January Events

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds - CANCELED

Thursday, January 2, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Hacky Hour

Friday, January 3, 2020, 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: Paul MacLean, PhD

Monday, January 6, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Paul S. MacLean, PhD Professor of MedicineDivision of Endocrinology, Metabolism and DiabetesAnschutz Health and Wellness CenterUniversity of Colorado Anshutz Medical CampusPresentation: Exercise, Individual Variability, and Weight Loss Maintenance   

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Parkinson’s Disease Quest for Neuroprotection Past, Present and Future Tanya Simuni, MD Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center Northwestern University National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

CANCELED: HHMI Competition Information Session: New HHMI Support for Medically Trained Scientists

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

This event has been canceled. We hope to reschedule Dr. McKearin's visit for a future date. ...

REDCap Training

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

REDCap overview training Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of what REDCap’s capability.

CANCELED: HHMI Competition Information Session: HHMI New Investigators

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

This event has been canceled. We hope to reschedule Dr. McKearin's visit for a future date. ...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Neutrophils in Health and Disease by Julia Klesney-Tait, MD, PhD

African American Council Monthly Campus Meetings (Spring)

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person....

Hacky Hour

Friday, January 10, 2020, 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: Bhagirath Chaurasia, PhD

Monday, January 13, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Bhagirath Chaurasia, PhD Research Assistant Professor Nutrition & Integrative Physiology University of Utah  Presentation: Ceramide induced lipotoxicity in metabolic diseases

REDCap Training

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

REDCap Basic hands-off This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. 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. You will follow along in with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Learning Community Meetings

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

UIPDA Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Come to the monthly Postdoc Association meeting. We will be talking about upcoming events, seminars, and lunch will be provided!

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Adventures in Encephalitis with Metagenomics and Phage Display Michael R. Wilson, MD, MAS Debbie and Andy Rachleff Distinguished Professor of Neurology Associate Professor UCSF Department of Neurology Division of Neuroimmunology and Glial Biology

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TriNetX basic 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.

Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. Optional tour of library spaces after session. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group.

REDCap Training

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 11:00am to 12:30pm

REDCap basic hands-on training 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.

BUILD: Beyond the Numbers - Foundations for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (for UI Health Care)

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity and...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Navigating new publication models without becoming prey: From Preprint Servers to Open-Access Journals by Eli Perencevich, MD, MS and Janna Lawrence, Director, Hardin Library

Faculty/Fellows as Clinician Educators (FACE)

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Bedside and Team Teaching.

Faculty Development Opportunity - For New Associate Professors - Congratulations on Achieving this Milestone: What's Next?

Friday, January 17, 2020, 11:30am to 1:00pm

Facilitated by Lois Geist, MD, Associate Dean for the Office of Faculty Affairs & Development.

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

New Approaches to Find Disease-Modifying Therapies in Parkinson's Disease Andrew West, PhD Professor, Duke Center for Neurodegeneration Research Departments of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology and Neurology Duke University

TriNetX Analytics Training

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 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.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Winter Gathering @ Big Grove

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Big Grove 1225 S. Gilbert St., Iowa City RSVP to Kate Bolton with number attending by Monday, January 6

CCOM Student Government Meeting

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 6:30pm to 8:20pm

REDCap Training

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Logic and survey distribution training...

University of Iowa Health Care Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Lecture: Talmadge E. King, Jr. MD

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, dean of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and vice chancellor for medical affairs, will deliver the University of Iowa Health Care Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture, beginning at noon Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Prem Sahai Auditorium, 1110 Medical Education and Research Facility....

Iowa Medical Student Research Club

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Wednesday Seminar Idil Evans, PhD, Assistant Research Scientist (Engelhardt Lab), will be presenting "Molecular Characterization of F508del Ferret Model of Cystic Fibrosis" and Martine Dunnwald, PhD, Research Associate Professor, will be presenting "The role of Interferon Regulatory Factor 6 in single cell migration".

Biomolecular NMR Interest Group

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 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 Spring 2020.  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. ...

Hardin Open Workshops: APA Style: What’s New in the 7th edition (Online through Zoom)

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:30pm

This 30 minute session will be offered online only through ZOOM and will focus on significant changes in the recently published 7th edition. Changes that are most likely to impact instructors and student writers will be detailed. Resources will be provided.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pre-Faculty Development: A Critical Factor in Diversifying Academic Medicine by JP Sanchez, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine Fellows' Interdisciplinary Core Conference

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Family Meetings by Yuya Hagiwara, MD

Hardin Open Workshops - Keeping Current (Online through Zoom)

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue? This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts.

History of Medicine Society Lecture: History of the Induction of Labor

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Did you know?  A fungus that grows on rye plants was used as early as 600 BC to induce labor?  Oxytocin ( Pitocin®) has only been widely available since 1983 Come learn about the history of induction of labor over the ages!

M1/PA1 MOHD II Exam 1

Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00am

Dr. Mario Mendoza: An Undocumented Immigrant's Journey to Medicine

Friday, January 24, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us as we welcome Dr. Mario Mendoza of Life UNdocumented on Friday, January 24th from noon-1pm in E331 General Hospital, the Med Alum conference room....

Neuroimaging Workgroup

Friday, January 24, 2020, 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!

Hacky Hour

Friday, January 24, 2020, 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.

Media Literacy & Voting Workshop

Friday, January 24, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

It’s harder than ever before to decipher what’s true or false in politics. Let us help! ...

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Charles Brenner, PhD

Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Charles Brenner, PhD  Professor of Biochemistry Professor of Internal Medicine  Carver College of Medicine  University of Iowa  Presentation: Boosting NAD to Address Conditions of Metabolic Stress: Full Circle from Milk

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Frederic "Woody" Hopf, PhD

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Presented by Frederic "Woody" Hopf, PhD Professor Department of Psychiatry University of Indiana Indianapolis, IN

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed: Focus on What’s New

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The National Library Medicine is in process of updating the PubMed interface with changes expected to be complete in spring 2020. This session will provide an overview of the most significant changes to navigation along with a demonstration of new search features. Best practices for searching the updated version will be shared. In addition, this session will also show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques. Time for...

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Neural Mechanisms of Respiratory Sleep Arousals Junjie Liu, MD, PhD Clinical Fellow in Sleep Medicine Yale University School of Medicine

Biochemistry Workshop: Sarah Wernimont and Adam Rauckhorst

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Mitochondrial macronutrient flux and regulation of syncytiotrophoblast differentiation" Sarah Wernimont Postdoctoral & Medical Fellow Dr. Eric Taylor Lab "Hypoxic stress reveals intrinsic non-canonical metabolomic network structures" Adam Rauckhorst Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr. Eric Taylor Lab

Biochemistry Workshop: Sarah Wernimont and Adam Rauckhorst

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Sarah Wernimont Postdoctoral & Medical Fellow Dr. Eric Taylor Lab Adam Rauckhorst  Postdoctoral Research Fellow  Dr. Eric Taylor Lab 

SHPEP Info Session (Summer Health Professions Education Program)

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Chester Joyner, PhD

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Immunology and Pathogenesis of Relapsing Plasmodium Infections Chester Joyner, PhD Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases University of Georgia Hosted by Wendy Maury, PhD

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Speaker, Nicole Green, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Tootle Lab) will be presenting "Role of prostaglandins in Drosophila germline stem cells" | Speaker, Grace Gasser, B.S., Research Intern (Engelhardt Lab) will be presenting "Characterization of Ionocyte Function in the Ferret Airway"