Upcoming HSLS Classes and Events

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  • Convert Sketches to Drawings in Illustrator

    Instructor:Arlie Chipps
    Date:August 12, 2020

    Session is tailored and offered to members of the Biomedical Graduate Student Association (BGSA)

    1. Using an image/sketch as a starting point for a figure
    2. Choosing a tool or process for converting to illustrator objects (pencil, pen, shape)
    3. Demo of Pen tool for tracing/drawing and curvature tool for fine tuning
    4. Gradients and inner glows for shading and dimension
    5. Combining shape tools for cut outs
  • Genetic Variation

    Instructor:Ansuman Chattopadhyay
    Date:August 12, 2020
    Time:10:00 am
    Location:
    Online, Online - synchronous

    Register for this class
  • HSLS Orientation for School of Nursing PhD Students

    Instructor:Rebekah Miller
    Date:August 13, 2020

    Overview of HSLS resources and services.

    This session is only open to incoming Nursing PhD students. 

  • New Basic Biomedical Researchers workshop

    Instructor:Carrie Iwema
    Date:August 17, 2020

    Workshop for new basic biomedical researchers, run by the Pitt Research Office of Research Protections.  Register here.

  • Basic Science Resources (MBSB Program)

    Instructor:Carrie Iwema
    Date:August 18, 2020

    This is a closed session for the Molecular Biophysics & Structural Biology Program.

    Requested training session for 2 incoming PhD students.

    Basic Science Resources (1 hr)

    • Staying current with basic science literature, including:
      • PubMed
      • Europe PMC
      • Pre-print resources
    • Introduction to HSLS Molecular Biology Information Service resources
      • Classes, services, and tools for analyzing bioinformatics data
    • Introduction to Electronic Research Notebooks
      • Pitt-licensed LabArchives
  • MolBio Hands-On Follow Up Session

    Instructor:Ansuman Chattopadhyay
    Date:August 19, 2020
    Time:1:00 pm
    Location:
    Online, Online - synchronous

  • Learn Your Library: A Virtual Introduction to HSLS

    Instructor:Marissa Spade
    Date:August 25, 2020
    Time:11:00 am
    Location:
    Online, Online - synchronous

    Register for this class
  • Best Practices for Data Management (IBGP)

    Instructor:Melissa Ratajeski
    Date:September 1, 2020

    This is a closed session for the SoM Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program (IBGP).

    • Practical tips for organizing, naming, documenting, storing and preserving your data.
  • Basic Citation Management (IBGP)

    Instructor:Rebekah Miller
    Date:September 8, 2020

    This is a closed session for the SoM Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program (IBGP).

    Introduction to two citation management options at Pitt: EndNote and Sciwheel. Easily collect, annotate, and organize basic science literature, as well as create citations and bibliographies.

  • Basic Science Resources (IBGP)

    Instructor:Carrie Iwema
    Date:September 8, 2020

    This is a closed session for the SoM Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program (IBGP).

    • Staying current with basic science literature, including: PubMed, Europe PMC, Preprint resources
    • Introduction to HSLS Molecular Biology Information Service classes, services, and tools for analyzing bioinformatics data
    • Introduction to Pitt-licensed LabArchives, an Electronic Research Notebook