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September Events

  • September 2020

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Matt Welch, PhD

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Mobilization of the cytoskeleton by microbial pathogens Matt Welchs, PhD Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology University of California - Berkeley  

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Presenters:  Anatomy and Cell Biology Department Postdoctoral Research Scholars, Bhagaban Mallik (Andy Frank Lab) and Lira Pi (Robert Cornell Lab). Dr. Mallik will be presenting “Reactive Oxygen Species at Synapses: A Potential Disease Model” and Dr. Pi will be presenting “Application of Modified LASSO-StARS to Construct Gene Regulation Networks on Zebrafish Periderm”. 

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, September 3, 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. ...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CANCELED

AAUW Fellowship Information Session

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers prestigious fellowships for women working in any discipline. Their American Dissertation fellowship provides funding for the final year of Ph.D. dissertation completion (U.S. citizens or permanent residents), and the International Fellowship provides a year of support for graduate students who are citizens of a country other than the U.S. (Master’s, PhD, and other graduate degrees.)  Please see the AAUW website to determine...

Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources ZOOM

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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....

INI Virtual Seminar: Gerald Crabtree, PhD

Friday, September 4, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“Autism, human social behavior and a patch of blue” Gerald Crabtree, PhD Professor, Pathology and Developmental Biology Stanford University Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Please contact iowa-neuroscience-institute@uiowa.edu for Zoom link

REDCap Training

Tuesday, September 8, 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, September 8, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, September 8, 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 Zoom Seminar: Dr. Jie Sun, PhD

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact immunology@uiowa.edu for Zoom meeting information and any questions. A breath of fresh air:  immune regulation of acute morbidity and chronic sequelae following respiratory viral infection Sun Jie, PhD Professor, Department of Medicine and Immunology Mayo Clinic  

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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

REDCap Training

Wednesday, September 9, 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.

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop ZOOM

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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....

Hardin Open Workshops - ORCID: Open Researcher and Contributor ID - ZOOM

Thursday, September 10, 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....

Virtual Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Antonis Kourtidis

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Dr. Antonis Kourtidis Assistant Professor Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology Medical University of South Carolina Please email abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Virtual Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Antonis Kourtidis

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Dr. Antonis Kourtidis Assistant Professor Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology Medical University of South Carolina Please email abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Diuretics, Diabetes, Glycosuria, Renal Outcomes and CVOTs:  The Emerging Roles of SGLT-2 Inhibitors in CKD by Jamie P. Dwyer, MD Vanderbilt University Medical Center

VIRTUAL Exploring Careers in Life Sciences Networking Event

Thursday, September 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Students will Explore + Connect with: Biosciences + Life sciences companies, Internship/full-time positions, Graduate and service programs, Research and volunteer opportunities This will be a virtual event - check the website for updates on how to connect virtually!

CANCELED: Iowa Eye Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion

Friday, September 11, 2020

**Updated 6/12/20 - 2020 Iowa Eye Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion is canceled**...

M2/PA2 MOHD IV Exam

Friday, September 11, 2020, 8:00am to 9:50am

2020 M1/PA1 Foundations Exam 2

Friday, September 11, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:50pm

Computerized Exam:  Beisner Aud BSB or 2189 MERF

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: M. Nedim Ince

Monday, September 14, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

M. Nedim Ince, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology and Hepatology University of Iowa  Presentation: Immune Regulation of Adipogenesis

Virtual Biochemistry Workshop:

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

  Contact abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

TriNetX Analytics Training

Tuesday, September 15, 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, September 15, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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

Hardin Open Workshops - Standards: Guides and Regulations for Building and Evaluating Resources ZOOM

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Introduction to standards and specifications. Learn how to access a wide variety of standards including ASTM, ISO, ADA, NFPA (Fluid), and the US Code of Federal Regulations. Featuring a new database, TechStreet, to gain electronic access to these standards and more. Taught by Kari Kozak (Head, Lichtenberger Engineering Library). 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.

