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Events

Panel on Training to be a Researcher: Preparing to Pursue a PhD

Monday, June 21, 2021, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Interested in pursuing a PhD in a biomedical field?  Our panelists will discuss multiple graduate training programs and admission pathways.  Please contact the FUTURE in Biomedicine Program at future-biomedicine@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link. ...

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Theories of Cancer and Aging   Douglas Spitz, PhD Professor Radiation Oncology University of Iowa

Hardin Open Workshops: Open Access: Policies, Publishers, and Predators ZOOM

Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Open Access to scientific literature is one of the most hotly debated topics in scholarly publishing. This workshop will provide an overview of what scientists need to know when making their research open access. We will cover the basics of what we mean by open access, how open access relates to the NIH Public Access policy, open access journals in the biomedical sciences, predatory publishing scams, and best practices for evaluating your open access options....

News

Initiatives approved for Year 1 funding support Iowa’s strategic priorities
James Choi, MD, assistant dean of student affairs and curriculum and associate professor of anesthesia, grew up in Seoul, South Korea, and moved to Iowa City with his family when he was fourteen years old. Upon coming to the United States, it was suggested that Choi repeat a year of school because his English was not good enough.
Stanley Perlman, professor of microbiology and immunology and Mark Stinski Chair in Virology, and Michelle Scherer, professor of civil and environmental engineering and Donald E. Bently Professor of Engineering, have been named recipients of the 2021 University of Iowa Distinguished Chair. Although already honored with endowed positions, both will relinquish these positions to accept the University Distinguished Chair.