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Hardin Open Workshops - Conducting a Health Sciences Literature Review Zoom

Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

The session will offer a framework for conducting a quality health sciences literature review for scholarly projects or publication. Learn tips about how to identify sources, use appropriate search techniques, organize results, and synthesize the body of literature to successfully prepare a review. Key differences in search methodology for reviews in the health sciences will be described, with examples provided. Although introductory material regarding systematic and scoping reviews will be...

Topics in Human Genetics - 2022 Massive Open Online Course

Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45-minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.   ...

Microbiology PhD Thesis Seminar - Shaowen White

Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

MICROBIOLOGY PhD THESIS SEMINAR PhD candidate – Shaowen White “Herpes Simplex Virus Cytoplasmic Assembly Center and Possibility of Novel Therapeutics” Wednesday, July 6 - Noon MERF 2117 Urmila Sahai


Using techniques borrowed from the culinary arts to control dosage and delivery, a new study by a team of scientists from MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, University of Iowa, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center demonstrates carbon monoxide-containing materials as a safe and effective therapy for inflammatory diseases.
One in five pregnant women face food insecurity. Upstream Initiative, a student-run program in a high-risk pregnancy clinic at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, aims to improve health outcomes by addressing the issue head-on.
In a study recently published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, researchers analyzed the medical records of over 25,000 adult women attending primary care clinics at University of Iowa Health Care and found that at least 32% had at least one pelvic floor disorder (PFD) diagnosis.