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Diabetes Research Day Part One

Monday, March 8, 2021, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

2021 Diabetes Research Day  12-1PM: Presentations by the MN/IA cores 1-2PM: Keynote presentation by Daniel Drucker 2-4PM: Virtual poster session

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - William Marsiglia, PhD

Monday, March 8, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Chemical and Spectroscopic Approaches to Dissect Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Pathway Biology and Pharmacology" Presented by William Marsiglia, PhDPostdoctoral Fellow Department of Oncological Sciences Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  

Learning Community Meetings

Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 12:00pm to 12:50pm


Zoe Hildreth, a third-year medical student in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, says she always knew she wanted to pursue a career in STEM. After earning her undergraduate degree, Hildreth was torn about how to use her talents to serve others.
The Iowa Neuroscience Institute has awarded two grants to support early-career faculty members pursuing research in Alzheimer’s disease and in in traumatic brain injury. Marco Hefti, MD, assistant professor of pathology, and Elizabeth Newell, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, will each receive $300,000 over two years to support their research.
In our ongoing series about the UI Health Care Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force, we spoke with Kanya Ferguson, MD, clinical associate professor of dermatology, and co-chair of the DEI Recruitment and Retention Committee.