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Events for the week of April 14th

  • Week of Sunday, April 14

Cierra Boyer - Thesis Defense Seminar

Monday, April 15, 2024, 9:00am to 10:00am

REDCap Advanced Training

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

This is the fourth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will cover advanced features such as:...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoctoral Seminar Series - Li Wang, PhD

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Development of the Human Neocortex: from Progenitors to Circuits" Presented by Li Wang, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar Department of Neurology University of California, San Francisco

Career Development Series: My Career Path to a Government Research Lab

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 11:30am

Rajula Elango, who earned her PhD in Integrated Biology in 2017 under the mentorship of Anna Malkova, will be giving a Career Development Series talk entitled, “My Career Path to a Government Research Lab,” on Tuesday, April 16 at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom (email biology@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link). The Career Development Series talks are hosted by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Adrian Elcock, DPhil

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 12:30pm to 1:20pm

Presented by Adrian Elcock, PhD, Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed (Zoom)

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This hands-on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. PLEASE NOTE: Advance registration is required for Zoom. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Hwan Kim, PhD

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Tick transmission and pathogenesis of Rickettsia amblyommatis Hwan Kim, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Stony Brook University 

REDCap MyCap Training

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

This is the fifth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will discuss using the MyCap mobile app for data collection. We will cover features such as:...

Python for Data Analysis: Machine Learning Using Scikit-Learn

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

1. Overview...

ACB Seminar Series - Israel Wipf & Erik Quiroz

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Israel Wipf, a Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Student in the Tina Tootle Lab will present a seminar titled "The Role of Lipid Droplets and ATGL During In Vivo Collective Cell Migration." Erik Quiroz, a Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Student in the Amy Ryan Lab will present a seminar titled "RBL2 Represses Multicilin Transcriptional Activity in Human Airway Epithelial Cells."

MSF/Doctors Without Borders - Surgical Missions and Tales from the Field

Wednesday, April 17, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

​MEAL AND MEETING SPACE PROVIDED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE OFFICE OF HEALTH PARITY...

REDCap Data Handling

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

This is the sixth and final step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we won’t use REDCap at all. Instead, we will cover ways to view and manage your exported REDCap data in Microsoft Excel and Sublime Text such as:...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Dr. Michael Schnieders

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 10:30am to 11:20am

Presentation by Dr. Michael Schnieders, Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Pravda Quinones-Libernik and Ritu Arya

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Investigating post transcriptional regulation through nonsense-mediated mRNA decay during recovery sleep" Presented by Pravda Quinones-Libernik Graduate student in Dr. Ted Abel's lab "The role of lipid droplets in beta cell lipid metabolism contributing to pancreatic islet health" Presented by Ritu Arya Graduate student in Dr. Yumi Imai's lab

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Amanda Dudek, PhD

Thursday, April 18, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

"A Tale of Two Models: Developing an HIV cure and investigating immune control using gene editing" Amanda Dudek, PhD Stanford University School of Medicine 

Clinical Conference: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Friday, April 19, 2024, 8:00am to 12:00pm

Guest Speaker: Reid Longmuir, MD...

Skills for Educators Workshop: Educational Scholarship

Friday, April 19, 2024, 8:30am to 11:30am

This session will explore how to design and conduct research related to health professions education questions and innovations. Objectives: Define educational scholarship Formulate educational research questions Make decisions in relation to study design/conceptual framework and implementation of educational research projects List potential venues of dissemination/publication of medical education scholarship

Python for Data Analysis: Machine Learning Using Scikit-Learn

Friday, April 19, 2024, 10:00am to 12:00pm

1. Overview...

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, April 19, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series highlights trainees and junior faculty from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in neuroscience. We meet virtually once each month—featuring one Big Ten institution—for presentations and discussion/networking. Seminars are scheduled for afternoons on the third Friday of each month. Zoom link is provided by the host institution. If not added in the event listing, please email iowa-neuroscience-institute@uiowa.edu the week of the seminar to...

Biology Seminar: "Adaptive responses to osmotic stress in Drosophila melanogaster"

Friday, April 19, 2024, 4:00pm

The Department of Biology’s seminar speaker this Friday, April 19 is Aylin Rodan, an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Rodan’s seminar will be held at 4:00pm in Kollros Auditorium (Room 101) in Biology Building East (BBE). Alan Kay is the faculty host. Refreshments will be available prior to the seminar in the BBE lobby.