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November Events

  • November 2022

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Rebecca Splitt

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Investigating E-cadherin Mediated Force Transmission" by Rebecca Splitt, DeMali lab

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Daniel Voth, PhD

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Parasitism of Human Macrophages by the Q Fever Agent, Coxiella burnetii Daniel Voth, PhD Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

SHPEP Iowa 2023 In-person Info Session, 11/1

Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

In-person at 2766 University Campus Centre (UCC) above CVS in the Center for Inclusive Academic Excellence (CIAE)....

Pain Research Program Workshop - Adam Janowski and Kazuhiro Hayashi, PhD

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"The further development of a mouse model for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)" Presented by Adam Janowski Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Kathleen Sluka's lab "Contribution of brain-derived neurotrophic factor to activity-induced muscle pain" Presented by Kazuhiro Hayashi, PhD Visiting Scholar in Dr. Kathleen Sluka's Lab

Coffee Break

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 10:30am to 12:00pm

Association of Multicultural Scientists invites all the grad students, post-docs, research staff for coffee and pastries. This coffee hour is an interactive social activity to meet new friends, discuss ideas and network with budding researchers. 

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"Signaling Pathways for Synapse Assembly and Disassembly"      Heather Broihier, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Neurosciences, Case Western Reserve University     Faculty host is Andy Frank, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Educational Innovation and Scholarship Symposium

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 10:00am to 3:00pm

Please join us for the EIS Symposium! OCRME is honored to be hosting Dr. George Thibault who will give the plenary session on “Emerging Trends in Health Professions Education and the Impact of COVID.” 10-12PM Grantee Poster Session 12-1PM  Lunch (first come, first serve) 1-2PM  Plenary Session with Dr. Thibault 2-3PM  Grantee Panel Discussion (Dr Richard Shields, PT; Colleen Campbell, Cardiology; Cathleen Dicharry, OSAC; Katie Schultz, Pediatrics)

Hardin Open Workshops: Conducting a Health Sciences Literature Review (Zoom)

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The session will offer a framework for conducting a quality health sciences literature review for scholarly projects or publication. Learn tips about how to identify sources, use appropriate search techniques, organize results, and synthesize the body of literature to successfully prepare a review. Key differences in search methodology for reviews in the health sciences will be described, with examples provided. Although introductory material regarding systematic and scoping reviews will be...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Arvand Asghari Khonakdari, PhD and Nagalakshmi Balasubramanian, PhD

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Obesity Epidemic: Decoding how the body weight is regulated" Presented by Arvand Asghari Khonakdari, PhD Postdoctoral Scholar in Dr. Matt Potthoff's Lab "Deciphering the role of CART peptide in Dorsal Raphe Nucleus: Initial findings" Presented by Nagalakshmi (Lakshmi) Balasubramanian, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz’s Lab

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Chun-Chieh 'Jack' Hsu, PhD

Thursday, November 3, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Virus-host arms race: Translational regulation in the antiviral responses and during SARS-CoV-2 infection Chun-Chieh (Jack) Hsu, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher Yale University School of Medicine  

Days of Future Past: Histories and Futures of Racial Representation in Comics

Friday, November 4, 2022, 10:30am to Saturday, November 5, 2022, 4:00pm

To continue our year-long Mellon Sawyer Seminar devoted to “Racial Reckoning Through Comics,” we turn to critical and creative approaches to representing historical as well as potential futures of racial trauma, testimony, possibility, and expanded narrative. How have comics neglected as well as addressed racialized histories or imagined racialized futures? In addition to presentations from our dynamic speakers, this event will include a guided archival tour of rare comics artifacts from the...

Three Minute Thesis Final Competition

Friday, November 4, 2022, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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

2022 Prospective Student Visit Day and Graduate Research Symposium

Friday, November 4, 2022, 1:30pm to 5:00pm

The Computer Science (CS) department welcomes prospective students interested in our graduate programs to our annual Prospective Student Visit Day on Friday, Nov. 4. We are looking for strong students with diverse backgrounds to join our MCS and PhD programs. A wide variety of research areas is represented by our world-class faculty including algorithms, computational epidemiology, distributed computing, human-computer interaction, machine learning, massive data algorithms and technology,...

2022 Graduate Research Symposium Keynote

Friday, November 4, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Keynote Speaker: Bijaya Adhikari ...

Python for Data Analysis: Introduction to Pandas workshop

Monday, November 7, 2022, 11:30am to 12:50pm

1. Overview...

Round Table: What Does It Mean To Be First-Generation Biomedical Science Doctoral Student?

Monday, November 7, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us in recognizing and celebrating the success of first-generation biomedical science doctoral students!...

REDCap Overview

Tuesday, November 8, 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 Postdoctoral Seminar - Ubadah Sabbagh, PhD

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

Presented by Ubadah Sabbagh, PhD Postdoctoral Associate & NIH K00 Fellow McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT Broad Institutes of MIT and Harvard

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Faculty Research Workshop: Dr. William Hacker

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Development and Application of a Simulation Toolkit for Modeling Prokaryotic Transcriptions and Translation Dynamics" by William Hacker, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Elcock Lab, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Hardin Open Workshops: EndNote Desktop

Tuesday, November 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.

