URMC Labs - Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Seminar Series

This core departmental conference brings faculty, residents, fellows, graduate students and staff together for an introduction to new concepts and techniques in both clinical and experimental pathology. It is co-sponsored by the graduate program and is a part of Pathology 504, "Current Topics in Experimental Pathology."

The seminar series features reports from within the Department and the University of Rochester Medical Center as well as presentations by speakers from outside the University. Topics include developments in molecular pathology, cancer diagnosis/treatment and clinical quality assurance. CME credit is available for this series.

Typical schedule: Mondays noon, except third Monday of month, Room K-207 (2-6408)

Contact: Sue Van Thof, (585) 275-3184, Sue_VanThof@urmc.rochester.edu

Next Seminar: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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Clinical Microbiology in 2014 and Beyond: High Tech, Low Tech and Disco Tech

Adolph (Lower) S-Wing Auditorium,  Room 1-7619

1:00 p.m.

CME Credit Available

 

 

James M. Musser, M.D., Ph.D.

Fondren Distinguished Endowed Chair

Chair, Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine

The Methodist Hospital Physician Organization

Director, Center for Molecular and Translational Human Infectious Diseases Research

Houston Methodist Research Institute

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

CME Credit will be available.

Previous Seminars

Monday, January 12, 2014

Using Technology to Transform Health Care

E. Ray Dorsey, MD, MBA
Professor of Neurology
Center for Human Experiential Therapeutics

Lunch and CME Credit will be available.
Monday, January 13 at Noon
Location: K-207 Auditorium, Room 2-6408
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November 18, 2013

Clinicopathologic and Molecular Characteristics of Colorectoral Adenocarcinomas: Their Prognostic Significance and Their Relation to the Pattern of Spread

Taher Reza Kermanshahi, MD
Fellow, Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital

Lunch and CME Credit will be available.

Monday, November 18 at Noon
Location: K-207 Auditorium, Room 2-6408
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November 4 , 2013

Pierluigi Gambetti MDHuman Prion Diseases in 2013

Pierluigi Gambetti, MD

Professor and Director, Division of Neuropathology

Case Western Reserve

University School of Medicine

Lunch and CME Credit will be available.

Monday, November 4 at Noon

Location: K-207 Auditorium, Room 2-6408

October 28, 2013

David Hicks MDWhat's New in HER2-Testing? Recommendations for HER2-Testing in Breast Cancer: ASCO/CAP Clinical Practice Guideline Update (2013)

David G. Hicks , MD

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Director, Surgical Pathology

October 7, 2013

Michael C. Keefer, MDThe UR "Center for AIDS Research" (CFAR): New Opportunities for Collaborative Research

Michael C. Keefer, MD

Professor of Medicine - Infectious Disease Division

URMC

August 12, 2013

KirkleyIntroduction to the New Accreditation System - New Rules from the ACGME

Scott A. Kirkley, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Director, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Residency Program

June 3, 2013

7-29 Speaker HuVirus - Cell Interactions in Hepatitis B Virus Replication and Persistence

Jianming Hu, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

The Penn State University College of Medicine

Dr. Arul Chinnaiyan's ImageGeorge Hoyt Whipple Lecture

Dr. Arul M. Chinnaiyan

Director, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology
S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of Pathology and Professor of Urology
University of Michigan Medical School

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
American Cancer Society Research Professor

Recurrent Gene Fusions in Common Solid Tumors: Implications for Personalized Medicine

May 20 , 2013

Dr. Wendy Frankel

 

Dr. Wendy L. Frankel

Vice-Chair and Director of Anatomic Pathology

Director of GI/Liver Pathology

The Ohio State University

Challenges in Reporting Colorectal Cancer and Screening for Lynch Syndrome

May 13 , 2013

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Dr. Young Jik Kwon, Ph.D.

The University of California - Irvine

Stimuli-Responsive and Multi-Functional Delivery of Therapeutics and Diagnostics.

April 15 , 2013

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Dr. Allen Gao

University of California - Davis

Cytokine-Mediated MicroRNAs in Prostate Cancer Progression.

April 8 , 2013

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Dr. James W. Dennis

Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute/Mount Sinai Hospital

Hexosamine and Protein N-glycosylation in Metabolism and Adaptation to Stress

April 1 , 2013

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Dr. Jun-Ichi Abe

University of Rochester Medical Center

SUMO Wrestling: Steady Laminar Flow vs. Disturbed Flow?

