November Events

  • November 2019

Clinical Conference: Pediatric Ophthalmology

Friday, November 1, 2019, 8:45am to 2:30pm

Featured Speaker: David Wallace, MD, MPH, Indiana University School of Medicine...

Read on the Rug

Friday, November 1, 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 with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian....

Discover Study Abroad

Friday, November 1, 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!  ...

M1/PA1 Mechanisms of Health and Disease I (MOHD I) Exam 1

Friday, November 1, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:50pm

Computerized Exam. Beisner Aud BSB or 2189 MERF.

Hacky Hour

Friday, November 1, 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.

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Rasna Sabharwal, MS, PhD

Monday, November 4, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Rasna Sabharwal, MS, PhD Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular MedicineFOEDRC | Carver College of MedicinePresentation: Title Forthcoming  

UIPDA Monthly Meeting

Monday, November 4, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Come to the monthly meeting of the University of Iowa Postdoctoral Association, where we discuss upcoming events and happenings on campus as they affect postdocs. Coffee and treats will be provided!

DVIP Bench Press

Monday, November 4, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Maribel Rios, PhD

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Sex-specific Mechanisms in the Ventromedial Hypothalamus Controlling Metabolic Function" Presented by Maribel Rios, PhD Associate Professor Department of Neuroscience Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences Tufts University Boston, MA Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Using Pivot to Find Funding Opportunities

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presented by the Research Development Office, Office of the Vice President for Research...

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Future Disease Modifying Therapies for Parkinson's Disease" Ted M. Dawson, M.D., Ph.D. Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Professor in Neurodegenerative Diseases Director, Institute for Cell Engineering Professor, Departments of Neurology, Neuroscience and Pharmacology & Molecular Sciences Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Biochemistry Workshop

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Discover Study Abroad

Tuesday, November 5, 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!  ...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Joseph Sodroski, MD

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Seminar Title: "Conformational States of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) Envelope Glycoprotein Trimer" Joseph Sodroski, MDProfessor, Departments of Immunology & Infectious Diseases and Microbiology & Immunology Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Harvard Medical School   Hosted by Hillel Haim, MD, PhD

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Joseph Sodroski, MD

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Seminar Title: "Conformational States of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) Envelope Glycoprotein Trimer" Joseph Sodroski, MDProfessor, Departments of Immunology & Infectious Diseases and Microbiology & Immunobiology Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Harvard Medical School   Hosted by Hillel Haim, MD, PhD

BME Graduate Seminar - Anne Silverman, PhD

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 3:30pm to 4:20pm

Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering Graduate Seminar (BME:5010)...

"Rectilinear Solidity / Interconnected Voids" by Carey Nagle

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us to hear architect Carey Nagle share the design concept for the new Stanley Museum of Art building....

Healthy LifeStars = Healthy Lifestyles: Improving Health Outcomes Through Preventing Childhood Obesity Conference

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

On November 6th, Healthy LifeStars will host events across the nation to bring awareness, education and networking opportunities to prevent childhood obesity by bringing together like-minded people to learn and network.  The event will also feature Iowa’s first annual Step - Up - For - Kids Celebration event to benefit Iowa’s Healthy LifeStars, a childhood obesity prevention program. This event will include an all-day conference, featuring experts across the state presenting their cutting...

Thesis Defense Seminar: Julio Sanchez

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Characterization of the DNA Binding Activity of the BRG1 AT-hook-bromodomain" Julio Sanchez Biochemistry Graduate Student  Dr. Catherine Musselman Lab

Research Interest Club Meeting

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Workshop, Rainbo Hultman, PhD

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Use of brain-wide electrical dynamics for probing mechanisms of pathological and emotional pain Presented by: Rainbo Hultman, PhD Assistant Professor Molecular Physiology and Biophysics University of Iowa

Hardin Open Workshops - Images in the Health Sciences

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Using images can add interest to your assignments and presentations, but do you know where to find good images and how to ensure that you use those images ethically? This workshop will help you understand copyright, creative common licenses, and public domain. You will also learn where to search for stock and health sciences images and how to cite your images appropriately.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1:00pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Wednesday Seminar, Speaker Ling Yang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of Iowa  "Organelle Stress Response in the Context of Obesity”

WOCN: Take Care & Take Action!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Participating in social activism can have impacts on our emotional and physical health, especially as womxn of color! This interactive discussion, led by current graduate students and a community professional in Counseling Psychology, will focus on common mental health issues that arise while engaging in advocacy work and how to care for ourselves while staying engaged in our communities. All womxn students, faculty and staff of color welcome! FREE dinner provided

Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequality. A film by Shakti Butler

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

This film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity. The film informs you about racial justice and how to commit to positive change. Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity  features moving stories from racial justice leaders including Amer Ahmed, Michael Benitez, Barbie-Danielle DeCarlo, Joy DeGruy, Ericka Huggins, Humaira Jackson, Yuko Kodama, Peggy McIntosh, Rinku Sen, Tilman Smith and Tim Wise.

