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OSUCCC - James | Weekly Cancer Event Update
 
Dec. 17, 2019
WELCOME to the Weekly Cancer Event Update, an event-specific newsletter for the faculty and staff of the OSUCCC – James that is sent every Tuesday and includes details about important upcoming meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops, lectures and presentations. The deadline to submit an event is the Thursday before the requested Tuesday placement. Please send submissions to Bob Hecker at robert.hecker@osumc.edu (293-6825). NOTE: There will be no issue on Dec. 24. The next issue will arrive on Dec. 31; the submission deadline is Thursday, Dec. 26. Happy Holidays!  

 
This Week
DEC. 18
Jamie Studts, PhD, Professor, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Assistant Director, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center
CANCER CONTROL PROGRAM SEMINAR
Noon-1 p.m.
L035 James
Lunch will be provided.
 
DEC. 19
“Combination Therapy in Kidney Cancer: Shifting Clinical Paradigms”
Chung-Han Lee, MD, PhD, Assistant Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, N.Y.
TRANSLATIONAL THERAPEUTICS PROGRAM SEMINAR 
Noon-1 p.m.
115 BRT
Lunch will be provided. 

DEC. 19
ONCLIVE STATE OF THE SCIENCE SUMMIT™: TREATMENT OF HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES
This half-day OncLive meeting will offer community oncologists information on the science driving new thinking in cancer management and the associated clinical benefits for patients. Discussion topics will include Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The program will be chaired by Narendranath Epperla, MD, MS, of the Division of Hematology at Ohio State. Presenters from the division will include Maria Chaudhry, MBBSJonathan Brammer, MDJennifer Woyach, MD; and Alice Mims, MD.
5-9 p.m.
Flier
Food and drinks will be provided.
     
Future Meetings, Conferences & Events
FEB. 11
ABSTRACT DEADLINE FOR 2020 ASCO ANNUAL MEETING
 
FEB. 12
COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGY & MOUSE PHENOTYPING SHARED RESOURCE MONTHLY OFFICE HOURS
If you haven’t previously benefited from the expertise of one of three board-certified veterinary pathologists offered by this resource for your preclinical animal studies, stop by with your slides for a free consultation on interesting lesions, animal model selection, best practices for tissue preparation/preservation and more. Office hours occur on the second Tuesday of each month.
3-5 p.m.
933 BRT (multi-headed microscope)
Make an Appointment:
Flier
 
FEB. 17
YOUNG INVESTIGATORS PEER MEETING
Young cancer investigators at Ohio State (within the first three years of becoming associate professor) are invited to join a monthly peer meeting led by Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Division of Medical Oncology, to discuss common challenges, skills and questions faced by new faculty. Topics will be decided by the group. Last year’s topics included foundation relations, giving great poster presentations, managing postdoctoral fellows, tools for getting published and developing industry/pharma relationships.
4-5 p.m.
980 BRT
 
FEB. 20
PELOTONIA 20 REGISTRATION OPENS 
Ride weekend is Aug. 7-9.
 
FEB. 21
Tony Hunter, PhD, American Cancer Society Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of California at San Diego
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
 
FEB. 26
DDI MONTHLY CONSULTING HOURS
The OSUCCC – James Drug Development Institute (DDI) is here to help you with any questions you may have about developing your research ideas into new therapies or navigating the drug development process. Contact the team to arrange to meet during the DDI's regular consulting office hours that occur the fourth Wednesday of every month.
10 a.m.-Noon
480 BRT
Questions/Schedule a 30-minute Meeting:

FEB. 28
Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Professor of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Member of the Cancer Epidemiology and Gastrointestinal Malignancies Programs at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center 
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
 
MARCH 3
RELATIONSHIP-BASED RESILIENCE RETREAT
Offered by The James Department of Professional Practice
This one-day retreat is based on Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles and focuses on developing resilient and compassionate caregivers/staff. It is intended primarily for staff members who have not attended a two- or three-day RBC retreat in the past.
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
 
