This list includes events, both at CHOP and elsewhere, that may interest trainees at the CHOP Research Institute. For more information on any event, please contact us.

NOTE - This calendar does not include University of Pennsylvania Biomedical Postdoctoral Program (BPP) events, unless they are available to ALL CHOP research trainees.

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Upcoming Events

All Sessions Postponed and will be rescheduled at a future date.

Emerging Innovators in Collaborative Research – Celebrate Colleagues, Build Community!

Speakers Announced – April 17th, May 8th, May 12th, and June 3rd!

Join us as we celebrate the next generation of research pioneers in the Emerging Innovators in Collaborative Research seminar series, beginning in April 2020.

In an abundance of caution and following the University of Pennsylvania's recent COVID-19 guidance, all BPP meetings and events are postponed until further notice.

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: John Morgan Building, Reunion Auditorium

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Get ready to explore careers in science communication and healthcare consulting from the comfort of your couch!  Our first panel session will feature professionals in publishing, medical writing and scientific editing.

Careers in Science Communication

Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Location: BlueJeans Virtual Platform

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Session Postponed and will be rescheduled at a future date.

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

Presentations: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Networking: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: Roberts Center, Room 1120-AB

In an abundance of caution and following the University of Pennsylvania's recent COVID-19 guidance, all BPP meetings and events are postponed until further notice.

Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: John Morgan Building, Reunion Auditorium

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In an abundance of caution and following CHOP's recent COVID-19 guidance, this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Title: Intestinal Epithelial Stem Cell Contributions to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Presenter: Kathryn Hamilton, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of GI, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: ARC Conference Room 123ABC

In an abundance of caution and following the University of Pennsylvania's recent COVID-19 guidance, all BPP meetings and events are postponed until further notice.

Date: Friday, April 24, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: John Morgan Building, Class of '62 Auditorium

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In an abundance of caution and following the University of Pennsylvania's recent COVID-19 guidance, all BPP meetings and events are postponed until further notice.

Date: Monday, April 27, 2020

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: John Morgan Building, Class of '62 Auditorium

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Event canceled: Postdocs scheduled to attend this session will join the Check-In Session in August. 

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Buerger Center, 1st Floor, Rooms 1212/13/14

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Session Postponed and will be rescheduled at a future date.

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020

Presentations: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Reception and Networking: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Buerger Center, Room 1212/1213/1214

 

1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Discovery and Functional Characterization of RASopathy Mutations Underlying Lymphatic Anomalies and Preparation for Clinical Development
Dong Li, PhD, Research Scientist
Pediatrics – Human Genetics
Nominated By: Hakon Hakonarson, MD, PhD

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Big Data-Informed Discovery of Cancer Immunotherapy Targets Arising from Pre-mRNA Alternative Splicing
Yang Pan, MS, PhD Candidate
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine – Laboratory Medicine
Nominated By: Yi Xing, PhD

2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Immunotherapy for Immunogenically Silent Tumors: Target Discovery and CAR Engineering
Mark Yarmarkovich, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Pediatrics – Oncology
Nominated By: John Maris, MD

This series, organized by the Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs (ATOP), recognizes exceptional non-faculty researchers-in-training and research staff who have produced high impact collaborative research at Children's Hospital. All speakers for the series have been nominated by their Department Chair, Division Chief or Faculty Mentor and represent a variety of scientific disciplines and research areas.

Program Goals

  • Provide a forum for outstanding non-faculty researchers to present and discuss their science
  • Celebrate the successes of future leaders in pediatric research
  • Build community among colleagues and the broader CHOP community

Registration for this event is coming soon.

For more information, contact Janet Stuart at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 267-426-7496.

 

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