January Events

Clinical Lecture Series

Thursday, January 3, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Clinical Lecture Series educates clinical research professionals on the basics of clinical research. The lectures will help provide a more effective, efficient, and cohesive clinical research environment at the University of Iowa.  Topic Working with DSP: Issues in Clinical Trial Agreements Speaker Jessica Boyle, JD Associate Director, Division of Sponsored Programs

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 3, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Interesting Infectious Diseases Consults from the Hospitalist Service by Loreen A. Herwaldt, MD

Internal Medicine Fellows Core Conference

Thursday, January 3, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Medicare/Medicaid and Billing

Faculty Workshop: Writing for Publication (Carver College of Medicine)

Friday, January 4, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Writing for Publication (for CCOM Faculty)...

REDCap Training

Monday, January 7, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

REDCap overview training...

Faculty Workshop: Writing Effective Grant Applications (Carver College of Medicine)

Monday, January 7, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Writing Effective Grant Applications (for CCOM Faculty)...

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Brian O'Neill, MD, PhD

Monday, January 7, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Brian O'Neill, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism Presentation: Insulin Signaling in the Regulation of Muscle Strength and Mitochondrial Metabolism

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Registration Register here

K Club

Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science is sponsoring a new K Club. The intent of the club is to provide support to junior faculty who aspire to become future K Scholars. Our goal is to help faculty submit successful career development award applications. The faculty leader of the group will be Dr. Sue O'Dorisio, professor of pediatrics, with frequent attendance by additional successful clinical and translational research faculty. Space will be limited. 

TEACHING WITH THE LIBRARY 2019 - Privacy & Information Ethics

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 10:00am to 4:00pm

In an era of rampant data collection, what can be done to ensure your privacy when you choose to participate in online communities? What responsibilities do we have, as instructors and librarians, to protect our students' right to privacy and educate them about the ethical use of information?...

REDCap Training

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 11:00am to 12:30pm

REDCap Basic hands-on This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap. Registration Registration is required and limited to 8 people for each REDCap Training session.  Register here.

Faculty Workshop: Speaking for Success (Carver College of Medicine)

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Speaking for Success (for CCOM Faculty)...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

New Paradigms in Obesity by Donna H. Ryan, MD

Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center Seminar - Dr. Zhongjie Sun

Friday, January 11, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Epigenetic Mechanisms of Vascular Aging" Dr. Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology Thomas A. Gerwin Chair of Excellence in Physiology Co-Director, UT Methodist Cardiovascular Institute University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Daniel Tranel, PhD

Monday, January 14, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Daniel Tranel, PhD Associate Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Professor of Neurology Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Presentation:  Value-based decision-making, eating, and the ventromedial prefrontal cortex

Pharmacology Seminar - Eric M. George, Ph.D.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Novel Molecular Mechanisms in Preeclampsia" Eric M. George, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Physiology and Biophysics The University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, MS co-sponsored by the Division of Nephrology

TriNetX Analytics Training

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TriNetX analytics training...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Gail Bishop

Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

"TRAF3 as a multi-faceted regulator of lymphocyte signaling and function" Presented by Gail Bishop, PhD Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Professor of Internal Medicine The University of Iowa Hosted by Patrick Schlievert, PhD

REDCap Training

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm

REDCap Surveys and Logic Distribution Training...

Radiology Student Interest Group

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 1:00pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Wednesday Seminar, Anne West, MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurobiology of  from Duke University will be presenting, “Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal gene transcription.”  

Next Generation Sequencing Interest Group - Biology at True Resolution: Resolving Complex Biology with Single Cell Analysis

Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Single-cell analysis has been broadly applied in studies that aim to dissect cell-type differences, investigate the adaptive immune system, or discover copy number variation and genomic heterogeneity on a cell-by-cell basis.  Single-cell expression profiling, using the 10X Genomics Chromium System, has permitted the identification of cell types that are important for disease pathogenesis in numerous disorders or disease states. Examples of how single-cell analysis has been applied to...

Almuerzo (‘Brown Bag’) y conversación en español

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Almuerzo (‘Brown Bag’) y conversación en español...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

HUMAN RIGHTS GRAND ROUNDS: Closing the Margins: Medical, Ethical and Existential Considerations in Caring for People Living with Sickle Cell Anemia by Laurel J. Lyckholm, MD and Usha S. Perepu, MBBS, MRCP

AMWA Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 12:00pm

FACE - Faculty/Fellows As Clinician Educators

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Teaching Clinical Reasoning

Safety in the Lab Seminar

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Please join the Environmental Health & Safety Office at a monthly seminar series focusing on safety in the lab. Seminars will be presented by Wendie Dockstader (EHS Biological Safety Specialist) on the first Wednesdays of the month with few exceptions....

Engaging Employees for Effective Performance

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

(For Supervisors only) This interactive workshop discusses: 1.) Employee Engagement 2.) How to Provide Constructive Feedback 3.) How to Measure and Assess Performance. You will leave this session understanding how performance management impacts employee engagement, you will be better equipped to discuss performance with your team, and you will have an increased comfort level when assessing your team's performance and delivering performance reviews.