Biomolecular NMR Interest Group

Thursday, November 7, 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. Megan King

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Mechanotransduction through the LINC complex: from integrins to the nuclear lamina" Dr. Megan King  Associate Professor Cell Biology Yale University 

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Basic (Online Version)

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 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.

Doc Dash Meeting

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Clinical Lecture Series

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Topics Single IRB Speaker Michele Countryman, CIP Research Compliance Director, Human Subjects Office The Clinical Lecture Series educates clinical research professionals on the basics of clinical research. There are also courses of interest on current and novel research. The lectures in this series will help provide a more effective, efficient and cohesive clinical research environment at the University of Iowa. Continuing medical education credit is available. 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

DeGowan Lecture:  Bringing Epidemiology to Life in Venous Thromboembolism by Mary Cushman, MD, MS

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Thomas James & Kenji Saito

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"The Role of Dynorphin Neurons in the Ventral Nucleus Accumbens in Ethanol Dependency" Presented by Thomas James, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz's Lab "Skeletal Muscle Estrogen-related Receptor Alpha Overexpression Leads to Lower Lean Mass and Muscle Weakening" Presented by Kenji Saito, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Huxing Cui's Lab

BUILD: Making the Paradigm Shift from "Diversity" to "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion" (UI Health Care)

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The session is a collaboration between the Office of the Provost, the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and University Human Resources. Within the session, participants will begin making the shift from diversity to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We will review tools, resources, and strategies for integrating DEI into unit plans. For units that do not have current DEI-related strategies to report, a FY19 action may include having a team of 2-3 individuals attend one of...

How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application Part 2

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This is part two of a two-part training providing an overview of the HawkIRB New Project Application, including guidance to assist you in responding to many of the questions in the form. Additional trainings on modifications to IRB applications and external IRB applications are also available. See calendar for event dates and times....

Internal Medicine Fellows' Interdisciplinary Core Conference

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Caring for Patients with Opioid Use Disorders" by Andrea Weber, MD

Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series: Hans de Wit

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Hans de Wit is the sixth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series. His talk, "Internationalization of Higher Education for Society, Moving Back from Competition to Co-operation," will be on November 7, 2019, from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre. This lecture continues the conversation about the UI's vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization....

Discover Study Abroad

Friday, November 8, 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!  ...

INI Seminar: Nir Grossman, PhD

Friday, November 8, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lecture title: TBD Nir Grossman, PhD Lecturer (Assistant Professor) Division of Brain Sciences, Department of Medicine, Imperial College Longon Founding fellow of the UK Dementia Research Institute

M2/PA2 MOHD Keystone Exam

Friday, November 8, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:50pm

Hacky Hour

Friday, November 8, 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.

Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Retreat

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8:00am to 5:00pm

"Using Plant and Bacterial Secondary Metabolites to Target Membrane Receptors Involved in Disease" Keynote presented by Kevin Tidgewell, PhD Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry School of Pharmacy Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty Development Opportunity - Career Transitions: Preparing for Life Without a Day Job Workshop

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8:00am to 12:00pm

Please join us for an informative session for faculty members contemplating retirement. This workshop is being offered to you on Saturday to allow for spouses and significant others to join the discussion.

Electrophysiology of Vision Conference

Saturday, November 9, 2019, 6:00pm to Monday, November 11, 2019, 1:00pm

Introduction to full-field ERG and VEP testing in children. View program brochure: http://bit.ly/2lSKqem

AMWA Meeting

Monday, November 11, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Eric Taylor, PhD

Monday, November 11, 2019, 1:00pm

Eric Taylor, PhD  Director, FOEDRC Metabolomics Core Facility Associate Professor of Biochemistry Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Presentation: Regulation of Whole-body Macronutrient Metabolism by Mitochondrial Carboxylate Transport

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed

Monday, November 11, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

How to Complete HawkIRB Modifications, Continuing Reviews, Reportable Event Forms (REFs), and Project Closure Forms

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 9:00am to 10:30am

This training session provides an overview of the forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of a study, including: Continuing Review Form Modification Form Reportable Event Form Project Closure Form Note: We recommend attending the New Project sessions before attending this session. Registration is not required, but is recommended: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8PiZaosnSkS5xP

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Seminar, Simon Scheuring

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 9:30am to 10:30am

High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy: Watching single unlabeled channels and transporter in action Presented by: Simon Scheuring, PhD Professor in Physiology and Biophysics in Anesthesiology Weill Cornell Medicine

Hardin Open Workshops - Data Management: File Naming

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:00am to 11:30am

Have you ever accidently lost or deleted your old files? Have you ever had trouble locating the current version among multiple versions of your paper? Come and learn best practices on file naming conventions. File naming conventions are a set of rules that help you name your files in a consistent, logical, predictable way, allowing you to distinguish similar files from one another at a glance. With good file naming conventions, you will be able to access files without rethinking the process...

Learning Community Meetings

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm