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May Events

Read on the Rug

Friday, May 1, 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!...

Hacky Hour

Friday, May 1, 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.

CANCELED - UI College of Pharmacy Building Dedication Ceremony

Friday, May 1, 2020, 3:30pm

Two Days, Two Events - Save the Dates!...

CANCELED - UI College of Pharmacy Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium

Saturday, May 2, 2020, 7:30am to 1:00pm

Two Days, Two Events - Save the Dates!...

Neuroscience and Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar - Dr. Chunmei Wang

Monday, May 4, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Transcriptions in Hypothalamus and Metabolic Control: Does Sex Matter?" Presented by Chunmei Wang, PhD Instructor Children's Nutrition Research Center Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Tracy G. Anthony, PhD

Monday, May 4, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Tracy G. Anthony, PhD Professor Department of Nutritional Sciences Rutgers University Presentation: TBA

CANCELED: Iowa Eye Reception @ ARVO 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED The University of Iowa will be hosting alumni and friends for a social gathering during ARVO 2020! Join us to enjoy food and drink with colleagues and friends. Monday, May 4, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Pratt Street Ale House 206 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD To RSVP or for questions, contact joe-schmidt@uiowa.edu or 319-384-8529.

Will be Rescheduled FY21 - Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Suzanne M. Appleyard, PhD

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Presented by Suzanne M. Appleyard, PhD Associate Professor Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience Washington State University Pullman, WA

UIPDA Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 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!

CCOM Student Government Meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 6:30pm to 8:20pm

CCOM Student Government Meeting

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 6:30pm to 8:20pm

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed: Focus on What’s New (Online Through Zoom)

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

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...

REDCap Training

Wednesday, May 6, 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.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Speaker, Samuel Mellentine Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in  Genetics(Tootle Lab) will be presenting "Define the role of integrins downstream of prostaglandins in border cell migration"  

Hawkeye Leadership and Service Awards

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

We gather each spring to recognize outstanding students, advisors, and organizations for their work and efforts over the past year. The Hawkeye Leadership and Service Award nominations and applications are available each year to the over 500 clubs and organizations on campus. A team of volunteers read and judge all of our Hawkeye Award nominations....

CANCELED: How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application, Part 1

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 9:00am to 10:30am

This event is canceled.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Neurological Complications of COVID-19 by Christine Gill, MD and COVID-19 & the Kidney by Jonathan Nizar, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Qierra Brockman & Iltan Aklan

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

This workshop is virtual, join us for a Zoom presentation! "The functional role of PRC2 loss in Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor (MPNST) Metastasis" Presented by Qierra Brockman Graduate Student in Dr. Rebecca Dodd's Lab "Regulation of Satiety by Dorsal Raphe Serotonergic Neurons" Presented by Iltan Aklan Graduate Student in Dr. Deniz Atasoy's Lab

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas. Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current speakers can be found on our website.

Cancelled: Precision Medicine Conference

Friday, May 8, 2020, 8:00am to 5:00pm

M1/PA1 MOHD III Exam 4

Friday, May 8, 2020, 10:00am

CANCELLED: Andreasen Lecture by Peter Kalivas, PhD

Friday, May 8, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Nancy C. Andreasen Lecture, Department of Psychiatry Title: TBD Peter Kalivas, PhDProfessor of NeuroscienceMedical University of South Carolina

Hacky Hour

Friday, May 8, 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.

M1/PA1 MAS II Flexible Exam 2

Monday, May 11, 2020, 8:00am to Friday, May 15, 2020, 12:00pm

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Turn in note sheet (with name printed) to Kim Crist in McCowen (1160A MERF) by Noon on Friday May 15, 2020.

CANCELED: How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application, Part 2

Monday, May 11, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This event is canceled.

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: C.L. Eric Yen, PhD

Monday, May 11, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

 C.L. Eric Yen, PhD Associate Professor Department of Nutritional Sciences University of Wisconsin Madison Presentation: “Intestinal lipid processing, pancreatic islet function, and glucose control; A gut reaction”

REDCap Training

Tuesday, May 12, 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.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Lisa M. Monteggia, PhD

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

“Mechanism of Rapid Antidepressant Action” Presented by Lisa M. Monteggia, PhD Barlow Family Director Vanderbilt Brain Institute Professor Department of Pharmacology Vanderbilt School of Medicine Nashville, TN Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute

Learning Community Meetings

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, May 12, 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.

Next Generation Sequencing Interest Group Webinar

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Speaker: Sukirth M. Ganesan, D.D.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics...

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Li Wu, PhD

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  N6-methyladenosine modification of HIV-1 RNA: a mechanism of viral immune evasion Li Wu, PhD DEO & Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa  

Microbiology and Immunology Faculty Candidate Zoom Seminar: Dr. Patrik Engstrom, PhD

Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Posttranslational modifications at the host-pathogen interface Patrik Engstrom, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Molecular and Cell Biology University of California - Berkeley  

REDCap Training

Wednesday, May 13, 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, May 13, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Speakers, Anyelo Antiguas, Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Student (Dunnwald Lab), will be presenting “IRF6 regulates delivery of E-cadherin to the cell membrane” and Anit Shah, Cell & Developmental Biology Graduate Student (Rutkowski Lab), will be presenting “The role of HNF4a in CHOP dependent regulation of lipid metabolism”.  

Biomolecular NMR Interest Group

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

All meetings for March, April and May are now canceled.  ...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Back to the Basics: Immunopathogenesis of COVID-19 by Josalyn Cho, MD

Internal Medicine Fellows' Interdisciplinary Core Conference

Thursday, May 14, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Discussion with Department Chairman by E. Dale Abel, MD, PhD; Brian Gehlbach, MD; Manish Suneja, MD

22nd Annual Optometric Conference

Friday, May 15, 2020, 7:30am to 4:00pm

UPDATE: The conference will now be held virtually via Zoom. For more information: http://bit.ly/2IBGM2N

Read on the Rug

Friday, May 15, 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!...

Microbiology and Immunology Faculty Candidate Zoom Seminar: Dr. Carolyn Ibberson, PhD

Friday, May 15, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Insights into S. aureus infection physiology through -omics approaches Carolyn Ibberson, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow - School of Biological Sciences Georgia Institute of Technology  

Hacky Hour

Friday, May 15, 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.

Carver College of Medicine Virtual Commencement Ceremony - Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Medical Education Degree Candidates

Friday, May 15, 2020, 6:30pm

The in-person ceremony has been canceled; a virtual ceremony has been scheduled at the same time. ...

Carver College of Medicine Associated Medical Sciences Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 16, 2020, 2:00pm

Graduates from the following programs of study (majors) will be recognized:...

Microbiology and Immunology Faculty Candidate Zoom Seminar: Dr. David Hershey, PhD

Monday, May 18, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Mechanical determinants of surface colonization in bacteria David Hershey, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Chicago  

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Rodney Infante, MD, PhD

Monday, May 18, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Rodney Infante, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Center for Human Nutrition  UT Southwestern Medical Center Presentation: Title Forthcoming 

TriNetX Analytics Training

Tuesday, May 19, 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.

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Bradley Jones, PhD

Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Identification of Streptococcus sanguinis Adherence Factors that Contribute to Bacterial Endocarditis Bradley Jones, PhD Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa  

Microbiology and Immunology Faculty Candidate Zoom Seminar: Dr. Thomas Burke, PhD

Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Using Rickettsia as tools to investigate innate immunity, microbial pathogenesis, and human disease Thomas Burke, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow  University of California - Berkeley