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

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FRIDAY, April 11

RSVP Deadline: Big Data to Advance Biomedical Science, Population Health
Event is April 24

Hematology/Oncology Journal Club - Canceled
Hem/Onc Division Research Retreat

Distinguished Lectureship in Cancer Research
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers
"Spatial Systems Biology of Cancer"
Novartis Speaker: Genomics of Breast Cancer
Joe Gray, PhD, Associate Director for Translational Research, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
[ view poster ]

Helen Diller Building Social Hour
5:00 pm, Mission Bay, HD - 4th Floor Balcony
"The BTRC is Moving Up"
This Friday the Brain Tumor Research Center is celebrating its move to Diller's 4th Floor by hosting a party on the now-opened 4th Floor balcony. Hosted by The Department of Neurological Surgery and the HDFCCC.
Organized by the Costello and Walsh labs.

MONDAY, April 14

April 14-16: 2014 Tri-Institutional Stem Cell Retreat @ Asilomar

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact
Carnevale;4 Ryan

Immunology Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-225, simulcast to Mission Bay, in Genentech Hall, S-271
Raymond Welsh, PhD, University of Massachusetts

12:00 - 1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Smith Cardiovascular Research Bldg., Rm. SC 159
"Studies of Metabolism and Diabetes in Drosophila"
Carl Thummel, PhD, Professor Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine

Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Byers Auditorium (GH 106), view online
Reconstituting Kinetochore Function in vitro
Susan Biggins, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Division of Basic Sciences - Full Member

OHNS Grand Rounds Lecture
5:00 - 7:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero Street, Room H3805; contact

Entrepreneurship Center Course
5:30 - 7:30 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall N-114
"Financing New Ventures"
Eight week survey of the financing landscape for life science/healthcare ventures. Runs through June 2nd.

TUESDAY, April 15

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

Workplace Rights of Cancer Patients and Caregivers
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero St., Third Floor
This monthly seminar covers employment rights of people living with cancer.
With Sharon Terman, Attorney at Legal Aid Society

Entrepreneurship Center Speaker Series
6:00 - 8:00 pm, Parnassus, Library
"Blazing the Precision Medicine Trail: Genomic Health's Journey"
Kim Popovits, Chairman of the Board, CEO & President. Genomic Health


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

Breast Oncology Program Seminar
8:30-10:00 am, Mount Zion, 2340 Sutter St., Lurie Seminar Room
"Topic to include: Breast Cancer Screening Consortium models for risk assessment for breast cancer"
Jeffrey Tice, MD, Department of Medicine, UCSF

Endocrine Grand Rounds
8:30-9:30 am, Parnassus, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190; contact
"Pheochromocytoma & Paraganglioma - What We've Learned"
Paul Fitzgerald, MD, Clinical Professor, UCSF

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

Neuroscience Journal Club
12:00 pm, Mission Bay, GH-114
Tom Roseberry; Lennart Mucke

Library Seminar
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, Library Lange Room, 5th floor; [ add to calendar ]
"Learning from Our History: Lessons at UCSF from the Early AIDS Epidemic"
Presenters: Drs. John Greenspan, Paul Volberding, Molly Cooke, Jay Levy

Tobacco Policy Research Group
12:00 pm, Parnassus, Library 366
Louisa Holmes, PhD and Rachel Barry, MA, CTCRE Tobacco Control Researchers

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Seminar
first and third Wednesdays
3:00 pm, followed by social hour at 4; China Basin, Lobby 3, Room 6704
Noah Rosenberg, PhD, Department of Biology, Stanford University

BMS Seminar Series - rescheduled
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; view online

Cutaneous Oncology Translational Research Seminar
4:00 - 5:30 pm, Mount Zion, Lurie Conference Room
Conference Room 214; contact
"Ocular Melanoma: the Ophthalmologist's Perspective "
Bertil Damato, MD, PhD, UCSF

2014 Last Lecture
5:30 pm, Parnassus, Cole Hall
Presented by Dr. Igor Mitrovic

Entrepreneurship Center Mixer
6:00 - 9:00 pm, Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant, 141 The Embarcadero, SF
Digital Health Mixer with UCSF, Berkeley, Stanford, & Rock Health

THURSDAY, April 17

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Bramham Lecture
8:00 - 9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217
Our "Second Genome": Fetus and Beyond
Josef Neu, MD

Immunology Journal Club
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S271); view online
Wildaliz Nieves, Herbert Lab; Amy-Jo Casbon, Werb Lab

BBC Seminar
12:00-1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall Auditorium; simulcast to Parnassus, Medical Sciences, S-161
"The evolutionary "design" of proteins"
Rama Ranganathan, UT Southwestern

Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW 300
"Assessment of Professionalism as an Obligation for Self Regulation"
Maxine Papadakis, MD, FACP, Professor of Medicine Associate Dean of Students, UCSF

BMS Journal Club
12:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271, Mission Bay; view online
James Jung (student): "How do you like me now? Group 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells are Critical Mediators of Allergic Lung Inflammation"
Meera Shenoy (student): TBA

Tobacco Center Special Seminar
1:00 - 2:30 pm, Parnassus, CL-366
"Plain Packaging of Tobacco in Australia: Early Responses of Consumers and the Tobacco Industry"
Melanie Wakefield, Principal Research Fellow of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, Director,Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer at the Cancer Council Victoria

Neuroscience Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall; view online
"Neural Circuits for Complex Social Behavior"
Michael Platt, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

FRIDAY, April 18

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

CFAR Mentoring Program Research Annual Symposium - 2014
8:00-12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Robert W. Mahley Auditorium, 1650 Owens Street; contact
"The Future of HIV/AIDS Research is at UCSF"
Speakers: Sanjiv Baxi; Phillip Coffin; Felicia Chow; Sheri Lippman; Carina Marquez; Darpun Sachdev; Gilad Doitsh; and Megan Huchko.
[ view agenda ]

CAPS Methods Core Seminar
10:00 - 11:30 am, 50 Beale St., 13th floor McKusick Conf Rm; RSVP for building entrance
"Conversational Interviewing vs. Standardized Interviewing: Initial Quantitative Findings from an Experiment Using a Sexual Behavior Assessment of MSM"
Lance Pollack, PhD, Principal Statiscian, UCSF

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers
"Melanoma Evolution during MAPK Pathway Targeted Therapy"
Roger Lo, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular & Medical Pharmacology, UC Los Angeles

SATURDAY, April 19

Palliative Care - A Seminar
10:00 am - 2:30 pm, Stanford Hospital
Educational workshop focused on palliative care, relief of symptoms and pain, quality of life, advance directive, code status, estate planning and emotional support.
Co-hosted by JoyLife Club and Stanford Hospital/ Stanford Cancer Institute.


* 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.

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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A service of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Events are selected and do not represent all UCSF seminars.
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