Joint Research in Progress Seminars

We look forward to you joining us again on the 3rd Friday of every month at 12 pm, Hybrid, via Zoom and BST Conference Room 1595.

Date Presenter 1 PI Lab Presenter 2 PI Lab
09/16/2022
Mark Snyder
Mark Snyder
10/21/2022
Hussein Baydoun
Geoffrey Camirand
TBD
11/18/2022
NO RIP – STI Retreat
12/16/2022 – CANCELED
Yang Li Sarah Gaffen Rithika Behera Robert Lafyatis
01/20/2023
Alessandro Gambella Anthony Demetris Sultan Abdelhamid Timothy Billiar
02/17/2023
Yang Li Sarah Gaffen
03/17/2023
Johnny Bou Saba Heth Turnquist
04/21/2023
Gang Zhang Fadi Lakkis Doureradjou Peroumal Partha Biswas
05/19/2023
Mouhamad Moussawy Hossam Abdelsamed
06/16/2023 Ipsita Dey Sarah Gaffen
07/21/2023 Nicole Ponde Sarah Gaffen

For more information, please contact:
Kristie Bowman
(412) 648-4058
bowmankl2@upmc.edu

Joint Journal Club

We look forward to you joining us again on the 4th Friday of every month at 12 pm, Hybrid, via Zoom and BST Conference Room 1595.

Date Speaker #1:
Basic Scientist
Speaker #2:
Clinician
09/23/2022
Jordan Warunek
10/28/2022
Mouhamad Al-Moussawy TBD
11/25/2022
CANCELLED – Thanksgiving Break
12/23/2022
CANCELLED – Holiday Break
01/27/2023
TBD TBD
02/24/2023
Charbel Elias
Matthew Pittappilly
03/24/2023 Hamza Yazdani
Chethan Puttarajappa
04/28/2023
Hussein Baydoun
Rajil Mehta
05/26/2023
Cindy Avalos
Akhil Sharma
06/23/2023
Tiffany Taylor
Puneet Sood
07/28/2023
Hossam Abdelsamed Bashar Matour
08/25/2023 Johnny Bou Saba TBD

For more information, please contact:
Hossam Abdelsamed
(412) 383-5465
abdelsamedha@upmc.edu

Transplantation Biology Seminar Series

We look forward to you joining us again on the 2nd Friday of every month (unless otherwise noted) at 12 pm, Hybrid, via Zoom and BST Conference Room 1595.

Click on the speaker’s name to see the full informational flyer.

September 2, 2022 Joren Madsen, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital
October 14, 2022 Alessandro Alessandrini, PhD – Massachusetts General Hospital
November 11, 2022 Anat Tambur, DMD, PhD – Northwestern University
December 9, 2022 Muhammad Mohiuddin, MBBS – University of Maryland
January 13, 2023 Daniel Kreisel, MD – Washington University
February 10, 2023 Gilles Benichou, PhD – MGH / Harvard Medical School
March 3, 2023 James Markmann, MD, PhD – Harvard Medical School
April 14, 2023 Pavan Reddy, MD – University of Michigan
May 12, 2023

Rescheduled for October 13, 2023

Megan Levings, PhD – University of British Columbia
June 9, 2023 Claudia Mauri, PhD – University College London

For more information, please contact:
Kristie Bowman
(412) 648-4058
bowmankl2@upmc.edu

Transplantation Grand Rounds

We look forward to you joining us again every Friday at 8 am, Hybrid, via Zoom and LHAS Auditorium, UPMC Montefiore.

