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October Events

UI Health Care Latinx Heritage Month Lecture - LHS+ Heritage/History of the Latino Medical Student Association Midwest Region

Monday, October 3, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dr. Jorge A. Girotti and Dr. Emma B. Olivera will highlight LHS+ Heritage/History of the Latino Medical Student Association Midwest Region Register in Advance for this lecture REGISTER HERE 

Hardin Open Workshops: EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

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....

Sahs Symposium

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

STEP: The StrokeNet Endovascular Thrombectomy Platform Colin Derdeyn, MD, FACR Krabbenhoft Professor and Chair of Radiology University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Anatomy and Cell Biology Chair Candidate Seminar (Candidate B)

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Organelle Positioning in the Cell is Regulated by Nuclear Envelope Proteins and Molecular Crowding of the Cytoplasm"      David A. Starr, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Allen Distinguished Investigator, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Faculty Research Workshop: Dr. David Price

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:20pm

"Zombie Pre-Initiation Complexes (PICs)" by David Price, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Vincent Lee, PhD

Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Pseudomonas aeruginosa signaling, RNA degradation and device associated infections  Vincent Lee, PhD Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics University of Maryland

Pain Research Program Seminar - Edgar Romero-Sandoval, MD, PhD

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Modulation of pain via immune cell phenotype and the ER stress sensor IRE1a/XBP1s" Presented by Edgar Romero-Sandoval, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Wake Forest University School of Medicine Winston Salem, North Carolina

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

 “A community ecology approach to graduate student support”      Katherine Kearns, Ph.D., Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Indiana University Bloomington     Dr. Kearns' faculty host is Darren Hoffmann

Fall Into the Semester with Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)

Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) invites graduate and post-doctoral women and their families to join us in City Park for a fall picnic! Whether you are a current member of GWIS or not, we invite you to hang out and learn about our organization while we paint tiny pumpkins and enjoy the crisp fall weather. Pizza will be provided! ...

Academic Job Support Office Hours - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statements

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Kristin Claflin, PhD and Thomas James, PhD

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Central Regulation of Energy Homeostasis by FGF21" Presented by Kristin Claflin, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Matt Potthoff's Lab "Altered sleep in mice expressing mutant tau in the dorsal raphe" Presented by Thomas James, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz's Lab

Three Minute Thesis Preliminary Competition

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The University of Iowa’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to nonspecialist audiences....

Hardin Open Workshops: Data Management Essentials (Zoom)

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Whatever the research you are doing, chances are, you’re working with research data. Small changes to your data management practices can make a big difference during research, and when you are ready to share the results. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to securely store and organize your data, keep track of changes to your files, create accompanying documentation, and submit your data for publication. Employing these practices will ensure that everyone, including you, can use and reuse...

Three Minute Thesis Preliminary Competition

Friday, October 7, 2022, 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The University of Iowa’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges graduate students to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to nonspecialist audiences....

Quality control during sexual reproduction - lessons from the nematode C. elegans

Friday, October 7, 2022, 5:00pm to 7:00pm

The 2022 Genetics Student Retreat will be held at the UI Art Building West. On Oct. 7 there will be a Public Presentation by our keynote speaker, Dr. Abby Dernburg. Doors will open at 5 p.m., presentation will begin at 6....

SHPEP Iowa 2023 Virtual Info Session, 10/10

Monday, October 10, 2022, 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health?...

REDCap Overview

Tuesday, October 11, 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 - Annarita Di Lorenzo, PhD

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Altered sphingolipid metabolism and signaling contribute to cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease" Presented by Annarita Di Lorenzo, PhD Associate Professor Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Graduate School of Medical Sciences Weil Cornell Medicine

Hardin Open Workshops: EndNote Basic (Online Version) (Zoom)

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as the desktop software, Endnote. 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.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Specific Aims Presentation

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Mechanisms Coupling Actin-Cytoskeleton Reinforcement and Metabolism" by Logan Dawson, DeMali Lab "Characterizing missense mutations in the ligand binding domain and DNA binding domain of NR4A2 transcription factors from individuals with autism spectrum disorder" by Lucy Langmack, T. Abel Lab "Regulation of extracellular lipases by ANGPTL3" by Sydney Walker, Davies Lab

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, October 11, 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. Daniel Schultz, PhD

Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Evolution of antibiotic responses in complex dynamic settings Daniel Schultz, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Dartmouth College - Geisel School of Medicine

REDCap Basic Hands On

Wednesday, October 12, 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: Scopus & Web of Science - Zoom

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

Both databases are multidisciplinary and allow you to measure scholarly impact. This hands-on session will show you...

REDCap Basic Demo

Thursday, October 13, 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.

Hardin Open Workshops: EMBASE (Zoom)

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics....

