Events for the week of April 28th

  • Week of Sunday, April 28

Humanize My Hoodie

Sunday, April 28, 2019

In conjunction with the University of Iowa Theme Semester: The American Dream, Humanize My Hoodie brings insight into the lives and experiences of black people and the societal biases they must navigate daily. Humanize My Hoodie is a National Art Exhibit dismantling the stigma of black people in hoodies. The exhibit and related programming seeks to further the discussion with hoodies intended to dismantle the stigma associated with clothing. You can learn more about this project and the...

Voices of Soul Gospel Choir - Spring Concert!

Sunday, April 28, 2019, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Come and see UIowa's only gospel choir perform a series of fun, engaging, and melodic gospel songs that will be sure to get you up on your feet and touch you in a special way! The concert is absolutely free!!! You certainly DO NOT want to miss these beautiful voices! It will be a great time for all!

Pathology Student Interest Group

Monday, April 29, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

AMSA Meeting

Monday, April 29, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

AMSA Meeting

Monday, April 29, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Anesthesia Interest Group Match Panel

Monday, April 29, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

AMSA Meeting

Monday, April 29, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

M1/PA1 CAPS II Clinical Skills Assessment

Monday, April 29, 2019, 1:00pm to Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:00pm

Check your individual schedule for date/time/location.

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Christina D. Economos, PhD

Monday, April 29, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Christina D. Economos, PhD Professor Chair, Division of Nutrition Interventions, Communication, and Behavior Change New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition Co-Founder, Director and Vice-Chair, ChildObesity180 Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Tufts University, Boston MA Presentation: Catalyzing Communities to Prevent Obesity:  A Systems Approach

Iowa Eye Alumni Reception @ ARVO 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019, 7:00pm to 9:30pm

The University of Iowa will be hosting alumni and friends for a social gathering during ARVO 2019! Join us to enjoy food and drink with colleagues and friends. Monday, April 29, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar Convention Centre Location 200 Burrard St, Vancouver Please let us know if you plan to attend so we can save space for you. To RSVP or for questions, contact or 319-384-8529

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Seminar, Shawn Ferguson

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 9:30am to 10:30am

Lysosome Function, Dysfunction and Neurodegenerative Disease Presented by: Shawn Ferguson, PhD Associate Professor Departments of Cell Biology and Neuroscience Yale University School of Medicine

Hardin Open Workshops: Gene Ontology

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

This workshop introduces you to the Gene Ontology (GO) framework. Publications in molecular biology mostly lack a unified language to describe their hypotheses and findings; written in ‘natural’ language, they may be easier to read but are often difficult to compare. GO, in contrast, is a controlled language that enables describing molecular functions, cellular components, and biological processes across species. Thus, it highlights similarities between observations, avoids ambiguity, and...

Pharmacology Assistant Research Scientist Seminar - Ume Salma Shaik Amjad

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Molecular Mechanisms Driving Neuroendocrine Tumor Pathogenesis" Presented by Ume Salma Shaik Amjad, Ph.D. Assistant Research Scientist in Dr. Dawn Quelle's lab

Academy for Research Professionals

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00pm to Thursday, May 2, 2019, 5:00pm

Tuesday, April 30 - Thursday, May 2...

Neurology Grand Rounds

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“Tau Prions: Origins of diversity in the tauopathies” Marc Diamond, MD Director, Center for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases Professor of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, Peter O’Donnell Brain Institute UT Southwestern Medical Center

Pharmacology PhD Dissertation Defense - Satya Tadinada

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"Cardiac Effects of Acute Hyperinsulinemia and Chronic Fat Feeding" Presented by Satya Tadinada Graduate Student in Dr. Dale Abel's Lab

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Michael Selsted

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

"Bioinspired immunomodulating peptides from Old World Monkeys: biology and therapeutic possibilities" Presented by Michael Selsted, MD, PhD Chair and Professor of Pathology University of Southern California Hosted by Paul McCray, MD

2019 UI Carver College of Medicine Mini Medical School Series: The Age of the Brain

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

From the earliest beginnings in the womb through adolescence, adulthood, and old age, genes and environment continuously interact to shape and remake our brains. Join experts from the Iowa Neuroscience Institute as they explore how our brains function throughout all stages of life. Coupled with hands-on activities and thought-provoking discussion, discover how changes to the brain can profoundly influence our thoughts, behaviors, and emotions....

