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Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolism Seminar: Debbie Thurmond, PhD

Monday, September 26, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Debbie Thurmond, PhD Director, Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute Ruth B. & Robert K. Lanman Chair in Gene Regulation & Drug Discovery Research Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology City of Hope Title: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: getting the band back together

CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research

Monday, September 26, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Spotlight on Current and Future Research is a new short-talk seminar series, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, featuring a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims. A reception will follow to provide the opportunity for discussion and collaboration. ...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar, Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute - Ege T. Kavalali, PhD

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Functional Nano-Organization of Central Synapses" Presented by Ege T. Kavalali, PhD Professor & Chair Department of Pharmacology Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN


Caleb Escudero, a second-year medical student from Aurora, Illinois, had never participated in research until the summer before he started medical school. He quickly learned that he loved the scientific process of discovering new solutions to complicated problems—such as the common problem of childhood ear infections.
For Adam and Camille Rasmussen, moving to Iowa City was a step out of their comfort zone, but they trusted the great things they had heard about the PA program at the Carver College of Medicine.
A new study that used genetic data from nearly 43,000 autistic individuals and their families has identified 60 autism spectrum-associated genes with exome-wide significance, including five new genes not previously implicated in neurodevelopmental disorders.