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Announcements 1/13/2015
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Special Announcements

Our new HDFCCC Director Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS has begun his tenure at UCSF this month. Welcome!


Special HDFCCC Events

Breast Oncology Program Retreat - Feb 5, 6 [register]
JCCSF. Four sessions with scientific themes focused on: genome integrity and DNA repair, imaging for therapeutic effect, novel approaches to cancer therapeutic, risk stratification.

HDFCCC Off-site Scientific Retreat, Mar 13 - 14 [register]
Held at Chaminade Resort & Spa, Santa Cruz.
All HDFCCC faculty and lab staff are encouraged to attend.
$60 registration fee covers food and accommodation. PI's please download the poster for your lab and encourage your junior faculty to participate.

Cancer Center Symposium 2015, March 19 [register]
"Breakthroughs in Cancer Immunotherapy"
The 2015 HDFCCC Symposium will focus on both the basic and translational advances in arming the immune system against cancer. The event will feature 12 presentations by internationally recognized leaders in the field of tumor immunology and immunotherapy, including keynote addresses by Glenn Dranoff, MD (Harvard) and Carl June, MD (University of Pennsylvania).


News Highlights

From UCSF.edu


HDFCCC In the MEDIA

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  • 1/13: #CancerResearch seminar: 1/16 - Lasker Prize winner Peter Walter "Unfolded Protein Response in Health and Disease"
  • 1/13: UCSF Digital Health / Informatics Day #UCSF #InformedHealth2015 Join us on 1/15 Details: MT @CTSIatUCSF
  • 1/13: Kudos to #UCSF postdoc Lynn McGregor on receiving @NCI and @PanCAN Joint Fellowship to study KRAS mutations
  • 1/12: Research highlights from San Antonio: Bay Area #BreastCancer Forum w/ Dr. Hope Rugo on 1/21 #SABCS
  • 1/12: #BreastCancer seminar 1/14: "A multilevel model of post-menopausal breast cancer incidence" #UCSF Mount Zion
  • 1/12: Many thanks to @RonConway - gift of $40 million to @UCSFHospitals is an auspicious start to 2015!
  • 1/10: Patient-centered forum on living w/gynecological cancer (podcast) from @UCSFCancer #gyncsm via @fertilefutureMD

Misc/Resources:

Upcoming Events

HDFCCC Speakers/Programmatic Events HDFCCC Events Conferences, Symposia, Retreats

Funding Opportunities

Employment/Training

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