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January Events

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, January 9, 2023, 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.

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Monday, January 9, 2023, 2:54pm to Friday, January 20, 2023, 5:30pm

Monday January 16 UI Day of Service… “observing a day of reflection and service”  ACB CHARITY DRIVE...

Human Rights Week

Monday, January 9, 2023, 3:22pm to Friday, January 20, 2023, 5:00pm

Monday, Jan. 16 UI Day of Service … “observing a day of reflection and service”...

REDCap Basic Training

Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the first step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will build a new REDCap project scratch and cover basic features such as:...

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 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 can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research....

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed (Zoom)

Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 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.

REDCap Intermediate Training

Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the second step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will cover basic and intermediate features such as:...

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Madhuri Bendale - Graduate Student Title: Deciphering the role of the active zone proteins CAST/ELKS in neurotransmitter release Mentor: Sam Young, PhD Amelia Hurley-Novatny - Graduate Student Title: The role of miR-200a in calvarial bone development and regeneration.  Mentor: Brad Amendt, PhD  

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 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.

Improv-ing Your Communication Skills: Using Games to Build Research Communication Skills

Thursday, January 12, 2023, 9:00am to 3:00pm

Grad Success is offering a Winterim professional development for graduate students and postdocs, Improv-ing Your Communication Skills: Using Games to Build Research Communication Skills. Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis (25 spots available), and location will be provided to selected applicants....

REDCap Advanced Training

Thursday, January 12, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the third step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will cover advanced features such as:...

Improv-ing Your Communication Skills: Using Games to Build Research Communication Skills

Friday, January 13, 2023, 9:00am to 12:00pm

Grad Success is offering a Winterim professional development for graduate students and postdocs, Improv-ing Your Communication Skills: Using Games to Build Research Communication Skills. Registration is open on a first-come, first-served basis (25 spots available), and location will be provided to selected applicants....

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar - Dheeraj Roy, PhD

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Thalamic Function in Health and Disease" Presented by Dheeraj Roy, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research

REDCap Surveys Training

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the fourth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will cover survey configuration and distribution such as:...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoctoral Seminar Series - Caleb James Browne, PhD

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Molecular signatures of relapse vulnerability in rodent models of opioid use disorder" Presented by Caleb James Browne, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Icahn School of Medicine Mount Sinai

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Seth Tomchik, PhD

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Nf1 Ras GAP effects on repetitive motor behaviors and metabolic alterations in a genetic model" Seth Tomchik, PhD Professor Neuroscience and Pharmacology

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

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

NIH will begin requiring a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) on 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...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Ariangela Kozik, PhD

Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Deciphering Microbial-Immune Relationships in Asthma Ariangela Kozik, PhD Microbiologist, Science Communicator and Advocate University of Michigan

REDCap Data Quality Training

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the fifth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will discuss ways to manage and view data such as:...

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Cell Culture to Student Culture:  Bench Scientist's Approach to Teaching, educational Research and Scholarship Lisa Lee, PhD., AP(ASCP)cm Marc Pizzimenti, PhD. is Dr. Lee's faculty host

UIHC Distinguished Lecturer: Donald Warne, M.D., M.P.H.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 12:00pm

Donald Warne, MD, MPH, will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Lecture during the 2023 UI Health Care Human Rights Week celebration....

REDCap Data Handling Training

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 10:00am to 11:30am

This is the sixth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we won’t use REDCap at all. Instead, we will cover ways to view and manage your exported REDCap data in Microsoft Excel and Sublime Text such as:...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar - Sandra Kuhlman, PhD

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Development of vision: a model system to define principles of network homeostasis during learning" Presented by Sandra Kuhlman, PhD Associate Professor Department of Biological Sciences Carnegie Mellon University

Health Inequities, Barriers, and Challenges Experienced by People in Larger Bodies

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 12:00pm

Presented by Dr. Katie Robinson, Endocrinologist

Confronting Inequity as a Mechanism of Health Disparities: The Role of Science and Medicine