MARCH 6
Elizabeth Plimack, MD, MS, Chief of the Division of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Professor in the Department of Hematology/Oncology, and Director of Genitourinary Clinical Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
 
MARCH 10
COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGY & MOUSE PHENOTYPING SHARED RESOURCE MONTHLY OFFICE HOURS
If you haven’t previously benefited from the expertise of one of three board-certified veterinary pathologists offered by this resource for your preclinical animal studies, stop by with your slides for a free consultation on interesting lesions, animal model selection, best practices for tissue preparation/preservation and more. Office hours occur on the second Tuesday of each month.
3-5 p.m.
933 BRT (multi-headed microscope)
Make an Appointment:
 
MARCH 17
YOUNG INVESTIGATORS PEER MEETING
Young cancer investigators at Ohio State (within the first three years of becoming associate professor) are invited to join a monthly peer meeting led by Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Division of Medical Oncology, to discuss common challenges, skills and questions faced by new faculty. Topics will be decided by the group. 
4-5 p.m.
 
MARCH 20
Pnina Brodt, PhD, Professor in the Department of Surgery and Associate Member of the Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
 
MARCH 27
Dihua Yu, MD, PhD, Hubert L. & Olive Stringer Distinguished Chair in Basic Science; Professor and Biologist in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
 
MARCH 19
NATIONAL COMPREHENSIVE CANCER NETWORK (NCCN) 2020 NURSING PROGRAM: ADVANCING ONCOLOGY NURSING™
This program, which will precede the NCCN 2020 Annual Conference that will be held March 20-22 in Orlando, Fla., will provide oncology nurses with comprehensive and clinically relevant information to optimize patient education and care. 
8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Fla.
The NCCN designates this educational activity for a maximum of 5.25 contact hours.
If you register for the nursing program, you are automatically registered for the NCCN Annual Conference general sessions. It is not necessary to register for both programs.
 
MARCH 20-22
NCCN 2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE: CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF NCCN
Join more than 1,650 registrants from around the world—including oncologists, oncology fellows, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with cancer—for this annual conference. Respected opinion leaders will present the latest cancer therapies and provide updates on selected NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), the data on which the guidelines are based, and quality initiatives in oncology.
Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, Fla.
This conference (with the exception of the NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™) is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and ABIM, ABPath and ABMS MOC points for physicians. It is also certified for credit for nurses, pharmacists, tumor registrars, case managers and other oncology professionals.
 
MARCH 25
DDI MONTHLY CONSULTING HOURS
The OSUCCC – James Drug Development Institute (DDI) is here to help you with any questions you may have about developing your research ideas into new therapies or navigating the drug development process. Contact the team to arrange to meet during the DDI's regular consulting office hours that occur the fourth Wednesday of every month.
10 a.m.-Noon
480 BRT
Questions/Schedule a 30-minute Meeting:
    
Next Week
DEC. 24-25
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS 
  
Jan. Through Early Feb. Meetings, Conf. & Events
JAN. 1
NEW YEAR'S DAY HOLIDAY
 
JAN. 7
“Beyond the CV: Zihai Li, MD, PhD”
Presented by the Center for Faculty Advancement, Mentoring and Engagement (FAME) 
In this series, accomplished leaders provide insights into the intangible attributes that have led to career success. Li, Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Ohio State and Founding Director of the Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO), will talk about how focus and hard work have contributed to his career success.
Noon-1 p.m.
L045 James (Gabbe Conference Room) 
Lunch will be provided.
Register by Jan. 3
 
JAN. 8
“Pharmacology of DNA Damage Signaling in the Immune System”
Christopher Bakkenist, PhD, Julius Paul and Freeda Greenberger Chair in Radiation Oncology Research; Professor, Departments of Radiation Oncology, and Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
TRANSLATIONAL THERAPEUTICS PROGRAM SEMINAR
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
L035 James
Lunch will be provided. 
 
