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April Events

Pain Research Program Seminar - Rebecca P. Seal, PhD

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

Presented by Rebecca P. Seal, PhD Associate Professor Department of Neurobiology Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA "WILL BE RESCHEDULED"

Biomolecular NMR Interest Group

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

All meetings for March, April and May are now canceled.  ...

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Helen Salz

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Maintaining sexual identity with heterochromatin in Drosophilia germ cells" Dr. Helen Salz  Professor  Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences, School of Medicine Case Western Reserve University 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

What to Say:  Tools for Responding to Patient-Initiated Verbal Sexual Harassment by Lauren Hock, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Erica Gansemer

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Presented by Erica Gansemer Graduate Student in Dr. Tom Rukowski's Lab

Internal Medicine Fellows' Interdisciplinary Core Conference

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Team Work and Communication by Krista Johnson, MD, MME

CANCELED ISSSF Funding Opportunity Informational Session

Friday, April 3, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

Interdisciplinary, Scalable Solutions for a Sustainable Future (ISSSF)...

Hacky Hour

Friday, April 3, 2020, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

Hardin Open Workshops - Open Refine (Online Through Zoom)

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

OpenRefine (formerly known as Google Refine) is a free tool for working with messy tabular data. Save yourself a lot of time by using OpenRefine when working with datasets that need to be transformed, cleaned, or otherwise processed before use. OpenRefine's facet and filter functions facilitate exploration of large datasets. Automated functions easily and quickly handle common problems with data, such as splitting cells that contain multiple data values, detecting duplicates, standardizing...

UIPDA Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Come to the monthly Postdoc Association meeting. We will be talking about upcoming events, seminars, and lunch will be provided!

Biochemistry Workshop: Wendy Maury

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Dr. Wendy Maury Professor  Microbiology and Immunology University of Iowa 

Medical Student Financial Seminars

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 6:00pm to 8:20pm

Biochemistry Thesis Defense Seminar: Nitija Tiwari

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Regulatory mechanisms of the S.aureus SrrAB two-component system" Nitija Tiwari Biochemistry Graduate Student Mentor: Dr. Ernie Fuentes 

REDCap Training

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 11:00am to 12:30pm

REDCap basic hands-on training 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.

CANCELED: How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application, Part 1

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This training session is canceled.

Annual Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women Celebration (CEAAW)

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

At this time we are planning to cancel the Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women on April 8, 2020, and consider alternative dates to host this celebration, possibly in the fall. This cancellation is to proactively maintain the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and guests attending the event.  We are so grateful for each of our committee members, campus partners, and awardees.  We hope to provide the recognition you all deserve in the coming months.  ...

Cancelled / Postponed Employment Is Empowering: Disability + Employment Forum

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Employment is Empowering is a one-day training event to support people with disabilities in finding their place in the workforce. This one-of-a-kind learning experience will connect employers and service providers to resources and information to help the process of recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities. The event honors the memory of Bill Sackter--the original proprietor of Wild Bill’s Coffee Shop and perhaps Iowa City’s most beloved historical figure with disability-...

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Daniel Conway

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Mechanical forces across cell-cell junctions and the nuclear LINC complex mediates epithelial homeostasis" Dr. Daniel Conway Associate Professor Biomedical Engineering Virginia Commonwealth University  

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Lessons Learned from the 2003 SARS Outbreak by Loreen Herwaldt, MD and COVID-19 updates by Jorge Salinas, MD and Daniel Diekema, MD, MS

Virtual Seminar!! Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Emily Lavering & Joseph Lesnak

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

This workshop is virtual, join us for a Zoom presentation! https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/516231901 Presented by Emily Lavering Graduate Student in Dr. Dan Weeks's Lab Presented by Joseph Lesnak Graduate Student in Dr. Kathleen Sluka's Lab

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed: Focus on What’s New (Online Through Zoom)

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The National Library Medicine is in process of updating the PubMed interface with changes expected to be complete in spring 2020. This session will provide an overview of the most significant changes to navigation along with a demonstration of new search features. Best practices for searching the updated version will be shared. In addition, this session will also show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques. Time for...

