Events for the week of September 15th

  • Week of Sunday, September 15

How to Complete HawkIRB Modifications, Continuing Reviews, Reportable Event Forms (REFs), and Project Closure Forms

Monday, September 16, 2019, 9:30am to 11:00am

This training session provides an overview of the forms that may need to be submitted to the IRB after approval of a study, including: Continuing Review Form Modification Form Reportable Event Form Project Closure Form Note: We recommend attending the New Project sessions before attending this session. Registration is not required, but is recommended:

University Resources Information Fair and Lunch for Postdocs

Monday, September 16, 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm

Come learn about University resources available to postdocs and eat yummy lunch, celebrating postdocs during National Postdoc Appreciation Week!

Family Medicine Interest Group

Monday, September 16, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Global Public Health Spotlight Lecture with Dr. Iman Nuwayhid

Monday, September 16, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Dr. Iman Nuwayhid is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. He is an elected fellow to the Collegium Ramazzini since 2004, and was inducted into the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars in 2012. He is a co-editor of the landmark book on the "Public Health in the Arab World" book published by Cambridge University Press in March 2012. He currently co-chairs “The Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria: Health in Conflict”...

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Sue C. Bodine, PhD

Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Sue C. Bodine, PhD Professor, Internal Medicine - Endocrinology and Metabolism Carver College of Medicine | University of Iowa Presentation: Update and Opportunities for the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activities (MoTrPAC) Consortium: an NIH Common Fund Discovery Project

Hardin Open Workshops - Scholarly Impact: H-index, Impact Factor, and Eigenfactor

Monday, September 16, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This class will teach participants how to use tools such as Ulrich’s, Journal Citation Reports, Web of Science, and Scopus to determine the impact that journals, articles, and authors have had on a particular field. Topics such as impact factors, Eigenfactors, and H-indices will also be discussed. Students must bring their own laptops.

Endocrine Fellows' Curriculum Lecture Series

Monday, September 16, 2019, 2:30pm to 4:00pm

"Funduscopic examination and retinopathy" by Khadija Shahid

SHPEP Info Session (Summer Health Professions Education Program)

Monday, September 16, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Held in 348 Big Ten Theater (former Illinois Theater)...

Endocrine Clinical Conference

Monday, September 16, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Presenter: Dr. Bowen

BUILD: Beyond the Numbers - Foundations for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (for UI Health Care)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity initiative is an opportunity for UI faculty and staff to gain strategic knowledge and skills to contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. By completing a series of workshops, participants will earn a certificate demonstrating their commitment as leaders for diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and classroom.This introductory workshop will allow participants to understand the importance of diversity and...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - J. Thomas Cunningham, PhD

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Role of the Brain Renin-Angiotensin System in Experimental Hypertension" Presented by J. Thomas Cunningham, PhD Professor Department of Physiology and Anatomy University of North Texas Health Sciences Center Fort Worth, TX

McCowen Leadership Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Boulware Leadership Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Biochemistry Workshop: Dr. Kris DeMali

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Integration of Cell Mechanics and Metabolism" Dr. Kris DeMali Professor Department of Biochemistry 

Internal Medicine Research Seminar

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presenters: Michael Ohl, MD, MSPH and Rasna Sabharwal, MS, PhD

Hardin Open Workshops - Keeping Current

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Want to know as soon as an exciting new article is published? Tired of skimming the websites or paper copies of multiple journals to see what is in the new issue? This hands-on session will show you how to create a single destination for information from your favorite journals, databases, websites and blogs using RSS feeds and auto-alerts.

TriNetX Analytics Training

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

TriNetX analytics training...

M2/PA2 MOHD IV Lab Exam

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:45pm

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Britt Glaunsinger, PhD

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Seminar Title: Controlling the message: herpesviral manipulation of the gene expression landscape Presented by Britt Glaunsinger, Ph.D.Professor, Professor, Plant & Microbial BiologyUniversity of California at Berkeley Hosted by Richard Roller, PhD  

CCOM Student Government Meeting

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:20pm

Medical Student Research Conference

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 8:00am to Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00am

The annual Medical Student Research Conference is an opportunity for the Carver College of Medicine community to enjoy learning about research projects conducted by our medical students. The 2019 conference will be held in the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF) on Wed/Thur September 18-19. Juried events begin on Wednesday with concurrent oral presentations from 8am -10am. Posters will be on display both Wednesday and Thursday in MERF Atrium, with half the students presenting their...

REDCap Training

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00pm

REDCap Surveys and Logic Distribution Training...

