Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences JOURNAL CLUB

Journal Club is intended for graduate students to become familiar with the primary scientific literature by learning to select, read, analyze, understand, and orally summarize original research papers. Graduate students will also hone their scientific and critical writing skills. Meetings will be held once per week during the regular academic semester during which one student will present the research article and lead in the discussion. All students will prepare for each discussion in advance and will contribute to the analysis and discussion of the paper. In this journal club, papers will be presented on a diverse set of topics related to our fields of research performed at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

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Course coordinator:
Nicholas Fitz

Research Assistant Professor
Office 4136
Lab 4060.5-4060.10
Pitt Public Health
130 DeSoto Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412 624 8662
Email: nffitz@pitt.edu



Student Journal Club

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health student journal club provides a forum to discuss recent advances and gain experience organizing and presenting talks.

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Environmental and Occcupational Health Sciences Journal Club (EOH 2109) Syllabus

Date Presenter Paper Article
Jan 21 Jenna Kuhn Adaptive evolution of virulence and persistence in carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Click Here for Article
Jan 28 Fan Wu Estimation of pregnancy losses attributable to exposure to ambient fine particles in south Asia- an epidemiological case-control study Click Here for Article
Feb 4 Rushikesh Deshpande EOH seminar speaker spotlight - Yulia Tyurina -  Rushikesh Deshpande will present “Reactivation of dormant tumor cells by modified lipids derived from stress-activated neutrophils Click Here for Article
Feb 11  Shuangjia Xue Expression of SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2 and coincident host response signature varies by asthma inflammatory phenotype Click Here for Article
Feb 18  Kristine Sun  EOH seminar speaker spotlight - Yoel Sadovsky - Kristine Sun will present on "Internalization of trophoblastic small extracellular vesicles and detection of their miRNA cargo in P-bodies. J Extracell Vesicles. 2020" Click Here for Article
Feb 25   No Journal Club  
Mar 4 Zachary Clemens EOH seminar speaker spotlight - Chunyuan Jin - Polyadenylation of Histone H3.1 mRNA Promotes Cell Transformation by Displacing H3.3 from Gene Regulatory Elements Click Here for Article
Mar 11 Qi Wei Histone demethylase KDM4C controls tumorigenesis of glioblastoma by epigenetically regulating p53 and c-Myc Click Here for Article
Mar 18 Delmaliz Barreto-Vazquez Pseudomonas aeruginosa Utilizes Host-Derived Itaconate to Redirect Its Metabolism to Promote Biofilm Formation Click Here for Article
Mar 25 Emily Nicholls Metabolic effects of air pollution exposure and reversibility Click Here for Article
Apr 1 Alexander Schuyler EOH seminar speaker spotlight - Xiongwei Zhu -  DJ-1 regulates the integrity and function of ER-mitochondria association through interaction with IP3R3-Grp75-VDAC1 Click Here for Article
Apr 8 Tengziyi Ge E-cigarettes compromise the gut barrier and
trigger inflammation
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