassus S161.
Hopi Hoekstra Harvard

Immunotherapy and Tumor Immunology Journal Club
4:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW 1057, refreshments served; contact
TBD

QED@QB3 Seminar
4:00 - 6:00 pm, Mission Bay, 212 Byers Hall
"Managing the development of an emerging biopharma technology"
Part 2 of 2: Workshop 2 - Project Management Applied (May 21)

Vicky Hines, PhD, Halloran Consulting Group Emily Walsh, PhD, Halloran Consulting Group
NOTE: Unfortunately both sessions have been completely booked up. Please email kaspar.mossman@qb3.org to join the waitlist.

WEDNESDAY, May 22

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
"Epigenetic Contributions to Cell Identity in Human Breast"
Philippe Gascard, PhD, Department of Pathology, UCSF

Endocrine Grand Rounds
8:30-9:30 am, Parnassus, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190; contact
"Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in the Pregnant Patient: Advances and Uncertainties"
Chrysoula Dosiou, MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Tobacco Control Seminar
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Parnassus, Library 366
"Death of a Salesman: Public perceptions of tobacco retail interventions"
Janet Hoek, PhD, Professor of Marketing, University of Otago, New Zealand

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

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; simulcast to MBay Gen-271; live stream
"Mononuclear phagocytes, lymphatic transport, and chronic inflammatory disease"
Gwendalyn Randolph, Washington University School of Medicine

THURSDAY, May 23

Pediatric Grand Rounds
8:00 - 9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217
"Pulmonary Lymphatic Development and Function in a Large Animal Model of Increased Pulmonary Blood Flow"
Sanjeev Datar MD, PhD, Asst. Adj. Professor, Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF

Immunology Journal Club
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S261); live stream
Jeff Bluestone

3rd Annual Bay Area Viruses Symposium
9:00 am - 4:30 pm, UC Berkeley, 245 Li Ka Shing Center; 4:30-6pm poster session and cocktail hour
The symposium aims to strengthen interactions among Bay Area scientists who share a strong interest in virology. Chaired by a committee composed of Laurent Coscoy (UC Berkeley), Paul Luciw (UC Davis), Melanie Ott (Gladstone), Peter Sarnow (Stanford), and Philip Norris (Blood Systems Research Institute)

UCD Cancer Metabolism Symposium
10:00 am - 4:00 pm, UC Davis, Auditorium, 4501 X Street; register
Co-sponsored by: UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and NIH: West Coast Metabolomics Center
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Ronald M. Evans, a Howard Hughes Investigator at the Salk Institute
Dr. Kun-Liang Guan, a Professor of Pharmacology at UCSD

BBC Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall, Byers Auditorium; simulcast to Parnassus, Medical Sciences, S-161
David Bartel, MIT

Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW-300
"Palliative Care: Year in Review"
Lynn Flint, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Geriatrics, Staff Physician in the Community Living Center, San Francisco VA Medical Center.

BMS Journal Club
12:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271, Mission Bay; live stream
Mark Noviski (student): "A guest that just won't leave: Why cancer vaccines have limited efficacy"
Samira Khakpour (student): "Interferon Interference: Type I interferon suppresses type II interferon-triggered anti-mycobacterial responses"

FRIDAY, May 24

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

UCSF/Legacy Tobacco Documents Workshop
9:30 am - 4:00 pm, Parnassus, contact
"PUTTING THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY'S WORDS TO WORK FOR YOU"
The University of California, San Francisco Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, an interdisciplinary research community, announces its one-day workshop on using tobacco industry documents for advocacy.
Cost: $25 registration fee to reserve your place, refundable upon completion of the workshop. Deadline is May 17.

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; >> Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers <<
"Diversity of Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Activation Mechanisms"
Mark Lemmon, University of Pennsylvania

* 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.

For campus maps and directions, see ucsf.edu/maps.

A service of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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