Yuan Chang, MD, professor of pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, will deliver a Provost's Inaugural Lecture, Merkel Cell Polyomavirus: Discovery and Implications, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, in Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall.
The Provost's Inaugural Lecture series invites notable University of Pittsburgh faculty members to give a lecture marking their recent appointments. Dr. Chang is a Distinguished Professor of Pathology. In addition to her research on Merkel cell polyomavirus and its role in human Merkel cell carcinoma, she has focused on the biology of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and on the discovery of new and novel pathogens using molecular techniques.
A reception with light refreshments will follow the talk.