Events for the week of October 20th

  • Week of Sunday, October 20

Rehab Run/Walk/Wheel 5K

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 9:00am to 11:00am

The University of Iowa Physical Therapy Student Organization is excited to announce the 2019 Rehab Run. This 5K fun run is open to runners, walkers, wheelers, and athletes of all abilities. The event will take place on Sunday October 20th, 2019 at 9 am at Terry Trueblood in Iowa City, Iowa (4213 Sand Rd SE, Iowa City, Iowa 52240). This event promotes awareness of disabilities and a greater appreciation for abilities. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to SportAbility of Iowa, which...

SNPhA Flu Shot Clinic for College of Medicine

Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00am to 1:30pm

College of Pharmacy student members of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) will host a flu shot clinic for the Carver College of Medicine in MERF Atrium.

IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition | Fall 2019

Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00pm to 5:00pm

A part of the College of Public Health's Annual Public Health Research Week. Sponsored by the Iowa Institute for Public Health Research and Policy (IIPHRP)....

PIG Brown Bag Lunch

Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Ryan Boudreau, PhD

Monday, October 21, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ryan Boudreau, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular MedicineFOEDRC | Carver College of MedicinePresentation: Macro-mysteries of a micro-protein in metabolism  

Hardin Open Workshops - Endnote Collaboration

Monday, October 21, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

For those already using Endnote, this class teaches you to maximize the tool. You’ll learn about the Endnote options for sharing so that you can collaborate effectively. From exporting and importing to syncing and sharing, this class will help you manage your information seamlessly on the desktop, on the web, and on mobile device.

Faculty Development Opportunity - Time Management Seminar

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:30am to 9:00am

Facilitated by Susan Johnson, MD (former UI Ombudsman) Susan will cover the following: Improving to-do lists Finding time for writing or project work Managing email Tactical planning of the week and day

Carver's Got Talent

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Biochemistry Workshop: Dr. Lori Wallrath

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Defective coupling between the nucleus and cytoskeleton in muscular dystrophy" Dr. Lori Wallrath Professor Department of Biochemistry University of Iowa

Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 12:30pm

Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...

HawkIRB External IRB Training

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Researchers must submit a HawkIRB application even when the project is overseen by another IRB. This training provides an orientation to the HawkIRB New Project form and the University of Iowa review process for studies that have an external IRB of record. When there is an external IRB, the HawkIRB form collects basic information to ensure compliance with institutional policies and procedures and state regulations. Even if you have already filled out an external HawkIRB application, this...

SHPEP Info Session (Summer Health Professions Education Program)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Held in 348 Big Ten Theater (former Illinois Theater)...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Xiaohui (Frank) Zhang, PhD

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Seminar Title: "Single-Molecule and Single-Cell Characterization of Cell Adhesion and Viral Receptors" Xiaohui "Frank" Zhang, PhDAssociate Professor, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics, Lehigh University Hosted by Wendy Maury, PhD

The Examined Life Conference: The Writing, Humanities, and Arts of Medicine

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host our 13th annual three-day conference focusing on the links between medicine and the arts. We feature a refreshing and relaxed atmosphere to take in skill-building workshops and inspiring presentations from the people working to forge that integration. You’ll leave with a new appreciation not only of your art, but of your work (and even your struggles). Welcome to Iowa!

Hardin Open Workshops - Systematic Reviews, Part 2: Literature Searching

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm

This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review. Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also be discussion on selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies, and saving and organizing references....

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Workshop, Sanjoy Paul

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Transcriptional Control of Azole Resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus Presented by: Sanjoy Paul, PhD Assistant Research Scientist Laboratory of Dr. Scott Moye-Rowley Molecular Physiology and Biophysics  

Poverty, Child Health, and the Minimum Wage

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

George Wehby, PhD, professor of health management and policy at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, will present the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Lecture, "Poverty, Child Health, and the Minimum Wage." This event is free and open to the public.  

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 1:00pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Wednesday Seminar, Speaker Bhagaban Mallik, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Andy Frank Lab, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa  "Roles of mitochondrial complex I dysfunction in neuronal plasticity and maintenance”

Conversation: A Vital Tool for Mending Our Democracy

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Many of us long for complex conversations with a greater range of people, and yet we aren't entirely sure how to access such conversations. In this Obermann Conversation, we convene three people -- Lore Baur, Ben Hassman, and Sherry Watt -- who actively organize and facilitate conversations that might be perceived as difficult. Each of them will share some of the skills involved in holding a mutually respectful and beneficial conversation, as well as some of the power that this relatively...

Biomolecular NMR Interest Group

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 9:00am to 10:00am

The Biomolecular NMR Interest Group will review current topics in NMR relevant to biological problems.  Meetings are biweekly at 9:00am in the Heath Conference Room (4-403A BSB) for Fall 2019.  The director of the group is Dr. Liping Yu.  To join the mailing list, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research. These meetings are open to all who are interested in NMR and/or structural biology. ...

