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Saturday, November 2, 2019

NDCAN Lecture Series: David Gaus

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science, Auditorium 105

David Gaus, M.D., MPH/TM, Founder & CEO of Andean Health & Development                

Title:  “Long Road from Quito: Reflections on Global Health from Ecuador”

David Gaus, Founder and CEO of Andean Health & Development, earned an accounting degree from the University of Notre Dame ‘84. Gaus will share his story of how Fr. Hesburgh played a role in this accounting major landing in Ecuador and later founding Andean Health & Development.…

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Departmental Seminar: Staci Bilbo

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Staci Bilbo, Haley Family Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Systems and Integrative Neuroscience Group, Area Head, Director, ABC Thrive Faculty Initiative at Duke University, will give a seminar entitled "Neural-glial interactions in development and beyond: Implications for health throughout the lifespan" on Tuesday, November 5 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Professional Development: What to do with your PhD

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Location: 512 Duncan Student Center

Have you decided what to do upon graduating?  Come explore the many career options available to PhDs.  This half-day conference will host multiple PhD professionals from 3 different sectors: academia, industry and government.  Come and learn from experts about diverse careers as they share insights into their decision process that directed their career path.  Build your confidence that while your research may be focused, your degree can be versatile.  In addition to the panels, speakers will be available for small group or 1:1 meetings in close by conference rooms.  There will also be a resource room with on-campus resources available for your career exploration and professional development.  Head shots will also be available.  This event is open to all STEM fields with a focus on biology.

Lunch will be provided but you must RSVP by Monday, November 4th at 12 pm at bit.ly/WhatToDoPhD

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Departmental Seminar: Valentina Greco

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Valentina Greco, Carolyn Walch Slayman Professor of Genetics, Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Yale University, will give a seminar entitled "Principles of tissue dynamics and function captured by live imaging" on Tuesday, November 12 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin. 

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

NDCAN Lecture Series: James Gajewski

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science, Auditorium 105

James Gajewski, MD 

Title:  “Value based healthcare payment, can we do this and maintain access to care consistent with Catholic teachings on justice-a clinician’s concerns with MACRA

This talk will be on the past, present and future uses of human stem cell to treat cancer and diseases of bone marrow failure with a focus on historical and current outcomes of human stem therapy to treat cancer and the newer technology to genetically modify immune cells for treating cancer, especially the chimeric antigen receptor T cell.…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Departmental Seminar: Dmitry Gabrilovich

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Dmitry Gabrilovich, Christopher M. Davis Professor in Cancer Research, Program Leader, Immunology, Microenvironment & Metastasis with The Wistar Institute, and Wistar Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, will give a seminar entitled "Myeloid-derived suppressor cells as universal regulator of immune responses in physiological and pathological conditions" on Tuesday, November 19 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

NDCAN Lecture Series: Mark W. Kubik, MD

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Mark W. Kubik, M.D., Assistant Professor Department of Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will give a seminar entitled “From Under the Dome to Under the Lights: My Journey to Becoming a Reconstructive Microsurgeon” on Friday, November 22 at 3:15 p.m. in 283 Galvin.…

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

NDCAN Lecture Series: Mark Kubik 

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science, Auditorium 105

Mark Kubik, MD

Title: “Update on HPV Related Oropharyngeal Cancer – Implications for Public Health / Vaccination Programs”

Mark Kubik’s primary clinical and research focus is on head and neck surgical oncology and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Kubik’s primary clinical interests include oncologic surgery for tumors of the head and neck region, including skull base, thyroid, and salivary gland. He has a specific clinical expertise in microvascular reconstruction following trauma or cancer surgery. His goals for patient care include a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to each patient to provide the best cure, quality of life, and cosmesis.Dr. Kubik, graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2009 and then received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh before pursuing a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. Following fellowship, he joined the faculty as an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with joint appointments in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery.…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Departmental Seminar: Athanasia Panopoulos

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Athanasia Panopoulos, Elizabeth and Michael Gallagher Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, will give a seminar entitled "Reprogramming our understanding of development and disease" on Tuesday, November 26 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin. 

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