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Pitt-Johnstown and WRI Celebrate Progress

Pitt-Johnstown and WRI Celebrate Progress

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Windber Research Institute CEO Tom Kurtz addresses the audience of WRI scientists and Pitt-Johnstown faculty.

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and Windber Research Institute recently celebrated their ongoing collaboration at a reception held at WRI’s facility.  Since the two organizations announced their partnership last summer, Pitt-Johnstown faculty and WRI scientists have been working together on a number of initiatives including:

  • A team-taught course in genetics
  • Working collaboratively in researching prostate cancer in African-American men
  • Ongoing exchange of research interests
  • Student internships
  • Networking opportunities for faculty and scientists, including an in-depth tour of the WRI’s world-class facility. 

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Posted by Knipple, Robert on 4/2/2013 5:15:00 PM