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Events for the week of August 2nd

  • Week of Sunday, August 2

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Hai-Bin Ruan, PhD

Monday, August 3, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Hai-Bin Ruan, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology  University of Minnesota Presentation: Of Mice and Men and Beyond: Brown Adipose Tissue Involution with Age

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop ZOOM

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 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....

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Connect with UIRF if you have questions about intellectual property (IP) and commercialization....

REDCap Training

Wednesday, August 5, 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.

Hardin Open Workshops - Systematic Reviews, Part 2: Literature Searching ZOOM

Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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....

Structural Biology Interest Group

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

The Structural Biology Interest Group meetings are biweekly at 9:00am. Currently the group meets via Zoom.  The faculty director of the group is Dr. Todd Washington.  To join the mailing list or request the Zoom link, please contact Sonya Housholder in the CCOM Office of Research.  "In Pursuit of a Structure of Opa1: A Mitochondrial Dynamin-Like GTPase" Presented by Andrew Kehr, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Loras College

Introduction to R

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 11:00am to 1:00pm

This workshop will introduce participants to R, a programming language for statistical computing and graphics. In the first half of the workshop, we will cover the basics of programming in R. In the second half, we will use R to clean, analyze, and visualize data from a real-world example. Experience with R is not required. ...

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pharmacological Management of type 2 diabetes by William Sivitz, MD

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Basic (Online Version) ZOOM

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as the desktop software, Endnote. 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.

NSF GRFP Virtual Kickoff

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Have you considered applying for a fellowship this fall? The NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees. If you are interested in the GRFP opportunity, we encourage you to attend the Graduate Research Fellowship Program Virtual Workshop on Thursday, August 6th from 2:00-3:30 pm CT via Zoom....

Hacky Hour

Friday, August 7, 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.