Events Calendar

Health Sciences Events

January 17 - February 15, 2020

Friday, January 17

17 Jan
Cryptic Effects at a Distance: Constructing Causal Claims in Fetal Epigenetic Programming Research

Presented by Sarah Richardson, professor of the history of science and of studies of women, gender, and sexuality, Harvard University, this talk is a...

17 Jan
Public Health and Shale Gas Development

Presented by Raina Rippel, director, SWPA Environmental Health Project in McMurray, PA and Sarah Rankin, public health nurse at SWPA Environmental Health...

January 17, 2020 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 21

21 Jan
Info Sessions for the Randall Family Big Idea Competition

The application period for the 2020 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with $100,000 in prize money is now open for Pitt students of all levels and...

21 Jan
Introduction to Data Management

In this class, learn the fundamentals of keeping your data secure and organized through brief introductions to the core areas of data management: file...

Wednesday, January 22

22 Jan
Dissertation Defense: Kate Lillian Carroll

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Contributions of Innate and Adaptive Immunity in the Development of Herpes Stromal Keratitis After...

January 22, 2020 9:00 a.m.
22 Jan
Intellectual Property Concepts

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

22 Jan
Start Smart: How to Start a Business on a Student Visa

Join top immigration and startup lawyers for a valuable Q&A on how students can start a business without violating the terms of their visas. Please...

Thursday, January 23

23 Jan
Reporting Guidelines: Transparent Writing Equals Better Results

Using the appropriate reporting guideline can simplify the writing process and improve chances of acceptance, whether it is a class assignment, a grant, or a...

23 Jan
Info Sessions for the Randall Family Big Idea Competition

The application period for the 2020 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with $100,000 in prize money is now open for Pitt students of all levels and...

Friday, January 24

24 Jan
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...

24 Jan
Advancing Digital Health and Data Analytics at the School of Nursing

The School of Nursing and the Mobile Sensing + Health Institute (MoSHI) are co-hosting MoSHI's January seminar. This rapid-fire presentation includes...

January 24, 2020 12:00 p.m.
24 Jan
Big Idea Blitz

A fun way to get introduced to entrepreneurship at Pitt. At this weekend idea generation competition you will be able to pitch your idea, form a team, work...

January 24, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 25

25 Jan
3rd Annual Opioid Epidemic Awareness Fundraiser

Our residents will host their 3rd Annual Opioid Epidemic Awareness Fundraiser. Come enjoy a night away from the Pittsburgh winter in the lush gardens of...

January 25, 2020 7:00 p.m.

Monday, January 27

27 Jan
Advanced EndNote

This hands-on class will show you how to use more advanced features of EndNote, including adding and editing citation styles, using filters and Smart Groups,...

27 Jan
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session

OTD Information Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with a current student and one of our faculty members who will answer your questions and provide...

January 27, 2020 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 28

28 Jan
Advanced PowerPoint For Presentations

This hands-on workshop demonstrates ways to incorporate design, images, videos, and transitions into your PowerPoint presentations. We will discuss...

Wednesday, January 29

29 Jan
ChIP-Seq

This is a 4-hour workshop. The morning session (10am - 12pm) provides a brief introduction to techniques, platforms, and methods used in chromatin profiling...

29 Jan
Using Animals Responsibly in Biomedical Research

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

29 Jan
Info Sessions for the Randall Family Big Idea Competition

The application period for the 2020 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with $100,000 in prize money is now open for Pitt students of all levels and...

Thursday, January 30

30 Jan
SBIR/STTR Workshop

Get in-depth exposure to federal grant funding opportunities Learn about resources specifically available to University faculty and PA small...

30 Jan
From Protocol to Publication: Selecting the Right Reporting Guideline for Your Paper...

Using the appropriate reporting guideline can simplify the writing process and improve chances of acceptance, whether it is a class assignment, a grant, or a...

Friday, January 31

31 Jan
Experimental Approaches to the Treatment of Schizophrenia

The Department welcomes Donald Goff, MD to Pittsburgh where he will present a Distinguished Scientist Lecture as part of our regular Friday series. Dr. Goff...

31 Jan
Novel Insights into the Role of Beta-Catenin in Biliary Pathophysiology

Kari Nejak-Bowen, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of pathology (Division of Experimental Pathology), School of Medicine, will present the next Senior Vice...

January 31, 2020 12:00 p.m.

Monday, February 3

03 Feb
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Information Session

OTD Information Sessions are a great opportunity to meet with a current student and one of our faculty members who will answer your questions and provide...

February 03, 2020 12:00 p.m.
03 Feb
Info Sessions for the Randall Family Big Idea Competition

The application period for the 2020 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with $100,000 in prize money is now open for Pitt students of all levels and...

Tuesday, February 4

04 Feb
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...

04 Feb
Study Closeout

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

Wednesday, February 5

05 Feb
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...

05 Feb
Communication Ethics for Preventing Misconduct

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

05 Feb
Dissertation Defense: Sherin David

Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology Graduate Program PhD Defense: Stem Cell and Tissue-based Therapies for Male Infertility Major Advisor &...

Friday, February 7

07 Feb
Basic EndNote for Macs

Interested in using EndNote on your Mac but don’t know where to begin? This hour long class will get you started importing, annotating, and organizing your...

07 Feb
Researchers on the Rise: Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD, and Rui Peixoto, PhD

We are pleased to feature presentations by two of our rising stars, Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD and Rui Peixoto, PhD as part of our Researchers on the Rise...

Monday, February 10

10 Feb
Ninth Annual Scholarly Presentation Symposium

Join the School of Nursing and Dean Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob for a symposium featuring the work that has been published and presented by Nursing faculty,...

10 Feb
Achieving Optimal Readmission Rates by Creating a High Reliability Environment

Presented by Allan Frankel, managing partner for Safe and Reliable Healthcare. This lecture is part of the Dr. Loren Roth Speaker Series of UPMC, is the 2020...

February 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.
10 Feb
Cathedral

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program Phd Defense: Tissue-restricted chikungunya virus is attenuated in mice and protective against virulent virus...

February 10, 2020 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, February 11

11 Feb
Getting Systematic About Systematic Reviews

You’ve heard of systematic reviews (SRs), but what are they? This class will describe this relatively new type of research study, point you to emerging...

Wednesday, February 12

12 Feb
It's Only A Model: What Can and Can't be Learned from Computation

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

12 Feb
Command Line Basics

This hands-on workshop will teach how to (1) access a remote Unix machine (Center for Research Computing- HTC Cluster) using a text-based terminal, (2) use...

Thursday, February 13

13 Feb
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...

13 Feb
Winter Academy Pitt Nursing Luncheon

Guests are cordially invited to join Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, for a special luncheon...

February 13, 2020 11:30 a.m.
13 Feb
Relationship Therapy: Investigators and Statisticians

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Center offers workshops as a resource for researchers and...

Friday, February 14

14 Feb
Clinical Grand Rounds

Dr. LalithKumar Solai, MD and Tami Minnier, MSN, RN, FACHE will host a Clinical Grand Rounds and discuss strategies for keeping patients safe while in our care.

14 Feb
ALK1 signaling in vascular development and disease

Presented by Beth L. Roman, associate professor of human genetics, member, Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute, basic research director, HHT...

February 14, 2020 1:00 p.m.

January 17 - February 15, 2020