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Events for the week of October 3rd

  • Week of Sunday, October 3

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolism: Antonio Vidal-Puig, MD, PhD

Monday, October 4, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Antonio Vidal-Puig, MD, PhD Professor of Molecular Nutrition and Metabolism University of Cambridge Associate Director MRC Metabolic Disease Unit Honorary Consultant in Metabolic Medicine  Scientific Director Cambridge Phenomics Centre  Associate Faculty Sanger Institute  Title: Adipose tissue expandability, lipotoxicity and the metabolic syndrome

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Jung-Ho Shin, PhD

Monday, October 4, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) with questions.  Exploiting bacterial stress responses to overcome antibiotic tolerance in pathogens Jung-Ho Shin, PhD Research Associate Cornell University  

REDCap Training

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

REDCap overview training Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of what REDCap’s capability.

UI Health Care Latinx Heritage Month Speaker - "Update on Latinx Health Issues and Disparities in the United States"

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us as Dr. Francisco Moreno, Tenured Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine Tucson and Phoenix, and Associate Vice President at the University of Arizona Health Science, Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, covers information on the health and social issues impacting Latinx/Hispanics individuals that lead to different rates of risk factors, illness, etc.  He will cover epidemiological data around health, COVID, and mental health in this community....

Biochemistry Workshop: Nicholas Cronin

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Hardin Open Workshops - Embase

Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics.

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop

Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Anatomy & Cell Biology Seminar

Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Neurobiology of stress embedded in the cerebellum" Yi-Mei (Amy) Yang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota (Sam Young, Faculty Host) Also available via ZOOM:  https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/9951599930

REDCap Training

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

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 - Mobile Resources for the Health Sciences

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 10:00am to 11:00am

Take a tour of some new (and some well-established) apps for your mobile device or smart phone! At this informal workshop, you’ll not only be shown a variety of tools for both academic and clinical use but also invited to share your own examples and experiences. If you don’t have a mobile device, don’t worry: The only necessary smart device is you!

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr. Liyang Zhang

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Burnout in Healthcare:  The Crisis is Here Too by Ashmita Banerjee, MD and Amy Stier, MD, MME

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Chian Ju Jong, PhD and Kyle Flippo, PhD

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Recurrent de novo mutations in PP2A/B'delta in Jordan's Syndrome that cause intellectual disability, autism and Parkinsonism" Presented by Chian Ju Jong, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Stefan Strack's lab "Endocrine regulaton of alcohol consumption" Presented by Kyle Flippo, PhD Postdocdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Matt Potthoff's lab

REDCap Training

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

African American Council Monthly Meeting

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The purpose of this meeting is to share information from our various areas/departments, touch base and get feedback about programming. Contact Shalisa Gladney for the Zoom Link and calendar invitation at shalisa-gladney@uiowa.edu

Neurogenetics Symposium

Friday, October 8, 2021, 7:30am to 1:00pm

Join the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Department of Neurology for our 9th annual Neurogenetics Symposium! The symposium will be held on Friday, October 8th from 8AM to 1PM, and will be a hybrid event featuring both virtual and in-person speakers. Register online to receive a Zoom link to the virtual components. 

CCOM Pop Up IT Support Desk

Friday, October 8, 2021, 9:00am to 11:00am

The IT Pop Up Support Desk will resume starting July 2.  We will setup each Friday from 9-11 on a specific floor in BSB (full schedule below), please feel free to stop by with questions or simply have a cup of coffee.  If the below times don’t work for you, the Technology Assistance Center (TAC) is available M-F 9:00 – 4:00, and can assist with installation and troubleshooting of UI Health Care applications (Remote Access, email, etc) on phones, tablets, and laptops.    ...

INI Seminar: Catherine Jensen Peña, PhD

Friday, October 8, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“Early life stress primes sensitivity to future stress: from epigenetics to engrams” Catherine Jensen Peña, PhD Assistant Professor Princeton Neuroscience Institute