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Events for the week of November 13th

  • Week of Sunday, November 13

REDCap Surveys

Sunday, November 13, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between two dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as creating more complex projects using...

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, November 14, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for the Women in Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour. It is the monthly coffee hour on the third Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon in 1289 CBRB. Enjoy coffee, pastries and contribute to the discussion! This is open to all—students, staff, postdocs, and faculty interested in promoting women in science (we have several male faculty in regular attendance and we appreciate the support!). Speakers change monthly. Contact: jessica-tucker@uiowa.edu for details.

Thesis Seminar - Anatomy and Cell Biology

Monday, November 14, 2022, 11:00am to 12:00pm

"Airway Epithelial Stem Cell Fate Decisions During Injury Regeneration are Influenced by SOX9, K14 and K15"      Vitaly Ievlev, Ph.D. Candidate      Mentor:  John Engelhardt

Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources (Zoom)

Monday, November 14, 2022, 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Explore the John Martin Rare Book Room’s rich collection of rare and historical medical materials! This session will introduce you to the JMRBR collection — over 6,400 items which span the of breadth of Western medical scholarship. We will also discuss how to search for, request, and use items from the collection. 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.

SHPEP Iowa 2023 Virtual Info Session, 11/14

Monday, November 14, 2022, 6:00pm to 6:45pm

Are you a first-year or second-year undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health?...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Sara Mayer and Nathan Mohar

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Drosophila Models of SNRNP200-Associated Retinitis Pigmentosa Exhibit Photoreceptor Abnormalities" Presented by Sara Mayer, Wallrath and Drack Labs "Identification and Analysis of Genetic Modifiers of Laminopathies" Presented by Nathan Mohar, Wallrath Lab

Hardin Open Workshops: Open Access: Policies, Publishers, and Predators (Zoom)

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Open Access to scientific literature is one of the most hotly debated topics in scholarly publishing. This workshop will provide an overview of what scientists need to know when making their research open access. We will cover the basics of what we mean by open access, how open access relates to the NIH Public Access policy, open access journals in the biomedical sciences, predatory publishing scams, and best practices for evaluating your open access options....

Microbiology and Immunology & Center for Immunology and Immune Based Diseases Seminar: Dr. Scott Hensley, PhD

Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Development of multivalent mRNA vaccines to replace original antigenic sin with initial blessings of induced immunity Scott Hensley, PhD Professor of Microbiology University of Pennsylvania


Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa who identify as men are invited to Broga (that is, bro-yoga), a free class. This physical practice will stretch and strengthen you. Must bring your UI ID with you.  Sponsored by the Men and Masculinities Coalition at the University of Iowa, Office of the Dean of Students.

REDCap Data Handling

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 10:00am to 11:00am

Data Handling covers the basic "must know" items for transforming your data using Excel and Sublime. Basic understanding of Excel is recommended prior to taking this course. Excel Topics Covered Bringing Data into Excel Making it easier to view & understand your data Categorizing raw data Creating a basic calculation​ Vlookup Totals Tables Pivot tables Sublime Topics Covered Finding data Editing multiple rows of data at once Cleaning Data

Hardin Open Workshops: EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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....

Improv Theatre for Communication Skills Series

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Do you want to feel more comfortable with public speaking, teaching, and presentations? Join other graduate students and postdocs for improvisation drop-in sessions where we will use improv theatre games to help you improve your confidence in public speaking, answering questions, and communicating your research to broad audiences. Sessions will be led by Lisa Kelly, Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids and the UI CIRTL Coordinator, and Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers, UI...

A Crisis of Care: Iowa's Childcare Predicament

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Quality childcare is an elemental need. It allows parents to work at paid jobs, which in turn helps to support the economic well-being of our communities. Equally as crucial, it provides early childhood development for the next generation....

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar: Deb Kelly, PhD

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 10:30am to 11:30am

"Advancing the Real-time Revolution in Molecular Microscopy" Deb Kelly, PhD Professor of Biomedical Engineering Lloyd & Dottie Foehr Huck Chair in Molecular Biophysics Center for Structural Oncology Pennsylvania State University Hosted by Maria Spies, PhD

Hansen Leadership Award and Distinguished Lecture: Understanding and Effectively Addressing Inequities in Health

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 11:30am to 12:30pm

The University of Iowa College of Public Health has selected David R. Williams, the Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health and chair of social and behavioral sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, as the 2022 recipient of the Richard and Barbara Hansen Leadership Award....

Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series: Bernie Burrola

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 3:30pm to 5:00pm

In spite of a more interconnected world, a growing movement toward nationalism is gaining ground in many areas of the world. Bernie Burrola, vice president of Office for International, Community and Economic Engagement at the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, will explore how we got here and why the world needs greater engagement/integration and not less....

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture - Paul Bieniasz, PhD

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Title: TBD...

A University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine Investiture Ceremony

Friday, November 18, 2022, 3:30pm

Please join us as we celebrate faculty appointments in the Stead Family Department of Pediatrics' Division of Neurology and the Department of Neurology:...