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, November 8, 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.

Phi Beta Delta Conversation Series - Rohan Wakade

Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join members of the Phi Beta Delta Honors Society for International Scholars for the first talk in their 2022-23 Phi Beta Delta Conversation Series, "A Journey with Rohan Wakade," on Nov. 8, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. (CST), in 2766 University Capitol Centre....

Pain Research Program Workshop - Dr. Emine Bayman

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Bias in Clinical Research" Presented by Dr. Emine Bayman Associate Professor Department of Biostatics College of Public Health University of Iowa

REDCap Basic Hands On

Wednesday, November 9, 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: NIH Data Management and Sharing Plans (Zoom)

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

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...

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"RNA-mediated Immunometabolic Regulation"      Takahisa Nakamura, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Endocrinology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Python for Data Analysis: Introduction to Pandas workshop

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 11:30am to 12:50pm

1. Overview...

REDCap Basic Demo

Thursday, November 10, 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.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Selvakumar Govindhasamy Pushpavathi, PhD

Thursday, November 10, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

  Presented by Selvakumar Govindhasamy Pushpavathi, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz's Lab

Kozo Harvest

Friday, November 11, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 11, University of Iowa Center for the Book paper making specialist Nick Cladis will host the Center's annual kozo harvest at the Oakdale Paper Research Facility! We need all hands on deck for this event, as we have a field of kozo to harvest, steam, and peel. You'll learn a lot about processing bark fibers in traditional ways....

Clinical Conference: Cornea

Friday, November 11, 2022, 8:00am to 12:00pm

More information coming soon....

Python for Data Analysis: Introduction to Pandas workshop

Friday, November 11, 2022, 11:30am to 12:50pm

1. Overview...

REDCap Surveys

Sunday, November 13, 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...

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, November 14, 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.

Thesis Seminar - Anatomy and Cell Biology

Monday, November 14, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"Airway Epithelial Stem Cell Fate Decisions During Injury Regeneration are Influenced by SOX9, K14 and K15"      Vitaly Ievlev, Ph.D. Candidate      Mentor:  John Engelhardt

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources (Zoom)

Monday, November 14, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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 6,400 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. 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.

SHPEP Iowa 2023 Virtual Info Session, 11/14

Monday, November 14, 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?...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Sara Mayer and Nathan Mohar

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Drosophila Models of SNRNP200-Associated Retinitis Pigmentosa Exhibit Photoreceptor Abnormalities" Presented by Sara Mayer, Wallrath and Drack Labs "Identification and Analysis of Genetic Modifiers of Laminopathies" Presented by Nathan Mohar, Wallrath Lab

Hardin Open Workshops: Open Access: Policies, Publishers, and Predators (Zoom)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Open Access to scientific literature is one of the most hotly debated topics in scholarly publishing. This workshop will provide an overview of what scientists need to know when making their research open access. We will cover the basics of what we mean by open access, how open access relates to the NIH Public Access policy, open access journals in the biomedical sciences, predatory publishing scams, and best practices for evaluating your open access options....

Microbiology and Immunology & Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases Seminar: Dr. Scott Hensley, PhD

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Development of multivalent mRNA vaccines to replace original antigenic sin with initial blessings of induced immunity Scott Hensley, PhD Professor of Microbiology University of Pennsylvania

Broga

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa who identify as men are invited to Broga (that is, bro-yoga), a free class. This physical practice will stretch and strengthen you. Must bring your UI ID with you.  Sponsored by the Men and Masculinities Coalition at the University of Iowa, Office of the Dean of Students.

REDCap Data Handling

Wednesday, November 16, 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

Hardin Open Workshops: EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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....

A Crisis of Care: Iowa's Childcare Predicament

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Quality childcare is an elemental need. It allows parents to work at paid jobs, which in turn helps to support the economic well-being of our communities. Equally as crucial, it provides early childhood development for the next generation....

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Deb Kelly, PhD

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Advancing the Real-time Revolution in Molecular Microscopy" Deb Kelly, PhD Professor of Biomedical Engineering Lloyd & Dottie Foehr Huck Chair in Molecular Biophysics Center for Structural Oncology Pennsylvania State University Hosted by Maria Spies, PhD

Hansen Leadership Award and Distinguished Lecture: Understanding and Effectively Addressing Inequities in Health

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 11:30am to 12:30pm

The University of Iowa College of Public Health has selected David R. Williams, the Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health and chair of social and behavioral sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, as the 2022 recipient of the Richard and Barbara Hansen Leadership Award....

Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series: Bernie Burrola

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

In spite of a more interconnected world, a growing movement toward nationalism is gaining ground in many areas of the world. Bernie Burrola, vice president of Office for International, Community and Economic Engagement at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, will explore how we got here and why the world needs greater engagement/integration and not less....

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Paul Bieniasz, PhD

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Title: TBD...

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

Friday, November 18, 2022, 3:30pm

Please join us as we celebrate faculty appointments in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics' Division of Neurology and the Department of Neurology:...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Charles Bou-Nader, PhD

Monday, November 21, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

"RNA Structure Recognition at the Virus-Host Interface" Charles Bou-Nader, PhD Visiting Fellow, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) National Institutes of Health