JAN. 9
“Restoring Lymphocyte Homeostasis After Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation”
Martin Guimond, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Hematology-Oncology section, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
LEUKEMIA RESEARCH PROGRAM SEMINAR
Noon-1 p.m.
L035 James
Lunch will be provided.
 
JAN. 14
COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGY & MOUSE PHENOTYPING SHARED RESOURCE MONTHLY OFFICE HOURS
If you haven’t previously benefited from the expertise of one of three board-certified veterinary pathologists offered by this resource for your preclinical animal studies, stop by with your slides for a free consultation on interesting lesions, animal model selection, best practices for tissue preparation/preservation and more. Office hours occur on the second Tuesday of each month.
3-5 p.m.
933 BRT (multi-headed microscope)
Make an Appointment:
 
JAN. 15
“p53 and ATM: Toggling Between the Bedside and the Bench”
Michael Kastan, MD, PhD, William and Jane Shingleton Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology; Professor of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine; and Executive Director, Duke Cancer Institute
CANCER BIOLOGY PROGRAM SEMINAR
Noon-1 p.m.
L035 James
Lunch will be provided.
 
JAN. 17
“Targeted Therapy of CLL: Coming of Age”
Adrian Wiestner, MD, PhD
, Leader of the Laboratory of Lymphoid Malignancies at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
Biosketch
 
JAN. 20
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY
 
JAN. 22
TOOLS OF THE TRADE: COMMUNICATING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
8 a.m.-Noon
115 BRT
Registration is closed.
Questions: Stuart Hobbs 
 
JAN. 22
DDI MONTHLY CONSULTING HOURS
The OSUCCC – James Drug Development Institute (DDI) is here to help you with any questions you may have about developing your research ideas into new therapies or navigating the drug development process. Contact the team to arrange to meet during the DDI's regular consulting office hours that occur the fourth Wednesday of every month.
10 a.m.-Noon
480 BRT
Questions/Schedule a 30-minute Meeting:
 
JAN. 24
Merrick Ross, MD, Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Surgery, and Chief, Melanoma Section, Division of Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
 

JAN. 27
YOUNG INVESTIGATORS PEER MEETING
Young cancer investigators at Ohio State (within the first three years of becoming associate professor) are invited to join a monthly peer meeting led by Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Division of Medical Oncology, to discuss common challenges, skills and questions faced by new faculty. Topics will be decided by the group. Last year’s topics included foundation relations, giving great poster presentations, managing postdoctoral fellows, tools for getting published and developing industry/pharma relationships.
4-5 p.m.
980 BRT
Subsequent meeting dates will be Feb. 17, March 16, April 20 and May 18.
 
JAN. 29
Amy Trentham-Dietz, PhD, Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health; Associate Director of Population Sciences, Carbone Cancer Center
CANCER CONTROL PROGRAM SEMINAR
Noon-1 p.m.
L035 James
Lunch will be provided.
 
JAN. 31
OHIO STATE'S 2020 ASH REVIEW
This meeting will provide a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art advances in the biology, etiology, diagnosis, modalities of therapy and evidence-based management of blood cancers as presented at the 2019 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting held Dec. 7-10 in Orlando.
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd.
A maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are available.
There is NO FEE to attend, but registration is required.
Questions: Katie Jones (293-5521)
 
JAN. 31
“Resistance to Targeted Therapies in CLL”
Jennifer Woyach, MD
, Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology at Ohio State and Member of the Leukemia Research Program at the OSUCCC – James
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
Biosketch
 
JAN. 31
RELATIONSHIP-BASED RESILIENCE RETREAT
Offered by The James Department of Professional Practice
This one-day retreat is based on Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles and focuses on developing resilient and compassionate caregivers/staff. It is intended primarily for staff members who have not attended a two- or three-day RBC retreat in the past.
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
 
FEB. 1
OHIO STATE'S UPDATE FROM THE 2019 SAN ANTONIO BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM
Breast cancer experts from Ohio State and invited external speakers will review the latest insights and practical guidance as presented at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium held Dec. 10-14 in Texas. The intended audience includes medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, general surgeons, advanced practice nurses and oncology nurses who care for patients with breast cancer.
7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr.
A maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are available.
 
