Grand Rounds is held in G100 Bondurant Hall unless otherwise specified.





No Grand Rounds Seminar today


No Grand Rounds Seminar today


No Grand Rounds Seminar today

1/25/18 Katherine Hoadley, PhD Integrative genomic classification of
testicular germ cell tumors
2/1/18 Alisa Wolberg, PhD Fibrinogen, factor XIII, and red blood cells
in thrombosis
2/8/18 David Margolis, MD Basic and translational research
towards an HIV cure
2/15/18 Peggy Cotter, PhD New insight into virulence gene regulation in Bordetella pertussis may inform pertussis vaccine improvement
2/22/18 David Gerber, MD Regenerative Medicine:
Today’s Science — Tomorrow’s Patient
3/1/18 Peter Gilligan, PhD Three lessons learned from 40 years
as a clinical microbiologist
3/8/18 Mehmet Kesimer, PhD Airway mucins as prognostic/diagnostic
and therapeutic target

DPLM Faculty Meeting with Dr. Wesley Burks

3/22/18 Gary Johnson, PhD Assessing the response and adaptation of the breast cancer kinome to targeted kinase inhibition
3/29/18 Bernard Weissman, PhD “More insights into rare human malignancies
How chromatin remodeling changes can drive human tumor development”
4/5/18 DPLM Faculty Meeting

4/12/18 Qing Zhang, PhD

“Studying the oxygen sensing pathway in cancer


Resident Research Day


Graduate Student Research Day

5/3/18 Rita Nayar, MD From Bethesda to Paris at LAST:
The value of standardized reporting systems
5/10/18 Scott Williams, PhD Oral epithelia:
Development, stem cells, and cancer
5/17/18 Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD Opioid Testing Highs, Lows and Ratios: Crossroads of Pain Management and Opioid Epidemic
5/24/18 No Grand Rounds Seminar today
5/31/18 H. Shelton Earp, MD

“MerTK: Physiologic and Pathophysiologic Roles”

6/7/18 Scott Commins, MD, PhD Late night anaphylaxis: An evolving story of ticks, red meat, and glycosylation with global implications
6/14/18 Jennifer Martinez, PhD Non-canonical autophagy mediates
immunosuppression during challenge

Grand Rounds is sponsored by the School of Medicine,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Accreditation Statement: The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • Credit Statement: The School of Medicine of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.
  • Commercial Support Disclosure: In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry, and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity. In addition, speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.
  • Learning Objectives for the Participants:

Activity Objectives:
The information presented at this educational activity should improve your ability to:
1. Understand current mechanisms of diseases and/or treatments.
2. Be acquainted with improvements in diagnostic accuracy or classification systems.
3. Appreciate the value of scientific understanding of diseases for improving clinical management of patients.
4. Recognize possible opportunities to collaborate with speakers or other attendees/participants.
5. Discuss advances in pathology, medicine, and related disciplines and where possible, their translation to patient care.
6. Discuss the research and service interests of faculty, housestaff, and other department members at UNC and other institutions.


  • Americans with Disabilities Act: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education activity, please contact Brenda Brock at 919-843-5878.