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September 24, 2013

Provost's Inaugural Lecture

Date: September 24, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall

Event Type: Professional Event
Speaker: Yuan Chang, MD
Lecture Title: Merkel Cell Polyomavirus: Discovery and Implications

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.

URL: http://www.upci.upmc.edu/PDF/events/Provost_20130924.pdf