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August Events

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Rama Natarajan, PhD

Monday, August 2, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Rama Natarajan, PhD National Business Products Industry Professor of Diabetes Research Chair, Department of Diabetes Complications and Metabolism Deputy Director, Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute  Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope  Talk title: Epigenetics and Noncoding RNAs in Diabetic Vascular Complications and Metabolic Memory 

3MT Information Session

Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The University of Iowa’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition that challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences. Contestants represent a diverse array of disciplines and areas of study and reflect the passion and thirst for discovery common among all of Iowa's graduate students.Register and join us on Wednesday, August 4th at 1:00 PM CT for an information session to learn more about 3MT and how to...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, August 5, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Future of Post-pandemic Health Care: Preparing for the Roaring 2020s by Gerard Clancy, MD

NSF GRFP Virtual Kickoff

Thursday, August 5, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Have you considered applying for a fellowship this fall? The NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees. If you are interested in the GRFP opportunity, we encourage you to attend the Graduate Research Fellowship Program Virtual Workshop on Thursday, August 5th from 2:00-3:30 pm CT via Zoom....

International Endoscopic and Open Airway Virtual Surgical Course

Friday, August 6, 2021, 7:00am to Saturday, August 7, 2021, 7:00am

Pediatric airway surgical techniques taught by experts Surgical video presentations of endoscopic and open airway procedures Complex airway case discussion

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, August 6, 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.    ...

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Patrick MacDonald, PhD

Monday, August 9, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Patrick MacDonald, PhD Professor of Pharmacology  Alberta Diabetes Institute  University of Alberta Talk title: Linking cell function and gene expression to understand human islets in diabetes 

REDCap Training

Tuesday, August 10, 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.

2021 Celebrate CCOM Research

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Celebrate CCOM Research...

Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 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. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group.

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, August 12, 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.  This meeting is canceled. 

REDCap Training

Thursday, August 12, 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.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

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

Voltage Gradient Mapping:  Substrate Based Ablation by Steven J. Bailin, MD

REDCap Training

Thursday, August 12, 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, August 13, 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.    ...

Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 16, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

New Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Student Orientation

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Scott Summers, PhD

Monday, August 16, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Scott Summers, PhD Co-Director, Diabetes & Metabolism Research Center Professor and Chair of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology  University of Utah  Talk title: Ceramides as Signals of Lipid Excess that Drive Cardiometabolic Disease

2021 Stoppelmoor Lecture

Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Clinical Research in ICH: Lessons Learned and Future Directions Dr. Magdy Selim Professor of Neurology Harvard Medical School

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, August 17, 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.

REDCap Training

Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

Logic and survey distribution training...

Graduate College New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 10:00am to 6:00pm

NEW GRADUATE STUDENT WELCOME & ORIENTATION...

The 9th Annual Center for Immunology and Immune-based Diseases Retreat

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 8:15am to 6:00pm

The 9th annual Center for Immunology and Immune-Based Diseases Retreat will take place on Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at the Coralville Marriott Hotel (The Hyatt Regency in August). This event will be held in the Marriott's largest ballroom with ample room for attendees to spread out during the sessions and lunch. This year's speakers will be Dr. Jenny Ting from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Dr. Kristin Hogquist from the University of Minnesota.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CANCELED

REDCap Training

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

AAUW Fellowship Information Session

Thursday, August 19, 2021, 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...

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology - 12th Annual Retreat

Friday, August 20, 2021, 9:00am to 3:00pm

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, August 20, 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.    ...

Pentacrest Museums Grand Re-Opening

Saturday, August 21, 2021, 10:00am to 2:00pm

It's our Grand Re-Opening event and you're invited! In a celebration of our community’s resiliency and all we accomplished in our galleries, exhibits, and behind-the-scenes while you were away, we welcome you back to explore in a fun-filled day: ...

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Qingchun Tong, PhD

Monday, August 23, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Qingchun Tong, PhD Professor, Center for Metabolic and Degenerative Disease Cullen Chair in Molecular Medicine University of Texas McGovern Medical School  Talk title: A shared neural basis for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes 

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Rasna Sabharwal, MS, PhD, FAHA

Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 10:30am

Presented by Rasna Sabharwal, MS, PhD, FAHA Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine University of Iowa "Neural Control of Circulation: from Stress to Cardiomyopathy to Dementia"

Introduction to High Performance Computing (Using Argon)

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 11:00am to 1:00pm

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Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 1:00pm to 1:30pm

"Chaperones HSP26 and 27 promote the induction of homeostatic synaptic plasticity by regulating protein aggregates" Bhagaban Mallik, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Andy Frank's lab)

Addressing Microaggressionsin the Classroom

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Join the Graduate College on August 25th, 2021 from 2-3:30 PM CT for a virtual space to learn and connect about addressing microaggressions in the classroom. This session is open to all graduate TAs at the University of Iowa. This training will be facilitated by: Hoang Dang, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Chemistry Nicole States, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Chemistry Leah Scharlott, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Chemistry

TriNetX Training

Thursday, August 26, 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.

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, August 26, 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.  This meeting is canceled.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Exploring psoriatic arthritis and reproductive health by Brittany Bettendorf, MD

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Navigating Reproductive Health in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) by Brittany Bettendorf, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoctoral Seminar Series - Career Development Seminar - Calvin Carter, PhD

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Dive in and startup!" How to take an idea from bench-side to bed-side through a start-up company Presented by Calvin Carter, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar Department of Pediatrics University of Iowa

Ford Foundation Information Session

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Ford Foundation offers prestigious competitions at the Predoctoral, Dissertation, and Postdoctoral levels for applicants committed to a career as a college or university faculty member who will use the diversity of human experience as an educational resource in research, teaching, and/or service. Please see the Ford Foundation website to determine eligibility and learn more about their programs....

AAC & BGAPS Welcome Event

Thursday, August 26, 2021, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

We are happy to welcome new and returning faculty, staff, graduate and professional students, and family for an in-person gathering. There will be refreshments, music, brief remarks, and announcements of upcoming events for the semester. This is co-hosted by UI African American Council and Society of Black Graduate and Professional Students. We will be in City Park Shelter #1....

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, August 27, 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.    ...

Black Lives Matter at School-Iowa Teach In

Saturday, August 28, 2021, 1:00pm

On August 28, 2021 from 1-3 PM CST, BLM at Schools-Iowa will join the National Teach Truth campaign to host a virtual teach-in for educators and community members....

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Anna Gloyn, PhD

Monday, August 30, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anna L. Gloyn, PhD Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes  Professor (by courtesy), Department of Genetics Associate Chair for Basic Science Research, Department of Pediatrics  Stanford University School of Medicine Talk title: From genetic association to disease mechanism: Bridging the gap for type 2 diabetes 

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Jon Houtman, PhD

Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  Effects of Glycerol Monolaurate on Human T Cell Activation Jon Houtman, PhD Associate Professor Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa