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January Events

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Anath Shalev, MD

Monday, January 4, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anath Shalev, MD  Director, UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center Professor, Department of Internal Medicine  Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism The University of Alabama at Birmingham  Title: Novel Diabetes Therapies – From Bench to Bedside

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Nan He, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar (J. Engelhardt lab), presenting “Genetic Ferret Models for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease” / Nicole Green, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar (T. Tootle Lab) presenting “Nuclear Actin is a Critical Regulator of the Drosophila Germline”

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 7, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Update on COVID-19 vaccination by Patricia Winokur, MD, Mary Beth Fasano, MD and Jorge Salinas, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoc Recruitment Seminar - Dr. Bertha Martin

Thursday, January 7, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Defining the Pathophysiology of C3 Glomerulopathy (C3G) - an ultra-rare complement-mediated disease -"   Presented by Bertha Martin, MS, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar Department of Otolaryngology University of Iowa

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Long-Sheng Song, MD

Monday, January 11, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Long-Sheng Song, MD, MS  Professor of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular  University of Iowa Title: TBD 

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Rajiv R. Ratan, MD, PhD

Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Twists and turns (non-helical) on the transcriptional road to ferroptotic neuronal death: implications for brain protection and repair" Presented by Rajiv R. Ratan, MD, PhDWinifred Masterson Burke Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience Associate Dean (affiliate), Weill Cornell Medicine Executive Director, Burke Neurological Institute Interim Director, NeuroCures NY Director, Laboratory for Neural Redox Biology And Homeostatic Transcription

Learning Community Meetings

Tuesday, January 12, 2021, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Stacia Phillips, Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist (S. Young Lab) presenting “Development of Novel Helper-Dependent Adenovirus Vectors” / Eliot Zhu, Medical Scientist Training Program (A. Dupuy Lab) presenting “Transcriptomic Signatures of BRAF Inhibitor Resistance in Cutaneous Melanoma”

Hardin Open Workshops: APA Style: Basics

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition) provides guidelines for formatting papers/manuscripts followed by nursing and most allied health sciences disciplines. This hands on session, mostly intended for student writers or instructors, will provide information about the basic rules of APA formatting and help you to gain experience applying APA formatting to journal, book, and web references. Resources about using APA 7th will be provided.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 14, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

IBD Therapy Update:  Biologics & Beyond by Steven Polyak, MD and Jennifer Fever, PharmD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Lily Yang, MD, PhD

Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Precision Oncology Using Targeted Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy and Imaging" Presented by Lily Yang, MD, PhD Professor of Surgery and Radiology Nancy Panoz Chair of Surgery in Cancer Research Winship Cancer Institute Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Timothy Wannier, PhD

Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  Understanding recombineering mechanistically and expanding its use to diverse bacteria Timothy Wannier, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate  Department of Genetics Harvard Medical School

Latinx Council Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings will be virtual until further notice. You will find we are still a great community. We have both official meeting times and more casual lunch and connects, please join us!...

UI Health Care Human Rights Week Distinguished Lecture

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 12:00pm

Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, dean for diversity and community partnership and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture as part of the 2021 UI Health Care Human Rights Week celebration. The virtual event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Learn more and register for the event.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Riley Leonard, Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Program (B. Amendt Lab) presenting “Role of the miR-200 Family in Heart Development and Maturation” / Jacob Schillo, Genetics Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (A. Dupuy Lab) presenting “High-Dose Vitamin C as a Therapeutic Treatment for Melanoma”ana

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 21, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Native American Community by Martha Carvour, MD, PhD and Kevin Washburn, JD, Dean College of Law, University of Iowa

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Rajat Singh, MD

Monday, January 25, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Rajat Singh, MD Associate Professor, Department of Medicine Associate Professor, Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology  Albert Einstein College of Medicine  Title: "Our adventures with timed-feeding and lipid sensing"

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources - ZOOM

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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.

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Rich Roller, Ph.D.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  HSV assembly in the second golden age of herpesvirus genetics Rich Roller, PhD Professor of Microbiology and Immunology  University of Iowa  

CIRTL Back to Class Series: Syllabus Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 12:00pm to 12:30pm

This series will provide a forum for faculty and instructional staff from across campus to share innovative, evidence-based teaching techniques that graduate students can use when they are a TA. This is an opportunity for graduate students to learn practical teaching tips from excellent faculty across campus. These lunchtime workshops will run every Wednesday from 12-12:30 PM from January 27 through March 31. We will record and post these sessions below to create a repository of effective...

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Darren Hoffmann, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, presenting “A Qualitative Study of the Impacts of Massage Learning on Medical Students’ Physical Exam and Patient Interaction Skills” / Martine Dunnwald, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, presenting “Arhgap29 in Craniofacial Development and Tissue Repair”

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

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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....

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Boyuan Wang, PhD

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  Regulation of Metabolism and Viability of Bacteria by the Nucleotides (p)ppGpp and (p)ppApp Boyuan Wang, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CPC:  Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Congenitally Corrected Transposition Of The Great Arteries by Adil Hassan, MD, Tracy Halvorson, MD & Prashob Porayette, MBBS, MSc

Virtual Graduate Admission Interview Weekend - January 28-30, 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021, 5:00pm to Saturday, January 30, 2021, 12:00pm

Virtual Graduate Admission Interview Weekend  - January 28-30, 2021 Contact: Graduate Program Coordinator - cynthia-hernandez@uiowa.edu

9th Annual Fulbright Workshop

Friday, January 29, 2021, 9:30am to 11:30am

Would you like to teach English, study, or do research or creative work abroad for an academic year at no cost? Join International Programs for the ninth annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop on Friday, January 29, 2021, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. via Zoom. ...

Eastern Iowa LGBTQ Health and Wellness Conference

Friday, January 29, 2021, 12:30pm to 4:45pm

Join us for the first Eastern Iowa conference devoted to the health status and needs of the LGBTQ community....

Kids Go STEM

Saturday, January 30, 2021, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join medical and health sciences students and professionals from the University of Iowa for interactive and virtual medical simulations, experiments, and more that you can follow along at home to explore careers in STEM, STEM concepts, and your health!...