October Events

Hardin Open Workshops - Systematic Reviews, Part 2: Literature Searching (In-Person & Zoom)

Monday, October 2, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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....

Internal Medicine Research Day 2023

Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Internal Medicine Research Day 2023...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop

Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:20pm

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

Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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.

Introduction to Data Analysis Using R

Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

1. Overview...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Andrea Marzi, PhD

Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Pathogenesis of filoviruses Andrea Marzi, PhD Senior Investigator NIH

Pain Research Program Seminar - Steven Cohen, MD

Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Nociplastic pain and other predictors of pain procedure outcomes" Presented by Steven Cohen, MD Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine Dir., Pain Medicine Division of Medical Education Johns Hopkins University

ACB Seminar Series - Riley Leonard

Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Riley Leonard, a Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Student in the Brad Amendt lab, will present a seminar titled "The miR-200 Family in Cardiac Development and Regeneration" as part of the Anatomy and Cell Biology Seminar Series. 

Progress 2023: Learning Together in the 21st Century

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Overview...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 10:30am to 11:20am

Three Minute Thesis: Preliminary Competition Day 1

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 12:00pm 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....

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Arvand Asghari Khonakdari, PhD and Bertha Martin, PhD

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Evidence for a Dual Intervention Point Model of Body Weight Regulation” Presented by Arvand Asghari Khonakdari, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Matt Potthoff's Lab "Caudal Raphe Control of Metabolism" Presented by Bertha Martin, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Jon Resch's Lab

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Ting Zhang, PhD

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Defining an entero-hepato-biliary axis of innate immunity Ting Zhang, PhD Instructor Harvard Medical School

Introduction to Data Analysis Using R

Thursday, October 5, 2023, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

1. Overview...

11th Annual Neurogenetics Symposium

Friday, October 6, 2023, 7:30am to 1:30pm

The Neurogenetics Symposium is an annual event hosted by Dr. Michael Shy and the Neurogenetics Group at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Speakers from around the country present various talks on topics surrounding clinical cases and diagnoses, preparing for clinical trials, genetic testing, and more! This year, the event will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023, from 7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in the Damasio Conference Room (Level 7, Elevator C) at the University of Iowa Hospitals &...

Three Minute Thesis: Preliminary Competition Day 2

Friday, October 6, 2023, 10:00am to 1:00pm

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

UI Carver College of Medicine Homecoming Tailgate

Saturday, October 7, 2023, 9:00am to 11:00am

9–11 a.m.: Carver College of Medicine and Friends Homecoming Tailgate in the MERF courtyard with STEM activities and medical campus tours offered during the tailgate...

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, October 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 second 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.

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Monday, October 9, 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....

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Monday, October 9, 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.

Working With Mentors

Monday, October 9, 2023, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The FRRBP Graduate Program presents Jennifer Teitle, PhD Assistant Dean, Graduate College on "Working with Mentors" 

REDCap Basic Training

Tuesday, October 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:...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop

Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:20pm

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, October 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: EMBASE (Zoom)

Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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....

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Jeremiah Johnson, PhD

Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Battle for the histones: Translocation of a bacterial sirtuin promotes neutrophil activation and intestinal inflammation during Campylobacter jejuni infection. Jeremiah Johnson, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology University of Tennessee

Pain Research Program Presentation - Shaoshuai Chen and Alexander Glebov-McCloud

Wednesday, October 11, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Preventing Post Herpetic Neuralgia Through Shingles Vaccination" Presented by Shaoshuai (Shirley) Chen Graduate student in Dr. Barbara St. Marie's lab “Characterization of a PRKAR1B Mutation That Reduces Pain Sensitivity in Individuals with Marbach-Schaaf Neurodevelopmental Syndrome” Presented by Alexander Glebov-McCloud Graduate student in Dr. Stefan Strack's lab

REDCap Intermediate Training

Wednesday, October 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:...

ACB Seminar Series - Ewa Bomba-Warczak

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

Ewa Bomba-Warczak, a Postdoctoral Fellow from Northwestern University, will present a seminar titled "Long-lived Mitochondrial Proteins in Mammalian Brains - What are They and Why Do They Exist?"

