February Events

  • February 2020

How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application, Part 1

Monday, February 3, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This is part one 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....

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Christopher Adams, MD, PhD

Monday, February 3, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Christopher Adams, MD, PhD Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Chair Professor of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics University of Iowa  Presentation: TBD

UIPDA Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, February 4, 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!

Developing an NIH Biosketch

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Due to interest, additional workshop dates have been scheduled.  There are three session available:  February 4, February 19 and March 25, all are at 12:00pm in 2189 MERF. ...

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Sleep and Human Performance David P. Shaha, MD Chief of Sleep Medicine Womack Army Medical Center

Biochemistry Workshop

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Biochemistry Workshop: Dr. Jared McLendon

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Post transcriptional gene regulation in cardiac biology" Jared McLendon, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Internal Medicine Boudreau Lab 

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. John Harty, PhD

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Immunity to Infection John Harty, PhD Professor of Microbiology and Immunology Professor of Pathology Mark Stinski Chair in Microbial Immunology University of Iowa Hosted by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

REDCap Training

Wednesday, February 5, 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.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Speaker, Kaihua Liu, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology (Rutkowski Lab) will be presenting "Investigating the role of C/EBP homologous protein (CHOP) in cell fate regulation under ER Stress."

Hardin Open Workshops - ORCID: Open Researcher and Contributor ID

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

What is ORCID? Why would you want one? This session will discuss ORCID, how researchers can benefit from having one, and how ORCID connects with other information systems. This will also be a hands-on workshop where everyone will have the chance to create their own ORCID and learn the most efficient ways to populate their profile with their publications.

HHMI Competition Information Session: HHMI New Investigators

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Presented by Dr. Dennis McKearin, PhD, Senior Scientific Officer, Howard Hughes Medical Institute The Howard Hughes Medical Institute recently announced a competition for selecting new Investigators for support. Faculty interested in learning about eligibility criteria for the current, as well as future, competitions should plan to attend.  More information about eligibility criteria can be found online. 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

2019-2020 Update in Internal Medicine by Justin Smock, MD, and Michael Klein, MD

Clinical Lecture Seires

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Topic Iowa Catalog and Research Tracker (I-CART) Walkthrough, Updates and Q&A Speakers Chris Ortman Kim Sprenger, RN Jackie Wangui-Verry, MSN, RN, MS-BC

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Mengya Wang & Chandra Maharjan

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Presented by Mengya Wang Graduate Student in Dr. Andy Russo's Lab Presented by Chandra Maharjan Graduate Student in Dr. Dawn Quelle's Lab

Internal Medicine Fellows' Interdisciplinary Core Conference

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ethics Rounds by Lauris Kaldjian, MD, PhD

Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture Series: Dr. Dana Carroll

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

"Genome Editing: A view from the edge" Dr. Dana Carroll  Distinguished Professor Department of Biochemistry  University of Utah School of Medicine 

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Dana Carroll, PhD

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Dana Carroll will visit campus on February 6, 2020 to present a lecture on "Genome Editing: A View from the Edge" at 4:00pm in the Prem Sahai Auditorium (1110A MERF). Dr. Carroll is a Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Utah School of Medicine and a member of the Nuclear Control of Cell Growth and Differentiation Program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute.     ...

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

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Presented by Dr. Dennis McKearin, PhD, Senior Scientific Officer, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Soon to be announced, this program will select up to 10 scientists who have a medical degree (MD, DO, MD/PhD, or DO/PhD) from a US institution and who wish to commit themselves to a career in laboratory-based, basic science research.  Trainees in the MSTP as well as those in residencies or fellowships could be eligible for the award. More details will be available at the information session.  

Read on the Rug

Friday, February 7, 2020, 10:00am to 10:30am

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime!...

M1/PA1 MOHD II Exam 2

Friday, February 7, 2020, 10:00am

Hacky Hour

Friday, February 7, 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.