March 18 , 2013

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Dr. Joe V. Chakkalakal

University of Rochester Medical Center

Skeletal Muscle Regenerative Capacity and Resident Stem Cell Function During Aging

 

March 11 , 2013

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Dr. Dirk P. Bohmann

University of Rochester Medical Center

Extracellular Signaling Networks Regulating FGF Activity

March 4 , 2013

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Dr. Edward M. Schwarz

University of Rochester Medical Center

Toward a Passive Immunization for MRSA Osteomyelitis

February 11 , 2013

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Dr. James M. Zavislan

University of Rochester Medical Center

Multimodal Optical Imaging to Aide in Clinical Pathology

February 4 , 2013

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Dr. Julie A. Johnson

V. Ravi Chandran Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Distinguished Professor of Pharmacy

University of Florida Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research

Implementation of PGX and the Role of Pathology .

January 21, 2013

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Dr. Thomas Mariani

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology (SMD)

University of Rochester Medical Center

Systems-Level Analysis of Lung Development and Respiratory Disease

January 14, 2013

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Dr. Faqian Li

Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Rochester Medical Center

Wnt Signaling in Development and Disease

December 10 , 2012

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Dr. Glenn E. Palomaki

Associate Director

Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Sequencing Maternal Plasma Free DNA to Identify Down Syndrome: Current Status and Future Directions

Video link will be available at date and time of seminar.

December 3 , 2012

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Dr. Charles Lee

Associate Professor of Pathology

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Understanding Human Disease Through Structural Genomic Variation

November 19 , 2012

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Dr. Tian H. Chi

Associate Professor of Imunobiology, Yale University

Gene Regulation in Mice: Novel Methods and Models

November 12 , 2012

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Dr. John Tomaszewski

Professor and Chair, Pathology and Anatomical Services,

SUNY at the University at Buffalo

Fused Diagnostics and Personalized Medicine in the 21st Century

November 5 , 2012

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Dr. Mark S. Nanes

Professor of Medicine, Emory University

Chief of Medicine, Atlanta VA Medical Center

Lessons from a 32 Year Old Man with Multiple Fractures

October 29 , 2012

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Dr. Harold C. Smith

Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysica,

University of Rochester Medical Center

Drug Discovery Strategies that Capitalize on the Mechanisms of Disease

October 15 , 2012

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Dr. Hartmut K. Land

Professor and Chair, Biomedical Genetics,

University of Rochester Medical Center

Landscape of Cancer Cell Vulnerabilities

October 8 , 2012

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Dr. Charles Steenbergen

Professor of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University

Male/Female Differences in Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

October 1 , 2012

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Dr. Robert A. Mooney

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,

University of Rochester Medical Center

The Skeleton - Unappreciated Target of Diabetic Complications

September 17 , 2012

Dr. James P. Corsetti

HDL: The "Good" Cholesterol?

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

September 10 , 2012

Dr. Archibald S. Perkins

Towards the Development of Targeted Therapies for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

June 11 , 2012

Dr. John Krolewski

Developing Pro-Apoptotic Therapies for Prostate Cancer

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

June 4 , 2012

Dr. Chawnshang Chang

Androgen Receptor Roles in Prostate/Liver Cancer

George Hoyt Whipple Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

May 21 , 2012

Dr. Ping Tang

ER Positive/PR Negative Breast Cancer, An Unfavorable Subtype

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

May 7 , 2012

Dr. Stephen L. Welle

Research and Clinical Applications of Ultra-High-Throughput Sequencing

Professor of Medicine, Endocrine/Metabolism Division, URMC

April 30 , 2012

Dr. Lawrence J. Saubermann

Genotype/Phenotype Relationships in IBD

Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, URMC

April 23 , 2012

Dr. Deborah J. Veis Novack

NIK'ing the Bone: How Alternative NF-kappaB Encourages the Osteoclast

Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine

April 16 , 2012

Dr. Alex C. Spyropoulos

Role of Novel Oral Anticoagulants in the Management of Venous Thromboembolic Disease

Associate Professor of Medicine - Hematology/Oncology, URMC

April 9 , 2012

Dr. Neil Blumberg

Can We Improve Clinical Outcomes by Leukoreduction, Washing and Shorter Red Cell Storage?

