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Cancer Center

Thorn St. Brewery - PTC Fundraiser

Support Cancer Research

Join us in North Park for this special event at one of San Diego's finest breweries and show support for Pedal the Cause cyclists!

Red Oven Pizza will be serving authentic pizza Napoletana and pizza Alsatian.

Thorn St. Brewery and Red Oven Pizza are donating 20% of proceeds from the event to the three cancer center teams!

Sep 16

5:00 PM - 11:00 PM Pacific

Thorn Street Brewery
3176 Thorn Street
San Diego, CA

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Benefit Poster

Pedal the Cause–San Diego

Support the groundbreaking cancer research at Sanford-Burnham, Salk, and UC San Diego!

Pedal the Cause–San Diego, the region’s only multi-day cycling fundraiser for cancer research, will include 1-day 10-, 25-, or 50-mile routes and a 2-day 150-mile ride that take advantage of San Diego County’s breathtaking landscapes and weather.

Event registration is now open to the public at sandiego.pedalthecause.org, where fundraising requirements and registration information are also available. Participants can register to ride individually, create a friends and family or corporate team, or donate to the cause.

September 20 - 21, 2014

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Pacific

Host(s):

Garth Powis



Website & Registration

Cancer Center Seminar

Targeting Bcl-2 family proteins

Wayne Fairbrother, B.Sc.,

Director & Senior Staff Scientist
Department of Early Discovery Biochemistry
Genentech, Inc.

Sep 22

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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A1350, Lake Nona
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Host(s):

Guy Salvesen



Contact:

America Vega


Special Seminar

Novel mechanism of HSC regulation by TRAF6 in MDS and AM

Daniel T. Starczynowski,

Cancer Center – CDSN Program Special Seminar
Assistant Professor, Division of Experimental Hematology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Sep 25

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium, La Jolla

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A3556, Lake Nona

Host(s):

Jorge Moscat



Contact:

Kath Juran


Special Seminar

Regulating Wnt Secretion for Science and Therapy

David M. Virshup, M.D.

Director, Program in Cancer and Stem Cell Biology
Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Sep 25

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

Host(s):

Ze'ev Ronai



Contact:

Adrienne Crowne


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Regulation of Pathological Muscle Remodeling by Reversible Lysine Acetylation

Timothy A. McKinsey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Associate Division Head for Translational Research
Division of Cardiology
Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado Denver

Sep 25

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Daniel Kelly



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Special Seminar

Metallocorroles for Combating Cancer and Metabolic Syndromes

Zeev Gross, Ph.D.

Professor, Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Technion

Sep 29

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona

Host(s):

Ze'ev Ronai



Contact:

Adrienne Crowne


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Therapeutic Rescue of Olfactory Dysfunction

Jeffrey R. Martens, Ph.D.

Thomas H. Maren Professor and Chairman
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
College of Medicine
University of Florida

Oct 02

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA

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Host(s):

Timothy Osborne



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


2014 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa

Development, Aging & Regeneration

The annual Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa Scientific Symposium attracts nearly 600 leading researchers, life sciences business executives, patient advocates and government officials, with the aim to examine the imminent scientific, ethical and business challenges facing stem cell research today. The format is designed around keynote presentations by renowned stem cell researchers combined with interactive panel discussions exploring topics ranging from basic science and technologies to current clinical programs.

Oct 09

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Pacific

Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Host(s):

Mark Mercola



Contact:

Laura Parsons
Website & Registration

Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

PRMT1 and PRMT8 Regulate Retinoic Acid Dependent Neuronal Differentiation with Implications to Neuropathology

Laszlo Nagy, Ph.D., M.D.

Professor
Director, Genomic Control of Metabolism Program
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute - Lake Nona

Oct 09

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

Coordinating Catabolic and Anabolic Responses in Skeletal Muscle by the cAMP Signaling Pathway

Michael Conkright, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Cancer Biology
Scripps Research Institute - Florida

Oct 16

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA

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Host(s):

Judith Altarejos



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

The Role of Wnt Signaling in Bone Development and Disease

Bart Williams, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
Professor, Program in Skeletal Disease and Tumor Microenvironment
Head, Laboratory of Cell Signaling and Carcinogenesis
Van Andel Institute

Oct 23

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Dwight Towler



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Microbiome and Human Health

36th Annual Sanford-Burnham Symposium

This year’s event is specifically focused on the human microbiome

Speakers to be announced.

Oct 30

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific

Estancia Hotel La Jolla
La Jolla, CA

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Contact:

Melanie Hanaii
Website & Registration

2014 Sanford-Burnham Annual Gala

Top Hat

This year’s theme, taken from the classic 1935 Irving Berlin musical “Top Hat”, will transport guests to the glittering decade of Hollywood glitz and glamour.

Mark your calendars now and plan to join event co-chairs Lisa & Steven Cassidy and Karen & Stuart Tanz for an unforgettable evening benefiting medical research.

Please visit the gala website for upcoming details.

Nov 01

6:00 PM - 11:00 PM Pacific

Estancia Hotel and Spa
La Jolla, CA

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Top Hat - 2014 Gala Website

FTRP

DiscoveRx University/Sanford-Burnham Workshop & Wet Lab

Join Us!

