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June Events

Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference

Thursday, June 2, 2022, 8:00am to 1:15pm

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Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference Keynote Speaker - Harriet A. Washington

Thursday, June 2, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

As a part of the annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa Conference, award-winning Medical Writer & Editor, Harriet A. Washington, will providing the Keynote Address.  ...

Hardin Open Workshops - Finding the Right Journal for your Manuscript - Zoom

Thursday, June 2, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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....

INI Seminar: Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD

Friday, June 3, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

TITLE TBD Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD Herbert and Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Cell Research Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator, Zuckerman Institute, Columbia University

ITS/ISRC Data Science Institute: June 6-8

Monday, June 6, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm

June 6, 2022 - 9 a.m. - noon: Introduction to Tidyverse/R - Dr. Brandon LeBeau...

CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research - June 6, 2022

Monday, June 6, 2022, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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.  ...

The John Martin Rare Book Room Presents The origin of viruses: from Lucy Australopithecus to King Nebuchadnezzar

Monday, June 6, 2022, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Dr. Charles Grose Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Disease University of Iowa Stead Family Department of Pediatrics Join Dr. Grose at the Hardin Library for an evening of viral fun. He will discuss the history of viral infections in humans, from one of our earliest hominin ancestors to the Babylonian Empire.

ITS/ISRC Data Science Institute: June 6-8

Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm

June 6, 2022 - 9 a.m. - noon: Introduction to Tidyverse/R - Dr. Brandon LeBeau...

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop Zoom

Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 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....

ITS/ISRC Data Science Institute: June 6-8

Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 9:00am to 12:00pm

June 6, 2022 - 9 a.m. - noon: Introduction to Tidyverse/R - Dr. Brandon LeBeau...

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed - Zoom

Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Panel on Training for Clinical Careers: MD, PA & PT

Monday, June 13, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Interested in the medicine, physician assistant or physical therapy fields?  Come hear the experts & ask your questions!  Contact Sonya Housholder at sonya-housholder@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link. ...

REDCap Overview

Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Tales from the Curio Cabinet

Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Pentacrest Museums bring together featured collectors (past & present) from our collaborative exhibition series, My Collections. Join us as we learn more about the folks behind the objects, their personal collections, and what else they have that didn’t make it on display. The group will share their collection stories and recall their stints as curators of their own exhibits at the UI Museum of Natural History. ...

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, June 14, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

Alive Inside Screening and Panel Discussion

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Free virtual film screening of "Alive Inside," and expert panel discussion of Alzheimer's, music therapy, and precision medicine....

REDCap Basic Hands On

Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 10:00am to 11:30am

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.

Topics in Human Genetics - 2022 Massive Open Online Course

Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45-minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.   ...

REDCap Basic Demo

Thursday, June 16, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

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 with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Investiture Ceremony

Thursday, June 16, 2022, 3:30pm

Please join us as we celebrate faculty appointments in the UI Departments of Urology and Radiology:...

Alive Inside Screening and Panel Discussion

Saturday, June 18, 2022

Free virtual film screening of "Alive Inside," and expert panel discussion of Alzheimer's, music therapy, and precision medicine....

Panel on Training to be a Researcher: Preparing to Pursue a PhD

Monday, June 20, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Interested in pursuing a PhD in a biomedical field?  Our panelists will discuss multiple graduate training programs and admission pathways.  Please contact the FUTURE in Biomedicine Program at future-biomedicine@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link. ...

REDCap Surveys

Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between two dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as creating more complex projects using...

REDCap Data Quality and Reports

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

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

Topics in Human Genetics - 2022 Massive Open Online Course

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45-minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.   ...

Hawk Sci Lit Book Club @ the Sciences Library

Thursday, June 23, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join us to discuss the book Eye of the Albatross: Visions of Hope and Survival by Carl Safina. Thursday, June 23, 2022 2-3 p.m. Light refreshments provided. Sciences Library, 120 Iowa Ave

2022 Charles Wunder Research Intern Poster Session

Friday, June 24, 2022, 9:00am to 10:30am

Join the post-baccalaureate research interns as they present their research projects. All faculty, students and staff are encouraged to attend. Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

Panel on Medical Scientist Training Program (NIH MSTP): Combined MD & PhD Training

Monday, June 27, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Interested in pursuing a combination MD and PhD degree?  Come hear the experts & ask your questions!  Please contact the FUTURE in Biomedicine Program at future-biomedicine@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link. Panel members: Linda Varvel, Administrative Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program & a panel of MSTP student representatives Sponsored by the FUTURE in Biomedicine Program

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Seminar, Vivian Gonzalez-Perez, PhD

Tuesday, June 28, 2022, 9:30am to 10:30am

BK channels containing the auxiliary subunit LRRC26 (BKg1): from molecular regulation to epithelial physiology Presented by: Vivian Gonzalez-Perez, PhD Instructor of Anesthesiology Dept of Anesthesiology Washington University School of Medicine St Louis, MO

Topics in Human Genetics - 2022 Massive Open Online Course

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The objective of the course is to provide persons familiar with genetics a broad overview of gene identification, molecular genetics, complex disease, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and the role of personalized genomic medicine in medical care in the 21st century.  Each session will include a 45-minute lecture and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.   ...

Microbiology PhD Thesis Seminar - Masoudeh Masoud Bahnamiri

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

MICROBIOLOGY PhD THESIS SEMINAR PhD candidate – Masoudeh Masoud Bahnamiri “The role of viral protein kinases in herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) nuclear egress” Wednesday, June 29 at 1 p.m. Bowen Science Building – Spivey Auditorium (Aud 2)

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, June 30, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

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.

Pharmacology PhD Dissertation Defense - Bolu Zhou

Thursday, June 30, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Regulation of Learning and Memory by Fibroblast Growth Factor 21" Presented by Bolu Zhou Graduate Student in Dr. Matt Potthoff's Lab