Events Calendar

Health Sciences Events

October 18 - November 16, 2019

Friday, October 18

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.

Tuesday, October 22

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...

Wednesday, October 23

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...

Thursday, October 24

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...

Saturday, October 26

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...

Monday, October 28

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.

Wednesday, October 30

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...

Thursday, October 31

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...

Friday, November 1

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...

01 Nov
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...

Monday, November 4

04 Nov
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 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....

Tuesday, November 5

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.

Wednesday, November 6

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)...

Friday, November 8

08 Nov
Basic EndNote

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

Monday, November 11

11 Nov
Dawn Gideon Lecture: Social Determinants of Health: How Organizations are using SDoH to Reduce Health Disparities

A panel moderated by Ebbin Dobson, assistant professor of health management and policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health and featuring Melinda...

November 11, 2019 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 12

12 Nov
Start Smart Seminars:

Start Smart is a series of legal education seminars for entrepreneurs. It is year-round, free, and open to the public. It is hosted by the University of...

November 12, 2019 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 13

13 Nov
Gene Expression Visualization

This 3-hour hands-on workshop introduces powerful and intuitive gene-expression data visualization tools embedded in the HSLS-licensed Partek Flow software....

Thursday, November 14

14 Nov
Version Control

In this coffee break, learn the basics of version control and how it helps keep your work safe and reliable. We’ll cover how Github, Google Drive, and Box...

Friday, November 15

15 Nov
Student Shadows with Pittsburgh Companies

This exclusive opportunity to visit with awesome companies who are right here in Pittsburgh will bring you one step closer to the world of innovation! Hear...

November 15, 2019
15 Nov
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,...

15 Nov
Dynamics in DNA Damage Signaling Regulate the Response to Radiation

Jacob Stewart-Ornstein, PhD, assistant professor of computational and systems biology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, Nov....

November 15, 2019 12:00 p.m.
15 Nov
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...

15 Nov
The Money Table Graduate Student Investor Competition

Startup companies are a dime a dozen. Think you've got what it takes to pick a winner? Introducing The Money Table, the competition where you are the angel...

November 15, 2019 5:00 p.m.
15 Nov
Global Entrepreneurship Week

Be a part of the world's largest celebration of innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life during this week's Global...

November 15, 2019 6:00 p.m.

October 18 - November 16, 2019