Pathology Grand Rounds - 2023-2024

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Friday, July 28, 2023 at 8:00 AM PT 
Clinical Seminar Series
Adam Bagg, MD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
"B-cells Behaving Badly: a Better Basis to Behold Belligerence in B-cell Neoplasms"

Friday, August 25, 2023 at 12:00 PM PT
Clinical Seminar Series
Nathalie Agar, PhD 
Daniel E. Ponton Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School 
Brigham and Women's Hospital 
Department of Cancer Biology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
"Multimodal Platform for Neuropathology and Neurooncology"

Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at 12:00 PM PT
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series
Jennifer Lucero, MD, MA
Associate Dean for Admissions
Vice Chair Equity Diversity & Inclusion 
Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
University of California Los Angeles
"Aversive Racism in Academic Medicine: A Pathway Forward"

Friday, October 13, 2023 at 12:00 PM PT
Research Seminar Series
Hanna Mikkola, MD, PhD
Professor, Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California Los Angeles
“Dissecting Human Hematopoietic Stem Cell Self-Renewal”

Friday, October 27, 2023 at 8:00 AM PT 
Clinical Seminar Series
Oluwole Fadare, MD
Professor of Pathology
Chief, Division of Anatomic Pathology
University of California San Diego
"Pathology of Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Putative Precursors: Update on a Changing Landscape"

Friday, November 3, 2023 at 12:00 PM PT 
Quality M&M 
"Interdepartmental Communication and Nomenclature in Urgent Blood Transfusion"
Joshua Pierce, MD, PhD
PGY-3 Resident in Anatomical and Clinical Pathology
University of California Los Angeles

"Assessing Real Time PCR Workflow for HLA Typing : Application for Solid Organ Transplantation and Allele Ambiguity Resolution"
Yuxin Yin, PhD, CHS (ACHI)
Clinical Fellow (DIT)
UCLA Immunogenetics Center

Mario A. Pulido, PhD
Clinical Fellow
Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility
UCLA Immunogenetics Center

John Muramoto
UCLA Immunogenetics Laboratory Supervisor
UCLA Immunogenetics Center

Friday, January 12, 2024 at 12:00 PM PT 
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series - In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Sabine Hildebrandt, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Boston Children's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
"Anatomy in Nazi Germany and Its Legacies for Today"

Friday, January 26, 2024 at 12:00 PM PT 
Clinical Seminar Series
Esther Babady, PhD, D (ABMM), FIDSA, FAAM
Chief, Clinical Microbiology Service
Director, Clinical Microbiology Fellowship Program
Attending Microbiologist and Member, MH
Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Services
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Department of Medicine
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clostridioides difficile Infection: Diagnostic Challenges in Cancer Patients”

Friday, February 9, 2024 at 8:00 AM PT (Virtual)
Daljit S. & Elaine Sarkaria Lectureship & Quality Day 
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Liron Pantanowitz, MD, PhD, MHA
Chair and Professor of Pathology
UPMC/University of Pittsburgh
"Data-Driven Decision-Making in Support of Managing Pathology Laboratories"

Friday, March 8, 2024 at 12:00 PM PT (Virtual)
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Series
Nicole Riddle, MD
Pathologist and Residency Site Director
Department of Pathology, Tampa General Hospital
Ruffolo, Hooper, and Associates
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology  
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
"Accommodations for Disabilities: Valuing All People in Medicine Equally" 

Friday, March 15, 2024 at 12:00 PM PT - Hybrid Presentation - 13-105 CHS + Zoom
Research Seminar Series
Eric Huang, MD, PhD
Professor & Vice Chair for Research
Department of Pathology
University of California San Francisco
"Neuroimmune Dysfunction in FTD-ALS Spectrum Diseases"

Friday, April 12, 2023 at 12:00 PM PT - Hybrid Presentation - 13-105 CHS + Zoom
Zoom Link + Zoom ID: 932 2873 1688 + Passcode: 879960
Roy Walford Lectureship
Laura Niedernhofer, MD, PhD
Director, Institute of the Biology of Aging and Metabolism
Medical Discovery Team Biology of Aging
Professor Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biophysics      
University of Minnesota Medical School                                                                                                                                                       "Endogenous DNA Damage as a Primary Driver of Aging"

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 8:00 AM PT - Virtual
Zoom Link + Zoom ID: 988 6374 0878 + Passcode: 167404
Clinical Seminar Series
Olayemi Sokumbi, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology and Laboratory Medicine & Pathology 
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Director Clinical Practice, Department of Dermatology 
Associate Medical Director, Department of Business Development, Mayo Clinic Florida
"Skin Color in Clinicopathologic Correlation: Does Color Matter?"

Friday, May 10, 2024 at 12:00 PM PT - Virtual
Zoom Link + Zoom ID: 985 3560 8986 + Passcode: 562612
Quality M&M
"Missing Breast Core Biopsy Cassettes from Two Separate Patients"
Jessica Jones, PA (ASCP)
Supervisor, Surgical Pathology
UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

“Identification of a Near-miss Sentinel Event in a Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant Recipient”
Nezar Eltayeb-Elsheikh, PhD
Clinical PhD Fellow
UCLA Immunogenetics Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Jennifer Qiuheng Zhang, PhD
Program Director
UCLA Immunogenetics Center
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 12:00 PM PT - Virtual
Zoom Link + Zoom ID: 964 9075 2146 + Passcode: 707044
Lya & Harrison Latta Lectureship 
Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD
Director, Michigan Center for Translational Pathology
Professor of Pathology and Urology
University of Michigan
"Gene Fusions in Common Solid Tumors: Implications for Precision Oncology"

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 8:00 AM PT - Virtual
Zoom Link + Zoom ID: 931 2057 9953 + Passcode: 542487
Clinical Seminar Series
Maria Westerhoff, MD
Professor, Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology
Assistant Chair for Wellness and Culture
University of Michigan
"Is it HCC? Three Scenarios to be Wary of, from the Perspective of a Surgical Pathologist"