Undergraduate Mentorship Program

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 6:30pm to 7:20pm

Diane Guerrero - In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join the University Lecture Committee at our last lecture of the school year!...

Pain Research Program Seminar: Thomas Kash, PhD

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Probing Midbrain and Amygdala Interactions in Pain Related Behaviors" RESEARCH DESCRIPTION: Work in the Kash lab focuses on understanding how modulation in the brain can influence behavior. Our behavioral focus is on drug abuse and aversive states such as anxiety, depression and pain. We use a combination of genetic approaches to measure and manipulate discrete brain circuits with a goal of identifying mechanisms to drive more effective treatment modalities.

AMWA Meeting

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:00pm

Community Partnership for Prevention Research: Active Ottumwa

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 1:00pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Wednesday Seminar Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa, Speaker Chandler Jensen-Cody, Molecular Medicine Interdisciplinary Graduate Student, Engelhardt Lab, presenting "Defining Transcription Factors that Dictate Submucosal Gland Progenitor Cell Activation.”

Psychiatry Interest Group

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:00pm to 6:50pm

AMA-IMS Meeting

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 6:00pm to 6:50pm

CCOM Student Government Meeting

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 7:00pm to 8:20pm

2019 Precision Genomic Medicine Conference

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Lily Jan, PhD

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Dr. Lily Jan, PhD, will visit campus on May 2, 2019 to present a lecture on "The Enigmatic TMEM16 Family" at 12:00pm in the Urmila Sahai Seminar Room (2117 MERF). Dr. Jan is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Physiology at the University of California San Francisco.  ...

Clinical Lecture Series

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Clinical Lecture Series educates clinical research professionals on the basics of clinical research. The lectures will help provide a more effective, efficient, and cohesive clinical research environment at the University of Iowa.  Topic Research and Patient Privacy Speaker Sarah Younker, UIHC Compliance Office

Pathology Student Interest Group

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

AMSA Meeting

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

AMSA Meeting

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

JB Stokes Lecture: Kidney disease in African Americans: The genetic basis of a major health disparity.  Martin Pollak, MD

AMSA Meeting

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Internal Medicine Fellows Core Conference

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Pain Management 

Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Mackenzie Spicer

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 1:00pm to 1:30pm

"Regulator of G Protein Signaling 6 (RGS6): A Novel Gatekeeper against Pathological α-Synuclein Accumulation and Parkinson’s Disease" Presented by Mackenzie Spicer Graduate Student in Dr. Rory Fisher's Lab

SNMA Meeting

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 5:00pm

Wilderness Medicine Interest Group

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:00pm to 7:50pm

Negotiations 101: A Fundamental Toolkit For Reaching The Best Negotiation Outcomes

Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:00am to 8:00am

As part of the Department of Radiology Professional Development Series, Dr. Azeemuddin Ahmed will give our team members "A Fundamental Toolkit For Reaching The Best Negotiation Outcomes."

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

Friday, May 3, 2019, 9:00am to 10:30am

Part 1 includes:  Overview of the HawkIRB system and the IRB review process Sections 1-VI of the form Registration is requested at 

Read on the Rug

Friday, May 3, 2019, 10:00am to 10:30am

Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! Approximately 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start your Friday. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4, and children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program....

The Power of Our Words: Cultivating Word Choice in Patient-Centered Care

Friday, May 3, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Seminar, Steven Gygi

Friday, May 3, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

BioPlex: Towards a Genome-scale Protein-protein Interaction Network Presented by: Steven Gygi, PhD Professor of Cell Biology Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium - Using Your Strengths for Success

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7:30am to 12:30pm

The Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium, presented by the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, will feature influential University and national leaders who will inspire you to be your best! This year's speakers and breakout sessions will focus on the theme, "Using Your Strengths for Success." Students, professionals, and faculty/staff from all disciplines were welcome to attend this FREE event and professional headshots will be offered at no charge....

Appetizers and Advocacy: A Gluten Free Event

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 11:00am to 2:00pm

Looking for a break from a busy spring work or school season? Clear your schedules for Saturday, May 4th, and join the University of Iowa Celi-Yaks Club for an afternoon of gluten-free appetizers and conversation. This event is free and open to the public, along with students and staff at the University of Iowa. All ages are welcome! We will be discussing our vision for the future of an Iowa City (and surrounding area) gluten-free community, and look forward to getting to know you!

Therapy Dogs at Hardin Library

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 4:00pm to 6:00pm

You're working hard to prepare for finals! You deserve a nice little break with a therapy dog at Hardin Library!