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Events for the week of September 25th

  • Week of Sunday, September 25

Carver Black and Gold Mile Run

Sunday, September 25, 2022, 8:00am to 10:00am

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will host the fifth annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the university’s Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track, 105 1st Ave. in Coralville....

Frontiers in Obesity, Diabetes, and Metabolism Seminar: Debbie Thurmond, PhD

Monday, September 26, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Debbie Thurmond, PhD Director, Arthur Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute Ruth B. & Robert K. Lanman Chair in Gene Regulation & Drug Discovery Research Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology City of Hope Title: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: getting the band back together

CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research

Monday, September 26, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Spotlight on Current and Future Research is a new short-talk seminar series, hosted by Dr. Brooks Jackson, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the Carver College of Medicine, featuring a small number of presentations by CCOM investigators to share research ideas, discoveries and a discussion of their current work and future plans for realizing their research aims. A reception will follow to provide the opportunity for discussion and collaboration. ...

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar, Co-sponsored by the Iowa Neuroscience Institute - Ege T. Kavalali, PhD

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Functional Nano-Organization of Central Synapses" Presented by Ege T. Kavalali, PhD Professor & Chair Department of Pharmacology Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Faculty Research Workshop: Dr. Sheila Baker

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Photoreceptor calcium channels and synapse development" by Sheila Baker, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Hardin Open Workshops: NIH Data Management and Sharing Plans (Zoom)

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

NIH will begin requiring a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) all NIH funding proposals starting Jan. 23, 2023. This session will help you create a useful and well-written plan that meets the requirements and can be put into practice in your project. We’ll dig into each section of a plan, including: describing the types of data for your proposed project; standards for data and metadata; selecting a repository; addressing preservation and access requirements; and considerations for access...

Microbiology and Immunology Crawford Lecture: Dr. David Rudner, PhD

Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  How Gram-positive bacteria monitor their cell walls for defects and catalyze their repair. David Rudner, PhD Professor of Microbiology Harvard Medical School  

Anatomy and Cell Biology Departmental Seminar

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"The Calcineurin Regulator Sarah Enables Homeostatic Plasticity at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction”      Noah Armstrong, Neurosciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (Andy Frank Lab) “The α2δ1-3 proteins are key presynaptic regulators of synaptic function and CaV2.1 organization”      William Milanick, Genetics Interdisciplinary Graduate Program (Sam Young Lab)

AAUW Fellowship Session

Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers prestigious fellowships for women working in any discipline. Their American Dissertation fellowship provides funding for the final year of Ph.D. dissertation completion (U.S. citizens or permanent residents), and the International Fellowship provides a year of support for graduate students who are citizens of a country other than the U.S. (Master’s, PhD, and other graduate degrees.)  Please see the AAUW website to determine...

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 9:00am to 10:00am

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.

Academic Job Support Office Hours - Research Statements

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The process of pursuing a tenure-track of teaching-track faculty position can be intimidating. ...

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Saurabh Chattopadhyay, PhD

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.   IRF3: a master regulator of infection and inflammation  Saurabh Chattopadhyay, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences  

Obermann Humanities 3-Minute Thesis

Thursday, September 29, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Obermann Center's 2022 Humanities Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition will take place on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies (111 Church St.). It will be an in-person event, free and open to all. Please support our humanities graduate students and attend!...

10th Annual Neurogenetics Symposium

Friday, September 30, 2022, 7:45am to 2:30pm

The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics Department of Neurology is hosting the 10th Annual Neurogenetics Symposium on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 from 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This event will feature five guest speakers, including Dr. Dan Anderson from the Mayo Clinic Health System, who will present on integrating genetics into a rural neurology practice. This event is intended for faculty/staff, postdocs, fellows, and both graduate and undergraduate students. Agenda to follow soon!...

Three Minute Thesis Workshop: Research on Stage & Practice Your Pitch

Friday, September 30, 2022, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Prepare for the Three Minute Thesis Competition by learning theatrical techniques including breath, movement, and body language. This session will cover: How to find a hook to get audiences interested in their research.  How to feel more comfortable speaking in front of groups and how to create engaging oral presentations. Register at bit.ly/3MTWorkshops22  and join us for the workshop on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in ABW 240.