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  • September 2022

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

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

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....

2022 Distinguished Mentor Award Celebration and Lecture

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

20th Annual Daryl and Nancy Granner Distinguished Mentor Award Celebration...

Pain Research Program Virtual Seminar - Vitaly Napadow, PhD

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Brain-to-brain concordance underlies successful patient/clinician communication and analgesia - a novel fMRI hyperscanning approach" Presented by Vitaly Napadow, PhD Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Radiology, Harvard Medical School Director, Scott Schoen and Nancy Adams Discovery Center for Recovery from Chronic Pain, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Director, Center for Integrative Pain Neuroimaging (CiPNI), Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"Skin deep:  the inner beauty of epidermal morphogenesis"      Scott Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill      Martine Dunnwald, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, is Dr. Williams' faculty host

Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs Virtual Event

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is hosting an information event on Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. At this information session a panel of genetic counselors will speak about their personal experience applying to genetic counseling training programs as well as their daily activities and role in personalized genomic medicine. This opportunity is a great way for students to discuss firsthand the application process, job growth and ask...

Hardin Open Workshops: Systematic Reviews, Part 2: Literature Searching (Zoom)

Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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....

13th Annual Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Retreat

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 10:30am to 4:00pm

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar, Co-sponsored by INI - Sourav Banerjee, PhD

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Synapse-enriched long non-coding RNAs: Implications in translational control and memory storage" Presented by Sourav Banerjee, PhD Associate Professor National Brain Research Centre Manesar, India

Hardin Open Workshops: EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Thursday, September 8, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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....

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolism Seminar: Seth Tomchik, PhD

Monday, September 12, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Seth Tomchik, PhD  Professor, Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Pediatrics; Associate Director, Iowa Neuroscience Institute  Carver College of Medicine  University of Iowa Title: Role of Nf1 in metabolic regulation in a neurofibromatosis type 1 model.

REDCap Overview

Tuesday, September 13, 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 REDCap’s capability.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Elena Gracheva, PhD

Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Cellular, Molecular, and Physiological Adaptations of Hibernation" Presented by Elena Gracheva, PhD Associate Professor Department of Cellular & Molecular Biology Yale University

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, September 13, 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.

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Noah Butler, PhD

Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Eating is in my DNA: metabolic programming of adaptive immune cell function during malaria. Noah Butler, PhD Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa

REDCap Basic Hands On

Wednesday, September 14, 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.

Hardin Open Workshops: PubMed (Zoom)

Wednesday, September 14, 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.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Challenging Waddington: Wnt cytonemes in development and disease"      Steffen Scholpp, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology, Living Systems Institute, University of Exeter      Fang Lin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, is Dr. Scholpp's faculty host

Connecting Communities: Grad-DEI Welcome Back Social

Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Office of Graduate Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (Grad-DEI) is hosting the annual Connecting Communities Welcome Back Social at Joe's Place on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. for graduate students and postdocs! Food and nonalcoholic beverages will be provided, but attendees must purchase their own alcoholic beverages. Although RSVP is not required to attend, please register so we can get an estimated number of attendees. https://bit.ly/GradDEIWelcomeBackSocial ...

REDCap Basic Demo

Thursday, September 15, 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.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Dr. Jennifer Kearney

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 10:30am

"Channelopathy-Associated Developmental Epilepsies"...

Academic Job Support Office Hours - C.V.s

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The process of pursuing a tenure-track of teaching-track faculty position can be intimidating. ...

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Chuan He, PhD

Thursday, September 15, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Chuan He, PhD will present a lecture on Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. Dr. He is the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago and an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and may be held via Zoom instead of in-person. ...

UI Carver College of Medicine and Friends Alumni Reunion Tailgate

Saturday, September 17, 2022, 3:30pm to 6:30pm

We hope you and your family are able to join us for this year's medicine alumni tailgate. It will be a wonderful chance to reconnect with your classmates, current students, and old friends, as well as cheer on the Hawkeyes!...

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolism Seminar: Bing Li, PhD

Monday, September 19, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Bing Li, PhD  Professor of Pathology Carver College of Medicine University of Iowa  Title: Obesity/cancer risk: evidence, mechanisms and our solutions

REDCap Surveys

Tuesday, September 20, 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 2 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...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoctoral Seminar Series - Xuyu Qian, PhD

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Modeling Neurodevelopmental Disorders Using Human iPSC-derived Brain Organoids" Presented by Xuyu Qian, PhD Research Fellow in Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics Boston Children's Hospital Harvard University

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Faculty Research Workshop: Dr. Dan Weeks

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Studies on the Parkinson's Protein alpha-Synuclein Using Xenopus laevis" by Dan Weeks, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Hardin Open Workshops: ORCID: Open Researcher and Contributor ID (Zoom)

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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 Seminar: Dr. Balaji Manicassamy, PhD

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Genetic Approaches to Study Influenza Virus-Host Interactions Balaji Manicassamy, PhD Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa

REDCap Advanced

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

This course assumes participants have a basic understanding of building instruments and surveys in REDCap. This training will cover advanced features of REDCap instruments and fields. We'll demonstrate how action tags can perform an action on a field, how data can be piped from one field to another, how using biomedical ontologies can standardize your data, and how to use validated instruments from the shared library. This will also cover the longitudinal module and using smart variables to...