Global Health Poster Session and Information Fair

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Please join us for our 2nd Annual Global Health Poster Session and Information Fair - a part of global public health week. Call for Posters now being accepted! Submission deadline is September 6, 2019. Submissions welcome from all University of Iowa students, faculty, or staff. For more information, visit

Anesthesia Interest Group

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 12:50pm


Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Workshops, Margaret Fuller and Daniel Matasic

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Acetazolamide and Drugs of Abuse Presented by Margaret Fuller MSTP Student Laboratory or Dr. John Wemmie Molecular Physiology and Biophysics AND Molecular Insights into the Regulation of the Cardiac Sodium Channel by Alpha-Actinin-2 Presented by Daniel Matasic MSTP Student Laboratory of Dr. Barry London Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Introduction to High Performance Computing (Using Argon)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:00pm to 3:00pm


Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:00pm

Anatomy & Cell Biology Wednesday Seminar, Speaker Emily Hatch, Ph.D., Assistant Member of the Divisions of Basic Sciences and Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, will be presenting, "The unstable nuclear envelope (and how chromatin contributes)”. 

Immunology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

"BMT" by Arun Modi

Hardin Open Workshops: Open Access: Policies, Publishers, and Predators

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Open Access to scientific literature is one of the most hotly debated topics in scholarly publishing. This workshop will provide an overview of what scientists need to know when making their research open access. We will cover the basics of what we mean by open access, how open access relates to the NIH Public Access policy, open access journals in the biomedical sciences, predatory publishing scams, and best practices for evaluating your open access options.

Next Generation Sequencing Interest Group

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

An integrative approach utilizing RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, and ATAC-Seq to dissect the oncogenic mechanisms of the TAZ-CAMTA1 and YAP-TFE3 fusion proteins...

Allergy Conference

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 2:15pm to 3:30pm

"Didatic: AFRS": by Svjetlana Dolovcak

APAMSA Meeting

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:50pm

Rheumatology Conference

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

"CASE CONFERENCE" by Dr. Zembrzuska

CADRE Admin and Rural Health Meeting

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 3:15pm to 4:00pm

Designing Data Visualization for Consumption and Communication with Kevin Ripka

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

A UIPDA Professional Development seminar featuring Kevin Ripka talking about data visualizations. Part of the National Postdoc Appreciation Week celebrations!

Biochemistry Seminar

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

McLennan Lecture:  Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis:  a genetic disease involving the peripheral airways by David Schwartz, MD

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

PubMed is the National Library of Medicine’s index to the medical literature and includes over 26 million bibliographic citations in life sciences. This one-hour session will show you how to improve your search results by using subject headings (MeSH) and advanced keyword searching techniques.

Postdoc Coffee Hour and Headshots

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Come to the MERF Atrium to see fellow postdocs and have new headshots taken for FREE.

Faculty Development Opportunities - Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Presented by Christine Blaumueller, Scientific Editing and Research Communication Core...

Rigor & Reproducibility Seminar [Facilitator - Christine Blaumueller]

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Learn how to address the latest (2016 and 2019) review criteria introduced by NIH for many of its funding mechanisms as part of its effort to “exemplify and promote the highest level of scientific integrity, public accountability, and social responsibility in the conduct of science".

GI Conference

Thursday, September 19, 2019, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Endocrine Grand Rounds

Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:30am to 8:15am

"AI in endocrinology and diabetes" by Dr. Imai

Faculty Development Opportunity - Postcards from the Future: A Woman's Guide to Financially Ever After

Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:30am to 9:00am

 Facilitated by TIAA Cref Identify your "retirement vision" Learn steps you can take that may get your finances on track to help reach your ideal retirement in 10 to 15 years Learn unique characteristics of retirement plans from 403(b) to IRAs to annuities to help you determine which work best for you  

M1/PA1 Medical Gross Anatomy Exam 1

Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:00am to 2:05pm

Computerized Exam Groups A and B.  8:00-10:00 am.  Beisner Aud BSB or 2189 MERF. Lab Exam Group A.  10:45 am-12:20 pm.  1-230 BSB. Lab Exam Group B.  12:30-2:05 pm.  1-230 BSB.

Discover Study Abroad

Friday, September 20, 2019, 11:00am

Would you like to study abroad during your time at the University of Iowa, but don't know where to start? Attend one of our weekly Discover Study Abroad info sessions to learn how study abroad works and find the right international opportunity for you!  ...

INI Seminar: Jeffrey Diamond, PhD

Friday, September 20, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Diverse synaptic mechanisms and visual signaling in the retina" Jeffrey Diamond, PhD Senior Investigator, NINDS

Negotiations Seminar with Michelle Williams - How to get what you really want: negotiation and communication strategies for nice people

Friday, September 20, 2019, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Come to the finale event of National Postdoc Appreciation Week and hear Michelle Williams speak on negotiation and communication strategies. Lunch will be provided!!!


Friday, September 20, 2019, 1:30pm to 3:20pm

Hacky Hour

Friday, September 20, 2019, 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.