HSLS Staff News

The HSLS Staff News section includes recent HSLS presentations, publications, staff changes, staff promotions, degrees earned, and more.


Kelsey Cowles, Research and Instruction Librarian, presented Citizen Science: Transforming Scientific Research Through Public Participation. April 1, 2022. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Year of Data & Society invited lecture.


Ansuman Chattopadhyay, Program Director for Molecular Biology Information Services, co-authored the article:

Ferrari R, Cong G, Chattopadhyay A, Xie B, Assaf E, Morder K, Calderon MJ, Watkins SC, Sachdev U. Attenuated cell-cycle division protein 2 and elevated mitotic roles of polo-like kinase 1 characterize deficient myoblast fusion in peripheral arterial disease. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2022 Apr 3;609:163-168. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2022.03.161. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35436627.

Michele Klein Fedyshin, Research and Clinical Instruction Librarian, was acknowledged for substantive literature searches supporting the book chapter:

American Psychiatric Association. (2022). “Bipolar and Related Disorders.” In Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-5-TR). https://doi-org.pitt.idm.oclc.org/10.1176/appi.books.9780890425787.

Rebekah Miller, Research and Instruction Librarian, co-authored the article:

Patterson PD, Mcilvaine QS, Nong L, Liszka MK, Miller RS, Guyette FX, Martin-Gill C. Masking by health care and public safety workers in non-patient care areas to mitigate SARS-CoV-2 infection: A systematic review. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2022 Mar 26;3(2):e12699. doi: 10.1002/emp2.12699. PMID: 35356376; PMCID: PMC8957376.

Melissa Ratajeski, Assistant Director for Data and Publishing Services, and Rebekah Miller, Research and Instruction Librarian, co-authored the book chapter:

Ratajeski, M.A. & Miller, R. (2022). Librarians and the IACUC: Practical approaches for performing alternatives searches and providing support. In S.M. Harnett & L.P. Cantwell (Eds.), Finding your seat at the table: Roles for librarians on institutional regulatory boards and committees. United States: Rowman & Littlefield.