June Events

Dissertation Camp

Monday, June 3, 2024, 9:00am to 1:00pm

The 2024 dissertation writing camp runs from Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, June 7. Spaces are limited; priority will be given to doctoral students who are post-proposal, have mostly completed data collection, and are focused on writing. We meet via Zoom from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Mon-Fri). Each day begins with a short group discussion and ends with a 30-minute presentation focused on dissertation writing, but most of the time is devoted to writing. Participants set daily and weekly writing goals and...

Dissertation Camp

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 9:00am to 1:00pm

The 2024 dissertation writing camp runs from Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, June 7. Spaces are limited; priority will be given to doctoral students who are post-proposal, have mostly completed data collection, and are focused on writing. We meet via Zoom from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Mon-Fri). Each day begins with a short group discussion and ends with a 30-minute presentation focused on dissertation writing, but most of the time is devoted to writing. Participants set daily and weekly writing goals and...

Microbiology Graduate Program - PhD Seminar, Kaiti Yarrington

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dissertation Camp

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 9:00am to 1:00pm

The 2024 dissertation writing camp runs from Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, June 7. Spaces are limited; priority will be given to doctoral students who are post-proposal, have mostly completed data collection, and are focused on writing. We meet via Zoom from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Mon-Fri). Each day begins with a short group discussion and ends with a 30-minute presentation focused on dissertation writing, but most of the time is devoted to writing. Participants set daily and weekly writing goals and...

Technology’s Role in Healthcare, and the Impact of Human Factors on the Delivery of Patient Care

Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

The Iowa Technology Institute is pleased to invite the public to a lecture on Wednesday, June 5 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. featuring author, consultant, and speaker, Spence Byrum, who will explore technology’s role in health care. Spence is internationally recognized for specializing in implementing High Reliability Organization (HRO) Best Practices from aviation to a myriad of high-risk industries including health care. ...

Culturally Responsive Health Care conference

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 8:00am to 3:15pm

UI Health Care, the UIHC Department of Nursing, the College of Dentistry, the College of Nursing, and the College of Public Health, and the Center for Disabilities and Development co-sponsor the annual Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa conference. The goal of this multidisciplinary, interprofessional conference is to improve the delivery of culturally sensitive and responsive health care to increasingly diverse patient populations. CME is offered.  

Dissertation Camp

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 9:00am to 1:00pm

The 2024 dissertation writing camp runs from Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, June 7. Spaces are limited; priority will be given to doctoral students who are post-proposal, have mostly completed data collection, and are focused on writing. We meet via Zoom from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Mon-Fri). Each day begins with a short group discussion and ends with a 30-minute presentation focused on dissertation writing, but most of the time is devoted to writing. Participants set daily and weekly writing goals and...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 6, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Chief Residents' Presentations: “Live from 4JPP: A case of nosebleeds,” by Reed Johnson, MD; “When the Liver Bomb is a Dud!” by Alexander Garza, MD; “Screen the beans! Improving annual diabetic kidney disease screening rates in resident primary clinic,” by Kathie Zhang, MD; “Bumps, pumps and arterial lumps,” by Taylor Becker, MD

Dissertation Camp

Friday, June 7, 2024, 9:00am to 1:00pm

The 2024 dissertation writing camp runs from Tuesday, May 28 to Friday, June 7. Spaces are limited; priority will be given to doctoral students who are post-proposal, have mostly completed data collection, and are focused on writing. We meet via Zoom from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Mon-Fri). Each day begins with a short group discussion and ends with a 30-minute presentation focused on dissertation writing, but most of the time is devoted to writing. Participants set daily and weekly writing goals and...

INI Seminar: Mark Laubach, PhD

Friday, June 7, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Title TBD Mark Laubach, PhD Professor of Neuroscience American University

Microbiology Graduate Program - PhD Seminar, Lorellin Durnell

Friday, June 7, 2024, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, June 10, 2024, 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.

REDCap Basic Training

Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

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

Internal Medicine Research Seminar

Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Glutathione peroxidases in CRC development and progression" by Sarah Short, PhD, Assistant Professor, Hematology, Oncology, and Blood & Marrow Transplantation and "Allergen induces IL9 expression in pathogenic airway Th2 cells in asthma" by Josalyn Cho, MD, Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Occupational Medicine

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 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, June 12, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

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

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed (Zoom)

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 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.

REDCap Surveys Training

Thursday, June 13, 2024, 10:00am

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

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 13, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"CPC: Fat Embolus and Fat Embolism Syndrome" by Grace Alexander, MD, Second-Year Residentm Internal Medicine and Paul Mester, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

2024 Iowa Eye Annual Meeting & Alumni Reunion

Friday, June 14, 2024, 8:15am to Saturday, June 15, 2024, 12:00pm

Increase your ophthalmic knowledge and enhance your clinical skills!...

BMindful Holy Days: Eid al-Adha (Islam)

Sunday, June 16, 2024, 8:43pm to Monday, June 17, 2024, 8:43pm

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 Advanced Training

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

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

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 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.

REDCap MyCap Training

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

This is the fifth 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:...

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 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

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am

This is the sixth and final 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:...

Hardin Open Workshops - Systematic Reviews, Part 1: Nuts & Bolts (In-Person & Zoom)

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This class will provide a framework for developing a literature search for a systematic review. Topics will include the following: standards and criteria to consider, establishing a plan, registering a protocol, developing a research question, determining where to search, identifying search terms, reporting search strategies, and managing references....

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 20, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"CPC: TBA" by Natalie Heffron, MD, Second-Year Resident, Pathology; Chandrikha Chandreasekharan MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, June 21, 2024, 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...

Career Transition as a T32 Postdoc at a Cancer Research and Treatment Center

Tuesday, June 25, 2024, 11:30am

Beth Osia, who earned her PhD in Integrated Biology in 2020 under the mentorship of Anna Malkova, will be giving a Career Development Series talk entitled, “Career Transition as a T32 Postdoc at a Cancer Research and Treatment Center,” on Tuesday, June 25 at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom. If interested in attending, please email biology@uiowa.edu for the Zoom link. The Career Development Series talks are hosted by the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. See the attached file for additional details.

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 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 - Systematic Reviews, Part 2: Literature Searching (In-Person & Zoom)

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 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 Grand Rounds

Thursday, June 27, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"CPC: TBA" by Mackenzie Walhof, MD, 2nd Year Resident, Internal Medicine; Dennis Firchau, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Pathology; Josh Radke, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Microbiology Graduate Program - PhD Seminar, Christopher Lopez

Friday, June 28, 2024, 1:00pm to 2:00pm