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 12:00pm

Presented by Dr. Ariangela J. Kozik, University of Michigan. Co-founder and Vice President of the Black Microbiologists Association. Please check the following URL for the Zoom link: https://medcom.uiowa.edu/theloop/2023-martin-luther-king-jr-celebration-of-human-rights-week-full-events-list

TA Open House

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Stanley Museum of Art welcomes Graduate Teaching Assistants for an Open House on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 4-5 p.m. Stop by the museum to see how you can integrate art into your instruction this semester! After the Open House, stick around and enjoy cider & cookies at the Stanley Campus Council Social, 5-6 p.m.  

HPG Summer '23 Humanities Labs Application Info Session

Monday, January 23, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Note: This event has been canceled. Please email obermann-center@uiowa.edu if you would like more information about the Humanities Lab opportunity....

SHPEP Iowa 2023 Virtual Info Session, 1/23

Monday, January 23, 2023, 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?...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Faculty Seminar - Calvin Carter, PhD & Jon Resch, PhD

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Targeting evolutionarily encoded antennae to develop bioelectromagnetic medicines” Presented by Calvin Carter, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Neuroscience & Pharmacology University of Iowa "The neural basis for fasting activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary adrenal axis” Presented by Jon Resch, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Neuroscience & Pharmacology University of Iowa

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. H. Steven Seifert, PhD

Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Evolution of diversification in the face of function – Lessons learned from the pilus antigenic variation system of Neisseria gonorrhoeae H. Steven Seifert, PhD John E. Porter Professor of Biomedical Sciences Department of Microbiology-Immunology Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine

Pain Research Program Seminar - Andrea G. Nackley, PhD

Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Peripheral mechanisms driving centrally-maintained primary pain" Presented by Andrea G. Nackley, PhD Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pharmacology Duke University School of Medicine Durham, NC

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 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 can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research....

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Sarah Ferri, PhD

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Presented by Sarah Ferri, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics University of Iowa

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar - Adele Stewart, PhD

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Behaviorally penetrant, anomalous dopamine efflux exposes sex and circuit dependent mechanisms controlling dopaminergic neurotransmission" Presented by Adele Stewart, PhD Research Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Science Florida Atlantic University

Introduction to Linux (Using Argon)

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

"Intro to Linux (using Argon)" is a two-hour general purpose introductory session intended for anyone who plans to use the Linux environment for research. The following lessons are featured: ...

Microbiology Graduate Program Recruitment 2023/2024

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 6:00pm to Saturday, January 28, 2023, 10:00pm

11th Annual Intensive Fulbright Program Workshop

Friday, January 27, 2023, 9:30am to 11:30am

Would you like to teach English, study, or do research or creative work abroad for an academic year at no cost? Join International Programs for the 11th annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, from 9:30–11:30 a.m. CST via Zoom. This session will cover application basics for undergraduate and graduate applicants from all fields. ...

Introduction to High Performance Computing (Using Argon)

Friday, January 27, 2023, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The University of Iowa provides a High Performance Computing (HPC) environment with the Argon cluster. This HPC system is dedicated to open science and features 612 compute nodes with ~17800 processing cores and more than 300 graphics processing units (including GPUs and nodes that were purchased by investors)....

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Ling Qi, PhD

Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

"ER-associated protein degradation (ERAD) in health and disease" Presented by Ling Qi, PhD Professor Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School Finalist candidate for Chair & Department Executive Officer, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop

Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Lilly Radoshevich, PhD

Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Exploring the role of ISGylation in pathogen spread Lilly Radoshevich, PhD Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa 

Connecting Communities: Bowling Night

Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Welcome to Spring 2023! The Office of Graduate Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (Grad-DEI) is excited to host the Spring Connecting Communities Bowling Night on Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. at SpareMe Bowl & Arcade in Iowa City. Come and connect with other graduate & professional students and postdocs. ...