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Events for the week of August 14th

  • Week of Sunday, August 14

2022/2023 New Microbiology Graduate Students Orientation

Monday, August 15, 2022, 9:00am to 11:00am

Welcome New Graduate students into the Microbiology Graduate Program

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolism Seminar: Eric Ravussin, PhD

Monday, August 15, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Eric Ravussin, PhD Director,  Nutrition Obesity Research Center | Douglas L. Gordon Chair in Diabetes and Metabolism Boyd Professor | Associate Executive Director for Clinical Science  Pennington Biomedical Research Center Louisiana State University Title: MicroRNA therapeutics for heart and vascular disorders: miR-122 and miR-204

Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources Zoom

Monday, August 15, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group. Advance registration is required for Zoom classes. Virtual registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

REDCap Surveys

Tuesday, August 16, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between 2 dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as creating more complex projects using...

REDCap MyCap

Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

MyCap makes it easy for researchers to capture participant/patient reported outcomes using mobile devices. We will demonstrate a how a participant interacts with MyCap, how the REDCap Team constructs instruments and tasks and how a research study team can enroll participants, message participants, view and interact with participant data. After this training you will have a an understanding of how to use REDCap MyCap.

Hardin Open Workshops - EMBASE - Zoom

Wednesday, August 17, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics....

2022 Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases Retreat

Thursday, August 18, 2022

The annual Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases Retreat will take place on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 at the Coralville Hyatt Regency Hotel (300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA).   This year's speakers will be Leslie Berg (U of Colorado Medical School) and Prosper Boyaka (Ohio State U).   Please RSVP by or before Friday, June 24; registration is FREE for Center for Immunology members, but we need to plan attendee numbers for the retreat luncheon and end-of-day reception.   Not ...

Living Green On Campus & Beyond: Office of Sustainability Open House

Friday, August 19, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm

Living Green On Campus & Beyond: Office of Sustainability Open House...

On Iowa! Farmers Market Tour

Saturday, August 20, 2022, 8:30am to 10:30am

Meet for a short walk to Iowa City’s iconic and vibrant Farmers Market. Gather on the downtown-facing steps of the Old Capitol at 8:30 a.m. or at 9:30 a.m. The first group will tour the Market from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; the second group will tour the market from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Join the Office of Sustainability and the Environment staff and student interns for a tour of the farmers market, and an introduction to the UI and Iowa City’s local food movement, as we stroll through the market’s...