REDCap Training

Wednesday, September 16, 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, September 16, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Speakers Dr. Xiaoming Liu, Research Assistant Professor, will be presenting “Lineage-Traced Submucosal Gland Myoepithelial Cells Contribute to Airway Regeneration Following Injury of the Ferret Lung” and Dr. Kayly Lembke, Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Frank Lab) will be presenting “The Temporal Function of Signaling Molecules Necessary for Chronic Maintenance and Rapid Induction of Homeostatic Synaptic Plasticity”

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, September 17, 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.  "Structure-based design of prefusion-stabilized CoV spike proteins" by Dr. Ching-Lin Hsieh, Postdoctoral Scholar, McLellan Lab, University of Texas  

UI Center for Advancement Virtual STEAD Talk - Autism, Research & Clinical Care at University of Iowa

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Ted Abel, PhD, Roy J. Carver Chair in Neuroscience and director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute...

Career Development Roundtable - Unconventional Pharmacology:  Methods, Mechanisms, and Career Opportunities

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 11:30am to 12:30pm

Bryan F. Cox, PhD Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology  

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Aortic Dissection from "A" to "B" by Sailesh Harwani, MD, PhD, Dennis Firchau, MD & Jared Robl, MD

Hardin Open Workshops - Embase ZOOM

Thursday, September 17, 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....

M2/PA2 CAPS III Exam

Friday, September 18, 2020, 8:00am to 9:50am

2020 M1/PA1 Medical Gross Anatomy Exam 1

Friday, September 18, 2020, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Lab Exam Group A:  8:30-10:05 am - 1-230 BSB Lab Exam Group B:  10:15-11:50 am - 1-230 BSB Computerized Exam Groups A and B:  2:00-4:00 pm - Beisner Aud BSB or 1117 MERF

Pandemic, State & Society Webinar Series

Friday, September 18, 2020, 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Join International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, and the Iowa Global Health Network for a special two-part webinar series "Pandemic, State & Society" (September 18 & 25) bringing together voices from Asia to discuss first-hand experiences with the coronavirus....

UI Carver College of Medicine Sesquicentennial Distinguished Lecture: David Skorton, MD

Monday, September 21, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This quarterly lecture series is designed to share our history and highlight advances in biomedical research, medical education, and clinical care at Iowa through academic presentations and discussions led by distinguished faculty and scholars. The Sesquicentennial Virtual Lecture Series begins with a distinguished lecture by David Skorton, MD, who will share his vision on how academic medical centers are shaping the future of health care.

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Kamal Rahmouni, PhD

Monday, September 21, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Kamal Rahmouni, PhD  Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology Professor of Internal Medicine Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Center Research Chair University of Iowa  Presentation: The BBSome: A Novel Player in Energy Homeostasisc

International Scholarship/Fellowship Open House

Monday, September 21, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Are you interested in the possibility of international study, research, or teaching?...

Virtual Biochemistry Workshop: Kathryn Hobbs

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Kathryn Hobbs 5th Semester Seminar Biochemistry Graduate Student Mentor: Dr. Ashley Spies  Contact abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Hardin Open Workshops: Data Management Essentials ZOOM

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The purpose of this workshop is to explain research data management and its importance, help identify some common data management issues, and learn about best practices and resources that are available to assist researchers. 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.

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Renée Tsolis, PhD

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Effects of malaria and malnutrition on susceptibility to bacterial infection Renée Tsolis, PhD Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology UC Davis School of Medicine  

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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

REDCap Training

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Logic and survey distribution training...

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Speaker, Paul Trainor, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Stowers Institute and Editor in Chief, Developmental Dynamics, will be presenting "Publishing Now and in the Future: How to Ensure Your Research is Noticed"

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Explore the John Martin Rare Book Room’s rich collection of rare and historical medical materials! This session will introduce you to the JMRBR collection — over 6400 items which span the of breadth of Western medical scholarship. We will also discuss how to search for, request, and use items from the collection. 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.

UI Latinx Council Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings this fall will be virtual, and you will need to sign in with the SSO option when entering the zoom sessions....

TriNetX Training

Thursday, September 24, 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.