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Events for the week of November 8th

  • Week of Sunday, November 8

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Philipp Scherer, PhD

Monday, November 9, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Philipp E. Scherer, PhD Gifford O. Touchstone, Jr. and Randolph G. Touchstone Distinguished Chair in Diabetes Research University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Presentation: The Adipocyte in Health and Disease

University of Iowa Lecture Committee: "Addressing Racial Health Disparities in America"

Monday, November 9, 2020, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Dr. Patrice Harris and Dr. Nicole Del Castillo entitled Addressing Racial Health Disparities in America on Monday, November 9th at 7PM in partnership with the Carver College of Medicine's Chapter of AMA-IMS...

REDCap Training

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 9:00am to 10:00am

REDCap Basic hands-off This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. 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. You will follow along in with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Learning Community Meetings

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 12:00pm to 12:50pm

Virtual Biochemistry Workshop:

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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

Mental Health Virtual Panel Discussion (Parents, Family, and Guardians)

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Coping in the time of COVID-19 is an uncharted, life-changing task for everyone, and it can make caring for our own mental health and the mental health of those around us a challenge....

TriNetX Training

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Christopher Basler, PhD

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for more information. Novel interactions and functions for filovirus VP30 proteins Christopher Basler, PhD Professor and DirectorCenter for Microbial Pathogenesis, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Microbial Pathogenesis, Institute for Biomedical Sciences Georgia State University  

UIRF Inventor Office Hours

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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

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

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

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....

REDCap Training

Wednesday, November 11, 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.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar The guest presenter will be Abigail (Abby) Buchwalter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Research Institute and Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco with the seminar entitled “The long and short of it: nuclear protein homeostasis in health and disease.” Hosts are Graduate Students from the Cell and Developmental Biology and Interdisciplinary Programs, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.  

Virtual Graduate Student Panel Discussion Series

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 10:30am to 11:30am

November 5: "How to Find a Good Post-Doctoral Fellowship" November 12: "How to Write a Killer Fellowship Application" November 19: "What to Expect From the First Year of a Post-Doctoral Fellowship/Scientific Job" Please contact abby-t-johnson@uiowa.edu for ZOOM link

Neuroscience & Pharmacology - Careers in Drug Development

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 11:30am to 12:30pm

A Pharmacologic Odyssey – A Journey into Biotech / Pharma Presented by Bryan Cox, PhD Chief of Research, TriSalus Life Sciences Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience & Pharmacology University of Iowa

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

ACP Resident Vignette finalists -  Tyler Bullis, MD, Elin Beck, MD, Alicia Kilian, MD and Jared Robl, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Postdoctoral Workshop - Kanza Khan and Paul Williams

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"A Role for Neuroimmune Activation in the Production of Withdrawal Related Phenotypes" Presented by Kanza Khan, PhD Catherine Marcinkiewcz Lab "Polysynaptic Neurotracing of Autonomic Nuclei Projecting to Cardiovascular and Metabolic Organs" Presented by Paul Williams, PhD Kamal Rahmouni Lab

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed ZOOM

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This hands on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. 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.

Hardin Open Workshops: Data Management and Sharing Plans for Grant Proposals ZOOM

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

NIH, NSF, and many other research funders require data management plans as part of the funding proposal. A good plan may help you provide a more competitive proposal. We’ll cover the foundational elements of these plans, campus resources and policies you can include in the plan, and look at some examples. Bring your plan if you have started working on one....

IIPHRP Global Health Case Competition | Case Presentations

Friday, November 13, 2020, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The IIPHRP Global Public Health Case Competition offers an innovative student learning experience that trains future public health leaders. This competition brings together students from multiple disciplines in a format uncommon at most universities and colleges. The competition structure is similar to that of a business school case competition where student teams formulate recommendations for business-oriented problems. Through the IIPHRP Global Public Health Case Competition, students...

2020 M1/PA1 Mechanisms of Health and Disease I (MOHD I) Exam 2

Friday, November 13, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:50pm

Computerized Exam:  Beisner Aud BSB or 1117 MERF

CANCELED: Iowa Eye Alumni Reception @ AAO 2020

Saturday, November 14, 2020, 6:30pm to 9:30pm

**Updated - Iowa Eye Alumni Reception @ AAO 2020 is canceled** Join us at the Iowa Eye Alumni Reception during this year's American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. RSVP to Joe Schmidt: joe-schmidt@uiowa.edu or 319.384.8529.