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Events for the week of February 28th

  • Week of Sunday, February 28

Neuroscience and Pharmacology Faculty Candidate Seminar - Dr. Ashley Ingiosi

Monday, March 1, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

"Defining a role for astrocytes in mammalian sleep and sleep regulation" Presented by Ashley Ingiosi, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Department of Biomedical Sciences Washington State University Seattle, WA

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Lori Sussel, PhD

Monday, March 1, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Lori Sussel, PhD  Professor of Pediatricts and Cell & Developmental Biology  Director of Research, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes  University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus  Talk title: Novel layers of RNA regulation contribute to islet function 

Dr. Robert Bullard: The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice

Monday, March 1, 2021, 7:00pm

Dr. Robert Bullard, the Father of Environmental Justice, will give a lecture and engage in a Q&A session....

Virtual Biochemistry Workshop

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm


Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources ZOOM

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. Optional tour of library spaces after session. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group....

Microbiology and Immunology Zoom Seminar: Dr. Edward Campbell, PhD

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom meeting link information.  Cytoplasmic trafficking and nuclear import of HIV-1: Simple models ruined by simple experiments Edward Campbell, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Microbiology and Immunology Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine  

Pain Research Program Seminar - Igor Spigelman, PhD

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Peripherally-restricted cannabinoids suppress neuropathy, cancer, and migraine pain symptoms" Presented by Igor Spigelman, PhD Professor, Laboratory of Neuropharmacology Chair, Section of Oral Biology School of Dentistry University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

I Taught It But Did They Learn It: Using Low Stakes Assessment (CIRTL Back to Class Series)

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 12:00pm

Join us on Wednesday, 3/3 at 12pm for I Taught It But Did They Learn It: Using Low Stakes Assessment (CIRTL Back to Class Series), facilitated by Dr. Katherine Beydler, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching...

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar Sara Sebag, Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist (L. Yang Lab) presenting "ADH5-mediated NO Bioactivity Maintains Metabolic Homeostasis in Brown Adipose Tissue" / Qingwen Qian, Ph.D., Assistant Research Scientist (L. Yang Lab) presenting "Impaired pituitary IRE1-sXBP1 pathway induces hepatic insulin resistance and obesity".

Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed ZOOM

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

Virtual Biochemistry Seminar: TBA

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

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

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

From Illicit to Therapeutic; New Uses and Abuses of Psychoactive Molecules by Gerard Clancy, MD

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Graduate Student Workshop - Qierra Brockman and Joseph Lesnak

Thursday, March 4, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"The Functional Role of PRC2 loss in MPNST Metastasis" Presented by Qierra Brockman Graduate Student in Dr. Rebecca Dodd's lab "Animal Model of Resistance Training Protects Against Muscle Pain" Presented by Joseph Lesnak Graduate Student in Dr. Kathleen Sluka's lab