FEB. 3-5 (NEW DATE)
BRACHYTHERAPY CLINICAL SCHOOL
This course, offered by the Department of Radiation Oncology, will provide hands-on brachytherapy clinical training for radiation therapists, dosimetrists, physicists, radiation oncologists and other cancer specialists from around the world in a state-of-the-art environment. Agenda topics will include a brachy physics overview, a brachy clinical overview, brachy imaging (CT, MR, Fusion), clinical observations, and others.
Feb. 3: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Feb. 4: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Feb. 5: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Radiation Oncology Training Center, Room 018, Brain and Spine Hospital
Agenda
The department will be applying for up to 19.82 hours of CAMPEP credits for physicists.
Questions: Jamie Ciccone
  
FEB. 7
Peter Kanetsky, MD, Moffitt Chair and Program Leader of the Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Moffitt Cancer Center
OSUCCC – JAMES GRAND ROUNDS
8-9 a.m.
L035 James
 
FEB. 11
RELATIONSHIP-BASED RESILIENCE RETREAT
Offered by The James Department of Professional Practice
This one-day retreat is based on Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles and focuses on developing resilient and compassionate caregivers/staff. It is intended primarily for staff members who have not attended a two- or three-day RBC retreat in the past.
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Longaberger Alumni House, 2200 Olentangy River Road
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
     
 
 
Inside this issue:
OSUCCC – James
Grand Rounds
Future Meetings and Conferences
OSUCCC – James Survivorship and Development Events
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2020
 
JAN. 31
OHIO STATE'S 2020 ASH REVIEW
The Fawcett Center
Register

FEB. 1
OHIO STATE'S UPDATE FROM THE 2019 SAN ANTONIO BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM
Hilton Columbus at Easton
Register & View Agenda
 
FEB. 11
ABSTRACT DEADLINE FOR 2020 ASCO ANNUAL MEETING
Submit Abstract
 
FEB. 20
PELOTONIA 20 REGISTRATION OPENS
pelotonia.org
 
MARCH 20-22
NCCN 2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Orlando, Fla.
Register & Info.
 
APRIL 24-29
2020 AACR ANNUAL MEETING
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif.
Register & Info.
 
MAY 29-JUNE 2
2020 ASCO ANNUAL MEETING
McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill.
Register & Info.
 
 
AUG. 7-9
PELOTONIA 20
pelotonia.org  

 
OSUCCC - James Grand Rounds
The 2019-20 OSUCCC – James Grand Rounds lecture series takes place on selected Fridays throughout the academic year. All lectures will be held from 8-9 a.m. in L035 James (Wasserstrom Family Conference Room on the Conference Level). Below are upcoming lectures.

2020

JAN. 17
Adrian Wiestner, MD, PhD
National Institutes of Health

JAN. 24
Merrick Ross, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

JAN. 31
Jennifer Woyach, MD
OSUCCC – James

FEB. 7
Peter Kanetsky, PhD, MPH
Moffitt Cancer Center

FEB. 21
Tony Hunter, PhD
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

FEB. 28
Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD
Harvard University and Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

MARCH 6
Elizabeth Plimack, MD, MS
Fox Chase Cancer Center

MARCH 20
Pnina Brodt, PhD
McGill University

MARCH 27
Dihua Yu, MD, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center

APRIL 3
Elaine Fuchs, PhD
Rockefeller University

APRIL 17
Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD
Columbia University

MAY 15
Zena Werb, PhD
University of California San Francisco
 


 
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