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

March 26 , 2012

Dr. Christa L. Whitney-Miller

HER2 in Upper GI Malignancies

Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

March 12 , 2012

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

USCAP Poster Presentations

March 5, 2012

Dr. Richard Burack, Dr. Ping Tang, Dr. Zhongren Zhou

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

USCAP Poster Presentations

February 27, 2012

Dr. Majed Refaai
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

February 13, 2012

Dr. Lianping Xing
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

February 6, 2012

Dr. Brendan Boyce
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

January 30, 2012

Dr. David Hicks
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, URMC

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 4:00 p.m., Room G-5303

Molecular classification of colorectal carcinoma (CRC)
Dr. Xuchen Zhang
Hepatic/GI Pathology Fellow
Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

December 12, 2011

Aldo-keto reductase family 1B10 (AKR1B10): A Unique Oncogenic Biomarker in Carcinomas of the Pncreas and Liver
Dr. Kristina Matkowskyj
GI and Liver Pathology Fellow
Northwestern University, McGraw Medical Center

October 31, 2011

Health Care Reform
Steven I. Goldstein
President & CEO Strong Memorial & Highland Hospitals
University of Rochester Medical Center Vice President

October 17, 2011

Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma: From Bench to Bed Side
Dr. Priti Lal
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System

August 15, 2011

Antibodies 2011: Genitourinary Pathology
Dr. David Tacha
Vice President of Research and Development, Chief Scientific Officer
Biocard Medical

Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS-TBNA)
Dr. Stefan E. Pambuccian
Professor, Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

July 11, 2011

Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules: Views, Biases and Experiences
Dr. Zubair W. Baloch
Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

May 16, 2011

Can Surgery Be Avoided for a Diagnosis of Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia?
Dr. Bradley Turner
Fellow in Oncologic Surgical Pathology University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

May 9, 2011

Profiling the Immune System Using Flow Cytometry
Dr. Debora R. Sekiguchi
Fellow in Hematopathology
University of Pennsylvania Health System

April 4, 2011

The Role of TIF1beta and TGFbeta in Pancreatic Tumor Development and Diagnosis
Dr. Lanjing Zhang
Fellow/Assistant Instructor of Pathology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

March 7, 2011

Biomarker Discovery and Validation Using Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics
Dr. Yan Zhang
Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Chemistry
Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School

January 24, 2011

Clinical and Research Applications of 1,25 dihydroxy
Vitamin D Testing by LC-MS/MS
Dr. Frederick G. Strathmann
Senior Fellow, Department of Laboratory Medicine
University of Washington

January 19, 2011 (Wednesday, 4:00 PM, G-5303)

A Practical Approach to Diagnosing Endometrial Precursor Lesions
Dr. Eric C. Huang
Clinical Fellow, Division of Cytopathology, Department of Pathology
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School

January 10, 2011

Serrated Colonic Polyps and the Serrated Pathway of Colorectal Carcinogenesis
Dr. Joanna A. Gibson
Assistant Professor , Lab Medicine & Pathology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic

December 20, 2010

Mass Spectrometry Applications to the Clinical Lab
Dr. Charbel Abou Diwan
Clinical Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellow, Emory University School of Medicine

November 29, 2010

The Diagnosis and Treatment of ALK-Rearranged Tumors
Dr. Scott J. Rodig
Assistant Professor, Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

November 22, 2010

Challenging Cases in Gynecological Pathology
Dr. Fan Chen
Assistant Professor, Clinical, Bellevue Hospital, NY University Medical Center

November 8, 2010

Cellular/Molecular Basis for Ah Receptor Antagonist-Mediated Expansion of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Dr. Thomas Gasiewicz
Professor and Chair, Environmental Medicine, URMC

November 1, 2010

Death of Innocence, Identifying Infant Homicide
Dr. Kevin D. Whaley
Assistant Chief Medical Examiner, Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health

October 4, 2010

Surviving the Third Wave of Diagnostic Virology
Dr. Charles P. Cartwright
Chief Scientific and Technical Director, ViroMed (LabCorp) Laboratories, Minnetonka, MN

September 20, 2010

Problems of Prognostication in Soft Tissue Tumors
Dr. Christopher D. M. Fletcher
Professor and Director of Surgical Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital

August 23, 2010

A Tail of Notch in T-ALL
Dr. Mina L. Xu
Hematopathology Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital

July 26, 2010

Identification of Viral Integration Sites by Next Generation Sequencing
Dr. Eric J. Duncavage
Hematopathology Fellow, University of Utah, ARUP Laboratory Inc.

July 12, 2010

Human NK Cell Gene Expression and Turnover
Dr. Charles T. Lutz
Vice Chair for Research, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Kentucky

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