REDCap Advanced Training

Thursday, October 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:...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar

Thursday, October 12, 2023, 10:30am to 11:20am

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Nagalakshmi Balasubramanian, PhD and Satya Tadinada, PhD

Thursday, October 12, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Presented by Nagalakshmi (Lakshmi) Balasubramanian, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz's Lab Presented by Satya Murthy Tadinada, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Ted Abel's Lab

BMindful Holy Days: Birth of Bab (Bahá'í)

Monday, October 16, 2023

BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events....

Who You Are on a Team: How to Contribute in the Workplace in a Meaningful Way

Monday, October 16, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Learn more about working in interdisciplinary professional environments and industries. Discover your strengths and how each individual contributes to achieving a goal. Opportunities for gaining applicable, hands-on experience working in the industry sector will be discussed, with an emphasis on the annual Global Health Case Competition. Presented by Morgan Wolff from the Graduate Student Success Center....

BMindful Holy Days: Birth of Bahá'u'lláh (Bahá'í)

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events....

REDCap Surveys Training

Tuesday, October 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 - Raajaram (Raaj) Gowrishankar, PhD

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

"Dynamic endogenous opioid neuromodulation shapes goal-directed behavior" Presented by Raajaram (Raaj) Gowrishankar, PhD Postdoctoral Research Fellow Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine University of Washington

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Dr. Hungoo Lee, Harvard Medical School

Tuesday, October 17, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:20pm

"Site Specific R-loops Induce CGG Repeat Contraction and Fragile X Gene Reactivation" Hungoo Lee, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher Laboratory of Dr. Jeannie Lee Harvard Medical School https://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/Profiles/display/Person/145909   Hosted by Dr. Lori Wallrath

Tree Talk, Tour, and Trivia Competition at the Sciences Library

Tuesday, October 17, 2023, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Join Arborist Andy Dahl for a tree talk and tour at the Sciences Library! This program will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023. The tree talk will begin at 1 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. ...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Craig Forrest, PhD

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

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. A risky game played by gammaherpesviruses to chronically infect B cells Craig Forrest, PhD Professor of Microbiology and Immunology University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Pain Research Program Presentation - Adam Janowski

Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Stats Integration II: ANOVA vs Regression, main effects, and interactions" Presented by Adam Janowski Graduate student in Dr. Kathleen Sluka's lab

REDCap Data Quality Training

Wednesday, October 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:...

ACB Seminar Series - Shawn Hingtgen

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

Dr. Shawn Hingtgen from the University of North Carolina will present a seminar titled "Engineering Better Treatments for Cancer: Cell Therapies to Precision Oncology Platforms."

Stead Family Scholars Symposium

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 9:00am to 11:00am

The Stead Family Scholars Program supports early-career faculty members who are becoming internationally recognized leaders in their respective fields of research....

REDCap MyCap Training

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

This is the seventh and final step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will discuss using the MyCap mobile app for data collection. We will cover features such as:...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Dr. Zhao Wang, Baylor College of Medicine

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 10:30am to 11:20am

"Journey into Platelet Structure: Unraveling the Mysteries from Morphology to Molecular Level" Zhao Wang, PhD Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Co-Director, Cryo-EM Core Baylor College of Medicine https://www.bcm.edu/research/faculty-labs/zhao-wang-lab https://www.bcm.edu/people-search/zhao-wang-32683 Hosted by Dr. Maria Spies

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Cancan Lyu, PhD and Louis Kolling, PhD

Thursday, October 19, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Novel insight into the function and mechanisms of CTLH E3 ubiquitin ligase complex in breast cancer development" Presented by Cancan Lyu, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Songhai Chen's Lab "Spatial transcriptomics: A tool to identify candidate genes underlying 5HT dysfunction in early Alzheimer’s disease" Presented by Louis Kolling, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz's Lab

Skills for Educators: Successful Simulation in Healthcare Education

Friday, October 20, 2023, 8:30am to 11:30am

Practical strategies for creating meaningful simulations with every level of learner.

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, October 20, 2023, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series highlights trainees and junior faculty from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in neuroscience. We meet virtually once each month—featuring one Big Ten institution—for presentations and discussion/networking. Seminars are scheduled for afternoons on the third Friday of each month. Zoom link is provided by the host institution. If not added in the event listing, please email iowa-neuroscience-institute@uiowa.edu the week of the seminar to...

BMindful Holy Days: Dussehra (Hinduism)

Monday, October 23, 2023

BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events....