Internal Medicine Group Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Skills for Educators Workshop: How to Design Instruction

Friday, January 18, 2019, 8:30am to 11:30am

In this workshop, you will learn about principles and processes that lead to efficient and effective instruction, whether for a single lesson or a whole course....

Read on the Rug

Friday, January 18, 2019, 10:00am to 10:30am

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4, and children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program....

Oncology Interest Group

Friday, January 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:50pm

Pediatric Interest Group Meeting

Friday, January 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Genetics Student Seminar: Melissa Marchal & Jessica Ponce

Friday, January 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"The Paradoxical Role of ABL Kinases in Metastatic Prostate Cancer" by Melissa Marchal "Roles of Cyclin C in Heart Disease" by Jessica Ponce.  Read abstracts in advance.

Pharmacology Postdoctoral Workshop - Jingwei Jiang, M.D., Ph.D.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Role of Endothelial Bardet Biedl Syndrome 1 (BBS1) Protein in the Regulation of Lipid Metabolism and Beyond" Presented by Jingwei Jiang, M.D., Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Kamal Rahmouni's lab

Hawkeyes Saving Lives - Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm

Ethnicity is more than an identity.  For patients in need of a life-saving blood stem cell transplant, it is a matter of life and death.  Patients are most likely to match donors who share the same ethnic background because genetic traits used to determine a match are inherited. ...

Molecular Medicine Seminar - Drs. Yumi Imai & James Muse Davis

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 11:30am to 12:30pm

"The Regulation of Insulin Secretion and Islet Health by Lipid Droplets in Pancreatic Islets" Yumi Imai, MD Associate Professor Department of Internal Medicine University of Iowa "Using the Zebrafish to Understand Granuloma Formation and Function" James Muse Davis, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics University of Iowa

Neurology Grand Rounds

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

"Endovascular Treatment of Acute Stroke: Current Challenges and Future Directions" Tudor G. Jovin, M.D. Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery Director, UPMC Stroke Institute Director, UPMC Center for Neuroendovascular Therapy

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Robyn Klein

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

"Hitchhiker's Guide to Alphavirus Entry at the BBB" Presented by Robyn Klein, MD, PhD Professor , Departments of Medicine, Pathology & Immunology, Anatomy & Neurobiology Vice Provost and Associate Dean of Medical Education Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences Washington University School of Medicine Hosted by Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Neuroscience Grad Program Seminar: Shane Johnson & Jodi Graff

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

"Prefrontal-Bed Nucleus Circuit Modulation of a Passive Coping Response Set" by Shane Johnson, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences (Radley Lab) "Resources to Deal with Stress, Mediate Conflict, and Find a Healthy Approach to Work and Life" by Jodi Graff, Administrative Director, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Biomedical Science Program

The Price of Free Documentary Viewing

Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

We invite you to join us in a screening of the award winning documentary, The Price of Free, about the child labor prevention advocacy work of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kailash Satyarthi. There will be two viewings: Tuesday, January 22nd, Levitt Auditorium, Boyd Law Building, 7pm AND Wednesday, January 23rd, W10 PBB, Tippie College of Business, 5:30pm

Dr. Raynard S. Kington Lecture

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

President of Grinnell College, Dr. Raynard S. Kington will speak as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week. Lecture from 12pm-1pm in Prem Sahai Auditorim, 1110 MERF, with a reception to follow until 2pm in the Jean and Renee Robillard Atrium, MERF. 

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 1:00pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Wednesday Seminar, Dilson Rassier, Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Kinesiology and Physical Education of McGill University will be presenting, “Load dependence of force produced by skeletal myofibrils, sarcomeres and myosin filaments.”

The Price of Free Documentary Viewing

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 5:30pm to 8:00pm

We invite you to join us in a screening of the award winning documentary, The Price of Free, about the child labor prevention advocacy work of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kailash Satyarthi. There will be two viewings: Tuesday, January 22nd, Levitt Auditorium, Boyd Law Building, 7pm AND Wednesday, January 23rd, W10 PBB, Tippie College of Business, 5:30pm

Ron Stallworth Lecture - Author of The BlacKkKlansman

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Former law enforcement officer and author of The BlacKkKlansman, Ron Stallworth will share his story at The Engler Theatre on January 23rd at 7:30pm. The BlacKkKlansman is now a major motion picture.  This event is free and open to the public.

Pharmacology Postdoctoral Candidate Seminar - Paul A. Williams, PhD

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

"Change in the Morphology of Hypoglossal Motor Neurons in the Brainstem of Developing Rats" Presented by Paul A. Williams, PhD Department of Physiology Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA

STEM for Social Good

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm

STEM for Social Good is a lunch and learn ecent as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week.

Almuerzo (‘Brown Bag’) y conversación en español

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

Almuerzo (‘Brown Bag’) y conversación en español...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

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

Overview of Atrial Fibrillation by Michael C. Giudici, MD, FACC, FACP, FHRS

American Medical Association at Iowa

Thursday, January 24, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm