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Calendar and Events — For Health Professionals


Junior Investigator Cancer Research Mini-Symposium

11th Annual Spotlight on Junior Investigators - A Cancer Research Mini-Symposium

Date:        June 29, 2017
1-5 p.m
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X St., Sacramento
Format:   Oral presentations + posters given by students, post-docs, resercher staff and residents/fellows
Focus:     Any area of cancer research

Email your abstract to:
Abstract submission deadline Monday, June 12, 2017

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Flow Cytometry Summer Short Course - July 17 - 21, 2017

Flow Cytometry

UC Davis Flow Cytometry is offering its annual course in flow cytometry

Date:        July 17 - 21, 2017
Location:  UC Davis Genome Center

The course is designed to teach students how a cytometer works, how to understand flow cytometry data, how to properly set up a cytometer for standardized performance, how cell sorting works, and other specialized applications.

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23rd Annual Cancer Research Symposium

Cancer Research Symposium

SAVE THE DATE! 23rd Annual Cancer Research Symposium

Date:        September 28 - 29, 2017

Location: UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X St., Sacramento

Please mark your calendars and stay tuned for details on registration, keynote speakers, agenda and submitting your abstracts.


Cancer Biology Research Seminars

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

Date:        Thursdays
9 to 10 a.m.
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X St., Sacramento

The seminars will resume in the fall

These seminars are digitally streamed for live broadcast and may be available online for later viewing.
Note: Internet Explorer version 10 or above is required to view the webcast and video recordings.

For more information: Contact Kermit Carraway at 916-734-3114, email.


Molecular Oncology Tumor Board

Date:        Every fourth Tuesday of the month
Time:        Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Breakout Rooms 1101/1103, 4501 X St., Sacramento

The purpose of  this tumor board is to focus on oncology cases for which Foundation Medicine has molecularly analyzed the patient's tumor, and to discuss targeted therapy for our patients. The Molecular Oncology Tumor Board will meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month. The format will include an overview of the patient's case history by the physician and a pathology report of the tumor, followed by a case report by Foundation Medicine of their molecular profile findings. This tumor board should be interesting and informative to physicians, researchers and physician scientists alike.

For more information: Contact Beth Turner via email or call 916-734-1989.



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