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Events for the week of August 7th

  • Week of Sunday, August 7

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolism Seminar: Ajit Vikram, PhD

Monday, August 8, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ajit Vikram, PhD  Assistant Professor Department of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine  Carver College of Medicine  University of Iowa  Title: MicroRNA therapeutics for heart and vascular disorders: miR-122 and miR-204

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Seminar, Gucan (Gabriel) Dai, PhD

Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 9:30am to 10:30am

Deciphering the Electromechanical Coupling Mechanism of Pacemaker HCN Channels Presented by: Gucan (Gabriel) Dai, PhD Assistant Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Saint Louis University School of Medicine  

REDCap Overview

Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

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 REDCap’s capability.

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop

Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

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.

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, August 9, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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.

REDCap Basic Hands On

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 10:00am to 11:30am

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.

REDCap Basic Demo

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

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 with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Fall Institute for Teaching with Writing: Session I

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 10:00am to 12:00pm

This series of two virtual, interactive workshops is designed for instructors interested in incorporating more writing into their courses. Topics include designing meaningful writing assignments, informal writing-to-learn activities, and responding to and evaluating student writing effectively and efficiently....

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

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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....

A Conversation with NIH: Implementing the New Data Management and Sharing Policy - Part 1

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 12:30pm to 2:00pm

NIH is offering a two-part webinar series on the new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy, which will go into effect Jan. 25, 2023.A Conversation with NIH: Implementing the New Data Management and Sharing Policy....

Fall Institute for Teaching with Writing: Session II

Friday, August 12, 2022, 10:00am to 12:00pm

This series of two virtual, interactive workshops is designed for instructors interested in incorporating more writing into their courses. Topics include designing meaningful writing assignments, informal writing-to-learn activities, and responding to and evaluating student writing effectively and efficiently....

Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Retreat - Keynote Speaker: Ruben Dagda, PhD

Friday, August 12, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

"Role of PINK1 in Neuronal Development and Synaptic Plasticity: Implications to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's" Presented by Ruben Dagda, PhD Associate Professor Department of Pharmacology University of Nevada Reno, Nevada