Workshops

Workshops

Saturday, April 21

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
San Diego Convention Center
Session Room 3

Molecular and Cellular Basis of Cancer: Breast Cancer and Gene Regulation Workshop

Ductal Carcinoma In Situ - Discerning Aggressive Versus Benign Disease Using Molecular Features

Chairs: P. Iannaccone, Northwestern University, D. Williams, University of North Carolina and Q. Yan, Yale School of Medicine

Transcription-Based Approaches to Identify Regulatory Networks in Cancer
Michael Green, MD, PhD
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Chromatin Regulation of p53 in Cancer
Shannon Lauberth, PhD
University of California, San Diego

Long-Range Chromatin Interactions in the Mammalian Genome
Bing Ren, PhD
University of California, San Diego

Targeting Gene Transcription in Cancer
W.L. Kraus, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center



11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
San Diego Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom
Salon G

XVIIIth Annual Workshop on Graduate Education in Pathology: Wellness for Students and Faculty

Chairs: W. Mars, University of Pittsburgh and B. Ducatman, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Lessons Learned from Wellness Programs in Residency and Clinical Fellowships
Wesley Naritoku, MD, PhD
USC/LAC+USC Medical Center

Wellness in Research Training Programs
Alana Iglewicz, MD
University of California, San Diego

Concepts in Wellness and Mindfulness in Training Programs
Rhonda Mason, LCSW
San Diego, CA


Sunday, April 22


7:00 AM - 8:15 AM
San Diego Marriott Marquis
Marina Ballroom
Salon F

Committee for Career Development & Diversity Workshop and Breakfast: Mentor/Mentee Relationships: a Two-Way Street

Chairs: M. Preziosi, University of Pittsburgh and V. Contreras-Shannon, St. Mary’s University

Introduction of the Mentor/Sponsor/Mentee Dynamics by the Moderator
Cecelia Yates, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing

Panel Discussion: Panelists Will Introduce Themselves with Attending Mentor/Mentee for 3-5 Minutes Followed by Q&A Session:

Diane Bielenberg, PhD
Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital

Patricia D'Amore, PhD
Schepens Eye Research Institute

Monte Willis, MD, PhD, MBA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alan Wells, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Concluding Remarks by the Moderator
Cecelia Yates, PhD


8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
San Diego Convention Center
Session Room 3

Liver Pathobiology Workshop: Hepatobiliary Disease

Chairs: K. Nejak-Bowen, University of Pittsburgh

Adiponectin-FGF15/19 Signaling in Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Min You, PhD
Northeast Ohio Medical University

Neuroendocrine Regulation of Biliary Damage and Liver Fibrosis
Gianfranco Alpini, PhD
Texas A&M Health Science Center

Polyploid Hepatocytes in Liver Injury and Repair
Andrew Duncan, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Bile Acids amd Sphingosine-1 Phosphate Receptor 2 in Cholestatic Liver Injury
Huiping Zhou, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University

Mechanisms Underlying Fatty Liver Disease
Jacquelyn Maher, MD
University of California, San Francisco

Endogenous Mechanisms Limiting Liver Fibrosis
Chandrashekhar Gandhi, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


Monday, April 23

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
San Diego Convention Center
Session Room 3

Molecular and Cellular Basis of Cancer: Cell Injury Workshop: Tumor-Associated Parallels with Fibrosis

Chair: A. Wells, University of Pittsburgh

Tumors: The Wounds that Won't Stop Healing
Alan Wells, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Targeting CD109 in Fibrosis and Cancer Metastasis
Anie Philip, PhD
McGill University

An Evolutionarily Conserved Pathway for Epithelial Repair
Bogi Andersen, MD
University of California, Irvine


Workshops/Special Sessions:

  • XVIIIth Annual Workshop on Graduate Education in Pathology:  Wellness for Students and Faculty
  • Breast Cancer and Gene Regulation Workshop
    Cell Injury Workshop: Tumor-Associated Parallels with Fibrosis
  • Liver Pathobiology Workshop: Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Lunch and Learn:  Science, Statistics, and Getting It Right
    • An interactive lunch session will include an opportunity for participants to review case vignettes featuring common problems in scientific research statistics followed by a presentation and discussion with statistical faculty. The Do's, Dont's, and Pitfalls of these methods will be highlighted and discussed. 
  • Pathobiology for Research Scientists:  Infectious Pathogens and Cancer