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Events for the week of September 19th

  • Week of Sunday, September 19

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Mark Yorek, PhD

Monday, September 20, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Mark Yorek, PhD Professor of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism Associate Chief of Staff for Research, VAMC Carver College of Medicine  University of Iowa  Title: A Fish Tale: My Experience with Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids as a Potential Treatment for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Hardin Open Workshops: Data Management Essentials

Monday, September 20, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Whatever the research you are doing, chances are, you’re working with research data. Small changes to your data management practices can make a big difference during research, and when you are ready to share the results. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to securely store and organize your data, keep track of changes to your files, create accompanying documentation, and submit your data for publication. Employing these practices will ensure that everyone, including you, can use and reuse...

National Postdoc Appreciation Week: Connecting Communities Social: Creating an Inclusive Postdoc Community

Monday, September 20, 2021, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Let's celebrate the unique and diverse scholars in our postdoc community! Join for snacks and an informal discussion of what resources exist for diverse scholars. Also learn how you can help support your fellow postdocs. All postdocs are encouraged to attend and continue strengthening our postdoc community.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoctoral Seminar Series - Anel Jaramillo, PhD

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Exploration of parabrachial control of the extended amygdala during stress and alcohol abstinence" Presented by Anel Jaramillo, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Vanderbilt University

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Explore the John Martin Rare Book Room’s rich collection of rare and historical medical materials! This session will introduce you to the JMRBR collection — over 6400 items which span the of breadth of Western medical scholarship. We will also discuss how to search for, request, and use items from the collection.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week: Postdoc Info Fair & Lunch

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Interested in how to access campus resources? Come and learn about what on campus units provide services for postdocs and how to access them. Bring your questions! Headshots available on location. ***Lunch available only to postdocs who pre- registered with Grad College staff. Co-sponsored by UI Graduate College.

Biochemistry Workshop

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies.

IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition Information Session

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 2:00pm to 2:30pm

The annual IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition will take place this fall and student registration open through September 23rd! Interested in competing but not sure if this experience is for you? Attend this information session with competition organizers to learn more about what being a competitor entails and get your questions answered. ...

From Bench Scientist to U.S. Policymaker*: the Vital Role of Science and Technology in Transforming U.S. and Global Health Security Capabilities (*You Can Do It Too)

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Advanced registration for this event is required. Register to attend at https://uiowa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kzO_YLUWTI6ENMTfwUdqXQ...

National Postdoc Appreciation Week: "Where are they now? Reconnecting w/ UI Postdoc Alumni"

Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

How do you make the next steps to transition out of your postdoc? What opportunities should you be taking advantage of at UI? Catch up with former UI postdocs and find out how to move into a variety of career paths. Refreshments (to go) will be provided for those attending the live viewing....

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

This meeting is canceled.  The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00am, with few exceptions. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.   

AAUW Fellowship Follow-Up Session

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers prestigious fellowships for women working in any discipline. Their American Dissertation fellowship provides funding for the final year of Ph.D. dissertation completion (U.S. citizens or permanent residents), and the International Fellowship provides a year of support for graduate students who are citizens of a country other than the U.S. (Master’s, PhD, and other graduate degrees.)  Please see the AAUW website to determine...

Biochemistry Seminar: Alissa Armstrong

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

Dr. Alissa Armstrong: Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina. Seminar Titled "Nutritional controlof Drosophila oogenesis mediated by fat-to-ovary communication"

Anatomy and Cell Biology Weekly Seminar

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

You are invited to attend the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar next Thursday, September 23rd at 10:30 in Spivey Auditorium (Aud 2 BSB). The presenter will be Alissa Armstrong, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina and her talk is entitled “Examining fat-to-ovary communication using Drosophila as a Model” Drs. Lori Wallrath and Tina Tootle are Dr. Armstrong’s faculty hosts.

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Basic (Online Version)

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 11:00am to 12:00pm

EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as the desktop software, Endnote.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week: "Postdoc Lunch Social at Science Thursdays"

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Join your fellow postdocs for a meal at CCOM Science Thursdays! There is a variety of food truck vendors and featured music. Food vouchers available to postdocs with CCOM appointments. All postdocs are welcome to grab lunch and socialize. More information about Science Thursdays at https://medicine.uiowa.edu/research/seminars- events/science-thursdays.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Necessity of Eye Protection for COVID-19 by Eli Perencevich, MD, MS,  PPE Use and Healthcare Worker Self-Contamination by Loreen Herwaldt, MD and COVID-19 Update by Daniel Diekema, MD, MS

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Investiture Ceremony

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

In celebration of the philanthropic gifts of the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust and Norm and Barb Johnson, a ceremony will be hosted to recognize the following appointments in the UI Departments of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Psychiatry, and Neurology:...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Michael Gebhardt, PhD

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  RNA Binding Proteins and Regulatory RNAs of P. aeruginosa: It’s a small (RNA) world after all Michael Gebhardt, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Boston Children's Hospital Harvard Medical School  

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, September 24, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

The IT Pop Up Support Desk will resume starting July 2.  We will setup each Friday from 9-11 on a specific floor in BSB (full schedule below), please feel free to stop by with questions or simply have a cup of coffee.  If the below times don’t work for you, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) is available M-F 9:00 – 4:00, and can assist with installation and troubleshooting of UI Health Care applications (Remote Access, email, etc) on phones, tablets, and laptops.    ...

National Postdoc Appreciation Week: "What Makes a Great Idea?: A Panel Discussion on Innovative Ideas in Research Programs"

Friday, September 24, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

Postdocs are on a course towards research independence. But how does one develop a research program? How do you know if you have a research idea is 'good' or fundable? Join UI experts for their advice on successful research planning strategies....

National Postdoc Appreciation Week: "Grab and Go Postdoc Lunch from Chipotle"

Friday, September 24, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Thanks for representing the UI postdoc community well and for all the effort you put into research, teaching, and leadership. As we wrap up NPAW21 have a burrito on us! Postdocs who filled out an RSVP may collect their lunch at the main entrance of Schaeffer Hall on East Campus. We see you and we appreciate you! Follow us on social media to keep connected about upcoming events and our fall programming schedule. Sponsored by UIPDA, by postdocs for postdocs!

Three Minute Thesis Workshop: Preparing Your Presentation

Friday, September 24, 2021, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This session will help prepare you to design your presentation and to pitch your research for the Three Minute Thesis Competition. Learn about tips on how to create your 3MT slide.  Register at bit.ly/3MTWorkshops21 and join us for the workshop on Friday, September 24, 2021 from 1:00-3:00 pm in LIB 1022 TILE classroom. 

Connecting Communities: Get to Know Grad DEI

Friday, September 24, 2021, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Graduate College would like to invite you to our very first social for the year, Connecting Communities: Get to Know Grad DEI. Connect with peers and University Administrators while enjoying light refreshments! The event will take place on Friday, Sept 24 at the Center for Diversity & Enrichment (CDE), located in 2507 University Capitol Centre from 5-7 PM. Please fill out this RSVP form by Sunday, Sept 19. While RSVPs are not required to attend, they will help us gauge how much food...