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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Calendar and Events — For Health Professionals

2015 Benjamin Highman Lecture and Reception

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Date: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Medical Education Building, second floor auditorium, 4610 X St., Sacramento

Title: "Moving to genomic medicine"
Speaker: Debra G.B. Leonard, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of Vermont Medical Center

Dr. Leonoard is a member of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Translating Genomic-based Research for Health, and former chair of the Personalized Healthcare Committee of the College of American Pathologists. She previously served as a member of the Advisory Committee on Genetics Health and Society to Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael O. Leavitt, and was chair of the Stakeholders Group of the CDC Program Evaluating Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention. She has spoken widely on various molecular pathology testing services, the future of molecular pathology and the impact of gene patents on molecular pathology practice.

Sponsored by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Cancer Biology Research Seminars

for health professionalsCancer Biology Research Seminars are sponsored by the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Basic Sciences Program.

Seminars will resume in early 2015.

Note: Internet Explorer version 10 or above is required to view the webcast video recordings.

For video library questions : Contact Jack Blake at 916-734-8267 or via email.


Biostatistics Workshop

Date: Tuesdays, weekly
Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) Building, Room 1477, 2921 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento. Parking and entrance are behind the building.

Researchers often have questions about statistics in designing a study or analyzing data. Some statistical questions can be easily answered in a short conversation with a knowledgeable statistician. In order to efficiently and effectively meet the statistical needs of clinical and translational investigators at UC Davis, the CTSC — in collaboration with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center — maintain weekly office hours for statistical consultations. These office hours are an opportunity for investigators to consult with a statistician about the design, analysis or presentation of medical research studies in a friendly, informal setting.

Due to the popularity of this program, investigators wanting to attend one of the upcoming office hours are asked to reserve a spot in advance. You may make a reservation up to 30 days in advance. In order to be able to adequately address each attendee’s question, space is limited. If time permits, we will take questions from attendees without a reservation.

For more information: Sandra Taylor