(Note: Bolded text denotes External Speakers)

DATE SPEAKER
September 9, 2022 Sundaram Hariharan
September 16, 2022 David McMichael
September 23, 2022 CANCELLED
September 30, 2022 Chadi Hage
October 7, 2022 Matthew Pittappilly
October 14, 2022 Allyson Hart, University of Minnesota – ZOOM ONLY
October 21, 2022 Karthik K Tennankore, Dalhousie University – ZOOM ONLY
October 28, 2022 Abhi Humar
November 4, 2022 Christopher Hughes
November 11, 2022 Christine Falk, MHH Hanover, Germany – ZOOM ONLY
November 18, 2022 NO GRAND ROUNDS – STI RETREAT
November 25, 2022 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY BREAK
December 2, 2022 Swaytha Ganesh
December 9, 2022 Kazunari Tanabe, Tokyo Japan 
December 16, 2022 Qingyong Xu
January 13, 2023 Paula Novelli
January 20, 2023 George Mazariegos
January 27, 2023 Jonathan Bromberg, University of Maryland
February 3, 2023 John Forsythe, University of Edinburgh – ZOOM ONLY
February 10, 2023 Eun Kwak
February 17, 2023 Thierry Berney, University of Geneva – ZOOM ONLY
February 24, 2023 John McDyer
March 3, 2023 Puneet Sood
March 10, 2023 NO GRAND ROUNDS
March 17, 2023 Rajil Mehta
March 24, 2023 Enrico Benedetti, University of Illinois
March 31, 2023 Naudia Jonassaint
April 7, 2023 NO GRAND ROUNDS
April 14, 2023 Megan Sykes, Columbia University
April 21, 2023 Caitlin Loseth
April 28, 2023 Chethan Puttarajappa
May 5, 2023 Jaideep Behari
May 12, 2023 Michele Molinari
May 19, 2023 Raman Venkataraman
May 26, 2023 Parmjeet Randhawa
June 2, 2023 Colin Powers
June 9, 2023 Diana Metes

For more information, please contact:
Kristie Bowman
(412) 648-4058
bowmankl2@upmc.edu

Joint Faculty Research Forum (JFRF)

We look forward to you joining us the 1st and 3rd Wednesday at noon, Hybrid, via Zoom and 1595 Biomedical Science Tower.

DATE SPEAKER
October 5, 2022 No Meeting
October 19, 2022 Fadi Lakkis
November 2, 2022 Daniella Schwartz
November 16, 2022 Sarah Gaffen
December 7, 2022 Matthew Rosengart
December 21, 2022 No Meeting
January 4, 2022 Heth Turnquist
January 18, 2023 Kevin Mollen
February 1, 2023 Craig Byersdorfer
February 15, 2023 Geoffrey Camirand
March 1, 2023 Craig Byersdorfer
March 15, 2023 Mohamed Ezzelerab
April 5, 2023 Geoffrey Camirand
April 19, 2023 Alison Kohan
May 3, 2023 Adrian Morelli
May 17, 2023 Sawa Ito
June 7, 2023 No meeting (ATC)
June 21, 2023 Tim Billiar
July 5, 2023 Partha Biswas
July 19, 2023 Adriana Larregina
August 2, 2023 Partha Dutta
August 16, 2023 Hossam Abdelsamed
September 6, 2023 Patrizia Fuschiotti
September 20, 2023 Yoram Vodovotz
October 4, 2023 TBD
October 18, 2023 TBD
November 1, 2023 TBD
November 15, 2023 TBD
December 6, 2023 TBD
December 20, 2023 TBD

For more information, please contact:
Amy Nye
(412) 383-5774
nyea@upmc.edu

STI Retreat

“Transplantation at STI: New discoveries and advancements”

November 18, 2022

University Club
123 University Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

For more information, please contact:
Amy Nye
(412) 383-5774
nyea@upmc.edu

2021 – 2022 Eberly Distinguished Lectureship in Immunology

*Please note location change for the October 6 lecture with Jenny Ting, PhD – the lecture has been moved to The Assembly Building Auditorium, 5051 Centre Avenue, Shadyside.*
The Eberly Distinguished Lectureship in Immunology was established in 2011 by the Department of Immunology and the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute to recognize the generous support of the Robert E. Eberly Family and to showcase each year the research of three prominent international leaders in the field of immunology.
Download The 2021-2022 Eberly Distinguished Lectureship in Immunology