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Jeffrey Hayes

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Histone H1- A nexus for chromatin regulation?" Dr. Jeffrey Hayes Professor and Chair Biochemistry and Biophysics  University of Rochester Medical Center

Hardin Open Workshops - Scopus & Web of Science

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. This hands-on session will show you...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Can We Be Well?  Burnout and Professional Wellbeing for Internists by Elizabeth Lawrence, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Kristin Claflin

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:00pm

"Central Regulation of Energy Expenditure by FGF21" Presented by Kristin Claflin, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Matthew Potthoff's Lab

Internal Medicine Fellows' Interdisciplinary Core Conference

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Quality Improvement/Patient Safety" by Krista Johnson, MD, MME

‘As I Live and Breathe’: Artist and cystic fibrosis advocate Dylan Mortimer art exhibit opening

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at only three months old, artist Dylan Mortimer explores his personal relationship to cystic fibrosis through his vibrant artwork—both terrifying and triumphant....

Black Bodies, Medical Science, and the Age of Emancipation

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Why did the Civil War, which ultimately ended slavery, also see northern whites deeply invested in sustaining racial hierarchies? How and why do white medical practitioners in the Union army and in northern civilian relief efforts engage in efforts to advance the notion of race as a biological and hierarchical construct?  White medical practitioners and military officers attempted to document what they believed to be the immutable, hierarchical characteristics of race. That contradiction--a...

How to Find and Tell Great Stories (and Why Greatness Matters)

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 6:15pm to 7:45pm

Too often in storytelling--especially scientific storytelling--writers present case studies instead of stories, to the detriment of patients and readers. So how do we eschew mediocrity, find truly amazing stories, and give our subjects' stories the power and respect they deserve? Former This American Life producer and Emmy winning journalist Stephanie Foo teaches you how to tell stories that sing -- and make an impact....


Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:00am to 9:50am

M1/PA1 Medical Gross Anatomy Exam 2

Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Lab Exam Group B.  8:30-10:05 am.  1-230 BSB. Lab Exam Group A.  10:15-11:50 am.  1-230 BSB. Computerized Exam Groups A and B.  2:00-4:00 pm.  Beisner Aud BSB or 1117 MERF.

Faculty Development Opportunity - Write Winning Grant Proposals Seminar

Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:30am to 4:30pm

The event will be presented by John D. Robertson, Ph.D., a managing member of Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops, and is sponsored by the Research Development Office (RDO) in the Office of the Vice President for Research, in collaboration with the UI Carver College of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Development....

Write Winning Grant Proposals Seminar [Facilitator - UI Office of the Vice President for Research]

Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:30am to 4:30pm

The event will be presented by John D. Robertson, Ph.D., a managing member of Grant Writers' Seminars & Workshops...

Found in Translation: Achieving Environmental Health Science Goals in Detroit

Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:45am to 11:45am

Environmental Health Sciences Research Center Seminar Topic Found in Translation: Achieving Environmental Health Science Goals in Detroit Speaker Graham Parker, PhD Department of Pediatrics Wayne State University School of Medicine Sponsored by the Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, Human Toxicology Program, and Iowa Superfund Research Program

Discover Study Abroad

Friday, October 25, 2019, 11:00am

Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...

Hawley Lecture: Lori Andrews

Friday, October 25, 2019, 12:40pm to 2:00pm

Professor Lori Andrews will deliver the Hawley Lecture on Friday, October 25 from 12:40 - 2 p.m. in Room 235.  The first 50 attendees will receive a box lunch.  The topic of her lecture is Digital Health Technologies: The Challenge for Privacy.

Neuroimaging Workgroup

Friday, October 25, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

We present/demo a neuroimaging (mostly human mri) related tool every month. This is also a great opportunity to see who else is doing neuroimaging work at uiowa and promote community!

The Vital and Energetic Interplay of the Somatic, the Affective and the Cognitive in an Audience’s Experience of Theater.

Friday, October 25, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:15pm

In our current digitally dominated environment, the theater has become a sacred place wherein dramatic and vitally energetic encounters can occur within the delineated time and space of a production. The audience enters into the dark chamber of a theater, lamp in hand, searching for something, ready for a journey. The actor meets them there and the expedition begins. What is happening?  What is the actor doing?  What is the audience doing in relation to what the actor is doing?  What is the...

Hacky Hour

Friday, October 25, 2019, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

Fixing Healthcare: Overcoming the Intimacy Gap Between Doctors and Patients Through Shared Storytelling

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:15pm to 8:30pm

This event is part of The Examined Life Conference, but is open to the public.  

HDSMP Distinction Track Lecture

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 8:00am to 12:00pm