DiscoveRx is proud to support the Florida Translational Research Program (FTRP) by sponsoring this unique Workshop and Wet Lab event.

With a combination of scientific presentations and hands-on wet lab training, attendees will learn more about the FTRP and how their research programs can benefit from the drug discovery expertise at Sanford-Burnham. This is an extraordinary opportunity to obtain preliminary data for your FTRP proposal using DiscoveRx’s comprehensive suite of in vitro screening assays and predictive pre-clinical disease models.

Reserve your spot today!

Nov 05

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Eastern

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona
6400 Sanger Road, Orlando, FL 32827 407-745-2055

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Event Details and Registration

Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Peter A. Crawford, M.D.,

Associate Director, Cardiovascular Pathobiology Program;
Associate Professor, Diabetes and Obesity Research Center;
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute - Lake Nona

Nov 06

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA

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Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Raghu Kalluri, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chairman
Department of Cancer Biology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Thursday, November 6, 2014

Nov 13

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Dwight Towler



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Roger J. Davis, Ph.D.

Professor
Program in Molecular Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Nov 20

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Campus Tours

Lake Nona Campus Tours

Open to the public, reservations required

We invite you to join us on a behind-the-scenes tour of our Lake Nona campus. Come inside and see where discoveries are made!
Tours available at 3:30 in Lake Nona. Reservations are required.

Dec 03

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

6400 Sanger Road
Orlando, FL 32877

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Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Robert G. Roeder, Ph.D.

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Professor
Head, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The Rockefeller University

Dec 04

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Davide Ruggero, Ph.D.

UCSF, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dec 08

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium, La Jolla

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A1350 Lake Nona, FL

Host(s):

Jorge Moscat



Contact:

Kathleen Juran


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

L. Ashley Cowart, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical University of South Carolina
Research Health Scientist
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Medical University of South Carolina

Dec 11

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Edward A. Fisher, M.D., P

Leon H. Charney Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Marc and Ruti Bell Program in Vascular Biology and,
The Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease,
NYU Langone Medical Center

Jan 08

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

John L. Cleveland, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Cancer Biology
The Scripps Research Institute - Florida
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Jan 15

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

C. Frank Bennett, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President of Research and Development
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jan 22

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL
4:00 p.m. (ET)

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Ranjan Perera



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Andreas Stahl, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology

University of California
 Berkeley

Jan 29

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Timothy Osborne



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Cory Abate-Shen, Ph.D.

Columbia University

Feb 09

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Host(s):

Maria Diaz-Meco





Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Richard I. Gregory, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry and
Molecular Pharmacology, and Department of Pediatrics,
Harvard Medical School, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

Feb 12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Masanobu Komatsu



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Gwen Randolph, Ph.D.

Professor Pathology and Immunology, Immunology Program,
Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program;
Washington University

Feb 19

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Laszlo Nagy



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


FTRP

FTRP Open House

Come visit us at Sanford-Burnham's Orlando campus to discuss the capabilities of the Conrad Prebys Center for Chemical Genomics, hear an overview of the FTRP and tour the facility.

Mar 01

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Eastern

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Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona
6400 Sanger Road, Orlando FL 32827



Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Eva Hernando-Monge, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology
Vice Chair for Science Course
Director, Primary Mentor, Training Faculty, Pathobiology Training Program
Growth Control Program
NYU Cancer Center

Mar 12

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Ranjan Perera



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Ann Marie Schmidt, M.D.

Director of Diabetes Research Program
NYU Langone Medical Center

Mar 26

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Dwight Towler



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D.

Co-Director, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center
Christopher J. Murphy Memorial Professor of Diabetes Research
Columbia University Medical Center

Apr 02

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

David A. Ford, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Center for Cardiovascular Research
Edward A. Doisy Research Center
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Apr 09

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL Lake Nona

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Host(s):

Xianlin Han



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Walter J. Koch, Ph.D.

W.W. Smith Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine,
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology
Director, Center for Translational Medicine
Temple University School of Medicine

Apr 23

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Sheila Collins



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Myles Wolf, M.D., MMSc

Director, Center for Translational Metabolism and Health
Institute for Public Health and Medicine
Margaret Gray Morton Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Apr 30

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

4:00 p.m. (ET)
Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona

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1:00 p.m. (PT)
Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Dwight Towler



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Kenneth Anderson, M.D.

Harvard Medical School,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

May 04

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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Auditorium A1350, Lake Nona
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Host(s):

Robert Rickert



Contact:

Esther Minotti


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Maria Kontaridis, Ph.D.

Cardiovascular Research
Cardiovascular Division
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

May 07

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2 - Lake Nona
4:00 p.m. EDT

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224 - La Jolla

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Host(s):

Daniel Kelly



Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Diabetes & Obesity Research Center

TBD

Pere Puigserver, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

May 28

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern

Magic 1 & 2
Orlando, FL

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Bldg. 2, Room 2224
La Jolla, CA
(Videolink) 1:00p.m. PST

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Contact:

Rebecca Kaercher


Cancer Center Seminar

TBD

Kimberly Stegmaier, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jun 08

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Pacific

Fishman Auditorium
La Jolla, CA

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A1350
Lake Nona in Orlando, FL
(videolink) 3:00 p.m. ET

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Contact:

Tja Owens


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