Academic Job Support Office Hours - Teaching Statements

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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

Anatomy and Cell Biology Chair Candidate Seminar (Candidate C)

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Unlocking the secrecy of mammalian ER-associated degradation: One mouse and human at a time"      Ling Qi, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Michigan Medical School

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Michael Stolley, PhD

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Resident Memory T Cell Immunosurveillance of the Oral Mucosa and Periodontium Michael Stolley, PhD Postdoctoral Associate University of Minnesota  

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Amy Arnsten, PhD

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Amy Arnsten, PhD will present a lecture on Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. Dr. Arnsten is the Albert E. Kent Professor of Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and Member of the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at Yale University. Presentation details will be updated closer to the event date and will be held in-person as well as by Zoom....

African American Council October Virtual Check-in

Thursday, October 13, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The purpose of this meeting is to reconnect, share updates from our various departments, and touch base about Black events and programming on campus. The target audience for this meeting is faculty, staff, graduate and professional students. Please sign in by completing the registration link. 

Clinical Conference: Pediatric Ophthalmology

Friday, October 14, 2022, 8:00am to 12:00pm

Guest Speaker: Joseph Demer, MD ...

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, October 17, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for the Women in Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour. It is the monthly coffee hour on the third Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon in 1289 CBRB. Enjoy coffee, pastries and contribute to the discussion! This is open to all—students, staff, postdocs, and faculty interested in promoting women in science (we have several male faculty in regular attendance and we appreciate the support!). Speakers change monthly. Contact: jessica-tucker@uiowa.edu for details.

REDCap Surveys

Tuesday, October 18, 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...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Nicholas Hammons

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Characterizing the Regulation of the Staphylococcal aureus SrrB Histidine Kinase" by Nicholas Hammons, Fuentes Lab

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Adam Bailey, MD, PhD

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Anticipating arterivirus emergence in humans Adam Bailey, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health  

The John Martin Rare Book Room Presents Mental Health and the Weight of the Past: How Early Modern Physicians Read Greek Psychology

Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

This talk begins with a brief survey of the history of scientific discourse on mental health, then focuses on the intellectual and professional dilemma faced by early modern physicians: either repeat Greek psychology and suppress one’s own originality or challenge the giants of Greek medicine along with their scientific and cultural weight. The lecture tells the story of how some authors in the John Martin Rare Book Room collection grappled with the authority of the past against the backdrop...

Pain Research Program Workshop - Dr. Ruth Chimenti

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Developing a Response Prediction Biosignature Proposal for the HEAL Initiative RFA-NS-22-050: A Work-In-Progress” Presented by Dr. Ruth Chimenti Assistant Professor Department of Physical Therapy & Rehab Science University of Iowa

REDCap Data Quality and Reports

Wednesday, October 19, 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 the different ways to view and manage data in REDCap including data quality rules, custom record status dashboards, and creating reports as well as importing and exporting data. After this training, you will be able to create complex reports for viewing and exporting, import data from external sources, and check for discrepancies in your data.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"The Structure and Dynamics of the Cardiac Thin Filament in Health and Disease: Novel Mechanisms and Potential Targets"      Jil Tardiff, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine and of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Arizona

Tree Talk and Tour at the Sciences Library

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022. The tree talk will begin at 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Sciences Library. The walking tour of campus trees will begin after the talk. This program is free and open to the public. The Sciences Library is located at 120 Iowa Ave. ...

The socioeconomic consequences of COVID-19 for Latino families

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Marina Del Rios, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine - University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and Illinois Unidos....

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Aaron Mendez, PhD

Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  The host-virus showdown: Changing course on viral disruption of host gene expression Aaron Mendez, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow University of California - Berkeley  

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Dr. Leemor Joshua-Tor

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Mad about U: regulating the let7 pre-miRNA" Leemor Joshua-Tor, PhD Professor and HHMI Investigator W.M. Keck Professor of Structural Biology Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Hosted by Maria Spies, PhD

Anatomy and Cell Biology Chair Candidate Seminar

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Cell-Cell Fusion: Lessons From Flies, Fish and Mice"      Elizabeth Chen, Ph.D., Professor , Department of Molecular Biology and Department of Cell Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Dr. Lisa Aimone

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"The Role of a Drug Discovery Support Team in the Pharmaceutical Industry Focus on Pharmacokinetic Screening" Presented by Dr. Lisa Aimone Director of in vivo Models Translational Medicine AskBio

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

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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...

Grad School: Expectations vs. Reality [UIowaCS]

Thursday, October 20, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

You are invited to attend a discussion facilitated by Professor Alberto Segre entitled Grad School: Expectations vs. Reality. How has grad school been similar to or different from your expectations? What has surprised you? What problems have you encountered, and how have you addressed them? This session is open to all CS and Informatics graduate students. All new students are advised to attend! Please RSVP by Wednesday, Oct. 19

Microbiology PhD Thesis Seminar - Allan Prichard

Friday, October 21, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

MICROBIOLOGY PhD THESIS SEMINAR   - PhD candidate – Allan Prichard “Effects of Helicobacter pylori Induced Neutrophil Subtype Differentiation on Chemotaxis and Phagosome Maturation” Friday, Oct. 21 | Noon Contact cynthia-hernandez@uiowa.edu for Zoom details