June 2, 2022

John J. O'Shea, MD

John J. O’Shea, MD

• Scientific Director, National Institute of Arthritis, Msculoskeleetal & Skin Disease, NIH
• Senior Investigator, Molecular Immunology & Inflammation Branch
• Lymphocyte and Cell Biology Section

October 6, 2022

Jenny P-Y Ting, PhD

Jenny P-Y Ting, PhD

• William Rand Kenan Professor of Genetics, Microbiology and Immunology Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
• Director, Center for Translational Immunology
• Co-Director, Inflammatory Disease Institute University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

December 1, 2022

Louis Staudt, MD

Louis Staudt, MD

• Director, Center for Cancer Genomics National Cancer Institute

Immunology Seminar Series

We look forward to you joining us every Thursday (unless otherwise noted) at 11 am at the Assembly Building, Ground Floor Auditorium.

Please click here to see the full flyer for more details.

September 1, 2022 Irene Salinas – University of New Mexico
September 8, 2022 Gretchen Diehl – Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (Hinterleitner)
September 15, 2022 No Seminar
September 22, 2022 Ruoning Wang – The Ohio State University
September 29, 2022 No Seminar – Department Retreat
October 6, 2022 Jenny Ting, PhD – University of North Carolina (Eberly Lecture)
October 13, 2022 Carrie Sokol – Massachusetts General Hospital
October 20, 2022 Sally Kent – UMass Chan Medical School
October 27, 2022 Ulf Panzer – University of Hamburg
November 3, 2022 Martin Blaser – Rutgers University
November 10, 2022 Ning Jenny Jiang – University of Pennsylvania
November 17, 2022 David Cooper – Massachusetts General Hospital
November 24, 2022 No Seminar – Thanksgiving Day
December 1, 2022 Louis Staudt, MD – National Cancer Institute (Eberly Lecture)
December 8, 2022 Laura Su – University of Pennsylvania
December 15, 2022 Jamie Spangler – Johns Hopkins University
December 22, 2022 No Seminar – Winter Recess
December 29, 2022 No Seminar – Winter Recess
January 5, 2023 No Seminar – Winter Recess
January 12, 2023 Ari Melnick – Weill Cornell Medicine
January 19, 2023 Doreen Cantrell – University of Dundee
January 26, 2023 Amy Weinmann – University of Alabama
February 2, 2023 Mandy Ford – Emory University
February 9, 2023 Susan Kaech, PhD – Salk Institute for Biological Studies (Eberly Lecture)
February 16, 2023 Meike Dittmann – NYU Langone Health
February 23, 2023 Ali Ellebedy – Washington University in St. Louis
March 2, 2023 Amal Amer – The Ohio State University
March 9, 2023 No Seminar – Spring Break
March 16, 2023 Bart Lambrecht – VIB Center for Inflammation Research
March 23, 2023 Miriam Merad – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
March 30, 2023 Ram Savan – University of Washington
April 6, 2023 Kole Roybal – University of California, San Francisco
April 13, 2023 Laurie Kilpatrick – Temple University
April 20, 2023 Weiguo Cui – Versiti Blood Research Institute
April 27, 2023 Martin Kriegel – University of Munster
May 4, 2023 Albert Bendelac – University of Chicago
May 11, 2023 No Seminar – AAI
May 18, 2023 Viktor Umansky – German Cancer Research Center
May 25, 2023 John Wherry, PhD – Penn Institute for Immunology (Eberly Lecture)
June 1, 2023 Troy Randall – University of Alabama
June 8, 2023 Benjamin Youngblood – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
June 15, 2023 Kellie Smith – Johns Hopkins Medicine
June 22, 2023 Sergio Quezada – UCL Cancer Institute
June 29, 2023 Richard Ramonell – University of Pittsburgh

For more information, please contact:
Candice Kuo
(412) 648-7050
cak94@pitt.edu