Seminars, Grand Rounds, & Other Presentations of interest to the UCSF Cancer community*
> Read the latest HDFCCC News Update 11/27/2013 here
FRIDAY, Dec 6
Hematology/Oncology Journal Club - Canceled
due to ASH conference
Psycho-Oncology Journal Club
12:00 - 1:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3906; contact
"Needs of Caregivers in Neurooncology"
Margaretta Page, RN, MS
Multicellularity Discussion Group
1:00 - 2:00 pm, Mission Bay, BH-215; contact/rsvp for lunch
"Secret life of the world's simplest animal (and lessons for multicellularity)"
Manu Prakash from Stanford University
Thyroid Cancer Tumor Board
2:00-4:30 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805; contact: 885-7879.
BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; view online
"Chemical Ecology of Microbial Interpsecies Interactions"
Roberto Kolter, Harvard
Cancer Center Seminar
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium (HD-160); contact; Live stream at 4pm for UCSF viewers
"Functionalizing Cancer Genomes by High-Throughput Cell Line Screening"
Cyril H. Benes, PhD, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Molecular Therapeutics, Mass General Hospital Cancer Center
SATURDAY, Dec 8
Living On, Living Well: A Day Retreat for Cancer Survivors
9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Mount Zion, Osher Center, 1545 Divisadero St., 5th Floor
This free day-long retreat will offer informational sessions by physicians and other UCSF health experts on how to navigate the period after active treatment into a post treatment phase of physical and emotional recovery. The day will also include an exercise session, mindfulness activities, and a cooking class where participants will prepare and eat a nutritious lunch. > View flyer
MONDAY, Dec 9
Hematology/Oncology Clinical Case Conference - CANCELED
due to ASH Conference
12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Mahley Auditorium, Gladstone Institutes, 1650 Owens Street; contact
Joseph C. Wu, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine
QB3 Hosted Seminar
2:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall
"Xconomy Forum: Building Biotechs to Last"
1-on-1 interviews with executives and directors.
OHNS Grand Rounds Lecture
5:00 - 7:00 pm, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero Street, Room H3805; contact
Alina Uzelac, MD, Professor of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging, UCSF
TUESDAY, Dec 10
CCR/PPG Research Seminars
9:00 am - 10:00 am, SFGH, Bldg 10, Second Floor, Room #1206, Solarium
"AVM and Dural AVF Angioarchitecture in Children and Adults"
STEVEN W. HETTS, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Interventional Neuroradiology, UCSF
Diller Building Research-in-Progress Seminar
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
10:00-11:15 am, Mission Bay, **Note: venue changed to HD-291 for today; contact
Xu Chen, Bastian Lab
CAPS Methods Core and TAPS & CTCRE Fellows presentations
2:00 - 4:00 pm, 50 Beale St, 13th Floor, McCusick Conf Room; email RSVP
"Handling Missing Data" Part 2 (Part 1 on 12/3)
Tor Neilands, PhD, Professor of Medicine Director, Methods Core, UCSF / CAPS; Estie Hudes, PhD MPH, Specialist / Statistician UCSF/CAPS
LBNL Life Sciences Division Seminar
4:00-5:00 pm, 717 Potter Street, Berkeley
"How Tumor Microenvironments Influence Treatment Resistance: The Reverse Effect Revisited"
Peter Nelson, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Grand Rounds
5:30 - 6:30 pm, Parnassus, N-225; contact
"An Unusual Pairing: A Neurointerventional Radiologist and a Pediatric Dermatologist Share Lessons from the Past 22 Years in a Multidisciplinary Vascular Anomalies Clinic"
Christopher Dowd, MD, Professor of Clinical Neurointerventional Radiology, UCSF
Ilona J. Frieden, MD, Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, UCSF
WEDNESDAY, Dec 11
Head & Neck Tumor Conference
7:30 - 9:00 am, Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero, H3805
Pediatric Malignancies Program Retreat
8:00 am - 12:00 pm, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160
Focus on Developmental Therapeutics
Sections on Infrastructure, Recent Examples of Successful Translation to Phase 1, Potential Preclinical Agents of Interest to Pediatric Cancers, and Discussion / Next Steps
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Endocrine Grand Rounds
8:30-9:30 am, Parnassus, Langley Porter Auditorium, Room LP-190; contact
Umesh Masharani, MD, Department of Medicine, Division of Endo and Metabolism UCSF
Breast Oncology Program Weekly Seminar - CANCELED
No Meeting - San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Anatomy Informal Seminar
10:00 - 11:00 am, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall, S201
"Recycling Pathways, Rabs and Receptors Controlling Inflammation"
Jennifer Stow, PhD, NHMRC Principal Research Fellow, INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCE University of Queensland
Diller Building Journal Club
12:00 noon, Mission Bay, Bakar Auditorium, HD-160; contact
BMS Seminar Series
4:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225; simulcast to MBay Gen-271; view online
"Learning how to rewire cells"
Wendell Lim, UCSF
Urology Grand Rounds
6:00 - 8:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW-300; contact
"Miscalculated: How Our Fabulous Computers Can Cause New Types of Errors (If We Let Them)"
Robert Wachter, MD, Chief of Medical Service and Chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine
THURSDAY, Dec 12
Immunology Journal Club
9:00 am, Parnassus, N-217, simulcast to Mission Bay (GH-S261); view online
Kelly Remedios, Rosenblum Lab; Si-Han Hai, Hermiston Lab
BMS Journal Club
12:00 pm, Parnassus, N-225 & videoconferenced to Room GH-S271, Mission Bay; view online
Daniel Holohan (student) on: Themis sets the signal threshold for positive and negative selection in T-cell development.
Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Parnassus, HSW 300
"Palliative Needs of Disabled Elders"
Alexander Smith, MD, MS, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics
Thoracic Oncology Seminar
3:30 - 4:30 pm, Mount Zion, Lurie Conference Room
"Never-smoker female adenocarcinoma patients: The starting point of lung cancer research"
Jhingook Kim, MD, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea
4:00 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall; view online
Marla Feller, UC Berkeley
FRIDAY, Dec 13
UCSF Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences Award Special Symposium
7:00 am - 5:45 pm, Mission Bay, Genentech Hall
Day-long event will highlight Cancer, Genetics, Neurobiology, and Stem Cell research. Award recipients will discuss recent advances in their respective fields. Sold out, but info coming on simulcast rooms at Mission Bay and Parnassus as well as a link to streaming.
Hematology/Oncology Journal Club
(closed to non-UCSF attendees)
8:00am - 9:00am, Parnassus, Moffitt Hospital, #M1296; contact.
Cancer Center Seminar - CANCELED
A previously announced seminar with Howard Chang has been rescheduled for 2/25/14.
SATURDAY, Dec 14
CME/CE Oncology Workshop
Sir Frances Drake Hotel, 450 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
"Oncology Connection: Contemporary Strategies for the Management of Solid Tumors"
* Unless noted otherwise, events are free and open to all interested researchers both within and outside UCSF.
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