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June Events

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Adam Mailloux, PhD

Monday, June 1, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Building the Next Generation of Adoptive T cell Therapy Adam Mailloux, PhD Assistant Faculty Member Department of Immunology Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute  

CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research

Monday, June 1, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

These quarterly short-talk seminars, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, will feature a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators invited by Dr. Jackson to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims.  A reception will follow to provide the opportunity for discussion and collaboration. ...

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. June-Yong Lee, PhD

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  From Colitis to Cancer: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Regulation of Pathogenic Th17 Program June-Yong Lee, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow New York University School of Medicine    

UIPDA Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, June 2, 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!

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Connect with UIRF if you have questions about intellectual property (IP) and commercialization....

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Georgios Karagiannis, DVM, PhD

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Chemotherapy-Induced Metastasis: Mechanistic Underpinnings and Translational Opportunities Georgios Karagiannis, DVM, PhD Research Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Anatomy and Structural Biology Albert Einstein College of Medicine    

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 4, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health (of patients and providers) by Arwa Aburizik, MD, MS

Read on the Rug

Friday, June 5, 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, June 5, 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.

FUTURE in Biomedicine: Senior Faculty Fellows Research Talks

Monday, June 8, 2020, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Please join us for research talks by Senior FUTURE Faculty Fellows on Monday, June 8, 3:30-5:00pm.  Contact Sonya Housholder to register and receive the password. ...

REDCap Training

Tuesday, June 9, 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.

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, June 9, 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 - Keeping Current ZOOM

Tuesday, June 9, 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. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Connect with UIRF if you have questions about intellectual property (IP) and commercialization....

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop ZOOM

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on and there will be time for questions at the end....

REDCap Training

Wednesday, June 10, 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.

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Paulus Mrass, MD

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link and ID number  Illuminating immune responses by live imaging of inflammatory tissues Paulus Mrass, MD Research Assistant Professor Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology University of New Mexico    

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Chief Residents' Presentations by Mohammad Ansari, MD, Brenden Boyle, MD, Andrei Schwartz, MD and Jennifer Strouse, MD

Hacky Hour

Friday, June 12, 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.

Fellowship Funding in Graduate School

Monday, June 15, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The Graduate College offers webinars to support students applying for prestigious national fellowships. These webinars introduce graduate students to new opportunities, clarify application components, and connect students with campus support for the application process. No prior experience with fellowships is required.  The Fellowship Funding in Graduate School webinar is an general overview of the Grad Success Funding Services and will include Q&A opportunitie...

TriNetX Analytics Training

Tuesday, June 16, 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.

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Connect with UIRF if you have questions about intellectual property (IP) and commercialization....

REDCap Training

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

REDCap advanced 1 and 2 training...

Hardin Open Workshops - Scopus & Web of Science ZOOM

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. This hands-on session will show you...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Care of non-English speaking patients with COVID-19 by Claudia Corwin, MD, MPH, Eleanor Lavadie-Gomez, MD & Rolando Sanchez, MD

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 18, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Care of non-English speaking patients with COVID-19 by Claudia Corwin, MD, MPH,  Eleanor Lavadie-Gomez, MD and Rolando Sanchez, MD

Read on the Rug

Friday, June 19, 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, June 19, 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: Virginie Mansuy Aubert, PhD

Monday, June 22, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Virginie Mansuy Aubert, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology Loyola University Chicago Presentation: Cholesterol, Microbiome and Vagal Control of Energy Balance

Hardin Open Workshops: Open Access: Policies, Publishers, and Predators ZOOM

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Open Access to scientific literature is one of the most hotly debated topics in scholarly publishing. This workshop will provide an overview of what scientists need to know when making their research open access. We will cover the basics of what we mean by open access, how open access relates to the NIH Public Access policy, open access journals in the biomedical sciences, predatory publishing scams, and best practices for evaluating your open access options....

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Connect with UIRF if you have questions about intellectual property (IP) and commercialization....

REDCap Training

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

MyCap training MyCap makes it easy for researchers to capture participant/patient reported outcomes using mobile devices. We will demonstrate a how a participant interacts with MyCap, how the REDCap Team constructs instruments and tasks and how a research study team can enroll participants, message participants, view and interact with participant data. After this training you will have a an understanding of how to use REDCap MyCap.

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

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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...

TriNetX Training

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

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.

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  "Nucleosome Assembly State Governs H3 Tail Conformation and Dynamics" Presented by Emma Morrison, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Medical College of Wisconsin

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Always a “Hot Spot”:  African American Health in the time of COVID-19 by Janette Taylor, PhD, RN, Lama Noureddine, MD & Martha Carvour, MD, PhD

Laser Vision Correction Information Webinar - Facebook LIVE

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Interested in learning more about Laser Vision Correction (LASIK or PRK)? Join us LIVE this Thursday at 12 p.m. for a seminar and Q&A session with Dr. Jennifer Ling, covering key points such as when to choose PRK instead of LASIK and who is not a good candidate. For more information or to request an appointment: http://bit.ly/32WySal 

Hardin Open Workshops - Scoping Reviews: Getting Started ZOOM

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Scoping reviews generally aim to examine research activity, often to identify research gaps in the existing literature. These reviews, which are becoming more popular, may benefit from contributions of a medical librarian. This session will provide detail about scoping reviews, including examples of topics/questions best served by this type of review. Standards and criteria to consider with planning a scoping review will be shared. Additional topics will include determining where to search,...

Open Workshops - Scoping Reviews: Getting Started ZOOM

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Scoping reviews generally aim to examine research activity, often to identify research gaps in the existing literature. These reviews, which are becoming more popular, may benefit from contributions of a medical librarian. This session will provide detail about scoping reviews, including examples of topics/questions best served by this type of review. Standards and criteria to consider with planning a scoping review will be shared. Additional topics will include determining where to search,...

UI Optical 'National Sunglasses Day' Sale

Friday, June 26, 2020

Celebrate National Sunglasses Day at UI Optical with 20% off all glasses! Stop into one of our two locations: Pomerantz Family Pavilion (UIHC) Elevator L, Level 2 319-384-9922 Iowa River Landing (Coralville) Level 2 319-467-2125

Neuroimaging Workgroup

Friday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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: Yumi Imai, MD

Monday, June 29, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Yumi Imai, MD  Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Endocrinology and Metabolism Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa Presentation: A role of lipid droplets in beta cell health and function

Hardin Open Workshops: Sharing and Publishing Your Research Data ZOOM

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

In this class you’ll learn about data sharing requirements and considerations, and where and how to maximize the impact of your research through sharing or publishing research data. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Connect with UIRF if you have questions about intellectual property (IP) and commercialization....