May Events

Pain Interest Group Presentation - Emine O. Bayman, PhD

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Adjust or Not to Adjust Your Statistical Analyses" Presented by Emine O. Bayman, PhD Associate Professor Dept of Biostatistics University of Iowa

Psychedelics: From Trip to Treatment | Chat From the Old Cap

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Longtime financial advisor Aaron Martin struggled to manage his severe depression until he discovered the life-changing benefits of psychedelics treatment. Join us for Chat From the Old Cap as we sit down with Martin and three UI Department of Psychiatry researchers on the effectiveness of psychedelic drugs to treat mental health disorders....

Iowa City Mini Medical School: How Technology is Changing the Future of Health Care

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Coming out of the pandemic, health care in the United States has encountered numerous challenges and opportunities. There is a dramatic health care worker staffing shortage at the same time health care needs are anticipated to climb with aging baby boomers. Advancing technology has led to the ability to quickly respond to new infectious agents with mRNA vaccines; AI promises to allow physicians more time with patients; and telehealth has become more widely utilized and accessible. This...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Amy Whitaker, PhD

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 10:30am to 11:20am

"APE1: A DNA Repair Swiss Army Knife" Presented by Amy Whitaker, PhD Fox Chase Cancer Center Faculty Host: Dr. Todd Washington

ACB Seminar Series - Lei Yang

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 11:30am to 12:30pm

Dr. Lei Yang, a Professor of Pediatrics from Indiana University School of Medicine, will present a seminar titled "Bright and Dark Matters Governing Human Heart Development, Metabolism and Disease: Insights into Coding and Non-coding Elements" as part of the ACB Seminar Series. 

Alicia Kay Smith, PhD

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Alicia Kay Smith, PhD...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"How I Use ChatGPT as a Clinician" by Lemuel Non, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Emma Simpson-Wade and Tayfun Ates

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"The Role of DNA Methylation in Maternal Mental Health" Presented by Emma Simpson-Wade Graduate student in Dr. Marie Gaine's lab "Neural Effects of Repeated Hypoglycemia" Presented by Tayfun Ates Graduate student in Dr. Deniz Atasoy's lab

Celebrating 50 years of the Hardin Library

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 2:30pm to 4:30pm

You are invited to join Hardin Library for the Health Sciences at the University of Iowa Libraries on Thursday, May 2, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., as we celebrate two major milestones: the completion of a fourth-floor renovation, including the John Martin Rare Book Room, and the 50th year of Hardin’s service to the university and beyond.   ...

Biology Seminar: "Regulating experience-dependent gene expression from molecules to circuits"

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 4:00pm

Michelle Frank, PhD, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Whitehead Institute, will be giving a seminar on Thursday, May 2 at 4 p.m. in Kollros Auditorium (Room 101), Biology Building East.

Free Child Seat Safety Checks

Thursday, May 2, 2024, 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Our trained technicians, some with expertise in special needs, will provide education and assistance with correct child safety seat installation.  Please bring your vehicle, child, and child's safety seat. Free event. No registration required. 

BMindful Holy Days: Holy Friday (Orthodox Christianity)

Friday, May 3, 2024

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....

INI Seminar: Jennifer Stone, PhD

Friday, May 3, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Title TBD Jennifer Stone, PhD Research Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery University of Washington

Chill and Create

Friday, May 3, 2024, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This unique and hands-on program integrates art viewing, art making and mindfulness strategies to provide students with tools to de-stress, manage anxiety, and develop wellness practices....

Microbiology and Immunology Undergraduate Honors Symposium

Friday, May 3, 2024, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology cordially invites you to celebrate the achievements of hard-working Seniors graduating with Honors in Microbiology and Immunology Zoom details: Contact - theresa-ho@uiowa.edu

The 19th Harold W. Beams Lecture: "The hierarchical organization of needs and the gut's influence"

Friday, May 3, 2024, 4:00pm

The Department of Biology’s seminar on Friday, May 3, is the 19th Harold W. Beams Lecture featuring Jing W. Wang, from the University of California San Diego, as the speaker. Dr. Wang’s talk will be held at 4 p.m. in Kollros Auditorium (Room 101) in Biology Building East (BBE). A reception with refreshments will follow the lecture in Room 106, BBE. Dr. Wang is a UI Biology alumnus who completed his PhD under Professor Chun-Fang Wu. The Harold W. Beams Lecture was established to recognize Dr....

2024 UI College of Pharmacy Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium

Saturday, May 4, 2024, 7:30am to 1:30pm

The Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium honors a true pioneer: Zada Mary Cooper....

BMindful Holy Days: Pascha (Orthodox Christianity)

Sunday, May 5, 2024

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 Basic Training

Tuesday, May 7, 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:...

Pain Research Program Seminar - Eric Kaiser, MD, PhD

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Measuring trigeminal and light sensitivity in mice and humans" Presented by Eric Kaiser, MD, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Neurology Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

REDCap Intermediate Training

Wednesday, May 8, 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:...

