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Events for the week of March 5th

  • Week of Sunday, March 5

CCOM Spotlight on Current & Future Research

Monday, March 6, 2023, 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. ...

Hardin Open Workshops - Data: Reviewing and Cleaning Up Spreadsheet Data with Open Refine (Zoom)

Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 10:00am to 11:00am

Nearly everyone works with data in spreadsheets or tables. This workshop will provide you with hands-on experience in using a free tool, called OpenRefine, to check data in spreadsheets, and fix some common issues, from typos to splitting columns. OpenRefine is easy to use, will save you a lot of time, and it keeps track of the changes you’ve made so you can reuse them or roll them back....

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Workshop: Miles Pufall, PhD and Michael Schnieders, PhD

Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Broader Impacts: Scientific Outreach Programs Miles Pufall, PhD Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Michael Schnieders, PhD Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 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 can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research....

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar: Dr. Stacey Schultz-Cherry, PhD

Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Contact Kerry Jones (kerry-jones@uiowa.edu) for the Zoom link.  Impact of obesity on influenza Stacey Schutlz-Cherry, PhD Full Member, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs, St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences  

Pain Research Program Workshop - Thomas Duong & Alex Glebov-McCloud

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 9:00am to 10:00am

"Identifying central circuitry in mouse models in migraine” Presented by Thomas Duong Undergraduate lab assistant in Dr. Andy Russo's lab “Characterization of a PRKAR1B Mutation that Reduces Pain Sensitivity in Individuals with Marbach-Schaaf Neurodevelopmental Syndrome” Presented by Alex Glebov-McCloud Graduate student in Dr. Stefan Strack's lab

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (Zoom)

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 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.

Iowa Bibliophiles "Waste Not, Want Not: Exploring the Binder's Waste of the John Martin Rare Book Room"

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Bookbinders during the hand press era were ahead of their time with their recycling practices. Nothing went to waste if it could be avoided. This included using damaged, discarded, unsold, substandard, or test leaves from manuscripts and printed books as part of the binding for other books. Some waste is easy to find, such as beautiful manuscript leaves used as a book cover, but much of it is buried inside the binding. Join curator Damien Ihrig for his presentation on a "thousand tiny...

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Thursday, March 9, 2023, 10:30am to 11:30am

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Nathan Mohar and Logan Dawson

Thursday, March 9, 2023, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

"Screening a chemical library for rescue of a lethal phenotype in Drosophila models of LMNA-associated muscular dystrophy" Presented by Nathan Mohar Graduate student in Dr. Lori Wallrath's lab "Mechanisms Coupling Actin Cytoskeletal Reinforcement and Metabolism" Presented by Logan Dawson Graduate student in Dr. Kris DeMali's lab

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

Thursday, March 9, 2023, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

NIH will begin requiring a Data Management and Sharing Plan (DMSP) on 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...

Distinguished Biomedical Scholars Lecture - William Hersh, PhD

Thursday, March 9, 2023, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series features top-tier scientists and physicians performing high-impact research in a variety of areas. Most lectures, with few exceptions, will be held on the third Thursday of each month during the academic year. The seminars will be of broad interest and are open to the public and all University faculty, staff and students. The schedule of current speakers can be found on our website....

Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Basic - Online Version (Zoom)

Friday, March 10, 2023, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as the desktop software, Endnote. 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.