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TUESDAY, March 17

Ob/Gyn & RS Grand Rounds
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Mission Bay, 1855 4th Street, A1602A/B; contact
"Radiotherapy During Pregnancy: Indications, Considerations, Complications"
Steve Braunstein, MD, PhD, UCSF

ABC News National - Tweet Chat: Colon Cancer Awareness
9:45 - 11:00 am, follow/participate online
The ABC News Health team is proud to sponsor a tweet chat in honor of Colorectal Cancer Month. Anyone - specialists, surgeons, caregivers and patients- can join moderator Dr. Richard Besser, ABC’s chief health and medical editor, to tweet with us about how to prevent this disease.
To participate:
  1. Make sure you have an active Twitter Account
  2. Sign into tweetchat.com at 12:45 pm, ET day of chat. If unavailable, try Twubs.com, Oneqube.com or tweetdeck.com
  3. Once you are signed in, tweet comments, facts, images, videos, vines as often as you like! Be sure to use the hashtag and the “T” for Topic in each tweet. Please note that topics are not available ahead of the chat.


Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Board
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Mission Bay, 1855 4th Street, 4th floor, Room A4527; contact

Medical Grand Rounds
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, SFGH, Carr Auditorium
"Medication Management in Older Adults: Pitfalls and Opportunities"
Michael Steinman, MD

Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall, Byers Auditorium; contact
"The regulation of spliceosome specificity and substrate conformation by molecular motors"
Jonathan Staley, University of Chicago

LBNL Life Sciences Division Seminar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, UC Berkeley, 717 Potter Street, Room 141; contact
"Microbial Communities and Greenhouse Gas Dynamics in California Coastal Wetlands"
Susannah Tringe, DOE Joint Genome Institute

WEDNESDAY, March 18

Head & Neck Tumor Conference
7:30 am - 9:00 am, Mission Bay, Bakar Cancer Hospital, 1855 4th Street, A1602B
Contact: 885-7879

Endocrinology Grand Rounds
8:30 - 9:30 am, Parnassus, 401 Parnassus Ave, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190
"Management of Hereditary Parathyroid Disorders"
Quan Duh, MD, Professor, Dept of Surgery, UCSF

Diller Building Journal Club
12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
"Two are better than one: immunotherapy meets radiotherapy"
Dominique Meyer  on:  Victor et al. Radiation and dual checkpoint blockade activate non-redundant immune mechanisms in cancer. Nature, March 9, 2015 [Epub ahead of print]. 

Tobacco Policy Research Group (TPRG)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Parnassus, 530 Parnassus Ave, CL-366
Margarete Kulik, PhD: "Addicted to tobacco: the case of Malawi"
Rachel Barry, MA: "Back to the Future: E-Cigarette Policy Environment in 2015"/p>

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; view online
"Cellular and Molecular Dissection of a Vascular Tumor of Infancy - from Endothelial Cells, to Pericytes, to Facultative Stem Cells"
Joyce Bischoff, Harvard

Bay Area History of Medicine Society Lecture
6:30 pm, Parnassus, 530 Parnassus Avenue, CL-366
"Not a Cough in a Carload: The Remarkable History of Cigarette Hucksterism"
Robert K. Jackler, MD, Sewall Professor and Chair, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine

THURSDAY, March 19

2015 Cancer Center Symposium: Breakthroughs in Cancer Immunotherapy
9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Parnassus, Cole Hall Auditorium, Simulcast to HSW-303, HD-160; contact view online
Featuring keynote speakers Glenn Dranoff, MD, and Carl H. June, MD and a host of others.
In-person registration is full.
UCSF audience: live stream or view simulcast in HSW-303 (Parnassus) or HD-160 pending (Mission Bay).
Livestream link and schedule: cancer.ucsf.edu/2015. Follow or comment on social media with #ucsfcancer.

Pediatric Grand Rounds
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Mission Bay, 1855 4th Street Room A1602 A/B; contact
"The Value of Mentoring: Building a Program to Support Academic Success and Satisfaction"
Mitchell Feldman, MD, MPhil

Medical Grand Rounds
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW-300
Roni Zeiger, MD

BMS Journal Club
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room MH-1405, Mission Bay; view
Yang Zhang (student); Jae Woo Lee (faculty)

CPMCRI Seminar Series
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, CPMC 475 Brannan Street, Conference Room 214
"Rethinking Parkinson's Disease"
John Forsayeth, PhD, Professor, Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Neuroscience Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Rock Hall Auditorium; view online
"Internal and external sensory systems"
Stephen Liberles, Harvard Medical School

Otolaryngology Lewis F. Morrison, MD Endowed Lectureship
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, Herbst Hall; contact
"Contemporary Evaluation of Dysphagia"
Gregory N. Postma, MD, Professor and Vice Chairman, Director, Center for Voice, Airway and Swallowing Disorders, Georgia Regents University

FRIDAY, March 20

Hematology/Oncology Journal Club
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00 am - 9:00 am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, 505 Parnassus, M1296; contact
Xiao Wei, Eric Collisson

Institute for Human Genetics Seminar
9:00 am, Parnassus, 513 Parnassus Ave. #N-225
"Transcriptional Networks in the Brain"
Daniel Geschwind, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Autism, Research and Treatment, Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair, Human Genetics, Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA

Technical Assistance Webinar for Mobilizing Research: A Research Resource to Enhance mHealth
11:00 am PT (2:00 pm ET), To view the webinar, you must pre-register for the meeting by emailing Mary Ann Anderson-Garlic.
OBSSR will hold a pre-application webinar to provide a forum for further discussion and clarification of the Mobilizing Research Funding Opportunity Announcement. Mobilizing Research is being solicited through the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): RFA-OD-15-129.

Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall, Byers Auditorium; contact view
"The Role of 'Heterogeneity' in Tumor Evolution and Treatment Response"
Jeff Settleman, Genentech

MONDAY, March 23

Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00 am - 9:00 am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, 505 Parnassus, M1296; contact
Melisa Wong, Rahul Aggarwal

Immunology Seminar Series
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Parnassus, N-225; contact
Rafael Casallas, NIH

Neuroscience RIP Seminar
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Mission Bay, GH-114
Mari Sosa, Jen Ortega

Information Session for Lean LaunchPad for Life Science/Healthcare
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Mission Bay, 1450 3rd Street, HD-160
Sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Center and CTSI

TUESDAY, March 24

Ob/Gyn & RS Grand Rounds
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Mission Bay, 1855 4th Street, A1602A/B; contact
"Patient Experiences of Pre-Abortion Ultrasound Viewing"
Karina Kimport, PhD, UCSF

Medical Grand Rounds
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, SFGH, Carr Auditorium
"SFGH Medical Mysteries Solved by Novel Clinical Laboratory Technology"
Alan Wu, MD

PSPG Seminar
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Mission Bay, Rock Hall, RH-102, Simulcast to Parnassus, N-217
Linda G. Griffith, Ph.D, S.E.T.I. Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering, Director, Center for Gynepathology Research, MIT

TAPS / Methods Core Seminar
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Mission Bay, 550 16th Street, 3rd floor, McKusick Conference Room; contact
"Mapping the Impossible: Geospatial Approaches for Challenging Environments"
Andrew Curtis, PhD

CTCRE Seminar
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Parnassus, 530 Parnassus Avenue, CL-366
"Beyond the Ask and Advise: Implementation of a Computer Tablet Intervention to Enhance Provider Adherence to the 5As for Smoking Cessation
Jason Satterfield, PhD

LBNL Life Sciences Division Seminar
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, UC Berkeley, 717 Potter Street, Room 141; contact
"Mechanisms Controlling Epigenetic and Transcriptional Deregulation in Human Cancers"
Beverly M. Emerson, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Nutrition and Prostate Cancer
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Mission Bay, 1855 4th St, 1st floor, Room A1617-B; register: 415-885-3693
Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO

WEDNESDAY, March 25

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds
6:45 am - 7:30 am, Mission Bay, 1855 4th Street, Room A1602B; contact
"Endoscopic Transpterygoid and Transmaxillary approaches to the Skull Base"
Chirag Patel, MD

Head & Neck Tumor Conference
7:30 am - 9:00 am, Mission Bay, Bakar Cancer Hospital, 1855 4th Street, A1602B
Contact: 885-7879

Prostate Cancer Program Quarterly Research Meeting - CANCELED
8:30 am - 12:00 pm, Mission Bay, 550 16th Street, MH-1401
"New Non-AR Targets"

Breast Oncology Program Seminar
8:30 am - 10:00 am, Mount Zion, 2340 Sutter Street, Lurie Seminar Room
Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD, PhD, UC San Diego

Diller Building Journal Club
12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
Tene Cage

BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; view online
"Microbiota-mediated resistance against intestinal infections"
Eric Pamer, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York

THURSDAY, March 26

Immunology Journal Club
9:00 am - 10:00 am, Parnassus, HSW-302 or N-217; contact
Dean Sheppard

Pediatric Grand Rounds
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Mission Bay, 1855 4th Street Room A1602 A/B; contact
Holly Martin, MD

Medical Grand Rounds
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW-300
"How Changing Views of Alzheimer’s Disease and Late Life Dementias Challenge Orthodoxy: Implications for Practice, Research, and Boomers "
Eric Larson, MD, MPH, Vice President for Research, Group Health, Executive Director, Group Health Research Institute

BMS Journal Club
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room MH-1405, Mission Bay; view
Mario Zubia (student), Jeanne Paz (faculty)

Radiology Grand Rounds
5:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW-301; contact
William H. Catherino, MD, PhD: "Impact of Leiomyomas on Fertility and Pregnancy"
Elizabeth Steward, MD: "Focused Ultrasound for Fibroids"

FRIDAY, March 27 - Cesar Chavez, Sr. Day Holiday

UPCOMING

  • Mar 30: Ken Burns film "Cancer the Emperor of All Maladies" will air on PBS
  • Apr 1: How to Put a Price Tag on Your Startup
  • Apr 1: Bay Area Breast Cancer Forum
  • Apr 20: Bay Area Global Health Seminar (UC Davis)
  • Apr 21: Tobacco Control Scientific Trainee Retreat
  • Sep 7-11: 25th World Congress of Lymphology
  • UCSF-HDFCCC Karen Gehrman, Communications
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