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July Events

Free Bike Safety Event

Friday, July 7, 2023, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

FRIDAY, JULY 7, 6-7:30 P.M....

Now Open: 100-Word Microstory Contest

Monday, July 10, 2023, 9:00am to Friday, July 21, 2023, 4:00pm

Mark your calendars to take part in our 100-Word Microstory Contest—a free online writing competition for a variety of age groups. You don't have to be an Iowa Writers' Workshop grad—or even have participated in a flash writing contest before—to join in the fun. Just create a story in 100 words or less that uses one of two specific writing prompts. ...

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, July 10, 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.

REDCap Basic Training

Tuesday, July 11, 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, July 11, 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....

REDCap Intermediate Training

Wednesday, July 12, 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:...

REDCap Advanced Training

Thursday, July 13, 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:...

Hands-on Bioinformatics Workshop - July 14

Friday, July 14, 2023, 8:30am to 4:00pm

Thank you for your interest in the hands-on bioinformatics training for Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA), hosted by the Iowa Institute of Human Genetics and Qiagen.  ...

Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs - Information Event

Monday, July 17, 2023, 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...

Introduction to Linux (Using Argon)

Monday, July 17, 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: ...

REDCap Surveys Training

Tuesday, July 18, 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:...

REDCap Data Quality Training

Wednesday, July 19, 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:...

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Wednesday, July 19, 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....

REDCap Data Handling Training

Thursday, July 20, 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:...

Introduction to High Performance Computing (Using Argon)

Thursday, July 20, 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)....

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, July 27, 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....

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed (Zoom)

Friday, July 28, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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.