ACB Seminar Series - Sahebgowda Patil & Juan Rodriguez

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Sahebgowda Patil, a Cell and Developmental Biology Student in the Yang Lab will present a seminar titled "Role of Lysosomal Enzyme GILT on Maintaining Bone Marrow Adipose Metabolic Homeostasis in Obesity." Juan Rodriguez, a Cell and Developmental Biology Student in the Yang Lab will present a seminar titled "Regulation of IDE-mediated Hepatic Insulin Clearance by Nitrosative Stress."

Microbiology Graduate Program - PhD Seminar, Cami Hippee

Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

REDCap Surveys Training

Thursday, May 9, 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:...

Medical Campus Graduation Celebration

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Graduating students are invited to stop by the UI Center for Advancement tent for free professional photos, alumni swag, and more. This event is weather permitting.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"StARR Scholars Presentations" by Jonathan Day, MD; Haley Pysick, MD; and Ashten Sherman, MD.

Pictures on the Pentacrest

Friday, May 10, 2024, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Graduating students are invited to stop by the UI Center for Advancement tent for free professional photos, alumni swag, and more. This event is weather permitting.

Pictures on the Pentacrest

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 11:00am to 3:00pm

Graduating students are invited to stop by the UI Center for Advancement tent for free professional photos, alumni swag, and more. This event is weather permitting.

Carver College of Medicine Associated Medical Sciences Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 2:00pm

Doors will open at 1 p.m. Graduates should arrive at 1 p.m. No tickets required. Graduates from the following programs of study (majors) will be recognized: Master of Clinical Anatomy Master of Clinical Nutrition Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology Bachelor of Science in Radiation Sciences David Asprey, the Denis R. Oliver Endowed Chair and professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and associate d...

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, May 13, 2024, 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 Advanced Training

Tuesday, May 14, 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:...

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, May 14, 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 MyCap Training

Wednesday, May 15, 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:...

ACB Seminar Series - Tate Neff & Fan Shao

Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Tate Neff, a Cell and Developmental Biology Graduate Student in the Yang Lab will present a seminar titled "Regulation and Expression of an Insulin Secretion-Enhancing Micropeptide in Diabetes Mellitus." Fan Shao, a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Cao Lab will present a seminar titled "Transcriptional Programs of Pitx2 and Tfap2a/Tfap2b Controlling Lineage Specification of Mandibular Epithelium During Tooth Initiation."

REDCap Data Handling

Thursday, May 16, 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:...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 16, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Blood Pressure Lowering in CKD: Controversies and Challenges" by Diana Jalal, MD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine-Nephrology

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Zhijian "James" Chen, PhD

Thursday, May 16, 2024, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

DNA Immunity - From Human to Bacteria...

Skills for Educators Workshop: Teaching Clinical Reasoning

Friday, May 17, 2024, 8:30am to 11:30am

This session will focus on strategies and tools for assessing and teaching learners clinical/diagnostic reasoning. Objectives: Describe how clinical reasoning evolves and the model of "Dual Process Reasoning" Analyze and assess diagnostic reasoning of learners Give specific feedback to improve diagnostic reasoning of learners

Eight Over 80 Awards

Friday, May 17, 2024, 11:00am

As Hawkeyes, we give back throughout our lives. We're leaders in our professions. We're generous with our time and talent. We're passionate about things we love—especially anything black and gold. And some Hawkeyes continue to make an impact well beyond retirement. That's why we are honoring Iowa alumni, age 80 and over, who carry the Hawkeye spirit of achievement and continue to help others. Nominate a Hawkeye for this award here: https://www.foriowa.org/eight-over-80/

Big Ten Neuroscience Seminar Series

Friday, May 17, 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...

Carver College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony - Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Medical Education Degree Candidates

Friday, May 17, 2024, 6:30pm

Doctor of Medicine and Masters in Medical Education Degree Candidates....

ACB Seminar Series - Matthew Kennedy, PhD

Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Dr. Matthew Kennedy, a Professor of Pharmacology from the University of Colorado's School of Medicine, will present a seminar titled "New Approaches for Investigating and Manipulating the Molecular Organization of Neuronal Synapses."

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 23, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

DiBona Award Lecture: "A tale of curious clinicians & discovery of the neutrophil oxidase" by Bill Nauseef, MD, Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine-Infectious Diseases

Crochet Microbes

Friday, May 24, 2024, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Dissertation Camp

Tuesday, May 28, 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

Wednesday, May 29, 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...

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, May 30, 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....

Dissertation Camp

Thursday, May 30, 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, May 30, 2024, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"CPC: Indications and Limitations of Drug Testing in a Critically Ill Patient" by Carlie Sorensen, MD, 1st Year Resident, Internal Medicine; Dan McCabe, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Anna Merrill, PhD, DABCC, Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry; Stephanie Stauffer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology.