EOH and Molecular Toxicology Journal Club

This course is designed to expose you to the newest and most exciting research in a diverse set of topics related to toxicology.

Upcoming EOH Journal Club sessions

The journal club schedule is currently being finalized for this term and will be posted soon.

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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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EOH and Molecular Toxicology Journal Club syllabus


Date Presenter Paper Article
8/27 Pattra Chun-on Rap1 regulates hematopoietic stem cell survival and affects oncogenesis and response to chemotherapy Click Here for Article
9/3 Rushikesh Deshpande Pseudomonas aeruginosa utilizes host polyunsaturated phosphatidylethanolamines to trigger theft-ferroptosis in bronchial epithelium Click Here for Article
9/10 Meghan Matlack

AeDES: a next-generation monitoring and forecasting system for environmental suitability of Aedes-borne disease transmission

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9/17 Shuangjia Xue

Laundry detergents and detergent residue after rinsing directly disrupt tight junction barrier integrity in human bronchial epithelial cells

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9/24 Emily Nicholls

Exposure to air pollution and scarlet fever resurgence in China: a six-year surveillance study

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10/1 Fan Wu

Association Between Cardiovascular Disease and Long-term Exposure to Air Pollution With the Risk of Dementia

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10/8 Jenna Kuhn

Evolutionary pathways to antibiotic resistance are dependent upon environmental structure and bacterial lifestyle

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10/15 Qi Wei TMPRSS2 and TMPRSS4 promote SARS-CoV-2 infection of human small intestinal enterocytes Click Here for Article
10/22 Tengziyi Ge Zinc supplementation ameliorates lung injury by reducing neutrophil recruitment and activity Click Here for Article
10/29 Delmaliz Barreto-Vazquez Blood flow-restricted resistance exercise alters the surface profile, miRNA cargo and functional impact of circulating extracellular vesicles Click Here for Article
11/5 Alexander Schuyler Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals Mucociliary Remodeling of the Nasal Airway Epithelium Induced by Urban PM2.5  Click Here for Article
11/12 Zachary Clemens

HDAC inhibitors tune miRNAs in extracellular vesicles of dystrophic muscle‐resident mesenchymal cells

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11/19 Maha Ibrahim Alhazmi A comprehensive analysis of racial disparities in chemical biomarker concentrations in United States women, 1999–2014 Click Here for Article
11/26   No Class  
12/3 Kristine Sun

Placental Adaptation to Early-Onset Hypoxic Pregnancy and Mitochondria-Targeted Antioxidant Therapy in a Rodent Model

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