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Events for the week of September 20th

  • Week of Sunday, September 20

UI Carver College of Medicine Sesquicentennial Distinguished Lecture: David Skorton, MD

Monday, September 21, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This quarterly lecture series is designed to share our history and highlight advances in biomedical research, medical education, and clinical care at Iowa through academic presentations and discussions led by distinguished faculty and scholars. The Sesquicentennial Virtual Lecture Series begins with a distinguished lecture by David Skorton, MD, who will share his vision on how academic medical centers are shaping the future of health care.

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Kamal Rahmouni, PhD

Monday, September 21, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Kamal Rahmouni, PhD  Professor of Neuroscience and Pharmacology Professor of Internal Medicine Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Center Research Chair University of Iowa  Presentation: The BBSome: A Novel Player in Energy Homeostasisc

International Scholarship/Fellowship Open House

Monday, September 21, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Are you interested in the possibility of international study, research, or teaching?...

Virtual Biochemistry Workshop: Kathryn Hobbs

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Kathryn Hobbs 5th Semester Seminar Biochemistry Graduate Student Mentor: Dr. Ashley Spies  Contact abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Hardin Open Workshops: Data Management Essentials ZOOM

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

The purpose of this workshop is to explain research data management and its importance, help identify some common data management issues, and learn about best practices and resources that are available to assist researchers. 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.

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Renée Tsolis, PhD

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Effects of malaria and malnutrition on susceptibility to bacterial infection Renée Tsolis, PhD Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology UC Davis School of Medicine  

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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

REDCap Training

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Logic and survey distribution training...

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Speaker, Paul Trainor, Ph.D., Senior Investigator, Stowers Institute and Editor in Chief, Developmental Dynamics, will be presenting "Publishing Now and in the Future: How to Ensure Your Research is Noticed"

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Explore the John Martin Rare Book Room’s rich collection of rare and historical medical materials! This session will introduce you to the JMRBR collection — over 6400 items which span the of breadth of Western medical scholarship. We will also discuss how to search for, request, and use items from the collection. 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.

UI Latinx Council Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Due to Covid-19, all of our meetings this fall will be virtual, and you will need to sign in with the SSO option when entering the zoom sessions....

TriNetX Training

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

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.

Virtual Biochemistry Seminar:

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

Contact abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

M2/PA2 GEE Lunch #1

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Students will need to check their schedule to see if they are scheduled for this GEE lunch (not all students attend)

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Patient’s Experiences with COVID-19


Friday, September 25, 2020, 8:00am to 9:50am

2020 Distinguished Mentor Award Celebration and Lecture

Friday, September 25, 2020, 9:00am to 11:00am

This event is postponed to Fall 2021...

2020 M1/PA1 Foundations Exam 3

Friday, September 25, 2020, 10:30am to 12:20pm

Computerized Exam:  Beisner Aud BSB or 1117 MERF

3MT Workshop: Presenting Your Presentation

Friday, September 25, 2020, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

In an effort to maintain the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and greater community, the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition will be a virtual this year. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students. Participating in the Graduate College’s public scholarship competitions helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the...

Pandemic, State & Society Webinar Series

Friday, September 25, 2020, 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Join International Programs, the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, and the Iowa Global Health Network for a special two-part webinar series "Pandemic, State & Society" (September 18 & 25) bringing together voices from Asia to discuss first-hand experiences with the coronavirus....

Clinical Conference: Cornea

Saturday, September 26, 2020, 9:00am to 11:10am

Conference will be held online using the Zoom Meeting Platform. Meeting information and link will be provided after registering to attend....