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Educational Programs

Transplantation Biology Seminar Series

Seminars are on Fridays at Noon in the BST 1595 Conference Room (except where noted). Light lunch is provided. 
September 8, 2017
No seminar
September 14, 2017 (Thursday)
Joint Immunology Seminar: Steven L. Reiner, MD; Columbia University (Scaife Hall Auditorium 5)
October 13, 2017
Randall Morris, MD FRCP; Stanford University School of Medicine
November 17, 2017
Alexander Kroemer, MD; MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
December 8, 2016
Elaine Reed, PhD; David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
January 12, 2018
Emmanuel Zorn, PhD; Columbia University Medical Center
February 9, 2018
Jerzy W. Kupiec-Weglinski, PhD; UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine
March 29, 2018 (Thursday)
Joint Immunology Seminar: Maria Grazia Roncaralo, MD; Stanford School of Medicine (Scaife Hall Auditorium 5)
March 30, 2018
Xian Chang Li, MD PhD; Houston Methodist Hospital, Texas Medical Center
April 13, 2018
Leonardo V. Riella, MD PhD; Brigham and Women's Hospital
May 11, 2018
Claude Perreault, MD FRCP(C); University of Montreal
For more information, please contact:
Amy Nye
(412) 383-5774

Research in Progress Seminars

Meetings take place from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the BST's 15th-floor conference room (room 1595). Light lunch is provided.

Note: There are 2 presenters on each date - the first presents from 12:00-12:30, and the second from 12:30-1:00

September 16, 2016
Angelica Perez-Gutierrez, MD
Hai Huang, MD
Angus Thomson, PhD
Allan Tsung, MD
October 21, 2016
No Seminar - SCIENCE 2016
November 18, 2016
Faruk Sacirbegovic, PhD
Geoffrey Camirand, PhD
Warren Shlomchik, MD
David Rothstein, MD
December 16, 2015
Kevin Beezhold, PhD
Craig Byersdorfer, MD PhD
January 20, 2016
Aravind Cherukuri, MD PhD
Andrew Friday, PhD
David Rothstein, MD
Fadi Lakkis, MD
February 17, 2017
Yoshihiro Ono, MD PhD
Masaki Yamada, MD
Angus Thomson, PhD
Diana Metes, MD
March 17, 2017
Takuto Chiba, PhD
Michelle Wood-Trageser, PhD
Jeffrey Isenberg, MD MPH
Jake Demetris, MD
April 21, 2017
Jiequing Zhu, PhD
MD Kowser Mia, PhD
Warren Shlomchik, MD
Raman Venkataraman, PhD
May 19, 2017
Anna S. Roessing, BS
Andrew Hughes, MS
Heth Turnquist
Fadi Lakkis
June 16, 2017
Vikas Sud, MBBS
Paul Fadakar, MD
Allan Tsung, MD
Diana Metes, MD
July 21, 2017
Kanishka Mohib, PhD
Gaelen K. Dwyer, MS
David Rothstein, MD
Heth Turnquist, PhD

For more information, please contact:

Janet Coulter
(412) 648-3926

Journal Club

Meetings take place on Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the BST's 15th-floor conference room (room 1595). A light lunch is provided.
Speaker #1:
Basic Scientist
Speaker #2:
January 27, 2017Fadi LakkisSushma Bhusal
February 24, 2017Aravind CherukuriPuneet Sood
March 24, 2017Geoffrey CamirandSwaytha Ganesh
April 28, 2017No Journal Club (ATC)No Journal Club (ATC)
May 26, 2017Mohamed EzzelarabMichele Molinari
June 23, 2017William HoffmanChethan Puttarajappa
July 28, 2017Geetha ChalasaniRahil Mehta
August 25, 2017Faruk SacirbegovicSwaytha Ganesh
September 22, 2017Martin OberbarnscheidtAkhil Sharma
October 27, 2017Bala RamaswamiMartin Wijkstrom
November 24, 2017No Journal Club (Thanksgiving)
December 22, 2017No Journal Club (Christmas recess)
For more information, please contact:
Adrian Morelli
(412) 624-2193

Transplantation Grand Rounds

Transplantation Grand Rounds will take place every Friday at 8:00 a.m. in the MUH 7 Main LHAS Auditorium
(Note: Bolded text denotes External Speakers) 
September 1, 2017
Doug Landsittel, PhD
September 8, 2017
Ramon Alberola Bataller, MD
September 15, 2017
Christine Wu, MD and Vikrant Rachakonda, MD
September 22, 2017
Ajai Khanna, MD PhD
September 29, 2017
No Grand Rounds
October 6, 2017
Abhinav Humar - STI update
October 13, 2017
David Rothstein, MD
October 20, 2017
Parmjeet Randhawa, MD
October 27, 2017
Adrianna Zeevi, PhD
November 3, 2017
George Loss, MD PhD; Ochsner Clinic
November 10, 2017
No Grand Rounds (STI Annual Retreat)
November 17, 2017
Rakesh Sindhi, MD
November 24, 2017
No Grand Rounds (Thanksgiving Recess)
December 1, 2017
Anat R. Tambur, DMD PhD; Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
December 8, 2017
Michele Molinari, MD
December 15, 2017
Akhil Sharma, MD
Janury 19, 2018
David K. Klassen, MD; UNOS
February 16, 2018
Paul D. Greig, MD; University of Toronto 
March 2, 2018 
Sandy Feng, MD PhD; University of California San Francisco
April 6, 2018 
Dianne LaPointe Rudow, DNP; Mt. Sinai Medical School 
April 27, 2018 
Jesse Schold, PhD; MStat, MEd, Cleveland Clinic 
May 18, 2018
Michael Mengel, MD; University of Alberta

(412) 648-3926; coulterjm@upmc.eduFor more information, please contact:
Janet Coulter