Immunology Graduate Student Seminar - Tiffany Ybarra (Bishop lab)

Monday, February 10, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Martin Myers, PhD

Monday, February 10, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Martin Myers, MD, PhD Professor of Diabetes Research  Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Molecular & Integrative Physiology Director, Michigan Diabetes Research & Training Center University of Michigan  Presentation: TBD 

Hardin Open Workshops - Databases for Gene and Protein Information - ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM

Monday, February 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Overwhelmed by the number of databases offered on nucleotide sequences, genes and proteins? Wondering which database you should start with? Learn essential databases and some tips in this session that is designed for anyone who needs information about genes and proteins. To gather fast and reliable information about both, we will focus on databases such as those from NCBI and EBI, or, eg, Uniprot. ONLINE THROUGH ZOOM

REDCap Training

Tuesday, February 11, 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, February 11, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Foundational Assumption About Learning: Exploring Some of the Big Ideas Douglas P. Larsen, M.D., M.Ed. Associate Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics Department of Neurology  Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Biochemistry Workshop: Colten Lankford and Shivangi Inamdar

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Colten Lankford Biochemistry Graduate Student Dr. Shelia Baker Lab Shivangi Makarand Inamdar Biochemistry Graduate Student  Dr. Shelia Baker Lab

Biochemistry Workshop: Colten Lankford and Shivangi Inamdar

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Colten Lankford Molecular Medicine Graduate Student Dr. Shelia Baker Lab Shivangi Inamdar Postdoctoral Research Scholar Dr. Shelia Baker Lab 

Hardin Open Workshops - Embase

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics.

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, February 11, 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.

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Roberto Cattaneo, PhD

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The Three Strikes of Measles Virus:  Immune System, Airway Epithelium, Brain Roberto Cattaneo, PhD Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Mayo Clinic Hosted by Patrick Sinn, PhD

BME Graduate Seminar - Eben Alsberg, PhD

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 3:30pm to 4:20pm

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

Medical Student Financial Seminars

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 6:00pm to 8:20pm

Pain Research Program Seminar - David Clark, MD, PhD

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Post-Traumatic Activation of the Adaptive System of Immunity" Presented by David Clark, MD, PhD Professor and Vice Chair for Research Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Stanford University Stanford, CA

REDCap Training

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

REDCap advanced 1 and 2 training...

Wall of Scholarship - Spring 2020

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Wall of Scholarship highlights papers from UI Carver College of Medicine faculty that are distinguished by being cited over 1,000 times by at least two of three academic citation indices.  Such a distinction testifies to the importance and impact of these scientific works. More information will be provided closer to the event.   

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Daved Fremont

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Mechanisms of viral immune evasion" Daved Fremont Professor Department of Pathology and Immunology Washington University School of Medicine 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

2019-2020 Update in Internal Medicine by Justin Smock, MD, and Michael Klein, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Rachel Crawford & Maria Nunez-Hernandez

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

A Reactive Dopamine Metabolite Inhibits Glutathione-S-Transferase Activity Presented by Rachel Crawford Graduate Student in Dr. Jonathan Doorn's Lab Effects of Phosphorylation on the glucocorticoid Receptor DNA-binding Specificity Presented by Maria Nunez-Hernandez Graduate Student in Dr. Miles Pufall's Lab

African American Council Monthly Campus Meetings (Spring)

Thursday, February 13, 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....

How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application, Part 2

Friday, February 14, 2020, 9:00am to 10:30am

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....

M1/PA1 MOHD II Exam 3

Friday, February 14, 2020, 10:00am

Hacky Hour

Friday, February 14, 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: Ronald Wek, PhD

Monday, February 17, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ronald C. Wek, PhD  Showalter Professor Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Indiana University School of Medicine Presentation: Integrated stress response in health and disease

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

Monday, February 17, 2020, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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_agxAKf3wLYdBfrD

Flocks Learning Community Grand Rounds

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Biochemistry Workshop: Meng Wu

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"In vitro plate-based high throughput assays/screening" Meng Wu Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Biochemistry  Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics

TriNetX Analytics Training

Tuesday, February 18, 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.