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July Events

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Thursday, July 1, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhDSpeaker #1: Ralph Hazlewood II, PhD (15PhD) Genetics Manager, Research Program Management Regeneron PharmaceuticalsSpeaker #2: Miranda Schene, Student Medical Scientist Training Program University of Iowa

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, July 1, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Canceled

Introduction to Linux (Using Argon)

Thursday, July 1, 2021, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

"Intro to Linux (using Argon)" is a two-hour general purpose introductory session intended for anyone who plans to use the Linux environment for research. The following lessons are featured: ...

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, July 2, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

The IT Pop Up Support Desk will resume starting July 2.  We will setup each Friday from 9-11 on a specific floor in BSB (full schedule below), please feel free to stop by with questions or simply have a cup of coffee.  If the below times don’t work for you, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) is available M-F 9:00 – 4:00, and can assist with installation and troubleshooting of UI Health Care applications (Remote Access, email, etc) on phones, tablets, and laptops.    ...

REDCap Training

Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Biochemistry Thesis Defense Seminar: Alicia Salvi

Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Biochemistry Thesis Defense Seminar: Alicia Salvi Mentor: Dr. Kris DeMali Email abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The path from lipid droplets to prostaglandins to actin Michelle Giedt, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Anatomy & Cell Biology University of Iowa

Diamond Jelani MS Thesis Defense

Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Email cyerra-hutchins@uiowa.edu for location of seminar

REDCap Training

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Biochemistry Thesis Defense Seminar: Robert McDonnell

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Biochemistry Thesis Defense Seminar: Robert McDonnell Mentor: Dr. Adrian Elcock Email abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhDSpeaker #1: Katie Ruggieri (07PhD) Anatomy & Cell Biology Associate Dean of STEM Bristol Community CollegeSpeaker #2: Kai Vorhies, Graduate Student Biomedical Science Molecular Medicine University of Iowa

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Before the Pandemic: Ten Years of Increasing Mortality in Midlife Americans—Causes and Consequences by Robert B. Wallace, MD

REDCap Training

Thursday, July 8, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, July 9, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

The IT Pop Up Support Desk will resume starting July 2.  We will setup each Friday from 9-11 on a specific floor in BSB (full schedule below), please feel free to stop by with questions or simply have a cup of coffee.  If the below times don’t work for you, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) is available M-F 9:00 – 4:00, and can assist with installation and troubleshooting of UI Health Care applications (Remote Access, email, etc) on phones, tablets, and laptops.    ...

UI Stead Family Children's Hospital Bike Safety Event

Friday, July 9, 2021, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital is hosting a free bike safety event at Iowa River Landing on Friday, July 9th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. There will be free bicycle helmets for kids in attendance, bicycle tune-ups and safety checks for children, bike safety tips, and a chance to win a free children's bicycle! Bring your bike and helmet to this free, family event! 

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Yuriy Usachev, PhD

Monday, July 12, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Yuriy Usachev, PhD John Paul Long Professor of Pharmacology Department of Neuroscience & Pharmacology University of Iowa  

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

TriNetX 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 - Finding the Right Journal for your Manuscript

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

There are an overwhelming number of health sciences journals, but how do you know which ones are best to target for submitting your work? This session will provide a demonstration of tools to use to create a list of appropriate journals to consider. Resources to help you evaluate the quality of health sciences journals will be reviewed. Time for guided practice using the resources will also be provided.

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tackling the Challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorders by Identifying Cellular and Molecular Targets with Research in Animal Models Hanna Stevens, MD, PhD Associate Professor Psychiatry University of Iowa

REDCap Training

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

Logic and survey distribution training...

Hardin Open Workshops - Systematic Reviews, Part 1: Nuts & Bolts - ZOOM

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references....

PhD Candidate Seminar - Kelsie Nauta

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 1:30pm to 2:30pm

MICROBIOLOGY PHD THESIS SEMINAR PhD candidate – Kelsie Nauta Dissection of ββ-lactam resistance in Bacillus anthracis, cereus, and thuringiensis Wednesday, July 14th| 1:30 PM via Zoom and BSB Spivey Aud 2 Contact: Cynthia for Zoom details : cynthia-hernandez@uiowa.edu

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed ZOOM

Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This hands on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. 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.

