Announcements


2017 PSTP HHMI Awards: 100 percent success rate!
PSTP students Audrey Kindsfather and Filip Istvanic have been named HHMI fellows for 2017-2018! The PSTP community is thrilled for both of them!!!

CONGRATULATIONS

Match Results for 2017

Ahmed Al-Khafaji, Interventional Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Stathis Kondylis, Neurological Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Robert Tisherman, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Anil Vasireddi, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Wendy Yau, Neurology, Harvard University, Boston, MA
PSTP Students Receive 5 HHMI Awards for 2016-2017!

1. Tolani Olonisakin awarded a second year of funding for her project titled "Investigating the role of platelet-derived thrombospondin-1 in limiting neutrophil killing of Klebsiella pneumoniae".

2. Pooja Karukonda awarded funding for her project titled “Investigating the Role of Radiation Therapy in Promoting an Anti-Tumor Response in the Host”.

3. Cyrus Tsang awarded funding for his project titled “The role of synaptic zinc in tinnitus-related hyperactivity”.

4. Thiagu Meyyappan awarded funding for his project titled "In Vivo Induction of Antigen Specific T-regs to Prevent the Onset of Type 1 diabetes".

5. Mondira Ray awarded funding for her project titled “Construction and Validation of Pathway-Oriented Features for Use in Machine Learning Programs to Predict Breast and Lung Cancer Outcomes”.

WORK IN PROGRESS SEMINAR
Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Topic: Training Young Scientists for Success
Location: BST 1395

September 2016
WIP seminar cancelled due to Annual Symposium

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Speakers: MS1 short presentations
Location: Scaife 1104

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Speakers: MS2s Filip Istvanic and Audrey Kindsfather
Location: BST 1395

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Topic: Life as a medical resident
Location: BST 1395

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Topic: Medical Ethics
Location: BST 1395

Thursday, February 9, 2016
Topic: Dean's Perspective: The Administrative Challenges of Academic Medicine
Location: BST 1395

March TBD, 2017
Topic: MS4s lead a round table discussion on the matching process
Location: BST 1395

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Topic: Research Year Presentations
Location: BST 1395

Thursday, May 12, 2017
Topic: Research Year Presentations
Location: BST 1395

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Topic: PSTP New Student Introductions
Location: BST 1395

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Topic: General PSTP Meeting
Location: BST 1395

PSTP ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
Date to be announced