Insurance and Finance Workshop – Triage Cancer

UIC Student Center West, Thompson Rooms, 2nd floor 828 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago

This comprehensive workshop is a certificate program for nurses, social workers, other oncology health care professionals and advocates on health and disability insurance and finances, to improve patient and caregiver access to valuable information about these legal and practical cancer survivorship issues. Program Schedule Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Program: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 […]

Jie Liang, PhD – Computational Assessment of Cancer Variants and Altered Chromosome Folding Pattern

Molecular Biology Research Building (MBRB), Auditorium 900 S. Ashland Ave.

Jie Liang, PhD Richard and Loan Hill Professor, Bioengineering, College of Engineering University of Illinois at Chicago With the rapid progress of cancer genome studies, many missense SNPs in populations of somatic cells of different cancer types and at different stages have been identified. In addition, 3D chromosome studies are emerging as a major source […]

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc) – AACR and the Next Wave of Innovation in Cancer Research and Patient Care

UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Moss Auditorium (Room 1020) 909 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc) Chief Executive Officer, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Secretary-Treasurer, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Foundation RSVP here Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), is the chief executive officer of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the first and largest cancer research organization in the world. Under her visionary […]

Culturally Adapted eHealth Intervention for Hispanic/Latinx Breast Cancer Patients

College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB) 4175 909 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago

Joanna Buscemi, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Clinical Psychology DePaul University Betina R. Yanez, PhD Associate Professor Department of Medical Social Sciences Northwestern University A Cancer Prevention and Control seminar sponsored by the University of Illinois Cancer Center and the University of Illinois Chicago Institute for Health Research and Policy. Open to all researchers, post-docs, […]

Tumor Microenvironment Working Group

UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Room 7175 909 S. Wolcott Ave., Chicago

Steve Seung-Young Lee, PhDCollege of Pharmacy, University of Illinois Chicago

Embracing Dystopia: Racial Nonfictions in the Age of Genomics and Other Seductive Data

UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Moss Auditorium (Room 1020) 909 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago

Featured Speaker Duana Fullwiley Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University Join the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP), the UI Cancer Center, and other co-sponsors for an Embodied Inequalities Event. Dr. Fullwiley's talk will explore how U.S. political concepts of diversity, usually glossed as “race,” function in genetic recruitment protocols and study designs for […]

Darrell M. Gray, II, MD, MPH, FACG – Provider and Community Engagement to Optimize Colorectal Cancer Screening Completion

Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI) Auditorium, Room 765 912 South Wood Street, Chicago

Darrell M. Gray, II, MD, MPH, FACGAssociate Professor, College of Medicine, The Ohio State UniversityMedical Director, Endoscopy and Gastroenterology Services, Ohio State East HospitalDeputy Director, Center for Cancer Health Equity, OSUCCC-The James Cancer Hospital RSVP here Darrell Gray, II, MD, MPH, FACG is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and […]

Tumor Microenvironment Working Group

UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Room 7175 909 S. Wolcott Ave., Chicago

Featured SpeakerDr. Claudia Fischbach School of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University

Dr. Gary Kruh Cancer Research Symposium and Student Poster Competition 2020

UIC Student Center West, Thompson Rooms, 2nd floor 828 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago

This annual event, named for former University of Illinois Cancer Center Director Dr. Gary Kruh, brings together cancer researchers, faculty and students to learn more about the latest advancements in cancer research. A student poster competition will also be held. Lunch will be provided. Speaker details and agenda coming soon. Event Registration: use password kruh2020 […]

Lewis Cantley, PhD – Distinguished Lecture Series

UIC College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB), Moss Auditorium (Room 1020) 909 S Wolcott Ave, Chicago

Lewis C. Cantley, PhD Meyer Director, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center Professor of Cancer Biology, Joan and Stanford I. Weill Department of Medicine Lewis Cantley, Ph.D., has made significant advances in cancer research stemming from his discovery of the signaling pathway phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) in 1984. A graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College (B.S., […]