Hardin Open Workshops: Data Sharing and Publication (Zoom)

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

You’ve received funding for a project, and your research funder expects you to share the data. Or perhaps you are working on an article, and the journal requires you to share your data. In this workshop, we’ll walk through the process of preparing data for sharing or publication, important decisions to make, and ways to enable your data to have a broader impact....

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"Engineering Dynamic 3D Models of Pulmonary Fibrosis"      Chelsea Magin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus      Amy Ryan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, is Dr. Magin's faculty host

INI Synapse Workshop

Thursday, September 22, 2022

This workshop is free for all UI faculty, staff, students and will feature both UI and invited guest speakers. Agenda will be posted when finalized: https://iniworkshop.conference.uiowa.edu/general-information

Academic Job Support Office Hours - Cover Letters

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The process of pursuing a tenure-track of teaching-track faculty position can be intimidating. ...

A Conversation with NIH: Implementing the New Data Management and Sharing Policy - Part 2

Thursday, September 22, 2022, 12:30pm to 2:00pm

NIH is offering a two-part webinar series on the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy, which will go into effect Jan. 25, 2023.A Conversation with NIH: Implementing the New Data Management and Sharing Policy....

Three Minute Thesis Workshop: Research Imagery

Friday, September 23, 2022, 1:30pm to 3:00pm

This session will help prepare you to design your presentation and pitch your research for the Three Minute Thesis Competition. Learn about tips on how to create your 3MT slide.  Register at bit.ly/3MTWorkshops22 and join us for the workshop on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. via Zoom.

Carver Black and Gold Mile Run

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 8:00am to 10:00am

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will host the fifth annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the university’s Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track, 105 1st Ave. in Coralville....

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolism Seminar: Debbie Thurmond, PhD

Monday, September 26, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Debbie Thurmond, PhD Director, Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute Ruth B. & Robert K. Lanman Chair in Gene Regulation & Drug Discovery Research Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology City of Hope Title: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: getting the band back together

CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research

Monday, September 26, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Spotlight on Current and Future Research is a new short-talk seminar series, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, featuring a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims. A reception will follow to provide the opportunity for discussion and collaboration. ...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar, Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute - Ege T. Kavalali, PhD

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Functional Nano-Organization of Central Synapses" Presented by Ege T. Kavalali, PhD Professor & Chair Department of Pharmacology Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Faculty Research Workshop: Dr. Sheila Baker

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Photoreceptor calcium channels and synapse development" by Sheila Baker, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Hardin Open Workshops: NIH Data Management and Sharing Plans (Zoom)

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

NIH will begin requiring a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) all NIH funding proposals starting Jan. 23, 2023. This session will help you create a useful and well-written plan that meets the requirements and can be put into practice in your project. We’ll dig into each section of a plan, including: describing the types of data for your proposed project; standards for data and metadata; selecting a repository; addressing preservation and access requirements; and considerations for access...

Microbiology and Immunology Crawford Lecture: Dr. David Rudner, PhD

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  How Gram-positive bacteria monitor their cell walls for defects and catalyze their repair. David Rudner, PhD Professor of Microbiology Harvard Medical School  

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"The Calcineurin Regulator Sarah Enables Homeostatic Plasticity at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction”      Noah Armstrong, Neurosciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (Andy Frank Lab) “The α2δ1-3 proteins are key presynaptic regulators of synaptic function and CaV2.1 organization”      William Milanick, Genetics Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (Sam Young Lab)

AAUW Fellowship Session

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 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...

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, September 29, 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.

Academic Job Support Office Hours - Research Statements

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The process of pursuing a tenure-track of teaching-track faculty position can be intimidating. ...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Saurabh Chattopadhyay, PhD

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.   IRF3: a master regulator of infection and inflammation  Saurabh Chattopadhyay, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences  

Obermann Humanities 3-Minute Thesis

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Obermann Center's 2022 Humanities Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (111 Church St.). It will be an in-person event, free and open to all. Please support our humanities graduate students and attend!...

10th Annual Neurogenetics Symposium

Friday, September 30, 2022, 7:45am to 2:30pm

The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Department of Neurology is hosting the 10th Annual Neurogenetics Symposium on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This event will feature five guest speakers, including Dr. Dan Anderson from the Mayo Clinic Health System, who will present on integrating genetics into a rural neurology practice. This event is intended for faculty/staff, postdocs, fellows, and both graduate and undergraduate students. Agenda to follow soon!...