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Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Professional Development Modules

 Event Title/Speaker

How to Create an Effective Poster
Kris Greiner, Editor
University of Iowa Design Center

How to Write a Research Abstract
Slides
Jennifer Barr, PhD
Scientific Editor and Writing Consultant
Scientific Editing and Research Communication Core

How to Write an Effective Statement of Purpose
C. Andrew Frank, PhD
Associate Professor
Anatomy & Cell Biology

June

Virtual Events, advance registration required to attend.  Please contact biomedgrad-postdoc@uiowa.edu prior to event date.

Date/Time                     Event Title/Speaker 

Tues 6/8/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom

Neural Circuits of Resilience
Rainbo Hultman, PhD
Assistant Professor
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
University of Iowa
Thurs 6/10/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
Demystifying the Graduate Admissions Application
Jodi Graff, MA, Administrative Director
Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Biomedical Science Program
University of Iowa
Tues 6/15/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
Using Drosophila as a model to understand stem cell maintenance
Nicole Green, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Iowa
Thurs 6/17/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhD
Speaker #1:
Darren Hoffmann (06PhD)
Assistant Professor
Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Iowa
Speaker #2:
Ellen Kiser
Graduate Student Biomedical Science
Microbiology
University of Iowa

Tues 6/22/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
Theories of Cancer and Aging  
Douglas Spitz, PhD
Professor
Radiation Oncology
University of Iowa
Thurs 6/24/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhD
Speaker #1:
Yujia Liu (21PhD)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Pharmacology
TriSalus Life Sciences (July '21)
Speaker #2:
Kimberly Fiock (20MS)
Graduate Student, Biomedical Science
Experimental Pathology
University of Iowa

Tues 6/29/21
12:00-1:00 PM
Zoom                                                              
Pathogenesis of Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma
Munir Tanas, MD
Associate Professor
Pathology
University of Iowa

July

Virtual Events, advance registration required to attend.  Please contact biomedgrad-postdoc@uiowa.edu prior to event date.

Date/Time                                                                                Event Title/Speaker 
Thurs 7/1/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhD
Speaker #1:

Ralph Hazlewood II (15PhD)
Genetics
Manager, Research Program Management
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Speaker #2:
Miranda Schene, Student
Medical Scientist Training Program
University of Iowa

Mon 7/5/21 University Holiday
Tues 7/6/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
The path from lipid droplets to prostaglandins to actin
Michelle Giedt, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Iowa
Thurs 7/8/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhD
Speaker #1
:
Katie Ruggieri (07PhD)
Anatomy & Cell Biology
Associate Dean of STEM
Bristol Community College
Speaker #2:
Kai Vorhies, Graduate Student
Biomedical Science
Molecular Medicine
University of Iowa

Tues 7/13/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
Tackling the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorders by Identifying Cellular and Molecular Targets with Research in Animal Models
Hanna Stevens, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Psychiatry
University of Iowa
Thurs 7/15/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhD
Speaker #1
:
Franklin Bright (19PhD)
Molecular & Cellular Biology
In vivo Pharmacologist
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Speaker #2:
Maneesh Kumar (MD,18PhD)
Free Radical & Radiation Biology
Founder and Consultant
Optimized Science Solutions
Tues 7/20/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
Synaptic Control of Information Processing
Samuel Young, PhD
Associate Professor
Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Iowa
Thurs 7/22/21
12 - 1 PM
Zoom
Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhD
Speaker #1
:
Reinaldo Franqui Machin (18PhD)
Molecular & Cellular Biology
Law Student
Howard University
Speaker #2:
Georgina Moreno (15PhD)
Neuroscience
Assistant Professor
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Wed 7/28/21
1:00 – 5:00 pm
Jean E. and Renée P. Robillard Atrium, Medical Education Research Facility
2021 Summer Undergraduate Poster Symposium
Details & Registration
Registration Deadline: July 14, 2021