Structural Biology Interest Group with Dr. Manuela Ayee

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00am, with few exceptions. 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. ...

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhDSpeaker #1: Franklin Bright (19PhD) Molecular & Cellular Biology In vivo Pharmacologist Vertex PharmaceuticalsSpeaker #2: Maneesh Kumar (MD 18PhD) Free Radical & Radiation Biology Founder and Consultant Optimized Science Solutions

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Immunotherapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer by Praveen Vikas, MBBS

REDCap Training

Thursday, July 15, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Data handling training Data Handling covers the basic ‘must know’ items for transforming your data using Excel and Sublime. Basic understanding of Excel is recommended prior to taking this course. Excel Topics Covered Bringing Data into Excel Making it easier to view & understand your data Categorizing raw data Creating a basic calculation​ Vlookup Totals Tables Pivot tables Sublime Topics Covered Finding data Editing multiple rows of data at once Cleaning Data

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, July 16, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

The IT Pop Up Support Desk will resume starting July 2.  We will setup each Friday from 9-11 on a specific floor in BSB (full schedule below), please feel free to stop by with questions or simply have a cup of coffee.  If the below times don’t work for you, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) is available M-F 9:00 – 4:00, and can assist with installation and troubleshooting of UI Health Care applications (Remote Access, email, etc) on phones, tablets, and laptops.    ...

REDCap Training

Saturday, July 17, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

REDCap data quality and reports training...

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop ZOOM

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00pm

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....

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Synaptic Control of Information Processing Samuel Young, PhD Associate Professor Anatomy & Cell Biology University of Iowa

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 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.

2021 Celebrate CCOM Research

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Celebrate CCOM Research...

Hardin Open Workshops - Systematic Reviews, Part 2: Literature Searching - ZOOM

Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

This class will focus on tips and techniques for carrying out a successful literature search in support of a systematic review. Topics will include techniques for developing search strategies, deciding which databases to search and how to seek out grey literature for a given topic. There will also be discussion on selecting journals for hand searching, documenting search strategies, and saving and organizing references....

Summer Professional Development & Seminar Series for Undergrads

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Power Hour Profiles:  My Post-Undergraduate Path to a PhDSpeaker #1: Reinaldo Franqui Machin (18PhD) Molecular & Cellular Biology Law Student Howard UniversitySpeaker #2: Georgina Moreno (15PhD) Neuroscience Assistant Professor University of Houston - Clear Lake

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Exploring psoriatic arthritis and reproductive health by Brittany Bettendorf, MD

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 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.

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, July 23, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

The IT Pop Up Support Desk will resume starting July 2.  We will setup each Friday from 9-11 on a specific floor in BSB (full schedule below), please feel free to stop by with questions or simply have a cup of coffee.  If the below times don’t work for you, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) is available M-F 9:00 – 4:00, and can assist with installation and troubleshooting of UI Health Care applications (Remote Access, email, etc) on phones, tablets, and laptops.    ...

Managing the Market: Curriculum Vitae

Monday, July 26, 2021, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on CVs with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series

Managing the Market: Cover Letter

Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on cover letters with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series

Managing the Market: Teaching Statement

Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on teaching statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Genetic Testing in Cystic Renal Diseases by Christie P. Thomas, MBBS

Managing the Market: DEI Statement

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on DEI statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series

TriNetX Training

Thursday, July 29, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TriNetX 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.

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, July 30, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

The IT Pop Up Support Desk will resume starting July 2.  We will setup each Friday from 9-11 on a specific floor in BSB (full schedule below), please feel free to stop by with questions or simply have a cup of coffee.  If the below times don’t work for you, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) is available M-F 9:00 – 4:00, and can assist with installation and troubleshooting of UI Health Care applications (Remote Access, email, etc) on phones, tablets, and laptops.    ...

Managing the Market: Research Statement

Friday, July 30, 2021, 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Let Grad Success help you get ready for academic jobs season. This week-long series will features webinars and workshops on common components of academic jobs packages. This session will focus on research statements with an informational webinar from 1:00-1:45 PM and then a workshop on that same document from 2:30-3:30 PM.  Register for the Managing the Market - Academic Jobs Series