African American Council Monthly Campus Meetings (Spring)

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. It is also for the conviviality of seeing each other in person....

M1/PA1 MOHD III Exam 2

Friday, April 10, 2020, 10:00am

Hacky Hour

Friday, April 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

CANCELED: How to Complete a HawkIRB New Project Application, Part 2

Monday, April 13, 2020, 10:00am to 11:30am

This training session is canceled.

M1 Summer Research Fellowship Orientation

Monday, April 13, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Hardin Open Workshops - Scoping Reviews: Getting Started (Online Through Zoom)

Monday, April 13, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Scoping reviews generally aim to examine research activity, often to identify research gaps in the existing literature. These reviews, which are becoming more popular, may benefit from contributions of a medical librarian. This session will provide detail about scoping reviews, including examples of topics/questions best served by this type of review. Standards and criteria to consider with planning a scoping review will be shared. Additional topics will include determining where to search,...

REDCap Training

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

REDCap Basic hands-off 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 in with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Virtual Seminar!! Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - Elena H. Chartoff, PhD

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Presented by Elena H. Chartoff PhD Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry Director, Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Laboratory, McLean Hospital McLean Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

Learning Community Meetings

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Biochemistry Workshop: Kathryn Spitler

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Kathryn Spitler Postdoctoral Research Scholar Dr. Brandon Davies Lab

Hardin Open Workshops - ORCID: Open Researcher and Contributor ID (Online Through Zoom)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

What is ORCID? Why would you want one? This session will discuss ORCID, how researchers can benefit from having one, and how ORCID connects with other information systems. This will also be a hands-on workshop where everyone will have the chance to create their own ORCID and learn the most efficient ways to populate their profile with their publications....

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TriNetX basic training 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.

CCOM Student Government Meeting

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 6:30pm to 8:20pm

CCOM Student Government Meeting

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 6:30pm to 8:20pm

REDCap Training

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

REDCap data quality and reports training...

Hardin Open Workshops: Sharing and Publishing Your Research Data (Online Through Zoom)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

In this class you’ll learn about data sharing requirements and considerations, and where and how to maximize the impact of your research through sharing or publishing research data. 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.

Skills for Educators Workshop: Scholarship and Research

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 8:30am to 11:30am

Click here to register.

Biomolecular NMR Interest Group

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

All meetings for March, April and May are now canceled.  ...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

ARDS and it's management in the setting of COVID-19 by Alejandro Comellas, MD

Virtual Seminar!! Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Emese Chmielewski, Karley Monaghan, Cierra Boyer

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

This workshop is virtual, join us for a Zoom presentation! https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/131927573 Presented by Emese Chmielewski Rotating Graduate Student Presented by Karley Monaghan Rotating Graduate Student Presented by Cierra Boyer Rotating Graduate Student

Faculty/Fellows as Clinician Educators (FACE)

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Evaluating Learners.

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This visit has been canceled. We will try to reschedule to next year. ...

Black Women's Maternal Health Conference

Friday, April 17, 2020, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Did you know that in Iowa, Black women are 6 times more likely to experience a maternal death than White women? Please join us for our Black Women's Maternal Health Conference on April 17th, 2020 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Cedar Rapids....

CANCELED: Clinical Conference: Retina

Friday, April 17, 2020, 8:45am to 2:30pm

**UPDATE 4/1/2020: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.**...

Read on the Rug

Friday, April 17, 2020, 10:00am to 10:30am

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime!...

Hacky Hour

Friday, April 17, 2020, 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Hacky Hour is an informal gathering of people to share knowledge and ask questions about their data and how to code analyses for their data.

Iowa Medical Student Research Club

Monday, April 20, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Biochemistry Workshop: Price Lab

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm