Health Sciences

The Schools of the Health Sciences work closely with UPMC to ensure that health care delivery, biomedical research, and education are equally robust and continuously evolving.

Upcoming Events

18 Oct
Science 2019: Mechanisms of Regeneration

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 9:00 a.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: New Materials and Their Applications

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 9:00 a.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Novel Therapeutic Strategies

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 9:00 a.m.
18 Oct
Past, Present, and Possible Futures for Regeneration Research

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, PhD, scientific director of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will...

October 18, 2019 11:00 a.m.
18 Oct
Office Hours For Innovators & Entrepreneurs at LifeXLabs

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

18 Oct
Poster Session 2

This is a Science 2019 event where Faculty, postdocs, grad students, and other researchers from across the University will exhibit posters showcasing their...

October 18, 2019 1:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Artificial Intelligence

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 2:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Oxidative Stress

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 2:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Science 2019: Tumorigenesis—Speeding It Up and Putting on the Brakes

This spotlight session at Science 2019 will feature four Pitt scientists sharing brief presentations of some of their latest research and findings on the...

October 18, 2019 2:00 p.m.
18 Oct
Research on the Edge of the Expanding Sphere V. 2.0

Alfred Spector, PhD, chief technology officer and head of engineering at Two Sigma, will present the 2019 SVC for Research Lecture, “Research on the Edge of...

October 18, 2019 4:00 p.m.
22 Oct
Painless PubMed

This one hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics include: building...

23 Oct
ChIP-Seq & Partek Flow

This 3-hour hands-on workshop provides a brief introduction to techniques, platforms, and methods used in chromatin profiling experiments, including...

24 Oct
Dissertation Defense: Tenley Brownright

"Using High-Resolution Measles Vaccination Coverage Data Improves Detection of Spatial Heterogeneity and Measles Outbreak Risks in the U.S. and...

October 24, 2019 9:00 a.m.
24 Oct
PechaKucha Basics

This image-based presentation method is well-suited for our average attention-span of 8 to 10 minutes. Learn PechaKucha basics (20 slides + 20 seconds...

24 Oct
Prickle1 regulates chondrocyte polarity through protein-protein interactions with Dishevelled 2 and 3

Join us for a Pittsburgh Center for Bone & Mineral Research Seminar Series lecture. Presented by: Yong (Roy) Wan, Ph.D. Department of Dental...

24 Oct
Women's Entrepreneurship Week: She Creates

Each year, She Creates will be hosted during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week and will discuss the challenges around women as tech leaders and as founders in...

26 Oct
IBM BlueHack

BlueHack is a two-day novel hackathon for students who have a passion for problem solving around a particular theme. Find a team, join a team, work...

28 Oct
Pitt+Me Day: A SALK-a-bration of Research!

What do the polio vaccine, CPR, and double-organ transplantation have in common? They were all discovered thanks to researchers at the University of...

October 28, 2019 10:00 a.m.
30 Oct
Gene Regulation

This 3-hr hands-on workshop provides an overview of resources and search strategies on transcriptional regulation. Emphasis will be given to HSLS-licensed...

31 Oct
Managing Data for Comprehensive Lit Reviews: DistillerSR

Pitt faculty and staff in the schools of the health sciences have access to DistillerSR (DSR), web-based software that can be used to create screening and...

31 Oct
Crafting a Data Management Plan

What is a Data Management Plan? This session will answer that question, as well as describe the steps to creating a DMP, tools that can help with DMP...

01 Nov
EndNote for Research Teams

Are you working on a research team that is juggling references, manuscripts, and multiple citation managers? This hour-long class can help! You will learn...

04 Nov
Introduction to Tableau for Data Visualization

You've collected your data. Now what? In this class we will learn how to use Tableau to demonstrate the significance of your data. Registration is required....

05 Nov
Dissertation Defense: Cynthia Salter

"Exploration of Experiences of Birth Trauma of Maternity Health Care Professionals" Public Health/Behavioral and Community Health Sciences

November 05, 2019 10:00 a.m.
06 Nov
Single Cell RNA-Seq

This is a 4-hour workshop on the techniques, platforms, and methods used in analyzing single cell RNA-Seq data (scRNA-Seq). The morning session (10am - 12pm)...