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 19   Article Discussion 1  
Jan 26 Jessie Klousnitzer Characterization of Lysine and Arginine Rich Antimicrobial Peptides  
Feb 2   Article Discussion 2  
Feb 9 Vania Polynice Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Infection Induces Diarrhea, Intestinal Damage, Metabolic Alterations, and Increased Intestinal Permeability in a Murine Model Click Here For Article
Feb 16   Written Article Critique 3 - No Class  
Feb 23 Allison Koller Asthma phenotypes, associated comorbidities, and long-term symptoms in COVID-19 Click Here For Article
Mar 2 Xinran Zhu Multi-omics signatures of the human early life exposome Click Here For Article
Mar 9   Spring Break - No Class  
Mar 16 Qing Cao

Modulation of lysosomal function as a therapeutic approach for coronaviral infections

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Mar 23   Article Discussion 4  
Mar 30 Nusrat Jahan    
Apr 6   Article Discussion 5  
Apr 13 Rob Gresser    


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